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11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Steven Pinker recommends books to make you an optimist

There’s hope for the environment, human progress is dazzling – and the world, according to PG Wodehouse, is beautiful<p>The big prizes go to books on war, terror, cancer and extinction, feeding our morbid curiosity about the gruesome ways in which things can go wrong. But there is an underappreciated …

Books

Oscars 2018: 8 nominated movies you can watch on Netflix now 🎬

Frankly, the best place to catch the bulk of the 2018 Oscar-nominated films will be in theaters. But if you want to check off a few viewings from your sofa, here's what Netflix has to offer. (Sadly, no, "Get Out" is not available on Netflix.)<p>'Mudbound'<p>Metacritic score: 85<p>Netflix picked up …

11 of the best books you can read in a week

If you want to emulate some of the most successful people in the world, you can start by reading books — lots of them.<p>From Elon Musk to Mark Cuban to Oprah Winfrey, the most powerful innovators in the world all read several hours a day.<p>But starting a new book can be a daunting task if you don't …

The vanished East End – in pictures

David Granick’s shots from the 1960s and 70s capture a fading world. Local photographer Chris Dorley-Brown talks us through these evocative images

15 influential art and design movements you should know

Art and design movements: Quick links<p>As a designer, inspiration can come from anywhere. But sometimes influences, attitudes and approaches converge …

Deepen Your Understanding of Construction and Materials With These Online Courses

How much do you wish you knew about carpentry, solar energy or masonry? Leonardo Da Vinci said, "the noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding." …

The Greatest Works of Russian Literature Everyone Should Read

There are certain books that are always on lists of “books you must read” and the like, and these books are generally two things: old and complex. …

10 Things Successful People Do When They Start a New Job

The first month at a new job can be overwhelming.<p>Once you’ve decided to accept the offer, and survived your first day and your first week, you might …

Success

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life, each and every day.<p>Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better …

How you should design your home to maximize happiness

Dan Buettner is a National Geographic Explorer and the author of "The Blue Zones of Happiness: Lessons from the World's Happiest People." Here, he shares his insights on how to design your own home, so you can feel more overall happiness.<p><b>Dan Buettner:</b> My name is Dan Buettner. I'm a National …

Happiness

My Endless Quest for the Ideal Gear List

Searching for the Perfect Gear<p>When I started planning my thru-hike, I assumed the “once and done” approach would apply to my gear selections. I had …

Nine of the best bikes for all budgets

Whether you’re commuting, touring or competing we’ve sourced the perfect bikes, from entry-level through mid-range to high spec

Commuting

5 of the best road trips in Scotland

With gorgeous landscapes and wildlife, Scotland is ripe for a road trip. Ginny Weeks chooses five of the country's best road trips to take in …

Bazaar Travel Guide 2018: The best islands

<b>1. Milaidhoo, the Maldives</b><p>Built upon the archetypal white sands and turquoise waters of the Maldives, Milaidhoo offers its guests the chance to delve …

Lessons On Branding From A Company That Has No Brand

You start by trademarking a white box.<p>This week, a new startup called Brandless started selling a mix of household goods and food online with the goal of changing consumption habits and making quality food affordable.<p>As the name suggests, Brandless is trying to emphasize the products it sells …

The 10 beautiful Scottish lochs you must visit in your lifetime

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Scotland

20 date-night ideas to perk up your relationship

Rule number one: be imaginative. Challenge your fixed conceptions of what you might enjoy, and even what you might be capable of. A dinner for two at a local restaurant is all very well, but a dinner for two in total darkness might give you more to talk about. And attempting to escape together from …

The Emotional Journey of Creating Anything Great [Infographic]

Are you working on something now and feeling the pain of the creation process? Today’s infographic shares the emotional journey that most people go …

Motivation

Future sounds: the best pop and rock of 2017

Pop and rock,R&B,Music festivals,Grime,Dance music,Country,Metal,Folk music,World music,Rap,Hip-hop,Culture,Music,Drake,The xx,Iggy Azalea,Black Sabbath,Jesus and Mary Chain,Craig David,The Weeknd,Nelly Furtado,Green Day,Wiley,Ty Segall,Festivals,Take That<p>Black Sabbath rumble towards the end of the …

Music

Forty films to kick off 2017 in UK cinemas

Film,Culture,The Great Wall,Assassin's Creed,Silence,La La Land,Manchester by the Sea,Jackie,Hacksaw Ridge,T2 Trainspotting,Fences,Toni Erdmann,Fifty Shades Darker,Hidden Figures,Moonlight,Graduation,Personal Shopper,Neruda,Beauty and the Beast,The Salesman,Ghost in the Shell,Thriller,Drama,Science …

Watch this! The must-see TV shows of 2017

Television,Television & radio,Culture,Tom Hardy,Emily Watson,Sam Riley,Nicole Kidman,Girls,Lena Dunham,Idris Elba,David Simon,Line of Duty,Maxine Peake,Curb Your Enthusiasm,Game of Thrones,Twin Peaks,Stranger Things,Sharon Horgan,BBC,ITV channel,BBC3,BBC1,BBC2,Drama,Comedy,Netflix,Amazon Prime …

TV

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016 | Salty Popcorn

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016<p>And so it is another fine movie year draws to a close. I present to you my TOP 20 MOVIES OF 2016. This year’s list …

La La Land

8 books that will change your life in 2017

And if your New Year's resolution isn't to read more ... well, have we got some recommendations that will make you change your resolution.<p>The following eight books will help you stop worrying, stop being tired, and stop feeling overwhelmed — and start excelling in your field, embracing life's …

Penguin Random House

Damn, We Wish We’d Written These 11 Stories

Every year, Bloomberg News publishes a “Jealousy List” — the stories Bloomberg staffers wish they had published. It’s a delightful and endearing …

The Stories NPR One Listeners Loved The Most In 2016

For those of us at NPR, 2016 was chock-full of big news stories, so much so, it sometimes seemed the horrors in the headlines would never stop — the migrant crisis, police shootings, terrorist attacks, and on and on. But when we looked at stories that you, our NPR One listeners, loved <i>listening</i> to …

35 Directors Pick Their Favorite Movies of 2016

Sure, they loved "Moonlight" too, but from "Popstar" to "Childhood of Leader" some of your favorite directors shine a light on 2016 movies that …

Black Mirror

The 20 Best Books of 2016, According to 36 "Best of" Lists

If you’re looking for a good book to curl up with this winter, you’re bound to find one on this list. These are the books found on “best of 2016" …