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The 11 most inspiring, imaginative and all-around best movies of 2015

It was a little tough to whittle our choices for the best movies of 2015 down to 11, but we did.<p>If you’d told us five years ago that we’d be getting new <i>Jurassic Park</i>, <i>Star Wars</i> and <i>Mad Max</i> movies, and that they’d all respect their predecessors while forging their own paths, we’d have ask the …

Movies

This 'homeless' guy flies first class for free and says anyone could do it — here's how

And he's homeless, because he spends most of his time in the sky, flying first class — for free.<p>He says anybody could get free first-class tickets, if you play it smart.<p>"It sounds cliché, but I'm living my dream," Schlappig told Business Insider.<p>We spoke to Schlappig to hear his story:

Luxury Travel

3 types of people who will take advantage of you at work — and how to respond to them

You probably didn't know what to expect, but you knew one thing — you wanted to be a really good team player.<p>And you knew that meant you'd probably be taking on extra work whenever necessary. So, from day one, you set out to be the <i>most</i> helpful.<p>We've all been there. And yes, there are times when …

Productivity

Cities To See Before They Sink Beneath The Sea

Visit these coastal and river port cities around the world sooner rather than later. Among them are first-world cities like New York and Amsterdam. Others are in poor nations like Bangladesh. Many are in Asia. But all are exposed now more than any time in their history to rising oceans and the …

Climate Change

The Most Underrated Caribbean Destinations

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Matt Meltzer/Thrillist</i><p>You feel that? Yeah, that's the first bone-chilling cold of winter sneaking up on you, and unless you are unfortunate enough to live in Florida, the next four-to-six months are going to consist of layered clothes, ice scrapers, and long power-walks at …

Vigo: a city break and a beach holiday

Spain holidays,Beach holidays,City breaks,Short breaks,Weekend breaks,Hotels,Food and drink,Spanish food and drink,Travel<p>New direct flights to Vigo, on the coast of Galicia, bring the Caribbean-like beaches of the Cíes islands within easy reach. And there’s lots to enjoy in the newly confident city …

Beaches

10 of the best sights in Istanbul

Basilica Cistern<p>The city's most unexpectedly romantic attraction, the Basilica Cistern, offers an insight into the complicated system that once brought drinking water into Istanbul from Thrace (an area of the south-east Balkans now constituting Turkish land n the European mainland, and a chunk of …

Istanbul Biennial 2015: an overwhelming meditation on the tides of human misery

A floating zoo, a sinkhole-inspired film, an underwater theatre for jellyfish and paintings by Aboriginal artists are the highlights of this year’s strange, ever-surprising biennial<p>Just south of Istanbul, on the island of Büyükada in the Sea of Marmara, Leon Trotsky lived from 1929 to 1933, in …

The best careers for travelling the world

Dreaming of a job that pays you to travel? Who doesn't? Competition is stiff and salaries aren't always something to write home about, but here's our pick of the best jobs to turn that daydream into reality.<p>Flight attendant<p>Yes, flight attendants travel the world but short haul staff rarely leave …

The best-paid jobs you can get without a degree - Tube driver, perhaps? - Telegraph

Here’s What Google’s Trippy Deep Dream AI Does To A Video Selfie

Totally mind-bending.<p>A few weeks ago, Google created algorithmic feedback loops in the artificial neural networks it uses to power Google Photos’ image-searching abilities. The result was a series of hallucinogenic still images that looked like a trippy mash-up between <i>Neuromancer</i> and <i>The Electric</i> …

Mashups

10 Successful Entrepreneurs on the Worst Advice They Ever Received

<i>By Morgan Quinn, Contributor</i><p>Entrepreneurs are never at a loss for unsolicited advice from others who have "been there and done that." But sometimes, it's hard for new business owners to decipher which nuggets of wisdom are helpful and which will actually do harm.<p>As a new entrepreneur, you will …

Entrepreneurship

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner explains his No. 1 management principle

Weiner's leadership style has earned him the trust of founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, his team, and LinkedIn investors. Glassdoor named him the highest-rated CEO of 2014.<p>Earlier this year, Weiner spoke at the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco, where he explained that his "first principle of …

San Francisco

Sri Lanka: readers share their holiday highlights

Photograph: Alamy<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/4/1423065433074/11355711-303c-42be-8623-dec44107bccf-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Sri Lanka

NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Discovers New Batch of Earthlike Planets

Planet-hunting mission confirms eight new worlds, including some of the most Earthlike yet.<p>SEATTLE—NASA's venerable planet-hunter, the Kepler spacecraft, has shaken its one-thousandth planet from the sky. Eight new worlds beyond our solar system, announced Tuesday, boost the number of Kepler's …

Spit, sawdust, bullseye! – how we all learned to love darts

Photograph: Peter Johns<p>Eric Bristow, in 1978. Bristow discovered and mentored Phil Taylor, only to be beaten him in a championship semi-final in …

What techies are actually doing when they fix your computer

It’s a shocking discovery – now you can use it too<p>Just before Christmas I achieved something so totally, incredibly amazing that I think it probably ranks among the greatest things I have ever done. In terms of danger, raw physical courage and menace overcome, it was at least on a par with …

The top 10 self-portraits in art

David Hockney – Self-Portrait With Charlie (1995)<p>Hockney is ruthless in his self-portraits; he never poses or tries to look good. What he does is to record the act of self-portraiture – the fact of a painter looking in a mirror and trying to record what he sees – and give it a deliberately awkward …

If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …

Bill Gates

Wallpaper of the Week by Ameya SK

The wallpaper of this week is an image created by Ameya SK, a graphic designer based in Mumbai, India that has been mainly helping startups and …

The Fourier transform lets you have your cake and understand it

Teasing apart the ingredients of a jumble helps scientists to study complex things that change over time or space<p>If there's a mathematical idea that applies itself to almost everything in everyday life but is almost unknown outside the scientific world, the Fourier transform has to be the most …

Watch: This Optical Illusion Will Make You Hallucinate

A neurological principle first written about by Aristotle can make you trip.<p>Dropping a tab of acid is a surefire way to experience a hallucination, but for a less chemical-heavy trip, set aside two minutes and watch this video. Then immediately look away. Come back when you’re done.<p>Freaky, right? …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Headspace Reveal Their New Snazzy App That Makes Meditation A Breeze

Headspace, the masters of online meditation, have unveiled a new version of their app that promises to make switching off and zoning out even …

Disneyland's original prospectus revealed!

Thanks to an anonymous benefactor, Boing Boing is pleased to present the first-ever look at the original Disneyland prospectus.<p>Thanks to an anonymous …

Your Button-Mashing Could Be Causing Permanent Hand Injury

Whether you're reading this at your desk, on your phone lounging on the couch, odds are you're doing it wrong.<p>The way many of us use our tech could, …

Hacking The Brain With Electricity: Don't Try This At Home

It's the latest craze for people who want to improve their mental performance: zapping the brain with electricity to make it sharper and more focused. It's called "brain hacking," and some people are experimenting with it at home.<p>The idea's not completely crazy. Small jolts of electricity targeted …