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Every Succulent Lover Should Own One of These

(Image credit: Marisa Vitale)<p>If you aspire to a home that's dripping in succulents, you'll save a lot of money if you start raising baby succulents. …

Airflow

16 of the best historical documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

While every moment that leads up to the present could be considered history, there are certain events throughout time that truly stand out among the …

History

House Tour: Colorful "Garage Sale" Style Warehouse Apartment

<b>Name:</b> Molly Trask and Trevor Price (plus dogs Eleanor Roosevelt and Martha Washington and cat Abigail Adams) <b><br>Location:</b> Durham, North Carolina <b><br>Size:</b> …

Living Rooms

​Simple 5-Minute Projects Are the Secret To This Small Kitchen's Success

We recently finished redoing Tara's rental kitchen, transforming it from a 1970s nightmare into a more livable and lovable space. After doing the …

Knives

Access thousands of shows and movies on SelectTV, now $19

Netflix and Hulu are probably the first names you'd think of when you want to binge-watch a new show, but there's another option that offers more content than any of today's popular streaming services.<p>SelectTV gives you streaming access to thousands of TV shows, movies, and live channels in one …

The best book we've read all year: Guardian writers and readers look back

How to Be an Alien by George Mikes (1946)<p>I may have mentioned this before, but I’m a dad now. As a result, almost all the books I’ve received this year remain hopelessly unread. Some of them – like What She Left by TR Richmond and The Universe in our Hand by Christophe Galfard – are supposed to be …

Books
Archaeology

Find Your True Self Through Silence

<i>by Susi Amendola</i><p>"Within each of us, there is a silence, a silence as vast as the universe. And when we experience that silence, we remember who we are..." -- Gunilla Norris<p>Many great spiritual traditions honor the practice of silence as a way to deepen the connection to our innermost selves.<p>As we …

Meditation

Mexican Day of the Dead Celebrations Bring Creativity to Life

A celebration of mixing pre-Hispanic customs, like human sacrifice and Catholicism.<p>The Mexican tradition of Day of the Dead is a mixture of symbols and practices of the pre-Hispanic indigenous and Spanish missionaries. Led by Saint Francisis of Assisi in the 16 century, the observence tradition is …

Day of the Dead

'Open Tree Of Life' Shows How 2.3 Million Earthlings Are Related, From Microbes To Mankind

Researchers from multiple institutions have come together to publish Earth's most complete family tree to date, illustrating the evolutionary relationships between about 2.3 million named species of lifeforms over the course of roughly 3.5 billion years on the planet.<p>From insects to animals to …

Biology

The National Book Awards Longlist: Fiction

<i>This week, The New Yorker is announcing the longlists for the National Book Awards. Previously, we presented the contenders in the categories of Young People’s Literature,</i> <i>Poetry</i><i>, and</i> <i>Nonfiction</i><i>.</i><p>Two of the novels on this year’s fiction longlist are débuts: “The Turner House,” by Angela Flournoy, …

Books

9 Books You Shouldn't Overlook

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Books You Shouldn't Overlook<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Books

swissmiss

– John Maeda’s 2018 Design in Tech Report is out.<p>– Feelings are a lot of work. They sure are.<p>– Congrats to Jason Kottke for showing up, every day, …

18 Maps That Will Change How You See The World

Including some disturbing news for America.<p>BuzzFeed is attempting to track down and embed all the original creators featured in this article. Please contact tom.chivers@buzzfeed.com.

Meet the Justin Bieber of Food: 16-Year-Old Chef Flynn McGarry

<b>Flynn McGarry</b> started a supper club out of his parents’ house at age eleven and now, at the formative age of sixteen, he’s officially moved out. “It’s a perma pop-up—I’m not sure what to call it, so we invented a new term,” McGarry says of his three-day-a-week, twelve-seat chef’s table space named …

Obsessive Architect Crafts One Tiny Paper Building Every Day for a Year

<i>An earlier version of this article published in August, 2015, one year after Charles Young embarked on his 365-day project. The below article is an updated version that includes Young’s ongoing work, and was featured in</i> Make: <i>Vol 56.</i><p>Back in August 2014, artist Charles Young took on a one-a-day, …

The Terror and Tedium of Living Like Thoreau

When you’re alone in a cabin in the Alaskan wilderness, the simplest question becomes the most complicated: How do you fill a day?<p>A couple of years ago, I woke to three birds circling over my body, barking. I’d been sleeping in a bivouac, a kind of raincoat for a sleeping bag, camped in the tundra …

Northern Lights

10 Young Brands to Watch - PAPER

<i>Ahead of NYFW kicking off tomorrow, we take a look at 10 young brands poised to break out.</i><b><br>Kelsey Randall</b><br>Before graduating with honors from Parsons' fashion department, Kelsey Randall studied art at The Oxbow School, Savannah College of Art and Design, and School of the Art Institute Chicago. Then …

Fashion Week

Post 9

For the anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, I asked seven New York-based National Geographic photographers to share an image of theirs that they considered emblematic of the city post 9/11. I wanted to know if New York had changed, and if so, how it was manifested visually. The …

Two Girl Workout Predicament Ch. 02 - NonConsent/Reluctance

<i>(It is highly recommended you read Chapter 1 first so you have a full understanding of how the girls are bound and predicament scenario they face.</i> …

Prime Suspect in Bangkok Bombing Has Been Captured, Thai Junta Chief Says

The prime suspect in last month’s bombing of Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine has been arrested at the Thai-Cambodian border, Thailand’s officials said …

Thailand

Look Better in Your Clothes With Glamour's Easy Tailoring Guide | Glamour

"Your sleeve is a 26," Zac Posen tells me as he prods at the arm of my blazer. "Actually, 25 3/4."<p>We're perched in a back corner of his atelier for a photo-shoot fitting. Together we've decided that I'll wear a shapely skirt suit, and though it's my size—a 12—it does not fit. The skirt is so tight …

What Steve Jobs Said About Creativity

In a beautiful article for The Atlantic, Nancy Andreasen, a neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity, writes:<p>[C]reative people are …

Creativity

GOP candidates talk illegal immigration, slam Democrats at New Hampshire forum

The Republican Party's presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Monday night during a crowded and pointed preview of the 2016 primary season's first full-fledged debate.<p>All but three of the …

Government

25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

Streams from Flying Lotus, Disclosure, DJ Snake and more<p>There's no substitute for experiencing a skilled DJ in a killer space, mixing live. Still, …

10 Great TV Shows You're Not Watching

Look, everyone is excited about "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp." And for good reason: It rules. So does "Mr. Robot" and "Ray Donovan" …

The world's 12 best natural swimming pools | CNN Travel

Travel

The Lazy Way to an Awesome Life: 3 Secrets Backed by Research

We all want an awesome life. And very often you know what you need to do to improve it… but you don’t do it.<p>I don’t blame you. Hey, some of that …

Happiness

Baahubali: The Beginning review – fantastic bang for your buck in most expensive Indian movie ever made

Topless men fight bulls, couples kiss amid orchids, hundreds of flogged extras erect a tower and there’s a 45 minute battle – SS Rajamouli’s two-part epic brilliantly ticks off the blockbuster wish-list, and innovates with it<p>The most expensive Indian movie ever made turns out to have spent a fair …

Bollywood