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Why You Should Let It Go And Be Happy

Feeling stressed, worried or upset about a situation? In this article, Elizabeth Harmon looks at why you should learn to let it go, in order to find true happiness.<p>As humans, we can find it easy to feel negative about situations. The problem is, negativity can often build up and get on top of us. …

Happiness

Neil Gaiman on Why We Read and What Books Do for the Human Experience

“Truth is not in what happens but in what it tells us about who we are.”<p>The question of why we read and what books actually do for us is as old as the written word itself, and as attractive. Galileo saw reading as a way of having superhuman powers. For Kafka, books were “the axe for the frozen sea …

Time Warner Buys 10% Stake in Hulu, Valuing It at $5.8 Billion

HBO owner joins Disney, Fox and Comcast in owning the streaming-TV service<p>By<p>Shalini Ramachandranand<p>Shalini Ramachandran<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@shalini<p>Google+<p>Shalini.Ramachandran@wsj.com<p>Lisa Beilfuss<p>Lisa Beilfuss<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@lisabeilfuss<p>lisa.beilfuss@wsj.com<p>Time Warner …

Time Warner

17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Sometimes the wise words of others can brighten your day, and make you really happy.<p>Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 …

How To Read People: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

The Most Popular Book the Year You Were Born

How many have you read? (#7 is a good place to start...)<p>As Anna Quindlen once said, "Books are the plane, and the train and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." These were the tomes making people laugh, weep and whisper in homes across the country as your story got …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

The First World War: a complete timeline

THE OPENING SHOTS: AUG - SEP 1914<p><b>August 4-25, 1914: German invasion of Belgium</b><p>German troops captured most of Belgium, including the fortress of Liège, with the Belgians losing 30,000 men and the Germans just 2,000.<p><b>August 7-25, 1914: Battle of the Frontiers</b><p>The French Plan XVII called for an …

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

6 Big Questions the Game of Thrones Finale Needs to Answer

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TV Series

This Totally Counterintuitive Mind Trick Will Make You Much Happier

Chasing happiness usually backfires. Try this instead.<p>Happiness is an important life goal for a lot of people, so we should spend a lot of time thinking about how to be happy, right? Actually, no. Thinking a lot about happiness is a pretty surefire way to make yourself miserable, according to a …

Neil Patrick Harris Shows Off Shaved Head at Tony Awards 2016

<b>Neil Patrick Harris</b> and his husband <b>David Burtka</b> walk the red carpet at the <i>2016 Tony Awards</i> held at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday (June 12) in New York …

Apple will unveil ‘more intuitive’ version of Apple Music at WWDC in June – Bloomberg

Apple has taken on board criticisms of the messiness of the Apple Music app, and will reveal a ‘more intuitive’ version at WWDC in June, reports <i>Bloomberg</i>. The revamp reportedly follows a management shake-up in which several execs involved in the music project have left the company.<p>Apple is altering …

Apple

We asked a sleep scientist if the iPhone's new Night Shift feature will actually help you sleep, and his answer surprised us

You've probably heard that the crisp blue light emitted by everything from TVs to tablets to smartphones is wreaking havoc on our health.<p>As far as the range of visible light goes, blue light — which is also given off by the sun — is near the brightest. (If our phones and tablets weren't also graced …

Mayo Clinic

The Ultimate Guide to Improving Your Focus

The only time you fail is when you fail to focus.<p>It's so easy to lose focus, and become susceptible to being busy but not productive. Sometimes we miss deadlines and unfortunately we even put off important things and then we wonder where our concentration has gone.<p>Successful entrepreneurship and …

Here are all of the Oscar-nominated movies you can stream right now

If you're hoping to catch up with some of the big Oscar contenders before the ceremony, you can head to the movie theater to catch some that are showing, like Leonardo DiCaprio's "The Revenant."<p>Or you could stay home. Luckily, some of the other nominees are available — or soon will be — on …

Shades of Grey

How to trick your brain into being productive when you can't focus

Or, worse, it's completely blank, save for the cursor mocking you each time it blinks (rude).<p>It's happened to all of us, and it's a <i>really</i> frustrating feeling. Especially when you've dedicated specific time to work on this project, and it is quickly ticking away.<p>It's even more nerve-wracking — and …

Productivity

Netflix has completed its move to the cloud — and it's a big win for Amazon

The process, which started seven years ago, means Netflix no longer uses its own data centres to host its video service and will now use Amazon Web Services, which is run by Amazon. The company will also use some Google services for its archives.<p>Netflix accounts for about 40% of total internet …

Cloud Computing

24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

Dessert

The 1 Simple Productivity Trick Guaranteed to Make Each Day Better

How you end today makes all the difference in how you start tomorrow.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag</i> …

9 Cant-Miss Book Club Picks for February

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Cant-Miss Book Club Picks for February<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Books

A Big-Hearted Sci-Fi Treasure Hunt and a Rollicking Love Letter to the '80s

By Meredith Vilarello | Off the Shelf<p>When I was a kid, on Friday afternoons my dad would always take me to our local Blockbuster video store (remember those?), where I was allowed to rent one movie and one video game for the weekend. Although picking just one game was serious business to my …

Books

With Alan Rickman's Passing, the World Loses a Hilarious Prankster

Alan Rickman may have been the funniest person on the set of Harry Potter. Following the sad news of Rickman's death, thoughtful tributes from his Harry Potter castmates rolled in on Thursday as the actors remembered their friend. Their memories touched on Rickman's softer side and sense of humor, …

Google Calendar adds reminders so you can nag yourself into getting stuff done

Google Calendar is getting a big feature update today: Reminders. It means Calendar can now nag you until you complete a task.<p>Reminders – available now on Android and iOS – are set to recur daily until you dismiss them permanently. They’ll show up at the top of your Calendar list each day along …

Apps

The Beautiful New Ballerina-Inspired Nail Polish Line You Need to Know About

Ballet dancers, former ballet dancers, fans of Ballet Beautiful, you know Yumiko. For everyone else, here's the deal: Yumiko is an international, made-to-order dancewear company created by Japanese-born ballerina, Yumiko Takeshima, that allows you to customize your leotards online or through a …

Caffeine overdose is very real: See if you’re drinking too much coffee

<b>(DonNichols via iStock/Salon)</b><p>According to the Mayo Clinic, 400 mg of caffeine is our daily limit. Find out if you’re putting your health at risk<p>Reynard Loki<p>November 13, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Americans drink a lot of coffee. In fact, the U.S. has the highest …

A debut novel introduces a thrilling world of kung fu, sorcery, and spirits

M. H. Boroson’s debut novel, <i>The Girl With Ghost Eyes</i>, does not waste any time getting to the action. Within the first few pages, the title character …

Georgia man faces prison again for stealing sea turtle eggs

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Less than two years after he was released from prison, Lewis Jackson found authorities waiting for him as he boarded a ferry …

Eggs

The 21 Most Popular Novels of 2015 So Far

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