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Gorgeous Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Skiing

As a devotee of winter sports, both as a lifelong practitioner and an Olympic spectator, and lover of vintage graphic design, especially mid-century travel posters, I was delighted to chance upon <b>The Art of Skiing: Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Winter Sport</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a remarkable …

How to Write an Email That Will Get a Response | The Art of Manliness

<i>How to write an email?</i><p><i>What’s next? A post on how to tie your shoes?</i><p>I know, I know. Email is such an ubiquitous part of our lives that you might think …

Personal Finance Lessons from Benjamin Franklin | The Art of Manliness

Benjamin Franklin rose from 17-year-old runaway to successful printer, newspaperman, author, inventor, diplomat, and statesman. His great success …

Top 5 Ducati SportClassics

For a motorcycle that only sold in small numbers and was produced for just five years, the Ducati SportClassic generates a remarkable amount of press. It’s virtually impossible to find a good condition example on the secondhand market, and if you do find one, you’ll have to pay handsomely for the …

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Rodarte's STAR WARS Inspired Dresses

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Lineage: The Martial Arts Strategy Game

Reading Time: 12 minutes<p>From the title, you may think Lineage: The Martial Arts Strategy Game involves a lot of kung-fu kicking and punching a la …

Don't Starve, Mark of the Ninja toys available in Klei's new store

<i>Don't Starve</i> and <i>Mark of the Ninja</i> developer Klei Entertainment launched a new online store with products for both games designed in-house, the developer announced today.<p>The Klei Store currently includes the <i>Don't Starve</i> Blind Box, which retails for $12.99 and includes one of 12 3.5-inch figurines …

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Two Russians Film Their Illegal Climb On Shanghai Tower, And Your Stomach Will Plummet

This is a whole new level of stomach-lurching.<p>Urban daredevils Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov recently released a video of their illegal ascent up Shanghai Tower, which will be the second-tallest building in the world when it's completed. In black hoodies and face masks, the Russian duo breaks …

Top 10 Things to Do in New Orleans (Besides Mardi Gras)

New Orleans is more than parades and parties. Here are ten of its best offerings besides the annual festivities of Mardi Gras.<p><b>Jackson Square</b><br>The French Quarter’s heart and soul is a must-see, boasting a statue of Andrew Jackson at its center and a ragtag collection of artists and fortune-tellers …

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Brilliant Door Design Flips Over to Open and Close

Vienna-based Austrian designer Klemens Torggler has crafted a revolutionary piece of architecture that allows one to enter and exit a room by shifting a multi-panel door, known as <i>Evolution Door</i>, to an adjacent position without a floor track. Instead of having to install additional components for a …

The toughest, most baffling internet mystery solved

Our pick of the week from around the web, including the man who cracked Cicada 3301, Hans Rosling on the African century and the looming second age of machines.<p>Baxter and the second machine age<br>Andrew McAfee & Erik Brynjolfsson | Medium | 3 February 2014<br>Extract from The Second Machine Age. It’s easy …

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I Won't Apologize for My 'Bitchy Resting Face'

Why are we comfortable calling serious women "bitchy," even in jest?<p>Every so often, a stranger will approach me and insist I need to smile more. Blame my Bitchy Resting Face, in which the neutral state of my features may inadvertently communicate a slew of negative impressions—boredom, anger, …

How To Design A Drone-Proof City

Conceptual artist and law student Asher J. Kohn envisions a gated community as a sanctuary from drones.<p>Humans have always built defenses to match the prevailing threat of the day, from medieval castles to Cold War fallout shelters. In his Shura City concept, Asher J. Kohn speculates on what it …

NASA Sued for Failing to Investigate Martian Jelly-Donut Rock

One man is claiming that the intriguing Martian rock photographed recently by NASA's Opportunity rover isn't a rock at all, but a living thing, and …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

A Blackmailer Acquires Popular Twitter Handle, Commits A Near-Perfect Crime

<i>Updated January 29 at 3:52 p.m. with comment from GoDaddy appended at end of post</i><p>Naoki Hiroshima, a developer of social apps like Echofon and Cocoyon, was used to people trying to steal his rare Twitter username, @N. He regularly received password reset instructions from people who were trying to …

Watch Music Bring Back Memories for Alzheimer's Patients

How songs can help people whose minds are deteriorating.<p>One day in 2006, New York social worker Dan Cohen realized that with today's devices, all of his favorite music—he's a fan of '60s rock—is at his fingertips, but he might no longer be able to listen to it if he winds up in a nursing home when …

'Dexter' Spinoff Still Possible, But Only If Michael C. Hall Agrees to Star – /Film

By the time <i>Dexter</i> limped to a finish last year, even its most ardent fans had to admit that the series had already gone on too long. But Showtime …

Crafty Gamer Modifies PS4 To Run with 2 TB "External" SSHD Drive, Claims Better and Cooler Performance

Most gamers normally purchase consoles and then just play on them without touching the hardware. Some, like me, like to be a little crazier and …

Lets Play The Game

The world of gaming is mystified with games galore, yet each one has their favorite and keeps playing till they are a winner. Imagine winning a bag …

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Realistic Stacks of Old Newspapers, Cash, and Comic Books Carved from a Single Piece of Wood by Randall Rosenthal | Colossal

<p>The subject of Randall Rosenthal’s artwork at times seem inconsequential. Stacks of old newspapers and magazines, a comic book collection in a …

Why the universe may be nothing more than math

If you're not already a physicist, you need to mentally prepare yourself for MIT professor Max Tegmark's explanation of how our entire universe isn't just described by math, but <i>is</i> math. <i>Scientific American</i> published an excerpt from Tegmark's new book, <i>Our Mathematical Universe</i>, which explains that …

We Interviewed the Founder of Yeezianity, the First Religion Based on Kanye West

This is the best religion of all time!<p>I often joke that, for me, listening to Kanye West is like a religious experience. Apparently, for some people, this is not a joke. Enter the best religion of all time: Yeezianity.<p>The church of Yeezus was founded about a month ago by a man who doesn’t want to …

How Every Pixar Movie Is Connected