Julia Casals

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The 10 Paint Colors Designers Always Use

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>Choosing a paint color can be daunting, to say the least. Just a quick glance at a wall of swatches and chips is enough to make anyone dizzy. And one ill-advised choice can leave you questioning your taste forever ("Why did I ever like …

Keep your goals to yourself

After hitting on a brilliant new life plan, our first instinct is to tell someone, but Derek Sivers says it's better to keep goals secret. He …

Greece is a victim of its own cronyism and corruption

Postwar Greece never established welfare systems or open institutions - now it's paying the price<p>Why is Greece so different and why does the government of Alexis Tsipras send such mixed messages towards Europe? Many people believe that the origins of Greece’s problems lie in its four-century …

Weekend Reading, 11.23.14 | The Full Helping

Happy weekend, all. I want to thank you for taking time to read and consider Emilia’s awesome green recovery story. If you haven’t seen it yet, I do …

One powerful formula to help reach your online sales goals

Ecommerce Expertise / How To Sell Online<p>One powerful formula to help reach your online sales goals and #SellMore<p>Katey Ferenzi / 2 min read<p>Do you know …

Steenkamp cousin: Pistorius apology not genuine

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius must "pay for what he's done" and his apology to the family of the girlfriend he killed was not sincere, a cousin of Reeva Steenkamp said Thursday as testimonies wrapped up.<p>Kim Martin spoke on the fourth day of the sentencing portion of the …

How the New York Times Got Fitness Wrong

This week, the <i>New York Times</i> posted an article by <i>New York Times Magazine</i> contributor and Bookforum columnist Heather Havrilesky that attempts to paint the CrossFit-fueled turn toward functional fitness as the latest fitness fad—a troubling shift toward the extreme that is no fun, unduly difficult, …

Turn-On

Could the Secret Service Have Saved J.F.K.?

As the agents who guard the president come under renewed scrutiny, VF.com revisits the entrenched culture of the Secret Service a half century ago and reexamines the actions of John F. Kennedy’s security detail on that fateful day in Dallas.<p>They are the most examined few seconds in American history.<p>…

Murder Made in Monaco

When the richest woman in Monaco, real-estate heiress Hélène Pastor, was gunned down in Nice, last May, rumors flew in the tiny principality: It was a gangland-style assassination . . . No, it was a message from Vladimir Putin to Obama . . . No, the strong-willed 77-year-old billionaire had angered …

The Stradivarius Affair

It isn’t every day that a street criminal—a high-school dropout with two felony convictions—is accused of stealing a centuries-old violin worth as much as $6 million. But nothing about the heist of the Lipinski Stradivarius, which galvanized the music world last winter, was normal, or even …

Hearst Magazines

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Weekend Reading: Hedge Funds, Misconceptions and Lessons

I am periodically struck by the polar views of different hedge fund industry outlooks. Take for example the first article below from <i>Forbes</i> that …

Work + Home + Community + Self

<i>Take an assessment—produced in partnership with Qualtrics—of your Total Leadership skills, and learn how to strengthen them and about people who exemplify them.</i><p>Overcommitted. Distracted. Stressed out. Stretched too thin. This is how many of us describe ourselves today. I hear it from men and women; …

Sons of Wichita

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel Schulman<p>Like the Rockefellers and the Kennedys, the Kochs are one of the most influential dynasties of the modern age, but they have never been the subject of a major biography... until now.<p>Not long after the death of his father, Charles Koch, then in his early 30s, discovered a …

Your Guide to Cleaning Stainless Steel Appliances & Cookware

Most of us have <i>some</i> stainless steel in our kitchens, whether it'a refrigerator, dishwasher, countertops, pots and pans, or another well-used tool. …

Kitchens

Rise of the Sea Urchin

When it comes to their neighbors in Norway, the good people of Denmark and Sweden have a limitless fount of jokes, many of which are reductive and in …

Just Undo It: The LeBron James Profile That Nike Killed

<i>This profile of LeBron James was reported and written in 2011 for</i> Port<i>, a new London-based men's magazine, under odd circumstances: Nike paid for the</i> …

Salt Lake City

Brazil’s Secret History of Southern Hospitality

7.7.14<p>Story by Stephen G. Bloom<br>Photo of Elizabeth MacKnight in Americana, Brazil, 1979, by Stephen G. Bloom<p>Share:<p>After the American Civil War, some …

Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …

To This Day

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