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I Have It All—so Why Am I Not Happy?

I used to spend long nights wide awake, wandering around our huge house, wondering what I was missing in my life. I blamed myself for feeling this …

Happiness

2 Ways to Beat Your Fear of Rejection, Backed by Research

We all deal with fear of rejection. Jia Jiang did too. But he overcame it… thanks to a box of donuts.<p>He explains how this happened in his wonderful …

Krispy Kreme

How to Focus: 5 Research-Backed Secrets to Concentration

A question a lot of us are struggling with these days is “how to focus.” Concentration seems hard. Why does everyone joke about having ADD? There’s a …

Time Management

This Quick Morning Ritual Primes Your Brain for Success | Inc.com

Want this to be the year you finally achieve some of your biggest goals? It can be--if you get your subconscious mind on board. That advice comes from May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and author of <i>The Path to Wealth</i>.<p>"Good leaders know that for a company to run successfully, …

Self-improvement

Director David O. Russell On ‘Joy’ And The Fierceness Of Jennifer Lawrence – AwardsLine

<b>David O. Russell is on a roll.</b> With 2010’s <i>The Fighter</i>, 2012’s <i>Silver Linings Playbook</i> and 2013’s <i>American Hustle</i>, he managed to get an astonishing …

Edward Hopper

Short Film Tracks a Relationship From The Bird's Eye View of Their Bed

The End of the Tour Is a Deeply Affecting Tribute to a Cherished Writer, and a Huge Breakthrough for Jason Segel

It would be easy to say that most writers will love <b>James Ponsoldt’s</b> chatty road movie <i>The End of the Tour</i>, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday. Because it’s about writers talking about writing. Or maybe more accurately, everything that surrounds writing—ego, insecurity, myriad …

David Foster Wallace

Disney Reveals Concept Art from Jon Favreau's JUNGLE BOOK

The 2015 Golden Globes: The Nominations in Books

Well, folks, the awards season is officially upon us. We cinephiles spend the year endlessly debating what films will make the cut, what actors will …

Retro Style Trailer for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

Julianne Moore works to find the person inside the struggle

For most actors playing fictional characters, role research tends to consist of watching a few similar movies, maybe reading a book or two. To prepare for her latest part as a middle-aged woman hit with a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's, Julianne Moore met with the head of the national …

Video of R2-D2 and C-3PO Visiting Sesame Street in 1979

A Zingy Base for All Summer Drinks, Alcoholic and Virgin

The best summer pitcher drinks—alcoholic and virgin—are based on a zingy lemon-ginger brew concocted by our food & features editor Carla Lalli Music<p><b>No, it’s not green juice. It’s Lemon-Ginger Brew</b>, a creation of food and features editor <b>Carla Lalli Music</b>. To make it, she simmers ginger in water to …

Cocktails

'Inside Llewyn Davis' Featurette Explores the Film's Sound – /Film

More than in most of the <b>Coen Brothers</b> films, the music of <b>Inside Llewyn Davis</b> is essential to the story. Character facets are revealed through the …

The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty – review

Ben Stiller's take on James Thurber's famous fantasist strips the story of all its humour and charm<p>Ben Stiller directs and stars in this narcissistic and even slightly humourless new adaptation of James Thurber's classic short story The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, about a fantasist always drifting …

First Look: Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game' – /Film

<b>Alan Turing</b> served his country during WWII, when he helped develop one of Enland’s most significant machines to break German codes. He served mankind …

Review: Reitman's 'Labor Day' is lovely but weighed down by the past

Sometimes the past trips you up. It certainly does Frank, the escaped con played by<p>Josh BrolininJason Reitman's new drama,"Labor Day."It definitely unravelsAdele, the reclusive single motherKate Winsletmakes so fragile. It is already a defining factor for 13-year-old Henry, played by newcomer …

How to Make Money Selling Drugs – review

This accessible documentary about the drug trade won't surprise anyone who's already watched The Wire, but it does have some interesting new things to say<p>Drug and alcohol abuse soars over the holiday season, as do money worries, so it's a canny move on the UK distributor's part to release this …

Missing Someone [no. 1038 - @1Happytwit]

<b>~Illustrated by: Mark Winter~</b>

The Difference Between Role-Playing as a Kid and as an Adult

Brian Gordon of Fowl Language Comics has created a funny comic that illustrates the difference between role-playing as a kid in tabletop RPGs like</i> …

Dungeons and Dragons

Clever Stop Motion Short Film Made Using 852 Instagram Photos

French art director Thomas Jullien took advantage of some recurring photo themes on Instagram—self portraiture, famous landmarks, and so on—to stitch …

Adorable Photos of a Toddler Napping with His Puppy

34-year-old mother of three Jessica Shyba, aka mommasgonecity, has potentially captured the most adorable naptime series ever! After adopting a boxer/shepherd/lab mix from the Santa Cruz SPCA that fondly goes by the name Theo, Shyba began to notice the little pup's attachment to each family member, …

Sleep

A Compilation Video of Tiny Puppies Learning to Howl

CrazyFunnyStuff has created a compilation video of tiny puppies learning to howl. They’re so squeaky and cute it almost hurts.<p>In addition to this …

Puppies

Just Another Day in Middle-earth

We've featured the funny in-flight safety video from Air New Zealand previously on Neatorama, including the Hobbit version.<p>Well, they're back!<p>Air New …