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Revealed: The simple ‘40-second’ secret to boost your memory

If your memory constantly lets you down, here’s a simple technique that may just be the answer to your problems (if you don’t forget it).<p>It’s known as the drawing effect and will help you remember and recall information more easily in less than 40 seconds, according to a new study.<p>While Sherlock …

Humanity

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

The Best Places to Travel in February

Tired of tranquil beaches with puny waves? February is big wave season on Oahu, and daredevils congregate around the North Shore to catch swells of …

Vintage B&W Photos of San Francisco in 1968 Reveal the Carefree Lifestyle of Youths

On the cusp of the 1970's, San Francisco was a veritable hub of culture. This series of vintage photographs, taken by the late William Gedney in 1968 captures the spirit of the streets–from the peaceful hippies to the wild radicals. Known for its tolerance and multiculturalism, outcasts and the …

Intricate Colored Pencil Works Explode with Texture

Helen Rae's drawings have the intensity of oil paintings.<p>When Helen Rae had her first solo exhibit, it sold out on opening night. Looking at her work, it's very easy to see why. "I was drawn by the immediate impact of Helen's use of color and pattern," says Paige Wery, owner of LA's Good Luck …

Science Says What You Wear Largely Affects How You Think And Behave

Is your day-to-day life full of stress and chaos?<p>Are you scrambling to find a peaceful moment in the day when you can put your feet up and relax? Are …

Happiness

Must-read books that are turning 10 in 2016

1. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – <i>Half of a Yellow Sun</i><p><b>Why you should read it:</b> The way Adichie explores love, war, and womanhood in this book is both …

Books

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

Honest portraits of London’s young men

Tomorrow marks the first day of London’s biannual menswear showcase LC:M, so what better way to celebrate than with a series of photography documenting the diversity of male beauty? These images, a far cry from the stylised editorials normally associated with menswear, are lensed by 20-year-old …

Let Us Recommend Where You Should Eat In London This Week

Silk Road means you'll eat well in Camberwell.

Silk Road

These Intricate Island Castle Drawings Will Make You Dizzy

Aaron Wolf’s attention to detail will hypnotize you.<p>.<p>Whole civilizations seem to teeter on the precipices of tiny islands: huts, trees, bridges, and palaces are woven together in these über-detailed sketches by Vancouver-based illustrator Aaron Wolf. The pieces in his collection <i>A Delicate Balance</i> …

this is what moroccan youth looks like

Young photographer Hicham Gardaf takes us on an intimate journey through his hometown of Tangier.<p>Hicham Gardaf's photography is an oasis of tranquillity in a world moving at a furious pace. While everything around him is caught in a constant whirling - the eternal back and forth of Tangiers' cafés, …

How can we solve the teen mental health crisis?

“What are you doing here, honey? You’re not even old enough to know how bad life gets,” the doctor asks. “Obviously doctor, you’ve never been a 13-year-old girl,” replies Cecilia, lying in a hospital bed after her suicide attempt. Nothing encapsulates so perfectly the romanticisation of teenage …

Budget Botswana: Four Great Adventures

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>Botswana</b> is renowned for delivering stand-out safari experiences and some of the most spectacular—and extravagant—ecolodges on Earth.<p>Less well-known is the affordable side of exploring this iconic Southern African republic, also praised for its friendly and welcoming people, …

Botswana

28 Authors on the Books That Changed Their Lives

The right book, it’s said, can change your life. Some books can alter perceptions of the world, or let a reader see life from a perspective they may …

Here's how much work your brain can handle before needing a break

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The 8-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor …

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

You Can Finally Get Rid Of Your iPhone's Dumb Default Apps

For everyone who's never actually used the Stocks app.<p>If you never turn off your phone (which isn't necessarily a bad thing), then it's not a problem!

Apps

This teenage photographer shoots the natural beauty of one of the world’s densest cities

Kelvin Yuen, a 19-year-old university student from Hong Kong, first picked up a camera seriously in 2014, and has been taking photos of the city in his free time ever since. But unlike many photographers who shoot Hong Kong’s manmade attributes like skyscrapers and trams, or the city’s seven …

12 Ways to Make Yourself Feel Better in Uncomfortable Situations

There are a lot of uncomfortable moments in life. Here are the techniques you need to get past them.<p>It's the holiday season. I really don't need to say anything else. There will be many uncomfortable situations this year and in the coming years. There will be that one person at your holiday party …

Smithsonian Magazine’s 11th Annual Photo Contest Finalists

Smithsonian Magazine recently announced the finalists for its 11th Annual Photo Contest. 50,000 photographs submitted by photographers from 132 different countries were whittled down to the top 60. Ten photographs were selected from each of the six categories: the Natural World, Travel, People, …

Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryThe Other Brains Behind Tesla and SpaceX April Glaser, Aaron Mak, and Will Oremus Eccentric and troubled, Elon Musk is synonymous with his …

Beautiful Bird’s Eye View Photography

<b>Red Car with Five Flowering Trees</b><p>Klaus Leidorf takes aerial photography to “scary” new heights. Ask him how he gets his stunning shots and he'll tell you that he's a pilot of a Cessna 172 and that he takes pictures and steers at the same time. How? “The plane can be steered by my feet and then I …

12 photos that capture the magic of Snowdonia National Park's night sky

LONDON — Wales' sprawling Snowdonia National Park with its miles of peaks, lakes and waterfalls is known by photographers as one of the best places …

National Parks

Spectacular Wildlife Photos in Dramatic Landscapes

Wildlife and landscapes shots can be great on their own. Combine the two, however, like British photographer Ben Hall has, and spectacular images emerge that make us appreciate the immense beauty of our planet.<p>What's most remarkable is that none of Hall's images have been digitally manipulated. …

Expressive Dog Portraits Capture the Soulful Essence of Man’s Best Friend

While many pet photographers take portraits highlighting the outer beauty of canine companions, photographer Anne Geier captures something a little more–the intangible essence of man's best friend. She also showcases the grace of a canine's soul. Amidst the enchanting, Austrian wilderness, the …