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Exclusive Reveal of the Coloring Book Cover

A little under a month ago, we reported that Random House was going to publish <i>George R.R. Martin’s Official</i> A Game of Thrones Coloring Book, a work containing 45 original black-and-white illustrations with the intention that fans and devotees of the novels can color them in themselves. We now have …

Releasing Painful Memories to Live More Fully in the Present

<b>“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but thought about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>For thirteen …

Thich Nhat Hanh – Healing Through Resting in the Breath

I’ve not posted here at Metta Refuge for quite a while, which I something I plan to remedy, and I thought I would begin by sharing an excerpt of a …

Michael Stipe: Queerness is a state of mind brought about by understanding

<i>“He’s got pretty persuasion</i><p><i>She’s got pretty persuasion</i><p><i>Goddamn your confusion.</i><p><i>He’s got pretty persuasion!”</i><p>It’s been 20 years since I announced to the world that I was queer – and that I had found the strength and the voice to say that, and to move forward with my life as a completely out, publicly …

Police: More than 50 arrested in Ferguson protests

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Pounding rain and tornado watches didn't deter hundreds of protesters Monday outside Ferguson police headquarters, where they …

This Gun Makes And Fires Paper Airplanes

Yes, you read that correctly.<p>Sometimes, a person accomplishes something so great, so revolutionary, that all they can do is smile as wide as humanly possible and show off the thing. This paper airplane gun, crafted by a 3-D printing and paper airplane enthusiast, is such a device. Wordlessly, the …

Cannabis can be highly addictive, major study finds

Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children<p>Cannabis can be highly addictive, cause mental health problems and lead to hard drug use, according to a major study led by a leading British expert on …

Sunny the Komodo dragon wears camera as training aid at San Diego Zoo

Life is changing for Sunny, the 14-year-old Komodo dragon at the San Diego Zoo.<p>The exhibit that he shares with two smaller Komodo dragons may be reconfigured. He may also get a mate from another zoo.<p>And this week he underwent "target training" with a small camera on his back so trainers can review …

Game of Thrones Filming in Dubrovnik (Sep 24, 2014)

Ser Loras being escorted into King's Landing<p>It didn't come out in the photos, but these guys (part of the army of the faith?) had the seven-pointed …

Savory Oatmeal Is Changing The Breakfast Game

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

LA Cops Kill A Person Every Week, And 82% Of The Dead Are Black Or Latino

Los Angeles law enforcement officers have killed 600 predominantly black and Hispanic citizens since 2000, averaging a person a week, finds a …

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas, Not Enough Time

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>What do you do when you have too many ideas and not enough time? Or …

How Crayola Crayons Are Made

There are 120 different colors of Crayola Crayons.<p>23 shades of red, 20 greens, 19 blues, 16 purples, 14 oranges, 11 browns, 8 yellows, 2 grays, 2 coppers, 2 blacks, 1 white, 1 gold and 1 silver. The Crayola factory in Easton, Pennsylvania makes 12 million crayons a day in a variety of the shades we …

From Kat: What do personal boundaries mean to me?

Since this is my first blog entry here at Journey into Being, I want to introduce myself to those of you whose paths haven’t crossed mine yet. My …

The Most Beautiful Tribute To Robin Williams, And It's Just A Minute Long

Perhaps the best Robin Williams tribute video I've seen and just a minute long. Tearing up...<p>Please consider making a donation to <b>Sunny Skyz</b> and help …

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This custom Game of Thrones board game is a work of art

One of the biggest draws at GenCon, the largest hobby gaming convention in the U.S., is the gaming hall. Thousands of square feet of space in the Indianapolis Convention Center are given over to table top gamers of all stripes, who play around the clock for four consecutive days every August.<p>This …

Updated designs for open-air swimming pools in the River Thames

Back in January, London-based architects Studio Octopi released some conceptual designs for the creation of natural swimming pools in the River …

Robin Williams' advice for people who are depressed is really touching and important.

There's a quote going around the Internet attributed to Robin Williams that goes as follows: <b>"You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't</b> …

Robin Williams

There's Nothing Selfish About Suicide

I am a survivor of suicide.<p>I don't talk about it a lot these days, as I've reached the point where it feels like a lifetime ago. Healing was a long and grief-stricken process. There were times when I felt very alone in my grief and there were times when I felt lost and confused. The trouble with …