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13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Comic Books

Meet Cipe Pineles: The Remarkable Life and Illustrated Recipes of the Forgotten Pioneer Who Blazed the Way for Women in Design and Publishing

A labor of love four years in the making, celebrating a trailblazing woman who shattered multiple glass ceilings.<p>One late February afternoon in 2013, as my then-partner and I were cooking dinner at home in New York, my phone rang. It was my dear friend and frequent collaborator Wendy MacNaughton. …

The 7 Loveliest Children’s Books of 2017

Profound and poetic illustrated celebrations of solitude, self-possession, friendship, and our place in the cosmos.<p><i>“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time,”</i> <i>Charlotte’s Web</i> author E.B. White asserted. <i>“You have to write up, not down.”</i> A generation later, Maurice Sendak scoffed …

Plug In Your Zip Code and Find Out if Your Water is Contaminated

Contaminated water is a nightmare for many homeowners. But for more of them than you might think, contaminated water is very much a reality.<p>The good …

The 15 Best Fiction Books Of May 2017

You smell that fresh spring air? Feel the sun on your face? That means it's almost summer, and it's time to prepare for the best fiction of May 2017, …

Books

This online estate sale site makes it easier to sell your parents' collectibles

Everything But The House, a startup that runs online estate sales, is offering a high-tech way for Chicagoans to sell their stuff.<p>The Cincinnati-based business, which helps sell items like furniture, jewelry, art, coins, cars and collectibles, is expanding its footprint here: While it's had at …

12 low-maintenance flowers you can't kill

(Unless you try very hard.)<p>Sometimes you just want a guarantee. You don't have the money or time for that picture-perfect garden that you know …

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

Creation: Ancient Indian Origin Myths, Brought to Life in a Breathtaking Illustrated Cosmogony

Consummate visual storytelling about life, death, the rhythms of time, and the beginning of art.<p><i>“We don’t need to credit an all-seeing God with the creation of life and matter,”</i> Douglas Rushkoff wrote in contemplating consciousness, <i>“to suspect that something wonderfully strange is going on in the</i> …

How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”

“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”<p>What does love mean, exactly? We have applied to it our finest definitions; we have examined its psychology and outlined it in philosophical frameworks; we have even devised a mathematical formula for attaining it. And yet anyone who …

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …