Tony Escorcio

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It’s silly to be frightened of being dead

Back in the 1920s my mother never went to a funeral if she could help it, and was horrified when she heard of children being exposed to such an ordeal, and my father vanished from the room if death was mentioned; very much later, in the 1960s, when the publishers in which I was a partner brought …

Stunning Vintage Photos of Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, and More

Throughout his storied career, photographer Terry O'Neill has mingled with some of the biggest names in show business. It was his comfortable, easy-going attitude that earned the now 76-year-old such incredible access to his famous subjects. "Getting to know my subjects and [forming a level of] …

Audrey Hepburn

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Learn to Build Android Apps with This Curated Collection of Courses

Want to experience the fame, fortune, or at least fun of making your own apps? Online learning hub SlideRule has sifted through many of the best free …

Apps

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

How to Be Efficient: Dan Ariely’s 6 New Secrets to Managing Your Time

It’s hard to be efficient.<p>Sometimes it feels like the world doesn’t make any sense. Sometimes youdon’t make any sense. And sometimes it feels like …

10 Foods That Will Give You Energy

Next time you’re feeling that midday energy dip, don’t pour yourself another cup of coffee or reach for a candy bar.<p>Caffeine and sugar may give you …

Stand with soul!

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No matter how many years you've been with someone, never forget to renew your love for one another and make a memory together. ~ JB

The Reason Your Child Might Be Less Creative

Our schools and workplaces claim to love creativity — but the research shows they don’t reward it. In fact, they punish it.<p><i>“…students with the</i> …

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Why Training During the Festive Season Is the Best

You’re on holiday. You have all this free time, just for a change. Why not use some of it to stay as fit as you can? Especially because…<p><b>1 All the</b> …

9 Significant Health Benefits of Green Tea

6th November 2014<p>Guest Writer for Wake Up World<p>Humans have been drinking green tea for almost 5,000 years (as early as 2,737 BC) both as a beverage …

Power to the people: a revolution in Britain’s energy market

The energy market is poised for a revolution as councils and social housing landlords across the UK prepare to take on the Big Six providers by …

Social Housing

“I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.” ― Pablo Neruda

The Mystery of Personal Identity: What Makes You and Your Childhood Self the Same Person Despite a Lifetime of Change

Philosophers and New Age sages have long insisted that the self is a spiritual crutch — from Alan Watts’s teachings on how our ego keeps us separate from the universe to Jack Kerouac’s passionate renunciation of the Self Illusion to Sam Harris’s contemporary case for self-transcendence. Modern …

Our brains sort words as we sleep

A soundly sleeping brain still monitors and responds to its surroundings, researchers report September 11 in <i>Current Biology</i>. The results, in which a …

Week's Best Space Pictures: A Star Pulses, a Hurricane Rages, and a Planet Sucks

Astronomers catch the blue light from a pulsar, a hurricane makes landfall, and an exoplanet sucks the life out of its star in the week's best space pictures.

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

Muscle