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Every Type Of Bra You Should Own & Why

The backbone of a good wardrobe, bras get the most wear and the least love of anything in the delicates section. Many of us have been wearing the …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

The secret history of beauty: How the Greeks invented Western civilization’s biggest idea

<b>(Xirurg via iStock)</b><p>People think of beauty as universal to the human experience. But the truth is actually much more complicated<p>David Konstan<p>January 3, 2015 10:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Beauty: The Fortunes of an Ancient Greek Idea”<p>The English word <i>beauty</i> is semantically rich; that is, it has a wide …

The Arts

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

This Ex-Apple Engineer's New App Turns Your iPad Into A Second Display For Your Mac

Instead of letting your iPad collect dust when you're not using it, Duet Display turns your iPad into a second display for your Mac, using the iPad's charging cord to connect to your computer.<p>The app was created by Rahul Dewan, an engineer who worked at Apple for three years on the iPad and iMac.<p>"A …

Apps

The creative class is not screwed: Here’s how the Internet helps artists make a living

<b>David Byrne, Madonna, Amanda Palmer (AP/Boris Grdanoski/Jordan Strauss/flickr/Mandy Hall)</b><p>Digital doomsayers have it wrong: There is a way to find an audience, make money and make a living online<p>Cory Doctorow<p>November 23, 2014 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Information Doesn’t Want To Be Free: Laws For …

How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book”

By Ryan Holiday,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1dMrRKX<p>The other day I was reading a book and I came across a little anecdote. It was about the …

Productivity Advice I Learned From People Smarter Than Me

<i>Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of</i> <i>The Obstacle Is The Way</i><i>, the founder of</i> <i>Brass Check Marketing</i> <i>and gives</i> <i>monthly book recommendations</i> <i>to 30,000 people here.</i><p>Like all people, I’d like to think I am a productive person. If I am, however, it’s because I’ve been ruthlessly efficient at one thing: …

Pecan, Bourbon, and Butterscotch Bread Pudding

10 Servings<p>As if the butterscotch wasn't enough, we packed this bread pudding recipe with pecan and bourbon. Yep. Bourbon.<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Butterscotch Sauce<p>1 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup light corn syrup<p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1/2 cup heavy cream<p>…

Small Space Living: 4 Tips for Fighting Common Small Space Frustrations

Even when you've managed to master every small-space living tip there is, living in a small space can still be frustrating sometimes. But, there are …

Small Spaces

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Our personalities, thought patterns and emotional responses are wired into our brains, says Richard Davidson, Ph.D., author of <i>The Emotional Life of Your Brain</i>, but you can change your brain. Here are several exercises that will help rewire the neural pathways to help you think more positively, …

5 Tips to Stay Healthy If You Sit at a Computer All Day

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Study: Millennials Are The True Entrepreneur Generation

A new survey released today by Bentley University suggests that millennials sense that career success will require them to be more nimble, independent and entrepreneurial than past generations.<p>If past generations dreamed of the prestige and perks that come with a corner office in the executive …

The 350,000 Percent Rise of Christopher Wool's Masterpiece Painting

Art dealer Christophe Van de Weghe strode into Christie’s auction house in New York with orders from a mystery client. His mission that night, Nov. …

These Are the Top Six Books That Will Make You More Creative

If you read <i>What are the four principles that will lead you to breakthrough creativity?</i> and want more information, look no further.<p>Six of the best …

10 Healthy Two-Ingredient Avocado Recipes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, make dessert, smoothies, milkshakes, and more in five minutes flat.<p>The world's most perfect berry — yes, avocados are classified as berries — doesn't need much to taste delicious. A little salt is all you really need. But when you're feeling a little fancier, …

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NPR: Look At This: This is Color

Look At This<p>This Is Color<p>A Weird Little Lesson, In Rainbow Order<p>by Nicole Cohen and Beth Novey<p>Oct. 23, 2014<p>Remember Roy G. Biv?<p>When you’re little, you spend a lot of time thinking about colors: You have favorite colors, and you learn about Roy G. Biv — that little mnemonic to help you remember the …

6 Surprising Things That Can Influence Your Dreams

<b>By Aatif Zubair, Delhi Technological University, India</b><p>What goes into creating dreams is a subject of great interest to almost everyone—including …

Magnetism

Pistol Boots by Acne Studios

These Acne Studio booties are crafted in a smooth leather and feature a round toe, tonal stitching, an ankle pull tab and gunmetal-tone side zip.<p>3" …

Kahlil Gibran on the Absurdity of Self-Righteousness

Decades before artist Anne Truitt pondered the cure for our chronic self-righteousness, another extraordinary creative mind tussled with this human pathology. Among the many gems in Lebanese-American artist, poet, and philosopher <b>Kahlil Gibran</b>’s 1918 collection <b>The Madman: His Parables and Poems</b></i> …

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Illustrator Doodles On Starbucks Cups To Turn Mermaid Into Various Characters

Seoul-based illustrator Soo Min Kim has made a habit of turning the iconic mermaid on Starbucks’ paper coffee cups into both fantastic and mundane …

Minimalistic Tattoos By Seoeon Will Make You Want To Get Inked

Seoul-based tattoo artist Seoeon’s tattoos are so delicate and discreet that the fear of commitment disappears the moment you see her …

Jeanette Winterson on Time, Language, Reading, and How Art Creates a Sanctified Space for the Human Spirit

In September of 1994, beloved British writer Jeanette Winterson joined Canadian broadcaster Eleanor Wachtel on the air for a spectacular conversation, later published in <b>More Writers & Company: New Conversations with CBC Radio’s Eleanor Wachtel</b> (<i>public library</i>) — the fantastic collection that also …

The Paradox of Active Surrender: Jeanette Winterson on How Learning to Understand Art Transforms Us

I recently attended an event at which a celebrated public radio personality attempted to interview a celebrated artist. “Attempted,” because he clearly did not understand her work and the spirit from which it sprang. His attitude of not-getting-it wasn’t a storytelling device — the kind where an …

The Best Makeup Trends for Spring 2015

The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways.<p>Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises in the form of seriously smoky shadow, vivid red lips and strokes of brilliant color. Click …