Slaughterhouse-Five author Kurt Vonnegut’s rejected university thesis laid out his vision of deep narrative ‘shapes’. Now academics have run computer analysis of his theory In 1965, Kurt Vonnegut submitted
Short, sweet, and page-turning. 1. The Girls by Emma Cline This mesmerizing novel follows impressionable teenager Evie Boyd as she falls in with a sketchy, cult-like group inspired by the Manson Family.
One peculiarity of our times is that people are so quick to accept the reality they see, hear, touch, taste, and smell. We do this automatically, disregarding the fact that every preceding age was totally
Each year, 10m working days are lost due to backache. So could mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) play a part in reducing that figure? When I was a junior doctor, I dreaded the back pain clinic.
Success looks different to everyone, but the behavioral obstacles we tend to face are remarkably consistent. Everyone’s idea of success is unique. For some, it means owning a multimillion-dollar business
I was searching the net for female artists who use their own body as part of their work and explore how female identity is created online when I discovered “Women As Objects”, one of Kate Durbin’s internet-based
No crash diets allowed. Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless
Who knew that four letters could bring so much clarity to your life? It's like the Myers-Briggs personality test looks deep into your soul to see the most genuine parts of you-the way you make decisions,
Image source: photodune Admit it. We've all invested hours into crafting the perfect catchy title and compelling hook for a blog post on a trending topic and thought, "This is it! I'm finally going viral!
Hungarian artist Flra Borsi has a keen talent for creating surreal visuals. We have featured Borso before, with her collection of playful time-travel edits and enchanting urban landscapes, and the self
Sally Sampson, the founder of Chop Chop Kids, shares essential recipes. My 23-year-old daughter Lauren is kind, funny, smart, and beautiful and was once obsessed with making and photographing breakfast
I've never been a bad student. I always got As and, while the occasional B upset me, I could usually push past it. I had so much else going on in my life: extracurriculars, great friends and a family loved
Brand storytelling has evolved and it's capitalizing on the prosumerism movement. Here's what you need to know about Transmedia Marketing and why it's the future of brand storytelling. During the past
Research has revealed, for example, that people in a healthy marriage are some of the happiest couples in history. Whereas those who are struggling in their marriage are more unhappy today than in the
A psychologist interviewed a bunch of murderers and learned 5 surprising things about what drives people to kill
Who could do something like this? Who is truly that evil? Forensic psychologist James Garbarino might have some answers. Earlier this year, the Loyola University psychologist published a book tying these
New college graduates hoping to make their resume stand out from the masses should demonstrate how they’re a multi-threat hire: leader and supporter. That’s because 79% of employers said they want prospective
Do you ever set an audacious goal you’re really excited about but find yourself over it in just a few days? Don’t worry, we are all guilty of this to some degree. The problem is that many of us rely on