Alice Palic

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See How Long It Takes To Triple an Investment with the Rule of 115

If you're just getting into investing and fast math isn't your strong point, you can quickly see how long it will take to triple your investment with …

Investing

How to Properly Maintain Your Ears and Earwax

We spend a good portion of the day using our hearing, but we know very little about how to maintain our ears properly. There's a lot of confusion out …

Cleaning

I’ve Traveled The World Many Times Over. Everyone Says I’m Running Away. So What?

My dad always asks what I’m running away from with my travels. A few weeks ago, a commenter told me to stop running away and live life. And I once …

Ideal Gifts: Timbuk2 Command Travel Backpack

<i>In the</i> <i>Ideal Gifts</i> <i>series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for gifts to give this holiday season.</i><p>I’m not a fan of giving technology as presents. At this point everyone has a smartphone, or computer, or a streaming media device that gives them access to everything from <i>Orange is the</i> …

The Physics of Productivity

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, Mathematical …

The 25 Absolute Best Money-Saving Travel Tips Ever

Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to …

Double Spacing After a Period Could Reveal Your Age

Depending on your age and where you went to school, you may have learned keyboard skills on a typewriter rather than a computer. Those of us who …

ØDD.Lights Interactive CCTV Installation

Fashion label ØDD recognizes the close-knit connectivity between art and style. This awareness infuses founder and designer Judson Harmon's signature line, as well as the other labels he houses within his Lower East Side storefront. His highly visual pieces, all produced in New York, carry drama …

Makers Mondays: Studio Visit with Alexandra Grecco

Brooklynite Alexandra Grecco released her first ready-to-wear collection in 2010—a series of ultra-feminine pieces in ladylike colors, fabrics and often pinup-inspired silhouettes that are at once nostalgic (calling to mind fashion icons like Catherine Deneueve, Jean Shrimpton and Grace Kelley) and …

MB&F Horological Machine No. 6: Space Pirate

Max Büsser, the man behind some of the most unusual timepieces in the world, says that "no one needs a watch to tell time." Instead, he thinks about the watches his company MB&F (Maximilian Büsser and friends) creates as a collaborative process in "kinetic sculpture that also tells time, but that's …

Minimal Lingerie Without the Lace or Frills

While lower temperatures in the north means piling on scratchy wool sweaters, the lingerie underneath doesn't need to be the same. Thankfully, there are more comfortable, minimalist alternatives to the mass-produced sea of frills, bows and neon colors than ever before—high-quality materials have …

Leave Earth Behind: "The Universe is a Small Hat"

It's not extraordinarily uncommon to dream of packing your belongings, jumping on a spaceship and leaving Earth far, far behind. Motives may differ, from a hope to escape a planet polluted by unpleasantries, to an insatiable desire for adventure, but they all have one thing in common: whatever this …

A Profile of Artist Mac Premo

Brooklyn-based Mac Premo aptly self-identifies as an artist and a "stuff-maker." Peering into his studio reveals that the latter is surely a description he lives up to on a daily basis. Premo recently invited Dutch filmmaker Bas Berkhout (now based in Brooklyn) into his studio and home to learn …

Supermarket: 10 Awesome Little Black Dresses

gothic is the word.<p>The little black dress is iconic on so many levels. And if you thought the LBD was over, get with the times now and jump on the (extremely dark) wagon. After all, they're perfect for a day to night reinvention of your look: just add a heel and a lip and you're ready for a night …

It's All About Cartoon Villains - PAPER

Fendi skirt, Dolce & Gabbana dress and boots and Darrell Thorne mask<p>Thom Browne blouse, jacket, shirt and shoes, Pure Vile necklace and Bijules rings<p>Xander Zhou coat, off white harness, jeans and scarf and Lie Sang Bong skirt<p>KTZ gloves, dress and leggings, on Aura Tout Vu mask and O Thongthai …

Rare Maps Show Life in Hong Kong's Vice-Filled 'Walled City'

The infamous, secret city was a hotbed of temptation and violence that most refused to enter—even after the walls came down.<p>The Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong looks like a beehive, with cramped quarters stacked haphazardly on top of one another. It grew up organically, clearly constructed without …

Someone Reading a Book is a Sign of Order in the World

If you’re lucky, on a few occasions in your lifetime you will come upon an author in whose writing you experience a rare kind of homecoming, a spiritual embrace. For me, such singular homecomings have taken place in the arms of only a handful of writers — to wit, Virginia Woolf, Ursula K. Le Guin, …

Infographic: Smart Tips And Tricks To Packing Efficiently For Travel

<b>Bluegala</b> has created an infographic that gives out helpful tips and tricks on packing efficiently for travel.<p><b>For instance,</b> bring along clothes that …

The First Selfie Ever Was Probably Taken by a Time-Traveler

He clearly foresaw Instagram.<p><b>The first selfie in recorded history</b> was not taken in a cul-de-sac in Toledo by a duck-faced teenager wearing Juicy Couture sweatpants. The first selfie employs no Hefe, Brannan, or X Pro II Instagram filters. This is because the first selfie was snapped eight years …

What’s New in Digital and Social Media Research: Twitter as the new “boys on the bus,” and how we talk about the Dark Web

The impact of Do Not Track on news outlets and the complexities of filter bubbles and polarization: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.<p><b>Editor’s note</b>: There’s a lot of interesting academic research going on in digital media — but who has time to sift through all …

The Power of Routine for Boosting Creativity

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Nothing seems further from creativity than routine (to me, anyway). Routine conjures up 9-5 workdays, long commutes and words like <i>boring</i>, <i>stuffy</i> and <i>repetitive</i>. None of the things I associate with being creative.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology …

29 Reasons To Be Jealous Of People Who Decided Not To Have Children

I will never be the woman who asks you about children. I will never ask you if you want them. I will never ask you if you’re trying to have them. I …

Stylist Secrets: Ways to Display Art Without Putting Holes in the Walls

Spotted on Femina.<p>(Image credit: Femina)<p>Nothing makes a space quite like the right artwork. And nothing is quite as much of a bummer as finding the …

An Escort Taught Me How to Sell Myself to Strangers Online

Thanks to a chance encounter with a professional lady of the night named "Amber," I was able to get a lot of helpful advice about how to turn myself into an attractive gigolo.<p>I met Amber at a party in LA, and when the "so what do you do?"part came up, she was not at all shy about informing me that …

Longform: There is No There There

THERE IS NO THERE THERE. I know, because I tried to go.<p>I spent seven days in the Ukraine in early 2014, just as Vladimir Putin was annexing Crimea, …

From Bogotá to Bombay: how the world’s ‘village cities’ facilitate change

Perched behind the fog that conceals Bogotá’s mountains is William Oquendo’s house. It is a labyrinth of doors and windows, wherein a bedroom opens …

Winter Gardening: Ideas for a Dream Potting Room

Winter can be a tough time for gardeners in cold climates. As the ground freezes, we start to get antsy for the days when we can stick our hands in …

This Origami-Inspired Blanket Is a Geometric Work of Art

Was it just us, or did the temps start falling significantly as soon as Daylight Savings Time kicked in? Granted, we were grateful for the extra hour of sleep (considering it was Halloween weekend and all) but we didn’t think we had to break out the onesies so soon. In case you aren’t lucky enough …

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