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Around the World in 12 Objects

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Here is my virtual road map, through objects I have collected from traveling to the ends of the earth and back. What inspires you to travel? What have you collected to save the memories?

Tea and the Art of Distraction -- 4 Simple Steps

Jesse Jacobs | Posted 12.17.2011 | San Francisco
Jesse Jacobs

Whether it's tea or anything else you can find to wake up, I believe that we need all the weapons available to fight distraction. Distraction keeps us from living fully and making a real difference in the world.

Astoria Characters: The Man to the Mansion Born

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Michael Halberian wanders through the central hall of the fabled Steinway Mansion and flips the switch that turns on the 1,000-pound crystal chandelier, big and round as the sun. It's motorized.