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Master these 7 grammar tips if you want to sound smarter

• Poor writing can make others think you aren’t intelligent.<br>• I’m the executive editor of a magazine and know firsthand how grammar can change the …

Language

Classic Short Stories by Famous Authors (And Where to Read Them)

Sure, classic books are great, but have you ever considered how many classic short stories you’ve been missing out on? And the upside of reading …

Literature

Write More Concise Posts Forever By Cutting These Words

<i>“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” — Scott Adams</i><p>My first article for Fast Company was approved …

This 6-Minute Workout Will Reshape Your Butt — but You Won't Be Able to Walk Tomorrow!

If you're looking for a little help bringing up the rear, we've got the workout for you. Dempsey Marks from Gold's Gym in LA designed this …

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Quora, in response to the question, "Which are the best books to read for mental strength?"</i><p>I've always been fascinated by the mental aspect in sports, music, and personal development. I'm a firm believer that we can train our minds, just as we train …

Consciousness

5 Ways to Hook Your Reader In Every Scene

Many writing books talk about the importance of the first line, first paragraph and first page of a novel.<p>If you don’t grab the reader early in your …

10 of the Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2018

It’s undeniably good to curl up with a book when the weather is spiteful, as it is to tote one along to the beach—but what about spring book season? Is spring the underdog of reading periods, not yet the subject of clichés and best-of lists but yet arguably the best time to get into a new title? …

Books

Linda Brown, woman at center of Brown v. Board case, dies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Linda Brown, who as a little girl was at the center of the Brown v. Board of Education case that ended segregation in American schools, has died, a funeral home spokesman said.<p>Brown, 75, died Sunday afternoon in Topeka, Kansas, the spokesman said.<p>Brown was 9 years old in 1951 when her …

Pop Culture

100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Literature

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

What You Can Do When You Can't Stop Thinking About Something

There are only two things you can truly control—your thoughts and your behavior. No one else can choose either one of those for you. But sometimes …

You can actually learn to be wise, and it can help you feel less lonely

Most people were either stunned or amused when British prime minister Theresa May appointed a Minister of Loneliness a few months ago, acknowledging that, “for far too many people, loneliness is the sad reality of modern life.” Yet, this should not have come as a surprise or a joke. In study after …

Psychology

Mississippi bans abortions at 15 weeks, earliest in the nation

<b>(CNN) —</b> With a swipe of a pen Monday, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law a bill that prevents women from getting abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. His state, effective immediately, now holds the distinction of having the earliest abortion ban in the nation.<p>"I was proud to sign House …

Abortion

The Unexpected Engagement Ring Style We're Seeing

When it comes to engagement rings, are two stones better than one? Apparently, if you’re looking at the bridal jewelry trends hitting the market …

Wedding Inspiration: A Spring Fete at Napa's Auberge du Soleil

Katie Dickinson Shane Kayser met on their first day at the University of Wisconsin; neither would have guessed at the time that the'd end up, seven …

Pemberly Fox

Fantastic service from Pemberly Fox for my wedding invitations – they advised on the best print type to get value for money without compromising on …

Dorothy Perkins' beautiful new drop of wedding dresses is perfect for brides on a budget

We all have royal wedding fever, especially now that the Queen has given her formal consent , the next question on everyone’s lips is who will design …

Writing Their Own Stories, Together

Alejandro Gac-Artigas is known to family and friends as someone who gets a lot done quickly. “My brother gets 36 hours out of a 24-hour day, every day,” said Melina Gac-Levin of her younger sibling.<p>By age 12, Mr. Gac-Artigas published a book, “Yo, Alejandro,” about the challenges he faced as a …

This is the big new wedding ring trend for 2018

Weddings are usually steeped in custom, but that doesn't mean you can't nod to the latest trends on your big day.<p>So, if you or a loved one are …

ThirdLove’s Bridal Collection Is Officially Here

You’re going to spend all day and maybe even all night in that wedding dress, so of course what’s underneath (a.k.a. your wedding bra) definitely matters. Underwire bras are notoriously uncomfortable, and anything that offers the support you need probably doesn’t go with the dress’s neckline. …

Shooting a Most Special Wedding on 24-Hour Notice

The other day, there was a posting on Facebook by a groom “putting it out there,” hoping on a long shot that he could find somebody to shoot their …

Romantic Green Bridal Inspiration with Elegant Florals

Let’s face it: green is a color that <i>never</i> goes out of style. It’s especially evident as it occurs in plants + florals, a neutral backdrop that adds …

Choosing perfect wedding presents: A guide for brides, grooms and guests

Getting just the right thing for the happy couple can be a minefield for guests – how do you choose something they'll actually want, without …

Destination Weddings - Caribbean Wedding in St. John

Caribbean Wedding in St. John<p>Words by Katie Martin<br>Photos courtesy of Artanis Collective<p>Jennifer and Mark were looking for a small and intimate …

The Most Important Royal Weddings In History

The key marriages (and brides) that marked the world's best known monarchies.<p>Royal weddings. Just the sheer mention of them is enough to make even the most modern of women giddy. Don't pretend your interest isn't piqued...<p>What will she wear? Will they have a public kiss? Who is on the guest list? …

Choose the Perfect Wedding Dress for Your Body Type

If You're Pear-Shaped<p>Look for: A skirt that gradually flares out in an A formation from the natural waist to the floor, highlighting the narrowness …

Free People's New Wedding Dresses Are a Boho Bride's Dream

Let's get real, we all know Free People's wedding dresses are tailor made for boho brides. But the brand's latest limited edition collection takes the boho wedding dress a step further. Launching today, the latest Free People wedding dresses will have you dreaming sweet Coachella dreams while you …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

Two historical fiction authors talk reimagining classics through a feminist lens

Two exciting new titles in historical fiction are reimaginings of classic tales: <i>Olivia Twist</i> by Lorie Langdon (<i>Doon</i>) and <i>The Phantom’s Apprentice</i> by …

Women must have the right to bare their arms without comment | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Just as in the 'asking for it if you’re in a short skirt' narrative, the focus has yet again been turned on women<p>There is not a day that goes by where I don’t feel grateful for the fact that I am no longer embedded tit-deep in the feminist movement. Though I remain a feminist – my commitment to the …

Feminism