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How to profit when the market dips

A wall of money is patiently watching from the sidelines as both small and professional investors wait to inject potentially hundreds of billions of pounds into the stock market - when the time is right.<p>So when does that magic moment arrive? Most investment managers will tell you it is impossible …

Investing

MoMA has swapped out Picasso and Matisse paintings for works by artists from Muslim-majority countries

A poignant political protest is taking place on the walls of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The museum, located just two blocks from Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, transformed its galleries overnight and hung works by artists from the Muslim-majority countries affected by president …

Art

Want to Improve Brain Functioning? Neuroscience Says to Start Reading This Immediately (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

I can't tell you the number of times I've visited a coworking space or other such entrepreneur hangout and seen cult favorites like <i>Lean Startup</i>, <i>ReWork</i>, and <i>Lean In</i> fill the shelves.<p>There's nothing wrong with that, of course. Nonfiction has its place, and plenty of people have felt more educated and …

The Brain

Opinion: How to invest in the Trump era: Buy shares of private companies

An idea for investors: The next four years seem likely to favor Main Street over Wall Street.<p>Even as President Donald Trump’s economic policies are …

Investing

5 Classic Records You Don't Own, But Should (V)

In previous posts in our <i>5 Classic Records You Don’t Own, But Should</i> series we featured forgotten albums from the ninety-eighties, ninety-nineties, …

Welcome to dystopia – George Orwell experts on Donald Trump

Jean Seaton: The seeds were sown during the George W Bush era<p>Reading George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four again, now, hurts. And I’m not the only one to be revisiting it: sales of the book have soared in the past week. What you had previously thought you read at a cool, intellectual distance (a …

Literature

The 10 Best Amazon Prime Original Series Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 16th</b><p>There are a lot of good TV shows on Amazon Prime, but increasingly the streaming service’s original programming has been as good as much of its licensed programming as it expands its library of original content. It doesn’t have quite the breadth of Netflix, but there’s hardly …

TV

How Run the Jewels Became Hip-Hop's Most Intense Truth-Tellers

El-P was riding through a downtown L.A. intersection, shotgun in Jonah Hill's Audi, when another car materialized seemingly out of nowhere and – <i>bam!</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How meditation can make you a better investor

The financial professionals who recently packed a classroom in a Toronto office tower were there to learn about a technique typically associated with Buddhist monks.<p>Meditation is not just for shaven-headed Tibetans in search of enlightenment, the buttoned-down attendees were told. It's also a …

Unlock Hidden Genres in Netflix With These Secret Codes

Although it’s been known for a while, no one’s really bothered to take the time to jot down all of Netflix’s genre codes – until now. In case you’re …

TV shows

The human factor gave us both Brexit and Trump

Human imperfection has shaped history and will determine the course of these frightening times<p>Lack of self-knowledge has recently done a lot of damage to the world. Not understanding the limitations of their gifts or public appeal, prominent politicians have wanted the wrong thing for themselves.<p>A …

Downing Street

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

The song to listen to if you want to significantly reduce your anxiety in less than 10 minutes

Of the 15 songs tested by market research firm Mindlab International, "Weightless" was found to induce the greatest relaxation in study participants, according to The Daily Mail. Other songs the researchers tested were chosen by surveying people about the music they found relaxing and included …

Mindfulness

A musical tour of Europe's great cities: Hamburg

Our series continues with Germany’s second largest city – where Brahms and Mendelssohn were born, Telemann and Mahler worked and the Beatles came of age<p>This week’s stop on our tour of Europe’s great musical centres is the northern German city of Hamburg, the country’s second largest, the eighth …

Flute

Radio 3 pushes rap and electronica in search of a younger audience

BBC radio station’s promo films will feature jazz-rapper Soweto Kinch, poet Alice Oswald and a deconstructed Beethoven quartet<p>Rap and the discordant collapse of a Beethoven quartet are to feature in a provocative trio of television advertisements aimed at shaking up perceptions of BBC Radio 3.<p>The …

