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Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book …

Your Guide To The Feminist Films And Video Art Featured In 'I Love Dick'

The art history lesson begins here.<p><i>Warning: This article contains nudity and may not be appropriate for work.</i><p>“Most films made by women aren’t that good,” Dick (played by Kevin Bacon) says in the pilot episode of the Amazon series “I Love Dick.” Dick makes this unprompted assertion to bonafide woman …

Biographies

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

Target's Spring 2017 Home Decor Is Everything

It's (unofficially) called Target syndrome, and no one is immune: It's that thing that happens when you go into the store for <i>just one thing</i>—and end up leaving with a cartful of...

You'll Get a Cardio High From This 60-Minute Epic Boxing Workout

Are you ready to get cut? Then we have an epic hour-long cardio-boxing workout for you. Christa DiPaolo, creator of The Cut by Equinox, will lead you through her 60-minute signature workout that mixes high-intensity conditioning, boxing, kick-boxing, and bodyweight strength-training moves. If you …

Do You Suffer From Illusions Of Moral Superiority?

Do you think you're more honest than the average person? More principled? More fair?<p>If so, you're not alone. Studies consistently find that people think they're morally superior to others: more honest, principled and fair. This is hardly an isolated belief — people also think they're better than …

Psychology

A Hobbit-style apartment building rises in Japan

Green roofs for days<p>If hobbit homes were conceived as apartment complexes, they’d look like this new project completed in Takamatsu, Japan by architect Keita Nagata. Built over two and a half years, the five-unit building follows the mountainside site’s hilly terrain, piling one residence over …

Small Kitchen Storage Solution: Kitchen Rail Ideas & Sources

An interesting trend in kitchen design, as of late, is the movement towards kitchens with open shelving, or even little or no storage above the …

A Charming 280-Square-Foot Crown Heights Studio

<b>Name:</b> Emily Loughlin <b><br>Location:</b> Crown Heights, Brooklyn <b><br>Size:</b> 280 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Renting, less than one year<p>Emily lives in the tiniest, …

Designing Better Microapartments–By Living In Them

A proponent of small living shows off his latest tiny apartment, and what his next space will be.<p>With over 70,000 people per square mile, Manhattan is one of the most densely populated areas in the United States. Doing more with less space is a necessity of life and that often comes with …

This Gorgeous Tiny House Is Proof That Size Doesn't Matter

The tiny-home trend has really taken off in the last few years. That's perhaps partly thanks to the variety of shows on HGTV that feature tiny homes, …

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice, Chickpeas, Black Pepper Hummus Bowl

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice, Spiced Chickpeas or lentils, Black pepper hummus and Greens bowl. Amazing Flavors for any meal. Ready within 25 minutes. …

Healthy Eating

iPhone filmmaking kit in your pocket

<b>Why use an iPhone for filmmaking?</b><p>The iPhone makes an ideal stealth camera: nobody really notices when you film with it. But in the right conditions …

Mobile Photography

Our Lonely Shared Struggles with Mental Health

Founder’s experiences riding the emotional startup curve<p>Most founders know Paul Graham’s startup curve and its dreaded trough of sorrow. Yet few …

'All my life suddenly made sense': how it feels to be diagnosed with autism late in life

Jon Adams was 52 when he learned he had Asperger syndrome. As adult referrals rise, he and others explain the impact – good and bad – of a late diagnosis<p>One day during his last year at primary school, Jon Adams drew a picture of a street in Portsmouth, the city where he still lives. The scene he …

Autism

Apps that give your phone a second number

Need a disposable number? Or an effective way to juggle work and personal lines? It's easier, and cheaper, than you think.<p>If you've ever had to juggle two mobile phones, you know it's a special form of torture. Two phones to carry. Two phones to keep charged. Two phones to answer!<p>Unfortunately, …

Apps

Study Confirms: The Words We Speak Can Literally Alter Our Brain

Recent studies report fascinating results: The words you choose to use can literally change your brain. Dr. Andrew Newberg, a neuroscientist at …

The Brain

20 color ideas for your dream kitchen

There is a tendency to believe that for functional spaces like bathrooms, utility rooms & kitchens, the associated ware & fittings are sufficient and …

Gallery of J.Y. Living Experiment Studio / HAO Design - 1

Image 1 of 27 from gallery of J.Y. Living Experiment Studio / HAO Design. Photograph by Hey!Cheese

Architecture

J.Y. Living Experiment Studio / HAO Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Huangpu Village, built as dormitories by the Japanese army in support of its marching south during World …

The Roots of Mental Health—Maybe They’re Not In Our Heads

The number of people—and women in particular—who are taking antidepressants worldwide has skyrocketed in recent years. Here in the States, the count …

The Best Digital Interior Design Sites to Help You Create Your Dream Home

Imagine if you could hire someone to scour your Pinterest boards and translate your pins into a perfectly decorated room in your home. That’s the gist of digital interior design, a personalized online decorating service gaining momentum in both the tech sphere and the oft-insular world of home …

Home Decorating

19 Beautiful Canopy Beds That Will Create A Majestic Ambiance To Any Small Bedroom Design

A <b>canopy bed</b> is simply a decorative bed that has mainly four corners and is covered in colorful drapery or richly patterned enclosed doors. Today’s …

Living Rooms Design Ideas, Remodel and Decor Pictures

Yes, It’s Worth It To Spend Money Improving Your Apartment (what to do + how to do it)

<i>This guest post comes to us from Liz at Bolster Studio. She’s an ASID-certified designer who helps everyone (apartment dwellers! people on budgets!)</i> …

Home Ownership

19 Fabulous Hacks To Make Your Shoes Look And Fit Perfectly Every Time

Buy, adjust, and customize your way to Shoe-vana.

Handmade succulents five ways - Think.Make.Share.

<i>Admittedly, we’ve proven ourselves succulent enthusiasts on one or two occasions. Today, we’re taking it to a whole new level with three of our</i> …

Ceramics

From drab to fab, take a look at this brilliant kitchen transformation | Ideal Home

While the existing kitchen in this Victorian end-of-terrace house in North Yorkshire was functional, it was far from the dream kitchen that the …