Lindsey Rosen

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Investing Books For Your Holiday Reading List

Compiling your winter break reading list and looking for some titles that may make you a better investor? Here's some help.<p>I recently asked BlackRock …

Kids Reading Books to Shelter Dogs Show the True Meaning of the Holidays

They may not have homes for the holidays, but a group of shelter dogs living at the Humane Society of Missouri in St. Louis know there are kids out …

How to Dress Up a Jumpsuit

Cara Delevingne

A Complete Guide to Photo Hiking

Recently, I was a part of a sort of an expedition in Mariovo, a mountainous region in southern Macedonia covering an area of 1300 km2 with 30 …

16 Punctuation Mistakes That Make You Look Kinda Stupid

Your words are your most powerful weapons, and yet it’s easy to undermine yourself in written communication by violating some very simple rules of …

13 Surprising Facts You Didn't Know About Words And Writing

From Conversation Sparks, a collection of fascinating, little-known facts.

The Hunger Games

10 punctuation essentials for every writer

Writers can avoid most punctuation errors by mastering the following conventions:<p><b>1. Introductory words, phrases and clauses are followed by a</b> …

28 Weird and Wonderful Irish Words

Around 1 million people in Ireland—as well as 20,000 people in the United States—can speak Irish. It’s an ancient and unfamiliar-looking language in …

Language

Can Just a Sentence a Day Make You Happier? | Inc.com

When we think about our lives, we generally expect that it's the big events that will bring us the most joy later on--remembering that amazing trip to Tahiti, say, or that huge work success. And certainly sitting on a South Pacific beach isn't going to do your happiness levels any harm, but …

Happiness

With Writing, Opportunity Comes From Small Moments

Author Katherine Heiny describes how the best details in fiction can be ripped from small talk and eavesdropped conversations on the bus.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries from Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled</b> …

The Kill Zone: Tricks & Tips for Catching All Those Little Typos in Your Own Work

9 Books Aspiring Writers Must Read

<i>Today’s guest post is by freelance writer Nicolette Morrison:</i><p>One of the “rules” often touted is that writers must always spend hours reading. It …

How to Make Family Names Plural

Making family names or last names plural? More than one sister-in-law? More than one Mister? Learn how to address them properly.<p>For me, spending time …

Linguistics

The Psychology of Language: Why Are Some Words More Persuasive Than Others?

<i>What's actually going on in the brain when it processes language? And if words affect the mind in different ways, are some more persuasive than</i> …

Want to Be a Better Writer? Cut These 7 Words

by Joe BuntingIf you’re reading this, then you want to be a better writer. However, becoming a better writer is elusive, isn’t it? It’s more art than …

Creative Writing

Where to Find History of Medicine Collections

<i>By Crystal Smith</i>Among the National Library of Medicine’s most versatile online historical resources is an interactive tool for locating history of …

Genealogy

Artists' Caricatures Show The Macabre History Of Medicine

When we get a fever or a headache, we take something for it or visit an experienced doctor who can help us out. But it wasn't always like that.<p>As seen in a series of artwork recently released by United Kingdom photo library Wellcome Images, patients suffered from some of the same maladies without …

11 Unbelievable Moments from Cocaine’s Early Medical History

In 1900, cocaine wasn’t just a drug – it was the drug that could cure anything that ailed a patient. Here’s how it came to be Americans’ medicine of …

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.

Alberto Bustos’ Paperlike Ceramics Imitate Sprouting Blades of Grass | Colossal

<p>Inspired by forms of vegetation, Spanish artist Alberto Bustos' pieces appear like blades of grass sprouting from the earth, stretching and curling …

Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

Nutrition

Musicians and writers choose their favourite book about music

Elvis as a young man, the size of Mick Jagger’s genitalia, Kristin Hersh’s miracle year, Berlioz in love … As festivalgoers crowd the stages at Glastonbury, Brian Eno, Beck, Lavinia Greenlaw, James Wood and a host of other stars select their favourite books about rock, pop, jazz and classical<p>Viv …

Literature

Converse in 25 Collaborations

In 1921, American basketball player Chuck Taylor became a salesman, then ambassador for Converse, adding his name to the iconic sneakers launched in …

Shoes

What Muslims around the world eat to break their fast during Ramadan

Iftar—a fast-breaking meal— is a daily ritual during the holy month of Ramadan.<p>A traditional Iftar menu comprises fruits, juice, milk, dates and water. The belief is that Prophet Mohammad ate three dates when he broke his fast.<p>However, meals tend to vary from one place to another. For instance, in …

Islam

From Havana to Tangier: lives of the literary exiles

Nabokov, Hemingway, Neruda: they’re just a few of the great writers who have been inspired, or required, to leave home and forge a creative life in a foreign country.<p>From Rainer Maria Rilke’s years in Paris to Paul Bowles’ near lifetime in Tangier, we look at a few of the literary greats in exile, …

Literature

When Maps Lie

Tips from a geographer on how to avoid being fooled.<p>Maps are big these days. Blogs and news sites (including this one) frequently post maps and those maps often go viral—40 maps that explain the world, the favorite TV shows of each U.S. state, and so on. They’re all over Facebook, Twitter, and …

Maps

How Your Brain Remembers Where You Parked The Car

If you run into an old friend at the train station, your brain will probably form a memory of the experience. And that memory will forever link the person you saw with the place where you saw him.<p>For the first time, researchers have been able to see that sort of link being created in people's …

Neurophilosophy

Vintage Paris Street Style

In honor of Couture Week, a look back at the always fashionable streets of Paris.<p>In honor of Couture Week, a look back at the always fashionable Paris street style scene—from the 1940s through the 1980s.

Street Style

A brief history of high fashion kicks - CNN Style

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High Fashion