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To be a creativity machine, arrange your time and tasks according to these seven categories

Art is hard. Creative insights are hard to predict, and just when it gets difficult, your mind immediately jumps to a distraction: something easier to do, an excuse, a scapegoat.<p>To get the most out of your creative energy, carve out space for creative work. To make that space, you need to make …

Creativity

Hikes of a Lifetime

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania<p>Early European explorers who claimed to have seen a snow-capped mountain in Equatorial Africa were dismissed as delusional. …

These Are the 10 Books Every Kid (From Babies to Tweens!) Should Read

If you haven't read these to (or with!) your kiddos, you need to.<p>What’s the surest route to a kid’s heart that doesn’t involve a Wi-Fi connection or …

Books

World's Greatest City: 50 reasons why Bangkok is No. 1

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bangkok 's buzz is like no other place in the world. Relentless traffic gives way to quiet "klongs" or canals and 24-hour party people queue up for clubs next to serene colonial mansions on quarter-acre blocks.<p>All of this and its people are among the friendliest on earth. Not a bad effort …

Great Depression

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

8 Things Successful People Do When They Don't Like Someone

Tip #6. Pick your battles.<p>Unless you’re a genetic anomaly, it’s likely you will meet people you don’t like throughout your lifetime. Whether it’s …

Self-help

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies Of May 2017

In case you ever need a break from this summer's extravagant, over-the-top blockbusters.<p>The days are getting longer, the air is getting warmer, and the movies at the multiplex are getting bigger—meaning it's an ideal time to head out to your local theater and catch some of Hollywood's most …

Best Books of March 2017: Joan Didion to H.G. Wells

stories + essays<p>Douglas Coupland<p>Douglas Coupland’s debut novel, Generation X, landed loudly in 1991. Originally planned as a nonfiction handbook of sorts to guide ideas pertaining to the post-Baby Boom generation, it morphed into a novel that coined the term and defined the tone of this new …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Vim

The Jihadi Who Turned to Jesus

ISTANBUL — When 22 Christian refugees gathered in the basement of an apartment in Istanbul early on a recent Sunday afternoon, it was quickly clear that this was no ordinary prayer meeting. Several of them had Islamic names. There was an Abdelrahman and even a couple of Mohammads. Strangest of all, …

Islam

Here Is a List of the Top 10 Work-at-Home Jobs for Teachers

Telecommuting jobs are attractive to workers in all kinds of occupations, but for teachers, they might feel like the impossible dream. When you’re …

Employment

Best apps for educators

If you’re an educator, you’re familiar with all that you have to keep up with in that field of work. While from afar it may seem that some teachers …

Teaching

Be Careful What You Wish For (especially if it is Hitler)

As a trained persuader, I’m seeing a dangerous situation forming that I assume is invisible to most of you. The setup is that during the presidential …

Dilbert

The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables – review

David Bellos’s history of a bestseller written in exile puts Victor Hugo’s great novel centre stage once more<p>A translator of note (he wrote the elegantly witty <i>Is That a Fish in Your Ear?</i> about the perils of translation) and an admired authority on French literature, David Bellos is just the man to …

Literature

The Oracle of Delphi puts a board game Odyssey on your kitchen table

Stefan Feld's newest board game is a blast from the past.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board …