At Campbell Soup, Heirs Hold the Key as Activist Tries to Remake Board

Activist Daniel Loeb’s campaign to replace Campbell Soup’s board needs backing from descendants of the man who invented condensed soup. They hold at least 45% of the company’s stock.
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Guardians Of The Galaxy 3 ‘on hold’ after director sacking

Disney and Marvel have reportedly halted production on a third Guardians Of The Galaxy film following the sacking of director James Gunn.
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How Sonos plans to hold its own against Apple, Google, and Amazon

How Sonos plans to hold its own against Apple, Google, and AmazonSonos, maker of wireless, whole-house speaker systems, went public on Thursday. But can it hold its own against the rival products from Apple, Google, and Amazon? A Sonos executive responds.



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What does future hold for these two All-Stars?

Bryce Harper and Manny Machado will start in the All-Star Game tonight, but the real intrigue around them will come this winter.

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What does the future hold for Barry Trotz?

The Cup-winning coach is without a contract for next season. Will he stay with the Caps? Join a new team? Take a gap year? We assess his options.
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NFL didn’t hold formal vote on anthem policy

There was no official vote taken by the NFL when it passed its new anthem resolution on Wednesday, the league confirmed Thursday.
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LeBron drops 45, gets much-needed support as Cavs hold on in Game 7

LeBron James’ monster stat line and some timely buckets from his supporting cast helped the Cavs survive a second-half charge by the Pacers.
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Promise Project to Hold Spring Fund-raiser on May 1

CHANGING LIVES: Promise Project will host its 11th annual Beautiful Promise cocktail party on May 1, co-chaired by Cindy Weber Cleary, Lori Buchbinder and Terry Darland. The event takes place at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 West 18th Street, in New York from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The evening will once again feature ABC’s Bill Ritter as emcee.
Guests will have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items such as accessories and jewelry from Versace, Valentino, Jennifer Meyer, Ileana Makri, Alexis Bittar and Chanel, as well as experiences such as “Daily Show” tickets.
One-of-a-kind items and experiences will also be available for bidding on Charity Buzz when the auction goes live on April 24, such as a private tour of MoMA and Yankees tickets, as well as a lunch with Nicole Miller and tickets to a “Shark Tank” taping.
Dana Buchman, board chair, explained that since the charity started, they’ve transformed the lives of more than 1,200 children and their families thanks to the generosity of their sponsors, board and benefit committee.
Promise Project, in collaboration with Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, is a comprehensive program committed to helping impoverished children living with learning disabilities get the support they need to succeed.
 

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Max Mara to Hold Cruise 2019 Runway Show

HOMETOWN CRUISE: Max Mara will for the first time hold its cruise 2019 show in Reggio Emilia, Italy, where the company is based. The show is scheduled on June 4.
Max Mara has previously presented its pre-collections in New York, for pre-fall 2015; London, for resort 2016, and Shanghai, for pre-fall 2017.
As reported, Miuccia Prada will show her cruise 2019 collection in New York on May 4, but is keeping details about the location under wraps. Alessandro Michele at Gucci will be traveling to Arles for his next cruise show, to be held in Arles on May 30, while Nicolas Ghesquière has chosen a holiday destination for Louis Vuitton’s next cruise show: the French Riviera. Vuitton has set May 28 as the date for its next itinerant fashion spectacle, but the exact location will be revealed at a later date.

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Michèle Lamy, Donna Karan Hold No Punches at Rick Owens

The artist, wife and business partner of Rick Owens, Michèle Lamy, said she is working on many projects, including the ongoing Corner Shop in Selfridges, which includes punching bags decorated by designers and artists. Through the concept called Lamyland, she is posing the question of what everybody is fighting for today.
“The boxing is a good metaphor,” she said. “Joyce Carol Oates said it better than me, that you know you are going to get blows, but you need to stand up for your beliefs.”
Lamy said she was sporting Rick Owens at the show, but that’s not always the case. “I’m not completely monogamous,” she said.
In town to showcase her Urban Zen collection to buyers, fellow designer Donna Karan wouldn’t be doing much physical punching, sporting a broken hand. “I wear Rick,” she said, adding she is a faithful guest at Owens’ show. “I’ve always dreamed of him doing Donna Karan. So I wouldn’t have to work anymore,” she smiled.

