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Why Don't We Clap Between Movements at Classical Concerts?

“My Music Rules,” arguably the best episode of the animated children’s drama <i>Arthur</i>, sees the titular third-grade aardvark at odds with his little …

Orchestras

How to Leave a Memorable Impression on Everyone You Meet

Want to leave a lasting impression on everyone you meet? Implement these habits to be instantly more memorable.<p><i>"Oh, we've actually met several times before!"</i><p>We can all agree -- that's perhaps one of the most cringe-worthy ways to begin a conversation with someone. Not only is it clear that you …

Networking

10 Habits of the Most Confident People

Confidence breeds success. Are you as confident (and successful) as you can be?<p>When I look back on my 20s, I see two different versions of myself. The first five years were dominated by feelings of insecurity and anxiety. I was living a life I did not want, and I wasn't confident enough to stop it. …

Self-improvement

Some Really Cool-Sounding Scifi Films Will Premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival is well-known for debuting some of the best films of any given year. In fact, it’s likely many of your favorite movies of …

9 Things That Are Holding You Back From Success

Success isn't what we have; it's what we are.<p>We all know success takes hard work and perseverance. But there's another factor that's often overlooked: mental and emotional strength. Like most positive traits, it comes more easily to some than to others, but anyone can work to develop it.<p>To develop …

Self-improvement

Un ombrello migliore è possibile? - Il Post

È uno degli oggetti di uso quotidiano che è cambiato meno nella storia, nonostante si rompa, si perda, si bagni: c'è chi vorrebbe perfezionarlo, ma è …

How to make a to-do list that actually helps you get everything done

A lot of people start their workday by making a to-do list. Depending on how realistic you are, there are probably anywhere from three to 15 items on your list. If it’s three, you probably end your workday feeling accomplished and energized. If you try to complete 15, you probably wrap up your day …

Time Management

Come si progetta cosa fare della propria vita - Il Post

Facendo degli esperimenti, cambiando strada, e non "seguendo la propria passione": lo insegnano in un corso alla Stanford University<p>In un articolo il</i> …

The parable of Ticino

CharlemagneThe parable of Ticino<p>FOR the European Union’s high priesthood in Brussels, the right of people to live and work anywhere in Europe is …

The best cereals of all time, ranked

To taste your favorite cereal is to transport yourself back to the saccharin days of youth — the Saturday cartoons, the lazy mornings, the innocent bliss.<p>Since we tend to romanticize the cereals we grew up with, debating which one is the best can be a rather contentious affair. Luckily, there’s …

Viaggio tra le lobby che influenzano le politiche migratorie europee

22 settembre 2016 13:31<p>Il punto di partenza è il rond-point Schuman, al centro del quartiere delle istituzioni europee. È qui che Stéphanie, dell’ong …

Renzi, avanti con taglio tasse - MilanoFinanza.it

Abbassare le tasse è giusto, ma è anche decisivo per la competitività e per questo il governo intende continuare sulla strada intrapresa anche con la …

We have woken up in a different country

For the 48% who voted to remain, and for most of the watching world, Britain has changed in a way that makes the heart sink<p>EU referendum – live<p>We have woken up in a different country. The Britain that existed until 23 June 2016 will not exist any more.<p>For those who ran the leave campaign – and for …

Brexit

Devono votare anche gli ignoranti? - Il Post

Un giornalista americano propone un esame di educazione civica per gli elettori, perché una democrazia non informata è "il preludio a una farsa o a …

I'm an Anti-Braker

I’m an Anti-Braker<p>Guys, I wanted to let you know about a personal decision I recently made. I don’t really feel like discussing it, but I want to put …

The life-changing magic of simplistic solutions to complex problems

TIDYING up is serious business. “Life truly begins only after you have put your house in order,” says Marie Kondo, whose bestseller “The …

Feel is a mood bracelet that wants to make you happier

Mood rings and mood sensing apps have been around for quite a while, but they've never really been anything more than unreliable gimmicky fads. Now, …

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Motivation

Making a Murderer, perché non possiamo fare a meno delle serie true-crime - Wired

Era il 1959 quando Truman Capote e Harper Lee presero il primo treno per Holcomb, Texas. L’autore di <i>Colazione da Tiffany</i> aveva appreso del massacro …

The force is strong in this firm

AS AUDIENCES left the premiere of the new Star Wars film, “The Force Awakens”, in Los Angeles on December 14th, its last image still alive in their …

Netflix presenta la calza che spegne la TV

Se siete di quelli che si addormentano davanti alla TV, provate a fare la calza. E' un'idea originale che Netflix ha sviluppato, e consiste proprio …

Le nuove serie tv più belle del 2015 - Wired

Sfoglia gallery10 immagini<p>La fine dell’anno: inevitabile <b>tempo di classifiche</b>. Ecco perché abbiamo compilato una <b>top ten</b> delle nostre <b>nuove serie</b> …

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p><b>How to talk to… children and teenagers, by family therapist Karen Holford</b><p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they …

Parenting

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

Scientific Research

Relativity v quantum mechanics – the battle for the universe

Physicists have spent decades trying to reconcile two very different theories. But is a winner about to emerge – and transform our understanding of everything from time to gravity?<p>It is the biggest of problems, it is the smallest of problems. At present physicists have two separate rulebooks …

Physics

Mifold, il seggiolino per auto supersicuro e compatto come un pc

Ecco il seggiolino del futuro: fra taxi, car pooling e car sharing, lo ripieghi e te lo metti in borsa. Protegge il bambino grazie ai materiali super …

Japanese Bonsai Tree Takes a 10-Year Journey Around the Globe

Conceptual artist Azuma Makoto pushes the boundaries of traditional Japanese flower arrangement, taking his plant and flower designs to entirely new levels. Makoto's 10-year project <i>Shiki: Landscape and Beyond,</i> captures the journey of a Japanese white pine bonsai tree around (and above) the globe. …

Sculpture