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17 Charts That'll Make Buying Makeup So Much Easier

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Beautiful homes in several sizes for you to choose from and create

A beautiful modern home awaits you with the help of homify, and in this feature there are several stunning architectural ideas to ensure that your …

Bathroom details that will make all the difference

Bathrooms don't have to be purely perfunctory, as with a little imagination, they can be as stylish and eye-catching as any other room in your home, …

The 13 countries with best work-life balance for expats

A survey by InterNations, the world's largest network for people who live and work abroad, rated 43 different aspects of life abroad on a scale of 1-7.<p>One of the sub-indexes looked at work-life balance.<p>The survey said that "although there is no direct correlation between long working hours and …

Work-life Balance

20 holiday destinations the experts say not to miss | CNN Travel

Depression Steals Your Soul and Then it Takes Your Friends

It's so easy to cut off a friend who is persistently difficult, self-absorbed, nasty, and decidedly "other." Especially if they cut themselves off first.<p>Depression is a thief. It'll rob you of your time, your thoughts, and your sense of self. But before all of that, it'll take your friends.<p>Unlike …

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons

The Edublogs support team regularly receives complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs.The legal …

Education Technology

The 50 best beaches in the world

South America holidays,Africa holidays,United States holidays,Travel,Europe holidays,Australia holidays,Beach holidays,Asia<p>Whether you’re seeking solitude or a party, shallow waters or pounding surf, find the perfect beach in our pick of 50, from Greece to the Galapagos, the Highlands to Hawaii

Beaches

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

Clean Eating

US policy change on Cuban migrants leaves many stranded

PANAMA CITY (AP) — It took three months for Gabriel Marin and his wife, Yansiel, to make it from their home in eastern Cuba to this migrant shelter …

Nutrition experts got together and ranked the best diets of 2017 — here are the top 12

Often, the ones that garner the most attention aren't even among the best.<p>For its annual list, US News & World Report ranked 38 eating plans, considering different criteria including how easy the diet is to follow, its effects on weight loss (both short and long term), how nutritional and safe the …

Diets

The Canada experiment: is this the world's first 'postnational' country? | Charles Foran

Telling an Italian or French citizen they lack a “core identity” may not be the best vote-winning strategy<p>Can any nation truly behave 'postnationally' – ie without state governance and control? The simple answer is no<p>As 2017 begins, Canada may be the last immigrant nation left standing. Our …

Canada

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

Mental Health

13 tips every iPad owner should know

10 unique maps that gave us a different perspective on the world in 2016

As avid travellers, beautiful maps can often be a fantastic ornament to help us reminisce or get inspired for our next trip. Sometimes, maps can reveal some surprising information and give us a different perspective of the world we live in. Here are the 10 best maps we covered in 2016.<p>1. What’s …

Mapped: the most popular tourist attraction of every country

While many travelers profess a desire to avoid the “tourist-trap,” it is tough to fight the gravitational pull of the truly world famous destinations …

The US Virgin Islands Will Give You Money to Visit in 2017

This is not a drill.<p>When daydreaming about your life next year, are you envisioning yourself lounging on a beach with the wind in your hair and some sort of fruity tropical drink right beside you? No? Well, YOU SHOULD. Because in 2017, the US Virgin Islands will pay you to take a vacation …

Make Your Own Tiny, Paper V8 Engine With These Plans

But beware. It won't be easy.<p>Aliaksei Zholner is an amazing papercraft technician. He's built tiny, functional paper engine after tiny, functional paper engine, each one somehow smaller and more impressive than the last. If you were curious how he did it, or are keen on following in his footsteps, …

Introduction to Psychology: A Free Course from Yale University

Taught by Yale professor Paul Bloom, this course presents an Introduction to Psychology and tries to explain what makes us tick:<p>What do your dreams …

Psychology

This 200-Square-Foot Tiny House Is as Luxurious as a Mansion

This vintage glam house built by Tiny Heirloom has every luxury amenity you would expect to find in a mansion, but it's only 200 square feet! Highlights include an elegant chandelier, marble countertops, wood floors, a fully equipped kitchen, a living wall, and even a romantic clawfoot tub! There's …

Countertops

New spider species that resembles Hogwarts Sorting Hat gets name inspired by Harry Potter

A magic-loving team of scientists have taken inspiration from the Harry Potter books when naming a newly discovered species of spider – the sixth the team have identified in two years.<p>Javed Ahmed and Rajashree Khalap, who discovered the spider while working alongside colleague Sumukha J.N in a …

34 Amazing South America Adventure Experiences

When people think of South America adventure, they think of a destination in rawness, vast wilderness and spectacular scenery. The amount of outdoor …

10 Best Hikes In Europe - Adventurous

Every year millions of tourists flock to Europe to experience the best out of the continent. But what they are missing out while traveling in the …

Scuba Diving Curacao's Colorful Coral Reefs

I’ve been forewarned by Go West Diving’s Anne-Marie Vermeer that scuba diving through the Mushroom Forest is like being dropped into a Salvador Dali …

Coral Reefs

Charming off-grid Scandinavian-inspired tiny home is passive and energy efficient

Vivid colors and a light-filled interior beckon tiny house aficionados to NestHouse, designed by Jonathan Avery of Tiny House Scotland. Avery’s goal …

Off-grid

The real-life garden of Eden?

The coco de mer has spawned so many legends that the tree is fabled and revered in lands far beyond the Seychelles.<p>In 1881, General Charles Gordon (later known as Gordon of Khartoum) embarked on a long voyage to an archipelago off East Africa. The Seychelles, a group of 115 islands in the Indian …

The 20 best travel books of all time

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Check out the Features of a $95,000 Luxury Tiny House

New Frontier Tiny Homes' Alpha model pulls out all the stops<p>There are two main aims with the tiny house movement. The first is to reduce your …

Stainless Steel

Teens Tell All: Your guide to teen slang, from bae to woke

If it feels like you need a translator to understand your teenager, help is on the way.<p>As part of TODAY's "Teens Tell All" series, we asked adolescents to enlighten the older crowd about all those mysterious terms they throw out when they talk or text.<p>You may have heard about “Netflix and Chill” — …