Lisa

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The Case for Shyness

Joe Moran’s book Shrinking Violets is a sweeping history that doubles as a (quiet) defense of timidity.<p>The Heimlich maneuver, in the nearly 50 years since Dr. Henry Heimlich established its protocol, has been credited with saving many lives. But not, perhaps, as many as it might have. The maneuver, …

Ice Age

Books that will Improve your Knowledge of the World

Inspired by a reader’s question to me, I thought I’d ask Farnam Street follers on Facebook and Twitter for an answer to the question: <b>What books would</b> …

Ancient Judaism: New Visions and Views

Just as it was a privilege to read and review a book about Galilee while visiting Galilee and adjacent territories, so too it was a privilege to read …

Theology

ExOfficio's Uber-Popular Underwear Is Back On Sale

ExOfficio’s Give-N-Go boxer briefs were a finalist in our recent best men’s underwear Co-Op, and our readers have gone on to purchase over 20,000 …

Clothing

This Is the Lifehacker Pack: Essential Apps and Downloads for All Your Devices

Over the past two weeks we have, like we do every year, given you a snapshot of the essential apps, extensions, and downloads we think every user of …

Apps

You Won’t Waste Any More Food or Money with These Discounted Produce Containers

We’re all probably a bit ashamed of the amount of produce we allow to spoil in the fridge, but these Rubbermaid FreshWorks containers use a few neat …

Shopping

10 Science Fiction & Fantasy Books That Should Be Graphic Novels

Some science fiction and fantasy books vividly paint images of alternate worlds so vivid, we lament their status as imaginary—existing only in our …

8 Things to Watch on Netflix If You Love "Fixer Upper"

There are so many home improvement shows out there waiting for you.<p>If you love <i>Fixer Upper</i>, chances are you've already binge watched your way through several seasons of <i>Flip or Flop</i> and <i>Property Brothers</i>. While those shows are definite goodies, there's a slew of other home improvement shows on Netflix …

This May Be the Handiest Fan Accessory Ever

Why didn't we think of this?<p>Decorating tricks, recipe shortcuts, home hacks — anything that makes life easier is good in our book. If you're like us, then you'll appreciate these ceiling fan pull-cord accessories, too —especially now that summer is here.<p>These teeny cord attachments take the …

Finding Flipboard Content You’ll Love to Read—A Blogger’s Guide

Flipboard has a plethora of news, information and entertainment for you to discover. There is, without a doubt, something for everyone. So let’s explore how to get our eyes on all this great content, shall we? (Please note that the functionality varies a bit between Web, iOS and Android apps, but …

Apps

8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Kindle

Make the most out of your device with these pointers.<p>1. You can get books for free—lots of 'em.<p>There's no need to spend money on new reads. Amazon offers many book options for free in a variety of genres, including thrillers, science fiction, romance novels, and classics, like <i>A Tale of Two Cities</i> …

How to Save a Fraying Lightning Cable? TUDIA Klip

There are lots of lightning cables for iPhone on the market. The options range from heavy-duty ones wrapped in steel to tiny rubber cables you can bend to hold any shape. Sometimes we buy new cables because we need multiple ones for different occasions, but more often than not, we buy a new cable …

Tech Trends

This polished workwear staple moves like athleisure and makes you feel like a superhero

List the foundational garments of the working woman’s wardrobe, and several obvious staples come to mind: dresses, pants, sweaters, skirts, blouses, tees, jackets, tights and…bodysuits? Yes, bodysuits.<p>For the last two decades, the women who wore bodysuits—and they are among us—have been something …

Donna Karan

New algorithm-driven Instagram feed rolled out to the dismay of users

Is your Instagram feed still ordered oldest-to-newest? Then treasure your straightforward user experience because it is not going to last.<p>Controversial changes to the photo-sharing platform that were met with widespread outcry when they were first flagged in March are taking effect, with users …

