Untamed Winds: Ethereal Landscapes of South America (VIDEO)

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Munich-based filmmakers Vincent Urban, Clemens Kruger and Stefan Templar, all 31-years-old, set off on a journey equipped with an old Land Rover and their cameras, documenting every step of their trip in Untamed Winds, a short film encompassing breathtaking shots of South America’s most ethereal landscapes. Few words are spoken in the five-and-a-half minute film, […]

In Pakistan, a Birthday Celebration of 22 Incredible Random Acts of Kindness (VIDEO)

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For his 22nd birthday, Syed Muzamil Hasan Zaidi thought that offering 22 random acts of kindness to complete strangers would be the coolest and most fulfilling way to celebrate. His video documents his actions, which are simple in nature, but so damn inspiring and thoughtful. It’s acts like writing thank you letters to his teachers for choosing education over […]

24 TED Talks That Will Change the Way You Think About Food

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Danielle Nierenberg and Ellen Gustafson, co-founders of Food Tank: The Food Think Tank compiled a list of powerful TED Talks that are helping to save our global food system. The range of topics vary from obesity and hunger to urban gardening to the way food is marketed to children. We realize it’s a long list, but […]

Why We Need to Change the Way We Think About Changing the World (TED Talk)

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In this poignant TED Talk, activist, author and president of Advertising for Humanity, Dan Pallotta, calls out the double standard that prevents most charities from creating any significant change. Pallotta labels this as “our broken relationship to charities,” or the way we condone risk-taking and marketing as vital aspects of for-profit business, and praise nonprofits for frugality.  Too many […]

South America’s Poetic Contrasts: An Exquisite Visual Journey (VIDEO)

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Filmmakers Clemens Krüger, Vincent Urban and Stefan Templer  journeyed to Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay and southern Brazil in an old, rusty Landrover searching for an authentic view of life in these countries. Urban describes the trip as encompassing “lots of winds, emptiness, pampas, bustling cities, animals, deserts and waterfalls,” which they brilliantly wove together in this short […]

What if Money Was No Object? A Lecture About Following Your Passion (VIDEO)

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Curated by Kristin Kownacky How can success be measured? In this video narrated by British-born philosopher, writer and speaker Alan Watts, the question is asked, what if money was no object? In heeding the age-old adage that money cannot buy happiness, we must decide if what we’re doing has any resemblance to what we want to do. About […]