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Five Habits Of Creative People

Whether it’s getting into a routine or knowing when to give up, here are the habits creative people have cultivated.<p>There is no secret trick to becoming more creative, but the good news is creativity is a skill you can build.<p>That means that you can become more creative with the right time and …

The Best Places to Stargaze in America

For 25 years, NASA’s orbiting Hubble telescope has beamed mesmerizing images of our universe. But Earth dwellers can get stellar celestial views, too.<p>Here are three trip-worthy dark-sky havens in the United States:<p>> Lake Powell (Utah)<p>The combination of a thin atmosphere and lack of artificial light …

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Pop art meets coffee with #sleevebucks

You'll never look at the Starbucks mermaid the same way again.<p>An amazing Tumblr artist is using Starbucks sleeves to recreate pop culture icons. …

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You should never diet again: The science and genetics of weight loss

To maintain a new weight, you have to fight evolution. You have to fight biology. And you have to fight your brain<p>I’ve given you the bad news: diets fail in the long run. Now, let’s try to understand why.<p>In social psychology we often say that if you find that most people behave in the same way, …

"The Fault in Our Stars" Author John Green on Love Scenes and Hollywood

"If anything, my next novel might be set in total cave darkness, and we’ll see what [Hollywood] can do about that."<p>As his <i>Fault in Our Stars</i> protagonist Hazel might say, John Green is a man of many little infinities. In addition to being a best-selling YA author, Green runs a popular YouTube channel …

The Reason You're Not Happy (And How To Fix It)

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>If only [blank], I would be truly happy.<p>We’ve all uttered that phrase at one point during our lives, right?<p>Whether we were kids hoping for that one Christmas present we really wanted or adults in search of that next promotion, we’re constantly in …

To Those Who Never Feel Good Enough

As cliche as it may sound, you are enough. No – <i>you are more than enough</i>.<p>You are more than what you see in the mirror when you wake up at past two in …

It Took Me 5 Years to Lose 40 Pounds Because of These Mistakes

<b>Before (1999)</b> <b><br>I Always Skipped Breakfast</b><br>I knew I needed to eat less, so I would hold off on eating until I was absolutely famished, which meant nothing until lunchtime. Not only did this slow down my metabolism, but I also ended up feeling so hungry that I ate a much bigger lunch than I normally …

12 Cartoons to Help You Break Awkward Silences

We all know the wide conversational gap between "Hello, how are you?" and "You're my new best friend, let's hang out tomorrow and the day after that, would you like to get matching neck tattoos?" How do we bridge that gap? Whether it's a first date or the first ten minutes at a party, you need …

What shall I read next? A guide to UKYA

It’s UKYA Day tomorrow, so here’s blogger and site member LucyTheReader AKA Queen of Contemporary with five UKYA must reads – that’s books for young adults written by authors born or currently residing in the UK<p>YA fiction is most definitely rising in popularity at the moment. With major Hollywood …

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How To Makeover An Awkward Corner With Art

Your corner might be the best spot.<p>No big open wall for a collection of artwork? Your corner might be the best spot for a glamorous gallery wall. Here's how to do it right.

Pontiac's 1939 "Ghost Car" Has a Body Shell Made of Plexiglas

The 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six <i>Ghost Car</i> was not your average vehicle. While many automobiles had bodies made from metal, Pontiac decided to go a different route with this particular car. They collaborated with the chemical company Rohm & Haas, who had just developed a new product called “Plexiglas.” …

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10 Delicious Barefoot Contessa Recipes

Enjoy these easy and incredible recipes from Ina Garten.<p>Ina Garten knows how to create a memorable feast. From savory beef stew to delicious mac and cheese, you too can wow your guests with these easy recipes from the Barefoot Contessa.

Homeless people are designing your next favorite T-shirt

When Matthew Wayne was eight years old, he and his family went to a San Diego art gallery showcasing work exclusively from homeless youth.<p>One …

DIY cat toe shoes

I have a DIY guest post on Kittenhood today! Click here to go check it out!<p>Materials needed: Shoes (preferably plain with a round-toe and enough room …

The best young adult books of 2015

<b>How many of our best YA books of the year did you read in 2015?</b><p><b>Reveiws by Martin Chilton (and Rebecca Hawkes, where stated). The list is in no particular order.</b><p>See also: <b>best YA books of 2016</b><p><b>1. THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON (DAVID FICKLING BOOKS)</b> <br>Lisa Williamson's debut YA novel The Art …

Whimsical Photo Manipulations Offer Lighthearted Perspectives on the Natural World

Using beautiful imagery and editing prowess, graphic artist Anil Saxema's whimsical photo manipulations lend a fresh perspective to our view of the natural world. His work depicts lighthearted scenes of humans and animals interacting in amusing – and often surprising – ways. For instance, a woman …

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14 Adventures to Add to Your Bucket List ASAP

<i>Photo: Michael Matti</i><p>You've probably started a list already and spent countless hours behind your computer daydreaming...but here are a few of our favorites that you might want to take a look at.<p>1. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia<p>Hike through Croatia's largest National Park to a series of …

Taylor Swift?s Style Has Changed Since She Started Holding Hands With Calvin Harris

Ooh la la! Taylor Swift had the Internet's tongue a-waggin' today after pics of her surfaced stepping out holding hands with rumored love Calvin Harris. Like, hold the phone. From there, our office got into a serious conversation as to whether her style was changing due to her romantic life. Let's …

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This One Tip Will Make Or Break Your Next Trip

By late December, I still had no travel plan. I was leaving for Ireland on December 29th, and, other than a rental car and a plane ticket, I had nothing booked. My brother and I had a vague idea that we wanted to drive from Dublin across the West Coast, via the Wild Atlantic Way. Beyond that, we …

FKA twigs Has a New, Sparkly Ring on That Finger

Is it proof of her and Robert Pattinson's reported engagement?<p><b>Update:</b> While FKA twigs and Robert Pattinson haven't officially confirmed their engagement themselves, the pair stepped out together, and twigs flashed a ring on that all-important finger:<p>Sparkly! Perhaps that pub wedding is happening …

One Direction’s Zayn Malik Drops Surprising, Heartbreaking New Song

UPDATE: The original Soundcloud file has been removed and replaced with a YouTube video embedded below!<p>Less than a week after <b>Zayn Malik</b> broke hearts all over the world by leaving One Direction, the young singer has debuted his first effort as a solo artist. The demo track, produced by famed U.K. …

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Samantha Everton “2 Girls” Building Art in Melbourne

Australian artist Samantha Everton has designed an eye-catching façade that’s sprawled across the<p>Australian artist Samantha Everton has designed an eye-catching façade that’s sprawled across the front of a three-storey building in Melbourne. Everton worked with architectural firm Kavellaris Urban …

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Miniaturized Landscapes by Jorge Mayet Appear to Float in Mid-Air

Artist Jorge Mayet sculpts miniature landscapes that look like they're islands floating in an infinite abyss. The small works, which appear against white gallery walls, create the illusion that they've splintered from the ground. Their roots and soil are exposed beneath luscious green grass and …

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10 Paper Flowers Tutorials

Though we enjoy a vibrant bouquet of blossoms the most, paper flowers can be fun for certain occasions. Paper flowers are not only intricate, …

40+ Beautiful New Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

These are more like little masterpieces.<p>The Easter bunny has hidden enough plain, ol' boring eggs, thank you very much. Swap the traditional dye job for one of these creative twists, and your basket will steal Sunday's show.

Tween Easter Basket Ideas - Uncommon Designs

With two tween girls, I am always trying to think of neat gift ideas to fill up Easter baskets and Christmas stockings. I hate to fill them full of …