Social Media

Fotoclips (110 pcs)

Baby blocks, Legos, Erector sets, sand castles, quilts... From the moment we begin our lives, we're using our imagination to build and to assemble. …

Curvy

4 lessons I learned crowdsourcing a science fiction novel

CNET's Eric Mack spent more than half a year crowdsourcing a novel. He managed to maintain his sanity, and even came away with some insights into human nature -- and the entire Internet.<p>Over the past seven months, CNET created a science fiction novel in a very unorthodox way. We started with an …

Adobe Debuts ‘Spark’, Enables Anyone To Easily Design Pro-Looking Images, Videos

<b>Yesterday</b> Adobe announced the arrival of ‘Adobe Spark’, a new free-to-download integrated tool that simplifies the design process for all users, …

Apps

Neoliberalism is a pestilence: Thank the gig economy for Donald Trump, Marine le Penn and Alternative for Germany

Where free-market capitalism goes, ethno-nationalism follows. America and Western Europe are learning firsthand<p>Politicians and pundits in America wonder where the rip-roaring popularity of protest candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders originated. The answer may lie in Europe.<p>Trump and Sanders, …

4 Insanely Awesome Opportunities to Work Remotely from Abroad

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By 2020, more than 40 percent of the workforce, according to Intuit, will be freelance -- a combination of the the self-determined, the "self-evacuated" and those who have been pushed out of full-time jobs as benefits jobs have …

12 YouTube Vloggers to Watch When You Have a Serious Case of Wanderlust

From getting a tattoo on vacation or planning a volunteer trip to the right way to bargain while traveling, a true wanderlust warrior knows tons of tricks of the trade. Heck, they probably have a pre-packed suitcase somewhere in their closet just in case they hear the words “spontaneous road trip.” …

The Sellout by Paul Beatty review – a whirlwind satire about racial identity

If there is one thing we know about words you shouldn’t say, it’s that those words end up becoming very alluring. <i>The Sellout</i> is a fast-paced, verbose book, but one particular word crops up again and again. Paul Beatty’s version is the slave master spelling of nigger, not the 90s hip-hop “nigga”. …

Books

Cinco de Mayo, explained: how a Mexican battle cry became an American holiday

On Friday, many Americans are celebrating a holiday they likely know almost nothing about.<p>I'm speaking, of course, of Cinco de Mayo, which is Spanish for May 5. Although the day is supposed to celebrate Mexican heritage, it has become Americanized — that is, hijacked into another excuse to party, …

You can watch one of Prince’s best concerts in its entirety for free

The world is still coming to grips with the loss of one of the most talented musicians we have ever known. Prince’s untimely passing at the young age …

Box Kitty: Modular Customizable Cardboard Cat Castles

Box Kitty is a set of modular rugged cardboard pieces (they're scratch and waterproof) that attach via Velcro so you can build your cat the cardboard …

Castles

15 Surprising Facts About Your Favorite Childhood Film, "The Neverending Story"

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Warner Bros

Interiors for Slow Living

With 289 full-color photographs spanning 368 pages, <i>The Kinfolk Home</i> is a detailed exploration into living spaces from the United States, Scandinavia, …

How Decluttering Helps You Change Your Life

<i>This is the fourteenth article following</i> <i>The Irony of Quitting My Job to Take a Sabbatical</i><i>, the first in a series on what I learned and what I’d</i> …

Minimalism

Self Reliance: How to Live Below Your Means

“Living below your means” is a common phrase used to describe a life free of debt and worry. President Gordon B. Hinckley has stated, “I commend to …

The Self-Reliance Manifesto: More Than 300 Resources to Guide You on the Path to Radical Freedom

Self-Reliance. It’s a revolutionary word these days and I thought it deserved a manifesto.<b>Manifesto</b>: <i>noun</i> man·i·fes·to \ˌma-nə-ˈfes-(ˌ)tō\A …

Off-grid