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How To Work 50 Hours A Week And Still Have Plenty Of Time For Yourself

There are 168 hours in a week. Subtract work and a decent amount of sleep and you’re left with about 65 hours. Math!<p>Whenever people ask me how they can start spending their time better, I say that the first step is knowing how you’re spending your time now. Over the past few years, I’ve kept track …

Why We’re More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don’t worry, there are ways to change how our brains work.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our …

Extraordinary One-of-a-Kind Downtown Penthouse

This penthouse is located in the Lower East Side, a neighborhood of Manhattan, New York.<p>It boasts of an airy terrace overlooking the city, and its …

Build a Better Breakfast Sandwich With These Recipes

<b>Perhaps it's our culture’s love of convenience -- a whole meal contained in one package! -- or maybe it's simply that these handheld meals are so darn delicious, but we are currently enjoying a breakfast sandwich renaissance. Whether you prefer to use a knife and fork or just grab 'em and go, any</b> …

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

6 Things Recent Grads Should Spend Money On

In fall 2008, 11.5 million Americans ages 18 to 24 were enrolled in college. These students were moving into dorm rooms as Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy. And when Bernie Madoff was arrested, they were studying for fall semester finals.<p>Five years later, many members of this group have …

11 Misunderstood Employee Benefits And How To Make The Most Of Them

We all know how much our paycheck is, but how many of us really understand our benefits? I recently came across this article that tells the heartbreaking story of a 29-year old firefighter who recently passed away in an Arizona wildfire. Because he was a seasonal rather than a full-time employee, …

Are we living in a golden age for journalism? That depends on how you define gold

Advertisement<p>21 Comments<p>Are we living in a new “golden age for journalism?” In the past few days, two prominent new-media players have tried to make …

Tamara Hill-Norton: The Complete Woman

Sweaty Betty founder Tamara Hill-Norton shares her life and style essentials.<p>The exercise itinerary of the Sweaty Betty founder Tamara Hill-Norton could almost make Jessica Ennis look like a slacker.<p>"Monday is the work running club, Tuesday is after-work swimming at The Park Club in Acton with my …

Middle Age

Mangled mannequins – what happened to shop-window dummies?

Shopfront mannequins are falling to pieces – decapitated, dissected, headless and unsettlingly expressionless<p>There was a time when a mannequin was the sculptural equivalent of fashion model. Like a fashion model, the mannequin was intended to reflect our social, professional and aesthetic …

Grazia

14 places where life expectancy is unusually high

Hong Kong

Red Sea travel advice updated

It updated its website yesterday following violent clashes in the city, which resulted in the death of at least one man, but stopped short of advising against travel to the popular seaside destination.<p>It warns that holidaymakers should “avoid all demonstrations and large gatherings. If you become …

Red Sea

Do you know your UK beaches? Quiz answers

<b>Image one:</b> the view over Chesil Beach, Dorset, as seen from the Isle of Portland<b><br>Fancy a trip?</b> There are plenty of tips in our holiday guide to Dorset.<p><b>Image two:</b> Scarborough, North Yorkshire<b><br>Fancy a trip?</b> Catch some entertainment at the Scarborough Spa, a seaside complex with Grade II-listed …

Travel picture quiz: do you know your UK beaches?

Sand, shingle, beach huts and piers: put your knowledge of the UK's coast to the test in our picture quiz<p>Click here for the answers. (You may want to open it in a new tab, so you can read them side by side)

Giant Fatberg Found Under London Has Surprising Use

Smelly grease that piles up in sewers can be useful.<p><b>The name alone was enough to make us want to see for ourselves. Fatbergs, the giant collections of grease, oil, and fat that clog the sewer system under London's streets, were getting out of hand, the result of decades of people washing things</b> …

Thailand 'most popular' for gap years

Thousands of students opened their A-Level results yesterday, and Abta, the travel association, estimates that around 24,000 of them will spend much or all of the next 12 months overseas.<p>It reported that Thailand was proving to be the most popular choice among school leavers, followed by Australia, …

Travelers

Things to do in Madrid - suggestions for the first-time visitor

Royal Palace seen from Plaza de Oriente<p><b>Madrid</b>, the capital of Spain and the country’s largest city, is one of my favourite European capitals. With …

How to make Zero Fat Salad Dressing | Jamie Oliver

Samsung banned from selling some devices in US in key victory for Apple

Apple has won a key victory in its long-running patents battle with Samsung, after the International Trade Commission banned the South Korean company from selling some of its products in the US.<p>The ITC ruled that Samsung had infringed two of Apple’s patents relating to touchscreen technology and …

Selling

Property is our pension, say 5m

Five million people are pinning their hopes for a decent retirement income on property, research shows.<p>Thirteen per cent of people – equivalent to nearly 5 million – say they plan to rent out or sell property to fund their retirement, according to Barings, the asset manager.<p>This is an increase from …

Retirement

City economists say eurozone recession is 'over'

The eurozone has exited its longest recession since records began, official figures are expected to show this week.<p>Growth from the powerhouse economy of Germany has pulled the single currency region’s economy as a whole out of contraction mode, economists believe.<p>Wednesday’s “flash” estimate for …

Economics

Reduce costs and provide a better service

'How come you have the lowest cost income ratio and also the best customer service,” a journalist asked the chief executive of Danish bank Handelsbanken in the mid-1990s. “I’m afraid I don’t understand the question,” was his mischievous reply.<p>The journalist pressed on: “Well, you spend less than …

Lord Sugar in £10m 'mis-selling' complaint against Lloyds

Lord Sugar has become the most prominent business owner to emerge as a potential victim of the mis-selling of interest rate hedging products by Britain’s major banks.<p>The multi-millionaire founder of Amstrad has complained to Lloyds Banking Group over its sale of a hedging product on a loan taken …

Finance

The U.S. is in the midst of a slow recovery from the recession, but these cities have attracted companies and workers thanks to their strong business climates: http://bit.ly/14hj9fE

Pop-Up Hotels: From Tulum To Mykonos, Design Hotels Pushes A New Model Of Curated Luxury

Over the past decade the concept of luxury has gone through a dramatic transformation as globalization has made what was once unique available to more and more people<b>.</b> Curation, or the concept of tailoring specific experiences to the customer, rather than developing the most encompassing, yet high …