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48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Adorable Teddy Bear-like "Magic Rabbit" Spotted for the First Time in Two Decades

Meet the Ili pika (<i>Ochotona iliensis</i>), an extremely elusive, cuddly creature that is rarely seen by human eyes. Native to a remote region of China, the adorable mammal has been spotted only a handful of times in the Tianshan Mountains of the northwestern province of Xinjiang. Nicknamed the “magic …

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The Mysterious Book That Nobody Can Read Or Decipher

It's a book that contains 360 pages, is based on an imaginary world and comes complete with pages upon pages of hand-drawn illustrations that are …

12 Common Phrases Which We Owe To Shakespeare

He was the greatest mind in the history of English literature and even today The Bard continues to influence our language and culture. Here's a …

The best books of 2014

The must-read novels, memoirs and history books of the year: if you're looking for a new book to read, this is a good place to start<p>Looking for something new to read? From the best children's and poetry books to failsafe gift and cookery books, you will find exactly what you are looking for.<p>There …

17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

21 Rare & Remarkable Photos That Will Open Your Eyes

In a world where PR minions, Photoshop experts, brand managers & spin doctors control virtually all aspects of a celebrity's life - it's easy to miss …

Gorgeous Macro Photos of Hummingbirds

Photographer Chris Morgan took these stunning macro photos of hummingbirds while on a recent trip to Costa Rica. He has much more excellent bird …

Photography

Best novels and fiction books of 2014

The must-read novels and short story collections of the year<p><b>THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH BY RICHARD FLANAGAN</b>(Chatto, 464pp)<p>A haunting story of POWs on the notorious Burma railway, which won the Man Booker prize<p>Read our review of <b>The Narrow Road to the Deep North</b><p>Buy <b>The Narrow Road to the Deep</b> …

Q&A Down Under | Karl Pilkington

The Most ’90s Thing That Could Ever Exist

The zeitgeist summed perfectly in one technological artifact, which is a VHS tape promoting Windows 95, starring Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry.<p>Wow.<p>Just. Wow.<p>This image is bouncing around on Twitter thanks to Jehan Ranasinghe, who dug this thing up, presumably with a time machine, and then …

10 Kiss-Proof Lipsticks to Survive Valentine's Day Weekend

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

10 Unusual Grocery Items To Boost Your Beauty Routine

You already know there are great grocery-store finds that boost your beauty routine. Superfoods are the key to healthier skin, while coconut oil has …

25 Ways To Become The Happiest Version Of Yourself

By Jerrica Peterson,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/HJNcZr<p>I wish I had the perfect recipe and could douse you all with a concoction of a timeless …

Big Dog and Small Pup Are Inseparable Best Friends

Earlier this year we met photogenic Harlow the Weimaraner and his fellow canine buddy Sage. Now, the household has welcomed a new addition to their dog party–Indi the Dachshund. The tiny pup has seamlessly entered the family, adding an adorable element to the already sweet collection of portraits …

5 Amusing Snow Globes That Will Make You Look Twice

The winter holiday season is upon us and that means hot chocolate, peppermint candy canes, and eggnog. It also means snow globes! It's the one time of year when a shakable model of a snowstorm is a desired decor piece to proudly display in your home. Of course, there are the traditional snow globes …

Orbiting Analog Timepieces : Followatch

Some may argue that the analog watch hasn't changed a great deal in generations. The Followatch is a unique new concept that was entered into the …

Psychology-Inspired Watches : mr jones

This unusual watch design for Mr. Jones features a venn diagram face instead of numbers to indicate the time. The watches are meant to make a …

Learn the secrets of Google Now voice commands (infographic)

At the risk of incurring Android fanboy wrath, Google Now is a lot like Apple's Siri: it responds to voice commands and can perform lots of cool and practical functions.<p>Of course, like Siri, it comes without an instruction manual. And, in fact, if you invoke the help command or look at Google's own …

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Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

Miniature 3D Paper Worlds : 3D paper art

These beautifully detailed and expertly crafted 3D paper art pieces were made by Sweden-based artist Fideli Sundqvist.<p>Fideli Sundqvist's pieces are …

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Happy Monday, Instagram! Time for the #WeeklyFluff! This week, we've got something a little different. Meet Mr. Bagel (@chinnybuddy), an adorable (and incredibly soft-looking) chinchilla. If you're already following too many dogs or cats, try adding a little @chinnybuddy to your Instagram feed.

My Neighbor Magritte, A Comic About Living Next Door to Surrealist Artist René Magritte

Cartoonist and illustrator Grant Snider of Incidental Comics has created “My Neighbor Magritte,” a comic that illustrates what it would be like to …

Art

New Reality-Flipping Photos by Erik Johansson

<b>Expecting Winter</b><p>Photographer and artist Erik Johansson has always been a cut above the rest. The Berlin-based creative is a master at photo manipulation, where he takes photos of everyday life and retouches them to make them appear not of this world. As he states, “I don't capture moments, I …

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