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As we grow old the ground we walk on rises up so that, as each of those few moments left to us pass by and we grow old and hair turns greyer still we move a bit more slowly. At such a speed, we can see around us more of life today and feel we […]

via As we grow old — Mizana Gheezhik (Sen. Murray Sinclair)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A new report finds social media may be linked to a sharp rise in mental health issues among young people. “I probably check it every 15 minutes, 10 minutes even,” said 17-year-old Ruby Fair. She’s talking about her phone. “FOMO – fear of missing out – is such a thing,” she…

via Report: Social Media May Be Linked To A Sharp Rise In Mental Health Issues In Young People — CBS New York

Valentine’s Day is a few days away, and with it the deluge of flowers and candy. But as these bloggers and sites show us, there are lots of ways — and people — to love.

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About Jazz Alive

Jazz Alive is a 501c3 non profit organization dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the uniquely American music art form of jazz and its practitioners. Our mission is to bring greater appreciation and understanding of jazz from the bebop era to present day. Jazz Alive was founded by 3 jazz musicians who are graduates of University of Cincinnati – College Conservatory of Music (CCM), namely Gordon Brisker, Joseph Gaudio, and Donald Carr. One of the original founding members is also Cincinnati native and jazz bassist Jim Anderson.

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Art Prof offers a free education in visual arts for the global community. Get inspired with instructional videos and apply them to your project ideas.

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1 cup cooked chickpeas 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 small onion, chopped 1+1/2 handful of spinach 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 3 teaspoons of Tahini salt, pepper and cumin to taste chickpea or oat flour if necessary *Oil for deep frying* Place the spinach in a processor and blitz until fine. Then place all the […]

via Spinach Falafel (falafel com espinafres) — Cook the Beans

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt. If you know where the photo was taken, please keep it to yourself until the challenge is closed and I usually share something about the place during the round-up. Throughout the week I will feature as many of the responses […]

via Thursday photo prompt: Beneath #writephoto — Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo

Published by the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Philosophical Salon‘s mission is to bring together leading intellectuals from across the world in a single forum.

via The Philosophical Salon — Discover

The best computer ever made is nearly thirty years old. The Macintosh SE/30 was the highest-spec original all-in-one Macs, and it had the power of a workstation. It had expansion slots, and you could hang a color monitor off the back. It ran Unix. As such, it’s become the prize of any vintage computer collector, and [Kris] recently completed a restomod on our beige king. It’s a restored Macintosh SE/30, because yes, we need to see more of these. The restoration began with the case, which over the last thirty years had turned into an orange bromiated mess. This was …read more

via Yet Another Restomod Of The Greatest Computer Ever — Hackaday

I found this abandoned pawn shop building near Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, South Carolina. The beautifully weathered paint and metal surfaces really caught my eye. For the best viewing experience, click on an image to view a high resolution version. Cheers, C. S.

via Abandoned: Gold Mine Pawn Shop — C.S. Young Jr. Fine Art Photography