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The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

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Want to Get Ahead? 10 Things to Do During Your Lunch Break

One of the ways to make change in your life is to use your time wisely.<p>Are you given a whole hour at lunch time and not sure how to fill it in properly?<p>In my new book The Entrepreneur's Book of Actions: Essential Daily Exercises and Habits for Becoming Wealthier, Smarter, and More Successful …

Thinking in a Second Language Makes You Less Moral

You’ve probably heard of that classic philosophical conundrum known as the trolley problem: A trolley is speeding toward a group of five people stuck …

Language

13 DIYs to Make Your Car Seem Like New Again

Give your car that new-car smell (and look!) with smart detailing DIYs. These car cleaners and fresheners cost basically nothing to make, and you'll love how easily the 13 crafts ahead come together. No matter the time of year, it's always a good idea to keep your vehicle in tip-top shape so you're …

Europe's 52 best secret beaches

The beach is the key to many a great holiday – from first childhood steps across the sand to teenage posturing and strolls en famille. But the perfect beach is rarely found by chance.<p>The coasts of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic are fringed with an overwhelming array of beaches - many of which …

8 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 8 A.M. to Be More Productive

When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie?<p>When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie? If you're like most people, you probably feel like a zombie.<p>Most people's mornings are a chaotic mess. Exhausted. Stimulant-driven. Rough.<p>However, …

Five Spring Cocktails for Drinking Right Now

Spring has officially sprung, so now’s the time that we shift our attention away from hot toddies, Irish coffees and other cold weather staples and …

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13 Useful Websites That Every College Student Should Not Miss

There’s a dark side to the conveniences of the Digital Age. With smartphones that function like handheld computers, it has become increasingly …

30 Examples Of Amazing Street Art From Around The World

We walk by street art and graffiti everyday without realizing it. Sometimes it's easy to forget that this is a whole genre in the art world with its own beautiful stylings and cultural reflections. So, here's a list of 30 amazing international pieces. The next time you see some street art, take …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

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The Best Whiskey Cocktails for Fall

Make good use of your liquor cabinet with these recipes.<p>A drop in temperature pairs deliciously well with a deep, smoky whiskey. Whether it's Irish, Scotch, bourbon, or rye, these whiskey cocktail recipes will carry you through the change in weather and make good use of your liquor cabinet.

Thanksgiving Drinks for a Crowd

From hot mulled cider to sangria with cranberries and apples, here are great Thanksgiving drinks for a crowd.

20 places everyone should visit in South America

Its countries are filled with stunning natural parks, bustling streets, and, of course, incredible food.<p>We've put together a collection of 21 sights to see and experiences to have in South America. From gazing at monumental statues to marveling at the world's highest waterfall, there are plenty of …

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Fascinating Photos Inside China’s Toy Factories by Michael Wolf

Covering gallery walls with over 20,000 castaway toys, German photographer Michael Wolf thrusts visitors into the heart of consumerism with his …

First Step to Drinking Your Dream Whiskey? Knowing How to Read the Bottle's Label

Drinking great whiskey is easy; figuring out how to know your Tennessee whiskey from your bourbon, and your 12-years from your 18 can be really intimidating. These simple tips will get you plucking bottles off the shelf like an expert.<p>Master sommelier and author <b>Richard Betts</b> doesn't really believe …

Philosopher Slavoj Žižek on His Hero Malcolm X

Tonight, I'm joined by Slavoj Žižek, arguably the world's best-known living philosopher. Dubbed "the most dangerous philosopher in the West," the influential cultural critic has published more than fifty books and is the subject of multiple documentaries exploring culture, theology, and political …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

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6 Ways to Train Your Brain to Stay Focused in a Distracted World

While raising my four kids I played traffic cop. Really. They all wanted my attention, all at the same time. Often I’d find myself holding out one hand, fingers outstretched with palms facing forward signaling, “stop”, while using the other hand to call one specific child towards me so he/she could …

Religious Fundamentalism: A Side Effect of Lazy Brains?

Insights from neuroscience suggest that the brain tends to automatically accept rather than reject beliefs, oftentimes independent of how logical …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

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10 Artists Worth Knowing From Banksy's Dismaland

A look at some of the names behind the “festival of art, amusements and entry-level anarchism.”<p>Opening just last weekend to worldwide fanfare was the …

Essential Cocktail Recipes: 30 Best Tequila Drinks

1. The Margarita<p>Literally legendary, the first margarita is said to have been made by a bartender in Rosarito Beach, Mexico, hoping to please a …

10 Dream South America Adventure Travel Expeditions

An expedition is more than just a trip, it’s a journey undertaken for purpose of exploration. It’s a way to experience the world in a new way and …

See Inside Banksy's Dystopian 'Dismaland'

A general view of Dismaland Bemusement Park, a collection of satirical art and sculpture by the graffiti artist Banksy,<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Claire …

Banksy's Dismaland: 'a theme park unsuitable for children' – in pictures

The castle’s derelict, Cinderella’s pumpkin has crashed, and the seagulls are on the attack ... Banksy has opened a theme park called Dismaland at a disused lido in Weston-super-Mare. The show has been shrouded in secrecy for weeks, and locals had been led to believe it was a film set for a …

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Norwegian words we need to add to the English language

When I moved from New York City to Arctic Norway, I didn’t speak any Norwegian. I didn’t have any Norwegian ancestry or relatives. Essentially, I …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Time Management

Latina Poet Has A Powerful Answer To 'Are You Fluent In Spanish?'

“My Spanish is my third birthday party, half of it is memory the other half is that photograph on the fridge."<p>“If you ask me if I am fluent in Spanish, I will tell you that my Spanish is an itchy phantom limb; it is reaching for words and only finding air.”<p>These words are the beginning of Melissa …