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The 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners for 2018. This year's contest attracted nearly 320,000 entries from more than 200 countries. The organizers have again been kind enough to share some of …

National Parks

Futuristic solar home hidden inside 18th-century stone ruins

The stone ruins of an 18th-century Scottish farmhouse have been brought back to life as the envelope for a surprisingly modern solar-powered home. …

Architecture

Unlocking Destinies From the Courts of Heaven

• <b>Auteur:</b> Robert Henderson<p><b>No More Delay!</b><br>God is passionate about you fulfilling your purpose! In fact, there are books in Heaven that record your destiny and purpose. Their pages describe the very reason you were placed on the Earth.<br>And yet, there is a war against your destiny being fulfilled. Your …

Een werkweek van 4 uur

• <b>Auteur:</b> Timothy Ferriss<p>Vergeet het oude concept van hard werken tot aan je pensioen en stel je spannende levensplannen niet uit<p>Vraag Timothy Ferriss wat hij aan het doen is, en de kans is groot dat je als antwoord krijgt: ‘skiën in de Andes’, ‘duiken in Panama’ of ‘tangodansen in Buenos Aires’. …

13 Questions That Will Change Your Life

A great life runs on questions, not answers.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often the result of not asking yourself …

Self-improvement

The 10 best virtual reality videos

Virtual reality (VR) could one day revolutionise our everyday lives; from our work, leisure time and how we communicate - <b>but what does that future look like?</b><p>Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook, who paid $2bn (£1.2bn) for virtual reality firm Oculus Rift in 2014, believes the computer technology will “unlock …

The 10 Best History Books This Fall

A good grasp of history can help us all understand the issues, conflicts, and discussions of the present moment with that much more clarity. And in a year in which history has led to unexpected events across the globe, from the deeply contentious nature of the current U.S. presidential election to …

How to Create a Vertical Garden with Maiyet and Lily Kwong

The luxury fashion brand tapped the supermodel turned jack-of-all-trades to update its newest store<p>Lily Kwong has held many seemingly dissonant job titles: model, podcast host, urban planner. Now she can also add designer for luxury brand Maiyet to her résumé. Kwong recently completed a stunningly …

New Arctic Treehouse Hotel in Finland emulates the North Pole | Adventure Sports Network

If the Northern Lights and Santa Claus are your thing, then your dream hotel is going to be opening this November.<p>If ever there were a place that …

Santa Claus

OnZen

• <b>Auteur:</b> Jan Bor<p>Waarom een boekje over moderne spiritualiteit? Omdat de haren van filosoof Jan Bor rechtovereind gaan staan bij de honderden nieuwe sektes die ons land inmiddels rijk is en die hun inspiratie uit het Oosten putten. Bieden zij een eigentijdse spiritualiteit? Zelf heeft Bor jarenlang …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

24 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top | Inc.com

The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 successful executives who credit simple daily habits for helping them …

Success

Meditations to Use for Stress Relief

Meditations have tremendous benefits for stress management and overall health. While there are many different meditations that are effective, each …

The 12 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Big Decision

Moving to a new city. Asking for a promotion. Starting a side hustle. Hunting for a different job. Trying online dating. Breaking up with your …

New York City

12 gorgeous views you’ll only see in Maine’s Acadia National Park

THE OLDEST NATIONAL PARK in the Eastern US covers the majority of Maine’s Mount Desert Island (MDI), along with a few outlying islands and nearby …

6 Beautiful And Stylish Wooden Houses Interiors

Wooden houses are beautiful not only externally, but also internally – what colors, what a texture! Actually, the decorator only remains that …

Interior Design

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

TED Talks

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence

19 Writing Tips To Help You Become The Next J.K. Rowling

We asked writers what helps them stay motivated.<p>1. No cute coffee shop with notebook for me. It's all about <b>snuggling up in bed with the laptop, a cup of tea and SoundCloud drip-feeding me music</b> with the perfect ambience for the mood of the story.<p>And when I need to get out of my bubble, I go to …

Mozart at 250: how to explain a 10-year-old talent for all time

Conductor Ian Page has embarked on a 27-year project to play Mozart’s music, in order, 250 years after it was written. He has reached 1766, when Mozart was 10 and his music was already breaking new ground<p>Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756‑1791) is probably the most famous composer of all time. But how …

Flute

39 Books That Prove Your Family's Not So Bad After All

Things could definitely be worse...

Books

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

6 Travel Apps Every Globetrotter Needs

David Goehring / Flickr<p>For globetrotters, quenching wanderlust is a simple task thanks to the slew of travel apps at their disposal. With these tools, researching new destinations, checking reviews and comparing prices on the fly is easier (and more popular) than ever before. According to Statista, …

Apps

Dark side of the moon captured by Nasa satellite a million miles from Earth

The US space agency has released a picture taken from its Deep Space Climate Observatory showing the moon as it moves in front of the sunlit side of Earth<p>In an unusual treat for astronomers, and perhaps Pink Floyd fans, what is often known as the dark side of the moon has been captured, fully …

Pacific Ocean

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

Creativity

10 Things You Need to Do Before Any International Trip

Memorize the following and make it your mantra: Good travel is the result of good planning. That applies to any trip you take, but it's especially true when you're heading to a foreign country. It can be tempting to book a ticket and start fantasizing about your getaway, but there's work to be …

U.S. Dept. of State

Windows 10 installeren? Let op je privacygegevens

Vanaf vandaag kan Windows 10 op computers worden geïnstalleerd. Consumenten die waarde hechten aan hun privacy kunnen Windows 10 beter niet met de …

11 Landscaping Ideas to Add a Touch of Red

Think of red as lipstick for your garden.<p>Even if you’re one of those gardeners who thinks a little red goes a long way, you still need a little. …

Hubble at 25: the best images from the space telescope - in pictures

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced<p>Twenty-five years on: Hubble’s unsung heroes

Cosmology

Living in: The world’s happiest places

The world’s top five happiest countries, all of which fall in northern Europe, have cities that delight residents with old town charm, cultural offerings and easy access to nature.<p>If, as Tolstoy wrote in Anna Karenina, happy families are all alike, what about happy countries?<p>The World Happiness …

European Travel