The Art of Fiction No. 50Gore Vidal, ca. 1948. Photograph by Carl Van Vechten Gore Vidal lives in a run-down penthouse above Rome’s Largo Argentina: reconstructed temples from the pre-Augustan era are set incongruously in the middle of what looks to be Columbus Circle without the charm. It is August. Rome is...
12 Cities That Aren't on Your Bucket List (But Should Be)Overlooked, underrated or whatever you might call them, the world is full of amazing cities that are often skipped in favor of the more trendy destinations plastered all over social media. And those are the places I love the most. For instance, I'm so happy I got to experience Bali many years ago before the island skyrocketed into popularity. And I'm always on the hunt for the next hidden gem, or at least somewhere you can actually walk down the street without having to dodge selfie sticks and huge crowds at all times. And I bet you are too! So I asked 11 fellow female travel bloggers to write about one of their favorite cities that they think deserves some more recognition. And I have included my fave underrated city as well! These 12 cities182
What I'm Working On: Why you didn't do that thing you're sure you didFelipe De Brigard is an assistant professor of philosophy at Duke, where he runs the Imagination and Modal Cognition Lab. That may not sound like philosophy in the traditional sense; De Brigard’s work is at the intersection of philosophy and neuroscience, and is supported right now by a $500,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research.308
Family of clownfish work together - Blue Planet II: Episode 3 Preview - BBC OneSubscribe and to OFFICIAL BBC YouTube https://bit.ly/2IXqEIn Stream original BBC programmes FIRST on BBC iPlayer https://bbc.in/2J18jYJ Programme website: http://bbc.in/2hnkxBc These clownfish relocate a coconut shell to provide a stable surface for their nursery. #bbc All our TV channels and S4C are available to watch live through BBC iPlayer, although some programmes may not be available to stream online due to rights. If you would like to read more on what types of programmes are available to watch live, check the 'Are all programmes that are broadcast available on BBC iPlayer?' FAQ https://bbc.in/2m8ks6v.5
12 Home Cleaning Hacks From Hotel Housekeeping and Professional Organizers (Video)Would a bit of organization in our work area make things easier? Is it time to upgrade our bedrooms to make them more comfortable or appealing? Could the kitchen or bathroom cabinets stand a bit of attention? We’re here to help.2
Enough Already About Morning Routines. Here's How Your Evenings Can Make You More ProductiveSo much has been writing on morning routines that make us happier and more productive. But that still leaves out all the potential of the evenings. Here are 4 ways to "win" once you've left the office.34
What monks can teach us about staying happy during quarantineNeed a habit to get through trying times? Try solitude. Ever since the rainy season retreats of the Buddha 2,500 years ago, sages have celebrated the transformative power of being alone. In Christian monasteries, silent mindfulness became part of…
How to Protect Your Brain from Alcohol & Never Be Hungover — Optimal Living DynamicsAlcohol isn’t good for you. Ideally, you should completely avoid it for optimal brain and mental health. But that’s in a perfect world. Alcohol is everywhere and social interactions often involve it. So you’re going to end up drinking it every now and then. And during big holi134