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The Weird Habits Of These Famous Writers Will Surprise You

If you have writer's block, maybe try wearing a hat like Dr. Seuss!<p><i>We've all wondered about the creative processes of exceptionally talented, successful writers. Well, as Ellen Weinstein reveals in her book,</i> Recipes for Good Luck, <i>many of them believed in superstitions and had quirky little rituals</i> …

Egyptian Gods - The Complete List

The gods and goddesses of Ancient Egypt were an integral part of the people's everyday lives. It is not surprising then that there were over 2,000 …

Ancient History

The defining difference between Japanese and American work cultures can be boiled down to a word without a direct English translation

Ben Cole, an associate professor of strategy at Fordham University in New York City, once took a group of students on a trip to Japan.<p>Cole had previously lived and worked in Japan for nine years, and he'd arranged for the group to take the train from Narita airport to Tokyo.<p>At a stop along the way, …

23 Photos From Planet Earth: Blue Planet II That Will Remind You to Give Props to Mother Nature

Just in case you forgot how amazing Mother Nature truly is, BBC America's <b>Planet Earth: Blue Planet II</b> is here to remind you. The Emmy-winning Planet …

Blue Planet II

25 Indie Video Games That Are Way Better Than AAA Titles

Clear your schedule because these games are seriously good.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

How Successful People Stay Productive And In Control

When they slip up, they simply forgive themselves and move on.<p>TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90 percent of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional …

18 quick and easy daily habits that can significantly improve your life

The best approach is to start small.<p>In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only a few minutes to …

27 Powerful Photo Stories That Captured Our Attention This Year

In 2016, photographers and curators used images to tell more than a few worthy stories.<p>Another year over, a new one about to begin. What better time to remember the visual stories from 2016 that reminded us humanity is a beautiful, complicated mess?<p>From a ballet program in Kenya to the real-life …

This Artist Is Drawing Realistic Disney Villains and It's Amazing

Maybe you've heard of a little animation studio called Disney? Well, on the internet, <b>Disney is kiiinda a big deal</b> - see, lots of people grew up …

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Can Alter Your Consciousness

Forget LSD: eyes are the new high. Of course, we’re not talking about consuming them, but rather staring intensely into a pair for a prolonged period …

22 of the Best Single Sentences on Writing

There have been entire articles and books devoted to the craft of writing. And while you should definitely read at least a few of them (I personally …

Creative Writing

Classical Paintings Rock Modern Tats

In this Photoshopped series, the 'Mona Lisa' boasts knuckle tattoos.<p>Since its return to Paris, the Mondial du Tatouage has become one of the largest international tattoo exhibitions ever held, with approximately 32,000 people in attendance last year. In anticipation for the upcoming event, Nicolas …