HEALTH

6 Lessons for Handling Stress

Take a deep breath. Now exhale slowly. You've just taken the first step toward managing stress and avoiding burnout

The Mystery of Consciousness

You exist, right? Prove it. How 100 billion jabbering neurons create the knowledge—or illusion—that you're here

What Do Babies Know?

Less than we thought, say scientists at the new Babylab. What passed for intelligence may have been boredom

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

ESSAY

CINEMA

One for the Little Guy

Predictions that Britain could rival Hollywood are nothing but celluloid dreams. But the British film industry does have one strength — it's small

BUSINESS

The Golden Years Rule

Catering to seniors, Britain's Saga Group believes that older isn't just wiser, but more profitable, too

The New Capital of Capital (London Stock Exchange)

Inside London's remarkable rise to challenge New York City as the world's financial center

BRIEFING

BOOKS

Marriage Rows

An activist opposing forced weddings, Jasvinder Sanghera laments the family that never forgave her

GLOBAL ADVISER

Streak of Luck (Curtain Raiser)

The city of Inazawa hosts the most famous of Japan's annual hadaka matsuri — or "naked festivals"

Omani Oasis (Check In)

Shangri-La's newest Middle East venture is three distinct hotels in one

Buenos Dias, Foneros (Tech Watch)

Take your wireless show on the road with FON, a new service that bills itself as the world's largest Wi-Fi network

Thirsting For Knowledge (Grapevine)

From port to beer to tequila, travellers are lapping up the new boom in alcohol appreciation courses

LETTERS