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Cate Blanchett: 'You know you're a pessimist when you win an Oscar and think, "Oh God, I've peaked"'

<b>I've always been pale.</b> It's partly to do with being from Australia, where the hole in the ozone layer is at its most intense, and partly to do with my mother, who very quickly put an end to me sunbathing in baby oil as a teenager. I would go red as a lobster. She told me to accept what I had.<p><b>I lost</b> …

18 Things To Learn From Harvey Specter Of Suits - Inspirational Quotes

18 Things To Learn From Harvey Specter Of Suits<p>Mar 8, 2013 | Articles<p><b>Harvey Specter is a fucking bad-ass.</b> For those of you who don’t know, Harvey …

Iconic Psychiatrist Carl Jung on Human Personality in Rare BBC Interview

Legendary Swiss psychiatrist <b>Carl Gustav Jung</b> (July 26, 1875–June 6, 1961), along with his frenemy Freud, is considered the founding father of modern analytical psychology. He coined the concepts of collective consciousness and introverted vs. extroverted personality, providing the foundation for …

8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They’d Known Then

Execs and investors from Pandora, IDEO, Andreessen Horowitz, SoundCloud, and Kleiner Perkins, among other masters of disruption, share the wisdom they’ve gathered on the way to the top.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Looking …

Successful People Start Before They Feel Ready

In 1966, a dyslexic sixteen–year–old boy dropped out of school.<p>With the help of a friend, he started a magazine for students and made money by …

Why I Hire English Majors

I love English majors. I love how smart they are. I love their intellectual curiosity. And I love their bold choice for a major. Most of all, I love to hire them.<p>A recent article by the great David Brooks in the <i>New York Times</i> about the changing nature of the Humanities in higher education just …

Create An Intimate Map Of Your Life, Using Just Your Email Inbox

A new tool from MIT mines your personal data to visualize personal connections. Try it–then realize that your iPhone and any email client can actually see a whole lot more.<p>We rarely think twice when sending an email, or adding a few CCs just for good measure. But these small interactions add up, …

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

<i>“Find something more important than you are,”</i> philosopher Dan Dennett once said in discussing the secret of happiness, <i>“and dedicate your life to it.”</i> But how, exactly, do we find that? Surely, it isn’t by luck. I myself am a firm believer in the power of curiosity and choice as the engine of …

Why Making Money Is Not Enough

R.F.K.: Life and Death on the Campaign Trail

Forty-five years ago today, Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel, in Los Angeles, shortly after winning the California Democratic primary. Coming on the heels of the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., just two months earlier, the assassination of the forty-two-year-old candidate left …

Lucinda Williams interview: 'I’ve earned the right to say what I like’

On the eve of a UK tour, American singer Lucinda Williams talks about the joys of getting older to Jane Shilling.<p>I am sitting in the dimly lit bar of a Brighton hotel on a rainy May evening, when from across the room, I think I hear someone say, “I like your belt.”<p>There is no mistaking the …

The Perch Blog | Penguin Random House

Who better to give book recommendations than the bookish experts? Penguin Random House employees are sharing their favorite reads every month. Browse …

Small House by Unemori Architects

Unemori Architects designed this house in Tokyo, Japan with a very small footprint.<p>Description from the architects:<p>The small house which the married …

Small but serene and beautiful house in Holland

There are people that, when asked, would always say that they prefer an apartment over a house. They love the convenience and they don’t mind living …

Modern Treehouse Tower by Gluck+ Architects

We take a look at this Modern Treehouse Tower designed by GLUCK+ Architects for, you guessed it – GLUCK+ Principal Thomas Gluck. Everyone’s has that …

The 8008 HIllside Residence in Japan by Hiroyuki Arima

On a steep hill in Fukuoka, Japan, we see two different housing structures facing different angles. Developed by Hiroyuki Arima of Urban Fourth, the …

Jazz Age legend Josephine Baker, photographed for Vanity Fair in 1929. See more of V.F.'s vintage Gatsby glamour from the archives: http://vnty.fr/11MGonq

John Cleese on the Five Factors to Make Your Life More Creative

Much has been said about how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, and what we can do to optimize ourselves for it. In this excerpt from his fantastic 1991 lecture, <b>John Cleese</b> (b. October 27, 1939) offers a recipe for creativity, delivered with his signature blend of cultural insight and …

A Conversation with George Bamford and Hiroshi Fujiwara About Their New Collaboration

The Bamford Watch Department and fragment design are proud to unveil their latest collaboration, the fragment Daytona and fragment Submariner – two …

Villa V by Paul de Ruiter Architects - Holland

A two storey structure with a nod to matters Green, this build from Paul de Ruiter Architects, Holland, brings together a whole lot of glass and …

At Home with Italian Architect Claudio Silvestrin

We take a look at Italian Architect and Designer Claudio Silvestrin‘s London home. Expect a minimalist masterpiece in his home, full of light, shadow …

Booked

By Sadie Stein May 21, 2013<p>This is the Library Hotel, in Koh Samui, Thailand. We appreciate the image’s caption: “Real happiness is not complicated at all.” Indeed, we would go so far as to say it doesn’t even require a plane ticket and a hotel room … but it’s lovely to look at, no?

Steve Jobs’ Dream Device Has Arrived, and It's Made by Microsoft

Just before he died, Steve Jobs told his biographer Walter Isaacson about his dream for revolutionizing television. His fantasy device would control …

The Baz Age

<i>I’ve a hearty liking for jazz music, especially Irving Berlin’s. It’s most artistic. One of the first principles of dancing is abandon, and this is a</i> …

Incredible Reading Rooms Around the World

We love libraries, have a soft spot for bookmobiles, can’t get enough of bookstores, and we really enjoy bars we can read in. We’re always in search …