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7 Things We Can Turn Off and On in the Brain

As much as we’d like to think we’re always in control of our own actions, a lot of human behavior, mood, and habit can be traced to involuntary …

Buy-to-let: How to get rich quick as a landlord

With unaffordable house prices in the UK, the demand for rental homes is on the rise - get in on the act<p>The first fact you have to face, when you start letting out property to tenants, is that no one loves a landlord.<p>Look throughout literature, and what seems to run through the veins of the person …

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The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behavior is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here’s what you need …

11 Awesome Productivity Tips That Will Radically Improve Your Life

With the abundance of demands on our time today, it's easy to feel like we're losing control. Even if we've decided what really is important, we still require a few sensible suggestions to assist us in organizing our time more effectively.<p>With the abundance of demands on our time today, it's easy …

Have you read the 21st-century's 'greatest novel so far'?

Books by Zadie Smith, Hilary Mantel and Ian McEwan are in the top 20 of BBC Culture's poll of American critics to find today's best novel<p><b>The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao</b>, the debut novel by acclaimed Dominican short story writer Junot Díaz, has been hailed as the greatest novel of the 21st …

How to draw… anything

Ever had a day when you want to draw, but don’t know what to draw? You just stare at the blank piece of paper? Well Moose Allain has some great ideas about how you can draw on days when you don’t have an ideas. And it all starts with a random bit of ink splashing...

The Death of the Artist—and the Birth of the Creative Entrepreneur

Hard-working artisan, solitary genius, credentialed professional—the image of the artist has changed radically over the centuries. What if the latest model to emerge means the end of art as we have known it?<p>Pronounce the word <i>artist</i>, to conjure up the image of a solitary genius. A sacred aura still …

Creativity

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

Pervert or sexual libertarian?: Meet John Money, “the father of f***ology”

<b>(shironosov via iStock)</b><p>A trailblazing scientist and sexual libertarian, John Money’s work was filled with contradictions and insight<p>Lisa Downing • Iain Morland • Nikki Sullivan<p>January 4, 2015 1:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Fuckology: Critical Essays on John Money’s Diagnostic Concepts”<p><i>Dr. John Money</i> …

Apple faces lawsuit over storage space on iPhones and iPads

Firm failed to tell consumers that iOS 8 software could take up as much as 23.1% of advertised storage capacity, claims lawyer<p>Following complaints about the large amount of storage that Apple’s latest software iOS 8 takes up on its iPhones and iPads, the US tech firm is being sued for the alleged …

Chivalry isn't dead

Preview: Jim Woodring’s “YOU Drive!” at Scott Eder Gallery Now on Hi-Fructose!

Paris Review - Mark Helprin, The Art of Fiction No. 132

Interviewed by James Linville<p>Issue 126, Spring 1993<p>For Mark Helprin the world has always been an abundant source of tales of high romance and beauty leavened by the occasional absurd detail.<p>As a young man, Helprin’s father traveled in Soviet Asia as a purchasing agent, buying sheep entrails for …

JK Rowling shares her favourite Harry Potter quote

JK responds to a fan on Twitter with her favourite quote from the Harry Potter books, now share yours by emailing childrens.books@theguardian.com or on @GdnChildrensBks<p>Plus get ready for Harry Potter Night!<p>Sometimes you only have to ask and you get. A teacher from Northern Ireland posted a question …

3 Surprise Benefits of Quitting

A fascinating talk celebrates the creative power of quitting and urges you to empower yourself by giving up quickly and frequently.<p>You've probably read or seen several posts this week about how to get things done. This isn't one of those. This post is about why you often shouldn't bother.<p>That's the …