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No Lie: These 7 Indoor Plants for Low-Light Actually Thrive in Darkness

<b>Not everyone has the luxury of living in a space that basks in natural light. When I first visited my East Village apartment, for instance, it was a</b> …

Plants

True 'intense' face of Belgium's Mystic Lamb revealed after 600 years

The intense and soulful true face of Belgium’s Mystic Lamb, the central figure of a world-famous 15th century Flemish altarpiece, has finally been revealed after almost six centuries.<p>The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, one of the world’s most stolen artworks and oldest oil paintings, was created in …

Art

Try This 10-Minute Yoga Routine to Help Increase Your Hip Flexibility

The hips are a large joint in your body and support a great range of motion. Because of the amount of time most of us spend sitting in chairs, it’s …

So You Want to Read Viking Fantasy Fiction: Here’s Where to Start

Guy Gavriel Kay’s <i>The Last Light of the Sun</i> is a tale set in a fantasy world very much like western Europe during the height of the Viking era: a time …

The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Against storytelling: This essay might destroy all your ideas about the value of the story in a book

An English Literature graduate attended a symposium and came away devastated.<p>“About a decade ago, I interrupted a talk I was giving to a small group …

Writing

Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges

A year ago I received an invitation from the head of Counseling Services at a major university to join faculty and administrators for discussions …

21 Borderline Genius Bullet Journal Spreads For Tracking Your Finances

Get rich or bullet journal trying.

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

Workouts

After Annihilation: 10 strange sci-fi books that should be on screen

With Netflix's adaptation of Richard Morgan’s body-hopping cyberpunk novel Altered Carbon, Alex Garland directing the adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s weird and symbolist novel Annihilation and The Expanse’s third season set for release on Syfy this year, any number of SF and fantasy novels that …

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

Bird of Birds

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24 Pretty Bullet Journals to Inspire Your Own Design

If you're like me, as soon as you heard about bullet journaling, you got extremely excited to start your own. The new organizational method has been taking over the internet and people have been sharing their own versions on Instagram. Whether you want your journal to be simple and minimal or …

How To Use a Bullet Journal to Track Meals and Your Budget

Have you heard of bullet journaling? I hadn't until recently, but it's a methodology I can get on board with. It's a practice that's half about …

Retirement In America: The Rise Of The Velvet Rope

<i>Originally published October 4, 2017</i><p><b>Before there was the One Percent, there was the velvet rope at Studio 54.</b><p>Gaining entry to the divine disco, with …

Revealed: My Secret Routine for How to Live to 100

<i>This article first appeared on the History News Network.</i><p>One day, when I was 88 and a half, my physician idly remarked, “Maybe you should write out …

How many calories you burn doing 39 popular exercises

Everything we do burns calories.<p>But have you ever wondered how your running habits compare to your friend's cycling sessions? Or how your weekend kayaking trip stacked up to a morning swim?<p>Calorie-counting isn't the best way to lose weight— for that, you're better off focusing on which foods you …

This 4-Move Dumbbell Circuit is the Best Way to Start Strength Training

Follow along once with us, then repeat it as many times as you want.<p>When it comes to strength training, it can be tough to know which exercises and …

Workouts

100 Must-Read Medieval Historical Fiction Novels

So, my favorite thing to read is probably medieval historical fiction. Well, maybe it is Star Trek. Historical fiction that is somehow also Star Trek …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

Your Weekly Workout Schedule Is Here — With Printables and Everything!

Can't make it to the gym? Or have absolutely no idea what to do once you're there? We feel you. Working out is hard enough, let alone having to …

Exercise

The Simple, Almost Surefire Way To Achieve Long-Term Financial Success

<b>Day 30: Make a long term plan.</b> <i>This post is part of FORBES’</i> <i></i><i>30 Day Money Challenge. Follow along on Twitter with #30DaysOfMoney</i> <i>or with the timeline posted here.</i> <i></i><p>Over the course of the FORBES 30 Day Money Challenge, you’ve been asked to check in on your income, track your spending, consider your …

Personal Finance

17 Simple Rules for Getting Organized and Decluttered

What would it take to get your life decluttered and organized? That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts …

Minimalism