Unbuilt Britain: What 6 Cities Could Have Looked Like

The city is an inspiring playground for ambitious architects. A single great idea or astonishing building can change how way people perceive and navigate the city overnight. But ambitious ideas come with hefty price-tags. And in the city, there’s always a political story to negotiate, too. Often, the most exciting ideas for buildings, bridges, and […]

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UK Banknote Concept Designs (Endangered Wildlife Edition)

Banknotes are fascinating things – little works of art that pass through our hands each day almost unnoticed. Every so often, there is a news story about a new design, and perhaps some controversy over which historical figure will feature on the front of the note. But what if the Bank of England is getting […]

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Learn How to Start Beating Deadlines With These Tips

The feeling of a deadline rushing towards you can be dread-inducing. Unfortunately, unless you’re one of the lucky few blessed with exceptional time-management skills, it’s probably a feeling you’ve felt more than once. So how do the rest of us make sure we hit our deadlines on time? For a start, check out these five […]

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How to Stop Saying “Like” All the Time

Are you, like, addicted to using verbal fillers or something? A verbal filler is a word like “like” that you drop into the middle of your sentences when you’re nervous or searching for the right word. Other fillers include “um…” and “you know,” but none has quite the bad reputation of “like.” “Like”-users don’t entirely […]

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How to Get the Job You Want: Building Your CV and More

When your best chance of employment is comprised of lucky timing, a single sheet of paper and a 20-minute conversation with a stranger, it’s easy to feel stressed out — especially when the same role looks different across companies. What qualifications do you need? Which ones set you apart? What should you highlight most in […]

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12 Science-Backed Ways to Get People to Like You

Whether you’re looking to get a promotion at work or hoping to expand your social circle, your success can depend on whether you’re liked or not. Research undertaken by the University of Massachusetts proved that likability really matters. The study found that auditors could get managers to comply with their suggestions (even if the manager […]

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Best Budget Weekend Trips From England

Taking time away from work can be a challenge, so many of us just let the time slip away. A recent study by Croner house found that a staggering 33% of Brits don’t use their yearly holiday allowance.1 Whether it be from fear or guilt, there is a large segment of society that doesn’t take […]

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