Renaud Charrin

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The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)

When it comes mops, I have a hate-hate relationship. Either I struggle to wield the heft of rope mops or find myself searching in vain for matching …

San Francisco

The Physics of How a Mirror Creates a Virtual World

Go find a makeup mirror. There's a good chance you have one in the bathroom. You know the type—it has surface that shows you a zoomed-in image of …

Universe

​LG shows off 77-inch transparent flexible display

LG Display has shown off next-generation displays, including a 77-inch transparent flexible OLED, at SID tradeshow in LA.<p>LG Display has shown off its …

Televisions

Warren Buffett Says if You Hire Somebody Without This Trait, 'You Really Want Them to Be Dumb and Lazy'

No, it's not intelligence. But it should be a non-negotiable in building strong teams and companies.<p>Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett has been dazzling us with wisdom for nearly half a century.<p>As one of the most successful value investors in the world, the Oracle of Omaha …

Self-improvement

Eight ways to tell a real New Yorker from a fake New Yorker

NYC is a city of transplants, interns and tourists with a few born-and-bred New Yorkers mixed into the bunch. Regardless of which category you fall …

Hot Dogs

Solar Minimum Approaching | A Mini Ice Age?

Sunspots are disappearing more rapidly than usual as the Sun prepares to enter the solar minimum. The last time the absence of sunspots was so …

Climate Change

12K video footage taken over New York City is absolutely breathtaking

At a certain point, one has to wonder just how mesmerizing video footage in the future is going to look. Even today, the quality one experiences with …

Cinematography

What It's Like to Eat at the Best Restaurant in Iceland

But while Reykjavik is now full of acclaimed restaurants, gastro pubs, and fine dining establishments, the real Icelandic epicurean gem is one not …

European Travel

Vintage shots of French Stars frolicking in Saint-Tropez

The 60s through the 80s were a golden age of Riviera mainstay Saint-Tropez. Romy Schneider and Alain Delon breaking bread at the Sénéquier, Brigitte …

France

This Man Photographed Mount Fuji for 7 Years—Here's the Result

Despite taking hundreds of trips to Japan's iconic mountain, this photographer has never climbed it.<p>For the second time in its history <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> went to Your Shot, National Geographic’s photo community, to find the cover image for its June/July Issue: The Trip That Changed My …

Japan

Visit the Island of Ischia: The ‘Lesser-Known Capri’ HBO Is About to Make Famous

Just weeks ago, HBO’s talent scouts were in Ischia, a volcanic island in the Gulf of Naples.<p>As one local put it, the casting call sought “older …

Italy

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Quantum Mechanics

TwelveSouth launches AirFly adapter to connect AirPods to in-flight entertainment systems

Wireless headphones like AirPods offer a lot of benefits, but they do also have some drawbacks – one of which is you can’t use them with in-flight entertainment systems, gym TVs and the like.<p>There’s no shortage of Bluetooth to 3.5mm adapters out there, but Twelve South is hoping that its brand …

Headphones

Modigliani nude becomes one of the most expensive paintings in auction history

<b>(CNN) —</b> A once-controversial nude by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani has become the one of the most expensive artworks ever to sell at auction.<p>The 1917 painting "Nu couché (sur le côté gauche)," which depicts a naked female figure in repose, sold for $157.2 million at Sotheby's New York Monday …

Fine Art

The World's First Hyperrealistic Male Sex Doll Is Really Something

This company's lifelike dolls can cost more than $10,000.<p>In this episode of VICELAND's <i>SLUTEVER</i>, Karley Sciortino finds herself in the world of lifelike custom male sex dolls. She meets the owners of Sinthetics, the leading manufacturer of these dolls, and visits their Los Angeles operation—part …

A+E Networks

She didn't see it coming: psychic arrested for $800,000 fraud

Despite her self-proclaimed clairvoyance, a New York City psychic was arrested by the NYPD, in the latest example of fortune-teller fraud<p>Psychic Zoe has not had a very good week. On 9 May the fortune-teller, whose real name is Ann Thompson, was arrested by the New York Police Department on …

New York City

Horse and Stable Discovered in Pompeii

POMPEII, ITALY—<i>The Local</i> reports that a horse killed during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in A.D. 79 was found in an ancient stable outside of …

Archaeology

Neuroscience shows listening to music has kind of the same effect as meditation

What do the Dalai Lama and a bass-music fanatic getting low at 3am at Burning Man have in common?<p>A surprising amount, actually.<p>From mood enhancement and relaxation to full-blown oneness with the cosmos, music has the ability to powerfully shift our state of mind. Meditation is not that different. …

Mindfulness

Thirsty New Yorkers Already Lining the Block to Try Broken Shaker

If tonight’s plans include hot new rooftop bar <b>Broken Shaker</b>, brace for long waits — the line at opening time today stretched around the block with up to an hour delay to get in. Tipsters also report that the line was two blocks long on opening night, full of New Yorkers literally thirsty for …

James Beard

The motion-activated under bed lighting system everyone goes crazy over is $14 today

It’s really not a mystery why everyone loves the Vansky Motion Activated Bed Light so much. Why? Because it’s not just cool and novel, it’s quite …

Tech Trends

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B&O Play's Iconic Earset Earphones Receive a Wireless Overhaul

B&O Play’s Iconic Earset Earphones Receive a Wireless Overhaul<p>in Audio on<p>0 Shares<p>The newest B&O Play earphones represent the evolution of a classic …

Audiophile

The best restaurants in Venice

Russell Norman's favourite restaurants in Venice<p>The inside scoop from the restaurant king behind London's Polpo<p>'Venice bewitches. Like many before …

Venice

The Pros and Cons of Dating Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Look, I’m not here to tell you who to date.<p>Attraction is an incredibly subjective matter. What entices one person bores another. What repulses you …

Relationships

Urban dwellers will like the sound of these noise-canceling windows

One of the joys of living in the countryside must surely be pushing open the windows each morning to allow the soothing sounds of birdsong to float …

Consumer Tech

5 Secret Mexico City Speakeasies You Can't Miss (but Might!)

<b>Mexico City's speakeasies</b> are having a <i>momento</i>.<p><b>With creative venues that rival the days of actual prohibition</b>, these cocktail-forward clubs offer the …

Mexico City

The best outdoor brunch spots in NYC

If there’s one thing New Yorkers love, it’s brunch—especially when it’s outdoor brunch in NYC. Every weekend, Gothamites head to their favorite …

Breakfast

Samsung's smart TV that looks like framed artwork when not in use is $400 off this week

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Samsung<p>Samsung is the leader in creating high definition displays for devices across the tech industry. With an already vast line up of …

4K Ultra HD

11 Reasons Why The New Charleston Should Be Your Next Weekend Trip

Yes, Bill Murray is one of them.<p>A friend once said to me, “Oh, you were just in Charleston? That’s a place I’d take my Mom.” Ouch, dude. I just told you I went there with my wife. But I knew what he meant. The most beautiful city in America has a reputation for being popular with the olds and the …

Bill Murray

Related Maps

DUMBO, once the little Brooklyn neighborhood that could, has become one of the city’s dreamiest locales, and not just for weddings. Tourism, luxury lofts, and tech startups in the area have brought a wealth of top-notch dining options around the clock, from smart and fast-casual to hushed and …

James Beard