Elizabeth Fairbrother

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Before You Plan a Vacation, Check the Weather With This Handy Map

If you’re not sure exactly where you want to go on your next vacation, or you know where but are flexible on when you go, this interactive map uses …

7 Cities to See Powerful Street Art

Travel<p>Graffiti, murals, vandalism—street art takes on various names, but one thing that rings true across the world is the cultural relevance behind these works of art.<p>Travel<p>Street art is a city's outdoor museum. Not just attractive to look at, it often functions as a gateway into the underlying …

Streetwear

Lose yourself in this beautiful literary map of London

This stunning map of London is made up of the names of characters from novels, plotted on to the areas of the city they're most associated with.<p>It was created by Dex, a London-based artist and graphic designer, and interior designer Anna Burles<b>.</b> They describe it as "an intricate type map of the …

West Ham United

25 Cheat Sheets That Make Cooking Healthier Less Of A Freaking Chore

Proof that cooking a little healthier can be pretty simple and damn tasty.

7 Ways Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Handle Year-End Stress

The holiday season may be all about selflessness, but a little self-awareness still goes a long way.<p>It’s no secret that the holiday season can be pretty stressful. Health experts at the Mayo Clinic note that the stretch between Thanksgiving and New Year’s tends to find people’s usual stress levels …

5 Enemies of Success You Must Avoid At All Costs

In the journey of life, we all come across certain challenges that in one way or another attempt to derail our success. Sometimes these challenges …

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

A History of Philosophy in 81 Video Lectures: From Ancient Greece to Modern Times

Above, you can watch 81 video lectures tracing the history of philosophy, moving from Ancient Greece to modern times. Arthur Holmes presented this …

Ancient Greece

10 Stylish Online Home Stores to Help Kick Your Ikea Habit

With the New Year upon us—and with any luck, some holiday cash in your pocket—it's a good time to update your home with something other than an Ikea shelving system (although, if you need one of those, so be it). The trick to having a stylish, thoughtfully appointment pad is to know where to shop …

11 TED Talks That Show How Weird The Human Mind Really Is

You have less control over your decisions than you think.<p>We use our mind every second of every day, but it's safe to say no one understands exactly …

These Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes Make Weeknight Cooking a Cinch

By the end of the year, even the simplest tasks can start to feel like a chore. As holiday deadlines reach a fever pitch, daylight hours shorten, and …

Introduction to Psychology: A Free Course from Yale University

Taught by Yale professor Paul Bloom, this course presents an Introduction to Psychology and tries to explain what makes us tick:<p>What do your dreams …

Cork city guide: what to see, plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

Ireland’s ‘rebel city’ is often just a starting point for exploring the rugged west, but with 24 annual festivals, a cracking food scene and great pubs, there are plenty of reasons to linger<p>“It’s always Cork first and Ireland second,” said Roy Keane in a 1997 RTE documentary, Have Boots Will …

The Art of Fearless Backpacking with Pacsafe Venturesafe GII

I just came back from my solo backpacking trip in Utah and Arizona in the US and Cusco in Peru. Eleven days of pure adventures, navigating from …

Backpacking

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25 Make-Ahead Summer Breakfasts

Breakfast is a great way to start the day off right, but there isn't always time to put together a whole spread in the morning. Rather than skipping …

Breakfast

The Best Documentaries On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: August 6th</b><p>Streaming video is the best thing that’s ever happened to documentaries. People who would never have paid for a ticket to a theatrical nonfiction film are now, thanks to Netflix’s robust selection, scarfing down the stuff by the barrel. But where to start among the masses? …

Making a Murderer

Happy birthday, Aldous Huxley!

"You shall know the truth," Aldous Huxley once said, "and the truth shall make you mad."<p>You'd be hard-pressed to find a quote more emblematic of the late English author, who was born 122 years ago today. Best known for his dystopian novel "Brave New World," Huxley predicted some of the most …

Literature

'See you in Philly': Protesters emboldened by Wasserman Schultz departure

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fueled by grievances over the party's treatment of Bernie Sanders and doubts over Hillary Clinton's progressive credentials, tens of thousands of protesters are putting a fragile post-primary detente to the test on the eve of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.<p>Pro-Sanders …

8 potato-free ways to satisfy your french fry cravings

Take the fry path less traveled, like strips of summery zucchini or polenta-like chickpea flour fries. Here are eight ways to fuel your french fry …

How To Tell If You Love A Fantasy Instead Of A Real Person

About five years ago, I tasted the sour bitterness of the cement pavement after I fell hard. For a girl. A girl I didn't even know.<p>I realize now that …

Oscar Wilde and Bram Stoker Were in a Literary Love Triangle

Many famous literary stars of the past knew each other and had close, often lifetime relationships you’d never suspect from just reading their works. …

Find True Love With These 36 Scientifically Proven Questions

One famous study found that these 36 questions, arranged in a certain way, were scientifically proven to accelerate intimacy, closeness, and love in …

Happiness

These 3 Words Can Turn Anxiety Into Advantage, According to Science

It's not about staying calm. In fact, it's the complete opposite.<p>When was the last time you were anxious?<p>Maybe you got worked up over a big presentation. Or preparing for that meeting to ask for a pay raise. Or getting ready to text that guy or girl you especially clicked with recently.<p>When …

5 Must Know Travel Hacks To Jetset On The Cheap

Travel isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. There is just something about experiencing everyday occurrences in an entirely new place, as well as seeing …

35 Summer DIY Decor Ideas for a Grown-Up Apartment

For all you recent grads who’ve just moved into your own apartment — first of all, congrats! Now that you’ve got your own place, it’s time to *own* it with DIY home decor that reflects the chic, stylish grown-up you truly are. As a bonus, you’ll now have plenty of projects apartment DIYs to keep …

40 Pasta Salad Recipes You Need to Try This Summer

You'll want to whip these up every chance you get.<p>A summer picnic, potluck, or barbecue — these easy pasta salads will be your go-tos. And watch it be the first bowl to go empty. They're packed with a colorful mix of veggies, homemade dressings, and cold pastas.