Jessica Long

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100 Great Works of Dystopian Fiction

We may or may not be living in a dystopian age, but we are certainly living in an age of dystopias. At every turn in a bookstore aisle, you’re …

Books

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10 Cult Classics That Are Worth The Read

It's a question that keeps book nerds up at night: what makes a book a <i>cult</i> book? Usually, a "cult" book isn't actually a book about cults. Rather, …

Top 15 Most Powerful Women in History

A number of powerful women have shaped the course of history with their intelligence, strength, passion, and leadership qualities. They have …

The most famous artists of all time

Unlike movies, art isn’t something everybody knows about. So it takes a lot for an artist to truly register in the popular imagination and earn a …

The 25 Museums You Should Visit Before You Die

TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, basing the findings on reviews from real travelers on its site. The comprehensive ranking includes museums from all corners of the world. Trust us, their incredible collections are worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its …

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately

Want to have better conversations? It's time to break up with these pesky bad habits.<p>Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are …

Self-help

Egyptian girl dies during banned female genital mutilation operation

Authorities investigate after 17-year-old died under general anaesthetic in a private hospital, despite FGM being illegal in the country<p>Egyptian prosecutors are investigating the death of a teenage girl during a female genital mutilation operation at a private hospital.<p>Mayar Mohamed Mousa, 17, died …

Female Genital Mutilation

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15 Bite-Size Desserts To Bake This Month

Bite-size just means you can eat a dozen, right?

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This Video Game Teaches You To Design Patterns With Math

Iranian game maker Mahdi Bahrami’s Engare allows users to create their own intricate patterns found in Islamic art and architecture.<p>The intricate geometric patterns of Islamic art are not only visually stunning, they’re also some of the earliest examples of algorithmic art. Artisans would generate …

Mathematics

The 10 most controversial books in America

Explicit sexuality, offensive language, homosexuality, a religious viewpoint: Those are a few of the common objections to the 10 most-challenged …

Ribbon Work Shirts!

Follow the straight and narrow - stitched on ribbons take tops and dresses to the fashion forefront. Check out this DIY from the 03/2016 issue of</i> …

10 Books Our Editors Won’t Shut Up About

Because we’re all book nerds at heart<p>Though we're all pretty much self-proclaimed book nerds around these parts, sitting down to read a novel after spending ten or twelve hours editing and writing articles isn't always our go-to. After all, there's only so much our eyeballs can take before they …

Books

25 Best Dessert Recipes

From cookies to cakes, any of these decadent treats will end your meal on a high note. Indulge in one of these all-time favorite delicious treats, …

20 Home Decor Cheat Sheets That Will Have You Decorate Like a Pro

Decorating your home can sometimes become a daunting task because you can get lost in measurements, styles and other decor choices. Then you can …

Home Decorating

17 Insanely Cool Things You Can Do With A Hot Glue Gun

Hot damn.

18 Small Space Living Hacks That Can Work In Any Size Home

From fold-away office space to vertical indoor gardening, these hacks are life-changers.<p>If there's any trend we won't be escaping any time soon, it's downsizing. Tiny homes are a national phenomenon, and the lifestyle changes associated with low-impact living — from composting to conscientiously …

Small Spaces

11 Novels So Amazing, You Can't Tell What Genre They Are

Some of the most powerful reading experiences are the ones that refuse to fit into just one pigeonhole. They defy categorization, because they’re …

The Best Horror Movies On Netflix

Netflix, of course, is the Internet’s premier cinema hub that’s powered by a vast but often uneven collection of instantly watchable films. For every</i> …

Horror

The 10 Best Philosophical Movies of The 21st Century

Sound, color, and animation have changed the medium of 21st century film and thereby changed its potential. The emphasis may have once been powerful …

Tattoos Elegantly Combine Delicate Natural Subjects with Bold Geometry

Spanish tattoo artist Marla Moon adorns her clients with works that beautifully combine nature and geometry. Although minimalist in their appearance, her permanent body art makes a bold statement using elegant lines and carefully-stippled dots. Together, these two elements depict animals, trees, …

The 18 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

Don't sleep on these bad boys.<p>In 2015, we were overwhelmed by the thoroughly kickass roster of new books on offer. We tore through some, and others we savored slowly. A few disappointed us, while many more thrilled us unexpectedly. Sci-fi, memoir, magical realism, short fiction, very (very) long …

Organization Tricks: 14 Steps to the Bedroom of Your Dreams

Important documents and files stacked around your bedroom keep you from enjoying the room as a place of rest. Instead, organize your files in a chest -- you can easily access them, but they're out of sight, out of mind.

Bedrooms

How Anyone Can Turn Into A Creative Genius

A few years ago I was invited to give a TED talk about crowdsourcing. When I started to prepare for the talk, I brainstormed ways I could share my ideas in a more creative and engaging manner. When I hit a roadblock in my thinking, I turned to my crowd of friends and followers on Facebook and …

Business Coach | Business Advisor | Business Mentor

How to 10X Your Leads using Google SEO<p>Hi, thank you for visiting my website – dougleschan.com, a website specialized in sharing tips to 10X your …

Marketing

20+ Powerful Street Art Pieces That Tell The Uncomfortable Truth

As the world moves to cities, so does art. And just as art can inspire political action and resistance, so too do the walls of the city become …

Streetwear