Kyle Brinstar

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12 tips to styling your bookcases like a pro

Ready to open a new chapter in home decor? Here's a novel idea: bookshelves.<p>Creating bookshelf displays that are both functional and decorative is a simple, inexpensive way to refresh a room's interior and flash some personal style. We've gathered inspiring images of shelving design from our …

Communicate

24 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Japan

Simply put, Japan is a fascinating destination. Here, you'll find a seamless blend of old traditions and new technology. You'll also discover …

Japan

Hero Houseplants That Thrive Even in Really Dark Rooms

One of the biggest frustrations of low-light living spaces is the difficult job of keeping houseplants happy. While all plants do need some sun to …

Plants

Exxon must confer with New York AG on Tillerson emails: judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state judge on Wednesday ordered ExxonMobil Corp to work with New York's attorney general to recover lost emails from an account once used by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when he was the oil company's chief executive.<p>Justice Barry Ostrager of the State …

15 things that may be hard to do, but could change your life forever

As Quora user Joos Meyer explains in response to the question, "What uncomfortable things such as cold showers can improve your life?" pushing your comfort zone is the key to self-improvement.<p>"I think the best methodology is to every day or week set a task or find a situation that makes you …

Self-help

“A Certain Riddle of the Sphinx”: The Enduring Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript

THE JULY 1921 ISSUE of <i>Harper’s</i> featured an article provocatively titled “The Most Mysterious Manuscript in the World,” written by one John Matthews …

House Republicans and Democrats Represent Divergent Americas

An Atlantic analysis finds that congressional districts’ racial makeup, and their residents’ level of education, largely determines which party represents them in the House.<p>Across lines of race, education, age, and geography, Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives increasingly …

Republicans

It’s been a rough week, so have a video of Colbert and Chance The Rapper recreating the Arthur intro

Congratulations: You’ve now survived the first week of the first Donald Trump presidency. (Just 207 more to go!) And while things have not been …

Stephen Colbert

48hrs in Edinburgh - the must-sees for the first-time visitor to Scotland's magnificent capital city

Who wants to be a millionaire? Well, most of us probably wouldn’t object too strongly.<p>On a city break to ­Scotland’s wonderful capital you can at …

30 Best Menswear Brands You Need In Your Life Right Now

Not all brands are created equal. As with cars, watches and fancy homes, the word ‘designer’ is often misused in clothing. Nowadays, designer fashion …

Men's Fashion

10 Ideas Worth Sharing This Week

Ideas about Creativity, Writing, Books, Productivity and more.<p><i>Each week I share 10 ideas with my newsletter subscribers. Following is this week’s</i> …

86 Books Barack Obama Recommended During His Presidency

The entries were pulled from places like Obama’s summer reading lists, his childhood favorites, and recommendations made for his daughter, Malia. …

Books

'Lend Me Your Ears!': Nine History Podcasts To Start Listening To Today

Friends, Romans, Bored Americans: lend me your ears. Whether you are in the car, breaking a sweat at the gym, or just walking to lunch–chances are that you are listening to a podcast on your way. Although the field of history has been relatively slow to catch up to the podcast craze, here is just a …

6 in-demand skills you can learn online

However, the advent of sophisticated technology — which propelled the development of many apps, software and social media — has made skills and knowledge easily disseminated and accessible.<p><b>Related: 8 Free Training Tools That Will Help You Excel at Your Job</b><p>There are countless websites readily …

Small Business

27 Cheap Ways To Upgrade Your Home

Get your dream home without breaking the bank.

A Planet Skywatching Guide for 2017: When, Where & How to See the Planets

Photo Credit: ESO/Y. Beletsky<p>Slide 1 of 15<p>Introduction: Look Up in 2017!<p>When can you see the planets at their best during 2017? This guide tells you …

Astronomy

The Best Home Decor Sites for Renters Photos

Some of the most frequent advice we hear from designers like Bunny Williams and Jay Jeffers is to buy what you love and collect over time. While we certainly appreciate the look of a home layered through the years, that's a much more challenging task for renters. If you're looking to furnish a …

How to Find Affordable Furniture That Doesn't Look Cheap

IKEA is the fast-fashion retailer of home decorating: inexpensive, surprisingly stylish, but instantly recognizable in every picture you see. …

Angels of the Resistance (and a Serial Killer) in Nazi-Occupied Paris

Brave women helped downed Allied flyers escape the Germans. But more than that, they showed Hitler’s white nationalists they would not surrender, …

The world's largest armies from antiquity to the present

Mapmaking graphic artist Martin Vargic's has made an amazing graphic tracking the size of the world's largest armies at different points in time.<p>The graphic gives an understanding of the just how mobilized the human race was during World War II — and shows how the size of the wold's largest armies …

Sea Level

50 Bright Book Ideas For Everyone on Your List

It pays to be a smart shopper—especially during the holiday season. So as you head to the bookstore this year with your list of beloved gift …

Photo Collage Ideas and Layouts For Budget Wall Decor

There's nothing like photos to give your home a warm, personal feel, and remind you of the people and the memories most important to you. That's why …

20 cheap and easy home improvement ideas

Your home is absolutely perfect. You have renovated, decorated, and celebrated. But now there are a few things that need tweaking. Don't fret, this …

Home Improvement

Have You Seen Gravit, a Free Alternative to Adobe Illustrator?

Marketers have long known that images are the ultimate online marketing power-up. They attract attention, hold that attention, and increase …

Small Business

12 Times Colin Mochrie Was the King of "Whose Line Is It Anyways?"

1. Quick FYI: Colin Mochrie has been regularly performing on Whose Line Is It Anyways? since 1991 (back in the original, pre-Drew Carey British …

Jesus's wife papyrus probably fake, say experts

New evidence indicates the fragment in which Jesus refers to ‘my wife’ is likely to be a modern forgery<p>A Harvard professor who caused a huge splash when she unveiled a small fragment of papyrus that she said referred to Jesus being married now says it is likely to be a forgery.<p>Harvard Divinity …

John Kerry Jettisons Russian Henchmen From International Space Station Airlock

LOW EARTH ORBIT—Having stowed away aboard a Soyuz resupply rocket and silently slipped into the International Space Station as part of a high-level …

The 10 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Spain

Spain has more than 1,000 miles of Mediterranean coastline (just for starters), a mix of ancient port cities and resort towns that draw the European aristocracy. But true beauty isn't confined to seaside landscapes—the food of San Sebastián, the art of Málaga, the marbled walkways of Alicante make …

5 new getaways for fans of active, exotic travel

If you like active travel in exotic destinations, check out five new trips from G Adventures: Bhutan Trekking: the Druk Path; Cycle China: Hong Kong to Beijing; Japan Hike, Bike & Kayak; Patagonia Multisport: Santiago to Puerto Natales; and The Inca Trail in Comfort. Designed to be small-group …