LIFE by Sophisticated Youth

TANK MAN

Posted on: June 5, 2009

Today is the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing, when university students demonstrated against China’s political corruption and authoritarianism. The Chinese military cracked down with force. Photographs of the “Tank Man,” a lone guy with shopping bags who stood in the way of an advancing line of tanks, became the symbol of the protests for the rest of the world (it’s largely unfamiliar to Chinese, because it’s been censored).

The video is in Chinese, so turn down the volume and just feel it…

via: Good

Put all this together and what do you get? Read the rest of this entry »

“Out by the pond, a beautiful blonde waits for meeeehee…”

Enjoy “Meet Me in the Garden” by Dent May and His Magnificent Ukulele

Daily QUOTE

Posted on: June 4, 2009

“… feel the joy of being alive… stop chasing shadows, just enjoy the ride.” Morcheeba

In Buddhism, it is called non-attachment. When you’re not attached to any one particular outcome. When you realize that, sometimes, what you really wanted turns out looking different than what you envisioned.  The shadows come in many forms. The one job that you have to get, the certain features your future wife/husband have to have… What do your shadows look like? Happiness comes when we let go of these material desires and enjoy every experience that comes into our lives, knowing that it’s exactly the experience that we’re meant to be experiencing. If that makes sense?

Just remember these powerful words, “All is as it should be.”

SO GET UP, GET OUT AND GO GET SOME!

“Enjoy the Ride” by Morcheeba ft. Judy Tzuke

LEGO Artist

Posted on: June 3, 2009

Pretty cool… Nathan Sawaya brings you LEGOs, a childhood favorite of mine, as never seen before. Since 2000, he’s used around 1.5 million bricks to construct wildlife, gadgets, landmarks and surreal sculptures. Here’s a little sample of his work: Read the rest of this entry »

Part stealth fighter, part 007 fantasy, this 47 foot “CODE X” Yacht by Swiss Yacht builder CODE X, is a catamaran style power yacht that is not only uber-luxurious, but a technological wet dream. Read the rest of this entry »

Daily QUOTE

Posted on: June 3, 2009

“In order to enjoy the rainbow, you have to get through the rain.” 

No matter what happens in our lives, just know that we are strong enough to get through it. The tough times are what help us grow and become more than we were before. While we’re in the storm, it might seem like things are hopeless, but when we look back, it’s easy to see why the experience was necessary at the time. The not-so-good-times teach us valuable lessons that we carry with us throughout our lives. And we get them out of the way to make room for the good times!

SO GET UP, GET OUT, AND GO GET SOME!

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