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3 Ways to Frame Art That Are Actually Affordable

Food52 | Posted 07.07.2015 | HuffPost Home

Knowing a reliable custom framer in your town is essential if you love to hang art. But that sinking feeling when you see the price tag at pickup is almost inevitable. If it leaves you wondering if there's a less expensive way, the good news is that there is!

Using Failure As an Opportunity to Reflect Instead of Feeling Defeated: Let's Strive to "Fail Better"

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Jon Jachimowicz

Failure shouldn't have to make us feel horrible. Instead, let's re-frame how we think about failures in terms of success when we communicate, manage, and educate.

New Stanford Criminal Justice Study Right, But Incomplete and Misleading

Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. | Posted 10.20.2014 | Crime
Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr.

Giving up on talking about race or facts because of the Stanford study would be a sad high-jacking of criminal justice discourse in our country.

Ballot-Measure Wording Often Unclear, Incomplete

Hilary Gowins | Posted 10.12.2014 | Politics
Hilary Gowins

Issues with neutrality in wording choices are just one part of the battle when it comes to ballot measures. Missing or incomplete information is another issue that can taint voter decision-making.

A Case Study in How Not to Communicate Foreign Policy?

Inesha Premaratne | Posted 11.09.2013 | World
Inesha Premaratne

On Tuesday Obama will have to bring to the fore his rhetorical power to not just persuade but to involve, to make it clear why the tragedy in Syria is too shared by Americans and why action now merits not just the projection of American power but too her capacity for moral leadership.

Looking for High Quality, Inexpensive, Gorgeous Picture Frames? Here's an Off the Wall Idea: Head to a Flea Market

Bob Richter | Posted 09.08.2013 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

Sometimes the art or photo is still in the frame. That's when it really takes a visionary to see that frame take on a new life. The art might be bad, but the frame could be great.

Don't Shortchange Framing the Question

Tom Hulme | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Tom Hulme

The wording and tone of the question matters -- if you ask the wrong question you'll get the wrong solution, but so many of us spend a tiny fraction of our time framing the questions we're asking and even less time re-evaluating them over time.

5 Cheap Alternatives to a Custom Frame

BrightNest | Posted 05.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

Whether it's a giant print of van Gogh's "Starry Night" or a limited-edition map of Manhattan circa 1802, some of your most treasured wall decorations may not fit into a standard frame. No longer, we say! It's high time to proudly display your misfit art.

6 Ways We Get Sidetracked or Swayed

Kare Anderson | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Frame a situation around a much-cherished goal and you are more likely to stick to that goal and/or sway others to seek it too. That's one of many stories with lessons for sticking to a plan that psychologist and Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino offers in her new book Sidetracked.

Language Matters: How the Framing of His Tax Plan Can Hurt Obama

Philip Goldberg | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Philip Goldberg

An acquaintance of mine told me he's voting for Mitt Romney. His motivation, he happily and proudly admits, is selfish: "Obama will raise taxes on peo...

Joe Satran

The Precise Art Of Framing | Joe Satran | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts

A Lowy's artisan applies 23-karat gold leaf to a frame using a traditional water gilding technique. (Photo courtesy of Julius Lowy Frame and Restori...

@BarackObama tweets on Climate Change

A. Siegel | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

Retweet to encourage the campaign to discuss climate issues or not to retweet to avoid reinforcing the negative?

Deconstructing the PMSC Frame

David Isenberg | Posted 12.02.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

Sometimes, as the saying goes, it is not what you say, but how you say it. Or to put it contemporary terms, how you spin it. And for the past couple o...

"Responsibility. Patriotic Pride. Accountability": Three Pillars for Honest Engagement on Climate Disruption

A. Siegel | Posted 11.07.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

Climate Solutions for a Stronger America lays out an effective communications path for politicians who want to include climate change issues within their discussions but might find it challenging amid the cacophony of deception from fossil-foolish outlets.

Say 'Obligations,' Not 'Entitlements'

Ken Allen | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Ken Allen

Responsible citizens should not hesitate to approach this subject with ferocity. "Obligations" is actually a weak term, for the obligations of which we are speaking are part of the social contract around which millions of people have built their lives.

The Sacredness of Life and Liberty

George Lakoff | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
George Lakoff

To establish male control in family life, both conservative Republicans and the Catholic Church propose taking a metaphor literally, that A Fertilized Egg Is A Person. Taking the metaphor literally allows for the claim that preventing abortions constitutes saving lives.

Obama vs. Romney: The Framing Matchup, Round One

George Lakoff | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
George Lakoff

Where Romney talks morality (conservative style), Obama mainly talks policy. Where Romney reframes Obama, Obama does not reframe Romney. In fact, he reinforces Romney's frames by repeating Romney's language word for word -- without spelling out his own values explicitly.

Balancing Money & Happiness: A Discussion With Daniel Kahneman (VIDEO)

Laura Rowley | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty

Daniel Kahneman is one of the most important thinkers on human decision making. The Princeton psychologist won the Nobel Prize in economics in 2002 fo...

Taxes Are Going Up: Breaking the Code

Ruth Sherman | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics
Ruth Sherman

How do I know? Because politicians use coded language and in the past week or so a new phrase has appeared in the political discourse: And that phrase...

Laying-Off Teachers To Demonstrate How Much They Are Appreciated

David Coates | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics
David Coates

At what point will the president tell the speaker of the House of Representatives that teacher appreciation is vital to the long-term economic health of this country? That point ought to be now.

They Aren't Pro-Life, They Are Anti-Choice

Conan Neutron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conan Neutron

I want anybody that cares about what a woman is allowed to do with her body to do one simple thing. Do not let ANYBODY use the term pro-life, ever. If...

The Right to a Future: We Need a New Lexicon for Conveying Climate Collapse

Raffi Cavoukian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Raffi Cavoukian

Are we tweeting while Earth burns? Is climate collapse our new collective Titanic? How do we best describe the survival struggle of 7 billion in a way that connects?

Driving Mr. Krugman: How We Talk About the Economy

Anat Shenker-Osorio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anat Shenker-Osorio

In a world gone wrong, at least we can count on Paul Krugman. The Nobel Laureate eviscerates the convoluted logic behind the proposed economic policy fiasco dressed up as a stimulus plan.

You Say Tax Cut... Let's Call the Whole Thing Off

Anat Shenker-Osorio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anat Shenker-Osorio

Even attempts to evoke our ire at this train-wreck of a policy like "billionaire bailout" or "millionaire bonus" still don't profile the new round of damage we're about to inflict on ourselves.

End Dynasty Welfare. Start the "Dynasty Tax"

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

cross-posted from It is time for the congress to stop giving dynasty welfare to the richest Americans. Conservatives love their word ...