Ben is Back Teaser Trailer: Julia Roberts’ Son Has Problems

Julia Roberts is unexpectedly reunited with her (troubled) young adult son in the newly-released teaser trailer for Ben is Back. The drama was written and directed by novelist-turned filmmaker Peter Hedges, who is directing his real-life son (and fellow Oscar nominee) Lucas Hedges here. Roberts stars in Ben is Back as Holly Burns, a woman whose son Ben (Lucas Hedges) returns home without warning one Christmas Eve, seemingly well-adjusted and problem-free. Unfortunately, Holly soon…

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Quick-fire Q&A with the founders of Pedla

Login to VeloClub|Not a member?   Sign up now. 18 New Articles August 24, 2018 RACING 26 times up the Cauberg: The strange story of the 1948 world championship August 24, 2018 FROM THE CYCLINGTIPS EMPORIUM Quick-fire Q&A with the founders of Pedla August 24, 2018 TECH Bikes of the Bunch: A fresh Cherubim August 24, 2018 NEWS Bruyneel owes $1.5 million; Porte confirmed to Trek: Daily News Digest August 24,…

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From Scraps to Sanctuary: A $700 A-Frame Cabin

To some, a pile of scrap wood might look like trash. But for Alla and Garrett Ponomareva, it was an opportunity to build something beautiful. While vacationing on their family’s land in Missoula, MT, the couple discovered some old window frames and spare lumber from a dilapidated structure on the property. Inspired by the debris, Alla remembered an online blueprint for a tiny A-frame cabin she loved – and realized…

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The Forest Service Is Silencing Women

In 2011, Darla Bush, now a 19-year veteran of the federal Forest Service, accepted a position as a firefighting engine captain at Sequoia National Forest’s Western Divide Ranger District, at the southern tip of the Sierra Nevada. The job wasn’t ideal. She commuted three to four hours a day from the Tule River Indian Reservation, where Bush and her husband had returned to raise their young daughter. The drive made…

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30 Tips for Sheltering in Place

You may have heard the words “shelter in place” used often over the news or during an emergency situation. But do you really know what this means? Are you fully aware of what you need to do in case you find yourself in such a situation? Sheltering in place is a short-term solution to address a biological, chemical, nuclear, and radiological threat. Individuals that are under such hazards immediately need…

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These Newlyweds Got Photobombed By A Giraffe, And It Was Magical

You could say a highlight of one couple’s wedding day was very, very high. On Saturday, newlyweds Luke and Tristan Karshagen were taking wedding party pictures at a game reserve at the Areena Riverside Resort in East London, South Africa, when a rather friendly male giraffe by the name of Abby happened to pop over to say hello. Stephanie Norman Photography Abby the giraffe freely roams the Areena Riverside Resort in East London, South…

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Brain scans show how cannabis extract may help people with psychosis

Cannabidiol reduces the brain activity linked to hallucinations, delusions and other forms of psychosis, research has found Brain scans have revealed for the first time how a substance found in cannabis plants may help people with psychotic disorders by dampening down abnormal brain activity that arises in the patients. A single dose of cannabidiol, an non-intoxicating extract of the plant, reduced unusual patterns of neural behaviour linked to hallucinations, delusions,…

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MAC Dazzlepink Dazzle Highlighter Review & Swatches

Dazzlepink MAC Dazzlepink Dazzle Highlighter ($34.00 for 0.34 oz.) is a light-medium peach with pink-to-peach shifting glitter. As described, the base was transparent, but there was plenty of “coverage” in the form of sparkle and flecks of flatter glitter particles. This translated into a noticeably glittery, highly reflective finish that was sparkly but not dirt-like at some angles (an issue with some glitters) due to the flat shape. The powder…

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We Spent $43,486 To RV For One Year – How to Spend Way Too Much Full-Time RVing

Michelle’s quick note: Today, I have a great guest post from Brooke and Buddy Baum. As you all know, I absolutely loved RVing. However, it’s not for everyone. So, when I had the opportunity to hear this RVing story, I jumped at the chance to share it with you all. Enjoy! We’re Brooke and Buddy Baum – digital nomads, bloggers, travelers and nature lovers. We recently ended a year-long stint…

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Marcel Proust’s Dream of Art

Jacques-Émile Blanche, “Portrait of Marcel Proust” (1892), oil on canvas, Musée d’Orsay ([Public domain] via Wikimedia) Perhaps the most ironic, darkly comic, and touching death scene in 20th-century literature takes place in front of Vermeer’s painting “A View of the Delft” (1660-1661) in Marcel Proust’s novel In Search of Lost Time (1913-1927). Bergotte, a terminally ill novelist who has had a decisive influence on the narrator’s writing vocation, remembers that…

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