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Japanese Signs Are The Best, And This Poster Proves It

Better get it before Tokyo changes its signs ahead of the 2020 Olympics!<p>There are many reasons to go to Tokyo: the food, the shopping, the museums, the culture, and, if you’re a design nerd like us, the signage. Japanese signage is in a class all its own: an onslaught of abstract shapes, …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

World's Best Hikes: New Trails for a New Year

Ready for a real New Year’s resolution? Why not commit to setting your feet on a brand-new long-distance hiking trail? Trail advocacy groups and volunteers across the globe have been busy over the past few years conceiving of and building new pathways that take hikers on a tour of their locations' …

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The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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16 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health In 2016

Meet your new resolution.<p>New Year's resolutions often focus on improving <i>physical</i> health, but what if you focused on mental health this year?<p>While the culture at large often dismisses mental self-care, in part because of the stigma against those facing mental illness, emotional well-being is a …

The Movies to Stream in December 2015

Save the forty-five minutes of decision-making each time you climb into bed with this handy guide.<p>The weather outside is increasingly terrible, so it's time to hone your wintertime streaming game plan. Between Netflix, Amazon and iTunes—as well as all the new releases on DVD and Blu-Ray—even the …

We Found The 9 Best Winter Moisturizers Out There

Hello, baby-soft skin!<p>Alright, people -- let's commit to a winter without dry skin battles. However, knowing which moisturizers work best to alleviate dullness, redness and itchiness without exacerbating these common cold-weather skin problems can be tricky.<p>Slathering heavy lotions onto your face …

5 Simple Steps To Keep Your Skin Healthy All Winter Long

Allow your skin to drink up this information.<p>Between your family and friends, you've probably had a lot of people giving you tips on how to take care of your skin during winter. Whether you decide to heed their particular advice or not, you <i>must</i> adjust your regimen during the cold-weather …

Geri Halliwell exploring opening own free school

For former Spice Girls, launching designer clothing ranges and children’s books are almost mandatory subsequent career moves. But Geri Halliwell, having done both, is now considering a more radical step – opening her own free school, specialising in the arts and business.<p>The former Ginger Spice, …

Spice Girls

Be Your Own Best Advocate

Romualdo Faura<p>Most seasoned managers know how to handle formal negotiations at work—with clients over contracts, with bosses over budgets, with employers over compensation. But what about all the opportunities for informal negotiations that arise? Do you know how to recognize and seize chances to …

The 11 countries with the best infrastructure around the world

And that infrastructure needs to be maintained and even updated if a country wants its economy to run smoothly.<p>However, over the last few years since financial crisis, the infrastructure quality deteriorated in many developed countries, including the US, Germany, and France, according to the recent …

15 Things Women With Perfect Skin Do Every Day

Waking up flawless is all in a few key steps.<p>Everyone knows at least one woman with seemingly perfect skin. Every time you see her glowing face, you …

The 5 Best Korean Spas Around the Country—And Why You Should Go

Skipping a grade in elementary school gave me a huge burst of confidence. That is, until I was forced to navigate locker rooms among very developed thirteen-year-olds while I was still very much eleven. I learned how to artfully unhook my completely unnecessary bra while half of my shirt was still …

Politics Live – readers' edition – Friday 4 September

I am not writing my normal Politics Live blog today but, as an alternative, here’s Politics Live: readers’ edition. It’s intended to be a place where you can catch up with the latest news and find links to good politics blogs and articles on the web.<p>Please feel free to use this as somewhere you can …

How to Raise $2 Million in 3 Days (for Something You Really Care About) | Inc.com

A while back, I wrote about a super-popular photographer named Brandon Stanton, after his project, Humans of New York, got nearly 1 million Facebook likes. That number seems almost quaint today, since he now has more than 14 million followers. He’s added 2 million more since January alone.<p>It’s an …

Outbuilding of the Week: A Chic Chicken Coop in France

From corrugated coop to rustic luxe cabin, on a former pheasant farm and featured recently in <i>The World of Interiors</i>. Must be France:<p>Photography by …

Dining Rooms

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras resigns and calls for snap election

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras announces his resignation and calls for an early election, likely held in September<p>Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, handed in his resignation and called a snap election on Thursday night, saying he had a "moral obligation" to lay his actions before the …

Europe

Mindy Kaling's Guide to Killer Confidence

Mindy Kaling's secret? You have to earn that bulletproof feeling. In an excerpt from her new book, <i>Why Not Me?</i>, she explains.<p>One evening last year, I was onstage at a Q&A in Manhattan hosted by a magazine to discuss my life and career. This was one of those fancy events where ticket prices are high, …

North Korea sets clocks back 30 minutes creating its own time zone

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea is its own world in many ways. Now, it is getting its own time zone to match.<p>State news agency, KCNA, has announced that North Korea will set its clocks back by 30 minutes to "Pyongyang time" on August 15--the 70th anniversary of liberation from Japan.<p>That will reset the time to …

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11 Ways to Take Care of Yourself Every Day for a Happier Mind and Body | Inc.com

It’s easy to get caught up in the continuous cycle of work, sleep, and more work. After awhile, your body screams in protest and demands you pay attention to its needs. Your body and mind deserve some rest. In just a few minutes a day you can find small ways to take care of yourself that don’t cut …

Understanding Aperture for Beginners

Aperture is just one setting that makes up your exposure, but once you understand it you can drastically change how your image looks. In this video …

3D-printed clothing collection took student 2,000 hours to produce

Nine months of research and 2,000 hours to print: That's how long it took student Danit Peleg to complete her final design project.<p>Peleg, a …

Clothing

Fight Cellulite Fast With Yoga

Cantilevered concrete box houses poolside bar at weekend retreat in Belo Horizonte

Brazilian studios BCMF and MACh have added a cantilevered bar and sunken gallery to a private residential complex on the outskirts of Belo Horizonte, …

National Parks Week: Britain's best views

Tag: Bedrooms

Before & After: A French-Inflected Townhouse Renovation in Williamsburg, Brooklyn<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>Steal This Look: A Loft Bedroom with Colorful Accents …

Hot Springs

Greece rocked by reports of secret plan to raid banks for drachma return

Some members of Greece’s leftist-led government wanted to raid central bank reserves and hack taxpayer accounts to prepare a return to the drachma, according to reports that highlighted the chaos in the ruling Syriza party.<p>It is not clear how seriously the government considered the plans, …

Europe

Gisele Bündchen

FASHION MODELS<p><b>After walking the runway for the last time for São Paulo label Colcci on April 15, Gisele Bündchen announced that she is hanging up her</b> …

Gisele Bündchen

China is building a massive solar plant in the Gobi desert

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Plans are underway for China’s first large-scale commercial solar plant, designed to eventually supply electricity for approximately one million households in Qinghai province. It’s a concentrating solar power (CSP) system, which uses a vast array of mirrors spread …

Renewable Energy

In this London pub, drink prices rise and fall like stocks

This may be the one market where every trader is rooting for a crash.<p>At the new Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City of London’s “Square Mile” …