Tom Gardner

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7 Surprisingly Practical Lessons From America's New Poet Laureate

Not a poetry fan? Not to worry. There's plenty of inspiration and wisdom to learn from the life and work of Juan Felipe Herrera, the new U.S. poet laureate.<p>On Wednesday, June 10, the Library of Congress announced that Juan Felipe Herrera, 66, will be the next U.S. poet laureate.<p>Elaborating on the …

How to Make the Best Damn Burger on Your Backyard Grill

Anyone can grill burgers. Here's how to grill really, really good ones.<p>When the weather heats up and the backyard barbecues begin anew, there's one thing we crave: a big, juicy burger. Luckily, <i>Bon Appétit</i> editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport is here to walk us through the process for grilling up the …

BBQ

Oceans 64: Behind The $300m Old Guy Heist

LONDON — Detectives believe the gang came out of retirement for one last job.<p>A sophisticated crew of senior citizens stands accused of pulling off …

Crime

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Neuroscience

9 of the best treehouses in the UK

If you thought treehouses were all haphazardly-laid floorboards and rope ladders, think again – these lofty UK boltholes prove otherwise<p>1. The …

10 Science Fiction Writers Predict How Our World Will Change In The Next 10 Years

In the epilogue to his book on data, privacy, copyright and what the changing tides of these big ideas mean for writers and other creative types, prolific sci-fi behemoth and tech blogger Cory Doctorow tries to guess what the future will hold. He begins with a disclaimer: “Science-fiction writers …