Jessica Fields

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A Secret History of the American River People, A Documentary About People Who Live on the River

Netflix released an amusing trailer for the upcoming fifth season of Arrested Development. The trailer follows the Bluth family as they reunite for …

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

25 Cheeky Terms For Sexual Intercourse From The Last 663 Years

These days, people often use the term "hooked up" to describe having sex with someone. It's adequate enough to satisfy most prying minds, without …

100 Beautiful Words From The English Language That You Need To Use More

For those learning, trying to master the intricacies of the English Language can often pose more than few hurdles. For starters there are many words …

20 Simple & Inspirational Ways To Free Your Mind

Sometimes it's easier to find excuses for not doing things, than finding the reasons for why you should.<p>Here's 20 tips, which will help free your …

18 Thought-Provoking Questions To Ask Yourself

It's often very easy to get caught up in the every day hum-drum or chaos of our daily lives, so much so that we often forget to take the time to …

20 Strangers Kiss Each Other On Film With Surprising Results

Would you be comfortable kissing an attractive stranger on camera?<p>That's the task that filmmaker Tatia Pilieva surprised 20 models with during her …

Beautiful Upside Down Gardens Suspended From the Ceiling

Rebecca Louise Law is known for her breathtaking installations that consist of thousands of hanging flowers suspended overhead. Last February, she was commissioned by London's Garden Museum to create a temporary, site-specific work for their <i>Floriculture: Flowers, Love and Money</i> exhibition. 3,500 …

Drowning

<b>Moga drew this</b>, which I found on her Tumblr blog. I first thought, poor kid, wait until she drops that school block and picks up the debt block, plus …

Kid Falls Asleep While Eating Ice Cream

What Does Your Handwriting Reveal About Your Personality?

'Graphology' is known as 'the pseudoscientific study and analysis of handwriting', forensic scientists & supporters of this method use it to decipher …

This Will Make You Smarter: 151 Big Thinkers Each Pick a Concept to Enhance Your Cognitive Toolkit

Every year for more than a decade, intellectual impresario and <i>Edge</i> editor <b>John Brockman</b> has been asking the era’s greatest thinkers a single annual question, designed to illuminate some important aspect of how we understand the world. In 2010, he asked how the Internet is changing the way we think. …

What Is Love? Famous Definitions from 400 Years of Literary History

After those collections of notable definitions of art, science, and philosophy, here comes a selection of poetic definitions of a peculiar phenomenon that is at once more amorphous than art, more single-minded than science, and more philosophical than philosophy itself. Gathered here are some of …

Going from Obese to Bikini Body — Briana Case Study (Plus: New Tools, 4-Hour Body Group)

This post will explain exactly how Briana, a mother of three and reader of this blog, lost 100 pounds. It’s a lot simpler than you might think.<p>For …

Five Steps To Living A Fearless Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There is no quick fix or magic pill to move yourself forward from a fearful life to a fearless life. Fear is a powerful glue and you have been stuck …

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

When an anonymous advice columnist by the name of “Dear Sugar” introduced herself on The Rumpus on March 11, 2010, she made her proposition clear: a “by-the-book common sense of Dear Abby and the earnest spiritual cheesiness of Cary Tennis and the butt-pluggy irreverence of Dan Savage and the …

Fascinating TED Talk by Liu Bolin ‘The Invisible Man’

Back in 2011 we posted about “The Invisible Man” Liu Bolin, the Chinese artist who hides in plain sight by painting his entire body to match his …

Lana Del Rey - Young and Beautiful

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Design You Trust

The excellent watercolour paintings of Misha Vyrtsev. Misha has a bewildering level of skill, humour and a magical touch with blending colours and …

15 Famous Quotes on Friendship

It’s been a while since I’ve done a ‘famous quotes‘ compilation so I culled through hundreds of quotes on ‘friendship’ last night, and these wee the …

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This is known as the 6000 year old kiss, it is found in a tomb in Iran. http://t.co/jOBuFemNAv

The Word Project: Obscure Words in Bricolage

We love words and language, especially artful intersections of lingolove and design. Earlier this week, we spotlighted illustrator Veronika Heckova’s lovely <i>Words Without Words</i> project and, thanks to reader Cassandra Marketos, we discovered the utterly wonderful work of artist Polly M. Law. <b>The Word</b> …

Amanda Palmer on the Art of Asking and the Shared Dignity of Giving and Receiving

<i>“It would be a terrible calamity,”</i> Henry Miller wrote in his meditation on the beautiful osmosis between giving and receiving, <i>“for the world if we eliminated the beggar. The beggar is just as important in the scheme of things as the giver. If begging were ever eliminated God help us if there should</i> …