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Inside the mysterious world of witch tattoo art

The best word to describe Noel’le Longhaul’s tattoos is “primeval.” Even when freshly inked and uploaded onto her Instagram, they look like illustrations from an ancient grimoire or a book of disappeared folk tales, passed through the generations and probably bound in human skin. Her signatures are …

Tattoos

11 Genius Skin Care Tips Found on Reddit That Actually Work

When it comes to fighting summer skin care woes like acne, oiliness, sweating, and chafing, we don’t mind doing things that are a little out there—as long as they work. That’s why we scoured Reddit to find the tricks users swear by, and then ran them by dermatologist to discover the ones that will</i> …

7 Pro Study Tips That Will Make You Feel Like a Genius

These research-backed tips can help you learn more, faster, and with less effort.<p>Smart isn't just something you are. It's something you do.<p>A boatload of science shows that, when it comes to how fast we learn, context and strategy are nearly as important as sheer mental horsepower. Or as Mikey …

Work Less And Get More Done With These 3 Life Hacks

In today’s hectic information-filled world, it is hard to find the time to relax and enjoy life. Whether you are a 40-hours-a-week employee or an …

7 Ways Learning a Foreign Language can Improve Your Life

Language Learning

This photographer captures images of the real food people eat around the world — and it's a lot less glamorous than what you might see on Instagram

But if your Instagram feed is filled with food photography, you might unknowingly be experiencing "visual hunger", a sensation that can have some of the same effects on the body as actual hunger: increased heart rate in anticipation of eating, salivating, and other neural activity across a network …

An Exclusive Preview of Yale Photography's Open Studios

This weekend, the Yale School of Art will hold its annual open studios event.<p>Photo by Eva O'Leary<p>This weekend, the Yale School of Art will hold its annual open studios event. The public is invited to wander through the workspaces of up-and-coming artists to get a peek at the new work students are …

Yale

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting …

Floods

How to build a hobbit house: building process and house equipping

If you are tired of wearying urban life or you do not have enough money to buy an apartment or house, you have an option of low-cost type of housing. …

The Hobbit

A Fiction Reading List to Help You Understand the World Around You

Melissa Tandiwe Myambo, <i>University of California, Los Angeles</i><p>The real world is often overwhelmingly complicated. Literature can help. This is true at universities too: courses in comparative literature offer students new insights into their chosen disciplines by unlocking new, varied …

The Dystopian Books That Put A Fresh Spin On The Old Genre

Because you love "The Hunger Games" but want more.<p>If popular fiction books are to be believed, the world as we know it is definitely ending, and soon -- the only question is when, and how.<p>A firm belief in an eminent doomsday isn’t the only thing that keeps people reading dystopian fiction, of …

Books

10 Simple Ways To Make Yourself Insanely Productive

We cannot be productive all the time, and it’s completely normal to experience a lack of focus during some periods of the day or week. However, if …

Time Management

8 of the most fascinating places on Earth you'll probably never see in person.

Technology is making our planet — all 197 million square miles of it — feel smaller every day. We can use digital underwater maps to explore the …

Mount Everest

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

Pomodoro Technique

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

Upcycled Mini Spa Altoids Gift Tins / Stocking Stuffer / Party Favors

Do you need a small quick and easy to make gift idea? Try this Upcycled Altoids Tin Mini Spa.Read Upcycled Mini Spa Altoids Gift Tins / Stocking …

Crafting

Say Goodbye To These Thoughts For Self-Improvement

When you talk to yourself, what do you say? Do you motivate yourself with kind, empowering words like you do when you speak to your loved ones, or …

Improve Your Mind, Body And Heart In 25 Minutes Or Less

There’s always time to incorporate these healthful habits.<p>The holidays are here and we’re all wondering the same thing: Where do we find the time to take care of ourselves? The truth is, there's never enough time to do everything, but there's always enough time to do the most important things. Here …

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

Want to lose weight in 2016? Experts say start right now

Do it. Now.<p>If you're like most of us, you want to lose weight in 2016. The experts we spoke to suggest that you start now.<p>As in, today.<p>"There's no need to wait for January 1st," said Jocelyn Shaw, a Weight Watchers personal coach and leader. "The very next decision you make can turn it around and …

Fitness

12 Books For Anyone On Your Holiday Shopping List

They're a snap to wrap. They don't require an electrical outlet or a battery. Of course, we're talking about those au courant but timeless items: books.<p>Here are standouts for the most discerning loved ones on your list.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Oprah's Favorite Things 2015

Books

Explora Patagonia Torres del Paine National Park, Chile - Condé Nast Traveler

16 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health In 2016

Meet your new resolution.<p>New Year's resolutions often focus on improving <i>physical</i> health, but what if you focused on mental health this year?<p>While the culture at large often dismisses mental self-care, in part because of the stigma against those facing mental illness, emotional well-being is a …

Long-Lost Color Photos from 1939 Reveal Life in England on the Brink of WWII

After the death of his grandmother in February of this year, Barney Britton found an unexpected treasure while cleaning out her attic: a wooden box filled with dozens of 35mm slides documenting his grandparents' honeymoon trip in 1939. Although Britton's mother remembered seeing the photos as a …

World War II

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

Outdoor tips for winter hiking and camping enthusiasts

Experts say city folk sometimes have a 'false sense of security' when it comes to winter activities<p>Some people want to head out and enjoy nature at …

The Perfect Mindfulness Practice For Every Astrological Sign

Many people in the wellness community love to meditate and tout the practice frequently. However, it can certainly seem like a hard sell for people …

Meditation

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

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