SJ Morley

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Transforming Garbage into a Sustainable Solar Future

T.H. Culhane, founder of the international nonprofit Solar C.³I.T.I.E.S., turns stored solar power from garbage into clean energy.<p>Are banana peels the secret to sustainability? T.H. Culhane points out that solar energy is embedded in everything from avocado pits to aluminum cans, and it’s time we …

Sustainability

Krita Is a Fast, Flexible, and Free Photoshop Alternative Built by Artists

Windows/macOS/Linux: If you’re on the lookout for a digital painting tool and Photoshop is too expensive, Krita is a fast, free, and open source art …

Want to Raise Children to Become Successful Entrepreneurs? Do This One Thing | Inc.com

There is an ongoing battle in my household.<p>My husband played division one sports at UCLA. I was a national competitor on the speech team in high school and college. We have two young kids. And though we are years away from anything beyond pee-wee soccer and "dance recitals," the battle has begun. …

Kids

Building your own chatbot is a lot easier than you'd expect

Three of the undisputed kings of technology -- Microsoft, Facebook and Google -- all bet big on bots in 2016. It's too early to say whether that was a good move, but if nothing else it's clear that bots haven't seen mainstream adoption yet. If you're a believer in the technology and want to start …

I’m a traveler on a budget — not a budget traveler

Here’s a list of things I’m not willing to do to save money when I travel: carry my own bedding, eat out of a can, share a room with strangers, sleep …

50 Children's Books You Should Definitely Reread as an Adult

Some stories become better and sweeter over time.<p>Some stories become better and sweeter over time.

Children's Books

Harajuku Girls in Resale Street Styles w/ Green Hair, Maxi Skirt, Red Lipstick & Tattoo Necklace

Shino (17) and Aoi (16) are two stylish Japanese students who caught our eye in Harajuku. In addition to school, Aoi is an aspiring dancer who is …

Into Thrift and Vintage Shopping? Check Out These 15 Stores in Harajuku – Japan Info

For many fashion enthusiasts, second-hand stores are treasure troves filled with pieces they can mix and match to achieve their preferred style. In …

Japan

High school football player killed shielding girls from gunfire to receive Ashe Award

Zaevion Dobson, a high school football player who was shot to death while shielding two girls from gunfire, will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs.<p>The 15-year-old Dobson will be the youngest person ever to win the award, which has been given annually since 1993. The award …

the a-z of kawaii

Kawaii is the all-encompassing Japanese word for 'cute' but its saccharine style goes far beyond things that make you say ‘aww.’ Throw up some peace signs and enjoy our alphabet of kawaii culture, from adorable anime characters to zombie idols.<p><b>A is for Ayano Sudo:</b> This 28-year-old Japanese …

Anime

6 killer board games that bring horror to your tabletop

Fall isn’t just for pumpkin spice lattes. As the shadows get longer and the autumn air bites at our skin, it’s the perfect time for us to embrace …

Board Games

This Morning Writing Exercise Can Make You Happier and More Creative

Write whatever comes to mind, and write only for yourself.<p>Most of the time, when we sit down to write, we write with the expectation that we'll eventually use some or most of the words that we produce.<p>And whether we're writing an email, a business proposal, or a blog post, we've got a very specific …

Imelda Marcos shoe museum: The excess of a regime that still haunts the Philippines

As first lady of the Philippines for more than 20 years, Imelda Marcos was known for her extravagant and opulent lifestyle, including her special …

TRAVEL BUCKETLIST: 14 Vacation Spots In The Philippines That Will Make You Want To Jump In The Water

WhenIn Manilain the Philippines, there is so much to see and so much to do! Part of the attraction of being a tropical country with beautiful islands …

The Most Famous Fashion Hoarders In History

Last weekend, we got to reading this <i>New York Times</i> piece on hoarding in the world of Manhattan real estate. Not a great combination, as you can …