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10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Speaking on stage in front of an audience of people is a wonderfully scary privilege. You have a large group of people’s undivided attention, and you can have a direct impact on their lives (and potentially your future). Here’s how not to …

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"Time Capsule" Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

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Arctic Blast to Set Record Low Temperatures, Create 'Dangerous Situation'

It's January and it's supposed to be cold, but temperatures plunging below zero and are expected to set records across the country as tens of …

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New look at The Mountain from Game of Thrones season 4

We’ve already caught a glimpse of Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson as Gregor Clegane in the upcoming fourth season of <b>Game of Thrones</b>, but now the Icelandic …

How to get fit in 2014: A-Z of the best new fitness and wellbeing trends

Need a fitness overhaul for 2014? Read our guide to the biggest trends in fitness, nutrition and wellbeing for the year ahead<p>BY <b>Helen Foster</b> | 05 January 2014<p><i>A is for... Animal Flow</i><br>This mix of the Brazilian martial art Capoeira and a body-weight work-out has a touch of gymnastics, yoga and dance on …

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The reading list: misspent pupil premium, the critical thinking debate and reasons to be cheerful

In our round up of the research, blogs and opinion pieces on our radar this week: seven reasons to be educationally cheerful in 2014 and a blogger asks if critical thinking can be taught<p>Concern pupil premium misspent<p>The key piece of research that came out this week was a study showing that one in …

Secret Teacher: we need to stay positive for the sake of our students

2013 was a challenging year for teachers, but if we can't deal with the problems that life throws at us in a constructive way, who will be the role models for future generations? • More from The Secret Teacher<p>With the slew of end of year reviews that are floating around, it's impossible to resist …

Holiday at The Georgian House, Hampton Court Palace | The Landmark Trust

What you need to know about this building<p>Does the property allow dogs?<p>No.<p>How is the property accessed?<p>Via the Palace security directly from the main …

After the Antihero

The real TV trend of 2013? The rise of the strong female character.<p>On December 1, <i>The Good Wife</i> finished its fall season — a run of 10 consecutive …

The Invisible Woman revisits a footnote in the love life of Charles Dickens

In some respects, biopics are getting better. More and more, filmmakers and screenwriters recognize that the entire sweep of a person’s life—even …

The Exhausting Emotional Violence of August: Osage County

The film adaptation of Tracy Letts's award-winning dysfunctional-family play largely skips the "comedy" part of "dark comedy."<p>Earlier this year, when the film adaptation of Tracy Letts’s dysfunctional-family stage drama <i>August: Osage County</i> premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, …

The Wolf of Wall Street: The True Story

Drugs, prostitutes, crashed helicopters — the debauchery in <i>The</i> <i>Wolf of Wall Street</i> is so outlandish that audiences might leave the theater thinking …

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Review: '47 Ronin' doesn't quite cut it as a samurai fantasy

There's the kind of movie that comes riding into theaters on such a prolonged wave of bad buzz — changed release dates, backstage whispers of production troubles and a swelling budget — that the film itself starts to seem beside the point, something to just get out of the way. That's the case with …

The Wolf of Wall Street Is Enraging Moviegoers, Thrilling Bankers, And Making Tons Of Cash

<i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> is doing great—it led the holiday box office with $10 million on Christmas Day!<p><i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> is doing terribly—it earned a C rating on CinemaScore, meaning audiences liked it less than everything else currently in theaters, including <i>Walking With Dinosaurs</i>.<p>Whatever …

Saul Zaentz, Oscar-Winning Producer of The English Patient & Amadeus, Dies at 92

Saul Zaentz, a music producer whose second career as a filmmaker brought him Best Picture Academy Awards for <i>One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest</i>, <i>Amadeus</i> …

Patricia Norris, 12 Years a Slave’s 82-Year-Old Costume Designer, on Inventing History From Whole Cloth

As you likely know by this stage of awards season, <i>12 Years a Slave</i> filmmaker Steve McQueen based his heart-wrenching slave drama on the autobiography of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery for more than a decade. When it came to designing the costumes for stars …

The Most Happy Fellowes

Behind Downton Abbey, the British series enthralling viewers on both sides of the Atlantic, is the world as imagined by Julian Fellowes: wistful, sharp-eyed outsider and dyed-in-the-wool aristocratic observer. Visiting the show’s creator—as well as its “belowstairs” set and its upstairs, Highclere …

Watch Lady Mary’s Michelle Dockery Kick Some Modern-Day Ass as a Law & Order-Style Detective

With just two days until <i>Downton Abbey</i>’s Season-Four premiere in the U.S., its star Michelle Dockery has doffed her 1920s duds for a modern-day comedy video in which she takes down perps, wields a gun, and trades barbs with... Michael Chiklis?<p>We never said that the Funny or Die video, titled <i>Tough</i> …