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16 new books that are perfect to take to your summer holiday

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Books

20 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books — fiction and nonfiction — into films, some of which you may already be familiar with. If you want to prepare yourself for the …

5 Great Books To Read In May

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

Books

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

Three Simple Mindfulness Practices You Can Use Every Day

We’re all learning all the time. Parents learn to care for children, students learn physics, soldiers learn survival skills, and all of us learn the …

Mindfulness

20. The Lobster

As 2016's cinematic pickings are still pretty slim for the most part ahead of blockbuster season, what better time to catch up with all of those 2015 …

Wildlife Tourism: The 10 'Cruelest' Animal Attractions, Revealed By World Animal Protection

Tourists will travel great distances for the chance to not only to see a wild animal, but also interact with it.<p>Elephant rides, dolphin shows and …

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

The Best of Brain Pickings 2015

The paradoxical psychology of why we fall in love, what maturity really means, how our emotions affect our immune system, the transformative power of solitude, and a year’s worth more.<p>After the annual reading list of the 15 finest books of the year, it’s time for the annual look back upon the best …

Literature

The best books we read in 2015 - Vox

  <p><i>Words of Radiance</i> by Brandon Sanderson (fiction)<p>I spend my day writing about conflicts — like the war in Syria — that are vicious, depressing, and defined mostly by the lack of good guys and good options. <i>Words of Radiance</i>, a wonderfully detailed story of good versus evil and the second book in …

Oh, You Little Heartbreaker! The Ultimate List of Ugly Cry Novels

Sometimes it just feels good to let it all out. Why do we love to read sad stories? Are we masochists, or does a good cry maybe serve a cathartic purpose in our own lives?<p>Regardless of why we like to let the tears flow, here are 18 novels about love that will tear out your heart and turn on the …

The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment & the Developing Social Brain

I had barely started this book and was already recommending it to friends and colleagues. Early in the second edition of <i>The Neuroscience of Human</i> …

Contrasting Expressions of Love

The thoughts, feelings and actions of love are some of the most beautiful gifts one person can give to another. Being treasured, honored, and desired enhances our vulnerability and strengthens our sense of personal value.<p>When intimate partners experience deepening love for each other, they usually …

Relationships

Share Breaking News, Sports, To Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Reddit, Whatsapp, Linkedin And Get Paid

Other News<p>August 4, 2018<p>Gov. Karim Shettima of Borno.<br />Photo: Twitter/BornoGovt At least five people were killed and a village razed in an attack …

Social Media

Best crime and thriller books of 2015

From Girl on the Train to Girl in the Spider’s Web – a look back on a year that lived up to the hype<p><b>Vote:</b> What was your favourite book of the year?• <b><br>Best of culture in 2015:</b> see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>Books that arrive on a tide of chatter about …

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33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

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5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

There are plenty of serious TED talks, but these will make you smile.<p>There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The</b> …

10 Characteristics of a Healthy Relationship

We all desire to have a relationship that is filled with happiness, joy, and -- most importantly -- love.<p>Unfortunately, for many of us, we've been exposed to so many unhealthy relationships in our lives that we don't know what a truly healthy relationship even looks and feels like. So here are 10 …

Relationships

The Real Secrets of a Great Relationship

There are so many places for couples to get advice on what behaviors make a great relationship happen, and last. Endless blogs, books, articles, and the media offer multiple suggestions about what intimate partners can do to be successful. Yet, even when they embrace great communication, sexual …

Relationships

5 (More) Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Back by popular demand: 5 more talks to help broaden your emotional horizons.<p>Emotional intelligence (EQ) describes a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

7 Life Hacks to Be Productive Instead of Just Busy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When your nose is constantly to the grindstone, sometimes it is hard to eat your meals on time, much less get perspective on anything else that is going on. As entrepreneurs, we often have periods when we are frenetically trying to …

Time Management

The Secret,Taboo Aspects of Male Sexual Desire

Through millions of anonymous Internet searches, men have repeatedly divulged some rather curious sexual interests. Exploring at length this most …

Insider's Guide: Celebrate Notting Hill Carnival With The 5 Best Rum Bars In London

With Notting Hill Carnival just around the corner (Aug. 24 and 25), we’re in the Caribbean spirit. And we’ve decided to get the party started a little early, so we asked a London insider for the best rum bars in London where you can get into the spirit of the islands with the perfect Dark and …