Megha Srigyan

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The 5 Days I Fell Hardest For My Wife

The Day She Stood Out Against the Sky<p>My wife Martha and I honeymooned on Kauai. We snorkeled one day at Tunnels Beach and had an isolated cove to …

What Comes After Antibiotics? 5 Alternatives to Stop Superbugs

"Superbug" bacterial infections that are resistant to common antibiotics are increasing at an alarming rate. But traditional antibiotics aren't the only way to battle dangerous germs. Biomedical scientists are investigating new additions to their arsenal.

The 65 Best Online Shopping Sites to Buy From

Get your clicking finger at the ready.<p>Shopping online can mean wading through endless Google Shopping results, or scrolling through old-faithfuls like Zara, without knowing where else to turn. To help you fulfill all your shopping wants (needs?) this season, we've created the definitive list of the …

The 26 Best TV & Movie Wedding Dresses of All Time

Get dress inspiration from Hollywood's most iconic fictional brides.<p>Check out the most unforgettable on-screen wedding dresses for some serious bridal inspiration. <i>This post originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com.</i>

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Threesome 101: How I Planned a Ménage à Trois

Happy 40th birthday to this lucky, lucky guy.<p>The question on my husband's birthday is always: What do you get for the man who has nothing? My husband isn't a shopper; he buys food and, lately, diapers. He recently declared that he has enough pants to last the rest of his life. When I asked about …

Five Sauces Everyone Should Know How to Make for Endless Meal Options

"What's for dinner?" might be the most dreaded question of everyday life. Even if you have a ton of ingredients at the ready, you have to figure out …

8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For

9 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships | Inc.com

Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people--as well it should.<p>But one fact is universal: Real success, the kind that exists on multiple levels, is impossible without building great relationships. Real success …

Self-improvement

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

One morning this summer, I got up at first light – I'd left the blinds open the night before – then drank a strong cup of coffee, sat near-naked by an open window for an hour, worked all morning, then had a martini with lunch. I took a long afternoon walk, and for the rest of the week experimented …

The Perfect Woman

And the female version:<p>Overall, it seemed like men preferred blonde hair and a lot of Angelina Jolie, while women preferred dark locks and Kiera Knightley's facial structure. (Side note: In what universe is the only covetable feature on Jennifer Aniston her forehead?) Basically, this should be …

10 DVDs for the Cinephile In Your Life - PAPER

All I ever want for Christmas are not my two front teeth, but a stocking stuffed with Blu-rays and DVDs. Here are some suggestions for possible gifts for the cinephiles in your life:<p><i>James Dean: Ultimate Collector's Edition</i> <b>(Warner Brothers). $72.49.</b><br>A stunning box with remastered Blu-rays of the …

The 75 Albums Every Man Should Own

Kick off Esquire.com's Music Week with our unranked, incomplete, yet highly tasteful and informative list of the records your music collection requires. How many have you listened to?<p><b>Plus: Listen to the playlist (minus a few albums) on Spotify >></b>

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Scientific Studies Explain the Best Ways to Talk to Children

For most adults, talking to kids can be daunting. And not just in the "watch what you say" way but in the "they won't say anything to me" way. …

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How To Use The Semicolon Properly<p>Common-sense, easy to understand rules for using the semicolon, including information on when NOT to use it.<p>Read More<p>…

Common Sense

24 Easy Ways To Make Money On The Internet

So it turns out that the internet is good for more than just porn and video games – you can make money off it too! Think of the internet as a giant …

Small Business

11 Body Hacks that You Should Know About

Have you got any tiny itchy issues with your body sometimes but don’t know how to deal with them? Say how to kill the brain freeze or what to do when …

Hacking

Five Best Video Converters

If you're getting your movie and TV show library in order, it helps to have all of your video in one format that you know every device you own can …

Learn The Ins and Outs of Wine with this Infographic

Wine is complicated, there's no getting around it. While I prefer to just relax and enjoy it, if you want a better appreciation and understanding of …

Infographics

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How Can Colors and Their Meanings Enhance Your Fashion IQ

Colors have meaning.<p>Have you notice that you attract more attention when you wear a certain color compared to when you’re wearing a different one? …

Pre-school

This Video Guide to Drinks Makes Sure You're Not Clueless at the Bar

You don't need to be a professional bartender to know the difference between a sidecar and a Tom Collins, but if they're not drinks you order …

Alcohol

50 Things a Geek Should Know (Apparently)

Not only is geek culture a lot more popular these days, in some circles it’s even a competition. We’ll entertain the notion, but I suggest we ignore …

Geek

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

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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The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …