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John Doyle: Top 10 TV shows from 2015

It's not a matter of too much TV. It's a matter of where to start.<p>At the end of 2015, an excellent year in television, it is instructive to look back. Way back.<p>Imagine this – a decade ago the buzz in American TV was about <i>The Apprentice</i>, as Donald Trump swaggered onto NBC's schedule and, it seemed, …

TV

Why should liquor control boards manage weed sales? They already know how

<i>Dan Malleck is</i> <i>the author</i> of When Good Drugs Go Bad: Opium, Medicine, and the Origin of Canada’s Drug Laws<i>. He is</i> <i>an associate professor of health sciences at Brock University.</i><p>Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said the provincial liquor control board is the best way to sell pot. Manitoba Premier Greg …

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

Time Management

There’s a vinyl gold mine in Toronto’s library stacks

On the fifth floor of the Toronto Reference Library, an older woman sits at a listening station that comes equipped with headphones and a record player. But she's not grooving to Glenn Gould or hearing Coleman Hawkins. Her coat and scarf are bundled atop the turntable. She's reading Baudelaire, and …

Why Mr. Show is, well, just the best

I never actually saw Mr. Show during its original run, which probably puts me in with about 95% of the sketch comedy’s fervent fans. Almost …

Help Wanted: Must Like Heights And High Voltage

Looking for a job? How about working way up in the air, in all kinds of weather, with thousands of volts of electricity?<p>Working on high-voltage lines pays well and doesn't require a degree, but electric utilities are hard-pressed to replace retiring linemen.<p>If you want to learn about the dedication …

Kansas City

7 times John Oliver perfectly captured what’s wrong with America — and triggered real reform

The HBO host has accomplished what Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert never could. Here are a few of his best segments<p>John Oliver's "This Week Tonight" is far and away the most refreshing thing on late-night TV. While other shows center around round-table chats and celebrity interviews, Oliver uses …

Bill de Blasio

5 Phrases Depressed People Don't Want To Hear

<i>By Nanea Hoffman</i><p>There are some kind words I just can't hear. It's as if they're being broadcast on an inaudible frequency that affects me the way sonic fences affect dogs. Suddenly, I'm a teeth-gritting, fist clenching, curled up ball of prickly defense.<p><b>The hard truth I've had to face is this: a</b> …

Self-help

6 Timeless Quotes on Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Despite his rocky beginning, Picasso, whose birthday is Oct. 25, became one of the most influential artists of the early 20th century, and has a lasting legacy that pushes our creative boundaries today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column originally published on</i> …

Pablo Picasso

Teen Instagram Star Speaks Out About The Ugly Truth Behind Social Media Fame

Essena O’Neill announced that despite having more than half a million followers on Instagram, 200,000 on YouTube and Tumblr, and 60,000 on Snapchat, …

Marketing

I'm Fat And I Have Sex With Hot Strangers

<i>By Melissa Mankins</i><p>I am fat -- not curvy, fat. I have a fat stomach and I jiggle when I walk. I am most likely going to be the fattest person in the room at all times and I gladly accept that role. I adore my body and I don't hate myself. I love all of my imperfections and dimples. I never want to …

Blast Away the Sunday Night Blues With This Simple Habit | Inc.com

What do you usually do on Sunday evenings?<p>If you're like most people, the end of the week will probably find you kicking back in front of the TV, spending some time with family and friends, or -- let's be honest -- stressing about the work week ahead. While Sunday is supposed to be a mellow day of …

Productivity

Vintage Adverts Featuring Demonic Children & Evil Teens

Whether by choice or design, the following collection of vintage adverts from The Advertising Archives come complete with numerous demonic looking …

These Portraits of Southern Blues Musicians Prove That Blues Is Not Dead

Freeman Vines, Luthier, Wilson, NC, 2015. Platinum print.<br>Wet Plate Collodion Photographs by Tim Duffy<p>1 of 10<p>Ironing Board Sam began playing the pump …

Atlanta Airport

Nature-Inspired Tattoos Combine Vintage-Style Etchings of Fauna and Flora

Pony Reinhardt‘s naturalistic monochromatic tattoo pieces reflect deep artistic flair and amazing talent. Her intrinsic tattoos are rich in detail and visual texture, and often feature elements of the natural world with a modern twist. She tattoos using vegan ink with plant-based glycerin, and is …

Vintage

If We Treated Other Public Health Issues The Way The Pro-Gun Crowd Treats Shootings

President Barack Obama's address to the nation on Thursday, hours after a gunman rampaged through a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, was the 15th time he has delivered remarks about a mass shooting during his presidency. Noting that the previous 14 killing sprees had failed to stir Congress …

Guns

How Keith Richards became everyone’s favourite member of the Rolling Stones

’That’s all I got,” croaks Keith Richards, stumbling to an abrupt conclusion on his new song “Crosseyed Heart.” But clearly, that is not all. For …

Who you gonna call? Bill Murray replaced his agents with a 1-800 number in 2000 and lost major roles

By all accounts, Bill Murray is a strange guy. You might pick up on this by his movie roles or his talk show appearances or that time he crashed a …

The UN once planned to drain the Mediterranean in the name of peace

Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris recently announced plans to buy a Greek island to give refugees from the Middle East and Africa a country of their own. Though Sawiris referred to his proposal as a “crazy idea” on Twitter, it pales in comparison to an earlier scheme for the Mediterranean from …

Oil

Olympian-turned-escort Favor Hamilton reclaiming life after bipolar diagnosis

By the time Suzy Favor Hamilton would touch down in Las Vegas, the transformation was nearly complete.<p>The three-time Olympian remembers peering down at the lights of the city's famous strip as her plane descended. She'd peel off her bulky sweater to reveal her tight tank top. She couldn't wait to …

How It Really Feels To Have Anxiety And Depression, In One Comic

Anxiety and depression are complex mental health disorders than can be difficult to describe -- but this comic totally nails it.<p>After hearing the personal story of Sarah Flanigan, a young woman who suffers from both anxiety and depression, artist Nick Seluk of The Awkward Yeti depicted her …

Depression
Archaeology

1938: British children reluctantly go back to school by train

Guitarists Can Sync Their Brains With Other Players, Forming A Giant Hyperbrain

The neuroscience of jamming is a giant mind meld.<p>Guitarists perform a kind of mind-meld when they play together, syncing their brainwaves to the extent that they can anticipate each other’s moves. They also switch off the outside world while playing, leaving them in a tiny universe of them and …

‘No end of secrets’: Dry Polish rivers recede, revealing downed Soviet fighter plane and Jewish tombstones

WARSAW, Poland — As river levels in Poland fall to record lows amid a prolonged drought, Jewish tombstones and a Soviet fighter plane with the …

27 movies you have to see this fall

From book adaptations and Matt Damon being left on Mars, to two movies about Steve Jobs, here are 27 titles you shouldn't miss this fall.

New Jersey

On the hunt for the Nazi gold train: Inside the Polish tunnels that may hold the bullion

Claims that a long-lost train carrying Nazi gold is close to being found have brought excitement to a Polish town<p>There has always been a bit of gold in the steep, tree-decked hills around Walbrzych in southern <b>Poland.</b> Enough to prompt the opening of a few mines long ago, and enough for tourists to …

5 Great American Cities Everyone Should Be Visiting

America is commonly known as the "land of opportunity", and her states are filled with incredible cities that everyone should take the opportunity to visit. A few of the must-visit cities are global icons, fashion capitals and a movie lover's paradise, but plenty of great American cities are …

American Cities