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The Secret of How Hypnosis Really Works

When Dr. David Spiegel emerged from a three-hour shoulder surgery in 1972, he didn’t use any pain meds to recover. Instead, he hypnotized himself. It …

A Favorite Italian Seafood Salad (+ A Trick for *Really* Getting Octopus Tender)

Summer in Italy, to Italians, means time spent by the sea, browning in the sun, long evening walks to the local gelateria, and eating fresh seafood. If you don't already live by the sea, it's the escape plan for most city-dwellers.<p>Octopus and potato salad, <i>polpo e patate</i>, is a favorite dish all …

Smart Steps Boomers Should Take to Avoid High Taxes at 401k Withdrawal

By Sergey Sanko<p>In Personal Finance, Retirement<p>Eventually, you’re going to need to make a 401k withdrawal. That’s the entire point of your retirement …

5 tiny off-grid pods that could replace your house

As energy and housing costs rise around the country, more and more people are opting for tiny houses and seeking ways to make their homes energy efficient , or even self-sufficient.<p>Small, off-grid pods allow residents to do both — they take up very little space, can often be easily moved or …

Architecture

11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers

Use these techniques from top TED speakers to take your presentations to the next level.<p>There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented …

18 Northern French Dishes So Good You'll Want To Move There

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4 Stories Great Leaders Tell To Engage Their People

German novelist and playwright Gustav Freytag wanted to understand how storytelling impacted the human psyche. He wondered, “What makes a story so engaging that it changes a person’s behavior?” After studying William Shakespeare’s work, Freytag designed a map of storytelling—a key that explained …

This iPhone App Lets You Stream Millions Of Songs Free And Legally

Everybody likes something for free, and most paid streaming music services tend to offer some kind of limited sampler for prospective users to …

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The 10 Trendiest Haircuts For Winter 2017

Go a little shorter ahead of a long winter.<p>You know what they say: when the temperature drops, it's time for a chop. Okay, maybe nobody says that, but the sentiment still holds true. There's no better way to gear up for a new season than with a hair transformation, either big or small. Ahead, 10 of …

The Best Lessons from 40 Holiday Cookbooks

From better salad dressings to flakier pie crust, here are tips from the best holiday cookbooks.<p><i>This season’s list of exceptional cookbooks is long</i> …

Why It's Totally NOT Weird To Let Strangers Cook In Your House

If being able to rent someone's home has revolutionized the hotel industry, then renting a chef has revolutionized the restaurant one.<p>Services like Feastly, Kitchit and EatWith are becoming hip with diners in big cities -- many of the services involve shopping through dining "experiences" online, …

Food & Dining

Roasted Herb and Spice Chickpeas

Chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans, are healthy and fun to nibble on, and this recipe makes them spicy, delicious, crispy and super snackable. Serve warm, straight out of the oven, or store in an airtight container.<p>Ingredients<p>1 ½ cups dried chickpeas soaked overnight in cold water, or 2 (15oz) …

Food

6 Wineries to Visit in North Carolina

I confess that I’ve always been a little bit wary of The South.<p><i>Dan Dunn is taking an extensive road trip across America to research his forthcoming</i> …

How to Make a Wreath, Step by Step

<i>Today: We're wreathed in smiles, and here's why.</i><p>If you think of wreaths as staunchly holiday-only, we’re here to convince you otherwise. With the right foliage, a wreath can work in any season—consider them a longer-lasting version of a bouquet. They’re a beautiful way to decorate your door …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

Freelancing

31 Psychological Life Hacks That You Can Exploit To Give Yourself An Advantage In Social Settings

By hoK leahciM,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1pKhb89<p>Impress your friends. Find a potential date. This is how you can manipulate people. You can …

20 Ways to Travel Better (PHOTOS)

There are two types of travelers in this world: those who put up with the difficulties and occasional indignities of travel and those who are determined to triumph over them.<p>If you're in the former camp, take note: with so much new technology available at your fingertips--and so many companies …

Mobile Devices

Articles about 10 perfect pieces small space living on Dwell.com - Dwell

Multifunctional furniture can make a small space a lot more livable.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed …

These 10 Spices Will Instantly Make You A Better Cook

For all of you out there who think you just can't cook, we have something to tell you: yes, you can. Julia Child wasn't lying when she said anyone can cook. She may have been talking about French cooking, but it's true for all types of cuisine.<p>There's no magic to cooking. People aren't born with a …

Spice Spice Baby: 17 Ways to Organize Your Spices

You like your meatballs a-spicy. Your lamb kebabs? Seasoned with skill. And you wouldn’t think of putting a bland salad anywhere near your dinner guests. Forget being a spice cadet. You’re a lieutenant of tang. And with your spice selection working so hard, it deserves a proper home that’s prettier …

Gardening 101: How to Root Herbs in Water

Rooting herbs in water is so easy to do that the first time it happened to me was a surprise. A friend brought me a housewarming gift–a bouquet of …

10 Chinese Herbs to Cure What Ails You

Can Chinese herbs cure what ails you? Western medicine, which has been slow to embrace the 5,000-year-old practice of traditional Chinese medicine, …