Scott Albright

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The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature

What is the Right Poetry Collection for You?

Want to get into poetry but not sure where to start? Prefer to read a whole book of poems straight through instead of dipping into random single …

Literature

Jonathan Marchessault, Golden Knights enjoying lucky Lamborghini

As we know, hockey players are superstitious. Some put their equipment on in the same order, others tape their sticks a particular way. Some may use …

Ice Hockey

Weekly Reader: Why the Vegas Golden Knights should be Canada's team

There's an annual tradition in the Stanley Cup playoffs in which the last remaining Canadian franchise, attempting to bring the chalice …

Ice Hockey

8 Authors You Should Definitely Read If You Love Haruki Murakami

1. Franz KafkaKafka had to be on top of the list considering Murakami himself hat tipped him with <i>Kafka On The Shore.</i> Kafka's <i>The Metamorphosis</i> is …

Literature

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

A Reddit User Asked People To Choose The Book That Best Represents Their Country & The Answers Are Incredible

There's a reason why comparing books to windows — or doors, or portals — to other worlds is such a common metaphor; literature is both a …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

Bill Murray movies: 15 greatest films ranked from worst to best

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Will a Poem a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

The use of poetry for therapeutic purposes goes back to primitive rites in which shamans would chant poems for the welfare of an individual or the …

Literature

13-Year-Old Boy Is First Person in US to Receive Newly Approved Gene Therapy for Blindness

On Tuesday, a 13-year-old boy from New Jersey was at the center of medical history as he became the first person in the US to receive an FDA-approved …

6 of the best love poems for World Poetry Day 2018

World Poetry Day is today, so what a perfect time to get stuck into some beautiful words.<p>Love is a common theme in poetry.<p>After all, it’s an emotion …

Gray Matters: Too Much Screen Time Damages the Brain

<b>“Taken together, [studies show] internet addiction is associated with structural and functional changes in brain regions involving emotional</b> …

Neuroscience

The one tip that will always get you running

The 30-minute run ruleThe post The one tip that will always get you running appeared first on Canadian Running Magazine.

Alberta

Madeleine L’Engle’s Christianity was vital to A Wrinkle in Time

The new Disney movie has excised L’Engle’s faith.<p>This week, an adaptation of one of the most banned children’s books of all time, Madeleine L’Engle’s <i>A</i> <i>Wrinkle in Time,</i> will hit movie theaters nationwide. The story follows Meg Murry, a moody but brilliant young girl who travels to another planet …

Books

How To Break Your Phone Addiction

I got my first smartphone in the summer of 2012, and ever since, I’ve found myself wishing I had stuck with my flip phone. It’s not that I hate my …

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

FDA

‘The Last Jedi’ Doesn’t Care What You Think About ‘Star Wars’ – And That’s Why It’s Great

<i>“This is not going to go the way you think.”</i> – Luke SkywalkerWith <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b>, director <b>J.J. Abrams</b> sought to prop up and revitalize …

Star Wars

Part Kurosawa, part Wile E. Coyote, The Last Jedi boldly rewires Star Wars' origins

<i>This article contains major spoilers for</i> Star Wars: The Last Jedi.<p><i>The Last Jedi</i>, Rian Johnson’s stylized contribution to the <i>Star Wars</i> mythos, returns …

New Evidence Is Forcing Scientists to Rewrite The History of Human Migration 'Out of Africa'

We may find our answer in Australasia.<p>Where did we humans come from?<p>Some 40 or so years ago, our origins seemed quite straightforward.<p>But now we see …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

Exercise

A Timeline of Everything We Know Happened After Return of the Jedi, Up to The Last Jedi

Two years ago, the “Journey to <i>The Force Awakens</i>” gave us our first tentative steps into fertile new ground for Disney’s <i>Star Wars</i> canon: the …

Luke Skywalker

3 Geniuses' Best Tips to Accelerate Learning | Inc.com

In the video above, the always entertaining Tim Ferriss explains the techniques he used to teach himself to play a song on the drums in front of a live audience in only a week. This is indeed a fun feat that pushed Ferriss to think carefully about how to learn fast and come up with genuinely useful …

Genius

Why Should You Read James Joyce’s Ulysses?: A New TED-ED Animation Makes the Case

There may be innumerable moral and philosophical reasons why we should read certain books, hear certain symphonies, see certain paintings…. Those …

The doctor of the future

In new healthcare systems, 'the doctor' is increasingly a team. Can actual physicians adapt?<p>DENVER — When patients go to see Dr. C.T. Lin for a checkup, they don’t see just Dr. Lin. They see Dr. Lin and Becky.<p>Becky Peterson, the medical assistant who works with Lin, sits down with patients first …

Health Care

The Best Strength Exercises for Runners

Runners aren’t typically known for their massive shoulders or overly-developed glutes—they tend to be lean, and even wiry—a physique that allows them …

A Case for Trail Running

In the thousands of years before humans created the first sharpened tools, how did we catch the food we needed to survive? According to many if you …

Fitness

The best trail running shoes for men

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Columbia/Business Insider<p>The Insider Pick:<p>I know you're thinking about it, so let's start with the most common question: What is the …