Horns

How to Dress Well: Care review – pop at its boldest

(Weird World/Domino)<p>Over the course of four albums, Chicago’s Tom Krell, aka How to Dress Well, has moved from hollowing out his tactile take on R&B to filling it to the brim. <i>Care</i> – which features production from Taylor Swift collaborator Jack Antonoff – is a much bolder pop experiment than his …

Jack Antonoff

Chan k'chang: 25 years of Nirvana's Nevermind

<b>Many of us can hum the opening bars to Smells Like Teen Spirit, the opening track of Nirvana's second album Nevermind, but when did you first hear them? Fans of the band have been recalling the grunge explosion of the 1990s and weighing what it means a quarter of a century later.</b><p>The album, …

George Michael

Top 10 Cities By Hip Hop Scene

If you’ve read any of my recent articles, you’ll recall that I’ve been focusing on rappers by regional scene. So far I’ve covered New York City’s 5 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The 3 Best Exercises For Building Bigger, Stronger Quads | Men's Health

Steve Sanford<p><b>Barbell Front Squat</b><br>Squatting with the weight in front provides a counterbalance that helps you keep your trunk upright, shifting the load onto your quads.<p>Go harder: Elevate your heels by wearing Olympic lifting shoes or by placing them on weight plates. Do 5 sets of 5 with a weight …

Soundcloud launches Spotify competitor in the UK

<b>Music streaming service Soundcloud has launched a UK paid-for service to rival the likes of Spotify and Apple Music.</b><p>The company hopes to attract users with a mixture of officially licensed tracks and its catalogue of 125 million covers, remixes, DJ sets and podcasts.<p>Called Soundcloud Go, it costs …

Miley Cyrus

How to Get Cut Between the Shoulders and the Biceps

Definition, or cuts, between muscles is best achieved through regularly lifting weights and performing exercises that target specific muscle sets. …

If You’re Having Fun, You’re Doing It Wrong: Andrew Kevin Walker On Screenwriting

The legendary screenwriting veteran behind Se7en has a new film coming out, and a lot to say about not letting the industry eat you alive.<p>Never underestimate the power of a mistake. Andrew Kevin Walker’s entire career may have hinged on one.<p>It all started with the then-fledgling writer’s …

5 Things Most People Don't Understand About the National Debt

This is one of those ideas that sounds better than it actually is<p>Since this is an election year, you’re hearing a lot about the size of the national …

What to Eat Before and After a Workout

Chris Gallo<p>Before: Whole Wheat Toast with Sliced Banana and Cinnamon<p>When it comes to gearing up for workout, carbs are your gym BFF. The key is to …

Justin Trudeau’s Canada is the best hope for the global economy

I’ve tried to stay above the fray, when it comes to Canada’s new easy-on-the-eyes prime minister.<p>That’s been pretty easy—until now. Despite his political pedigree, commendable commitment to gender parity, and formidable core strength, Canada—while affluent and successful—usually isn’t a major force …

Canada

Mental Tricks For Fitness Motivation | Men's Health

Before you attempt a big lift, picture yourself completing it—and mime the steps in the movement. Visualizing your goal can boost your actual performance by 45 percent, finds a study in <i>Behavioral and Brain Functions</i>.<p><b>Prepare For Tomorrow’s Workout</b><p>Pack your gym bag for tomorrow’s workout before you …

This is your brain on LSD

This is a human brain on the psychedelic drug LSD:<p>The image comes from a new study published in the journal <i>PNAS</i>, which used modern techniques to map out the effects of a placebo and LSD on 20 healthy participants' brains.<p>The results show clear differences, with the images of the brain on LSD …

Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Punk Albums

10<p>By<p>Earlier this month, we posted our list of the 40 Greatest Punk Albums of All Time. Needless to say, not everyone agreed with the selections. Some …

Music

9 Health Benefits to Adding Avocado Oil to Your Diet

The avocado is an unusual fruit. Unlike most fruits, it's rich in healthy fats and is often used to produce oil (1).<p>While avocado oil is not as well …

China is trying to make a huge industrial shift that could have disastrous consequences

Tangshan (China) - Hundreds of laid-off steelworkers gathered outside their former employer's office this week to protest losing their jobs, victims of a global glut.<p>But the smokestacks nearby were not British. They are in China — the very place blamed by European politicians for the plunging …