Shivneel Murthi

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Sink Or Swim: Poems On The Existential Terror Of Everyday Life

John Koethe is not a hip new poet writing about hip new things, but, at 70, he's deeply worth reading. His tenth collection takes its title—and the title of one of its best poems—from the seminal John Cheever story about a suburban man who decides to get home one day by swimming through his …

6 Illustrations That Show What It’s Like In An Introvert’s Head

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Dear Extroverts,<p>We love your energy and excitement. But as introverts, we sometimes feel misunderstood. We wish you could visualize what’s going on inside our brains—you might be surprised! Here are six illustrations of what it’s like to be in our …

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

Flickr/saket_vora<p>If you want to be successful, you should work as hard as possible and suffer, right? Or so we're told.<p>But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford …

A Guy Made His Students' Dreams Come True With This Amazing Quidditch Photoshoot

AND I STILL HAVEN'T RECEIVED MY LETTER?!?!?!?!?!??!?

22 Books Every Twentysomething Guy Needs To Read

These works of art will literally make you a better man.

From rediscovered greats by Octavia Butler to the sixth novel from a prodigious talent, there’s a lot to get excited about this month<p>It’s hard to believe, but What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours is Helen Oyeyemi’s sixth book and she is still only 31. The collection features nine stories linked by the …

Black History

Science Says There Are 4 Types of Introverts: Which One Are You?

Being an introvert isn’t a bad thing — sure, small talk might not be your favorite activity, but you’re definitely a pro at making your alone time rock. Thanks to Susan Cain’s bestseller <i>Quiet</i>, the whole world learned what many of us already knew: Introverts are awesome. Wellesley Psychology …

Psychology

26 "Harry Potter" Quotes Made Hilarious By Replacing "Wand" With "Penis"

"Your penis, Lucious. I require your penis."

14 Green Smoothies For People Who Can Still Taste The Kale

Oh KALE, no.

34 Of The Most Beautiful Book Covers Of 2015

Do judge these books by their covers.

30 Acts of Kindness For 30 Days Of Growth

This November 13 is World Kindness Day! In honor of this important holiday which fuels kindness around the world, we’ve put together a 30-day …

Bios Urn Will Turn You Into A Tree After You Die

Bios Urn is a biodegradable urn designed to convert you into a tree after you die. The urn is made using 100% biodegradable materials, coconut shell, …

Biodegradation

The Best Underwear for Any Situation

Clothing

Style Rules to Live By

Men's Fashion

The Best Moisturizers For Your Face and Body

Here’s everything you need for complete skin protection<p>When one of the editors here at <i>Men</i>’<i>s Health</i> asked his father what he used for a moisturizer, here’s what he was told.<p>"I only use one moisturizer," his dad said. "It's called shaving cream."<p>Ah, the good old days, when real men didn’t moisturize. …

Skin Care

How to Add Protein Powder to ANYTHING

Chef Robert Irvine helps you power up breakfast, lunch, and dinner<p>Protein powder isn’t just for shakes. You can use it to boost the muscle-building power of baked goods, soup, ice cream, and even tacos.<p>Chef Robert Irvine, host of Food Network’s <i>Restaurant Impossible</i> and author of <i>Fit Fuel: A Chef's</i> …

Food

How to Be Reliable: 15 Maxims on Becoming a Reliable Man | The Art of Manliness

As we head into our last week of this “Heading Out on Your Own” series, I’d like to pause from our “harder,” more practical skills to talk about a …

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

52 Meticulous Organizing Tips To Rein In The Chaos

You're better than your mess.

35 explanations of Silicon Valley lingo that the rest of the world doesn't understand

In some ways, Silicon Valley is a world of its own, where the brightest and geekiest minds get together to work on the next Facebooks and Googles.<p>But that could create a big gap in the language they use from the rest of the world.<p>In order to bridge the gap, entrepreneur and engineer Kilim Choi, …

Five Dating Tips for Introverts

<b>1. Fess up.</b> Don’t pretend to be a social butterfly. There is <i>nothing</i> wrong with being introverted. Tell your date if you are someone who seeks …

Personality

Adam Levine attacked by fan on stage

Adam Levine is hot.<p>So hot that one fan just couldn't keep her hands off him.<p>The Maroon 5 frontman and <i>Voice</i> coach was singing on stage Monday night in Anaheim, Calif., when one zealous fan jumped on stage and ran up behind him, grabbing him and startling him.<p>She tried to hug Levine. Although he was …

5 Things Single Introverts Are Tired of Hearing

Let’s face it: the term “introvert” often comes along with a negative connotation. Many people might imagine an introvert to be hunched in the corner …

Great Strategies To Improve Your Mental Health Through Writing

Exactly what is mental health? There are probably as many definitions “out there” as there are books and articles written on the subject! For these …

30 Thoughts To Keep You Positive

We all get upset every now and then and lose hope, think that things will never get better and we probably won’t have the life we’ve always been …

9 Nelson Mandela Quotes That Will Inspire You to Change

I recently watched the film created about Nelson Mandela’s life for the first time last week, even though it came out back in 2013, and I found it …

How Introverts Interact With The World Differently Than Extroverts

I think it’s easy to discount the differences between introverts and extroverts, but the differences are truly night and day. Psychologists have …

9 Fast Recipes to Rescue Your Valentine's Day

If you haven't planned for Valentine's Day, don’t worry. From beautiful French toast to rich, chocolatey molten cake, here are nine fast recipes to …

The Hottest Workouts for 2015

Photo: Gilles for ELLE<p><b>NEW YORK CITY</b><p><b>S10, S10training.com;</b> This workout incorporates weight training and cardio with the goal of getting you to sub 10% body fat (S10), the optimum for health and body composition.<p><b>Mile High Run Club, milehighrunclub.com;</b> Treadmills are the new stationary bikes come …

Exercise

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating