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Watch This Craftsman Turn Sticks of Wood Into Christmas Tree Sculptures

Your lights, tinsel, wreaths, and stockings have probably already been hung (by the chimney with care), but there's nothing wrong with getting a …

31 Simple Tips to Living a Happy Life for Every Day of the Month

Amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it's easy to forget about what truly matters. As we aim to complete our to-do lists and accomplish our professional goals each day, it's even easier to get swept up in the idea that our careers are most important. To give us some perspective on what's …

Career Development

8 Things Successful People Do Day By Day

We all think about success, and we should, because the road to self-improvement comes from within, not from some exterior source. It is a good idea …


The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter:

Singapore ruling party tipped for landslide win

Singapore's ruling party looked set for a landslide victory in Friday's snap general election, reversing setbacks suffered in 2011, an official …

Best of the Bunch: What to Look for When Buying Fresh Radishes

<i>One of the best parts about our test kitchen manager, Brad Leone's, job is his weekly trip to the farmers' market. It's his responsibility to supply the kitchen with ripe produce, protein, and pantry staples year-round. In the summer, when the farms are cranking out the good stuff, Brad is like a</i> …


How to draw… pugs

From their snuffly little noses to their twirling piggy tails, Sarah McIntyre and Philip Reeve have a step-by-step guide on drawing pugs!


How to read emotions and influence people

BBC Future reviews some of the simple tricks you can use to assert your influence on your unwitting friends and colleagues.<p>Human behaviours are governed by superstition, repetition and cliches, which makes us easy targets for mind tricks. If you know the secrets, you could use them to your …

Body Language

Caring parents make for happier adults, research finds

The legacy of controlling parents last far into adulthood, scientist have discovered<p>Children brought up by caring parents rather than controlling ones, grow up to be happier and more satisfied throughout their adult lives, a study suggests.<p>New research has found that parents who invade their …



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The Mesmerizing New Ice Cream Trend That You Will Actually Want to Wait in Line For

It's so pretty and really delicious too.<p>When 10Below Ice Cream opened its doors in NYC's Chinatown this July, the shop's owners did not anticipate how much love they would get right away. "Our grand opening day was ridiculous," co-owner Richard Tam, 23, told "We weren't prepared …

The Right Way to Shave Your Bikini Line

No more razor burn!<p>Summer might be ending soon, but grooming your pubic hair is a year-round activity for most women. The most popular method for removing hair from your lady parts? Shaving. In fact, a study by the University of Texas found that 77 percent of women shave their bikini line, as …

Skin Care

19 Awesome New Books You Need To Read This Fall

You're going to need a bigger bookshelf.


10 Songs Steve Jobs Used to Train His Brain |

Music is many things to many people, but to entrepreneurs it can be an essential success tool. According to Dr. Victoria Williamson of Goldsmith's College, London, "Brain imaging studies have shown that various parts of the brain may be activated by a piece of music."<p>In other words, you can use …


16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

Book Review: The Unquiet Monk

Michael W. Higgins is a distinguished scholar, a radio documentarian for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and author of many books. In this …

The Health Benefits of Honey

Spring brings a picture-perfect day. You’re enjoying yourself on a well-deserved vacation. Then you fall, a victim of loose gravel. Your leg is a …

80 Minutes of '80s and '90s TV Commercials

If you're of a certain age, you'll recall "TV commercials." These were short, un-skippable advertisements that would appear between programs, shown …

99 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

<b>1.</b> In 1939, Hitler's nephew wrote an article called "Why I Hate My Uncle." He came to the U.S., served in the Navy, and settled on Long Island.<p><b>2.</b> …

12 Beautiful Quotes From Oliver Sacks

The neurologist died Sunday aged 82. Here are just a few of his thoughts on topics from music and perception, to ageing and how he felt when he learned of his terminal cancer.<p>If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self—himself—he cannot know …

The Brain

25 Small Things to Do in Everyday Life to Boost Happiness

<i>Happiness</i> is a big word, but it can be found in the smallest of things. Whether it’s the smell of roasted coffee beans in the morning or the simple …


The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

The 17 Most Memorable VMA Moments of All Time

From Madonna's scandalous "Like a Virgin" performance to "I'mma let you finish...," these are the highlights that stuck with us through 31 years of awards. We can only imagine what this year's ceremony and host Miley Cyrus have in store...<p><b>1) Madonna performs "Like a Virgin" as a less-than-virginal</b> …

The Best Wine for Your Zodiac Sign

Not that we're stopping you from serving them all.<p>You could choose your next bottle based on its label — or go for the one that's so you it's practically written in the stars. No, really:'s Astrotwins and Wine All The Time's Marissa A. Ross have found your perfect match.