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The Beginner’s Guide to Google’s Material Design

Advertise here with BSA<br>You may be the type who struggles to keep up with web speak, confused by phrases like “UX (user experience) design” – or the …

31 Places Around The World You Should Eat At Before You Die

Eat your way around the world.<p><i>We asked people who work and travel around the world to tell us about their favorite restaurants on the planet. From holes in the wall to Michelin-starred feasts, these are some of the places they recommended, presented in no particular order.</i><p>Najd Village, Riyadh, …

Company Town Is the Most Twisted Posthuman Novel You've Ever Read

Madeline Ashby took all the conventions of “artificial life form” novels and shredded them with her novel <i>vN</i> and its sequel, <i>ID</i>. Now she’s doing the …

Ten Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online For FREE

Science and the Internet are two individual entities that, when combined, become the 21st century’s most powerful educational tool. If you suddenly …

Black Holes

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Dan Gilbert

18 books Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

When Warren Buffett started his investing career, he would read 600, 750, or 1,000 pages a day.<p>Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>…

9 Architectural Photography Tutorials to Help You Get the Right Shot

While drawing or even writing about architecture can be a great way to be expressive in the field, today architectural photography is by far the most …

Photography Tutorials

Google’s Nik Collection of photo tools is now free (previously $149)

Nik Collection, a package of seven photography tools, is now completely free. Previously, Google sold the plugins for a steep $149.<p>Google acquired Nik Collection with the 2012 purchase of Nik Software, the German company that is better known for the Snapseed apps for Android and iOS. While Snapseed …

This One-Bedroom Glass 'Hotel' Lets You Sleep Under the Stars

Guests staying in this glass-walled room in the Italian Alps don't have to worry about missing a moment of the natural beauty surrounding them. From …

3 Meditation Apps That Will Clear Your Mind In As Little As Two Minutes

To say I’m a worry wart would be a <i>serious</i> understatement. I’m constantly telling myself to breathe (I even have it tattooed as a reminder) or to take …

15 DIY Bedroom Upgrades for Under $25

If your bedroom could use a little pick-me-up, but you don't have a ton of cash, check out this collection of 15 charming DIY projects that will set …

Twelve Normal Cars That Will Turn Anyone Into an Enthusiast

There are a lot of great cars out there for people who are already enthusiasts, but these are the cars that are making people into new enthusiasts.<p>We asked you yesterday which normal cars could turn anyone into an enthusiast. As always, there were a ton of responses, but there are the answers we …

Alfa Romeo

Broken Vows: Tony Blair, The Tragedy of Power by Tom Bower – digested read

Tom Bower’s dissection of the former prime minister’s years in power is ground with an axe to a pithy 800 words<p><b>October 2007.</b> A swimming pool inside the Rwandan presidential palace. Tony Blair is lying on a sun lounger soaked with the blood of hundreds of thousands of murdered Hutus. Blair pulls up …

How Google became the most valuable business in the world

By the middle of 2010, it was clear that something was broken at Google.<p>Investors, analysts and members of the media who once touted the company's …

6 Basic Wines Everyone Should Know

From the "cashmere of reds" to the "Marc Jacobs of whites," let a sommelier take the legwork out of finding tonight's perfect vintage.<p><b>Marissa A. Ross, Mindy Kaling's former Girl Friday and the creative nose behind the blog Wine-allthetime helps you broaden your palate.</b><p>Wine isn't the easiest …

How the sedition drama has rejuvenated campus politics at JNU

The current protests could be the making of a new political generation.<p>When Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar walks …

India

Brain training: Memory games

Outlook | Published: 02 March 2016<p>Simon Makin<p><i>Nature</i> <b>volume 531</b>, pages S10–S11 (03 March 2016) | Download …

The Brain

5 Self-Help Books That Are Actually Helpful: Today in Critical Linking

<i>But that’s kind of a shame, because truly and honestly, not all books found in the self-help section are like that. Add these five to your bookshelf</i> …

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

The top brain-training apps to keep your mind sharp

As an app released this week claims to improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, we've taken a look at the best apps for training your brain<p>IQs across the world are experiencing a steady decline, with our collective intelligence <b>dropping by one IQ point in the last decade</b>.<p>According to …

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

Self-improvement

A 15-minute online quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

But there are indeed differences between people that can be tested.<p>One of the most common, preferred ways psychologists use to measure personality is what's called the "Big Five": extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.<p>(Want to skip to the quiz? …

I STILL SHOOT FILM

It’s time to brush up on your color! Over the years color film has had its ups and downs, with discontinued favorites and new emulsions making it …

Don't Waste the Crumbs