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Russian Orthodox Church cuts ties with Constantinople over Ukraine

<b>The Russian Orthodox Church has effectively cut diplomatic relations with the Patriarchate of Constantinople, which has authority over the world's 300 million Orthodox Christians.</b><p>It follows signs that Constantinople's Patriarch Bartholomew will recognise Ukraine's Church as independent from Moscow …

Orthodox Christianity

This is how to get in the habit of writing everyday

The habit consists of the cue, routine and reward. If you have a highly structured life, it’s relatively easy to develop even such a monster …

Creative Writing

10 classic books everyone must read in their lives

For some, summer reading is nothing more than a chore. And for others, it is a welcomed assignment, one that provides the most delicious kind of escape on a hot summer morning or a rainy afternoon.<p>In honor of back to school starting, we've asked our editors to choose their favorite summer reading …

Literature

This 10-minute routine will increase your confidence and self-esteem

The two most important times in your day are just before you go to bed, and just after you wake up. These are your “bookends.” If you learn to master …

Motivation

9 Best Characters in Literature Inspired by Real People

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle<p><b>Sherlock Holmes</b><p>Sherlock Holmes is, without a doubt, the most famous literary detective ever conceived (apologies to Mrs. Poirot and Spade, as well as the inimitable Miss Marple). The inspiration for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s brilliant, mercurial, misanthropic detective is less …

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Online Education

Netflix’de İzleyebileceğiniz 5 Ufuk Açan Belgesel

Netflix içeriklerinin hayatımıza girmesiyle birlikte yayın izleme ve takip etme alışkanlıklarımız da değişti. Platformun sunduğu sayısız film ve dizi …

5 Apps to Boost Your Brain Power

Make the most of your smartphone addiction.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are glued to our iPhones, staring at our screens walking on the sidewalk, sitting at the office, eating at the dinner table and even in the powder room. But what if instead of losing brain …

How Mesut Özil's Resignation Exposes Europe's Crisis Of Citizenship

“I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish.” Star footballer Mesut Özil, whose grandparents moved to Germany as <i>gastarbeiter</i> 50 years ago, offered …

Kahve Çeşitleri: 10 Popüler Kahve Hakkında Faydalı Bilgiler

Kahve tadı ve onun eşsiz kokusu çoğumuz için güne başlamanın gereklilikleri arasında yer alıyor. Kimimizin enerji ve motivasyon kaynağı, kimimizin de …

4 simple strategies to quell public speaking fear

Public speaking fear can become a career-crippling problem.<p>It’s nearly impossible to eliminate nervousness, but there are plenty of ways to ease …

How to lead with questions, not perfect answers

Leaders are expected to be perfect (though they shouldn’t be).<p>That’s why, in many organizations, being right equals to having authority — certainty …

You’re Never Going to Be “Caught Up” at Work. Stop Feeling Guilty About It.

Most people I know have a to-do list so long that it’s not clear that there’s an end to it. Some tasks, even quite important ones, linger unfinished for a long time, and it’s easy to start feeling guilty or ashamed about what you have not yet completed.<p>People experience guilt and its close cousin …

Bilmeniz Gereken 17 İstanbul Kitapçısı

İstanbul’da içinde vakit geçirmeye doyamadığımız kitapçılar ve onları satın aldığımız kitabevleri’ni listelemeye karar verdik! Farklı semtlerde …

7 Inspiring Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to This Summer

Make the most of your summer with these informative and entertaining podcasts.<p>Summer is around the corner, which means beach getaways and family vacations are also on the horizon. While the rest of your friends search Amazon for their summer book list, you should find great podcasts to fill your …

Bye, Chrome: Why I’m switching to Firefox and you should too

The time has come.<p>You’re probably sick of hearing about data and privacy by now–especially because, if you live in the United States, you might feel like there’s very little you can do to protect yourself from giant corporations feeding off your time, interests, and personal information.<p>So how do …

Privacy

Lizbon’da Görülmesi Gereken 5 Müze

Portekiz’in başkenti Lizbon Avrupa’nın yeni gözdesi olma yolunda. Seramik kaplı evleri, sarı tramvayı ve yorucu yokuşların sonunda karşınıza çıkan …

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

William Shakespeare

You Can Still Become Fluent In Another Language as an Adult

There’s an age-old myth that says full-grown adults can’t become fluent in a second language. And lately, the media has been pointing to a new study …

Language

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

5 Podcasts Every Entrepreneur Should Download Today

These five podcasts are hosted by entrepreneurs who can help you build your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter where you are in your entrepreneurial journey, it is crucial to keep learning. Entrepreneurship is all about solving problems with creative …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

9 Tips From a Family of Four That Travels the World Full-time (Video)

The Bucket List Family shares their top tips for becoming a full-time traveling family.<p>Two and a half years ago, my family and I took off for a …

Animal agents

Can they shape their own lives? Or the course of history? It's time to reconsider the significance of animal agency<i>By Amanda Rees</i>Read at Aeon

Expanding regional rivalries: Saudi Arabia and Iran battle it out in Azerbaijan

Latvia is actively preparing for one of the most important political event of the year. Parliamentary elections will take place in October 6, 2018. …

Saudi Arabia

1000+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Getting Started in February: Enroll Today

A quick fyi: 1,000+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) will be getting underway this month, giving you the chance to take free courses from top …

Self-evident

Contrary to recent opinion, there is such a thing as the self, and it is empirically amenable to scientific investigation<i>By Şerife Tekin</i>Read at Aeon

How to Write a Travel Journal Like a Pro

One of the best ways to immortalize your trip of a lifetime is through a travel journal. Sure, photos and videos are great for capturing special …

Travel Gear

Turkey's preoccupation with Syrian Kurds could spell disaster for US | Patrick Wintour

The west cannot afford to lose Ankara’s role as a countervailing force to a Russian-imposed peace<p>The US, Britain and France have all strongly criticised the Turkish invasion of northern Syria, but the three countries have so far been unwilling to instruct their Nato partner to pull back.<p>The low-key …