Ana Lorenzi

67 Added | 14 Magazines | @AnaLorenzi2014 | Keep up with Ana Lorenzi on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ana Lorenzi”

If You Don't Fully Understand the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Read This Simplified Version

Here's the "Sparknotes" version of what actually happened, and why you should care.<p>Over the past week or so, I have seen countless headlines regarding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Yet, none of them have helped me fully understand what happened. On a basic sense I knew that my, and many other …

Social Media

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

A Heart Risk Factor Even Doctors Know Little About

To millions of Americans, Bob Harper was the picture of health, a celebrity fitness trainer who whipped people into shape each week on the hit TV show “The Biggest Loser.”<p>But last February, Mr. Harper, 52, suffered a massive heart attack at a New York City gym and went into cardiac arrest. He was …

Medicine

Quit Your Job And Move Abroad: The Cheapest Places To Live In 2018

It’s the ultimate fantasy: Escape the 9-5 by moving to a place where it’s so cheap you barely need to work — and could even retire early. The Panama-based Live and Invest Overseas advises people on how to do just that, and the company has just announced its list of the 10 best places in the world …

Dominican Republic

This is the easiest way to de-clutter your medicine cabinet

Marie Kondo’s “life-changing” method of tidying up—putting everything through the lens of what brings you joy—is lovely in theory. In practice, and …

Marie Kondo

New Year, New Youth: 4 Retinol Solutions on Sale For Under $20

Look your best for the New Year with one of these retinol solutions. Not only are they highly effective at reducing the signs of aging, but they’re …

Skin Care

The Best of BoF 2017 | Opinion

To round off the year, we revisit the articles that sparked the most debate, yielded the biggest insights, and got the fashion industry talking in …

Clothing

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

From a remote, idyllic island to the world's design capital, these destinations have never been better. Start planning your 2018 travel now.<p>Travelers …

Travel

What Is a Call Option?

Call Option: Definition, Types, Pros, Cons<p>Updated December 05, 2017<p>A call option gives you the right to buy a stock at an agreed-upon price at any …

Investing

The Post-Impressionist Movement

An Artistic Flourishing of Individuals and Ideas<p>The term "Post-Impressionism" was invented by the English painter and critic Roger Fry as he prepared …

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

A City Guide to Windhoek, Namibia

By College Tourist - Author - Kate Hiller, Ohio University<p><b>Two weeks in Windhoek: a whirlwind and mostly-walkable tour in and around Namibia's capital city.</b><p>Where is Windhoek anyway?<p>Windhoek (also known as Windhuk) is the capital city of Namibia, which is situated just north of South Africa on the …

South Africa

11 Fun Facts You Probably Don't Know About Namibia

One of my favourite ways to extend my travels is to immerse myself in a place before I visit it. I do this by doing research, or reading books by …

Wildlife

Safari: what to pack and shopping tips

Captivating Portraits of Namibia’s Fashionable Herero Tribe

We recently spoke to London-based photographer Jim Naughten about his stunning portrait series of the Herero tribe members of Namibia.<p><b>How did this</b> …

The Best Listens of Summer

My 7 favorite podcasts<p>One of the surprise hits of new media these days is podcasts.<p>Many of the most popular ones are descendants of the 2014 hit …

Podcasting

30 Hairstyles to Wear When It's Too Hot to Move

These looks will keep you cool when it's hot AF.<p>These looks will keep you cool when it's hot AF.

This Is How Women Actually Feel About Their Bodies

You may already know that at Refinery29, we’ve been on a mission to kill the phrase “bikini body,” that we don’t do diets, and that we’re actively …

Social Media

A Viral Instagram Hashtag Is Reminding Us To Treat Our Bodies Like Our Best Friends

For even the most confident among us, loving your body doesn't always come easily. To remind us all to be a little kinder to ourselves (and our …

Curvy

The best movies of 2017 so far, ranked

Superheroes, superpigs, and all points in between.<p>It’s hard to believe, but true: 2017 is already half over.<p>The most prestigious films of the year usually come out in the fall in an attempt to make a run at the Oscars. But this year has <i>already</i> yielded a bumper crop of great movies, including three …

Entertainment

Instagram – Boost Your Social Media & Digital Marketing

Social media – who doesn’t know about it? In this digital tech savvy world, social media has gained a massive toehold. Various social media platforms …

Marketing

A Beginner’s Guide to Turning Instagram Followers into Subscribers

Want More List Building Strategies?<p>Growing your email list is TOUGH. To help, we’ve put together a list building toolkit, including 100+ list …

Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now | Inc.com

The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really want to know what you're going to get the most out of, why not rely on the hive mind of …

Self-improvement

The 25 Cheapest Places To Travel This Summer

There’s nothing like a summer vacation, but it can also be one of the most expensive times to take a trip. Depending on where you want to go, airfares are sky high and hotels are at a premium.<p>I interviewed a handful of travel experts and got their favorite picks for the most affordable destinations …

Travel

America’s best train journeys, ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons — seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail and America By Rail, …

Trains

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Photography
Motivation

How to Cash In on Short-Term Rentals Like Airbnb, VRBO

You can make some serious money renting out your home if you don’t mind strangers singing in your shower. But the finances of hosting on Airbnb and …

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Penguin Random House