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Five years since the Tsunami

Five years since the Tsunami – The Big Picture – Boston.com Five years ago, on Boxing Day, December 26th, 2004, a magnitude 9.3 earthquake hit the seafloor of the Indian Ocean, causing tremendous waves of seawater to rush ashore as devastating tsunamis that left 230,000 people dead across 13 different countries – the fifth deadliest […]

Buddha Wild Monk in a Hut.

Buddha Wild Monk in a Hut by Anna Wilding Buddhist monks aren’t usually described as wild(at least not in our urban dictionary), but director Anna Wilding’s intriguing feature documentary debut stirs up the meditation room a bit. Buddha Wild explores what really goes on behind the monastery doors, touching on hot-button issues like the roles […]

A Spring in Autumn

Behind a ribbon of evening mist, a chill sky distills, and a melody of far waterfalls like ten silk strings comes to my pillow to tug my feelings, keeping me awake in sorrow past midnight. Xue Tao was well-respected as a poet during the Tang Dynasty, when she lived. She was born either in the […]

Amazing Images from Japans Forgotten Master

Amazing Vintage Images from Japan’s Forgotten Master via Amazing Vintage Images from Japans Forgotten Master | Art & Design on WebUrbanist.

Moment to moment.

When mortals are alive, they worry about death. When they’re full, they worry about hunger. Theirs is the Great Uncertainty. But sages don’t consider the past. And they don’t worry about the future. Nor do they cling to the present. And from moment to moment they follow the Way. Bodhidharma

The last Opium Dens

I am aswirl, bird-soul and breeze, amid the cool high mountain trees of the myriad-meaninged knowledge of that thing, savior and destroyer, within. Never has an afternoon passed in such serenity, in life lived so fully, so freely of the maggots of that glob of gross crenulated meat that we call mind. To be here now, […]

Open Source Cinema

RiP: A Remix Manifesto 1. Culture always builds on the past 2. The past always tries to control the future 3. Our future is becoming less free 4. To build free societies u must limit control of the past Open Source Cinema – An Open Source Documentary Film about Copyright.

American hardcore –

the history of American Punkrock 1980 bis 86, looks like a nice movie, that is if you where a part of this 1980’s subculture, and digg bands like Black Flag, DRI, Bad Brains. SYNOPSIS Generally unheralded at the time, the early 1980s hardcore punk rock scene gave birth to much of the rock music and […]

Punks on Drugs

“I can’t understand why anybody should devote their lives to a cause like dope. It’s the most boring pastime I can think of. It ranks a close second to TV.” ~ Frank Zappa “Frank Zappa is probably the single most untalented person I’ve heard in my life. He’s two-bit, pretentious, academic and he can’t play his […]

Digital Tattoo’s

Digital Tattoo Interface Turns Your Skin Into A Display – Digital Tattoo Interface – Gizmodo. http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2009/11/the-illustrated-man-how-led-tattoos-could-change-the-face-of-humanity/ http://hplusmagazine.com/articles/enhanced/tattoo-you

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