Andrea Loewen

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Malcolm Gladwell on Criticism, Tolerance, and Changing Your Mind

At a recent event from the New York Public Library’s wonderful <i>LIVE from the NYPL</i> series, interviewer extraordinaire <b>Paul Holdengräber</b> sat down with <b>Malcolm Gladwell</b> — author of such bestselling books as <b>The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference</b> (<i>public library</i>), <b>Blink: The Power of</b> …

The Sunset Social

Get ready to hit the beach! The Sunset Beach Social will be happening on June 27, July 11, and August 15 from 5pm till sundown at Sunset …

27 Best Home Remedies To Remove Dark Circles Under Eyes Permanently

There was a time when I loathed waking up in the morning. This was because I would have to look into the mirror and see those dark circles staring …

Skin Care

SFU Woodward's - Simon Fraser University

Talking Sticks Festival's Scháyilhen Industry Series is a four-day forum which invites arts presenters, artists, scholars, funders, and audience …

10 free things to do in Vancouver in Winter

Vancouver can be expensive. So how do you avoid the winter doldrums without dropping a lot of cash on entertainment? Here are 10 free things to do in …

Map Shows Every Plane In The Air In Real Time

Luxury<p>EMail<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>The Latest<p>Advertising<p>Google Launched Its Own Ad Blocker, But Can We Trust It To Be The …

How To Meditate Using Instagram (I'm Serious)

If a picture is truly worth a thousand words, what are the photos you share saying about you? Instagram is a powerful tool for sharing with others …

Casting women: A tale of sleaze and exploitation

Casting calls expose different standards of expectation when it comes to male and female acting roles<p>Since early 2013, an actress going by the name of Miss L, or her <b>Twitter handle @ProResting</b>, has been publishing lines from unusual casting calls online. Through her Tumblr blog account, named <b>Casting</b> …

6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person

<b>2017, motherfuckers. Yeah! LET'S DO THIS.</b><p>"Do what?" you ask. I DON'T KNOW. <b>LET'S FIGURE THAT OUT TOGETHER, MOTHERFUCKERS.</b><p>Feel free to stop reading …

Zooey Deschanel

Learn Cut-Out Animation With Terry Gilliam

A TV segment from 1974 with Terry Gilliam explaining the making of his unique stop-motion Monty Python animations. Refreshing to see how far …

Seth's Blog

It's a blend of two things. "I'd really like to help you," and, "If this isn't for you, that's okay, there are others it might be a better match for."<p>…

Fill the Silence

True facts for when you find yourself in the middle of an awkward pause.<br>A two-time Webby Award finalist, plus the new book <i>Conversation Sparks</i>!

Fill the Silence

True facts for when you find yourself in the middle of an awkward pause.<br>A two-time Webby Award finalist, plus the new book <i>Conversation Sparks</i>!

Ada Lovelace, the World’s First Computer Programmer, on Science and Religion

Science and religion have long been pitted as diametric opposites, and yet some of humanity’s greatest minds have found in science itself a rich source of spirituality — there’s Albert Einstein’s meditation on whether scientists pray, Richard Feynman’s ode to the universe, Carl Sagan on the …

Meditation Can 'Debias' the Mind in Only 15 Minutes - PsyBlog

A new study finds that just 15 minutes mindfulness meditation can help free the mind of biased thinking.<p>The research, published in the journal</i> …

Science Magazine picks their Scientific Breakthroughs of the Year for 2013, from growing miniature organs to the big/small world of the human microbiome to transparent brains. My favorite from the list? CRISPRs, a genetic engineering tool that might change the way we study and manipulate genetics. Did your favorite scientific breakthrough of the year make the list?

<b>Science Magazine picks their Scientific Breakthroughs of the Year</b> for 2013, from growing miniature organs to the big/small world of the human …

How Our Ancestors Used to Sleep Twice a Night

8 hour sleeping is a modern invention.<p>Imagine you are a denizen of the 18th century. It’s just past 8:30 P.M., you’ve got your night-cap on. You blow …

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A Fossilized Blood-Engorged Mosquito Is Found For the First Time Ever

In the 20 years since the movie <i>Jurassic Park</i> fantasized about how dinosaurs could be cloned from blood found in ancient amber-trapped mosquitoes, …

Seth's Blog

Who is teaching us to look deeper?<p>If you read a blog post, and it begins with an analogy about car dealers, is your instinct to say, "well, I'm not a …

The Peanut Butter Test for Alzheimer’s Disease

New test for Alzheimer’s requires only a dollop of peanut butter and a ruler.Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are:• The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, …

Sense of Belonging Increases Meaningfulness of Life - PsyBlog

Research finds that a sense of belonging increases meaningfulness of life.<p>A new study finds that when social relationships provide an all important …

Police and safety professionals fall for myths about people's behaviour in emergencies

Myths abound regarding the behaviour of crowds in emergencies. This includes the idea that crowds typically descend into a state of mass panic; that …

Advice for Bloggers From PR Pros

As a blogger, you’re probably already dealing with PR folks, or if you aren’t, you will be soon.<p>PR, or Public Relations people, are often hired by …

For Busy Entrepreneurs

10 Content-Marketing Tools: Learn How to Engage Your Audience the Smart Way<p>Content-marketing tools are popping up every day, and we certainly aren’t …

Cooking Oil Cheat Sheet: How to Choose the Right Oil for the Job

Which cooking oil is best for baking cookies? Sautéing vegetables? Deep-frying chicken? With the plethora of different cooking oils out there, it can …

Here's Your Go-To Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet [Bookmarkable]

When you're selecting cover photos, shared images, and other social media assets, knowing the basic image dimensions might not cut it.What if you …

Infographics

String ‘voo-doo’ Dolls

These are so popular right now – especially as key chains and rear-view mirror hangers.<p>You’ll need:<p>Pipe cleaners<br>• Wooden Bead or ball<br>• Yarn<br>• Embroidery …