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The “Fathers’ Rights” law firm behind MensRights.com

Cordell and Cordell is one of the largest for-men divorce firms in the country. Believe it or not, they’re kind of (okay, very) sketchy.<p>Who do you …

Amazon 'Black Friday' 2017: Early Echo, Echo Dot, Fire TV, Kindle Deals

For Amazon Black Friday 2017 starts early. The first big deals have started, but now we are getting a lot more. While deals are strong across hundreds of products, the standouts are great discounts on Amazon’s own Echo, Echo Dot, Fire TV, Kindle and historical data means I can also predict where …

7 things you peak at in life after age 50, according to science

It's in the back nine of life, for instance, that people have the best body images and can best pick up on others' emotions.<p>In case you're worried the prime of your life is rushing past you, here is some evidence the best is still yet to come.

Workout For Older Men: The A-40 Core Set

How to Pronounce Barack Obama

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Awe Isn't Necessarily Good for You

Its benefits might be a form of privilege.<p>Ten years ago, on a reporting trip to southeastern Alaska, I spent a week with a group of researchers and students who were traversing the Juneau Icefield, an expanse of interconnected glaciers the size of Rhode Island. In theory, the trip was romantic. In …

The Dark Past of Japan's 'Battleship Island'

It’s called Battleship Island because of the shape suggested by its silhouette, but it's also been known as “Jail Island” or “Hell Island” by those …

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Bringing Brand Strategy to Life with Typography

“In an age in which every brand touch-point is under the microscope to find opportunities for optimization, it’s only natural to start with typeface. …

Photographer Discovers a ‘Family’ of Homeless Men and Women Living in West Harlem

Country and Snow White at Country’s home in a derelict sanitation facility he calls “the Whitehouse.”<p>Fragile and resilient, tragic and beautiful, …

Strange and Sexy Vintage Photos of Nude Women Sitting on Things (NSFW)

For <i>Sitting</i>, renowned fetish photographer Eric Kroll amassed a large collection of vintage snapshots by the obscure John K., an artist about whom …

Pelle Cass Creates a Patterned, Surreal World by Condensing Hundreds of Photos Into One

It’s all how you look at it. Boston-based photographer Pelle Cass would likely agree. <i>Selected People</i> is an ongoing series he started in 2008 that he …

The Story of Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham and a Pot Plant

Imogen Cunningham<p>In 1975 I was in California and stopped to visit Ansel Adams in Carmel, but I was way too intimidated to get out a camera and ask …

Pictures of the Week 11.12.15

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Net-a-Porter Nears a Turning Point

BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — Tongues were wagging again this week about …

Why Brainstorming Works Better Online

In the late 80’s, Peter Drucker predicted that in the near future technology would play a central role in increasing the effectiveness of teams. Although he was right, teams have yet to experience the full benefits of technology. Yes, there is a great deal of talk about virtual teams and …

The Beauty Of The Everyday, In 9 Objects

Depending on how it’s designed, a dustpan can either be something you want to hide in the cupboard under your sink or something you wouldn’t mind hanging like an abstract sculpture from your kitchen wall. The latter type of dustpan is one of 35 objects on view in <i>Beauty as Unfinished Business,</i> a new …

5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Food

These quick and easy fixes can make a big difference in your health.<p><b>1) You're peeling kiwis.</b> Kiwis are an excellent source of vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, and DNA-repairing antioxidants, but if you're still peeling the skin off, you're missing out on a lot of the nutrition value. Recent studies …