La Confirmación es Manteniendo Hollywood real

La Confirmación es Manteniendo Hollywood realMuchos estadounidenses rurales se sienten los efectos duraderos de la recesión 2008 todos los días. Los salarios se han estancado durante la última década, y el empleo han regresado a las ciudades a una velocidad 4 veces más rápido que en las comunidades rurales. Para muchos trabajadores de cuello azul, este tipo de dificultad financiera puede tensar todos los aspectos de la vida, de las oportunidades de carrera para las relaciones familiares.

Cinco verdades sorprendentes A partir de las películas de Indiana Jones

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Harper Lee llevó una vida de gran valor

Harper Lee llevó una vida de gran valorLa muerte de Harper Lee es una gran noticia. Más grande que la muerte de la mayoría de los escritores más importantes. ¿Por qué? No es porque ella fue noticia en todo el mundo el pasado verano debido a la controversia sobre la reciente publicación de Go pon centinela.

The Movie Danish Girl Is Based On The Life Of Transgender Lili Elb

The Movie Danish Girl Is Based On The Life Of Transgender Lili ElbIt was with some trepidation that I went to watch The Danish Girl. Prior to its release the film had already attracted accusations of transphobia for director Tom Hooper’s decision to cast the cisgender actor Eddie Redmayne in the title role of Lili Elbe, a trans woman.

How Auld Lang Syne Switched Tunes En Route To World Domination

How Auld Lang Syne Switched Tunes En Route To World DominationAuld Lang Syne was famously written by the Scottish national bard, Robert Burns. What is less well known is that the melody was not the one he intended. The one that became famous was first attached to the song in the late 1790s and Burns, who died in 1796, knew nothing about it.

In The Heart Of The Sea: The Horrific True Story Behind Moby-Dick

In The Heart Of The Sea: The Horrific True Story Behind Moby-DickA man winds his way through the muck and mire of a 19th-century American port – Nantucket, centre of the world’s whaling industry. He knocks on a door, enters, and begs an exhausted looking man to tell him his story in exchange for his life savings.

The Artist's Dilemma: What Constitutes Selling Out?

The Artist's Dilemma: What Constitutes Selling Out?Intellectuals, academics and artists play a unique role in society: they preserve and defend both freedom of expression and the morality of choices. Artists can use their work as a means to communicate messages of dissent and hope in the face of injustice, repression and despair.

Is Star Wars An Escapist Fantasy or A Dream of The Future?

Is Star Wars An Escapist Fantasy Or A Dream Of The Future?In certain corners of the internet a modern myth celebrates the idea that Ben Rich, the former CEO of Lockheed Martin “Skunk Works” – the legendary and highly secretive wing of Lockheed Martin concerned with aircraft development – concluded a 1993 presentation at UCLA with the blockbuster line: “We now have the technology to take E.T. home.”

Sinatra's Films Shattered The Postwar Myth Of The White American Male

Sinatra's Films Shattered The Postwar Myth Of The White American MaleFrank Sinatra’s 100th birthday on December 12 is being celebrated with all the requisite fanfare: Alex Gibney’s HBO documentary Sinatra: All or Nothing at All, CBS' Sinatra 100 All-Star Grammy Concert, exhibits at the Lincoln Center and Grammy Museum, a London Palladium show and a number of book publications.

Sex Is Neither Good Nor Bad, But Writing Makes It So

Sex Is Neither Good Nor Bad, But Writing Makes It SoBad sex. Isn’t it enough to have had it without having to read it as well? A poorly written sex scene can be viscerally dreadful. While porn is fundamentally unrealistic, bad sex in prose that’s not explicit can be excruciating.

What The New Movie Sunset Song Tells Us About The Modern World

What The New Movie Sunset Song Tells Us About The Modern WorldA film adaptation of the celebrated Scottish novel Sunset Song is arriving at a time of recurrent European financial crises and a war in the Middle East that is sucking in many of the world’s major powers for the second time in a generation.

Why Daydreaming Is Good For You

Why Daydreaming Is Good For YouMost people think of rest as the times when we stop work or movement in order to relax, sleep, or recover strength. But historians and anthropologists have discovered that what counts as rest has varied a lot over time and across cultures.

