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Building Biltmore

One night over dinner, Mark Twain and his neighbor Charles Dudley Warner decided to write a satire skewering the postbellum culture of excess. They …

How to decorate with budget-friendly vintage finds

Decorating with vintage and second-hand décor is a great way to add interest to your home. And what’s more, unique pieces can often be picked up at a …

Home Decorating

Abigail Reynolds’s Collages of Folded Vintage Photographs

British artist Abigail Reynolds does not take images at face value. Using the art of collage, she enhances the original picture by creating intricate …

Art

How to Decorate Your Home With Vintage Signs

01 of 11<p>Bring Pieces of the Past into Your Décor<p>If you’re searching for something to feature in your décor that’s one-of-a-kind—really, truly …

Home Decorating

I wake up at 3:45 a.m. and people call my daily routine 'truly insane' — but here's why you should follow it, too

I've seen my future. Honestly, I have. It involves me, about 100 or more pounds heavier.<p>It has me doing virtually no work of any value, while sinking further and further into a spiral of depression, sadness, shame, and anger.<p>It involves fattening food, increasingly high blood sugar, elevated blood …

Penguin Random House

What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

Not all content needs to be shared everywhere. And not all content is suitable for every social media platforms.<p>It’s all right to post entirely …

Social Media

ADHD and sleeplessness: A critical link?

Researchers suggest that there may be a stronger link between ADHD and sleep problems than hitherto believed, and that the two may not be completely …

Sleep

Tips on Dating a Woman with ADHD from a Woman with ADHD

Our brains work differently and I’m here to help you.<p>Congratulations, you are totes in love! She is sensitive, creative, and intelligent! How did you get so lucky? You reflect upon this as you bask in the glittery cloak which has shimmered around your every movement during these months of falling …

ADHD

Shire gets green light for long-lasting ADHD drug

Pharma group Shire has won regulatory approval for a long-acting treatment to tackle attention deficit disorder in teenagers and adults.<p>US watchdog the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the green light for drug Mydayis, a once-a-day treatment for use by people with attention deficit …

This Scientist Is Studying How ADHD Can Help Entrepreneurs Succeed

Embracing neurodiversity can be a key to business success.<p>Keith Lemer remembers being a third-year student at Syracuse University’s Business school when his professor handed him a 700-page textbook that, to Lemer’s mind, looked like it would take a lifetime to get through. He’d wanted to read the …

5 Lessons Learned Growing My Business From Getting By to Getting Rich

You're already working hard. No learn how to get more results from the work you're doing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been an entrepreneur since I was 19 years old. My first business was a vacation-relief service for independent vendors. It started with just …

Entrepreneurship

How Letterpress Printing Came Back from the Dead

<b>For designers used to wielding a mouse,</b> a steamroller might seem excessive. Yet every summer in Seattle, teams from Starbucks, Facebook, Amazon, …

16 Secret Facebook Marketing Features You Can Try Today

Shh, I’ll let you in on a secret: You don’t need to be a Facebook marketing whiz to up your Facebook game. There are a lot of ‘secret’ Facebook …

How the Ballpoint Pen Killed Cursive

Thicker ink, fewer smudges, and more strained hands: an Object Lesson<p>Recently, Bic launched acampaign to “save handwriting.” Named “Fight for Your Write,” it includes a pledge to “encourage the act of handwriting” in the pledge-taker’s home and community, and emphasizes putting more of the …

Fountain Pens

8 of the Best Places to Buy Used Goods Online

Not too long ago, you believed that making money with a blog was impossible. But after seeing dozens of income reports from other bloggers, you …

Personal Finance

Conheça a casa do príncipe João de Orleans e Bragança

Além de ponto turístico, o casarão de 1850 possui tem agenda badalada e é o despojado lar de dom João de Orleans e Bragança e Claudia Melli<p>Difícil …

Experts predict what's hot — and not — for home design in 2017

Does your house feature a decorative sign that lets your friends and family know that they are, in fact, "home"? If it does, or if you have a …

Blueberry Sprinkle Doughnut Soap, Stocking Stuffers, Glycerin Soap, Soap for Teens, Novelty Soap, Childrens Stocking Stuffers, Dessert Soap

Description<p>This doughnut soap is made 100% vegetable glycerin soap and scented with a tart, blueberry fragrance.<p>This listing is for one doughnut soap. Weighs 4 oz and measures approximately 3 inches across. It is packaged in a clear cello baggie with a label and bow. Ready for your …

Leotards for Dogs Are Actually a Thing Now

Believe it or not, the best answer to your dog’s shedding problem may be a pair of skin-tight leotards. Reminiscent of 1980’s aerobic outfits, the …

Steve Reich At 80: The Phases Of A Lifetime In Music

Brian Eno. David Bowie. Kraftwerk. Radiohead. Aphex Twin. The National. These are just some of the contemporary artists and bands who have looked up to American composer Steve Reich. Since the 1960s, Reich's hypnotic and coolly modern music has won him fans across many genres, as well as a Pulitzer …

Make Easy, Delicious Sweet Potato Chips In Your Microwave

Baked or mashed sweet potatoes are lovely, but what if you’re short on time and have only <i>one</i> sweet potato lying around the kitchen? Turn it into …

Good customer service is not good enough

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans spend 8.8 hours a day in the workplace.[1] That is even more than the 7.7 hours we spend on …

How to Communicate Harsh Things Without Causing Resentment

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

All About Record Collecting

I spent most of my middle and high school years sorting through stacks of old records at various Atlanta record stores, working the floor at record …

Step into My Parlor … and Sit in the Correct Chair

These two chairs from a Renaissance Revival parlor set of the 1870s illustrate the difference in the gentleman’s chair (left) and the lady’s chair …

Furniture

200+ Free Vintage Resources to Replenish your Design Toolbox

5/5 (1)<p>This style in all its manifestations has become increasingly popular amongst the hipster subculture. But it is even more widely used in …

Artist Commemorates the History Behind Her Father's Vintage Tools

Graphic designer Maki Yamamoto likes to begin every day with a photoshoot to help get her creative mind ready for work. Using her collection of vintage tools, tickets, stamps, and more, the artist designs arrangements, playing with color, size, shape, and texture. She'll often add various plants to …

An Open Letter To Every Person Who Has Lost A Loved One

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

How Apple’s super-secret Industrial Design team really works

<i>This feature is adapted from my book,</i> Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products. <i>It offers a rare look inside one of Apple’s most secretive institutions: the Industrial Design studio.</i><p>Where do Apple’s great products come from?<p>For the last 18 years — since Steve Jobs returned to the …

Search Is Back Is an Advanced Facebook Graph-Like Search Tool

It can be difficult to find that exact post you remember seeing on your timeline. If you need advanced search tools for Facebook...well, Search is …