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Why we love to hoard… and how you can overcome it

Understanding the psychology behind why we like to accumulate all manner of items can in fact help you to lead a clutter-free life.<p><i>Question: How do you make something instantly twice as expensive?<br>Answer: By thinking about giving it away.</i><p>This might sound like a nonsensical riddle, but if you've ever …

Economics

5 One-Song Workouts

Sometimes you just don't have time to hit the gym.

Macklemore

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Why People Cheat: Readers Weigh In With Why They Think People Are Unfaithful

Why do people cheat?<p>Earlier this week, we published findings from the The Normal Bar, an extensive survey of the romantic relationships of more than 100,000 people. Thirty-three percent of men and 19 percent of women admitted to being unfaithful when they were polled. The survey pointed to some of …

The Social Psychology of the Selfie

The "selfie." I kind of cringe every time I hear that word, imagining Myspace-style angles, duck faces, peace signs and dirty mirrors. I'm not alone …

47 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Need To Know About Yourself

Or maybe just 100 things that everyone should know about humans!<p>The order that I'll present these 100 things is going to be pretty random. So the fact that this first one is first doesn't mean that it's the most important ... just that it came to mind first.<p><i>Dr. Susan Weinschenk is the author of</i> …

Study: Facebook Likes Can Be Used to Determine Intelligence, Sexuality

If you like thunderstorms, <i>The Colbert Report</i> or curly fries on Facebook, you're a genius. If you like Sephora, Harley-Davidson or the country-western …

10 Things Passive-Aggressive People Say

Is there someone in your life who consistently makes you feel like you are on an emotional roller coaster? Do you know a person who is friendly one …

Anger Management

Why You Can't Stop Checking Your Facebook Profile

New research suggests regularly checking your Facebook profile doesn’t make you narcissistic—just human.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>How often do you check out your …

16 Fiction Book Characters' Myers-Briggs Personality Types

You may remember the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator from your high school homeroom class, or that crazy ex who said your opposite psychological preferences made you doomed to fail. If not, here's the run-down:<p>It's a personality quiz based on Carl Jung's typological theories that divides people into 16 …

Brand Strategy And Jung's Archetypes

Archetypes in product branding are nothing new. The Jungian-based psychology behind the use of archetypes began in earnest shortly after World War …

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

Best New Rooftop Bars in NYC

Summer is (unofficially) here and what better way to take in the glorious New York City skyline than from a rooftop bar? Visitors and locals alike …

How to Pack Light: 9 Tips to Lighten Your Load

Packing requires practicality: Not only must you carefully plot what items to bring, but you must also strategically organize them into one compact carry-on. With steep checked-baggage fees increasing already lofty flight costs, experienced globetrotters often suggest stripping down to the absolute …

Secrets of Body Language | Cosmo's Manthropology

h.Naoto Staffer’s Dark Harajuku Style w/ Top Hat, Black Jacket & Boots

We met this stylish fellow in Harajuku, and stopped him for a few pictures. He works at Kincs, for the clothing brand h.NAOTO.<p>He is wearing a dark …

Japanese Street Fashion

Views Of The Hong Kong Sky, Framed By A Canopy Of Skyscrapers

Romain Jacquet-Lagreze’s photographs are a reminder of the dazzling views to be found simply by looking up.<p>For as long as he can remember, when Romain Jacquet-Lagreze has found himself walking in the forest, he’s always had the inclination to look up, searching for patches of sky poking through the …

Street Chic: New York

Photo: Anton Lombardi<p>Stripes and plaid make for a perfectly preppy combination.<p><b>Name:</b> Dayoung<p><b>Jacket:</b> DKNY (shop similar: Banana Republic or Michael Michael Kors)<p><b>Shirt:</b> French Connection (shop similar: Saint James)<p><b>Pants:</b> Thrifted (shop similar: J.Crew)<p><b>Shoes:</b> Handmade from London (shop similar: Ralph …

Ralph Lauren

24 Wedding Hairstyles for Brides, Guests, and More

Because 80 percent of your friends just got engaged, and sock buns give you the creeps.<p>With engagement season done and over with, you have about 72 weddings to look forward to this year. Don't settle for basic when it comes to your updo— this is a sock bun-free zone. Whether you're the bride, a …

Hairstyling

Street Chic: New York

Photo: Anton Lombardi<p>A leather moto jacket adds just the right amount of edge to a bold patterned skirt.<p><b>Name:</b> Rochelle<p><b>Jacket:</b> Vintage (shop similar: 3.1 Phillip Lim or Free People)<p><b>Skirt:</b> Vintage (shop similar: RED Valentino or Marc by Marc Jacobs)<p><b>Shoes:</b> Jil Sander (shop similar: Kors Michael</b> …

Michael Kors

Save Big on Summer Travel in Japan

<i>Nebuta Matsuri. Festivals are at their best and brightest in the summer.</i><p>Over-the-top festivals, fireworks extravaganzas, street-side barbeques, a chorus of cicadas singing in every tree, shaved ice, colorful cotton <i>yukata</i> kimonos and the <i>clip clop</i> of wooden sandals: The sights, sounds and flavors of …

Get the Look: Pastel California Kitchen

Pastel California Kitchen Resources<p><b>Backsplash Tile:</b> ______________ <b><br>Cabinets:</b> ______________ <b><br>Countertops:</b> ______________ <b><br>Dishwasher:</b> ______________</b> …

Kitchens

Esquire Picks the Best Bars in the US for 2013

<i>Esquire</i> magazine has announced their Best Bars of 2013. Surprisingly, this year's roundup has zero NYC bars. Zilch. Anyway, drinks correspondent <b>David Wondrich</b> doesn't pick a city of the year this time around, but he does add five more bars to bring the list count up to 17 from 2012's 12. His picks …