Margaret Callcott

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15 Fidget Toys That Will Change Your Life

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A sociologist trained to become a tax-avoidance expert — here's what she learned about how the ultra wealthy keep their money

Having spent the past eight years doing research on the international wealth-management profession, I have to agree with Goffman: The most revealing information comes from the moments when people stop performing and go off-script.<p>Like the time one of the wealth managers I interviewed in the British …

Income Inequality

Behind The 'Dungeons & Dragons' Resurgence

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> is an icon, a foundation from which so many video game developers, writers, film-makers and artists have built upon. Every child loves to daydream, but <i>D&D</i> gave me the tools to dream bigger. In the 80s I read my Dungeon Master Guide, Monster Manual and Tome of Magic over and over …

7 Ways the Most Successful People Think Differently From Everyone Else

A successful person is not someone in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of smart attitudes.<p>It's interesting to wonder why some people are more successful than others, especially if you yourself are aiming high.<p>What do people like Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and …

12 Inspirational Quotes From Dalai Lama On How To Live A Good Life

Here are some jewels of wisdom from the Dalai Lama's 81 years of life.<p>Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, celebrated his 81st birthday Wednesday.<p>The Buddhist leader marked the occasion with a birthday celebration at the Drepung Monastery in Karnataka, India.<p>From his humble beginnings as a …

The 10 Proven Habits of the Happiest People In The World

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

15 Albert Einstein quotes that put you inside the mind of a true genius

Albert Einstein was one of the greatest minds of the 20th century, and his contributions to human knowledge are unparalleled.<p>The physicist conducted groundbreaking research on how our universe functions, including the Theory of Relativity, and predicted the existence of gravitational waves a …

Albert Einstein

Almost all great science fiction and fantasy comes back to this simple idea

Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox<p>Almost all science fiction and fantasy stories are, at their core, about the economics of scarcity and abundance.<p>That's …

Star Trek

5 Words You Use All the Time That Were Once Totally Unacceptable

Attention language lubbers: the fourth edition of <i>Garner’s Modern English Usage</i> is out this month, and while it’s as full of pedantry as any guide on …

What to Read After You've Finished A Tyranny of Petticoats

History, romance, the occasional steampunk goddess—<i>A Tyranny of Petticoats</i> is the short story collection I never knew I needed <i>so much</i>. With …

Books

Surprising Productivity Statistics and Facts to Know

We all would like more time in our lives to do the things we love and complete more of the things we might not love as much but help pay the bills. …

Study drives a sixth nail into the global warming ‘pause’ myth | John Abraham

Numerous climate records and denial myths have fallen in 2015<p>Despite the organization and funding behind groups which try to cast doubt about the causes and implications of climate change, the facts have spoken. The world continues to warm and their favorite myths have died.<p>We know that …

22 Amazing Apps That Will Revitalize Your Love Of Reading

*Disappears with phone for months*<p><i>Thumbnail photo credit sam74100 / ThinkStock</i>

6 Ways to Keep Your Woman Happy!

I like to say that I am an astute observer of healthy relationships. My mom and dad have been married for 48 years. My sister married her high school sweetheart and they are in their 21st year of marriage. I married my middle school sweetheart, and we've been married for 23 years. I'm surrounded by …

11 consumer trends that will change the way you do business in the next 5 years

Thanks to the proliferation of high-tech consumer services like Uber and Apple Pay, the business world is trending toward improving customer …

Top 10 Most Beautiful Animated Films of All Time

Dollar Shave Club CEO shares the twice-a-day habit that rejuvenates him more than coffee

The one habit that has made me more successful is meditation. Seriously.<p>I'm not talking about '60s soul-searching meditation. I meditate to clear my mind, slow down the day, and focus on one thought at a time.<p>I sought out meditation while I was starting Dollar Shave Club in my apartment. I was …

Meditation

7 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well

Your brain is influenced by a wide array of factors. Here's how to get it working at its best.<p>Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of …

The summer reading lists at America's most prestigious private schools

It's a time to indulge in the texts that are most appealing, without scrutiny: an easy beach read, a guilty pleasure, or that book you've always meant to start.<p>But students at America's most prestigious private schools must still endure the rigors of homework during their summer vacations with a …

8 Creativity Lessons From a Pixar Animator

Shares 45<p><i>Sometimes immersing yourself in the creative world of people doing amazing things can bring unexpected results.</i><p>—<p>‘I want to put a ding in the …

Creativity