Grace Wu

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13 Theories About Pixar Movies That’ll Really Make You Think

Is Toy Story 3 based on the Holocaust?!<p><i>Note: Not all submissions were sent by Community users.</i>

The destruction of Hillary Clinton: sexism, Sanders, and the millennial feminists | Susan Bordo

In this extract from her book, <b>Susan Bordo</b> asks how the most qualified candidate ever to run for president lost the seemingly unloseable election<p>Many books have been written about the way racial differences among feminists both divided and pushed feminist thinking and practice forward over the past …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When …

Self-improvement

9 amazing landmarks you probably had no idea were in Arizona

MENTION ARIZONA and many people think of the Grand Canyon…maybe a few cacti and cow skulls tucked in the sand dunes come to mind, too. But the Grand …

National Parks

How to Break the Bad Habits That Hold You Back in Life

<b>“You'll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success if found in your daily routine.” ~John C. …

Motivation

Adorably Stubborn Toddler's Argument with Dad About Counting Goes Viral

If you have a toddler at home, this video of a little girl arguing with her dad about how to count to five is going to look really familiar.<p>When my daughter was little, she came home from day camp one afternoon singing the old Village People song "YMCA." Only she sang it this way: "Y... M... C... …

Asian stocks mixed as investors await Fed meeting minutes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed with subdued movements on Wednesday, getting little push from the Wall Street's record high …

Stock Markets

15 best children's books of all time

Watercolor Cake Is the Dreamiest (and Most Delicious) New Wedding Trend

Check out these edible works of art.<p>Watercolor wedding cakes are having a moment right now, and it's no wonder why. Decorated with beautiful brushstrokes of all shades, the edible works of art are a sure way to elevate your wedding day dessert. Whether floral, marble, or abstract, these bakers' …

2017 Trend Watch: The Best Bathroom Paint Colors

A few weeks ago we wrote about our predictions for the colors that will dominate the kitchen in 2017. The bathroom, though a bit of a humbler space, …

Home Decorating

Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

5 Hot Books: New Joyce Carol Oates, the Armenian Genocide, and an EMT's Wild Rides

The following article first appeared in The National Book Review<p>Five books people are talking about this week -- or should be:<p>1. <i>The Man Without a Shadow</i> by Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco)<p>In Oates's latest novel, a rising-star female neuroscientist's life becomes entangled with a famous patient, an …

Microsoft bans adware that use man-in-the-middle techniques

Starting next year, Microsoft will be a lot stricter when it comes to adware. In a post on the Technet blog, Redmond has announced that it will block advertising programs "that take choice and control away from users." The company's talking about adware that use "man-in-the-middle" (MiTM) …

How people a century ago imagined we’d dress today

By Ana Swanson<p>, Reporter<p>As the end of the year approaches, experts and pundits start rolling out their predictions for next year, and the year to come. But seeing into the future is a bit more challenging than these predictions make it seem — as the fascinating images below demonstrate.<p>These …

Kurt Vonnegut

Of Rotten Apples and Rotten Systems

Martin Shkreli, the former hedge-fund manager turned pharmaceutical CEO who was arrested last week, has been described as a sociopath and worse.<p>In reality, he's a brasher and larger version of what others in finance and corporate suites do all the time.<p>Federal prosecutors are charging him with …

10 Short Books You Can Read Before The End Of The Year

Explore entire worlds, in just around 200 pages.<p>According to a recent survey conducted on FlipSnack, popular books are getting longer and longer. A few of this past year’s weighty tomes serve as hard evidence. Whether the trend can be chalked up to the ability of lightweight eReaders to accommodate …

Books

The Best 12 Books Coming Out This October

The weather is taking a turn (and threatening a full-blown hurricane if you’re on the East Coast), but there’s no shortage of books offering up the same dose of comfort as a warm blanket or bowl of hot soup. These juicy plotlines will have you happily holed up inside. From novels about …

The Martian on course for a Gravity-defying record at US box office

Film,The Martian,Culture,Science fiction and fantasy,3D,Technology,US news,World news,Film industry,Business,Gravity,Sicario,The Intern,Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials,The Walk,Joseph Gordon-Levitt,Matt Damon,Ridley Scott<p>Ridley Scott’s film eyeing all-time October box-office opening mark set by …

Ten of the best mobile puzzle games

From Monument Valley and Threes! to Best Fiends and Lara Croft Go, here are some top brain-scramblers for iOS, Android and Windows Phone<p>To deal with the sickly sweet elephant in the room: no, Candy Crush Saga isn’t included. Not for reasons of snobbery, but rather because surely <i>anyone</i> with an …

Windows Phone

15 Show-Stopping Loafers You Could Wear for a Night Out

A fun night out with the girls calls for a killer pair of stompers. While we’re always down for a platform pump, sky-high heel or even a lace-up ankle bootie, we realize that there are other options to be found. Namely: loafers. Now, now, we know what you’re thinking. Despite getting a rep for …

10 Best Dressed: Week of August 3, 2015

This week, starlets rose to the challenge of looking cool in a heat wave, while farther afield (Monaco to be exact), guests donned bright frocks and big hats in honor of the latest fairy tale wedding.

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1.</b> Microsoft is reportedly investing in Uber. It's raising a $1 billion round of funding that will value the company at $50 billion.<p><b>2. A group of German vehicle manufacturers has reportedly agreed to purchase Nokia HERE.</b> Uber had been in the running to buy the mapping service.<p><b>3. Photo-sharing app</b> …

Mark Zuckerberg

65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

7 Times Painted Wood Looked Good

We know that some of you have very...err...strong opinions about painting wood furniture, but the owners of these dramatic before and after projects …

White Dream Kitchen {On a $5K Budget}-The Reveal - Amber Tysl

I am finally showing you “finished” kitchen pictures. I always hesitate to say “reveal” and “finished” because I change things so often. Different …

11 One-Hour DIYs For Your Bedroom

Bedroom looking a little bland? These 11 snazzy projects take less than an hour<p><b>1. Wooden Tray</b><p><i>Learning Creative Living</i><p>A wooden tray is a must-have for in-bed snackers. Load it up with snacks, coffee, and books, and it's a handy way to bring your morning essentials into the bedroom with you. All you …

Living the DIY Life

The Flash Facial Phenomenon: How to Get Better Skin in Less Than 10 Minutes

A transformative facial sounds like a great way to close out 2014. But for those of us staring down the home stretch of a whirlwind year or a last-minute dash for the airport, the chances of fitting one in before New Year’s Eve may be slim. In this case, consider the latest wave of fast, easy, and …