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Your move, L.A.: Magic and Lakers must hold LaVar Ball accountable

The Lakers knew what they were getting in LaVar Ball when they drafted his son Lonzo. But after multiple meetings and pleas not to publicly disparage their team and coach, the situation remains unchanged. What will the Lakers do now?
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Browns fans hold parade to mark 0-16 season

Cleveland Browns fans held the Perfect Season Parade 2.0 on Saturday afternoon around FirstEnergy Stadium to mark the Browns’ 0-16 season.
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Initiatives in Art and Culture to Hold Annual Fashion and Design Conference

The Initiatives in Art and Culture will present its annual Fashion and Design Conference next month.
This year marks the event’s 19th iteration. It is to be titled “White: Palette Prism, Possibility.” The conference will be held on Nov. 10 and 11 at the Graduate Center for the City University of New York.
IAC founder Lisa Koenigsberg said of the conference’s theme: “A central visual and cultural communicator, color is an incredibly important element in creative industries, both from an aesthetic standpoint and when we examine the associated deeper meanings. In this conference, the color white is examined as a powerful statement of purity and tradition, and as a catalyst for change — a color of origins, of new beginnings and of hope. We believe this hope and the notion of new beginnings is manifested through design and is a driving force throughout the world.”
Speakers include Jason Wu, Hilldun Corp. chief executive officer Gary Wassner, Zac Posen, Shinola president Jacques Panis, Robert Verdi, Daphne Guiness and Ralph Rucci.
Discussions include symposiums like “50 Shades of White: Exploring Color.” That particular talk is to be led by Donald Kaufman, founder of Donald Kaufman Color.
Other discussions include panels on sustainability and the bridal jewelry market.

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Fendi to Hold Exhibit on Its Relation With Films

TAKE ONE: Fendi is staging yet another exhibition at its Rome headquarters, this time to celebrate its longstanding relationship with the world of movies. Running Oct. 27 to March 25, the exhibit, called “Fendi Studios,” will be inaugurated during the Rome Film Fest. The Palazzo della Civiltà, which houses the luxury group’s headquarters, will be turned into a series of cinema studios comprising a series of interactive movie stages including also a real cinema. The idea is for visitors to be able to enjoy a digital experience that allows to “reinvent” the movies and enter “into the scenes,” discovering Fendi’s storied pieces.
Fendi has created several outfits for international movies, ranging from costumes and furs working with Silvana Mangano for Luchino Visconti’s 1974 film, “Gruppo di Famiglia in un Interno [in English called “Conversation Piece”], to “Evita,” “The Royal Tenenbaums” and “The Age of Innocence.” In another tribute to the house’s history with the cinema, in 2013 Fendi held an exhibition called “Making Dreams” in Milan, curated by Patrick Kinmonth and Antonio Monfreda.
In addition to the exhibition staged at its headquarters, Fendi, as reported, last month signed a three-year partnership with the Rome-based art museum Galleria Borghese. As part of the

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‘Will & Grace’ Is Back. Will Its Portrait of Gay Life Hold Up?

The groundbreaking NBC sitcom helped normalize gay characters in the 1990s. But its sharp-edged humor and stereotypes may feel out of step in the identity politics age.
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Modern Love: Who’s Allowed to Hold Hands?

A Jamaican woman chafes at the reality that expressing affection for her wife can lead to confrontations with her fellow immigrants in New York.
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Apple to Hold Product Launch Event on Sept. 12

Apple has scheduled a product announcement event on Sept. 12, according to people briefed on its plans, reinforcing expectations that the company will release new iPhones and a smartwatch ahead of the holiday season.
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Police hold 20m facial recognition images

Sky News has learned more than 20 million facial recognition images are being held by police in the UK.
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Charlie Gard parents hold private talks about his end of life care

Both sides are discussing arrangements for terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard’s end of life care.
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‘Mind-blowing’ cows hold clue to beating HIV

The secret to an HIV vaccine may be in a cow’s tummy, US researchers say.
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Vows: Alex, We’ll Take ‘To Have and to Hold’ for $1,000

For two teachers in a “Jeopardy” tournament, the real prize comes nearly four years after meeting at the show.
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Young Germans do enough to hold off Australia

Germany scored quickly in both halves to overcome a shaky-at-times performance and win its Confederations Cup opener.



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Melania Trump Snubs ANOTHER Of Donald’s Attempts To Hold Her Hand

It’s likely unintentional, but Melania Trump has yet again snubbed her husband, President Donald Trump, as he attempted to hold her hand on Tuesday.

