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Fall TV 2014: When your fave shows return

We hope your DVR is ready for this: The onslaught of fall TV is about to begin.<p>Stretching from September to November, networks, cable channels and streaming services are going to release a smattering of new shows alongside returning favorites. The season may start off slow, but by the end of …

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Strawberry, Ricotta, Lemon and Cream Tart

<i>If you can’t wait any longer for summer to arrive, treat yourself to this Strawberry, Ricotta and Lemon Cream tart, it will make all of your winter</i> …

40 Things To Say Before You Die

Before you’re sprawled on your deathbed, there are some things you really have to say. They’re not complicated. They’re not poetry.<p>They’re just short sentences with big meaning.<p>I hope they get you talking.<p><b>40</b> <b><br>“I wonder.”</b><p>Give yourself time to think so the time you spend doing things will be better …

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

<b>The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)</b> <br>These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!<p><b>1)</b> <b>Availability</b><p>We often settle for what’s available, and …

One Direction's Liam Payne In Sweary Twitter Rant After Being Accused of Homophobia Over 'Duck Dynasty' Support

Just days after he came under fire for posing for a picture whilst stood on a ledge of his 34th floor London apartment, One Direction star Liam Payne …

Kanye West’s Interview With ’12 Years A Slave’ Director Steve McQueen – 10 Key Quotes

First ‘American Psycho’ author Bret Easton Ellis, now Oscar-nominated director Steve McQueen: Kanye West has gradually given up allowing journalists …

Girl's Letter to Her Future Self, Written Months Before She Died, Goes Viral

At 12, what goals did you have for your life?<p>For Taylor Smith, of Johnson City, Tenn., it was simple: Go to college, travel outside the country, keep …

7 Ways Leaders Maintain Their Composure in Difficult Times

Leaders need to show more composure than ever before in the workplace. With the change management requirements, increased marketplace demands and intensifying competitive factors that surround us, leaders must have greater poise, agility and patience to minimize the impact of uncertainty. How …

These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going."<p>That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of …

Oscars nominations 2014 in full

<b>The Oscars nominations for 2014 are finally here, with Gravity and American Hustle emerging as clear favourites with 10 nominations a-piece.</b><p>Both …

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James Arthur, Hammersmith Apollo, review

James Arthur gave an impressive performance at the Hammersmith Apollo, although he has a propensity to overdo things, says Neil McCormick<p><b>James Arthur</b> must be feeling a little bit hard done by right now. He won <b>The X Factor</b> in 2012, scoring a couple of big hits, before running into a spot of twitter …

15 Foods Our Readers Hate for No Particular Reason

From macaroni and cheese to pizza to watermelon, here are 15 foods our readers inexplicably dislike<p>Yesterday, we told you our edible pet peeves, from shrimp to spaghetti and from eggs to eggplant. Senior associate food editor <b>Alison Roman</b>'s dislike of burgers got lots of our readers fired up. ("<b>You</b> …

HSBC, Citi suspend traders as FX probe deepens

LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC and Citigroup both suspended foreign exchange traders on Friday as a global probe into possible currency market manipulation intensified.<p>The logo of HSBC is seen on a building in Hong Kong January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu<p>Regulators from the United States arrived in London …

Liam Payne and Sophia Smith look loved-up on London basketball date

<p><b>Liam Payne</b> didn't have the best start to his week after coming under fire for a <b>'stupid and irresponsible' photograph</b>. But the <b>One Direction</b> star put …

How Your iPhone Is Ruining Your Sleep

You need to sleep well if you want to be alert, live for a while longer, and remember what you did today. Too bad the phone you’re playing with disrupts the whole sleep thing.<p>Some people might say that sleep is wasted time. Clearly, they haven’t heard that sleep is where you put your memories away …

The 8 trends that will make or break you in 2014

2013 has drawn to a close and it was one for the record books with the best yearly stock returns in almost 15 years. While not as eventful as …

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The 7 Secrets To Make Meetings Less Awful

A day full of meetings will leave a bad taste in your mouth. Unless you follow these steps.<p>Some companies have abandoned the whole idea of a meeting. But if your schedule is still saturated with them, here’s how to greet your meets much more skillfully.<p>1. Account for the loudmouth problem<p>When …

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Mortgage demand rises at fastest pace in six years

Mortgage demand boosted by the government's Help to Buy scheme, raising further concerns about its effect on the housing market<p>Demand for mortgages rose at the fastest rate in six-years in the final quarter of 2013, boosted by the government's Help to Buy scheme, raising further concerns about its …

Half of young workers ready for career switch

Research reveals dissatisfaction over clarity where their jobs will take them is causing 'itchy feet' among employees aged under 30<p>A lack of clear prospects about where their job will lead them means that more than half of employees aged under 30 are considering abandoning their current career …

30 Under 30: The Top Young Lawyers, Policymakers And Power Players

It’s never easy for FORBES staffers to sniff out the 30 best and brightest Millennials making an impact on their fields. In law and public policy, where most people are barely out of law school by 30, let alone blazing trails in their fields, the task sometimes felt farcical.<p>Thankfully, there will …

20 Business Lessons You Don't Want To Learn The Hard Way

A few months ago, we posed this question to ShortStack‘s Facebook fans: “What is one business lesson you learned the hard way?” It began as a simple question to garner engagement, but it led to a long list of business owners’ reminiscences that included some great advice.<p>Of course every business …

How To Sell Yourself And Keep Your Dignity

If you’re looking to get somebody’s attention, effort, or time, you’re in sales. But you don’t have to be a used car dealer.<p>Sales has a vocabulary draped in ickiness: <i>slimy, smarmy, low-brow, low-rent, hoodwinking sleaze-baggery</i>. To hear <i>To Sell Is Human</i> author Dan Pink tell it, this is a good thing: …

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10 Questions You'd Better Ask Your Boss

I once worked on a team that helped produce a nightly television news show. The format didn’t vary much, the deadlines were the same every night and my colleagues and I were experienced pros. But our senior producer had a tough time letting us just do our thing. Even though we sat in offices mere …

Does US Elle have a problem with Mindy Kaling?

You rarely have to look far to find something to criticise in the fashion industry, and the latest storm concerns four new covers of US Elle, each featuring an American TV star. But while Zooey Deschanel, Amy Poehler and Allison Williams are shot three-quarter length in full colour, Mindy Kaling's …