M A Haridy

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Elegy review – a fine dilemma

Four years ago Nick Payne shone new light on the stage with his <i>Constellations</i>. He blended scientific inquiry and romance. The form of his play was part of its subject matter. <b>Elegy</b>, slighter but needling, also has love and medical science at its centre. It also moves in an investigative manner, …

'Game of Thrones' Preview: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Reveals Jaime's Upcoming High Sparrow Showdown

Last Sunday’s "Game of Thrones" Season 6 premiere was one for the books when Jamie Lannister came back to King’s Landing from the Dorne with his dead …

Game of Thrones

6 Things You Need to Do When Starting a New Job

All major changes in life tend to make us fairly nervous and uncertain, and there are few things as nerve wrecking as the first few days on a new …

Employment

10 Amazingly Written Sex Scenes In Modern Day Novels

4. The Death Of Bunny Monro By Nick Cave<p>He slips his hands under her cotton vest and her body spasms and slackens and he cups her small, cold breasts …

The Towering Narcissism of Jerry Maguire

Remember Jerry Maguire? The character, a sports agent played by Tom Cruise in the Cameron Crowe movie of the same name, became a kind of white-collar superhero when he stood in front of his entire office, having just been fired and left to fend for himself, and declared to his soon-to-be …

Entertainment

'Shuffle Along' deemed a new musical, must face 'Hamilton'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Broadway musical "Shuffle Along" will have to tap-dance against a hip-hop monster for attention at the Tony Awards.<p>The Tony Awards administration committee voted Friday that the show starring Audra McDonald is a new musical, a decision that puts it in the same Tony category as …

Audra McDonald

Affair Recovery: 5 Steps to Repairing Your Relationship

Coping with an affair is one of the greatest challenges a couple might face. Some people choose not to try to cope and instead leave the relationship …

Relationships

Why it’s vital to watch your biological clock

Breakfast in the morning, work during the day, relaxation in the evening followed by bedtime. The waking hours have a certain rhythm, and the 24-hour cycle of the Earth’s rotation has resulted in a human sleeping pattern that largely takes place at night for about seven or eight hours of continuous …

Sleep

Kate Middleton Poses for Vogue UK in First-Ever Fashion Shoot

The Duchess of Cambridge makes her fashion editorial debut in a new shoot with photographer Josh Olins.<p>The British edition of <i>Vogue</i>celebrated its centenary issue with something of a royal coup Saturday, revealing it had landed the <b>Duchess of Cambridge</b>’s first-ever magazine cover shoot. The magazine’s …

Kate Middleton

Religion is the only hope for the American church

Author’s photo of the church at St. Joseph Abbey<p>I just finished breakfast with a man who has been one of my most important influences, Brian Zahnd. …

Prayer

7 Simple Ways To Ramp Up Productivity In Your Home Office

Big businesses are rapidly realizing something that self-employed workers have known for ages: allowing employees to work remotely does great things …

Productivity

3 Married Bedtime Rituals You Need to Do (That Have Nothing to Do With Sex!)

Climbing into bed may signal to you that it's time to have sex. But our experts say there are a few other things you should work into your bedtime routine that will bond you even more.<p><b>1. End your day with gratitude.</b><br>If you worry you don't say thank you enough in your relationship, this ritual is for …

Relationships

Revealed: The secret to painting a portrait of 35 subjects

Gathered together in one room are some of the most distinguished naval and merchant shipping figures of the age.<p>At their centre stands the Duke of Edinburgh talking to Admiral Sir Jock Slater, while his daughter Princess Anne chats nearby to a former admiral of the fleet and the last captain of the …

Prince Philip

15 Breakout Performances of the Broadway Season

The 2015-16 Broadway season has come to a close, and the 70th Annual Tony Awards are on the horizon. Before nominations are announced, we look back …

American Sign Language

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

Adventure Travel

Brooklyn’s Wearable Revolution

Monday is what for many in the fashion-Hollywood-business-celebrity nexus is considered the highlight of the social season: the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute gala. Before guests like Sarah Jessica Parker and Johnny Depp run the flashbulb gantlet to get to their Champagne and …

Wearable Tech

Free will illusory, brain tricks us into thinking choices are conscious – Yale study

© Mike Blake / Reuters<b>Will I drink tea or coffee? Should I take an umbrella with me? What if I buy this now even though pay day's in a week? There</b> …

