Ezleena Mustafa

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8 Travel Hacks for Your Next Vacation

Contrary to the saying, getting there is not always half the fun. Don’t let airport hassles, dead phones, and suitcase disasters get in your way. …

A License To Kill…?

The on-going war between Israel and Palestine have seen thousands of lost lives and injuries. It’s devastating to witness (though only virtually) …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including waterfalls in Lisbon, giant waves in China and synchronised swimming in Berlin.

17 Things Emotionally Strong People Don’t Do

Once you believe you are strong emotionally, you will unconsciously act stronger than before and begin to take control over your emotional whims.<p>– …

Ways to reduce stress

7 Things That Are Secretly Stressing You Out<p>Keep calm and read this article<p>Feeling especially tense these days? It's easy to blame it on your job or your in-laws, but you may be shocked to discover that these sneaky culprits could be stressing you out, too. Read on for the random things that might …

My 2013 was a crazy ride, particularly of a car accident and a death in the family. So here's to hoping to see more beauty in the simplest of things, and twelve petals, to promise to appreciate all twelve months ahead -the good and the bad. #whpresolutions2014

Hector and The Search for Happiness by Francois Lelord

Hector and The Search of Happiness is a novel by a French psychiatrist, Francois Lelord. This book has been translated from French to English by …

ChinaHouse – Old With A Twist Of Gold

Having been born and raised in Penang, I’m always surprised to discover places in this beautiful island that I have yet been to. One of them is …

In The Memory Of My Grandmother

A week ago I lost a beautiful soul as my grandmother (and my only grandparent I had ever known) passed away. She took care of me since I was a baby, …

Haibun – The Morning After

10:30am. The sun was high. The sky was blue. The pavement was wet from last night’s rain. I strolled leisurely down the pavement – where flowers were …

5 Things To Take With You On A Road Trip

Road trips are my favourite! Here are some of the things that are essential to ensure you’ll have the best road trips of your life!<p><b>1. Camera</b><p>A camera …

The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

Honestly, this book is a bit of a disappointment for me, not because it’s not a good book (it is!) but probably it’s a little different than the …

5 Things To Do While You're Single

Being single isn’t a disease, It’s an opportunity for you to grow, learn, and experience life in a way that you won’t be able to when you are married.<p>…

Japan's Cutthroat School System: A Cautionary Tale for the U.S.

A new book shows how fixating on testing and achievement can backfire.<p>"No Child Left Behind." "Race to the Top." The names suggest mobility, progress, moving on up and not falling back. The goal of education, according to these national education initiatives with their standards and testing, is …

Not So Koi

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

Report: Apple working on curved screens, pressure-sensitive touch sensors for future iPhones

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Apple<p>We’ve already heard that Apple(s aapl) is looking to make a bigger iPhone, but here are two new interesting rumors …

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …

This Might Be the Most Beautiful Castle in the World

I'm never one to turn down a castle visit. From England's Windsor Castle to Namhansanseong in South Korea, if a travel destination has a royal residence -- currently inhabited or long abandoned -- I'll add it to my to-tour list.<p>But after spending time in Scotland earlier this fall, I think I've …