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The Anchor Bookmark’s Design Keeps Both Books and Minds Open

The Page Anchor is beautiful to look at no doubt, but it comes from a remarkable place too. Designed to entice one into reading, or at least trying, …

Rose Gold

Florida gunman had extra ammo at school, fired for 3 minutes

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one …

Crime

Water use climbs in California enclaves as drought returns

<i>File: A sign over a highway in Glendale, California warns motorists to save water in response to the state's severe drought, Feb. 14, 2014.; Credit:</i> …

Water

Hat Sizing Chart - Make the perfect sized hat the first time!

Getting the sizing right can be very frustrating when you’re designing a new hat pattern. I recently put this hat sizing chart together to try and …

Impossibly cute paper clips shaped like cats, dogs, and wild animals

I like to buy these adorable little critter-shaped paperclips from stationary accessories maker Midori of Japan on Amazon. They work just the same as …

Sexing the Canvas: Art and Gender

Coursera

Countless Meticulously-Stippled Dots Form Fantastical Drawings

Los Angeles-based artist Kyle Leonard (aka K.A.L) creates meticulously-detailed drawings with the help of extremely fine-tipped pens. The realistic style is made up of countless tiny dots, which together create a smooth and expertly-blended appearance. “Pointillism is my method of madness,” Leonard …

Drawing

3 Tips to Find Stress Relief Daily

When many of us are working 9-to-5 jobs and doing other activities on top of that, like taking some classes, doing some extra part-time work, raising kids, or whatever, it's pretty darn easy to get stressed out.<p>But, despite how busy we may be, being able to find stress relief is not something that …

3 Effective Ways to Beat Procrastination

What your life would be like if you kept promises to yourself, did whatever you needed or wanted to do, set the goals and actually achieved them? …

Procrastination

Why Does Anyone Do Yoga, Anyway?

After my last weekend of yoga teacher training, a friend asked me at dinner, “Why do you do yoga? So you can learn to do what, headstands?”<p>Why do …

How Mantras Calm Your Mind

Have you ever wanted to quiet frustrating or distracting thoughts? After a hectic week, do you feel more relaxed after you chant “Om” in yoga class?<p>A …

Beyond the Bird: A Definitive List of the Artworks in ‘The Goldfinch’

<i>This post is substantially based on a prior project put together by Laura Petelle. We encourage you to visit her Pinterest board hosting the project</i> …

Literature

Trump Says the U.S. Should Have Invaded Mexico

"Instead," Trump told the crowd, “we should have invaded Mexico."<p>This was according to an attendee who wishes to remain anonymous.* The remark was …

Paris Review - Louis-Ferdinand Céline, The Art of Fiction No. 33

Interviewed by Jacques Darribehaude and Jean Geunot<p>Issue 31, Winter-Spring 1964<p>Louis-Ferdinand Céline, ca. 1932.<p>LOUIS-FERDINAND CÉLINE<p>So what can I say to you? I don’t know how to please your readers. Those’re people with whom you’ve got to be gentle … You can’t beat them up. They like us to amuse …

Literature

T-Shirt Yarn {DIY}

Recycling your old T-shirts into yarn will help you create tons of eco-friendly projects! I love the look and feel of old T-shirts, don’t you?? That …

The Ultimate Guide to Totally Nailing Every One of Your Resolutions

No matter how you feel about resolutions, chances are most of us are looking to kick off 2016 on a good note. To help you get started, we've compiled …

Fitness

Three Tasks You Should Do Every Day to Stay Happy and Productive

Some days, even the best job can be a bit of a drag. If you want to get things done—but still keep your sanity—Jay Shirley's "Must, Should, Want" …

Eight Ways That Climate Change Hurts Humans

It can be easy to think of climate change as a far-off, indirect threat that some future human population will have to overcome. And that even then, …

Climate Change

At the top of the year

It’s the top of another new year, knitter friends, and so I decided to collect up the bits of advice that are the things I usually tell – or want to …

Faces in the Tree Optical Illusion

Good morning illusion fans! It is time once again to put your eyesight and imagination to the ultimate test with this very <b>unique illusion</b>. Now …

3 Outfit Ideas To Match Your Long-Weekend Plans

Packing for a long weekend is a scramble, to say the least, especially if you tend to wait until that Friday-morning alarm clock to get started. But, …

Eeek pattern by ANKESTRiCK

Pattern available in english and German. <i>Die Anleitung ist in Englisch und Deutsch erhältlich</i><p>This is the third of the birdsongs sweaters with a …

A glass jar of Nutella realistic drawing

Unique Paper Sculptures by Anastassia Elias

One may craft a sculpture using many different materials, but I find fantastic those that master the art of paper sculpting. Paper is such a fragile …

Playing with type and images in Photoshop

Following our new series of positive thinking wallpapers today we will show you how to create a simple and soothing image using Photoshop. The author …

Fascinating VISIONS Project by Benoit Paillé

I really enjoy those little photography projects made with passion. The plain love for capturing scenes gives us some pretty awesome pictures, like …