A celebration of people who have done extraordinary and awesome things.
A good motto for life. Damn!
Internet film maker, Casey Neistat, was approached by 20th Century Fox to make a promotional video for the new Ben Stiller movie The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, a film about chasing your dreams. The budget they offered him was $25,000. The brief, “If you could do anything in the world right now, what would it be?” Casey jumped at the opportunity, and made a truly remarkable video that no one was expecting. Amazing, man.
An eight-piece band made entirely from weapons that were confiscated from Mexican drug cartels. Music is a weapon of choice. Nice.
The surprising story of how cricket and the Compton Cricket Club have changed the lives of gang-bangers and the homeless in Compton, California. Respek.
This has to be the biggest story on spying on the public to break. This guy did a valiant thing. He took a massive risk and gave up anonymity and possibly future life and relationships for the greater good. Well, before the spooks get their hands on him and ship him off to Guantanamo. Well done, Sir.
"The source behind the Guardian’s NSA files talks to Glenn Greenwald about his motives for the biggest intelligence leak in a generation".
Not just the Captain of the star fleet, but a captain to young minds. He certainly wants others to boldly go where no others have….here’s an excerpt “Patrick Stewart often talks about his childhood and the torment his father put him and his mother through. However, how he answered this vulnerable and brave fan’s question is one of the most eloquent, passionate responses about domestic violence I’ve ever seen. “
In my last post I posted this guys song in response to Zach’s condition. Well, here’s another video about him during his last days that’ll cause a few tears and make a lumpy throat, but most of all it’s leave you wondering what amazing things you can do today and how appreciative we should really be. In a non cheesy but very real way. You’ve left a massive message behind my friend.
Zach Sobiech is 17 years old and diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. Given only months to live, Zach turned to music to say goodbye. His song “Clouds” spread like wildfire, and soon, Zach’s message was heard across the country. So his fans decided to sing his song back to him, well, mime, but there; some pretty big fans. Pretty amazing, really. Hope you’re in a better place Zach.
This has to be the coolest couple out there at the moment. Here’s to truly embracing the moment and having a blast while you’re doing it.