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There are dozens of holidays between now and January. Here’s how to survive all that family time

It’s the holiday season, time for family gatherings, happiness, and good cheer. It’s also the time for your smiling brother to sit across from you at the dinner table and comment on on how your favorite politician is corrupt and anyone who supports him is delusional.<p>At least 29 religious holidays …

Black Friday spending soars 7pc despite retailers launching deals early

Consumer spending has soared on Black Friday, despite early signs shoppers had steered clear of the high street and some retailers launching their promotions well ahead of the annual shopping event.<p>Spending was up 7pc on last year as of 5pm, according to data from Barclaycard, which processes …

Trump drinking water turned into a Photoshop battle real quick

How else are we meant to react to political discourse if not with jovial image editing?<p>Upon his return from Asia, President Donald Trump gave a …

Peaky Blinders review – Adrien Brody joins Brum’s bloodthirsty gangsters

The Shelbys are back, with more roaming accents and gratuitous slo-mo. Plus: anthropomorphism at Chester zoo<p>You have to hand it to this wily upstart: four years on from first transmission, with a raft of starry names on the credits and a horde of new international fans (thank you, Netflix), Steven …

Entertainment

Justice League review: The most tedious superhero movie yet

Comics by numbers.<p><i>Batman v Superman</i> was dour and mean-spirited, <i>Suicide Squad</i> was neon nonsense with dodgy gender politics. They were both terrible in …

7 Mantras for Those Who Have Lost Their Motivation and Hope

Earlier today, I was sitting on a park bench eating a sandwich for lunch when an elderly couple pulled their car up under a nearby oak tree. They …

Old Age

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

The Secrets of Resilience

What does it take to conquer life’s adversities? Lessons from successful adults who overcame difficult childhoods<p>Does early hardship in life keep children from becoming successful adults? It’s an urgent question for parents and educators, who worry that children growing up in difficult …

Schadenfreude

Illustrator Tutorial: Colorful & Abstract Illustrations

Mostafa Abd ELsattar shared a really cool project on his Behance profile where he teaches with an Illustrator tutorial video how he created some …

Digital Art

Rare victory for rainforests as nations vow to stop 'death by chocolate'

Plans by the governments of Ghana and Ivory Coast drawn up after Guardian investigation revealed links between the cocoa industry and rainforest loss<p>The governments of Ghana and the Ivory Coast are formulating plans to immediately put a stop to all new deforestation after a Guardian investigation …

Rainforests

iPhone X Review: Yes, There Are Reasons to Pay Apple $1,000

Apple’s latest has a crisp display, easier-to-grip design, top-notch cameras—and no home button<p>The first 48 hours with the iPhone X elicits a feeling similar to the one you get assembling mail-order furniture using a poorly drawn 45-step instruction manual. After a lot of fumbling and missteps, you …

Mobile Technology

Wild at heart: how one woman and her husband live out in the woods

For seven years, Miriam Lancewood and her husband Peter have lived a nomadic life – she is the hunter and he is the cook. Now they’re walking across Europe to Turkey, with a tent and little else. Stefanie Marsh meets them to hear why<p>Miriam Lancewood has been living off grid, in the wild, for seven …

Mind

Pakistani police arrest men for marching girl naked through village

Incident is revenge for brother’s alleged affair and is latest in which village councils use women and girls to settle family disputes<p>Pakistani police have arrested eight men for marching a 14-year-old girl naked through a village in revenge for her brother allegedly tarnishing their family …

Pakistan

Delete for Everyone: WhatsApp will finally let you unsend those embarrassing texts

The sought-after feature is called "Delete for Everyone" - but it will only work within the first 7 minutes.<p>WhatsApp has confirmed that it will …

Ralph Nader: Trump’s Anti-Consumer Agenda Hurts His Voters

As a candidate, Donald Trump promised regular people, “I will be your voice,” and attacked the drug industry for “getting away with murder” in setting high prices for lifesaving medications. But as president, he has declared war on regulatory programs protecting the health, safety and economic …

FDA

The blood on George W Bush's hands will never dry. Don't glorify this man

George W Bush caused far more harm to the country and planet than Trump has so far, and maybe ever will<p>For liberals across the spectrum, the temptation is real to lionize George W Bush now. Donald Trump is our child-king, slobbering over the country and embarrassing us all. He is parody made real, …

Political Science

How to quickly trim video on Mac and iOS

The secret of a good movie is in the editing. Well, the script, the lightning, the directing, the photography, and the acting are all important, but for home movies, you have little control over those.<p>So it’s down to the edit. And the most basic of edits is to lop the ends off a clip, to trim video …

Time I

9 things Donald Trump didn't tell the truth about on Monday

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is setting a historic pace for mistruths during his time in office. Through his first 263 days in office -- which covers through October 9 -- Trump has made 1,318 false or misleading claims, according to a count maintained by The Washington Post's Fact …

Donald Trump

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

Stanchezza non ti temo: 10 rimedi naturali per affrontare tutto con più energia

<b>Sentirsi stanchi</b> è normale. Succede molto di frequente con i cambi di stagione, ad esempio, o durante i periodi di forte stress. Ma se la stanchezza …

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Human Brain Every Entrepreneur Should Know | Inc.com

In the past 15 years, technological advancements have given neuroscientists and researchers the tools to gather more facts about the human brain than we've ever before known. These advancements have proven the brain to be more capable than we realized, but scientists have also found evidence to …

Personality

21 photos that show what commuting looks like around the world

1/<p>In Thailand, commuters ride in boats along canals.<p>Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters<p>2/<p>Bicycles are popular in Vietnam.<p>Kham/Reuters<p>3/<p>A ferry is the way to …

Trains

What if dinosaurs hadn’t died out?

Imagine a world where an asteroid hadn’t wiped out the dinosaurs. What would have happened afterwards – and how might their presence have affected mammals like us?<p>It was the kind of cataclysm that we can scarcely imagine. When an asteroid 15km-wide (nine miles) slammed into planet Earth 66 million …

Dinosaurs

Star Trek: Discovery review – a darker vision boldly goes into the future

The latest addition to the Star Trek canon has found a bona fide star in Sonequa Martin-Green, but the world around her lacks the deep space to succeed<p>Star Trek posits a future of feminism, political rapprochement between generations-old enemies and the pursuit of racial equality. But it’s also …

Science Fiction

Apple has released its new High Sierra operating system for Mac

It is available to download by clicking the Apple logo in the top left corner of the screen and then selecting About This Mac > Software Update... . It can also be downloaded from the App Store.<p>The new macOS High Sierra follows on from macOS Sierra and there are a number of updates to look out …

High Sierra

“Brain zapping” could be the best way to treat depression and spark creativity

<i>More photos from this reportage are featured in Quartz’s new book</i> The Objects that Power the Global Economy. <i>You may not have seen these objects before, but they’ve already changed the way you live. Each chapter examines an object that is driving radical change in the global economy. This is from</i> …

The Brain