The Movie Carol Is A Stunning 1950s Tale Of Two Women In Love

The Movie Carol Is A Stunning 1950s Tale Of Two Women In LoveAn insistent clamour of bells and horns recurs throughout Carol, evoking the stifling, heavy atmosphere of conformity that overlay early 1950s America. An older woman, the wealthy, strikingly beautiful Carol (Cate Blanchett), starts an affair with young salesgirl and aspiring photographer, Therese (Rooney Mara).

Alice's Adventures In Cyberspace: Lewis Carroll's Creation Turns 150

Alice's Adventures In Cyberspace: Lewis Carroll's Creation Turns 150In the past 150 years Lewis Carroll’s Alice has undergone innumerable transformations. Instantly popular, she quickly escaped her original novelistic environment, appearing in Victorian Punch caricatures, on magic lantern slides and on stage.

What Does Your Musical Taste Say About Your Personality?

What Does Your Musical Taste Says About Your Personality?We’re exposed to music for nearly 20% of our waking lives. But much of our musical experience seems to be a mystery. Why does some music bring us to tears while other pieces make us dance? Why is it that the music that we like can make others agitated?

Having Trouble with a Project? Here’s Some Practical and Spiritual Help

Having Trouble with a Project? Here’s Some Practical and Spiritual HelpMy mission in this article is to share with you what I’ve learned and observed as a longtime coach of graduate students and writer of creative projects. Here are some techniques, tools, and tough questions to ease the trek for yourself and everyone around you...

Is Television Good For Me? How To Grade TV Shows

Is Television Good For Me? How to Grade Your TV ShowsAt first, deciding about television was a simple matter of thoughtful grading. A slow matter, too, as I had been watching television for all these days and never thought of grading it. How I grade: Every news event in a half-hour newscast, would earn a grade from me, its viewer.

Are You More Important Than Your Cell Phone?

Are You More Important Than Your Cell Phone?Are we not more important than our cell phones? Our “batteries” run low as well. Few people are as urgent to charge their own batteries as they are to charge up their cell phone. We push and push ourselves to keep going and we don’t pay attention to our own battery or need to be recharged.

La película Sufragista nos ayuda a ver qué todavía necesitamos Feminismo

La película Sufragista nos ayuda a ver qué todavía necesitamos FeminismoLa película me resultó completamente Sufragista agitación. Esto fue una sorpresa para mí. La cobertura de la prensa voluminosa ha sido unánime: la singularidad de la película reside en su enfoque en la lucha de la clase de las mujeres en la votación.

Rekindling Our Creative Fire Rewards Us with Power and Energy

Rekindling Our Creative Fire Rewards Us with Power and EnergyWithin ourselves we contain seeds of great creativity. We are usually afraid of our own powers so we like to distract ourselves with hundreds of little mundane things rather than look in the mirror and see our real selves. Modern society encourages us to get lost in the world of social media where others are praised for their creativity and we hide in their shadows...

Intuitively and Creatively Finding the Link to Our Authentic Wildness

Intuitively and Creatively Finding the Link to Our Authentic Wildness“No matter by which cul­ture a woman is influenced she understands the words wild and woman, intuitively.” [Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Women Who Run with the Wolves.] Something about the way those two words — salvaje y mujer — were placed alongside each other set up a commotion inside me, a response to a longing I couldn’t name.

Is Creativity Linked To Feeling Down And Neurotic Thinking

Is Creativity Linked To Feeling Down And Neurotic ThinkingPsychologists have advanced a new theory linking neurotic unhappiness and creativity, arguing that natural worriers may also have highly active imaginations and be more creative problem-solvers.

El Falls telón de Jon Stewart, favorito de Estados Unidos bufón

El Falls telón de Jon Stewart, favorito de Estados Unidos bufónJon Stewart abrió su último episodio de The Daily Show con "cobertura equipo completo" del debate presidencial republicano de la noche del jueves, que ofrece actual y regresar Daily Show corresponsales a lo largo de la tenencia de Stewart, incluyendo a Stephen Colbert.

A Long Lost Friend Reborn: What We Can Expect From Go Set A Watchman

A Long Lost Friend Reborn: What We Can Expect From Go Set A WatchmanThe provenance of To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) is perhaps less well known than the novel itself, which has come to be even less remarked upon than the legal travails and self-imposed isolation of the author who penned the work.

