Sunday Firesides: Eternity Is Now

The above quote by a 19th century clergyman speaks to the way a belief in eternal life can elevate and empower mortal life, offering strength, purpose, and a sense of divinely imbued identity and destiny.   Brooks speaks from a Christian tradition, but his viewpoint is, ironically enough, quite Nietzschean. One of the fundamentals of Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophy was the idea of “eternal return,” in which he charged people to imagine living the entirety of their lives, just as they are livi...
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I dropped out of school and got 750K Instagram followers

Charlotte D’Alessio wanted to be a veterinarian when she grew up. She never imagined she would become a Cinderella-story social-media star, or sign a big modeling contract, or date fashion-world royalty Presley Gerber (the son of Cindy Crawford).
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25+ Trader Joe's Products That Will Upgrade Your 2019 Beauty Regimen - All Under $10

With all the delicious food items at Trader Joe's, it's easy to forget that there's a whole beauty section at one of our favorite shopping stops, too. You don't have to be a beauty fanatic to appreciate the affordable quality products at the store. From crafted soaps with pretty packaging to simple but effective shampoo and conditioners, Trader Joe's has seemingly everything we might need or fancy. With scents like lavender and lemon, they're perfect for a Spring refresh of your beauty cabinet. ...
Tags: Shopping, Beauty, Spring, Skin Care, Joe, Trader Joe's, Grocery Shopping, TJ, Beauty Shopping, Spring Beauty, Best of 2019

San Francisco Tourists May Soon Have To Pay To Drive Down This Famous Street

San Francisco ’s Lombard Street is affectionately nicknamed Crooked Street, and for good reason. The winding road is flanked by beautiful landscaping and colorful homes, earning it a spot in many city guides and on many Instagram feeds (of course). While the street is a remarkable sight on foot, the full experience comes from driving down its steep hill — but that might soon come at a cost.Legislation proposed in the California state legislature earlier this week would implement a reservation ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, San Francisco, Brisbane, San Francisco Chronicle, Lombard Street, Assemblyman Phil Ting, Crooked Street, Mark @shotsafterdark, San Francisco Transportation Authority

New perfume SPIRITO by Meo Fusciuni

The Italian brand Meo Fusciuni launches the new fragrance SPIRITO. We haven't smelled it yet, so I let the brand founder, Giuseppe Imprezzabile, explain it in his own words, and I am looking forward smelling it at Esxence in Milan! "I started to create this fragrance by reading the poems of Emily Dickinson, I tried to imagine the places where she loved to walk and from there I start to work, ima... Read full article: New perfume SPIRITO by Meo Fusciuni from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes M...
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7 Tips To Help You Find Your Own Personal Style

If you are reading this, you are likely wondering what you can do to create your ‘personal style’. Well, it is not a straightforward process – and it will likely be more frustrating than you may think. After all, what is personal style? How do you even know whether the clothes you wear fit a style anyway? How do you even select clothes that match it? What are the considerations to make? there are many times you look into your wardrobe and see a mass of clothes stacked there with no clea...
Tags: Fashion, Style, Personal Style, Fashion Tips, Fashion Advice, Style Guide

Clutch your pearls: HBO announces documentary about creepy celebrity sex cult

HBO will document the rise and fall of the scandalous sex cult NXIVM.
Tags: Feature, Hbo, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Nxivm, Allison Mack, kieth Raniere

Bengaluru Karaga – 2019

Bengaluru City Karaga is probably one of the oldest festivals celebrated in the heart of the Bengaluru. It’s celebrated in the Bengaluru Kote and Market area by a community called ‘Vahnikula Kshatriyas Thigala’. Similar Karaga and Pallakki (Oora Habba) happen in villages and towns in and around Bengaluru. I have seen Karaga in Anekal, Hebbagodi and Muthanalluru etc but this is my first time in Bengaluru. We left home early (around 12 middle of the night) and reached KG Road – Mysore Bank Ci...
Tags: Travel, Maps, Life, India, Culture, Walking, Festivals, Faith, Bangalore

