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Change Doesn't Happen Overnight: It Happens In These Five Stages

Although circumstances often change in the blink of an eye, people tend to change at a slower pace. Even the most motivated people who welcome change often encounter stumbling blocks that make transformation more complicated than they’d originally anticipated. Whether you’re hoping to lose weight, …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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Updated 12th February 2018

The Otherworldy Charms of Scarlett Johansson

Let’s say you’re an alien, and you’ve come down to Earth in order to harvest the flesh of our planet’s population for sustenance. (Just go with us …

Japan used to rule video games, so what happened?

Everyone knows video games are big in Japan, but in recent years the question has been whether Japan’s still big in video games. “Japan is over. We're done. Our game industry is finished,” said <i>Mega Man</i> and <i>Dead Rising</i> creator Keiji Inafune at the Tokyo Game Show in 2009, and five years on there’s no …

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

50 Most Inspirational Quotes in Sports

It doesn't matter if your dad owns a professional sports team or if you play squash on the weekends with Rupert Murdoch; if you don't perform as an elite athlete or coach, then you're history.<p>Consequently, the people in this list are uniquely qualified to inspire.<p>Major sports figures have …

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DJ Avicii’s Astounding $15.5 Million Property in Hollywood Hills

When you’re a celebrity, the world stands at your feet. And if you work hard and fight for your dreams, you will eventually succeed in getting what …

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Assassin's Creed: Unity brings a French flair to stealth action on PC, PS4 and Xbox One

We hope you're making good progress on <i>Assassin's Creed: Black Flag</i>, because there's already a sequel on the way. Ubisoft has unveiled <i>Assassin's Creed: Unity</i>, a follow-up that takes the stealthy game series to Paris during the French Revolution. Clearly, you can expect guillotines to play an …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

5 Fundamental “Don’ts” That Every Business Owner Should Know About

Take it from one CEO that’s been there: building your business requires that you market your abilities and invest in yourself.<p>I recently penned a first-hand account of five pitfalls for fellow CEOs to avoid when trying to achieve steady and successful growth for their business. As luck would have …

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The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

The mystery of MH370 goes to the heart of our fears

The satirical website the Onion said it best on Thursday. The investigation into the fate of flight MH370 had been widened, it declared, "to encompass not only the possibilities of mechanical failure, pilot error, terrorist activity or a botched hijacking, but also the overarching scope of space, …

Fridge that stays cold without power could save lives of millions

A new fridge, which uses a quirk of science to keep cold using just plain water, is set to revolutionise the refrigeration industry<p>Refrigeration hasn’t changed in more than 100 years. Consumers have learnt blithely to accept energy-guzzling fridges that periodically need defrosting, or develop …

5 Things You Never Need to Worry About Again

Plane Crashes<p><b>The Risk Factor:</b> Very low.<p><b>The Stats:</b> Of the roughly 38 million commercial U.S. flights between 2009 and 2012, exactly two crashed.<p><b>The</b> …

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The Habits of Happy People

Most people have something that gnaws at them at night, a problem or unrealized dream somewhere in their lives that causes them to feel incomplete, dissatisfied and unhappy. For them, happiness feels unachievable and elusive. However, addressing and conquering their fears helps them to achieve what …

Popcorn Time is dead, but could relaunch in the future under new owners (Updated) - Pocket-lint

Popcorn Time, an app that was essentially the Netflix of movie torrents, is no longer available. (Update below.)<p>The app made it incredibly easy for …