How Do We Measure Happiness?

How Do We Measure Happiness?Our happiness depends on whether we believe something is good or bad. But most people are not aware of this important mechanism and they believe that it is outer circumstances and what they have or don’t have in their lives, which is the reason why they are happy or unhappy.

Orange Is The New Black Is Fast Becoming A Feminist Classic

Orange Is The New Black Is Fast Becoming A Feminist ClassicOrange is the New Black is about to return for a third season. If you haven’t watched it yet, it’s time to sit up and take note: the Netflix programme looks set to become a classic of feminist television.

My Encounter with Darth Vader: Being God’s Fool

My Encounter with Darth Vader: Being God’s FoolI am not afraid to make a fool of myself. And why do I deliberately do this? Quite simply, it feels good to me. It lets me be unpredictable, unconventional, spontaneous and completely in the moment. It’s really a divine experience, a shaking up of ordinary reality, a transition from my mind to my heart.

How to Relax...You Can't Be Stressed and Relaxed at the Same Time

Learn How to Relax: You Can't Be Stressed and Relaxed At The Same TimeLearning how to relax is one of the most powerful healing tools that I have ever come across. Emotional suffering comes from overthinking issues. Stress also plays a major role in our physical health, affecting for example, our weight, cholesterol and digestive systems.

Clearing Out the Clutter in Your Life Activities

Clearing Out the Clutter in Your Life ActivitiesHow many of us feel burdened with too many responsibilities and don’t slow down long enough to think even one clear thought? Our minds are cluttered with endless have-tos and to-dos that keep us running at breakneck speed. We are continually multi-tasking and bombarded by a devastating amount of information that doesn’t need to be there.

Simplicity: The Gateway to Change and Creativity

Simplicity: The Gateway to Change and CreativityBy simplifying your life, you may discover the things that make you happy and fulfilled aren’t things at all. Focusing on the essentials will relieve your mind from ideas or situations that make you anxious. The path to simplicity is a process that will affect everything about you, including your thought patterns...

Singing Is A Learned Skill: Use It or You’ll Lose It

Singing Is A Learned Skill: Use It or You’ll Lose ItSinging may not be so much a natural talent as it is a learned skill—one that researchers say can decline over time if not used. The good news is that with lots of practice, just about anyone can become a better singer.

Fighting The Slump: A Strategic Approach To Developing Creativity

Fighting The Slump: A Strategic Approach To Developing CreativityPerhaps the most harmful myth is that creativity is the exclusive domain of the arts. Of course creativity is found in music, poetry, writing and painting – but the myth is harmful because it creates a perception that creativity cannot be found in science, engineering, sport or cooking. Another obstructive misconception is that creativity is simply unfettered thinking, divorced from practicality and reality.

The Screen Free Day: A Great Gift for Yourself & Others

The Screen Free Day: A Great Gift for Yourself & Others

Barry and I decided to make Sunday our special day of rest and recharging. Our intention was good, but soon we were going on the computer for “just a little” to check an important email. That “just a little” would turn into several hours and soon a big part of the day would be over.

I Came to My Senses by Taking a Spirit Walk

Come to Your Senses by Taking a Spirit Walk

I had just been outdoors, but I couldn’t say what the sky looked like, cloudy or clear, or whether birds sang or if I’d felt a breeze on my cheeks. I had been locked inside my head, thinking. After that, a phrase I’d heard all of my life, “Come to your senses,” began to take on new meaning.

Juega duro y el trabajo duro: La Guía de animales a la buena vida

Juega duro y el trabajo duro: La Guía de animales a la buena vida

Siempre estoy repitiendo el mantra de que hay que "trabajar duro y jugar duro". Pero es divertirse profesionalmente productiva? Como alguien que estudia el comportamiento animal veces miro a mis sujetos experimentales por respuesta.

eReaders Aren't Destroying Reading, They're Just Changing It

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The nature of reading books is changing: the closure of traditional bookstores indicates that paper book sales are in decline. It is easy to feel as though this will discourage children from engaging with texts and make them more reluctant to read widely and often.