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15 Cool Things You Can Do On The Internet For Free

The Internet is full of free things If you know the right place. You can learn anything on the internet free from seeing and reading. Today in this …

The ten most expensive paintings in history

Wealthy buyers in the Gulf and China have set a string of records as they have snapped up some of the world's most important artworks in recent years<p>When Pablo Picasso's masterpiece, <b>Les Femmes d’Alger, sold for $179 million (£116 million) in New York on Monday night</b>, it smashed the record for a …

Readers suggest the 10 best films about films

We recently brought you our 10 best films about films. Here, we present your thoughts on the films that should have made the list<p>Living in Oblivion<p>Tom DiCillo, 1995<p>Recommended by: Chris7572 and henryhunter<p>Tom DiCillo’s “brilliant and hysterical peek behind the scenes of a low-budget film set” was a …

Jonathan Demme

15 Books Every Recent College Grad Needs on Their Shelf

Graduating from college is an exciting time full of adventures, new opportunities and… uncertainty. While you’re celebrating your major accomplishment and partying with your friends and loved ones, figuring out the future can be nerve wracking. Whether you’re graduating this year, are a recent grad …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.


Remembering Babe Ruth, Baseball's First Superstar

It's baseball season. Which means that it's time to look at a bunch of photos of the Yankee legend.<p>It's baseball season. Which means that it's time to flip through a bunch of photos of the Yankee legend.

The Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.<p>As great as traveling with companions can be, sometimes it's even better to get out there and discover yourself. If you're plotting your next adventure stag, here are our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.

Staten Island

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p><i>There’s no time to lose, I heard her say Catch your dreams before they slip away.</i><p>When we sleep, wrote English psychiatrist Havelock Ellis over a hundred years ago, we enter a ‘dim and …

Julianne Moore

6 Books You Absolutely Can't Miss This May

Because nothing raises your badassery quotient like reading.<p>Real life proved more thrilling than fiction this month, with six non-fiction books beating out the competition as our top picks for May. From the story of the five men who took the civil rights movement to space to the memoir of a doctor …

100 Ridiculous Photos of Celebrities Taking Selfies

From Kim Kardashian to Hillary Clinton.<p>Today marks the release of Kim Kardashian's new selfie-filled coffee table book, <i>Selfish</i>. To celebrate, here are some of the best photos of celebrities snapping selfies that would make even Kim proud, from Hillary Clinton to Paris Hilton.

Kim Kardashian

10 Science Fiction Writers Predict How Our World Will Change In The Next 10 Years

In the epilogue to his book on data, privacy, copyright and what the changing tides of these big ideas mean for writers and other creative types, prolific sci-fi behemoth and tech blogger Cory Doctorow tries to guess what the future will hold. He begins with a disclaimer: “Science-fiction writers …