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5 Summer Books For Smart People

Calling a book a “beach read” can be a sort of subtle insult, like telling someone that their shirt seems a little tight or they look beautiful when …

Why I Chose To Write Experimental Fiction

I love words. And I love seeing them strung together in new and different ways. There was one particular writing workshop that allowed me the space …

21 Books Every Gay Man Needs To Read Right Now

<i>Co-written with Nico Lang</i><p>1. <i>Giovanni’s Room</i> by James Baldwin (Zach’s Pick)<p>This was James Baldwin’s second novel, and probably one of his most well …

25 Movies That Will Change Your Life (Vol. 1)

This is part one of a four volume series highlighting some of cinema’s finest works and some of my personal favorites. Today I’m posting my first 25 …

20 Books That Will Change Your Life

1. <i>Paint It Black</i> by Janet Fitch<p>This was one of those books I read as I entered my 20’s and have the tendency to re-read at least once a year. It …

The Quarter-Life Anti-Crisis

The countdown has begun. Five days until I turn 25; until I become a full-fledged adult, who can rent a car (well, could, if I had a license). That’s …

Where Should A Person Be?

Lucy turned to me, looking at the space beyond my body, down past different groups of people that had aggregated on the grassy side of the hill, just …

Why Are Gay Men So Afraid Of Themselves?

Why are gay men so afraid of themselves? It’s as if we all wake up in the morning and stare into our mirrors and are repulsed by what stares back at …

Whoaaa! Keanu Reeves Is My Spirit Animal… How Surfing Makes You Better In Bed And Everywhere Else

If you mention the movie <i>Point Break</i> to almost any surfer worth his sex wax, he’s likely to either start cussing as he explains how Hollywood never …

I Want To Make A Bad Decision

I want to make a bad decision.<p>I want to walk into a fire, drive too fast on a curvy mountain, drink more after the world begins to blur. I want to …

Sleep paralysis

<b>Sleep paralysis</b> is when, during awakening or falling asleep, a person is aware but unable to move or speak.[1][2] During an episode, one may hear, …

List of unsolved problems in philosophy

This is a list of some of the major <b>unsolved problems in philosophy</b>. Clearly, unsolved philosophical problems exist in the lay sense (e.g. "What is …

53 Quotes That Will Make You Rethink Everything

1. “Everything you can imagine is real.” ― <b>Pablo Picasso</b><p>2. “I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, …

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How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

89 Photographs and Stories That You Will Love

Another terrific week in the world of photography has just passed us by and Toad Hollow Photography has been active all week looking for the very …

Fearless Living: 4 Ways To Run Your Life With A Little Less Fear

If "fear" didn't exist, what risks would you take?<p>The question may inspire endless fantasies (and please, spend some time relfecting), but it also points to some obstacles. Namely, that fear is actually a necessity. "Fear is a survival skill," says Susan Schorn, a self-defense and karate …

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love listening to everything and have compiled a list of bands we think you should be listening to right now!<p>May birthed some epic albums by a batch of our favorite artists, so for this installment, we're featuring those recent albums that we're <i>still</i> listening to on …

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The 20-Something’s Guide To Self-Acceptance

<b>Set the intention to change.</b> Don’t let yourself regress by being upset over not achieving your goals immediately. Success means that you don’t stop …

My Ayahuasca Trip

Adapted from ‘Rational Mysticism’ (2003).<p>The sun was descending toward the Pacific when I turned off California’s coastal highway and headed inland …

35 Things My 5-8 Year Old Has Said

In 2010 I put together Things My Five Year Old Has Said, Which I Have Quoted on Twitter. It was mostly well received, with some occasional disbelief …

What Unemployment Feels Like

Even though its only 1PM, you force yourself to wake up — afraid that not acknowledging daylight means you have officially given up.<p>You stay in bed …

How To Avoid Making Yourself Feel Like Crap

The main thing I’ve tried to learn this year is avoiding things that I know will make me feel bad. Whether it be avoiding certain people, situations, …

15 Words To Remember When You’re Going Through A Rough Time

1. Amnesia<p>It’s never as easy as we’d like it to be, but forgetting is a necessity in instances that call for us to leave the past in the past. We …

12 Crazy Expensive Hotel Suites Around The World

From high-roller villas in Las Vegas to the uber-decadent suite in Istanbul where Madonna shacked up with her beau, these suites are designed to make you drool — and sold at prices that will make you gag.

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Claire - "Pioneers"

Claire describe themselves as “somewhere between synthpop, electronic-pop and indie,” an exciting and accurate depiction for the talented new band …

The Slow Descent Into Alcoholism, Part One

We have lingered in the chambers of the sea, By sea-girls wreathed with seaweed red and brown, Till human voices wake us, and we drown. — T.S. …