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10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life's everyday occurrences, differences begin to emerge.<p>Last month, for example, Science of Us writer Melissa Dahl reported on findings from psychologist Brian Little's latest book on personality …

Haute Cuisine

Few people will ever have the privilege of living with a Picasso, but thanks to _Vogue’_s “Second Fame” food columnist <b>Ninette Lyon,</b> it’s possible to eat like him. In 1964, the pioneering Spanish painter gave two of his favorite recipes to Lyon, for eel stew and omelette tortilla Niçoise, which we …

Onions

10 historical superstitions we carry on today

We may think that as a society we have outgrown beliefs in evil spirits and lucky amulets, but in fact, says historical novelist Karen Maitland, most …

Ancient History

15 Things All Dads of Daughters Should Know

"I feel sorry for you when they become teenagers." "Dude, you're surrounded by women." "What did you do to deserve that?"<p>Being a dad of four daughters (we also have one son), I hear stuff like this almost daily. And honestly, I'm the one who feels sorry for people who think this way.<p>Having …

Parenting

La Roux - Let Me Down Gently (Playless Club Mix)

10 Things to Remember When Bad Things Happen

Ever have such a terrible day that you just want to crawl under your covers to escape the world? We’ve all been there. And sometimes life is just …

Nick Miller is My Spirit Animal

Oh, Nick. Try as I might to break away from you, I can’t.

In Defense of The Pixie

I have some things to say. “Oh, great,” you are probably thinking. Don’t worry, you will like it. It is about a woman’s right to choose, though this …

How to Immediately Become a More Productive (and Better) Writer - Copyblogger

You want to become a better writer.<p>I know this because you’re reading Copyblogger.<p>I also know that you <i>fear</i> becoming a better writer.<p><i>This</i> I know …

5 Steps to Detoxify Your Inner Self | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever felt like you were bloated with all the negative thoughts that you have created for yourself? Have you ever been under deep pressure …

If You’re Too Busy to Meditate, Read This

This morning, like every morning, I sat cross-legged on a cushion on the floor, rested my hands on my knees, closed my eyes, and did nothing but breathe for 20 minutes.<p>People say the hardest part about meditating is finding the time to meditate. This makes sense: who these days has time to do …

5 Things Happy People Do

Sages going back to Socrates have offered advice on how to be happy, but only now are scientists beginning to address this question with systematic, …

20 Ways to Find Joy in Every Day

Want to feel a little lighter, shine a little brighter and watch your mood go sky-high? That incomparable state that's one part inner peace, one part …

10 Of The Best Yoga Poses For Sleep

Sleep deprivation and stress can be a vicious cycle. We often have trouble falling sleep because we're worried and anxious, and in turn, the fact that we didn't get enough sleep makes us stressed the next day. According to a recent Huffington Post survey, sleep deprivation is a major source of …

Yoga For Anger: 3 Moves To Help You Calm Down

<i>By JC Peter for Spirituality & Health Magazine</i><p>Anger: We all know it, many of us well. But at a yoga party, it would be <i>gauche</i> to bring up the raging intensity sitting in your gut. We’re all focusing on the positive here, right?<p>Not exactly. Yoga is, in part, a practice for life. It’s natural and …

7 Exceptionally Easy Ways to Make Someone's Day

New Bands Panel | Isobel Anderson & Ruby Colley – The Sussex Sessions EP

<b>Helen True:</b> Isobel Anderson and Ruby Colley met when each was playing as part of separate acts on the Acoustic Stage at Glastonbury in 2011. Two …

River Phoenix's Life in Photos

Today, <i>Last Night at the Viper Room: River Phoenix and the Hollywood He Left Behind</i> hits book stores. The book was written by Rolling Stone …

Idaho

These Jaw-Dropping Custom Prosthetic Limbs Redefine Fashion

Being born without a limb or even losing one through accident or injury, use to severely hamper your mobility. But with the rapid technological …

His Clancyness Mixtape - FatCat Records Podcast #92

What It Means to Be Sexy

From an early age, there is a pressure on women to achieve a particular look. After all, Barbie dolls come with an athletic build and full face of …

Harry Potter

300 Things We Didn't Know About Gerard Butler

We sent one of our most open-minded reporters, a man largely unsullied by any familiarity with our Hollywood-obsessed world, to interview this guy. We gave him a first name and an address, nothing more. We were pretty certain Cal had never heard of him. This is what happened.<p><b>I send</b> a quick text to …

You Are What You Watch

I’ve recently taken a walk down memory lane and revisited my childhood by finding my <i>Jem and the Holograms</i> memorabilia and painstakingly going through …

TV shows

The Art of Being Yourself

The most important part of self-discovery is learning how to be genuine, to slow down and appreciate the things that make you who you are. It is …

Positive Thinking

10 Surefire Steps To Waste An Entire Day

I’m an excellent procrastinator. I mean, if you need to put something off or not get to it until the deadline, I’m your girl. (I’ll get it done BY …

Trader Joe's

9 Movie Soundtracks Tweens Loved In The ‘90s

In the ‘90s, an important tool for discovering new music was the movie soundtrack; especially if your parents were total squares who wouldn’t spring …

Soundtracks