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The Black Douglas Sterling – a classic motorcycle with a very modern heart

Its vintage appearance could hardly be more convincing. With its long, angular petrol tank, bicycle-style saddle, unsuspended “hard-tail” frame, and wide handlebar sweeping back from below a large, sticking-up headlight, the Black Douglas Sterling looks – to all but a fairly expert eye – like a …

Vintage

10 Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men | Investopedia

On average, women are still paid less than men doing the same job but that’s not true of every job field. Job posting platform Glassdoor looked at …

Gender

The Universally Flattering Dress Everyone Should Own

Along with being timeless, versatile, and ever-changing, did you know that the wrap dress is <i>extremely</i> flattering? We may go as far as to say it’s one …

Culinary Pioneer Edna Lewis’ Cookbook Gets a ‘Top Chef’ Sales Bump

Season 14 of Bravo’s <i>Top Chef</i> in Charleston did more than whittle down its list of contestants this week — it helped raise the profile of a legendary pioneering Southern chef Edna Lewis. <i>The Washington Post</i> reports, in the wake of Thursday night’s episode that featured a challenge based on Lewis’s …

What The People Who Read Your College Application Really Think

Time to get together the transcripts and the test scores and put the final touches on those personal essays. It's college application season, again.<p>To a lot of students, the process seems wrapped in a shroud of mystery. What exactly happens when you send your application out into the unknown only …

College & University

How To Work Only 40 Hours A Week This Year

If you plan your day well, 40 hours should be enough time to get your job done.<p>It’s no secret that most Americans work more than 40 hours a week, but are those extra hours necessary? “So many people say, ‘I have to do this,’ but they might just be putting those expectations on themselves,” says …

The Mesentery: The Human Body's 79th Organ?

To the 78 organs that make up the human body, a group of scientists says we should add one more: the mesentery. Located in our abdominal cavity, the …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The Four-Letter Code to Selling Just About Anything

What makes things cool?<p>Several decades before he became the father of industrial design, Raymond Loewy boarded the SS <i>France</i> in 1919 to sail across the Atlantic from his devastated continent to the United States. The influenza pandemic had taken his mother and father, and his service in the French …

The 9 most-anticipated indie video games of 2017

The next year of gaming looks promising based on what we know so far, but there are plenty of smaller games on the horizon that have us just as …

Micro-dosing: The Drug Habit Your Boss Is Gonna Love

What started as a body-tinkering, mind-hacking, supplement-taking productivity craze in Silicon Valley is now spreading to more respectable workplaces, maybe even to your office, where the guy down the hall might already be popping a new breed of brain-boosting pills or micro-dosing LSD—all in the …

Peter Thiel

The Buried Story of Male Hysteria

When men actually began to be diagnosed as “hysterics,” doctors searched for a cause. They found a chemical that may be on the rise again today.<p>When a raving 27-year-old man was committed to Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane in April of 1887, no one thought much of it.<p>But 12 days later, …

The Start-to-Finish Guide to Organizing Your Closet

Closets are great because you can shove all of your junk in them, shut the door, and it’s like that junk doesn’t even exist. Except it does and, …

Minimalism

6 ways to upgrade your workspace to be more productive at the office

So you finally persuaded HR to buy you that standing desk. Congrats! (Also: Welcome to 2017.) Maybe you’ve invested in a stress ball, tomato timer, …

An organizer’s strategies for 5 problem areas of the home

Organizing is always a popular topic around the new year, as people resolve to de-clutter, de-stress and generally start over with a clean slate. We asked Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton, owner and founder of Organizing Maniacs in Tysons Corner, to join the first Home Front online chat of 2017. Here is her …

Home Depot

10 training lessons learned the hard way

Our team is always trying to think of ways to create helpful and inspiring content for a variety of different people. We like to think about the guy …

To Rate How Smart Dogs Are, Humans Learn New Tricks

Pam Giordano thinks her dog is quite intelligent, and she has proof: Giorgio, an 11-year-old Havanese, has diplomas stating he has a bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. from Yale. The bumper sticker on Ms. Giordano’s car announces, “My dog made it to the Ivy League.”<p>The honors were bestowed on Giorgio …

Pets

20 Incredible Quotes From a Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Mooji is a spiritual teacher and Zen master originally from Jamaica. Mooji shares self-inquiry, directing his students to the non-dual Self by …

Meditation

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

Vietnamese Chicken Salad Recipe

<i>This Vietnamese chicken salad recipe is authentic through and through thanks to its notes of sour, sweet, salty, and heat. The simple-to-assemble</i> …

Genius

Your Mind Is Your Religion: Lama Yeshe on practice

When I talk about mind, I’m not just talking about my mind, my trip. I’m talking about the mind of each and every universal living being. The way we …

10 Must-have apps that'll improve your work-life balance

Share15<p>Tweet<p>Share37<p>+1<p>Shares 52<p>Even if you love your job, working 24/7 simply isn’t an option. Strike that. It is an option, but only for a limited …

Productivity

Students Zap Their Brains For a Boost, For Better Or Worse

Last October, Matt Herich was listening to the news while he drove door to door delivering pizzas. A story came on the radio about a technology that sends an electric current through your brain to possibly make you better at some things — moving, remembering, learning. He was fascinated.<p>The …

The Brain

How to Prevent Dry Skin This Winter

Yes, it’s cold outside. But freezing temperatures aren’t the only cause for the itchy, flaky dry skin you’re experiencing underneath all those layers …

2016 in Review: How to Make the Best of Your Two Player Game Night

Game night has arrived and there are only two of you. Maybe you’re date night-ing it up with your significant other or perhaps you couldn’t scrounge …

Board Games

The House just made it a lot easier to sell off national parks

The House now officially values public lands at $0.<p>The U.S. House of Representatives just made it easier for the government to sell or give away …

Forests

Buying a House on a Single Income | Investopedia

At a time when a lot of young adults are postponing marriage, the number of Americans buying a house on a single income is substantial. According to …

Personal Finance

By Hiring Kurzweil, Google Just Killed the Singularity - MIT Technology Review

Late last Friday, Google announced a jaw-dropping hire: Ray Kurzweil will join the company as a Director of Engineering. Has the world’s brainiest …

JavaScript Top 10 Articles of the Year. (v.2017)

For the past year, we’ve ranked nearly 15,500 JavaScript articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.065% chance) that can help you prepare your …

Find Day Trading Stocks with the Biggest Moves Using These Filters

Find Volatile Day Trading Stocks Using These Filters<p>Big Moves Mean Big Potential; Here Are Ways to Find the Action<p>Updated February 18, 2018<p>Day …