THEORIGINALCHINGY
A collection of innovative and creative products of culture and technology, curated by Andrew Ching

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What is Wrong With Our Culture - “Thought-provoking 5 minutes on the state of the world from the late, great Alan Watts, a man far ahead of his time.”

via InfinityList.


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Definition: Snowboarding - “What is Snowboarding? A sport? A lifestyle? An art form? It’s a simple question with an almost infinite number of answers…

This is a trailer for a feature length documentary film I’ve been working on in my free time with virtually no funding. I’m hoping to garner interest in the project with this trailer and use it to raise funding to complete the feature length film…”

via InfinityList.


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This Man Blew The Ad Budget For ‘The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty’ On Disaster Relief - “Our friend Casey Neistat did what few people did when disaster struck the Philippines: he flew right into the danger zone. And he did it with the marketing budget of the film he was hired to promote.”

via Digg / L. Holland.


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"Artists redecorating a huge warehouse."

via Street Art Utopia.


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Sleeping with the fish: Underwater hotel room opens on remote African island - “…Lying approximately 250 meters offshore, the latest underwater structure is a three-story affair, with a rooftop deck, a bathroom and a lounge area at sea level and finally the bedroom downstairs, with the fish…”
via CNN.
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Sleeping with the fish: Underwater hotel room opens on remote African island - “…Lying approximately 250 meters offshore, the latest underwater structure is a three-story affair, with a rooftop deck, a bathroom and a lounge area at sea level and finally the bedroom downstairs, with the fish…”

via CNN.


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Light Goes On: A New Light Painting Stop Motion Video About a Skateboarding Skeleton by Darren Pearson - “…In the making for nearly a year, the video involves over 700 individual photographs that were painted in camera using a small flashlight.”

via Colossal.


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Maple syrup and asteroid impacts. I’ll take it.
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Maple syrup and asteroid impacts. I’ll take it.


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Google Explains Quantum Computing in One Simple Video - “Although we’ll have to wait to discover what innovations Google’s secret “X lab” holds for the future, the company does have at least one bleeding-edge venture it wants to unveil to the public right now. In partnership with NASA, Google has embarked on a project to use a 512-qubit D-Wave Two quantum computer to tackle some of our biggest computational problems.”

via Mashable.


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Apologies for the long hiatus from Tumblr. I switched gigs a little over a month ago and have been putting in serious time at Brooklyn Boulders Somerville. It’s been a trip so far! Boston folks, come get your climb on!


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Jetman versus Jetteam"Jetman’s new feat: Flying in formation at full throttle together with 2 jets from the Breitling Jet Team… at their minimum speed. Beautiful images for an outstanding achievement!"

via InfinityList.


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fastcompany:

What are the 10 smartest cities in North America?
Some cities are adding high-tech infrastructure. Some are implementing revolutionary sustainability plans. Others are fostering innovative business and science developments. But which city combines these qualities and others to be the smartest city? Boston came in #1 with San Francisco and Seattle trailing close behind. 
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fastcompany:

What are the 10 smartest cities in North America?

Some cities are adding high-tech infrastructure. Some are implementing revolutionary sustainability plans. Others are fostering innovative business and science developments. But which city combines these qualities and others to be the smartest city? Boston came in #1 with San Francisco and Seattle trailing close behind. 


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The sciences are the “how,” and the humanities are the “why” — why are we here, why do we believe in the things we believe in. I don’t think you can have the “how” without the “why.”

George Lucas in defense of the humanities (via explore-blog)

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Meals Per Hour - “The challenge: How can a non-profit implement Toyota’s legendary production system (TPS) to increase the number of meals distributed to people who are still affected by Superstorm Sandy? Watch this movie - and help us do even more.”

 


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Teen Speaks 20 Languages - “Prodigy hyper-polyglot Tim Doner has been teaching himself languages since he was 13. He now speaks nearly 20 languages! Join Tim on a cultural tour of New York unlike any you’ve ever heard!”

via Thnkr / P. Chang.

 

 


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MacAskill’s Imaginate - Riding Film - “Two years in the making, street trials rider Danny MacAskill releases his brand new riding film. Whilst previous projects have focused on locations and journeys, MacAskill’s Imaginate sees Danny take a completely different approach to riding. Enter Danny’s mind and enjoy.”

Watch the full film here! It’s so rad!

via Red Bull.


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