Julie Riedel

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These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

130 pieces of rare French haute couture acquired by National Gallery of Victoria – in pictures

Rare 1920s-era gowns, draped Grecian-style sheaths and a highly prized couture dress from Christian Dior’s first collection are part of more than 100 pieces of French haute couture acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria on Tuesday. The pieces, worth $1.4m, were collected over several decades …

Coco Chanel

9 Things You Should Never Do On A Job Interview

Unless you really don't want the job, that is.<p><b>1. The BYOC</b><p>Your interviewer tries to shake your hand but gets a fistful of latte. You get self-conscious about your coffee breath. Then you forget your now-old, cold cup on the interviewer's desk.<p><b>2. The Spin Cycle</b><p>Nervous interviewees swivel back and …

Tech Breakthroughs Are Giving Animals the Power to Speak

Author: Clive Thompson. Clive Thompson Gear<p>Date of Publication: 12.07.15.<p>Time of Publication: 5:00 am. 5:00 am<p>IMAGINE YOU’RE A DIABETIC and you use a …

Pets

Why Coffee May Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes

Coffee lovers are getting all sorts of good news lately. It was recently found that coffee drinkers live longer, and now a new study suggests that …

France Shuts Down 3 Mosques Amid State of Emergency

French authorities on Wednesday shut down its third mosque in less than two weeks for contributing to a “pattern of radicalization,” Interior …

Women's Holiday Gift Guide: What to Get the Ladies in Your Life | The Art of Manliness

You asked for it AoM readers. And at last we have delivered.<p>Ever since we started putting out our gift guides for men way back in 2008, you all have …

The Art of Self-Culture and the Crucial Difference Between Being Educated and Being Cultured: John Cowper Powys’s Forgotten Wisdom from 1929

“The art of self-culture begins with a deeper awareness … of the marvel of our being alive at all; alive in a world as startling and mysterious, as lovely and horrible, as the one we live in.”<p><i>“In order to be cultured and not to stand below the level of your surroundings it is not enough to have</i> …

10 Things Your Nails Can Tell You About Your Health

Eyes may be the windows to the soul, but nails can offer an important glimpse into your overall health. It turns out, having strong, healthy nails …

The Shrines on Boulevard Voltaire

In post-Christian Europe, spontaneous shrines at scenes of public tragedy have become a form of folk art, serving important functions. Some elements are vaguely religious—candles in glass pots, flowers. As for secular components—if children are involved, there will be Teddy bears. And on Sunday, …

What Kind of Novels Did Shakespeare Write?

In October, the publisher Hogarth rolled out the first in its ambitious new line of Shakespeare plays retold by contemporary novelists. The pairings are promising: Margaret Atwood, a master of ecological dystopias, will reimagine “The Tempest,” for instance, while Gillian Flynn, who knows her way …

Abercrombie & Fitch really was serious about taking the sex out of its ads

One of America’s most sexualized retail brands is following through on a vow to put some clothes on. Abercrombie and Fitch, which has been struggling to remain profitable in recent years while also stemming one controversy after another, unveiled a new winter line yesterday (Nov. 3) that’s …

Hipster Barbie Quits the Internet, Leaving Us Without a Hero

Socality Barbie quit the Internet today. After a meteoric rise to fame and 1.3 million followers, the anti-hipster hipster said goodbye with a post …

Social Media

Starting a podcast for people who don’t want their lives taken over by podcasting

I love podcasting. The reason I love it is because I rarely need to think about it. There are a thousand (or more) articles out there on how to make …

Better, faster, stronger: Learn how to boost your productivity

It’s difficult to pin down someone’s success to simply one skill or quality – and, in many cases, to do so would be beside the point. Successful …

14 Books That Will Make You Smarter

IDEAS<p>Shane Parrish writes Farnam Street<p>Here is what happened when I asked twenty-seven thousand people “What is page for page the book with the most …

How to draw a better alien (and be a more creative writer)

In 2011, academics at New York Business School* first started looking into what it was that made some people more creative than others. It’s been an ongoing research project ever since.<p>The hypothesis they wanted to test was whether people became more creative when they were making things for people …

Business School

How to find more time to learn something new

Time is the most valuable commodity we have.<p>Unlike money, every minute that goes by is another we can never get back.<p>We have to maximize the time we have each day to focus on what will improve the quality of our lives, like learning a new skill.<p>Whether it’s improving your writing skills, learning a …

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach's the Arcs Launch "Inventors" Series With Dr. John / David Hidalgo 10"

<i>Photo by Nick Walker</i><p>The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach has another band called the Arcs, and on Record Store Day's Black Friday event (November 27), they'll release a new limited-edition 10". The six-song record is called <i>The Arcs vs. The Inventors Vol. I,</i> and it's coming via Nonesuch. It features Dr. …

Is Lego Wrong For Refusing To Sell To Ai Weiwei?

Artist Ai Weiwei views Lego’s refusal to sell him a bulk order of its bricks as an “act of censorship and discrimination.”<p>In an October 21 Instagram post, artist Ai Weiwei revealed that Lego refused to sell him a bulk order of bricks for a forthcoming installation at the National Gallery of …

REI will close its doors on Black Friday to encourage everyone to go outside

Outdoor retailer Recreational Equipment, Inc., known as REI, has announced it will buck Black Friday and close its 143 stores on the Friday after …

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Serena Williams: We Need to Stand Up for a More Equal World | WIRED

A Hip Hop Artist and His Mother, An Educator<p><i>Common is a Grammy- and Oscar-winning artist and activist.</i><p>My mother has been a true example of the …

Education

How Race Influences Why People Die in America

In the latest analysis published in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> of a massive amount of government-collected health data from 1969 …

Google Tells You How Unoriginal Your Halloween Costume Is

It's almost Halloween—is your costume ready? If you're anything like me, the answer is no, not even close. Halloween surfaces a particular breed of …

Halloween Costume

Chipotle's remedy for slowing growth? More catering, mobile ordering

What a comedown for one of Wall Street’s darlings.<p>Chipotle Mexican Grill, (CMG) this week reported tepid comparable-sales growth for the third …

17 Places to Visit the Dead This Halloween

There are sites that people visit in order to pay respects to more recent large-scale tragedies, and there’s also an entire tourism industry centered around other types of death, from locations where celebrities have passed away to historical sites like Pompeii and Salem, Massachusetts. Toss in …

Here are the requirements a symbol must meet before it becomes an official emoji

Those symbols on your phone aren't just random. They're actually designed by a consortium of people in the tech industry so there's a standard any device can read.<p>The group is called the Unicode Consortium, and although it has historically decided standards for text and punctuation, it has shifted …

Yahoo's first-ever live stream of an NFL game was a disaster for many

The NFL game in London between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Buffalo Bills is the league's first game to ever be streamed live online by Yahoo and for many, the experience has been terrible so far.<p>Once we get past the idea of watching two unappealing teams on a smaller screen than usual and at …