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8 Books To Read Over A Long Holiday Weekend

Beware: These addictive reads will keep you turning the pages -- so much so, you might just forget to barbecue.<p><i>Girl Underwater</i><p>By Claire Kells<p>304 pages; Dutton<p>College sophomore and lifelong swimmer Avery Delacorte is heading home for Thanksgiving break when her airplane crashes over the Colorado …

Breathe Your Way Into Balance

The breath is the perfect, natural object of mediation -- it's the most readily accessible and powerful tool we have. Although our breath is under autonomic control, we can consciously influence it. We can change the rhythm, deepen it and hold it, but if we don't pay attention, it will take on a …

Exploring The Face Map

Every couple of months, without a fail, my life has one explaining factor: Mercury retrograde. During that small but disruptive window, friends and I …

Dr. Dennis Gross’ Top 10 Sunscreen “Secrets”

NYC-based dermatologist and founder of Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare, Dr. Dennis Gross, knows a thing or two about sun care. A few weeks ago I spotted …

Here's What It's Like to Get a Microcurrent Facial

A few months ago, I learned the name of a woman who does microcurrent facials out of a small studio in Beverly Hills. The space isn't anything fancy, but whispers about Mila Morgan's transformative anti-aging treatment have been quietly (seriously, I've seen women get into fights about whether or …

Are You Hunching Over Your Desk Right Now?

Are you standing or sitting up straight right now? You should strive to be, since having good posture is an indication of how healthy you are mentally and physically. I asked Lindsay Newitter, who teaches the Alexander Technique, a method of holding and moving the body without tension, to give us …

Oily Skin? Try Gel Cream

Pro-tip: Oily faces need moisturizer, too. But if regular, oil-based face creams aren't working so hot, switch to gel. It's water-based (and often …

Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other

The psychological quirks that make it tricky to get an accurate read on someone's emotions<p>In her new book <i>No One Understands You and What To Do About It</i>, Heidi Grant Halvorson tells readers a story about her friend, Tim. When Tim started a new job as a manager, one of his top priorities was …

Psychology

The Most Productive Ways To Waste Your Time

Whether you’re watching stand-up comedy on TV or cat videos on YouTube, studies have shown that laughing can do everything from relieve stress to boost your immune system.<p>One Oxford University study even found that laughing is an effective treatment against pain. Across a series of experiments …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People | Inc.com

Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly successful people are able to get a lot more things done, and here are simple ways you can too.<p>1. They eliminate every …

Time Management

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

10 Science Fiction Writers Predict How Our World Will Change In The Next 10 Years

In the epilogue to his book on data, privacy, copyright and what the changing tides of these big ideas mean for writers and other creative types, prolific sci-fi behemoth and tech blogger Cory Doctorow tries to guess what the future will hold. He begins with a disclaimer: “Science-fiction writers …

Anna Jarvis Was Sorry She Ever Invented Mother’s Day

The woman who devoted herself to the creation of a national holiday to honor overworked, underappreciated mothers later devoted herself to fighting the commercial juggernaut it became. Was Anna Jarvis stubborn and crazy, as many came to believe, or misunderstood?

The ten most expensive paintings in history

Wealthy buyers in the Gulf and China have set a string of records as they have snapped up some of the world's most important artworks in recent years<p>When Pablo Picasso's masterpiece, <b>Les Femmes d’Alger, sold for $179 million (£116 million) in New York on Monday night</b>, it smashed the record for a …

The Oi Rio Pro: Day 1

<b>OI RIO PRO</b> <b><br>Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil</b> <i><br>Heats on Demand</i><p><b>Oi Rio Men's Pro Round 1 Results:</b><br>Heat 1: Jeremy Flores (FRA) 12.17, Brett Simpson …

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

Lifehacks