Mariangella Ruiz

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7 Interview Tips Every Introvert Should Know

Job interviews can be mildly terrifying for anyone, but they’re extra-extra-terrifying for introverts. (Wildly brag about my strengths? No thanks.) …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

The On-the-Rise Scandinavian Designers You Should Know

AD highlights the best emerging talents from Stockholm Design Week<p>Convincing thousands of people to fly to Sweden in the middle of winter is no small task. But great design has proven a serious draw. This year the 66th edition of Stockholm Design Week (February 6–12), which centers on the Stockholm …

Furniture

Amazing bars around the world to drink at before you die

Want Faster Home Internet? Try One of These 5 Gadgets

Most people are getting just a trickle of the high-speed Internet they are paying for. And most people have only themselves to blame. How do I know …

A Morning Routine to Set You Up for a Kick-Ass, Super-Productive Day

What’s the first thing you reach for the instant your eyes open in the morning? I bet it’s your smartphone. And within 105 seconds, you’ve check your …

New York City

11 House Plants So Good for You They’re Approved by NASA

Adding some green to a space can do a lot of good — both for your health and your style. Although we’ve been loving 2016’s trending house plants (we’ve even DIYed a Sharpie watercolor planter to keep them looking fresh in our office), we almost lost it when we heard that space plants (yes, space …

Plants

13 Things Designers Notice the First Time They Enter Your Home

It only takes minutes for them to reshuffle all of your furniture in their minds.<p>The first rule of design is: everyone's taste is different. But interior designers know so much about trends and style that they can't help but make some judgments (good and bad!) when they enter someone's home. In …

These are the questions you should always ask during a job interview

• Popular life stories<p>The questions YOU ask during a job interview are just as important as the answers you give.<p>Knowing which questions to ask at a …

Employment

These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

The 5 Least-Visited Countries in the World

Here's a guide for globe trotters who prefer the road (far) less traveled.<p>The appeal of some travel destinations is that <i>everyone</i> wants to visit them. For the rest of us, nothing beats a country that's <i>not</i> overrun with tourists, where experiences feel authentic, and the majority of the people you …

United Nations

The best rail passes for a journey through Europe

<b>FAQ: Can you advise me on the best rail pass to buy for a rail journey through Europe? Will it also cover travel in the UK?</b><p><b>Sophie Butler replies</b><br>Rail travel in Europe can be much more than just a return journey; it can be a holiday in itself – a flexible, spontaneous and economical way of exploring …

4 Incredible Places to Visit Before Word Gets Out

Planning a vacation? Good for you! But before you book that flight to Thailand or Iceland (so last year) consider one of these four under-the-radar destinations that won't be overrun with tourists.<p><b>Republic of Georgia. View Panoramic and Read More.</b><p><b>Guadeloupe. View Panoramic and Read More.</b><p><b>Skane,</b> …

Panoramic Photography

The best Amsterdam experiences

Amsterdam delivers the goods when it comes to memorable experiences. With canals weaving through the city, gabled buildings providing glimpses of a bygone past, and myriad museums portraying the importance of Amsterdam's role in history, it is a city full of extraordinary things to do. From sitting …

The 30 most beautiful towns in Europe

These are the 30 prettiest towns in Europe, according to the fine people at the Japanese Association of Travel Agents (JATA).<p>It was challenged to come up with 30 smaller destinations to promote to holidaymakers. This is what they came up with (and there's only one in Britain).<p>1. Kilkenny, Ireland<p>On …

These 5 Life-Changing Superfoods Will Get You Through Winter

Kale and açai have been the superfood forerunners for years now, but it’s about time that the superfood smoothie gets a makeover. Upgrade your post-workout smoothies with these five new, amazing and nutrient-dense additions you’ve probably never heard of before. From an antioxidant berry to an …

Superfoods

37 things that only people who live in Brighton know to be true

Yes we’re known for the stag parties, the brassy seafront, having around 400 pubs and being the first consideration for a dirty weekend away.<p>And …

England

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Stephen King

17 Science Facts That Will Make You Question Everything

Astronomy

Why Offices Full Of Ping-Pong Tables And Video Games Might Be Onto Something

New research suggests that how old you feel has a bigger impact on your productivity than how old you are. Playground offices FTW!<p>The wow-factor has faded for startup offices with playground-style amenities—slides, ping-pong tables, game rooms with an <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> theme, and so on—but these …

14 places in the UK you need to go for a drink in the sun

LONDON — The sun's out. Or at least it was. And it will be again in a minute. With balmy temperatures expected and summer on the doorstep, thoughts …

East London

8 Life-Changing Lessons You Can Learn in 3 Minutes From Ultra-Short TED Talks

If you've got three minutes, you can learn what you need for success, how to start a movement--and a better way to tie your shoes.<p>You'd like to be smarter, more efficient, more successful, and happier. And you know that TED Talks are full of lessons on how to get that way. But most of them take 15 …

TED Talks

How to Be Productive Without Feeling Busy

Being busy and being productive can be two very different things. If you're super busy but can't manage to get anything done, you're not alone.<p>"It's very easy to succumb to the temptation of staying busy even when it is counterproductive: It is the way our brains are wired," write Harvard Business …

Gino

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

Books

How Frida Kahlo's bright, beautiful garden inspired her

In 1953 Frida Kahlo was preparing for an exhibition, drawing invitations on rose-pink pieces of card from her sick bed. It was an exciting moment for the 46-year-old artist, who had painted almost every day since a trolley-car accident had put an end to her medical studies two months after her 18th …

Readers’ recipe swap: Cereals

This week’s recipe swap came with a whole lot of sugar, and a healthy dose of nostalgia. From cornflakes and Coco Pops to Frosties and Honey Loops, I’m now enjoying the boxes of leftover cereal almost as much the recipes themselves – minus the fighting with my older brother for the best box in the …

10 Gorgeous European Places You've Never Heard Of

You may think you know Europe's wonders from back to front. But newsflash: you don't. As with any well-trodden destination, the continent boasts a number of tucked-away treasures that would make even the most experienced traveler swoon.<p>The continent brims with uncrowded venues, like the islands of …

Lithuania

The future of loneliness | Olivia Laing

As we moved our lives online, the internet promised an end to isolation. But can we find real intimacy amid shifting identities and permanent surveillance?<p>At the end of last winter, a gigantic billboard advertising Android, Google’s operating system, appeared over Times Square in New York. In a …

Ruins found in remote Argentinian jungle 'may be secret Nazi hideout'

Archaeologists believe ruins found in a remote jungle region may be the remains of a hideout built by Nazis to flee to in the event of defeat in the second world war.<p>Researchers are studying the remains of three buildings located in the Teyu Cuare park in northern Argentina near Paraguay, the …