Stacey Shartzer

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Artist Creates Traditional Chinese Landscape Paintings Using Roller Skates

Tian Haisu has an unconventional method for applying paint to a surface – she uses roller skates! The artist wears a modified pair of inline riders that are adapted to hold small pots of black pigment. Her giant works – sometimes as large as 43 feet by 20 feet – mimic traditional Chinese landscape …

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Three Reasons LinkedIn Broke the Bank for Lynda.com

LinkedIn's biggest acquisition ever makes a lot of sense.<p>Teaching isn’t traditionally viewed as a high-paying career choice. But building software for teaching? That appears to be a little more lucrative.<p>At least it was today, when LinkedIn announced the $1.5 billion acquisition of online education …

Exercise Versus Diet: Which Is More Important For Weight Loss?

Being healthy is simple, right? "Eat less, move more." That's easy to say, but practicality is one of the most important things when it comes to …

7 Truths About LinkedIn Everybody Needs to Know

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

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35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

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Artist Creates Incredible Watercolor Portraits Using Coffee

Artist Maria Aristidou creates incredible portraits of famous figures using a surprising material: coffee. The United Kingdom-based painter initially stumbled upon the medium as a substitute for traditional water coloring, but now she's developed it into a kind of science. She's experimented with a …

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HOUSE TOUR: Inside A Beautifully Maintained Historic Castle

Since the Middle Ages, Churburg Castle in northern Italy has remained a family treasure, modified and modernized just enough to retain its vitality and splendor.<p>Since the Middle Ages, Churburg Castle in northern Italy has remained a family treasure, modified and modernized just enough to retain its …

Amazon's Drone Delivery Dreams Just Took a Step Closer to Reality

Amazon’s hopes of delivering shipments to customers via drones got a little more real Thursday as federal regulators granted the company approval to …

How Hokusai’s ‘The Great Wave’ Went Viral

‘The Great Wave’ takes a starring role at the MFA Boston April 5<p>“The Great Wave,” Katsushika Hokusai’s woodblock print from the early 1830s, may be the most famous artwork in Japanese history, and its popularity isn’t cresting anytime soon.<p>The image of a wave towering over Mount Fuji is the subject …

Art

Sidewalk Flowers: An Illustrated Ode to Presence and the Everyday Art of Noticing in a Culture of Productivity and Distraction

A gentle wordless celebration of the true material of aliveness.<p><i>“How we spend our days, of course, is how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her magnificent defense of living with presence. But in our age of productivity, we spend our days running away from boredom, never mind its creative …

Literature

One Of The Most Important Strategies For Changing Your Habits

In an excerpt from her new book, best-selling author Gretchen Rubin explains how to schedule habit change into your daily routine.<p>The Strategy of Scheduling, of setting a specific, regular time for an activity to recur, is one of the most familiar and powerful strategies of habit formation. …

Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness

Many studies have noted the connection between a happy mind and a healthy body — the happier you are, the better health outcomes we seem to have.<p>But …