Christopher Reed

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"Study Less, Study Smart": The Best Ways to Retain More in Less Time

When you're learning new material, it can be overwhelming when you think about how much time you need to truly understand it all. This studying …

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Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

Urbane Rurality in England, Part One: A Day in the Historic Town of Lewes

If you are attending a performance at Glyndebourne - the quintessential country-house opera festival and among the most alluring - it is too easy to think of the nearby East Sussex town of Lewes as little more than a railway junction where you catch the jitney or a taxi to the opera house. That was …

5 Things You Should Never Do When Painting Furniture

You can make the old look new, but don't make these mistakes.<p><b>There's no shortage of tutorials about painting furniture online</b>. And I've used a lot of them to paint dressers, console tables, chairs, mirrors, and more. But I have found problems/issues with a lot of the tutorials—paint chips, finishes …

Home Improvement

RECLAIMED WOOD PALLET DESK

Introduction: RECLAIMED WOOD PALLET DESK<p>This is a desk I built from left over wood from pallets I used in my Bed Frame. In total it coast me about …

Everything You Need to Know About Winter Driving

How to manage your battery, tires, gas tank, and more to keep your car running through the ice and snow.<p>How to manage your battery, tires, gas tank, and more to keep your car running through the ice and snow.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

57 Life-Changing Makeup Tips Every Woman Should Know

Seriously up your makeup game.<p><b>Place your pen at the outermost part of your nostril, then angle it upwards to meet the outer edge of your eye.</b> Lower the tip of your liner where it lands and draw down toward your lash line. Watch this tutorial to get a real handle on things.<p>—Submitted by Kylie Casino …

37 Activities Under $10 That Will Keep Your Kids Busy On A Snow Day

Make being cooped up inside unforgettable.

Let's check out the new modes in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Our review of <i>Super Smash Bros. for Wii U</i> is on hold until the game's online components are switched on — but we can still showcase the new stuff in this version of Nintendo's cross-franchise fighting game. In the above video, we run through some of the content that wasn't in last month's 3DS …

RelativeWave Gets Acquired By Google And Starts Giving Its $80 App Design Tool Away For Free

RelativeWave, creators of an $80 “interaction design and prototyping” Mac app called Form, has been acquired by Google. As a result, Form is now free.<p>In case you’ve never used it, Form is a visual editor meant to help designers/developers make visually-functional prototypes of apps without writing …

UX Design

The Power of Habit: Make & Break Habits with the Habit Loop | The Art of Manliness

For better or for worse, our habits shape us. A good habit is a strong ally in our journey to becoming the men we want to be, while a bad habit acts …

This Couple Sold Everything To Take A Dream Trip Around The World

Three cocktails later, Danika remembers, the couple had decided to quit their jobs to travel abroad for six months. "Chris can pretty much get me to say anything when he bribes me with good food and cocktails!" she said laughing.<p>From there, it was a whirlwind. The plan was originally to spend one …

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New Prynt case turns smartphones into Polaroid camera

As smartphones continue to up the ante when it comes to how well they take pictures and the technology used in doing so, more and more people turn to their phone as the main photo shooting apparatus of the house. Companies like Prynt realize that, and have developed a smartphone case that …

Mobile Photography

The botanist's guide to the sexiest plants of the world

Plants can be sexy. Raise your eyebrows if you will, but to a plant lover, certain plants possess an undeniable allure. And plant-love can make you do crazy things, like scaling a muddy cliff to snap a photo of an extremely rare tropical flower or travelling to a remote corner of eastern Oregon to …

A Secret, Romantic Resort With Some Of Mexico's Most Stunning Beaches: Las Alamandas

You’ve heard of the Mayan Riviera and the Riviera Nayarit. You’ve seen the high-rise all-inclusive resorts of Cabo and Cancún. The Coste Alegre, and especially the small, romantic resort Las Alamandas, is the antidote to all that.<p>The area, which stretches about 100 miles from Puerto Vallarta south …

Watch the Leonid Meteor Shower for a Weekend Spectacle

The Leonids will put on a show of shooting stars Sunday night into Monday morning.<p>Sky-watchers are getting ready for a meteor shower from a celestial lion: The Leonids peak this weekend.<p>While this year's performance is expected to be dampened somewhat by the partially illuminated moon, there will …

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