Category Archive: Culture

Oct 01

Language Barriers and Cinco De Mayo

Lacure Villas helps people find the perfect luxury get away of their dreams from all over the world. They have more than 1,000 villas in their portfolio spanning 29 different countries across 5 continents. Any luxury villa you can dream of they have. You can go to their website and browse their portfolio with stunning …

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Oct 01

Top 3 Tips for Helping a Friend Suffering From Drug Abuse

Drug abuse is no doubt a life damaging challenge. It is very crucial to the person directly involved, and much more to the people around him. In fact, it is particularly difficult if you are watching a friend go through this very troubling situation. You are not only seeing and feeling the results of the …

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Sep 21

Cultural Shift in the Storage Industry

There is a culture shift going on in the storage industry that has been happening slowly happening over the last decade or so. Like most industries the storage industry is resistant to change and adopting technology is a big sticking point for most businesses but eventually even the most stubborn businesses see the light and …

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Aug 16

How Technology has Influenced Art

Technology is certainly transforming art in many ways. Thanks to the Internet almost any artist can share their creations with millions of people. As with many independent musical artists, many visual artists have cut out galleries as a middleman and they sell directly to their patrons who can view the gallery on-line. For artists who …

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Aug 16

The Custom Screen Door

There is resurgence in remodeling with a mind toward keeping the quaint, charm of the old architecture intact. The beautiful homes of the 1920s – 1950s deserve to keep their noble exteriors. The wood siding can be replaced and the front pillars can be fortified. Inside the old oak floors can be sanded and polished. …

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Aug 16

The Wonderful City Museum

The City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri, describes itself as an “eclectic mixture of children’s playground, funhouse, surrealistic pavilion, and architectural marvel.” It is a wonderful place to take children, but adults will also be astounded. It is open to midnight every night and even has a few cocktail bars inside! After having visited this …

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Aug 15

The Art of the Door

One’s first impression of a home is often the front door. One notices the shape of the door, the doorknocker, and the window. It is often said that first impressions are everything. And so it should come as no surprise artists and architects love designing doors. These are not your run of the mill Home …

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Aug 15

When Art and Cars Collide

It is a tradition among my friends to have fun painting and revamping old cars. My friend Emmy has a car whose paint job looks like undulating ocean waves. My friend Benito once had a car that was completely covered in AstroTurf with miniature figurines glued to the hood. These friends are not professional artists …

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Aug 15

The History of Technology in Visual Art

Our opposable thumbs make us inveterate tool users. Tool technologies have been the foundation of new artistic techniques throughout history. In fact, the history of art is the history of inventions in tool technology. We take it for granted now, but the paintbrush was once a brand new invention.   Anthropologists agree that artistic creations …

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Aug 14

Not your Grandmother’s Quilt

Contemporary quilting has come a long way since the days when grandmothers gathered around a table and spent hours making patchwork quilts. Quilts today are often designed with amazing creativity. In the art world there is definitely a modern take on this age-old practice of home décor. A quilt is an artistic piece where form …

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