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9 great videos of oscillating fans, box fans and other types of large fan

My only objection to Oscillating Fan Youtube is that the subculture fails to provide the model, make and specifications of their fans. Above is 10 …

Getting Hit With Water Shot Out of a High-Pressure Fire Hose in Super Slow Motion

For a high pressure episode of their <i>The Super Slow Show</i>, Gavin Free and Dan Gruchy of The Slow Mo Guys captured 4k slow motion footage of Gruchy …

Is Facebook for old people? Over-55s flock in as the young leave

A forecast 700,000 UK teenagers and young adults will leave the social media site in 2018<p>It’s official: Facebook is for old(er) people. Teens and young adults are ditching Mark Zuckerberg’s social network as popularity among the over-55s surges, according to a report.<p>In 2018, 2.2 million 12- to …

Social Media

Beautiful film on a Buddhist ritual only 46 monks have completed

The Kaihōgyō is a quest to become a living Buddha through 1000 days of gruelling rituals. Ivan Olita was granted rare access to a temple near Kyoto …

6 Cool Things To Do If Someone Hurts You

Have you ever felt so upset with someone for hurting your feelings that you didn't want to ever speak to them again? It's a common scenario: someone says something that's rude, accuses you of doing something wrong, or in some way makes you defensive. But does harboring dislike, revenge, even hate, …

86 Books Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency

After an eventful and historic run, Barack Obama’s final term as president comes to a close on January 20. One of the legacies he will leave behind …

Books

6 Meditation and Mindfulness Apps That Will Help You Feel More Zen This Year

Ways to be that well-adjusted person.<p>If you've ever wondered how that impossibly calm, resourceful colleague or friend keeps a level head under pressure—while juggling a full schedule and not pitching a fit about it—chances are she's already up to speed on mindfulness and daily meditation exercises.<p>…

Here's what happens when we die, according to Buddhism

If you grew up in the west, you were probably taught that when we die we will either go to heaven or hell. Buddhism, however, offers a different view …

Spirituality

The best books of 2016 list you get when you combine 36 “Best Books of 2016” lists

Slavery. Racism. Urbanism. Disease. While 2016 may not have been a banner year for liberal democracy in the world at large, it should definitely go down as a woke time in book publishing.<p>For dedicated bibliophiles, the low thrum of literary FOMO that bubbles up around May has by mid-December …

Books

25 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

Mindfulness

Edward Hopper’s Iconic Painting Nighthawks Explained in a 7-Minute Video Introduction

If any one painting stands for mid-twentieth-century America, <i>Nighthawks</i> does. In fact, Edward Hopper's 1942 canvas of four figures in a late-night …

Top 20+ Japan Street Photography Shots That Capture The Rarely Seen Side Of The Land Of The Rising Sun

Few places in the world are as alluring as Japan when it comes to street photography. The neon alleyways of Tokyo, Osaka, and other major cities …

Street Photography

Retro Gear, Airstream, 'Skottle' Camp Stove

A recap of top stories for the week of Sept. 4 – 10, 2016.<p>1) 24,000 Kilometers: ‘Trans Canada Trail’ Longest In World<p>Canada is about to finish the …

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20 Cute and Creepy Vintage Halloween Cards

Halloween cards of yore could be both delightful and weird, serving up tricks, treats, and puns in equal measure.<p>For more funny and bizarre vintage …

Israel

Circling the Globe With the Mid-20th Century’s Most Brilliant Matchbox Art

It only takes a few inches of paper to conjure entire worlds: A hike in the Polish countryside; a smoke-filled Japanese jazz club; or an astronaut’s …

Eastern Europe