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The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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How Apple Went from Underdog to Cult in Six Design and Innovation Strategies from the Early Days

In 1982, Apple hired German-American industrial designer and inventor <b>Hartmut Esslinger</b> to overhaul the company’s design strategy. He created the Snow White design language, which would come to define Apple, and turned the Silicon Valley underdog not only into a global force of design and …

The Philosopher and the Prodigy: How Voltaire Fell in Love with a Remarkable Woman Mathematician

<i>“I found, in 1733, a young woman who thought as I did, and who decided to spend several years in the country, cultivating her mind.”</i> So begins the description by Voltaire in his memoirs of a relationship that would define the most productive years of his life. The most famous man in Europe had met …

Legendary Anthropologist Margaret Mead on the Fluidity of Human Sexuality in 1933

In addition to being widely considered the most influential cultural anthropologist of all time, Margaret Mead (December 16, 1901–November 15, 1978) did pioneering work that laid the foundation for the sexual revolution of the 1960s. As <b>To Cherish the Life of the World: Selected Letters of Margaret</b> …

Charles Darwin on Family, Work, and Happiness

Charles Darwin (February 12, 1809–April 19, 1882) may be best-remembered as the father of evolution, but he was also a man of great dimension and extraordinary capacity for reflection. In his prolific correspondence, he contemplated everything from the pros and cons of marriage to the downturns of …

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

17 Bizarre Aircraft We Love, and the Stories Behind Them

Oddball ideas take flight.<p>It's easy to love these funny-looking planes just for their sheer weirdness. But many of them were built to prove a point or to advance the science of aerodynamics.

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6 Tough Treadmill Cardio Workouts You'll Love | Men's Health

Go at that tempo for 3 to 4 minutes, and then walk for 3 to 4 minutes. That’s one round; do 3 to 5 total rounds.<p>“This is a maximum aerobic effort that helps you push your easy pace,” says Rich Agnello, C.S.C.S., a coach for the New York-New Jersey Track Club and Next Level Sports & Fitness Training.<p>…

Recipe: Kale Salad with Apricots, Avocado & Parmesan

Kale Salad with Apricots, Avocado, and Parmesan<p>Serves one<p>6-8 ounces of kale <i>(Tuscan or dino kale are particularly fantastic)</i><br>6-8 dried apricots<br>1/3 or …

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Sparkling Spiked Eggnog Ganache Cupcakes

I was so happy when my husband offered to put up our Christmas tree this year. With all the baking and book-writing going on, I simply didn't have …

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Run Now | Competitor.com

Run Now is a community created to celebrate the resilience and determination of the running community. It encourages and welcomes people of all …

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15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

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Watch Vanity Code | How to Behave at Your Work Holiday Party (So You Don't Die Hungry and Alone) | Vanity Fair Video | CNE

Listen up, chaps. There’s no better place to make a good impression career-wise, than at your work holiday party. Recognize your place in the office hierarchy and follow the Commander’s simple tips, and you’ll find yourself climbing the corporate ladder in no time.

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Nobel winner declares boycott of top science journals

Randy Schekman says his lab will no longer send papers to Nature, Cell and Science as they distort scientific process<p>Leading academic journals are distorting the scientific process and represent a "tyranny" that must be broken, according to a Nobel prize winner who has declared a boycott on the …

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

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