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The discipline of philosophy covers the study of everything; from the study of knowledge, art, language, and the very nature of existence, to moral, …Philosophy
And it doesn’t require any extra time.<p>There are few dishes as satisfying as a steaming plate of pasta, especially when it’s enjoyed at the end of a …
Reading is that one activity that helps you escape reality and immerse yourself into another universe. The books we read help us understand the world …Books
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Super busy but still determined to feed your mind? Try these tools.<p>Lifelong learning, research shows, can make you smarter, richer, and happier. But, let's face it, making time to feed your brain is easier for some folks than others.<p>For entrepreneurs with growing businesses, parents of young kids, …Time Management
In what can only be described as a far worse version of <i>The Terminal,</i> a Syrian man has been detained in a Turkish airport for over a year after he attempted to emigrate to Europe and escape from the danger in his home country. The Malaysian government accused him of flying with a falsified passport, …North Africa
For most actors, it’s in the eyes – that’s where the camera lingers.<p>Alan Rickman had an extra gift: a voice that sparked shivers of every sort. He …Movies
Research from LSU shows that people who believe in themselves use more metacognitive functions than those who don't. This means that they use more of their brains and have more brainpower to solve problems.<p>Metacognition is especially important for achievement as it ensures that you approach …Self-improvement
<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> surpassed <i>Titanic</i> over the weekend to become the second highest-grossing movie of all-time domestically.<p><i>The Force Awakens</i> …
Monitoring of space objects should include giant ‘centaurs’ that could rain down debris for thousands of years, astronomers recommend<p>Earth could be at higher risk of being hit by a comet than widely thought, according to astronomers who have suggested keeping a closer eye on distant objects.<p>Most …
The annual review may be on its way out, and getting fired might not be so terrible. These are the best things we learned in 2015.<p>There was no shortage of debate this past year over the ways we work today, and how we should work in the future.<p>By some accounts, the annual review is on its deathbed, …
A growing list of companies are scrapping the dreaded annual review process. But what are they replacing it with?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 business lessons of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>Starting this month, global professional-services firm Accenture will add its name to a …
BuzzFeed Life's assistant health editor Anna Borges created a series of graphs any introvert can relate to. There are pie charts depicting how truly wonderful it is to have a vivid inner world, unwavering sense of self, and top-notch listening skills.<p>Through her bar graphs, Borges conveys some of …Data Visualization
A look back at the Internet’s most shared, Instagrammed, tweeted, and intensely scrutinized moments of the year.<p>chrissy teigen<p><b>11. Chrissy Teigen’s cry face</b><br>The year started off strong, with Chrissy Teigen launching the first viral meme of 2015 during January’s Golden Globe Awards. The model was …Left Shark
When Bill Gates isn’t convincing the world’s billionaires to give their fortunes away, he’s known to curl up with a good book or ten. For the past several years the philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder has published a year-end list of favorite books on his personal blog, and this year he’s been …Books
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Statement calls into question the arrest of vice-president Ahmed Adeeb, who is accused along with three soldiers of plot to assassinate leader<p>The FBI has said it found no evidence an explosion on board the Maldivian president’s boat was caused by a bomb – calling into question allegations that have …Extremism
You want to stop procrastinating? What if I told there was a solution that involved fun. In fact, it lets you do <i>the thing you love most in the …Procrastination
The age of the 24-hour rolling news channel is one in which it would seem almost impossible to miss a beat on world events in which governments …
A little time alone can go a long way in spurring your creative thinking and strengthening relationships.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 business lessons of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently got back from a week of solitude in a house off Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts. I was …
Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …Self-help
Oprah Winfrey<p>Oprah Winfrey at the 87th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 22, 2015.<p>Dan MacMedan—WireImage/Getty Images<p>I’ve come to believe …Maya Angelou
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We know that meetings tend to fall apart thanks to sloppy agendas and unclear ground rules, but what makes them successful?<p>We researched how some of the most effective executives in history — from the late Apple founder Steve Jobs to Amazon chief Jeff Bezos and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg — run …Phil Libin
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