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10 best online furniture stores you need to check out now

Need a new corner table but can’t bother trudging through your city’s design district? <i>Vogue</i> points to homegrown online furniture and decor stores …

55-foot sculpture of nude woman draws criticism in Northern California

A statue at a Northern California college campus has come under fire as some residents near the school have questioned whether the 55-foot nude woman is appropriate public art.<p>CBS San Francisco reported Monday that only a pair of legs has been raised at the new San Leandro tech campus. Some …

Northern California

7 Quotes that Will Stop You from Holding On When You Should Let Go

One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go – whether it’s guilt, anger, love or loss. Change is never easy – you fight to hold on and you fight …

12 Quick and Super Easy DIY Tutorials You’ll Want to Try This Weekend

Pinterest makes everything look pretty and easy, but there's no end to DIY fails on the Internet. Of course, some of the prettiest things on the …

This 4K time-lapse of Grand Teton required nearly a month to create

More Than Just Parks has released its latest video, showcasing the majestic Grand Teton National Park. A mix of mostly time-lapse photography and …

Time-lapse Photography

An Expert Flipper’s Guide to Making Money Flea Market Flipping

To my friends I’m known as the ‘go-to’ guy for deals. When anyone is looking to buy something at a discounted price, they ask me if I already own it, …

The empath's guide: Awareness is the greatest predictor of happiness, success, and health… but what about self-discipline?

Every so-called guru talks about the subconscious mind, and such nonsense.<p>What they don't talk about is how much of what is happening, what is real, …

Recently Discovered Rock Paintings May Change Machu Picchu's History as We Know It

Considered a masterpiece of architecture and engineering, Machu Picchu, declared one of the New 7 Wonders of the World in 2007, never ceases to …

Machu Picchu

Manage Your Own 401(k) or IRA, John Oliver Style | Investopedia

In a June 2016 episode of “Last Week Tonight,” host and satirist John Oliver spent about 20 minutes excoriating an entire class of professionals who …

How We’ll Put a Carbon Nanotube Computer in Your Hand

<b>The silicon semiconductor industry</b> has chugged along for more than 50 years. Like a steamroller, it has trundled over bumps and holes, while defying …

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

United Methodist church elects first openly gay bishop despite marriage ban

• The Rev Karen Oliveto was one of three gay clerics nominated<br>• Evangelicals within church say election could lead ‘to the brink of schism’<p>The western district of the United Methodist church (UMC) elected an openly gay bishop on Friday, despite its ban on same-sex relationships. The Rev Karen Oliveto …

The Fastest Way to Your Own Happiness

As you build your compassion muscle, you will be able to witness someone's suffering without looking away or getting so involved that you lose yourself.<p><i>"The fastest way to your own happiness is to make another happy." -- Deepak Chopra</i><p>And the same is true for reducing suffering. So today, I want to …

Happiness

The Six Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day

I admit I stole this title. Part of being productive is to piggyback on the shoulders of greatness. So I decided to write down what six things I do every day that help me with productivity. They make work for you. Or not. They work for me, although I always need to improve.<p>About six years ago I …

Colourful New Architectural Watercolors | Modern Art Movements To Inspire Your Design

Polish watercolor artist Maja Wronska continues to color explosively colourful depictions of European structure, most not too long ago in Poznań, …

The whole truth about Van Gogh's ear, and why his 'mad genius' is a myth

A new exhibition claims Vincent Van Gogh’s mental illness hampered his work, rather than drove his singular vision – and presents fresh medical evidence about his notorious self-mutilation<p>Madness terrified Vincent van Gogh, yet he also wondered if it was inseparable from artistic genius. In letters …

‘We are better than these tragedies’: A Minnesota chief’s powerful call for national police reform

By Peter Holley<p>Peter Holley<p>Technology reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>There are many powerful voices calling for reconciliation and reform after a historically violent week in which Americans witnessed police killing black men in Minnesota and Louisiana, followed by a mass shooting that killed five …

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