Catherine Lynn Alcober

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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 …

Thrifting

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.

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, …

Consciousness

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 …

Education

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 …

Parenting

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 …

Top 10

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 …

Watch Einstein’s Theory of Relativity explained in a superfun 3-minute cartoon

Today is the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, and what better way to celebrate that iconic moment in history than taking …

The Temple House: China’s Most Exciting New Hotel Opens in Chengdu

In China’s fast-growing cities, it can be hard to find any traces of the past. But one of the country’s hottest new hotel openings has made its home …

Tea House

Articles about 7 minimalist all white interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>For photographer Ed Reeve, building his own house had …

Los Angeles

34 Of The Most Beautiful Book Covers Of 2015

Do judge these books by their covers.

ESPERANTO: Modular Units for a Modern Bathroom

ESPERANTO is a new bathroom collection from Italian company Rexa Design that was designed by Monica Graffeo. Perfect for small spaces, the collection …

GAME OF THRONES: Map of Every Filming Location

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Design

'Magic in the Moonlight' is an amusing trifle of a film

In "Magic in the Moonlight," an amusing trifle and sugary truffle of a film, Woody Allen dallies with some of his favorite themes — true romance, magicians and spirituality — and favorite tropes — beautiful women and scenery.<p>The movie stars Colin Firth as a master magician out to unmask Emma …