Ali Kohler

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8 Closets That Aren't Closets Anymore

These DIYers found extra living space in their home's smallest spots. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com<p>It's unlikely that you lament about having <i>too much</i> closet space in your home, but have you ever considered what you might gain from repurposing one altogether? We know, …

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These 11 Speeches from the Last Two Centuries Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Vintage Windmill Wings Repurposed as a Decor • Recyclart

These icons are becoming rare when driving across the USA, so if they pull at your heartstrings too, better snap it …

How I Finally Made My Wife Understand What It's Like to Be Depressed

Mel and I were in our bedroom chatting about my anxiety and depression problems. It was evening, and our three kids were in bed.<p>The doctor recently increased my depression medication and it had been making me distant.<p>"Does this mean you're getting worse?" she asked. She was changing into her …

Peering inside a batterer's mind -- and his victim's soul

<b>(CNN) —</b> He's nothing like I imagined. His demeanor is gentle, his smile and handshake warm, his words friendly and measured. He asks permission before taking a bite of his takeout salad.<p>Where's the batterer I've come to meet? The man who grabbed, pushed and punched a woman he claimed to love? The …

Thirteen Reasons Why

• <b>Author:</b> Jay Asher<p><b>THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER</b><p><b>**THE BOOK THAT STARTED IT ALL, NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES**</b><br>“Eerie, beautiful, and devastating.” —<i>Chicago Tribune</i><br>“A stealthy hit with staying power. . . . thriller-like pacing.” —<i>The New York Times</i><br>“<i>Thirteen Reasons Why</i> will leave …

11 People On Misperceptions They Had About Sex When They Were Kids

1. Jessica, 20<p>I used to think that babies were made when two naked people kissed.<p>I also used that think that a period was like a one-time thing—not …

New Research Suggests Small High Schools May Help After All

Findings from a new long-term study of small high schools in New York City show the approach may not only boost a student's chances of enrolling in college but also cost less per graduate.<p>The city began an intensive push to create smaller learning communities in its high schools in 2002. That year, …

Why Doctors Should Be English Majors in College

English is not a useless college degree.<p>Intellectually I always knew this, but I learned the truth of it this past summer in an Emergency Room while I was at the bedside of a patient who died.<p>Having read great literature helped me process and understand what had happened -- and how to manage the …

SF Said: Books showed me it was all right to be different

Whenever I visit schools, there’s one question I’m always asked: “What’s your real name?” I explain that SF Said is my real name. The initials stand for Arabic Muslim names, because my family is originally from the Middle East. My name is ordinary if you speak Arabic, but unpronounceable if you …

This Man Is on a Quest to Have Coffee with Each of His 1,088 Facebook Friends

It seems that all it takes to make the news these days is a social media account and a bizarre quest of some sort. Like this Australian man, who is …

What's on Ben Affleck's Bookshelf?

The actor-screenwriter-director is into the whole truth (and nothing but)—whether it's a classic guide to good grammar or exposés of crooked foreign …

F*ck Happiness, I’ll Take Freedom Instead.

I’ve wasted my life trying to be happy.<p>F*ck, I’ve relentlessly stalked and chased after Mr. Super-Sexy, Ever-Elusive Happiness, but I’m done.<p>I’ve …