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School marks are important. But resilience is the real indicator of success | Johanna Leggatt

My job highlights were opportunities I convinced someone to give me. The better equipped you are to handle adversity, the more likely you’ll achieve your goals<p>School reunions are funny places. The adolescent nicknames reborn over tepid buffets, the standard platitudes (“You haven’t changed a …

Success

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Books

Ten archive images capturing youth rebellion

Dazed is teaming up with Storm Models to find the UK’s next big name in fashion photography. We’ve launched a competition called #STORMPHOTO to find a young, talented photographer based in the UK, aged 16-25.<p>The winner will be given the opportunity to photograph Storm’s Lottie Moss (one of the …

Conservatism

Ramsay Bolton Speaks: An Interview with Game of Thrones' Iwan Rheon

What is it like to play the most hated man in Westeros? Iwan Rheon tells all.<p><b>Spoilers for Game of Thrones episode 9, "Battle of the Bastards," to follow.</b><p>By the end of last night's "Battle of the Bastards," Game of Thrones' cruelest, most punchable villain had finally drawn his last breath. After …

A Mammal's Brain Has Been Cryonically Frozen And Recovered For The First Time

Austin Powers called: he wants his movie plot back.<p>For the first time, researchers have cryonically frozen a whole mammalian brain and recovered it …

Bruised bottoms: the multicoloured markings of Roller Derby – in pictures

In the competitive sport of Roller Derby, a bruise is a badge of honour to show off to your fellow team members trackside. What look here like photos are actually massive 3D leather canvasses, which artist Riikka Hyvönen layers with wood, paint and lashings of glitter, working from real images of …

Art

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Holistic Medicine

Is the art of shorthand dying?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1212000/1212659_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534492240_cb8ba42afb7e8a22fca07c7869c0369e<p><b>For more than 2,000 years people have used shorthand to make note-taking quicker and more reliable. It's a skill that has weathered being banned by a</b> …

Note-Taking

Bridget Christie: parenting advice? From a man who left his daughter in a pub toilet?

David Cameron won’t be giving his new parenting classes personally, which is a shame<p>Without a shred of irony, the parent and prime minister David Cameron, who appears (on paper at least) to hate children and their futures – and to be doing all he possibly can to make their lives a misery, …

How Long Good Sex Takes

12.7K<p>SHARES<p>As the saying goes, sex is like pizza. When it’s good, it’s really good. When it’s bad, it’s still pretty good. But when it’s fast, well, …

Funny or Die's 'Gronking to Remember' trailer stars Gronk spiking flowers on a butt

Rob Gronkowski Erotic Fan Fiction with Charlotte McKinney (and Rob Gronkowski) from Funny Or Die<p>Rob Gronkowski and the Funny or Die team joined forces to create a trailer for the much-anticipated film of the erotic fan fiction <i>A Gronking To Remember</i>. It's the simple tale of a man who likes to spike …

Rob Gronkowski

Can Dostoevsky be funny?

The Russian master's characters are hilarious forebears of the internet troll, says Tom Basden<p>A few years back, I used to tell people I was a comedian (if they asked, that is, not apropos of nothing). I decided to stop doing that when a good friend’s teenage brother observed with earnest confusion, …

This One is Cool..

BBC iWonder - Do you know more classical music than you think?

Do you know more classical music than you think?<p>Presented byKen BruceRadio 2<p>MusicologistMatt LawsonEdge Hill University<p>1. It's all around us<p>Presented byKen BruceRadio 2<p>MusicologistMatt LawsonEdge Hill University<p>We often think classical music isn't for us. It's difficult to listen to and doesn't …

UEFA Champions League

The Resounding Whimper Of The 'Elder Scrolls Online' Release

When it comes to fantasy RPGs, one name stands out above the rest, <i>The Elder Scrolls</i>. In 2011, <i>Skyrim,</i> the fifth installment to the series, sold over 18 million copies. The title before that, <i>Oblivion</i> which was released in 2006, sold over 7 million copies. That is a fantastic jump, doubling sales in …

Mhairi Black criticises Westminster's outdated traditions

Mhairi Black, the UK’s youngest MP, has spoken out about Westminster’s outdated traditions, saying it must decide whether it is a museum or a functional parliament.<p>Mhairi Black is inspiring, wonderful – and utterly wrong | Deborah Orr<p>Read more<p>The 20-year-old SNP MP said politicians were out of …

George Osborne

The Croissant Loaf Is Proof That Everlasting Flakiness Can Exist

Get to know the croissant loaf. It is your friend. Your very good friend.<p>It's unfair to criticize a specimen as perfect as a well-made croissant. But the flakiest of baked goods does pose one dilemma for bakers: Once each perfect pastry has been sliced out of the dough, there are scraps leftover. …

Are these the most controversial photography books ever?

What makes a photograph controversial? Drugs? Sex? Nudity? Shocking to some, art to others, it's the context, landscape and values in which such images sit that determine their shock value. From the uncomfortable works of Sally Mann and her children to the perverted world of Nobuyoshi Araki, these …

Los Angeles

4 Freaky Plane Designs That Reimagine The Golden Age Of Air Travel

Powered by sonic booms and nuclear reactors, Tim Clark imagines aircraft from an alt-history of aviation without fossil fuels.<p>For all their convenience, airplanes are one of the dirtiest modes of transportation out there. A fully loaded A380’s CO2 output is equivalent to each passenger driving six …

A Photographer Addicted to Telling the Story of Marijuana

When photographer Lynn Johnson was working on this month’s <i>National Geographic</i> cover story on marijuana, she was surprised how addictive it became. Not the drug, mind you, but the controversial and convoluted medical world that legalization has spawned. So much so, that even after shooting …

5 Creative DIY Lighting Ideas You HAVE to Try

Great lighting—whether it’s for portraits, or macro, or even product photography—doesn’t have to cost you an arm, leg, and kidney. Just do a quick …

New York Red Bulls

The Powerful Picture That Changed a Girl’s Life

<i>Editors note: This story was updated on March 19 to provide more context on the use of agrochemicals in Argentina.</i><p>*****<p>Aixa Ponce Cano was born in the small town of Avia Terai in rural Argentina with tumors on her back and moles covering her body. Her mother, like most other people in Avia Terai, …

The Perfect Office - Truffol Charger Hub, Apple 12-inch Macbook and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

9 Reasons Guys Love Giving You Oral

One man wants to set the record straight about giving back in bed<p>It has come to my attention that there is a terrible rumor going around about men: that we're selfish in bed. Hey, I'll admit, there's not a man I know who will decline oral sex from a woman he fancies. I mean, it's a blowjob! It's …

5 Moves That Are Great for Masturbation

Because your solo-sex life could use some spicing up, too.<p>When you figure out those perfect moves that get you off every time, you probably don't feel the need to switch up your masturbation routine very often. But even if you have your style down pat, your solo sessions can be just as experimental …

35 Photos of Ridiculously Happy Animals that are Bound to Make You Smile

Smile, it’s hump day! The week is halfway over; the weekend beckons temptingly from a mere two days away. But just in case your week’s glass feels …