Meghan Meissner

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7 Timeless Tips to Learn Any Language in Days, Not Years

Much like riding a bike, the fastest way to learn any language is to learn by doing. Here's 7 ways to learn any language in days.

George Orwell, human resources and the English language

<i>In our age there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of human resources’. All issues are human resource issues, and human resources itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.</i><p>OK, that’s not exactly what Orwell wrote. The hair-splitters among you will moan that I’ve taken the …

Literature

101 free things to do in London

Give your credit card a rest with these 101 fabulous London freebies.<p>Free museums<p>1. Come face-to-face with a roaring T-Rex and experience the …

London areas

See more London with our guides to London’s local neighbourhoods and areas. Experience the capital just like a Londoner, with hidden gems, favourite …

England

London maps and guides

Download free London maps and guides; read inspirational itineraries; find out about accessible London and lots more useful information to help you …

Late museum and gallery openings in London

Find out what's open when with our guide to late museum and gallery openings. You don't have to spend a fortune to have a cultural night out in …

Best unusual afternoon teas in London

Sit down to sweet treats at an interesting venue, take high tea on the move or enjoy peculiar or themed food and drink. Book a spot to enjoy a quirky …

England

The best London bars on Night Tube lines

From the early hours of Saturday, September 12, the Night Tube service will run on five lines. All of the Jubilee and Victoria lines will be operational and trains will run on average every 10 minutes across the entire routes; most stops on the Central, Northern and Piccadilly lines will be …

Weirdest things to see in London

An over-stuffed walrus and a merman<p>A post shared by Dawn Groundsell (@dgroundsell) on Apr 11, 2018 at 2:13am PDT<p>Marvel at a bloated walrus at …

Top 18 unusual London museums

These unique London museums offer an ideal way to discover lesser-known artefacts, learn more about the history of the stranger sides of London, and …

What's on in London

Visiting London for the first time

If you're visiting London for the first time, here are some top tips to make your first trip safe, easy and, most of all, fun! Start here for …

Large Hadron Collider captures incredibly rare particle decay for the first time

Experts say findings will help guide the quest to explain what physics cannot<p>For the first time, scientists at CERN have observed extremely rare leftovers from subatomic particles. The observations support a fundamental theory of particle physics, according to a paper published today in the journal</i> …

Apple TV rumors point to a Sling TV, PlayStation Vue competitor

It's been about six months since we heard significant rumors about Apple + television and as predicted, here they are again. <i>Re/code</i> is hearing whispers that instead of trying to work with pay-TV companies like Time Warner Cable or Comcast, Apple will have its own over-the-top streaming service in …

The best coffeemaker

<i>This post was done in partnership with the Sweethome, a list of the best gear for your home. Read the full article at</i> <i>TheSweethome.com</i><p>After two months surveying readers; interviewing coffee experts; researching makes, models, and reviews; and testing five finalist machines with a 10-person tasting …

A Girl, Obsessed

Lifestyle<p>5 Ways To Make This The Year You Achieve Your Goals<p>It’s around this time of the year that I start to look back over my New Year’s …

The 51 Best Beauty Products of 2015

Find your new beauty essentials, no matter what your look.<p>All You Need to Be Trendy<p><b>Best Eye Shadow:</b> Be the first of your friends to rock spring's smoky eye. Simply saw your go-to gray for this cool blue hue. <i>NARS Dual-Intensity Eye Shadow in Giove, $29,</i> <i>narscosmetics.com</i><p><b>Best Dry Shampoo:</b> This …

Best Beauty Buys 2015: Meet the Rookies

Estée Lauder Little Black Primer<p>Wear the tinted formula ($24; esteelauder.com) alone for subtle definition or layer it under your go-to mascara for …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Why Your Brain Doesn’t Want You to Keep Weight Off—and How to Fight It

Imagine toiling away at your job every day knowing there was no raise or promotion in sight. It would be pretty hard to bring your A game all the time, right? Same goes for weight loss. “All behavior begins with wanting to change something," says Segar. "To keep doing that behavior, people need …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros; their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Pop art meets coffee with #sleevebucks

You'll never look at the Starbucks mermaid the same way again.<p>An amazing Tumblr artist is using Starbucks sleeves to recreate pop culture icons. …

Coffee

13 Must-Know Habits of Highly Fashionable People

Today, we’re dispelling the notion that "a habit” is something you need to break, and giving the concept a much-deserved makeover. We took to the …

The Easy Way To Get To 500+ In LinkedIn

We all know that having 500+ connections in LinkedIn makes a psychological impact on the viewers of our profile. We know this because we ourselves make judgments about others based on their number of connections. As it stands, you can have 20,000 connections and your profile will still say 500+. …

Thought Leadership

21 Ways to Burn Fat Faster and Lose Weight

From the editors of Redbookmag.com, medically proven moves that'll burn fat—and help you drop some pounds.<p><b>1) Stock up on green tea</b> Green tea isn't known only for its cancer-fighting benefits: It may help boost your metabolism, too. People who took green-tea extract three times a day saw their …

J.Crew's Head Stylist Reveals the Secrets to Truly Timeless Style

There are some women—like French style icon Inès de la Fressange—who have mastered the fine art of timeless personal style. They can exist in any …

10 Mistakes You Make When Booking Airfare

If you're wondering why you never manage to bag a flight for quite as cheap as the next guy, or you're pining for a getaway but really need to keep the cost down, or you're simply super-interested in all the intricacies of airfare pricing (OK, well, at Hopper, we are!), then this list of 10 …