Shane Rumbold

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If You Didn't Love Reading Before You See This, You'll Love It After

Reading is not only fun, it can improve your life. From better memory to less stress, there are lots of great reasons to read.

Reading Made Awesome: The Features of Ebook Apps You Should Be Using

Reading books on tablets or phones is awesome. There, I said it and I'm not taking it back. While the biggest advantage of reading on a mobile device …

Poet Seamus Heaney dies aged 74

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1006000/1006686_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524660093_3ec266e14cefe908519ec6a8b1a8aa80<p><b>Seamus Heaney, acclaimed by many as the best Irish poet since WB Yeats, has died aged 74.</b><p>Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995 "for …

Literature

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

This post originally appeared over on the Maptia Blog<i>. The team at Maptia are creating a beautiful platform for telling stories about places (launching soon!) and you can check out their</i> 'See The World' <i>manifesto here.</i><p>The relationship between words and their meaning is a fascinating one, and …

Language

What If Quentin Tarantino Wrote Classic Disney Movies for Samuel L. Jackson?

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Why you need to dress like your boss

The team that dresses alike, works together better, apparently, and if you really want to get on in your career, you could do far worse than emulate your manager's dress sense<p>First the bad news: if you think your co-workers dress like drones and pride yourself on your own "unique" sense of style, …

5 Tips to Use Social Media to Find a Job

The article is written by Joe Yeager and first appeared on socialmediaclub.org. I read many stories about social media impacting the workplace. Most …

Social Media

Go Finland! First Arctic nation to call for a global sanctuary around the North Pole

It's not every day that Finland kickstarts an international agreement. But in a few years time, the global community may well look back on this …

Analysis: African U.N. troops raise stakes for Rwanda in Congo crisis | Reuters

KIGALI (Reuters) - The deployment of a U.N. force of African troops in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo threatens to draw Rwanda into a damaging conflict with African powers and derail its economic “miracle” if donors again cut aid over Kigali’s involvement there.<p>U.N. peacekeepers drive their …

Losing Our Childhood To LinkedIn

What’s scarier than a 14-year-old girl choosing her sexiest Facebook profile pic? Maybe a 14-year-old girl inflating her résumé on her new LinkedIn profile. Childhood used to be a time of self-exploration, but the Internet is pushing kids to define themselves early and put that facade on …

Mercedes Is Testing Google Glass Integration, and It Actually Works

I put the car in park, unplug the phone, and put Google Glass on my face. Within seconds, I've got step-by-step directions to a coffee shop down the …

Heroines of Cinema: 10 Female Screenwriters You Should Know

Most of us could do with knowing more screenwriters, male and female. It is a role that continues to get criminally little attention compared to …

The Arts

The Future of Libraries

This is the first in our Future Of series, where we analyze and dissect one facet of life that’s been impacted by digital technology. Today, we look at libraries.<p>“You have no idea how eager I am to ensure that the notion of ‘library’ does not disappear – it’s too important.”– <i>Vint Cerf, 2013</i><p>Vint …

Why can't I skip my 20 minutes of reading tonight

LinkedIn

Studies Say Handwriting Will Make You (and Your Kids) Smarter

Choosing a pen over a keyboard does wonders for your memory.<p>Handwriting is quickly becoming a dying art. Few businesses can run nowadays without …

Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures

"I realized that I was sitting there starting to perspire," he says, "because I was really empathizing with this kid. I thought, 'This kid is going …

We need more misfits...

We live in a culture where asking 'why' and asking for clarification can be looked at as overstepping ones boundaries. Additionally, a simple request …

InformED

The influence of parental involvement on a student’s academic success should not be underestimated. While brain power, work ethic, and even genetics …

Are we teaching kids to hate reading? - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

OK, the statistics in the graphic above may be questionable (Robert Brewer is a pastor at a Texas church and the Jenkins Group (a "custom" book …

Zimbabwe: Row Erupts After Mugabe Party Claims Election Win

Cape Town — Zimbabwe's most credible civil society election monitors have raised serious questions about the credibility of the country's polls, as …

In the Violent Favelas of Brazil

My Brazilian friend Marina and I were picking up a visiting friend from New York, who heads an<p>NGO, in her hotel lobby near Paulista, the most …

Is Bono Just a Little Too Cozy with the Powerful People? 'The Frontman: Bono'

The Frontman: Bono (In the Name of Power)<p>Publisher: Verso <br>Length: 179 pages <br>Author: Harry Browne <br>Price: $16.95 <br>Format: Paperback <b><br>Publication date:</b> …

Shifting Baselines: Why the Environment Is Even Worse Off Than You Think

I had a chance to tag along this past weekend in Belize with a team from the Catlin Seaview Survey as they began their underwater assessment of the …