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The science of great visuals on social media

If you’ve been looking to supercharge your social media strategy, you probably know <b>a lot</b> about the benefits of using images.<p>But, how much do you know about actually creating <b>scientifically shareable images?</b><p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam …

Add This To Twitter's Growth Woes: A Flock Of Younger Social Apps Threatens To Eclipse It

Here is a quick way to think about Twitter's challenges: Just two years ago, Twitter was the undisputed second to Facebook in the social media world. Today, a host of younger, hotter social apps stand in the way between Twitter and its chances of becoming the default “No. 2.”<p>These days, Messenger, …

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014

Our favorite books of the year

This was an odd year for books, usually the quiet introspective cousin at the pop culture family gatherings. But the Amazon/Hachette contract dispute …

What are the best ways to motivate your employees?

The world's best monastery hotels

Relax With 40 Perfectly Looped Ambient Gifs

11 apps that will make you smarter

Despite the constant hand-wringing that smartphones will lead to the downfall of society, there’s mounting evidence that your phone habit may not be so bad after all.<p>In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We’ve compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your …

16 Things Guaranteed To Make You Happy At Work

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13% of us consider ourselves to be “happily engaged at work.”<p>Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36% more motivated, six times more …

Happiness

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

Dot-com

New York's iconic skyline will look incredibly different in just a few years

The new construction is so dramatic — and happening so fast — that the city's skyline could be completely transformed in a matter of years.<p>The change will be particularly robust around 57th Street, where six new luxury high rises are under construction, casting long shadows over Central Park and …

Apple just showed us the future of the iPhone — here's what app makers think of it so far

With iOS 9, which will be released to all current iPhones and iPads in September, Apple wants to make your iPhone more stable and easier to use and catch up with Google's Android in some key areas, rather than adding a bunch of flashy new features.<p>At the same time, iOS 9 lays the groundwork for …

The Big, Big, Big, Big Money Behind Tall Buildings

How super-luxury apartments became a major global investment tool.<p>The $100 million duplex penthouse to be perched astride the 73rd and 74th floors at 220 Central Park South will offer five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a gallery, library and a 713-square-foot terrace. The luxe building is one of a …

Real Estate

Pictures of the Week 6.12.15

The world’s most beautiful volcanoes

Whether they’re long dormant or spewing lava to this day, these eight stunning volcanoes attract sightseers from all over the world.<p>With fiery molten channels that stretch far below the surface, volcanoes connect us to the very core of the Earth. Active or dormant – they resonate with an energy and …

Geology

11 Crazy Cool Luxury Hotels That Will Give You Insane Wanderlust

Ever wanted to sleep in a tree house? What about an igloo? It’s pretty clear that travel these days can get a bit monotonous — land, arrive at hotel, unpack, go to the beach, eat at said hotel, sleep and repeat. That’s why we’ve rounded up some extravagant travel accommodations that will scare, …

Uncut’s 100 best debut albums

From Elvis to Eminem, Arctic Monkeys to Zeppelin… we give you the greatest debuts<p><b>Uncut presents 100 startling bursts of glory that revealed rock’s</b> …

20 Exciting June Releases You Won’t Want To Miss

June’s famous for Glastonbury, but there’s fine new music to be heard beyond the fields of Worthy Farm too: there’s a glut of ace new releases …

Leon Bridges

25 Perfect, Poignant Closing Lyrics That Bring Amazing Albums To An End

No great album just fizzles out. Key to penning a classic is a powerful closing rhyme that gives your listener chills and ensures you leave on a …

50 Greatest Summer Anthems – Chosen By Foo Fighters, Florence + The Machine And More

Shades out, shorts on, crank up the barbie rock. Festival season is go, so here’s rock A-listers on the songs that get them hot under the collar…<p>50 …

Foo Fighters

The Best Beach Resorts in the World

Private islands in the Caribbean. Mega-resorts on Bali. Readers of Condé Nast Traveler have cast their votes, selecting these 40 as the best beach resorts around the world. Some are unusual, some exclusive, and all are perfect for armchair travel or booking that next warm getaway. Click here to …

Stunning Rustic-Luxe Beach Retreats in the Caribbean

It’s been a hectic holiday season, and as much as we love this time of year, we’re ready for a break! Assuming we’re not alone, we’ve decided to …

24 of the Most Stunning Hotel Room Views in the World

One of the greatest things about traveling, is getting the chance to take in breathtaking scenery that you usually can’t find at home. If you want to …

Are Britons unwittingly investing in poorly regulated European investment firms?

Britain’s consumer protection rules are stringent but foreign firms can avoid them – entirely legally<p>British consumers are increasingly vulnerable to the activities of financial “cowboys”, operating from poorly regulated countries, who can sell to UK investors under “passporting” arrangements.<p>To …