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People Are Dragging Donald Trump After His Brexit Tweet About Scotland

"You're such a Gobshite..."

How-to: Easy Scrabble Tile Magnets

These DIY Scrabble tile magnets look cute AND hold things, and you can make them in under an hour, drying time included!DIY Scrabble tile magnets are …


The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.<p>Built to protect and entertain royalty, ancient castles naturally possess a lasting beauty. But unlike the gated compounds of yesteryear, modern travelers can now step inside their historic gates.

European Travel

How the Universe Solved the 'Hard Problem'

For some inexplicable reason the most common element in every possible experience -- consciousness -- has kept itself a secret. How the human brain produces consciousness -- if it does -- is an age-old question, currently traveling under the name of "the hard problem." Philosopher David Chalmers, …

Humans of New York

“I’m working on my second doctorate and doing clinical research in HIV. I’ve always wanted to be a tenure track professor, but I’ve been questioning …


Motherhood stole my identity. Other women brought it back

Growing up, I never dreamed about becoming a mother. Instead my fantasies revolved around bylines and books. As I got older, I dedicated much of my energy to getting my writing career off the ground—waking up at 5 am to write fiction before turning to my paying work, and sending submissions to …


Travel to countries that don't exist (officially) | CNN Travel


Embarrassment of Riches: The 10 Best Adaptations of 2015

When it comes to movie adaptations, this year was such an embarrassment of riches that making a top-ten list of best adaptations proved a tough task …

Jesse Eisenberg

Contents of Maggie Stiefvater's Brain

I’ve been asked many times to share some of my deleted scenes from the Raven Cycle. The outtakes. Here’s the thing:<p>- they do exist. The Dream Thieves …

6 Reasons To Fall In Love With Maggie Stiefvater’s “Raven Cycle”

Welcome to Stiefvater's world, where sleeping kings, a family of psychics, and best friends find their home in Virginia.<p>Depending on when you ask her, Maggie Stiefvater might describe her four-part <i>Raven Cycle</i> as a series about Welsh kings and fast cars, or she might describe it as a series about …