Category: Lifestyle

Art and Artists

Art

“What art offers is space – a certain breathing room for the spirit.” – John Updike

 


ArtPrize – “Designed as a very different art competition”


Banksy – “a pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist”


Big Cartel – “Big Cartel is a simple shopping cart for artists.”


CreativeAllies.com – “a community for anyone who loves to create.”


Creattica – “An online resource for design inspiration and freebies!”


deviantART – “created to entertain, inspire, & empower the artist in all of us.”


Dribbble – “show and tell for designers.”


Escape Into Life – “online arts journal”


Fine Art America – “Professional Network for Visual Artists, Photographers, Art Collectors, and Gallery Owners”


Hyper Allergic – “a forum for serious, playful & radical thinking about art”


Image Kind  “offering over 750,000 high-quality fine art images for sale”


Meerk – “Making art for everything.”


Mr. Brainwash – “the moniker of  filmmaker and Pop artist Thierry Guetta.”


My Modern Met – “Beautiful photography, incredible art and clever design.”


Obey Giant – “Manufacturing quality dissent since 1989.”


Pineal Paradise – “artistically inclined, free-spirited couple.”


Rays of a McGnarly Sunshine – “A visual, video, graphic and live artist.”


RedBubble.com – “helping artists share their vision with the people”


Society 6 – “created by thousands of artists from around the world.”


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Find Work

Find Work

Are you looking for work? Whether you are a freelancer looking for job opportunities or someone looking to find steady employment, our goal is to make a difficult task easier.


 Backdoor Jobs – “Short-Term Job Adventures!”


CareerBuilder.com – “the global leader in human capital solutions, we help organizations target and attract their most important asset – their people.”


Dice.com – “the leading career website for technology and engineering professionals, and the companies that seek to employ them, in the United States.”


Elance – “offers instant access to qualified professionals who work online and provides the tools to hire, view work as it progresses and pay for results. 


Freelancer – “Hire Freelancers and Find Freelance Jobs Online”


Freelance Switch – “a community of expert freelancers from around the world.”


Gradberry – “primarily caters to internship vacancies for students and entry-level positions for university graduates with 0-2 years of full-time work experience.”


Guru – “the world’s largest online marketplace for freelance talent and a leader in providing quality freelance services you can trust.”


indeed – “the #1 job site worldwide, with over 50 million unique visitors and 1 billion job searches per month.”


JobDreaming.com – “Perfect for active job seekers and those just dreaming.”


Job Hero – “Because your best job application starts with your best resume.”


Monster.com – “the premier global online employment solution for people seeking jobs and the employers who need great people.”


Neuvoo.com – “Your job search starts here.”


SimplyHired – “operates the world’s largest job search engine with over eight million jobs worldwide.”


Smarthinking – “the premier provider of research based, research proven online tutoring”


SnagAJob.com – “The dream begins with the right job.”


TaskRabbit – “where you can outsource small jobs and Tasks to fully-vetted people right in your neighborhood.”


TenDollarz.com – “Sellers list services that they are willing to provide for $10.”


TheLadders – “the leading job-matching service for career-driven professionals.”


Thumbtack.com – “gives you the ability to vet, contact and book service professionals the moment you find them.”


Work At Home Jobs – “We search all the major freelance job sites so that you don’t have to.”


Working Solutions – “the first company to utilize an entire workforce of home-based customer sales and service agents.”


ZipRecuiter.com – “we believe the experience of finding the right job or finding the right candidate should be a delight.”


Zumu.co – “fun, engaging online trading platform, for ‘used’ DVDs, CDs and Games.”


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Free & Discounted Goods

Free Goods

Everybody likes free and discounted stuff, right? Listed below are the best freebie and coupon sites on the web. 


CouponCabin.com – “Never miss a great deal again.”


Craigslist – Search and post classified ads


CurrentCodes.com – “find promotional codes for online stores”


eBayClassifieds.com – ebay’s online classified ads


FatWallet.com – “saving you money is our foundation and passion.”


FilmMetro.com – “information about free movie screenings tickets.”


FreeCoupons.com – “your source for coupon, promotional & discount codes.”


Freecycle.org – “Our mission is to build a worldwide gifting movement”


FreeNapkin.com – “100% Free Products and Merchandise”


FreeStuff.com – “We are the original FreeStuff.com.”


ILoveFreeConcerts.com – “largest source for free concerts & ticket giveaways in NYC & the greater area.”


Keycode.com – “coupons and promo codes”


RetailMeNot.com – “Score the savings you want.”


SweetFreeStuff.com – “providing readers with REAL free stuff since 2002!”


TotallyFreeStuff.com – “bringing the web all kinds of great free stuff”


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Organic Farming & Farmers Markets

Good Fresh Food

“Many organic practices simply make sense, regardless of what overall agricultural system is used. Far from being a quaint throwback to an earlier time, organic agriculture is proving to be a serious contender in modern farming and a more environmentally sustainable system over the long term.” – David Suzuki

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Factory Farm Map – “to ensure the food, water and fish we consume is safe, accessible and sustainably produced.”

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Farmers Markets – USDA – “Find a Farmers Market Near You.”

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Find Roadside Farm Stands – “Find roadside farm stands in all 50 states; from Alabama to Wyoming.”

