Lawrence R Allen

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Watch Gary Clark Jr. Prescribe ‘The Healing’ in Live Video

Gary Clark Jr. delivers a scorching rendition of the aching, uplifting “The Healing,” live at Austin’s Arlyn Studios in the first video from the …

Black America owes no forgiveness: How Christianity hinders racial justice

<b>(Reuters/Rick Wilking)</b><p>Blacks are expected to absolve White America of its crimes. The rules change when the victim happens to be white<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>August 23, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared onAlterNet.<p>On the one-year anniversary of the death of an 18-year-old black teenager …

Why Your Possessions Are Preventing You From Forming Good Habits

If you want to be happier, focus your attention on experiences, not things.<p>I’ve long been fascinated by the relationships between people and possessions. It’s a complicated, rich, emotionally-fraught bond. In the chapter on the Strategy of Distinctions in my book <i>Better Than Before</i>, for instance, I …

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

Trend Highlights: 2015 Spring/Summer Fashion Week Streetstyles

A retrospective look back at trends as seen in 2015 LC:M, Pitti Uomo, PFW and NYFW streetsnaps.<p>Fashion Week is a time which draws in crowds of …

The problem with “cool” single women

Kate Bolick’s new book bravely attempts to reclaim the word “spinster.” Here’s what it still fails to acknowledge<p>Sara Eckel<p>May 21, 2015 8:45am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on DAME.<p>A few weeks ago, I had brunch with three friends, all single women over 40. We sipped coffee outside on the …

Obama's top 10 jokes

During an interview with Variety before headlining the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, “Saturday Night Live’”s Cecily Strong made a bold proclamation about President Barack Obama: “He’s known as an amazingly funny guy,” she said. “He’s maybe our funniest president.”<p>So the pressure was on when …

Neon Nettle

102 year old dancer see herself on film dancing in the 1930s for the first time. Credit Tenfresh (YouTube) www.neonnettle.com

DeLorean

Watch this guy in the middle of the screen... just another day in Russia!