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Big Magic: Elizabeth Gilbert on Creative Courage and the Art of Living in a State of Uninterrupted Marvel

“Do you have the courage to bring forth the treasures that are hidden within you?”<p><i>“When you’re an artist,”</i> Amanda Palmer wrote in her magnificent manifesto for the creative life, <i>“nobody ever tells you or hits you with the magic wand of legitimacy. You have to hit your own head with your own</i> …

It's Not Your Imagination, Single Women: There Literally Aren't Enough Men Out There

We talked to author Jon Birger about the shortage of educated men, where women should go if they really want to land a husband, and why boys aren't going to college in the first place.<p>We all have that friend: the beautiful, intelligent, driven woman who—like Katherine Heigl in every rom-com—can't …

Relationships

Tall vs short: Which is it better to be?

Is bigger better, or do the best things really come in small packages?<p>Your height is a simple biological fact that you can do little to change, yet it may be influencing your destiny in ways you didn’t realise. BBC Future combed through the evidence to size up its impact on everything from your …

Winston Churchill

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Burning Man’s rabid brand of loyalty is changing the events business

Every year without fail, certain dusty, LED-lit corners of the Internet are whipped into a frenzy over a shared conundrum: the shortage of Burning Man tickets.<p>As with most limited-capacity events, scalpers are eager to corner the market. And with Burning Man kicking off at the end of this month, …

Black Rock

Why I'm Going to Havana

<i>In 1961, three U.S. Marines lowered the American flag at the U.S. Embassy in Havana. Today, they've returned to Cuba to raise the flag once more.</i><p>Fifty-four years ago, the United States broke diplomatic relations with Cuba, and three young Marine guards volunteered for one final act of duty: …

Think the Koch Brothers Are Among the Top 10 All-Time Political Donors? Sorry, You Are Wrong. Very Wrong.

The Koch brothers, notorious for donating large sums of money to right-leaning political causes, might not be as influential as some may think.<p>David Koch attends the Metropolitan Opera Season Opening Production Of ‘Eugene Onegin’ at The Metropolitan Opera House on September 23, 2013 in New York …

Republicans and White House head toward battle on debt

The government will exhaust its borrowing authority by late February.<p>WASHINGTON -- While the new year began without those familiar cliffhanger budget negotiations, White House officials and Republican congressional leaders staked out dramatically different positions Sunday on raising the debt …

Jay Carney Says Obama Will 'Bypass Congress' In 2014

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney predicted that President Barack Obama will "bypass Congress" when necessary in 2014, taking unilateral executive action to carry out his agenda.<p>Speaking on ABC's "This Week" ahead of Tuesday's State of the Union address, Carney was asked how the president …