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This Artist Reimagined Pop Songs as Beautiful Infographics

Familiar lyrics become riddle-like images in this viral project.<p>In 2015, artist Katrina McHugh decided to tackle the viral art challenge “100-Day Project” by making infographics of pop song lyrics. The results were delightfully cheeky riddles that turned lyrics everyone knew into beautiful works of …

Infographics

The counterintuitive tricks to asking better questions, according to Harvard research

Having the ability to ask a question appears to be a uniquely human trait, one that saves us time and energy as we gather resources and information. It also allows us to develop empathy for others and create bonds of trust, even among strangers. Indeed, people who ask more questions are seen as …

Framing

18 New Music Books to Read This Summer

Whether you’re lounging in a beach chair, perched under a tree, or taking refuge next to a blasting air conditioner, the summer months offer many opportunities to sit back and read for hours on end. In that spirit, here are some of our favorite recent or soon-to-be-released music books, ranging …

Books

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Writing

There is a future for jobs – we’re just not ready for it

Top officials from the world’s most advanced economies will gather in Montreal this week to debate the future of jobs. The good news: There is a future for jobs. The bad news: We’re not ready for it.<p>Ministers covering portfolios spanning economic development and labour from the Group of Seven (G7) …

We Need to Rethink How We Educate Kids to Tackle the Jobs of the Future

The work of the future will involve humans collaborating with other humans to design work for machines.<p>Our education system was designed for the 20th century. It is largely focused on teaching kids how to retain information and manipulate numbers. It regularly tests these abilities and, if you do …

jobsofthefuture

12 Books That Will Make You a Better Writer and Storyteller

My favorite book is always the one I’m reading now. I get vested in the story, in the characters, in the voice of the writer.<p>The last few pages can …

Writing

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Getting an MFA is admirable and useful, but it's also incredibly time-consuming and costly. There are other ways to get a similar education to start …

Kurt Vonnegut’s Rules for Writers

How To Apply Them to Non-Fiction Writing<p>“My reason for writing is unfortunately in line with Hitler’s and Stalin’s: I think writers should serve …

There’s a biological reason you’re bored at work

At one point or other, we’ve all felt dulled by what we do at work—bored and creatively bankrupt. We’ve sometimes lost our zest for our jobs and accepted working as a sort of long commute to the weekend. An overwhelming majority of the workforce is not “involved in, enthusiastic about, and …

Employee Engagement

The 50 greatest wildlife holidays on Earth

From giant flat-screen televisions to 3D 12-channel surround sound IMAX, the technology now exists to bring the wonders of the natural world to our living rooms and cinema screens in ever more realistic ways. Hence the appeal of Blue Planet II, the most-watched television series in Britain last …

How do I stop being lonely? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Kate Leaver

Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Loneliness is a stealthy bastard. It can settle in on your soul without you even noticing, until the texture of the words appear on your tongue one day: “I’m lonely.” It’s a …

Loneliness

Oprah Winfrey Nailed Every Public Speaking Lesson You Could Learn in Her Golden Globes Speech

We don't blame you for wanting to rewatch Oprah's speech, over and over again.<p>Oprah Winfrey didn't just win the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday night. She stole the entire show.<p>The media mogul became the first African American woman to win the award, and she used her …

Golden Globes

14 Easy, Sweet Loaves to Ease You Back Into Baking

Reader, I’d be remiss if I didn’t fess up to spending holiday-induced down time consuming episode after episode of <i>The Great British Bake Off</i>. The saccharine episodes go down easier than a basket of well-baked scones and before I knew it, I found myself elbow deep in season 3. Somewhere between the …

5 Bestselling Books From 2017 That Will Put You Ahead of the Competition In 2018

These bestselling books offer valuable communication and public-speaking tips for entrepreneurs and leaders.<p>I've read 75 nonfiction books published this year in a wide range of categories from history to business. Most of the books are bestsellers and offer actionable insights into leadership, …

Public Speaking

10 Green Salads Worthy of Your Holiday Table

When planning a holiday meal, we tend to spend all our attention on fancy apps, an impressive main, or a showstopping dessert. If there’s time, we might pull out a few more stops for a signature cocktail. But all of that prep doesn’t leave much energy for the equally important sides. Enter the good …

Forget Facts: 3 Ways to Actually Change Someone's Mind

You can have all the evidence in the world, but you still won't change minds unless you do these things.<p>Here's a truth that should be blindingly obvious in 2017: facts don't win arguments.<p>With the two sides of our most polarizing political debates shouting past each other and absolutely nothing …

Cute

How to Create Content That People Actually Want to Read

It's easier than you think.<p>I'm on a mission to stop people from writing boring things. The internet is already full of politics, sensationalism, and click bait.<p>The last thing we all need is something that nobody wants to read.<p>Even if you're not a writer, it's possible to write something that other …

Creative Writing

Taste Beyond The Tongue

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers

People who achieve the most in life make it a practice to glean wisdom from others.<p>The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. …

Hedge Funds

The Secret of Great Vegetarian Cooking Is Sauces Like These

I'm not quite sure when the veggie bowl trend sparked, but I rejoiced because with it came a renaissance of sauces. Think about it — before you could …

16 OTHER Online Stores You Definitely Want to Know About

Oftentimes, I lie awake at night, wondering about all the online home decor stores I might be missing out on for lack of knowing (kidding, I sleep …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Self-improvement

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read

Take it from these CEOs, founders, and other high-achieving leaders.<p>Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain …

Mission Impossible

12 Powerful Posters Of Female Scientists That Every Classroom Needs

Move over, Einstein.<p>Can you name five female scientists from history?<p>Maybe you named one, or two. Chances are you remembered Marie Curie, the famed two-time Nobel Laureate whose work led to the discovery of radioactivity. Yet there are hundreds of female scientists whose work has been foundational …

Posters

8 Bright Salads To Beat The Winter Blues

After the holidays, January can feel like a gray, gloomy month. But a delicious, colorful salad is sure to lift your spirits. These recipes are so good you won't even realize you're eating healthy.<p><b>1. Moroccan Carrot & Chickpea Salad</b><p>Fragrant spices, bright colors, sweet and savory flavors -- this …

How the World's Smallest Birds Survive the Winter

"Little Arnold Schwarzeneggers," hummingbirds are tough—so tough they've evolved a clever way of coping with the cold.<p>As the smallest birds on Earth, hummingbirds may seem frail—so it's not surprising Donovan Nixon asked Weird Animal Question of the Week how they cope with winter.<p>Turns out these …

The Best New Los Angeles Restaurants of 2016 According to Eater LA’s Editors

There’s a lot, restaurant-wise, to be thankful for as we coast through the tail-end of 2016 and into an even brighter 2017. There are more great restaurants than ever before, including long-running favorites and street food upstarts galore. We’re still doing pop-up restaurants well, still owning …

Santa Monica

19 Unique Fireplace Decor Ideas That Don’t Require a Flame

No matter the location, a fireplace is the focal point of any room — and often serves as the functional element on a chilly night. But imagine the endless possibilities for creatively decorating your fireplace without a flame. We’ve got some fun and chic ways to give some love to your home’s hot …

Decorations

The Best Halloween Board Games to Play at Home

Whether you're hosting a party, staying in for the night waiting for trick-or-treaters, or have just returned home from your own candy grab, you'll …