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7 Simple "Calm-Down Phrases" That Can Blow Away Your Worst Troubles

Have you heard the popular urban legend of the <i>space pen</i>?<p>As the story goes, the US space mission needed something reliable to write with while they …

16 Disney Channel Stars Who've Managed To Keep It Together

Keep up the good work, guys.

What the Backstreet Boys Could Learn From K-Pop

Korea's longest-running boy band, Shinhwa, proves that staying relevant isn't about pretending you're young. It's about embracing your age.<p>AP Photo / Disney-ABC Domestic Television, David Steele<p>The Backstreet Boys release their 20th-anniversary album <i>In a World Like This</i> next week, the group's first …

23 Adorable And Quirky Ways To Wear Your Favorite Book

Been meaning to dress up your Kindle? This post has you covered.

This Summer, We Are All This Alpaca

Just trying to get in the too-small pool of life. :(

28 "Favorite" Books That Are Huge Red Flags

These books are harmless. Until a friend or loved one tells you that one of them is their favorite.<p>The following 28 books all have significant merits, otherwise they wouldn't be as successful and beloved as they are.<p>They are also indicative of deep and abiding potential character flaws in you and …

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29 Signs You Are Homer Simpson

<b>D'oh!</b>

New App Lets You Imagine Life As A Runway Model Or Wildly Wealthy Person

There's always a new way to kill time, guys.<p>It lets you mix and match runway tops, bottoms, and shoes and even the heads of runway models. It's perfect for the roughly TWO people on this earth who only dress in runway clothes. And it's great for everyone else who can only fantasizes about dressing …

11 Beginner's Yoga Poses To Help You Get Started

New to yoga? Check out these basic positions to warm up for your first studio class.

Do You Have the Face of a Wife? A New Study Suggests Such a Thing Exists

The shape of your face could possibly play a role in determining how long your relationships last, according to a new study. Let me explain.<p>So, apparently, some researchers in Europe asked a bunch of dudes to look at composite pictures of women's faces and had them decide which ones they would …

The 4 Best Nail Treatments for Your Nail Type

FYI: Much like skin, your nails have a type too. Slightly mind-boggling, right? Not to worry—I've broken down how to tell which category yours falls into, as well as the nail treatment that will work best for you.<p>If your nails split or break easily, they're likely dry. Try <b>Essie Millionails Nail</b> …

OMG, Mean Girls Is Getting a Sorta-Sequel: Mean Moms

I am hoping this sentence prompts you and whoever's sitting around you to shriek in tandem: <i>Mean Girls</i> is sorta kinda getting a part deux.<p>And as is appropriate considering how much time has passed, it'll be called <i>Mean Moms</i> and will follow a group of competitive mothers in a cutthroat suburbs. Now, …

Study: Stressing About Stress Is Bad for You

People who thought stress was negatively affecting their health were twice as likely to have heart attacks, regardless of how much stress they actually experienced. ... Is this article only making the problem worse?<p>Benoit Tessier/Reuters<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> "Constant stress puts your health at risk," warns the …

The End of the Gay Tax

What today's Supreme Court decision will mean financially for same sex couples.<p>The Defense of Marriage Act is largely good and gone, meaning that same-sex spouses can finally enjoy the same federal rights as heterosexual couples, at least in states that recognize their relationships. If you're a …

How to Find the Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Everyone looks good in wayfarers, but find out who looks great in aviators.<p>Finding a flattering pair of sunglasses can be slog, but with this advice you'll be able to pick the frames that complement your face in a snap. And if you're still unsure, here's a pro top: <i>everyone</i> looks good in a classic …

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Need For Speed movie offers first sneak peek

The live-action movie version of the cops-versus-cars <i>Need For Speed</i> video game series is set to hit the big screen next February, and Dreamworks Studios has released a video taking us behind the scenes of its upcoming flick. Director Scott Waugh shows off some of the movie's early stages of …

Mercedes releases spy shots of its sub-SLS AMG sports car

Mercedes has handed out "spy shots" of its sub-SLS AMG sports car prototype, which tells us that this on-again/off-again product is most definitely on again. Looking smaller than the company's SLS AMG in these first shots of a running prototype, it nevertheless appears to retain the same basic …

Autoblog Green

From the Beijing Motor Show comes word of pricing for the forthcoming Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid, but there's more confusion on the question of whether the high-end coupe can truly be purchased, as opposed to being obtained solely through a subscription model.<p>Troubled three-wheel car startup Elio …

The Revolt of the Global Middle Class

Here's what protests in Turkey and Brazil have in common.<p>Alper, a 26-year-old Turkish corporate lawyer, has benefited enormously from Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's rule. He is one of millions of young Turks who rode the country's economic boom to a lifestyle his grandparents could scarcely …

4 Fashion Trends to Invest in, Courtesy of Hot French Fashion Brand The Kooples

Fashion website vente-privee has partnered with the super-hot French fashion label The Kooples for an exclusive sale that just went live on the site! Meira Lavin, lead women's-wear buyer at vente-privee, walked me through the sale and hand-picked four key looks worth investing in. In case you're …

Why Should We Even Care If the Government Is Collecting Our Data?

Kafka, not Orwell, can help us understand the problems of digitized mass surveillance, argues legal scholar Daniel J. Solove.<p>nickboos/Flickr<p>As people have tried to make sense of the recent revelations about the government's mass data-collection efforts, one classic text is experiencing a spike in …

The Civilizational Significance of Zombies

Independent of its film adaptation, Max Brooks's 2006 novel World War Z is high literature: a case study in what mankind gains when forced to confront annihilation.<p>Paramount<p>When large numbers of the living start dressing up as the undead, they are announcing a true cultural phenomenon. It may seem …

'The Great Gatsby Curve': Why It's So Hard for the Poor to Get Ahead

High-income kids who don't graduate from college are 2.5 times more likely to end up rich than low-income kids who do. Why it's so hard for the poor to get ahead today.<p>The American Dream isn't dead—it just moved to Denmark.<p>We like to think of ourselves as living a classless society, but it isn't …

Standing: The Newest Form of Protest in Turkey

After weeks of violent clashes, a Turkish artist tries a motionless form of resistance -- and starts a movement.<p>On Monday night, Turkish artist Erdem Gunduz arrived in Istanbul's Taksim Square, the site of weeks of ongoing protests and violent clashes with police, and tried something a little …

Audi readying 650-hp Sport Quattro Concept for Frankfurt

Remember Audi's perfectly lovely Quattro Concept from the 2010 Paris Motor Show? Of course you do. The latter-day Ur-Quattro is laser-etched in our brains as well – and not just because Audi was kind enough to offer our man Michael Harley a mountain drive of its seven-figure showcar. At the time, …

Honda Will Recycle Rare Earths in New Hybrid Car Motors

Facing potentially skyrocketing prices for irreplaceable rare earth elements, Honda says it will begin recycling the metals from old nickel-metal-hydride batteries in the motors of its new hybrid cars.<p>In just a few months, Honda's rare earth metal recycling program rapidly morphed from a lab …

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Can't Keep up? 15 Ways to Simplify Your Morning Routine | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It can become pretty stressful, right?<p>Every morning we have to struggle to get ourselves ready, get everything done and be out the door on time. And …