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The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at the 30 Best Online Furniture Stores for a Modern Home

While the traditional philosophy to furniture shopping required a visit to brick and mortar furniture stores to test the furniture’s comfort factor …

This is what happens to your body when you smoke a joint

More than 14 million people have used marijuana in the UK, according to recent research.<p>It is – by far – Britain’s most popular illegal drug, with …

Cannabis

The Scientifically Proven Way To Have The Best Vacation Ever

Happiness research shows how to make the most of your precious time off (in 9 simple steps).<p>Vacations are pretty great already. But as psychological researchers discover more about how the human brain works, we’re gaining insights into exactly how to crank up the enjoyment factor–and why you …

Happiness

How to fly first class for free (or on the cheap)

Most people would like to be part of the 1% — even if it’s only for a few hours of a flight.<p>Some airline passengers go to extraordinary lengths to …

Flying

Are you addicted to the Internet?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Internet addiction and the dangers that excessive computer gaming poses to children and adolescents are receiving fresh attention with the scheduled premiere of the documentary "Web Junkie" on PBS Monday.<p>The documentary highlights an alarming trend in China. There are similar patterns in …

You Have to See This Extreme Korean Beauty Ad to Believe It

Korean skincare and makeup is light years ahead of what we’ve got in the States — at least we think so. Maybe it’s more like a couple years ahead. Or just way more fun. Either way, it’s no secret that it’s deeply engrained into some cultures for Asian women to take extremely good care of their …

An Easy DIY Hack For Your IKEA Furniture

Browsing through Ikea hacks on Pinterest is admittedly one of your favorite pastimes. ("They made that from that?!")<p>Well, now it's your turn.<p>Presenting a quick tutorial on how to turn the Ikea Nornäs dresser into a perfectly lacquered and brass-hardware-embellished foyer console. See how it's</b> …

Why doesn’t everyone believe in God?: The skeptical brain may hold the answer

Most Americans who grew up in religious households are still religious. But what about the ones who aren’t?<p>Christopher Obal used to be a Christian. He grew up in Queens, New York, and when he was 5 years old, his parents left Catholicism for a very different form of Christianity. While they didn’t …

5 Reasons Why the Uberman Sleep Cycle Could Be Your Weapon to a More Productive Life!

This amazing insight will show you 5 reasons why the uberman sleep cycle might be the secret weapon to a lifestyle of productivity and efficiency.

16-Year-Old Girl Fulfills Her Boyfriend's Wish by Marrying Him 3 Days Before He Died

"As he put the ring on my finger he said he wished he had more time with me. I wish we had too, but I'm so glad we had the chance to make this happy memory."<p>Eight months ago, Omar Al Shaikh, who had been in remission for acute myeloid leukemia, and Amie Cresswell, started dating and fell in love …

8 Things Inside Out Teaches Viewers About Emotions, Memory and the Mind

<i>Inside Out</i> has officially become Pixar’s most successful original film — and also the most educational.<p>The animated blockbuster goes into the mind of …

Psychology

Pixar’s imaginative ‘Inside Out’ was so powerful that it changed the way I understand my own emotions

How do you make a grown man cry? Show them a Pixar movie, of course.<p>"Inside Out," a fantastic return to form for America's greatest animation studio, is a painstakingly made, high-stakes epic taking place inside of a brain.<p>This is "Inception" for kids. Although, "Inside Out" is not exactly for kids.<p>…

29 travel hacks that even frequent fliers don't know

Essentially an express lane for the proactive, these programs are pre-approvals from the US Customs and Border Protection that designate you a low-risk traveler. As long as you're not a convicted criminal, you're good to go after little more than some light paperwork and a quick in-person interview.<p>…

Virgin America

Articles about residents tiny floating home can dive water two feet bed on Dwell.com - Dwell

After three years ashore, a Copenhagen couple return to the city’s waterways on a floating home for two.<p>Now that gas prices in the U.S. are hovering around two dollars a gallon, what's happened to green...<p>We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home.<p>Graham …

