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Kennedy, "Inaugural Address," Speech Text

JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY, INAUGURAL ADDRESS (20 JANUARY 1961)<p>[1] Vice President Johnson, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Chief Justice, President Eisenhower, Vice …

Collagen Types 1, 2, & 3 - Knowing the Important Differences

Collagen is Protein<p>Perhaps you’ve used collagen supplements or taken a form of gelatin to help improve the health of your hair, skin or nails. But do …

Why I Hope to Die at 75

An argument that society and families—and you—will be better off if nature takes its course swiftly and promptly<p>Seventy-five.<p>That’s how long I want to live: 75 years.<p>This preference drives my daughters crazy. It drives my brothers crazy. My loving friends think I am crazy. They think that I can’t …

Why are Mediterranean diets so healthy?

There has been a lot of talk recently about whether fat or sugar is the worst offender when it comes to our diets. But by focusing on individual …

Holistic Medicine

Write, Then Write Some More: Writing Tips From 29 Authors

If you’ve ever wanted to sit down with your favorite author, grab him or her by the shoulders, and ask <i>How?</i>, you’re not alone.<p>Plenty of people want to know exactly how authors do it — grind through the doubt, become inspired, write, get published, and start all over again. In fact, so many people …

Writing

The hard science that backs age-defying “laughter yoga”

The medicinal effects of laughter are no joke. Even forcing a chortle improves your health, which is why people in 100 countries have joined “laughter yoga” clubs, and doctors now prescribe laughter to the sick, elderly, young, and healthy for its stress-reducing effects.<p>Laughter yoga is a series …

Yoga

Aging: Too Much Telomerase Can Be as Bad as Too Little

How do I knock off thirty years from my age?<p>Faust, the protagonist in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s famous play, poses this question to Mephistopheles …

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

These award-winning photos capture nature at its most savage and striking

LONDON — The winners of the 2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards were announced this week — and it's fair to say they all look pretty …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

What Your Eating Habits Reveal About Your Personality

Are you a fast eater, a slow eater or an "isolationist"?<p>You are what you eat, or so the saying goes. But it may be more accurate to say that you are <i>how</i> you eat.<p>Last week, an unscientific but all-too-relatable listicle on LittleThings.com broke down different personality types based on eating …

Psychology

Stephen Hawking talks technology, AI and more in his first Reddit AMA

Stephen Hawking, genius that he is, is just like us. He finds <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> hilarious, and his favorite song ever written is Rod Stewart's "Have …

Northern Lights dazzle over Britain as Earth aligns with Sun - and there could be more displays to come

Look up into the night sky over the next few weeks and the Aurora Borealis may be visible<p>Parts of Britain were treated to a dazzling display when the Northern Lights appeared in 'near-perfect' viewing conditions.<p>Clear skies across northern parts of the UK meant stargazers got an uncommon glimpse of …

Northern Lights

Digital dependence 'eroding human memory'

<b>An over-reliance on using computers and search engines is weakening people's memories, according to a study.</b><p>It showed many people use computers instead of memorising information.<p>Many adults who could still recall their phone numbers from childhood could not remember their current work number or …

Engines

New Magnificent Photos of Beautiful Libraries around the World

Since 2011, French-born, New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot has traveled all over the world in a quest to document the captivating beauty of libraries for his ongoing series titled <i>House of Books</i>. From Rome to Tokyo to Paris, he creates a visual record of the cultural institutions that have …

Artist Cultivates 1.2-Acre Field Into Massive Crop Art Paying Homage to Van Gogh

Displaying a talent cultivated throughout his lifetime, Stan Herd‘s aptly named “earthworks” are a uniquely rural form of art. His latest piece (a massive reformation of Van Gogh's 1889 <i>Olive Trees</i>) <i></i>sits in a field in Eagan, Minneapolis, gaining worldwide attention. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, …

Art

The world's most colorful cities have no need for an Instagram filter

Most cities are colorful: They have different districts, interesting people, and unique stories. But let's drop the metaphor and focus on real …

A Blood Supermoon Rises Around the World: Pictures

United Kingdom

31 dazzling sunsets from around the world

Even the most mundane destinations turn into dazzling dreamscapes at sunset.<p>And when the sun sets on the world's most beautiful landmarks? We'll let …

Meet The Famous Artists And Writers Who Were Teachers First

On World Teacher's Day, don't forget to thank your favorite art teacher or English professor.<p>Monday is World Teacher's Day, a UNESCO-supported holiday that honors the critical role teachers play in maintaining education systems across the globe. Organizations in countries like Brazil, Poland, India …

Why do women live longer than men?

All across the world, women enjoy longer lifespans. David Robson investigates the reasons why, and whether men can do anything about it.<p>As soon as I was born, I was already destined to die earlier than half the babies in my maternity ward – a curse that I can do little to avoid. The reason? My sex. …

Newcastle University

All the Recipes You Need for a Killer Thanksgiving Dinner

It's officially Thanksgiving crunch time. Deep breaths, no need to panic. We've got you covered with menus, planning tips, and shopping lists; taste tests of Thanksgiving supermarket staples; and plenty of features to peruse while the turkey's in the oven. But most of all, what we've got in true …

5 Foods That Taste Better in October Than They Will All Year

"People know Fuji and Red Delicious, but October is the perfect month to venture outside the norm,” says Chris Romano, a<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Getty Images<p>1 of …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

Two years in the woods: No computer, no television, no cellphone — but I was no Thoreau

I needed to live without putting on a face for anyone, including myself. I could be no one in the woods<p>In the fall of 1999, at the age of 25, I retreated into solitude in a house in northern Vermont, at the dead end of an unmaintained dirt road. To get there, you passed the barn and blue silo of a …

The World of Buttercreams: 6 Varieties to Try at Home

Let me start this lengthy guide with a very simple, but often overlooked, tip: don't ever serve buttercream—any kind of buttercream—cold. Don't do it! Why? Because cold buttercream is very, very firm, which makes it way less creamy and a whole lot more like you're just eating sweet cold butter. So …

Sweet Technique: How to Make Toffee

GallerySweet Technique: How to Make Toffee<p>More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Do you remember your first-ever taste of toffee? I remember mine distinctly. It was on visiting day at summer camp, and the toffee was a Heath bar, smuggled in by my father against very …

9 Chocolate Pies That Will Rock Your World - Chowhound

If you’re the kind of person who would always choose a slice of pie over a piece of cake, then it doesn’t get much better than a big slice of …

Baking

Saffron buns with almond cream recipe

There is nothing more delicious than a Swedish saffron bun.<p>If you are looking for an exotic take on an Easter bun, I cannot think of anything finer.<p><b>MAKES</b><br>6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the dough</b><br>140ml/5fl oz milk<br>140ml/5fl oz water<br>Generous pinch of saffron strands (at least a 0.4g jar)<br>1 large egg<br>5g salt<br>30g/1¼oz …

Baking

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

Dessert