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Most of the knowledge on the history of jewelry has been lost. Originally it was believed that early jewelry was worn not only for adornment, but also for its particular "energy" properties and how these stones reacted with our electromagnetic field. This probably explains why gemstones were sometimes tied around the wrist, hung around the neck and even embedded in a warrior's armor & shield.... Read more
Two of the most shocking things I learned from the NYC Marathon sadly have nothing to do with running. First, the fact that Pamela Anderson ran it at all, and second, that she has a new hairstyle: the pixie!

Looks like she's working on a new image after all this time being best known as a sex symbol, joining a few other famous faces with similar styles. I'm a fan of the cut, what do you think? Read more
Check out the world's biggest treehouse, if you dare. The religious bit may only appeal to some, but it's impressive nonetheless.

And if your kids see this and get any ideas, there's an easy response: paraphrase Jaws . "You're going to need a bigger tree." Read more
William Eggleston, a quietly influential American photographer, has a new book of photography available, At Zenith . He's famous for turning everyday objects into elevated pieces of art, and so next time you're making a sandwich or sitting down in an otherwise ordinary chair, you might have a different view.

So what's your call: eccentric or kooky? Read more
Last week was the fashion event in San Francisco hosted by the art organization RAW. The turnout was enormous, with lots of fascinating and creative souls showing their wares to the swarm of people circulating throughout. The event was full of energy and the EDM vibe was amazing!

Runway at the RAW event

RAW is an international indie arts organization that supports the work of local artists, fashion... Read more
This gorgeous photo series is heart-warming and fun. The David Bowie of cats, this two-eyed beauty brings this grandma to life. Can't help but make a cat lover out of you! Read more
Last week we picked a few really big pumpkins at a local farm just outside the city.
Usually I like doing my own designs for carved pumpkins. But this time I decided to do some research to find inspiration and to do something different.

There is a ton of websites on the web offering great tips and free patterns from spooky to elegant to funny, so you could get your pumpkins Halloween ready in no time. Clip... Read more
The most impressive architecture of the year has been recognized. The winners are basically imagination on display - everything from the best schools to shopping centres to homes - from all over the world, they're truly remarkable. If every school and office looked this good, we'd all want to go to them more, right? Sure! Read more
Someone said "Wild Flowers are not Weeds". That's how I feel about street art . Lukely, there are now more and more street artists being recognized for their talent. Banksy Mural On Sale For $150,000 For the first time in December of this year a mural by the famous British graffiti artist, political activist, film director and painter Banksy will be sold at a US auction house, newyorktimes.com... Read more
Okay, so maybe athletes don't need extra attention but taking them off the field and putting their spectacular moves into everyday situations is a pretty killer idea for a photo series. Check 'em out, but... don't try it at home. Read more



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