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Most of my standup shows, whether about the behaviour of the bonobo ape or my addiction to celebrity narrowboat TV shows, are really me trying to work out what it is to be human and trying to see how I
In his essay “Das Unheimliche,” published in 1919, Sigmund Freud set forth his concept of the “uncanny”: the ordinary or familiar made strange. For him, the word defined the experience of seeing an everyday
Prime your muscles with an intense 20-minute circuit session. If you want an impressively ripped torso and arms (or just feel fitter overall beyond the bike), you don’t need to pick up a weight at all.
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The world is a chaotic place—and few writers have grappled with its complexity as well as did Leo Tolstoy, who was born a hundred and ninety years ago today, on September 9, 1828. This week, we’re bringing
An executive coach says practically everyone forgets to ask the job interview question that exposes a big red flag
• Among the job interview questions you ask the hiring manager, include something about opportunities for professional development.• That's according to Erica Keswin, a workplace strategist and former
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Courtesy Tim Duggan Books In Michiko Kakutani’s new book, The Death of Truth, out July 17 from Tim Duggan Books, the former chief book critic of the New York Times puts forward an intriguing argument:
When you find your motivation waning and getting to the gym seems impossible, challenge yourself to a bodyweight workout you can do at home. We've made a quick workout that gets the job done! It works
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According to the Pew Research Center, more than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults have not read even part of a book within the past year. It's a shame considering that researchers have found reading
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