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How to Get the Most Beauty Bang For Your Buck

The Well-Spent Beauty Dollar: When to spend and when to save.<p>Beauty and the stock market have one thing in common: The key to getting the best results is diversification. But with so many choices out there, it can be hard to figure out what is worth the investment (long-term payoff: younger-looking …

You Get 25,000 Mornings: Here Are 8 Ways Not to Waste Them

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a …

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Ida review – an eerily beautiful road movie

A novice nun journeys through her family’s secret past in Paweł Pawlikowski’s outstanding black-and-white drama<p>This eerily beautiful black-and-white film from Paweł Pawlikowski is, along with Maps to the Stars, one of two outstanding movies now on general release after festival play that seem even …

The Power of Sleep

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Animated Graphite Self-Portrait by T.S. Abe | Colossal

<p>UK-based fashion illustrator and artist T.S. Abe created this fantastic animated self-portrait from a series 15 individual graphite drawings. Abe …

First Listen: Lia Ices, 'Ices'

Ices<p><b>Audio for First Listens is no longer available after the album is released.</b><p>Singer-songwriter Lia Ices attracted a bit of attention for her 2008 debut, <i>Necima</i>, but it was 2011's <i>Grown Unknown</i> that exposed her to a wider audience. The album featured a duet with Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, yet it was …

Kevin Rose Is Building an App for Tiny Disappearing Photos

Digg co-founder Kevin Rose is getting back into the startup game, and it looks like his first product will be an iPhone app for sharing “tiny little photos that disappear after 24 hours.”<p>Michael Arrington got a preview of Rose’s app at TechCrunch Disrupt today, but he didn’t go into the specifics …

Eden review: heaven is midnight in Paris, dancing to electronica

Mia Hansen-Løve’s brilliantly realised clubbing drama is an unusually warm and perceptive look inside a world rarely handled well by cinema<p>French director Mia Hansen-Løve’s fourth film is a superbly observed study of dance music and its attendant lifestyle – a scene that in the past 20 years has …

Quirky Swedish film takes top Venice award, U.S. dramas snubbed | Reuters

VENICE (Reuters) - Swedish director Roy Andersson’s offbeat comedy “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence” won the Golden Lion award for best film at the 71st Venice Film Festival on Saturday, with the jury snubbing Hollywood and festival opener “Birdman”.<p>Swedish director Roy Andersson …

Drama of mother starving baby grips Venice fest | Reuters

VENICE (Reuters) - A film portraying New York City mother who starves her baby because she thinks he is saint-like and food contains impurities has caused a stir at the Venice Film Festival for its switch from light romance to painful psychosis.<p>“Hungry Hearts”, by Italian director Saverio Costanzo, …

Beautiful Illusions: The Economics of UberX

<i>Last month, Uber boasted that its drivers command a median salary of $90,000 per year. This is not totally honest.</i> <i>Justin Singer</i> <i>wades into the</i> …

Product strategy means saying no

If you’re building a product, you have to be great at saying no. Not “maybe” or “later”. The only word is no.<p>Building a great product isn’t about …

Supercharging Your Xcode Efficiency

Command 1~8 to jump through the Navigators, Command 0 to close the navigation area.<p>Command Alt 1~6 to jump through the Inspectors, Command Alt 0 to …

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