The Rise and Fall of Major Koggi Stardust

Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what it loves.

Blaise Pascal




Light Walls House

Located in Toyokawa city, the “Light Walls House” is a wooden house imagined by Japanese studio mA-style architects. White, minimalist and decorated with plants, this building has a structure which allows the light to reflect on the ground and on the walls in order to create patterns thanks to a trick of shadows and rays.

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(Source: ombuarchitecture)




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see the full designboom original article here.

A recent infographic in The Economist revealed that in the 140 million hours humanity spent watching “Gangnam Style” on YouTube two billion times, we could have built at least four more (desperately needed) pyramids at Giza. Endless articles pose the question of why we procrastinate, what’s going wrong in the brain, how to overcome it, and the fascinating irrationality of it all.

But if procrastination is so clearly a society-wide, public condition, why is it always framed as an individual, personal deficiency? Why do we assume our own temperaments and habits are at fault — and feel bad about them — rather than question our culture’s canonization of productivity?

How to Stop Time – New York Times writer Anna Della Subin visits an academic conference on procrastination at Oxford and reflects on the broader cultural implications of the phenomenon. 

Also see how the way we spend our time can slow it down or speed it up, then revisit Italo Calvino’s endearing confession of procrastination

(via explore-blog)

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