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  • Artist Replaces Billboards With Photos of the Landscapes They’re Blocking
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    Artist Replaces Billboards With Photos of the Landscapes They’re Blocking

    Take a drive down any interstate in the United States and what will you see? Billboards, dozens and dozens of billboards. Not only do the advertisements distract commuters, they block stunning scenes of natural landscapes. For these reasons, artist Jennifer Bolande painted surreal landscapes on a collection of billboards that blend into their backgrounds.  The billboards… More

  • Church Allows Homeless To Sleep Overnight, Gives Them Blankets
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    Church Allows Homeless To Sleep Overnight, Gives Them Blankets

    Nearly 15 years ago, St. Boniface church in San Francisco began opening their doors for homeless people in need of shelter. The effort was started by Father Louis Vitale of the church, and community activist Shelly Roder, in 2004 and is known as The Gubbio Project. Hundreds of people each day pass through the church,… More

  • Dedicated Surgeon Treks 8 Miles Through Snow to Operate on Cancer Patient
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    Dedicated Surgeon Treks 8 Miles Through Snow to Operate on Cancer Patient

    GARD Pro Not Registered “Superheroes” are all around us. They may not wear capes, but they are willing to go the distance when a cry for help is heard. After trekking 8 miles through the snow to operate on a colon cancer patient, consultant surgeon Linsey Chisholm is being hailed as a superhero. After reading… More

  • 10 Ways to Transform Failure into Success
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    10 Ways to Transform Failure into Success

    “I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, and torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.” ~Nietzsche Life is pain. Whether it’s the simple pain of failure, or the complex pain of death-anxiety. Whether it’s the simple pain of hunger, or the complex pain of wrestling with… More

  • Chin-up, Buttercup: Ten Ways to Transform Failure into Success
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    Chin-up, Buttercup: Ten Ways to Transform Failure into Success

    GARD Pro Not Registered “I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, and torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.” ~Nietzsche Life is pain. Whether it’s the simple pain of failure, or the complex pain of death-anxiety. Whether it’s the simple pain of hunger, or the complex… More

  • LEGO to Launch Eco-Friendly Bricks Made From Sugar Cane  
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    LEGO to Launch Eco-Friendly Bricks Made From Sugar Cane  

    GARD Pro Not Registered You now have one more reason to love LEGO blocks. By the end of this year, the company will launch a range of sustainable bricks made from a plant-based plastic sourced from sugar cane. The goal is to reduce its plastic waste, reports DeZeen. The alternative plastic, made using ethanol produced… More

  • US and Mexican Activists Held a Giant Picnic at the Border Wall 
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    US and Mexican Activists Held a Giant Picnic at the Border Wall 

    GARD Pro Not Registered What is the best way to protest the construction of the US-Mexico border wall? Build a gigantic picnic table that extends into both countries, then invite friends from near and far to enjoy good food. Such is what French street artist JR did earlier this year, and the photos of the… More

  • 3 Lessons From The Taoist Philosophy of Water
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    3 Lessons From The Taoist Philosophy of Water

    “Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.” ~Bruce Lee Bruce… More

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