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Landmarked Brooklyn Heights townhouse asks $14M after swanky renovation

The 6,200 square foot home features six bedrooms and a rooftop hot tub<p>This massive, landmarked townhouse in Brooklyn Heights, just a short walk away from Brooklyn Bridge Park, recently underwent a gut renovation, converting a former multi-tenant building into a single family home. It’s now on the …

12 Ways To Create An Impressive Hi Tech Bathroom

Since those awkward teenage years the bathroom has been a safe place for individuals of the male persuasion: a private room to get on with your …

New adventures: what to read in science fiction and fantasy this month

Dinosaurs, Deep Space Opera, and a bespectacled wizard boy<p><i>Every month, a trove of undiscovered worlds arrive in bookstores, waiting for explorers. New adventures is a new weekend series that will preview the month ahead in science fiction and fantasy novels.</i><p>This month, we’ve got books from places …

10 Mindblowingly Futuristic Technologies That Will Appear By The 2030s

Two decades is not a lot in the grand scheme of things, but owing to accelerating change we can expect to see the emergence of some fairly disruptive …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 23 – The Elements of Style by William Strunk and EB White (1959)

Dorothy Parker and Stephen King have both urged aspiring writers towards this crisp guide to the English language where brevity is key<p>Dorothy Parker once wrote: “If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favour you can do them is to present them with copies of</i> …

Luxury Brands Fail To Segment And Target Customers Strategically In Email Marketing, Study Finds

Most luxury brands are not recognising the potential for effective email marketing, according to a new study produced by customer engagement specialist ContactLab in conjunction with Exane BNP Paribas.<p><i>The Dawn of Luxury CRM: Email do’s and don’ts</i> study reveals how luxury brands can better engage …

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10 Books That Inspired the Mad Fantasy Worlds of Richard Kadrey

Richard Kadrey is best known for his gritty noir-leaning fantasy series about Sandman Slim, about a tortured soul who escapes from hell on a mission …

The 22-year-old whiz kid who runs Apple's Twitter account shares his social media tips

One of the main people behind it is 22-year-old Tai Tran. Apple offered him a full-time job running social media before he even graduated. He's been named to Forbes' 30 under 30 list for marketing, and when he accepted a job at Apple, it was covered by Apple blogs.<p>Tran is sharing his social media …

Social Media

33 Ideas For Your Most Organized Kitchen Ever

#11 is a total game-changer.<p>If you've struggled to keep your kitchen organized, you're not alone. The struggle is all too real, but there's hope for your biggest (and smallest) problem spots. These practical ideas really work, so you won't be overwhelmed by clutter — or veer into organization …

21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

21 Brilliant Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Championed by 21 writers you have.<p>Ever come across a book—on a nightstand in an Airbnb, in a box of your mom’s college junk, on a shelf at a friend’s <i>Bachelor</i> viewing party—that’s so energizingly rip-roaring, so envelopingly world-building, that you can’t really believe you’ve never heard of it …

Brasidas

Brasidas (d. 422 BCE) was an enterprising and successful Spartan general during the early years of the second Peloponnesian War (431-404 BCE) between …

17 book recommendations from 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson

Actress Emma Watson and Hermione Granger, the "Harry Potter" character she played for a decade, have at least one thing in common: They <i>love</i> to read.<p>After starring in the billion-dollar franchise — which she did from 11 to 21 — Watson attended Brown University and graduated in 2014 with a bachelor's …

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The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Europe

It may be one of the smaller continents, but what Europe lacks in size, it makes up for in style: staggering alpine views, fields of lavender and vine, limestone cliffs, and art and architecture threatening to upstage some of nature's finest. Here, take a look at 50 of the most breathtaking sites …

Silence and Spiders: 10 Days at a Vipassana Meditation Course

For as long as I can remember, I’ve suffered from arachnophobia. When I was two, a family member unwisely took me to see Raiders of the Lost Ark. I …

Meditation

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 9 – Dispatches by Michael Herr (1977)

A compelling sense of urgency and a unique voice make Michael Herr’s Vietnam memoir the definitive account of war in our time<p>Despite every other kind of progress, humanity still lives and dies in conditions of either war or peace, a truth reflected in our literature. There is still a place for a …

Fuel your body: Your guide to what to eat before and after a workout

You’re lifting weights, training for a marathon or cycling through spin class. Whatever your workout may be, your body needs fuel to pull …

Recent SciFi: a grab-bag of books for you

Looking for some great Sci Fi books to read? We'll get to a recommendation list of recent novels, below! But first, here are the nominees for the …

Science Fiction

Miracles of yoga that left this heart surgeon stumped

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>Eastern philosophy has consistently shown that the mind has a far greater effect on our heart than modern medicine …

Yoga

People Who Suffer From Depression Tell Us How It's Really Like

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

12 Powerful War Novels that Transcend War

By Matt Gallagher | Off the Shelf<p>That war stories must occur in strange lands far from home, filled with bullets and blood, remains a powerful fallacy. The consequences and effects of war can't be contained so neatly. Stories of war are stories of love, stories of loss and longing, stories of hope. …

Reading this article will make you smarter...

Moore’s Law is the prediction that the number of transistors on a microprocessor (computer chip) will double every two years, thereby roughly …

How to Read a Book Which Isn't Written in Your Native Language

1<p><b>Start with something short and fun.</b> Unless a specific book was assigned to you, always pick a book you enjoy. Children's picture books are great …

Language Learning

The best books of 2016

<b>The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of Velazquez by Laura Cumming (Chatto & Windus, 304pp)</b><p>Mark Hudson: "Velázquez's monumental masterpiece Las Meninas has obsessed Cumming over 25 years. And she is not alone in that. The questions of who is looking at whom in this extraordinary painting, and why, and …

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20 Things Every 20-Something Needs in Their First Home

Your 20s can be hard. There’s more than enough to worry about besides decorating your apartment. Dorm dwelling, after all, certainly doesn’t prepare you to choose the right sized kilim rug—or better yet, chaise longue. So let the experts advise you on how to nail your 20-something apartment with …

The 15 best poetry books of all time

Ikea's New Indoor Gardening Kit Will Bring Hydroponics To The Masses

Your salad game just got fresher than ever.

Five Necessary French Books You Should Read

It’s not easy to choose only five books, so I made up my mind and decided to mention the five I can’t help reading again, once in a while, because …

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