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I Moved to Paris and Learnt 5 Very Valuable Fashion Lessons

In 2013, I moved to Paris for love. Yes, I am a cliché. I quit my job, left my comfy apartment and said goodbye to my friends and family in order to …

The new neutrals you need to know now

We all recognise a neutral country when we see one. All you have to say is cuckoo clocks, watches (not the Apple Watch) and hidden Nazi gold, and we know where we are.<p>Neutral colours, however? Not so easy. It wasn’t always this way. A few years ago you could say, categorically, 
that black and …

How to avoid the 'midlife slump' and make your 40s a much happier decade

After struggling to understand myself in my 20s and to establish myself in my 30s, I finally hit my stride in my 40s. My health was vibrant and I had a successful career in journalism, plenty of money, wonderful friends and a loving, stable relationship.<p>It was the unhappiest decade of my life.<p>Today …

Middle Age

Everything You Know About Running Shoes Is Wrong

Way back, at my fitness nadir, a sales guy at a specialty running store told me I should wear Asics. I was new to jogging, new to exercise for its …

Running

Browsing porn in incognito mode isn't nearly as private as you think | Dylan Curran

When you use incognito mode, it doesn’t mean that your activity disappears forever – it’s just hidden on the incriminating device<p>Ctrl-shift-N: the wondrous keyboard shortcut to start an incognito tab in Google Chrome. You hesitantly type in your odious search, and find the porn site which in that …

Google Chrome

Bahrain sees 'no glimmer of hope' for ending Qatar crisis soon

RIYADH (Reuters) - Bahrain sees no resolution in sight to a diplomatic row between Qatar and its neighbors, which cut diplomatic and trade ties with the tiny Gulf Arab state nearly a year ago.<p>"The information in our hands today does not indicate any glimmer of hope for a solution now, as the matter …

Microsoft now offers AI courses as a skill for your CV

Here’s something every tech company agrees on: the world needs more AI engineers. Microsoft is the latest firm to try to answer this demand, and this week, it launched a new course on its tech accreditation scheme (known as the Microsoft Professional Program) dedicated to artificial …

Why Non-U.S. Militaries Should Adopt the U.S. Army Design Methodology

NOTES:<p>[1] Jamshid Gharajedaghi, “Systems Thinking: Managing Chaos and Complexity: A Platform for Designing Business Architecture,” 3rd ed, Amsterdam: …

Best gym headphones 2018: Crank up your training volume with these brilliant gym headphones, from £24

Want some musical motivation for your workouts? We’ll help you pick out the perfect pair of cans<p>The right music can really help you push through a …

Tamal Ray’s recipe for chocolate fudge tart

This is a chocolate tart like none you’ve ever had before. The caramel in the ganache filling makes every bite a glorious, gooey celebration of chocolate. And, in one of those happy but rare coincidences, the taste is matched by its simplicity: just 20 minutes of preparation. The hardest thing is …

Dessert

Nobody Wears a Suit Like Amber Valletta

In the season's gently tailored silhouettes and menswear-inspired classics, Amber Valletta channels the irresistible glamour of fellow model-turned-actress Lauren Hutton.<p><i>Hair by Teddy Charles at the Wall Group for R+Co; makeup by Lisa Storey at the Wall Group for Tom Ford Beauty; manicure by</i> …

Erdem Launches Capsule Collection With LVMH’s 24 Sèvres

Designer Erdem Moralioglu has created nine exclusive ready-to-wear pieces and accessories inspired by British ballerina Margot Fonteyn.<p><b>PAS DE DEUX:</b> …

Obsess over Meghan Markle’s fashion evolution since 2012

FASHION INSPIRATION<p><b>From cashmere coats to all-black everything and Seventies boots, the actress, activist and future wife of Prince Harry has a</b> …

Get your feet lubed & massaged at Rick Owens’ Birkenstock launch

Believe it or not but Birkenstock’s signature silhouette has been around for over 200 years. Phoebe Philo famously fuzzed it for Céline and now Rick Owens has put his own spin on it, creating a goth version of the shoe reimagined in a grey cow hair. Chic, hairy Birkenstocks – who knew?<p>To celebrate …

