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8 Ways Buying Luxury Will Change

Luxury brands need to reinvent the way they sell to you to remain relevant, said a number of experts, speaking today at <i>Luxury Daily</i>’s “Luxury Insights Summit” in New York. For decades, buying luxury goods has meant a trip to the store, although gradually high-end brands have been exploring …

Three lessons on innovation from Basecamp

<b>INNOVATE OR DIE</b><p><i>Innovate or Die is a series that focuses on inspiring businesses through generating ideas to create new markets, products or services.</i><p>Chicago-based software firm 37Signals, better known as the company that created the web-based project management tool called Basecamp, formally …

Book Review: David Goldblatt's "The Game of Our Lives" Navigates The Complexities Of English Soccer

For Americans trying to come to grips with international soccer, the first hurdle to overcome is its sheer scale. For your average Englishman, Italian or Brazilian, the place of soccer in daily life is roughly equivalent to the media saturation in the United States of professional baseball, …

Book Reviews

How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”

“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”<p>What does love mean, exactly? We have applied to it our finest definitions; we have examined its psychology and outlined it in philosophical frameworks; we have even devised a mathematical formula for attaining it. And yet anyone who …

Meditation

The Burner Weight Loss Workout - Weight Lifting Routine and Cardio Workout

<b>Workout Name:</b><p>The Burner Weight Loss Workout<p><b>Training Level:</b><p>Advanced<p><b>Main Goal:</b><p>Weight Loss<p><b>Days Per Week:</b><p>4-5<p><b>Workout Type:</b><p>Full Body−Weightlifting and …

Exercise

How to become wealthy: It's simpler than most 'experts' say

Ask any honest financial planner how to become wealthy, and they'll tell you the simple act of saving money is far, far more important than picking the next hot stock.<p>So I was surprised when I came upon an article from The Billfold titled "You Don't Get Wealthy from Savings." The article was so …

9 Fascinating True-Crime Books For 'Serial' Fans

It may be the season of Thanksgiving, but a dark Thursday is coming for fans of the wildly popular podcast "Serial": There will be no new installment of Sarah Koenig’s engrossing true-crime investigation this week. A long weekend home with your annoying kid brother and that well-meaning aunt who …

The Ultimate Body-Weight Workout

Build strength and torch fat from the comfort of anywhere with the ultimate no-weights workout plan<p>Guys can be wary of body-weight exercises for building muscle. But that's only because they treat them differently than free-weight and machine-based moves.<p>"If you stop doing hundreds of reps and …

The 10 Best Exercises for Men

Accelerate your gains and get stronger all over<p>You’ve heard the advice: Switch up your routine every four to six weeks to avoid plateaus.<p>But with so many exercises to choose from, this can easily become an exercise in frustration—unless you start with the moves below. Pepper them throughout your …

R and Hadoop make Machine Learning Possible for Everyone

<b>By Joel Horwitz (H2O.ai), Nov 2014.</b><p>In statistics, bootstrapping can refer to any test or metric that relies on random sampling with replacement. In …

Leonardo’s Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Six Centuries Later Reveals about the Source of Da Vinci’s Creativity

One September day in 2008, <b>Leonard Shlain</b> found himself having trouble buttoning his shirt with his right hand. He was admitted into the emergency room, diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer, and given nine months to live. Shlain — a surgeon by training and a self-described “synthesizer by nature” …

The 5 Top Secrets For Avoiding Relationship Gaffes

What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? Is it Marc Benioff’s business formula for success? Elon Musk’s determination? Or Alexis Ohanian’s technical savvy? The skills of today’s business leaders may vary, but all successful entrepreneurs have one thing in common: relationship …

National Geographic Travel

National Curry Week: The Secrets of a Healthy, Non-Greasy and Flavorful Curry

With all the heat and spice that a curry emanates, it is entirely fitting that this curry week should fall in October, especially when the weather is turning and everyone needs something hearty that fills them with nutritious warmth.<p>A curry is fresh and incredibly flavorful, but often contains far …

Gorgeous Traditional Temari, Embroiedered By a 92 Year Old Woman

Temari (meaning handball), is a Japanese folk art form of embroidering balls for handball games or just plain decoration. Back in the day (around 7th century AD), the spheres were made from old kimono remnants that were wadded up into a ball and then wrapped with strips of fabric. Over time, the …

The ultimate comfort food: Make the best-ever homemade ramen in 3 easy steps

Japanese-style noodle bars keep popping up everywhere, serving deliciously slurpable soups that are so much more satisfying than the dried ramen packets of our college days (and offering almost-as-instant gratification). Classic Japanese ramen soups typically follow a specific combination of broth, …

Recipes

Five new albums to try this week: Flying Lotus, Caribou and more

Caribou – Our Love (City Slang)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: We haven’t heard from Dan Snaith as Caribou since 2010’s Odessa, and he returns here with another album of ambitious and textured electronica.<p><b>It might not be for you if</b> … You’re not sure you’re quite ready for a Caribou album influenced by what …

These Lunch Bowl Recipes Just Made Your Work Week Infinitely Better

The lunch slump -- it happens to all of us. Once you've eaten at every lunch spot around your office, and you've made every sandwich, soup and salad you can dream up, you're hit with a total loss of what to eat for your midday meal. Once it sets in, it's hard to shake. Nothing seems appetizing …

Pizza Farms Actually Exist, And They're A Little Slice Of Heaven

What do you imagine when you hear the phrase "pizza farm?" A field of thin, crispy crusts? Tomato sauce lightly fading out to the horizon? Sprouts of mozzarella cheese randomly dotting the landscape? Light oil glistening in the sun?<p>You're probably imagining this!<p>Or this!<p>Or this!<p>It's okay, we all …

5 Fall Salads You're About to Fall in Love With

<b>1. Kale, Apple & Pancetta Salad</b><p>Made with shredded kale, crisp pancetta, tart apples and pecans in a zingy maple vinaigrette, this salad just screams fall. It's wildly addictive -- even my husband, who is not much of a salad guy, cannot get enough of it. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. French Lentil Salad with Goat</b> …

Healthy Eating

Violent clashes break out in Hong Kong after counter-protesters storm sit-in

Violent scuffles broke out in one of Hong Kong’s most famous and congested shopping districts on Friday, as supporters of Chinese rule stormed tents and ripped down banners belonging to pro-democracy protesters.<p>In the gritty, bustling district of Mongkok – considered one of the most crowded places …

Airbnb Lifestyle: The Rise Of The Hipster Nomad

<i>Editor’s note: Prerna Gupta is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor, currently working on a stealth project; she is also a nomad.</i><p>For the past year, I’ve lived exclusively in temporary housing I’ve found on sites like Airbnb.<p>I didn’t set out with this goal in mind, but it just sort of happened. …