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The first principles of programming

It’s often said that there are two ways the human mind views growth: either the fixed mentality or the growth mentality. In the fixed mentality, human growth is a function of destiny: no matter how hard you try, you can never grow beyond what innate factors have prescribed for you. The growth …

The 20 Mediterranean islands you must visit in your lifetime

Is it the sea, the strange sense of security, or just that wonderful feeling of escaping from life on the mainland that makes an island break so special? Whatever the exact chemistry, islands make brilliant holiday destinations, and nowhere more so than in the Mediterranean in summer. With the help …

An unlikely fashion collaboration? Victoria Beckham teams up with basketball star Shaquille O'Neal

Late last year Victoria Beckham announced an upcoming partnership with sportswear giant, Reebok and last night the designer celebrated the launch of her collection in Los Angeles, at an intimate event hosted by the Boston-based brand.<p>So far, so ordinary for a designer out to launch a new …

How One Country Is Restoring Its Damaged Ocean

Belize City<p>Belize was criticized for putting its stunning coral reefs and other marine resources at risk. The country responded with innovative solutions.<p>The Astrum helicopter company launches from a base less than five miles from where Belize City meets the Caribbean. In the backseat, to my left, …

Oil Exploration

Moving? Here's 28 Tips For Making It Waaaaay Easier

Bookmark this and save yourself a world of stress.<p>20 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living Space<p>16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Egg Breakfast Recipes

Packed with nourishment, the egg is one of nature’s perfect foods. One large egg has varying amounts of 13 essential vitamins and minerals all for …

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

personaldevelopment

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Why women of 40 and 50 are the new 'ageless generation'

Lean, lithe, beautiful and effortlessly cool, Polly Kemp teaches yoga at the hip hotel and members’ club Babington House in Somerset. She’s addicted to Instagram and loves fashion and travelling.<p>But no, she’s not the woman on the left – that’s her 19-year-old daughter Iggy, a model who lives in …

Are you part of the 'pay-as-you-live' generation?

Books, CDs, a car. It's amazing what you don't need. One writer reveals why she said goodbye to ‘stuff’ and embraced the new 'lightweight living'<p>One day in 2011 I stood in my flat, surrounded by stacks of shoes, books, CDs and tangles of phone chargers, and felt utterly paralysed. I was 30, I’d …

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Are you as fit as you should be for your age? Pass this simple test

It's National Fitness Day, so today seems like the perfect opportunity to rethink your approach to exercise. According to Virgin Active’s latest research, 52% of British women between the ages of 25 and 34 would rather look slim and toned in their holiday photos than be fit enough to run a …

Fitbit Studied 6 Billion Nights of Sleep and Learned the Secret to Better Mornings

Acquire this 1 habit and you'll immediately improve your life.<p>Sleep has its fingertips in every single facet of your life. From your relationships and waistline to your leadership abilities and wallet--all are affected by the quality and quantity of your sleep.<p>On a large level, sleep deprivation is …

Sleep

This High-Flying Banker Became a Buddhist Nun. Here’s Her Advice on Happiness

Emma Slade was once a high-rolling, high-stakes banker. The Cambridge graduate managed accounts worth upwards of $1 billion, and liked her Armani …

Meditation

A new book examines German influence on modern day graphic design

From Bauhaus to dark era of propaganda<p><i>Pioneers of German Graphic Design</i> is a weighty 400-page tome by Jens Müller, on how art, minimalism, and commerce spawned a new form of visual communication. The book, published by Callisto, is the definitive text on how German designers influenced and shaped …

These 34 Words and Phrases Will Give Your Resume an Immediate Edge

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, “I’m one hell of a …

Leadership

Looking to emigrate? The nine best countries to suit every need

Canada is calling. The country that boasts some of the most serenely beautiful landscapes on the planet, not to mention its achingly trendy cities, wants to welcome a million new residents through its doors over the next few years. So, what’s stopping you?<p>Well, New Zealand, for one. On the other …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Why one region of the US will survive climate change better than any other, according to urban planners

Somewhere that's warm but not too warm, free from hurricanes and flood-causing downpours, and close to a body of water yet far enough to avoid the threat of sea-level rise.<p>Which places does that leave? According to climate scientists and urban planners, not a lot.<p>"The bottom line is it's going to …

How A New Programming Language Created By Four Scientists Now Used By The World's Biggest Companies

There’s diversity in the world of programming languages, and often, the problem for mathematicians, researchers and data scientists is to find a single language that suits practically any task at hand.<p>To avoid the difficulties, co-founders of a Bengaluru and U.S.-based startup, Julia Computing, …

Machine Learning

Later... with Jools Holland: the 25 best performances

<b>As Later... With Jools Holland celebrates 25 years on BBC Two, we look back at the show's 25 greatest performances</b><p>1. Shane MacGowan and Nick Cave: What a Wonderful World (1992)<p>Possibly the bleakest ever rendition of Louis Armstrong's timeless ballad. Together, king of the goths Cave and the Pogues' …

Bookmark this! World's best bookstores

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bookstores seem to be dying faster than it takes to download the complete works of Shakespeare these days, so when one comes back from the grave, it's a cause for celebration.<p>As is the case in New York, where venerable retailer Rizzoli Bookstore -- booted out of its grandiose West 57th …

Books

10 Best Cities To Explore on Bike

Biking trips are a spectacular way to get to know a city intimately – and they are an eco-friendly way to explore! In today’s progressive climate, …

European Travel

Color Cheat Sheet: The 21 Most Perfect Blue Paint Colors

Picking our favorite blues gave us the blues. There are <i>way.too.many.</i> amazing blues out there. After all, blue is one of the most popular colors in …

5 Reasons to Learn CSS

Why CSS is Important for Web Designers<p>Cascading Style Sheets or CSS are an important way to control how your Web pages look. CSS can control the …

Web Design

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Vintage Humanscale design manuals show nerdy beauty of ergonomics

Like da Vinci drawings for today’s designers, these references are analog tools for a digital age<p>Another classic design manual has joined the rush of lost publications being reintroduced to a new generation of creators via crowdfunding. But this time, the publishers believe they’re not just …

Top 10 Most Influential Fonts in Graphic Design

10 highly professional fonts that had a strong influence on the history and evolution of contemporary typography and graphic design.Of course, there …