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Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

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10 Personality Development Tips for a Much Better Life!

If you truly desire to improve your attitude and your entire life in general, then these personality development tips can be the golden ticket for …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

10 Best U.S. Flea Markets

Amidst the hodgepodge of rare goods and collectible gems that can be found at flea markets, those with a knack for haggling get to take their sport to Olympian levels. From fine antiques, vintage apparel, and rare collectibles, these 10 amazing flea markets give treasure hunters a chance to bargain …

These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

What Works: Meditation

“Oh, I can’t meditate. I tried it. My mind won’t shut up.” This is the most common rejection I hear when counseling people that daily meditation may …

Game on! Serve these delicious dips at your Super Bowl party

If you're hosting a watch party for the Super Bowl, dip is essential. But this year, try something different than your typical ranch-flavored dip. Go long and serve these unique and delicious dips from PopSugar.com's Brandi Milloy. Here, she shares her recipes for Buffalo chicken dip, hoagie dip …

Ex-aide writes about being Obama's friend, valet and 'surrogate son'

President Barack Obama's former personal assistant has penned a memoir, sidestepping public policy for the most part but dishing on the president's likes and dislikes.<p>Obama loathes fast food, fried foods and mayonnaise, writes Reggie Love, who was the president's "body man," with a spot just …

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17 Surprising Ways You're Ruining Your Clothes

You've been washing, folding, and storing your clothes all wrong.<p><b>1. You're using wire hangers when you should be using felt.</b> Wire hangers aren't supportive enough for heavier fabrics and will warp the shape of your clothes over time. Invest in felt hangers instead, which don't leave little points …

Dying dog's bucket list adventure

When Gizelle, Lauren Fern Watt's 160-pound English Mastiff, was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer, she decided to concoct a "bucket list" adventure for the pair to embark on.<p>“This dog wasn’t just my best friend - she was my roommate and confidant," she explained in an article for Yahoo! …

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Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p><b>Security & Health</b><p>• <b>Check in with your</b> …

15 Things Not to Do in New York City

No matter how many times you've been to New York, the city can overwhelm you with its plethora of sights, museums, restaurants, activities and more. Unfortunately, many visitors make the mistake of spending their precious vacation time on the wrong things, or go about seeing the city in the wrong …

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can definitely keep. Most people don't because they think they're too busy, or it's too expensive. Well, what if I told you saving money …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

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15 Things You Should NEVER Have in Your Home After 30

Our favorite designers told us these are things that must go. Stat!<p>1. A Futon<p>"Futons are le worst! The older you get the squishier your bed should be," says designer, potter and author, Jonathan Adler.<p>2. Temporary furniture<p>"Often I see people waiting to move into the 'forever home' before they …

The Freedivers Who Eavesdrop on Whales

I’m in the passenger seat of a white van, on a dusty, potholed road somewhere along the northeastern coast of Sri Lanka. It’s 9:00 p.m. and the stars are out. “Is this the right way?” I ask our driver.<p>He’s a local named Bobby; that isn’t his real name, but that’s what he wants me to call him. Bobby …