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Business Culture

How Can Escape Rooms Survive The Covid Crisis?

It makes no doubt that the pandemic has been a challenge for every industry. However, entertainment venues that rely on physical visits have found this period more difficult than others. The Escape room sector took a hit in 2020. As of February 2021, there are 2,080 room facilities in the U.S. It is a 7.5 […]

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Community Culture

Who Engineered Racism in Muncie?

Structural Racism was Intentional Design by the Ball Family I was fortunate to meet with Gary Younge, a very well-respected journalist from London when he first came to Muncie. Gary wrote for the Guardian UK and stayed in Muncie for five weeks, leaving shortly after the election. While he was here, it didn’t take him […]

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Community Culture Government

Fulfilling the Dream – Reparations in Muncie, Indiana

Time to Discuss Reparations I can still remember how Governor Mitch Daniels treated Howard Zinn when he learned of his death. Zinn wrote history based on the people’s truth versus the whitewashed version rich white men want telling. Truth versus propaganda. As we know from history, cheap natural gas brought the Ball brother’s glass production […]

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Culture Spiritual

Decision-Making

Striving for Perfection One day, I was standing on the porch looking up in the sky feeling extremely spiritual. I was waiting on my spirit guide so we could go to lunch and when he approached we walked together to the car. I asked him directly, “What’s the point of all this?” I thought it […]

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Culture Spiritual

In the Beginning: Creation

Alpha & Om In the last chapter, we talked about being asleep; forgetting who you are really. Don’t you realize your true essence deep down inside? You thought you knew, but did you really. I’m talking to all you little tiny sparks of energy, sometimes referred to as quarks. I’m also talking to the anti-quarks […]

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Culture

#Catturd

I’ve been working two different shifts lately; reading, writing, and researching. While attending to Twitter, I noticed one of the “Trending Items” was catturd – no shit.

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Culture Mind Wellness

Is Technology Shrinking Our Attention Spans?

It’s hard to deny the myriad ways in which technology has helped streamline modern life — we can now easily connect with friends and family across the globe, conduct business from the comfort of our favorite chair, and access a seemingly endless stream of information, no matter the time of day or where we’re located. But the ubiquitous nature of modern technology comes at a cost.

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Culture Wellness

The Stigma Around Plastic Surgery

When it comes to cosmetic surgery, people have a whole lot to say. These surface-level tweaks are met with a torrent of stigma from either side of the battle, both for and against plastic surgery.   Social standards of beauty — which are firmly upheld by popular cultural practices such as social media and the obsession […]

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Culture Wellness

What the Dependence On Meal Replacements Says About Americans’ Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is a buzz word, and yet 66% of full-time employees in America consider themselves to have failed to strike a balance when it comes to their work and personal lives. While this struggle has gone on throughout the long history of capitalism, it’s currently being exemplified in a specific life hack that sums […]

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Culture Wellness

How Traveling or Moving Somewhere New Could Benefit Your Health

It’s easy for anyone to get stuck in a rut at any point in life. This could be due to the fact that you’re stagnating at your current job, struggling with maintaining a social life, or going through a personal loss or breakup. It might even be something as simple as the fact that you’ve […]