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150+ Educational Websites For Lifelong Learners

This list keeps being updated with more online educational resources:<p>Take a look at EVERLEARNERS.COM<p>If you are anything like me, you have discovered …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

What Etsy Does When Things Go Wrong: A 7-Step Guide

An excerpt from Etsy’s upcoming debriefing guide outlines how you, too, can adopt the company’s blameless approach to understanding how things go wrong.<p><i>“The purpose of an investigation is to understand how things usually go right as a basis for explaining how things occasionally go wrong.”<br>—Erik</i> …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2016

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Lena Dunham and Gina Rodriguez on the Power of Activism

If you’ve ever tuned into Lena Dunham’s podcast series, Women Of The Hour, then you’ll know what to expect—honest, yet often hilarious, conversations …

Election / Depression / Apocalypse Playlist

<b>Feeling depressed? Angry? Self-righteous? Victorious? Nothing? Just feeling? Henry Oliver presents a playlist for nine emotional responses to</b> …

5 Meditation Apps to Help You Relax After the Election

If you’ve felt stressed and anxious throughout this election cycle, you’re not alone. As one of the most monumental presidential elections comes to a …

People Have Fallen In Love With This Puppy Enjoying His First Puppuccino

More cups, more pups.

Pets

23 Brilliant Ways to Use Up Your Candy Stash

We scoured the web looking for enticing and novel uses of drugstore candy bars, perfect for using up your leftover Halloween candy stash. Be warned: these treats aren't messing around. Side effects of flipping through this roundup may include hunger pangs, nostalgia, and an overwhelming impulse to …

Dessert

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

18 facts about 'The Goonies' in honor of the film's 30th anniversary

<i>The Goonies</i>, the cult film that features an all-kid cast, just turned 30 this weekend.<p>The classic 80's film is a story about a group of working-class …

Facts About Social Anxiety Disorder

Depression

20 New Food Books to Read This Summer

Whether you're into something light and quick or more pensive and poignant, here are 20 new food books for you to read this summer.<p>It's summer, which means it's prime season for reading for pleasure, so here's our food lovers' guide to the new books coming out. Whether you want something light and …

Books

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

How the Chicago Bulls Jersey Became a New Global Street Style Obsession

Forget florals for spring. From Nike Flyknit–style body-con at <b>Alexander Wang</b> to tech-mesh dresses at Lacoste, the cooler influence on the season's collections was retro sportswear. Off the runway, a nineties mood also held sway over local street style—varsity jackets, ubiquitous Adidas Stan …

Street Style

Death Cab for Cutie, Seth Cohen and the Indie Influence of the Teen TV Soundtrack

This year Death Cab for Cutie released their eighth studio album <i>Kintsugi</i>, but for many they were cast in amber back in the mid-2000s, reaching millions of listeners via their recurring storyline in the teen melodrama "The O.C." Suddenly the Washington band went from being "hermits in (their) own …

How much space the average rent gets you across the U.S.

If you think your apartment is the size of a closet, raise your hand.<p>We see you, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Since the median rental price for a …

Choosing a college major? Read this first

People pick a college major for all kinds of reasons, of course, some of which have little or nothing to do with money. Even so, and especially now …

Duchovny Goes Electric

I have been instructed to meet David Duchovny in Santa Monica at 3:30 p.m. on a Thursday. I roll up to a mutually agreed-upon restaurant at 3:20. …

Speedboat

Gardening 101: How to Use Eggshells in the Garden

Last fall I started collecting eggshells after I read an article on Real Farmacy that touted their usefulness in the garden for everything from …

Gardening

What Killed The Infographic?

If you’ve seen fewer experimental data visualizations lately, it’s only because the medium has grown up and gotten a job.<p>A few years ago, the Internet was awash in groundbreaking data visualizations. There was Aaron Koblin’s deeply influential map of flight patterns around the U.S. Periscopic’s …

Genius idea turns Albert Einstein's handwriting into a font

Soon, you'll be able to write like a genius without actually being one.<p>Typographer Harald Geisler from Frankfurt, Germany wants to turn Albert …

Three Strong Steps To Combat Anxiety And Insecurity

Although what you dread is in the future, your feelings of anxiety are in the present moment. When these anxieties are parasitic, they drain your …

3D-Printed Nests Bring Birds Back Into Cities

A team of architects and designers have come together to explore how 3D printing technology can help our flying friends. Printednest aims to bring birds back into cities with its 3D-printed bird feeders. As 3D Print states, “Designed to adhere to the smooth, exterior surfaces of urban structures …

Birds

A psychologist discovered the secret to never getting frustrated

The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn't listening.<p>And sometimes these all happen to you <i>on the same day</i>.<p>What's the fix for this? One guy came up with a solution that deals with all of these problems — and more.<p>Albert Ellis was quite a …

The Art of Error: 12 Cool and Creative 404 Pages

Making your 404 page fun is only half the battle — there’s still a lot of practical factors to keep in mind. In closing, let’s review some general tips to remember when covering your mistakes:<p><b>Link to Popular Posts —</b> Take advantage of the fact that your user may not know where to go next. Recommend …

eBooks

11 of the Best Android Apps from March 2015

With voice calling on WhatsApp, the first sighting of Meerkat on Android and a number of other notable names hitting the virtual shelves, March was a busy month in the the Google Play store.<p>Here, we’ve got the best new and updated apps from last month in one place for your easy perusal. We’ve split …

Apps

10+ Gorgeous Green Living Rooms

In colors ranging from lime to mint, these gathering spaces are for green lovers.<p>In colors ranging from lime to mint, see pictures of 10 of our favorite green living room designs.

The 7 Most Gloriously Disgusting Ballpark Snacks of 2015

Who needs hamburger buns when you can use two entire funnel cakes?<p>Sunday is Opening Day for the 2015 Major League Baseball season, which means this is the week the public found out what to expect on the only official roster that really matters: The ballpark menu, of course.<p>The New York Mets, the …

Texas Rangers