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Perception of Time

Each semester of college seems to fly by in the blink of an eye – excuse the cliché and the rhyme...

Each semester of college seems to fly by in the blink of an eye – excuse the cliché and the rhyme. How we perceive ti...

On Miami Time

Built on artificial land, unforeseen dreams of businessmen, promise of money and glamor, and exploitation of cheap labor – has much changed in Miami? Miami is a tale of boom and bust, each era ma...

Built on artificial land, unforeseen dreams of businessmen, promise of money and glamor, and exploitation of cheap labor...

All About Astrology

What do you see when you look up at the stars? Living in Miami, it might be a skyscraper or an airplane, but if you’re an astrologer, you’re likely looking for constellations. Astrology is the stu...

What do you see when you look up at the stars? Living in Miami, it might be a skyscraper or an airplane, but if you’re...

Always in Bloom

Fragrant and colorful, flowers have always been given as a gesture of kindness and love. The demand for beautiful and exotic flowers has increased is so high that today the flower industry is an $8 bi...

Fragrant and colorful, flowers have always been given as a gesture of kindness and love. The demand for beautiful and ex...

Energy Hacks

Tired of being a caffeine addict? We are too.   In a world dominated by Starbucks and sleep deprivation, it might slip your mind that caffeine is not our only source of energy. There are ...

Tired of being a caffeine addict? We are too.   In a world dominated by Starbucks and sleep deprivation, it...

Guide to Adulting

So you're graduated and this thing called “adulting” is starting to feel too real and maybe too unfamiliar. But Distraction has got your back. We've come up with some helpful hints you can use in ...

So you're graduated and this thing called “adulting” is starting to feel too real and maybe too unfamiliar. But Dist...

Words from our Past – Staff Reflections (Part 2)

Lexi Williams: Executive Editor, 2014-2016 Assistant Editor, WineSpectator.com I spent my 22nd birthday in the Distraction office, sitting on the floor, eating takeout and editing pages until the we...

Lexi Williams: Executive Editor, 2014-2016 Assistant Editor, WineSpectator.com I spent my 22nd birthday in the Distrac...

Words from our Past – Staff Reflections (Part 1)

Hilary Saunders: Editor-in-Chief, 2009-2010 Managing Editor, No Depression I’ve wanted to be a music journalist since I was a teenager, and I just started a new job as the managing editor of a qua...

Hilary Saunders: Editor-in-Chief, 2009-2010 Managing Editor, No Depression I’ve wanted to be a music journalist sinc...

Distraction is Born

Danielle McNally: Founder & Editor-in-Chief, 2007-2008 I have always loved magazines. When I was in middle school and high school, teen magazines were in their heyday. Seventeen, Teen, YM—I rea...

Danielle McNally: Founder & Editor-in-Chief, 2007-2008 I have always loved magazines. When I was in middle school a...

I AM MY MEDIA

As soon as you walk into a room, you perform a subconscious assessment of every other person there. You look left and right, and you ask yourself: how do I measure up in this setting? Am I the thinnes...

As soon as you walk into a room, you perform a subconscious assessment of every other person there. You look left and ri...