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10 of the best festivals in Europe ... that you’ve probably never heard of

From a rave in an abandoned Polish coalmine to bonfires and bunting in the Bulgarian mountains, these under-the-radar festivals are an excuse to explore new musical landscapes<p>Compare the costs of festivals around the world<p>Meadows in the Mountains, Bulgaria<p>With a wild camping vibe – bonfires, small …

Festivals

All the Fall 2015 TV Shows You Need to Know

Here are the new and returning series you might or might not want to watch in the months ahead.<p><b>Drunk History, Season One, Comedy Central (September 1)</b><p>Based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, <i>Drunk History</i> takes a "narrator" in every episode, gets him or her …

TV

The Secret To Invisibility Has Been Hiding In The Skin Of Squids

Watch out, Harry Potter.<p>The squid may not seem like the most clever of creatures, but the invertebrate sea monster has a surprisingly advanced system for deflecting predators. Aside from the ink its famous for squirting to escape attacks, the squid is able to quickly camouflage, matching …

Harry Potter

Could This App Reduce Rampant Corruption In The Developing World?

Government-funded construction projects often see huge sums of money just disappearing. But now there might be a better way to monitor them.<p>No industry sees as much corruption as construction, and no part of the construction industry sees as much corruption as government projects. Transparency …

Michelle Keegan Sexiest Woman in the World Style

Michelle Keegan may have been named Sexiest Woman Alive by <i>FHM</i>, but when it comes down to it, her style is actually pretty glam and ladylike. Take a look...<p>For the Sun Military Awards, the model and actress chose an elegant black-and-white gown. The smoking-hot guy on her arm is fiance Mark Wright. …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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Books

12 Ways to Optimize Your Time Like a Pro

<i>Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator, and SearchDecoder. Mathew is an Adj. Professor at NYU, and is the author of Amazon-bestselling book, “SEO Like I’m 5</i>.”<p>Every entrepreneur I know is …

Productivity

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People | Inc.com

Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly successful people are able to get a lot more things done, and here are simple ways you can too.<p>1. They eliminate every …

Time Management

The economic fallout from the oil crash won't be isolated in the oil industry

Indeed, the price cut in home heating oil and gasoline has probably outweighed the damage from lower oil prices… so far.<p>Unfortunately, this situation may not last.<p>Analysts are starting to look beyond the boost to the economy from low oil prices and see the damage that is being done by worker …

The Most Productive Ways To Waste Your Time

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You’re a responsible adult.<p>Like most of us, you want to improve your personal and professional life and think about the things you could do to get there. But (like most of us) rather than working towards those goals the second you get home you post up …

Tomorrow, Microsoft will make a bunch of announcements that are vital to the company's future

CEO Satya Nadella will kick off the conference with a keynote in which he's expected to make a whole bunch of announcements.<p>Here's what we expect to hear more about:<p><b>Windows 10, Windows 10, Windows 10!</b> We expect Microsoft to give us an official release date. Earlier this month, the date was leaked …

Apps