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What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …


Where the internet lives: the artist who snooped on Google’s data farm

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Work Life Balance

You'd think that those who skipped or skimped on workouts fared better, since they freed up some valuable time, right?<p>Nope. Respondents who stuck with their regular exercise, Clayton reports, were <i>less</i> likely to experience conflict between their work and outside-of-work roles. He believes this …

Work-life Balance

Forget The 10,000-Hour Rule–How To Really Improve At Any Skill

The popular 10,000-Hour Rule claims that it takes 10,000 hours of working at a skill to become an expert. But research suggests that to become awesome at a skill, it’s not about quantity of time spent, it’s about quality.<p>If you’ve spent any time wondering at what makes people successful, you’ve …

What was the folk music scene really like in the Sixties?

A new book remembers the best of Britain's Sixties folk clubs and troubadours. It was a world of smoky entertainment, social freedom and suspected communism<p>Ewan MacColl used to eat his home-made sandwiches on stage. “I put a stop to that,” recalls MacColl’s wife, Peggy Seeger. “Some of the audience …

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