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10 People Who Were in the Right Place at the Right Time

<i>Amazing coincidence, karma, or just plain luck? Any way you look at it, these people were in just the right place at just the right time.</i><p>1. Despite …

War

Parasite architecture: inside the self-built studio hanging under a bridge in Valencia

Spanish designer Fernando Abellanas has built a workspace that clings to the underbelly of a major overpass, and slides on rollers from one side to the other<p>Far from the madding crowds of Valencia in eastern Spain, Fernando Abellanas is enjoying the solitude of his unique new studio. But it’s not …

North London

I've adopted a '2-hour rule' based on the habit that led Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche to brilliance — and it's had the highest ROI of anything I've done

Albert Einstein was 16 years old when he first flirted with the idea of special relativity.<p>He was a daydreamer. The pioneering theory that lead him to establish the foundation of modern physics was actually envisioned in one of his many famous thought experiments.<p>He wondered, specifically, what …

Creativity

Emptying your inbox might feel good, but it's not making you any more successful — so stop wasting your time

As in, you can sink an hour into bullet journaling, or color-coding your wardrobe, or calendaring your workweek in 15-minute chunks — but to what end? So you <i>feel</i> more organized? Or so you make substantial progress toward your most important personal and professional goals?<p>If you find yourself …

Time Management

HILLARY CLINTON: You know more about the Clinton Foundation than we do 'about anything concerning Donald Trump's wealth'

Speaking with Anderson Cooper on CNN, the Democratic presidential nominee said her family's charity had done lifesaving work and had released donor information in an effort to be more transparent.<p>"In 2009, they took steps that went above and beyond all legal requirements," Clinton said, "and indeed …

Government

Photographer Facing Criminal Charges Over Paris Terrorist Attack Photo

A veteran French photographer is facing criminal charges in France over a photo she took during the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, …

Terrorism

Performance-Art Lullabies

<i>“Tilda Swinton has currently taken up residency sleeping at MOMA.… [She] will be doing unannounced, random performance art pieces sleeping in a glass box in the museum.”<br>—Gothamist</i><p>Hush little artist, don’t say a peep;<i><br>MOMA</i>’s gonna watch you as you sleep.<br>And if the crowds try to harass,<i><br>MOMA</i>’s gonna …