Rainbows on Earth: The Most Colorful Cities in the World

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Colorful cities Burano Island, Italy

Which are the happiest cities in the world? The most colorful ones! It’s difficult to stay morose even for a second when you are surrounded by bright, shining colors 24×7, 365 days a year. Packed with a palette of hues, some cities can even transport you into a fairytale world. Speaking of fairy tales, have you watched the movie Smurfs? Or at least seen those fictional, little blue creatures in posters or on social media? Let me take you to…

The Cutest Mother’s Day Greeting Ever!

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Happy Mother's Day

Every Mother’s Day you struggle hard to find that perfect way to make your mom feel special. Amber Pommerville, a young mother herself, had the same problem. This is what she did: She wrote a poem for her mother LaRee Olson, collected all the memories captured in family pictures in the form of a slideshow, and decided to get it narrated by her little daughter. After the daughters narration, they closed it with family chorus “We love you Grandma!”. Lucky…

15 Anti-Procrastination Tips for You & Me!

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Dogs and Procrastinators

Am I suffering from procrastination like this cute dog? “I’ll leave it to you to decide, but only if you have the time.” 10:00 AM: An hour after I checked into my office, I have successfully managed to check my Gmail, Yahoo mail, Facebook notifications, Twitter notifications, and Google+ notifications. It’s time to start writing an article. But what should I write on? Let’s surf some good presentations on authorSTREAM. 11:00 AM: Yes! I am going to write on procrastination.…

Brilliant, Heart Moving Photographs from World Press Photo Contest 2015

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World Press Photo Contest Winner in Category Nature

Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language. Walt Disney Pictures also speak the most powerful language. They can make or break wars, etch themselves in human psyche, become reminders of all things past, capture present reality, and drive change for future. Photographers thus wield a lot of power and its important that their work be recognized and shared to give voice to the voiceless subjects captured in their lens. To appreciate…

St. Patrick’s Day: It’s Time To Go Green, Go Irish!

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St. Patrick's Day wishes

Shamrocks, leprechauns, Irish jigs, bagpipes, green beer, and pots of gold at the end of a rainbow… Yes, it’s St. Patrick’s Day today! And it’s time to become Irish for a day. What better way to explore the culture of foreign lands than by joining in their festive celebrations! The day honors Patron Saint of Ireland Saint Patrick who is credited with bringing Christianity to this island nation. For those who don’t know, Ireland is also known as the “Emerald…