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B&N Readouts

The children rejoiced. They rollicked in the streets. Victory! they shouted, banging on pans, climbing up streetlamps, leaping off stoops. Victory in …

How To: Picking the right size road bike handlebars

Selecting the correct handlebar can make a huge difference in the comfort and quality of your ride every time you get on your bike. Photo courtesy of …

Tie your shoes the Ukrainian way

The "Ukrainian lacing" method puts a pair of loops in both sets of top eyelets, cross-laces to the bottom, and anchors the laces with a pair of …

Why Does Time Exist?

<i>Part 5 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Shifting Time<p><b>About Sean Carroll's TED Talk</b><p>Cosmologist Sean Carroll tackles a deceptively simple question: Why does time exist at all? The potential answers point to a surprising view of the nature of the universe, and our place in it.<p><b>About Sean Carroll</b><p>Sean …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in the U.S.

Explore the best drives in the United States for motorcyclists.<p>There’s something uniquely satisfying about touring by motorcycle. The enhanced sense of freedom. The heightened adventure and awareness as you sweep through twisties and curves. You could never get so close to nature's beauty from …

The 100 Happiest Dog Pictures Of All Time

Soooo many smiles.

Yes, there really is a giant Android robot urinating on the Apple logo in Google Maps

Hear that whimpering? It's probably the sound of an over-zealous intern that's about to have a rather uncomfortable talk with a Google supervisor. Or …

The 4 Steps To Align Your Life With Your True Self

Mid-life brings about many transitions. Children leaving home, aging parents, divorce, remarriage, and career changes can leave us asking the …

Self-help

'The Greasy Hand Preachers' Trailer, a Movie About Motorcycle Enthusiasts

The Greasy Hand Preacher is a feature film which explores the revival of manual labor mechanics,<p>The <i>Greasy Hand Preacher</i> is a feature film which …

Here Are 10 Specific Ways Money Can Buy You Happiness

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a user asked: "What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?" One of the most popular answers came from Quora contributor and former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong.</i><p>* * *<p>By Yishan Wong<p>Here's one that goes against a lot of …

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

Your mind is the most powerful tool you have for the creation of good in your life, but if not <i>used</i> correctly, can also be the most destructive force …

Dancer Captures Elegant Photos of His Gravity-Defying Movements Frozen in Time

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou's self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions–photography and …

Photography

Sidewalk Flowers: An Illustrated Ode to Presence and the Everyday Art of Noticing in a Culture of Productivity and Distraction

A gentle wordless celebration of the true material of aliveness.<p><i>“How we spend our days, of course, is how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her magnificent defense of living with presence. But in our age of productivity, we spend our days running away from boredom, never mind its creative …

You Don't Have to Be Rich to Retire Happy (In Fact, Far From It)

We all hope to "retire" someday.<p>(Why did I put "retire" in quotes? Because most of us don't want the freedom to sit around and do nothing -- instead …

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

18 Ebooks to Help You Start Your New Year Off Right

If you have plans and hopes to get some areas of your life in order this coming year, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite 18 ebooks to help you …

100 things we didn't know last year

<b>Interesting and unexpected facts can emerge from daily news stories and the Magazine picks out such snippets for its weekly feature, 10 things we didn't know last week. Here's an almanac of the best of 2014.</b><p><b>1. The Pentagon has</b> a plan for combating a zombie apocalypse.<p>Find out more (Foreign</b> …

Los Angeles

Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryIt’s Time to Forgive <i>The Joy Luck Club</i> Inkoo Kang The landmark film beautifully portrayed the Asian American experience. Then Asian …

Meet 8 parents who nailed it in 2014

From working out with their babies to lip-syncing with their teens, parents in 2014 inspired us to savor the moment, think outside the box and most importantly, laugh our way through the challenges.<p>These videos and pictures remind us that whether our little ones cover themselves in paint, develop …

Parenting

The scientific evidence against spanking, timeouts, and sleep training

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors has gathered to hear psychotherapist Tina Bryson speak about neuroscience, mentorship, and camping. She is in Minnesota by invitation of the camp. Chippewa is at the front of a movement to …

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Art

19 Holiday Gifts for the Little One

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How to Establish a Morning Routine for Kids That Actually Works

Getting an entire family up, dressed, fed, and out the door before the sun even comes up could easily be a recipe for disaster (or at least a …

31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

The best way to stay warm is to start eating and drinking and never stop.

12 podcasts that will tell you a fantastic story

It's official — the popular podcast <i>Serial</i> has surpassed 5 million downloads, making it the fastest podcast of all time to reach this milestone.<p>This …

5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are approximately 1.3 million apps available for our smartphones and tablets. Many are simply a bad idea. Most are average in use or scope. Fortunately, some very innovative developers have changed the way we used to do things for the better. Here are five mind-boggling apps that I know …

Chorizo and Scrambled Egg Breakfast Tacos

For a vegetarian version, substitute Soyrizo for the chorizo.

Breakfast

How to Make Your Own Custom Cheese Board

When dreaming up our next round of Brit Kits, one DIY came to mind that combined our love of sketching, burning (don’t lie you love it too), and entertaining. So we grabbed a plain cutting board, a pencil and a wood burning tool and got to work making these beautiful serving boards to show off at …