14 Ways to Successfully Survive the Thrift Store

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Macklemore’s hit single “Thrift Shop” often gets credit for thrifting becoming mainstream or even cool. Thrifting is no longer considered embarrassing or associated with being poor!

But, before Macklemore hit the scene, there lived a society of people who connected because of their love of thrift. Hence #thriftsociety over 20,000 people sharing their thrifted finds, looks, repurposed pieces and inspirations. Modern day fashionista’s, hipsters and creatives are drawn to thrifting because it offers unique fashion at a great price. However thrifting still isn’t for everyone! Stay tuned for guidelines to help you survive your next thrifting trip!

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How to Make Vegan Curry

Vegan Curry Curry is a great cupboard cleaner – curries are great with potatoes (plain or sweet), zucchini, spinach, onions, lentils, beans, peppers, kale, chard, cauliflower… and bottled curry paste and canned coconut milk make the sauce easy. If you’re using light coconut milk and want to boost the coconut flavor even further without adding extra fat, add a teaspoon of coconut extract. Serve over steamed rice.

This is also a perfect meal if you want to eat vegan, dairy free or wheat or gluten free!

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The “Most Hipster” Bands According to Science

These Are the "Most Hipster" Bands, According to Science

Have you been going through life concerned that the music you listen to just might not be cool enough? Well, wonder no more! The good people at Priceonomics have you covered.

To figure out which music is the “most hipster,” the company’s data scientists looked at two factors: critical acclaim and obscurity. The former metric was taken from reviews onhipster tastemaker Pitchfork, the latter based on Facebook likes of each review. Priceonomics analyzed all of Pitchfork’s “best new albums” for 2013 and 2014, establishing a “hipster music index” for critically acclaimed, obscure bands. They also provide a “beer me bro index” of great bands everyone has heard of. Without further ado, here are the ten musicians every hipster worth their salt should be name-dropping: Continue reading

Trent Shelton Speaks on Being Yourself

Motivational speaker Trent Shelton speaks on the importance of being yourself.  This powerful two minute video is vital to today’s youth.  So many of us seek validation from others on social media.  “Don’t let your life become other people’s opinions.” – Trent Shelton

[Music] The Cool Kids – “Computer School” and “Chop”

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Chuck Inglish and Sir Michael Rocks are giving us their classic sound on these tracks.  The first is called “Computer School.”  The track uses a clip of comedian Steve Harvey’s stand up from the movie The Original Kings of Comedy. The second is an uptempo track called “Chop” which features the HBK Gang.  Listen and enjoy.