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The emotional benefits of small talk outweigh your fear of being awkward

At an early age, you’re taught not to talk to strangers. Originally meant to protect us from childhood harm, this rule follows most of us into adulthood.<p>We keep to ourselves in public places. We avert our eyes on public transport. We stand frozen in the corners of cocktail parties and extended …

Psychology

Set of 4 cat butt coasters

CURRENT LEAD TIME: 2-3 BUSINESS DAYS<p>This item was featured on The Nerdist!!! Here is the link: https://www.nerdist.com/2015/01/home-geekonomics-the-kitten-bowl/<p>@ Information about the coasters:<br>- Made from worsted yarn (size 4)<br>- Measures approximately 4 1/8 inches in diameter (excluding the tail and …

How to Make Aromatherapy Roll-Ons

I love my ever-growing stash of essential oils. Make-up used to be my impulse purchase; now it’s a new essential oil. So one of my goals is to figure …

Beautiful Brew: The Ceramic French Press from Yield Design

“Rachel and I wanted a French press we’d be happy to leave out on the table, one that would be a centerpiece of the kitchen rather than something …

First Look At Alexa Chung's Fourth Campaign For Longchamp

Alexa Chung at Marc Jacobs show, New York Fashion Week - 13 September 2010<p>Alexa Chung at Yves Saint Laurent's New Fragrance 'Belle D'Opium', New York …

Fashion Week

Articles about 7 tips tiny apartments on Dwell.com - Dwell

According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...<p>A perennial highlight of Dwell on Design are our professional consultations—a chance to sit down with licensed architects,...<p>Although the concept looks effortless and …

Trending on Remodelista: Ideas to Steal From Scandinavia

This week on Remodelista, the editors surveyed the Scandi design scene; here’s what they found:<p>Above: Beyond the Wishbone: Julie looks at where …

Current Obsessions: Art and Wanderlust

Read on to find out what piqued our interest this week.

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

The Brain

HEMSLEY + HEMSLEY Exclusively Reveal Their Diet, Fitness And Cooking Tips…

The Art of Eating Well chefs share expert advice on all things healthy...<p>Diets<br>• Recipes<p>Hemsley + Hemsley are foodie blogging sisters Jasmine Hemsley …

Immune System

Adele reveals the one thing she cut out of her diet to get the body she has now

Such a Brit.<p><b>Words by Jadie Troy-Pryde</b><p>Do we need to remind you why Adele is our spirit animal?<p>Okay, fine. Not only has she been working so hard this …

Adele

Beauty Vs Brains Vs Barbie

Dear world—are we still pitting beauty against brains? Exactly what part of looking good rules out mind power? It seems the logic that pretty girls …

Barbie

The Oscar de la Renta Dresses We'll Remember Forever

In what was surely the saddest news the fashion world's gotten this fall, Oscar de la Renta has passed away at age 82. It's a time to reflect on the gorgeous and glamorous style...

Victorian-Era Cottage In Melbourne Gets A Smart Makeover!

When it comes to the classic Victorian-era homes in <b>Melbourne</b> and the surrounding suburbs, many homeowners are opting for modern renovations that …

On the Streets of Paris Fashion Week Spring 2015

The style set of Paris keeps things chic in simple pumps, polished accessories, and easy separates. See our favorite looks here.

40 Celebrity Looks We Love

From coast to coast and continent to continent, we're loving what these celebs are wearing.<p>From coast to coast and continent to continent, we're loving what these celebs are wearing.

Grazia

Wes Anderson Amigurumi Baby Mobile

At the request of an ingenious customer, Aimee Tsuchikawa of SmileFelt created a marvelous amigurumi baby mobile featuring characters from Wes Anderson films. The mobile is adorned with characters from five of Wes Anderson’s films including: M. Gustave (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Francis (The …

Paper Flower Roundup

I have been making paper flowers ever since kindergarten. They are one of those crafts that are instantly satisfying to make, and have many levels of difficulty to work up to. I have put together a collection of paper flower and plant projects to inspire you to make some for your own space or for a …

What's black, white, and red all over? This week's 10 Best Dressed list: http://vogue.cm/1tkkbFJ

Granny Square Plush Cat Pattern

Explore all the possible <i>cat-binations</i> and <i>purr-mutations</i> of this versatile crocheted granny square cat plushie pattern that Jen Maude of Jam Made adapted from a pattern by Julie Harrison of little woolie.<p>I took the idea for the granny square body and obviously the idea of a cat and went off in my …

Best Edible Garden Winner: Britton Shepard

The winner of the Gardenista Considered Design Awards Best Edible Garden is Britton Shepard of Fall City, Washington.<p>His project was chosen as a …

5 Mental Skills You Need to Get Through ANY Workout

You've got more in you—here's how to find it.<p>When you're dripping sweat, your heart is pounding, and your legs are on fire, finishing a workout is <i>tough</i>. Whether it's trucking through that last mile, squeezing in that last rep, or staying in that yoga pose for 10 more seconds, we've all been …

Exercise

Summer Work Outfit Idea: A White Button Down, a Below-the-Knee Skirt, and Nude Accessories

If you don't wear a uniform at work, getting dressed for the office can be a daily test of patience. But never fear! Every evening at 10 P.M., we're bringing you simple and chic work-appropriate outfit ideas to answer the perpetual question "what should I wear for the office?"<p><b>A White Button Down, a</b> …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

A Secret Courtyard Garden in Buenos Aires

Behind an unassuming stone facade and through a corridor covered in lush vines and plants, you will discover a quiet and charming courtyard in the …

'5 Ways That Quitting Sugar Changed My Life'

Sarah Wilson, author of the new book I Quit Sugar, explains what happened when she stopped eating the sweet stuff.<p>I first quit sugar back in January 2011 because of my autoimmune (AI) disease. I have Hashimoto's, and a big part of why I've stuck to the sugar-free program is that it's made such a …