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Peering Inside One of the World’s Great Japanese Mask Collections

At home with Los Angeles collector Jerry Solomon.<p>Upon entering the historic Hollywood Hills home of Jerry Solomon, one is struck by the sheer breadth …

This time-lapse video shows how one man lost 42 pounds in 3 months

Hunter Hobbs' time-lapse video shows his dramatic transformation from 202 to 160 pounds in just 3 months.<p>When Hunter Hobbs’ weight hit 202 pounds, he was shocked. But he turned his disbelief into a three-month challenge that dramatically changed his health — and looks.<p>“That is the most I ever …

The Brooklyn Flea in NYC guide

Attending an outdoor bazaar is certainly a must here in New York, and Brooklyn Flea is hands-down one of the top flea markets to hit. The market has …

Jonathan Anderson: ‘Craft is an antidote to digital media’

As the Loewe Craft Prize winner is announced, creative director Jonathan Anderson reveals how he fell for the handmade – and why it is so important<p><b>My grandfather was</b> a textile designer and when I was a boy he took me to the factory where he worked in Northern Ireland, to see camouflage fabric being …

14 alternatives to touristy New York attractions

Don’t be seduced by hop-on, hop-off buses and promises of a once-in-a-lifetime trip: If you’re going to all the most touristy attractions in NYC, it …

Cómo detectar y expulsar a un ladrón de tu red WiFi

¿Estás seguro de que alguien te está robando el WiFi? Comprobarlo es realmente fácil, y aún más fácil es <b>expulsar al ladrón de tu red WiFi</b>. Sólo …

5 Simple Tricks That Helped Chris Pratt Get Shredded

You love Chris Pratt. We love Chris Pratt. Even Chris Hemsworth loves Chris Pratt.<p>Simply put, there's a reason the Jurassic World and Guardians of …

The best ways to lose weight and keep it off, according to science

In a country that eats dessert for breakfast, sustained weight loss can feel like an uphill battle.<p>Aside from avoiding obvious minefields like stacks of syrup-drenched pancakes and huge muffins, there are several practical guidelines to follow if you're looking to slim down. These tips can be …

Nutrition

Has dopamine got us hooked on tech?

We are abusing a useful and necessary system. We shouldn’t do it, even though we can<p>In an unprecedented attack of candour, Sean Parker, the 38-year-old founding president of Facebook, recently admitted that the social network was founded not to unite us, but to distract us. “The thought process …

Neuroscience

Cheap New York City hotels that are actually good

You can absolutely spend $500 a night on a New York hotel room, but unless you’re a Rockefeller you might be better suited at these cheap New York …

Cómo activar APFS si tu Mac aún no lo utiliza

Si hace unos días hablábamos de cómo instalarle un SSD a un MacBook de 2010 para darle una segunda oportunidad, hoy toca hablar de una característica …

A startup that makes cannabis oil for vaping wants to be America's first $1 billion 'marijuana unicorn'

Cura Cannabis Solutions, a startup that makes marijuana oil for vape cartridges, wants to be the first US company in the cannabis industry to achieve elusive "unicorn" status with a billion dollar valuation.<p>"We've had a lot of nicknames. 'Unicorn' is definitely a new one," said Cura president and …

Cannabis

8 Daily Rituals That Dramatically Improve Your Prospects of Becoming Rich

Working daily to becoming healthier and smarter leads to success by every measure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Obtaining wealth and success is a journey. We can look at those who have made it and tell ourselves that they were born special or have been incredibly …

Success

MagC, resucitando el MagSafe en los nuevos MacBook y MacBook Pro

Una de las características que más <b>echan de menos los actuales usuarios de los portátiles de Apple es el popular MagSafe</b>, ese conector magnético que …

The best cheap eats in NYC

Best cheap eats in NYC<p>1<p>Photograph: Roxana Marroquin<p>Restaurants, Hamburgers<p>Shake Shack<p>Upper West Side<p>Perennial burger mecca Shake Shack continues to …

East Village

The Mystery of S., the Man with an Impossible Memory

On an April afternoon in 1929, a timid-looking man with a broad face appeared at Moscow’s Academy of Communist Education and asked to see a memory specialist. The man, who would become known in the psychological literature as S., had been sent by his boss, a section editor at a Moscow newspaper …

Fabricando a un yihadista

1. Los gemelos<p>El edificio se encuentra en un suburbio de Barcelona con un 20% de extranjeros. El telefonillo no funciona. No hay ascensor. Y en el 4º …

48 amazing things to do in NYC in October

<b>Dynamite things to do</b><p><b>New York Comic Con Javits Center; Oct 6–9; $40</b><br>This glorious geek assembly brings in more than 151,000 visitors, beating San …

Video Archives - Feature Shoot

In the late 1800s, explains New York-based photographer Corinne May Botz, Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot held weekly lectures at the Salpêtrière teaching …

15 Statements Poor Photographers Say that Rich Photographers Do Not

My client Mark Victor Hansen has sold over 500 million books, more than almost anyone in history for non-fiction. While preparing to go on stage one …

How To: Shoot an In-Camera Double Exposure Photo

Readers who protest that digital special effects are not your cup of tea, this one is for you. It’s an in-camera project harkening back to the film …

Here's how Steve Jobs trained his own brain

What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather esoteric "mind technology" — the use of Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce his stress, gain more clarity, and enhance his creativity.<p>As the Financial Times recently pointed out, Jobs was quite specific about how …

Meditation

5 Powerful Ways to Free Your Mind and Discover Greater Personal and Professional Success

My eldest son just recently left his job because he was terribly unhappy and unfulfilled. Since he has a family to support -- three of my grandchildren and a wife -- it felt to most of the family that leaving a well-paid job was professional suicide.<p><b>A Rough Go</b><p>My son had a rough go of it for the …

Meditation

6 Breathing Tricks To Help You Fall Asleep Faster Tonight

There's no question that many of us would like to improve the quality of our sleep each night. Tossing, turning, waking up frequently, struggling to fall back asleep -- and that's if we can even drift off in the first place.<p>We are notorious for allowing bright screens into the bedroom and daily …

Yoga

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

Mario Palanti: Architect of Rome's Skyscraper That Never Was

Adam Nathaniel Furman, architect and winner of this year's Blueprint Award for Design Innovation, is currently undertaking his tenure as the …