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Serial killer Dennis Nilsen dies in prison

The serial killer Dennis Nilsen, known as the Muswell Hill Murderer, has died in prison aged 72.<p>Nilsen, who admitted butchering 15 young men during a killing spree in the 1970s and 1980s, was jailed for life in 1983.<p>The former civil servant, 72, executed and dismembered many of his victims at his …

Crime

Meghan Markle is literally fit for a prince and you can follow her workout here

MEGHAN MARKLE is, literally, fit for a prince. Harry’s bride-to-be, 36, has honed her body for years, loves the gym and used to blog about her …

Workouts

Try These 5 Yoga Poses When It Feels Like You're Having The Worst Day Ever

Everyone has days from time to time that can only be described in one word: "meh." It's on these days that it feels like literally nothing at <i>all</i> is …

Yoga

Should we sleep and wake early to boost our health?

<b>When a recent study looked at health differences between late and early risers, it appeared to make grim reading for night owls.</b><p>Increased risk of early death, psychological disorders and respiratory illness were the stark findings from the paper, which backed up other research suggesting …

Sleep

Whistler’s Mother review – a painting that’s not what it seems

A meticulous study of Anna Whistler, by Daniel E Sutherland and Georgia Toutziari, is a treasure trove of odd information<p>Over the last century and a half Whistler’s mother has been having a high old time. Perhaps 1934 was the giddiest year: Cole Porter name-checked her in “You’re the Top” while the …

Books

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Books

M.C. Escher’s Mind-Bending Mathematical Prints Now Available Online

Today, you can find a wealth of optical illusion art with the click of a mouse. Before interactive videos and animated gifs, however, there was the mind-bending work of <b>M.C. Escher</b>, a Dutch graphic designer known for marrying mathematical precision with surreal subject matter. In an effort to …

Boston

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Critical Thinking

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped takes hard work and dedication, a carefully planned diet and many hours in the gym. At times, it takes an iron will — when you want to …

Nutrition

Immersive Exhibition on the Work of Gustav Klimt

Inaugurated on April 13, the Atelier des Lumières, Paris’s leading digital art center, began its program with an immersive exhibition on the work of …

Gustav Klimt

These are the seven best RAW camera apps for Android and iOS

A RAW photo offers better image quality than a JPEG, but capturing RAW images was once a feature reserved for only DSLRs and other high-end cameras. …

Mobile Photography

Lyme Disease Is On The Rise Again. Here's How To Prevent It

Lyme disease was once unheard of in western Pennsylvania, where Barbara Thorne, now an entomologist at the University of Maryland, spent time as a kid.<p>Thorne knew that if black-legged ticks are infected with bacteria called <i>Borrelia burgdorferi</i>, they can transmit Lyme to people and, that if …

Disease

How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.<p>As we …

Happiness

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

David Hockney, a portrait of the portrait artist at 80: 'I'm still curious'

When David Hockney called to ask about painting his portrait, the architect<p>Frank Gehrywas immediately intrigued. Hockney said it would be fine to bring Gehry’s artist son Alejandro to watch, and once they arrived at the studio, both Gehrys paid close attention to Hockney as he painted.<p>“He was …

Art

Meet the Woman Behind the Art World’s Biggest Sales

Brooke Lampley has already sold a billion dollars’ worth of art—and she’s just getting started.<p>The art world raised its collective eyebrows in …

Art

Surreal Figure Drawings That Deals With Death In The Age of Selfies

While in art school, Laurie Lipton was told she was wasting her time with her figurative work.<p>Her professors valued Conceptual Art above all else and …

100 Years On, What Does It Say That We’re Still Censoring Egon Schiele’s Nudes?

Known for his erotic drawings of women as much as his own emo nude self-portraits, Egon Schiele is proving even more controversial now than he was …

Art

Artist Creates Web-Like Portraits From a Single Unbroken Thread

Slovenia-based artist Sašo Krajnc (aka Cvern) handcrafts incredible string art portraits made with unbroken pieces of sewing thread. Each piece appears like a textile spirograph, featuring countless lines of black thread interwoven and tightly wound around circular, nail-clad, aluminum and wooden …

4-Move Pilates Routine for When You Just Don't Feel Like Working Out

There are times when workout motivation is lower than normal, days when you either can't get to your workout at all or can't quite push yourself hard …

Yoga

How plotting will make you a better writer

I’ll be honest, I’ve never been too keen on plotting. I was always concerned that it would take out the spontaneity of writing, something I truly …

7 Things PHOTOGRAPHERS NEED TO KNOW About FILMMAKING

You are a photographer and you're interested in the video world but you have no idea where to start. Let's talk about seven different things that you …

10 rashes caused by ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a long-term condition that causes inflammation in the large intestine and the rectum. It can also cause skin problems.<p>This …

Immune System

11 Little Habits That May Make You Seem Less Confident & How To Fix Them

When it comes to social situations, it's perfectly normal to feel nervous. Between finding the right thing to say, to remembering everyone's name, …

How 1 Word Can Save Your Business, Your Family, and Your Health | Inc.com

Days after my second son was born, I hopped on an airplane to visit a prospective client. My wife wasn't too happy. I had been absent for much of that year.<p>We recently celebrated his fifth birthday and I caught myself thinking back to that time, trying to remember more. But I can't, because I …

Work-life Balance

You're 96 Percent Less Creative Than You Were as a Child. Here's How to Reverse That | Inc.com

If you haven't said it yourself, someone has said it to you: "I'm just not that creative."<p>Most of us wouldn't mind being just a little more creative. Fortunately, you can. Not only are there proven ways to increase your creativity, but also, according to research, all of us have a creative gene.<p>In …

Creativity

18 words and phrases smart people never include on their resumes

While it can be tempting to load a bunch of jargon and glowing language on your resume, there are certain terms and phrases that you should avoid.<p>So, …

Andreas Gursky on the photograph that changed everything: 'It was pure intuition'

It went against all he had been taught. But this image of Salerno harbour was a turning point for the great photographer, paving the way to his epic landscapes<p>It was 1990 and I was out driving with my family, sightseeing in and around Naples. Late in the afternoon, we came across this view over the …

Art

This Eerie Mental Health Condition Has Locked Thousands of Japanese Away From Society

"Hikikomori" is becoming a health crisis.<p>Hayashi Kyoko started becoming a social recluse when her high school principal started talking about …

Is anxiety a strong early indicator of Alzheimer's disease?

The degenerative processes behind Alzheimer's disease have been found to begin 10, or even 20 years before dementia symptoms become evident and the …