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60+ Incredible Tiny Houses You'll Hardly Believe Are Real

Be warned: This list might inspire you sell your home and downsize immediately.<p>Tiny homes aren't just about looking cute — they're part of a growing movement that promotes sustainable living. Many designers have figured out innovative ways to make these small homes amazingly well-equipped and, …

Off-grid

The 11 Cultures of America

Colin Woodard’s new book <i>American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures in North America</i> divides North America into districts that …

The Summer-Specific Routine For Curly Hair

There’s a great quote by the film producer Robert Evans (formerly married to Ali MacGraw; brought <i>Chinatown</i> into the world; author of the memoir <i>The</i> …

4 Cocktails You Should Be Able to Make by the Time You Turn 30

<i>By: Christopher Osburn</i><p>Many things should happen by the time you hit 30. You should be able to roast a chicken. You should probably have gotten a job. And you should probably be able to make mom a nice Manhattan to thank her for letting you stay in her sweet basement.<p>To help you out, we consulted …

Calories and Cocktails - The True Weight of Your Drink

We all know the dangers associated with drinking alcohol: the damage to your liver, brain, heart, and many other parts of your body are no …

Nutrition

Is "Squinching" the Celebrity Secret to Looking Perfect in Photos?

All signs point to yes.<p>Do candid photos even exist anymore? In an age where #flawless selfies are among the hottest of commodities, any technique that promises a photogenic upgrade — from classic posing hacks like the skinny arm or the Olsens-coined prune face, to makeup tricks like blurring and …

Do You Have A Mellow Music Brain Or An Intense One?

Cognitive style linked to preference in pop music<p>You truly believe that Kanye is the best musician on the planet. Is it simply a matter of taste, or is something else going on?<p>Although there’s no doubt that music preferences change over time and are shaped by social factors like what our friends …

Handsome Men, Best Cities for Dating

Is the dating pool of gorgeous guys in your city more like a kiddie pool than an Olympic-sized one? According to a new survey by Grooming Lounge, it may be time to move: The most handsome men, the survey claims, are swimming in Seattle, followed by San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Boston.<p>The …

Does Penis Size Matter? Women Reveal What Makes The Perfect Penis

Guys: have you ever wondered what aspects of your penis women are attracted to?<p>Well now, thanks to science, we can answer the very question that's …

Healing a Wounded Sense of Morality

Many veterans are suffering from a condition similar to, but distinct from, PTSD: moral injury, in which the ethical transgressions of war can leave service members traumatized.<p>Amy Amidon has listened to war stories on a daily basis for almost a decade.<p>As a clinical psychologist at the Naval …

Syracuse University

Crazy art installation puts an LED thunderstorm in a glass house

Grab your virtual umbrellas and raincoats, as the forecast calls for a significant chance of thunderstorms in this art installation by German artist Leigh Sachwitz of Flora&faunavisions.<p>The piece was displayed at the Triennale der Photographie exhibition in Hamburg last month, and features a …

Art

This Artist Takes Fashion Illustration To The Streets

There's no shortage of talented fashion illustrators out there, but not many take their work to the streets like this.<p>Shamekh AlBluwi, an architect and artist living in Jordan, creates illustrations in a totally new and innovative way by using street scenes to complete them. He cuts out solid …

These Artworks Come to Life When You Place a Mirror On It

István Orosz is a Hungarian artist best known for his fantastic anamorphic art. The distorted pieces come to life when a cylindrical mirror is placed …

30 Jaw-Dropping Pieces Of Bristol Street Art

There's more to us than Banksy.<p>Upfest, Europe's largest street art and graffiti festival, will be held in Bristol in July 2015. To find out more, visit upfest.co.uk.

Artist Transforms Bananas Into Works Of Art

It doesn’t look like anyone ever told Stephan Brusche not to play with his food, but that’s just fine by us. This imaginative artist, based in …

Incredibly Realistic Anatomical Paintings Reveal the Inner Workings of Our Bodies

Artist and recent Pratt Institute graduate Danny Quirk continues to amaze with incredibly realistic anatomical illustrations painted directly on the body. Quirk uses liquid latex, acrylic paint, and Sharpies to expose the intricate inner workings of the human body. Muscles, tissue, organs and more …

Art That Only Appears When it Rains

When it rains in Seattle, the local artists make the best of the lousy weather and turn it into cool street art. Artist Peregrine Church—with the …

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

Genetic Link Found Between Mental Illness & Creativity: Here Are The Details

I'm in!<p>A new study published in the journal <i>Nature Neuroscience</i> has discovered a genetic link between mental illness and creativity. The research was …

7 Summer Beach Reads By Latino Authors

A set of funky, fashionable beach accessories? Check. Plenty of sunscreen and sun care products? Check. A bikini that makes you feel <i>amazing</i>, inside and out? Check. A beach read to pass the time? We've got you covered. Check out seven books by Latino authors perfect for chilling on <i>la playa</i>:

Why you should never drink whisky on the rocks

The Thirsty Explorer heads to the Scottish island of Islay where he learns the important differences between malt and whisky – and how to order it in a bar.<p>The first time I tasted Scotch whisky I was a broke student, chugging direct from a £3 bottle, lying outside my tent at the foot of Ben Nevis, …

Looking for Work? Raleigh, North Carolina, Was Named the No. 1 U.S. City for Jobs

Congratulations to the residents and business owners of Raleigh, North Carolina – the Southern state capital has been named the No. 1 American city …

8 Ways to Handle a Narcissist

A tendency toward narcissism is present in everyone, to more or less of a degree. Sometimes you don’t know if someone’s particularly high in this …

11 things you probably don't know about 'The Great Gatsby'

Today, it is just that.<p>His American classic is mandatory reading across English classrooms. There was a time, however, when no one wanted to read about Gatsby and his lost love, Daisy.<p>Some may say, "Gatsby" was simply ahead of its time.<p>On the 90th anniversary of Fitzgerald's beloved book, here are …

13 Unbelievably Cool Offices That Will Make You Hate Your Boring Workplace

There are offices with slides instead of stairs. SLIDES.<p>1. Facebook; Menlo Park, California<p>Facebook's team gets to enjoy a 9-acre roof garden, snack stations, panoramic California views, an in-house coffee barista, and an IRL Facebook wall to boot!<p>(via Office Snapshots)<p>2. Innocent; London, …

Couple Makes the Most Amazing Wedding Save-the-Date Ever

They literally save the date.<p>To let people know about their upcoming wedding, Tyler MacNiven and his fiancée Kelly decided to forgo paper save-the-dates and create a kick-ass video. In the action short, the pun-loving couple goes to great lengths to save the important wedding date document from a …

The 6 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Azealia Banks, Jenny Lewis, and music inspired by — wait for it — Grand Theft Auto V.<p><i>Welcome to "All the Songs You Need to Hear This Week," a series where we round up the best music you might have missed in the past seven days. In this edition (read last week's</i> <i>here</i><i>), Azealia Banks turns into Elsa,</i> …

4 Surefire Ways to Make Your Skin Glow

Your 20s can wreak havoc on your skin. Here's how to get your brilliance back.<p><b>1. Shine again.</b><p>Translucency is likely your biggest issue, says Lieve Declercq, M.D., vice president of basic science research, for Origins. Her research points to carbonylation (a process that can begin in your early …