Christina Eckman

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How ‘Twin Peaks’ Got Lost, and Found Its Way Back

At the start of the second season of “Twin Peaks,” David Lynch and Mark Frost’s feverish, paranoid murder mystery, a man’s hair goes white overnight.<p>Granted, this man, Leland Palmer, has had a rough time of it lately: He can’t stop singing songs from 1950s musicals; his teenage daughter, Laura, was …

TV

How to celebrate St. Patrick's Day the authentic way

Early Irish-American immigrants couldn't foresee the St. Patrick's Day celebrations of today: Hoards of drunken people elbowing their way to the bar for another green Bud Light.<p>After all, 19th Century immigrants celebrated St. Patrick's Day — always March 17 on the Feast of St. Patrick, the patron …

Ireland

Laughter goes wild in Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Wildlife

Offbeat Literary Genres To Get Lost In

Dictionary.com’s 2016 Word of the Year: Xenophobia

At Dictionary.com we aim to pick a Word of the Year that embodies a major theme resonating deeply in the cultural consciousness over the prior 12 …

Body (feat. Jeremih)

jeremih

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Nicki Minaj

For the First Time, Bees Declared Endangered in the U.S.

Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.<p>As the legend goes, when star-crossed lovers Naupaka and Kaui knew they'd be forever separated, Naupaka took the flower from behind her ear and tore it in two pieces, keeping one …

The Rock Would Like To Inspire/Threaten You Into Voting This Election Courtesy Of A Cheery Jingle

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a large muscly man with a lot of money, a lot of projects and a lot of zeal for getting Americans to register to vote. Will a song endorsed by The Rock get you to vote? If so, hit play on the video above and get to registering.<p>Johnson and his Seven Bucks Production team …

Filmmaking

400-year-old Greenland shark is oldest vertebrate animal

Shark, which would have reached sexual maturity at around 150 years, sets new record for longevity as biologists finally develop method to determine age<p>She was born during the reign of James I, was a youngster when René Descartes set out his rules of thought and the great fire of London raged, saw …

White Shark

I Saw the Future Through Microsoft's Hololens

Since early man started wearing VR goggles, the goal has been simple: escape reality. With Microsoft's radical new wearable computer, reality has never before been so gloriously real.<p>The first time I saw 3D graphics was on my dad's computer when I was a boy. Dad was a programmer for the phone …

London’s Salute to the 1960s: A Visual Retrospective

10 Psychological Tricks That Can Make Your Life Much Easier

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Self-help

Kittens Found Wrapped Around Their Trembling Sister, Keeping Her Safe.. (with Updates)

A litter of three kittens were found huddling up together. The two tabbies were wrapped around their tiny trembling sister, trying to keep her …

42 Ways To Make Your Entire Home Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

:: bookmarks for next weekend ::<p>Bathroom; Kitchen; Bedroom; Living Room; All Around the House; Garage, Basement, and Outdoors

27 breathtaking photos of the Aurora Borealis over the UK and Ireland

LONDON — Some lucky sky watchers from across the UK and Ireland are posting photos they captured last night during a truly dazzling display of the …

Northern Lights

The Faces of College Wrestlers

The college wrestlers at the N.C.A.A. championships, which took place last weekend at Madison Square Garden, tend to compete year-round. Most qualified for this year’s tournament by placing in an earlier conference meet, while others were voted in by committee, based on their performance during the …

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

Time Management

Yoga Off the Mat

If I could engage in just one fitness activity a week, it would be yoga. Yoga is more than exercise; it is a practice that helps you build strength of mind, body, and spirit. Many of the lessons I have learned through yoga have become analogies for how I do my best to live a yoga-inspired life off …

Ageism and Creativity

Psychologists generally consider creativity to be the domain of the young. In this they have followed the lead of Harvey Lehman, who in 1953 conceded that "the old usually possess greater wisdom and erudition," but claimed that "when a situation requires a new way of looking at things...the old …

The world's best cities for millennials

From affordable housing and transport to thriving job markets and culture, here’s our pick of the hottest spots for a good life<p>Millennials are a boomerang generation. The number of 20- to 34-year-olds living at home with their parents increased by 25% between 1996 and 2013 in the UK. Last year, 58% …

Demographics

Scientists identify 'ground zero' for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers have identified "ground zero" for Alzheimer’s in the brain: the place the disease appears to strike first and a region they say may be more important to keep sharp than previously thought.<p>The locus coeruleus, a small part of the brainstem, is the first region of the brain to exhibit tau …

The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations Right Now

The 10 hottest travel destinations right now.<p>When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, Americans are most concerned with their health, according to …

Tourism

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Time Management

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur’s Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• <b>If</b> <b>you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below</b><p>In …

Books

8 Ways You're Washing Your Face Wrong

We debunk eight common misconceptions about getting your face squeaky clean.<p>Most of us assume that cleansing is a task so basic it can be accomplished even when you're completely exhausted or slightly tipsy — which, of course, it can. But it turns out that there's a lot more to it than soap and …