Jennifer Craig

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Sleep Inside a Bookshelf at This Genius Hotel

Bibliophiles, rejoice! Cozy up surrounded by thousands of books in this pod hotel.<p>Imagine the beauty of falling asleep with not one book—but 5,000.<p>Book and Bed, a no-frills Tokyo hostel, first opened in 2015. Owned by R-Store and designed by the acclaimed Suppose Design, the hostelry now has four …

Manta Rays

So You Want to Read American Gothic: Here’s Where to Start

Sometimes, the shotgun approach can be best when exploring a new genre. Award winning author Joyce Carol Oates certainly knows her way around …

On Teaching, but Not Loving, Jane Austen

I used to adore the Pride and Prejudice author. But over the years I’ve grown more ambivalent toward her and the fervor for her work.<p>I once confessed to an audience gathered for a pre-show talk about <i>Pride and Prejudice</i> that I felt a bit salty to see so many of them in attendance. A few months …

Literature

10 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Turn 30 | Inc.com

Your 20s are supposed to be a blast, but when researchers ask those approaching 30 how they're faring, an incredible 86 percent report being in the grips of some form of quarter-life crisis. Meanwhile, other studies show the pressures on young adults have been steadily ratcheting up.<p>In short, with …

Books
Books

What Is an Unreliable Narrator and How Can I Identify One?

How to Recognize and Create an Unreliable Narrator<p>Trust Issues With the Narrator Character<p>Updated November 10, 2017<p>In fiction, as in life, the …

Creative Writing
Writing

Bringing African folktales to life

<b>Folktales and the art of traditional storytelling are in danger of being lost and Nairobi-based performer Maïmouna Jallow is on a mission to reverse the trend. But on her journey to revive the art she has also discovered the relevance of performing contemporary stories.</b><p>There is something mystical …

West Africa

Oursonette: A new short story from Margaret Atwood about VE Day

A country is not just its people and places, but its stories. On the occasion of Canada’s sesquicentennial, The Globe and Mail has invited a group of writers – from home and abroad – to celebrate the country’s history in fiction. The results will be published throughout the course of 2017.<p>CANADAA …

Captain Marvel

5 Great Quotes from Fantasy Author Tad Williams

Tad Williams is the author of many celebrated works, including <i>Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn</i>, and <i>The Last King of Osten Ard</i> series. His newest novel, <i>The</i> …

Behind the names: The Austen characters you need to know

Feisty feminist heroines and dashing handsome heros.<p><b>Elizabeth Bennet, Pride and Prejudice</b><p>The most popular Austen heroine, Lizzy’s headstrong nature …

How 'Fiddler On The Roof' (And Writing Its Sequel) Helped An Actress Find Closure

If you know any musicals at all, then you probably know the beloved <i>Fiddler on the Roof</i>. It tells the story of the dairy man Tevye and his family, and it's set in the town of Anatevka in czarist Russia.<p>In the musical, and second eldest daughter, Hodel, makes the bold decision to leave her family and …

Empathy

Art in an Instant: 12 Quick Ideas Using Floating Glass Frame

Forget about matting, cutting wood and finding acid-free painter's tape — the floating glass frame is here to make framing art remarkably easy. If …

Framing

Diy Dog Clothes In A Few Minutes

Step 1<p>Cut the fabric<br>Select a piece of floral fabric in your favorite. Trace the template by measuring the body size of your dog; cut out the …

Sewing
Chemicals

Free Easter Bunny Patterns

This list of <b>free Easter bunny patterns</b> is constantly growing so check back from time to time. Pick out you favorite little rabbit to sew this Easter. …

Want to Live a More Fulfilled Life? Avoid the No. 1 Regret of the Dying | Inc.com

Regrets.<p>They are the great common denominator--no matter race, color, creed--they're the one thing we universally try to avoid with the time we're given.<p>The pursuit of such avoidance is often on our mind and always on the clock.<p>Former palliative nurse and author of <i>The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying</i>, …

Positive Thinking

3 Daily Habits of the Happiest People in the World | Inc.com

Operating as an active business professional in the age of social media is a tremendous challenge.<p>As much as the internet has aided in the streamlining of information and business processes, it has also exponentially increased the amount and intensity of competition.<p>This is undoubtedly a high …

Happiness

Recipe: Irish Potato Candy — Recipes from The Kitchn

Unless you're from Pennsylvania, you've probably never heard of Irish potato candy. I didn't know what they were, but assumed they were candy made …

Dessert

This Couple Just Made Oreo Tacos & You're Definitely Going To Want To Recreate Them

Choco Tacos, Klondike’s taco-shape ice cream treat, were a very important part of my childhood. Now that the glory days of the 90s are over however, …

Food

3 Science-Backed Lessons From Albert Einstein on How to Become a Better Student of the World | Inc.com

There's no doubt that Albert Einstein was a pretty smart cookie -- he changed the world forever with his theory of relativity. But Einstein didn't just figure things out for his own benefit. He was a teacher who honestly believed wisdom and knowledge shouldn't be hoarded. As you try to get the most …

Physics

This 5-Ingredient Chocolate Cookie Butter Pie Recipe Will Satisfy Your Biggest Chocolate Craving

The best kinds of recipes are the ones that look a whole lot more complicated to make than they actually are, and this chocolate cookie butter pie fits that description exactly. A chocolate chip cookie crust, filled with cookie butter, caramel, and chocolate — who’d have thought you could make such …

Dessert

How Rejection Made Me a Serious Writer

Getting told no—by lovers, bosses, schools—is never fun, but sometimes you have to hit bottom before you realize that becoming who you want to be is …

An Abandoned, Saddled Horse Was Found in a British Forest

Nothing, of course, creepy about this.<p>Hello, horse. (Photo: photophilde/CC BY-SA 2.0)<p>Like something out of a gothic ghost story, a lone horse, …

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Six Weird Things Celebrities Have Told Us To Do To Our Vaginas

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Teach Children About Body Shaming Young!

When I was product testing my children's book <i>Ella's Tummy: A Story of Understand for All Ages</i> -- in other words, having kids read it and tell me what they thought -- one very bright eight year old girl said she thought it was mean that I, as the author, called the main character fat. This was an …

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

Sleep

How To Raise Brilliant Children, According To Science

"Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?"<p>When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because." You can explain: "Red is for stop and green is for go." Or, you can turn the question back to her and help her figure out the answer with …

Native Americans