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The 10 Best Spiritual Singles Scenes From Kabbalah To Scientology

When Tinder isn’t turning out to be the spiritual experience one had hoped for, where DOES one go to meet a nice, spiritual soulmate who also happens to be Fabrizio Moretti of the Strokes?<p>I’m inspired by cousins who’ve met their husbands at Catholic church but unfortunately, while I remain …

Jay Mohler Updates the Traditional Craft of Homespun God’s Eyes to Create Elaborate Masterpieces up to 48 Inches Wide | Colossal

<p>Far more than just popsicle sticks and yarn, Jay Mohler‘s Ojos de Dios or “God’s Eye” mandalas update the craft often seen at sleepaway camps and …

New Mexico

Mellen-Thomas Benedict's Near-Death Experience

Mellen-Thomas Benedict passed away on March 31, 2017. As with many brilliant minds, there was a partner loving and supporting him through his career …

Simone Weil on True Genius and the Crushing Illusion of Inferiority

“When one hungers for bread one does not receive stones.”<p><i>“Many of the tenets of sainthood are also to be cultivated in the committed writer,”</i> Melissa Pritchard observed in her beautiful meditation on art as a form of active prayer. But for French philosopher, political activist, and mystic <b>Simone</b> …

Art professor grows trees that can bear 40 types of fruit

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first time Sam Van Aken saw tree branches being grafted and grown onto other trees, he likened it to Frankenstein. Yet, when the process became a full-time fascination, the Syracuse University art professor did not seek to create a monster but a piece of art.<p>The "Tree of 40 Fruit" is …

Stonefruit

Watch as Children Describe What They See in Luxury Fashion Photos

Artist Yolanda Dominguez believes that there is something wrong with the way women are portrayed in fashion photographs. For her recent project …

Luxury Lifestyle

Street Photography Has No Clothes

<b>Image (c) John Holcroft, Courtesy of John Holcroft</b><p>Street photography has become such an ambiguous umbrella term in the photography world that it really lacks any meaning at all. The brilliant and time-honored work of great photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Walker Evans, Vivian Maier, …

Street Photography

What if We Lived Our Entire Life Like a Prayer?

During an exceptionally inspiring conversation, a stranger unknowingly showed me an entirely new way that we can go about our daily lives, as a …

The Beautiful Pain of Awakening

The experience of awakening and the process of evolving and ascending to our true divine selves can be a painful and exhausting experience, …

The 33 Best 33 1/3 Books

When I say that this assignment fell into my lap, I mean it literally. I’ve been piling the more than 100 books in Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series on top of my desk for the past few months while attempting to read the entire collection sequentially. At some point, the tower of criticism grew too …

Amphetamine of the Year

Some doctors are afraid Vyvanse, originally prescribed for ADHD, will be abused now that it's also being used to treat binge eating disorder.<p>Procuring amphetamines for recreation or studying used to take skills. You had to ingratiate yourself to someone with a hook-up, or convincingly affect ADD or …

Mental Health

Three Tools To Unpoison Relationships

One of the things that’s so wonderful about Los Angeles psychotherapists Barry Michels and Dr. Phil Stutz is that their work is brilliantly simple: …

Self-help

New Moon Magic: July 2015

Happy almost-New Moon! It has been such a big month for me, and I suspect for you, too: highs and lows, as well as moments of pure magic. It’s a Dark …

Astrology

Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

Self-improvement

10 Books That Will Change Your Life

Are you looking for books that will change your life? Are you wanting to get leverage on yourself, and make real changes, but you’d love a guide to …

Self-improvement

Shylights: Beautiful Unfolding Kinetic Lights That Bloom like Flowers | Colossal

<p>Several types of flowers are known to open and close for reasons of defense or energy conservation. This evolutionary mechanism, called nyctinasty, …

Art

Inside the microscopic world of diatom art

Klaus Kemp turns colorful microorganisms into stunning pieces of art.<p>Diatoms artfully arranged by Klaus Kemp. (Photo: Klaus Kemp)<p>When Klaus Kemp's …

Christmas Trees

This Designer’s Beautiful Illustrations Celebrate Women Who Changed The World

It’s a statistic that’s impossible to ignore: Nearly half of the U.S. workforce is comprised of women, yet only 26% are in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. What’s worse is the number of women who are actually in STEM careers is dropping due to a lack of promotions …

Tips for Moms to Make Time for Themselves

Moms wear many hats and tackle a slew of responsibilities every day. Depending on your children’s ages and circumstances, you might do everything …

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

Self-improvement

How LSD Helped Shape California’s Ecstatic Design Legacy

From drugs to the women’s movement, Californian counterculture has generated some of the most vibrant pieces of American graphic design.<p>From Deborah Sussman’s candy-colored “supergraphics” to R. Crumb’s drug-fueled comics and album art, some of the most vibrant pieces of American graphic design …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

The Brooklyn Bands to Watch

The freshest beats from across the bridge.<p>In music as in fashion, it's all about what's new and hot now. Under the radar is the acme of cool and up-and-coming is the rep to have. Brooklyn has always been a mecca for emerging bands and artists, and with added hype from HBO's <i>Girls</i> plus Alexander …

Acceptance of Feelings Creates Self-Acceptance

By<p>When we learn how to practice coming home to the body, especially when feeling overwhelmed by too much to do, traumatic life events, or by strong …

This Is What They Don’t Tell You About Motherhood

When you announce you’re thinking about having a baby or have been trying to have a baby or are knocked up with a baby, friends and family and even …