Karen Sheeran

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Confucius’ Top 7 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“It is better to play than do nothing.”</i><i>“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”</i><i>“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never</i> …

19th-Century Boat Houses Become Rad Office for Architects

Dating back to 1826, this collection of old boat houses in Copenhagen was once used for the construction and repair of Danish military boats. Recently, designers at local architecture firm 3XN renovated the series of 19th-century structures to create their own stunning, creative office. Located in …

Architecture

How to Create, Use and Promote Quizzes to Grow Your Email List

Content marketers are always looking to get involved in the most innovative ways to collect new email subscribers. With their rising popularity in …

On the Water - Maritime Nation, 1800-1850: To California by Sea

To California by Sea<p>The gold rush drew wealth-seekers from around the world. More than a third came by sea.<p>Glittering rumors of gold for the taking …

3 Things You Need to Know Before You Start Writing

“My secret to writing is to never create at a keyboard,” says the distinguished author, Thomas Steinbeck, the son of John Steinbeck.<p>You have to know …

Holiday Gift Guide ~ Unique Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Go Green Travel Green - Going Green, Living Green and Green TravelIt seems more challenging than ever to think of unique gifts for friends, family …

4 Essential Tips On Writing Young Adult Fiction

by Ruthanne ReidYoung Adult fiction, or YA, is one of the most vibrant, fun, emotionally engaging genres out there.Young Adult explores topics many …

U.S. Consumers Now Spend More Time In Apps Than Watching TV

At yesterday’s Apple event in San Francisco, CEO Tim Cook spoke about the need to bring apps to the TV’s big screen, while introducing the new Apple TV. Today, a new report from Flurry also highlights how apps have edged their way further into our lives, noting that, for the first time ever, the …

Apps

The hottest TV shows of autumn 2015

Television,Culture,Television & radio,US television,Peep Show,The Muppets,ITV channel,Channel 4,BBC,FX,Homeland,Downton Abbey,Drama,Period drama,Anthony Hopkins,Crime drama,Science fiction,Comedy,Ian McKellen,Comedy,David Mitchell,Robert Webb,Sky1,BBC1,BBC3,Factual TV,Amazon Prime Instant Video<p>Lady …

TV

How mindfulness plays havoc with memory

The practice can disrupt the brain’s ability to tell the difference between real and false memories, scientists find<p>Mindfulness, the form of meditation embraced by business leaders, celebrities and the NHS, might not be so beneficial for the mind after all, according to research.<p>The practice, which …

5 Things Happy People Never Forget

Ever wonder why other people seem happier than you?You take a look around and notice that people are smiling and laughing, and things seem to be …

The secret behind high-performing blog posts

The hit or miss nature of blogging is something that’s all too familiar to content writers: sometimes your post is a smash hit that boosts traffic for life, and other times it’s just a temporary blip on the radar when it comes to generating visits.<p>But why do select posts outperform others by so …