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The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Watch: an 8K timelapse showing Grand Teton park in all its glory

Grand Teton National Park is in the northwest of the U.S state of Wyoming and it’s an eye candy. The park “<i>boasts an awe-inspiring array of pristine</i> …

Time-lapse Photography

28 Documentaries For People Who Just Want To Watch Netflix

You're welcome.<p>We’ve already given you recommendations for TV and film to stream when you’re <i>actually</i> watching Netflix and chilling. But if extreme weather is still forcing you inside with no content to devour, here are 28 documentaries you can watch from the comfort of your own Netflix account.<p>This …

Breast Cancer

'NaturePlay' film reveals Scandinavia's amazing nature-based education system

<b>This new award-winning documentary reveals the stark contrasts between America's obsession with standardized tests, at the cost of everything else,</b> …

15 uses for your phone's camera (other than taking selfies)

If you've ever looked at the night sky and wished you had paid more attention in science class, then you should download<p>Published: 11 July 2016 / Caption: Alina Bradford / Photo: Alina Bradford/CNET<p>Use your phone as a security system<p>If you have an old phone lying around you can use it for home …

Internet

11 Addictive Books You Can Tear Through in a Weekend

Short, sweet, and page-turning.<p><b>1. The Girls by Emma Cline</b><p>This mesmerizing novel follows impressionable teenager Evie Boyd as she falls in with a sketchy, cult-like group inspired by the Manson Family. Come for the salacious connections to real life, stay for Cline's haunting depiction of female …

7 Habits of a Happy Brain

You can rewire your brain to enjoy more serotonin, dopamine, oxytocin, endorphin<p>Make this part of each day and you'll like the results:<p><b>Remember that</b> …

5 Magical Train Trips That Rival the Hogwarts Express

Road trips rock because you get an amazing view of the changing landscape while you’re getting from point A to point B. But what’s a gal to do if she wants to travel without the expense of renting a car or taking weeks of vacation time? Since we’re committed to the journey just as much as the …

Online Organisation: 6 Tips to Clear Digital Clutter

Image supplied by Pixabay<p>With many of us online more hours than we would like to admit, consuming and creating information can become seriously overwhelming. Not only does it fill our brains with so much more information than ever before, but deciding what information keep becomes harder. Deciding …

10 Ways to Be More Mindful at Work

fatumwr/Adobe StockMindfulness may seem like a great idea, but how do you become more mindful in the context of a busy work day? You may have emails, …

Mindfulness

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid …

5 Netflix documentaries that change how you think about the future

1/<p>"Bottled Life: Nestlé's Business with Water"<p>Netflix<p>The business of bottled water is strange on its face: water is everywhere. Why should we have to …

Alzheimer's Disease

What Now? Intentionally Designing Life at College and Beyond

Opinion | Postsecondary Learning<p>What Now? Intentionally Designing Life at College and Beyond<p>By Gabrielle Santa-Donato     May 22, 2016<p>Image Credit: …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

Apps

POV Is Streaming 100+ Independent Documentary Films Free Online This Season | POV Films Blog | POV Blog | PBS

Spring is in the air and summer is fast approaching, but you can count on it being a good season for documentary film all year-round at POV! Our new …

Tribeca Film Festival

The Dalai Lama just launched a website to help you achieve inner peace

With the help of Paul Ekman, a psychologist who consulted on the 2015 Pixar film "Inside Out," and the data visualization firm Stamen Design, the Dalai Lama has launched a new website meant to give people a map for understanding their feelings.<p>It's called the "Atlas of Emotions."<p>"When we wanted to …

13 Hacks For Traveling Like The One Percent At No Cost

Tips and tricks from our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the</i> …

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity and Creativity

<i>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." </i>-- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, and digestion. It controls all the vital processes and functions of your body and knows …

A solo traveler learns about the world — and herself — after nearly a year abroad

<i>Our readers share tales of their rambles around the world.</i><p><b>Who:</b> Barbara Barry of Fairfax, Va.<p><b>Where, when, why:</b> I left home on Jan. 9, 2015, and returned on Dec. 11. In between, I saw some portion of 25-ish countries in Asia, Oceania and Europe, plus Hawaii.<p>I’m lucky to have traveled a good deal …

Travel

Yoga and meditation better than brain training in fighting memory decline

Volunteers over 55 had reported forgetting names and faces and misplacing belongings<p>Thu, May 12, 2016, 18:31 Updated: Thu, May 12, 2016, 18:32<p>Yoga …

The Brain

A Basic Meditation to Strengthen Neural Connections

We are all born with a specific set of physical parameters, but if we eat right, take care of ourselves, and work out, we can build muscle, …

Mindfulness

The Real Definition of Clutter

You know those moments in life when you feel like you don't know what to do or where to turn? You don't know how things will turn out and yet you crave <b>deep change</b>? Those times when you feel absolutely depleted, with no vitality, motivation or energy to do anything at all? Things feel constricted …

10 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Resilience, Backed by Research

Ever dealt with a really difficult situation? We’ve all had our emotional resilience tested. Sometimes it feels like you just want to give up.<p>How do …

21 places in Italy you never thought to visit (but really should)

Planning an Italian holiday in 2018 but want to escape the tourist hordes? Then head instead to one of these lesser-known gems.<p>1. Marina de Pisciotta, Campania<p>Lee Marshall, author of Telegraph Travel's guides to Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Sicily, recommends this unheralded spot in the Province of …

13 apps that can make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Yoga

A tiny habit that will make you smarter and more creative

Or you can't even name the author of the last book you read? Or what about the great article in the New York Times you just read this morning?<p>You might remember what it was generally about, but you can't speak about it intelligently. What gives?<p>I'm no better. I read at least one book a week, which …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p>• Watch the Guardian’s documentaries<p><b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature</b> …

Filmmaking