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As a parent of a mixed race child who had a blood cancer. We were placed in a life or death situation where a transplant may have been necessary. Thankfully in my situation it wasn't but the troubles behind it were brought to our attention. People don't realize how complicated bone marrow transplants can be...

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POW! WOW! annual mural-making festivals leave legacies of beautified walls, create landmarks for locals and tourists alike, generate community, and foster civic pride. But being there during the painting is an opportunity not to be missed, and this is the third year I've been able to take my family to the opening event, which happened...

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Louis Vuitton has entered the smartwatch market with the Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon. The watch runs Android Wear 2.0 and will work with both Android and Apple phones. With 3 different styles you can customize them with various straps that match the LV catalog of goods. This luxury smart watch will set you back around $3000. Does...

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From July 16-22, POW! WOW! Long Beach will be bringing 20 artists from around the world to paint murals around the city as well as take part in a full slate of art-related events. In addition to providing aesthetic value, the public art will draw attention to the International City, stir civic pride, provide landmarks for...

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Artist Steven Harrington who has worked with Nike, Coke, Staple, Lacoste and too many more to name recently worked on this years Dew Tour creating graphics. Some of the coolest pieces were the skateable sculptures that Harrington designed. A post shared by Steven Harrington (@s_harrington) on Jun 16, 2017 at 9:29am PDT It seems that...

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On Sunday, my friend and artist Andy Alexander had an art show and book signing at Rachel Comey in West Hollywood to celebrate the release of her new dresses incorporating his work as well as a monograph of his illustrations. My wife Wendy and I (mostly her) helped make the book, so how could we...

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Jan Chipchase's successful kickstarter for The Field Study Handbook will be making it's way to retail edition this July. We highly recommend you check it out! The comprehensive how-to, why-to guide to running international field research projects. The Handbook is for anyone that needs to understand users, customers, people across markets, geographies and cultures. https://vimeo.com/219216443...

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Kickstarter brought back their hottest of the hot. It's the KICKSTARTER GOLD projects. Now through July 31, some of your favorite creators are back to push their historic Kickstarter projects to new heights. Be part of the story — and take home a piece of Kickstarter Gold. FEATURING PROJECTS LIKE 3Doodler Limited Edition Star Trek 3D Pen...

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I've seen this year's record-setting precipitation reflected in friends' gorgeous photos of flowers blooming in the desert and overpowering waterfalls in Yosemite. Wow. Last week, my family and I took advantage of the unusually stormy year by making yet another trip to Mammoth Lakes in the Eastern Sierras. I guess it's hard for us to...

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As everything we own starts getting "connected" so to must our furniture. Live OS is the new system from Herman Miller that gives insight to the time spent in their furniture. The first product that will be connected is a adjustable desk which will have sensors and allow you to adjust with an app. The...