The moment happened when FLOTUS and POTUS arrived in Rome for their first audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican. It’s the couple’s third stop in the administration’s first international tour; they were in Saudi Arabia over the weekend and Israel earlier this week. 

While deplaning from their flight from Tel Aviv, Trump made a move to hold Melania’s hand. Melania ― who probably didn’t see her husband’s gesture ― swipes her hair behind her ear instead. 

Trump then put his hand behind her back to hide the fumble:

This comes just a day after Melania swatted Trump’s hand away on the tarmac in Tel Aviv, which was first spotted by Twitter user @raggapegs: 

We know Melania doesn’t mind holding hands because there are photographs of the two doing so during this same trip.

Last month, Trump was criticized for walking far ahead of his wife while departing Air Force One. Etiquette expert Elaine Swann told HuffPost that “the proper thing for him to do is to wait for his spouse at the bottom of the stairs and then take her hand and assist her down the last few steps as she comes down.” 

So at least it seems that Trump is now making an effort ― fumbled or not. Maybe Melania simply prefers to keep to herself while deplaning. 

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Selena Gomez and The Weeknd Hold Hands During Romantic Date Night in Los Angeles

Selena Gomez, The WeekndIt’s time for another date night done right!
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Judge Puts Hold on Ordinance Allowing Uber, Lyft Union Vote

A federal judge in Washington state indefinitely put a hold on rules that would allow contract drivers to vote to unionize in Seattle, a temporary win for Uber. and Lyft.
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Social Circuit Crisis: With the Waldorf Closed, Where to Hold That Gala?

After the Manhattan hotel, including its Grand Ballroom, shut for renovations, party planners rushed to find alternative places to hold their fund-raisers and galas.
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The FCC just gave you a reason to hold off on buying a 4K TV

The FCC just gave you a reason to hold off on buying a 4K TVOver-the-air 4K broadcasts are coming, but you might want to hold off at getting a new UHD set just yet. The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to open discussions on the deployment of a next-generation broadcast-TV standard that should offer picture quality up to 4K Ultra High Definition and better antenna reception than today’s over-the-air digital signals. Like 2009’s transition to digital TV signals, this upgrade’s primary sales pitch is about a better picture — not just high definition, but the Ultra High Definition (UHD) 4K resolution that today remains largely confined to streaming-video services and Blu-ray discs.



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Party Coverage: Scene City: Calvin Klein, Fendi and W Magazine Hold Parties for Fashion Week

On Friday night, the fashion flock headed to parties for a new Fendi app, Raf Simons’s debut collection for Calvin Klein and the return of Fiorucci.
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Selena Gomez And The Weeknd Hold Hands, Continue To Keep Us Guessing

Selena Gomez and The Weeknd just took their relationship to the next level: they experienced the all-important “group hang.”

The pair stepped out in Hollywood after palling around with French Montana, Jaden Smith and friends at Dave & Buster’s on Wednesday night. Gomez and The Weeknd sure looked cozy, as they held hands and drove off together around 3 a.m.

This is the first time the two have appeared in public together since they were caught kissing earlier this month. Despite the buzz around their potential romance, both Gomez and The Weeknd have kept mum on the subject, although they’ve dropped a few hints here and there. They are officially following each other on Instagram, and a source tells E! News that they text every day.

These two continue to keep us on our toes. One thing’s for sure: they have excellent taste in date spots.

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Why you might want to hold off on buying Google's new VR headset

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To Have and To Hold: Magical Wedding Bouquets

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One of the most anticipated experiences in every bride-to-be''s wedding planning is choosing her bouquet. However, when faced with the real-life sea of styles and flowers, a bride-to-be may soon become overwhelmed. To Have & To Hold offers more than 150 unique bouquets, pictured in 200 luminous photographs, that incorporate scores of seasonal flowers both familiar and exotic, as well as flowering branches, pinecones, leaves, feathers, family lace-even fruits and herbs-to guide her in her decision. David Stark and Avi Adler escort the bride-to-be through today''s maze of flowers and bouquet styles, identifying the indispensable basics: Labels and deconstructed bouquets name every flower. Lists of flowers available by season and by price help narrow the choices based on when the wedding will take place and what the budget is. Also included are practical details such as how to care for flowers, how to make your own stunning and cost-effective bouquet, how to hold the bouquet and then how to preserve it, and how to tie in boutonnieres, bridesmaids'' bouquets, and flower girls'' baskets. In addition, the authors'' personal anecdotes offer sage advice on bouquet do''s and don''ts. To Have & To Hold has a bouquet to strike any fancy for every kind of wedding day.
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George & Amal Clooney Hold Hands As They Arrive In Tokyo

George Clooney and his wife Amal hold hands while arriving at Haneda Airport on Sunday (May 24) in Tokyo, Japan.

