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8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Success

This 7-Minute Workout May Be More Effective Than an Hour of Cardio

On a recent business trip, Chris Jordan struggled to find time for some much-needed exercise. "It was one of those moments when there are all sorts …

Exercise

Strange but true: the weirdest places and creatures – in pictures

Have you ever seen gymnast goats, a rainbow-­coloured river, or a weasel riding a woodpecker? Prepare to be amazed by your weird and wonderful planet as we dip into DK’s Strange But True

Gymnastics

Macphun announces Aurora HDR, Mac photo editing app developed with HDR expert Trey Ratcliff

Expanding its suite of outstanding photo editing apps, <b>Macphun</b> today announced <b>Aurora HDR</b>, a powerful but easy-to-use tool for creating High Dynamic Range images. Co-developed by leading HDR photographer Trey Ratcliff, Aurora HDR automatically combines several exposures of the same image, bringing …

Artist Playfully Holds Cut Paper Silhouettes Against Towering Monuments to Bring Them to Life

Cut paper artist Rich McCor (aka @paperboyo) creates small silhouetted shapes and brings them to life by holding them against European monuments. He positions simple cut outs at the perfect angle, making it appear as though buildings, statues, and fountains are directly interacting with his work. …

England

Artist pays $1 for an abandoned building, transforms it into something beautiful

Head over to Chicago’s South Side, and chances are you’ll find a vacant home, ready to be demolished. But some of these homes and buildings have the …

Shadow city: How Chicago became the country's alley capital

When’s the last time you paid attention to alleys?Chances are, unless you’re taking out garbage or trying to squeeze a U-Haul back there, you rarely …

Urban Design

Skip the Gym - Do This 10 Minute Workout Instead

8 Laps<p>8 Laps<p>1<p>Perform the mountain climber for 20 seconds<p>2<p>Rest for 10 seconds<p>3<p>Rest for 1 minute<p>4<p>Perform squats for 20 seconds<p>5<p>Rest for 10 …

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12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

Online Education

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Crossbody bags are everywhere—and <i>GQ</i>’s Best Stuff has the best ones to buy.<p>By Jake Woolf3 days agoView More<p>Style<p>Off-White, meet “LOUIS …

Willem Jonkers: The Fisheye Master Of Street Photography

<b>All Images (c) Willem Jonkers</b><p><i>Willem Jonkers is not quite your average street photographer. His work is rather unique. Although he chases many of the same subjects as the other few million street photographers out there, he does so with an 8mm fisheye lens. This slight deviation from the normal</i> …

Street Photography

The 11 best iPhone apps and games, according to Apple

Apps selected to win an Apple Design Award range from Fantastical, a great replacement to Apple's own Calendar app, to "Crossy Road," a popular and beautiful iPhone game. There were also several apps made for students and kids, including an app for children that uses creative ways to teach kids the …

Apps

15 Charts, Graphs, And Maps That Will Shape The Future Of Information

The latest, greatest data visualizations<p>We are awash with data, and it keeps piling up: Some analysts estimate the amount of digital information in the world now doubles every two years. The growing tidal wave will require automation—a shift some have called the Industrial Revolution of data—to …

Data Visualization

Shape vs colour: Istanbul's vibrant contemporary architecture - Telegraph

Playing with Perspective in Paris: New Optical Illusion Art

Two-dimensional shapes seem to hover weightlessly in space like a projection, but step slightly to your right or left and the whole image falls …

The Best Places To Play Pac-Man On Google Maps [Updated]

For April’s Fools Day this year Google has done something clever even by that company’s standards: They’ve given players the ability to play Pac-Man on any map anywhere in the world at the click of a button.<p>“Welcome, Player 1!” Google writes on the game’s webpage. “You can now play the classic …

Pacman

37 incredible drone photos from across the globe that would be totally illegal today

One of the most interesting ways to utilize drone technology is photography. Photographer Amos Chapple knows this better than most. As soon as consumer drones came on the market, Chapple knew he needed one. After purchasing one and learning how to fly it, he began traveling the globe, photographing …

Drones
Art

Cool Google Project Lets You Explore Los Angeles' Street Art

Google is stepping up their game in the street art world. Their collection of images of public art around the world just doubled this week, and you …

Streetwear

5 Unsettling Works of Encryption Art

Encryption is the process of encoding a message, and today we have incredibly sophisticated software and algorithms that make our encrypted messages …

Incense Pointillism – Artist Burns Thousands of Holes into Paper with Incense Sticks to Create Beautiful Landscapes

While traditional forms of pointillism involve adding distinct dots of color in patterns to form an image, Korean artist Jihyun Park does the …

Utopia

How Fractals Bring Imaginary Cities to Life

Artist Emily Garfield maps places that don't exist. "I think that's related to the way cities grow in real life."<p>Emily Garfield like to say that she grows cities. With pen, ink, and watercolor, the Boston-based artist creates maps of imaginary places that tap into the essence of urban form.<p>"They …

Invisible Cities Illustrated: Three Artists Paint Every City in Italo Calvino’s Classic Novel

The medieval travelogue presents present-day writers and artists with an abundance of material. Writing in an age when the boundaries between fiction …

Literature

XYZprinting Da Vinci 1.0 3D Printer $399 shipped at Amazon (20% off)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the XYZprinting Da Vinci 1.0 3D Printer for <b>$399 with free shipping</b>. That’s $101 below list and a match for the best …

Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron Co. situated in the Hocking Valley, Ohio, and their relation to the markets of the north and west.

Map Railroad map showing the lands of the Standard Coal and Iron Co. situated in the Hocking Valley, Ohio, and their relation to the markets of the …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

OS X

The strange world of computer-generated novels

Welcome to National Novel Generation Month, where the algorithm is the author<p>It’s November and aspiring writers are plugging away at their novels for National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, an annual event that encourages people to churn out a 50,000-word book on deadline. But a hundred or so …

How I Improved My Typography Skills

5 resources for learning the basics.<p>It’s not <i>what</i> you say, it’s <i>how</i> you say it.<p>We’ve all heard this. It’s simplistic and obvious. But it’s true. …

Typography

Why Some People Respond to Stress by Falling Asleep

Fight or flight, or sleep<p>Last month, my wife and I found ourselves in a disagreement about whether or not our apartment was clean enough for guests—the type of medium-sized disagreement that likely plagues all close relationships. In the midst of it, there was a lull and, feeling exhausted all of a …