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Why Doing Nothing Is One of the Most Important Things You Can Do

From the age of Enlightenment onward, philosophers, political leaders and moral authorities of many kinds have tried to convince us that work is one of the most important opportunities for freedom. Through work, we can become a somebody, relish the esteem we gain, structure our lives and, while we are at it, contribute nobly…

read more via Why Doing Nothing Is One of the Most Important Things You Can Do — TIME

Anthony Bourdain Brought His Globe-Trotting Curiosity to America

Anthony Bourdain was known for showing Americans far-away places like Borneo and Myanmar. But he brought the same curiosity to an often-overlooked corner of his own hometown last year. Bourdain took his globe-trotting CNN show Parts Unknown to the New York City borough of Queens – which has been called “one of the most diverse…

via A Community Organizer on How Anthony Bourdain Brought His Globe-Trotting Curiosity to an Overlooked Corner of America — TIME

Outdoor Kitchens Continue To Grow In Popularity

At one time, outdoor kitchens were reserved strictly for luxury custom homes. Today, these highly desirable living spaces are more popular than ever for homes not only custom built, but at every price point and all indications say this is not going away any time soon…

more via Outdoor Kitchens Continue To Grow In Popularity — Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

30-Year-Old Who Got Evicted By Parents Is One of Millions of Millennials Who Still Live at Home

Young adults who still live with their parents may not have a lot in common with Michael Rotondo. Their parents probably haven’t formally evicted them (yet, at least), and they might have some kind of job or be pursuing some kind of degree…

via That 30-Year-Old Who Got Evicted By His Parents Is Just One of Millions of Millennials Who Still Live at Home — TIME