Junaid Rana

95 Flips | 1 Magazine | @JunaidRana2016 | Keep up with Junaid Rana on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Junaid Rana”

16 items people waste too much money on at the grocery store and should stop buying immediately

Grocery stores — whether your local store or a big-box chain — have tons of items in stock and many for a fair, reasonable price. But that doesn't mean it should be your one-stop shop for anything you need to buy.<p>The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average American spends more than …

Personal Finance

Why Did Michelangelo Hate Raphael So Much? 5 Ferocious Feuds That Shaped Art History

Art World<p>From a Renaissance rivalry to the great clash of critics in NYC.<p>,<p>Throughout art history, the quest for remembrance and dominance has led to …

5 Books to Read This Summer That Will Make You a Better Person

They are all classics.<p>As much as I read and write about business, entrepreneurship, digital marketing, and more, I like to remind people (both readers of my own writing and even clients) that I am an artist first. I studied creative writing in college. My first book was a memoir about my years as …

The 20 Best Netflix Original Movies

The platform's put out daring documentaries, riveting dramas, and quality comedies. We ranked the best of 'em by their Rotten Tomatoes Critic</i> …

7 essential apps to help you during Ramadan

For Muslims, Ramadan is one of the holiest months in the Islam lunar calendar. Millions of Muslims in Afrika and around the world observe the Ramadan period as they practice spiritual discipline and purification during this time which lasts approximately 30 days.<p>Here are seven apps you should …

I'm a British Muslim man of the same age as the London and Manchester terrorists – and I know why we turned out so different

I am the same age as Salman Abedi, the Manchester suicide bomber, and almost the same age as the recently named London Bridge terrorists; I also …

23 Books Guaranteed To Give You That Summer Feeling

"The locations alone make you want to pack up and travel all summer long."<p>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The 11 Best Books To Read This June

Read me!<p>Yes, finally: It's June. This means it's summer. This means it's Gemini season. And Geminis, as we all know, are super verbally adept and intellectual (well, with one notable exception), so that means they're big readers. (We repeat, with one notable exception.) So it's in honor of the …

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really)

Most will even take you less than an hour.<p>After what felt like endless years of school, I can imagine it's tough to force yourself to sit down and learn <i>more</i> things. Without the assistance of a scary-looking teacher peeking over your shoulder, that is.<p>How about I make it a bit easier for you?<p>These …

Time Management

A Quick Primer for Stephen King's Entire Body of Work

Which books to start with, which books to skip.<p>It may not be fashionable to say it, but Stephen King is one of the most gifted and prolific American …

Watch This Beginners Lightroom Tutorial and Learn How to Edit an Image in Just 20 Clicks (VIDEO)

Lightroom is a powerful tool and can be a bit intimidating to new users, but in this 8-minute tutorial editing expert Ed Gregory shows you how to how …

A decade of award-winning British landscape photography – in pictures

Photography,Landscape photographer of the year award,Art and design,Culture,Awards and prizes,Art and design,Environment,Books,British identity and society,Society,Rural affairs,Wales,Scotland,UK news<p>A new book brings together the UK’s greatest landscape photographers, who have captured everything …

81 Captivating Travel Photographs From Around the World

Check out top travel contest photos and get inspired to join the 2018 Travel Photographer of the Year contest.<p>Awe-inspiring landscapes, towering cities, and unforgettable cultural moments are some of the scenes entered to the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest. Curious …

Finding the Perfect Backgrounds for Your Portrait Photographs

Finding the Perfect Backgrounds for Your Photographs<p>Rating:<p>4.50 based on 2 Ratings<p>March 3, 2017 By Mariah Baumgartle<p>Finding the Perfect Backgrounds …

10+ Incredible Photos You Won’t Believe Are Not Photoshopped

Digital manipulation can do amazing things to your photographs (as seen here), but sometimes the most stunning images are the ones that haven't been …

