Apple’s new focus on privacy

Of the many new features in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite announced during Apple’s WWDC keynote address, the inclusion of DuckDuckGo as a default search engine option in Safari is perhaps my favorite.

DuckDuckGo is the search engine that doesn’t track you. It puts privacy first, rather than collecting data for advertisers and security agencies.

Whether Apple is actually focusing more on privacy or they are just trying to put more pressure on Google, DuckDuckGo is a welcome addition to Safari.



I’ve got CHVRCHES new album “The Bones Of What You Believe” and the outstanding single “The Mother We Share” on heavy rotation right now.



Giving, an amazing commercial from Thailand by telecommunications company True. This three-minute film is emotional, uplifting, and better than what most Hollywood filmmakers are creating.

The Truth About Chicken:

The chickens who end up on most dinner plates today grow so huge, so fast, that they can barely stand up. Many collapse under their own weight and spend much of their lives lying in their own waste, with open sores and wounds.

Read the full story and take action.

The Truth About Chicken:

The chickens who end up on most dinner plates today grow so huge, so fast, that they can barely stand up. Many collapse under their own weight and spend much of their lives lying in their own waste, with open sores and wounds.

Read the full story and take action.

Reblogged from zenhabits journal


Life.is.calling, a short film by Camille Marotte. The video was shot in Iceland, Japan, California, and France. The music is Holocene by Bon Iver.



Even though it’s a commercial, this is another very well-made marketing video from Chipotle.

To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust. It is to solve some of the problems of life, not only theoretically, but practically.
Henry David Thoreau


Hiking in the foothills of Camelback Mountain in Pocatello, Idaho.

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