Rebecca Harless

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How To Learn Vocabulary Fast When Learning A Language

The most important task in language learning, in my opinion, is the acquisition of vocabulary. If we have enough words, we can make sense of what …

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

I set up a routine where I did the same things every day.<p>In the mornings, I woke up and wrote out longhand the regular and irregular verb tables for …

Language Learning

Liv - Heaven

Late last year Lykke Li revealed she had started a new band with a number of well known musicians, releasing two singles "Wings Of Love" and "Dream …

Consider These 6 Expert Picks Your Korean Beauty Starter Kit

The Korean beauty market is arguably one of the most fascinating (IMO). It seems like every day new, unique ingredients (looking at you, snail goo) are infused into equally innovative K-beauty products, creating a world of endless makeup and skincare options for beauty-lovers.<p>So when we caught up …

Skin Care

How to incorporate the 10 step Korean beauty routine into your life

We promise it's worth it<p><b>Words by Kirsti Shuba, co-founder of Katharine Daniels Cosmetics</b><p>The ten step Korean beauty routine sounds more onerous than …

Skin Care

10 Genius Tricks For The Smoothest Legs Ever

Hellooo, shorts season.<p>Thanks to a winter of hibernation, your legs need some major attention before making their summer debut. Aside from the obvious fact that you haven't shaved since January, your legs have almost no oil or sweat glands, which means zero natural moisture. Plus cell turnover is …

Skin Care

The Best Men's Deodorant for Every Kind of Stink and Sweat

Every guy has different needs when it comes to preventing BO. But GQ's Best Stuff has identified four of the best ones out there.<p>It’s curious that we spend so much time finding a fragrance, yet so little effort on picking a product that neutralizes negative, opposing smells. Even if you aren’t a …

Breast Cancer

5 Genius Tips to Help Your Makeup Last Through Summer Weddings

There’s nothing like attending a summer wedding, watching two people you care about declare their love for each other, and then realizing your makeup is melting off your face. Think: mascara that’s so smudged it looks like you were going for a smokey eye and foundation so streaky it looks like …

This Natural Perfume Earned Me Endless Compliments From My Co-Workers

Not to ruin your day or anything, but here's some potentially beauty routine–altering information: When it comes to ingredients, "fragrance" can …

Hair perfume is a thing and these are the best ones

A hair perfume may be something you'd never really thought you needed. We get it - doesn't a normal perfume just do the same thing?! Well, no, …

Beauty

Five New Ways To Wear Fragrance For Spring

Once the warmer weather arrives, heady and heavy fragrances can feel too overbearing for sunny spring days. Something soft and subtle feels far more …

Tourette Syndrome, The Brain And Living With Twitches And Tics

Tourette syndrome is a mysterious medical curiosity that has puzzled doctors for more than a century. People who have it suffer from tics and other …

Could an aspirin a day keep depression away?

And what if this drug was quite possibly already in your medicine cabinet, available from the supermarket, and, just as a bonus, super-cheap?<p>"It will …

Medicine

40 Nifty Words That Start With N to Add to Your Vocabulary

Despite their similar sound and appearance, the letters M and N are actually unrelated: M likely comes from an Egyptian hieroglyph representing a …

19 Healthy 30-Minute Salmon Recipes

If you’ve wanted to cook more seafood but aren’t sure where to start, salmon is a great gateway fish. It’s extremely versatile, whether you’re looking for a simple sheet pan dinner or something a little more adventurous like curry. Even more incentive is the fact that salmon is rich in the fatty …

Here's the recipe for rice with roasted cauliflower from Ad Hoc

Every once in a while you learn a new kitchen trick. Maybe it's how to peel ginger using a spoon, or flouring pans with cocoa powder when baking a chocolate cake. With this recipe for rice with roasted cauliflower, the magic is in how you cook the rice.<p>Basically, you boil the rice just like you …

Australian company launches home solar storage battery to take on electronics giant Tesla

With the number of depleted home solar batteries being thrown away tipped to rise over the coming years, one Australian company is taking on …

Clean Energy

Does your cat have an accent?

A group of animal behaviorologists believe cats may pick up regional “accents” from their owners and that there may even be several dialects of cat in different parts of the same country.<p>The scientists, from the University of Lund, in Sweden, will spend the next five years recruiting cats from …

How to Make Zhug, the Yemenite Hot Sauce You'll Want to Put on Everything

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>Last week, when I wrote about my recipe for <i>phat phrik khing</i>, I tried my absolute darnedest to convince you that a good mortar and pestle belongs in the arsenal of any home cook. It will actually extract more flavor from …

Why people enjoy hearing Shakespeare in Original Pronunciation

Since the groundbreaking Original Pronunciation productions at Shakespeare’s Globe in London in 2004-05, OP has captured the imagination of …

Linguistics

12 Surprising Benefits of Learning a New Language That You’ll Experience

Sean Kim<p>Read full profile<p>Learning a new language is a big deal.<p>You’re learning a completely new form of communication, and it enables you to …

It's Time to Stop Blaming Women for Dating "Emotionally Unavailable" Men

Why making that excuse is B.S.<p>The other weekend, my friend had a drunken bar makeout with a dude who turned out to have a "sort of" girlfriend. Before that, she spent a few months dating a man who — dickhead alert — was secretly married with a child. "My therapist thinks I'm only attracted to …

Studying the relation between spring and spiking suicide rates

Every spring, the days get longer and warmer. Birds chirp. Trees blossom. And suicide rates spike.<p>Contrary to popular belief, suicides don't occur more often during the dark, cold days of winter. Rather, numerous studies over the years have shown a baffling but consistent springtime peak in …

Robert Reich sees the future: America’s two-party system is finished

The former secretary of labor predicts a People’s Party will rise in 2020 to challenge the political establishment<p>Third parties have rarely posed much of a threat to the dominant two parties in America. So how did the People’s Party win the U.S. presidency and a majority of both houses of Congress …

Climate Change Is Killing Off a 5,000-Year-Old Iraqi Culture

The ancient Ma’dan culture is disappearing as the Fertile Crescent dries up, but it’s the women who are bearing the brunt of this change.<p>As our species finds itself staring down the barrel at widespread environmental collapse due to climate change, some of us have more to worry about than others. …

Climate Change Data Becomes Beautiful Nature Illustrations

Jill Pelto’s paintings are the prettiest data graphs you’ll ever see.<p>For artist Jill Pelto, communicating the seriousness of climate change has become a personal mission. She does so in an unconventional manner— by using graphs as the compositional basis for her art.<p>At first glance, the pieces …

Oliver James is wrong to blame parents for their children’s mental illness | Deborah Orr

To completely discount inheritability of faulty genes when analysing even diseases such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder beggars belief<p>The psychologist Oliver James has for many years been a part of the cultural landscape, writing best-selling books, making television programmes, contributing …