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The Craziest Ways Movies Use CGI on Actors: Broken Arms, Pubic Hair, and Raising the Dead

Jeremy Renner sports computer-generated arms in the comedy ‘Tag’ since he broke both his own while filming. And that’s not the weirdest example of …

Movies

World's first ocean plastic-cleaning machine set to tackle Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Scientists are preparing to launch the world's first machine to clean up the planet's largest mass of ocean plastic.<p>The system, originally dreamed up …

The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …

Whole Lotta Hygge: 5 Best Books on Comfort and Coziness to Read Now

Embracing the Nordic Art of Coziness Through Recipes, Entertaining, Decorating,Simple Rituals, and Family Traditions<p>Gunnar Karl Gíslason and Jody Eddy<p>Part cookbook and part lifestyle guide, this charming book is essential for anyone looking to create a comforting environment filled with warmth and …

Bill Gates reveals his 6 favorite books he read in the past year

Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year, but only a few make his annual list of favorites.<p>For several years, the Microsoft founder has chosen five titles he enjoyed over the past year and published reviews of them on his Gates Notes blog.<p>Here are his recommendations.

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Books

What 15 huge stars looked like at the beginning of their careers

There was a time in every celebrity's life when they had never set foot on a red carpet before. Some were introduced to Hollywood, movie premieres, and award ceremonies at a very young age, while others found stardom a little bit later in life.<p>Even if it's to laugh at how these A-Lister's styles …

In Mexico, Not Dead. Not Alive. Just Gone.

XALAPA, Mexico — At 5 a.m., the couple stirred to the buzz of a cellphone alarm. They had hardly slept — Carlos Saldaña had been in the hospital the night before, betrayed by his fragile stomach.<p>He had prayed that the pain would subside, that God would give him strength. Today was the raid, the …

This Technique Can Help You Meditate in Less Than a Minute

While most of us can probably agree that meditating regularly is a great idea in theory, actually putting it into practice might seem like too much …

Swedes Envision Pop-Up Shelters for Iceland Hiking Trails

Nasty weather is often referred to as sporting, rowdy, or Western, but perhaps “Icelandic” would also be appropriate. Bjork described the Icelandic …

How people live on low wages: 15k a year

Given that the average UK salary is £28,758 (according to the Office for National Statistics), what’s it like living on a lower wage?<p>As part of Money …

28 New Fiction Books To Add To Your Must-Read List This Fall

The season promises a veritable cornucopia of enthralling novels and short story collections.<p>As we head into back-to-school season and long, blissful weeks of sweater weather, it’s only natural to be tempted to spend hours in the bookstore browsing fresh titles and adding to our to-read …

7 Places to Travel to Alone After a Breakup

Traveling by yourself can offer so many benefits, including self-growth, independence, and a fresh perspective. But it's also a fantastic remedy for heartbreak. (Ever read/seen <b>Eat Pray Love</b>?) When speaking with Elle Huerta, CEO and founder of personal breakup coach Mend, about breakup self-care …

How to Write Posts That Actually Get Read and Shared

These tips will teach you how to get thousands of shares on your content.<p>I had a call the other day with an entrepreneur who told me that his blog articles are like an echo chamber; it feels like he is talking to himself. He's investing a ton of time and effort into creating posts, but they are not …

Infographics

How One Phrase Will Help You Control Your Time

It's easy to get overwhelmed by to-dos that are not very important. Clear the clutter by asking yourself one simple question.<p>Do you ever find yourself working on a bunch of things and then realize none of them are truly important?<p>I've run into this issue many times over the past year starting …

Time Management

These 31 Questions Will Break the Ice with Absolutely Anyone: a Hollywood Star, a Head of State, the CEO or the Cute Person Sitting Next to You on the Train

Just take a deep breath and ask<p>It's your lucky day. You won the big game or gave a stellar performance or saved the puppy from the fire. And to honor your accomplishment, now you're being introduced to someone special and famous, and you're going to have a chance to have a private conversation with …

Greek Philosophy

Can 10 Minutes of Meditation Make You More Creative?

In more and more occupations, creativity is part of the job description. Whether you are trying to reconcile conflicting stakeholder priorities, finding a solution to a customer’s issue, or launching a new product line, your solution probably won’t come out of a textbook. But it’s hard to keep …

Mindfulness

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Stranded for two years on an Arctic island, this woman miraculously survived by shooting seals

Ada Blackjack went on the expedition to make money to care for her son<p>Ada Blackjack never asked for adventure, but it found her nonetheless. By 1921, …

Seals

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

Communication Skills

Piers Morgan tries to troll Sehwag after WWC loss, but Viru's reply will make you proud of Indian players

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag and British journalist Piers Morgan were at it again after Team India lost the final of the ICC Women's World …

Cricket

This is the sexiest city break destination according to statistics

And who are we to argue with numbers?<p>It’s a proven fact that summer is the month we’re most sexually active. Whether it’s because we’ve actually …

Laissez-Faire

14 sleeping habits of unsuccessful people

Get some rest.<p>It's advice we've all heard before -- for a good reason.<p>The more quality shut eye you get, the more refreshed you'll be in the morning. …

21 of the world's most beautiful restaurants

While excellent food is paramount, ambiance is another huge factor when it comes to dining out.<p>Whether you seek stunning views, unique locations, or candlelit romance, these are 21 of the world's most breathtaking restaurants.

mid-day Exclusive video: Shah Rukh Khan reveals secrets about Salman Khan, Kajol and other stars

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has turned 'Guide' for mid-day readers! In an exclusive interview, the 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' actor spilled the …

Bollywood

Why Do We Get Cancer?

This article is a little different from the others because I’m truly concerned. The number of cancer cases is rising across the world, and 25 per …

Cancer

How to Become a Better, Faster, and More Efficient Writer in 7 Steps

I hate to say it, but I’m going to anyway.<i>Speed and quality rarely have anything to do with each other.</i>Great content, both in scope and quality, …

6 Bodyweight Workouts That Actually Build Muscle

IT CAN BE tempting to head into the gym and immediately start pounding the heavy iron. But we’re here to tell you that a bodyweight routine will work …

Bodyweight Exercise