“Should Writers/Artists Focus on the Process, not the Result?”


This comment by Dan B on the post When Should You Stop Calling Yourself An Aspiring Writer

The Science of Character: New 8 Min. Film by Tiffany Shlain #CharacterDay

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Finish this sentence: I want to be …

Men, Are You Afraid Your Woman Doesn’t Need You Anymore?

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Fergus Denhamer wonders if men in midlife are becoming redundant to the women they love?

Cheap But Great Dates


Lifestyle guru Leo Babauta shares thrifty date advice

Pure Hot Holy Anger and How It Can Move You to Make a Difference


Robin Rice has learned that sometimes anger can be a force for good in the world. All you have to do is let it move you.

When Sons Ask Dads to Play (and Why Dads Should Play Anyway)

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Graham Scott on the miracles lurking behind ‘Can you play?’

Dad, Can I Have Another Sandwich?

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JJ Vincent went back for more of David Laferriere’s sandwich bags, and found more than he expected.

I Want This Dad to Make My Sandwiches. Forever.

Least embarrassing sandwich bag ever.

JJ Vincent was pointed to the coolest lunch idea ever, created by one seriously awesome dad.

Throw Away Your Cookie Cutters


This holiday season, Jarad Dewing urges you to forgo the traditional molds and let creativity reign.

Be a Better Man by Being Ah-Mused.


Lawrence Grodecki claims there is a simple way for each of us to be a little greater.

One Month of Thankfulness: Bad Album Covers

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The joy of the so bad it’s good album cover.

Shut Up Introverts: Ambiverts Deserve Attention, Too!


We are Ambiverts. We reject the simplistic introvert/extrovert continuum.

Can Gaming Save the (Real) World?

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Sounds a little far-fetched, right? But Jane McGonigal believes that gaming can actually help us make a better world.

Playing Dirty: How Making a Mess Can Make You Feel Better


When was the last time you painted? Or played in the mud? Chances are, it’s been years.

How to Be a Stressed Out Basketcase


You want to be part of the club. You know the one, it’s the “Oh my God, I am soooo stressed out” club.

One Communities’ Trash is an Artist’s Tapestry (Video)

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Artist, Ethan Estess, makes art from what he salvages at the city dump.