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This Buddhist Parable Can Ease Your Suffering During a Crisis

A breakup or divorce, the death of a loved one, being diagnosed with a serious illness, or losing your job, all of these crises can cause tremendous …

Supermassive Black Holes Observed Orbiting Each Other for Very First Time

<i>Updated</i> | Scientists have directly observed a pair of supermassive black holes 750 million light years away orbiting one another. If confirmed with …

Trump Interrupts Call to Irish Leader to Harass Irish Reporter

Demonstrating once again that official business will not deter him from his mission to make America creepy again, Donald Trump interrupted a phone …

10 harmless mind tricks that make people like you

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to …

Self-help

Writing Tip: Start with the End - Riveted

<b>“Where do you get your ideas?”</b><p>Authors get this question a lot. For me the better question is “What do you do once you get an idea?”<p>I’m lucky that …

5 Amazing Landscape Photography Tricks in 3 Minutes from Pro Benjamin Jaworskyj (VIDEO)

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a self-taught professional adventure photographer with a teaching style all his own. In the exuberant three-minute video below …

Landscape Photography

Do not do these two things if you want to fall back to sleep

There’s nothing worse than knowing you have an early start the next morning and then suddenly waking up in the middle of the night.<p>And then, once you …

Campsite Cooking: Our Amazing Three-Day Meal Plan

<b>Setting up your tent is the easy part.</b><p>When it comes to campsite know-how, outdoor cooking is what stymies most would-be adventurers. Often, campers …

Whole Grain

How to Give Portraits a Dreamy Glow in Photoshop

Hollywood photos and still frames often look fairly dreamy with a bit of a glow to the subject in the image. In this tutorial by the guys at …

Tutorials

How Sleep Changes With Aging

There is a myth that older people need less sleep. That is simply not true. All adults need between seven and nine hours of sleep each night. As we …

Sleep

21 Healthy Spring and Summer Rolls That Are Surprisingly Easy to Make

Ever ordered Thai, Chinese, or Vietnamese without getting some hot, crispy spring rolls or fresh, soft summer rolls to start? Didn’t think so. With …

Healthy Eating

How to Give Yourself a Manicure - Quiet Corner

If you’re looking for a back-to-basics brush-up on how to give yourself a manicure, you came to the right place. We’ll go over all the basic tips in …

What You Don't Know About Homeowners Insurance Could Cost You

We buy homeowners insurance to protect against the high drama of our greatest fears: tornadoes ripping off the roof, fire racing up the stairs, …

What Do Feminists Owe Right-Wing Women?

Feminism is as popular now as it’s ever been—a little too popular, for those who want it to mean something. Celebrities from Beyoncé to Aziz Ansari and Taylor Swift have proudly claimed the label. Ivanka Trump has said that her father, Donald, is a feminist, and frequently implies that she is …

Feminism

The 9 New Sleep Rules

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Sleep<i>, which is</i> <i>available at Amazon.</i><p>Anyone who has nodded off on the …

Virginia Tech

John Grisham’s Do’s and Don’ts for Popular Fiction

1. DO — WRITE A PAGE EVERY DAYThat’s about 200 words, or 1,000 words a week. Do that for two years and you’ll have a novel that’s long enough.Nothing …

Writing

The Dos and Don'ts of Mixing Concrete

Concrete holds a place of honor in both the professional construction and do-it-yourself worlds. When mixed correctly...

DIY

It's Time to Relax With These Soothing Geometric GIFs

These minimalist designs will have you captivated.<p><i>This article was originally published on June 24, 2014 but we think it still rocks!</i><p>One look at the GIFs on this page and you can tell that the person behind them has mathematical sensibilities. They were created by David Whyte using the Processing …

GIF Animations

3 ways to smooth skin

As city temperatures soar, for many of us, ensuring our skin looks glowing and feels smooth shoots to the top of our beauty to-do list. With more …

Skin Care

George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four

<i>Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.</i><p>"It was a bright …

Literature

How to Stop Criticizing Your Appearance

Research finds that eight in 10 women are dissatisfied with their reflection in the mirror. It’s not surprising. Media images of women retouched to …

Psychology

Roger Stone to Testify Before House Intel Committee

Roger Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, will testify before the House Intelligence Committee next month in a closed-door …

Donald Trump

Why does light keep us awake and darkness make us sleepy?

Many of us have heard that going to sleep when it is dark outside is healthy, as light and darkness influence our circadian rhythm. But how exactly …

Cannabis Root Can Save Your Life. Here is How

The weed root is the most underutilized part of the weed plant. Save it because it could come in handy! We use almost every part of the weed plant: …

Why Bletchley Park codebreakers were encouraged to fall in love

Bletchley Park's codebreakers were actively encouraged to fall in love with each other because authorities thought it would help the war effort, a historian has revealed.<p>The Second World War base has become legendary for its success at dismantling German and Japanese codes, which is thought to have …

10 Absolutely Vital Home Maintenance Tasks You Don’t Want to Overlook—or Risk Thousands in Repairs

When you think about home maintenance, these 10 tasks might not be the first things that come to mind—but forgetting about them can have frustrating …

Home Improvement

The 5 Most Common Procrastination Excuses Solved

From not knowing how to start to not having a deadline, here are some solutions.<p>Bad news: We’re biologically hardwired to procrastinate. Research shows we possess a limited amount of willpower that drains throughout the day, regardless of what we do.<p>We can’t avoid procrastination. Instead, embrace …

Procrastination

A Unique Way to Convert Images to Black and White

Science tells us there are somewhere north of 13.1 billion ways to convert an image to black and white. It's time to add another method to your …

Fun Paper Kirigami and Karakuri Puppets with Unexpected Behaviors by Haruki Nakamura | Colossal

<p>Japanese designer Haruki Nakamura has a knack for creating all kinds of interesting paper objects from puzzles to kirigami toys. One of his best …

Art

Do This Exercise Daily and Say Goodbye to Sciatica and Back Pain

Work-related, exercise, and car accident injuries tend to be the leading causes of chronic back pain. Obesity (combined with chronic sitting) and …