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Which writers, artists, thinkers, etc explore the themes of liminality in their work? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jun 15, 2014 - 22 answers

The rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air

What are some subtle or lesser-known examples of current-day real-world USA being a dystopia? [more inside]
posted by divabat on May 5, 2014 - 52 answers

accio worldbuilding project

I'm working on a worldbuilding project set in the Harry Potter universe that incorporates Bengali culture and history. What can I do and what resources can I consult to make this project awesome? (Mild spoiler for Pottermore inside.) [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jan 25, 2014 - 3 answers

Fairy Godmothers!

Which people, figures, deities, beings, etc personify the concept of the fairy godmother - a caring compassionate motherly figure who grants wishes? There's the fairytale stock character, but there's also Oprah (and to some extent Ellen). [more inside]
posted by divabat on Sep 27, 2013 - 18 answers

Conceptual Cosplay

I love really clever & well-done conceptual cosplay, such as Disney Princess superheros or genderbent Justice League. What others are there? (They don't have to be tied to a specific fandom; just a real-life costume of a conceptual or non-anthro idea that is done well)
posted by divabat on Jul 21, 2012 - 12 answers

Artsy Nomad Weirdo Seeks Expression of Purpose

In transition, need some ideas of what to do with my life. As a job, as a business, whatever: what can this artsy nomadic person who can't fit a boundary do for love and profit? [longpost is looooong] [more inside]
posted by divabat on Mar 16, 2012 - 15 answers

Helping a highly intellectually curious and precocious 4-year-old

How can we help a precocious, highly curious 4-year-old who gets really anxious and frustrated if he can't channel his energy towards doing something? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jan 12, 2012 - 10 answers

"Oooh, look, an exotic native woman!" "Buzz off."

What are some good travel guide websites that aren't so Western-centric and don't treat other countries like exotic sights to gawk at? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Aug 2, 2009 - 6 answers

LARP-making 101

How do you organise, structure, and run a LARP - particularly one that's a little bit unusual? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jul 26, 2009 - 3 answers

Keeping the creative momentum going

This year I started doing a circus traineeship and learning burlesque, which is awesome. In a week I have to go back to Malaysia for a few months while my new Australian visa is processed. What can I do in the meantime in the middle of nowhere? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Mar 18, 2009 - 9 answers

Job Title: Charmed Bridge

I connect very different groups together, and I also tend to make people famous. Where in the world could I make a living out of this? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jan 18, 2009 - 19 answers

Youth Passions Research in Montreal

If you had one year to dedicate yourself to researching how young people's passions and interests can be supported and encouraged, what would you do? Bonus points for Montreal-related responses. [more inside]
posted by divabat on Oct 10, 2008 - 5 answers

A Certain Kind of Beauty

I'm trying to cultivate a certain kind of beauty in life - something exemplified by the likes of Dumbo feather, pass it on and Keri Smith's blog. Where else can I find such beauty? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Aug 12, 2008 - 4 answers

Breaking into Performance Art

How do I get into performance art? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jul 28, 2008 - 15 answers

Managing an Anothology Project

What should I take into consideration when spearheading an anthology project? What resources are out there for us? [more inside]
posted by divabat on May 30, 2008 - 1 answer

What Could I Do With My 2009?

This year's my final year of my degree. My psychologist asked me if I had any plans for next year. My original plan fell apart, so now I don't really have anything. Hmm. What could I look into? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Apr 15, 2008 - 8 answers

Over-Ambitious Teenagers

If you were writing a book/essay about the motivations of over-ambitious young people, where would you look for research? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Apr 4, 2008 - 7 answers

whee, paper plane

What fun things can I do with paper planes? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Mar 16, 2008 - 6 answers

What's In It For Me?

What could I offer my sponsors/donors in return for sponsorship? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Mar 7, 2008 - 3 answers

Bargain Shopping!

I love Velvet Garden and have been stalking LJ sales communities for bargains. Where else can I find cheap but good thrift/second hand shopping sites online? (Doesn't have to be clothes.) [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jan 21, 2008 - 3 answers

Making Complex Connection Webs

If I have the data "A is friends with B, B is dating C, C is cousin of A, D is old schoolmate of B" etc, how can I easily make a chart of everyone's connections to each other? This should preferably be software, as trying to map it out manually is way too timeconsuming and difficult.
posted by divabat on Dec 13, 2007 - 16 answers

Mark CF, I love you, but go away :P

What are some good (preferably experience-based) birthday gifts for a 21-year-old Australian programming geek who thinks he's Danish? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Nov 29, 2007 - 12 answers

Making My Blog More Relevant

My blog is getting some significant attention and I'd like to make it more useful. How do I do so? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Nov 22, 2007 - 4 answers

The Single Mum's Guide to Social Enterprise

Socially conscious business ideas for a funky media-savvy single mother? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Oct 18, 2007 - 7 answers

Different Modes of Creativity

What are some creative ways of responding to a journal article or lecture, besides the usual "writing an article about the topic"? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Sep 24, 2007 - 14 answers

Conferences for Dummies

How do you organize a conference? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Sep 7, 2007 - 10 answers

Starting a Magazine

How do I start a magazine? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Aug 8, 2007 - 12 answers

Software for my mum.

My mum loves interior design. She also loves puzzles but finds black belt Sudoku too easy. She's inheriting a laptop. What sort of programs and games can I load on this laptop for her? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jul 5, 2007 - 10 answers

Starting a Foundation or Fund

How do I start a fund or foundation? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jun 20, 2007 - 9 answers

People & Resources in Student Welfare

I am deeply interested in education - not teaching, but in student life and welfare, as well as alternative/non-traditional education. How do I learn more about those issues? Which people are prominent in the field? What resources do I have? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jun 3, 2007 - 5 answers

Community Groups & Money

How do small community groups with branches in different areas manage membership fees? [more inside]
posted by divabat on May 27, 2007 - 1 answer

To Exchange or Not To Exchange

Should I go on exchange next year? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Mar 11, 2007 - 15 answers

Mark CF, if you're reading this, shoo!

How do I wish my programming-geek boyfriend "Happy Birthday" and tell him "I love you" using computing code? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jan 23, 2007 - 25 answers

Love and Creativity

Inspired by this Mefi post: Do you know of any other creative declarations of love? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Dec 11, 2006 - 16 answers

The Weird and Wonderful World of Chili

What sort of weird and wonderful stuff have people made with chili? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Nov 30, 2006 - 24 answers

From Modena to Trondheim - on a student's budget

I'd like to go to Modena, Italy in early December to meet some friends. I'd also like to attend a student festival in Trondheim, Norway, in mid-February. What else can I do between December and February? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jun 22, 2006 - 6 answers

Logistics & College

How can I best get experience in logistics in a college setting? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Apr 24, 2006 - 6 answers

What helped you restart your life?

Tips, suggestions, and resources for those starting life anew but have no clue - at the moment anyway - what they're supposed to be doing. [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jan 14, 2006 - 14 answers

Other Multicultural Youth Experiences

In about a month I will return from one of the greatest experiences of my life - a multicultural travelling creative extravaganza. Then what? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Nov 12, 2005 - 11 answers

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