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10 awkward friendships you probably have — we all have a #9.

10 awkward friendships you probably have — we all have a #9.
A note about listicles: So we know a lot of people hate listicles and associate them with cheap, low-quality, traffic-driving, link-bait articles. But here’s the thing—a list is a great format for an article, and a format I was using on my old blog almost 10 years ago. In fact, my first listicle, 19 Things I Don’t Understand, was published in August of 2005, a year before Buzzfeed was even founded. Then, over the last few years, I watched in horror as one of my favorite formats decided to prostitute itself all over the internet as the default format for lazy articles. Anyway the point is, A) I was doing listicles before they were cool, and B) A list headline doesn’t mean it can’t be a high-quality article, so C) Wait But Why will make a listicle when it’s the best format for that post, and don’t be mad at us cause it’s not what it looks like. When you’re a kid, or in high school, or in college, you don’t really work too hard on your friend situation. 1) The Non-Question-Asking Friend

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Smarthistory Smarthistory offers more than 1500 videos and essays on art from around the world and across time. We are working with more than 200 art historians and some of the world's most important museums to make the best art history resource anywhere. Use the "subject" pulldown menu (go to "Arts and Humanities") at the top of this window or click on the headings below to access our content: Art history basics First things first (you are here) The materials and techniques artists use Art 1010 Prehistoric art in Europe and West Asia

24 relationship comics that illustrate the beauty in the mundane moments. Big, profound moments are important in relationships, but the small, seemingly inconsequential ones often are what build the foundation. Philippa Rice began capturing the day-to-day parts of her relationship with her boyfriend, Luke Pearson, in a comic series she titled "Soppy." The U.K.-based artist and illustrator started drawing them because she wanted to document those small moments and "silly things," she told Upworthy. How Do I Pick a Direction for My Life? “There is a certain terror that goes along with saying “My life is up to me.” It is scary to realize there’s no magic, you can’t just wait around, no one can really rescue you, and you have to do something. Not knowing what you want to do with your life—or not at least having some ideas about what to do next—is a defense against that terror.” Superman is my favorite superhero.

11 free tools for discovering research Finding research is often frustrating. You’re always running into paywalls and the interfaces to most library databases look like they were designed sometime back in 1980. To make it just a bit easier, we’ve assembled a collection of free tools to help you in your research. When a Mister Steals your Sister - Kindred Grace If someone had told me on September 25, 2011, that I looked like I had just lost my best friend, it wouldn’t have been true. But that’s the way I had thought of it in the weeks and months leading up to her wedding. When I was younger, the idea of my older sister getting married and moving out seemed like…well, the worst idea ever. Romans 14:3 The one who eats everything must not treat with contempt the one who does not, and the one who does not eat everything must not judge the one who does, for God has accepted them. The one who eats everything must not treat with contempt the one who does not, and the one who does not eat everything must not judge the one who does, for God has accepted them. New Living TranslationThose who feel free to eat anything must not look down on those who don't. And those who don't eat certain foods must not condemn those who do, for God has accepted them. English Standard VersionLet not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and let not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one who eats, for God has welcomed him. Berean Study BibleThe one who eats everything must not belittle the one who does not, and the one who does not eat everything must not judge the one who does, for God has accepted him. Berean Literal BibleThe one eating, let him not despise the one not eating; and the one not eating, let him not judge the one eating, for God has received him.

List of citizen science projects Citizen science projects are activities sponsored by a wide variety of organizations so non-scientists can meaningfully contribute to scientific research. Activities vary widely from transcribing old ship logbooks to digitalize the data as part of the Old Weather project to observing and counting birds at home or in the field for eBird.[1][2] Participation can be as simple as playing a computer game for a project called EyeWire that may help scientists learn more about retinal neurons.[3] It can also be more in depth, such as when citizens collect water quality data over time to assess the health of local waters.[4] An emerging branch of Citizen Science are Community Mapping projects that utilize smartphone and tablet technology. For example, TurtleSAT[5] is a community mapping project that is mapping freshwater turtle deaths throughout Australia. Lists of citizen science projects may change. Active citizen science projects[edit]

10 Ways Your Relationship With Your Sibling Changes Once They Get Married Someone very rightly said that relationships change with situations. Some things change for the better, some for the worse, and some because they are meant to change. Take the brother-sister bond. Everybody loves Jesus. Marxists love Jesus, because He was such a radical revolutionary. Unitarians love Jesus, because He befriended the social outcasts. Liberals love Jesus because, well, because He was liberal. Even some conservatives love Jesus, because He was so conservative. Social Image Tagging Goals of ARTigo Art history studies mainly original artworks, but often their reproductions, too. Today, these reproductions exist in substantial electronic repositories sometimes amounting to several million items. What can we do to retrieve these reproductions preferably on the basis of various criteria?

Why So Many Americans Think They’re #Blessed Today, America seems divided between those who engage with some version of the prosperity gospel and those who smugly dismiss it as fraudulent and puerile. While there are a number of problems with the gospel, it’s important to look at why this strand of religious thinking evolved in the first place, and why it persists. A right to wealth and health √ Lonely Lyle Lyrics Poor Lyle He lives in an hourglass Counting every grain he sees Nothing but time Always the sun Kiss of a thirst felt with his teeth But he still has his arms He still has his legs Nowhere to walk to And nothing to hold After a panic Gathered his wizard bow (?)

Rewriting Personal Narratives to Heal - Mind and Body - Utne In Remapping Your Mind (Bear & Company, 2015), Lewis Mehl-Madrona and Barbara Mainguy explain how the brain is specialized in the art of story-making and storytelling. The following excerpt from Chapter 1 discusses how personal and cultural narratives can contribute to poor health, and offers narrative therapy as a solution for reducing or eliminating symptoms of chronic illness. The sufferer is a poet in search of metaphors adequate to express his predicament. Taking A Vow Of Friendship Wesley Hill laments that “intimate, vowed forms of Christian friendship” have been consigned to “the rubbish heap of history” – that friendship lacks the permanence and formal commitment of marriage:: In the ancient East up until today, a rite exists—adelphopoiesis, “brother-making”—in which friends make promises to each other and solidify their commitment by sharing in the Eucharist. (Although it was primarily men who exchanged these vows, the rite was open to women as well.)