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A Trend in European Cities: The Anti-Cafe

<i>Image by Ziferblat</i><p>There's an interesting trend emerging in some cities in Europe, called Anti-Cafe. For those unfamiliar with it, it might conjure up a great deal of questions as to what it is. When I asked around if people knew about it I got back answers like "A place where there's no coffee …

This May Just Be the Best Travel Video of 2014

We have been pretty bullish on drone videos for travel lately, and this video below will show you why.<p>Shot by Philip Bloom, an accomplished British …

Non-Profit Stupid Cancer’s Support App Instapeer Is Seeking Funds On Indiegogo

When Matthew Zachary was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 21 and told he had just six months to live, one of the hardest things to cope with was loneliness.<p>Then a college senior and concert pianist, Zachary had to abandon his plans to go to graduate school and study writing for film and …

China's Latest Censorship Could Affect WeChat's Overseas Plans

Tencent has ambitious global plans for its WeChat messaging app, but a new crackdown from China’s government could undermine its efforts to entice Western users to the service.<p>The Chinese government has started an initiative to “clean up” instant messaging services, China Daily reports. WeChat …

How Visual Social Media Marketing Engages Chinese Travelers

This post comes from our partner Dragon Trail.<br>Follow @dragontrail<p>Visual social media marketing has gone mainstream in the travel industry with …

The Lost Empire that Ruled the Silk Road

Today, the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan is relatively remote, known mostly for its magnificent medieval ruins. But over a millennium ago, it was …

Perks of Running Solo or Social

There are perks to running with others—and alone. How to get the best of both worlds.<p>As a runner you know that a program that incorporates various distances, paces, and surfaces helps you perform your best. What you may not realize is that the same holds true with the company you keep—or don't …

7 Things Your Yoga Teacher Wants to Tell You

<b>There is no such thing as a typical yoga body</b><br>If you were to ask someone what a yogi looks like they’d probably say long, lean, flexible, and strong. Pop culture has definitely influenced that stereotype, but as a teacher who travels the world meeting yogis of every age, gender and race, I can tell …

Yoga + Instagram Catapult 2 Fit Moms Into Spotlight

<i>By Yoga Journal</i><p>It's not just a cliché: You really can start a business with your BFF and become an Internet celebrity.<p>Laura Kasperzak, 36, has been dubbed "Instagram's hottest yoga star" after amassing more than 700,000 followers of her gorgeous yoga poses on the photo-sharing site (think: Snowga …

3 Ways to Get Fit with a Jump Rope

Blast fat, build muscle, and improve cardio—all with a $10 tool.<p>If you haven't jumped rope since grade school, you're missing out. This kid-friendly piece of fitness equipment is portable, simple to use, and takes the work out of working out. No wonder it's earning rave reviews among trainers these …

Workouts

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

Nutrition

5 Creative Ways to Cook With Eggs

There are things you can do with eggs other than fill a breakfast sandwich or whisk 'em into an omelet. Like these 5 dishes.<p><b>The humble egg isn't just a foodstuff—it's an icon in a shell.</b> A golden yolk, poached and broken over a plate of greens or just-made toast, is an instant comfort. And it's …

Food

8 Foods With Surprising Health Benefits

You won't believe the crazy things this grub can do.

Health

7 Things Morning People Do Differently

Inside each of us, is a genetically-determined clock. You can’t wind it, and you can’t hear it tick, but you most likely notice its effects every day.<p>For most of us, those internal clocks, called our circadian rhythms, are naturally set on a cycle that's just slightly longer than 24 hours. About a …

An Insider's Guide to Berlin Street Art

<i>"Some people become cops because they want to make the world a better place. Some people become vandals because they want to make the world a better looking place." - Banksy (Wall and Piece)</i><p>Multi-cultural, creative, dynamic, alternative, punk, trendy: in one word, this is Berlin. Art critic Emilie …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Is there a tech bubble or not?

Bubble, bubble, bubble. Investors heard the word last year as U.S. markets continued their incredible run. Their performance this year – more record highs, seemingly day after day, means investment commentary is awash in the "b word."<p>There's plenty of evidence to suggest there's no bubble in the …

The History of Flat Design: Efficiency, Minimalism, Trendiness

It seems as though any time you hear about Web design these days, you can’t help but come across the term “flat design.” While the flat Web design trend has been emerging in recent years, it seemed to have exploded in popularity thanks to large companies and organizations changing their design …

Real-Time Economic Data Tracking Platform Premise Raises $11M From Social+Capital Partnership

<i>Exclusive:</i> Premise, a data technology company that is tracking macroeconomic and human development trends in real-time, is announcing an $11 million Series B round led by Social+Capital Partnership, with existing investors Harrison Metal, Google Ventures and Bowery Capital participating. This …

How your brain works – video

<b>Amy Novotney:</b> The brain is more complex than corporate team-building exercises suggest, but the myth is unlikely to die anytime soon<p>Published: 16 Nov 2013<p>Published: 16 Nov 2013<p>Watchdog issues guidance to help institutions address ‘pernicious’ cheating through use of sites for written-to-order papers<p>…

How Sonos Completely Changed My Music Listening Habits

Almost everyone uses some form of music streaming service these days and there’s a never-ending list of options: Spotify, Pandora, Deezer, Rdio, Google Play Music and 8tracks are just a few among the ton of services out there. However, you probably have little time to actually listen to all the …

Experience life, love, and death through emoji in this haunting music video

Experimental musician Daniel Lopatin, also known as Oneohtrix Point Never, released an entirely emoji-based music video for his song "Boring Angel," the opening track on his newest LP. Emoji have been taking over recently, especially in music videos: Katy Perry used them in a lyric video for her …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Behold the mighty euro, the currency that can’t help but go up

It is an “island of stability.” It is stronger than its main rivals. All hail the euro, king of currencies.<p>The euro set a two-year high against the dollar today. From its low in mid-2012, it has gained 15% against the greenback and almost 50% against the yen. What gives?<p>Mario Draghi, president of …

The bananapocalypse is upon us

By Kai Ryssdal<p>March 06, 2014 | 4:05 PM<p>Listen to this story<p>DownloadEmbed<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/03/06/economy/bananapocalypse-upon-us/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Listen To The Story<p>Marketplace<p>Downloaddownload<br>• Embedembed<p>Embed …

Latin America

The Highest-Paying Internships

What do Palantir, VMware, Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook have in common? Aside from all being tech companies based in the Bay Area, they pay their interns more than any other companies in America, according to a survey released by career website Glassdoor. Based on salary reports posted by at least …

Robert Reich: The middle class can save us yet

The former labor secretary explains why shared prosperity is America’s only hope for a return to economic boom time<p>Do you recall a time in America when the income of a single school teacher or baker or salesman or mechanic was enough to buy a home, have two cars, and raise a family?<p>I remember. My …

Why Do So Few Companies Invest in Leadership Development? | Inc.com

Here's an interesting contradiction: According to a survey from executive team consultancy Gap International, executives overwhelmingly agree that talent can make or break a company; yet only a minority actually say they invest in leadership development programs.<p>How important is maximizing a …