Laura Ve

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The Internet's Own Boy (2014)

92 min Humanity is more than ever threatened by its own actions; we hear a lot about the need to minimize footprints and to reduce our impact. But …

Documentaries

RSA ANIMATE: Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

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Where is home?

More and more people worldwide are living in countries not considered their own. Writer Pico Iyer -- who himself has three or four “origins” -- …

The Emerald Tablets Of Thoth - The Open Mind

The history of the Emerald Tablets is strange and beyond the belief of modern scientists. Their antiquity is stupendous, dating back some 36,000 …

Ancient History

Screw motivation, what you need is discipline.

If you want to get anything done, there are two basic ways to get yourself to do it.<p>The first, more popular and devastatingly wrong option is to try …

The art of stillness

The place that travel writer Pico Iyer would most like to go? Nowhere. In a counterintuitive and lyrical meditation, Iyer takes a look at the …

Eerste hulp voor de huid: irritatie, kloven, jeuk, droogte

<b>Een huid met droge, schrale plekken, kloven, irritatie en jeuk: het komt algemeen voor. In de zomer bij warm weer, in de winter als het buiten guur</b> …

Want to be happy? Slow down

In 1972, Matthieu Ricard had a promising career in biochemistry, trying to figure out the secrets of E. coli bacteria. A chance encounter with …

A businessman learns from a bad investment in Putin

I first met Bill Browder when he came to tell The Post’s editorial board that its criticism of Vladi­mir Putin was all wrong. It was the early 2000s, and Putin was persecuting independent media and their owners and flattening the republic of Chechnya. Browder, then the head of the largest Western …

Work Is Bullshit: The Argument For “Antiwork”

Be honest: Do you actually need to do your job?<p>If you’re like most employed Americans, you hate your job–or, at best, you’re checked out at work. But as much as you might complain about the place where you spend most of your waking hours, there’s a good chance you don’t ever question the …

Best restaurant UK: Dishoom beats celebrity chefs to top spot

Covent Garden café Dishoom has ranked first place in Yelp’s Top 100 places to eat in the UK list.<p>Described as a “hidden gem”, the Bombay-style café …

Article of the Month Page

"Creating a world to which people want to belong" involves different levels of change and influence. In fact, the different types of leadership – …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Re-reading is inefficient. Here are 8 tips for studying smarter.

The way most students study makes no sense.<p>That's the conclusion of Washington University in St. Louis psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel — who've spent a combined 80 years studying learning and memory, and recently distilled their findings with novelist Peter Brown in the book <i>Make It</i> …

Scientists Predict Time Will Stop COMPLETELY!

By In5D on February 12, 2015 in Science<p>by Donna Bowater<p>Time might feel like it is running away from us as the pace of life increases but according to …