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16 Skills To Make Your Reading More Productive

Reading skills can change your life. Without any qualification, reading has changed my life for the better. I’ve learned skills, enjoyed many …

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10 Must-Read Academic Books for 2015

As readers, we too often take for granted that the best books of the year are released by the Big 5 publishers. But the truth is that great works of …

Berlin's East Side Gallery on film | DW | 08.01.2015

Karin Kaper and Dirk Szuszies see Berlin's famed East Side Gallery as a creative interface between spontaneous street art and urban city politics - …

25 Web Resources That Will Maximize Your Productivity

The most productive people are masters of efficiency — tuning their calendars, arranging their tasks, and otherwise making the most of their time.<p>To aid your quest for efficiency, here are 25 of the most useful web productivity resources we've found.<p>They'll save you a lot of time in the long</b> …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

My Top Ten Most Anticipated Books of 2015

If you're looking for a reason to get excited for the New Year, I've got ten for you: Ten books that I personally can't wait to break open over the course of 2015. Here they are. Happy reading!<p>1. <b>The Witch of Painted Sorrows, by MJ Rose:</b><p><i>The New York Times</i>' bestselling author returns with what is …

What are your New Year's readolutions?

With food barely digested, plenty of dry January commitments to make up for holiday excesses and more than a few promises to ourselves – some of which really are worth sticking to – there’s plenty to think about, but over on the books team we’re interested in what your reading resolutions look like.<p>…

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10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Mark Zuckerberg's New Year's resolution is to read a book every other week.</b> He's going to be running a virtual book club on Facebook.<p><b>2. Uber had a huge New Year's Eve.</b> At the evening's peak, there were more than 58 trips per second.<p><b>3. The US will impose sanctions on North Korea over the Sony</b> …

The Best of British TV on Netflix

With 'Downton Abbey' returning for a fifth season on Sunday, spend your weekend binge-watching the best British television available on Netflix right now.<p><b>1) Broadchurch</b><p>David Tennant and Olivia Colman play detectives investigating the murder of a young boy and a small town struggling to come to …

Books of the year 2014

The twenty-three books this scientist read this year, offered as a guide to the interested and the wary<p>It is New Year’s Day and I should be looking forward but I’ve been busy – and delayed by the flu – so I’m not yet done looking back. Listed below with potted reviews are the 23 books I read in …

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19 Fragrance Hacks to Make You Smell Amazing All the Time

Here's how to get the most out of your pricey perfumes.<p><b>1.</b> <b>If you want your fragrances to last longer (Why wouldn't you?), don't store them in your bathroom or other damp, warm places.</b> Heat, light, and humidity will break down the perfume and lessen the quality of the fragrance. Instead, store them …

The 20 Most Beautiful Apps Of The Year

We think the most beautiful apps of the year use color creatively, simplify otherwise annoying experiences, and spark our imaginations with fantastic game environments. They feature a strong attention to detail, along with a smart overall design that matches the function and feel of the app.<p>These …