Rebecca Wakefield

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10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

10 independent bookshops you should visit worldwide: our readers recommend

Photograph: Allen Ginsberg/Corbis<p>From left to right: Bob Donlin, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, Robert LaVinge, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti stand in front of the City Lights bookshop in 1956, owned by the latter …

Allen Ginsberg

23-Year-Old Student Proves Earth is Surrounded by Freaky Plasma Rings

Probably no reason to panic, but we won't judge you if you do<p>Cleo Loi is only 23 years old, but the University of Sydney student of …

Hackers steal £650 million in world's biggest bank raid

Investigators uncover what is thought to be the biggest ever cybercrime with more than £650 million going missing from banks around the world<p>British banks are thought to have lost tens of millions of pounds after a gang of Russian based hackers spent the last two years orchestrating the largest …

Pauline van Dongen's Vigour cardigan senses how well its wearer is moving

Fashion designer Pauline van Dongen has developed a knitted cardigan with integrated stretch sensors that measures the movement of elderly wearers (+ …

Breathtaking Photos of Central Park During the "Blizzard" of 2015

On Monday, the world held its breath as the news reported that New York City would be hit with one of the largest blizzards in the city's history. Forecasters predicted for up to 30 inches of snow. The city came to a standstill as thousands of flights were canceled, the subway system was shut down, …

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17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Libraries

Nepal survivor says guides were ill-prepared

Paul Sherridan, a policeman from South Yorkshire, has described how he survived the horrific blizzards and avalanches in Nepal that have left more than 30 people dead. He also warned that the guides who take people trekking "might not be as competent and capable as you think they are"<p>A British …

Church must change or 'wither away' warns bishop

Bishop warns Church will wither away without radical change to attract more people<p>A bishop has warned the Church of England must make wholesale change to halt the slide in attendance, or wither away in the 21st century.<p>Rt Rev Julian Henderson, Bishop of Blackburn, said he feared unless the Church …

The Bread Exchange: what would you swap for a homemade loaf?

Sally Saunders meets a baker who started giving away her surplus bread… and got a new life in exchange<p>What is a loaf of bread worth to you? Do you pay 49p for sliced white from the supermarket, or fork out £3.50 at the farmers’ market for a handmade, artisan mound?<p>And what if the bread is not for …