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Sell Your Unwanted Gifts at eBay Pop-Ups This Weekend

Perfect if you’re not so happy with your holiday haul.<p>If you’re looking to get rid of your unwanted gifts this holiday season, eBay has the perfect thing for you: special pop-up stores at your local mall. The e-commerce giant has teamed up with Westfield shopping centers across the United States …

The New Twin Peaks Teaser Trailer Is Just as Weird as We Hoped

The New Twin Peaks Teaser Trailer Is Just as Weird as We Hoped"Location sometimes becomes a character."Ah, just the thing to take the edge of your</i> …

The Funniest Movies of All Time

Some of us would rather challenge Dwayne Johnson to a cage match than watch a documentary. Others are butter-soft and can't mess with horror flicks. …

The 10 Most Popular Podcasts of 2015

It may be hard to believe, but podcasts turn 10 years old this year. The podcast first took off back in 2005, when Apple added them to iTunes.<p>Today’s …

Podcasting

Google Classroom is not an LMS. It’s better.

I have encountered many strong opinions about Google Classroom. The overwhelming majority of these are positive like my own. However, some colleagues …

25 Museums You Need to See in Your Lifetime

Whether you're a purveyor of fine art or prefer arts and crafts, these museums will take your breath away.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, basing the findings off its reviews from real travelers. The comprehensive ranking includes museums from all corners of the …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

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9 tricky brain teaser questions tech engineers struggle to answer at job interviews

But even they have a hard time answering the brain teaser questions a lot of tech companies like to ask during job interviews.<p>We went through Glassdoor to find some of the trickiest brain teaser questions they get asked, and the best way to answer them.

Job Interviews

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

The Strangest, Most Luxurious Special Edition Cars Ever Made

Luxury upgrades aplenty. Engine upgrades, not so much.<p>Sometimes a special edition car makes sense. Then there are times an automaker pairs up with a luxury manufacturer to create a bewildering special edition. These are 12 of those times.

How Sound Shaped The Evolution Of Your Brain

Acoustic biologists who have learned to tune their ears to the sounds of life know there's a lot more to animal communication than just, "Hey, here I am!" or "I need a mate."<p>From insects to elephants to people, we animals all use sound to function and converse in social groups — especially when the …

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Yoga Nidra Meditation

I woke this morning thinking I really ought to post a memo for people with post-traumatic stress disorder telling you how to sleep.<p>PTSD is a specific medical condition following a life-threatening event, or at least something your brain registers as life-threatening. It consists of recurrent brief …

Majority Of Voters In Iowa, New Hampshire Want Feds To Respect State Marijuana Laws

Candidates who say they would shut down legal state marijuana businesses are “out of touch with the voters,” one advocate says.<p>Voters in the two earliest presidential voting states overwhelmingly agree: states should be able to set their own marijuana laws without federal …

Happier Than A Billionaire: Quitting My Job, Moving to Costa Rica, & Living the Zero Hour Work Week

• <b>Author:</b> Nadine Hays Pisani<p>One couple's celebration of risking it all for the dream of living a happier life.<p>In this humorous and witty account, Nadine Pisani shares what is is like to follow her dream of quitting her job and carving a new life under the sunny skies of Costa Rica. Along the way, she …

Meal Prep: Grocery List

The Cook and Chisel program provides seven days' worth of delicious muscle-building, fat-burning, workout-fueling recipes. But in order to make the meals, you’ll need to do a little prep work first. This food list has all of the ingredients you’ll need to cook for the week. Print if off and head to …

The 10 Richest People of All Time

A comparison of wealth across history<p>Who had more money, John D. Rockefeller or Genghis Khan? It’s a simple question with a very difficult …

World History

The Best Shows On Netflix You’ve Never Heard Of

Netflix original programming has grown from one series in 2012 to 36-plus series in the years to come, which means that Netflix is as full-fledged a network as FX or AMC (in fact, they’ll provide even more programming by 2016). As they ramp up their original programming, expect to see fewer series …

11 Types Of Yoga: A Breakdown Of The Major Styles

There are so many different types of yoga out there, whether you want a more physically demanding class or an easy, relaxing, meditative class. With …

11 Easy Ways To Meditate (Even If It Seems Impossible)

When I recommend meditation to my stressed-out clients, they often open their eyes wide and scrunch up their nose.<p>“You mean, sit for an hour and …

Review of The Path to Wealth: Seven Spiritual Steps for Financial Abundance

I write this filled with gratitude after re-reading <i>The Path To Wealth</i> by May Mccarthy for the 3rd or 4th time. It's gratitude I can't even put into words. Before reading this blessed book, I have read every book you could think of -- <i>The Magic</i> by Rhoda Burns, <i>Creating Affluence</i> by Deepak Chopra,</i> …

This List Of 50 Low-cost Hobbies Will Excite You

Do you want to find a fun, low-cost hobby? A good hobby is entertaining, fulfilling and will enhance your life – but they can often also be very …

50 Life Changing Truths Worth Reminding Yourself Of Each Day

1. You only lose what you cling to.<p>2. You cannot lose what is not yours.<p>3. You have everything you need to be happy.<p>4. A happy life does not require …

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

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Can Marijuana Really Help Treat Anorexia?

As medical marijuana is legalized in more and more states, doctors and patients are taking a close look at its effect on those struggling with eating disorders.<p>One puff, maybe two, is all it takes. Within minutes, Jessica's breathing is more regulated and her anxiety subsides. "I'm finally able to …

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Microsoft’s New Website Will Hurt Your Feelings By Telling You How Old You Actually Look

We don’t see what could possibly go wrong with this.<p>Computers just keep getting smarter, as anyone who’s caught <i>Ex Machina</i> at the box office has presumably spent some time the past few weeks thinking about. And now, they can even hurt your feelings: Microsoft’s “How Old Do I Look?” project at …