A Muslim Reformation

The popular belief that Islam condemns freedom and political, social and economic progress is a myth.<p>On February 24, 2017, the NYT reported that during an NSC meeting General McMaster, the newly-appointed National Security Advisor, told the staff that Muslims who commit terrorist acts are …

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read

Take it from these CEOs, founders, and other high-achieving leaders.<p>Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain …

The 27 hardest job interview questions, according to Glassdoor

Jobs interviews are always hard, but some come with trickier questions than others. Where do you see yourself in five years? How many ping pong balls …

You've Got to See This Powerful PSA That Katy Perry Produced About Trump's Muslim American Registry Plan

There's been a whole lot of back-and-forth about what President-elect Donald Trump believes he should do to protect the country from terrorism. He's advocated for a ban to keep Muslim people from even entering the country and suggested that he might implement a national registry of Muslim people …

13 new trailers you should watch this week

Sometime last year, my girlfriend told me she'd watched <i>Carol</i> while on a flight. It was mostly a great movie, she'd said, but she couldn't understand why, in a movie about a woman becoming comfortable with her interest in another woman, it would be so prudish about showing actual intimacy. It almost …

The 22 most exciting new shows of 2017 you have to see

An FX study estimates that the amount of original scripted shows will reach 500 in 2017 - up from 455 in 2016. It's really becoming impossible for any person to keep up with all the most exciting shows coming down the pike.<p>But don't worry, here's a list of the shows we believe deserve your …

TV

A San Francisco Fogaholic’s Stunning Photos

Gorgeous Haze<p>Nicholas Steinberg, an award-winning photographer from San Francisco, takes the world on journey through the eyes of a self-confessed …

Morgan Freeman Explores What Unites The World's Religions In 'The Story Of God'

The actor is back with a second season of National Geographic's most-watched show of all time.<p>Morgan Freeman has been up close and personal with God as a character in films, but his own experience of the divine is more nuanced than his playful portrayals might suggest.<p>These days, he’s exploring …

Morgan Freeman

If you want to earn more, work less

Studies show people who work less are more likely to get a raise or bonus than those who overwork. Mark Johanson reports on the downside of long working hours.<p>When Stuart Nomimizu relocated from Birmingham, England, to Tokyo his friends and family in the UK started to worry. Not only did they …

The Workplace

These award-winning photos show planet Earth in ways you've never seen it

It's easy to get caught up in worrying about how crazy the world is. But sometimes it's important to stop and remember that it's also beautiful.<p>There are ice caves that shimmer sapphire blue, glowing swirls in the sky as particles carried by solar wind collide with Earth's atmosphere, and serene …

Nature Photography

The most eagerly anticipated books of 2017

With Arundhati Roy and Hilary Mantel coming out with much-awaited works, this will be a year of big ones. Here are some that are on our list:

11 Life-Organizing Hacks & Tips That Can Help Even The Most Scatter-Brained Person

If my dad could sit you down and tell you, he'd let you know that I'm the most scatter-brained, disorganized, shockingly messy person to walk this …

The 22 Best Books I Read in 2016

These books helped keep my brain sane amid a year of near-complete fuckery.<p>I read less this year than I have in almost 15 years—less than I did in 2014, 2013, 2012 (when I read 135 books), and every other year since I was still in college. From what I'm told, this is true of a lot of people. How …

Every Trailer From 2016 in One Supercut Is Better Than Most Movies This Year

Would be a pretty good movie, tbh.<p>I would argue that more often than not trailers are better than movies. Consider some examples from 2016: <i>Suicide Squad</i>, <i>Batman v Superman</i>, <i>Zoolander 2</i>. Every single one of these had a trailer that was better than the movie. You see all the CGI, all the stars, all the …

19 Nonfiction Books From 2016 That Will Expand Your Mind

Read 'em and learn.<p>While we do love our fiction at HuffPost Arts & Culture, 2016 ushered in ample nonfiction work that’s just as worthy of your time and eyeballs.<p>What many need after a drawn-out and frightening election season are resources to unplug and reconnect to our humanity. The sprawling …

Books