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7 Innovative Architectural Ideas With World-Changing Potential

By Kristance Harlow | March 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Our ancient relatives, Homo heidelbergensis, were constructing shelters at least 400,000 years ago, and architectural innovation has been a defining feature of societies since then, changing to suit the needs and desires of the builders and occupants as they evolved. From energy-efficient designs to community-based spaces, these seven designs could help shape the future. 1. Silver Architecture…

Inspirational Travel Quotes by Adventurous Women

By Kristance Harlow | March 6, 2018 | 4 Comments
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Travel quotes, whether you can travel or not, remind us that the world is diverse and full of wonder. Travel takes us out of our comfort zones.

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You Call Us Snowflakes Like It’s a Bad Thing

By Kristance Harlow | May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
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People have been calling each other “special snowflakes” at least as far back as Fight Club, but the insult has snowballed recently. The Guardian dubbed “poor little snowflake” the top insult of 2016.

Epic Female Traveler: Gertrude Bell Breakin’ Rules 100 Years Ago

By Kristance Harlow | July 14, 2013 | 4 Comments
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A traveler writing about their adventures is not a trend. For thousands of years people have traveled to foreign lands and wrote about their experiences; from Herodotus, the original historian who wrote about his time in Egypt in the 5th century BC, to current authors like Elizabeth Gilbert whose book Eat, Pray, Love was made…

Bias. Yes, you are biased too

By Kristance Harlow | July 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
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My brother is an avid Red Sox fan, he knows all the statistics and watches all the games. When he was twelve he found an old camouflaged hat, he wore it while watching the first game of the season, and the Sox won. After that he wore it every game that year, convinced that if…

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