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08 Jul 2015

7 Sports More Spiritual Than Yoga

There’s nothing wrong with yoga, I know people who credit their sobriety, their tummy, their relationship, to this ancient form of stretching. But to single out yoga as ‘the spiritual sport’ is like saying weightlifting is ‘the one that makes you stronger.’ Here are seven sports–for the seven chakras–that offer

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29 Jun 2015

The Most Anti-Gay Countries…A Travel Guide for the Homophobic and Hateful

It must be a tough week to be a homophobe. Maybe you feel oppressed now that some Americans are just as equal as you. Maybe you’re worried about the inevitable terror and natural disaster your God will soon visit upon us. It must sting to find yourself on the wrong side

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19 Jun 2015

Retailers Post Unsold, Unexpired Food For A Discount W/ PareUp

Hungry? Broke? Malnourished? Do you live in a city where anything green costs more than what you make in an hour? Then stop reading this, get PareUp , and treat yourself. And you’ll be helping to curb food waste while you’re at it. PareUp connects users with discounted food that New

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08 Jun 2015

10 BEST TV THEME SONGS OF ALL TIME

TV themes don’t matter like they used to. Nobody watches Game of Thrones because they hear the theme song playing from the TV room and realize it’s their favorite time of week again. The future of the TV theme song is unclear, but its past is undeniable Sometimes you want to

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29 May 2015

Emotional Problems and Creativity, a Concise (and Un-Scientific) Guide

Before you consider an MFA or a fellowship, take a second look at a time-honored alternative–mental illness. Not all mental illnesses inspire their sufferers, and not all mental patients make good art, but some disorders do have a strong correlation with creativity, and emotional turbulence is often what drives someone

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18 May 2015

5 Cheap-Ass Fountain Pens

So much more than a graduation gift or banker’s front pocket accessory, the fountain pen is still the best way to write longhand. A fountain pen will tighten up your penmanship and loosen your grip, saving you from writer’s cramp.  Contrary to the marketing hype of a few high end

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11 May 2015

5 Reasons Using a Typewriter Makes You a Better Writer

I’m what you might call a born-again luddite. There was a time when I believed that I owed my writing life to modern technology. I learned to type on Windows 95 with Mario Teaches Typing, I used right-clicking as my thesaurus, and I penned my first short story on a

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