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37 Books You'll Fall In Love With, So Cancel Your Plans

Any time of the year is a good time to get lost in a good book. While some people think reading is for winter, when they can snuggle up under a …

Our Best Gluten-Free Dinners of the Year

If you're someone who follows a gluten-free diet, you know you sometimes have to get a little creative in order to bring satisfying meals to the …

Deaf people teach us how to swear in sign language

You may not have realised it but deaf people swear just as much as everyone else.<p>The only difference is that they’re able to do it a tad more …

Linguistics

What I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to Paris

It’s not all Breton stripes, tousled bangs, and baguettes.<p>Paris: fashion capital, architectural marvel, and home to as many Michelin-star restaurants …

30 free macOS apps every Mac user should have

Powerful Mac apps that won't break the bankThere’s something of a misconception when it comes to the Mac. While powerful tools like Photoshop or …

George Washington carried this brandy-based drink in his canteen

George Washington was a fan of port and Madeira wine, but when he traveled west across the Allegheny Mountains in September 1784, he commuted with a …

Everything We Eat Both Causes And Prevents Cancer

In an effort to illustrate how often medical studies can be flawed, Vox put together the above graph showing how, in a single meta-analysis of …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

The French dining rules you'll need to follow at Christmas

<b>Arrive 15 minutes late, but not later</b><p>Arrive 15 minutes late, says French blogger and Youtube sensation Géraldine Lepère. While in many countries this …

9 Soups To Make If You're Trying To Lose Weight

They're nutritionist-approved.<p>When it comes to weight loss, soup is your one-pot secret weapon—especially if you’ve just about had it with the whole salad scene.<p>After all, research published in the <i>British Journal of Nutrition</i> shows that, on average, people who get their soup on have lower body …

Nutrition

The 10 Best Astronomy, Physics And Mathematics Books of 2017

Whether you are giving gifts to others or to yourself this holiday season, this list of the best popular science books of 2017 in the physical sciences is a great place to start reading and gifting<p>Those of you who have been following my writing for a few years (or longer) will know that I am always …

Books

Star Wars prequel Rogue One set up 'convenient' The Last Jedi plot twist

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> has been out for less than a week and has proved rather divisive with some praising it as one of the best franchise entries …

Star Wars

Mountain Climbing Can Actually Cause Psychosis, And We Don't Know Why

It's not the same as altitude sickness.<p>HP Lovecraft may be a polarising figure nowadays, but he was right about one thing: there's madness in them …

Mountaineering

The battle to make French a “gender-neutral language” is emphasizing the country’s inherent sexism

That the French language remains so central to the culture here wouldn’t surprise most people outside the country. Still, having two teenagers in French middle school has taught me to appreciate how profoundly important it remains for people not just to master their language skills, but to perfect …

Feminism

Here's how hard it is for native English speakers to learn other languages

Learning a new language as an adult is big undertaking - so if you want the best value for your time, choose wisely.<p>For most people, there are no time constraints on becoming fluent in another language, but for the Foreign Service Institute - the U.S. government's main provider of foreign affairs …

I'm a psychologist, and I've found one of the biggest relationship problems people have always boils down to the same thing

"I wish he would just bring me flowers once in a while."<p>Does he know how much you would like that, or what your favorite kind of flowers are?<p>"No, but it should be obvious—who doesn't want flowers? And anyway, I don't want to <i>tell</i> him to do it, that ruins it!"<p>If you haven't said or heard some version …

Time To Make Life Hard For The Rich

It is time for polite, respectable, rational people to start saying what has become painfully obvious: It is time to stop respecting the rich, and …

An Animated Short About a Group of Freezing Logs Who Use Their Own Bodies for Fire Fuel

<i>TIMBER</i> is an animated short film, created by Nils Hedinger, about a group of freezing logs who realize that their own bodies are the only fuel that …

Box Office: 'Coco' Shows Pixar Soars When It Doesn't Play It Safe

If you want my thoughts on the Walt Disney/Fox deal, you can go here, here and especially here. But amid the understandable concern about one of the biggest media empires on the planet buying one of their biggest competitors, Walt Disney and Pixar’s <i>Coco</i> crossed $400 million worldwide. Now that …

A Mysterious Blob of Hot Rock Is Building Up Under America's Northeast

Something is rising from the depths.<p>A vast mass of hot rock is welling up underneath Vermont and extending into other subterranean regions below New …

New Hampshire

15 Things to Do After a Breakup That Will Make You Feel Better

So it happened: You and a significant other have broken up, and you’re not getting back together (or so your friends say). Even though being a couple …

Cameron Diaz

Holdo's Final Scene In 'The Last Jedi' Was The Most Chilling Scene Of All Time

We now live in a word with eight — count ‘em, eight — Star Wars movies, and I for one am feeling the bounty this holiday season. And that’s despite …

These Energy Bites Will Save You During Finals Week

Finals are here, but have no fear! These easy snack recipes will keep you energized in between exams.<p>December 17, 2017<p>It's finally that time of the …

How to lose weight in 5 days

How to lose weight in 5 days<p>The answer to ‘how to lose weight’ is different for different people. Factors like your age, gender, body type etc …

Kylo Ren Made an Important Choice in The Last Jedi. Here’s What it Means for the Next Star Wars Movie

<b>Warning:</b> This post contains major spoilers for <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>.<p>After killing his father, Han Solo (Harrison Ford), in <i>The Force Awakens</i>, Kylo …

German Words to Avoid: A Special Slang Glossary

Warning: This article may contain examples of the following language:<p><b>unanständig</b> dirty, obscene, indecent; improper, rude, ill-mannered• <b><br>unanständige</b> …

Language

18 Healthy Kale Recipes That Are Anything But Basic

Healthy Eating

Star Wars: 15 Things About Jedi That Make NO Sense

They might be fictional but there are few organizations more recognized and respected as the Jedi from <b>Star Wars</b>. Many fans grew up wanting to become …