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Incredible easter egg reveals Steve Jobs’s most amazing speech hidden in your Mac

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was a man of many talents, and among them was his uncanny ability to motivate people. Privately, numerous accounts …

10 Clever Ways to Conceal Clutter

Interior Design

Classic paintings of world cities meet Google Street View – in pictures

Following on from his amazing series last week, here are Halley Docherty’s latest collages for us – well known historical paintings of city scenes around the world, from Istanbul to Saint Petersburg and Tokyo to New York, superimposed on to Google Street View

How to Socialize, Be Funny and Make Friends

Making friends can be easy if you have the right mindset. People generally like cheery, friendly, funny individuals, so bringing out those aspects of …

Parents are buying their kids all the wrong toys

The highlight of my son’s speech therapy was always the bag of toys. Years ago, when he was a toddler and the therapist came to our house, he’d wait patiently as she took out one toy at a time and used each to help build language skills. Anxious to boost his progress, I watched her work and wrote …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

Potty Training Product Guide

Potty training isn’t always the easiest process, in fact it may be one of the toughest things you’ve had to deal with in parenthood thus far! …

Cute

Love and War: 'Jellicoe Road' by Melina Marchetta

Last year when I wrote the first edition of the Most Crushable Dudes in YA list (it will be remembered in history books for sure), a reader named …

Books

Q&A a Day 5 Year Journal

Life’s Too Short for Boring Emails<p>Enjoy 15% off your first order when you join our mailing list.<p>Plus, we’ll hook you up with the best deals,<br>first …

John Green Limited Edition Boxed Set (autographed)

Four critically acclaimed, award-winning modern classics from #1 <i>New York Times</i>-bestselling author John Green<p>This John Green deluxe box set includes …

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Goodnight iPad: a Parody for the next generation

<b>In a bright buzzing room, in the glow of the moon-and iPhones and Androids and Blackberries too-it is time to say goodnight...</b><p>Modern life is abuzz. …

Why Can't I Keep the Stovetop Clean?

With the changeover from summer to fall, my kitchen also changes from cooking absolutely anything that does <i>not</i> require the stove to everything that …

The 8 Habits of Highly Successful Young-Adult Fiction Authors

Best-selling writers including John Green and Veronica Roth share their strategies for crafting authentic, relatable teen characters—even in fantasy worlds.<p>Young-adult fiction, commonly called "YA fiction," has exploded over the past decade or so: The number of YA titles published grew more than …

How Superstition Works

Good-luck socks, numbers, and stars: Magical thinking remains popular across cultures and professions.<p>In May 1988, Donald Regan, former White House Chief of Staff to President Ronald Reagan, released his memoirs to a flood of publicity. His insider’s view of the presidency revealed that, over a …

Someone

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p>Enon<p>By Paul Harding<p>238 …

OSU Marching Band Does the Moonwalk

(YouTube link)<p>The Ohio State University marching band performed at the school's homecoming football game Saturday with a tribute to Michael Jackson's</i> …

Google Autocompletes The World’s Opinion Of Women–And It’s Not Pretty

Here’s one easy way to determine how rampant sexism is across the globe: run a Google search. To prove that masses of Internet users have worrying opinions on what women should–or cannot–do, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) tested the search …

Birds of A Feather Kick It Together

Hope you're having as relaxing of a day as these adorable little birdie friends. Happy Saturday!<p>Link Via Cute Overload

12 New and Hidden Settings in iOS 7

Apple's new mobile operating system, iOS 7, includes a lot of obvious changes, perhaps the most since iOS itself was released (though it would be …

Woman Puts Her Sexual Harasser On Blast Via Craigslist

First of all, how hilarious is this stock image for “sexual harassment?” Like, what even is going on here? Is this supposed to be a train conductor …

Sexual Harassment

How to Get in the Mood for Sex

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Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

An all-digital public library is opening today, as officials in Bexar County, Texas, celebrate the opening of the BiblioTech library. The facility offers about 10,000 free e-books for the 1.7 million residents of the county, which includes San Antonio.<p>On its website, the Bexar County BiblioTech …

How tablets are changing the classroom

As part of their education issue, <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> takes a long look at the rise of tablet tech in education, including News Corp's Amplify project. The programs look to improve education by producing more lessons that adapt to an individual student's pace and style of learning, also …

Parenting in 2013: Going on Your Kid's Job Interview, Killing Bedtime Stories

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Today's parents aren't like the men and women who raised them. Case in point: a disturbing survey …

Take Note: Valerie June Will Be the Star of Your Fall Playlist

<b>Backstory</b><p>Her beautifully deep voice might be sexy now, but it didn't always hold such allure: "As soon as I could talk, I was bellowing at the top of …

This Minimalist Children's Book Hides Some Cool Secrets

The children's book above looks cute, but pretty boring, right? But shine a flashlight underneath the page and all kinds of new details pop up.<p>The …

Teacher Wades River to Get to Class

Abdul Mallik teaches 5th grade in a village school in the Malappuram district of Kerala, India. Every day for twenty years, he gets to the school by …

Yelling At Kids Could Be Just As Harmful As Physical Discipline, Study Suggests

Sticks and stones indeed break bones -- but words can cause real harm to kids, too, a new study says. And bullies in the school yard aren’t the only ones to blame.<p>"Harsh verbal discipline" on the part of a parent increases a child’s risk for depression and aggressive behavior, and is "not …