Sonia Tsukagoshi

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Can Someone Please Explain The Mannequin Challenge?

Internet sensations are fleeting, to say the least.<p>With each one, though, its virality is undeniable. And right now, the tweetable, must-watch video trend is the Mannequin Challenge.<p>Not sure what exactly that entails? Fear not, here's a rundown.<p>People stand still. That's the short version, but …

The past, present and future of the food we eat

Human history is littered with fads over what we do – and don’t – eat. What will the future hold?<p>“You look amazing – are you banting?”<p>In the 1860s there was only one diet, and it was the Banting. Conceived of by a corpulent English undertaker and coffin-maker called William Banting – who was …

The myth of self-control

Psychologists say using willpower to achieve goals is overhyped. Here’s what actually works.<p>As the Bible tells it, the first crime committed was a lapse of self-control. Eve was forbidden from tasting the fruit on the tree of knowledge. But the temptation was too much. The fruit was just so …

Psychology

Around the World in 10 Books

Send your imagination to distant lands with our fall reading list.<p>We believe every season is book season, so we found 10 new picks for you to cozy up with this fall. Whether you’re an armchair traveler looking for a quick getaway or a restless adventurer who’s already at the airport, these stories …

Books

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

15 Times Adele Was Truly Hilarious

Adele shocked everyone when she took part in James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke series. Her funny, word-perfect rendition of Nicki Minaj’s guest verse …

James Corden

Top 5 unmissable journeys by rail

There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. Here are <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine’s top five ways to get on board.<p>1. The Ghan, Australia: the luxury rail ride<p>The Australian outback is a place that’s hard to grasp: a vast, ill-defined area mapped by Aboriginal people not on paper …

Trains

Beyond the Taj Mahal: the other tombs of Agra, India

'Helloooooo!'<p>The eerie cry seems to issue from the wall of the tomb. In any other context it would be creepy to hear a disembodied voice inside a mausoleum, but after a few days in India, the unexpected is almost commonplace. I soon see a woman in a sari across the other side of the tomb, grinning …

Taj Mahal