zen

nba

James Harden is the NBA's True Zen Master

During the chaos of the fight between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers, Harden showed total control over his mind and body.
Corbin Smith
10.22.18
museums

Early Morning Meditation at MoMA Lets You Get Zen Amidst Art

Finding inner peace is beautiful amidst Rothko and Monet.
Kara Weisenstein
3.13.17
noisey films

Anarchy and Peace with Penny Rimbaud of Crass

In this Noisey film 'Get Out of Your Own Way,' we join the anarcho-punk artist in the English countryside to talk life, zen, and World War I poet Wilfred Owen.
Noisey Staff
2.28.17
The Greatest Things Of All Time

How Beautiful Is Whatever Frank Ocean Building About to Be?

Have you ever seen a sunset that moved you to tears? Imagine that.
Noisey Staff
8.3.16
food waste

Growing Up in a Zen Kitchen Taught Me to Love Waste

Japanese Buddhism emphasizes asceticism, and if that virtue were to be judged through what we cooked, then leftover casserole could not be a more perfect meal. As for all the melted cheese—well, even Zen students need to be permitted certain...
Gigen Mammoser
7.5.16
Art

Sound Art Imagines a Different Kind of Zen Garden

Does it still rock if a Japanese rock garden has no rocks? We investigate.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.17.16
Art

Intricate Salt Mazes Laced with Serenity and Sorrow

Japanese artist Motoi Yamamoto enters a trancelike state for hours to create his intricate installations.
Beckett Mufson
6.2.16
Terraform

Landmarks Alone

The first convincing prototype of artificial consciousness was an accident: Tom pasted a block of cryptocurrency code into a neural modeler. Now there's a mind in there, and it's calling itself Tom.
Ken Baumann
12.10.15
zen

The Zen Master's Zen Master: How Phil Jackson's Mindfulness Guru Is Helping The New York Knicks

George Mumford, who has worked with both Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant, is trying to strengthen the minds of the New York Knicks so that they can be stress-free and successful.
Roland Lazenby
7.14.15
Baseball

The Likable, Unlikely Career of Juan Uribe

The Dodgers' third baseman knows failure as well as any major leaguer. So how does he keep succeeding?
Eric Nusbaum
3.16.15
Words

Setting the Bar: How Florida Music Festivals Became the Standard of the American Dance Experience

Festivals are the backbone of the modern American dance scene, but what seems a staple was once a rare phenomenon with Floridian roots.
Kat Bein and Jessica Gentile
11.8.14
nature

Hyper-Realistic Stone Fields Made With A 3D Printer

Why waste time gathering stones when you can just 3D print them?
Beckett Mufson
10.1.14
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