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Japanese Are Polishing Foil Balls To Perfection, And The Result Is Too Satisfying
Aluminum foil looks pretty boring. It is used for packaging, insulation, cooking... and making really shiny balls that appear to have no real purpose, apparently. That's right, thanks to a Japanese jeweler, the whole country became obsessed with refining these metal leaves, and we aren't sure how to react.
Heartwarming Illustrations Show That Love Is In The Small Things
Philippa Rice is a multi-talented artist who creates simple but beautiful comics about the everyday joys of living with someone you love. The title of her comic book, Soppy, is unapologetically fitting!
Quiz: Are you an extrovert, introvert or ambivert?
You probably have a hunch about which one you are, but why not take this quiz — from organizational psychologist Adam Grant — and double-check?
The Optimal Time to Dunk an Oreo, According to Science
How to find (and elongate) your optimal dunk time.
The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know
Genius ideas from the Cooking Light brain trust show you how to save time, minimize effort, make do deliciously, and not let anything get...
These 7 Easy Meatloaf Recipes Were Made for Busy Weeknights
From a low-carb Paleo version to a barbecue turkey meatloaf, one thing’s for sure: These easy meatloaf recipes aren’t your grandma’s recipe.
The Fall 2018 Trends Celebs Wore 25 Years Ago
Anna Wintour, Naomi Campbell, and others were ahead of their time with these trends.
Opinion | Make Your Daughter Practice Math. She’ll Thank You Later.
The way we teach math in America hurts all students, but it may be hurting girls the most.
19 Books That Have Helped People Through Some Seriously Tough Times
Reading a really good book is a form of self-care too.
The Best TV Shows and Movies New to Netflix, Amazon and More in September
Every month, subscription streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are the ones we think are most interesting for September.
The Splendid History of Gustav Klimt’s Glistening “Golden Phase”
How much do you know about Gustav Klimt's Golden Phase?
Tommy Wiseau’s “The Dark Knight” (Nerdist Presents)
Best F(r)iends Volume 1 will be available worldwide on iTunes September 25th! https://apple.co/2Mt7g3F Superstar of “The Room” and “The Disaster Artist”, Tom...
14 Cool Terrarium Ideas That Are Simply Amazing
If you still do not have a terrarium in your home, this will be your time to do it. You can find many terrarium ideas as they are really present in most homes and offices. This decoration idea looks really cool and natural. You will find it in many shapes and sizes. In order to …
Kids Craft: Yarn-Wrapped Slap Bracelets
Make the coolest slap bracelets by wrapping them with yarn - a fun summer kids craft idea!
Flower-Themed DIY Gift Ideas
Amaze your friends, family, and children with these beautiful flower-themed DIY gift ideas. These cute DIY gifts are perfect for summer birthday parties and garden dinners.
How Loneliness Affects Our Health
Scientists are gaining a more refined — and surprising — understanding of the effects of loneliness and isolation on health.
Critical Hits in the Classroom – The Nib – Medium
How Teachers Use Dungeons & Dragons in Education
How to Earn Unofficial VIP Status at a Hotel With a Single Gesture
Winemaker David Duncan has advice on how to gain goodwill with a few glugs.
Review | Two critics debate a rare rehashing of a revised ‘Macbeth,’ singing witches and all
Folger Theatre revisits a Restoration-era version of the tragedy.
The Disturbing Postpartum Symptom Nobody Talks About
Having violent, vivid dreams about your baby is normal—and may even be a sign of healthy bonding.
Amazon insists on putting Alexa where no one wants it
Why quickly use a microwave when the process can be a complicated mess?
If you prefer the Instagram version of yourself, read this book
The unbearable pressure cooker of perfection is a fantasy.
11 DIYs for the Best Slumber Party Ever
Craft and DIY your way into the best sleepover ever with these great projects! Make pillows, tie-dye, friendship bracelets, and more at your next slumber party.
Tips for Transitioning to a Toddler Bed
For toddlers, transitioning from a crib to a big kid bed means new rules, freedoms, and routines. Find answers to questions about this transition.
How You Can Easily Transition Your Toddler to Their New Bedroom
Moving a toddler into a new bedroom is a common transition for little ones expecting a new sibling. Here are some ideas to ease the transition.
These Amazing Co-Working Spaces Will Make You Want to Work Remotely
Whether you're a digital nomad now, or are thinking of becoming one, consider checking out these co-working spaces once you spread your wings and fly.
The World's Cleanest Tap Water
Tap water has a bad reputation, but in these 10 countries, the water that comes out of the tap is better than bottled.
An Easy All-Season Tuna Macaroni Salad
This macaroni salad is a simple and delicious combination of tuna with chopped vegetables. Use cooked shell pasta or elbows in the salad.
17 Kids Lunch Ideas That Are so Much Better Than PB&J
Use these tasty and creative brown bag lunch ideas and recipes to make sure your kids are getting healthy lunches they'll adore.
15 Bad Cleaning Habits You Need to Break
Want to make cleaning your house quicker and easier? There are 15 bad cleaning habits you'll need to break first.
10 Temporary Wallpaper Brands To Know
Temporary wallpaper is an amazing solution for adding color and character to any room—without the permanent commitment.
Stylist LaTonya Yvette's Colorful Brooklyn Apartment
A look inside stylist LaTonya Yvette's Clinton Hill apartment. That gorgeous blue dining room!
Keep Your Head Up: How Smartphone Addiction Kills Manners and Moods
“Text neck” is becoming a medical issue suffered by countless people, and the way we hang our heads has other health risks, too.
Alexa, Are You Lying to Me? – Member Feature Stories – Medium
Just like economics, computer science is founded on a preconceived view of the world and human nature. These views are generally a result of how the world looks to programmers. But what if a woman…
How to Be Polite – Member Feature Stories – Medium
Most people don’t notice I’m polite, which is sort of the point. I don’t look polite. I am big and droopy and need a haircut. No soul would associate me with watercress sandwiches. Still, every year…
8 Awesome Podcasts
Our favorite podcasts, including Splendid Table, Song Exploder and Modern Love.
How to Be Better at Parties
People love to party! Well, at least some of them do. For the rest of us, parties bring on waves of feelings, good and bad, much like the events themselves. Here's everything you've ever wanted to know about being the hit of the party.
Dinner Party Conversation Starter
A conversation starter that REALLY works.
This Pastry Chef's Incredible Geometric Cakes Take Food Design to Another Level
Pastry chef extraordinaire Dinara Kasko is known for her incredible math-inspired cakes that look like contemporary sculptures. It's no surprise that Kasko has a background in architecture-each edible, cake art masterpiece is created using 3D-printed molds that Kasko engineers using algorithmic tools and complex diagramming techniques.
The rise of giant consumer startups that said no to investor money
A new breed of entrepreneurs is creating huge consumer brands — like MVMT and Tuft & Needle — without venture capital, and laughing all the way to the bank.
Easy Breakfast Apple Crostata Recipe
Puffed Crostata filled with a delicious buttery center filled with Honey-Apple-Oats mix. Super Easy yet Super Yummmm!! Easy Breakfast Apple Crostata Recipe Perfect Family Breakfast! There's nothing better than sharing time with loved ones and this weekend we did just that along with these Easy Breakfast Apple Crostata Recipe ! My family ...
Canadian Semiaquatic Rodent Posterior Doughnuts - Dinner With Julie
There are certain unhealthy things you have to pull out of the closet once a year and make just for the sake of the day – or season – and most Canada days I make Nanaimo bars and butter tarts – so frequently, in fact, that I begin to crave both around the end of June. Ditto mini doughnuts – having grown up in Calgary, the first week of summer always smells like the midway. I’ve always been one to forego candy apples and cotton candy in lieu of fried dough in its many forms – this year I decided to combine the two holidays and make a batch of *Canadian Semiaquatic Rodent Posterior Doughnuts*, which have been around since the seventies, and if you’re in eastern Canada are as Canadian as any doughnut. (Mini or not.) Yes, there is a trademarked name for yeast-risen fried dough made by an Ottawa company since 1978 – they come slathered in Nutella sometimes, or just doused inContinue reading
Oven Roasted Fall Vegetables with Garlic and Thyme Recipe
This is a perfect side dish for fall. You can change the vegetables according to what is available at your store.
Are Cities Making Animals Smarter?
A mysterious wild cat in Sri Lanka may hold a clue.
JPMorgan Chase Will Commit $500 Million to Reviving U.S. Cities
The bank scales up, and doubles down on, its 'Detroit model.'
Everything You Need to Know About Those New iPhones
Three new iPhones, plus the next generation of Apple Watch.
Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Fields, And Now We Know How That's Possible
The mystery behind how birds navigate might finally be solved: it's not the iron in their beaks providing a magnetic compass, but a protein in their eyes that lets them "see" Earth's magnetic fields.
5 Bags That Commanded Runways This Year — and How to Rock Them in 2018
The hottest bag trends that caught out attention, and our top picks for channeling the looks yourself.
All the Fashion You’ll Be Buying This Fall, According to Our 6 Favorite Menswear Stores
What’s going to be hitting shelves—and flying off them—this season
The 5 Pieces You’re About to See Everyone Wearing This Fall
Step into fall with some of our fashion MVPs.