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Marvel introduces the Asgardians of the Galaxy

Following yesterday’s teaser, Marvel has now officially announced <b>Asgardians of the Galaxy</b>, an epic new space opera series from Cullen Bunn and Matteo …

Comics

41 Genius Products On Amazon That Are Quickly Racking Up 5-Star Reviews

For the most part, I like to experience things for myself. I'd much rather get a first-person perspective than make a judgment based on the accounts …

Customer Service

Hidden gems in New York City, according to Time Out Tastemakers

The editors at <i>Time Out New York</i> are pretty amazing, if we do say so ourselves (and we just did). But we admit we don’t know everything, so we’ve …

Cream Cheese

7 Life-Changing Organizing Lessons We Learned from Marie Kondo

We found joy in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up — and you can too.<p><i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i> is everywhere lately, or so it seems — Japanese author Marie Kondo's unique, joy-based organizational method has spread across the States like wildfire, drawing millions of new followers to …

Minimalism

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

How an Interior Stylist Decorates Her Own Home

You’d never guess it from the exterior of the building—a nondescript condo that has all the markings of a generic new build—but pass through its characterless, fluorescent-lit hallway and you get a subtle hint, in the form of mismatched flea market–found wood and ultramodern metal apartment …

Home Decorating

Five Trends Shaping The Future Of Customer Experience In 2018

Money talks.<p>Particularly when it comes to customer experience, money talks.<p>When it comes to money — the CEO decides. So the priorities of the CEO matters — because what the CEO focuses on grows. And generally there’s a lot of pressure on the CEO from the board to make quarterly dividends. With so …

Mother's Empowering Photos of Her Daughters Show "Strong is the New Pretty"

Last year, we fell in love with Kate T. Parker's beautiful photos of her two daughters Ella and Alice because they reminded us of Norman Rockwell's paintings of the idyllic American life. What we didn't know back then was that those photos were part of an ongoing quest to capture girls in a …

Remembering Lars Tunbjörk: Legendary Color Photographer of the Absurd

Sweden, Oland, 1991. From the series "Landet Utom Sig".<br>Lars Tunbjörk—Agence VU<p>1 of 21<p><i>“Come closer to the common mystery.</i> <i><br>Attend to the ordinary...</i> <i><br>It</i> …

South Africa's ageing white mercenaries who helped turn tide on Boko Haram

Leon Lotz was once a member of the Koevoet – “crowbar” in Afrikaans – a paramilitary police unit created by South Africa’s apartheid regime to root out guerrillas in what is now Namibia. Thirty years later, something persuaded him to take up arms again in a foreign country. He was killed in March, …

Africa

Daredevil workers risk lives building mountain footpath on cliff face, in pictures - Telegraph

Unnecessarily Gendered Products, A Blog Featuring Products Marketed Either to Men or Women Based on Arbitrary Traits

<i>BIC for Her pens</i><p>Unnecessarily Gendered Products is a Tumblr blog featuring products marketed specifically to women or men based solely on arbitrary …

Albert, Bernard and Cheryl’s threesome sets the web aflutter

Mathematics

Log Your Training Like a Boss

Here's what you need to know...<p>Detailed training journals distinguish successful athletes from beginners.<br>• Tracking the rate of perceived exertion will …

Muscle

6 Tips for Controlling Depth of Field

Depth of field (DOF) is one of the most important factors in determining the look and feel of a photograph. It’s also the most overlooked for …

How to get ahead at work: 10 tips from Google's head of HR

<b>1 Give your work meaning</b><p>Work consumes at least one-third of your life, and half your waking hours. It can and ought to be more than a means to an end. Even a small connection to the people who benefit from your work not only improves productivity, it makes people happier. Connect work to an idea or …

Success

North by Northwest, review: 'magnificent'

Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest is a magnificent thriller, but it's also very funny<p><b>North by Northwest (1959) was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. The screenplay was written by Ernest Lehman. Running time: 136 minutes.</b><p>I must have seen North …

Mount Rushmore

Why does Goldlocks have to be so scary? And are stories of unexpected visitors in picture books filling your children with fairytale fear? The Book Doctor investigates why and picks out some nicer guests to redress the balance<p>Why are unexpected visitors so popular in children’s books? My …

Books

100 funny jokes by 100 comedians

The most beautiful NYC buildings

NYC’s skyline is the eighth wonder of the world, which is why we took it upon ourselves to highlight the most beautiful NYC buildings. Call us crazy, …

NYC is overpopulated! These are the top 18 reasons people should stop moving here

A recently released report from the U.S. Census has New York City hitting its projected 2020 population by the end of <i>this year</i>. (We New Yorkers are …

14 Rooms That Will Make You Rethink Your Gallery Wall

These rooms prove the power of decorating with just one piece of high-impact art.<p>A museum-like display of multiple photos, paintings and drawings isn't the only way to make a statement with art. Here, 14 rooms prove the power of decorating with just one piece of high-impact art.

Interior Design

How 15 Designers Decorated Their Kids' Rooms

These spaces are fun and functional.<p>Whether you have a toddler or a teen, you want your child's bedroom to be a place they can enjoy and also get some much-needed rest every night. These designers share how they transformed their children's rooms and their decorating ideas are sure to inspire you.

Interior Design