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Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, eating, dating and more on iOS

Our pick of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer number of apps for iOS can …

Apps

The science behind meditation, and why it makes you feel better

Meditation yields a surprising number of health benefits, including stress reduction, improved attention, better memory, and even increased …

The Secret Weapon to Help You Stick to Your Good Habits

For many, many people, the secret weapon of habit-change is outer accountability.<p>It's been so satisfying to have <i>Better Than Before</i> out in the world. (And, I must admit, also very satisfying that it's a bestseller.)<p>It's fascinating to me to hear how people respond to it -- what ideas they find most …

The transformation of David Brooks

<b>David Brooks was struggling with sin.</b> More precisely, he was seeking a way to translate the Christian understanding of sin into secular terms for …

Elizabeth Holmes Wants You to Have Control of Your Health Info

__Elizabeth Holmes is a Woman of the Year because... "At only 31, she is already proving the outsize impact one fiercely determined individual can have on the lives of so many." __<p><b>—philanthropist Melinda Gates, cochair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 2013 Woman of the Year</b><p>The Valley's …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Time Management

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Neil deGrasse Tyson lets the science deniers have it: “The beginning of the end of an informed democracy”

<b>(AP/Dennis Van Tine)</b><p>In a Salon exclusive, the renowned astrophysicist discusses his show “StarTalk” and the state of science in America<p>Sean Illing<p>October 20, 2015 6:35pm (UTC)<p>If Americans agree about one thing, it’s that their favorite astrophysicist is Neil deGrasse Tyson. A ubiquitous presence on …

Lying awake at 3am? Perhaps you should try biphasic sleeping

Poor sleep and insomnia can make you less effective, but it’s still not necessary to stay in bed for eight hours<p>Madonna, Margaret Thatcher and Donald Trump all claim to have thrived on four hours or less of sleep. If it’s good enough for the queen of pop and the Iron Lady, should entrepreneurs be …

Sleep

Forget Greece, the China bubble is the real threat to the global economy

Yesterday, investors in U.S. stocks decided not to panic.<p>Monday's sell-off halted. But it did not reverse. And it left the street with its worst half-year performance since 2010.<p>Gain for 2015 so far?<p>Zilch.<p>But have we seen the top? We will have to wait to find out.<p>When the ATMs Went Dark…<p>Fox News …

Why Obama Gave a Christian Speech Without Mentioning Jesus

In a nation built on the separation of church and state, the line a Christian president walked at a ceremony for a murdered Christian preacher<p>Over the weekend I explained why I thought Barack Obama’s “Grace” speech, in eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney and eight others, was so rhetorically and …

This 8-step process will change the way you read forever

Other luminaries who have lived a thousand lives include SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who believes that reading is the fastest way to learn.<p>The members of Chromeo spend most of their time in the library, while business magnates Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger frequently spend entire days …

8 Foods That Will Help You Get Ripped Like a Superhero

Try these surprising foods to help you build muscle—no protein shakes or chicken included.<p>Surely we've all gotten the memo on protein by now, right? At least judging by the insane superhero diets of the Cavill, Pratt, and "The Rock" Johnsons of the world, it's clear that eating a ton of it is now …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

5 Money Tips for Vacationing With Friends

It can be tricky to navigate trip planning and financing, but vacationing with friends can be fun and frugal.<p>You love hanging out with some …

The real best souvenirs to bring home from 19 countries around the world

Travelers always want to bring home something that will remind them of their trip — but many often get stuck buying cheap knick knacks from tourist traps.<p>To avoid getting something you'll only throw away in a few months, we've rounded up a list of some authentic items you should buy when …

Southern Africa

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

If you’re reading this article instead of doing your work, chances are good that you have trouble managing your time efficiently. You’re not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, 90% of workers waste at least a half hour each workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. While computers …

David Brooks, wrong again: What “religious freedom” proponents don’t understand about the Constitution

<b>(AP/Nam Y. Huh/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>“Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.”<p>Michael Signer<p>April 10, 2015 3:02pm (UTC)<p>This week, proponents of today’s “religious freedom” acts in Indiana and Arkansas seemed bewildered by the …

23 Stress Hacks That Will Actually Change Your Life

Easy, breezy, life-changing.

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

Nutrition

7 Truths About LinkedIn Everybody Needs to Know

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Why You Should Never Start Just One Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are two types of entrepreneurs: Those who start one company and those who start lots of companies.<p>Those who start lots of companies like to describe themselves as “serial entrepreneurs,” which may or may not be slightly fatuous. …

Two Books Blue Books

The Problem<p>In some low-income neighborhoods, there is only one book for every 300 children.<p>The Solution<p>Students with easy access to books tend to …

Books

How to fundraise on Facebook

charity money,Voluntary Sector Network,Voluntary sector network blog,Charities,Social media,Voluntary sector,Digital media,Fundraising,Fundraising and finance,How to guides for small charities,Society<p>Raising money on social media can be daunting since there are so many demands for people’s …

4 of the Remotest Vacation Spots on the Planet

We drew up this list of some of the most remote vacation spots on the planet. A few are difficult to get to, many are the only inhabited spot for miles, and all of them are sure to get you far away from your usual haunts.<p><i>By Adam Lapetina</i><p>Remember when you vacationed in Cape Cod and ran into Bob from …

Gulf Stream

Why Montefalco Is Italy’s Best "New" Wine Region

Long overshadowed by the famous wine regions of neighboring Tuscany, Montefalco’s Sagrantino wine trail is finally stepping into the spotlight.<p>Chianti, Brunello, Moscato, Prosecco. These are the Italian wines we know (and love)—a kind of Big Four that first-time travelers sample on a wine-tasting …

10 Diet Myths That Are Making You Gain Weight

The truth behind every diet lie you've heard.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>There are a lot of tips floating around out there about the best way to lose weight—so if you're following the wrong advice to a T, then the pounds may pile on instead of melting off. …

Solar Power To Become Cheapest Source Of Energy In Many Regions By 2025, German Experts Say

Solar power still amounts for a small share of net electricity generation around the world. In the USA, for instance, as of December 2014 it was responsible for just 0.45% of the total electricity produced.<p>Things are changing quite quickly, however, and if the German think tank Agora Energiewende …

Renewable Energy