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The Elements of Elegance: What Makes Design 'Sophisticated'?

Imagine for a moment a pristinely wrapped Tiffany & Co. package: The company's signature robin's egg blue, the tantalizing, perfectly tied white …

This College Student Is Trying To Eliminate Small Talk One Big Question At A Time

Kalina Silverman thought she was alone. She was wrong.<p>As a freshman at Northwestern University, Silverman had a tough time adjusting to life on the Evanston, Illinois campus. While writing an article for her journalism class about her experience, she asked the class of 2016 on Facebook if they had …

College & University

The Power of Sleep

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Sleep

How To Shoot Dreamy Backlit Portraits With Natural Light

Lisa Holloway <i>is an internationally-published, award-winning fine art portrait photographer from rural Northwestern Arizona. A Canon girl since Day</i> …

Landscape Photography

10 Tips for Shooting Great Photos in Low Light

You want to take a good shot, but the lighting is too low. Welcome to the wonderful world of photography. Lighting situations aren’t always what you …

5 Scientific Secrets to Naps That Will Make You Happier and Smarter

For many of us, more hours of shut-eye at night just doesn’t seem to be in the cards. Is there anything we can do? Yes.<p><b>Naps. Wonderful, glorious naps.</b><p>…

19 Reasons To Start Running

You can probably come up with countless reasons for why you just can't run. You don't have enough time or enough energy or the right neighborhood or the right sports bra. You don't have the body or sturdy enough joints or the desire to compete in a race. You're just not crazy enough to be a …

7 Books To Get Your Kids Excited For Reading

It's not too late to get your child reading this summer. This list of diverse books will help get your middle school student excited about reading, helping them to think of books as a fun alternative to TV and video games. Each book on this list has been recommended and tested by authors teaching …

Books

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

9 Things Only People With Depression Can Truly Understand

There's been a lot of dialogue surrounding depression -- particularly in light of recent events -- as people struggle to understand why and how it affects people in the ways that it does. And for the 350 million people worldwide with the condition, it can be just as hard to articulate its effects …

4 Mysteries That Shape Every Thinking Woman's Life

<i>Emma Brockes, author of</i> She Left Me the Gun: My Mother's Life Before Me<i>, explains how questions with no right answers can be confounding—and can also crack open a whole new set of possibilities.</i><p>By Emma Brockes<p>The great thing about unanswerable questions is that, being unanswerable, there are no …

Happiness

7 Trilogies That Are As Good As 'Lord Of The Rings'

I wonder how many authors set out to write trilogies. Tolkien, for instance, intended the <i>Lord of the Rings</i> to be the first big ass volume of a two-volume set (the second being the equally big ass <i>The Silmarillion</i>), as well as the sequel to <i>The Hobbit</i>. His publisher sensibly refused to do this, …

Books

5 Surprising Things That Happen When You Stop Expecting Achievements to Make You Happy

We tend to seek happiness in the wrong place.<p>"As soon as I get that promotion, everything will be great."<p>"When I find a husband I'll finally be happy."<p>"My worries will be over when this business starts making money."<p>We're seeking happiness in achievement, which never works.<p><b>Detach Happiness From</b> …

Happiness

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>November 24, 2017<p>24Natural gestures, beautiful of expressions, art mediums, sketching, drawing, painting. They are educational means, they are …

Lion King Cast Surprises Subway Riders With A Cappella Performance of 'The Circle of Life'

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The Job Guide for the Anti-9-to-5er

Is an <i>Office Space</i>-type work environment your worst nightmare? Does the idea of working in a cubicle every day make you break out in a cold sweat?<p>If …

Sony seriously considering a pro-level SLT

Sony's next professional camera could have a fixed translucent mirror and an EVF according to Yasuyuki Nagata, Sony Imaging Division Deputy Senior …

Cameras

5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …

Landscape Photography

Mau Nyoblos tapi Tak Terdaftar Ini Caranya

Mau Nyoblos tapi Tak Terdaftar, Ini Caranya<p>Selasa, 08 Juli 2014 | 07:56 WIB<p><b>TEMPO.CO</b>, <b>Jakarta</b> - Komisi Pemilihan Umum memastikan semua pemilih bisa …

8 Simple Ways To Tap Into Your Inner Child

Remember when you were a child and everything around you was novel and beautiful, and filled you with a sense of awe? Unfortunately, the demands of our lives -- work, relationships, money, health concerns -- cause all of us to gradually lose that sense of wonder. But that's not to say it's lost …

Parenting

6 Lessons Travel Teaches You That College Never Will

(Photo: Getty Images)<p>Travel versus college: the eternal debate rages on with no clear-cut winner. Faced with rising tuition costs and a less than satisfying job market, many would-be college students are ditching their knapsacks and textbooks for rucksacks and guidebooks. But is putting your future …

Top 3 Highlights Not to Be Missed on New Zealand's 9 Great Walks

Before we moved to New Zealand we had no idea what a Great Walk was. 10 months later, we’ve developed a passion for these incredible tracks and have …

New Zealand

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

Seeing scissors get made by hand is just so mesmerizing

You'll get lost watching him work. I definitely did. Cliff Denton is a 'putter' for Ernest Wright & Sons, the last remaining hand manufacturer of …

5 Creative Projects You'd Benefit From Trying (Even If You're Bad At Them)

When was the last time you launched yourself into a creative project with no inhibitions about the outcome? No one said you had to be van Gogh or Beyoncé to be an artist (although, wouldn't that be nice?). In fact, just <i>doing</i> an artistic activity is enough to put you in a blissful, stress-free state …

Creativity

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