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Breaking Free of Clutter

Ree Varcoe | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Ree Varcoe

You can keep living under piles of possessions, whether they're in plain sight or hidden away in closets and spare rooms, or you can choose to finally get free of them. Once you start the purge, you are likely to find yourself feeling lighter and less burdened.

Kevin Hamedani's Films Have Heart and an Edge and His Parents

Tamar Abrams | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Kevin Hamedani (on right in photo) is a filmmaker who is both brave and a bit crazy. While touring the country's film festivals with his first indie f...

De-Clutter Your Entire Life!

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

Have you seen the late George Carlin's riff on "stuff"? If you haven't, it is brilliant and hilarious, and it exemplifies so much of what I believe about the over-filled, over-scheduled, over-thought, and over-wrought experiences that we now call life in 21st-century America.

Antiques Appraiser Reveals Trash For Cash Secrets

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.30.2012 | Money

In the world of yard sales and antiques auctions, the thrill is in the hunt for hidden treasures. Take those old dentures from Grandpa, especially if ...

Please Keep Your Birthday Cupcake Out of My Kids' Classroom

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

If you want your kid to have a celebratory cupcake, I hope he or she enjoys it with gusto at your private birthday party. But can you also respect the rights of those of us who are fighting to keep our children healthy.

Street Sweep: Who Takes Blame For Homeless 'Junk' Piling Up?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 01.12.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Sadly, the plight of homelessness in America is being reduced to a toxic battle over trash on the streets. Communities used to struggle over the fac...

Picker Sisters: A Horror Movie Waiting to Happen

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.27.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Lifetime has a new series titled Picker Sisters and it features Tracy Hutson and Tanya McQueen of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition fame. These two very attractive interior decorators travel around the country looking for junk.

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Junkyard Michelangelo Dick Shaefer Turns Rusty Old Cars Into Glorious Monsters

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

ERIE, Pa. -- "One man's junk is another man's treasure," goes a old proverb. That's certainly true for one northwestern Pennsylvania man: His creative...

Checkpoint: Backscatter Fears and Naked Aggression

Jan McGirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jan McGirk

Americans on the go are increasingly upset about the intrusiveness of airport sercurity. Perhaps lessons can be learned by examining the health effects on Palestinians who have for years submitted to similar security checks.

From Trash to Cash - How Two College Students Made a Fortune

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

Many people are starting their own businesses, despite this difficult economy. Stories like Omar's and Nick's are inspiring to entrepreneurs of any age.

Moody's Risk Committee Disappeared At Height Of Collapse

McClatchy | Kevin G. Hall | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- As the bottom fell out of the housing market and complex mortgage-backed securities began tanking in 2007, a strange thing happened at M...

Junk Art (PHOTOS): 10 Amazing Artists Using Recycled Materials

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Junk can be a beautiful thing, if you have the eyes to see it. From litter off the streets to odds and ends in the house, these artists from around th...

Balanced Life -- 11 Myths Of De-Cluttering.

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

As much as most of us want to keep our home, office, car, etc. in reasonable order, it's tough. Here's a list of some myths of de-cluttering that make it harder to get rid of stuff.

Your Junk Drawer vs. Nirvana

Dean Sluyter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dean Sluyter

Then tasks and situations that once pushed and pulled you in so many ways become frictionless flow, and things that were hard to do -- even cleaning out the garage -- become easy.