Leslie Chayer

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'Unnoticeables' Is A Raunchy Ride Through Punk, Horror And Pop Culture

There's nothing pretty about <i>The Unnoticeables</i>. The novel's author, Robert Brockway, is a senior editor at Cracked.com, and he brings that publication's legendarily irreverent wit to this raunchy, rollicking tale of punk rock, gruesome horror and pop-culture satire. Lurking beneath that layer of …

The secrets of people who never get sick

Some lucky folk claim to never get a cold or take days off work. Can we become more like them?<p>Every now and then one pops up at work, down the pub, in the park, outside the school gate, or in your own family’s mythology. The person who claims never to get sick. Colds brush past them without leaving …

The Healthy, Empowered Life

Let Go... I am a people watcher, and I travel a lot. At times, this makes for entertainment, aggravation, and even observational learning. On one …

3 Strategies for Healing Emotional Scars

<b>By Roberta Dolan, Special to Everyday Health</b><p>Somewhere between birth and death lies a bumpy road. I’m certain each one of us will face adversity at …

Journal

Those living in the Washington, D.C. area in the '80s circa the Iran-Contra scandal might remember the bold graphic poster emblazoned with "Meese Is …

Andrew Savage / Parquet Courts

The Parquet Courts song "Tooth Ache > Heart Ache" doesn't actually exist. Despite appearing first on the scrawled track list on the cover of the …

rapidrefluxrelief101.com

45+ Authentic Websites that Will Pay You to Write

One of the best ways to make money writing is by actively seeking websites and publications that pay writers. You can then send your submissions to …

Web Design

DMT: You Cannot Imagine a Stranger Drug or a Stranger Experience

Into the world of the "jewelled self-dribbling basketballs".<p><i>Illustrations by the author</i><p><i>N,N</i>-dimethyltryptamine, or DMT, is an illegal, psychedelic, tryptamine compound found in the human body and at least ~60 species of plants worldwide. Rick Strassman, M.D., described it as "the first <i>endogenous</i> …

Exercising With Stress Incontinence

Look around your yoga or spinning class. About one in five of the women there may be experiencing stress incontinence — urine leaks caused by bladder …

Quartz

Emerging Markets

This poetic street art paying homage to old Shanghai is being erased by government bureaucrats

Chinese authorities are taking some heat for scrubbing graffiti from the walls of a soon-to-be-razed neighborhood in Shanghai’s central Jingan district. The graffiti—whimsical images of a girl asleep clutching a book or guarding a home accompanied by classical Chinese poetry—was popular with locals …

Streetwear

This List Of 50 Low-cost Hobbies Will Excite You

Do you want to find a fun, low-cost hobby? A good hobby is entertaining, fulfilling and will enhance your life – but they can often also be very …

Kids

A Simple 3-Week Plan To Better Yourself 1% Every Day (That Will 100% Benefit Your Life)

Change, especially the positive kind is not an easy task. There are a huge number of factors involved in any given aspect of life, and there are …

Bradley Wiggins

15 Productivity Hacks For Procrastinators

There are more than six billion people in this world and I am willing to bet that the majority of us are probably procrastinators. It is just an easy …

The Epic Journey of a P.O.W's Ring | Reader's Digest

The Italian soldier on the other side of the fence held what 2nd Lt. David C. Cox craved with every cell in his body—two chocolate bars. It was March …

The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Ukulele

The little instrument has gone from being an exotic new trend to the embodiment of kitsch since it arrived on Hawaii 125 years ago, but is currently enjoying a revival.<p>With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment. Or maybe even a decade. …

Guitar

Depression, Memory Loss, and Concentration

Memory loss and an inability to focus may not seem like obvious symptoms of depression — but they are more connected than most people …

What Is Major Depression?

Major depression — also called major depressive disorder — is a type of depression in which sadness and disinterest in once-enjoyed activities …

How to Get Out of Bed When You’re Depressed

A woman on ProjectBeyondBlue.com, my depression community, recently asked me this: “You exercise daily and eat the right things. You research and …

Parenting

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What Chinese Centenarians Can Teach Us About Living Well

<i>By Jennifer J. Brown, Ph.D.</i><p>At 115, Boxin Huang is the oldest resident of China’s Bapan Village, also called Longevity Village. But he's not extraordinary there, where many live long past 100 years.<p>Cardiologist John Day, MD, of Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah, visited Bapan and the Chinese …

How to Read a Book: The Ultimate Guide by Mortimer Adler

“<i>Marking a book is literally an experience of your differences or agreements with the author.<br>It is the highest respect you can pay him.</i>”<br>— <b>Edgar Allen</b> …

Writing

A Technique for Producing Ideas

In the foreword to James Webb Young's book, A Technique for Producing Ideas, Keith Reinhard asks “How can a book first published in the 1940s be …

Farnam Street

Here’s a look at the most popular articles we wrote this year, including what really separates amateurs and professionals, a system for remembering …

Why missing a night of sleep can damage your IQ

<b>London (CNN) —</b> From Napoleon Bonaparte and Margaret Thatcher to Twitter founder and Square, Inc. CEO Jack Dorsey and Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, many successful leaders have claimed they only need 4-5 hours of precious sleep a night. They seem wired differently and shame the rest of us for craving …

CNN

Scissors Based On The Golden Ratio

A pair of custom scissors by Ian Yen of the Tawian-based consultancy Design YxR exploits the mythical “golden ratio” to imitate the beauty of nature. The mathematical equation has been found everywhere from the veins of tree leaves to the curve of seashells, and is said to evoke universal …

A Japanese Island Overrun by Hundreds of Stray Cats

In 2014, a documentary film crew set off to Tashirojima, better known as Cat Island, on the northern coast of Japan to capture the strangely surreal life there. While the human population stands at only about 100, the cats number in the several hundreds. (Some say it could be as high as 800.) The …

Pets

#FoodPorn Passover Edition: Matzo

Not just for soup anymore, matzo, the flat, unleavened bread traditionally eaten at Passover, is inspiring culinary creativity on Instagram. Pass the tiramatzu, please.

Dessert