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How To Become 20 Percent Happier Through One Mental Exercise

<i>This post was originally published on Techealthiest.</i><p>Do you REALLY want to know an easy way to find headspace and live a happier life?<p>After helping thousands of New Yorkers achieve success with their therapeutic goals, I've learned a shortcut or two for finding psychological lightness and increasing …

Unequal Housework Could Be Damaging Women's Health

Their work never ends.<p>We've long known that the way couples divide housework can have a serious impact on a woman's career. For example, in her 2013 book <i>Lean In</i>, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg advises women that unless their partners pitch in with at least 50 percent of the housework and childcare, …

A Gorgeous Comic Tells Norse History With a Lesbian Bent

In her comic <i>Heathen</i>, writer and artist Natasha Alterici manages an impressive feat by turning one of the most beloved myths in Norse mythology into a …

Feminism

A Woman President Will Expose the Ugly Underbelly Of Blatant Sexism In A Whole New Way

When Barack Obama became the first African-American president of the United States, the thin façade of American tolerance was ripped away and the ugly underbelly of racism that lurked just beneath the surface was exposed. It was evident all over social media. There were viral memes and graphics …

Design Miami Basel: Why design and art are converging - CNN Style

Written by Fiona Sinclair Scott, CNNBasel, Switzerland<p>While Art Basel was in full flow last week, Design Miami Basel beckoned at design lovers from across the tram tracks (quite literally, for those who haven't visited the sprawling event space in Basel's Rosental area).<p>Featuring works from the …

How To Have Productive (Even Pleasant!) Design Discussions with Your Partner

A while back, my partner proposed installing a floor-to-ceiling tree decal on our bedroom wall. The resulting discussion was a bit...awkward because …

The Decorative Ceiling Design In This Living Room Will Get Your Attention

When Kababie Arquitectos were designing this apartment in Mexico City, they decided to define the living room by installing a decorative wood feature …

Living Rooms

LELO's Reinvented Condom: HEX

Sponsored by LELO<p>We are all, by now, acutely aware of the benefits of condoms—offering protection from STDs and unwanted pregnancy. Despite all the research and wisdom gained regarding sexual health, the last 70 years have seen few advancements in condom technology—until now. Swedish pleasure …

How to Properly Pronounce 20 Design and Decor Terms

No, a chaise longue is not a "shayze lounge."<p>Some are quite tricky — we'll admit,<p>but follow our handy pronunciation guide the next time you hit the furniture store and these decorating terms will roll right off your tongue.

SiteSee is a curated gallery of beautiful web design

Gone are the days where websites look like a bad acid trip.<p>Despite the ebb and flow of design trends, one thing is certain: In 2016, it’s just as important for websites to have great functionality as it is to have great looks.<p>If you’re an admirer of beautiful websites, we have the perfect …

27 Gorgeous Front Entry Doors That Make A Strong First Impression

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How to Get a Dream Job Overseas Using Your Language Skills

“If you want the job it’s yours.” I couldn’t believe it. After teaching English for a few years in China I’d been offered a job as a cultural …

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The Multisensory Approach: The Best Way to Teach Languages

You smell a flower or hear a song, and all the memories come flooding back.<p>You remember everything as if it happened just yesterday.<p>Do you want your …

Language Learning

Social interaction drives language learning game

Computing & Information Sciences<p>Arts & Humanities<p>dal296@cornell.edu<p>607-592-3925<p>Games are usually more fun when you play with other people, but if …

Language Learning

The Analytics of Language, Behavior, and Personality

Computational linguists and computer scientists, among them University of Texas professor Jason Baldridge, have been working for over fifty years …

Machine Learning

The Value in Learning Less Commonly Taught Languages

Let’s be clear about one thing: while many folks behind finance blogs and money magazines continue to debate whether or not it’s “worth it” to learn …

South Koreans turn to greener household products in wake of tragedy

<b>It has taken far too many deaths and illnesses to make this germ-phobic nation realize the hidden dangers lurking in household products, but now that</b> …

This Is Officially the Best City in the World for Women Entrepreneurs

When Aquila Leon-Soon was in the early stages of launching her startup, she was rejected for a loan by three different banks.<p>She also knew that …

Women Entrepreneurs

I've lived in New York City for 22 years and my favorite thing to do costs $5.50

It might not seem like a possibility given that New York City is one of the most expensive places in which to live.<p>But if you look around, you'll find an abundance of free things to do.<p>The one place I find myself gravitating back to all the time is Brooklyn Bridge Park — and it costs only …

Before/After: A Perfectionist’s $1,000 Bathroom Overhaul in Brooklyn

For the past few months, Athena Calderone, an interior designer, stylist, chef, and author of Eye Swoon, has been camping out in a small apartment in …

5 Important Works of Eco-Fiction You Need to Read

When I visited Antarctica in 2004, I did not know much about penguins. I didn’t know how different the 17 species of penguins are, or that while some …

University of Washington

Travel the World in 13 Books

Whether you’re jet-setting around the world, or staying planted at home, books can take you anywhere. This summer, we’re leaving the planes behind …

On the Invisibility of Middle-Aged Women

A year ago at a literary festival in Wales, I met a woman. It was at a reception at a castle that had a beautiful park and a regal view of the Welsh …

Geeky Reads to Start Off Your Summer

I read a lot. My shelves at home are jam packed with books from all sorts of fiction genres, but I really love fantasy and science fiction because …

Books

“Finding Dory” Gets Gory When George R.R. Martin Meets Pixar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UlgLPxdxuY<p><b>WHAT:</b> A mashup of the <i>Finding Dory</i> trailer and the wildly violent aesthetic of <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p><b>WHO:</b> YouTuber MrStratman7.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> The beginning of <i>Finding Nemo</i> teetered perilously close to George R.R. Martin territory. Nobody got his or her fishface eaten …

The visual secrets behind some of Pixar’s most emotional moments

<b>LAST YEAR,</b> I was talking with “Inside Out” director Pete Docter about an animation cel that dated back to the days of early Disney. Docter was immediately able to surmise details from its history, and I was reminded in that moment that the “brain trust” filmmakers at Pixar have a deep and nearly …

Create a seamless repeat animation in After Effects

This simple After Effects CC animation needed to visualise the concept of sharing, so Iain Acton ran with the idea of a conga line of shapes moving …

Here's How to Get Better at Time Management (And The Tools To Help You Out)

Time. Where does it go? Why is there never enough of it? These are not unusual questions, in fact, they pop up with alarming regularity. There just …