JoAnn Chateau

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Congressman Beto O'Rourke on The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur

Cenk Uygur

How to Create Good Captions for Pictures on Your WordPress Website

Writing good captions for pictures on the web is an art in itself. We often stress on this blog how important it is to supplement your written …

A powerful, poignant post about men's role in the #MeToo movement went viral.

Actor Jim Beaver opened up about assault in a viral Facebook …

Viral

7 Ways To Naturally Increase Your Mood & Vibrational Frequency

I'm in!<p>Within the spiritual community, terms like “raise your vibration” and “elevate your frequency” seem to circulate many conscious conversations. …

In Search Of My French Groove

A momentous travel decision in my life has finally been made. In anticipation of our one week stay in Paris, next week, I am overjoyed that I finally …

Cheat

7 Smart Slow-Cooker Tricks That Make Everything Taste Better

One of my daughter’s first words was “cooker.” She soon graduated to “Dat your cooker, Mommy?” This was just the natural consequence of a toddlerhood …

Cooking

20 Pieces of Writing Advice from William Faulkner

William Faulkner is one of the best writers America has ever produced, with a distinctive voice and a relentless intelligence that earned him a Nobel …

Authors

Did the 8th Wonder of the World Survive?

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explores New Zealand's pink and white terraces, once the greatest tourist attraction of the Southern Hemisphere.<p>New Zealand is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places on earth. But the nation lost its most spectacular natural landmark overnight in …

New Zealand

25 Cozy Slow-Cooker Meals That Basically Make Themselves

The ultimate comfort food recipes, right this way.

Cooking

The Climate Swerve

Robert Jay Lifton was born 91 years ago. Living through the catastrophes of the 20th century — world war, tyrannical regimes, genocide, the nuclear …

Climate

Bernie Sanders Just Gave One of the Finest Speeches of His Career

The most meaningful foreign policy address delivered by a prominent American political figure in this moment of global turmoil and possibility was …

Bernie Sanders

Pope Francis on work and unions.

Dogs play for life

Dogs live to play. Let’s let them play to live. This is the idea behind an innovative training program for shelter dogs rooted in the notion that a …

When Letting Go Is A Political Act

Delete her number from your phone, hide/unsubscribe/unfriend her social media feeds, lick your wounds, grieve for what might have been, and throw …

Mind

Education Is a Political Act by Donalyn Miller

image credit: Laurie Keller <i>Nerd Camp Michigan (#nerdcampmi) kicks off with seven-minute Nerd Talks from a rotating group of speakers. This year’s</i> …

Education

Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum & its ‘Pet’ Exhibit, Puppy

Journey to Bilbao, Spain, and the city’s celebrated Guggenheim Museum, and you’ll no doubt find yourself charmed by the modern-art museum’s ‘pet’ …

Art

Look At The 4.5 Million Baby Blue Eyes Spread In Hitachi Seaside Park Located In Japan

While you might consider the images below to be surreal, they are actually not and they are not even digital images! These are photographs clicked at …

How to Create a Haiku in English

I love poetry and believe that if you start writing “good” poetry, it will help you to become a better creative writer. That being said, I also like …

Stephen King Has Me Stumped on the Meaning of Shit

It’s been 24 hours since I finished <i>Finders Keepers</i> by Stephen King, read by Will Patton (exceptional narrator). I’m still dissatisfied with something.<p>…

Authors

How the Refill app is cutting plastic use

I don’t know about you, but I’ve noticed a distinct uptick in the amount of attention plastic waste is getting. We’ve known about ocean plastics and …

Recycling

Fourth of July Google Doodle Inspired by First Director of National Parks Service

Tuesday's Google Doodle celebrates America's 241st birthday with a sketch inspired by the first director of the National Parks Service.<p>The drawing …

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What Anarchy Is and Why We May All Need to Be Anarchists

The <b>anarchy</b> movement is defined by anti-systemic ideas. So, is anarchy more likely to arise when a governing system stops listening to its people and …

Ancient Olympia

Olympia Greece is the birthplace of our modern olympic games and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Touring the site is an incredible experience. <br>Only …

Beautiful timelapse of the southern lights is the most soothing thing you'll see all day

Auroras attract photographers like bees to honey, but Che McPherson's timelapse of the southern lights, a.k.a. the aurora australis, over Queenstown, …

Time-lapse Photography

How to Write a Great Letter, According to One of History’s Best Correspondents

For centuries, biographers have been able to rely on a priceless resource when it comes to 18th, 19th and 20th century figures: their subjects’ …

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13 of the Best Roger Moore James Bond Scenes

A tribute to the iconic actor who passed away on Tuesday.

Roger Moore

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

No seeds were lost but the ability of the rock vault to provide failsafe protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change<p>It was designed as an impregnable deep-freeze to protect the world’s most precious seeds from any global disaster and ensure humanity’s food supply forever. …

Climate Change
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