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The 50 most commonly assigned works of literature at top US colleges

US students are starting their summer vacation, which means a brief respite from stacks of required reading. For college kids, that’s three months without any Sophocles, Milton, or Woolf.<p>The Open Syllabus Project (OSP) is an online database with 1 million university curricula collected by scraping …

Literature

Jake Tapper will pick up a dream award this weekend — for cartooning

<b>ON SATURDAY NIGHT</b> in Philadelphia, CNN host Jake Tapper is set to return to his home town — where he once dreamed of becoming a professional cartoonist — to pick up an esteemed honor from one of the oldest professional cartooning organizations around.<p>Tapper will take the stage to accept the Amateur …

Jake Tapper

Everything Stephen King Thinks You Need To Know About Writing

Stephen King is one of the most prolific writers of our generation. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and if nobody has told you yet, …

Creative Writing

How magnesium can improve your skin - from anti-ageing to adult acne

The list is never ending of supplements, elements and ingredients that are now proven to be good for you and your skin. Whilst many you can disregard and carry on as normal without, magnesium is one that you should actually take note of as its benefits are ever growing and surprisingly effective …

Skin Care

I drank salt water every day for a week—here are 5 things I learned

<i>Have you heard about sole? Pronounced “so-lay,” it’s a heavily saline blend of water and salt—and for some in the wellness community, it’s the next</i> …

Wellness

Bill Gates: Skip the Page Turners This Summer and Read These 5 Provocative Titles Instead

Skip the usual mysteries and romances and feed your brain with these big idea books, Gates recommends.<p>Bill Gates is known not only for his voracious appetite for books, but also for his eclectic taste. The billionaire founder and philanthropist has recommended everything from young adult romances, …

Books

10 things I learned by writing 2000 words a day and 60000 in a month

So the story goes like this, One day I decided that I need to have my own blog.So before launching my website, I decided that I must write 30 …

Writing

Consumer Reports Gives This French Skincare Brand’s Sunscreen a Perfect Score

We know you know how important it is to wear sunscreen every single day, no matter what your skin tone is or whether or not you’re basking in the sun. But as the temperatures start to sizzle and many of us head outdoors, it’s especially crucial to protect ourselves from the sun’s damaging rays. So …

Skin Care

The 10 Best Senior Discounts in America, According to Seniors

Earmark these now.<p>Word is, early bird specials are going the way of VHS tapes and flip phones. But plenty of deals remain for folks who were alive …

National Parks

3 Boring Stocks That Could Make You Rich

These aren't exactly the next big tech innovators, but they can produce some pretty exciting long-term returns.<p>If I were to suggest an investment in …

Investing

LITERATURE - Virginia Woolf

LITERATURE - Charles Dickens

This Anti-Aging Moisturizer Is So Good It Has A 5-Star Review On Sephora

Good Moisturizers For Face<p>A good moisturizer is one of your best defenses against aging skin. It delivers instant hydration, which is needed to …

7 Tips To Help With Editing

A good story is grown. It takes weeks, months, of careful tending and nurturing, uncovering the meanings hidden within, fixing things so characters …

Here's Your Complete Shopping List to Start the Mediterranean Diet

US News & World Report voted the Mediterranean diet as 2018's best overall diet and it's no wonder why. In addition to being effective for weight loss and beneficial to gut and heart health, the "diet" is fairly easy to follow. It's actually less of a diet and more so a regional nutritional …

Mediterranean Diet

Skip your pre-sandals pedicure with this genius baking-soda hack

The sudden arrival of seasonal warm weather (and the welcome influx of vitamin D) can leave the best of us unprepared for sandal season. Haven’t had …

Pedicure

Student Loans Are Rough, But There Are Different Ways To Pay Them Off

First comes the countdown to graduation, then comes another suspenseful period: the six-month grace period of loan deferment. For many students who …

19 Hidden Amazon Shopping Tricks You Should Be Using—Even if You're Not a Prime Member

All the ways to be an Amazon power user.<p>Amazon is huge. So huge, in fact, that approximately 64% of American households had a Prime membership in …

Ernest Hemingway Creates a Reading List for a Young Writer (1934)

In the spring of 1934, a young man who wanted to be a writer hitchhiked to Florida to meet his idol, Ernest Hemingway.<p>Arnold Samuelson was an …

You'll Gasp When You See These 30 Cute Dresses (All From Amazon and Under $17!)

When your closet is lacking a little oomph, it's time to refresh your wardrobe. Amazon is full of covetable dresses worthy of your attention, so we rounded up our favorite options. They're all incredibly flattering and affordable. Time to shop!

These 9 Expert-Approved Epsom Salt Uses Will Change Your Wellness Routine

Epsom salt is ages old and has humbly kept its place in the bathroom cabinets of celebs, professional athletes, and probably even your grandma, too. …

New website earns travellers money back if their flight gets cheaper after booking

There are plenty of airfare hacks out there, but rarely are they as simple as this - a website which automatically refunds you every time the price of a flight or hotel room you’ve already booked drops.<p>DoNotPay, which is free and has just launched in the UK, scans your email inbox for any travel …

San Francisco

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Start Eating For Clear Skin, According To A Dermatologist

Those who struggle with acne know how hard it is to get rid of it. There are many factors that contribute to breakouts that are out of our control, …

This custom-built tiny house is big on interior design

Washington-based company Handcrafted Movement is making quite the name for itself with custom-made tiny homes. The company’s latest micro dwelling — …

Interior Design

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Patagonia vs. Donald Trump

We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were ready to fight.<p><b>Patagonia was built</b> in the image of its founder, Yvon Chouinard. In late January, …

Black Lives Matter

The 10 most rewatchable TV shows of all time

What makes a show rewatchable? It's a subjective thing, we know. However, there is a general consensus about certain, big-time shows. They're simply great to watch and explore and scrutinize thoroughly.<p>Rewatchable shows aren't defined by genre. Comedies can make you laugh again and again. They're …

Patti Smith’s 40 Favorite Books

<i>The Master and Margarita</i> by Mikhail Bulgakov<p><i>Journey to the East</i> by Hermann Hesse<p><i>The Glass Bead Game</i> by Hermann Hesse<p><i>Heart of Darkness</i> by Joseph Conrad<p>…

If You Want to Feel Healthier, These Snacks May Help

Certain foods have been proven to help decrease belly fat, which means the foods you choose at snack time can actually help you slim down your belly. …

Nutrition