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Here’s What Happens When We Ask You to Get Creative

Last week, artist SaeleeOh encouraged you to brighten your mood by making some art. Here’s what you came up with. #100StartsWith1

Last week, artist Saelee Oh encouraged you to tap into your creative side to release some stress, brighten your mood, and maybe even make your brain healthier. You responded by sharing some fun and dreamy art.

Check out a few of our favorite creations by clicking through this slideshow. And if you haven’t yet, get some tips from Oh about how to give yourself a nurturing space to encourage you to tap into the loose and intuitive part of your brain that she refers to as being "somewhere between meditation and dreaming." She even has a few DIY drawing templates to help you started.


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A two-minute television ad from New Zealand is a gut punch to dog lovers who smoke cigarettes. "Quit for Your Pets" focuses on how second-hand smoke doesn't just affect other humans, but our pets as well.

According to Quitline New Zealand, "when you smoke around your pets, they're twice as likely to get cancer."

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Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders took aim at former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg onstage at Wednesday's Las Vegas Democratic debate, likening the billionaire businessman to President Donald Trump and questioning his ability to turn out voters.

Sanders began by calling out Bloomberg for his stewardship of New York's stop and frisk policy that targeted young black men.

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Walmart workers issued a "wake up call" to Alice Walton, an heir to the retailer's $500 billion fortune, in New York on Tuesday by marching to Walton's penthouse and demanding her company pay its 1.5 million workers a living wage and give them reliable, stable work schedules.

The protest was partially a response to the company's so-called "Great Workplace" restructuring initiative which Walmart began testing last year and plans to roll out in at least 1,100 of its 5,300 U.S. stores by the end of 2020.

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