Ksenia Mikhaylova

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Breathtaking Swim Spots and Hidden Beaches in LA

Wes Anderson short film will get you in the Christmas spirit

Fashion retailer H&M has really gone all out with Christmas advert this year.<p>John Lewis may have animals bouncing on a trampoline and Sainsbury's may …

Rare Photos of Black Activism from the 60s

'North of Dixie: Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South' spotlights moments in the fight against discrimination, focusing on areas of the country where the struggle for civil rights has been ignored by the history books.<p><i>All photos courtesy of Getty Publication</i><p>When it comes to 1960s civil rights …

Trump’s election means more police brutality towards black people | Patrisse Cullors

As a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, I have seen the way our communities have been terrorised. It may get worse – but we refuse to be silenced<p>Donald Trump has won the presidency. But did he win the nation’s heart?<p>Related: I've heard enough of the white male rage narrative | Hadley …

Photographer Snaps Streaking Meteor Above an Erupting Volcano

While shooting recently in Kamchatka, Russia, Dutch photographer Tomas van der Weijden captured this remarkable photo of an erupting volcano and a …

Trump, Brexit and the age of popular revolt: 2016 in Long Reads

Donald Trump,US news,World news,US elections 2016,The far right,Education,Politics,Internet,Technology,Europe,US politics,EU referendum and Brexit,Newspapers & magazines,Newspapers,Media,European Union,UK news,Foreign policy<p>Ten big stories to help make sense of a bewildering year in global …

The Heat Is On: These Foldable Hotplates Make Outdoor Cooking A Breeze

Hotplates are not exactly sexy to begin with, and often they’re just downright dirty. So if you’re an outdoorsy type, you might want to check out …

How Brexit Could Affect Small Businesses And Startups In The U.S.

The U.K.’s vote to leave the E.U. will have global business repercussions. We talked to entrepreneurs to see what they think those are.<p>Will Brexit affect small business and startups?<p>Shockwaves are still strong in the aftermath of the U.K.‘s vote to leave the European Union. Twenty percent of the …

Why You Should Never Feel Intimidated by Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Brexit is like a burglary when it comes to the tech and venture capital industries

Britain’s vote to leave the EU will send ripples through the tech world—mostly negative ones. As for the media establishment, it should pause and reflect on its responsibility in this historic accident.<p>The Brexit feels like a burglary. As time goes on, you keep discovering what has been lost. On …

Europe

A Response to “The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies Of the 21st Century So Far”

As it says in the Good e-Book, “There is no end to the making of lists, and too much Googling will wear you out.” Yet one list, published on Wednesday, got me going at once, and the results are below. The list in question is “The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies Of the 21st Century So Far.” I found …

Romania

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

​the secret history of the hoodie

Few garments have created such controversy. We trace the lineage of the humble hoodie from the playing field to the catwalk via hip-hop, hardcore, grime, and everything in between.<p>From the sidelines of sports field to the runways of Paris, the hooded sweatshirt is one of our most iconic wardrobe …

This Is The ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ And Pink Floyd Mashup You Were Looking For

Everybody knows that Pink Floyd’s album <i>Dark Side of the Moon</i> and the film <i>The Wizard of Oz</i> supposedly “sync up,” so that, if you watch the movie and listen to the album at the same time, the music and lyrics seem to work together, as if it were intentional. Well, at least everybody who has had the …

50 essential books every graphic designer should read

When it comes to seeking inspiration and learning, graphic designers are spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at our fingertips, all …

Hong Kong Drone Photography: 'Urban Density' By Andy Yeung

We all know that Hong Kong is crowded, to say the least, but photographer Andy Yeung’s latest series, aptly named ‘Urban Density’ lets us see the …

Aerial Photography

Watch: Go Behind-the-Scenes of ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ With Documentary, VFX Reel & More

“By morning, you’ll be gone.” Released on this day in 2004, <b>Michel Gondry</b>‘s <i>Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind</i> is one of the finest films of the …

Off-roading

Your Top Five Favorite Activities You've Never Heard Of

Last year was a crazy year for me personally and professionally and I was in serious need of a "Girl's Gone Wild" trip, but not the kind you are probably envisioning. Instead, I wanted to grab a girlfriend and get out into the wild... literally, to experience new people, places, and try new …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

These iPhone Games Will Totally Remove Boredom From Your Life

I live in upper Manhattan — 160 blocks up from Business Insider's offices. It's a 45-minute trip, including 25 minutes on the subway and another 10 or so waiting on the platform. The morning trip into the office is always quick. I use the time to read books, long-form articles, and catch up on the …

Hidden European Towns in America

© www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com<p>Dreaming of sipping sangria on the beaches of Barcelona or roaming the illuminated Christmas markets in Munich? Now is the perfect time to feed your wanderlust and take a spontaneous trip to explore Europe -- without getting out your passport!<p>Hotel search trivago.com …

11 Ideal Facebook Tools for Contests and Analyzation

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>The built-in tools that Facebook offers to business pages and advertisers are robust and detailed. Hence, you’re likely to uncover a smaller stash of third-party tools than you might for a network like Twitter.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and …