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Life After Fashion: Why Industry Insiders Are Becoming Meditation Gurus, Florists, and More

Jennifer Fisher has been designing jewelry for more than 10 years—her fun, personal pieces are adored by celebs and editors alike. But, she says, it was an entirely different product of her making that garnered truly massive praise. “I have never gotten more thank-you notes than when I sent people …

High Fashion

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Vim

The Singularity Could Be Closer Than You Think

A.I. evolution may be decades away -- or happening already.<p>Sci-fi depictions of the future would have us thinking of the singularity — when A.I …

PSA: Using a VPN can protect your browsing history as Congress allows ISPs to sell it

Well, it’s official. Both the Senate and the House voted to overturn privacy rules created by the FCC, and your ISP will now be free to sell your Internet browsing history and location data to advertisers.<p>Internet service providers will have a few expenses to set off against this revenue stream – …

Privacy

Snoops may soon be able to buy your browsing history. Thank the US Congress | Bruce Schneier

Not only did they vote to violate your privacy for their own profit – they are seeking to make it illegal for a key watchdog to protect your privacy online<p>Think about all of the websites you visit every day. Now imagine if the likes of Time Warner, AT&T and Verizon collected <i>all</i> of your browsing …

Privacy

12 Ghanaian Designers to Know

Quiet as it may be kept, the next wave in fashion is coming directly from the Motherland. For centuries Africans have been perfecting craftsmanship, innovative design and duality in textile use. It’s no wonder that within the last ten years Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, Cape Town and Johannesburg have …

Interview: 'If Assad wins the war, he will lose the peace afterwards'

Russia, Iran and Turkey have agreed to broker peace talks between Syrian rebels and the Assad regime. Middle East expert, Maysam Behravesh, says this …

On Kanye West's "Famous" Video, From the Artist Who Inspired It

The remarkable debut this weekend of Kanye West’s video, “Famous,” was a feat of magic. It held its audience in suspension over a tableau that was disturbingly familiar, rapturously beautiful, and frighteningly uncanny.<p>The strange collision of worlds is the hallmark of our society in rapid …

Kim Kardashian

The Year in Fashion: 27 Muses Who Inspired Designers in 2016

Lily McMenamy in Matty Bovan Spring 2017; Nina Hagen<p>Photo: Yannis Vlamos / Indigital.tv; Getty Images<p>We don’t just dress to impress, but to emulate the people we want to be. And whether it is the best—or worst—of times, fashion is muse-driven. The need, even yearning, for icons was especially great …

The Legal Side of Writing for Anthologies

Flickr Creative Commons: Lorenzo SchedaAnthologies offer writers an excellent platform for shorter works and create opportunities for reader …

Writing

Cannes Lions - What You Need To Know

Cannes is coming and going and with everything that is going on in the UK I am surprised anyone is actually talking about it this year (even with the shocking controversy around “pretty people only party” I mean…in Cannes…it’s so…unexpected, right?!) but hey ho. The usual “Do we need Cannes …

9 technologies to watch in 2016

Technology advances not so much when it exhibits innovation, but when it becomes truly practical for everyday people. 2015 saw a lot of that as voice …

Artificial Intelligence

21 ways rich people think differently than the average person

That's what Napoleon Hill preached in his bestselling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his intensive study of more than 500 self-made millionaires.<p>Self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has interviewed 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people during the past three decades, …

Self-improvement

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

Johns Hopkins University

Black Lives Matter has a plan to radically change America’s police

The platform, dubbed "Campaign Zero", is a 10-pronged plan that hopes to end police killings by limiting police interventions, improving community interactions, and ensuring accountability.<p>The organization has grown considerably since its inception in 2012, growing in influence as the group …

Justice

Body-hackers: the people who turn themselves into cyborgs

Photograph: Kevin Warwick<p>Kevin Warwick … ‘the world’s first cyborg’<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/13/1439481440296/dc599682-fb1f-4f89-b12d-1d45032f7caf-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Kevin Warwick<p>Kevin Warwick … ‘the world’s first …

Cuba moves to expand internet access for its citizens

New Wi-Fi hotspots and lower connection costs are coming to a largely unconnected island<p>The Cuban government this week announced plans to expand internet access and lower the per-hour price of Wi-Fi. As the Associated Press reports, the government plans to add Wi-Fi to 35 state-run computer centers …

The ISIS Conspiracy That Ate the Web

The far left and far right have spun an incomplete and objective intelligence analysis to suggest America helped the jihadi army take over Syria.<p>If …

Boston’s Wannabe Beheader ‘Liked’ ISIS Enough to Kill

Before he was shot and killed by police on Tuesday, Usaama Rahim “liked” the Islamic State of Iraq and allegedly planned to murder cops.<p>An Everett, …

ISIS Is Torturing, Enslaving, And Murdering Women At A "Staggering" Rate, U.N. Official Says

"They are institutionalizing sexual violence," said Zainab Hawa Bangura, U.N. Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict.<p>The U.N's Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict this week spoke with <i>Middle East Eye</i> about her recent tour of refugee camps across the region, where she …

Osama Bin Laden’s eclectic and paranoid collection of books

The US has declassified and released a collection of the documents that Navy SEALs recovered during the 2011 raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan that ended in the Al Qaeda leader’s death. The declassified letters, books, articles, and technical documents certainly a suggest a …

Osama Bin Laden

'Look ... It's My Name on This': Obama Defends the Iran Nuclear Deal

In an interview, the U.S. president ties his legacy to a pact with Tehran, argues ISIS is not winning, warns Saudi Arabia not to pursue a nuclear-weapons program, and anguishes about Israel.<p>On Tuesday afternoon, as President Obama was bringing an occasionally contentious but often illuminating …

NEW DISCOVERY REVEALS: The God Of The Antichrist Is Directly Named In The Bible, And His Name Is Allah

By onMay 16, 2015 in Featured, General<p><b>By Walid Shoebat and Theodore Shoebat (Shoebat Exclusive)</b><p>On the quest to find out the name of the god of the …

Long-Range Iris Scanning Is Here

An engineering professor at Carnegie Mellon says he’s invented technology that can identify someone from across the room with the precision of a fingerprint.<p>An officer pulls someone over on the side of the highway. The cop sits in the car a moment, runs the plates—they’re fine—and gets out of the …

Carnegie Mellon University

Electronic skin makes your body a computer

<b>(CNN) —</b> A patch of gold, just a few centimeters wide and light as a feather, could reveal your innermost thoughts and feelings.<p>This is the premise of Professor John Rogers' Biostamp. By attaching flexible, miniature sensors to the user's temple, he has been able to track brain waves in real time …

Brainwaves

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 cheapest days to fly

Contrary to popular belief, there is no right day to buy a plane ticket.<p>A flight to New York is not going to be much cheaper on Tuesday than it will be on Wednesday.<p>According to Scott Keyes, a reporter for Think Progress and author of the e-books "How To Fly For Free" and "How To Find Cheap …

Air Travel