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Interview: Former ‘Matilda’ Star Mara Wilson on Leaving Hollywood and Becoming a Writer

<i>Adele Oliveira | Longreads | Nov. 2014 | 15 minutes (3,798 words)</i><p>In 1994, when she was seven years old, Mara Wilson appeared on <i>The Today Show</i> with …

Best New Hotels 2017 | Hot List - Condé Nast Traveler

Previous<p>The World's Most Beautiful Train Stations<p>Our Editors' Favorite Places to Travel Solo<p>A Road Trip Through Portugal's Algarve Region<p>The Best Cities for Expats<p>The Best Hidden Beaches in Italy<p>Next<p>Eat Your Way Across the Globe<p>The food we live and fly for.<p>Previous<p>World's Best Cities for Street Food<p>…

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

10 of the Most Under-Appreciated Professions

Your job may not be as thankless as you think it is—at least maybe not when you compare it to this list. All of these professions have one thing in …

In Bloom review – teenage girls as prisoners of war

The effects of Georgia's conflict with Russia find turbulent expression in girls trying to grow up in a dangerous world<p>The business of Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross's very assured drama is insecurity: it charts some stormy teenage rites of passage amid the chaos of the Georgian civil war. …

14.c Film Featuring Teen Climber Kai Lightner and His Mom Wins Inspiration Award

The new climbing film <i>14.c</i> introduces a unique perspective on the sport that demonstrates the critical importance of family in the development of natural talent. Directed by George Knowles, the short film follows a few days in the life of Kai Lightner, a talented young man who at the age of 14 …

Bird's eye view: Six beautiful destinations filmed using drones

For many, unmanned drones are still most strongly associated with the military. Or publicity stunts by Amazon. But as the small, silent flying machines become increasingly available on the commercial market, amateur and professional filmmakers are adopting them to create footage that would …

Iyanla Vanzant: 4 Ways to Stay Hopeful About the Future

Q: How Do I Stay Hopeful About the Future?<p>I've always believed that our thoughts are powerful—so powerful that they can influence what lies ahead. If …

Conversations with My Deaf Mother

Sometimes I tried to persuade myself that she was not really deaf. She was a mischievous prankster, and what better way to keep everyone hopping than …

Advice on quitting your job and travelling for a year

Embarking on an extended adventure often means taking a leap of faith and leaving key responsibilities behind. But those that have done it say the experience is more than worth it.<p>Most of us see the world in snippets at a time – a long weekend here, a two-week vacation there. But when wanderlust …

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Flip Your Script- How to Write a Better Life Story | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Flip Your Script- How to Write a Better Life Story</b><p>Whether we recognize it or not, our lives are driven by a story; it follows a script that we have …

Typhoon-Ravaged Philippines Villages Celebrate Christmas

Romeo Ranoco / Reuters<p>Victims of Supertyphoon Haiyan decorate their improvised Christmas tree with empty cans and bottles at the ravaged town of …

TED Talks – Six Ideas for Developing a First Time TEDx Talk

The inaugural TEDxWyandotte is in the books, and my talk leading off the second half of the evening covered “Diverse Ideas in a Porous Community.” …

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Why Your Best Ideas Happen In The Most Unusual Places

Last month, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg shared some questionable advice on how to become successful at work: Don't go to the bathroom.<p>"I always tried to be the first one in in the morning and the last one to leave at night, take the fewest vacations and the least time away from the desk …

Classrooms Under the Sea: Manned Submersibles as Ocean Teaching Tools

<i>Young Explorer Erika Bergman is sharing the thrill of diving in a submersible with classrooms and onlookers all over the world. With external and internal cameras mounted on her sub, viewers will experience a new vantage point as Erika pilots through the deep coral reefs of Curacao and Honduras.</i> …

Down Syndrome Man Goes to Movies, Ends up in Morgue Over $12 Ticket

Emma Saylor got a frantic call from her mother last January that her 26-year-old brother Ethan had been rushed to the hospital after a confrontation …

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Solar Revolution | Environment

As the sun sets over developing countries, more than a billion people are either plunged into darkness or forced to rely on polluting light sources such as kerosene.<p>While clean energy alternatives exist, switching to them has been slow and in Kenya, more than 80 percent of the country’s 40 million …

Eradicating extreme poverty doesn’t have to be a dream: Bono at TED2013

In 2005, the TED Prize was given to Bono. Eight years later, Chris Anderson asks, has there been any progress? The U2 frontman is here to tell us. …

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25 Surprising Facts You Might Not Know About

Los Angeles-based graphic designer, letter and illustrator Drew Melton started Justlucky in 2009. Guided by curiosity and relentless yearning to to …

(Images) 56 Inspirational Picture Quotes That Will Motivate Your Mind, Body & Soul

Now and then when we <i>need a little Inspiration</i> we often reach for a <i>daily quote or motivational video</i>.<p>So I decided to share 56 of my <i>favorite picture</i> …

Flipboard for Nonprofits and Cause Champions

Inside Flipboard / August 1, 2013<p>Launched last week, Big Ideas is a new category on Flipboard showcasing the people and organizations confronting …

Winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

<b>First Place Winner: Dig Me River</b><p>It's finally time to announce the winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest! Out of more than 15,500 entries, this year's first place winner is Wagner Araujo for this energetic black and white shot of the Brazilian Aquathlon (swimming and …

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