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The Top 30 Adventure Destinations for 2016

Looking for the ultimate adrenaline rush? Take a vacation full of adventures this year! Whether you need to get away for the weekend or knock something off your bucket list - the world has so much to offer. Assimilating into the different rhythms and ways of an unknown city is the best way to learn …

Adventure Travel

Kevan Jones: How charities like Rethink can help us 'come out' about mental illness

Since Kevan Jones revealed he suffered from depression to Parliament, he has been determined to get employers to treat mental illness seriously<p>It was when Kevan Jones dropped a bottle of milk that he realised he was in bad way. “Everyone’s dropped a bottle of milk, getting it out of the fridge. But …

Mental Health

7 Reasons Adult Coloring Books Are Great for Your Mental, Emotional and Intellectual Health

There are many times when I suggest adult coloring books to patients, and they look at me like perhaps we should be switching seats. However, time and again, they come back to me and tell me how beneficial they find them to be. Many psychologists and therapists "prescribe" these to patients for …

Mental Health

14 Books That Inspired Steve Jobs

Why did Apple “think different?”<p>Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>“The reason that …

Literature

5 Lies Ruining Your Mental Health

One in five Americans experience a mental health problem in any given year. Yet many people suffer with their symptoms in silence. The stigma that continues to surround mental health problems prevents individuals from getting the help they need.<p>It's a common problem I've seen in my therapy office. …

Mental Health

The 7 Most Common Bootstrapping Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make During Their First Year | Inc.com

What’s the number one reason why startups fail? They run out of money. When you’re bootstrapping your business, cash is king. You need to make sure your runway extends as long as possible before the revenue starts rolling in.<p>Even if you’re an entrepreneur who wants to eventually seek external …

Small Business

Scientists Create Electronic Circuits In Living Roses

A circuit by any other name would smell as sweet<p>Fusing machines and animals is a fairly common theme in both science and science fiction. You've heard of cyborg cockroaches, DIY cyborgs, and the Borg.<p>But what about melding plants and machines? That's something that hasn't been attempted as much. In …

DIY Disco Ball Christmas Tree

What better excuse to keep your tree up for a few weeks after Christmas than DISCO BALLS? It's perfect for NYE too!<p>79<p>454

Decorations

DIY Heat Transfer Patterned Cushion

A Must-Read Novel Complete With Mermaids

Lydia Millet is one of our shrewdest, most observant novelists—a wicked satirist who knows how to skewer but at the same time a storyteller with …

Books

The Kingdom of Wrenly: The Secret World of Mermaids by Jordan Quinn

‘I really like this book because I think it teaches an important lesson: trust builds over time.’<p>This book’s main characters are the prince of Wrenly named Prince Lucas and their family royal seamstress’s daughter Clara.<p>The story is all about Prince Lucas dreaming about a land of mermaids and …

Mermaids

Women Turned Into Mermaids And Fulfilled All Their Childhood Dreams

Watch out, Ariel – There are new mermaids in town.

Finish Line for the Race for Water Odyssey

Changing Planet<p><b>After a exceptionnal journey, the Race for Water Odyssey (R4WO) returned to Bordeaux, France , last week concluding an unprecedented human and scientific adventure which took the team to 17 locations, ranging from very remote islands to important international cities across the</b> …

On Location: Five Scene-Stealing ‘Star Wars’ Sets

They may not be in a galaxy far, far away, but exotic locales such as the soaring sand dunes of Abu Dhabi and Iceland’s bubbling calderas help give <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b>—which hits theaters in December—an otherworldly spirit similar to the original trilogy’s.<p>Die-hard fans ritually tour Star …

What Goes Into the Perfect Eyeliner Collection? A Pro’s Guide to Painting It Black

The adrenaline-fueled appeal of Black Friday—i.e., powering through crowds on foot to snag time-sensitive sales—can seem <i>slightly</i> excessive for the click-and-ship generation. But its ability to inspire extracurricular purchasing still burns bright. That’s why, with party season approaching, there’s …

Ocelot Kittens Spotted at Greenville Zoo

The Greenville Zoo, in South Carolina, celebrated the birth of two female Ocelot kittens on August 15th. The kittens are the first offspring for …

Wildlife

They're Home! They're Crazy!

I picked up four groggy little kittens from the shelter at 4:30 yesterday afternoon. They slept during the whole car ride, and when we got them home …

Living Rooms

Disabled Dog With an Adorable Underbite Learns to Walk Then Run With a New Set of Prosthetic Legs

A sweet little blonde chihuahua named Daisy, who has underdeveloped front legs that make her hop like a bunny and terrific underbite, underwent an …

Pets