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The Ultimate 50 States Reading List

Join us on a reading road trip.<p>Explore the United States with this coast-to-coast reading list. We’ve compiled 50 books (and plays!) set in the 50 …

Ultimate California National Park Adventures for your Bucket List

There are plenty of adventures you can experience not far from the hustle and bustle of cities in California. With an extensive amount of national …

National Parks

13 Podcasts You Should Listen To, Based On Your Favorite Books

Finding your new favorite podcast = easier than ever.<p>There are thousands of podcasts about any conceivable topic, which makes it that much more intimidating to get started if you’re a podcast newbie.<p>So here are 13 podcasts that you might like, based on 13 books that are at the top of best-seller …

Searching for Syria

What was Syria like before the war?<p>Source<i>keyboard_arrow_down</i><p>Perhaps more familiar than you think.<p>Source<i>keyboard_arrow_down</i><p>Not long ago, Syria was at …

From gonzo class analysis to a retrospective about racism, here are some books that bring context to a bleak political period<p>In the 70s and the 80s, the young Donald Trump was mentored by none other than Roy Cohn, the infamous cold war prosecutor who helped send the almost certainly innocent Ethel …

African-American News

7 Books That Inspire Kids to Be Grateful

<i>Share these books with your kids to inspire good and give thanks, from our friends at Common Sense Media.</i><p>Looking for ways to raise kids who are grateful for their blessings? This list of books will inspire kids from toddlers to teens to be thankful well past Thanksgiving. From picture books for …

Kids

New York,Donald Trump,Art,US elections 2016,US news,Art and design<p>An art installation has been set up on the walls of a 14th Street subway stop, encouraging people to put their thoughts on Post-it notes to protest Trump’s election win. The idea was created by the artist Levee, and hundreds of …

Art

The 40 Books That Saved My Life

Oh my god, another list of books I should read! I can’t help it, though.<p>These are the books I return to when I need help, guidance, solace in my life.<p>…

Books

17 pieces of advice that will change the way you see the world

There's nothing more motivating than good advice. Hearing the right words at the right time can change your perspective, address a problem you haven't been able to articulate, or just remind you what's <i>really</i> important.<p>We scoured Reddit threads for people who've heard life-changing advice that …

11 tiny daily habits that are wasting your time — even if you don't notice you're doing them

We're <i>all</i> running out of time. There aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done. That's just life.<p>However, if you feel like your inability to schedule your days is ruining your performance at work, that's probably a bad sign.<p>It's important to identify and drop harmful time-wasting …

10 TED talks that will teach you how to sound smarter

If you need help figuring out which ones to watch, you're in luck. TED has curated playlists so you can dig into a particular topic.<p>Here are TED talks from linguists, literary critics, psychologists, dictionary editors and the word-obsessed that will pique the interest of any verbivore.

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Why I'm Coming Out as Bipolar

Tales of a Serial Entrepreneur<p>My therapist thinks I'm crazy for writing publicly that I'm bipolar. Well, she thinks I'm crazy in general, but then again, that's why I see her. Everyone, though, is crazy in their own way. In fact, it's perfectly normal to be crazy. The only question is what form …

These Illustrations Show What It's Like To Live With Anxiety

Catherine Lepage makes emotions digestible with quaint illustrations.<p>If you know someone who suffers from anxiety but are yourself calm and collected, imagining his inner life poses a particular challenge. You may know about his side effects -- that he has trouble sleeping, say -- but can you place …

Satirical Cartoons Show the Abridged Version of Famous Books

You can spend semesters in school deconstructing famous books. The symbolism! The prose! The elaborate plots! Or you can get a crash course in the …

20 Places That Are Straight Out of Fairy Tales

Visiting these real-world places is like jumping into the pages of a story book, where castles sit on clouds and forests are carpeted with flowers. This gallery was originally published in 2015. It has been updated with new information.<p>City Palace: Jaipur, India<p>Ashikaga Flower Park: Ashikaga, …

Two Years and Nearly 7,000 Photos of Canada's Northern Lights in Three Minutes

Sit back and relax with this one. It takes a lot of time and talent to create a final work of time-lapse art this breathtaking and impressive. It …

Modern living, home design ideas, inspiration, and advice. - Dwell

If you've gotten the spring-cleaning fever, put that newfound energy into good use with this ultimate eight-step guide.<p>Put your corridors to work as storage, seating, or gallery space with these ideas.<p>Thanks to a recent remodel, this four-bedroom property asking $2,000,000 is filled with natural …

55 Movies You Have to Watch by the Time You're 30

From Casablanca to Moonrise Kingdom, the films you must see before you turn 30.<p>Whether you fancy romance, comedy, drama—or any hyphenate in-between—there are certain films that you have to see. Some are important because they make you uncomfortable, others entertain, but above all, this particular …

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Toronto’s Giant "Story Pod" Unfolds into an Open-Air Library for Public Reading

Architecture studio AKB is bewitching Toronto's book lovers with an inviting design known as the Story Pod. As its name suggests, it's a pod for stories. Located near Main Street in the town of Newmarket, the compact construction serves its purpose as a book exchange where visitors can take a book, …

On the Emptiness of Social Media Fame

<i>Read as a Google Doc or download the PDF.</i><p>—<p>Dear friend and fellow streettog,<p>I went to sleep last night, and woke up this morning in beautiful Leeds, …

One of the World's Only Globe-Making Studios Celebrates the Ancient Art of Handcrafted Globes

A globe is the only “true” representation of the world that doesn't distort the shape or the size of the earth's features. Terrestrial (showing a map of the world) and celestial (showing the apparent positions of the stars in the sky) globes are known to have been made since the mid-2nd century …

6 Ways to Stay Motivated and Inspired with Your Photography

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most motivational people on 500px. His latest piece of sage advice,</i> …

Photography 101: How to Capture Candid Moments

You are watching a free tutorial from Photography 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>How To …

Artist Maude White Creates Intricate Scenes by Snipping Away at Paper

Maude White snips away tiny bits of paper to reveal incredibly intricate scenes. The artist, based in Buffalo, New York, brings imaginative animals and fanciful panoramas to life with her lacy, hand-cut designs. She calls her technique “paper carving.” Most of her creations are cut from plain white …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Powerful Photos Illustrate the Real Damage Done by Verbal Abuse

<i>Author note: The images in this post contain graphic language.</i><p>Most photographs, they say, are worth a thousand words, but these portraits by …

The Miraculous Life of Gabriel García Márquez

When Gabriel García Márquez was born, in 1927, in the sleepy little town of Aracataca, not far from Colombia’s Caribbean coast, there were certain …

2014 World Press Photo Contest

The results from the 2014 World Press Photo Contest have been announced. The World Press Photo of the Year is a picture by American photographer John Stanmeyer, who is a founding member of the VII photo agency. See more of the winners here.

What The Internet Would Look Like As A World Map

The world of the Internet mirrors the real-world in myriad ways: there are members (we call them populations), websites (destinations to visit), acquisitions of companies (redrawn political boundaries). So what if the Internet could be visualized like our global politics?<p>That’s exactly what …