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How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

Lovely, Dark, Deep: Stories by Joyce Carol Oates

Notable Portland: 10/2–10/8

<b>Thursday 10/2:</b> Comic legend Farel Dalrymple brings his literary and artistic powers to bear in <i>The Wrenchies</i> in celebration of First Thursday. …

Details Inform Readers Beyond Fictional Reality

Fiction writing gains more than verisimilitude from the included details. Writing at Beyond the Margins, Nichole Bernier examines how a writer’s …

On Craftsmanship: The Only Surviving Recording of Virginia Woolf’s Voice, 1937

On April 29, 1937, as part of their <i>Words Fail Me</i> series, BBC broadcast a segment that survives as the only recorded voice of <b>Virginia Woolf</b> (January 25, 1882–March 28, 1941) — passionate love-letter writer, dedicated diarist, champion of reading, widely mourned luminary, muse to Patti Smith.<p>The …

11 Apple Recipes for Fall

If there were a prom for autumn produce, the apple would be crowned its queen every year. They are the darlings of fall -- just the idea of them conjures up wholesome images of apple picking, apple pies, and hot apple cider on chilly mornings. Sometimes sweet, sometimes bitter, and -- if you're …

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10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

Beer labels match brewed contents to Pantone color

Spanish creative agency Txaber created a series of beer packaging labels in which each brew type is presented with a corresponding Pantone color.<p>[via …

10 International Street Photographers Who Change The Way We See The World

Think of a city. Of its winding roads and bustling crowds and tall buildings and piling garbage and whatever else. Now look closer. Think of the strange colors that jam up against each other for a brief moment, or the constant and ever-changing potential for violence, or danger, or love. Think of …

The Body Electric

Michael Utley does not remember much about his death.<p>Over the years, he has woven together a narrative of what happened using threads collected from witnesses, friends, and family. On May 8, 2000, Utley, a 48-year-old stockbroker, was golfing with his coworkers Dick Gill and Bill Todd, along with …

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Marie Curie on Curiosity, Wonder, and the Spirit of Adventure in Science

<i>“Few persons contributed more to the general welfare of mankind and to the advancement of science than the modest, self-effacing woman whom the world knew as Mme. Curie.”</i> So read the obituary for Marie Curie, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only person to date to win a Nobel in two …