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The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

Prospero’s Precepts: 11 Rules for Critical Thinking from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

It’s been argued that Shakespeare changed everything. Yet even if this is true, it’s true of the literature we consider Shakespeare’s legacy — which, it turns out, might not be Shakespeare’s after all. So holds the Authorship Question — the age-old debate about whether or not a single man we refer …

Which Do You Want First?

A new study makes the argument for bad before good—with some exceptions.<p>Do you want the good news or the bad news first?<p>It's the setup line to a well-worn genre of joke, but it's no laughing matter, according to Angela Legg, a Ph.D. student in psychology at the University of California, …

10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier, Backed By Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Buffer's Social Media blog.</i><p>Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it. It's also no surprise that it's the Nr.1 value for Buffer"s culture, if you see our slidedeck about it. So naturally we are obsessed …

Gratitude Practice: 25 Things You're Feeling Thankful For

Today, we're sending a little reminder out into the world to be grateful.<p>No matter the cards you've been dealt, or whether this week has felt tougher than most, there's always <i>something</i> to be thankful for. And there's good reason to find that something: Practicing gratitude can benefit your mind, …

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“Intent is not a thought, or an object, or a wish. Intent is what can make a man succeed when…<p>When I was younger, I walked around in a storm, …

Buffer on Twitter: "What happens to our brains when we exercise and how it makes us happier http://t.co/v7K0asWIBS http://t.co/0iWu7bFBvJ"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>buffer</b><p>“@<b>buffer</b>: What happens to our brains when we …

Five Simple Ways to Make Your Life Better

• shares<p>Self-improvement doesn’t have to be accomplished in huge, Herculean steps.<p>–<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad …

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The complete guide to fixing your credit score

Is your credit score holding you back? Don't despair. Here is what you can do about it.<p>A couple of years ago, I found myself in a catch-22. I decided it was time for me to start building my credit. The advice from nearly everybody: "Just apply for a credit card." Easier said than done: as soon as I …

20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …

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Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.<p>For book enthusiasts who are up to their eyeballs in books, …

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Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)

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Watch The ABCs And 123s Come To Life In These Stunning Pop-Up Books

French paper engineer Marion Bataille has released a trilogy of pop-up books exploring the design of letters and numbers. They have to be seen to be believed.<p>There are tons of bad pop-up books out there, content to merely sprong, jut, accordion, or bulge. French paper engineer and children’s book …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Music<p>Prine’s new record proves he hasn’t missed a beat.<p>By Nick Marino1 day agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>Sometimes all your aching joints need is some …

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Our Big Beautiful Planet: Breathtaking Views of ‘Earth From Space’ (Photos)

A new book collects satellite images of places around the earth, giving a breathtaking look at the extraordinary planet on which we live our ordinary …

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The craziest OkCupid date ever

Jeff and I traveled to eight countries in 21 days without changing clothes. It sure beat meeting for coffee<p>Clara Bensen<p>November 12, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>We’re standing on the side of a highway in Budapest, trying to hitch a ride. I’m elegantly dressed for a proper afternoon at the National Gallery in …

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Chinese Students Hilariously Describe What They Think About Regional American Food

"Why eat that? That is not good."

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How-To Make a Holiday Garland With Emily Thompson

Adding Style: Taking "Architect" Lamps Out of the Office

No matter what it's called — swing-arm, Anglepoise, or architect — the ubiquitous adjustable metal lamp is most commonly spotted in offices and used …

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20 Cozy Fall-Inspired Outdoor Spaces

Just grab some hot apple cider and you're good to go.<p>Your backyard doesn't expire by summer's end. Use these decorating ideas to transition your porch, patio or backyard into autumn.

Stephen Hawking: physics would be 'more interesting' if Higgs boson hadn't been found

World-famous cosmologist admits to losing bet as a result of particle's discovery<p>Physics would have been "far more interesting" if scientists had been unable to find the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider in Cern, according to Stephen Hawking.<p>The cosmologist was speaking at an event to mark …