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You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Russian Photographer Creates Stunning Visual Narratives Inspired by Fairytales

Russian photographer Margarita Kareva brings fairytales and other magical stories to life in her gorgeous fine-art portraiture. With the goal of weaving fictional narratives that fall outside the realm of photorealism, Kareva immerses her beautiful subjects in fantastical scenes that look straight …

Photography

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

The Tools David Allen Uses to Get Things Done

GTD guru David Allen recently spoke in an interview with The Atlantic about all the things that keep him organized and productive. He uses a …

Why You Should Keep a Journal (and How to Start Yours)

Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for …

Mental Health

Eight Gifts People Don't Throw Away

When it comes to giving and receiving gifts, they say <b>it’s the thought that counts</b>. Unfortunately, good intentions can’t drown out the silence that …

These Maps Illustrate the History and Demographics of the Middle East

With its convoluted history and ever-shifting borders, the Middle East isn’t an area that can be easily understood through words alone. Vox’s Max …

Kitchen Hacks

Skip all the panicked calls to mom and save your laptop keyboard from sticky egg yolk and flour-covered fingers—solve your next cooking challenge with one of the most useful books we've come across in a while: "Kitchen Hacks." The book compiles more than 1,000 of the best tested ideas and solutions …

Hacking

How To: The Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

Coffee

Make Cheap Bourbon Taste Better With This Instant "Aging" Concoction

Normally, an expensive aged bourbon will go down a lot smoother than anything you can find in a plastic bottle. This simple mix, however, can “age” …

Birthright Citizenship Stands on Extremely Weak Legal Ground—Here's Why

Constitutional Originalism is defined as “a principle of interpretation that views the Constitution’s meaning as fixed as of the time of enactment.” …

8 Famous People Who Earned Purple Hearts

A bizarre medieval manuscript written in a language no one can read has baffled the world’s best cryptologists, stumped the most powerful …

George Washington

Best iPhone Call Recorder Apps: Conversations are Important, Keep Them Intact

It is beneficial for each and everyone to keep track of essential conversations then and now. This can save you from your boss, over an important …

Mind Blowing Family House Design

The Mind Blowing Family House Design has been inspired from our most popular design, this Mind Blowing Family House Design, with its striking façade …

House Design

99 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

<b>1.</b> In 1939, Hitler's nephew wrote an article called "Why I Hate My Uncle." He came to the U.S., served in the Navy, and settled on Long Island.<p><b>2.</b> …

These maps show every job in America with color-coded dots

One of the best visualizations of race in America might be called pointillist. By mapping one dot for every Census-registered human in the country, color-coded for race, a team at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center of Public Service rendered abstract social data painfully …

Employment

How to make the Italian version of mac and cheese, which Anthony Bourdain calls the world's greatest pasta dish

One of the earliest known recipes for macaroni and cheese comes from the 13th-century tome "Liber de Coquina," an Italian cookbook. In it, a recipe called "de lasanis" calls for cut-up sheets of pasta to be tossed with parmesan cheese, which sounds a lot like cacio e pepe to me.<p>If you've never …

Italy

30 Facts That Sound Like Total Bullsh*t But Are Actually True

What Is Trigonometry?

Trigonometry is a branch of mathematics that studies relationships between the sides and angles of triangles. Trigonometry is found all throughout …

This brilliant map renames each US state with a country generating the same GDP

Sometimes it helps to employ unconventional perspectives when thinking about the size of things.<p>So here's a pretty awesome map from American Enterprise Institute's Mark Perry that shows how massive and productive America's $16.7 trillion economy really is on a global scale.<p>The map compares the …

Geography

Microsoft's Outlook.com redesign includes new organization features

Microsoft is giving its Outlook.com a pretty big facelift.<p>The company previewed several major changes to its email client Thursday including a …

America's 25 Best Barbecue Chains

Barbecue is one of those foods that's fiercely regional. In Texas, it's all about the beef; in Carolina, the focus is pork; and so on. Thankfully, there are great barbecue restaurants all across the country with multiple locations that are spreading the barbecue gospel far and wide. We surveyed …

Rohn

<i>We generally change ourselves for one of two reasons: inspiration or desperation.</i> Well, the late Jim Rohn aimed for the inspiration, always …

Incredible ‘bioconcrete’ can heal itself thanks to limestone-producing bacteria

Remember how cool we all thought the original T-1000 was when it would heal itself after getting shot thanks to its liquid metal alloy? Well, some …

Microbiology

Barbecue secrets from the nation’s preeminent pitmaster-geek

By Jim Shahin<p>, Columnist, Food<p>Aaron Franklin’s is the most anticipated barbecue book in years.<p>Franklin owns a tiny Austin joint with a gargantuan reputation: three-to-five-hour waits, a Bon Appétit honorific as the nation’s best barbecue eatery and a James Beard Foundation award this year naming …

BBQ

Kim Jong Un has a hilariously terrible new haircut

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un just got an absolutely abysmal haircut, along with some ludicrously plucked eyebrows.<p>He was pictured at a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea.<p>There's a bit of an emperor's new clothes dilemma here. When you preside …

North Korea