Ruchi Aggarwal

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I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

European Travel

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature

5 women who quit a job for their mental health – and what they learned

If you’ve ever calculated just how many hours of your life are spent working, it’s enough to make you reach for a cocktail. (Psst: that’s 90,360 …

Mental Health

This Summer's Hottest New Books For Every Type of Reader

This Summer is all about reading the most anticipated books from some of the literary world's most compelling voices. From captivating memoirs to dramatic thrillers, this list of diverse and highly anticipated Summer reads will keep you busy all season long.

Books

The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

Books

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

France

37 Fantastic Books You Should Definitely Reread At Least Once In Your Life

Save this list for when you don't know what to read next!<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

11 Must-See Cities in Spain That Take You Beyond Barcelona

As peak vacation season approaches, many of us are daydreaming of warm weather and a nice glass of something refreshing. If you're looking for an exciting European adventure, where better to head than the land of sangria, sunshine, and sweaty dance halls: Spain!<p>If you've grown tired of marching …

European Travel

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now | Inc.com

The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New Year, New You" podcast …

Entrepreneurship

10 skills employers will want the most in 2020

Professional development: It's not always clear what to focus on. Should you go to a coding bootcamp? Invest in a social media marketing course? Attend a communications training? What should you do to help you excel in your current job — or prepare you for your next one?<p>According to the World …

The Love Between Dads And Their Little Girls In 25+ Heartwarming Illustrations By Ukrainian Artist

It is a well-known fact that dads have a special bond with their little girls. Ukranian artist Snezhana Soosh has created a series of watercolor …

Children’s Books That Show Kids the Goodness in the World

You can be forgiven if, in recent times, it’s gotten harder for you to show and tell your kids stories that reflect goodness and a spirit of …

Books

A Survey of 1,502 College Students Revealed the 1 Skill They Wish Their Parents Had Taught Them | Inc.com

Parents, teachers, and coaches dedicate their days to preparing kids for the challenges of life after high school. They devote countless hours to ensuring kids can score high and perform well in today's cutting-edge world.<p>But there's one set of valuable skills adults aren't teaching kids--emotional …

College & University

Calia by Carrie Underwood and the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation Partner to Fully Fund Girls Team Sports Projects on Donorschoose.Org in May – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

PITTSBURGH, May 09 /CSRwire/ - Today, The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation and CALIA by Carrie Underwood, a fitness and lifestyle brand created in …

Non-cognitive skills: What are they and why should we care?

Over the past few decades, cheap and low-skilled labor has provided many countries — including much of East Asia — with a competitive advantage. …

Education

The art of storytelling | Pixar in a Box | Partner content

If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website.<p>If you're behind a web filter, please make …

Pixar

25 Design Freebies Websites Every Designer Should Know

One of the most clever shortcuts I’ve found as a creative entrepreneur is to use freebies. Whether you’re prototyping a new website or designing a package for your product, you can find high-quality resources to help you speed up the process and get things done in a professional manner.<p>There are …

Graphic Design

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams | Inc.com

I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on the way we see the world--and what we believe is …

Motivation

30 Most Colorful Cities Around the World

Many of the world's most iconic metropolises are filled with towering skyscrapers and shiny glass-and-steel facades, but not all cities are gray concrete jungles. From the candy-colored buildings of Havana, Cuba to the blue-painted houses of Jodhpur, India, many urban areas have embraced vivid hues …

14 Of The Most Buzzed-About Books Of 2016

(So far.)<p>Below are the books that have been highest-rated by users, and that are also getting added to tons of "Want to Read" lists.

Books

Santorini for first-timers

Santorini is the supermodel of the Greek islands, a head-turner whose face is instantly recognisable around the world: multicoloured cliffs soar out of a sea-drowned caldera, topped by drifts of whitewashed buildings. With its reputation for dazzling panoramas, romantic sunsets and volcanic-sand …

Unreal! Artist's food drawings will leave you in disbelief — and hungry

Think you have a good grip on reality? Think again!<p>Howard Lee could have you reaching for food that isn't even there.<p>The illustrator has filmed a series of clips featuring his detailed drawings of food right alongside their tasty inspirations.<p>In each of the videos that he's shared on Instagram and …

Things Organized Neatly: A New Book of Compulsively Organized Things by Austin Radcliffe | Colossal

<p>One of my oldest sources of visual inspiration on the internet (and one of a handful of early art/design blogs that inspired me to start Colossal in …

Pluto May Be A Planet Again, Thanks To A New Discovery

It’s rare you come across passionate arguments in astronomy, but whether Pluto is a planet has turned out to be a touchy subject. The New Horizons probe mission, which has sent back some of the best photos and information we have about the once and future planet, has revived the debate — especially …

15 Simple Productivity Tips That Work In All Circumstances

Most people in this world are unproductive because they haven’t really tried to figure out what makes them lazy and waste their precious time. Most …

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

Drawing

Watercolor Paintings Reflect the Pure Relationship Shared Between Children and Animals

Remember when you were a child and you saw an animal for the first time? Do you recall the connection you felt to that creature, one who was suddenly so new and fascinating to you? This is the bond artist Elicia Edijanto captures in her pensive watercolor paintings. “There's an innate relationship …

Art

Dark Chocolate Silk Pie! It’s Delectable!

In small saucepan, mix sugar and eggs together and mix until well blended.<p>Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until temperature reaches 160 …

Dessert

You Sure You Want to Be a Wedding Photographer?

If you want to be a wedding photographer, you need to stop and think about your life.<p>So you want to be a wedding photographer? Want to go pro, go …