Peter Dee

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Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

Superhuman Energy Cultivated by Meditators: It's Science

The energy emitted by people who have reached an advanced level in meditation practice has been shown by multiple studies to exceed normal human …

Meditation

'No Music, No Headphones': Sharon Jones On Getting Through Cancer

<b>Listen · 11:26</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>For soul music fans, the name Sharon Jones means sheer excitement and boundless energy. Jones and her band, The Dap-Kings, have been leading a classic soul revival for more than 10 years now. The band's latest album is out this Tuesday — though it …

45 Insanely Chic Kitchen Backsplashes

Most colorful kitchen ever!<p>Playing around with color is daunting, but that's why a backsplash is perfect. It can create a subtle pop in a neutral kitchen, or add to an already bold room with very little work on your part. It doesn't matter if your dream kitchen is rustic and cozy, or modern and …

Kitchens

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Home Decorating

15 Things You Have to Forget to Get Ahead

<i>“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”<br>―E.E. Cummings</i><p>This morning, after back surgery nearly a year ago, one of my close childhood …

10 Fun Ways To Reduce Your Cortisol Levels | Wake Up World

Guest Writer for Wake Up World<p>The body knows how to heal itself. As I describe in Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof That You Can Heal Yourself, …

11 Designers On Their Favorite Shade of White

Designers reveal their go-to white paint.<p>Any skilled designer knows that selecting the perfect white paint is anything but simple. What's a seemingly basic element — the essence of simplicity — proves to be one of the most complex decisions with hundreds of possibilities. We asked 11 decorators to …

Furniture Finishing Tips: Stripping Wood

I am loving the look of raw wood lately. It is classic and goes with everything. I see more and more of it popping up in catalogs, decorating …

Before and After Furniture Makeover in Turquoise

Today, I have a makeover in turquoise to show you. We are going to paint and glaze furniture to turn dark furniture into a bright and cheery …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect White Paint

Interior designer Thomas Pheasant shares his secrets on how to choose the just-right white.<p>Photo: Durston Saylor<p>With associations that veer towards the pure and simple, it's incredible how complicated choosing white paint can be. When you step into the perfect white room, the space feels balanced. …

Home Decorating

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

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The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Home Decorating

Nigerian man rescued from sunken boat after three days trapped at bottom of Atlantic – video

Harrison Odjegba Okene, a Nigerian cook, is found by divers after surviving for three days in an air pocket on a sunken tugboat at the bottom of the Atlantic. Divers from the Dutch company DCN Diving are looking for dead bodies when Okene grabs one of the divers' hands. The diver uses hot water to …

Insanely lifelike Morgan Freeman portrait painted on an iPad

A talented artist can get a lot of mileage out of the various art apps available for the iPad, but we ain't never seen anything like this. Digital …

Art

Male and female brains: the REAL differences

Unless you’ve been trapped in a lead-lined sensory-deprivation chamber this week, you’ve probably heard about the recent study that “confirms” the differences between the brains of men and women. Confirmed is in inverted commas because it’s very easy to “confirm” even the most surreal of notions …

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Wealth And Income Inequality In America

Monty Python And The Holy Grail<p>One of the most disturbing trends in the US is the rise of extreme wealth and income inequality.<p>As the following charts show, America is rapidly becoming a country of a few million overlords and 300 million serfs.<p>Unfortunately, this issue has been politicized, which …

Income Inequality

Raspberry Pi-based home cloud project ArkOS beats funding goal

Ark OS, the private cloud crowdfunding project that aims to enable you to provide all your cloud services right in the comfort — and security — of your home, has beaten its funding goal of $45,000.<p>So far, 859 backers have pledged $45,189, with six days remaining in the campaign.<p>ArkOS puts your …

5 signs the rich have way too much money

You know our economic system is out of whack when someone can buy a $5,000 hamburger or a $500 milkshake<p>Here's something to read after you get done trying to figure out how to make the mortgage or the rent or the car payment this month. It's a little story about how the other half lives. Well, …

How Disruption Happens

Hundreds of consumers standing in line at your local Apple store. Thousands of protesters rushing to flood the streets of Cairo, Istanbul—or Manhattan. Millions of people choosing to watch a hit TV show streamed on Netflix.<p>Everywhere we turn our world is being disrupted. From the mightiest …

Here's Why The Philippines' Economic Miracle Is Really A Bubble In Disguise

I am reluctant to write about the Philippines’ economic bubble after the devastation that the country has endured due to the recent typhoon. My heart goes out to all of the victims and their families. Please visit this page to learn how you can donate and help the victims of typhoon Haiyan. I have …

Privatization is undoing Brown v. Board of Education

Our school system is increasingly “separate and unequal” — and we have Michelle Rhee’s political allies to thank<p>Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast called the public school system a "socialist regime." Michelle Rhee cautions us against commending students for their 'participation' in sports …

Low-Cost House: Hybrid Home of Cheap Cargo Containers

A low budget and a rat infestation were just a few of the many stumbling blocks standing in the way of creating this low-cost home for a low-income …

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