Lissa Marie Lora

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Review: Serbia's techno revolution evolves with Exit Festival

As the Saturday morning sun blazes down on 5,000 ravers crammed into Exit Festival’s No Sleep Novi Sad stage in the moat of Serbia’s Petrovaradin …

The 10 New TV Shows You'll Be Obsessed With This Fall

New comedies, dark prestige dramas, and an epic Ken Burns docu-series await.<p>Summer is ending, and with it comes the conclusion of our obsessive chronicling of every incestuous hookup on <i>Game of Thrones</i> and the preposterous Roadhouse booking on <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i>. But don't leave the couch just …

America’s First Addiction Epidemic

<i>Christopher Finan</i>| Drunks: An American History | <i>Beacon Press</i> | <i>June 2017</i> | <i>28 minutes (7,526 words)</i> <i></i><p><i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Drunks<i>, by</i> …

What happens to the brain as we age?

Brain aging is inevitable to some extent, but not uniform; it affects everyone, or every brain, differently. Slowing down brain aging or stopping it …

Can 10 Minutes of Meditation Make You More Creative?

In more and more occupations, creativity is part of the job description. Whether you are trying to reconcile conflicting stakeholder priorities, finding a solution to a customer’s issue, or launching a new product line, your solution probably won’t come out of a textbook. But it’s hard to keep …

Andy Warhol’s Polaroids of Pop Culture Icons

<b>Andy Warhol</b> was rarely seen without his trusted SX-70 Polaroid camera. As art and photography critic Richard B. Woodward writes in the introduction …

9 great business cards for type and lettering designers

Getting your business card right is perhaps the ultimate test of your typographic skills. With only a small amount of space, it’s a challenge to …

How to Sleep Better: Expert tech tips for getting a good night's sleep

• Health<p><b>Wearables and Fitness Editor Richard Easton replaced caffeine with nothing but water in a bid to improve his sleep. Here’s why you should do</b> …

Reanimate your career through the power of creativity

Sometimes when you’ve “arrived” in your career, you’ve simply arrived. Landing that dream job in a high-level, professional role is an impressive and noteworthy accomplishment—but what happens once you’re there?<p>Like all transitional periods in life, the time to shift gears professionally requires …

Steve Jobs Took This (Surprising) Class in College, and It Helped Inspire One of Apple's Most Important Features

Creativity is less about your ideas and more about how you pursue them.<p>At some point, every entrepreneur wishes he or she had the creative gusto of an Elon Musk or a Jeff Bezos. While there is no denying their innate genius, part of entrepreneurial success comes from habits and routines that …

Catalunya Film Festivals

<b>Source: http://www.byfamilia.com</b> byfamilia. License: All Rights Reserved.<p>The Catalunya Film Festivals identity was designed by studio …

Typography

How to Create a Mobile Version of Your Online Store That Converts

There are more people than ever moving through their daily lives with a mobile device at the ready. According to the Pew Research Center, we’ve gone …

For Centuries, Readers Annotated Books With Tiny Drawings of Hands

They were the medieval version of a highlighter.<p>In the list of rarely-used punctuation marks—amid the interrobang (‽), hedera (❧), lozenge (◊), and …

Designers are using “dark UX” to turn you into a sleep-deprived internet addict

Last week, Facebook rolled out an update to the design of its News Feed. The design tweaks—near imperceptible pixel spacing and color enhancements—were meant to make Facebook’s infinitely updating cascade of stories even easier to consume and comment on. “Small changes, like a few extra pixels of …

Here Are The Exact Words To Use On Social Media To Get More Customers

How you phrase your calls to action on social media can be the difference between just racking up impressions online and actually generating sales.<p>Every month, I consult with a variety of entrepreneurs and brands on their social media strategy. When I first meet with them, they always raise the …

Social Media

Depressed but can't see a therapist? This chatbot could help

Fifty years ago, an MIT professor created a chatbot that simulated a psychotherapist.<p>Named Eliza, it was able to trick some people into believing it was human. But it didn’t understand what it was told, nor did it have the capacity to learn on its own. The only test it had to pass was: Could it …

Depression

Game of Thrones: the story behind Daenerys Targaryen’s new look for the North

Game of Thrones fans were beside themselves on Monday night, as the self-proclaimed Queen from the south, Daenerys Targaryen, made her debut on northern soil.<p>Needless to say, the draped silk dresses and breezy capes that had become the Khaleesi’s style signatures when she lived in Meereen were in …

Turn on, tune in, drop by the office

The Silicon Valley avant-garde have turned to LSD in a bid to increase their productivity. Emma Hogan meets the people breakfasting on acid<p>Every …

Silicon Valley

These Are the Top Six Books That Will Make You More Creative

If you read <i>What are the four principles that will lead you to breakthrough creativity?</i> and want more information, look no further.<p>Six of the best …

Behind the Story: Wine Enthusiast’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2017

<b>Publication:</b> Wine Enthusiast<p><b>Story:</b> America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2017<p><b>Reporter and editor</b><b>:</b> Nils Bernstein, Food Editor<p><i>Born and raised in Seattle, now based in New York City, world-traveled Nils Bernstein is food editor of Wine Enthusiast. For the past three years, he’s cooked up and shared</i> …