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15 Things Every Man Should Have by Tom Ford

Lists are the best. Whether it’s simply the day’s tasks and the weekly groceries, a friend’s book recommendations or the pros and cons of a life …

Christmas Trees

Thug Notes Delves Deep Into 'Dante's Inferno'

While it may be the most famous portion of Dante Alighieri's "Divine Comedy," chances are you weren't laughing too hard if you happened to ever read "Dante's Inferno" -- which is not even taking into account if you fully understood it!<p>Luckily, Sparky Sweets PhD is here to make clear all of the …

8 Pieces That Will Change the Way You Hear Music

Put these masterpieces on your playlist and you'll never hear music the same way again.<p>1. “Rhapsody in Blue” by George Gershwin<p>Many musicians draw a …

11 Sexting Acronyms From the 1930s

Sexting didn’t start with smartphones.<p>Abbreviating conversational phrases with acronyms isn’t unique to this decade or even this millennium. Friends …

The Most Beautiful Operating Rooms of the World

When asked what you regard as beautiful, you might think of open fields, mountain ranges and even a work of architectural art. But what about an …

Navigate Dim Sum Like a Pro with this Video Guide

If you've never been to a Dim Sum restaurant before, the number of choices can be a little overwhelming. If you can't tell a good jeu ci gaau from a …

How Personalities Differ Across America [MAPS]

America is often painted as divided — be it by politics, economics, or word pronunciation.<p>But according to a new study from researchers from the University of Cambridge, University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Helsinki, America may also be split up by three different psychological …

Psychology

The clock tower penthouse in Brooklyn we all wish we had

Ok, so maybe the Batcave is already taken. What’s the next best thing for a superhero HQ/villainous lair? If you have $18 million to spare, you can …

10 Foreign Films For People Who Don’t Watch Foreign Films

By Amanda Simms,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/15jN0td<p>Fancy something a little bit different from cliché ridden blockbusters, predictable rom coms …

What Your Favorite Disney Princess Says About You

Belle<p>You love reading. You are a girl who reads. You likely post on your Tumblr about all the books you love, and all the tea you drink, and all the …

Aw, this dad made his kids a DIY tooth fairy delivery system

Cha-ching<p>A father made this sweet DIY project for his kids: it's a set of pneumatic tubes, as seen in drive-up bank windows, where teeth can be inserted and launched to the tooth fairy. (The video begins: "The population of earth has risen continuously since the Great Famine and Black Death of …

The Only Makeup Advice You’ll Need To Make It Through Your 20’s

By Kara Nesvig,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/14CbPC2<p>Congratulations, girl. You made it to your twenties. Your mid-twenties, even! Good work! …

Omnishambles among new words added to Oxford Dictionaries online

One day, when Peter Capaldi is remembered only as the 12th Doctor in Doctor Who and not the foul-mouthed Malcolm Tucker who first spat out the word "omnishambles", a curious reader who comes upon it in the pages of a yellowing Kindle will be able to look it up in the dictionary and find that it …

I Met The World's Smartest Dog

Chaser isn't just learning objects by name: she's beginning to understand the basic structure of human language.<p>"Chaser, this is Dan. Chaser! This is <i>Dan</i>," said Deb Pilley, a classical musician who goes by the name Pilley Bianchi professionally and signs her emails as "Pill." Pill is the daughter of …

Baby talk: newborns recall words heard in the womb, research shows

Don't save the baby talk until you've got a newborn to coo at: new research offers provocative evidence that an unborn fetus can not only hear sounds from the outside world, but is actually capable of recalling specific words in the days following birth.<p>In a study out of the University of Helsinki …

10 Marvelous Facts About The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

There are various hidden Easter Eggs, jokes, and little timewasters in almost every Google web service, product, or new device. Here are some hidden …

Google Glass

17 Euphemisms for Sex From the 1800s

While shoe-horning these into conversation today might prove difficult, these 17 synonyms for sex were used often enough in 19th-century England to …

D.I.Y Statement Staircases

Mondays sure can feel like an uphill climb. Yet, they also bear the promise new (so maybe they’re not all that bad after all?) Getting over obstacles …

To all the girls..

Don’t Settle For What Doesn’t Make You Happy

By Jill Neumann,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1aFRxHC<p>Why do we do it? We meet someone, we are semi-interested, we exchange info. We go out a …

8 Reasons You Should Forgive Them Already

By Madison Moore,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/19iEXwg<p>1. Because Compassion Is Beautiful And Everyone Makes Mistakes<p>Girl, whatever they did to you …

Most WTF animal photos of the year

This might just be the weirdest collection of animal pictures we've seen. Apparently, 2012 was a good year for strange and hilarious animal photos; …

Soda vs. Meth: which is really worse for you?

Which is worse for you, Soda or Meth? I know what my mum would say. But what does science have to say? According to a recent case study publicized in …

7 Things You Didn’t Know About The Way Your Mind Works

By Chrissy Stockton,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/16dxAFe<p>1. You will like something more if you have to work for it<p>This is called The Ikea Effect. …

32 Embarrassing Things You’ll Do When You Live Alone

By Chelsea Fagan,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/UITGYd<p>1. Watching terrible TV shows at top volume while you get unreasonably emotionally invested …

The Magic Of Music And What It Does To Your Productivity

By Mikael Cho,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/178orBH<p>Damn. I forgot my headphones.<p>Nothing has a more negative impact on my day than showing up to …

30 Quotes That Will Make You Rethink What “Love” Means

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/11MiZj6<p>“That’s when I finally got it. I finally understood. It wasn’t the thought that counted. It …

How To Be A Woman

By Taylor Steele,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/12uExmh<p>1. Play dodgeball as a kid. You’re tough. Just because you duck doesn’t mean you’re afraid …

20 Books That Will Change Your Life

By Marissa Morales,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/12C4yzZ<p>1. <i>Paint It Black</i> by Janet Fitch<p>This was one of those books I read as I entered my 20’s and …