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75 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb | Inc.com

Using the right word can matter. Using the wrong word can matter even more. I once lost a potential writing gig because I used "who" instead of "whom" in a proposal letter.<p>(And I still have trouble getting "who" and "whom" right.)<p>Even just one incorrectly used word--especially when you're trying to …

Etymology

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Books

Wedding Pictures: Ballerinas In Wedding Dresses, New York City Dance Project

When a 13-year-old aspiring ballerina named Sarah wanted to decorate her bedroom walls with photographs of modern dancers, she asked her parents to help her track down pictures, which launched a rather extensive search.<p>"We purchased books, calendars, and other photos and to our disappointment were …

Weddings

Katrina: A Storm to Remember in Pictures

Global Warming

Artist stunningly colorizes old photos with a whimsical twist

Accomplished photographer and digital artist Jane Long does not simply colorize old photographs, she creates new works of art using old scenes.<p>Her …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

The Best Debut Novels of 2015 So Far

So far, 2015 has offered more than its share of excellent debut novels. Some of these were the first works we’d heard of from the authors in …

25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

Streams from Flying Lotus, Disclosure, DJ Snake and more<p>There's no substitute for experiencing a skilled DJ in a killer space, mixing live. Still, …

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Hacks to Help You Wear Heels All Day Long

Ladies, we’ve all been there. You’ve been standing in your heels for mere minutes and your feet are <i>already</i> killing you (really, the walk from the train to your work never seemed that long before!). But that doesn’t have to be the case. Nope, we’re not here to tell you to resign yourself to …

Clothing

The 10 best and worst deals at Costco

GOBankingRates has come up with a list with the help of Stephanie Nelson of The Coupon Mom of the ten best and worst deals at Costco. If you're a loyal member, it would be wise to pay heed.<p><b>1. Dairy products</b> <b><br>2. Gift cards</b> <b><br>3. Fresh produce</b> <b><br>4. Glasses</b> <b><br>5. Baking necessities</b> <b><br>6. Wine</b> <b><br>7. Meat and poultry</b> <b><br>8. Gas</b></b> …

Diapers

Traveler Obsession: The Best Way to Turn Travel Photos Into Beautiful Mementos

Free up some space on your phone—your digital photos have a display-worthy new place to live.<p>Like just about everyone else I know, I use my phone to text, make occasional calls, play a round of solitaire from time to time—and take pictures. Lots and lots of pictures. With a camera in my pocket at …

Mobile Photography

Depression Treatment without Drugs

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) is a ground-breaking treatment for adult patients with Clinical Depression. It provides a …

The Thing about Depression Is It Hides Behind Corners

DeviantART member DestinyBlue illustrates her experience with mental illness in this piece titled <b>Depression</b>. She explains that unlike physical …

Depression

A Woman Has A Facelift For Her 50th Birthday But Never Expected This

10 Ways To Stay Mentally Healthy And Happy In Your 50s

<i>Keeping our minds in shape is as important as our physical health, yet we often don't pay it attention until something goes wrong. High50's Celia Dodd finds out why it's so important and how to take care of yours.</i><p>We all know about looking after our physical health by eating well, being active and …

Mental Health

Kevin Hart as Money Mayweather & Uncle Roger work the boxing mitts.

15 Foods You Should Never Eat

The foods to eliminate from your diet now.<p>We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental …

Spring Books Guide: 22 Novels, Memoirs, and Collections We Can't Wait to Read

Out of the winter of our discontent emerges an extraordinary new season for literature. From convention-breaking memoirs to genre-demolishing fiction, here’s what we’re looking forward to this spring.<p>Paths less traveled.<p>Hold Still by Sally Mann<p>Ever since **Patti Smith’**s <i>Just Kids,</i> the creative …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

Mobile game Crossy Road has made $10m in three months since launch

Developer Hipster Whale’s co-founder tells GDC conference that he’s ‘happily surprised’ at return from 50m downloads of freemium game<p>Mobile game Crossy Road has made $10m in just over three months since its launch in November 2014, including $3m from in-game video advertisements.<p>Developer Hipster …

Mobile Gaming

Watch This: A Low-Flying Plane in Slow Motion

We can't believe how close this plane gets to landing on a beach full of people.<p>The airport on St. Maarten's Island in the Bahamas is known for being extraordinarily close to a nearby public beach. Instagrammer Paul Luning captured one aircraft's (terrifyingly) low flight path in excrutiatingly …

San Francisco

Over 4,000 people have been evacuated after #Volcano Villarrica erupted 750km south of #Santiago, #Chile. There is now a risk of flooding as snow melts following the eruption. Photo: Ariel Marinkovic/EPA #landscape

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Sleep

10 Times Ballet Dancers Made Pop Music Videos So Much Better

Earlier this month, Irish singer-songwriter Hozier debuted his newest music video for the Grammy nominated ballad, "Take Me to Church." The four-minute visual tease, directed by artist David LaChapelle, introduced ballet novices to Moscow-based dancer Sergei Polunin, a man who rebels against the …

Music Videos

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

San Francisco Bay Area

The Who, Elton John Lead New Orleans Jazz Fest Lineup

Wilco, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, Ed Sheeran and countless more lined up for weeklong Big Easy party<p>The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is …

The Difference Between Champagne And Sparkling Wine, Explained

There's one thing many of us know about Champagne, and it's that we like it. There's something about the bubbles, elegant glasses, and its pale amber color that makes the world feel festive and celebratory. But, that's where most of our knowledge stops.<p>With New Year's Eve right around the corner -- …