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  • This cute and whimsical giraffe plush was made by Budsies.
    Budsies: Turning children’s drawings into plush toys
    Many children have vivid imaginations and most parents of inventive youngsters are accustomed to looking at pictures of fantastical creatures, imagery friends, and an assortment of other made-up characters. Although most such creatures exist only...
  • What does your doll say?
    What does your doll say?
    Hello New York Doll Collectors. I was thinking about a scene in one of The 3 Stooges, episodes, when Moe asks Shemp, “What does your watch say”, and Shemp replies, “It don’t say nothing, you gotta look at it!” I was...
  • What is your answer to these probing questions?
    7 Amazing questions to ask yourself today
    Like most people, I believe that life without introspection, imagination and dreams is tedious and uninspired. The ability to think and share ideas are powerful attributes that set us apart from other mammals. As human beings, we are fortunate to...
  • "Imaginarium" & Jennalea Polascak @ Trenton Social
    "Imaginarium" & Jennalea Polascak @ Trenton Social 'til Sept. 4th
    Trenton Social is proud to announce our First Friday featured artist Jennalea Polascak. A New Jersey native, Jennalea is also a mortician, as well as a writer and photographer.She has always had a fascination with monsters, horror, and the bizarre...
  • Forge of Honor for family fun
    Forge of Honor for family fun
    Last summer, the company that developed colorful plush swords, pillow shields and Targimals ran their Kickstarter campaign to get the funding to get their inventive, imaginable, fun-filled toys to market. Finally, after months of designing the...
  • Gradual evolution, punctuated equilibrium, or creation
    Gradual evolution, punctuated equilibrium, or creation
    The world has produced numerous brilliant scientists in various fields. No one can deny the extraordinary facts they have been able to produce, or the great things they have been able to accomplish by their efforts. One in particular that I have...
  • A Teaching from the New Message on Love and Fear
    A Teaching from the New Message on Love and Fear
    The New Message from God is a religious movement based upon the revelations of Marshall Vian Summers, considered by practitioners to be a Messenger from God. The following is a revelation given to Marshall Vian Summers on April 11, 2001, in...
  • Preppers should be both pessimistic and optimistic
    Preppers should be both pessimistic and optimistic
    This article will discuss why preppers should be mainly pessimistic before a disaster, such as Hurricane Sandy, and then, mainly optimistic after such a disaster.The reason why preppers should be mainly pessimistic before a disaster is because of...
  • Doodle 4 Google contest challenges students to doodle creative inventions
    Doodle 4 Google contest challenges students to doodle creative inventions
    It's time for your young artist to think big, dream big and doodle big. The Doodle 4 Googlecompetition is open to all kids in grades K-12.The Doodle 4 Google competition began Feb. 4 and entries are accepted until March 20. This year's...
  • Your imagination
    Your imagination
    How often do you use your imagination? Is it pretty dusty and full of cobwebs? If so, it is time to open your mind to this God given gift and use it to add some fun to your life.According to TheFreeDictionary.com the word imagination means, &ldquo...
  • Reimagining your life
    Reimagining your life
    Saturday February 8, 2014: Another quiet day, but one that offers an opportunity for creative expression, unique ideas and perhaps even the opportunity to access information you didn't know you had... so throw away logic and analysis and ride...
  • Imagine and be okey with not knowing
    Imagine and be okey with not knowing
    Friday February 7, 2014: This entire weekend it may seems as if you've been given some quiet time to turn within and imagine. That quiet time begins with this morning's (until 1:44 pm EST) Moon is Void-of-course in Taurus which may prompt...
  • Homemade play dough
    Imaginative play with play dough
    It can be kneaded. It can be punched. It can be cut up. It can be rolled into “snakes.” It can be formed into shapes. It can help fine motor skills. It can be measured. It is a lot of fun. What wondrous substance is this? It is soft...
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    Creativity tip: How can you make it strange?
    Creativity happens when we make unusual connections…making what is familiar “strange.” We presume that certain things automatically go together—boat, duck, and water, for example. When we put unusual things together, we...
  • Neil Gaiman reminds us that reading is fundamental
    Neil Gaiman reminds us that reading is fundamental
    Neil Gaiman, bestselling author, tweeted today encouraging people to read a speech he gave that was recently re-printed in The Guardian. He tweeted that our future relies on “libraries, reading and daydreaming.”Gaiman is famous for...