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Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …


Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall: A Firsthand Account From a Flipboard Curator

<i>Flipboard’s curator for Germany, Stefanie Bastian, remembers the night the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 and suggests magazines to flip through in honor</i> …

Personal Photography by Nick Meek

Expressive Photography.<p>Nick Meek is a remarkable and very talented photographer. His skills are often in demand for advertising campaigns for …


Sleek Carbon-Fiber Electric Bike Is Perfect for the Commuter

The bike ride to work just got more exciting. It comes in the form of the Leaos Electric Bike, a light-weight cycle originally modeled after the famous Vespa scooter. This futuristic-looking bike is designed and handmade in Italy and is produced out of carbon fiber. Leaos looks sleek and modern …

Electric Bikes

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …


Broken Embraces | Film Q&A

Black Swan | Film Q&A

Anthony Minghella: Gerry O'Halloran Lecture

Cast Away | Film Q&A

Inglourious Basterds | Film Q&A

Tom Hanks | A Life In Pictures

The Kids Are All Right | Film Q&A

An Evening with Kiefer Sutherland

Colin Firth | A Life in Pictures

Martin Scorsese | A Life in Pictures

A Single Man | Film Q&A

Stephen Fry | Television Lecture 2010

Up | Film Q&A

Terry Gilliam | A Life in Pictures

An Interview with Sydney Pollack

John Barry's Golden Touch: Discussion

Dr Who Adventure Games: Games Masterclass

Homeland | TV Q&A

When BAFTA Met Oscar: American Academy Short Film Awards Explained

The BAFTA Podcast #3: Screenwriters' Lecture Series Special

A Wondrous GIF Shows the Most Popular Baby Names for Girls Since 1960

Social Security Administration data visualized in the most lovely way imaginable<p>My friend Judy used to always say that whenever she met another Judy, she knew exactly how old that Judy was—to the day.<p>Now that level of precision might be a bit of a stretch, but, as the above map wonderfully shows, …