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How To Save Notes in Notification Center on Your iPhone

I’m pretty forgetful. When I’m traveling or I need to remember something for a while, I usually choose to note it down somewhere – my iPhone. But …

15 Incredible Monuments That Honor American Soldiers

Memorial Day honors the brave men and women who served in the nation’s armed forces. One fitting way to recognize that sacrifice is to visit a …

Korean War

Brain Pickings

Happy 199th birthday, Charlotte Brontë! Celebrate with her beautiful and heartbreaking love letters: …

Castles Designed with Anti-Ninja Flooring

A clever bird-mimicking 17th-Century security system<p>The problem with ninjas is that they're very quiet. They sneak into your castle at night, evading …

Noisey - VICE Video: Documentaries, Films, News Videos

Dark Sky Has A New Owner

By Adam Grossman on .<p>The short version: Prior to December 31st, ownership of The Dark Sky Company was split evenly between Jay and myself. As of …

How to (Truly) Improve Your Luck

In 1938, a Detroit street sweeper named Joseph Figlock saved the life of a baby falling from an apartment building. A lucky moment, indeed. It was …

The hidden cost of Gangnam Style

<b>What humanity could achieve if it weren’t galloping in front of computer screens</b><p>THE loony music video “Gangnam Style” surpassed two billion views on …

Nahoko Koyama makes boring ol' lightbulbs into yummy swirls and balls of ice cream when screwed unto his Whippy lamp design.

Artist Piotr Bockenheim Puts Your Easter Egg Decorating to Shame with His Intricately Carved Goose Shells | Colossal

<p>Unless you spent hundreds upon hundreds of hours with a tiny electric drill carving intricate patterns into eggshells the last few months, you may …

Prison Reform is Bigger in Texas

It appears Rick Perry is going to run for president again in 2016.<p>Perry, 65, will leave the governor’s office next January after serving for 14 …

Grilled Brie & Pear Sandwich - Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

9 Sustainable Fashion Brands That Produce Ethically in Bangladesh

With the death toll from the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh topping 800, calls to boycott the Western brands and retailers linked to the …

21 Fruit Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier.

<b>#1. Better way to peel mandarin orange.</b> <b><br>#2. Use orange peel for candles.</b> <b><br>#3. Ice cream without dairy. Just ripe frozen bananas with a little water.</b><p><b>#4.</b> …

When can police search your car?

While police generally need a warrant to search you or your property — during a traffic stop, police only need probable cause to legally search your …

Fourth Amendment

15 Very Specific Colors You Didn't Know Had Names

Go beyond the crayon box with these little-known colors. Hey, you might even find a new shade for your living room walls.<p>1. Filemot<p>It sounds like an …

Northern Italy

On Counting What is Precious

On counting what is precious. In famine, the number of dried beans in the cupboard; in abundance, piles of chicken bones and empty wine bottles. In …

10 Best Mail-Order Meat Companies

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55+ Best Men's Online Shops For Fashion & Clothes

Online shopping is the final frontier of the retail experience. It’s a burgeoning marketplace accessible from your smartphone, and the virtual stores …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sales<p>Sweater season is coming.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Drinking<p>Say goodbye to the stuffy speakeasy.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView …

Ultimate Cleaning Tips & Tricks Guide: 31 Ideas For A Sparkling Home

Although cleaning the house is not my favorite activity, I always love the results. That feeling of accomplishment when you see the whole place …

A Photographer's Guide to the First Amendment (and what to do if you get arrested)

Released By Love: A Behind The Scenes Look at a Unique Engagement Concept

Simeon Quarrie of Vivida is back at it again, giving us a behind the scenes look at yet another of his equal parts intricate and subtle pre-wedding …

Welcome to Sealand: a Sovereign Nation

In the choppy North Sea about six miles off the English coast, a floating, rusty World War II fort is a self-proclaimed independent nation. Owned by …

The State of LTE

This summer OpenSignal published its first Global State of Mobile Networks report, which examined the overall speed and accessibility of mobile data …

Sublime mashups of present-day London with old paintings

Redditer shystone took some old paintings of London and placed them in context against the modern cityscape of London to impressive effect. All the …

Creative Candleholder Turns Melted Wax into New Candle

<i>Rekindle Candle</i> is an ingenious product developed by designer Benjamin Shine that doubles as a candlestick holder and maker. The simple design, which greatly increases the reusability of the candle, works as both a pedestal for the illuminating stick and a sort of basin to collect the liquefied …