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The women's soccer defeat shows that we Americans are sore losers | Lilit Marcus

Fans reacted to the loss Friday against Sweden by threatening to boycott Ikea and H&M. That’s absurd, but also illuminating<p>Most of the time, I don’t feel terribly patriotic – daily headlines about Donald Trump and mass shootings aren’t good for anyone’s national pride. But the Olympics have a way …

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

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How To Outline A Short Story - For Beginners

To celebrate National Short Story Day in the UK, we thought we would post this outlining tool for beginner writers. This day is chosen because 21 …

Creative Writing

Impressionist Painting and Why It’s a Great Time to Be An Artist

Impressionist artist George Gallo wants you to learn not how to paint like him, but how to “paint like you.” Because Gallo has so much painting …

Art

Reigniting Innovation and Creativity

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” — Vincent Van Gogh<p>Here’s an …

Your 2015 Astrological Forecast For Health, Happiness & Relationships

The new year is loaded with dynamic firepower, as both expansive Jupiter and structured Saturn will spend much of 2015 in fire signs. Lucky Jupiter …

Digestion

Why Americans and Europeans may soon start dying of infections like it’s 1905 again

Antibiotics aren’t doing what they’re supposed to do anymore. You know, kill infections. Since Alexander Fleming invented penicillin 75 years ago, nearly all bacteria have mutated into strains impervious to antibiotics. Those souped up bacteria now kill hundreds of thousands of people, at a …