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How to Read Tarot Cards: A Beginner's Guide to Understanding Their Meanings

<i>Welcome, cosmic warriors. I'm Aliza Kelly Faragher, Allure's resident astrologer, and this is Aliza's Allure Astrology, a column dedicated to astrology, esotericism, and all things magick. (That's not to be confused with magic, which has more to do with entertainment — think pulling rabbits out of</i> …

Spirituality

How Ouija boards work. (Hint: It's not ghosts.)

No, demons will not possess you if you use one.<p>It’s that time of year again — the season when paranormal entities come out to play. But if you’re thinking about grabbing a Ouija board for your next conversation with the other side, you might want to think again.<p>Despite their long history as hoax …

Paranormal

The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right

It’s beyond strange that so many humans are clueless about how they should feed themselves. Every wild species on the planet knows how to do it; …

Colorful Paper-Cut Sculpture Captures the Diversity of a Coral Reef

French paper designer and illustrator Mlle Hipolyte creates colorful sculptures out of intricately cut paper shapes. Previously mentioned for her three-dimensional animal masks, the artist’s latest piece of paper art is a magnificent, three-dimensional representation of a vibrant coral reef. Titled</i> …

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

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Cleaning

An Interactive History of 42nd Street’s Dramatic Transformation Over 164 Years

There are two 42nd Streets. West of Sixth Avenue, what was once an artery of sordid drear has been almost entirely remade in the last few decades, …

The Definitive Superfood Ranking

Food marketers know that if they call their product a superfood, it’s sure to sell. Take quinoa, for example. In the early aughts, when the ancient grain first became trendy, quinoa prices tripled in the span of five years. (Many Bolivians, who had relied on it as a food staple for centuries, were …

What Your Dreams REALLY Mean — 6 Common Signs

There are few things more mysterious than our own dreams.<p>Scientists have learned a lot over the years about what's happening in our brains, …

Consciousness

The 50 podcasts you need to hear

Harriet Gibsone, Stuart Heritage, Gwilym Mumford, Louis Pattison, Jack Seale, Bella Todd & Hannah Verdier

Podcasting

Muddy Waters In 20 Songs

For many, he was the greatest bluesman ever to growl into the mic. His authority was absolute. Whether his easy wry smile was crossing his avuncular …

Universal Music

How Do We Get Our Drinking Water In The U.S.?

Before you take a gulp of water, try to mentally trace where that water that just gushed out of your taps has been: How did it go from that weird-tasting raindrop to the clear, odorless water that is sitting in your glass now?<p>Safe drinking water is a privilege Americans often take for granted — …

8 Foods Proven To Reduce Inflammation

When people think about dropping unwanted pounds, they tend to focus on what <i>not</i> to eat instead of what they <i>should</i> eat. Eating the right foods can …

Essential Oils Might Be Able to Cure Cancer, Science Finds

Hating life is a bit of a misnomer it seems: in the media, in education, in every aspect of our lives, we’re shown visions of a perfect world, one …

Self-improvement

An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence

<i>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her timeless reflection on presence over productivity — a timely antidote to the central anxiety of our productivity-obsessed age. Indeed, my own New Year’s resolution has been to stop measuring my days by degree …

Roughly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism

Exceptional nonfiction stories from 2014 that are still worth encountering today<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I send out once or twice a week. This is my annual attempt to bring some of those …

See Inside The Human Heart Like Never Before

Most of us envision the human heart as some 2-D illustration from a middle school science textbook, or maybe a crude animation from a Discovery Channel special.<p>This new heart simulation, created by researchers at University of Tokyo, is so accurate that it will at times make you queasy. It takes …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

The Most Powerful Nerd In The Universe Is A Scientific Anomaly

Neil deGrasse Tyson — astrophysicist, irreverent tweeter, vanquisher of Pluto, frequent Stephen Colbert foil — is America's "It" Nerd.<p>A lot of people have held that title before, acting as evangelists for science and discovery. Ben Franklin. Our buddy George Washington Carver. Stephen Jay Gould. …

Shine on, Harvest Moon!

Did you see the moonrise last night? Gorgeous. And – for those in the Northern Hemisphere, now near our autumnal equinox – we’re now due for lovely …

Mind Surf