Richard Eyre on the Hollow Crown's Henry IV: from the pub to the battlefield

Shakespeare’s history plays are all about contrasts: council chambers and battlefields, city and country, the corridors of power and the world of the streets. High politics and low life. And that’s especially true of Henry IV Parts I and II. Half the time you’re watching England’s rulers sitting in …

BBC

7 Myths About Motorcycle Safety That Need To Go Away

As the last of the winter snow melts, motorcyclists across the country, both experienced and new, are getting ready to dust off their rides and make the most of the springtime weather. Some take advantage of this time to cross off iconic roads from their bucket lists, while others, eager to get …

Motorcycles

منظمة حقوقية بالمنيا تطالب «السيسي» بإقالة وزير الداخلية بعد اقتحام «الصحفيين» - بوابة الشروق

<b>طالب ياسر التركي، مدير منظمة الحياة لحقوق الإنسان بالمنيا، الرئيس عبدالفتاح السيسي بإقالة اللواء مجدي عبد الغفار، وزير الداخلية، من منصبه عقب حالة</b> …

خالد أبوبكر لوزير الداخلية: «عليك إدراك حجم الأزمة التي وضعت الدولة فيها» - بوابة الشروق

<b>أدان المحامي خالد أبوبكر، واقعة اقتحام نقابة الصحفيين من جانب قوات الأمن، أمس الأحد.</b><p>ووجه أبوبكر، عبر حسابه على موقع التواصل الاجتماعي «تويتر»، اليوم …

عاجل| انهيار عقار مكون من 3 طوابق بمدينة الشروق.. وخمسة أشخاص تحت الأنقاض - بوابة الشروق

<b>انهار اليوم الاثنين، عقار مكون من ثلاث طوابق بمنطقة الشروق، وقال العقيد أيمن سيد الأهل مدير إدارة الإنقاذ بالقاهرة، لـ«الشروق»، إن اللواء جمال فريد</b> …

إعلام القاهرة تستعد لإطلاق أول برنامج «توك شو» بالجامعة عبر قناتها - بوابة الشروق

<b>قال الدكتور هشام فايد، المدرس بقسم الإذاعة والتليفزيون بكلية الإعلام جامعة القاهرة، إن الكلية بصدد إذاعة أولى حلقات برنامج «اللى حصل» وهو أول برنامج</b> …

وصول وفد من لجنة الأمن القومي بالكونجرس الأمريكي لتفقد إجراءات تأمين مطاري القاهرة وشرم الشيخ - بوابة الشروق

<b>وصل إلى القاهرة، اليوم الإثنين، وفد من لجنة الأمن القومى بالكونجرس الأمريكى، برئاسة مايكل أوسيل رئيس اللجنة، فى زيارة لمصر تستغرق عدة أيام، للقاء</b> …

What's Good For The Heart Is Good For The Brain

Hoping to keep your mental edge as you get older? Look after your heart, a recent analysis suggests, and your brain will benefit, too.<p>A research team led by Hannah Gardener, an epidemiologist at the University of Miami, analyzed a subset of data from the Northern Manhattan Study, a large, ongoing …

The Brain

What Makes a Great Teacher

This Teacher Appreciation Week, beginning Monday, marks 50 years since TIME's 'Great Teachers' cover story<p>The idea that the U.S. may be facing a potential teacher shortage, or that teachers are consistently undervalued, probably wouldn’t surprise anyone who follows today’s education news. And, as …

Teaching

15 Top Tips for Writing Novel Characters

Great novel characters share common features: A distinct, authentic voice, character development, goals and motivations, strengths and flaws. Because …

Novel

On Writing Dreams and Nightmares

So I got a question semi-recently from a reader about writing dreams and nightmares. I found this an especially interesting question, both because I …

Nightmares

Fiction University: Getting Your Novel to the Finish Line (Part One: Getting Past Getting Stuck)

<b>Step One: Determine Where You’re Stuck</b> <br>Are you stuck in a scene that’s giving you trouble or do you not know where the story is going at all?<p><b>If you</b> …

Novel

11 Tips to Craft the Perfect Amazon Book Description

<i>Our thanks to Mike Fishbein for this guest contribution. This article was originally published at mfishbein.com and we thought it would definitely</i> …

Amazon