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7 Delightful Forgotten English Words

If you're looking to boost your Scrabble game or make your friends feel like blunkerkins, you might want to check out <i>The Horologicon</i>, language- obsessed blogger Mark Forsyth's witty compendium of words long forgotten by most speakers of English.<p><b>1. Snollygoster</b><p><i>noun</i> [<b>snol</b>·ee·gos·ter]<p>A shrewd, …

Britain’s Last Great King: The Epic Life and Indulgences of Edward VII

This is the ultimate Christmas read for all you Downton Abbey fans: the fantastic life of Edward VII, the son of Queen Victoria, who was as famous …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop in jewel tones …

Who’s afraid of the big, bad weed? Canada

Well, British Columbia, it looks like you'll be hiding your joints for a while yet. In the foreseeable future, otherwise law-abiding citizens will be forced to huddle around basement bongs, away from the prying eyes of the police. Suburban moms and dads will continue lurking in the backyard around …

Cannabis

Why Did Llewyn Davis’s Greenwich Village Disappear?

A Greenwich Village historian tells us how the bohemian paradise dramatized in the Coen Brothers’ new film Inside Llewyn Davis became what it is …

Man Walks 2,886 Miles, Documents Whole Journey in Self-Portrait Time-Lapse

This is, as they say, an oldie but goodie. Put together all the way back in 2009, this self-portrait time-lapse chronicles one man’s journey walking …

The 8 Ways To Start Every Day Like A Winner

The 10 Most Effective Ways to Finish What You Start

I have been the champion of the fizzing out game. My father would joke that I would start anything new with enormous enthusiasm and fervor but …

The Best Solution for Your To-Do List Stress | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Ever wonder why to-do lists make you feel so guilty?<p>Even though to-do lists are useful for keeping track of tasks and for clearing up mental space …

6 Action Tips In Attending Meetings with Confidence

Do you find yourself in a meeting where you are a significant attendee because of your role in the team, family or company, but quietly listening and …

Beyond Reading a Book: 3 Hands-On Methods of Self-Education | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you’re trying to learn a new subject, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the information you read in books. However, reading a book isn’t …

The Culture Gabfest: Ignoring My Own Beautiful Face Edition

Articles about 10 smart small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time …

Outdoor Spaces

Randomness

I grew up having it drilled in my head that you NEVER EVER wear shoes in the house. And I still believe that. Because I don't want the dog shit you …

The Look Good in Leggings Workout

4 easy moves to lift, shape, and define your lower half<p>1. Side Squat Flamingo<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Stand to the side of step, with left foot on top of step. Lower into …

Top 10 Workout Songs for October 2013

New singles from Britney and Eminem square off against a pop giant in this month's round-up<p>With a 12-week run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

DIY Bootcamp Workout

Save your cash and create your own killer training session with these simple but super-effective circuit ideas<p>1. Jump Rope: Basic<p>A<p><b>A.</b><p>Jump rope as …

Louis C.K. Comes Clean

Shame, failures, no groupies: The making of a standup genius<p>He doesn't want to do the cat story. "It fills time, that's all it does," says Louis …

David O. Russell

12 Gorgeous Color Photos Of Geisha In The Late 1800s

A glimpse at what is known as the geisha golden age — and the kimonos are absolutely striking.<p>These photos would have been taken during what is generally known as the golden age of geisha.<p>(via)

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The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

365 Days of Tracking My Fitness Online, DIY Vintage Phone Makeover, and How to Turn Your Playlist Into House Paint

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Articles about tiny architecture 5 modern outbuildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Laure Tixier's series of felt pieces for the show Plaid Houses explores the idea of architecture as fiction, born under the...<p>Architecture critic Alexandra Lange invites Dwell along as she …

Architecture

World’s first ‘invisible’ building to be completed by 2014

South Korea is about to construct the world's first "invisible" building – a 450-metre tower that, with the touch of a button, will appear to vanish into thin air.<p>Last week, South Korea approved construction of the 'Infinity Tower' near Incheon airport outside of Seoul.<p>The building achieves its …

Skyscrapers

4 Things to Make With Cereal Boxes

They're sturdier than paper, easier to cut than corrugated cardboard, and free. Score!<p>Cereal boxes are well sized for holding magazines, comic books, and school supplies. To make a case, cut the top from a box at an angle, then wrap the box with decorative paper and double-sided tape.

Crafting

10 Stylish Étagères

Stacks of shelves with personality.<p>These stacks of shelves have lots of personality. And their open sides are perfect for showcasing books, collectibles — or just about anything.

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Naheed Nenshi Calls Ezra Levant 'Creepily And Weirdly Obsessed'

If the war of words between Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Sun News television personality Ezra Levant wasn't personal before, comments by the …