How To Start a Business From The Comfort of Your Home

It is no longer necessary to lease a bricks and mortar property to run a successful business. All you might need to start a venture is a reliable computer, an internet connection and sheer determination to make your venture a success. If you are considering launching your own company, which can fit around your hectic family life, find out how to start a business from the comfort of your own home. Brainstorm Business Ideas If being your own boss sounds ideal, you should start by ...
Tags: Work From Home, Business, Fashion, Small Business, Home Business, Home Life

Britons bask on hottest day of year as mercury hits a 70-year high

Folk find fun in the sun as temperature of 25.5C recorded, with 27C expected on MondayBritons experienced the hottest day of the year so far on Saturday, and the hottest Easter bank holiday weekend for 70 years, as the mercury hit 25.5C.That temperature was recorded in Gosport in Hampshire. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Life and style, UK News, Yorkshire, Airbnb, UK Weather, Easter, Gosport, Hampshire Continue, MondayBritons

UK temperature hits 70-year high for Easter bank holiday

25.5C recorded, with 27C expected on Monday, which would make UK warmer than MoroccoBritons experienced the hottest day of the year so far on Saturday, and the hottest Easter bank holiday weekend for 70 years, as the temperature hit 25.5C (77.9F) in Gosport in Hampshire.The temperature is expected to rise even further on Monday to 27C, making the sunniest spots in the UK warmer than most of Europe, Algeria and Morocco. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, London, Life and style, UK News, Morocco, Yorkshire, Airbnb, UK Weather, Hampshire, Easter, Europe Algeria, Gosport

A Week In Saint Louis, MO On A $25,000 Salary

Welcome to Money Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Travel Diaries: We're looking to get the inside scoop on when, where, and how our peers are using their vacation...
Tags: Google, Post, Fashion, Music, Youtube, America, Ikea, Burger King, Sam, Facetime, Denver, Joe, Tupperware, TJ, Saint Louis, Louis

Rumor has it Marvel is looking for a gay Asian superhero to save the world

Actor Conrad Nicamora joins the list of actors up for the role of Marvel's first gay superhero.
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Conrad Ricamora, The Eternals, Conrad Nicamora

Godrej and the Ballot Boxes for for India’s First Elections

When independent India was laying the groundwork for its first elections in 1952, clueless to the rest of the world, workers at a factory in Mumbai’s Vikhroli were making history. They were manufacturing the first-ever ballot boxes to be used in the general elections. At Plant 1 of the Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Ltd, these workers burned the midnight oil to produce nearly 12.83 lakh ballot boxes within four months. Here’s the lesser-known story. The first election was a result of the continuous eff...
Tags: Life, India, History, Mumbai, Election Commission, The Times of India, Godrej, Vikhroli, Panchal, Godrej Boyce Mfg Co Ltd, Sukumar Sen, Godrej Nathalal Panchal, Vrunda Pathare, Thanewalla, Thanewala, The Times of India Vrunda

Masque Milano Kintsugi: chypre with a heart of gold

Italian niche brand Masque Milano presents a new fragrance called Kintsugi. It is named in honor of the Japanese technique of repairing of ceramic pottery with the help of lacquer obtained from the sap of the Urusi tree and mixed with gold, silver or platinum powder. The fragrance, which will be presented at the upcoming Esxence exhibition in Milan, took its philosophical basis from the art ... Read full article: Masque Milano Kintsugi: chypre with a heart of gold from Fragrantica Perfumes an...
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The perennial question: What if we could produce food without the ecological issues of annual crops?

The Land Institute might have a couple potential answers on the horizon: marketable perennial varieties of staple food crops, and a viable grain called Kernza.
Tags: Garden, News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine, Land Institute

AquaFlor Jalousie

Walking the Dubai Mall reveals new releases! AquaFlor perfume house from Florence presented the new Jalousie creation that appeared on the market in February 2019, which we missed to announce. While I was enjoying the realm of scents offered in perfumeries in the grandest Dubai Mall several days ago, and exploring new collections and limited editions presented just for the for the Middle East, I ... Read full article: AquaFlor Jalousie from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
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Harmonious symmetry, shapes and consistency balance a manicured garden in Mount Baker

This sophisticated series of plants — many with little color, but a lot of texture — doesn’t require too much attention.
Tags: Garden, News, Life, Lifestyle, Pacific NW Magazine, Mount Baker