5 Hippie Fashion Trends That Are Totally Back in Style

One of our great regrets in life is that we weren’t around to go to Woodstock. But just because we missed out on the legendary hippie gathering of …

Shop the Best Spring Dresses on a Budget

Like clockwork every year, once spring officially rolls in we all stuff our heavy coats and chunky knits in the deepest, darkest depths of our closets. We want to wipe our slates clean—before throwing ourselves into all those silky, sweet, and flirty summer dresses we so desperately crave. The only …

17 Maxi Dresses You'll Want to Add to Your Wardrobe Immediately

The more we see the sun, the more we're getting ready to trade in our heavy jackets for pretty maxi dresses. You can wear these versatile pieces just about anywhere, from your next vacation to the office and even date night. Plus, they're so easy to wear with sandals, sneakers, boots, denim and …

A frequent flier reveals the 2 words that will always get you an upgrade to first class

British expat and New York Times best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe knows a thing or two about flying.<p>She told Bloomberg that she typically flies about 100,000 miles a year and has often managed to get herself bumped up from economy class without paying by deploying a two-word strategy.<p>Even when …

Virgin Atlantic

Treat Yourself: The Best 9 Designer Lingerie Brands You Need to Know

There's nothing that says you can't buy yourself gorgeous designer lingerie. There's no rule that demands a partner has to gift it to you, or that it …

A New Era for Jil Sander S/S18

<b>Jil Sander</b>’s S/S18 collection was the debut offering from husband and wife design duo Lucie and Luke Meier. The pair looked to the brand’s legacy of …

Jil Sander

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

My Ex Broke Up With Me On Valentine's Day — So This Year I Asked Him Why

Sometimes, when relationships break down, the reasons are clear: they cheated, you cheated, one of you moved away, you drifted apart, you fought all …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

'Time-traveller from 2030' PASSES lie detector test over whether his future predictions are true

A man who claims he is from the year 2030 - and has revealed a number of predictions for the future - has undergone a lie detector test and …

Carrot Cake Muffins

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Place about 15 paper baking cups in muffin pans, and coat with cooking spray.<p>Step 2<p>Combine flour and next 4 …

Celine Dion's Response to Unruly Fan Rushing the Stage Is a Powerful Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

This situation could have quickly turned ugly, if not for Dion's skillful reaction.<p>How would you react if a drunk stranger suddenly rushed you at work? Would you run? Fight? Freak out?<p>That's the apparent situation famous singer Celine Dion had to deal with during a recent performance at Caesar's …

Science Says 'Team Players' Don't Get Hired (Here's the Surprising Data)

All the folks who tell you to say you're a 'team player' are dead wrong. Here's why.<p>Looking for a job? Maybe you've been told you should make sure people know you're a real team player.<p>It turns out, that's a huge mistake.<p>Because, sure, employers like to <i>say</i> they value people who can work well on …

Where to Travel in 2018, According to the Experts

Buenos Aires, Argentina<p>A new year brings with it a whole new list of plans—and for the intrepid traveler, a whole new list of places to visit. 2018 is no different: Economies and tourism are flourishing in far-flung locales that travelers rarely considered previously, while beloved but forgotten …

This Fall, the Classic Men’s Shirt Gets a Clever Twist

Let’s face it, we’ve always been a little envious of the boys. Tulle confections may make our hearts flutter, but the sleek uniformity of a classic men’s shirt never goes out of style. It evokes both lazy Sunday mornings and staunch boardroom attire; lately, the staple has only increased its …

Olivia Palermo Channels Angelina Jolie on the Front Row at Paris Fashion Week

Olivia Palermo is a New York fashion plate in her own right, but every now and again she'll take style cues from Hollywood. Such was the case this morning when Palermo attended the Balmain Spring 2018 runway show in Paris in head-to-toe neutrals from Max Mara, an ensemble that was right in Angelina …