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Women in the Viking Age

Although women in the Viking Age (c. 790-1100 CE) lived in a male-dominated society, far from being powerless, they ran farms and households, were …

Archaeology

10 History Books That ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Need To Read, Because The Red Wedding Was Based On A Real-Life Event

Whether you're a TV fan waiting for season eight, or a long-suffering book fan still holding out hope that <i>The Winds of Winter</i> will be published at …

TV Series

Learn the History of Indian Philosophy in a 62 Episode Series from The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps: The Buddha, Bhagavad-Gita, Non Violence & More

The belief in a singular, coherent “Western tradition” in philosophy has led to a very insular, Eurocentric view in philosophy departments, as Jay L. …

Indian Philosophy

Vampire squid, bat caves and sloth pheromones... Inside the Natural History Museum's darkest exhibition yet

It seems like a trivial thing, given the size and importance of the place, but the Natural History Museum is an extraordinarily well-lit building. Consider it, the next time you go. Before nosediving into the site’s 80 million-odd specimens – from microbe to mastodon, whelk to walrus – spread over …

Natural History Museum

iOS 11 camera guide

Apple’s Live Photos first debuted on the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, and the feature added a bit of flourish to standard still photographs. In this mode, …

Mobile Photography

An Alternative to Meditation

I hate to meditate, at least where I must sit with eyes closed and listen to myself breathe. My mind either wanders to annoying thoughts or I fall …

Meditation

You Won't Believe These 25 Netflix Documentaries Are Real

Once you're done binge-watching <b>Queer Eye</b> season two (and bawling your eyes out), you might be in the mood for an addictive, fascinating look at other true events. With so many amazing documentaries on Netflix, covering everything from true crime to sushi chefs, there's no shortage of entertainment …

Entertainment

The best Pilates moves for strengthening your glutes

Strengthening and growing your glutes can often feel like a thankless task: no matter how many squats or lunges you do, your legs feel like they're getting more powerful and ache for days after a workout, but the same cannot be said for your bum.<p>But why?<p>The Pilates PT Hollie Grant says it's all …

Exercise

Useful iOS 12 tips and tricks

Apple’s iOS 12 mobile operating system introduces a ton of new features, with more options to help boost productivity on your iPhone. But updating to …

iOS

How To Get The Teens In Your Life To Care About Mindfulness

People so desperately want to help their students, children, nieces and nephews, younger siblings, and neighbors learn about mindfulness, partly …

Mindfulness

20 Photography Hacks That Will Get You Amazing Results – Page 18

19. Make a DIY Bean Bag Tripod<p>If a tripod is not in your budget right now or you find carrying a tripod is a hassle, our next photography hack is for …

Sewing

12 Ways That A Float Tank Can Improve Your Life

"Float Spas" are popping up all over the country, so wtf is a float tank and why are people paying to be put in a sensory deprivation chamber?<p>Though it may seem weird or scary, there are plenty of benefits that come from using a float tank ...

Meditation

20 simple exercises that start showing results after one workout

If you rely on progress for motivation, these will be for you

Muscle

7 Tales of Magic and Terror in the Subways of NYC

A grand opening gala celebrating a new subway expansion slips into chaos when it is revealed that the excavation has roused a subterranean horror …

New York City

9 Unexpected Causes Of Rosacea, Because Changing These Everyday Things Could Have A Huge Impact

The causes of rosacea are infuriatingly elusive. The skin condition, which typically manifests as facial redness, visible blood vessels, or little …

Skin Care

25 Of The Absolute Scariest Psychological Horror Books

The scariest writing for me is not the bloodspattery, gore-filled prose. It is not even the kind that keeps me up at night, wondering if a killer is …

Horror

5 Best True Crime Series To Binge On Netflix Right Now: If ‘Staircase’ Hooked You, Watch These Documentaries

Netflix has become the go-to network for gripping, bingeworthy true crime documentary series — here are five of the best to stream right now.<p>With the …

Entertainment

40 Brilliant Uses For Bed Sheets That You Wouldn't Think Of. I'm Never Throwing Them Out Again!

More from Home Hacks<p>9 Tricks That Will Keep Your House Cool9 Tricks That Will Keep Your House Cool<p><i>by</i> Cheryl Knight<p>June 26th, 2018<p>35 Unexpected Uses …

Hacking

Top 10 Tudor podcasts

<b>From courtiers to accidental death, we’ve rounded up 10 of our best Tudor history podcasts</b><p>The origins of the Tudors<p>Steven Gunn explains the …

Top 10

How to use Google Assistant, plus all the ‘OK, Google’ commands you need to know

Alarms, Math, Travel, and More<p>Alarms<p>“Set an alarm for [<i>say time</i>].”<br>• “Set an alarm in [<i>say how many minutes, or hours</i>].”<br>• “Set a repeating alarm for [<i>say</i> …

Google

The 17 Best Horror Podcasts Of 2018

The best horror podcasts are like that scene in <i>Kill Bill</i> where "The Bride" is buried alive and the screen suddenly goes dark. We can see nothing, …

Horror

The 13 Scariest Books Ever Written (pg. 1)

"A tantalizing, suggestive reconnaissance where the phantasma of other worlds—and private worlds—reveal a disconcerting similarity, and Shirley …

Books

8 things you should do with Google Home right now

Google Assistant is a powerful tool, with hundreds (if not thousands) of ways to use it. Built into every Google Home ($129 at Dell Home) speaker, it can help you around the house and deliver answers for pretty much any question you throw at it.<p>But if all you've done since getting a Google Home …

Smart Homes

4 simple exercises to strengthen your attention and reduce distractibility

<b>Our attention gets hijacked by everything from the stress in our lives to the ding of our phones. Neuroscientist Amishi Jha shows how we can</b> …

Mindfulness

This 2-step, 10-minute exercise creates immediate self-awareness

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire …

Creativity

6 brilliant mini-series you should watch on Netflix right now

<b>Netflix is the streaming site we all turn to when we’re after a binge-worthy series.</b><p>But sometimes, you just don’t have the time or the dedication to …

Alfred the Great’s victory over the Vikings is our foundation myth; Viking Britain reviewed

A 9th-century fore-echo of our clash with the Nazis<p>Some oleaginous interviewer once suggested to Winston Churchill that he was the greatest Briton who ever lived. The grand old man considered the matter gravely. ‘No,’ he replied at length. ‘That was Alfred the Great.’<p>In his hefty, hard-to-pick-up</i> …

Archaeology

18 Spine-Tingling Books to Curl Up With This Fall

Even though Halloween is over, we're still looking for ways to give you nightmares all season long. You may have already perused our collection of books like <b>American Horror Story</b> and our crop of modern murder mysteries, but if you're looking for even more scares, we've got a collection just for …

Ancient Egypt: Predynastic Period

(5500-3100 BCE)<p>The Predynastic Period of Ancient Egypt corresponds to the Late Neolithic (Stone Age), and covers the cultural and social changes …

Ancient History

How Many Of These Books With Insane Plot Twists Have You Read?

What percentage blown is your brain?