Mark Heflin

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Palestinians planning mass protests against Trump’s peace plan

The protest in Ramallah will be followed by similar demonstrations in other Palestinian communities in the coming days and weeks.<p>><br>• ><p>A Palestinian …

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Who wouldn't want to live in this enchanting little Swedish micro home?

Here at Boing Boing, we do love tiny houses! Hus-1 is a small house designed and built by Swedish micro-home designer Torsten Ottesjö.<p>The project is …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Learn Fun Facts About Your Body From These Bold, Clever Graphic Posters

<b>UK-based</b> design studio Pâté has created a collection of striking graphic posters that illustrates various little-known medical facts, which serves as …

Graphic Designer Aaron Draplin Shows How to Create a Professional Logo in 15 Minutes

Skilled Portland, Oregon-based graphic designer Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co. recently took part in a logo design challenge issued by …

Why I Will Vote for the Democrats

I believe in the separation of church and state.<p>I believe that a person should be able to marry whomever s/he wants to marry.<p>I believe in a woman's right to choose.<p>I believe that tax cuts for the rich do not promote economic growth, employment or fairness.<p>I believe that the current economic crisis …

Labor Movement

12 Free Web Apps to Boost Your Drawing Skills

Drawing and sketching were once activities limited to pencil and paper, but for budding artists in the digital age, there's a wealth of online, …

Why Meditation Should Be Your Brain's "Scheduled Maintenance"

Technically, sleep is already our brains' regular scheduled maintenance, but if there were any other one thing you could do to improve your mental …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Creativity

The $95 Watch Designed To Win Over The Luxury Market

Upstart watch brand Leonard & Church wants to deliver luxury-caliber watches at prices that appeal to discerning consumers.<p>Leonard & Church began, like so businesses do, when the founder wanted something. Chris Chon was approaching the end of his MBA at Kellogg School of Management, and he was …

Swami Vivekananda on the Secret of Work: Intelligent Consolation for the Pressures of Productivity from 1896

In December of 1895, the renowned Indian Hindu monk and philosopher <b>Swami Vivekananda</b>, then in his early thirties, traveled to New York, rented a couple of rooms at 228 West 39th Street, where he spent a month holding a series of public lectures on the notion of <i>karma</i> — translated as <i>work</i> — and …

Sorry, Folks, Rich People Don't Create The Jobs

Hecto-millionaire Nick Hanauer is at it again.<p>One of the country's most successful entrepreneurs and investors, Hanauer is on a mission to teach his fellow 1%-ers how the economy actually works — how jobs are actually created, how a higher minimum wage would actually help, and how the crazy …

Economics

13 ways to meditate without sitting like a monk

OK, you hate sitting, too much like the office. Here’s why. Sitting meditation only works for 20%, maybe monks in Tibetan monasteries and at New Age …

Meditation

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10 Poverty Myths, Busted

In this photo taken on November 23, 2009, Lisa Zilligen, a single mother, serves lunch to her three children, Miles, 20 months, Olivia 6, left and …

Sweet Photos of a Senior Golden Retriever Snuggling with Baby Chicks

Remember Champ, the happiest dog in the world? His owner, 21-year-old Candice Sedighan, just shared with us a new series of photos she's taken of the adorable dog and his newfound friends. Recently, Candice ran into a man who was holding chicks in a box. “When I asked about them, he told me he had …

Cute Animals

Abandoned trailer converted into garden hideaway by Karel Verstraeten

Belgian architect Karel Verstraeten has transformed an abandoned construction-site trailer into a quiet retreat at the end of a family garden in …

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Why the Importance of Meditation Isn’t What You Gain, but What You...

Lose. Some people want to know what each positive lifestyle change will give them–what they’ll gain from it– but today I want to tell you why the …

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …

Doodling

If You Have a Busy Mind and Can't Meditate, Try This

<b>I wish I had a quiet mind. But in general, I don't.</b><p>Sometimes, my mind feels like an enormous noisy hall filled with thousands of busy bouncing balls. Urgent tasks lurk inside each ball, and I'm worried about which ones need my attention first. As I try to figure out which ball to grab first, …

Why We Don't Do What We Want to Do and How to Start

<b>“If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse.” ~Unknown</b><p>“The truth is,” she said, “if you can’t put fifteen minutes …

Ten Examples of Welfare for the Rich and Corporations

Here are the top 10 examples of corporate welfare and welfare for the rich. There are actually thousands of tax breaks and subsidies for the rich and corporations provided by federal, state and local governments, but these 10 will give a taste.<p>1. State and local subsidies to corporations: An …

Taxes

8 Kind Things You Should Tell Yourself Every Day

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Make Peace with Your Past: Find the Good and Embrace the Lessons

<b>“It’s not the events of our lives that shape us but our beliefs as to what those events mean.” ~Tony Robbins</b><p>Daughter of an alcoholic. Welfare …

How to Double Your Productivity Immediately With a Dream Collage

Let me just start by saying, I’m not what you would consider a morning person. I’m not a terrible dragon by any means. But, with three kids, the dog, …

24 Easy Ways To Make Money On The Internet

Guest Writer<p>Read full profile<p>So it turns out that the internet is good for more than just porn and video games – you can make money off it too! Think …

Personal Finance