Jennifer McCready Wallace

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7 Simple Life Hacks That Will Make You Smarter

Looking to perform better mentally? Do the following.<p><i>Do you want to be smarter?</i><p>You can't boost your IQ overnight, but you can get a little smarter every day.<p>With enough motivation and determination, anyone can expand their mental capabilities and become smarter.<p>Integrating new habits into your …

Want the Secret to Happiness? Never Stop Doing This

Happiness is something that we all want, yet so few feel as though they really understand how to achieve it consistently<p>Happiness is something that we all want, yet so few feel as though they really understand how to achieve it consistently. We are constantly bombarded with messages that tell us …

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Improve Your Life in Just 3 Minutes a Day

Setting up a life-altering meditation practice is easier than you think.<p>You'd have to be living under a rock not to have been recommended mindfulness meditation by someone in the past few years. Big name entrepreneurs swear by it, whole conferences are dedicated to it, and prominent dissenters have …

Pope Francis Says 'The World Is at War' After ISIS-Linked Church Attack

KRAKOW, Poland — Pope Francis declared that "the world is at war" on Wednesday, a day after two knife-wielding attackers linked with ISIS stormed a French church and slit the throat of a priest.<p>The pope made the comments on a flight between Rome and the Polish city of Krakow, where he was set to …

IS suicide attack in mostly Kurdish Syria town kills 44

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A suicide bomber riding an empty livestock truck laden with explosives blew himself up Wednesday in a crowded district in the …

America's Most Scenic Roads

The T-shirts all say: <i>I survived the road to Hana</i>. It can take more than two and a half hours to travel the 52 miles from Kahului to Hana, as you …

How to Quit Your Job and Travel for Two Years

<i>By Terence Loose, Contributor</i><p>Years ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I sat across from my wife Gayl in a taco stand and told her that I thought we should sell our house, quit our jobs and sail to Tahiti. "Terry, we don't know how to sail," she said.<p>She had a point, but I was much more worried about the …

Personal Finance

18 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

European Travel

Still Life

We gave it a <b>C</b><p>When people die friendless and alone in South London, it’s the OCD-enabling job of John May (Eddie Marsan) to find their next of kin. …

'American Sniper’ review: A sly war film from Clint Eastwood

If at the end of “American Sniper,” you feel less than moved by the title character’s exploits — if the whole enterprise leaves you with a strange, hard-to-define feeling — don’t think that’s an accident. Clint Eastwood has made a sneaky, complicated film that takes the form of a rousing war movie …

Clint Eastwood

'Still Alice' Movie Review

They say that Julianne Moore is way overdue for an Oscar. She’s been nominated but never won, for <i>Boogie Nights, The End of the Affair, Far From …

The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

Weight Loss

So cute.

Christian Bale Says Moses Was 'Barbaric,' 'Schizophrenic' In Lead Up To 'Exodus' Release

Christian Bale may not have known anything about Moses before preparing for his role in 'Exodus,' but after reading the Bible, the Torah, the Quran and Jonathan Kirsch’s 'Moses,' the actor proclaimed to have an insider's peek into the Biblical figure's head.<p>In an interview with reporters on Friday, …

EPIC Cat Fight Compilation!

Día de los muertos 2014 Doodle (Day of the Dead 2014 Doodle)

Doesn't matter how many times I see this, it always blows my mind.

How to Draw

"How to Draw" is a collection of tutorials that will teach you everything from perspective basics to shading chrome. Never picked up a pencil before? …

10 Essential Albums for Starting a Jazz Collection

If I’ve seen it once I’ve seen it a hundred times. Someone just getting into jazz ventures online looking for some music to start with, and is …

The Man Who Made The Year's Best (And Funniest) Film About Race

Meet Justin Simien, the director of Dear White People, the movie everyone's going to be talking about. "In a nation that is increasingly more diverse, you're at a handicap the more you refuse to see the world through other people's points of views," he told BuzzFeed News.<p>The greatest throwaway line …

24 Times Raccoons Were Good Citizens Of The World

People shoot raccoons a lot of grief for causing a big old ruckus, but they're really just trying to make the world a better place.

33 Times Otters Saved The World Just By Being Adorable

Let's be honest, otters make the world infinitely cuter.

31 Times Cats Were Good People

They may want you to think they're all sass but underneath all that fur, cats have the biggest hearts of them all.

Fitness Truths: five reasons your workout isn't working

Hit a plateau with your workout? Consider these five fitness truths and fix it, says our fitness blogger Jean-Clade Vacassin<p>BY <b>Jean-Claude Vacassin</b> | 23 September 2014<p>Whilst more and more of us are making positive choices around health and fitness, it's probably true to say that many of us are not …