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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.

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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.

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Why are we lonely?

Loneliness is a key driver for poor mental health, something 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.

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Bright Sparks

This Collection showcases the most ‘sparked’ content from across our 5,000 Hacks, so you can get straight to the insights everyone's talking about.

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Nuclear power collection

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?

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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.

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Sanctions - what do they mean?

Russia has attempted to 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?

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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.

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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.

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A history of witchcraft

This autumn, 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.

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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.

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Our wild world

Our beautiful planet is home to all kinds of life, not just us humans. In this Collection, we travel the globe and delve into the world of the wildlife that make Earth so special. Whether you’re barmy about birds or fascinated by fungi, you’re sure to discover something new…

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Grieving a parent

Everyone has a different journey with grief after losing a parent. Find solidarity in these Hacks, as writers chart how they dealt with parental deaths, showing their pathway through the grieving process.

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Budgeting for beginners

With rising living costs everyone seems to be feeling the pinch. To help we've created this Collection so you can improve your budgeting skills, figure out your financial health and stress less about money.

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A year later: the Russo-Ukrainian conflict

It's been a year since Russia invaded Ukraine, and the fighting continues. In this Collection, we've compiled these Hacks to help you understand the history driving this conflict and what it means for NATO and the world.

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What to do when you're feeling overwhelmed

It’s natural to feel powerless and on edge in the face of harrowing world events. Here are some Hacks that will help you find peace and strength to face a shifting global landscape.

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How to find your creativity

It’s never too late to start exploring your creative side. These Hacks will teach you about creativity, inspire you to find your inner artist, and help you harness your imagination.

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Spring cleaning for beginners

A new year means a fresh start and a fresh start needs a fresh space. Yes, you guessed it it’s time to organize and clean, but it can be tough to know where to begin. This Collection will help you kick-start your spring cleaning campaign and provide a few tips along the way.

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Motherhood: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Being a mother can be a life-changing, magical and joyful experience. It can also be tough as hell. These Hacks celebrate motherhood in all its shapes and sizes, shining a light on the highs, and the lows.

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The greatest scams of Generation Hustle

From fake heiresses to lying Lotharios our screens are exploding with stranger than fiction stories of con-artists and their crimes. These Hacks cover the who, what and when, so that you can ponder the why.

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Serial killers: their stories

Serial killers are a morbid fascination for many of us; we wonder how their minds work and are interested in the gory details of their deeds. Here are some of our best Hacks on the subject to fuel your obsession.

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