Art

A meaning to life: How a sense of purpose can keep you healthy

A meaning to life: How a sense of purpose can keep you healthy

SOMETHING to live for. This simple idea is at the heart of our greatest stories, driving our heroes on. It is the thread from which more complex philosophies are woven. As Nietzsche once wrote, “He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how”. As human beings, it is hard for us to shake the idea that our existence must have significance beyond the here and now. Life begins and ends, yes, but surely there is a greater meaning. The trouble ... Full story

Education

The 10 Best Career Fields For Making Your Own Schedule

The 10 Best Career Fields For Making Your Own Schedule

A recent report from FlexJobs.com, a job search platform that focuses on remote and flexible schedule work, sheds light on which fields and industries offer a lot of positions for professionals looking to make their own schedules or work from anywhere. (image credit: Shutterstock). Many professionals yearn for jobs that let them telecommute, maintain a flexible schedule, work part-time, or freelance comfortably. But which career fields have ... Full story

Economics

Lawrence Summers: One last time on who benefits from corporate tax cuts

Lawrence Summers: One last time on who benefits from corporate tax cuts

Kevin Hassett, President Trump’s chief economist, estimated Monday that the administration's plan to cut corporate tax rates will cause average household incomes to jump $4,000 a year. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press). I recently asserted that Kevin Hassett deserved a failing grade for his “analysis” projecting that the Trump administration proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate from 35 to 20 percent would raise the wages of an average American ... Full story

Entertainment

Joel Osteen Podcast by Joel Osteen on Apple Podcasts

Joel Osteen Podcast by Joel Osteen on Apple Podcasts

Clean Closed Captioning Video Joel Osteen - Sleep On Joel Osteen - Sleep On Free View in iTunes 2 Clean Closed Captioning Video Designed to Run - Victoria Osteen Designed to Run - Victoria Osteen Free View in iTunes 3 Clean Closed Captioning Video A Surge Is Coming - Joel Osteen A Surge Is Coming - Joel Osteen Free View in iTunes 4 Clean Closed Captioning Video The Power of Oneness - Victoria Osteen The Power of Oneness - Victoria Osteen Free ... Full story

Health

John Besh restaurants fostered culture of sexual harassment, 25 women say

John Besh restaurants fostered culture of sexual harassment, 25 women say

Restaurant Luke, in New Orleans, in 2009. (David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune archive). Problems extended to some BRG restaurants. Most of the women interviewed by NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune said BRG's problems extended beyond the corporate office and beyond Besh and Mantilla's personal interactions with female employees. The majority of the 25 women who claimed to have experienced sexual harassment at the company work or have ... Full story

Law

Spain FM: 'Many police violence pictures fake'

Spain FM: 'Many police violence pictures fake'

Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis was speaking to Andrew Marr about the Spanish police's conduct during the Catalan referendum. -. - From the section Europe Full story

Living

Commitment | HeForShe

Commitment | HeForShe

What we share is more powerful than what divides us. Stand together for gender equality at #HeForShe. Full story

Politics

WHO cancels Mugabe ambassador role

WHO cancels Mugabe ambassador role

Head of the World Health Organization cancels appointment of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe as ambassador amid outcry. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts. Full story

Sport

The Adventurer's Guide to a New Zealand Road Trip

The Adventurer's Guide to a New Zealand Road Trip

New Zealand 's South Island was made for road trips. It has glaciers, fjords, volcanoes, vineyards, Lord of the Rings -style forest, impeccable roads, and very few people sharing it. With only a million inhabitants in a landmass the size of New York State, the South Island feels largely untouched and like the ultimate place to connect with nature. Pick up your campervan or car in the "big city" of Christchurch, then drive to the turquoise ... Full story

Technology

The Higgs bang: The particle that blew up the universe

The Higgs bang: The particle that blew up the universe

Pop went the universe, but what blew it up? THEY say it started with a bang, but in truth it misfired. The universe began as a hot speck of energy and, for an instant, remained just that. Then it blew up: from this initial seed, trillions upon trillions of times smaller than an atom, everything suddenly ballooned into the gargantuan proportions of a Tic Tac. In a mere fraction of a second, the universe expanded by nearly as many orders of ... Full story