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Green B.E.A.N – “sustainability grown local food affordable, accessible, and convenient to the Midwest communities we serve.”

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Grumpy Grizzly Farms – “a small locally owned farm in Nashville Indiana.”

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Local Dirt – “Buy, Sell and Find Local Food.”

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Local Harvest – “LocalHarvest is America’s #1 organic and local food website.

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Mother Earth News – “an invaluable resource for leading a more self-sufficient, eco-friendly life.

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My Garden – “share our garden virtually with people around us. “

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Nation Gardening Association – “working to renew and sustain the essential connection between people, plants, and the environment.”

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NourishLife.org – “an educational initiative designed to open a meaningful conversation about food and sustainability”

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Organic Consumers Association – “an online and grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability.”

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OrganicGardening.com – “leads the charge toward a sustainable future”

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OrganicGuide.com – “the one place where you can search for organic, and organic related businesses & resources, in your local area and be sure to get the results that are the most relevant to you.”

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OrganicNation.tv – “an exploration of the American sustainable food landscape, focusing on the people, places & products that are shaping a new green economy and lifestyle.”

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PickYourOwn.org – “local listings of pick your own (also called U-pick or PYO) farms in the US, Canada, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & other countries.”

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Wholesome Wave – “to improve access and affordability of fresh, healthy, locally-grown produce to historically underserved communities”

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World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms – “We link volunteers with organic farmers, and help people share more sustainable ways of living.”

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Photography

Photography

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” – Aaron Siskind


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AB Photographie – “concert photography but I get my jollies off by photographing urban abandonment’s”

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Adam Alexander Photography – “professional photographer for the past 6 years.”

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Barre.Me – “photoblog created by Sébastien Barré, French engineer by day, amateur photographer by night.”

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Bellezza Casuale – “Random Beauty.”

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B.Hockensmith Photography – “a high-end two photographer team based out of Columbus, OH.”

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Chad Smith Photography – “Photographer living in Chicago and taking pictures around the world.”

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Chicago Jam Scene – “Bringing you the latest on the live music scene in Chicago.”

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C-Style – “Photography by Courtney Hughes. Specializing in Live Music/Bands, as well as Event – Portrait – Family photography.”

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Dave Vann – “Live music photographer.”

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Jake Plimack –“follows the most talented musicians around the world and attempts to bring you to the show through his photos”

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John Hyde ~ Wild Things Photography – Nature and the World around us.

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ReMind – “A freelance exploration of life, love, and soul. – Greg Molitor”

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Rex-A-Vision – “Rex-A-Vision is my attempt to share my way of seeing things with all of you, the world I love.”

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Spady Photography – “Concert Photography is what I specialize in.”

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Soundfuse Online Magazine – “Our favorite photos. Not in chronological order. Or any order for that matter. You get what you get.”

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Wide Aperture Images – Freelance photography by Aaron Lingenfelter.

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WolfgangsVault.com – “one of the world’s largest online destinations for everything related to live music.”

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Recycle

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi


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Earth911 – “providing consumers with accessible and actionable recycling information across the country.

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Ecycler.com – “Collect. Connect. Recycle. ecycler brings together people giving away recyclables and those interested in collecting them.”

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Greenopolis – “Greenopolis makes a very simple – yet powerful – promise to you, our user: We are about doing good.

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Grist – “Grist has been dishing out environmental news and commentary with a wry twist since 1999 “

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Mother Nature Network – “Improve Your World.”

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Recyclebank – “Recyclebank is built on the idea that environmental solutions provide economic opportunities.”

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TreeHugger – “TreeHugger is the leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream.

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Relationships & Wellness

Relationships and Wellness

“If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.” – Elbert Hubbard


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CogniFit.com – “a revolutionary technology that lets you explore your brain, assess your cognitive skills, train the abilities that are important to you and gives you an efficient mind training… and it’s free!”

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CommonTables.com – “provides a resource for our members to celebrate those things we have in common, while respecting the traditions, beliefs and cultures that are different from our own.”

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Living to 100: Life Expectancy Calculator – “uses the most current and carefully researched medical and scientific data in order to estimate how old you will live to be. “

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MealsMatter.org – “promotes nutrient-rich food choices from all five food groups, and strives to equip family meal preparers with the tools and resources they need to make meal planning decisions that lead to better health.”

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MindBodyGreen.com – “your go-to-guide for yoga and wellness.”

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My Food-A-Pedia – “Quick access to food info. Find the calories and food groups for a food, or compare two foods. “

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NaturalNews.com – “a non-profit collection of public education websites covering topics that empower individuals to make positive changes in their health, environmental sensitivity, consumer choices and informed skepticism.”

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Personality Test – “the most widely used personality instrument in the world.”

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StillTasty: Your Ultimate Food Shelf-Life Guide – “offers shelf life information on hundreds of foods and beverages, plus tips and advice to help you eat better and save money.”

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Swole.me – “This site’s main purpose is to help you put together a diet with your desired micronutrient proportions.”

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The Nutrition Source (Harvard School of Public Health) – “provide timely information on diet and nutrition for clinicians, allied health professionals, and the public.”

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WebMD – “Better information. Better health.”

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Yoga Journal – an interactive, in-depth, yoga community website. “

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