Zenneth Houlders

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More Evidence Piles Up That Reading Literary Fiction Boosts EQ

There's a reason leaders from Barack Obama to Richard Branson make time for literature.<p>President Obama's summer reading list is full of literary fiction. So is Richard Branson's list of the books that influenced him the most. Both are exceptionally busy guys. Why do they make time in their tight …

Literature

This AI software can tell if you're at risk from cancer before symptoms appear

The AI software diagnoses cancer risk 30 times faster than a human doctor with 99 per cent accuracy<p>Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with one in eight women receiving the terrifying diagnosis in their lifetime.<p>But researchers have now developed artificial intelligence software that …

UK News

Want to Strengthen Workplace Culture? Design a Ritual

<i>Rituals are powerful drivers of culture, so they should be thoughtfully designed and nurtured to reinforce the organization's values.</i><p>Illustration …

Culture

A woman with schizophrenia told us what it's really like to live with incurable hallucinations

When Rachel Star Withers was a child she saw demons everywhere.<p>That was how she understood the specters that flitted through her room at night, moved things around, and made faces at her from the branches of trees.<p>Raised in the Southern Baptist community of Indian Land, South Carolina, Star Withers …

Health

20 bad health habits to ditch in your 20s

Your 20s see you through from your awkward teenage years to your transformation into a full-fledged adult. The decade is all about experiencing new things, taking on new challenges, making mistakes and learning from them, and working towards becoming the person you're meant to be. For those …

Health

6 Things You're Doing That You'll Seriously Regret In 10 Years

Sure, they seem like no big deal now. But be careful of these key areas of future regret.<p>Scrolling through my social media feed, I noticed a college friend’s photograph of his son’s dormitory. My friend and I had been thick as thieves during our undergraduate years, and now his son was leaving …

Health

3 Morning Workout Hacks If You Hate Getting Up Early

Some people are just <i>not</i> morning people. While working out in the a.m. is an awesome productivity hack, even all the coffee in the world can’t motivate some people to get themselves out of bed before a certain hour. If this sounds like you, good news: If you put your mind to it, you totally can …

Mornings

BeanPlus Cold Drip Coffee Maker

With its patented slow drip valve, BeanPlus cold drip coffee maker offers a simple and professional way to brew delicious cold coffee. Sounds cool? …

Food & Dining

6 Concepts Your Millennial Employees Wish You Understood

One of the most fraught challenges that an entrepreneur can face is the management of employees. Plenty of books have been written on the subject; plenty of classes have been taught. But it’s only when you’re suddenly sharing an office full of millennials with their own distinct personalities, …

Employment

Black Americans are less likely to be prescribed painkillers – why?

We know that pain thresholds vary from person to person – one person’s nudging inconvenience is another’s unbearable distraction – but the colour of your skin, in the US at least, can be a factor in deciding whether or not you receive pain medication.<p>New research from the US shows that black …

Medicine

Boy in the ambulance: shocking image emerges of Syrian child pulled from Aleppo rubble

A photograph of a little boy, who sits dazed and bloody in the back of an ambulance after apparently surviving an airstrike in Aleppo, has highlighted the desperation of the Syrian civil war and the struggle for control of the city.<p>The child is reported to be five-year-old Omran Daqneesh, one of …

Aleppo

The Schooldays of Jesus by JM Coetzee review – no passion in an ascetic allegory

JM Coetzee’s Man Booker-longlisted sequel to his 2013 book <i>The Childhood of Jesus</i> poses an intriguing question: when is a novel not a novel? The driving energy of the book, like that of its predecessor, is philosophical rather than narrative: at this stage of his career, Coetzee is far more …

Literature

8 Powerful Beauty Oils You Haven't Tried Yet

It seems as if every few months, skin care junkies can't stop buzzing about a hot new ingredient. You're undoubtedly familiar with the benefits of popular beauty oils like argan and coconut by now. And while those are both powerful and important essences to try, they don't necessarily suit every …

Beauty

The Herschel Walker Workout

As a boy I followed the Dallas Cowboys, and one of the players I really admired was Herschel Walker. He was a beast, but the guy could move like …

Health

This Digital Loom is More Than Just a Desktop Fabric Printer—It's the Future of DIY Fashion | The Creators Project

