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6 Brooklyn Bands You Should Check Out Even If You Can't Go To Their Shows With Me

I've never been that person who's "into live music"—at least not just for the sake of live music. I have to really love the recorded stuff a band is putting out in order to get excited about seeing them live; even then, when I do see those beloved artists in concert, I get a weird kind of anxiety …

Indie Music

How To Manage Distractions And Keep Your Mind From Wandering

Constant interruptions derail even the most well-planned day, here’s how to combat information overload.<p>Managing your time won’t do you much good if you’re not able to manage where your mind wanders. And these days, there’s so much distraction flashing in our faces that if we don’t take an active …

Why Not Desiring Sex Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

One of the most common questions people ask me after reading my blog about exploring sexuality is "What was the turning point?" If discrepancy in desire is the most common issue raised in a sex therapist's office, then my marriage was certainly in good company! So what was the trigger that allowed …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Have A Medical Condition That Makes Me Tan And Skinny

It happened slowly and almost imperceptibly .<p>The first signs were in in sixth form. I was struggling with my A levels. Although my twin Lottie and I had sailed through our GCSEs, getting top grades in every subject, my marks and attendance started to slide. I just felt too tired and unmotivated to …

Tumors

UNPOPULAR OPINION: If You Only Date Men, You Don't Get to be Queer

I'm mindlessly scrolling through my Facebook feed when my friend's Instragram pops up. It's her peering out from under her sunhat, tagged #queerpeoplearemagic.<p>Fuck me gently with a chainsaw.<p>In my eighth-grade baby gay days, while I was handing out Day of Silence buttons, this girl told me that she …

LGBTQI

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4730-1_0.jpg<p>Learn to Cook: Crispy Tofu<p>Growing up in Hawaii gave me ample opportunity to appreciate exotic flowers, melodious Hawaiian music and tasty …

Tofu

Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>Scientists in Australia, home to some of the most poisonous creatures on Earth, have made an important discovery about spider venom that eventually could lead to a new class of painkillers.<p>Spiders use their venom to …

Biology

5 lucrative tech careers to pursue in 2015

Looking to make the biggest bucks in the fastest growing industry?<p>There are two crystal clear — albeit unsurprising — commonalities among the top 10 …

I Challenge You to Stop Reading White, Straight, Cis Male Authors for One Year

Back in 2012, I faced a conundrum. I write short fiction, and I wanted to get better at writing it. To do that I had to write, write, and write some more. But just as important was reading, reading, and reading a lot more. And I tried. But every time I thought about delving into one of the many …

Books

10 Book & Tea Combos To Curl Up With

There are few things in life better than curling up with a good book and a cup of hot tea. Now that temperatures are dropping and snow is coming, it’s prime time to get your reading and sipping on, so we’ve put together a list of some books we loved this year and recommended teas to try while …

Tea

9 Easy Lifehacks for Going Green

Looking out for the environment is both easy and effortless when you’ve got these convenient lifehacks on hand.<p>1. Dry Your Clothes Faster<p>For …

6 Questions Your Doctor Isn't Asking You (Which Might Be Keeping You Sick)

You haven't felt well in a really long time. You've sat in your fair share of waiting rooms, taken a million tests, and filled more prescriptions than your medicine cabinet can comfortably hold.<p>But you still haven't gotten to the bottom of your chronic health issues.<p>Why isn't anything helping?<p>Maybe …

When You Have An Illness Few People Understand

“At least it’s not cancer.”<p>This is what well-meaning people said when I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at the end of last year. “At least …

7 Of The Most Helpful Things You Can Say To Someone With Depression

Depression has a way of being an all-consuming, monster of a battle. It takes a toll physically and emotionally. It's often stigmatized. But perhaps one of the biggest struggles for those who suffer is the feeling that no one else in the world can truly understand what they're going …

My Year At A Standing Desk And Why I’ll Never Go Back

Fast Company Web Producer Cia Bernales made the switch to a standing desk a year ago. She shares why she’s never going back to a regular office chair and how her posture got a new angle.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>It all …

The Job Guide for the Anti-9-to-5er

Is an <i>Office Space</i>-type work environment your worst nightmare? Does the idea of working in a cubicle every day make you break out in a cold sweat?<p>If …

In Sickness and in Health, But Mostly in Sickness

<i>by Drew Zandonella-Stan</i><p>I have been sick for most of my life. This is both incredibly simple and incredibly complicated. Here is the short version: my …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: A Fibromyalgia Misdiagnosis Made Me Sick For A Decade

I’d been engaged for about a month when the stabbing chest pains started. The first one woke me up in the middle of the night. I remember sitting up in bed next to my fiancé, clutching my chest, trying to figure out if I was having a heart attack. I’d just gotten the hang of sleeping in the same …

Mind

NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction, Week Of July 10, 2014 : NPR

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13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants

Ants are making their way into homes this time of year. Natural pest control methods can help you cope with and eliminate the problem.<p>Little tiny …

Pest Control

Reddit Is Your Key To Internet Mastery

Like any place IRL, the Internet is filled with dark, dingy alleys that one shouldn't venture down alone (or ever). You're always but one click away …

Erotic Fiction - Free Online Literotica

13 tips to reduce, reuse and recycle your food

Find out how you can use more and waste less, from shopping at the grocery store to composting leftovers.<p>The basics of green living – reduce, reuse, …

How often do you really need to shower?

Most people think showering once a day is the norm, but there are plenty of people who don't — and it might be healthier.<p>If you don't shower much — …

Job Searching? 450+ Openings in Digital Tech at Delivery.com and More

Looking for a job? The <i>Mashable</i> Job Board is the place to search. With over 3,000 employers, we have a wide variety of top companies seeking talented …

Jack Monroe: how to save money on your food shopping

I don't shop like other people. You'll often see me in the supermarket, down on my hands and knees, rummaging at the back of shelves for the latest sell-by date I can find on fresh goods, or that last value-range tin of beans. Or closely examining bags of bananas for the one with eight or nine in, …

A So-Simple DIY To Brighten Up Your Space

<i>Have a minute? That’s all it took us to get hooked on Leaf.tv, an addictive new YouTube series from content queens Erin Falconer and Geri Hirsch.</i> …

So, Those School Supplies You've Hoarded Since Fifth Grade Can Be Recycled After All

<b>From Earth911's Maria Carter:</b><p>Winter marks the halfway point in the school year — the perfect time to de-clutter cubbies and clean out lockers.<p>But all those dried-out markers, empty glue sticks and dog-eared books need not end up in landfills. Companies like Crayola, Elmer’s Glue, Staples and more …