Adrienne Fernandes

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Watch a Surreal 1953 Animation of Edgar Allan Poe’s “Tell-Tale Heart,” Voted the 24th Best Cartoon of All Time

Animation studio UPA—United Productions of America—is best known these days as the studio that gave us Mr. Magoo and Gerald McBoing Boing (which …

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

How Many of The 10 Most Popular Spots for Landscape Photographers Have You Shot At?

We all love a good landscape. There is something about the way they represent the beauty of the planet we live on that makes them both inspiring to …

South America

The best films of 2016 ... that you probably didn't see

Andrew Pulver, Benjamin Lee, Alan Evans, Catherine Shoard, Lanre Bakare and Jordan Hoffman

A Week-by-Week Guide to Becoming a Runner (Later in Life and/or Safely)

<b>Whether it’s events like Tough Mudder, a marathon, or a local sprint triathlon many people decide to take the step to get into running each year.</b> …

The Top 10 Habits of Highly Organized People

Spend a few minutes on any organized blog ( or watching any of the hundreds of organizing channels on Youtube) and it’s not hard to start FOMO-ing. …

Minimalism

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, you should make sure you're getting enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>And any exercise is …

Tea and Rice: Dogen on Enlightenment in Ordinary Activity

When you ride in a boat and watch the shore, you might assume that the shore is moving. But when you keep your eyes closely on the boat, you can see …

Meditation

A new productivity trick created by a product designer could change the way you get things done

A large community of people are obsessed with bullet journaling because it's customizable for every person; you can alter it to fit your needs.<p>Designer Ryder Carroll created this analog system to give his notebook more purpose than ever.<p>The basic components of a bullet journal, according to the …

It’s Lit: Books We Read In School That Changed Our Lives

Required reading<p><i>If we could, we would spend the majority of our time here on earth skimming through our favorite bookshops and running through libraries. But even if we could, there sadly wouldn't be enough time to read every book in existence—that's why we rely on recommendations from friends,</i> …

Wayne Dyer’s 12-Step Program to Simplicity

Wayne’s BlogView all<p><i>Wayne Dyer’s</i> 12-Step Program to Simplicity <i>is excerpted with permission from Chapter 8 of Wayne Dyer’s book,</i> Living An Inspired …

Fundraising

4 Reasons to Start Class With a Poem Each Day

So if this year’s National Poetry Month inspires you to give daily poetry a go in your classroom, maybe even just for the month, consider these four …

For 2016, 5 Small Businesses Women Can Start Fast

<i>By Benjamin Pimentel</i><p>It's tough to start a small business. But some are easier to start than others -- those that are less about who you know, and more about what you know.<p>As you're considering a fresh start for 2016, think about turning skills you already have into a new business. Using this …

Jim Harrison on spirits, bad poetry and the wonder of nature

In the poem "Spirit," which appears in the collection "Dead Man's Float," coming in January from Copper Canyon Press, Jim Harrison writes:<p><i>Rumi advised me to keep my spirit</i><p><i>up in the branches of a tree and not peek</i><p><i>out too far, so I keep mine in the very tall</i><p><i>willows along the irrigation ditch out …

Donald Trump left Joe Scarborough stunned after being asked about Vladimir Putin killing journalists

"Sure, when people call you 'brilliant' it's always good. Especially when the person heads up Russia," Trump told cohost Mika Brzezinski when asked about Putin praising him as "very talented" the day before.<p>Scarborough pointed to Putin's status as a notorious strongman.<p>"Well, I mean, it's also a …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Canon Will Keep the 5D Mark II Alive and Sell it Cheaper

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III is finally real and so now it's time for bargains on its predecessor—sort of. Canon will continue to produce the legendary, …

5 of the best iPhone widgets you’ve never heard of

On Thursday, I ran a simple post that covered 10 of the best iPhone widgets in the App Store. Widget support isn’t new on Apple’s iOS platform, but …

How a 29-year-old went from living on welfare to starting a business that earned nearly $1 million in its first year

She and her husband, Seth, and their two young sons were living in California with her in-laws, struggling to make ends meet in a rocky economy.<p>"For four years, we had no steady jobs at all," now 29-year-old Luna tells Business Insider. "We did have a little money we had saved, but we blew through …

7 Books Arianna Huffington Wants You to Read for Personal Growth

If you're in danger of burning out, these books could change your life.<p>In a society where a lack of sleep and burnout are worn as badges of honor, Arianna Huffington knows that there is a better way to find success and happiness.<p>While Huffington acknowledges that some people succeed despite …

Biographies

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

Landscape Photography

Seven Steps To Writing Cover Letters Quickly And Effectively

Now that the job market is heating up, you may be tempted to start looking around and gauging your market value. Then the thought of having to send out your information, complete with an introductory cover letter, dampens the excitement. The best cover letters are tailored to the job that you want, …

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

The Best Entrepreneurship Lessons From 'The Colbert Report'

Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other top entrepreneurs showed Stephen Colbert and his viewers they knew how to take a joke.<p>Tonight Comedy Central is airing the very last <i>Colbert Report</i>, as Stephen Colbert prepares to succeed David Letterman on CBS in the new year. Fueled by Colbert's conservative …

Comedy

Christmas Photo Project: Candlelight Portraits

<b>Make complicated studio lighting set-ups a thing of the past with this simple technique, says Phil Hall. All you need is a few candles and a fast</b> …

Shutter Speed

"The Colbert Report" Ends: Stephen Colbert's Best Literary Interviews

Stephen Colbert has spent the last few weeks saying goodbye to some of his best recurring segments and running gags: Better Know a District, The …

Books

14 budget-friendly image editors for small businesses

As a small-business owner, you may not have the budget to purchase industry leading software, however you still want to process images and photos for …

5 simple ways to organize your Google Drive

Google Drive is like your closet — you stash all your stuff there, but it's not exactly organized.<p>The storage service lets users save files like …

'Chalk and talk' teaching might be the best way after all

Seventy teachers from the UK were sent to Shanghai to study classroom methods to investigate why Chinese students perform so well. Upon their return, …