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Music and Spiritual Practice - An Overview of Poligraf (part 2)



(Buddha the Conqueror by Nicholas Roerich)

Buddhism has been an essential part of my life since the mid-90s.



The adventure began when I stumbled upon a feature in an encyclopedic dictionary that highlighted the Four Noble Truths. That finding immediately sparked my curiosity and a few days later I was buying a copy… Continue

Added by Christopher Stewart on May 19, 2009 at 3:27pm — No Comments

"Sorry I'm Late", A Short Film Made In Stop Motion

You can tell that they had a ton of fun making this short film, Sorry I'm Late. Check it out here.



See some behind-the-scenes photos… Continue

Added by alice on May 19, 2009 at 2:13pm — 1 Comment

Pixelcase - High Definition Virtual Tours



This is a little hard to describe without actually seeing it for yourself. Pixelcase is an Australian company that creates high definition virtual tours viewable over the web. Their work is way beyond any previous VR tour you may have seen. This one HERE for example is a stunning aerial flyover of New York. The detail is gorgeous and the background music really… Continue

Added by Mark Huckabee on May 19, 2009 at 1:35pm — No Comments

H&M Home



These blankets are SO beautiful!!!



H&M have started a new line, called "Home". Lots of beautiful supplies for your home. Right now, the only way to get it is if you live in Sweden.

There are four groups of interior styles; Graphic, Colourful, Natural and Classic. I will definitely check this out as soon as I get back home this summer. And I tell you, the prices are top notch =)







Check out the HOME brand… Continue

Added by Sanna Bjorn on May 19, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Movie on the Radar: Nine, A Provocative Musical



An interesting storyline, an all-star cast...and it's a musical? This I gotta see.



Nine follows the life of world famous film director (Daniel Day-Lewis) as he reaches a creative and personal crisis of epic proportion, while balancing the numerous women in his life including his wife, his mistress, his film star muse, his confidant and costume designer, an American fashion journalist, the whore from his youth and his mother.



The film is directed by… Continue

Added by alice on May 19, 2009 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

@HyattConcierge Launches: The First Global, 24/7 Concierge Service on Twitter

Hyatt Hotels CEO Mark Hoplamazian's just announced HyattConceirge, the very first global 24/7 concierge service by a hotel.

Through HyattConcierge, Hyatt's skilled guest service professionals will respond to guests’ questions, needs and concerns, any time, any place, through Twitter - before, during and after their stay.



As Hoplamazian states,… Continue

Added by alice on May 19, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Worst movie ever? Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus



This trailer leaves me speechless. I'm not sure if these actors were sober when they signed up for this… Continue

Added by Mark Huckabee on May 19, 2009 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Why Apple's Jonathan Ive Tops Fast Company's ‘100 Most Creative People in Business’ List

Just who is Jonathan Ive and why does he top Fast Company's new list of 100 Most Creative People in Business? If you are currently checking out this post on your iPhone or just came back from the gym after hearing some bumpin' music streaming through your white iPod headphones,… Continue

Added by alice on May 19, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Blik: Hope and Laughter From Words on Walls

All around my house there are blank white walls staring back at me, asking me when they'll get their colorful coat of paint. It's been over six years and though the wailing has turned to murmurs, I still can't help but think about it, day after day.



And so...when I saw that you could actually put up text on your walls I was overjoyed. Blik will take your… Continue

Added by alice on May 19, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Hi-Def Pics - Gorgeous Skylines (15 photos)



Sometimes I find myself looking up at the sky and thinking "Damn, that's beautiful." Adam Dobrovits of Hungary must share my sentiments as he has taken some gorgeous photographs of some really bright and colorful skylines. Although it looks like he may have digitally enhanced some of his photos, they're not too far off of what I've seen in real life.…

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Added by Eugene on May 19, 2009 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

XIV: Here Comes the Hippest Happy Hour in Hollywood

If you haven't checked out Michael Mina's beautiful restaurant, XIV in West Hollywood, now is the time. The Philippe Starck-designed restaurant is now offering happy hour with cocktails, appetizers and even valet parking for a reasonable $6. Appetizers include Kobe beef slider burgers, lobster corn dogs and truffle oil popcorn.



The event, called 6iv on… Continue

Added by alice on May 19, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

ICFF Report: RazorTooth Design

Ever since images of Karl Lagerfeld's paper flowers at the Spring Chanel Show in Paris trickled out, products that have the image of cascading white flowers always grab my attention. And these clever room dividers from Brooklyn based RazorTooth Designs certainly fit the bill. Created in three different designs, Swirl, Leaf, and Drop, the system consists of interlocking tiles made from lightweight, durable (4.5 mm), non-toxic, UV stable synthetic… Continue

Added by Carrie Leber on May 18, 2009 at 3:13pm — 2 Comments

Two Water Slides That Completely Rock My World



If you want to win the Best Parent of the Decade award, get your kids one of these water slides. The first is a 16' high gigantic water play slide that costs a whoppin $9,000. Imagine taking this with you to the lake! Oh, the fantastic memories!…

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Added by alice on May 18, 2009 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

SEBASTIAN'S VOODOO



Sebastian's Voodoo is a dark but deeply moving video created by UCLA student Joaquin Baldwin. It is currently nominated for a short film award at Cannes. You can help him out in the voting by logging in to YouTube, navigating to his video, and rating it 5 stars. Here's a direct link. Voting lasts only until May 20th so vote now! I came across this via Boing Boing who blogged about it… Continue

Added by Mark Huckabee on May 18, 2009 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Creative Ad: What Goes Around Comes Around (8 pics)



“What Goes Around Comes Around. Stop the Iraq War.” A brilliant use of media and message, New York based agency Big Ant International won a Gold Pencil for Design at the One Show Design Awards with their work for Global Coalition for Peace. Four posters were designed to wrap around poles, campaigning for an end to the war in Iraq.…

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Added by Eugene on May 18, 2009 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

Stunning Beauty - Robert Lubanski (8 photos)

Some breathtaking shots by Robert Lubanski of Poland, who does a great job accentuating the beauty, strength, and vulnerability of his muses. Here are some of my favorites from his portfolio.…

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Added by Eugene on May 18, 2009 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Sweet, Sensual Looks - Julia Pogodina (6 Photos)



I just love it when the lighting, the colors and the hair and makeup all come together beautifully. Julia Pogodina is a fashion photographer who moved from Moscow to New York in 2005 to pursue her dream. After seven years of being a corporate lawyer she quit her office job and became a freelance fashion photographer. Way to pursue your dream!



For this…

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Added by alice on May 18, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Secret Life of Wooden Toys! (15 Total)

Storybook Heroes



"The secret life of.." series is back! In this set, Aldo Cavini Benedetti takes us into the secret life of wooden toys. What happens when we trek off to school or work? Wooden toys come alive and get into a mountain of trouble!



Daredevil Skating



In a Jam



Fencing…

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Added by alice on May 18, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Yup, This Looks Like Monday.

Have a fantastic week, y'all. Via

Added by alice on May 18, 2009 at 10:38am — No Comments

Coldplay's Free Live Album

Coldplay just released a free live album as a thanks to their fans. I've uploaded all nine songs on our music player so you can listen to it and figure out if you want to download it. To see them live at the Staples Center in LA was one of my favorite memories. The album sure takes me back to that time...I love hearing the crowd roaring in the background...they are a… Continue

Added by alice on May 18, 2009 at 10:22am — 1 Comment

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