Elizabeth Biondo

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5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

Self-improvement

The Happiest Couples Do These 7 Things Every Day

Every couple is different. While your perfect date night out might be a raucous night on the town, that could be another Netflix-loving couple's nightmare. But no matter your personal tastes and past times, our experts say that the happiest couples do these things every day.<p><b>1. They have leaving and</b> …

Vibrant Color Palette Combos Take Colors From the World to Inspire Creativity

With its vast collections of images, photo filters, free icon and shape elements, and fonts, Canva allows users around the globe to create sleek graphics and presentations through its online app—no design degree required. The company's Senior Graphic Designer, Poppie Pack, shares a variety of savvy …

Home Decorating
Weddings

14 Backyard Wedding Decor Hacks for the Most Insta-Worthy Nuptials EVER

Boho brides, listen up! If you’re still struggling to find a solid (and meaningful) venue that solves all your garden needs and wants, imagine hosting your wedding day in your very own backyard. With a few DIYs and the easy hacks below, your wedding guests will be super impressed and you’ll have …

Weddings

Ohio Wedding at the Greenacres Arts Center in Cincinnati

Layne Spicher and Matthew McCaw went to high school together, but didn't actually meet until two years after <i>she</i> graduated. (Matt's three years older, so the pair didn't cross paths!) Luckily, as Layne was studying at the University of Cincinnati and Matt was getting ready to graduate at nearby …

Weddings

Simple Wedding Decor Ideas: 7 Ways to Pull Off a Minimalist Wedding

Lots of bling and over the top everything used to be the end all be all of weddings (and in many respects, still is), however we're starting to see a brand new trend take front and center in the wedding world that's inspired by the modern movement in interior design. Think clean lines, less clutter …

5 Books to Read if You Get Caught in a Travel Delay

You'll have better things to do than curse the TSA.<p>You've packed your bags, watered the plants (wait...did you water the plants?), and set your out-of-office email. It's holiday time! What are you waiting for? Oh, that's right. The plane is late! Your ride is stuck in traffic! The train had to halt …

Books

10 Podcasts That Make Us Wish Our Commute Was Longer

<i>This piece originally appeared on Monster.com.</i><p>Commuting is a familiar ritual for the 86% of Americans who travel to work every day—as well as the 76% …

Commuting

Clinton, on her private server, wrote 104 emails the government says are classified

Hillary Clinton wrote 104 emails that she sent using her private server while secretary of state that the government has since said contain classified information, according to a new Washington Post analysis of Clinton’s publicly released correspondence.<p>The finding is the first accounting of the …

U.S. Dept. of State

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

Self-improvement

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

New Mexico

16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

Books

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

Books