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Want to Remove Yourself From Toxic Situations? Try This Decades-Old Japanese Art"

Save and read this every time you find yourself in a toxic situation.<p>You are stuck and frustrated, sinking into the black hole of your circumstances. No matter what you do, you keep falling back into this quagmire of negative energies and thoughts, from which there is seemingly no escape. These …

Self-help

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers

Whether you're looking for gift ideas or suggestions for your own reading, TED speakers have you covered.<p>Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read …

Books

Video pros share 8 essential Adobe Premiere Pro Tips for beginners

From rising YouTube stars to big Hollywood blockbusters, Adobe Premiere Pro has long been an industry standard when it comes to video editing. But …

Tutorials

The best writing advice from J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, and more

April 10 marks National Encourage A Young Writer Day, and to celebrate, we’ve rounded up some of the best advice our favorite authors have given to …

Could Time-Blocking Replace Your To-Do List?

This is how to schedule your workday to get the most done.<p>A few years ago, my to-do list was an endless source of frustration. At the end of every day, it seemed like it had more items on it than when I started. I never seemed to get it all done.<p>So, in an effort to understand what was going on, I …

Time Management

7 steps to a more productive morning

When you hear someone talk about mornings, what comes to mind? Do you picture peace and serenity with a warm cup of coffee in one hand and a computer …

10 Daily Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Practical daily things to bring real positive change in your life.<p>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 more interested in how we can radically improve our lives. How can we stay truly …

Self-improvement

The 10 Best Uses of Color in Film

I was initially drawn to photography mostly because of color. I find its usage both beautiful and fascinating and a power narrative tool. This great …

Artist Turns Donald Trump’s Most Controversial Quotes Into Comic Book Covers

"Trump had said so many outrageous things during his campaign that I wanted to catalogue them."<p>An artist is giving President-elect Donald Trump’s most outrageous comments the comic book treatment.<p>Cartoonist Robert Sikoryak is transforming several of the controversial and offensive statements that …

Here’s Your Chance To Understand 3-D Printing Once and For All

A full look at the societal impact—from medical to creative to economic—of 3D-printing technology.<p>With its amazing ability to replicate handmade crafts, collapse the development timeline of health initiatives, and, inexplicably bringing modern society closer to understanding its own humanity —3D …

3D Printing

How to Be Interesting When Everything Has Already Been Said

Knowing how to tell your story makes all the difference.<p>5 min read<p>Anyone who's been writing for any length of time knows the feeling -- that goose bump-filled rush of epiphany as you realize the idea you just had is just out of this world. "No way has anyone else thought of this!" you say to …

11 records from 2016 I’m thrilled to have in my record collection

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>It was great in that we were blessed with some of the best music we've heard in years — sometimes at a breakneck pace, but tragic in that we …

2016 is over, but you should still see the year's best movies

We know we’re only a few days into 2017, but award season is upon us. Soon enough it will be Oscars time, and we’ll be tuning in to see who snagged …

These are TIME's Most Anticipated Movies of 2017

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Movies

New Wave Sci-Fi: 75 Best Novels of 1964–1983

<b>J.G. Ballard‘s The Burning World (1964).</b> A difficult book to read, in many respects — with the saving grace that it is <i>not</i> a Golden Age sci-fi “cozy …

77+ of Your Favorite Science Fiction Books

This week’s Riot Recommendation is sponsored by <i>Ninth City Burning</i> by J. Patrick Black.<p>Entire cities disappeared in the blink of an eye, leaving …

The stories behind ‘Paris, Texas’ and more of director Wim Wenders’s films

One of Germany’s greatest filmmakers takes a glimpse in the rear-view mirror for “Wim Wenders: Portraits Along the Road.” The retrospective at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring showcases a dozen features and documentaries by the director, from his most popular and successful — including …

Christopher Nolan’s First Released Short Film ‘Doodlebug’: Watch His Twisted 1997 Debut

There's always a bigger bug.<p>Nearly a decade before he was making movies about bats, Christopher Nolan was turning his attention to bugs. The …

How to Make Ringtones for iPhone (All Generations)

Ringtones for iPhone? Bored of hearing the same old ringtone again and again? Let’s try something exciting! This post will cover everything that you …

New Singles

Why All Storytellers Should Tell Children's Stories

by Greg Ruth <i><br>"Kids are much braver than adults, sometimes, and so much less easily disturbed. Kids will make their nightmares up out of anything, and</i> …

28 Documentaries For People Who Just Want To Watch Netflix

You're welcome.<p>We’ve already given you recommendations for TV and film to stream when you’re <i>actually</i> watching Netflix and chilling. But if extreme weather is still forcing you inside with no content to devour, here are 28 documentaries you can watch from the comfort of your own Netflix account.<p>This …

This New A Monster Calls Trailer Is Simply Stunning

Whether or not J.A. Bayona’s new film <i>A Monster Calls</i> ends up being any good, we can say one thing for sure: it’s going to be beautiful. And, let’s be …

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

Find all the apps you've ever downloaded on your phone

That handy app you had to delete years ago -- to free up space on your phone -- what was it called? Is it still around? Now that you have a shiny new iPhone, can you re-download it?<p>You sure can! Android, iOS and Windows all keep convenient running lists of every app you've ever downloaded. As long …

Apps

This Wedding Photographer Turns You Into a Miniature Person

In Thailand, there’s a wedding photography business that’s attracting quite a bit of attention. It’s called คนตัวเล็ก, which literally translates to …

How to Save Two Hours a Day

Ernest Hemingway was known to awaken between 5:30 and 6 o'clock in the morning, without fail, no matter how much he drank the night before. Perhaps old Hem was immune to hangovers. He also knew he had to do the first things first.<p>In a 1958 interview with the <i>The Paris Review</i>, Hemingway said, "When I …

You asked. Baristas tell.

Quick answers to 4 common coffee questions<p>What’s the difference between a latte and a cappuccino? What is a ristretto shot? Difference between coffee …

Coffee

Attack the Block - #85 100 Best Sci-Fi Movies - IGN

Highlights<p>Directed by Joe Cornish<br>• The weapons used in the film were inspired by talking to children about what they’d use to fight aliens in an …

Depth of Field and Lens Equivalents Explained

A fundamental aspect of even the most basic lens is that at some point it will produce a sharp image of an object when that object is at a distance …