Masque Milano Kintsugi: A Chypre With a Heart of Gold

Italian niche brand Masque Milano presents a new fragrance called Kintsugi. It is named in honor of the Japanese technique of repairing of ceramic pottery with the help of lacquer obtained from the sap of the Urusi tree and mixed with gold, silver or platinum powder. The fragrance, which will be presented at the upcoming Esxence exhibition in Milan, took its philosophical basis from the art ... Read full article: Masque Milano Kintsugi: A Chypre With a Heart of Gold from Fragrantica Perfumes ...
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New Indie Perfume House Laughing Saint's Debut Giveaway

  Laughing Saint is a new east coast based independent perfume house that recently came over my radar. I was fortunate to receive samples of the two perfumes currently available from the creator, Jeremiah Taylor, and was struck by their profiles - effervescent, jovial, at some turns delicate and at other turns distinct and sharp. The whole package: the curious company name, the mixed-serif bottle... Read full article: New Indie Perfume House Laughing Saint's Debut Giveaway from Fragrantica Pe...
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6 Fun Family Activities To Do In Seattle

Seattle offers a vast range of fun family activities and amusements for individuals, couples, families, grown-ups, and kids. In fact, there are so many attractions in the city that you’re more likely to be spoilt for choice than you are scratching your head trying to find something to do. Whether you’re a local looking for somewhere new to explore or a parent trying to plan a week’s activities for a family vacation, Seattle can help you. It’s more than likely that you’ll run out of time to...
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, Family, Fashion, Parenting, Seattle, Family Travel, Family Activities, Family Friendly, Seattle Center, Seattle Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo, Museum of Popular Culture, Family Fun, Family Adventures, Home Life

In ‘Anthem,’ John Cameron Mitchell creates rock odyssey into the soul. His own.

For his latest project, Mitchell goes deep. And it's brilliant.
Tags: Podcast, Entertainment, Lifestyle, John Cameron Mitchell, Mitchell, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Anthem: Homunculus

“You looking?”: 5 guys sound off on dating app pet peeves, unsolicited pics, and dirty talk

We asked five queer men of various ages and backgrounds for their opinions on the apps. Here's what they had to say.
Tags: Apps, Sex, Life, Love, Lifestyle, Dating, Grindr, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Hooking Up, Scruff, Jack'd, Prepared

This TV heartthrob just came out as bisexual, says “I want to feel free”

“My goal above everything is to feel as happy as possible. As free as possible.”
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Bisexual, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Tyler Blackburn

30 highly relatable tweets about being gay in your 30s

Remember when you were in your 20s and you couldn't fathom ever being 30, let alone in your 30s?
Tags: Twitter, Wisdom, Life, Age, Lifestyle, Tweets, 30, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Thirties, 30s

The $5 Eyeliner That Lasted Through An Entire Coachella Weekend

For someone who owns as much makeup as I do, you'd never know it. My cosmetics bag is a mix of neutrals — browns, pinky-nudes, and golds — and the wildest I ever veer from my no-makeup makeup look is a slick of red lipstick on a Saturday night.But when I was packing my bags for Coachella, I knew that I had to leave my neutral face at home and bring makeup suitable for a desert party. The thought of rocking glitter eyeshadow for three days didn’t intimidate me half as much as the idea of doing i...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Ariana Grande, Moscow, Coachella, Marc Jacobs, Sephora, Neiman Marcus, Don, Praia, Becca, Marc Jacobs Beauty, Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector, Sephora Electric, NYX Cosmetics Off Tropic

Are You Afraid to Spend Money?

One of the very real fears people have is that of spending money. This is especially true after you have been in a frugal mindset for a long period of time. When you are so used to pinching every penny, it’s common to become scared to start spending more money. While this isn’t always a bad thing, it can contribute to a scarcity mindset and prevent you from taking full advantage of your financial resources. Retirees Aren’t Spending What They Could A study published in the Journal of Financ...
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Rant & Rave: Shameful to lose school librarians

Readers rant about losing school librarians, rave about schoolchildren
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Worried about wife’s weird behavior over his daughter

Seek professional help as soon as possible, writes Carolyn Hax.
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