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“Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands:” The Inspiration Behind the Novel

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It’s one of those classic, absolutely reasonable questions–that is, alas, as impossible to answer briefly as the meaning of life. But I am asked it often. All novelists are.

Where do your ideas come from?

The glib answer–always offered with a smile–is this: “Macy’s.”

The reality is that each of my 17 novels sprang from a very different seed and grew in a very different fashion. My most recent novel, “Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands,” is a case in point.

Emily Shepard, the 17-year-old Vermonter who narrates the book, was born in Beirut–or, at the very least, she was conceived there. It was December 2012, and I had arrived in the city while on a seven-day speaking tour in Lebanon. My plane landed around 3:30 in the afternoon, which my body clock adamantly told me was really 10:30 at night. I went out to dinner with my hosts from one of the universities, and returned to my hotel around 11 p.m.–at about the time I would be rising if I were back home in Vermont. I had slept on the plane, but not very much. I was exhausted and knew I should go right to bed, since the next day was going to begin with a breakfast meeting.

But I didn’t go to sleep, because I had started reading a novel on the flight and had to finish it. It was riveting. The book? Emma Donoghue’s “Room.” It wasn’t simply the plot that held me fast, as taut as it is; it was the narrator. As a novelist, I was dazzled by the authenticity of the voice Donoghue had created for her five-year-old male storyteller. That’s right, a little boy named Jack shares with us the wrenching, adult story of his and his mother’s imprisonment in a shed, and his mother’s desperate attempt to save them both.

I finished the novel around two in the morning in Beirut, and knew I wanted my next novel to be a first-person tale with a voice that genuine and unexpected. I had no idea, however, who that storyteller would be. An important detail, I know.

Ten days later I was back in my beloved 802. (We have just one area code here in Vermont: 802.) I went to lunch with a friend of mine, Annie Ramniceanu, a therapist who at the time was working with teens in trouble. She told me how a couple of homeless kids–teens who were falling through the system–had built igloos against the Lake Champlain cold out of trash bags filled with wet, frozen leaves, and I knew instantly the novel I wanted to write.

The very idea of a teen girl living alone in one of those igloos broke my heart. That image haunted me–and spurred me on.

And I knew my narrator. I knew Emily Shepard was a cutter and Oxycontin addict, and an aspiring poet with a girl crush on Emily Dickinson. She was a homeless kid and an orphan trying desperately to keep it together after a Fukushima-scale meltdown of Vermont’s lone nuclear plant.

Most of my novels begin very much like this: an inspiration. An anecdote. An unexpected synaptic connection.

Now, “Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands” is not the first time I’ve had a female narrator share with my readers a story. “Midwives,” “Trans-Sister Radio,” “Secrets of Eden,” and “The Sandcastle Girls” had female narrators, too.

But, as I will reveal in my post here next week, this was the first time I found myself texting my teenage daughter for hipster-speak synonyms for “hookup” and “stoned.”

Stay tuned.

(The paperback of “Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands” arrives this Tuesday, on May 26.)

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Cowboys storm back, then hold off Lions

Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes to Terrance Williams, the second for the lead late in the fourth quarter, and the Dallas Cowboys rallied for a 24-20 wild-card win over Detroit on Sunday in their first playoff game in five years.
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Music I (Mostly) Hold Dear: Lerdahl String Quartets, 1-3

Fred Lerdahl, composer and theorist, has written three string quartets a cycle that are important to the literature for this medium in the 21st century. There is a pedagogic nature to the writing, as the pieces teach you what they are about as they go along, and they are written in spiral form, whereby each successive phrase, and quartet, is an elaboration or development on the previous.

