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The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

20 Head-Scratchingly Ridiculous Vintage Movie Posters You've Probably Never Seen Before

After World War II, my step-grandfather (married to my maternal grandmother) worked in the movie poster industry for decades, on the printing side. Before I was born, he'd bring my mother extra posters that I wish <i>so hard</i> she had kept. There are some absolutely incredible vintage movie posters.<p>But …

Posters

Makoto Azuma Uses the Stratosphere as a Backdrop For His Latest Floral Art | Colossal

<p>Last week Japanese botanic artist Makoto Azuma attempted to go where most artists only dream of going: to space. In a project titled Exbiotanica, …

Why should businesses focus on purpose, people and potential?

Opinion Former Video<p>Why should businesses focus on purpose, people and potential?<p>In October 2013 the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Management …

Tenants pin hopes on bedroom tax speed dating

Iain Duncan Smith hopes 'speed dating' sessions for tenants affected by welfare reform will undo a housing log jam<p>Veronica Davies is a woman in demand.<p>Her four children have left home and after eight years, she wants to leave her smart four-bedroom, three-storey council house in Brent, North London.<p>…

Housing

Harper gets his way: Minister's cleaner is deported

It appears that Isabella Acevedo, the former cleaner of Home Office minister Mark Harper, has been deported.<p>Acevedo's lawyer said the Home Office …

The blatant sexism of lists about 'attractive girls'

It's not uncommon to see articles that refer to attractive people as a separate social group, or even a different sort of people altogether. The basis for doing so is often illogical and doesn't stand up to scrutiny<p>Recently, an article was published listing actions and behaviours “attractive girls …

Secret language of penguins decoded

Six distinctive calls made by African or 'jackass' penguins express the birds' ecstasy, love, hunger, anger and loneliness<p>African penguins communicate feelings such as hunger, anger and loneliness through six distinctive vocal calls, according to scientists who have observed the birds' behaviour in …

Wildlife Photography: Eliminating Bad Backgrounds

Wildlife photography inspires professional and amateur photographers alike. The possibilities of our natural world provide an endless source of …

Landscape Photography

Akintunde Akinleye's best photograph: the aftermath of a Nigerian pipeline explosion

'Someone had tried to steal oil from a pipeline – and it caught light. There were a lot of burnt bodies'<p>I had only been working as a photojournalist for about five years when this explosion happened in 2006. It's a very common problem in Nigeria: people will go out in the middle of the night and …