Marissa Andres

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Incredible "Corso Zundert" Flower Parade Honors Vincent van Gogh with Giant Floral Floats

This past Sunday, the renowned Corso Zundert parade made its way through the streets of Zundert, Netherlands. Giant floats adorned with hundreds of thousands of dahlia flowers were welcomed by an eager crowd, who witnessed the incredible work of 19 design teams. The iconic painter Vincent van Gogh …

Confucius’ Top 7 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“It is better to play than do nothing.”</i><i>“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”</i><i>“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never</i> …

Self-help

The best thing to eat in 50 countries around the world

Quora users set out to answer that question in a thread on the question-and-answer-based website, singling out the most iconic thing to eat in their homelands. We added in some of our own selections.<p>From wiener schnitzel in Austria to feijoada in Brazil to katsudon in Japan, don't miss these 50 …

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The Star Of "Girl Meets World" Just Got Real As Hell About White Feminism

"To only acknowledge feminism from a one sided view when the literal DEFINITION is the equality of the sexes is not feminism at all."<p>Hi! This is such an important thing to be discussing. I have made a very big point at making sure my personal feminism includes everyone- and educating myself and …

5 Motivational Videos To Help You Succeed In Life

I am not as successful as Bill Gates or Steve Jobs, but I am very proud of what I have achieved in the last couple of months.<p>In the last six months I …

What photographing 100 pairs of naked breasts taught me about women

<b>Warning: article contains nudity: Laura Dodsworth has photographed and interviewed 100 topless women - from streakers to Holocaust survivors and Buddhist nuns - for her new book Bare Reality. Here, she tells Claire Cohen how it's changed her forever</b><p><i>Video courtesy Laura Dodsworth</i><p>“You can’t judge a …

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

Mental Disorders

Graphic Novels for 6 Types of Sci-Fi Fans

There may be overlap between fans of science fiction and readers of graphic novels, but when we think of comics, even those of us who know better …

Two men climbed up a 3,000-foot rock wall in Yosemite and took these incredible photos

In January, climbers Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell set a record by being the first to free-climb the 3,000-foot walls of El Capitan, a vertical rock formation in Yosemite National Park in California.<p>It's considered to be one of the hardest climbs in the world.<p>The climbers documented their climb …

Climbing

Meditation, Stress and Being More Creative

Why bother with meditation? Aren’t we too busy trying to get stuff done?<p><i>“My morning meditation is like taking a shower for my brain.”</i> Emily …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

Pilgrimage Across Zion: Traversing a Land of Otherworldly Scenery

By Michael Lanza<p>At the Lee Pass Trailhead in the northwest corner of southern Utah’s Zion National Park, a strong, chilling wind blasts us with air …

Thailand’s ecotourism hot spots: a quick guide to sustainable travel in the Land of Smiles

While Thailand benefits from being one of the top 10 most touristed nations on earth, welcoming 25 million annual visitors presents considerable challenges for the sustainability of its natural environment and rich cultural traditions. Fortunately, minimising your footprint in Thailand has never …

How Shepard Fairey's arrest provides a new look at an old question: Is it art or is it vandalism?

Shepard Fairey has never been one to play by the rules — and that's par for the course for someone in a street art community that exists on the cultural margins.<p>Or does it?<p>The L.A.-based street artist and graphic designer, best known for his 2008 "Hope" poster timed with Barack Obama's presidential …

New Record: Climbing All 58 of Colorado’s 14er Peaks in Less Than 10 Days

Scott Jurek's Appalachian Trail speed record was the endurance achievement heard 'round the running world over the weekend, but Jurek wasn't the only …

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