Tag Archives: Inspiration

The Story of Salvador’s Banda Didá — Longreads

In a country with violent history and violent politics, Brazil’s first all-female, Afro-Brazilian percussion group drums and dances and changes lives. via The Story of Salvador’s Banda Didá — Longreads

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Wise Words Wednesdays Part 3 — Living Free and Making a Difference

Words for a wonderful Wednesday via Wise Words Wednesdays Part 3 — Living Free and Making a Difference

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Kintsugi Eggshells by Elisa Sheehan Highlight the Beauty of Imperfection

“A visual representation of imperfection as a true value and where flaws are celebrated and viewed as beautiful.”[…] Source: Kintsugi Eggshells by Elisa Sheehan Highlight the Beauty of Imperfection

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What Does Sustainable, Fair Trade Coffee Mean? — Discover

Shannon O’Donnell at A Little Adrift explores what “sustainably produced” really means: “I will spend more to ensure that the root communities behind our goods are treated with respect. Stemming from my physical journey to understand coffee came a new … Continue reading

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Street Art, the new magnet for tourists ? — Just Viseating

“People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that’s only if it’s done properly.” Bansky, Wall and Piece. It is funny how, not so long ago, graffiti used to get a bad reputation and how it has now become … Continue reading

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Becoming Your Own ISP, Just for Fun — Hackaday

When moving into a new house, it’s important to arrange for the connection of basic utilities. Electricity, water, and gas are simple enough, and then it’s generally fairly easy to set up a connection to an ISP for your internet … Continue reading

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“Pittari” – Patrick Smith – Vimeo

Satan’s boulder busting destruction is halted by a stubborn foe, testing his shape shifting abilities. Scored to an old phonographic gospel recording, this highly metaphorical animated short illustrates the relentless resistance, and ultimate victory, over a gritty penetration of abuse.

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Tudo Que Aprendemos Juntos (The Violin Teacher) – ** — Outlet for movie frustration and adoration

It all looks a bit surreal at the end, when a group of underprivileged kids from a favela in Sao Paulo perform a classic musical piece perfectly. Especially since months before the concert, none of them could even read scores … Continue reading

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Simon Anholt: Which country does the most good for the world?

It’s an unexpected side effect of globalization: problems that once would have stayed local—say, a bank lending out too much money—now have consequences worldwide. But still, countries operate independently, as if alone on the planet. Policy advisor Simon Anholt has … Continue reading

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Introductions — wherethelionwalks

‘Minha gente vem ver o leão onde anda / My people come to see where the lion walks…’ via Introductions — wherethelionwalks

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