Laura Thornborough

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Lord of the Flies to Ocean’s Eight: how Hollywood reboots are flipping gender

The plan for an all-girls remake of the dystopian 1960s classic is just one of many new projects reimagining hit films with female leads<p>For a film that hasn’t even been written yet, the news that there will be a <i>Lord of the Flies</i> remake has certainly provoked a strong reaction on social media, the …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

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Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make the Night Before, Because You Deserve to Sleep In

It's good to fall into a routine every morning that allows you to set yourself up for the day, and it's especially smart to include breakfast in that pattern. When you have a belly full of protein, carbs, and healthy fats, you'll be unstoppable for the rest of the day. These easy, healthy …

Clafoutis: The Lazy Summer Custard You Can Make on a Whim

You don't even have to stir things.<p>Summer is a sanctioned time to be lazy, and this applies to desserts as much as it does to finishing your summer reading. I’ll get to it when I get to it! At first I thought a galette was the easiest summer dessert, but there’s something even easier that doesn’t …

22 Novels That Are Crying Out To Be Turned Into Films

You mean they haven't been yet?!<p><i>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.</i><p>We received SO many recommendations we couldn't possibly include them all, read the comments of this post to see more. Alternatively, if …

23 Low-Carb Snacks To Eat When You're Trying To Be Healthy

Because eating fewer carbs can still be delicious.

‘Suspend Syrian refugee program’: Steve Bannon’s secret To Do list accidentally revealed in rabbi’s tweet

With @SteveBannon in the White House on #israelindependenceday. Steve is a great, stalwart friend of the Jewish State pic.twitter.com/PFxSCK7blc<p>— …

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Earth was hit with a devastating comet strike around 11,000 BC, ancient stone carvings reveal

The stone carvings were found in Turkey's Göbekli Tepe.<p>Ancient stone carvings, found in what is widely considered to be "the world's first temple", …

‘Science is universal’: Silicon Valley joins the March for Science

Science is political but not partisan, said speakers at the San Jose march — but there was no avoiding the “T” word.<p>Today’s March for Science in locations around the world is drawing an obvious comparison to the Women’s March on Washington in January, the first act of mass protest against the Trump …

Insiders with two Canadian marijuana companies cash in before legalization

Insiders with two of Canada's largest marijuana companies are cashing in on the industry's reefer madness before the country introduces its plans for legalized recreational pot.<p>Since March 1, five directors, officers and board members with Canopy Growth Corp. sold 3.2 million shares worth at least …

The 10 best travel destinations for couples

Solo travel can be a liberating time of self-discovery, but there's nothing quite like seeing the world with your significant other. Even when things …

This Is What Kim Kardashian's 1800-Calorie Diet Looks Like

Straight from Kim's nutritionist.<p>Since giving birth to Saint in December, Kim Kardashian has made her journey to pre-baby weight very public. To lose the 60+ pounds, she's working out constantly and resisting sweets and giant bowls of pasta―and documenting it all on Snapchat. It's working ("My butt …

Mary-Kate Olsen Slips On the Street Style Shoe of the Moment

There’s no denying the cozy allure of Gucci’s fur-lined slipper, a shoe that’s been spotted on countless street style stars at the shows and on A-listers such as Sienna Miller and A$AP Rocky. The Alessandro Michele–designed shoe is essentially a high-fashion reinterpretation of the reliable …

Yahoo's CEO missed her chance to rethink parental leave

Over the past week, blogosphere and Twittersphere have been alive with commentary about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s pregnancy and her plans to take a …

How I built a seven-figure business without employees

There is a lot to be said for those rare few that possess the ability to create huge companies with hundreds or thousands of employees that are all just ecstatic to be at work. It is exceptionally difficult and equally as impressive, which is why they end up taking up space on the front page of a …

NYU professor: Marissa Mayer only has a job because she's pregnant

As investors eye Yahoo and speculate as to what it should do about its Alibaba problem, CEO Marissa Mayer has taken some heat. But not like this.<p>A …

WhatsApp Hack Attack Puts 200,000 at Risk

Up to 200,000 users of WhatsApp's web-based service may have been hit in a cyberattack that let hackers compromise personal data using just their phone number.<p>WhatsApp Web is a service that allows people to access the messaging service via a browser on a smartphone or computer, rather than the …

Holacracy: Would a workplace without managers work?

<b>Holacracy</b><p><i>By Brian J. Robertson</i><p><i>(Henry Holt, 223 pages, $29.99)</i><p>Does your organization have a constitution? Should it?<p>The instinct is to sneer at the notion. Constitutions are for countries. Businesses are different. But why is something we cherish in the political realm considered out-of-bounds for …