Toni Middleton

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How Clichés And Jargon Ruin Your Writing

We fall into these two hollow literary traps for three reasons:<p><b>Lack of passion or laziness.</b> If we don’t feel connected to our writing or we’re in a …

Creative Writing

The Daily Routines of Great Writers

<i>UPDATE: These daily routines have now been adapted into a labor-of-love visualization of writers’ sleep habits vs. literary productivity.</i><p>Kurt Vonnegut’s recently published daily routine made we wonder how other beloved writers organized their days. So I pored through various old diaries and …

This Summer, Glasgow Plans to Blow Up Its Tallest Buildings on Live TV

Journalism and Collaboration: Where Is the Content Creation Ecosystem Headed?

<i>This post originally appeared on Northwestern University Knight Lab’s blog.</i><p>I once worked at a content creation agency in Boston where we churned out …

Poodle Obedience Training Club of Greater New York - Allentown, NJ - Apr 04, 2015

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Ricky the poodle awarded top prize at Crufts

A poodle named Ricky has landed the world's most prestigious dog show prize after being judged this year's best in show award at Crufts.<p>The two-year-old standard poodle triumphed over six other best in group winners in the final event of the annual competition.<p>Ricky and his handler, Jason Lynn, …

5 sleep mistakes you may have made last night

You’ve run yourself down and desperately need a night of quality Zzzs. But when you hit the pillow, your mind is racing, you’re tossing and turning, and you wake up feeling sluggish all over again.<p>We may not like to admit it, but having trouble sleeping may be a result of what we do – or don’t do – …

Laird Hamilton: Building Core Strength Through Balance

Growing up, we didn't use balance boards or do stability-specific exercises – but we were always outside climbing things, wrestling, and running …

Ikea Furniture Designed for Small Spaces

Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities across the world to reimagine flexible furniture for urban spaces.<p>Dedicating its latest designer-made collection PS 2014 to a young, on-the-move, urban crowd, Ikea has tapped into a vast …

Furniture

10 Clever DIY Projects to Hide Household Eyesores

Here's the unfortunate truth about 99% of all living spaces: every house and apartment - large or small - likely has something that's weird, oddly …

Laundry Rooms

Tiny, Ultraportable ESCAPE Cabin Can be Moved Anywhere Just Like an RV

ESCAPE is an adorable RV in Canoe Bay that looks just like a tiny cabin! Clad in sustainably harvested timber inside and out, the cute cabin can be …

192 Square Foot Cedar Shingled Tiny House

Portuguese arts centre by Louise Braverman pays tribute to local painter Nadir Afonso

New York architect Louise Braverman has completed an arts centre in the Portuguese town of Botica dedicated to the work of abstract artist Nadir …

Original Interior Design Enhanced by Gabled Forms in Kyoto

We were instantly captivated by the original interior design exhibited by <b>Hazukashi House</b>, a contemporary family home envisioned by <b>Alts Design Office</b> …

Houzz taps into home improvement craze

Collections of beautifully shot images of people's passions -- food, fashions, architecture, etc. -- helped make Pinterest a hit. Now Houzz, the interior-design platform, is turning similar photos into extremely popular mobile apps that tap into the home improvement craze.<p>At its core, Houzz is an …

Magnetic Wallpaper by Luis Pons Design Lab

Luis Pons, of Luis Pons Design Lab (LPDL), and his interactive wallpaper might just blow my mind. The Magnetic Wallpaper is made up of magnetic …

Turkey cracking down on Internet usage

ISTANBUL — Turkey's Parliament voted Wednesday to empower authorities to censor the Internet at will, a move intended to silence dissent in a way many warn would turn the clock back on the country's democracy.<p>"One man can order a website to be closed, it's really anti-democratic," said lawyer …

Hackers Run Rampant in Sochi as Journalists Pour In

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Russia has ramped up physical security for the Winter Olympics in Sochi – bringing some 50,000 …

Jessica

<b>Gawker</b> Human Rights Watch Releases Video Showing Anti-Gay Attacks in Russia | <b>io9</b> ​The 16 Most Awful Lego Sets Ever Assembled | <b>Jalopnik</b> Putin Critic …

The Places in the US With the Most Pleasant Weather, Mapped

Most maps these days tell us how bad the weather is or how climate change is ruining our neighbourhood. So this one, which shows how many pleasant …

Snore Sensing Pillow Automatically Nudges You To Roll Over

It seems like snoring has become more of an epidemic than any of us have realized. At CES, Sleep Number revealed its IQ bed that lets bedmates …

Let This Periodic Table Of Storytelling Destroy Your Writer's Block

Writing is many things: a job, a hobby, a personal imperative, an act, an art, a gigantic pain in the ass. But is it a science? The Periodic Table of …

Teenager 3D-Prints Prosthetic Hand for Adorable 3rd Grader in Need

An enterprising 16-year-old in Kansas recently 3D-printed at prosthetic hand for his 9-year-old family friend, giving the young tyke the use of …

In Sochi, Every Single Phone and Laptop Is Definitely Getting Hacked

Say you're going to Sochi for the Winter Olympics. You've magically found a hotel that's actually complete and not full of trash and construction …

How Many Steps Does it Take to Shoot a Wedding?

Right before Christmas a sale popped up for the FitBit Flex (a fitness tracker) and even though I didn't "need" it, the FitBit would help me stay in …

Weddings

Winter Olympics: 90 years of photo memories

From the beautiful, mountainous backdrop at Innsbruck in 1964 to the drama of the Miracle on Ice at Lake Placid in 1980, the Games have always provided rich and dynamic imagery. We have trawled the archives to dig out some of the photographic highlights from the past 90 years.