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What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

How to Paint a 'Love Letter' to a City

Stephen Powers and ICY Signs resuscitate the art of sign-painting—along with the morale of those in Baltimore's poorest neighborhoods.<p>In the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower in downtown Baltimore, a big, brusque guy runs a pop-up sign-painting studio with a few partners, known collectively as ICY Signs. …

How to skateboard in 1965

Skateboarding in New York City<p>Sidewalk surfers on the streets and in the parks of NYC<p>"Sidewalk surfing" — the original moniker for what we now call …

"I plan on ending child slavery by the time I'm 30 - and then I'll find another cause." - Vivienne Harr I'm thrilled to continue my support for Viv by helping her get the word out about her new app, STAND. It is "mobile-first, photo-forward" crowdfunding that unlocks the power of images to change the world. STAND empowers anyone to be a philanthropist, instantly, anywhere, from their phone. Think "Instagram For Good." STAND will be launching in the new year. In the meantime, I will be gathering artists to stand with me by posting an inspiring image. If interested, reply in a comment or DM me! - XOMO Check out what the team has been up to : http://makeastandapp.com/bethechange

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The latest message for female writers – don’t think, just spill

Not That Kind of Girl is a reminder of the publishing obsession with women divulging their private lives<p>A week or so ago, I went to LA to interview a ridiculously talented young woman. Despite being only in her 20s, she has achieved the kind of success that most people multiple times her age have …