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How to live a minimalist lifestyle

Living a minimalist lifestyle has little to do with what you buy; it’s all about why you buy things. In our consumer-centric society, this trend has …

Minimalism

10 Novels That Will Have Harry Potter Fans Like, "Accio Books"

The seventh and final book in the <b>Harry Potter</b> series came out over 11 years ago, and we still feel like we have a Basilisk fang-shaped hole in our hearts. It's not hyperbolic to say that J.K. Rowling's epic fantasy series shaped an entire generation. Who else remembers going to midnight book …

Books

A 2-Year Stanford Study Shows the Astonishing Productivity Boost of Working From Home

The jury was out on the productivity effect of working from home. It has returned with a surprising verdict.<p>There has been much debate about working from home and whether or not it's a productivity boost or major productivity drain. Paranoid managers envision employees lying on their couches at …

The Workplace

What is the Pilates Powerhouse?

The powerhouse is one of the most important concepts in Pilates training. In recent years, the term <i>core strength</i>, has become more well-known and is …

Exercise

12 Passover Recipes That Will Help You Stay Full All Week

The Jewish holiday of Passover<p>celebrates freedom and the start of spring, plus for those who observe it, also means going eight days without certain …

Recipes

Mocha Chocolate Brownie Bites [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

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Chocolate Brownie

Fluffy Black Cats Adorably Illustrated as Expressive Balls of Fur

Malaysian artist Kamwei Fong is the creator of <i>The Furry Thing</i> series, a collection of adorable fluffy black cat ink drawings. The artist lives by the motto, “Be Happy. Be Childlike. Be Ridiculous.” This philosophy is illustrated throughout his growing portfolio of animal-themed artwork, where each …

Pets

Here's How I Reduced Robocalls by About 95 Percent

D<p>Have you been getting a lot of robocalls lately? Yeah, join the club.<p>You know what I mean. These are unsolicited calls made to your cell phone. They come in waves - sometimes ten or eleven in a row, particularly if you don't pick them up. Sometimes they identify themselves as "robocaller" but not …

Google Play

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

Treating Our Dogs Like They're Our Babies Is Actually Really Important, According to Science

<i>"Who's a good boy?! Who?! Is it you?! It's YOU!"</i> — every dog owner ever, at any time of day, whether or not their boy was technically doing anything to qualify him as "good."<p>If you're a pet owner, particularly of the canine variety, you know the voice that the above comments are said in very well. …

Pets

Children of Blood and Bone guide: Everything you need to know about this year's biggest fantasy series

<i>Children of Blood and Bone</i>, from first-time author Tomi Adeyemi, has all the makings of a masterpiece.<p>The 600-page volume is a multi-faceted …

Books

LEGO ditches oil-based plastics for some of its toys, will use plants instead

LEGO's plastic superheroes, astronauts, knights, and ninjas are, like most such materials, primarily made from oil. Legos have been made this way for …

4 Steps to Shift Perspective and Change Everything

When facing potential stressors, the way we view what we're experiencing can exacerbate our stress — or minimize it! Cognitive reframing is a …

15 Great Books That Would Make Terrible Movies

These days, it seems every book you’ve ever heard of has also been made into a movie—or at least been optioned by some giant-eyed producer (looking …

Literature

In True Meta Fashion, These Are Shoes For Your Shoes

After a big fashion show there's always the question of which trends will make the leap from the runway to real life. And after Paris Men's Fashion Week, at least one question remains: Do shoes need their own pair of shoes?<p>Chinese fashion label Sankuanz hopes the answer is absolutely.<p>Its design …

Footwear

Jump-start your inspiration with The Game of Creativity

Where do you turn to for creative inspiration? Some creatives use inspirational apps to get the juices flowing, online tools such as Pinterest, …

Creativity

15 Short Story Collections Everyone Should Read

Great literature in small portions<p>Last December, a short story by Kristen Roupenian called 'Cat Person' went viral. It was a reminder of the power the form can wield, and a great advert for literature in an era dominated by other mediums.<p>Short stories, of course, have the added advantage of being …

Books

This Old-School Skin Product Works Harder Than Your Entire Bathroom Cabinet

Bio-Oil is a stalwart of the skincare world, famed for its ability to do just about anything and everything to better the appearance and comfort of …

71 Healthy Detox Recipes | Epicurious.com

The longer you cook this nourishing broth, the more savory and concentrated it will become. Season with salt and sip this restorative broth on its …

Food

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

Silicon Valley

Healthy vegan recipes under 350 calories

If you're looking for easy and exciting healthy vegan meals, check out one of these super vibrant recipes, from moreish vegan banana bread to our …

Teva’s Comfy New Ember Moc Shoe Is ‘Part Sneaker, Part Sleeping Bag’

Active lifestyle brand Teva may be best known for its warm weather sandals and hiking shoes, but the brand also has winter-ready sneaker that’s …

Shoes

This 1 Interview Question Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know About a Candidate | Inc.com

Let's face it: <i>Interviews suck</i>.<p>I say we try something new with interviews. I've already tested something for you to try on for size. It's pretty simple, really. But first, let's agree to dump all your behavioral interview questions, please? Now, lead with this one question:<p><i>You were born. Here we</i> …

Employment

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Charisma

22 Podcasts That'll Make You A More Interesting Person This Year

Plug in, press play, and get ready for some learnin'.

Jackie Evancho

This Revolutionary Facial Totally Saved My Skin This Winter

I try not to blame anything on Mercury being in Retrograde, but last week, everything about my skin was out of whack. It was the easiest excuse …

Skin Care

The OXYGEN Bomb: Place This Wherever You Want To CLEAR Toxins And Negative Energy From The Air In Your Home

Do you often suffer from headaches, dizziness, or get colds every once in a while even though you take good care of yourself? If the answer is yes, …

10-Minute Shoulder-Opening Yoga Flow

Do you carry stress in your shoulders, causing back pain and poor posture?<p>Do you carry stress in your shoulders, causing back pain and poor posture? …

Yoga

10 literary masterpieces on which every Russian was raised - Russia Beyond

For Russians, classical literature is more than a way to learn their language or to pass the time. Some classics that are taught at school play an important role in forming the nation’s cultural identity, and Russians often refer to them when making comparisons with similar situations, to …