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'Pompeii of the New World' Reveals Power of Mayan Commoners

A Mayan village frozen in time 1,400 years ago by a volcanic eruption reveals that commoners had power in a culture best known for the works of the …

Did The Language You Speak Evolve Because Of The Heat?

English bursts with consonants. We have words that string one after another, like angst, diphthong and catchphrase. But other languages keep more vowels and open sounds. And that variability might be because they evolved in different habitats.<p>Consonant-heavy syllables don't carry very well in …

Language

Ron Nagle Uses Doo-Wop Music And Hot Rod Painting To Create His Unusually Seductive Ceramic Sculptures

Ron Nagle makes mini sculptures using a variety of colors and shapes. He takes ceramics to another level, transforming utilitarian pottery into …

Art

Ten Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

<i>Mugshot of Albert Fish, 1903 | Image: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Documentary film is my favorite genre, and the linked list of ten …

America's wars have introduced thousands of words to English usage in the US

Speech, much like the world, is in a constant state of flux. The way that wars alter the world, they also modify the way we speak and redefine the way we think.<p>As troops have invaded nations, slang too has invaded our vernacular.<p>As early as the Civil War, military reporter R.W. McAlpine wrote about …

Vital information could be lost in 'digital dark age' warns professor

Paper archives are vital to prevent information stored on computers becoming inaccessible because of out-dated formats<p>The world faces an information 'dark age' because so much information is stored digitally, the former president of the Royal Society for Chemistry as warned.<p>Professor David Garner …

Humanities

Your Coolest New Party Trick: The Instant Old Fashioned

Forget not having fun at parties you're hosting. Make this quick and easy syrup in advance and make guests instant Old Fashioneds all night.<p>Ready to be the coolest person at any party you attend from here on out? Come equipped with a recipe for Old Fashioned syrup you're about to commit to memory, …

Rye Whiskey

Ovation’s Reality Show on Art Advisors Looks Horrible

Galleries<p>They're going to illuminate the 'impenetrable' art world.<p>,<p>Get ready for Art Breaker$, Ovation’s new reality television show, focusing on two …

Why boring streets make pedestrians stressed and unhappy – Colin Ellard

In 2007, the Whole Foods supermarket chain built one of their largest stores on New York City’s storied Lower East Side, occupying an entire block of …

5 Social Media Mobile Apps That Make Your Life Easy

Social media marketing doesn’t always happen at your desk.<p>There are times when you want to update your status, send out a tweet or reply to a fan …

Apps

A Rainbow Shipping Container Tower Rises in Mumbai

'Steel City' is a magical example of reusable architecture, from architect Carlos R. Gomez and CRG Architects.<p>International architecture firm CRG Architects have proposed a highly ambitious, highly innovative project that represents the forefront of environmentally conscious building design. Steel …

Surprisingly, the Biggest Collection of Cold War Memorabilia Is in Los Angeles

The Wende Museum houses a treasure trove of more than 100,000 objects from the former Eastern Bloc, ranging from Stasi audio tapes to East German household cleaning products.<p>When I was a kid, I used to imagine daily life in the Eastern Bloc countries during the Cold War as a black and white film …

99 Killer Online Marketing Tools to Streamline Your Efforts

To say that digital marketers have to be jacks-of-all-trades is a considerable understatement. Marketers don’t often get the recognition they deserve …

Small Business

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

It’s time for you to start a podcast

Podcasting is the new black: Whether or not you ever listened to Serial—a podcast that follows the story of an unsolved murder—you’ve very likely …

Marketing

SEO For Non Profits – 15 Tips On How Non Profits Can Improve Their SEO Today

Old fashioned fundraising practices are long dead. The digital era imposes new rules. Getting visibility in the major search engines has become …

Google Trends

Dairy Queen: Revitalization Of An Iconic American Brand

I remember as a young girl visiting my cousins in a small Illinois town during the summer. We would walk the three blocks to the town square and grab a DQ treat and stand around the window talking with my cousin’s friends. Or after a sporting event, my parents would take us to DQ and my sister …

Dairy Queen

Museum and gallery wayfinding: tips for signage, maps and apps

Wayfinding is something that’s often taken for granted. At its best, you barely notice it, but at its worst, it becomes frustratingly obvious. This is especially true for museums and galleries, where visitor experience and visitor satisfaction ratings are often directly affected by the ability to …

Museums

Is it Gentrification? Or Revitalization? | The Takeaway | WNYC

Across the country, city planners are constantly grappling with the task of revitalizing urban areas in ways that benefit long-time residents instead …

Gentrification

The Social Media Handbook: Five Tips For Entrepreneurs Looking To Leverage The Internet

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Social media: two words, which have become loaded with meaning, misunderstanding and momentum over the past ten years. As a new business, it is …

The secret history of jaywalking: The disturbing reason it was outlawed — and why we should lift the ban

Tensions between cars & pedestrians aren’t new, but pedestrians are working to make jaywalking the rule of the road<p>"Jaywalk." The word seems better suited to a dance craze than criminal infraction. The jitterbug, the lindy hop, <i>the jaywalk</i>. Some trace the origins of the term to Syracuse, New York; …

4 Fast Fixes to Jumpstart Your Social Media Strategy

Credit: Gonzalo Aragon/Shutterstock<p>Social media is one of the most powerful marketing tools available to businesses today. However, if you don't know …

Public Relations

Mixology and the Maker Movement

Recently, I’ve been fascinated with the various crossovers within the Maker Movement and different areas of everyday life. Can you be a “Maker” if you are an artist, a chef, or designer?<p>I wanted to learn more, especially in the bartending and culinary world. I decided to ask a mixologist and good …

Electic Group of New York City-Area Properties Nominated for Historic Designation

The five New York City-area places nominated for state historic preservation status by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration include a park commissioned by urban planner Robert Moses in the Bronx, a Bauhaus-designed Jewish center in Brooklyn and a 10-foot-wide “skinny” house built in Westchester …

Great Depression