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Four Million Commutes Reveal New U.S. 'Megaregions'

As economic centers grow in size and importance, determining their boundaries has become more crucial. Where do you fall on the map?<p>An ever increasing share of the world’s population is living in what are known as megaregions—clusters of interconnected cities. The concept of the megaregion is …

Nine Simple Tips for Improving Your Table Manners at Fancy Restaurants

Whether you’re dining out at a nice restaurant, enjoying a wedding reception, or trying to look your best at a work event, proper etiquette is …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Trudeau defends abortion stance amid sharp Catholic criticism

The recent gulf between the Liberal Party and the Catholic Church has widened, as Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau drew a clear line between him and …

Justin Trudeau's abortion stance leaves Liberal ranks in confusion

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau tried to clarify his abortion policy over the long weekend, saying he knows people were "troubled" by it.<p>New MPs in his …

How To Be Interesting In A Cover Letter

Offer something other than your desperate self on a platter–plus seven more tips from Indexed cartoonist Jessica Hagy.<p>Write one. Your resume checks off key words and gets your information in front of someone, but it’s not enough to get you an interview. Use the power of the cover letter for your …

Cover Letters

The surprising strategy one man used to eliminate procrastination

In 2009, Fred Stutzman was a graduate student at the University of North Carolina and he was trying to grind out some important work on his thesis.<p>But there was a problem. His favorite coffee shop, which had previously been a quiet sanctuary where he could escape distraction and get work done, had …

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53 Mind-Blowing, Psychology-Proven Facts You Should Know About Yourself

They include fascinating facts like:<p>Aoccdrnig to reserach at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, the oredr of lteetrs in a wrod is nto vrey iprmoetnt.<p>Here are the last 53. Click here to read the first 47.<p><i>Dr. Susan Weinschenk is the author of Neuro Web Design: What makes them click? and</i> <i>100 Things Every Designer</i> …

Flickr

Screw stigma. I’m coming out.

I’ve kept it to myself for years, but now I believe the only way to fight the stigma of mental illness is to talk about my own.<p>I remember sitting in …

Mixed use infill 3 houses and an office / Collectief Noord

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Three pavillions and a house give shape to an urban garden in the city centre. Each pavillion is similar …

Architecture

Expressive Photos Reveal a Rare, Alternative View of Iran

An image of Iran that many people around the world are familiar with is the view of Iran as a troubled nation plagued by an oppressive government, ultra-conservative ideologies, brutal executions, public demonstrations, rumors of nuclear weaponry, and women who are forced to wear head coverings …

12 Best Love Quotes Of All Time

With pretty pictures to go with them!<p><b>1. Peeta Mellark</b><p><b>2. Nicholas Sparks</b><p><b>3. Marilyn Monroe</b><p><b>4. Taylor Swift</b><p><b>5. Audrey Hepburn</b><p><b>6. Tom Hansen</b><p><b>7. Rhett Butler</b><p><b>8. Carrie Bradshaw</b><p><b>9. John Green</b><p><b>10. Dr. Seuss</b><p><b>11. F. Scott Fitzgerald</b><p><b>12. Emily Bronte</b><p><i>Follow Marie Claire on Instagram for the latest celeb news, pretty</i> …

Articles about 5 green homes dwells april outdoors issue on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Every day, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day.<p>Explore all of the Dwell Magazine Issues for 2016. New issues will be added throughout the …

In pictures: Top British garden birds revealed

Birds

New insight into how children learn maths

<b>Teaching maths using abstract gestures is a good way to help children learn, research suggests.</b><p>Eight-year-olds gained a deeper understanding of mathematical principles by using their hands as well as their brains, say US psychologists.<p>Children were taught to solve formulae such as: "4 + 2 + 6 = _ + …

University of Chicago

9 Super Simple Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier

You've got a busy life. Work, school, social gatherings, family time — there's a lot to pack into one day.<p>Technology is here to save you. While …

Is Sirius the most luminous star?

Tonight – March 17, 2018 – look outside, and you can’t miss Sirius, the brightest star in the nighttime sky. Is Sirius the most luminous star? No. To …

A Theory of Architecture Part 1: Pattern Language vs. Form Language

<i>As you may have seen, ArchDaily has been publishing UNIFIED ARCHITECTURAL THEORY, by the urbanist and controversial theorist Nikos A. Salingaros, in</i> …

Linguistics

3 more deaths in Venezuela as both sides march in show of force

Three more people died from Venezuela's political unrest as both supporters and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro took to the streets in new …

Small Wooden Figures Playfully Fit Into Their Surroundings

New Jersey-based street artist Joe Iurato proves that bigger isn't always better with his fantastic series of small wooden figures that are cut out and painted to resemble little people. The miniature sculptures are carefully placed in public places such as busy intersections, street lamps, and the …

Art

From secret school to Afghanistan's future

Shabana Basij-Rasikh has set up a college to train women leaders in Afghanistan<p><b>Running your own leadership college at the age of 24 would be pretty impressive by any standards.</b><p>But Shabana Basij-Rasikh, who set up the women's college in Kabul in Afghanistan, has been driven by her own daunting early …

Her retail startup was in the red. Her response? Radical

An online store was not in Nancy Mudford's business plan in 2003 when she decided to open a full-service day spa in Vancouver. But three years after she launched Le Petit Spa – a successful venture that she sold in 2012 – Ms. Mudford took a tentative step into the world of online retail.<p>"A friend …

Downton Elizabeth McGovern's top 10 tips for acting

<b>Elizabeth McGovern is best known to many as Lady Cora, the Countess of Grantham in Downton Abbey. But before playing that role, she enjoyed a long and varied career as an actress on stage, television and in films.</b><p>The American actress was first offered a film role in Ordinary People, while studying …

Downton Abbey

Redford was victim of smear campaign, party insiders say

Alison Redford resigned as Alberta premier in part to shield her family from a smear campaign initiated by members of the Progressive Conservative party and her own caucus.<p>In an interview with The Globe and Mail, Ms. Redford's former communications director said the internecine campaign to remove …

Malaysian airplane investigators look at suicide as possible motive

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The co-pilot of a missing Malaysian jetliner spoke the last words heard from the cockpit, the airline’s chief executive said on Monday, as investigators consider suicide by the captain or first officer as one possible explanation for the disappearance.<p>Malaysia Airlines …

Transition – Photography by Lauren Marsolier

Transition – Photo Series.<p><b>Lauren Marsolier</b> is a photographer who deals with the mental process of transition. Unlike common photography, Lauren …

Photography

St John’s Orchard / John Smart Architects

Context<p>Set within a tree lined neighbourhood in South London; a distinctive local landmark has been attentively refurbished and crafted into four …

Architecture