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Black seniors test reminiscing to guard against Alzheimer's

Sharon Steen dons her tennis shoes and, with two fellow seniors, walks streets that in her youth were a vibrant center of Portland, Oregon's …

Vitamin D is not just beneficial, it’s a necessity | Letter

Great to see vitamin D on your front page at last (Vitamin D ‘proved to cut risk of colds and flu’, 16 February). Those of us in the British Society for Ecological Medicine, a group of doctors who take the nutritional aspects of our patients’ treatment very seriously, have been banging on about the …

Creating the Perfect Email Newsletter Using Flipboard

Who’d have guessed that email—the original “killer app”—would become a novel, unobtrusive way to market yourself and your work in the form of a newsletter? But it’s not that surprising. Email used to be personal. At some point, marketers and corporations began abusing the intimacy afforded by easy …

Social Media

This Is What Santa Claus Actually Looked Like, According to Science

Turns out Father Christmas isn't exactly what you pictured.<p>Depending on what pop culture depiction you prefer, the Santa Claus you imagine probably looks a lot like the guy Coca-Cola created in 1931 with their iconic ad campaigns. Or, perhaps you picture him like Tim Allen.<p>But, thanks to Caroline …

13 Times Taylor Swift Was The Wisest

It's a universally acknowledged truth that Taylor Swift is wise.<p>Oh Taylor Swift, how we love you. There are many things we adore about the singer but …

Celebrity Gossip

Transform Your Walls With 22 BIG Wall Art DIYs

Gallery walls are amazing but *kinda* time consuming. If you want to make some serious impact with color and design, then maybe it’s time to steer away from that gallery wall template and opt for one giant piece of art. Big wall art can make a small space seem grander and help your large space feel …

Judy Garland’s Former Manager Opens Up About the Legend’s Final, Troubled Years

Stevie Phillips worked with Judy Garland for four years, beginning in 1961 as the manager of her comeback tour, and went on to represent her daughter, Liza Minnelli, until 1975. Below is an adaptation from Phillips’s memoir, Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & David & Sue & Me, which will be published …

40 Vintage Life Hacks from 100 Years Ago

Back in the 1900s, cigarette manufactures used to insert stiffening cards into their paper cigarette packs to add strength and help them last longer. …

10 Gorgeous European Places You've Never Heard Of

You may think you know Europe's wonders from back to front. But newsflash: you don't. As with any well-trodden destination, the continent boasts a number of tucked-away treasures that would make even the most experienced traveler swoon.<p>The continent brims with uncrowded venues, like the islands of …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Sleep

How to start a business for £99

Starting a business doesn't have to break the bank<p>The start-up rate in the UK remains at a record high, with more than 500,000 new businesses being registered each year. Start-up costs are being driven down by new technologies and trends, such as the sharing economy.<p>Enterprise Nation founder Emma …

31 Clever Ways To Decorate Your Outdoor Space

Small changes, big difference.

17 interview questions that are designed to trick you

Savvy hiring managers have honed their ability to ask the fewest questions yielding the greatest depth of information.<p>One way they do this is by …

19 Hard Truths For First-Time Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are often filled with blind positively and motivation from their supporters. Sometimes though, it's easier when someone can just give it to you straight.<p>I was reading a story last week from a young entrepreneur that had just experienced his first failed venture. It was more of a …

Entrepreneurship

Houseguest Rules To Live By, Anywhere In The World

Even the most etiquette-averse among us know that there are rules you have to follow when you step into someone's home. Don't show up empty handed, try not to overstay your welcome and never, ever go snooping through your gracious host's stuff.<p>Sometimes, though, life leads us abroad and into …

Dieter Rams: If I Could Do It Again, “I Would Not Want To Be A Designer”

The lauded Braun designer reveals how architecture has influenced his work, what Apple gets right, and the kind of design he truly hates.<p><b>Gary Hustwit: How did you get started as a designer? What was your training?</b> <b><br>Dieter Rams:</b> I began my studies in architecture at the Wiesbaden School of Art in …

Product Design

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

The Prettiest Organizational Hacks for Every Room in Your Home

It’s the same every new year. We set goals to be smarter, healthier and of course, more organized. Rolling up your sleeves and actually doing it… uh, that sounds hard. And boring. (Last we checked, the baskets, buckets and boxes section of the store wasn’t exactly enthralling.) But, getting your …

Mario Balotelli's apology was simple, yet remarkable in its rarity

Few players -- few people, in fact -- have admitted they were wrong to have made racist remarks.<p>There is absolutely no shame in being wrong. The only disgrace is in being wrong, yet vicariously defending that position out of fear or the human obsession with playing the victim.<p>Mario Balotelli was …

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Why This Image Just Sold for $6.5M

In a time where millions of images are given away daily, how on earth did he do it and what can we learn from it?<p>We live in a world where everyone carries a camera. Images are so plentiful that if they cost anything at all they can be purchased online for a few dollars. It seems that the law of …

Self-improvement

2014’s Best Housewares For Money-Conscious Design Snobs

Here, eight beautiful housewares, from Brutalist architecture-inspired textiles to easily assembled tables and shelves, for under $200.<p>Furniture and housewares that are easy on the eyes aren’t always easy on the wallet. But there are exceptions. Here, eight products we came across in 2014 that are …

Furniture

One nation under Galt: How Ayn Rand’s toxic philosophy permanently transformed America

<b>Ayn Rand (AP)</b><p>The “Atlas Shrugged” author helped make the United States one of the most uncaring nations in the industrial world<p>Bruce E. Levine<p>December 15, 2014 2:10pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>"Ayn Rand’s “philosophy” is nearly perfect in its immorality, which makes the size</i> …

Going Deep: 7 Features Hidden Inside Your Camera's Menu System That You Should Know

For a photographer brought up on steam powered film cameras, modern day DSLRs seem like science fiction to me. Fifteen years ago, camera functions …

Six alternative web browsers you should know about

Most people are only familiar with the “big five” web browsers — Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera. But there are hundreds of …