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Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October

We’re just a few days away from October, and that means it’s time for Halloween. Scary movies. Spooky stories. Specters that crawl out of your television and have really long hair. Given that, it’s hard to not see this upcoming month as a streaming service contest: which player can out-Halloween …

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7 Science-Backed Habits of Creative Genuises

Even if you're not the "creative type" these habits will help you succeed and thrive.<p>Even if you don't think you're the "creative type," don't assume you can ignore this skillset, or that you can't become creative too.<p>60% of CEOs polled by IBM agreed that creativity was the most important skill to …

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Tap Your Creativity with These DSLR Cameras

<i>This article is brought to you as part of a syndication partnership with Gadget Review.</i><p>Digital cameras have evolved at a furious pace in the last …

Creativity Triumphs Over the Law

J.D. Tuccille writes:<p>Human creativity is a boundless resource. It produces great works of art and philosophies that explore the meaning of life. …

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7 Simple Ways To Teach Creativity In The Classroom

30 August 2016<p>In the 20th century creativity as valued in society as it is today.<p>It wasn’t important for landing a job, nor was it crucial for …

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Why There Is No Magic Formula for Increasing Creativity

Often, people make the case for adopting a particular habit by pointing to a renowned figure who practiced that habit, with great success. For instance…<p>Maybe we should live a life of quiet predictability, like Charles Darwin.<p>Or maybe we should indulge in boozy revelry, like Toulouse-Lautrec.<p>Maybe …

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Creativity on the Run: Apps That Support the Creative Process

Let’s begin by shifting emphasis from finding the right answer to creating cultures that encourage risk-taking and embrace ambiguity. Psychologist …

43 websites the world uses to learn

A hand-picked list of the best sites, tools and communities<p>With so much learning content available, exploring only the best stuff on the web is …

This Poem Has an Alternate Meaning That Will Make You Rethink Everything

Wow — that's all we've got to say.<p>We all know poetry is a very subjective thing and not everybody is crazy about it. But, seriously, trust us when we say this piece is <i>definitely</i> worth the read.<p>The poem "Worst Day Ever?" was written by high school junior Chanie Gorkin, from Brooklyn, New York. The …

Creative Confidence Builds a Strong Future

You know about setting time aside for math and science and even arts and crafts. But have you ever thought of building a Genius Hour into the day? …

How Napping Changes Your Brain That Makes You More Creative

Do you find that by the afternoon you are getting weary and losing focus? You may even find yourself starting to nod off. Chances are you need a good …

A Brain Boost by Listening to Classical Music: The Mozart Effect

In academic literature it's called "The Mozart Effect": first popularised by Dr. Alfred A. Tomatis in his 1991 book <i>Pourquoi Mozart?</i>, the Mozart …

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The awe-inspiring counterpoint in Mozart's final symphony, explained in one video

8 August 2016, 11:59<p>This very clear musical analysis of the finale from Mozart's Jupiter symphony reveals every ounce of the great composer's …

David Bowie's The Man Who Fell To Earth soundtrack will be released for the first time

David Bowie might be gone, but his rich cultural legacy lives on. This September, Nicolas Roeg’s 1976 science-fiction film <i>The Man Who Fell To Earth</i> …

Here are 11 songs that you (probably) didn't know were about famous people

Music is a powerful medium and to be completely honest, not sure where we'd be without it.<p>One of our favorite parts of listening to music is figuring out who or what the song is about. We decided to sift through some of the most famous songs throughout history and find out who their written about. …

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Read Robert Plant's Testimony at Led Zeppelin 'Stairway to Heaven' Trial

"I didn't remember it then, and I don't remember it now," Led Zeppelin singer says in court of Spirit's "Taurus"<p>The surviving members of Led Zeppelin …

18 Reasons You Should Travel Solo in Your 20s

Nos.13 and 14 go hand in hand.<p>If you're toying with the idea of traveling solo, these 18 points might be able to convince you.<p><b>1.</b> <b>There's no time like the present.</b> Before the serious adulting kicks in (read: children, mortgages, marriage), now's your chance to travel and explore. Just imagine: It's …

40 Of The Best Small Town Vacation Spots

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …