Alexis Velting

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Decorating Secrets We Stole from Our Grandmothers

If we all really turned into our own mothers, then it would seem pretty natural that our homes eventually turn into those of our grandmothers’. …

Healthier fries: Baked and roasted veggie recipes that'll satisfy your french fry cravings

Fried foods may be one of life's greatest pleasures, but eating them can have some pretty dire consequences.<p>You don't need us to lecture you about …

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Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Why Do Our Recorded Voices Sound Weird to Us?

I have a big, dumb, deep, goofy voice.<p>But I’m reminded of it only when I hear a recording of myself while playing back an interview — or when friends do impressions of me, lowering their voices several octaves.<p>My high school classmate Walter Suskind has one of the deepest voices I’ve ever heard in …

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Bobbi Brown: I’m Ready To Start Another Revolution

<i>Bobbi Brown, makeup artist, author, and founder of her namesake cosmetics line, has decided to leave her company. In this letter, she reflects on the</i> …

Graffiti GIFs Get an Online Gallery

'Encrypted Fills' is a digital street art and graffiti-focused online exhibition space.<p><i>This article was originally published on December 1, 2014 but we think it still rocks!</i><p>GIF-iti is a different kind of creature: equal parts street and GIF art, it represents an important shift in digital arts …

10 Incredible Trees You Can Still Visit, Now That Pioneer Cabin Is No More

The famed tunnel tree is no more, but there are more arboreal wonders to see in the world.<p>On January 8, the famed Pioneer Cabin tree, a giant sequoia …

How to break the habit of checking your phone all the time

Smartphone dependency is everywhere. Take a glance at your day-to-day life and you'll notice your friends are a bit too preoccupied with their …

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