Ed Crasnick

147 Flips | 27 Magazines | 3 Likes | 1 Following | 7 Followers | @edcrasnick | I am a writer/perfomer and I create media that unites self help and comedy. I have a podcast called the self help comedy hour, a company called Makelight Media and currently serve as the SVP of a new digital startup called PollPals and head of content for a new Social Game called HYVE.

Van Gogh’s masterpieces reunite thanks to Facebook VR

The works of one of history’s best known artists will be available to view virtually through Facebook, together again for the first time in …

Art

Hot Air Balloon World Record in France: Pictures

World Records

Your Mighty New Mindful Habit: Learn to Respond, Not React

Whether you're talking with friends, family, romantic partners or even coworkers or employees, how you communicate means a lot, especially when it …

Real or not? The Dodgers lost -- no, really -- and the Pirates revive their season

The most eye-popping stat of all the eye-popping stats we’ve seen lately about the Los Angeles Dodgers is the one that Elias put out late Wednesday: …

I used a meditation app for 30 days and all I got was one with the universe

I am a leaf on the wind, a zen master, and a techno-guru who inspires calm and balance in all those who gaze upon me. Okay, I’m actually a slow-motion train wreck. But I spent 30 days with the Headspace app, meditating my ass off, in order to fix that.<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>That’s another …

Meditation

MoMa's First Fashion Exhibition In 73 Years Showcases Everyday Clothing

It's been over seven decades, but a fashion exhibit is finally making its way into the hallowed halls of New York's Museum of Modern Art.<p>According to</i> …

Art

Newcomers Help Propel Art Market's Recovery

Collectors spooked by last year’s economic and political tumult are filtering back to the big auction houses, where they are vying with an influx of newcomers for blue-chip art.<p>The resulting global market looks increasingly healthy, although categories such as rare books and Russian art are in less …

Why Did Michelangelo Hate Raphael So Much? 5 Ferocious Feuds That Shaped Art History

Art World<p>From a Renaissance rivalry to the great clash of critics in NYC.<p>,<p>Throughout art history, the quest for remembrance and dominance has led to …

Jackson Pollock

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Dragon Ball Super

Jackie Kennedy Onassis's Most Iconic Style Moments

Jackie Kennedy

26 YA Authors On Diverse Representation In Publishing

"It's important for young readers to see themselves in books and in stories."<p>BuzzFeed caught up with YA authors at Yallwest to discuss why diversity is important within young adult publishing. These are their inspiring responses.<p><b>Note:</b> Quotes may be edited for length/clarity.

This is what happens to your body when you stop working out for 2 weeks

It’s no secret that a sedentary lifestyle—think less spinning, more sweatpants and <i></i>Netflix—can be a contributing factor for diabetes. But what if …

Diabetes

America’s best train journeys, ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons — seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail and America By Rail, …

Trains

NYCxDesign: Top designers pick their all-time favorites - CNN Style

Each May, New York is taken over by the exhibitions, installations, talks and trade shows that comprise the citywide NYCxDesign festival.<p>In honor of the occasion, CNN Style asked 11 of the most exciting designers presenting in New York to reveal the defining designs that have help shape their …

Furniture

Roger Moore: A Life in Pictures

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

The 50 Best 1990’s Movie Posters

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Behind the Story: Behind the Scenes at the NFL Draft with Rolling Stone

<b>Publication:</b> Rolling Stone<p><b>Article:</b> Leonard Fournette’s NFL Draft Journey<p><b>Reporter:</b> Jason Diamond, Sports Editor at Rolling Stone<p><i>The NFL draft, that heavily-anticipated lottery of college football players who starred on Saturdays and will now be playing on Sundays, has become one of the most</i> …

Why You Should Be Putting Salt in Your Coffee

1 minute Read<p><i>I’ll have a medium coffee with cream, sugar, and salt.</i><p>Wait, what? You read that right: Putting salt in your coffee is now a thing. We …

You Should Be Drinking Coffee Like the French

1 minute Read<p>Here in America, we’re sometimes obsessed with the French: their style, their cuisine, their simple <i>joie de vivre</i>. We just can’t get …

9 Things to Put in Your Coffee to Up the Ante

2 minute Read<p>If you’re anything like us, the only motivating factor for getting out of bed in the morning is the sweet, sacred promise of your …

If You Love Coffee, You Need To See Trader Joe’s Latest Product

/ @vicki_denig<br>Updated on2017-05-08<p>True coffee aficionados know that hankering for the delicious taste of java throughout the course of your day. But …

The Italian Gov't Is Giving Away A Castle In Wine Country

The Italian Gov’t Is Giving Away A Castle In Wine Country<p>/ @nickolaushines<br>Updated on2017-05-16<p>The small Province of Gorizia in northern Italy is …

You Need to Visit This Spanish Bar in a Cave

1 minute Read<p>In this world we live in, there are bars, bars with a view, and bars with a view that make you to never want to leave. The Cova d’en …

The History of the Buffet, an American Institution

4 minute Read<p>Excess and America have always played in the same sandbox. From our portion sizes to our wines to our politics, we Americans like things</i> …

This Is Why the Classic British Pub Won't Make It in America

This Is Why the Classic British Pub Won’t Make It in America<p>5 minute Read<p>I’ve recently been re-watching “The Cornetto Trilogy.” It’s a terrific …

You Should Be Drinking Matcha Instead of Coffee

1 minute Read<p>We’re living in what can only be called a coffee renaissance. But what if you’re not into coffee? Don’t people who aren’t into coffee …

We Asked 10 Somms: Which Grape Variety Is the Most Underrated?

2 minute Read<p>We all have our favorite, “safe” grape varieties — you know, the ones we buy consistently every Friday night to pair with takeout, or …

How to create the perfect work-from-home environment

Over the past nine years I’ve realized that there is no ideal setup that is equally useful for thousands of people working remotely. It varies a lot …

Work from Home