YAMAHA SR500 BY CHAPPELL CUSTOMS

It’s hard to believe that this lean, purposeful café racer started out as a beaten up 1978 Yamaha SR500—an ex-AHMRA race bike that was standing in Chris Chappell‘s Los Angeles shop. Despite the fact that it had a pink FZR front wheel, Ninja rear wheel, no side stand...

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Trends in beer packaging for 2015

Deborah Finding and Chris Aukett of design research agency The Big Picture predict a six-pack of trends for next year's craft beer designs. Craft beer is rather like indie music: a hard-to-define genre where authenticity is key and beards are plentiful, and in which...

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Wall furniture for cats

Talk about cat climbing heaven! This incredible line of handcrafted designer cat climbing furniture comes from German company Goldtatze, which seems to translate to “Gold Paw”, a fitting name since any cat who is given such luxurious accommodations is certainly living...

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Real Devotion

Real devotion only arises when you have a glimpse of emptiness, some glimpse of the nature of mind. Once you have some very precise insight as to how emptiness helps to alleviate suffering, then devotion is based on a real, embodied experience. —Kyabgön Phakchok...

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