What Makes a Good Life? Lessons from the Longest Study on Happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the director of 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life. This is some […]

The Strumbellas arrive with melodic folk hit ‘Spirits’

Now that Mumford & Sons have ditched the violins in favor of electric guitars, there’s a void for a melodic, folk-leaning rock band. Enter the Strumbellas, a Canadian troupe that is experiencing its first taste of success in America. Their catchy single “Spirits” rises to No. 12 on the Billboard Rock Songs chart this week, nestled in between mainstream rock superstars Coldplay and Elle King. The track carries a strong Lumineers vibe with its chant-along chorus, “I got guns in […]

Watch YG & His Crew Take Over Tokyo

YG has truly arrived this summer, and he’s showing no signs of slowing down. Last month he finally released his highly anticipated sophomore effort Still Brazy to glowing reviews. Then just two weeks ago he gave us a visual for the title track, one that saw he and his Compton crew dancing like no one (or everyone) was watching. Now YG has taken his crew to Tokyo for a deliriously giddy visual for “Word Is Bond.” He brought along Slim […]

Cannes Lions Innovation Film: The Mill BLACKBIRD

Up until now, if you wanted to shoot a car for a commercial or movie, you needed that actual car on-set. With The Mill Blackbird Transformable Car Rig, you can shoot any car you want using a single tool. The result of two years of development, the Blackbird can adjust its length by four feet and width by ten inches, and can swap out wheels and alter suspension to match most chassis designs. It’s powered by an electric motor that […]

Coldplay Debuts Magical Music Video for “Up&Up”

Coldplay has already insinuated that A Head Full of Dreams would be its last album, and it’s safe to say they’re going all out for it. The British band debuted the music video for “Up&Up” and the epic, movie-like video features awe-inducing imagery. The band, with the help of directors Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia, turn seemingly ordinary activities and images into the extraordinary. Up is down, down is up; normally large concepts have been miniaturized and vice versa. The […]