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This Japanese Animated Flip Book Has Permanently Bent Our Minds

<i>This article originally appeared on Lost at E Minor.</i><p>Are you in the middle of Christmas shopping? Not exactly sure what to buy your kid cousins? …

Warren Buffett's 23 Most Brilliant Insights About Investing

Buffett is undoubtedly the most successful investor in history. His investment philosophy is no secret, and he has repeatedly shared bits and pieces of it through a lifetime of quips and memorable quotes.<p>His brilliance is timeless, and we find ourselves referring back to them over and over again.<p>We …

Rooms With Va-Va-Voom: Leading UK Hotelier On Why His Latest Venture Was Booked Out Before It Opened

Robin Hutson, one of the UK’s most charismatic hoteliers, has always been ahead of the curve. In 1994 he co-founded the Hotel du Vin group, one of the earliest and most successful iterations of the boutique hotel in the UK. Hotel du Vin sold in 2004 for £66 million and Hutson went on to chair the …

The 10 best wildlife moments on TV – in pictures

To celebrate a decade of BBC2's Springwatch, one of the show's presenters, Chris Packham, picks his favourite nature scenes shown on the small screen<p>Which wildlife scene have we missed from the list? Have your say in the comments below and you could feature in the alternative list next week

7 Books To Read With A Broken Heart

<i>Toss out the Kleenex and sad, terry-cloth bathrobe. There's no blow in life that just the right book can't help you recover from...</i><p><b>To Help You Remember: La Vie Est Belle</b><p><i>The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles</i><p>By Katherine Pancol<p>464 pages; Penguin Books<p>The French have a knack for living in the moment, and this …

The 10-Minute Exercise That Will Help You Decide What To Do With Your Life

I hated Manhattan when I came home. It seemed a desk job purgatory. I had just spent two years riding a bicycle around Eurasia and working as a …

Germany's 'multigeneration houses' could solve two problems for Britain

With the number of over-65s set to double and childcare more expensive than ever, Mehrgenerationenhäuser may be the answer<p>In Pattensen, a small town of 13,000 just south of Hanover, pensioners play cards to the echoing tick-tock of a grandfather clock. It might be a melancholy scene – if it wasn't …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

Most Surprising (and Disappointing) Movies of 2013: ‘Man of Steel,’ ‘Pain & Gain,’ More

From the terrible Superman flick ‘Man of Steel’ to the deliriously entertaining ‘Pain & Gain,’ the most surprising (and disappointing) movies of the …

Dolphin megapod seen for the first time – in pictures

A gathering of 3000-5000 spinner dolphins, known as a megapod, is filmed underwater for the first time for a BBC series, Dolphins – Spy in the Pod. Two robotic 'spy creatures' with cameras in their mouths and eyes view the dolphins gathering to socialise in the nutrient-rich waters off the Pacific …

2013 in review: extreme weather – in pictures

2013 was the seventh warmest year on record and saw one of the strongest cyclones, some of the longest heatwaves and the most topsy-turvy weather experienced in decades

The Observer's 20 photographs of the year

From the image of an evicted Roma family sheltering from a storm to the death of Nelson Mandela, the world's leading photojournalists describe how they captured 20 defining images from 2013<p>• Warning: contains an image of a dead body

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

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Twelve Time Management Habits to Master in 2013

Nearly three hundred years ago, Benjamin Franklin came up with an approach to changing habits that has yet to be surpassed. A young adult seeking to straighten out his act, Franklin developed a list of thirteen virtues, jotting down a brief definition of each. These were character traits he took to …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Dessert

22 Rules of Storytelling by a Pixar Storyboard Artist

Former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted a number of valuable storytelling rules during her time at the animation studio.<p>You admire a …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

The Decision

Jason Collins comes out<p>Let us be decent and honorable and do what we can to spare Jason Collins the burdens of history. Let us be humane and not make …

LGBTQI

125 years of National Geographic: the world in pictures

To mark the 125th anniversary of National Geographic, we select iconic images from a new three-volume celebration of the magazine's history which highlights a changing world, as well as our fascination with travel photography. National Geographic: Around the World in 125 Years is published by …

Day 6 of the 2013 Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar - http://theatln.tc/1897WUE - The beautiful, petal-like shells of galaxy PGC 6240 are captured here in intricate detail by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, set against a sky full of distant background galaxies. PGC 6240 is an elliptical galaxy approximately 350 million light years away in the southern constellation of Hydrus, the Water Snake. It is orbited by a number of globular clusters that contain both young and old stars - thought to be a result of a galactic merger in the recent past. The background is dotted with dozens of other more distant galaxies. (ESA/Hubble and NASA)