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How to make a good first impression

So we asked Susan RoAne—author of the recently released 25th anniversary edition of <i>How to Work a Room: The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections—in Person and Online</i>—for her tips on how to make those events less daunting and more fun. "In every room, there are people who you want to meet, …

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

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Articles about 10 inventive brooklyn houses we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of emerging and established designers.<p>Spend blissful hours recharging your creative battery with these ten Tumblrs we've put together to make you feel inspired, keep...<p>Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the …

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13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

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At Google, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and …

Benjamin Moore Paints & Exterior Stains | Benjamin Moore

The Benjamin Moore Retail Difference<p>Not just any store can sell Benjamin Moore paint and stain. We trust only our network of independently owned …

Tea: Digging Deep On How To Steep

Designed by Gabriela Alford.<p>Unless you belong to a tea-of-the-month club or went to finishing school, you're probably making tea wrong. Maybe, like …

“Blue Ruin”: A bloody, brilliant revenge thriller

A likable loner goes on a rampage in Jeremy Saulnier’s “Blue Ruin,” an unforgettable yarn of crime and punishment<p>For the first 15 minutes or so, Jeremy Saulnier’s “Blue Ruin” feels like one of those low-budget American indie films where no one talks and nothing really happens. A shabby, shaggy …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

Best Oscar Speeches of All Time: Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep & More

There’s one real reason we all tune in to the Oscars each year: to watch A-list celebrities cry. Who’s delivered the best speeches ever? Here’s our …

A letter to … my friend whose boundaries I overstepped

The letter you always wanted to write<p>I was 18 months into my marriage when I met you. I had made the mistake of marrying someone out of loyalty as a friend, and fear of solitude, and had no idea at the time how that carried a risk of deep unhappiness and loneliness on a level I'd never previously …

Olivia Wilde Asks: "What Will They Think of Us in 75 Years?"

<b>Actress Olivia Wilde, who's starring in Better Living Through Chemistry, leaps forward to 2089 to dream a little. It's a commencement speech—from the future!</b><p>Faculty, trustees, families, and dear class of 2089, it is my sincere honor to speak to you today. I realize you would like to spend this day …

Peep This Romantic Florida Wedding And Prepare To Swoon

<i>When it comes to wedding inspiration, nothing is quite so magical as seeing what real couples do for their big day. Since 100 Layer Cake is our</i> …

"Modern Love" Editor Worries About Love in the Internet Age in New Tome

A meditation on the life cycle of amour in all its florid variations is distilled from a decade of impassioned correspondence with thousands of ardent lovers.<p>I read somewhere that the ancient Greeks sent condolence cards to friends who had fallen madly in love—such a state was a madness, they …

Fertility: 5 Things You NEED To Know

Illustrated By Ly Ngo.<p>Tanya Selvaratnam's new book, <i>The Big Lie: Motherhood, Feminism, and the Reality of the Biological Clock,</i> is both highly …

Ask E. Jean: How Can I Make More Money?

I don't want to be Queen of the World, I just want to live within my means!<p><b>Dear E. Jean:</b> If I had just an extra $750 a month, everything would be BRILLIANT. I could stop bouncing checks, get out of debt, give to charities—heck, I don't want to be Queen of the World, I just want to live within my …

In your country, what should I eat?

In search of some mouth-watering fare, we dove into more than 200 responses to compile a list of locally recommended, must-try dishes from around the world.<p>When it comes to what to eat in a new country, no one knows better than the people that live there. In search of some mouth-watering local …

Exploring the Little Bay

Sailing a Boat<p>I feel like the only male in New Zealand that doesn’t know how to sail a boat. I swear to God… everywhere I go the conversation …

I Travel To Feel Lonely...On Purpose

Designed by Ly Ngo.<p>Right now, I’m sitting by myself in a café in Prague. I don’t know what the café is called, nor do I know what I ordered, except …

How to Exercise Without Really Trying

Today, there's a multitude of exercise and diet fads to help us lose weight—but women of the 60s, as evidenced in this 1963 essay from Harper's Bazaar, were about accomplishing more with less effort. Were they on to something?<p>Every so often, one meets a woman "lovely in her bones"; a woman, that …

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

<b>The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)</b> <br>These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!<p><b>1)</b> <b>Availability</b><p>We often settle for what’s available, and …

Yes, You Can: 10 Ways to Build Inner Strength

"Boom-boom! Pow! Can you feel that? Boom-boom! Pow!"<p>There are days when these lyrics remind me more of the overwhelming stress that can hit us from all sides like bombs exploding once-stable air. Like when you find out you have lost your job with no option in sight "Boom!" your spouse leaves …

10 Common Mistakes That Prevent You From Being Happy and Healthy Today, Backed by Science

I'm fascinated by the link between the way we live our daily lives and the health and happiness we enjoy.<p>There are choices that you make every day, some of which seem completely unrelated to your health and happiness, that dramatically impact the way you feel mentally and physically.<p>With that said, …

Space NK's Nicky Kinnaird on the Biggest Skin Care Mistakes You're Probably Making Right Now

Photo: Getty Images<p>Once upon a time, it seemed perfectly fine to slather yourself in tanning oil or dive under the covers with a face caked in makeup. Those days are long gone. According to Nicky Kinnaird, founder of cult luxury beauty retailer Space NK, it's never too early—or late—to start …

8 Simple Ways To Get Happier At Work

Eye strain, iPhones, desk lamps, stomach cramps: Maximizing and minimizing these elements of your workday will help you get work done. But don’t just take it from us. Listen to Happiness Project author Gretchen Rubin, who clearly knows from mirth.<p><i>Happiness Project</i> author Gretchen Rubin recently …