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Mindfulness: the saddest trend of 2015

The growing popularity of mindfulness, a meditative practice with Buddhist roots being offered offices and schools, conceals a dark truth society must confront, argues Emma Barnett<p>How does your mind feel? Slowly revving back up after the festive fug of Christmas?<p>Chances are, in the slew of “New …

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A Three-Step Formula On How To Shun Corporate Life To Start Your Own Business

Corporate life.<p>Upon hearing those words, you either jump for joy, or double-over in agony.<p>If the latter, pull up a chair and take notes because today calls your name.<p>You see–in a prior article on Julia Beardwood, founder and owner of Beardwood & Co., she shared her ten keys for success in the …

DIY Project: How to Make a ‘Kokedama’ String Garden

The first time I saw a wonderful display of kokedama, a variation of Japanese bonsai, hanging against a stark white wall, I never imagined how easy …

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5 Studies That Show How Wealth Warps Your Soul

“Money can't buy happiness,” the old adage warns, although poverty is hardly a day at the beach. But according to several recent studies, excessive …

Chocolate-Glazed Raspberry Cream Puffs

For a festive presentation, use these chocolate puffs to top a holiday cake like our Jam-Filled Cake with Chocolate Glaze.

How-To: Triangle Pouch

Stitch up some quick and cute triangle pouches with this easy-to-follow tutorial from A Spoonful of Sugar!<p>Ready to start sewing? Click here to see how it’s done.

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8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

Fire up your natural calorie burn ASAP.<p><i>This article was written by Paige Greenfield and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Yeah, yeah, yeah, you've heard it all before—all you need to speed up your metabolism is to build more muscle, drink lots of ice water, and try to spend less time sitting, …

A Novel Nearly Impossible to Review

The latest novel from Samantha Harvey is truly superb, but left its reviewer at a loss for how to describe it.<p>As I neared the end of my reading of</i> …

The Girl Who Wasn’t There review – ‘intriguingly eccentric’

Ferdinand von Schirach’s slow-burn thriller has already gripped German readers with its strangely sympathetic antihero<p>Ferdinand von Schirach’s latest German hit, <i>The Girl Who Wasn’t There</i>, is an enigmatic, absorbing little book. The author, a defence lawyer, is best known here for <i>The Collini Case</i>, …

The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore, review: 'reads like pulp fiction'

Helen Brown, a devotee of Wonder Woman since childhood, learns the difficult truth about her superhero’s life<p>On the afternoon of my eighth birthday, I sat alone in the garage, furiously scrubbing a yellow crayon into a length of pilfered string. The Wonder Woman costume I’d received had come …

Orange Peel Craft Roundup

Love eating oranges in the winter? Well, here is a great excuse to eat even more! A friend and I were playing around with cookie cutters and clementine peels last night to make some garlands. I have to say, the texture of the peel was quite fun to work with, and left our hands smelling great! I …

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

Mathematicians Make a Major Discovery About Prime Numbers

In May 2013, the mathematician Yitang Zhang launched what has proven to be a banner year and a half for the study of prime numbers, those numbers …

Top Organic Garden Ideas for 2017 Growing your Own Food

0<p>192<p>2<p>Backyard Gardens<p>Learning what is organic gardening for beginners can be an easy topic to research. These tips can help you to easily create the …

Make This: How to Transfer Your Photos to Wood

I've seen plenty of tutorials out there detailing how to transfer prints onto wood. This simple project will turn your prints into something uniquely …

The Surprising Ways That Chickens Changed the World

Book Talk<p>Civilization was powered by the humble chicken, says author.<p>For most of us, the word "chicken" spells a cold, clammy slab of plastic-wrapped white meat plucked out of the refrigerated section of our local supermarket. But in the ancient world, and in many cultures today, chickens had deep …