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These Are the Drugs Influencing Pop Culture Now

Many critics consider Thomas De Quincey’s <i>Confessions of an English Opium-Eater</i><i>,</i> published in 1821, to be the first explicit exploration of the …

Medicine

A psychotherapist shares the 7 things successful people do every night

How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows.<p>Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think affects how you feel.<p>This is particularly important at night, as you …

Success

12 of the best British short stories you've never read

Short stories are underrated.<p>If you were asked to name a famous novel, or even a famous poem, you could probably rattle off at least a handful quite …

Books

12 Books That Will Make You a Better Writer and Storyteller

My favorite book is always the one I’m reading now. I get vested in the story, in the characters, in the voice of the writer.<p>The last few pages can …

Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work

Whether you're a social butterfly or a total introvert, it doesn't matter. These techniques will help you shine in any conversation.<p>You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small …

Tap Into Your Deepest Talent

To tap in to your deepest talent, you need to seek out a calm, restful state of mind where your head isn’t defending your delicate ego and your heart …

Writing

Psychologists find the key to a thriving life

Recent research published in the journal <i>European Psychologist</i> reviews the literature available on the concept of human thriving and outlines key …

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, …

Writing

Infinity book store looks like an endless tunnel of books

Imagine an infinite row of books as far as your eye can see.<p>This bookstore and library in Yangzhou, eastern China, has transformed its space into an …

This Is the Cheapest Time of Day To Book a Flight

This article originally appeared on Hopper.com and Money. Hopper is a travel app that tracks and predicts airfare prices.<p>It’s popular advice we’ve …

Why Learning a Second Language Is So Difficult

Daunted by learning a new language ahead of a trip abroad? You're not alone.<p>Travelers who seek to discover the charms of foreign countries and cities …

25 Reasons Why I Stopped Reading Your Book

I don’t read novels like I used to.I want to, but can’t. That’s for a lot of reasons — for one, it’s time. I write a lot. I have a five-year-old. …

Writing

What Teens Need Most From Their Parents

As adolescents navigate the stormiest years in their development, they need coaching, support, good examples and most of all understanding<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>The teenage years can be mystifying for parents. Sensible …

What Lessons Do People Learn Too Late In Life?

<b>Kindness</b>: If you are giving back you've already taken too much.<p>I'm looking at those billionaires who hoard wealth their whole lives to "philanthropically" give it away with their impending deaths to appease their consciousness.<p><b>Resources</b>: Time is your most valuable resource, there are no refunds or …

Self-improvement

These Are the Books You Should Read in August

The Underground Railroad is a contender of the year’s best book.<p><i>The Underground Railroad</i> by Colson Whitehead<p>In Colson Whitehead’s new novel, “the Underground Railroad” isn’t a network of basements and attics. It’s an actual subterranean train system leading slaves north to freedom.<p>The railroad has …

Reading These 4 Books Will Make You A Better Writer

These books feature great writing, and will help you hone your writing skills too.<p>Even if you don't define yourself as a writer, entrepreneurs are creating written materials every day: sales proposals, marketing emails, business plans, and countless other things. If you can't tell your story in a …

How to Turn Your Workspace Into a Den of Productivity

A Scientifically Proven Technique That Can Make Your Learning 50% Easier

Childhood obesity is a menace! And right now, it’s so bad that one out of every five American children is considered clinically obese as early on as …

Kids

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between.<p>The list includes something for everyone, …

Books

Nutritious Foods That Will Help You Have a Good Night's Sleep

Nutrition can affect everything from energy levels to disease prevention to stress relief. Food choices also have the power to encourage or …

Religious Fundamentalism: A Side Effect of Lazy Brains?

Insights from neuroscience suggest that the brain tends to automatically accept rather than reject beliefs, oftentimes independent of how logical …

BooksActually

there is a loneliness in this world so great<br>that you can see it in the slow movement of<br>the hands of a clock.<p>people so tired<br>mutilated<br>either by love or …

BooksActually

“I had all the characteristics of a human being—flesh, blood, skin, hair—but my depersonalization was so intense, had gone so deep, that my normal …

BooksActually

“Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.”<p>—from <i>The Shadow of the Wind</i> by Carlos Ruis Zafón

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“Worry is a way to pretend that you have knowledge or control over what you don’t—and it surprises me, even in myself, how much we prefer ugly …

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“Afraid of the darkness of the unknown, the spaces in which we see only dimly, we often choose the darkness of closed eyes, of obliviousness.”<p>—from</i> …

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“Markets are useful instruments for organizing productive activity. But unless we want to let the market rewrite the norms that govern social …