<i>The Doti Loom.</i><p>What if, instead of going shopping for new clothes, you can just download fabric patterns and weave clothing from your home computer? That’s one of the possibilities suggested by the open-source desktop, Jacquard loom that artist Pamela Liou is currently developing, but the project …

Textiles

This Entrepreneur Found His Way Into the Beauty Industry by Accident and Then Built a Worldwide Brand

Jerrod Blandino never imagined he’d end up working in the beauty industry. If anything, he thought he'd be an actor.<p>Nonetheless, the first time he applied makeup while working at a Estee Lauder mall counter and watched people’s eyes light up with confidence as he gave them a new face, he knew he …

Entrepreneurship

Meet Twitter’s emoji designer

<b>Can you tell us what your background is and when you started designing emojis for Twitter?</b><p>My path will probably sound familiar to other designers as …

Design

Every Crop Top Worth Buying This Summer

We feel pretty confident in saying that it isn’t truly summer without at least a crop top or two in your wardrobe arsenal. Whether you’re into …

Art of the Deal co-writer says Trump could 'end civilisation' if elected

The co-author of Donald Trump’s book The Art of the Deal, Tony Schwartz, has revealed he feels a “deep sense of remorse” for portraying the mogul in a positive light and says he believes a Trump presidency may “lead to the end of civilisation”.<p>The Art of the Deal was published in 1987. It spent 48 …

Donald Trump

Google Expeditions

Imagine exploring coral reefs or the surface of Mars in an afternoon. With Expeditions, teachers can take students on immersive, virtual journeys.

London's Transit Network Bans 'Body-Shaming' Ads

Mayor Sadiq Khan wants to “send a clear message” to advertisers about unrealistic body images.<p>On London’s transit network, images of semi-naked models are to become a thing of the past. This week, London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced a ban on advertising deemed to be body-shaming across London’s …

Advertising

10 of the best virtual reality apps for your smartphone

You don’t need to spend hundreds of pounds on an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive headset to give virtual reality a try.<p>The Android or iPhone handset in your pocket is a VR device in its own right too, especially when paired with a sub-£20 Google Cardboard headset that uses your phone as its screen and …

iPhone

The Secret Issues With Being An Instagram Star

Photo: Courtesy Sam Ushiro.<p>A typical workday for Sam Ushiro begins at 6:30 a.m. and wraps up by 1 a.m., when her boyfriend takes her laptop out of …

How John Fagley Reversed his Diabetes by Eating MORE Fat

<i>Before and after</i><p>Many people in John Fagley’s family had suffered complications of diabetes, despite following the recommended treatment. When John …

This map of the most Googled questions is quite frankly embarrassing

It’s hard to remember how questions were answered and arguments were resolved before Google.<p>Just think, without Google we could be walking the earth …

Google

Everything You Need to Know About Aquafaba, the Vegan Wonder Ingredient

Not all foods have their own URLs, but aquafaba (“AF”), the viscous canned chickpea liquid you usually dump down the drain, does. Aquafaba.com was registered in 2015 by a savvy software engineer in central Indiana, <b>Goose Wohlt</b>, after he, along with a 45,000-person Facebook group (Vegan Meringues – …

Veganism

'Eat fat to get thin': Official diet advice is 'disastrous' for obesity fight, new report warns

Thirty years of official health advice urging people to adopt low-fat diets and to lower their cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences,” a leading obesity charity warned yesterday.<p>“Eating fat does not make you fat,” argues a new report by the National Obesity Forum (NOF) and the …

Obesity

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

Hall of Fame

New Zealand artist's airbrushed tattoos are sure to give sick kids a smile

Remember when sporting a temporary tattoo was the coolest thing ever as a kid?<p>One artist from New Zealand is taking it up a notch by pledging to help airbrush sleeve tattoos for sick kids. Don't worry, the tattoos are easily removed.<p>Benjamin Lloyd from the Bay of Plenty has been airbrushing for 10 …

The Y2K aesthetic: who knew the look of the year 2000 would endure?

In the year 2000, a shiny new millennium spread out before us, glittering with the promises of modern technology.<p>The angsty 1990s were behind us, the dotcom bubble was swelling and yet to come was the market bust and “war on terror”. Y2K – the supposed turn-of-the-century bug that would bring our …

Entertainment