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Warsan Shire: the Somali-British poet quoted by Beyoncé in Lemonade

Posted on April 27, 2016 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)

She was London’s Young Poet Laureate, becoming a voice for its marginalised people – now her work has been recited by the queen of pop.




She writes of places where many Beyoncé fans rarely go, the portions of London where the faces are black and brown, ...

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7 Ways to Be More Creative in 7 Minutes

Posted on April 15, 2016 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)




Creativity: As kids we seemed to be bursting with it, but sometimes it feels like an actual strain on our brain when we are asked to “think outside the box” — especially when it comes to being creative at work. But there are a few simple ways to stay creative, and it won’t take you long at all. Scroll...
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World Poetry Day 2016: Everything you need to know about the literary celebration

Posted on March 21, 2016 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)


By Staff Reporter



World Poetry Day is a celebration of poetry, literature and free speech, observed by UNESCO every year. The day is aimed at encouraging creativity, inspiring the teaching of poetry and restoring a dialogue between poetry and other arts, suc...

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12 things successful people do right before bed

Posted on February 2, 2016 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Successful people understand that their success is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep




The last thing you do before bed tends to have a significant impact on your mood and energy level the next day,...

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5 things successful people never do

Posted on January 19, 2016 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)


Your attitude, your people skills, and your ability to lead, listen, and take responsibility can all contribute to succes.


Jacquelyn Smith, Business Insider 

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Does poetry still matter?

Posted on June 25, 2015 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Most Americans don't encounter poetry in the course of their daily lives


 

UPDATED 9:13 AM CDT Jun 25, 2015 http://www.wvtm13.com/entertainment/does-poetry-still-matter/33766004



Quick: Name a famous living poet.


 

Somebody. Anybody. No, not Maya Angelou. She died last year.


 

Unless you're a literary scholar or a subscriber to The New Yorker, it'...

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Pay with a poem: cafes around the world to exchange coffee for poetry

Posted on March 21, 2015 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)

To mark World Poetry Day, more than a thousand coffee establishments around the world will use poetry as their currency this Saturday.


Marta Bausells

Friday 20 March 2015 12.46 GMT-  http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2015/mar/20/poetry-coffee-pay-with-a-poem-cafes-world-poetry-day


 

What is a poem worth? As authors around the world despair of making a living, a company based i...

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Why Creatives Don't Succeed In Traditional, 9-To-5 Work Environments

Posted on March 18, 2015 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)







Full-time jobs are not for everybody. Sure, to most of the workforce, they’re seen as amazing opportunities to take care of expenses and responsibilities and prepare for the future (c...

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A Guide To Spoken Word Nights In London

Posted on January 29, 2015 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)





The days of stuffy, pretentious performance poetry in empty hipster cafés are long gone. The contemporary spoken word scene is dynamic, playful and far from dull. This oft misunderstood medium is an explosive, thought provoking and beautiful (not to mention considerably liberal and left-wing) fo...

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Resveratrol found in grapes protects DNA, cuts risk of heart disease, cancer

Posted on January 7, 2015 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 by: Jennifer Lilley http://www.naturalnews.com/048202_resveratrol_grapes_DNA.html

(NaturalNews) Resveratrol is no stranger to news headlines and the health-minded people who are privy to various findings about it.


 

After all, the organic compound has been touted for its ability to slash heart disease risks and boost health. Findings have shown that it has the ability to keep certa...

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Kepler 438b: Most Earth-like planet ever discovered could be home for alien life

Posted on January 7, 2015 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

New discovery is likely to be a rocky world in the ‘Goldilocks’ zone of its parent star where the temperature is just right for liquid water to flow. 




Ian Sample, science editor

Wednesday 7 January 2015- http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/jan/06/earth-like-planet-alien-life-kep...

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Supermoon On August 10 Will Be Biggest Of 2014

Posted on August 9, 2014 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The Huffington Post | By Sara Gates

08/08/2014- http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/08/supermoon-august-2014-how-to-see_n_5659215.html

 


There's going to be an extra-special moon this weekend.


 

On Aug. 10, when the moon turns full at 2:10 p.m. EDT, skywatchers will be treated to the sight of a so-called "supermoon" -- and it will be the largest supermoon of the year.


 

The phenome...

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