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This Is How You Future-Proof Your Brain Against Increasing Distractions

Is it possible to train your brain to cope with an ever more fast-paced world? In some cases, more tech might save us from tech overload.<p>It’s no secret that technology advancements have affected our brains. With instant messages, push notifications, wearable technology, and many other tech-driven …

Brainwaves

Read Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize in Literature Banquet Speech

"Kipling, Shaw, Thomas Mann, Pearl Buck, Albert Camus, Hemingway... That I now join the names on such a list is truly beyond words," singer …

The Best Theater of 2016

The New York theater talked back this year — to its audiences, to a nation, to the world. This new boldness made international headlines when a cast member of the blockbuster musical “Hamilton” (still dominating Broadway more than a year after its opening) addressed an audience member from the …

The Arts

Never-before-seen photos show candid moments with some of rock 'n' roll's biggest stars

"When you come on to the field, you feel not only the eyes of the people; you feel the energy in every molecule of the body ... The same with a rock and roll show," he recently told Business Insider.<p>In his new book, "Total Excess," Zagaris holds nothing back, sharing all of the gritty details of …

Rock Music

'Iraq + 100' Is Painful, But Don't Look Away

<i>Cool, they flee war zones, but the problem ain't ours</i><p><i>Even if our bombs landed on them like the Mayflower</i><p>— Riz MC, "Immigrants," <i>Hamilton Mixtape</i><p>In a just world, every single person who was in favor of invading Iraq would have to read this book. It would be tattooed on the eyes of the invasion's …

Books

Fascism might be the word of the year. Read George Orwell on why it’s a slippery term.

Every Saturday, we round up the best recent writing the web has to offer on books and related subjects. Here’s your link roundup for the week of December 4, 2016. Enjoy!<p>Zadie Smith spoke in Berlin about multiculturalism just after the election last month, and now the New York Review of Books has …

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’s Chinese posters are stunning and inspired by ancient paintings

While Western posters for <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find</i> <i>Them</i> inevitably focused on its A-list cast, China’s showcased its beasts and quite …

Fantastic Beasts

This 'Harry Potter' themed Christmas tree is spellbinding — take a look!

When it comes to great themes for holiday trees, Kathryn Burnett of Seaham, England, might have won 2016. Over 117,000 people have shared pictures of her Harry Potter-themed Christmas tree on Facebook, and it even got the Twitter stamp of approval (aka, a “like”) from the one and only J.K. …

Harry Potter

HARRY POTTER HEADING TO BROADWAY: The Cursed Child Opens Spring 2018

<i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i> to Open on Broadway.<p><i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i>, the play by Jack Thorne, J.K. Rowling, and John Tiffany will …

30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

Psychology

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Achievement Gap

The Orchard Plans Election Day Doc '11/8/16'

Jeff Deutchman, who was behind '11/4/08,' will produce.<p>The Orchard is partnering with Jeff Deutchman for an Election Day documentary, <i>11/8/16</i>.<p>The …

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GQ FRANCE: London by Neil Gavin

GAY TIMES MAGAZINE: Ben Earnshaw, Maarten Lanclus & Oliver Jones by Eddie Blagbrough

Mo: Ben Earnshaw, Maarten Lanclus & Oliver Jones<p>Ph: Eddie Blagbrough<p>Author: Image Amplified<p>Image Amplified: The Flash and Glam of All Things Pop …

High Fashion

5 Powerful Traits of the Most Influential Leaders

Put these habits in play to exercise influence like a boss.<p>We've all heard the John Maxwell saying "leadership is influence." Easier said than done, right? The real challenge is figuring out how to do it! Well, here's a clue: Get others to respond <i>emphatically</i> to your leadership. When you do, you're …

Leadership

What I've Learned Relying on Google for My Business | Inc.com

For internet marketers and website owners, Google is one of the best resources. Every algorithm update the search giant releases redefines the way traffic generation works, and every release is geared toward better serving the user.<p>At the end of the day, those users are also potential customers. …

Customers

Lessons On Designing For Creativity From 16 Of The World’s Coolest Offices

The book The Creative Workplace collects the offices of creative studios designed for individual creativity in a public space.<p>Behind every sun-soaked, pristine architecture or design office, there’s a design philosophy linking desk layout and succulent placement to employees’ creativity. But as …

Creativity

Where Predictive Analytics Is Having the Biggest Impact

vincent tsui FOR HBR<p>The big data revolution is upon us. Firms are scrambling to hire a new brand of analysts dubbed “data scientists,” and universities have responded to this demand by introducing data science courses into degrees ranging from computer science to business. Survey-based reports find …

Machine Learning

10 Daily Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Platitudes won’t help you. I know, I’ve tried to implement them all. They’re frustrating.<p>Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!<p>No kidding.<p>I’m …

Self-improvement

Average People Are Productive, Successful People Are Learners

Too many productivity hacks can be a trap. Here's why.<p><i>This is a post from</i> <i>Michael Simmons</i><i>, co-founder of</i> <i>Empact</i><i>.</i><p><i>With</i> <i>Ian Chew</i><p>Let's face it, we love productivity! As a culture, we have a seemingly unending appetite for viral articles on productivity hacks.<p>And it's no wonder why! Given that we live in a …

Success

Bill Gates's Superpower for Business Success | Inc.com

Imagine you were sitting in on an intimate conversation with Bill Gates as he and his good friend Warren Buffet spent the day sharing with you and a small handful of other ambitious people the secrets they had gleaned over a lifetime of extraordinary successes.<p>In September 2005, at the University …

Self-improvement

5 Daily Tasks Successful Entrepreneurs Never Put Away | Inc.com

Nobody wants to be a failure. Of course, eager pull towards success cannot be put in one row with instinct of survival, however, I doubt anyone underestimates its importance in personal life and business - especially for those who prefer to take control of themselves.<p>That's why it's crucial to …

Time Management

The number one digital marketing tool you might be missing out on

Social media is the darling of digital marketing these days. With so many platforms available to interact with clients and consumers, it's not surprising that many communications strategies are focused around tools such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.<p>But in the rush to stay on-trend, companies …

Marketing

10 Habits That Can Unlock Your Inner Awesomeness | Inc.com

<i>What habits have changed people’s lives? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>When I was 17, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. Guess what? I bounced back. …

Motivation

Carine Roitfeld Reborn

In her post-Vogue incarnation, the multi-tasking muse, grandmother, stylist, editor and entrepreneur feels more liberated to be herself.<p><b>NEW YORK,</b> …

Coco Chanel