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I dislike my lazy adolescent stepdaughter | Mariella Frostrup

A woman complains her husband’s teenage daughter is too busy taking selfies to help out. Mariella Frostrup suggests ways of trying to befriend her<p><b>The dilemma</b> <i>My husband and I have been together for 10 years. During this time I have watched my stepdaughter who lives with us part-time (we have no</i> …


The Sad, Dark End of the British Empire

Scottish independence could be the final insult.<p>During the 19th and early 20th centuries, Britain had dominion over so many portions of the Earth it was said, famously, that “the sun never set on the British Empire.” Since the end of World War II, however, that sun has been steadily dipping toward …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …


Pretend Makeup

Shares 0<p>Is the little girl in your life interested in makeup? This pretend makeup is perfect for hours of imaginative play… with no mess. So fun and …

30 Cheap And Brilliant Dollar Store Hacks

More money, more problems, amirite?

8 Totally Portable Projects For Your Summer Road Trip

These cute crafts are perfect for passing time on a long car ride. (Or on an airplane, or a boat, or wherever your travels take you).

Dogs Are Gay Children

The goddess Eos fell in love with a mortal, Tithonus. Desperate to stay with him forever, she implored Zeus to grant him the immortality of the gods -- forgetting to also secure for him their eternal youth. Tithonus indeed lived forever, but he grew so old and frail that, out of pity, Eos turned …


The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check …

How to Lock Down Facebook Privacy

Facebook privacy settings are complex and, to make things more difficult, they change on a regular basis.<p>We explored how to lock down your Facebook …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

23 Books You Didn't Read In High School But Actually Should

You probably SparkNoted these books before, but now's your chance to read them.

Fun With Red & White Prints: Ideas & Inspiration

We all know black and white is the classic pair, but a red and white duo can give that timeless touch with a bit of extra punch and pizazz. With a …

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