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7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

So you’ve put aside 60 minutes to do something meaningful. Now the next question is: What are you going to do?<p>4. Pick a hobby<p>Having a passion is …

30 Cool Photography Links to Enjoy With Your Morning Coffee

We've really enjoyed another action packed week in the wide world of photography, with writers and artists from all genres publishing photos and blog …

7 Powerful Habits That Can Instantly Make You Smarter and More Creative | Inc.com

Ideas serve as your gasoline to growing and innovating in life and business. But when the tank is empty and there doesn't seem to be a gas station nor anyone in sight to give you a lift, times can become worrisome.<p>While some may think that intelligence and creativity is a natural gift handed to the …

Creativity

My workout: Charlie Dark, 45, night runner – ‘The best thing? You don’t need equipment’

Friends and colleagues began to say, ‘You’re a different person. What are you doing?’<p>I started running at night, because I was embarrassed to do it during the day. I teach poetry and creative writing in east London, and I didn’t want the children to see me sweating in the street. I loved …

Marathons

The world's 20 oldest cities

Ancient History

Louisville, forever changed by Muhammad Ali, prepares to bury him

In Kentucky they still remember the jovial, skinny kid who used to tell people he’d one day be the heavyweight champion of the world<p>Louisville took the blow like a champ: still on its feet. Fists up. Still jawing. On Sunday morning at 22nd Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard, the Reverend Larry …

Boxing

The Greatest Philosopher You've Never Heard Of

Let's be honest. When most of us talk about philosophy — the hard-core, name-dropping, theory-quoting kind — we're talking about a particular lineage that traces back to the Hellenistic Greeks.<p>But consider, for a moment, the fact that over the last few thousand years there've been a whole lot of …

Western Philosophy

7 Amazing Images Of The Future, From 1947

From the Popular Science archive: Weather control, looped cities, moon microwaves, and more!<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>When <i>Popular Science</i> published these dazzling visions of the future in May 1947, science seemed to be propelling humanity faster and faster into a strange new world: engineers …

10 influential pulp novels that are criminally good

American pulp fiction first appeared on cheap, wood pulp paper. In the early 20th century, it lived in fiction magazines that cost no more than a …

Literature

Why You're Pretty Much Unconscious All the Time

Your body has a lot of nifty parts, but it’s the brain that’s the <i>it</i> organ of the summer. The brain’s all-the-rage moment is mostly a result of the …

U.S. Muslims ask why their religion's condemnation of violence often goes unheard

Saaliha Khan scrolled through her Facebook feed and pored over posts expressing sadness, dismay and disapproval, the kind of messages that always appear after an attack carried out in the name of Islam.<p>It was just past midnight on Monday, and two Muslim gunmen had been killed about six hours …

Religion

The best films of 2015 so far – Australia

Gathering the best movies released in Australia this year, updated weekly<p>January<p>The Imitation Game<br>Director: Morten Tyldum<br>Running time: 114 minutes<br>Certificate: M<br>Oscar-winning drama that tells the true story of Alan Turing whose code-breaking helped to win the second world war while homophobic laws …

Clint Eastwood

How to Be a Good Traveler in 10 Easy Steps

Those who leave their homes for temporary jaunts to other places can be sorted into three basic categories:<p>Tourists, travelers, and good travelers.<p>(Notice that last one wasn’t capitalized — this isn’t about me.)<p>I owe many of my most memorable trips to the serendipitous kindness of strangers, and am …

A List of 12 Best Strength Training Exercises for Runners

10-minute strength training routine for runners to build a stronger body that is less prone to injuries.<p>As a runner, you need a strong lower body and …

Best of 2014

Mongolian scientists study 200-year-old mummified monk who is 'still alive’

Two-centuries-old body discovered last week, covered in cattle skin, in Ulan Bator is in meditative trance, according to some Buddhist experts<p>Scientists in Mongolia are examining a 200-year mummified monk who some Buddhists believe is still alive because he is in a deep meditative trance.<p>The …

How Backpacking Can Put You in Touch With Your Inner Saint

We value wilderness more because we're losing it, says author Belden C. Lane.<p>The box office success of the movie <i>Wild</i>, about one woman's trek along the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail to heal a broken heart, has led to an explosion of interest in wilderness hiking as a way of connecting to nature—and …

Hiking

The (Not So) Sad Story of Peggy, Saturn’s Newest Moon

<b>[Updated December 14, 2016]</b><p>Peggy, the small Saturn moon caught in the act of being born, is still alive.<p>First observed in 2013, Peggy is about 1.2 miles wide and lives near the edge of Saturn’s A ring. The tiny moonlet’s fate was an open question two years ago, when observations in 2014 did not …

Astronomy

Paint — A Series of Photographic Self-Portraits - Photographs by Katerina Belkina | LensCulture

In this series of stylized self-portraits, Katerina Belkina explores the expressive force of her artistic heroes Lempicka , Picasso, Degas, Malevich and Klimt (to name but a few). She pays homage to these artists with a combination of photography, painting and extensive digital manipulation.<p>She …

Art

Fashion in Streets

Project info<p>1962 and 1963 were the heights of my (somewhat incompatible) careers as a fashion photographer and a photo-journalist, first by being commissioned to photograph the high fashion collections in Rome and Paris, for Harper’s Bazaar USA, then by being sent on a photo-journalistic trip …

Fashion Photography

'The Chechen wars murdered Russian democracy in its cradle'

Twenty years after the fighting began, Dmitry Muratov recalls an extraordinary phone call with the man Boris Yeltsin said was impossible to get on the line<p>Read the original in Russian<p>On 11 December 1994, the first Chechen war began. It is worth remembering what preceded the outbreak of this bloody …

This e-ink watch can change its design at the touch of a button

It's not like we haven't seen e-ink watches before, but we've never seen one quite like this. FES Watch uses e-paper not only for its face, but its entire strap, allowing the wearer to change its design with a simple button press. By combining different upper- and lower-strap choices with a variety …

Jamaica: the island that defined James Bond

It all began with a naked girl on a beach. Peering down from the clifftop as she emerged from the waves on to a pristine white beach, Ian Fleming’s friend Ivar Bryce knew he’d found the spot. “Tie it up tomorrow,” he said to the Jamaican fixer with him. “Ian will adore this place.”<p>Bryce had first …

Mario sits out Italy game but sits on Oasis cover and 20 other things >> http://xtra.liverpoolfc.com/listicles/balotelli-joins-oasis-and-20-other-photoshopped-images-of-mario-sitting-on-things

Atomic Pin Up Girls

Nuclear testing in the 1950s spawned some strange, pop culture spinoffs ranging from atomic patterned dishes to atomic-inspired lamps and end tables. But by far one of the stranger spinoffs might be the handful of Vegas showgirls who were crowned, however informally, as atomic pinup girls …

Zach Braff interview: 'I didn't make this film for money'

Critics condemned 'rich person Zach Braff' for crowd-funding his new film Wish I Was Here. They totally missed the point, says the Scrubs actor<p>Ten years ago, when people knew him only as that guy from Scrubs, Zach Braff made a <b>movie</b> that virtually everyone loved, which then, a few years later, …

‘Soviet Ghosts’ Captures Post-Apocalyptic Scenes Left Behind by the Fall of the USSR

Rebecca Litchfield is a photographer who has faced radiation exposure risks, arrest and interrogations, and even accusations of espionage… all for …

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