The first quartet is introspective, probing and inquisitive. It begins with the simplest of intervals, as in perfect fifths and major seconds. These intervals gradually become more complex, the density fuller and move to a free chromaticism. The phrases come one after the other generally without a break — they are mostly of a lyrical, if anodyne, nature. The rhythms are episodic, rarely allowing for any sort of build up into anything like momentum. Since the work is mostly introspective, it is also mostly quiet. Like the Bartok quartets, and many others of the latter 20th century, it exploits the timbral possibilities of the instruments utilizing pizzicatos (the plucking of the strings with the fingers), sul ponticello (a nasal quality achieved by positioning the bow very close to the bridge) and even a striking of the wood of the bow against the strings, all with great frequency. There are stop-on-a-dime quick alternations from the playful to the ruminative, and the use of the widest registral space is axiomatic and prolific. One doesn’t hear any long sustained emotive place, but many that follow on top of each other in rapid succession. As the variations grow in size they become more diffuse, even discursive, in organization.

The second quartet is formed of off-balance peripatetic rhythms, thus again there is rarely a sense of flow. The atmosphere is ascerbic, constructed rather than easily formed. It is in two parts or two variations. Each has a quiet introduction, a development, a climax, a scherzo of sorts and a coda. This is emotionally charged music. Phrases don’t seem to end as much as to morph into the next affective space. There is not a lot of breathing in this work, but rather a rush of ideas (as a river doesn’t breath). There are syrupy glissandos mixed with sounds of the plucking of the strings. The materials themselves are elusive and hard to grasp.

The third quartet starts with a rush of materials, almost as if it is in mid-phrase, which of course it almost is, as it is a final variation in this ever-expanding spiral of variations. But a twenty plus minute length can’t be composed simply of one phrase and thus it is indeed formed of materials of widely differing emotive content, from angry bursts to internal gibberishings. It even has the first truly extended section of any of the three quartets, a perpetuo moto of sextuplets, that astonishingly provides the first stable and extended section of the entire cycle, even though it is a whirlwind of notes. It is immensely welcomed, if perhaps a little too late in its arrival. It is proceeded by expressionistic counterpoint, quick alternations of the highest and lowest registers, angular stabs from one instrument that seek to destroy the texture of the others, at which it succeeds. The atmosphere is dark and macabre. The piece finishes with a reversal of the opening chords of the first quartet, a bit of very tidy housekeeping that certainly works to close off the cycle.

The final and third quartet was written almost forty years after the first. It seems a little odd that Lerdahl could enter that same world, thinking it would be fresh and vital, and that his musical and psychological place wouldn’t, or shouldn’t, be quite different. If the first holds newness and freshness, and the second perhaps a modest extension of the world of the first into new terrain, the third seems a traversal of terrain already plumbed for as much as it can yield.

The entire cycle is self-referential and moves in a Proustian stream of consciousness with reflections upon reflections coming to the surface in it’s spoken rhythms and gnarled pitch language. There is not quite enough material, nor that which is sufficiently differentiated, to sustain this architecture of an hour’s duration. The lack of harmonic motion, oddly not a part of Lerdahl’s language, makes for a certain wandering quality. There are moments of textual simplicity but mostly the music moves with great rapidity and little explanation. But while the work is mystifying, almost arcane — it is never boring!
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Lacy, Packers hold off Falcons’ late surge

Eddie Lacy ran for a touchdown and caught one of Aaron Rodgers’ three TD passes, and the Green Bay Packers built a 24-point lead before holding off the Atlanta Falcons for a 43-37 victory Monday night.
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Giovanni L.A. Hold Hair Spritz 5oz

Giovanni L.A. Hold Hair Spritz 5oz


Maximum holdSpray this hard-holding mist all over your finished style for total controlHolds hair hard and in place all dayRetains style and adds shineWashes out easily, leaving a conditioned feelAqua (Purified Water) with Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) Oil, Nettle (Urtica Dioica) Oil, Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris) Oil, Birch Leaf (Butela Alba) Oil, Chamomile (Anthemis Nobilis Flower) Oil, Clary (Salvia Sclarea), Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia), Coltsfoot Leaf (Tussilago Farfara), Yarrow (Achillea Millefolium) Oil, Mallow(Malva Sylvestris), Horsetail (Equistetum Arvense) Oil, PVP/VA Copolymer, Soybean Protein (Glycine Soja), Alcohol Denatured (plant derived), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Trace Minerals, Citric Acid (corn), Grapefruit Seed (citrus derived), Fragrance with Essential Oils. *Certified Organic by Guaranteed Certification Services.
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Zippo Air Case, Hold 2 Lighters, for Air Travel, SINGLE UNIT

