Allison Reece

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Why I Turned Down a 6-Figure Salary, Pulled a Britney, and Shaved My Head

Some part of me believed that once my head was shaved, my new life would rise, radiant and shining.<p>When all my curly brown hair was off my head and on the ground, the older Russian woman at the barber shop told me that I looked beautiful.<p>She would be the last person to tell me that for many …

Los Angeles Man Who Built Tiny House for Homeless Neighbor: 'It Really Opened Things Up for Her Again'

Ever since Elvis Summers’s good deed – building a tiny house for his homeless neighbor Smokie – went viral, his life has been “nothing but …

Los Angeles

DEAR AMERICA: Here's why everyone thinks you have a problem with guns

2015 has seen a flurry of high-profile mass shootings in America.<p>In what's become a disturbing routine during his presidency, Barack Obama has pleaded with lawmakers to change America's gun laws.<p>"This is something we should politicize. It is relevant to our common life together," a visibly …

Guns

This couple sold all their possessions to fund a sailboat journey around the world

But that's exactly what Matt and Jessica Johnson did when they realized they were spending too much time in front of the TV, reports the Daily Mail.<p>Instead of taking up yoga or going on a run, the change they opted for was radical. They sold their house, learned to sail, and began an epic adventure …

Boating

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

University of Pennsylvania

A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to overcome worry that doesn't involve alcohol or a straitjacket.<p>The answer is thousands of years old — but now science is validating those ancient ideas. You've probably even heard of it: Mindfulness.<p>Yeah, it's all the rage now. But …

Mindfulness

Sargy Mann: How a blind painter sees

<b>In the last weeks of his life, the artist Sargy Mann began writing about his extraordinary career as a blind painter. The last 10 years of his life, after his eyesight had failed completely, were paradoxically his most successful - his final exhibition opened in London this week, two months after</b> …

Art

Creating Every Day for 100 Days

Taking on a daily project is a powerful way to jump-start our creativity. It nudges us to focus on the process, instead of the final product. How …

Picasso = Genius: This algorithm can judge “creativity” in art as well as the experts

Art is seen as unquantifiable. Great paintings are creative forces that transcend their brush strokes, colors, and compositions. They can’t be reduced to mere data, analyzed, and ranked by their creativity. Two computer scientists at Rutgers University respectfully disagree.<p>Ahmed Elgammal and Babak …

Art

Don't throw dryer sheets away — here are 45 different ways to use them

I've been using dryer sheets in my laundry for years. And unsurprisingly, I'd throw them away once I was done.<p>But it turns out I might have been losing out on hundreds of dollars in savings by not re-purposing those same used dryer sheets into Swifter pads, dusters, bathroom cleaners, and more.<p>From …

Cleaning

Music industry struggling to keep up with demand for vinyl, Harvey Goldsmith says

The biggest problem facing the music industry is finding enough craftsmen to make vinyl, the music promoter says<p>When considering the most pressing problem facing the music industry today, one might consider the rise and rise of music streaming, the sexualisation of singers or the exorbitant price …

Artist Combines Paint Swatches and Retro Drawings in Sleek Designs

Walking down the paint aisle at a home-improvement store and examining the vibrant hues of color swatches calls to mind an infinity of vague possibilities. But it's often hard to visualize exactly how you could incorporate a new color into your everyday living space. Artist Shawn Huckins takes on …

Drawing

Florida by Land: Discover Unspoiled Beaches

Travel<p>All along Florida’s coastline are pockets of pristine beachfront where locals go to get away from it all.<p>All along Florida’s roughly 1,200 miles of coastline are pockets of pristine beachfront, plus offshore islands and keys, where locals go to get away from it all. If your vision of a …

An artist is making $100,000 a pop off other people's Instagram photos — and it could be totally legal

The latest exhibition by New York artist Richard Prince is raising ethical questions in the art world. The reason? He's selling canvases that feature other people's Instagram photos.<p>"New Portraits," first exhibited at the Gagosian Gallery in New York last year, features portraits of subjects that …

Selling

Florida Panhandle campgrounds, beaches, museums, restaurants, and parks including how to see the Blue Angels for free.

David Miller recommends campgrounds in the Florida Panhandle. He also talks about beaches, museums, restaurants, and parks in the area. David also …

RVs

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

The Golf Shirts Aiming to Make You Above Par (in a Good Way)

Hobson Brown and Billy Nachman’s sporty clothing line with a creative vibe, Criquet, is coming to a country club near you.<p>Stretching back to kindergarten at Buckley on New York’s Upper East Side, Hobson Brown and Billy Nachman, the founders of Criquet golf shirts, have been friends since they were …

Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

Remarkable Horse Sculptures Created From Broken Driftwood

British artist and sculptor Heather Jansch is the gifted individual behind these strong and iconic horse sculptures made entirely from driftwood. For …

Exquisite Light Boxes Made With Melted Gummy Bears Look Like Stained Glass

These colorful works by Spanish architects Marta Alonso Yebra and Imanol Caldern Elsegui will fool you. At first glance, they might look like stained glass, but they're actually melted gummy bears. The decorative wall hangings are called “light boxes,” and they delight us with their gorgeous hues …

Agile GolfBoard Allows Golfers to Ditch the Cart and Surf the Course

The game of golf is being changed for the better, thanks to a remarkable new invention. The GolfBoard is a lithium ion battery-powered form of transportation that allows golfers to easily move themselves and their gear to any destination on the course.<p>This futuristic creation feels similar to a …

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