Francesca Carella Arfinengo

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The mental health zines filling the gap that therapy doesn’t

At the intersection of self-advocacy and grassroots activism, zines and independent magazines have become an increasingly popular resource to find alternative narratives of mental health experiences. Long before Tumblr communities and awareness-raising hashtags, DIY press has been filling the gaps …

Mental Health

Alfred Kazin on Loneliness, the Immigrant Experience, the Economics of Love, and How Reading Liberates Us

“Every book I read re-stocked my mind with those great friends… They came into my life proud and compassionate, recognizing me by a secret sign, whispering through subterranean channels of sympathy.”<p>One beautiful summer evening just before sundown, I was walking along the Brooklyn Promenade with my …

Financially Sustainable Travel: My Cost of Full-Time Travel in 2014

Since 2010, I’ve published my cost of full-time travel; an uncensored breakdown of all my expenses for the year, demonstrating that full-time travel …

ICFF 2014: Leather Switch Plates from Canoe

Yesterday I left ICFF and Surtex feeling <b>happy</b>. Happy that after two years of shows that felt thin and full of only large-scale manufacturers we don’t …

DIY: Make Your Own Wildflower Seed Bombs

Seed bombs are the main weapon guerrilla gardeners can use to spread flowers in bare spots, creating pockets of beauty and habitats for pollinators. …

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diy: hanging flower tins

I started this project nearly a month ago back when I was working on the anthro-inspired flower pillow. I was waiting until the fear of frost was …

How to make a wooden planter

Step 1<p>Mark and cut all the pieces of timber to the correct lengths, cutting the ends as squarely as possible for a smooth finish. Using a 3mm drill …

Woodworking

Starting Seeds Indoors Just Got Easier

Face it, people: Gardening can be pricey. New plants, tools, and all those extras can add up. So how do you slice your gardening budget? Consider …

avocado cup salads, two ways

I have the most boring thing, ever, to tell you today (and clearly it’s not “how to write an enticing lede”): I tried not to eat bread for a couple …

Who wants hearty veg fritters that are ready in 30 minutes? http://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipe/millet-fritters-with-feta-spinach-and-golden-raisins/

Greens and Quinoa Pie: make it for Passover (or any time)! http://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipe/greens-and-quinoa-pie/

Make it tonight: quick, comforting curried potatoes with cauliflower and peas! http://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipe/curried-potatoes-with-cauliflower-and-peas/

Blueberry Breakfast Muffins with Quinoa

This past weekend, I did my first blueberry picking of the season (and actually, my first blueberry picking in years - I can't remember the last time …

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TEDx Met: Luke Syson: How I learned to stop worrying and love "useless" art

Luke Syson was a curator of Renaissance art, of transcendent paintings of saints and solemn Italian ladies — serious art. And then he changed jobs, …

“Exclusive” Curated (Part 2 of 3)

Yesterday, we published the first <i>Exclusive</i> playlist in a three-part series that continues through Thursday. In today’s playlist, a conservationist, …

Swooning over the pointillist typography of 21 year old Xavier Casalta 

REMLshelf: Artistic Wood Shelving

Architecture students Tadej Podakar and Luka Fabjan have joined together to form TRIpike studio, aiming to design with the principle of combining …

Furniture

Mouse (is) In The House

The Mouse Museum and The Ray Gun Wing by Claes Oldenburg was an exhibition organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago in 1977. It traveled …

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Ellen Gallagher Cuts Things Up

“I like radically cutting into the painting, inserting these paper birds, and then trying to figure out how to believe in it.” —Ellen Gallagher<p>In …