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4 Mysteries That Shape Every Thinking Woman's Life

3 Key Financial Decisions That Can Change Your Life in an Instant

Self-improvement

For London's Cabbies, Job Entails World's Hardest Geography Test

Satellite navigation and GPS can't match the street smarts demanded by "The Knowledge" test.<p>LONDON—Steve Scotland had better reason than most for thinking he knew London like the back of his hand. Not only was he a native Londoner, born and bred, but he'd spent years working as a chauffeur in the …

England

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

Fighting FOMO: 3 Strategies To Beat Your Fear Of Missing Out

<i>If it seems like everyone you know is doing cooler stuff than you, feeling happier than you, and generally out-pizzazzing you, Martha Beck wants you to know they've got you fooled.</i><p>By Martha Beck<p>OMG, do you have any idea what you're missing right now? Have you checked Facebook in the last two …

Blurb Announces Partnership with Amazon to Simplify Self-Publishing Photo Books

As of Yesterday, Blurb — an online platform and service that allows you to create and publish photo books — announced that you will now be able to …

How to piss off an introvert

The characteristics associated with ‘good travelers’ are usually those attributed to the extrovert. Someone who is high energy, willing to talk to …

Instapainting Turns Your Photos Into Hand-Painted Oil Paintings On The Cheap

Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day, the stealthiest of all the holidays. Sneaks up on you, doesn’t it?<p>If you’re trying to get a gift today, you… might be a bit short on options. Will you go with the gas station teddy bear? The twice-crushed box of chocolates? A bouquet of acceptable-looking roses for …

It's Not About Stopping

I watched a TED talk recently on diet. Technology, Entertainment and Design now extends to weight loss. Well, whatever, it was a great talk by Sandra …

Nutrition

​What Is "Mindfulness," and Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I keep seeing the word "mindfulness" everywhere, tied to everything from losing weight to being more productive. But what does this …

Mindfulness

See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Trends

3 Tips to Get Hyper-Local Experiences While Traveling (VIDEO)

While traveling, if I don't get the opportunity to escape the tourist infrastructure of my destination and connect with locals, I AM NOT A HAPPY TRAVELER.<p>To address this, I have an immersive style of travel that often leads me to extraordinary experiences like the time I went fishing in Tunisia, …

Behold the Iron Throne the Way George R. R. Martin Intended It

In the <i>Song of Ice and Fire</i> novel series by George R. R. Martin, the Iron Throne is the literal seat of power in the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, …

US

The Essentials of Marketing Your Business<p>Get off to a smart start with tips on understanding your target customer, refining your brand voice, and defining your unique selling proposition.<p>By Etsy Staff Sep 20, 2017<p>Identifying your target customer<p>To begin attracting potential buyers to your small …

How To Quit Your Job And Travel

Me in Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico.<p>In April 2012 I was sitting at home on a Saturday afternoon idly researching living in Mexico. I'd been looking to …

10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

Landscape Photography

Reading Chair: Seat with Built-In Book & Magazine Shelves

Hybrid bookshelf chairs are nothing new, but many are made to narrowly accommodate only a limited size or shape of reading selection – that is where …

Avant-garde

Paleo, Vegan, Intermittent Fasting… Here’s how to choose the absolute best diet for you.

<b>People always ask me which “nutrition camp” I fall into. Is it paleo? Vegan? Low carb? Intermittent fasting? Or something else? In essence, they’re</b> …

Nutrition