26.06.13 by Jeff

Duct Tape Surfing

Duct Tape Surfing
Duct Tape Surfing
Tear-jerker of the day: Pascale Honore may be paralyzed but that doesn’t stop her from realising her dream. With the help of her son’s friend, and a roll of duct tape, she’s able to go surfing! Watch the video below! Pure Inspiration!

Video by Mark Tipple

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Kawika

    truly inspiring! How simple ideas, courage and daily tools can change someone else’s life, amazing.

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      well put

  • angel fox

    Kinda’ got me at first watching a young man so willing to share his strength and surfing skills with his friends’ Mum – how totally unselfish and that Mum still lives a great life – good to have loving family and friends!

  • Cata Caicedo

    the limitations are in your head, if you dream you can be free!!!!





27.05.16 by Jeff

Elaborate Salt Labyrinths by Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto

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Japanese Artist Motoi Yamamoto’s incredible, labyrinthine installations are the result of 45 hours of meticulously piled grains of salt, strewn inside a medieval castle in the South of France. I’ve posted about his work several times (here, here, here) but I never grow tired of it.

See more images of “Floating Garden” and “Labyrinth” below or as part of the exhibition Univers’sel at Aigues-Mortes until November 30th.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Google Cultural Institute’s New Art Camera

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It took the Google Cultural Institute five years to archive 200 artworks in super high resolution (we’re talking gigapixels). Now they’ve scanned 1,000 in just a few months all thanks to a new camera! The device, dubbed the Art Camera, has cut down capture time from a full day to around 30 minutes. With 20 cameras built, Google has been lending them out to major institutions in cities across the globe free of charge!

It is pretty incredible how far you can zoom into the artworks; have a look here. Watch the video below.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Maria Baoli

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A selection of images from Maria Baoli’s latest series, which involves a mirrored triangle highlighting simple daily gestures that usually go unnoticed. More images from “Kaleidoscopic” below.

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27.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Sally Deng

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Selection of work by Los Angeles-based illustrator Sally Deng. More images below.

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26.05.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: AJ Dungo

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Selection of work by illustrator AJ Dungo. More images below.

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