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How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

Playful Recreations of Classic Paintings on Toast

Food artist Ida Skivenes, better known as IdaFrosk, pays homage to the great painters of yesteryear with her playful food creations. The Oslo, Norway-based artist works particularly with toast as her canvas for her aptly titled series <i>The Art Toast Project</i>. The food paintings that IdaFrosk creates …

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RANKED: The 11 Best Donuts In America

We couldn't personally taste donuts from every beloved pastry shop in the country, so we scoured blogs and online reviews to come up with 20 bakeries known for their rave-worthy donuts.<p>The we ranked the donuts based on availability, originality, and price, in addition to how they tasted.<p>Keep …

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Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Business news and markets: as it happened - May 15, 2013

The BoE has upgraded its outlook for growth and expects a faster fall in inflation, Sir Mervyn King said, offering a pleasant "parting gift" in his final inflation report as Governor.<p><b>• Italian recession longest on record as output shrinks 0.5pc</b> <b><br>• HSBC says 14,000 jobs at risk as cost cutting drive</b> …

Microsoft blues

IT IS always fun to watch the mighty fall. It is even better when they try to break their fall with corporate waffle. This week Microsoft said it was …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

11 Things You Might Not Know About Charles Lindbergh

In 1992, Nickelodeon got together with the Kids World Council (also known as "minors who were allowed to call in and vote") to decide what was most …

15 Famous People Who Used to Teach

You never know what hidden talents your teachers might have. Just look at all of these famous former teachers.<p><b>1. Gene Simmons</b><br>The tongue-flicking …

Get a lifelog

WILL future historians ever understand how dull and pointless life was in the 21st century? Yes, if a new wearable camera catches on. Memoto, a …