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9 Super Chic Backyard Ideas to Elevate Your Outdoor Space

It's spring, and the weather is finally starting to warm, and you're probably thinking about getting outside, and maybe thinking about creating a …

20 Ideas to Make Your Whole Home Feel Bigger

As someone who currently has a desk-nightstand-vanity hybrid, trust me when I say that I get any and all of your small-space living woes. That's why …

What I Learned From Not Getting The Job

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on April 21.</i><p>I thought my life — professional and personal — was pretty grand. My …

How To Beat The Monday Blues This Week

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on March 30.</i><p>Researchers suggest the third Monday in January is the most …

The Super-Simple Banana Bread Ingredient You've Been Missing

I’ve unpacked the moving boxes of the essentials: socks, gin, loaf pan, spatula, and mixing bowl. I’ve managed to find the fancy candles I love, a …

Feeling Down? 9 Ways To Feel Better — Now

Illustrated by Emily Turner.Illustrated by Emily Turner.<p>In my twenties, I had horrible eating habits and was completely unhappy. Slightly overweight …

How I Saved $100K To Buy An Apartment

<i>This story was first published on June 29, 2014.</i><p>It’s a hot summer afternoon in July 2009. I’m standing in an empty apartment holding a can of Pabst …

Goodbye, Pub Nights — Here Are 22 Better Plans

An empty diary is a beautiful thing, ready and waiting to receive any directive you care to write in it. But, an empty page can be a little …

Journaling at the End of the Day Could Increase Your Productivity

We've talked about the benefits of journaling in the past, but a recent study shows that 15 minutes of reflection at the end of the day leads to …

5 Health Mistakes You’re Making Before 10 a.m.

Your day could be off to an even better start with a few simple tweaks.<p>Mistake 1: You hit the ground running.<p>Mistake 2: You keep the window shades …

The Design Tips to Steal from the World's Best Hotels

We may not be able to make your bed and put a mint on the pillow each night, but with these takeaways, you'll be able to create a home that's every …

The Surprising Skill Successful People Have in Common (and How to Cultivate It)

While I was finishing my education back in the Pleistocene era, I got a job teaching at an international management school. I was happy, but also …

The 3 Guideposts to Self Love #ASKAJ

You May Be Iron Deficient and Not Know It

8 Reminders That You're Not Alone

Because you're not! And these small glimpses into the larger truth about you—and your fellow humans—prove it.<p>Photo: …

5-Ingredient Recipes Entirely in Photos

With these step-by-step photos of four ridiculously easy dishes, there's no excuse not to get in the kitchen tonight.<p>The Egg in Its Own Edible Cup<p>The …

Proof Female Friendship Never Gets Old

When I first glimpsed Murdina at a party, the word that came to mind was <i>grand.</i> Tall and curvy, with massive jewelry, she was confident yet …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>

George Clooney Through the Ages

Because this man did not just appear on this earth with silver hair and celebrity. As he told us in our new profile, he "came from somewhere."<p><b>As ubiquitous and universally beloved</b> as his face is now, it's easy to forget sometimes that Clooney's actually gone through plenty of different faces, in …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

10 First-Class Airplane Seats That Are Nicer Than Your Apartment

As some airlines gut their frequent flyer programs, increase fees and cram more seats into coach, others are pushing the boundaries of flying luxury with of over-the-top first class suites.<p>Airlines are betting that these opulent accommodations will drive up profit margins and yield greater revenues …

Cannes Cannes: The Best Film Festival Fashion 2014

As celebs flock to the South of France to fête the biggest films of the season, see every fabulous look from the chic photocalls to the glamorous red carpet.<p>As celebs flock to the South of France to fête the biggest films of the season, see every fabulous look from the chic photocalls to the …

Film Festivals

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …