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Ten healthy meals that are easy to pack for you and your kids!
Edgar Allan Poe is what you might refer to as an overachiever. As well as mastering poetry, fiction, non-fiction and literary criticism, he was also arguably the creator of detective fiction. Which is kind of a very big deal. Poe was also able to cra...
Acquiesce Submit or comply silently or without protest. Ailurophile A cat-lover. Ameliorate To make or become better, more bearable, or more
We like to feel superior to the people who lived centuries ago, what with their shitty mud huts and curing colds by drilling a hole in their skulls. B...
Here is the gallery of the top places to visit before you die - Part II. Enjoy.
Paul Bennett of Context Travel has assembled a team of local scholars, architects, and journalists to lead six three-hour walks through neighborhoods including Ostiense, Testaccio, and Monti to sites normally closed to the public (like one particular...
Read 40 free attractions in New York City for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet
Practical Tips for Productive Living
Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this means they can shed light on some of the basic questions of existence.
Satisfy your cravings without putting on a pound
Eight tracks by four of my favorite groups. Songs I like to get stoned and chill out to.
Fourteen tracks by Alison Krauss, Neko Case, and The Decemberists that I can imagine myself just wandering around the world or my mind to.
Read a great book and wondering what to read next? Ask the famous bookseer
Prehistory literally means the time ?before we had written records? (roughly the time before the 4th Century BC) and ancient history is the time since our
13 "Top 100 Books" lists combined and condensed in to one master list, for the benefit of your reading pleasure. 623 books in all -- a lifetime of reading potential!
You can describe your character's feelings in more exact terms than just "happy" or "sad." Check these lists for the exact nuance to describe your character's intensity of feelings.
Couples who practice these techniques have longer and stronger relationships
You know when sometimes you meet someone so beautiful and then you actually talk to them and five minutes later they're as dull as a brick? Then there's other people, when you meet them you think, "Not bad. They're okay." And then you get to know the...
It sounds crazy, but stop buying foods marketed as low-fat or fat-free. Typically, they save you only a few calories and, in doing so, they replace harmless fats with low-performing carbohydrates that digest quickly—causing a sugar rush and, immediat...
When I pronounce the word Future, the first syllable already belongs to the past.
The online spoken word salon featuring personal essays. Brought to you by Hillary Carlip.
Tiny Victorian Cottage [via The New York Times ""]
We declare the world as our canvas
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Some say the world will end in fire, / Some say in ice. / From what I've tasted of desire / I hold with those who favor fire.
Adjectives -- descriptive words that modify nouns -- often come under fire for their cluttering quality, but often it's quality, not quantity, that is the issue. Plenty of tired adjectives are available to spoil a good sentence, but when you find jus...
i want to sleep / deeply, soundly / curled up tightly / warm and ...
Fantastical places exist not only in movies and fairy tales, but in the real world too! You've got to see these places to believe them. Just like Pepsi NEXT , you've got to taste it to beli...
Indie Rock Playlist
America's greatest writers share their greatest writing tips.
My top 25 favorite, relatively unknown movies of all time. Some highlights include Midnight in Paris, Sin Nombre, The Fountain, Waking Life, Garden State, Boogie Nights and Rubber. Posts some of your favorites in the comments; I will add the top 5 su...
Fifty useful life tips & tricks that you can implement this instant. Increase your efficiency and ability to succeed by modifying or adding these little habits into your daily existence.
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These are the kind of simple projects for the laziest and most inept of crafters. Even if you can barely operate a drill, you can do most of these projects — and in less than an hour.
Shop the latest indie and retro-style women's clothing at ModCloth. Find dresses, tops, bottoms, outerwear, swimwear, and other fab women's clothing!
"Everything has been figured out, except how to live."
Helping writers get inspired and find places to publish. Find calls for submissions, contests, journals accepting work, and publishers
Amateur astronomers have captured some of the most breathtaking images of space over the past four years.
Apollo and the Greek Muses
Being around a successful author would surely be exhausting and inspiring in equal amounts. As well as all that wisdom they put into their books, their thought-provoking one-liners would literally be falling out here, there and everywhere.
"I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark."
1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life is too short not to enjoy it. 4. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and...
Who says art has to mean anything, or require any creativity whatsoever? Here are some cheap, simple ideas to decorate an otherwise boring wall.
Boxnutt is a place to share things on the web that interest you. Use Boxnutt to discover what's new and popular on the web.
sevenwondersoftheworld and the seven world wonders
Animals are capable of so much more compassion, love, bravery, and ingenuity than most people realize. Here are 14 incredible stories that reveal their hidden depths.
The literary collection of poet Gabriel Gadfly
Well, my birthday just passed. I'm 25! Again! For the *mumble, mumble* time! I thought it might be a good time to reflect. So if I could talk some sense t
Just as every tree is different but still recognizably a tree, every story is different but contains elements that make it a story. By defining those before you begin you clarify the scope of your work, identify your themes, and create the story you ...
Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece
The available articles in the All mythologies area.
The famously irrerevent mythology guide featuring thousands of weird and wonderful Gods and Goddesses from all around the world.
is a descriptive list which was created by to categorize every dramatic situation that might occur in a story or performance. To do this Polti analyzed classical texts, plus classical and contemporaneous works. He also analyzed a handful of non-Fr...
"It's AMAZING. Prepare to spend your entire life here :)"
This blog is a compilation of some random facts and psychological facts. Spread the word! :) Enjoy....
WRITE EVERY DAY Writing is a muscle. Smaller than a hamstring and slightly bigger than a bicep, and it needs to be exercised to get stronger. Th...
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People aren't always awful. Sometimes, they're maybe even just a little bit wonderful. Here are 21 pictures to remind you of that fact.
Animal did you know facts - Over 1,025 interesting fun facts and figures to keep you entertained for hours!!
to Mythology Guide. We have collected information on Greek and Roman myths. You can find information on our selection of topics by clicking on the appropriate god or myth name below.
This is a which appear in mythological tales, folklore, and varying religious texts.
Internet Resources - links to writers' resources on the internet - Word Stuff
A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson:
This collection features free e-books, mostly classics, that you can read on your computer, smart phone, or Kindle. It includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.
Tape trick-for perfect winged liner