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There’s a Brilliant New Way to Pay Less for Your Flights

Here's exactly how to save a ton of money on airfare—especially if you book last-minute.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>There are probably …

Four Sherpas Just Climbed Everest with 360° Camera Rigs on Their Backs

Congratulations are in order for all of us couch potatoes: thanks to four incredible, dedicated sherpas, we can now ‘climb’ to the top of the tallest …

The north bears the brunt of a bad breeding season

Information collected by British Trust for Ornithology volunteers shows that numbers of many resident bird species, and some migrants, increased in …

Preliminary report on the 2015 breeding season | BTO - British Trust for Ornithology

The primary aim of BTO surveys is to monitor changes in the health of Britain’s birds, tracking declines and increases via the BTO/JNCC/RSPB Breeding …

UK bird populations benefitting from innovative partnerships

The State of the UK’s Birds 2015 report (SUKB) [published on Tuesday 10th Nov] showcases a range of inspiring examples of organizations joining …

December in the wildlife-friendly garden

Those people with amazing memories (that's me out, then!) will remember from my last monthly round-up that November isn't my favourite month in the …

Gardening

David Attenborough on turning 90, Cecil the lion and chatting climate change with Obama

Gosh, it’s really him, opening the door of his Richmond home — that slick of white hair, that sensuous, humorous mouth, that beadily quizzical gaze, …

David Bowie’s ‘Lazarus’ Director Divulges Details of Mysterious Show

The curtain covering David Bowie‘s mysterious musical-theater project <i>Lazarus</i> was pulled back slightly by the show’s director, Ivo van Hove, who …

David Bowie

The Beatles in 3D: Giles Martin on remixing the Fab Four

<b>Giles Martin reveals how he took The Beatles master tapes and remixed them in surround sound for the Fab Four's new video collection.</b><p>Abbey Road is full of gremlins.<p>Giles Martin - son of record producer George Martin - can't play any music through his mixing desk at the iconic North London …

The 4 Elements of Physical Energy and How to Master Them

“Manage your energy, not your time.” – Tony Schwartz<p>This is the quote that made Tony Schwartz famous. And it is one, that I believe best represents a …

The Simple Technique To Fit A 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours

This incredibly simple time-management system changed my workday.<p>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.<p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor . . . I loved telling people how “busy” I was and how much I “had to …

7 Ways Clutter Is Ruining Your Life

Clutter overloads your senses, just like multitasking overloads your brain. Here are all the ways a messy space can affect your life.<p>Take a quick glance around your workspace: Do you see piles of papers on your desk? Supplies you haven’t yet put away? An overflowing trash can? This clutter adds up …

Eoin O’Leary, Ambassador of Ireland, Moscow

Ambassador O’Leary arrived in Moscow in the autumn of 2013and has firmly established himself within the Irish Community with his welcoming and …

Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Adapted from Melissa Weller of Sadelle’s, New York City<p>By<p>Charlotte Druckman<p><i>Ms. Weller uses Quaker Old-Fashioned Oats. She prefers them to both the quick-cooking and steel-cut varieties. You can choose a different brand, so long as they’re marked “old-fashioned” or “rolled.” You don’t have to let</i> …

Bahrain expat group seeks Israeli help to improve kingdom's image

A pro-government advocacy group in Bahrain has signed a “memorandum of understanding” with the controversial Israel-linked Middle East Media Research …

Middle East

Reasons to be cheerful: How to net that elusive book deal

There are myriad outlets, but how does a novice author get signed after the final draft?<p>Tue, Aug 11, 2015, 06:00 Updated: Tue, Aug 11, 2015, …

Christian Aid in Guatemala | Christian Aid

Reports and resources<p>Download all of our Disaster strikes resources in one go through a zip file.<p>Download all our Welsh language Transformers …

The Summer of the #Squad

The history and context behind social media’s new favorite hashtag<p>Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart—actors who have taken, with glee, to the Internet and the culture that thrives on it—recently covered two tracks from Taylor Swift’s <i>1989</i>. McKellen spoke the lyrics to “Bad Blood”; Stewart, during a …

Social Media

Earth 2.0: Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin' outside solar system

Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others<p>Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have discovered “the closest twin to Earth” outside the solar system, Nasa announced on Thursday.<p>Working …

Aliens

Cara Delevingne set to bid farewell to catwalk as critics hail film role

Supermodel praised as ‘real find’ by Hollywood insiders after rejecting stereotyped parts to deliver standout performance in Paper Towns

The Walking Dead

_This is the third piece in a three-part series on sleep. Read part one, on falling asleep, and part two, on sleeping and dreaming. _<p>Did you get enough sleep last night? Are you feeling fully awake, like your brightest, smartest, and most capable self? This, unfortunately, is a pipe dream for the …

Sleep

The Work We Do While We Sleep

_This is the second piece in a three-part series on sleep. Read part one, on falling asleep, and part three, on wakefulness. _<p>It's strange, when you think about it, that we spend close to a third of our lives asleep. Why do we do it? While we’re sleeping, we’re vulnerable—and, at least on the …

The Brain

Why Can’t We Fall Asleep?

<i>This is the first piece in a three-part series on sleep. Read part two, on sleeping and dreaming, and part three, on wakefulness.</i><p>Here’s what’s supposed to happen when you fall asleep. Your body temperature falls, even as your feet and hands warm up—the temperature changes likely help the circadian …

Ireland, the message was unambiguous, you are on your own

The euro will always have a hard core. In Premier League terms, Germany, France and the Netherlands will be the Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United<p>…

How unknown British actress Emilia Clarke became a breakout star on 'Game of Thrones'

Now the "Mother of Dragons" reportedly earns north of $7 million per season in "Game of Thrones," the most watched show in HBO history. Season five recently came to a close.<p>July 1, Clarke reprises the role of Sarah Connor in "Terminator Genisys."

TV Series

Dustin Hoffman: film is the worst it has ever been

Two-time Oscar-winner laments focus on financial returns and says he wishes he had become a professional jazz pianist rather than an actor<p>Hollywood titan Dustin Hoffman has said the state of film is the worst it has been during his lifetime.

US rallies to stop British actors taking Hollywood movies by storm

Photograph: Lacey Terrell/HBO<p>Vince Vaughn in True Detective.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/4/1436026061780/f1b88e76-4344-4365-9110-1a6ae401dc9d-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Lacey Terrell/HBO<p>Vince Vaughn in True …

Marlon Brando

10 Mistakes You Make When Booking Airfare

If you're wondering why you never manage to bag a flight for quite as cheap as the next guy, or you're pining for a getaway but really need to keep the cost down, or you're simply super-interested in all the intricacies of airfare pricing (OK, well, at Hopper, we are!), then this list of 10 …

Flying