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How to minimize the dust fallout when having wood floors refinished

<i>Q: We are planning to have our old hardwood floors refinished. We have a small grand piano in fine shape and do not want it damaged from wood dust. We could store it in our kitchen, which does not have hardwood floors. Or should we move it to a different floor in the house or wrap it somehow to</i> …

Home Improvement

14 Psychological Tricks Everyone Should Know

The internet is awash with amateur psychology and body language tips, from ludicrous, life-affirming self-help mumbo jumbo to beginner-level …

Bulbs that flower in autumn? Yes, and you plant them in July

Mid-July is a counter-intuitive moment to plant bulbs. We all understand bulbs that go about their business in the cool and damp soils of autumn and winter, feeling out root and forming shoot, and then coming to life with the new year. But there is a whole tranche of crocus-like bulbs for which …

Gardening

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the …

Smart Homes

31 Of The Most Heartwarming Books You'll Ever Read

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Books

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Work that moves and amazes us.<br>We are drawn to big minds, large hearts, sharp pens<p><b>Word Count Limits</b><br>Print: 15,000 words<br>Online: 4,000 words<p><b>What to …

Creative Writing

iPad App of the Week: Prune

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every week. Check out all out picks below and you’ll soon …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

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Can a Novel's Plot Be Reduced to Data Points?

By Dan Piepenbring February 4, 2015<p>Arts & Culture<p><i>Turning novels’ plots into data points.</i><p>Kurt Vonnegut<p><i>Motherboard</i> has a new article about Matthew Jockers, a University of Nebraska English professor who’s been studying what he calls “the relationship between sentiment and plot shape in fiction.” …

Literature

7 Stunning iOS Apps For Fiction Lovers

The best novels are immersive -- either their plots compel readers to turn page after page, or their ideas buzz wildly in our minds. But novels necessarily don't inundate <i>all</i> of our senses. Unlike most other artistic mediums, much of the sensory legwork must be completed on the part of the readers' …

RT @TheObamaDiary: PBO on racism: It scars the hearts of black children who feel that no matter what they do, they will always be judged http://t.co/YmhCxKe05W

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 167<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

Articles about suburban sprawl photographed above on Dwell.com - Dwell

Christoph Gielen's aerial photography reveals the patterns created by suburban development.<p>It’s become an all-too-familiar scenario all across America: A city’s downtown, once a thriving place to live and work, has...<p>When an urban expat couple decided to build the suburban house they wanted rather …

Architecture

Cotton Candy

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Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Photography

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Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Art

The 20 Most Stylish Men of Old Hollywood

<b>Icon.</b> It's a word that's tossed around like pollen on a spring day, spoken without a care and landing just as aimlessly on whatever happens to be in the line of fire. Yet, what is it that truly makes an icon? Today you'd be hard-pressed to find many men that are truly worthy of the title, but there …

Men's Fashion

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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