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13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

Literature

Color, creativity run riot at contemporary furniture fair

NEW YORK | From a giant vertebra lamp to lights that look like cotton balls, the cornucopia of creativity was overflowing during the International …

Tail better than top three - Border

The Investec Ashes 2013<p>Allan Border, the former Australia captain, has spoken of his bewilderment at how the vastly talented allrounder Shane Watson …

Farewell Alice Munro, and thanks for everything

That Alice Munro titled her last volume of short stories <i>Dear Life</i> could not have been a surprise to her devoted readers. In even the most merciless …

How To Master The Art Of Self-Promotion

It’s possible to spread your content without cheapening your brand. Here’s how to make your message hot, without looking like a hot dog.<p>“Politics is a direct-response business,” declares the digital director of President Obama’s re-election campaign. “People do things if you ask them to do it, and …

Chamber of Commerce

The Real Reason You're Not Closing | Inc.com

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Mark Suster's blog</i> Both Sides of the Table.<p>Every sales organization with more than a handful of reps or that is across multiple offices or time zones would benefit from having a sales methodology. There are many out there and many books have been …

Business Strategy

Final Poirot films at Agatha Christie holiday home

David Suchet has played the detective since 1989<p><b>Agatha Christie's former holiday home in Devon is to play a pivotal role in David Suchet's final Poirot film.</b><p>Dead Man's Folly will feature scenes filmed at Greenway, which is now owned by the National Trust.<p>The film is the last one starring Suchet, …

Pop Culture

The Power of Names

The German poet Christian Morgenstern once said that “all seagulls look as though their name were Emma.” Though Morgenstern was known for his nonsense poetry, there was truth in his suggestion that some linguistic labels are perfectly suited to the concepts they denote. “Dawdle” and “meander” sound …

India's ancient university returns to life

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/education/981000/981899_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524667211_575f62c198c0934649a124be4571a857<p><b>It was an eminent centre of learning long before Oxford, Cambridge and Europe's oldest university Bologna were founded.</b><p>Nalanda University in …

India

Anatomy of a hack: even your 'complicated' password is easy to crack

In March, readers followed along as Nate Anderson, Ars Technica deputy editor and a self-admitted newbie to password cracking, downloaded a list of …

Architects Dream Up A “Hairy” Skyscraper That Produces Its Own Energy

Belatchew Arkitektur plans to turn a Stockholm landmark into a full-fledged urban wind farm.<p>We write about architecture as being “dynamic,” “interactive,” or even “animated,” but it’s not really true. All buildings are static, incapable of propelling themselves to spontaneous movement. Architects …

Architecture

The Start-of-Summer Movie List: 10 Must Sees

Wondering what to do with yourself at this moment as springtime makes its way to summer? If you’re looking for a little balance to your barbecue, a …

The Neuroscience of Jazz

Charles Limb is a professor of otolaryngology at Johns Hopkins Medicine who has a sideline in brain research; he's also on the faculty at the Peabody …

How Creative Are You?

The man nicknamed "the father of creativity" was psychologist E. Paul Torrance. In the 1940s he began researching creativity in order to improve …

Gary Marcus: Defining Creativity

Kurt Andersen talks with Gary Marcus about what science knows, and doesn't know, about creativity. Marcus is the director of New York University's …

Gary Marcus: Enhancing Creativity

Gary Marcus, who directs New York University's Center for Language and Music, talks with Kurt Andersen about scientific efforts to find and describe …

The Most Creative People In Entertainment, 2013

TV’s Head Of The Class (Nos. 77-83)<p>Ben Blacker, No. 83, host of the Nerdist Writers Panel podcast and cocreator of The Thrilling Adventure Hour talks to a panel of TVs top showrunners:<p>77. VINCE GILLIGAN: Creator, <i>Breaking Bad</i>. The man who saw too much darkness.<br>• 78. BRETT BAER; LIZ MERIWETHER, AND …

TV

Australia ranked 'happiest' developed nation again

<b>Australia has been ranked the world's happiest nation among developed economies for the third year running.</b><p>Top position went to Australia, because of the overall strength of its economy, in the Better Life Index compiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.<p>Sweden, Canada, …

Australia

How the Case for Austerity Has Crumbled

The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire<p>by Neil Irwin<p>Penguin, 430 pp., $29.95<p>Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea<p>by Mark …

Can Agatha Christie be political?

Agatha Christie's The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is considered by many to be the finest crime mystery ever written. It tells the story of how Hercule …

The Most Creative People In Style, Retail

From a coffee hawker to designer clothes to hair, hair, and more hair, here are the innovators from our Most Creative People In Business 2013 list who are creating new ways to answer the demands of fashion-conscious consumers.<p>TRACEY BLECZINSKI (No. 9)<p><b>VP Of Consumer Products, National Football League</b><p>…

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