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16 Little Books To Read On Long Journeys

Short enough to finish in one plane, train, or car ride. Meaningful enough to stick with you throughout your travels.


24 Invaluable Skills To Learn For Free Online This Year

Here's an easy resolution: This stuff is all free as long as you have access to a computer, and the skills you learn will be invaluable in your career, and/or life in general.

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38 Reasons Your Life Will Be So Much Easier In 2014

We really learned a lot in 2013. Now it's time to put it all to good use.

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12 DIY Signs That Just Say It All

Express yourself without saying a word.


30 Life-Changing Things That Are Worth Every Penny

Sometimes it's OK to splurge.<p>Cool. Now that you have no money left, time to add anything I may have missed in the comments.


16 Reasons Why Gin Is The Best

Because you can't begin without "gin."


30 Quick And Cozy Projects To Make This Fall

Like a hug for your head/feet/house ALL THE TIME.


19 Jokes Only Grammar Nerds Will Understand

The difference between knowing you're shit and knowing your shit.


11 Times Congress Has Declared War On Another Country, And Why

World History

17 Personal Essays That Will Change Your Life

Think essays are just something boring you write for class? These masterpieces will make you totally reconsider.


29 Simple Road Trip Hacks You Need To Know

Now you just have to enjoy the open road.


23 Signs You're Secretly An Introvert

Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again. Although the stereotypical introvert may be the one at the party who's hanging out alone by the food table fiddling with an iPhone, the "social butterfly" can just as easily have an introverted personality.<p>"Spotting the introvert can be …

27 Pictures That Will Change The Way You Look At The World

Throw out your globe. We've got some explaining to do.


32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

30 Inspiring Posters To Jazz Up Any Classroom

They're an inexpensive and easy way to make boring standard-issue walls way more inviting, and would also make awesome gifts for a teacher.


How To Tell Good People From Bad People

A 1960 pamphlet given out to children by? — funeral homes.<p>This pamphlet, from the early 1960s, was produced by the International Order of the Golden Rule, "a not-for-profit membership organization of independent, family-owned funeral homes located throughout North America and overseas.'<p>Yes, it was …

North America

Gorgeous Vintage Travel Posters

Eighteen posters — if these don't give you the travel bug, nothing will.<p>Most, if not all, of these 1960s TWA posters were designed and created by <b>David Klein</b>. Here's his <b>Wikipedia page</b>.<p><b>See 15 more of these wonderful posters right here.</b><p>And much thanks to fellow ad copywriter "Mango" for collecting …


An 1830s Depiction Of What's Inside A Woman's Heart

According to this, a lady's heart is a landscape of made-up places like the "Pyramids of Fashion" or the "Land of Coquetry."<p>In the 1830s, D. W. Kellogg (and his brother) became prominent producers of decorative prints, which often took the form of creative mapmaking. The following creation is …


How To Make Hush Puppies, The Greatest Fried Food Of All Time

Just some cornbread that fried and went to heaven.<p><i>Adapted from Southern Living.</i><p>Makes 4 servings (12-16 hush puppies)<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1/2 cup all-purpose Flour<p>1/2 cup yellow cornmeal<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>1/4 teaspoon baking soda<p>1 large egg<p>1/2 cup buttermilk<p>2 cups vegetable oil, for frying<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>Combine …


How To Kiss A Girl

From 1911. Brilliant.


29 Important Life Lessons From Teachers

Take note: Your teacher is teaching valuable life skills, along with all that grammar.


20 Life-Changing Fonts You Can Download For Free

You're so much better than Cambria.


17 Mind-Bending Paradoxes That Will Hurt Your Brain

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23 Ways To Swear Like A Pro

NSFW language ahoy.<p>First off, some words of wisdom from Stephen Fry.<p>Got that? OK. While we're on the subject, here's Adele.<p>Don't we all? Here's how to do it with aplomb.

have you checked out reddit's askhistorians subreddit? it's an amazing treasure trove of information and experts regularly answer questio…

Would you believe that I’ve never once visited reddit in my life… But I just visited the page, and it looks extremely interesting…<p>“If I ran a 17th century tavern in England and I had guests come in late at night, what canned or preserved or leftover food would I be able to offer them?”<p>If I ever have like six free hours one afternoon, I’ll probably spend it there, haha. Thanks for the suggestion!

The Definitive Guide To The British Royal Line Of Succession

27 Underrated Things About Being In Your Thirties

Basically, your twenties are a nightmare, and your thirties are the gift that keeps on giving.


28 Fruit Desserts Easier Than Pie

Pie who? Let me introduce you to your new, totally low-maintenance fruity friends: betty, buckle, crisp, crumble, grunt, pandowdy, and slump.<p>N.B. Opinions vary infinitely regarding the difference, if there is one, between a <b>crisp</b> and a <b>crumble</b>. One might have oats, but the other might too. According …


21 Books That Will Teach You Something Important

A mini syllabus for, like, life.


1968 Defined In 16 Iconic Images

Looking back 45 years at one of the most turbulent years in modern history. (Warning: graphic images)

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