Marylin Franklin

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A simple mindfulness exercise that rewires your brain to let go of negativity

In this busy world of ours, the mind is constantly pulled from thoughts to sensory data, scattering our thoughts and emotions and leaving us feeling …

25 Heaven-Sent Products For People Who Suck At Makeup

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13 Flatbread Recipes That Are Almost Better Than Pizza

We’d be lying if we said there was anything on this Earth better than pizza. But when you break it down, even the best recipes are comprised of just a few basic ingredients: bread, sauce, and toppings. On those days when you don’t feel like dealing with a complicated sauce or dough, why not try a …

12 ways to hack-proof your smartphone

Protect your privacy, your data and your peace of mind with this guide to beating thieves, whether they’re online or on the street<p>As we’ve recently seen from leaked CIA documents, no one is immune to hacking attacks. Here’s how to protect yourself against them, whether they come from opportunist …

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20 Beliefs You Will Gradually Let Go of Over the Next 20 Years

<i>The afternoon always understands what the morning never even suspected.</i>Everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head.Every day. All …

Get ready: 8 new products Apple will release before 2015 is over

This has been a record-breaking year for Apple… and the company has only launched one major new product so far in 2015. Stop for a moment to think …

Download them all: 8 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free included some great apps that rarely go one sale, and you can still get a couple of …

It Turneth Out Shakespeare Was Probably a Pot Head

A weed by any other name would smell as sweet, amirite??<p>A new study from the <i>South African Journal of Science</i> analyzed 24 seventeenth century "tobacco pipe" segments found in Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon property and concluded dude was most likely getting high at home.<p>No, seriously! Of the 24 …

Here’s a foolproof method to increase your Chipotle burrito size by 86 percent

The best way to hack a system is almost always to exploit its human weakness. Case in point: This “master” Chipotle hack from<i>Apartment List</i> intern …

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Why Did People Become White?

Humans come in a rainbow of hues, from dark chocolate browns to nearly translucent whites.<p>This full kaleidoscope of skin colors was a relatively …

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7 Places To Shop For Home Decor That Aren't Ikea

If we see one more Malm dresser...<p><i>Photo courtesy: Zara Home</i><p>OK, so you just moved into a new apartment and you need home things. Namely dishtowels without stains, cups sans university logos and maybe a new nightstand that isn't from Bed Bath & Beyond. Most people's natural instinct is to head …