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The 18 weirdest, best-paid jobs in Britain

After all, new year and a new you right?<p>So are you thinking of switching jobs to something a bit more offbeat and fun?<p>Well, according to financial protection insurers Unum, there's a whole glut of unusual jobs in Britain that are also pretty well-paid.<p>Even better, if you're worried you don't have …

Michelle Obama to Chicago High School Grads: 'Stay Hungry'

Oh, I love you guys! Look, I am beyond excited to be here with the winners of our first-ever FAFSA Video Challenge, the King College Prep Class of …

The 11 Stages Of Being A Summer Intern

Just don’t accidentally call your boss "mom" and everything should be fine.<p>If you've ever been a summer intern, you know how real the struggle can be.<p>Between mastering the coffee maker, making it through your first meeting, and keeping it together when your desk phone rings -- sacrificing your …

Comma chameleon: Harper Lee novel title change

Harper Lee took a firm stand on how exactly her second novel’s title should appear, according to a story relayed to the LA Times. Earlier this year, she was shown a mockup of the jacket by her US publisher, with the titular words appearing as they do in Isaiah 21:6, taken from a passage of oracular …

Literature

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

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21st Century Teens Vs 20th Century Teens

May 9, 2015<br>Technology has had such a huge transformative impact on teen’s behaviour and subsequently their lifestyles. One example in favour of this …

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Harper Lee to publish new novel, 55 years after To Kill a Mockingbird

When an author’s debut novel wins the Pulitzer prize and goes on to sell 40 million copies, perennially topping lists of the world’s best-loved books, it’s understandable that they might be apprehensive about the reception of a second.<p>Harper Lee, who sent the literary universe into a spin on …

Literature

Harper Lee book news leaves home town surprised, bemused and sceptical

For a writer who made her name evoking the brittle frailties of the southern small town of her youth, there’s a symmetry to Harper Lee’s life today. She spends her days in a modest assisted-living home barely half a mile away from the courthouse where as a child she used to sit watching her father …

Literature

The best careers for travelling the world

Dreaming of a job that pays you to travel? Who doesn't? Competition is stiff and salaries aren't always something to write home about, but here's our pick of the best jobs to turn that daydream into reality.<p>Flight attendant<p>Yes, flight attendants travel the world but short haul staff rarely leave …

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Brittany Maynard, Death With Dignity Advocate, Dies At 29

Brittany Maynard, the Oregon woman who had become an outspoken advocate for patients' rights following her terminal cancer diagnosis, died on Saturday, the Oregonian reported. She was 29.<p>"Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love," she wrote in a Facebook post, according to People. …

The Simple Pleasures of Taylor Swift’s New Album, 1989

In ways good and bad, the think-piece economy rewards complicated things, especially when it comes to music. Think about the women in pop whose albums have been met favorably and feverishly on the web over the past year: <b>Beyoncé</b> all but redesigned the wheel for the spectacular release of her visual …

New Albums

Emma Watson explains what feminism really is for the idiots

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