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10 Dirtiest Scenes In Super Classy Movies

Photo: Miramax ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>The English Patient</b> Anthony Minghella's Oscar-winning film is a sweeping epic about the power of love …

Streaming

4 Passive Income Streams Freelancers Should Create To Secure Their Futures

Freelancing is on the verge of going mainstream. Thirty-six percent of the international workforce now freelances, at least part-time. There are also 40.9 million adults in America who are self-employed. Clearly, freelancing is catching on. But with rapid growth come certain challenges, one being …

Freelancing

Osteoarthritis: Can an antioxidant offer protection?

In a recent series of experiments, scientists found that a specific antioxidant helps prevent the damage that osteoarthritis causes to cartilage. …

Osteoarthritis

Top 10 Long-Running Series to Binge Read (If You Haven’t Already)

A Novel<p>Kathy Reichs<p>You likely know Temperance Brennan from the long running TV series, “Bones.” If that is your only exposure to the brilliant forensic anthropologist, do yourself a favor and pick up one of the novels that inspired the series. With eighteen novels and counting, Kathy Reichs has …

Top 10

Titan Security Keys make your online accounts as safe as they can be

Google just began offering its Titan Security Keys. These can be used as part of two-factor authentication to secure a range of online accounts and cloud storage services.<p>A Titan key is a small USB or wireless device that provides a digital signature. Without the key’s two-factor authentication, …

Technology

Learn How To Find Your First 10,000 Readers

I read this in today’s <i>New York Times Magazine</i>:<p>“I always think about people that write books. What a horrible feeling it must be to have poured your …

Archaeologists explore a rural field in Kansas, and a lost city emerges

Of all the places to discover a lost city, this pleasing little community seems an unlikely candidate.<p>There are no vine-covered temples or impenetrable jungles here — just an old-fashioned downtown, a drug store that serves up root beer floats and rambling houses along shady brick lanes.<p>Yet there’s …

Archaeology

The Best Skin-Care Products for Redness and Rosacea, According to Dermatologists

Dealing with red, reactive skin and rosacea – a chronic condition where skin is overly sensitive, often with visible blood vessels and raised bumps …

Deepak Chopra On Why A Meaningful Life Rests Upon Developing A Meaningful Self

Much like the problematic nature of building a home on a flimsy foundation, so is the challenge of going into the world and creating relationships with neglect for a positive relationship with yourself.<p>This can be a daunting idea, so I sat down with Dr. Deepak Chopra, renowned spiritual teacher, …

Self-esteem

11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright …

Emotional Intelligence

Another epic economic collapse is coming

By George F. Will<p>George F. Will<p>Columnist covering politics and domestic and foreign affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Columnist<p>Eric Sevareid (1912-1992), the author and broadcaster, said he was a pessimist about tomorrow but an optimist about the day after tomorrow. Regarding America’s economy, prudent people …

Budget Deficit

The one exercise that will trim down your thigh fat

True story: it's not squats.<p>How <i>do</i> you lose fat off your thighs? Most people have parts of their body they'd most like to trim down, and thighs are a common one for women (especially in summer, because... chafing.)<p>Because we know it's (sadly) not possible to self-select an area for fat to shed with …

Getting started in self-publishing

It turns out nearly everyone I know has written a book. At a music festival my tent was surrounded on all sides by fellow writers. An old school …

Hackers are preparing an ‘unlimited’ ATM cash heist. Here’s how to protect yourself

The FBI is warning financial institutions that cybercriminals are preparing to execute a hack that could siphon a virtually unlimited amount of money …

Character description: 7 ways to avoid weak imagery

Strong character description is key to creating vivid and realistic characters. We may be tempted to reach first for obvious elements of physical …

Creative Writing

The 7 Best OTC Retinol Creams for Smoother, Younger-Looking Skin

Clear up acne, fight aging, and even out wrinkles—all with one product.<p>1 RoC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Night Cream<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>2 Eau Thermale Avène RetrinAL 0.1 Intensive Cream<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>3 Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating …

Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,269 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($825 at Amazon Marketplace) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($345 at Amazon …

MacBook Pro

How to keep your brain sharp as you get older

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s — but research has unlocked four key strategies that boost your brain power, …

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

18 Best Clothing Stores for Women Over 50 of Every Style

It's one of the worst-kept secrets around — finding mature clothing that isn't frumpy, shapeless, or "granny-like" can feel impossible. Luckily, the …

10 editing issues your grammar checker might be missing

Grammar checkers in word processing programs can help you catch glaring spelling errors, but you might be missing subtler—yet crucial—editing faux …

Existing drug may prevent Alzheimer's

Emerging evidence suggests that a "potent" drug could prevent the development of Alzheimer's disease — but only if a person takes the medication long …

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Online Education

10 Game-Changing Products For People With Fine Hair

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

How to Lose Weight Fast: 3 Simple Steps, Based on Science

There are many ways to lose a lot of weight fast.<p>However, most of them will make you hungry and unsatisfied.<p>If you don’t have iron willpower, then …

A slew of must-read books for writers

If you’re mired in a writing rut, read.More specifically, to revive and refresh your creativity—and possibly recapture your passion for prose—it’s …

This Highlighter Pencil Will Make You Look Like You've Never Heard Of Stress

Aside from the obvious, like "I'm sleeping with your husband" or "you have six months to live," there are precious few phrases in the English …

The one habit that can transform your world forever

<b>What is the one habit that can transform your world forever?</b><p>The habit of tracking.<p>No, I don’t mean stripping down to a loincloth and sniffing animal …

Body Fat

How I Sold 7000 Kindle Books

There’s a reason I’ve never written an article about how many books I’ve sold. I’ve tended to follow the advice that if you’re the smartest person in …

Non-fiction

Millennial reading habits have changed the definition of a classic

The era of the ubiquitous classic is behind us. <i>The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle</i>, <i>Ragtime</i>, and <i>Slaughterhouse-Five</i> have had their time in the sun. What would their modern equivalents be? The reason it’s harder to name such tomes is because there’s quantifiably less options to choose from, despite having …