Katie Elder

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7 Lace-Inspired DIY Wedding Projects

Lace is a bridal staple that's as relevant for weddings now as it's ever been. (Think: the modern lace “tattoo" details on the runways of Bridal …

Bonne Anniversaire, Coco Chanel! Read the Fashion Icon's Top 10 Quotes

Photo: Courtesy of Chanel<p>It was the great Coco Chanel who once said, "Fashion passes, style remains." Not only was she one of the greatest style icons of our day—founding her eponymous brand and creating dressing rules still followed today—but she was also a woman of wise words. Her quotes about …

Coco Chanel

WATCH: The Story of a Man Who Faked Insanity

<b>TED and The Huffington Post are excited to bring you TEDWeekends, a curated weekend program that introduces a powerful "idea worth spreading" every Friday, anchored in an exceptional TEDTalk. This week's TEDTalk is accompanied by an original blog post from the featured speaker, along with new</b> …

The Physics Behind Schrödinger's Cat Paradox

Google honors the physicist today with a Doodle. We explain the science behind his famous paradox.<p><b>His feline paradox thought experiment has become a pop culture staple, but it was Erwin Schrödinger's work in quantum mechanics that cemented his status within the world of physics.</b><p>The Nobel …

The Only Way to Improve Your Situation is to Improve Yourself

Self-improvement is multifaceted. To improve yourself, you must consider every aspect of the word self. This means improving your mind, your body, …

Self-improvement

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

Procrastination

Don’t Be Tricked by These 5 Common Mental Rules of Thumb.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day.<p>This Wednesday: <b>Beware of these five common heuristics</b>.<p>One of my favorite topics within cognitive science is the concept of …

Improve Your Life: 7 Reasons & 5 Ways to Be Mindful

<b>“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but</b> …

Mindfulness

4 Ways to Disguise Unsightly Cords

Every home has some electronic devices. And these devices often come with cords that can be eyesores if not dealt with in the right way. Luckily …

Channel Homepage

Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes

80 Comments<p>Guest tutorial by Ruth Bleakley<p>I discovered this envelope making method completely by accident when pulling soggy rain-soaked mail out of …

How To Pick The Perfect Mattress, Because You're A Grown-Up Now

<i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to make our time at the gym actually</i> …

Mattresses

11 Web Toys and Generators to Waste Your Time

A couple of months ago, I listed 17 Web Toys for Your Procrastination Pleasure. Now that final exams are over, maybe you'll now have time to play …

The Great Gatsby

Three titles you won't be able to put down.<p>Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?<p>By Lorrie Moore<p>160 pages; Vintage<p>Available at:<p>Amazon.com | Barnes & Noble | …

10 Scientific Benefits of Being a Cat Owner

Studies have shown that just watching cat videos on the internet can boost a person's energy and create positive emotions—so it's no surprise that …

Inside The Immortality Business

Thanks to a small but devoted core of true believers and an infusion of Silicon Valley research funds, the once-revered, much-reviled science of cryopreservation may itself be coming back from the dead. Welcome to Alcor, where death is merely a temporary setback.

Silicon Valley

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

10 Things Every Bride Should Have According To Oscar

Don't forget to check these things off your list! Fashion great Mr. Oscar de la Renta shares his must-haves for every bride-to-be. We agree!<p>Photos …

The Best Time to Exercise (and When to Schedule 4 Other Healthy Habits)

The Fastest Way to Get Back in Shape After Not Working Out for Three Months

You heard about the interval workouts that helped your friend lose her baby weight before she finished maternity leave and the high-intensity DVDs …

Exercise

7 Memorable Graduation Speeches by Entrepreneurs and Other Leaders | Inc.com

In 1994, I witnessed perhaps history's most insane commencement addresses, at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass.<p>Connie Chung, then the anchor of CBS Evening News, offered a stream-of-consciousness recounting of a dream she'd had the night before--not exactly a Martin Luther King Jr.-style …

University of Pennsylvania

Classic Statues Dressed in Modern-Day Clothes

In a series entitled /// Street stone ///, photographer Léo Caillard and retoucher Alexis Persani imagine what classic statues would look like if …

Splendid Landscapes Photography

The weekend is about to begin and it's time to check some super splendid photography, just for fun! I thought it would be great to share with you …

Photography

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