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A Modern Barn Inspired House In Amsterdam By Hoyt Architecten

Dutch firm HOYT Architecten have designed a contemporary house in Amsterdam, that’s reminiscent of a converted barn or industrial building. Sturdy …

Pastels: the new trend you have to see

The nature of trends is that they are transient. They come and go, bounded to the whimsy of fashion. However, trends encapsulate something powerful …

Marble Top Side Tables Add Class And Glamour To Everyday Decors

Your every day side table might be very useful and practical to you buy if you want it to also be an aesthetically pleasing addition to the room or, …

This New Lighting Trend Might Make You Ditch Last Year's Edison Bulb

When it comes to kitchen lighting, bright ideas are always welcome. In fact, finding the right lighting is essential to the heart of the home. For …

Take a peek at W Seattle’s newly-redesigned rooms

The design mixes nature, grunge, tech, and aviation<p>The W Seattle Hotel got an interior makeover earlier this year: guestrooms, corridors, lobbies, reception, and all.<p>New York-based design studio Krause Sawyer sought to combine grunge, tech, aviation, and the outdoors—all things that would be in a …

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

Apps

Vector vs Raster: What File Type is Right for Your Project?

Vector vs Raster — it’s a battle for the ages and one of the greatest struggles that many graphic designers (and many ordinary people) face when it …

We're in a stock picker's market: Strategist

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Markets

I've been perfecting résumés for 15 years — here's the best advice I can give

My recommendations below are for a professional with 10-25 years experience.<p>For those with fewer than 10 years, you're likely better off with a one-page résumé, for those with more than 25 years and at very senior levels, three may sometimes be appropriate.<p>(But seriously, if that's you, you …

Employment

16 OTHER Online Stores You Definitely Want to Know About

Oftentimes, I lie awake at night, wondering about all the online home decor stores I might be missing out on for lack of knowing (kidding, I sleep …

Urban Outfitters

Introduction to Philosophy: A Free Online Course

From John Sanders, Professor of Philosophy at the Rochester Institute of Technology, comes <i>Introduction to Philosophy</i>. In 10 lectures, Sanders' course …

Philosophy

Doctors Had to Choose One Supplement for Brain Health—This Was the Winner

Despite the term "brain fog" lacking the urgency often embedded in most other medical terms, we've established that it's a serious condition …

How a 26-Year-Old Started a Seven-Figure Business From Her Van

Success doesn't just come and find you, you have to go out and get it.<p>We've all heard the stories of young entrepreneurs who start a successful business from their parents' basement. But how do you build a business from inside a van?<p>Mariah Coz knows. She built a seven-figure business in a …

Small Business

9 beauty trends that will be major in 2017

This past year, the natural beauty world launched some serious super trends. We’re talking superfood-infused skin-care products, floral …

Skin Care

A Medical Medium Says to Eat These 3 Things for Spiritual Healing

We're all committed to nourishing our bodies, but do you ever think about feeding your soul? Medical medium Anthony William believes in the inherent …

The Best Way to Explain the Gaps in Your Resume

Whether you mommy-tracked or traveled the world.<p>The 2017 job market is shaping up to be the hottest in years, with employment on track to hit …

We Quit Our Jobs to Travel the World. This Is Exactly How We Pay for It.

Chanel, 32, and Stevo, 30<p><b>Blog:</b> How Far From Home<p><b>Pre-travel jobs:</b> Both were in advertising.<p><b>Home base:</b> South Africa<p><b>When they started traveling:</b> March 2015<p><b>Where they went:</b> Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, New …

We dedicated a year to self-improvement: here’s what it taught us

From brain and body to money and sex, we optimised aspects of our lives to see if self-help culture works<p>On 1 January last year we began a new research project called “Optimised”. We had published a book called The Wellness Syndrome the year before, questioning the growing pressure to become …

Gene therapy is here, and it could radically change modern medicine

So what is gene therapy, anyway? The US Food and Drug Administration says it's any treatment in which a replacement gene is added to a person's body or a disease-causing one is inactivated. That's usually done by adding­­­­­­ new instructions to cells via billions of viruses stuffed with correct …

Genetic Engineering

Here's What Happens to Your Brain When You're Drunk And Stoned at The Same Time

There's a reason you feel so lit.<p>Alcohol and marijuana are two of the most commonly used drugs, and, as you've probably seen if you've been to a …

The Best Career Advice of 2016

Every day at Fortune, influential leaders, entrepreneurs, and Fortune 500 executives offer valuable insight from their experiences navigating the …

The Best After-Christmas Sales to Shop Today

What to buy — and how much you’ll save — at our favorite retailers.<p>The day after Christmas is one of the big retail holidays, coming in behind heavy hitters like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But that doesn’t mean the deals aren’t good — stores know that you probably got some cash or gift cards …

Exercise Changed This Neuroscientist’s Life And Now She Wants To Change Yours

New research is increasingly discovering the benefits of physical exercise for the brain.<p>Devoted to solving intricate physiological questions about the brain for almost her entire adult life, Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscientist at New York University, was proud of her work. But the long hours dedicated …

The right paint color can visually declutter a space or help you sleep: An expert’s tricks

Painting is the easiest, least expensive and single most transformative tool in all of interior design. Paint can change the mood of a room and your perception of its size. It can spotlight overlooked details in your home’s architecture, and it can make blah furnishings spring to life.<p>That said, …

Home Decorating

101 Places to Buy Furniture & Home Decor Online

Oh, the joys of online home decor shopping. Not only can you find great deals on all kinds of housewares, you can do it all in your pajamas and from …

Home Decorating

5 Laws of a Rewarding Career

Here are 5 laws of a truly successful career. If you ever wondered what it takes to get ahead in your career, obey these 5 laws.

Obey

10 Lies You Shouldn't Tell Your Doctor

Doctors have this nasty habit of asking a lot of questions, many of which make us uncomfortable or self-conscious. So we bluff. A lot. Here are 10 …

The Only Three Kinds of Sandpaper You Need

There are an overwhelming number of sandpaper choices, but only three of them will be used for most of your woodworking projects.<p>Sanding is a necessary evil that accompanies every woodworking project, and one of the more annoying parts of the task is choosing which type of sandpaper to use. This …

Woodworking

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …