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History

Discover ancient worlds

Whether you're obsessed with Ovid or completely taken by Tutankhamun, step into the past with this Collection of Hacks that explores the ancient worlds.

Culture & Society
Mind & Philosophy

Harvest Kaplankaya: regeneration

Harvest Kaplankaya is an inspirational series of talks and workshops focused on helping us reconnect with ourselves, each other, and the planet. We have curated a selection of Hacks from speakers at May 2022’s event that will help you improve your well-being and change your life.

Culture & Society

Being Black in the 21st Century

As we commemorate the two year anniversary since the murder of George Floyd, this collection provides insights into the modern Black experience.

Culture & Society

Understanding disability

Around one billion people globally classify themselves as disabled, but so often their experiences are overlooked. Weaving together the stories and voices from people around the world, this collection aims to amplify the voices of groups who have traditionally been marginalized.

Business
Leadership & Entrepreneurship

How to (side) hustle

You've got a hobby you love, but how do you monetize it without giving up your day job? Check out these Hacks that will help you turn your passion into a business...

Technology & the Future

An introduction to cybersecurity

With digital crime on the rise there's no time like the present to brush up on your knowledge of cybersecurity. These Hacks will help you understand the basics of internet safety, and provide practical tips that will help you protect your online assets.

Mind & Philosophy
Culture & Society
Personal Growth

A user’s guide to ADHD

So, you have just been diagnosed with ADHD or ADD. What next? This collection of Hacks examines what the condition is, looks at potential benefits of being 'hyperactive', and gives practical insights on how to manage, and maximize, a low attention span.

Biographies
Culture & Society
Health & Fitness

Football heroes

Soccer has captured the hearts and minds of people the world over for generations. This collection shares the stories of some of the sport's greatest heroes, teaching us how football shaped their lives, and the role they played in shaping the phenomenal game.

Health & Fitness
Culture & Society

Understanding UK Football

Soccer, the English game, European Football... whatever you want to call it, the 2022 World Cup is fast approaching so it's time to get your head in the game. This collection covers the history, psychology and social impact of football so you can truly understand what's going on on (and off) the pitch.

Money & Investing

How to save money

The whole world seems to be feeling the pinch right now as headlines scream 'inflation', 'debt', 'cost of living crisis'... With all this doom and gloom saving money might seem like a complete impossibility but getting good with your finances is more important now than ever. Whether you just want to get out of the red, or are looking to make a life-changing purchase, this collection of Hacks provides useful hints and tips to get you started in the right direction.

History
Culture & Society
Biographies

15 books to consume before you die

So many books, so little time. Our list of critically acclaimed contemporary classics will make sure you get the best perspective-changing modern wisdom, in just five minutes.

Mind & Philosophy
Health & Fitness

Why are we lonely?

The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 is loneliness, a key driver for poor mental health that was greatly exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. These Hacks explore the experience of loneliness on both individuals and societies, helping us understand why we are lonely, as well as offering insights to help us feel more connected.

Business
Money & Investing
Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Marketing & Sales
Personal Growth
Career & Success
Mind & Philosophy

Bright Sparks

This collection showcases the most ‘sparked’ content from across our 3000 hacks, so you can get straight to insights everyone's talking about.

History
Culture & Society
Science & Environment
Technology & the Future

Nuclear Power

What is Nuclear Power? As the threat of atomic warfare litters our headlines we dig into what nuclear power really is. Where did it come from? What role has it played in shaping modern society? And, how might it shape our future?

Culture & Society
Personal Growth

How to be funny

Just like playing the violin or speaking a language, being funny is a skill that can be improved. We’ve compiled our best Hacks to help you get more laughs.

History
Culture & Society
Money & Investing

Sanctions - what do they mean?

Russia has invaded Ukraine, resulting in sanctions being levied against them by countries around the world. But what are sanctions and do they work to bring peace?

History
Culture & Society

Books they want to ban

We don’t believe books should ever be banned, but the U.S. has a history of outlawing books that are allegedly ‘harmful.’ Here is a list of important and powerful books that are at the center of U.S. discussions on censorship right now.

Biographies
History
Culture & Society

Books on screen

You’ve seen them on screen, but do you know the books behind the biggest real-life figures in film and TV? Get further into the world of the hottest biopics with these Hacks.

History
Lifestyle
Culture & Society

A history of witchcraft

Social media has brought new life to the ancient tradition of witchcraft. These Hacks delve into the history of the practice and the forms that modern witchcraft takes today.

Career & Success
Money & Investing
Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Education
Culture & Society

How to do your tax return

Tax return season can be dreadful: filling out tax forms is all but intuitive. Here is some of the best content on the USA and UK tax systems hacked for you, so you can ace this administrative task.

Culture & Society

2022 Oscar-nominated documentaries

Don't have time to watch all the award contenders? With these Hacks, you can brush up on the best documentaries of the year in just a few minutes.

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