Group Sex Is a Logistical Nightmare

Real life is not like a porno, where hot women wander into your apartment and start taking off their clothes. If you want to make your foray into group sex, you've got to plan ahead.<p>For young men of a certain temperament, the word<i>orgy</i> almost has a hypnotic effect. The mere mention of an orgy …

Scientists just got the first close-up look at some perplexing white spots in space, and they're more mystified than ever

Last March, NASA's Dawn spacecraft made history when it became the first mission to ever orbit a dwarf planet.<p>Before Dawn, the best images we had of the dwarf planet Ceres were taken by the Hubble Space Telescope in the early 2000s from a distance of 257 million miles away. And about the only thing …

The Definitive Oral History of How Clueless Became an Iconic 90s Classic

On the 20th anniversary of the film, this excerpt from Jen Chaney’s new book features discussions with the film’s breakout stars and Hollywood veterans on the movie that became a fashion template and cultural touchstone.<p>In mid-July of 1995—when American culture was fixated on such matters as O. J. …

Kids Are Shown Pictures Of Caitlyn Jenner, And Their Reactions Make Us Hopeful For The Future

A powerful new video is making its rounds on the Internet that shows a group of young kids discussing their thoughts about Caitlyn Jenner's transition to live as her authentic self.<p>The kids are shown two photos -- one of Caitlyn during her days as an Olympic athlete when the world knew her by a …

How to Conquer Fear, Backed By Research

Fear is… really scary, actually.<p>Research shows being afraid you’re going to lose your job can be worse than actually losing your job:<p>“…perceived job …

Self-help

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

Facebook addiction - and how to tackle it

Why do we drop stuff that we need to finish in order to start other things – even when we know that we shouldn’t be switching back and forth on our to-do list (or worse, between our to-do’s and Facebook?)<p>It’s one of the mysteries of modern office life. Since we at MeisterTask are building an app to …

How Your Face Betrays Your Personality and Health

8 min read<p>This story originally appeared on BBC Future<p>You might expect a great philosopher to look past our surface into the depths of the soul – but Ancient Greek thinkers were surprisingly concerned with appearance. Aristotle and his followers even compiled a volume of the ways that your looks …

Psychology

5 Healthy and Quick Lunches You Can Make For $5

Prep a few minutes the night before and you’ll eat like a king come noon—without straining your wallet<p>It’s no secret that brown-bagging your lunch is cheaper, healthier, and all around better than buying an overpriced, oversized sandwich at the corner deli. But even so, most of us don’t have much …

A New Theory to Explain the Higgs Mass

Three physicists who have been collaborating in the San Francisco Bay Area over the past year have devised a new solution to a mystery that has …

Dying in America: Elegant and humane, “The Lion’s Mouth Opens” is TV’s latest close look at death

The documentary about a woman finding out if she has Huntington’s disease debuts on HBO tonight<p>Sonia Saraiya<p>June 1, 2015 6:14pm (UTC)<p>The most remarkable thing about “The Lion’s Mouth Opens,” besides its subject matter, is its brevity: just 27 minutes, from title card to credits. It’s a documentary …

33 DIYs For The Classiest Person You Know

Expensive taste on a DIY budget.

Why good people do bad things

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most of us want to do the right thing. We don't want to steal office supplies or lie on an expense report. But we all face temptations, and sometimes we give in to them. A new study suggests that being aware of these temptations, and thinking about their long-term consequences, could help …

Psychology

7 tips to help with stress and anxiety | Anxiety

1. Talk to someone you trust about how you're feeling<p>Just talking to someone about how you feel can take a weight off your shoulders. Make sure you …

Mindfulness

Swap tea and smoothies for more water to beat fatigue, say experts

It is 'not enough' to rely on tea, coffee and soft drinks, experts say, as data show poor drinking habits are putting strain on the NHS<p>Smoothies and health drinks have become so popular that people are drinking less water without realising and then crowding GP surgeries with complaints of fatigue, …

How to Sew a Button 2 Different Ways

There are two methods that will help keep a button in place longer, with a minimum of tangled thread and wrinkled fabric: the shank technique, which is better suited to heavier textiles, and the flat technique, preferable for thin or delicate fabrics. Here, we provide the step-by-step guide on how …