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Your Muscles Will Be on Fire After This 16-Minute Yoga Sequence

Sure, yoga is calming, but it will also give you strong, lean, and amazingly toned muscles. Here's a 16-minute yoga sequence designed to target the entire body, and if you commit to it three times a week, you'll notice a difference in how your muscles look and feel. This is a great yoga sequence …

Six ways students can prepare for success on the day of an exam

When you’ve worked so hard revising, don’t leave the last few hours before entering the examination hall to chance. Here’s how to make sure you’re ready<p>The science of revision: nine ways pupils can revise for exams more effectively<p>Everyone has moments of self-doubt. For some, these thoughts are …

Teaching

Trick Photography and Special Effects by Evan Sharboneau

Believe it or not, you don't have to own super expensive equipment or be some kind of camera wiz to take high quality camera shots like these…<p>… but …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of “you’re so <i>talented</i>,” but truthfully, …

If You've Never Made Hummingbird Cake, You're Missing Out

This Southern classic is just what your Easter feast needs.<p>A Southern dessert staple, Hummingbird Cake takes its name from the fact that it tastes so good, you'll hum when you eat it. How can you resist that? Hummingbird Cake is a dense cinnamon-spiced dessert made with ripe bananas and crushed …

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This writing app will delete your work if you stop typing

Starting to write, whether it’s a novel or a blog post, can be daunting even for experienced authors. The fear of penning thoughts that don’t immediately make sense or stringing together all-but-unreadable sentences, and thus concluding that you’re a failure, is real.<p>That’s where The Most Dangerous …

20 Lesser Known Psychological Facts That Will Make You Re-think Your Life

Neuroscience says that psychology has just made up words, conditions, and treatments without connecting them to reality, (neurological …

14 free online personality tests that'll help point you in the right direction

There's something wonderful about personality tests — the idea that you can put yourself into a category (or categories), just like that, is so …

Looking to take the perfect photo?

Justin Minns Photographer<p>We asked award-winning photographer, Justin Minns for his top tips on how to go about capturing the beauty of the landscape …

Landscape Photography

How to draw a head

You may have your best pencils and drawing techniques to hand, but there's no getting away from the complexity of how to draw a head. Because of …

Drawing

Fast radio bursts: Scientists hear ‘huge’, mysterious and repeating signal from deep in space

Scientists have heard a long, repeated sound from deep in space — and nobody is sure where it is coming from.<p>Astronomers found 10 millisecond-long …

Faceless Figures Navigate a Pastel Painted World

Deep black skin navigates a pastel-colored world of Escher-esque impossibilities in the paintings of Alex Gardner.<p>Deep black skin navigates a pastel-colored world of impossibilities that might have been designed by M.C. Escher in the paintings of Alex Gardner. But despite the eerie absurdity of …

Art

Get Better Sleep and Start Mornings Strong With the "10-3-2-1-0" Formula

A productive day starts with a great morning, and you can’t have a great morning if you didn’t get any rest the night before. This simple five-part …

Time Management

1. Before you go to bed at night, tell your brain, “wake me up at __ a.m.”

Unless you got drunk the night before, you’ll likely start waking up right before the alarm clock startles you awake.<p>2. If the subconscious command …

United Kingdom

The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do To Make Your Writing More Awesome

There’s no magic bullet for being a decent writer, or making people bond with your characters or fall in love with your story. Writing is a million …

'If It Can Be Destroyed by the Truth' Carl Sagan Quote

CLAIM<p>Carl Sagan said "if it can be destroyed by the truth, it deserves to be destroyed by the truth." See Example( s )<p>EXAMPLES<p>Collected via Twitter …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

White-handed gibbons, whistling ducks and wild pigs foraging in the backstreets of Hong Kong are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

moma are launching a totally free photography course

Put down Instagram, pick up that old film camera, and learn photography from one of the best museums in the world.<p>We're bombarded with so many images now we might feel that we're all authorities on the finer points of visual culture, we have all the equipment in the palms, but beyond the Instagram …

Photography

8 uncomfortable truths about living in the UK

1. Going to university is about to be a rich-kids-only sport.<p>Maintenance grants to students from low-income families have stopped. These grants were …

Universal Credit

Hubble image: Dormant black hole, in a word, is gargantuan

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Hubble Space Telescope has given scientists their sharpest-ever look at a known galaxy containing an enormous black hole.<p>The supermassive black hole is in a galaxy called NGC 4889, one of several in the Coma Cluster, officials said Thursday.<p>According to NASA, every galaxy has a …

Universe

The radical plan to destroy time zones

Last Summer, North Korea did something a little odd. On the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese occupation, the closed and authoritarian state announced it was permanently turning its clocks back half an hour. The country was creating its own time zone: Pyongyang time.<p>As a plan, it …

North Korea

Today, Reedsy changes the way millions of authors will create books

We are incredibly proud. After months of work, we are releasing the first version of the Reedsy Book Editor, a writing tool that will transform the …

Writing

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond Warns Of European Union 'Contagion' If Britain Votes to Leave

The European Union would fall apart if Britain voted to leave, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has signalled ahead of D-Day over the UK …

United Kingdom

Russian jets pound Syria as Obama urges Putin to stop violence

Violence raged across Syria on Sunday as Barack Obama urged Vladimir Putin to stop Russian bombing of mainstream rebels in an attempt to make diplomatic progress on a limited and temporary ceasefire that is supposed to come into effect this week.<p>Russian fighter jets continued to pound targets over …

Middle East

17 Insanely Cool Things You Can Do With A Hot Glue Gun

Hot damn.

Housing