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(Images) 56 Inspirational Picture Quotes That Will Motivate Your Mind, Body & Soul

Now and then when we <i>need a little Inspiration</i> we often reach for a <i>daily quote or motivational video</i>.<p>So I decided to share 56 of my <i>favorite picture</i> …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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Glow-In-The-Dark Wedding Dress Created By Designer Yumi Katsura (PHOTO)

If you're planning an evening wedding (or just really enjoyed "TRON: Legacy"), we may have found your perfect dress.<p>Japanese scientists have genetically engineered silkworms to spin silk that glows under fluorescent light, and wedding gown designer Yumi Katsura used the silk to create a …

13 Medicinal Plants Worth Planting

• <b>Aloe Vera</b><p>The aloe vera grows only under the sun with well drained dry or moist soil. Although the plant tastes like turd, it’s still edible. The sap …

Pot farmers threaten endangered species

<b>(AP/Ted S. Warren)</b><p>Rat poison used to protect crops is killing off northern spotted owls and Pacific fishers along the west coast<p>Jason Mark<p>June 24, 2013 10:30pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Earth Island Journal. It has been corrected since it first published.<p>The story is what you could …

Why don’t we use condoms for oral sex?

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>We really should, but the numbers show that almost no one does<p>Jake Blumgart<p>June 25, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Pacific Standard.<p>I remember my 27th birthday party better than I remember most parties, mostly because of a guy who wasn’t even there. That week’s <i>New</i> …

Sex, Spider-Man and the hubris of being a writer

<b>Periel Aschenbrand</b><p>Sarah Bruni, Adelle Waldman, Alissa Nutting and Periel Aschenbrand talk about writing in very few words<p>Teddy Wayne<p>June 25, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>Sarah Bruni, Adelle Waldman, Alissa Nutting and Periel Aschenbrand are the authors of four hot summer reads — three debut novels and a …

20 Red, White, and Blue Sweets and Treats

It’s almost Independence Day, and that means it’s almost time for 4th of July themed desserts. We’re excited to try out a lot of these red, white, and blue sweets and treats. (Here are the ones we tried last year.) You’ll notice strawberries and blueberries (in addition to a lot of food coloring!) …

From London With Love

Bringing you the latest in global travel, Marie Claire went to London to explore the chicest places from Bond Street to Regent Street for the week of June 24. Check back with us every Monday to catch the latest in international hot spots.<p>Bringing you the latest in global travel, <i>Marie Claire</i> went to …

Speed Chess Changed My Brain

Mastering the three-minute game saw improved skills in unexpected places, from poker to planking.<p>Mukumbura/Flickr<p>The poker table was down to three players. I had a queen and a 10. It wasn't the strongest hand, but I'd been analyzing my opponents' playing patterns and knew I needed to send an …

Must Every New Coming-of-Age Novel Be 'the Next Catcher in the Rye?'

For decades, reviewers and readers have eagerly compared works of fiction about young people to J.D. Salinger's 1951 classic—which is more apt in some cases than in others.<p>Free Press; Little, Brown and Company; Penguin<p>In April, <i>Publishers Weekly</i> endorsed Ben Lytal's latest novel, <i>A Map of Tulsa</i>, by …

Will Smith Not Invited to New 'Independence Day' Festivities

When the "Independence Day" sequel rocks our faces off in 2015, it will have to do it without Will Smith's star power. Ain't It Cool News is …

Brad’s War

In World War Z, Brad Pitt’s first attempt to build himself an action franchise, he would try to save the world from zombie domination. But amid delays, on-set drama, and rumors that the budget had ballooned above $200 million and that Pitt had clashed with director Marc Forster, Hollywood began to …

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The first newspaper printing of the Declaration of Independence that appeared on July 6, 1776 is for sale and is estimated to fetch up to $750,00. The newspaper version differs from the first printing in capitalization.<p>Photo: Library of Congress

Pop-Culture Phenomenon: Dumb Ways to Die

You've got to give it up to McCann Melbourne for creating this awesome and effective public service announcement for Metro Trains. On Saturday, “Dumbs Way to Die” became the most awarded campaign in the 60-year history of the Cannes International Advertising Festival with five Grand Prix Lions as …

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Altered Perception

<b>Altered Perception</b><p>a cradled kiss – cupped<p>protectively in fearful<p>hands; lost its eloquent flight –<p>~<p>its impetus for<p>life? melted wax – blown away<p>powdery …

Your Last Minute Guide to the Supermoon

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Have no fear, the supermoon is here. Again. It's the time of year when the moon will spend the night …

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

The visibility of distilled water is about 80 metres. Blue Lake, in New Zealand's South Island, clocks in at 76 metres. Here are the first-ever …

Poetic alchemy that turns landscape into art

Poetry offers us a different way of seeing the world – and even the same place. It’s one of the rewards of reading three Cornish poets in one volume<p>"Birmingham,” to quote the English poet Roy Fisher, “is what I think with”. The modern poet’s preoccupation with place struck me repeatedly over the …