Cheryl Upshaw

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Friends Without Benefits

This year, 81 percent of Internet-using teenagers in America reported that they are active on social-networking sites, more than ever before. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and new dating apps like Tinder, Grindr, and Blendr have increasingly become key players in social interactions, both online …

What the Psychology of Suicide Prevention Teaches Us About Controlling Our Everyday Worries

<i>“We must gain victory, not by assaulting the walls, but by accepting them,”</i> wrote James Gordon Gilkey in his 1934 guide to how not to worry. <i>“Don’t worry about popular opinion … Don’t worry about the past. Don’t worry about the future. … Don’t worry about anybody getting ahead of you,”</i> F. Scott …

12 Tips for Perfect Fried Chicken, Plus a Master Recipe

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

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A Eulogy to Words: The Only Recording of Virginia Woolf’s Voice, Adapted for Chamber Orchestra

In April of 1937, Virginia Woolf delivered a beautiful treatise on language and craftsmanship as part of a BBC broadcast, which remains the only surviving recording of the author’s voice. Composer Brian Mark has enchanted it with new life in <b>A Eulogy to Words</b> — a mesmerizing multimedia mashup of …

The Unlikely Candidates - "Follow My Feet" [Official Lyric Video]

Quirky Portraits From the National Beard and Mustache Championships

I originally saw the National Beard and Mustache Championships in the local news paper in Vegas, where I currently live. I had missed the 2012 …

Headshot Photography Techniques

Peter Hurley believes he has the coolest job you could ever have. He arrived at his headshot photography career through trial and error. Just like …

Make Art, Make Money, and Believe the Beard: What Jim Henson Teaches Us about Bridging Creative Integrity and Commercial Success

<i>“Art suffers the moment other people start paying for it,”</i> Hugh MacLeod proclaimed in <i>Ignore Everybody</i>, echoing a prevalent cultural sentiment. And yet there’s something terribly disheartening and defeatist in the assumption that we’ve created a society in which it’s impossible to both make good art …

“My husband is in the habit of buying a quart of wiskey [sic] every other day from a Chinese bootlegger…We need this money for household…

<i>“My husband is in the habit of buying a quart of wiskey [sic] every other day from a Chinese bootlegger…We need this money for household expenses. Will you please have his place raided? He keeps a supply planted in the garden and a smaller quantity under the back steps for quick delivery.”</i><p>Letter from Mrs. Hillyer concerning her husband’s drinking activities., 09/22/1931<p>This letter from Mrs. Hillyer pertains to the Seattle Conspiracy case, in which the Bureau of Prohibition investigated a …

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Editable Retro Signs or Badges

10 retro style signs or badges perfect to use as logos, buttons or as promotion graphics for your website or print design. Completely editable, and fully vectored (resizable). All badges are Adobe Photoshop vector shapes. 5 Get the template here: http://bit.ly/17HCvBW

Neil Gaiman’s Advice to Aspiring Writers

<b>Neil Gaiman</b> knows a thing or two about the secret of the creative life. In this mashup of Gaiman’s Nerdist podcast interview and scenes from films about writers, video-monger Brandon Farley captures the essence of Gaiman’s philosophy on writing and his advice to aspiring writers — a fine addition …

Wrecking Ball - The Country Version

The True Science of Spinach and What the Popeye Mythology Teaches Us about How Error Spreads

During my teenage years, given my athleticism, my insatiable appetite for spinach, and my last name, friends were quick to latch onto the stuff of pop-culture legend and nickname me Popeye. But it turns out that besides perpetrating the crime of the too-obvious-for-its-own-good pun, they were also …