Michael Lawson

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14 Toronto Film Festival Movies Worth Your Attention

Attending the Toronto Film Festival is like stepping into a la-la land where bloated summer blockbusters are but a distant memory. This year’s gala even gave us an actual “La La Land,” the musical romance that won the festival’s top prize and jump-started the annual frenzy that is Oscar …

Maya Rudolph

10 Travel Sites That’ll Help You Plan an Unforgettable Vacation

Remember back in January when you promised yourself to travel more this year? Well, it’s officially summer, and there’s no better time to head to the beach or take a family road trip. And while you may not have the ideal vacation length (eight days!) lined up, <i>any</i> amount of time you have to explore …

Travel

SNP threaten break-up of the UK as Nicola Sturgeon says second independence vote is now 'highly likely'

Nicola Sturgeon has thrown the future of the United Kingdom into doubt by saying a second independence referendum is “highly likely” in the next two-and-a-half years following UK’s vote to leave the EU.<p>The Scottish First Minister claimed in 2014, before Scotland voted to stay in the Union, that it …

United Kingdom

Brexit: What are the pros and cons of leaving the EU

On 23 June 2016, the UK settled the question that had been rumbling close to the surface of British politics for a generation: should the country …

United Kingdom

She Thinks She Knows Everything About Her History Until She Takes A Simple DNA Test

Do you know where your family came from? Do you really know? I know that my family comes from all over, from the Ukraine to Scotland to Belgium, just …

DNA Testing

English Listening Lesson Libary Online

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WhatsApp and the backdoor battle

<b>If you've used the messaging app WhatsApp today you should have seen a message saying this: "Messages you send to this chat and calls are secured with end-to-end encryption."</b><p>What that means is nobody - not the police, hackers, GCHQ, not even WhatsApp or its owner Facebook - can read the …

Privacy

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27<p>Learn more words for things you can find in a kitchen by doing these exercises.<p>85<p>Follow this writing test advice from successful candidates around …

Low Fat

How to explain offshore banking (and when it is naughty) to a five year old

One Reddit user found a brilliant way using piggy banks, wardrobes and an angry mum to explain the Panama Papers, and when it is naughty to use offshore banking<p>Iceland prime minister resigns over Panama Papers revelations<p>With the release of the Panama Papers, revelations about the murky world of …

Adios siesta! Is it goodbye to Spain’s national nap?

New laws could see the Spanish finishing work at 6pm, and scrapping their afternoon snooze. For many, however, the changes will have little impact on working, social and family life<p>News that the Spanish government plans to outlaw the siesta will have little impact on the majority of Spaniards, …

Make Dinner in 30 With These 17 Quick Pasta Recipes

Sure, there are times when I'm in the mood to spend all day on a pasta dish, be it a slow-cooked tomato sauce or a cheese- and meat-heavy lasagna Napoletana. But more often, pasta is my go-to for a quick weeknight dinner. Fortunately for me, it's just as at home in a 15-minute recipe as it is in a …

Apple turns 40: remembering the products that mattered to us

When I was a kid, I used to stare at the Apple logo on my sister’s hand-me-down Macintosh LCII and dream about the future. That half-bitten apple was a symbol, a vision of a different world: a world where renegades and upstarts took crazy ideas and turned them into reality.<p>The funny thing is that …

Nintendo DS

14 Of The Most Buzzed-About Books Of 2016

(So far.)<p>Below are the books that have been highest-rated by users, and that are also getting added to tons of "Want to Read" lists.

Watch: Short videos that TED says will recharge your brain

With more than 100 speakers over five days, attending TED conferences can be an emotional roller coaster ride, as attendees flit from talks on virtual reality to racial prejudice, climate change to Google art, incarceration to drones. TED uses brief videos in between talks to reset the mood and …

Pharrell Williams

15 Albums We're Ridiculously Excited About In 2016

In 2016, David Bowie released his last album ever, professional hit-maker Sia stopped dropping individual tracks to put out her whole album, someone named Zayn announced some new something and, after teasing fans for months upon months, Rihanna finally got around to giving us "ANTI-."<p>And it's only …

The music videos you need to watch this month

GRIMES – “WILD KILL V. MAIM”<p>When Grimes releases a music video she always goes in full force, and the ridiculously fun, dream-like visual for “Kill V. Maim” is no different. Directed by Grimes and her brother Mac Boucher, and shot entirely in Toronto, the video plays out like a cyberpunk, sci-fi …

Music Industry

Top 10 Best Android Apps For Students

TOP 5 APPS TO LEARN ENGLISH

Learning a foreign language is an incredibly rewarding experience and a serious confidence booster. It can completely transform your travel …

Language Learning

Vienna Is the World’s Best City to Live In

Vienna is the world’s best city to live in, a new study has found.<p>The capital of Austria boasts the best quality of life for residents in terms of …

BBC Learning English - Course: Upper-intermediate / Unit 6 / Session 4 / Activity 1

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Language

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• If you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments …

Books

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

1. Deb Roy: The Birth Of A Word<p>To determine how incoherent babble becomes, “My dad rules,” Deb Roy <i>Big Brother</i>-ed his house and analyzed 90,000 hours …

The Most Popular Resolution for 2016 Should Be a Pleasure to Follow

Survey asks 5,000 Americans about their goals for the coming year.<p>What do you want to accomplished most in 2016? If you're like most Americans, your top objective is to live a fuller, happier life. You also want to be healthier and thinner.<p>Those are the findings of a New Year's Resolution survey …

Demographics

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

'I don't love you anymore' and other ways to say goodbye

A Tumblr blog collects last messages from people's friends, family members and ex-partners.<p>Some are poignant, some are touching, and some are puzzling. They chronicle break-ups, goodbyes and deaths. And although you'd expect it to be a very sad collection - it's not actually that simple.<p><i>Video</i> …

Trends

What is in the Paris climate agreement?

<b>What was agreed as part of the Paris climate deal?</b><p>Overview<p>The deal unites all the world's nations in a single agreement on tackling climate change for the first time in history.<p>Coming to a consensus among nearly 200 countries on the need to cut greenhouse gas emissions is regarded by many observers …

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - For English Students

Follow Randall: <br>| | | CULTURE VIDEOS Randall's 2018 New Year's Message <b>Randall's Sites</b>: Daily ESL | ESL Blog | EZSlang | Train Your Accent<br>Tips For …

2015 in Photos: The Most Beautiful Things That Happened This Year

These snaps are worth way more than a thousand words.<p>Over the past 365 days, many unique and gorgeous moments have occured. So to celebrate this year, we've collected some of our favorites images to help us reminisce about the beautiful weather, art exhibits, architecture, pop culture moments, and …

Aprender Idiomas Gratis con Música, Letras y Karaoke!

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