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Books as Art: Wall Storage Suspends Your Book Collection

Finding unique ways to display a book collection is as much a hobby for some bookworms as building that stellar library. The gorgeous Hanging Book …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of …

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How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring to light how standards of beauty differ across various cultures.<p>The project, titled <i>Before &</i> …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Yuri Gagarin: 8 things you (probably) didn’t know about the first man in space

On 12 April 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to journey into space. Here, we reveal eight surprising facts about him...<p><b>1)</b> …

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Adriana Lima's Brazilian Beauty Secrets

In honor of today's World Cup kickoff in Sao Paolo (and her 33rd birthday), Brazilian bombshell and Victoria's Secret Angel Adriana Lima gives her perspective on hailing from the world's most beautiful country.<p>Harper's Bazaar: What does Brazilian beauty mean to you?<p><b>Adriana Lima:</b> In Brazil, there …

6 of the Most Interesting International Borders on Earth

What do a triangular picnic table, two rivers, and a friendly volleyball game have in common? At one time or another, they've all acted as a border between two or more countries, of course!<p><i>Credit: Wikimedia User Jerome</i><p>Unless you've ever lived on, bought books from, or had trouble crossing one, you …

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Samsung Announces Galaxy Tab S With Super AMOLED Display, Multi-User Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung today introduced a new version of its Galaxy Tab, the Galaxy Tab S, at an event in New York entitled "Tab Into Color." Available in both 8.4 and 10.5-inch sizes, the Galaxy Tab S includes a high-resolution (2560 x 1600) Super AMOLED display. According to Samsung, the Tab S's display has a …