Sandra Turner

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Who Built The First House? And What Even Is A House?

<i>The questions that kids ask about science aren’t always easy to answer. Sometimes, their little brains can lead to big places that adults forget to</i> …

Anthropology

5 Books About Vincent Van Gogh for His 165th Birthday

Born March 30th, 1853 in Zundert, The Netherlands, Vincent Van Gogh took his first breath in the wake of an impossible legacy, lived a tortured life, …

Art

27 books that can change your life forever

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move …

Want to Produce Viral Blog Posts? Follow These Steps

If I could guarantee that every piece of content I created would go viral, I could spend a lot more time throwing myself out of airplanes. Since there’s no magic wand to wave that guarantees content will go viral, I’m stuck with just skydiving on the weekends and promoting content during the …

Marketing

How to Free Yourself From Your Brain

On many fronts people feel the urge to change their lives -- so why don't they succeed? We live in therapeutic times. Advice surrounds us about achieving success. Yet when we set our minds to do something seemingly simple -- losing weight, giving up a bad habit, acting nicer to people, and so on -- …

3 soon-to-be social media trends you can profit on

What is the next big wave of social media?<p>Maybe it’s Peach — or another hot new social network. Maybe it’s a strategy like posting times or text faces.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>It’s really hard to say!<p>(And yet here I …

Social Media Marketing

Bereaved Parents and the Question of Photographs

Pictures are everywhere today-much different than when I was a child and you had to go down to the local studio to get a decent family photo. Poloroids were fun and fast, but the number of shots you could take was limited to the film in the packet.<p>And how many rolls of 110 or 35 mm are still …

The Signs of Spiritual Awakening

To be awake in life means the we are fully conscious in the present moment. Whatever we do, we do it fully consciously, focusing with all our …

A Meditation for Releasing Unhealthy Patterns

<i>By Elena Brower</i><p>Any pattern we've hosted, whether deleterious or beneficial, has created a likelihood in our physiology, our neurology, and our chemistry. This meditation by Elena Brower, a noted New York City-based yoga and meditation instructor, grants us time to rest in a natural, essential …

Want to Be Happier? Live by These 4 Rules

I bet you cringe at this sentence: "You deserve to be happy." The idea feels selfish, demanding, too self-centered to utter out loud. "You deserve to be happy."<p>I bet the words enter your mind with a twinge of unsettled emotion. I bet, just like me, you write them off as silly, unrealistic words …

How to Launch a Brand on Social Media in 5 Simple Steps

It seems as if every brand in the world is already on social media. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and even Snapchat are being flooded with content and …

Marketing

5 Alternative Ways To Market Your Business Other Than Social Media

Social media isn't the only way to market your business. Looking for more ideas? Try these 5 tactics.<p>Tapping into social media to raise brand awareness and convert an audience into engaged customers is the new normal in marketing. In fact, it's not even new, it's just "the normal." But your …

Drawing Attention – September 2015

4 0 Edit this post<p>Urban Sketchers Events and Workshops<p>Even if you didn't attend the Urban Sketchers Symposium in Singapore, you can still share in …

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How to Take Better Holiday Photographs

There are many moments in life that we love to capture with a photograph. The How to Take Better Holiday Photographs infographic from Sykes Cottages …

Grandma's Apple Pie Infographic Recipe

Delicious and informative! The Grandma’s Apple Pie infographic from Task & Tool shares the recipe to delicious success when making apple pies as a …

5 Great Online Tools for Creating Infographics

Professional infographic designers rely primarily on a core vector graphics software program to create their infographics designs. The main advantage …

False Visualizations: Sizing Circles in Infographics

Accuracy is the most important aspect of an infographic design!<p>Last week, the article The Truth about the Ice Bucket Challenge by Julia Belluz on Vox …

12 Reasons Your Business Needs to Get Visual

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a million times… but once more wont hurt! Visuals are important!!! This infographic from re:DESIGN attempts to …

The picture that made Prince Charles turn coy

The Prince of Wales tactfully avoids studying a caricature of himself as meets students of drawing<p>He has spent a lifetime in front of the cameras, but it appears the Prince of Wales was taken by surprise when asked to study his likeness too closely.<p>The Prince tactfully avoided studying a caricature …

Prince Charles

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas, Not Enough Time

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>What do you do when you have too many ideas and not enough time? Or …

These Charming Buildings Are Not What They Seem

Looks can definitely be deceiving.<p>When street artist Patrick Commecy spots a blank building facade, he sees much more than a bare wall. He pictures what it might look like with sun-soaked balconies, climbing vines, colorful shutters, and bustling people. And then, with a bit of artistic trickery …

Murals

‘Soviet Ghosts’ Captures Post-Apocalyptic Scenes Left Behind by the Fall of the USSR

Rebecca Litchfield is a photographer who has faced radiation exposure risks, arrest and interrogations, and even accusations of espionage… all for …

Caramelized Peach Pancakes

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Have some sunny, peachy pancakes for breakfast this morning.</i><p>Are you a recipe procrastinator? I am. I …

Breakfast

The Living Cube by Till Könneker saves space in micro apartments

This space-efficient box by Swiss designer Till Könneker creates a separate sleeping area and compact storage solutions for studio apartments (+ …