Zippo Air Case, Hold 2 Lighters, for Air Travel, SINGLE UNIT


Zippo Air Case, Hold 2 Lighters, for Air Travel, SINGLE UNIT
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Handy Hold All- Daisy Deluxe

Handy Hold All- Daisy Deluxe


Organize in style! The Simply Sarah Handy Hold All(TM) is at long last a stylish solution to the problem of efficiently storing handbags, baseball caps, and scarves. The Handy Hold All(TM) is 100% cotton, measures 39×4″ and has 7 hanging loops with silver snaps and a grommet for easy mounting in a closet or on a door. Each loop can hold 2-4 items. US Patent D496,581 Made in the USA

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Hold n’ Storage – Back to School Sale: Take 15% off the Back to School Category with code backtoschool expires Spetember 30

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Hold n’ Storage – Pre-July 4th Sale – Take 15% off outdoor BBQ accessories orders of $99.99 or more with code JULY4

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Zippo ZIZAC Zippo Air Case- Hold 2 Lighters- for Air Travel

Zippo ZIZAC Zippo Air Case- Hold 2 Lighters- for Air Travel


Zippo ZIZAC Zippo Air Case- Hold 2 Lighters- for Air Travel
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Hold Up Dress/Casual Suspenders w/ Gold Clips

Hold Up Dress/Casual Suspenders w/ Gold Clips


Hold Up Dress/Casual Suspenders w/ Gold ClipsShopping for a unique practical men’s fashion accessory gift just got easier. Holdup Suspenders make a great fashion statement in business attire or adding comfort to those who just need to holdup their favorite pair of jeans. Hold Up offers the widest selection of suspenders available all featuring our exclusive Patented no-slip clip.Get a pair of Holdup suspenders and give yourself a New fashion makeover Look with just the snap of a clip. 1 1/2 inches wide Satin finish Y Back with Leather Patch Leather End ClipsStyle# LEATHER END CLIP
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Hold n’ Storage – Cookware Sale! Save 12% on cookware orders of $65 or more with code COOKWARE!

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Hold Up Dress/Casual Suspenders w/ Gold Clips

Hold Up Dress/Casual Suspenders w/ Gold Clips


Hold Up Dress/Casual Suspenders w/ Gold ClipsShopping for a unique practical men’s fashion accessory gift just got easier. Holdup Suspenders make a great fashion statement in business attire or adding comfort to those who just need to holdup their favorite pair of jeans. Hold Up offers the widest selection of suspenders available all featuring our exclusive Patented no-slip clip.Get a pair of Holdup suspenders and give yourself a New fashion makeover Look with just the snap of a clip. 1 1/2 inches wide Satin finish Y Back with Leather Patch Leather End ClipsStyle# LEATHER END CLIP
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Hold n’ Storage – Save 15% off Florida Brands with code FBR2013

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Everything is Transient (So Hold On Tightly)

Two years ago on Thanksgiving, not long after I had moved here from London, I was driving through LA with my partner’s sister after picking up a few forgotten items from the grocery store.

Stopped at a traffic light I noticed a large crowd of people camped out along the road. My heart ached. “How unfair life is,” I said to Juliana. “Here we are on our way home to be with family and friends, and these people don’t even have a roof over their head.” She looked at me and laughed and I realized that this was one of those “foreign” moments I often find myself in. These people didn’t need soup. Black Friday was a mere 15 hours away, and so was that new flatscreen TV.

Since then I have seen how, in my own life and the lives of those around me, the worship of self and stuff continues to hold its position as the cornerstone of American culture. In response to this, I found myself wanting to explore people’s reaction to the impermanence inherent in both of these.

Last August, I traveled to the Northern California coast to participate in Project’s 387’s inaugural artist residency. Project 387 had accepted my proposal to create a series of chalk pastel portraits in the forest as a means to study human attachment and its effects on our wellbeing. Inspired by Japanese philosophy, the portraits were to be left to decay in the forest and provide viewers with a mile-long walking meditation on the transience all things.

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Jose, 3 months later

Heavily influenced by Zen Buddhism, Japanese aesthetics are grounded in a commitment to facing things as they really are — not as we want them to be. In stark contrast to our Western ideals of beauty, Japan holds imperfection, asymmetry and, perhaps most important of all, impermanence as the highest aesthetic values. The ancient Japanese term “mono no aware” refers to the powerful emotional experience felt in response to fleeting beauty. It is precisely the transience of the cherry blossom that elevated its status to the country’s national flower.

