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15 Interior Design Charts To Help You Feel Like A Professional Decorator

Because not everyone knows the difference between Windsor and Ladder Back.<p>You don't need to be an interior designer to know all the handy little secrets the pros know —just pin and reference these charts to sharpen your decorating skills. Guests won't have a clue that you didn't pay big bucks for …

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7 Underrated Job Skills That Will Get You a Raise

Getting people to do whatyou need them to do without forcing it is invaluable.<p>Hard work, negotiating prowess, teamwork: These are on every list of …

Three tools to rule them all: How to fix anything in Photoshop with three basic tools

I know – that title sounds a little bit like clickbait-ish. But! It’s not! (well not this time). You don’t need a lot of fancy tools to fix most …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

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

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26 years ago, Carl Sagan gave us an incredible perspective on our planet

As NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft was about to leave our Solar System in 1989, Sagan, who was a member of the mission's imaging team, pleaded with officials to turn the camera around to take one last look back at Earth before the spaceship left our solar system.<p>The resulting image, with the Earth as a …

Solar System

What If Your Anxiety or Depression Is Actually "DDD"?

An increasingly common psychological disorder called depersonalization may be going undiagnosed.<p><b>This article originally appeared in the April 2007 issue of ELLE.</b><p>There are many analogies Sandy Gale uses to describe her affliction: It's as if she is separated from others by an invisible barrier, as …

10 Things Not to Say to an Extroverted Introvert

Know your audience, people.<p><b>1. "I'll let you know what my plans are in a few hours!"</b> Oh, you mean at 10 p.m. when it is currently 2 p.m., and by 10 p.m., god knows where my head will be at, but it's likely it will be on a pillow on the couch while <i>Bridesmaids</i> plays in the background? Yeah, good luck …

Time and Place Combinations: A Travel Destination for Every Month

I found that when you go is often just as important as where you go as the time of year you visit can make or break your trip. So from Verona to Budapest, Fraser Island to Maine, Reykjavik to the Douro Valley and beyond, below is a list of some of my favorite time and place combinations - a travel …

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The definitive, scientific answers to 20 health questions everyone has

To help you parse out what works from what's merely myth, here are the definitive (at least for now) answers to some of the most pressing health questions, based on the book "Your Health: What Works, What Doesn't."

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Psychiatrists studied 400 movies to find the most realistic psychopath

Orion Pictures<p>The unassuming Norman Bates might creep you out, and the flesh-hungry Hannibal Lecter might make your skin crawl.<p>But according to one …

Back Pain Relief Ideas, Exercises: Harley Pasternak - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert</i> …

Colorized Photos of Child Laborers Bring Struggles of the Past to Life

Noon hour in the Ewen Breaker, Pennsylvania Coal Co. Jan. 1911. South Pittston, Pennsylvania.<br>Lewis Hine—Library of Congress<p>1 of 28<p>Lewis Hine was one …

8 Skin-Care Products Every Woman Should Use Before She Turns 30

What is it about turning 30? To some teens and 20-somethings, it’s an event to be feared. To more reasonable women, it still serves as a turning point, one that often brings with it a newfound devotion to skin care. Yes, there’s the obsessive poring over stray spots and microscopic lines you’ve …

Skin Care

Is mindfulness making us ill?

It’s the relaxation technique of choice, popular with employers and even the NHS. But some have found it can have unexpected effects<p>I am sitting in a circle in a grey, corporate room with 10 housing association employees – administrators, security guards, cleaners – eyes darting about nervously. We …

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This is the mistake almost everyone makes when buying a new camera

The best single piece of advice I've ever received as a photographer wasn't about technique. It was about equipment.<p>It came from my friend and photo-mentor Candice Cusic, a wedding photographer and photojournalist who won a Pulitzer Prize as part of a Chicago Tribune team in 2000. I was getting …

Sex and the Saudi

One winter day a few years ago, I met a girl I really liked. I saw her at a park in Qatif. We were looking at each other, so I went up to her and said, ‘‘Hi, you look beautiful.’’ She thanked me, and I handed her a piece of paper with my number on it. ‘‘We should talk more,’’ I told her. ‘‘I’m …

Everything you need to know about visiting Antarctica

It’s hard to escape the rat race these days. There are queues to reach the summit of Everest, direct flights to remote Pacific islands and luxurious hotels in the rainforest. We’ve tamed and colonised most of the world, but one vast stretch of the planet remains beyond our grasp: Antarctica. This …

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

A look inside the daily lives of women in Morocco

Before my first visit to Morocco, I was curious to find out: How is daily life like for Moroccan women? In what ways do they run businesses and households?<p>With the help of Plan-It Fez Tours, I met women all throughout the country. My Arabic-speaking guide made custom arrangements so that I could …

The 21 most anticipated movies of 2016

But this year's poised to be even better with a thrilling lineup of reboots, sequels, and buzzed-about debut series hitting the box office.<p>From Pixar's "Finding Dory," the long-awaited follow-up to "Finding Nemo," to J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut, "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them," …

Fantastic Beasts

Six free ways to make yourself smarter in 2016 | The Star

<b>1. The Science of Happiness</b><p><b>Offered by:</b> University of California, Berkeley<p><b>What</b>: The course provides a “basic overview of what researchers from …

University of California

7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life

It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.<p>On a …

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Meet the Ninja Lanternshark a New Shark Species Almost Too Sneaky to be Discovered

You may have heard about ninja turtles but what about ninja sharks? Scientists have discovered another glow-in-the-dark species this time the Ninja …

Religion’s “creative destruction”: Millennials, the new religious “nones,” are experimenting with new forms and rituals

<b>(AP/M. Spencer Green)</b><p>Could spiritual practices like feeding the homeless and fighting injustice take the place of traditional religion?<p>Donald E. Miller<p>December 25, 2015 11:00am (UTC)<p>From the recent attack on Planned Parenthood to the shooting in San Bernardino, extremists of all stripes are …