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20 Things You Need To Give Up If You Want To Be Truly Happy

<i>“I don’t know what to do with my life…”</i><p>There have been many times in my life where I have been stuck and not known what to do next. I have agonized …

Motivation

The only thing making you unhappy are your own thoughts....

Relationships are complicated and when you’re unhappy, it can be difficult to tell what’s causing it and what needs to change.<p>Sometimes it’s as easy …

Engagement Rings

Sir Peter Blake’s dazzle ferry adds a splash of colour to the Mersey

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11 questions from Teletubbies we still want answered

<b>Like all 90s super groups, the Teletubbies are making a comeback.</b><p>Sixty new episodes are planned but the BBC has yet to announce when they will …

Evan Rachel Wood: Hollywood Has Better Roles for Older Women

The original provocateur on the merits of being brutally honest, what feminism really means, and the actress whose career she covets most.<p>Evan Rachel Wood has built her career on playing unexpected, edgy characters that don't conform to traditional Hollywood standards. And, in true Evan Rachel …

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

University of California

Korean Beauty Brands And Products To Know

The Korean beauty industry is pretty much always one step ahead of the game. After all, one of our holy grails—the BB cream—comes from Korea. And, luckily for our product-loving souls, Korean cosmetics are increasingly easier to come by in the US: They're now sold at Urban Outfitters and on many …

Cute

How To Watch "Fresh Off The Boat" With Your White Boyfriend

My name is Christine Lee, I am Korean-American, and I watched <i>Fresh Off the Boat —</i> the new ABC sitcom about an Asian-American family that moves to Orlando in 1995, inspired by chef Eddie Huang’s memoir — with my white boyfriend, Orion.<p>Orion had never watched an Asian-American sitcom. Because there …

Comedy

Stompy boots and hat hair are in, necks are out – eight things we learned from New York fashion week

New York fashion week autumn/winter 2015,Fashion,Life and style,New York fashion week,Fashion weeks,New York,US news<p>DKNY and Alexander Wang’s hat-flattened hair, Edun and Victoria Beckham’s gigantic woolly polo necks, Saint Laurent’s influence, plus sturdy coats are all on the way for autumn …

Girl accused of Slender Man stabbing believes character is real – psychologist

An attorney for one of two girls accused of stabbing their classmate to please horror character Slender Man tried to convince a judge Tuesday to move her case into juvenile court, arguing that his client is mentally disturbed and believed she had to kill to protect herself and her family from the …

Michele Ferrero obituary

When Michele Ferrero took over his family’s confectionery firm on the death of his uncle, Giovanni, in 1957, he wrote a letter to his employees. “I pledge myself to devote all my activities and all my efforts to this company,” it said. “And I assure you that I shall only feel satisfied when I have …

How to Make Getting Out of Bed in the Morning Easier

Getting out of bed can be tough. The alarm goes off and for a moment, you just stay in bed, warm and cozy, wishing that you didn't have to move. Of …

The Best Lesser-Known Services for Legally Streaming Movies and TV

It's easy to forget, but there are a lot more ways to stream movies and TV besides Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. Here are some of the best—sometimes …

Double-layered veils and despair … women describe life under Isis

Women living under Islamic State’s control in Iraq and Syria are facing increasingly harsh restrictions on movement and dress, which are rigorously enforced by religious police and are leading to resentment and despair among moderate Muslims.<p>Residents of Mosul, Raqqa and Deir el-Zour have told the …

Recipes for success: how to eat pancakes

It is Pancake Day today, which presents us with a problem: how to tackle a food that we hardly ever eat. But, no fear, How to eat is here, with a special Shrove Tuesday primer on all the crucial questions that a pancake can provoke. Crêpe or thick breakfast pancakes? Sweet or savoury? Jif or lemon …

Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Chocolate Muffins from Huckleberry

Purple Ombre Rose Cake - Forks In The Road

Yep, it’s one of those – ombre rose cakes seem to have popped up <i>everywhere</i> (by everywhere I mean on Tumblr and wedding Pinterest boards). I made a …

These Amazing Instagram Photos Of Finland Will Make You Appreciate Winter

Just stunning.<p>We have decided that we want to spend our next vacation staring at the stars and taking in the snow in Finland. Yes, that's right, we actually <i>want</i> to spend some time in the snow.<p>Once we saw Mikko Lagerstedt's Instagram photos of Finland, we were truly taken aback. The Finland-based …

Finland

Parisians ease burden of love with bolt-cutters

Locals hacked off with 'unsightly' love lock padlocks attached to the city's bridges as love tokens remove them with bolt-cutters<p>Romantic couples who spent Valentine's Day in Paris and decided to fasten "love locks" on the city's bridges were shocked to find locals armed with bolt-cutters removing …

Grammys 2015 Best Beauty Looks

Okay, we know: Tonight's show was about the music. But can we please take a minute to talk about the crazy-amazing beauty looks that happened? We're not used to seeing such rad, weird-in-the-<i>best</i>-way hair and makeup on the red carpet, where stars are infamous for playing it safe (read: boring). …

Red Carpet

Prince Charles asks why radicalised UK Muslims have failed to integrate

Prince Charles,Islamic State (Isis),UK news,World news,Jordan,Monarchy,Middle East and North Africa,MI5,MI6,King Abdullah,UK security and counter-terrorism,BBC,Media<p>Heir to throne blames growing number of Britons joining extremist organisations on ‘search for adventure and excitement’<p>The Prince of …

The DIY, Clutter-Free Photo Editing Workspace

London-based portrait photographer Tom Barnes has built himself one impressive, massive desk. It's as functional and clutter-free as it is unique.<p>The …

How to Keep Your Pets from Ruining Your Stuff

We try to domesticate our pets, but they're wild creatures at heart. Because of this, a lot of their instinctive habits can wreck our living space …

10 Reasons Not to Leave the Job You Hate

Juuuuust hear us out.<p>No matter how crazy you are about your career, chances are that at one point or another you've made like The Clash and posed yourself the question point-blank: Should I stay or should I go? Hell, for some, this might even be an everyday occurrence.<p>The conventional wisdom tends …

Employment

Animated GIFs Reveal the Retouching That Went Into Composited Photos

Ashot Gevorkyan is a professional photographer and retoucher based in Kaliningrad, Russia. He recently created a series of animated GIFs that offer a …

The Weird but Totally Mind-Blowing Skin Care Powers of Turmeric

It's been under our noses all along.<p>Recently, I had one of those <i>where have you been all my life</i> moments. Not with a guy, but with a spice tucked away in my kitchen cabinet that apparently has magical powers for skin.<p>Turmeric, or "haldi," is a deep orange root from India, where it's one of the …

Antioxidants

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. There are several different types of dream classifications, including nightmares, recurring dreams and lucid dreams. Let's look briefly in detail at some distinct forms of dreaming.<p>Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes …

Sleep Disorders

Ancient underwater forest discovered off Norfolk coast

Nature experts have discovered a remarkable submerged forest thousands of years old under the sea close to the Norfolk coast.<p>The trees were part of an area known as 'Doggerland' which formed part of a much bigger area before it was flooded by the North Sea.<p>It was once so vast that hunter-gatherers …