October 7, 2019

September 23, 2019

The 100 best films of the 21st century

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Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

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When Should You Drink a Protein Shake?

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Conventional wisdom says that the best time to break out the blender is right after a workout. We looked at the science.

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A world heavyweight champ’s guide to failure

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Wladimir Klitschko says losing can be ‘magical’ and ‘great’. Here are some lessons he learned from failing in front of millions.

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September 16, 2019

EVENT: The Big Quiet Mass Meditation Tour

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This October The Big Quiet is taking flight on a nation-wide 10 city mass meditation tour. We’re bringing thousands of people together throughout the country for large scale moments of quiet, real connection and unplugged performances, going down at some of the most legendary locations of all time -- from NYC’s Guggenheim Museum and LA’s Hollywood Forever Cemetery, to the largest dinosaur in the world and an iconic airplane hangar.

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September 15, 2019

September 9, 2019

New Art Galleries Opening Internationally this Autumn

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As well as a healthy crop of art fairs, and general back to business behaviour associated with the season, autumn offers up a veritable harvest of new art galleries opening internationally in the hubs of Paris, London and New York.

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Apple is Launching a Research App that will Allow US Consumers to Participate in Health Studies

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Apple is launching a new Research app for Apple Watch owners that will allow people to opt to privately contribute to health research by sharing the data collected from the smartwatch and its many sensors, as well as the Apple Health app.

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Bring These 5 Nasa-Approved Plants to Beat Office Stress

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One excellent way to combat both sick days and stress is by filling your office with plants. Ideally, you want plants that will “scrub” the air of pathogens, improve the office’s mix of bacteria, and survive in low light with little care.

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September 2, 2019

Louis Theroux, Desert Island Discs

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Documentary filmmaker, Louis Theroux shares the eight tracks, book and luxury he would take with him if cast away to a desert island.

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Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong

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For decades, the medical community has ignored mountains of evidence to wage a cruel and futile war on fat people, poisoning public perception and ruining millions of lives. It’s time for a new paradigm.

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Malcolm Gladwell and World Class Runner Alex Hutchinson Explore the Secrets of Human Endurance

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Malcolm Gladwell, known for his deep inquiries into how science impacts our day-to-day lives, recently sat down with Alex Hutchinson, a former physicist and world-class runner whose book, Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance, reveals the secrets of reaching the hidden extra potential within us all.

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