During my two week stay on the 150 acre property, I spent more than a hundred hours meticulously depicting local faces on tree stumps and logs deep in the forest. I interviewed and photographed six people for the project: the residency’s director, her parents (who were the owners of the property), a local man who had worked on the land for more than 15 years, a Mexican immigrant who had maintained and repaired the property for more than 10 years, and a community nurse practitioner to whom the family had offered residence. Each individual shared their story with me and told me how their lives had taken them to this remote patch of land on the Californian coast.

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Syd, 2 and 3 months later

On the last day of Project 387, the doors were opened to the public and many people walked through the forest to find the hidden faces. I talked with them about the philosophy underlying the work and received many enthusiastic, nodding heads.

The conversations, however, quickly turned to advice on how to protect the pieces for the future. “Spray them in a protective sealant!” “Cover them in plastic sheeting!” “Cut them out of the land and mount them on the wall!”

After I left the residency, the pursuit of preservation persisted. The property’s owners covered all the work in plastic and even gave one piece away to the portrait’s subject. I found myself indignant, feeling that my desire for impermanence had been ignored. And there it was, that feeling that the project had aimed to suppress: attachment.

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Jose’s hand, 2 and 3 months later

I felt I had the right to control the process because I created it; the landowners felt they had the right to preserve the art because it was on their land; the portrait subject felt he had the right to keep it because it was of his face. That’s a whole lot of attachment to emerge from a study on letting go.

Over the past few months, I’ve questioned why the project evolved in the way that it did and why it was so important for all of us to preserve some part of it. Syd, the landowner, wanted to be able to share the portraits with her friends and family. Bobby felt privileged to be the subject of a painting and wanted to keep it. And me? I had found refuge in the delusional belief that I could control the world around me.

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Maureen, 3 months later

When confronted with impermanence — in ownership, in an object, or even in an ideal — we were all desperate to hold on tight. The cultural microcosm that evolved on this remote piece of land highlighted to me the compulsion with which we overlay myths of permanence on the ephemeral world in which we find ourselves. Both necessary and functional, these myths help us construct a sense identity and self.

Perhaps, then, it is because we have no other choice that we spend our lives building castles in the sand as the water laps our toes.

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Allyson

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Ray, 2 and 3 months later

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Bobby

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Bobby’s shirt

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Bobby, 2 months later

Read more about the residency here, and see more of Claudia’s artwork here.
Arts – The Huffington Post
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Natural Hold Hair Spray 8.50 Ounces

Natural Hold Hair Spray 8.50 Ounces


BWC Natural Hold Hair Spray provides styling hold without being stiff or sticky. Botanical extracts of lavender, ginseng, cucumber, and rosemary combined with pro-vitamin B-5 condition and protect your hair. This gentle recipe holds without drying or stripping away natural hair oils. Pure plant proteins and aloe vera add strenght, body, and shine.
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Psycho Steve – I Swam the Solent to Freedom. No Jail Can Hold Me

Psycho Steve – I Swam the Solent to Freedom. No Jail Can Hold Me


When a GBP 1 million construction deal starts to go pear shaped, and a London heavy mob working for the opposition ransack his house, Stephen Moyle is out for revenge. In a tale of violence and adventure via the North of England and Canada, Stephen recounts the events that led to a 3 and a half year jail term and his eventual sectioning. Having taken revenge of the mob that was terrorising his family and business deals, Stephen was imprisoned in HMP Lewis; but with the voices of God Almighty and the Devil guiding his thoughts Stephen’s actions on the inside were to get him moved to HMP Camp Hill, Isle of Wight, from which he was to make his daring escape. Having scaled the prison walls and made his way through the razor wire, a scratched and bloody Stephen set off to swim across the Solent back to his family. His escape mobilised the D11 specialist police unit and the hunt began…Whilst on the run, Stephen returned to his scamming and thieving ways, but despite it all he found time to marry his long-term girlfriend Judith. But after the wedding things went from bad to worse as the voice of God was still present in Stephen’s thoughts; after a publican is almost killed the D11 squad close in and Stephen is returned to prison. Stephen is eventually released but his spell on the outside is short lived when he is re-arrested for GBH on his wife. At the court hearing, Stephen was sectioned for life and sent to Broadmoor Secure Hospital.
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