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When Did You Start Caring About Decor?

(Image credit: Meg & Brad's Student Sanctuary)<p>My Facebook feed has recently gotten very décor-heavy. Where it used to just be selfies with beer and …



Likely the most popular historic site in Jordan, the ancient city of Petra features massive structures carved deep into the desert sandstone.<p><b>World Heritage Guide:</b> Petra<b><br>Location</b>: Jordan <b><br>Year Designated</b>: 1985 <b><br>Category</b>: Cultural <b><br>Criteria</b>: (i)(iii)(iv) <b><br>Reason for Designation</b>: This massive hand-carved …


8 Foods You've Been Eating All Wrong

You <i>think</i> you know how to eat an apple, but you're wrong. Back in November 2013, FoodBeast posted a video called “How to Eat an Apple Like a Boss" …


What Barbie Would Look Like If She Was A 'Normal' Woman (PICTURES)

Barbie, with her teeny waist, love of cupcakes, ability to overlook Ken's most basic flaw (he has no penis), and preference for tons of make-up has …

Meeting The Parents: Expectations Vs. Reality

What could be more fun than forcing your parents to think about you and sex?

Geek Humor

Best beaches in the Mediterranean

The 25 Whitest Things That Have Ever Happened


New Balance

The Best Thing To Eat In 35 Countries Around The World

Quora users set out to answer that question in a thread on the question-and-answer-based website, singling out the most iconic thing to eat in their homelands. We added in some of our own selections.<p>From wiener schnitzel in Austria to feijoada in Brazil to katsudon in Japan, don't miss these 35 …


The Label Should Be Mandatory With This Tattoo

When you look at someone's tattoo, all you really know about that person is that they have low self esteem and at least enough money to purchase a …


How to choose between Thailand’s classic gulf islands

With hundreds of dreamy tropical islands scattered along Thailand’s extensive coastline, choosing your ideal island escape can be overwhelming. Each one of those specks in the ocean is a tantalising composition of turquoise water, lush jungles and divine beaches – so how's a traveller to …

17 Leslie Knope-isms For Your Love Life

Uteruses before duderuses. We've gleaned a plethora of lessons from Amy Poehler's spitfire Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation. We've laughed and …

Was An American College Student Kidnapped By North Korea?

In 2004, David Sneddon disappeared while hiking in China. But what seemed at first like a tragic accident may be something far more sinister: His family believes he is among the thousands of civilians who have been mysteriously abducted and imprisoned by North Korean agents.

North Korea

11 Things You No Longer See on Playgrounds

If it seems like today’s kids have gotten “softer” than we ever were in our youth, perhaps it’s because playgrounds have gotten softer as well. …

25 Of The Best Pinterest Boards In Education

Blogs and Twitter aren’t the only social tools out there that can help you keep up with the latest and greatest developments in educational …

Education Technology

22 Easy Formative Assessment Techniques for Measuring Student Learning

I came across Terry Heick’s blog – 10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds – at TeachThought from earlier this year and really enjoyed the …

After entertaining generations of fans, Paddington Bear is finally making his big screen debut! Find out which Oscar winner will be voicing the adorable bear:

Vogue Living

9 Acronyms You Need To Stop Using Immediately

Sometimes, acronyms are useful, but usually, they are just terrible. If you're in the military, the CIA (see what we did there?) or performing some other top-secret task, by all means, abbreviate. We can sympathize: We, too, used acronyms to notify our friends when our parents were hovering near …

A Card Game That Makes You Do Terrible, Terrible Things

Terrible Things is a card game with a simple premise. Teams have to draw, describe or act out a terrible thing. If you can't guess what it is, you …

Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach

Her parents were running out of hope. Their teenage daughter, Mary, had been diagnosed with a severe case of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as ADHD. They had dragged her to clinics around the country in an effort to thwart the scary, intrusive thoughts and the repetitive behaviors …

Rihanna And Justin Bieber Tweets Used To Teach Brazilian Kids About Poor Grammar

Written by Sarah Bella on August 24, 2013<p>A Brazilian English language school is getting stars like <b>Rihanna, Justin Bieber</b> and <b>Lady Gaga</b> to help teach …