Brittany Proffitt

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At L.A. County cemetery, unclaimed dead await a final resting place

Clear shipping tape covers the oversized ledger, holding together the corners. Its 1,000 pages threaten to overwhelm the three large flat-head screws that clamp the spine. Inside, names and dates fill row after row in near-perfect script.<p>This is the book of the unclaimed dead.<p><b>------------<br>FOR THE</b> …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

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Summer treasure hunt: 6 ways to cook with weeds from your garden

Summer is the perfect season to forage for wild foods. Edible plants and sweet berries are everywhere this time of year, and they add local flavor to everything from salads and sandwiches to desserts and drinks. It's best to learn about foraging in-person with an expert guide, but your own garden …

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Will You Have the Friends You Need When You Need Them the Most?

If your life suddenly fell apart today, who are the first three women you'd call? Who are your intention holders -- those friends who are there for you no matter what, as confidantes and cheerleaders as you overcome adversity or celebrate accomplishments?<p>In today's busy, hyper-connected world, …

Drew Barrymore supports foster kids as the 'Mother of Dragons'

Drew Barrymore and her daughters are doing good and looking good! The actress posed for an Instagram photo Thursday with Olive, 20 months, and Frankie, 2 months. The "Blended" star didn't share the family picture just for the heck of it, however—she did it to fundraise.<p>"To buy this Mother of …

Lana Del Rey: ‘I Wish I Was Dead Already’

Lana Del Rey wants to die so badly, she wishes she was already dead, or so she told British newspaper <i>The Guardian</i>. When the subjects of Kurt Cobain …