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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 …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

25 Great Works of Erotic Literature to Keep You Warm on Cold Winter Nights

It’s getting cold out there, and though there are a few ways of keeping warm, one which most people don’t talk about is reading a steamy book. But it …

Literature

Brussels Sprouts with Parmesan and Pine Nuts

Time: 25 minutes. "My husband and I love brussels sprouts, a vegetable I wouldn't have gone near until I started to discover new ways to enjoy them," …

How To Make a DIY Fog Machine For a Spooky Halloween

Scare yourself and the trick-or-treaters this Halloween with a home-built fog machine—a rewarding and downright fun project.<p>A do-it-yourself spookfest could be as simple as positioning a few scary props at strategic locations throughout the home or as elaborate as a movie-grade haunted house. But …

6 Poems Every Woman Needs to Read

Poetry can express our deepest longings and help us with our toughest struggles. These favorites from Mark Nepo's Reduced to Joy can change how you …

Writers on Their Difficult—And Not So Difficult—Breakups with New York City

In her now iconic essay “Goodbye to All That,” Joan Didion wrote about her early love-struck days in New York City, and how it all came to an end. …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

How To Remember Literally Everything

"Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things," the Roman philosopher and statesman, Cicero once wrote. And though it was important at the time of <i>Da Oratore</i>, his dialogue on cultivating the power of remembrance, the art of memory is possibly more relevant than ever. Constant digital …

The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

Back To School: 10 Simple And Functional Desks For A Successful Start

A new school year is about to start and with it comes the opportunity to also make some changes around the house. Maybe it’s time for some new …

Coloring Eggs with Nature - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

<b>I love color, don’t you?</b><p>Maybe my love for it came from growing up in a house with walls painted entirely in one color…”Navajo White”. Maybe it’s just …

Quick Craft - Craft Stick Dolls

Simple Kids Craft – Craft Stick Dolls<p>I’ve never witnessed Molly so engaged, bordering on fanatic, about a craft as she has been with these Craft …

Dolls

Pretty Bathroom Jars

I'm in love with the new shower curtain I bought for my kids bathroom. (target) The colors and design are just too fun. I decided to ...

Hey Fran Hey

10-minute Hamstring Stretch Routine

Sage Rountree shows you six moves that ease tension throughout your hamstrings.

10 vegetables to gain more stamina

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>In today’s fast paced world it is not very uncommon to feel depletion in energy levels as …

Brief workouts for runners: basic strength training

You get your miles in, but do you enough strength, core or flexibility work? In the first of a series of non-running workouts for runners, fitness coach Donald Maxwell suggests a basic routine to make you stronger<p>Most runners I work with are very good at putting in the miles. Give them a detailed …

The Book Thief

• <b>Author:</b> Markus Zusak<p><b>DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.</b> <b><br>The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.</b> <i><br>When Death has a story to tell, you</i> …

Stanley Kubrick’s Rare 1965 Interview with The New Yorker

Stanley Kubrick didn't like giving long interviews, but he loved playing chess. So when the physicist and writer Jeremy Bernstein paid him a visit to …

Bertrand Russell’s Ten Commandments for Living in a Healthy Democracy

Bertrand Russell saw the history of civilization as being shaped by an unfortunate oscillation between two opposing evils: tyranny and anarchy, each …

Paris Review - Eugene Ionesco, The Art of Theater No. 6

Interviewed by Shusha Guppy<p>Issue 93, Fall 1984<p>Eugene Ionesco, ca. 1985. Photograph by Eugene Ionesco<p>The last few years have been exceptionally busy for Eugène Ionesco. His seventieth birthday was celebrated in 1982 with a series of events, publications, and productions of his work, not only in …

Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book

In the summer of 2011, I chanced upon a lovely Italian edition of a little-known, playful short story young Mark Twain had written in 1865 at age of 30, with Victorian-scrapbook-inspired artwork by celebrated Russian-born children’s book illustrator Vladimir Radunsky, mischievously encouraging …

The 10 Most Talked About Books of 2013... So Far

<i>First published on Book Riot</i><p>A few weeks ago, we rounded up our favorite books of 2013 so far, but these aren't necessarily the books that have been the most discussed.<p>So here's a quick rundown of the ten new books that, from my vantage point, have gotten the most buzz as we head toward the back …

50 Books to Read Before You're 11 3/4: Book Riot's Twenty-Five

I’m just back from six weeks in the UK, where the amazing National Trust has an advertising campaign on the go called 50 Things to Do Before You’re …