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Map Of The UK Where Nobody Lives

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You may think you live in the middle of nowhere. If there’s houses even a kilometre around you, think again. The UK is actually covered in in greenery. As a staggering report from the BBC found, only 5.9 per cent of the land in the country is actually built on. The lowest proportion is found […]

If Music Gives You Goosebumps, Your Brain Might Be Special

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Do you ever get that feeling when listening to a great song that makes all the hairs on your arm stand on end? Personally this writer can remember getting chills when listening to ‘Whole Lotta Love’ by Led Zeppelin on the number 9 bus from Stourbridge when he was 16. Matthew Sachs a former undergraduate […]

What People Look Like At 7AM Compared To 7PM

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Five years ago, Amsterdam-based street fashion photographer Barbara Iweins decided that she wanted to get to know the fascinating strangers she captured on camera. So she did. ‘Au Coin de ma Rue’, or ‘At the Corner of my Street’, is a multi-year project exploring how Iweins’ relationship with her subjects has changed as she got […]

How to Make Your Ego Your Bitch?

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“We are all born free and spend a lifetime becoming slaves to our own false truths.” ~Atticus Understand: Your ego is not your enemy. It’s more like a clumsy anchor with too many feelings attached to it. It’s like a whiny, woe-is-me mass of sentimentality constantly tripping over itself in front of you. If you […]

7 Meditation Tips From The World’s Happiest Man

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According to researchers, Matthieu Ricard is the happiest man in the world, despite the fact that his profession makes him unusual person to hold this title. He is a French, but at certain point of his life decided to turn his back to Parisian intellectual life and move to India in order to study Buddhism. […]

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