Stephonie Cwik

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13 steps to a spotless home - using only household products!

One of the most difficult rooms to clean in our home is our kitchen. From greasy kitchenware, to stainless steel that lacks in shine, to kitchen mats …

Kitchens

Anxiety & Panic Disorder: Dealing with Procrastination

Procrastination can be a common problem for many people with anxiety-related conditions, including panic disorder. There are numerous symptoms of …

Procrastination

20 scary books to terrify you this Halloween

Horror

The 13 Scariest Books You’ll Ever Read

These’ll make you scream<p>When people talk about scary pop culture, it's usually cinematic gore fests or televised bloodbaths which have a prominent place in the conversation. Don't get me wrong, there are plenty of frights to be found on a screen near you (I mean, did you <i>see</i> any of the presidential …

A Buried “Daytime Hotel” rediscovered in all its Art Nouveau Splendour

<i>I</i>t was built to provide a moment of rest and rejuvenation for citizens going about their day in the big city; a temporary home away from home for …

Paris

Why Banning the Controversial Painkiller Kratom Could Be Bad News for America's Heroin Addicts

We need new, more flexible ways of regulating drugs—especially opioids—in order to truly protect the public.<p>It sounds like the perfect drug. At low doses, it's stimulating, like a strong cup of coffee; at higher doses, it's sedating and kills pain. And it's a legal, natural plant that has been used …

The Best Eye-Opening Makeup Tips for Your Eye Shape

Makeup artists are all about optical illusions. Here, they share the eye-enlarging trickery that works best for every shape.<p><b>Hooded.</b> Since hooded lids can cast a shadow that makes eyes look smaller, makeup artist Lori Taylor-Davis smudges a bronze powder along the lower lash line. The metallic color …

How to Unlock Netflix’s Hidden Categories

Ever get frustrated with the limited options that Netflix offers you when you log onto the home page? There are thousands upon thousands of TV shows …

11 true-crime documentaries to watch that are as jarring as ‘Making a Murderer’

Whether or not you believe Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey are guilty of the murder of Teresa Halbach, the Netflix docuseries raised uncomfortable and worthwhile questions about how the US justice system works and its failings.<p>And while "Making a Murderer" is widely acclaimed, it's not the first …

An Incredibly Helpful List of 71 Free Online Courses and Tutorials

With the advancements in technology, we are now able to access a world of information right at our fingertips. EssayMama has sorted through the …

The 18 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

Don't sleep on these bad boys.<p>In 2015, we were overwhelmed by the thoroughly kickass roster of new books on offer. We tore through some, and others we savored slowly. A few disappointed us, while many more thrilled us unexpectedly. Sci-fi, memoir, magical realism, short fiction, very (very) long …

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

These are the novels and short story collections that we absolutely loved in 2015. (Ranked in no particular order.)

Books

Three science fiction and fantasy books we love, November edition

<b>“Planetfall”</b> (Roc; paperback, $15), by Emma Newman, is an exceptionally engaging novel that explores the complex relationship between mythology and science. In a kind of pilgrimage, a group of people had left Earth to colonize another planet. Ren Ghali, the group’s chief engineer, has now helped …

Science Fiction

Welcome to the Big Screen: Making Flipboard Your Homepage

Sometimes it’s nice to take a break from squinting over our mobile devices and enjoy the spaciousness our desktop monitors afford.<p>When you launch your desktop browser, you can change your homepage to open up to whatever you like: your favorite search engine, your email, one of your social networks …

Mobile Devices

The Secret Psychology Of Restaurant Menus

If nothing tickles your tastebuds, don't be fooled into ordering apps.<p>The most successful restaurants lure you in with top-notch tastes and an inviting atmosphere. But more subtly, they get inside your head to make you shell out and chow down.<p>Modest touches like loud music, calculated interior …

Psychology

Can You Really Become Addicted to a Drug After Just One Hit?

The idea that one toke on a crack pipe destroys your life is popular, but it contradicts what we know about brain chemistry.<p>You know the story. The one that says some drugs are so enjoyable, so insidious, that just one try will get you hooked. And you'd be forgiven for believing this as the media …

A brief history of Popcorn Time, the piracy service everyone’s watching

Most of us think of Netflix when we think of streaming movies and TV shows, but over the past year and a half, a competitor has emerged: one that's almost as easy to use, doesn't charge a thing, and — you guessed it — steals everything it streams. That new service is called Popcorn Time, and it's …