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20 No-Bake Chocolate Desserts You Can Make in Your Dorm

Don't cry because you can't use an oven. Cry because you'll have to share these recipes with your roommates.<p>November 06, 2017<p>Dorm life is hard. You …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

The Most Awesome, Crypt-Rocking, Scariest Ghost Stories for Halloween: Bram Stoker, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and More

From Charles Dickens’ grimly funny ghost stories to Bram Stoker’s dark tales (featuring BDSM!), these 10 stories will scare your socks off.<p>Ghosts …

Literature

The secret pagan, pro-sex, feminine utopia hidden in France

“One of the main misconceptions floating about,” says Suna ‘Kali’ Dasi, “is that ‘we are always recruiting’. We’re not. That’s Jehovah’s Witnesses.”<p>Dasi is part of a sex commune hidden away in a zealously guarded location in France. Described as a feminist, matriarchal, tribal retreat, its …

Race, Racism, and Southern Myths

In 2010, two historians edited a collection of thirteen essays written by white historians about “The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism.” Admittedly, I …

These are the highest quality apps and games right now, according to Google

Google introduced its Android Excellence collections in June. This was a new take on its Editor’s Choice category of the Google Play Store, highlighting what Google believes to be the best apps and games available at the moment.<p>The fall selection of Android Excellence titles, which were picked …

These Adorable Snowmen Cupcakes Will Make You Melt

Christmas is less than one month away, and these melting ice cream snowmen cupcakes are the perfect holly-day treat! If you don’t mind making a little bit of a mess in the kitchen, these are snow fun to decorate, and to top it off — your friends and family will be screaming for more. These cupcakes …

Espresso caramel shortbread bars

Last year I shared a recipe for these peppermint bark cookies which are, to this day, my very favorite christmas cookie. They are possibly the easiest concept to exist in cookie land but they are just <i>the</i> best. Since sharing the same cookie recipe over and over again probably wouldn't win me many …

Dessert

A shrimp dish so easy you’ll turn to it time and time again

Recipes featured in this space are often tweaked to save a step or two, but we’ve added an extra one here — with your convenience in mind.<p>Shrimp With Spicy Cashew Sauce builds on a seafood stock. But who keeps that in their pantry? The simple fix: Make your own, in the time it takes to prep the …

28 Best Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss

If you're sipping on a smoothie in the morning to lose weight, don't just throw a million healthy ingredients into the blender and hope for the best! It needs to follow this formula for weight loss. You can stray from the formula a little, but aim to keep it between 300 and 400 calories, and it …

13 Times Avocado Replaced Mayo and We Absolutely Loved It

Coming up with healthy ways to nosh at lunchtime can be HARD. Initially we feel like a bunch of geniuses; we’ve taken note of healthy hacks and we plan for tuna salad, egg salad, chicken salad… until we realize that all of these <i>salads</i> call for the enemy: mayonnaise. (Obligatory facepalm!) But …

Race Through All 8 Harry Potter Movies in This Impressive Supercut

While it’s thrilling to read and watch the <i>Harry Potter</i> story, with a book series that is over 4,200 pages long and movies that clock in at nearly 20 …

Film Industry

8 Ways to Fight Seasonal Depression

<i>Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic medical center, on Quora.</i><p><b>Feeling SAD? Seasonal Affective</b> …

Immune System

A bathroom for each star sign

Let's face it, even if you do not really believe that the stars might somehow influence our destiny, sometimes it can be fun to try to identify the …

Interior Design

Harry Potter designers have been hiding a character in the movies' fake newspapers for years

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Design firm MinaLima makes the newspapers in the "Harry Potter" and "Fantastic Beasts" movies.</b><b><br>• They've been including a recurring fictional character in each film's papers: the Ginger Witch.<br>• She's a hooligan with a criminal career spanning decades.</b><p>J.K. Rowling's wizarding …

The 5 Best Books on Modern European History

From Britain’s vote to exit the EU in the West, to Russia’s presence in the Balkans in the East, Europe is in a state of turmoil. To best understand how things got to where they are today, you need to have a working knowledge of how things were yesterday. Some people find history intimidating, but …

Man Turns Grandma's Van into Mobile Home to Capture Wanderlust

When Travis Burke‘s grandmother bought a 1994 Dodge Ram van years ago, she had no idea that it would kickstart a lifetime of adventure for her grandson. After seeing the van sit unused in his grandma's front yard, Burke, a 28-year-old from Oceanside, California, decided to convert the old vehicle …

Man with Successful Modeling Career Reveals He Was Secretly Homeless

From the outside, Mark Reay seemed to be living a glamorous life – he modeled for Versace, nabbed small roles in <i>Sex and the City</i> and a Woody Allen …

Winners of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The winners of the 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest have just been announced. Winning first prize, Anuar Patjane Floriuk of Tehuacán, Mexico, will receive an eight-day photo expedition for two to Costa Rica and the Panama Canal for a photograph of divers swimming near a …