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The Illuminati Were Amateurs -- The Facts Show These Five Families Rule the World

As you begin to understand world governments don’t have your best interests in mind — that enemies of the State could more aptly be called enemies of …

12 Mindfulness Hacks You Can Use in 24 Hours | Inc.com

Mindfulness is all the rage these days, and with good reason. Practicing mindfulness has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety. A new study from the University of Oxford even found that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is as effective as antidepressants in preventing depression relapses.<p>…

10 Things You Never See In Successful People

Everyone has their own interpretation of what success means to them, but when you break it right down, everyone can agree that it always has …

Anthony Burgess’s dystopian classic still continues to startle and provoke, refusing to be outshone by Stanley Kubrick’s brilliant film adaptation<p>There are two possible approaches to <i>A Clockwork Orange</i> and it’s best to address this up front. There’s the novel, written in 1961 by Anthony Burgess; a …

Literature

ISIS and the corrupt art trade: We know cultural crimes fund terrorism — now what?

A museum can be worth as much as an oil field, provided there is someone willing to buy looted and smuggled art<p>The term “tomb raider” brings to mind a scantily clad video game heroine before most people associate it with black-clad fundamentalist terrorists. But the people who illegally excavate …

Future PLC

These Female Artists Should Be In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Earlier this week, Joan Jett of the Blackhearts told Billboard that “there should be more women in the Hall of Fame, and more women in rock.” Considering only “roughly 8.5 percent of the total number of inductees” are female, it’s hard to argue with Jett, who’s about to make that percentage …

Music

The ultimate pension freedom: Retire in Portugal and reduce your tax

New freedoms mean you can move your pension abroad. We show you where you'll pay the least tax<p>It is the ultimate dream for many people - to work hard, build up a nest egg and retire abroad to a climate with year-round sunshine. Now there is an added financial motive to move overseas.<p>The <b>new pension</b> …

Hokusai and the wave that swept the world

Without the Japanese printmaker Hokusai, Impressionism might never have happened. Jason Farago examines the moment when European art started turning Japanese.<p>In the beginning was the wave. The blue and white tsunami, ascending from the left of the composition like a massive claw, descends …

5 Ways To Quickly Pull Yourself Out of a Funk If Your Life is in The Dumps

I was in a funk for a very long time around my “Quarter-life crisis” period and like most people, I turned to the Internet for advice before asking …

Self-improvement

Dear Museums: Stop Making Nonsense

It's time for museums to desist with the silly spectacles and get back to the good work they could be doing in the civic sphere.<p>The Hayward Gallery is bringing the work of Carsten Höller to London starting in June. Improbably, the gallery has managed to take the spectacle of Höller's last museum …

The first rule of art appreciation is to talk about art

<b>Hey there, time traveller!</b><br>This article was published <b>30/3/2015</b> (1175 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.<p>There's always been a …

Die Hard

10 great films that deserve to be better known

Acceptance into the canon of great films can be a bit like being picked for the school football team. The strongest and most robust inevitably get …

Unseen Radiohead, Thom Yorke artwork to go on display at art gallery

Exhibition in Sydney will showcase artist Stanley Donwood’s career<p>Radiohead sleeve designer Stanley Donwood’s artwork is to go on display at a …

Indie Music

Uniting Psychology and Spirituality: Awareness Is Freedom

Psychology and spirituality are often seen as opposite, even antagonistic, ventures. The scientists who conduct psychological research raise their eyebrows skeptically when the topic of spirituality is raised: It all seems so fuzzy and subjective. On the other hand, spiritual practitioners are …

30 High-Impact Ways to Level Up Your Writing

<i>This is a guest contribution from freelance blogger and email copywriter Hassan Ud-deen.</i><p>Ever feel like your writing could be better?<p>If you’re a …

Creative Writing