Rural Chinese families pose with every possession they own

Jiadang (Family Stuff)

Jiadang (Family Stuff) is a project by Chinese photographer Huang Qingjun that shows Chinese families posing next to all of their worldly possessions. He spent almost ten years traveling around to various rural communities in China, asking families to take everything they owned and carefully arrange them outdoors for a picture. (Photos)

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Moving from Just-in-Case to Just-in-Time Living

Futurist Thomas Frey: How many extra shavers, bars of soap, or cans of soup do you currently have on your shelves at home? How much money do you currently have tied up in “inventory” of typical household items? What if you could get by without any?

 

 

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Men who flaunt their luxury possessions are not the ‘marrying kind’

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These men are driven by their desire to have uncommitted romantic flings.

Men who drive expensive cars or who flaunt their flashy possessions are driven by their desire to have uncommitted romantic flings according to researchers from Rice University, the University of Texas-San Antonio and the University of Minnesota.  Although it may catch a woman’s attention she won’t be marrying him any time soon.

 

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Gandhi Auction

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Bring some inner peace with some items straight from Gandhi

A relative of Mahatma Gandhi made a last ditch appeal to the government Monday to stop the iconic resistance leader’s personal effects, including trademark round glasses, from being auctioned off.

The latest appeal from Tushar Gandhi, the great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, came as New York-based Antiquorum Auctioneers said plans to sell a watch, a pair of sandals, a plate and bowl plus the glasses would go ahead this week. Continue reading… “Gandhi Auction”

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Sarah’s Smash Shack – Relieve Stress By Breaking Things

Sarah’s Smash Shack - Relieve Stress By Breaking Things 

 Sarah’s Smash Shack

If you are human, you have probably at some point been so frustrated you felt the need to break something to relieve the tension. Sarah’s Smash Shack , in San Diego, California, provides a service to consumers that allows them to salvage their personal possessions, and break someone else’s.

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