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Poetry Rx

<i>In our column Poetry Rx, readers write in with a specific emotion and our resident poets—Sarah Kay, Kaveh Akbar, and Claire Schwartz—take turns prescribing the perfect poems to match. This week, Claire Schwartz is on the line.</i><p>Original illustration by Ellis Rosen.<p><i>Dear Poets,</i> <i></i><p><i>I feel like I’m living in</i> …

Literature

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Nutrition

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Furnas Boutique Hotel - Thermal & Spa, Furnas – Updated 2018 Prices

The 4-star Furnas Boutique Hotel - Thermal & Spa is located in São Miguel Island, in Vale das Furnas, site of the largest concentration of thermal waters in Europe. The tranquil property was renovated in 2015 and features swimming pools and a Spa & Wellness centre.<p>Tastefully decorated by an interior designer, the rooms feature a blend of modern and traditional influences in its décor. The hotel’s rooms and suites are all air conditioned and feature a private bathroom, with a hairdryer. Each …

The 21 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Europe (as ranked by locals)

Bamberg is a city of breweries and churches, and frequently ranks among the most beautiful towns in Germany. It was erected on seven hills (a bit …

European Travel

Take the Most Beautiful Train Ride in the U.S. for $97

If you want to see the best of the west coast, take a train.<p>Disembarking from Seattle, Washington and running all the way to Los Angeles, California, …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

Johnson: Those six little rules

IN MY last column, I referred to <i>The Economist’s</i> style guide, which includes George Orwell’s famous six rules for writing, taken from “Politics and …

In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting

‘Ten Main Clouds’ Poster

This is an A2 sized poster, printed onto quality smooth art paper. It shows the appearance and relative heights of the ten main types of cloud and, …

The 10 Most Famous Bookstores in the World

Yesterday was the anniversary of the birth of Sylvia Beach—probably the most notorious bookstore owner in modern history, and the founder of what is …

Books

10 Brilliant Retellings of Classical Myths by Female Writers

There’s something about our oldest stories that never gets old. Rereading classical mythology is for me an exercise in surprise and recognition mixed …

Literature

The Danube Flow

DAY 1 - Regensburg<p>Included Night Out - Deutschland Discovery<p>This one's for the students. Head to Regensburg at sunset and experience the youthful …

These Designs Take Bamboo Infrastructure to a New Level

Flexible, durable, and fast-growing—it's no wonder bamboo has been nick-named "the green steel of the 21st century."<p>Did we mention it can help protect the environment, too? By absorbing high amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, bamboo is a wonderful natural resource for both temporary and …

Architecture

Islam And Astronomy

Photo Credit: minhaji.net<p><i>While astrology has been looked down upon in Islam, astronomy, on the other hand, has been given much importance.</i><p>Astronomy …

Miracles of Human Language: An Introduction to Linguistics

Greening the Economy: Sustainable Cities

الأفلام الفائزة بجائزة الأوسكار للأفلام الأجنبية

persona 1966

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUKV2QDvCWc<p>Aug 24, 2012 - Uploaded by Danios12345<p><i>Persona</i> (<i>1966</i>) Trailer http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060827/ …

You could spend your holiday running this Scottish bookshop

In a tiny town on the southwest coast of Scotland, there’s one bookstore for every hundred people who live there. And in the already unusually …

Books

A Japanese Photographer Captures the Mysterious Power of Forest Bathing

The Japanese practice of <i>shinrin-yoku</i>—literally translated as “forest bathing”—is based on a simple premise: immerse yourself in the forest, absorb its sights, sounds, and smells, and you will reap numerous psychological and physiological benefits. The Forest Agency of Japan launched a campaign to …

Immune System

Scientists have found a drug that can repair cavities and regrow teeth

<b>In brief</b><p>A new discovery about a drug developed for Alzheimer's patients might replace fillings for cavity repair. Tideglusib stimulates stem cells in …

In defence of the childless

ONE by one, prejudices are tumbling in the West. People may harbour private suspicions that other people’s race, sex or sexuality makes them …

سلطة أرمنية / ايتش

The circadian rhythm research that just won a Nobel prize in medicine, explained

The award celebrates the study of the tiny biological clocks in every living thing.<p>Three American scientists have won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their discoveries of the microscopic biological machinery that controls the circadian rhythm, or the 24-hour body clock.<p>Humans, plants, …

How Putin Is Reinventing Warfare

The Kremlin, according to Barack Obama, is stuck in the “old ways,” trapped in Cold War or even 19th century mindsets. But look closer at the …

Zhoushan Island Restoration

Using two existing structures, the Zhoushan Island Restoration emerges as a modern dwelling from the abandoned ruins. The new home uses the original, …

Abandoned Buildings

Where to travel 2018

Nosy Ankao, Madagascar<p>Miavana.Miavana<p>An astounding 90% of the mammals found on Nosy Ankao — a secluded private island sanctuary that's part of the Loky Manambato Protected Area — are not found anywhere else. Guests who stay at the island's new and first luxury development, Miavana, can choose from …

Not all fire hydrants are red — here's what each different color means

Red, yellow, violet— fire hydrants come in many different colors. But it's not for decoration. These colors have an important meaning that could just save your life one day. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>What do fire hydrant colors mean? Certain colors are meant for different types of …