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11 Jazz Era Phrases We Absolutely Must Bring Back

Baz Luhrmann's "Gatsby" reintroduced us to the quirky naivete of '20s slang. You can't help but feel sorry for ol' Gatz as he endearingly calls just about everyone "old sport," in a feeble attempt to seem refined. But something about the phrase makes it playful, evocative, and almost childlike. …

How to Make a Rag Quilt - DIY

<i>Learn how to make a soft and simple rag quilt by following this step-by-step guide.</i><p>By Angela and Cloe Walters<p>May 2016<p><i>Kids can quilt! In</i> Get Quilting …

This Is How To Be Productive Without Being Miserable: 8 Proven Secrets

There’s plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don’t want to …

Time Management

Broadway fall theater season a mix of the familiar and the new

NEW YORK (AP) — “Cats” is back on Broadway, purring along. “Hamilton” tickets are still hard to get. What else is new this fall? Some big celebrities …

Preview the National Tour of Rent, Celebrating 20 Years of the Jonathan Larson Classic

Original creatives return to restage the show based on Michael Greif’s direction.<p>A national tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of Jonathan …

A French Girl’s Walking Guide to Paris: One Model Shares Her Favorite Routes

In honor of Bastille Day, we’re celebrating all things French—from Gallic women’s signature ability to pull off insouciant beauty to the ultimate pedestrian city, Paris, which beckons visitors and residents alike to saunter through its streets to the point of rendering other forms of exercise …

Ancient Greek Theatre

Greek theatre began in the 6th century BCE in Athens with the performance of tragedy plays at religious festivals. These, in turn, inspired the genre …

Ancient History

Follow These 27 Digital Marketing Teachers To Add Some Value In Your Life

Whether you’re a startup, business owner, beginner or expert in marketing who is looking for new marketing ideas and the right advice. You don’t need …

How to Build an Early Customer Base for Your Startup

One of the most pressing challenges facing any startup is figuring out how to gain traction with that early set of customers. Where do you find them? …

Kate Taylor: Why doesn’t Canada have a national theatre?

I am embarrassed to admit that before it showed up at the Luminato Festival in Toronto this month with a powerful historical trilogy entitled <i>The James Plays</i>, I had never heard of the National Theatre of Scotland. Perhaps my ignorance can be explained by the company’s youth: It is only 10 years old, …

Hamilton Capturing the Original Cast on Film This Week

Also, the documentary about the hit musical sets a PBS air date.<p>Today's performance of <i>Hamilton</i> will be one for the ages.<p>The Tony- and …

12 low-cost business ideas for people who like to keep to themselves

Introverts are powerful in their own right.<p>They are productive thinkers with strong opinions who can achieve great lengths.<p>Despite what the media says — often stereotyping them as "shy" or "socially awkward" — introverts can make great business leaders and entrepreneurs.<p>In fact, many successful …

How To Read People: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

WARNING!!! Fragments of Euripides “Palamedes” NOT rediscovered in Jerusalem

On June 21 2016 I wrote a post here to the effect that fragments of the lost play, “Palamedes”, by Euripides had been found in a manuscript in …

7 Creative Strategies for Marketing Your Startup on a Tight Budget

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Boostrapping builds character. There are endless ways to finance your ideas, but there’s nothing like marketing a startup with a modest budget to encourage innovation. Limited funds give you an excuse to flex your creative muscle and …

The Weirdest Senses Animals Have That You Don’t

• Author: Brendan Cole. Brendan Cole Science<br>• Date of Publication: 06.10.16. 06.10.16<br>• Time of Publication: 10:00 am. 10:00 am<p>People like to imagine that …

Nature

This abandoned town in Namibia has been filling with sand for 50 years

Kolmanskop was once full of life. The former diamond mining town, located in the Namib desert in the south of Namibia, was home to over 1,000 people.<p>They had a ballroom, a hospital, and a bowling alley among other amenities, but by 1954, it was completely abandoned.<p>Australian photographer Emma …

7 travel apps for making your summer vacation plans

As National Lampoon can attest, summer travel rarely goes according to plan.<p>The list of things that can go wrong on a summer trip is endless: running …

However ‘civilised’ we may now consider ourselves to be, biologically we remain much as we were before we began farming and moved into cities. Can we create a healthier future by returning to our paleolithic past?<p>The city is not our natural habitat. For the last three million years, we evolved as …

Stone Age

10 Smart and Frugal Uses for Epsom Salt

The next time you're at the store, pick up a bag of epsom salt. These inexpensive crystals won't only ease your aches and pains in a warm bath — …

48 Hours in Paris: A Local’s Guide

A glimpse of the Eiffel Tower – by lensmateI’ll admit it: drawing the following Parisian offbeat itinerary featuring our locals’ tips has been a bit …

10 Actually Free and Interesting Things To Do in London

London can be an expensive city if you head to all the tourist traps. I am the master of finding something free to do in this city (could be to do with the fact I usually have no money in my pocket and I'm Dutch which means I'm basically a tight a**e!). Here's a great guide to London that's …

The Woman Who Invented Interior Design and Set Paris Society on Fire

Lesbian actress Elsie de Wolfe’s work in design and penchant for parties catapulted her to the top of world society.<p>At the turn of the twentieth …

The best houseplants to clean the air in your home, as recommended by NASA

Easy to care for, resilient, and a quick way to inject some nature into your living room - no wonder houseplants have recently made a comeback. But did you know they also clean the air in your home? A NASA study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in furniture, household …

App to store old family photos launched

<b>A smartphone app that allows people to upload, store and share their old photographs has been launched by two British entrepreneurs.</b><p>The founders hope that the Clixta app can act both as a place where families or other groups can share old photos privately and as a public archive for British social …

The Art of Making a Hugelkultur Garden Bed for Years of Fertility

Today, in the age of permaculture and the reinvigorating force of home food production, hugelkultur or “mound culture” can be a great way to increase …

Gardening

How To Plan A Surprise And Spontaneous Trip in Europe!

Europe, without a doubt, has a breadth of amazing places to visit. You’ve got the most dramatic experiences in Iceland, the picture perfect coastline …