Daya Lizcano Alexander

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Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies | Jordan Kisner

Photograph: Tim Knox<p>Skip Lievsay in his sound studio in Manhattan.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/21/1437486693938/a9864c60-ca84-4ef7-b5e6-53a1149d1eda-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Tim Knox<p>Skip Lievsay in his sound studio in …

New Jersey

The Secret to Replacing Agitation with Calmness

<b>“Calmness is the cradle of power.” ~Josiah Gilbert Holland</b><p>I was interested, recently, to find that our local supermarket had set up an area with ten …

An Unforgettable Zen Story About "Letting Go"

There is a classic Zen story of letting go that is told in many different versions. One of my favorites appears in a book for young readers by Jon J. …

What Obama's trip to Selma means

He’s more publicly embracing his role as America’s first black president.<p>Six months ago, as Ferguson rioted night after night and President Barack Obama carefully parsed his response, many African-American leaders wondered if he’d join them in Selma for the 50th anniversary of the march across the …

Morning Meditation

For some months I have returned to a meditation practice, a bum shoulder keeping me from yoga. My teacher's words murmuring to me, "Bring yoga into your life in whatever way you can," I creep downstairs in the dark, huddled into a purple fleece robe, slippers on my feet, and take my place in the …

Infographic: New Superhero Movies Between Now And 2020

The <b>Warner Bros.</b> announcement on Wednesday of ten upcoming movies based on DC Comics properties neatly fills in a calendar of dates that the studio …

Comic Books

18 Fantastic Ways to Let Go.

It’s been said that the dharma teachings can be summarized in two words: let go.<p>Letting go is the ultimate zen habit we all must master, sooner or …

The Poetics of the Psyche: Adam Phillips on Why Psychoanalysis Is Like Literature and How Art Soothes the Soul

<i>“A writer is someone who pays attention to the world — a writer is a professional observer,”</i> Susan Sontag once said. The object of the writer’s observation isn’t just the outer world but also — and perhaps even more so — the inner. In that regard, the writer bears a striking similarity to another …

'Top Serenity V1' T-Shirt by justinglen75

Is Hiring a House Cleaner Worth the Money?

You probably spend quite a few hours each week on household chores. If you're time-crunched and have always longed to ditch the duster to spend more …

Go F**king Do It Tracks Your Goals, Charges You Real Money If You Fail

Many goal trackers encourage you to jot down the things you want to do and encourage you to do them, but Go Fucking Do It is a little different. …

Schadenfreude

10 Things I’ve Learned from Working at a Startup

We've all heard about how difficult, fun and challenging it can be to work at a startup. In fact, being a part of a small team who's trying to change …

The Author's Vintage Workspace

Looking at this photo is like stepping back to a time when things like rotary phones and hefty paper dictionaries still rule the workspace. Flickr …

Going Paperless: Annotating Paper Books and Magazines without Marking Them Up

I have a lot of books, as well as a lot of old science fiction magazines1. I adore books, and the books that I have on my shelves are part of a …

How These Six Highly Productive Bloggers Get So Much Done

“Routines are important, but only if you make them your own. Simply copying someone else’s routine probably won’t work.” — Jeff Goins<p>Although I’ve …

Productivity

One Habit That Will Instantly Jump-start Your Creativity

Creativity is the currency of modern success. By building this one simple habit, you can ensure you'll never be at a loss for ideas again.<p>The days of a company riding for decades on the strength of a single product are long gone. With technology trends, tastes, and available knowledge changing …

Creativity

Going Paperless: Creating and Sharing Household Instructions Using Evernote

Ican remember back when television remote controls were these big brown boxes push buttons that popped down, and brown wires that wound their way …

Evernote Penultimate iPad App Update Adds Jot Script Support And More

Evernote has today released a new update for their iOS Penultimate iPad application which brings with it a number of new enhancements for users to …

How to Keep Track of Business Expenses

Posted by Joshua Zerkel on 07 Apr 2014<p>Whether you’re traveling around the world for business trips or simply taking a local client out to lunch, …

StickR TrackR: A coin-sized device that keeps you from losing your stuff [Deals]

Ever lose something? Of course you have. How would like to keep your belongings found, not lost? With <b>StickR TrackR</b> you can do just that.<p>StickR TrackR is a coin-sized device that can be attached onto or stuck to any item – keys, remotes, bikes, luggage, etc – and works with the corresponding TrackR …

Are Moods & Emotions 'Contagious' on Facebook?

Some news outlets are blaring that a new study recently published demonstrates moods are “contagious” on online social networks, like Facebook. …

Collections

The notion of getting far from the madding crowd has romantic appeal. Sometimes, we all want to say goodbye to our devices.<p>The notion of getting far …

How to Heal and Release Negative Emotions With Ease and Grace

<i>HJ: Until we heal and release negative emotions, they remain in our minds and hearts, forcing us to re-experience them endlessly. However, there are</i> …

Samwise, Robin, Donkey and Watson: Why We Love Sidekicks

<i>"The secondary characters are calling the shots</i><p><i>While the guys are being stored in the wings</i><p><i>We’ve been left in charge of it all while the plot</i><p><i>Is</i> …

Op-ed: Why Hollywood's Scared of Katherine Heigl's Gay Wedding

Why would a movie starring Katherine Heigl need to raise cash on a site like Indiegogo? I mean, isn't that a site for documentarians making their …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …