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Who Do You Think You Are?: how to reduce celebrities to tears

As Who Do You Think You Are? returns to BBC One tonight, Ed Power asks the show's producer Colette Flight how it still manages to tug at celebrities' heartstrings<p>When it comes to reducing celebrities to tears, Who Do You Think You Are? is television’s undisputed champion. The genealogy series in …

J K Rowling

How the Human Heart Functions as a Second Brain

<b>The word “heart” is an anagram for the word “earth”. Hence, the phrase “home is where the heart is”.</b><p>Did you know that the human heart is the organ …

23 Places You Won't Believe Are In England

It's not all just green and pleasant.

Why Baby Boomers Refuse To Retire

Classic notions of retirement are no longer an option, and baby boomers are reimagining what the last decades of work can hold.<p>Five years ago, in 2011, the first wave of the oldest U.S. baby boomers reached the common retirement age of 65. Since then, another 10,000 each day continue to reach this …

How To Tell If Someone Is Lying: 5 Research-Backed Secrets

Wouldn’t it be nice to know how to tell if someone is lying?We’re going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception and …

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. On How His Personal Ancestry Obsessions Led To ‘Finding Your Roots’

Talking to Henry Louis Gates, Jr. about his popular PBS show, <i>Finding Your Roots</i>, it’s impossible not to feel the enthusiasm he has for the program, which was almost derailed last year by that whole Ben Affleck kerfuffle. On the day we spoke with him, what was supposed to be a 10- to 15-minute …

World's wealthiest 62 people now own as much as poorest half of population

Oxfam study also finds richest one per cent on the planet is now worth more than the rest of everyone else put together<p>The world's richest 62 people are worth as much as the planet's poorest 3.6 billion put together, according to new research.<p>And the richest one per cent on the planet is now worth …

Geography

How to save money at Whole Foods

The company has earned the nickname "whole paycheck" for its high prices.<p>But it doesn't have to be that way.<p>We picked up some tips from money-saving experts on how you can save.

Personal Finance

Raise Your Vibration to Discover Your True Self

“Your frequency is what you frequently see. Pay attention to synchronicity as there are valuable lessons to be learned in the repetition of your …

Almost every language has a word for 'Christmas.' Few reference Christ.

¡Feliz Navidad! Joyeux Noël! Frohe Weihnachten! God Jul! Sretan Božić! Crăciun fericit! Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus!<p>How do you keep the <i>Christ</i> in <i>Christmas</i> …

40 Useful Y-Words To Add To Your Vocabulary

The ancestor of our humble letter Y is the twentieth letter of the Greek alphabet, <i>upsilon</i>, which was adopted into the Latin alphabet around 2,000 …

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: Mind-Hacking Advice for Living Clutter Free

Japanese organizing consultant Marie Kondo set off a decluttering craze across the world with her pocket-sized book, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of</i> …

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

Behavioral Sciences

35 Joyous J Words To Jazz Up Your Vocabulary

The letter <i>j</i> first came about as a variation of the letter <i>i</i>, originally used to clarify the last in a sequence of Roman numerals—so <i>iii</i>, for 3, might …

The many ‘sides’ of Thanksgiving… and the English language

We may talk a lot of turkey during the holiday, but US Thanksgiving is really all about the sides. Yes, we pile our plates with mashed potatoes and …

mashed potatoes

Our 51 most commonly misused words and phrases

In the English language, there is no definitive body governing the rules, so grammar can be up to interpretation.<p>This isn't true in languages such as …

6 Affordable Shoe Brands That Look Super Expensive

The desire to step up your shoe game each season is part of every fashion girl's agenda, but a serious habit can get expensive. If you're looking for …

What Do You Need to Let Go Of?

photo: Millie Grenough<p>-- an old hurt? -- a negative judgment of a friend?<p>As I sat in my backyard this morning, I realized that the trees follow the rhythms of life with much greater ease than I do. Even if their current leaves are dazzlingly beautiful -- when it's time, they simply let them go.<p>What …

A massive study just debunked a pervasive myth about male and female brains

But in a new study, scientists combed through the brain scans of more than 1,400 people, and found that while there are some distinct brain differences between men and women, there's no such thing as a distinctly "male" or "female" brain.<p>"Our study demonstrates that, although there are sex/gender …

The Brain

QUIZ: Do you make the most common English language errors?

A linguist has pointed out the most common mistakes we make while using the English language - do you make them?<p>A linguist from Harvard University has created a list of the words we misuse the most.<p>In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker …

Language Learning

Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole Recipe

A few years ago, when one of my readers asked me to create a gluten-free version of Campbell's green bean casserole, I was excited. Until then, I had never eaten the classic Thanksgiving side. After perfecting the recipe, a funny thing happened: several of my friends revealed themselves to be …

The Trinity in German Thought | David Vincent Meconi

In writing both of his Catechisms of 1529, Martin Luther attempted to highlight the trinitarian structure of Christianity by reducing the Roman …

Dolsot Bibimbap (Korean Stone Pot Bibimbap)

Scientists fill in the gaps of human hunter-gatherer history

Dublin, Ireland, November 16th, 2015 - An international team led by scientists in Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin and Cambridge …

Why is English so weirdly different from other languages? – John McWhorter

English speakers know that their language is odd. So do people saddled with learning it non-natively. The oddity that we all perceive most readily is …