Shruti Mallya

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6 must-have skills for young web developers

While it can be difficult to develop hard skills from scratch, it’s certainly not as difficult to hone your skills (including those softer skills) to …

14 Toronto Film Festival Movies Worth Your Attention

Natalie! Emma! Amy! Ruth! Oh my!<p>Attending the Toronto Film Festival is like stepping into a la-la land where bloated summer blockbusters are but a distant memory. This year’s gala even gave us an actual “La La Land,” the musical romance that won the festival’s top prize and jump-started the annual …

Toronto International Film Festival Roundup: 10 Must-See Standouts!

Greetings! I’ve come from the future — actually, a bustling city in Canada — to report that excellent movies are on the way. <b>Amy Adams</b> plays a frosty …

Slightly More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2015 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring some …

Inside the world's most beautiful places to read - CNN Style

"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library," the late Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges once said.<p>Some libraries certainly touch the divine, having all the grandeur you would expect from a "cathedral of learning". But libraries no longer hold a monopoly when it comes to …

Cambridge University

Five Sauces for the Modern Cook

Without apology or even a trace of sheepishness, Travis Lett confessed to being a thief.<p>Of course, the only person this pensive chef ever steals from is himself. At Gjelina, his Los Angeles restaurant with a large, ever-changing menu, “We’re constantly appropriating elements from dishes we’ve done …

Thirty of the best gadgets under £30

From innovative media streamers and VR headsets to super-compact memory storage devices and chargers, we select the best bargain gadgetry<p><b>Sennheiser HD 201</b> <b>(£16.99)</b><br>Arrestingly reasonable offering from the stately German brand, and they ain’t too hard on the ears either.

Gear & Gadgets

10 tiny gadgets every minimalist needs

In theory, minimalism means getting more from less. Technology can often get in the way of that by packing in extra cables and design features that bloat or dilute functionality.<p>But there are plenty of gadgets on the market that are elegantly designed, minimalist, and do their job well. In many …

baddieani: Artist Of The Future

Aniebietabasi Ekong, known to the Internet as baddieani, is a whole new breed of artist, the kind that that could only exist in the Internet Age.<p>When I first encountered his work, I was struck by the remarkable fusion of minimalist visual art, photography, fashion, and modeling. This is the sort of …

31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).

The Most Popular Book the Year You Were Born

How many have you read? (#7 is a good place to start...)<p>As Anna Quindlen once said, "Books are the plane, and the train and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." These were the tomes making people laugh, weep and whisper in homes across the country as your story got …

Thought-Provoking Paintings Explore the Intersections Between Wildlife and Humanity

Artist, illustrator, and designer David Rice forms organic images overlaid with graphic styles to extend his branch of artistic creations. Focusing on natural landscapes and animals as primary subjects, his work is multi-dimensional, revolving around the intersections between nature and humanity. …

The 50 podcasts you need to hear

Harriet Gibsone, Stuart Heritage, Gwilym Mumford, Louis Pattison, Jack Seale, Bella Todd & Hannah Verdier

Podcasting

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

Success

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Nutrition

How I Sped Up My Site 68.35% With One Line of Code

One of my obsessions as of late has been page speed. A more technical client early last year made me realize I’d phoned it in for the page speed …

Our Favorite Features of 2015

It's been an entertaining, enlightening, and, at times, hilarious year for features here at Serious Eats. From outgoing senior features editor Max Falkowitz's tale of sneaking real maple syrup into his favorite Log Cabin-serving diners via mini Irish whiskey bottles, to managing culinary director …

McDonald's

Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

Astronomy

The Casties: Quartz’s awards for the best podcasts of 2015

The staggering growth of podcasts is great for those of us that love them.With all of these new options, it’s really tough to know which are actually worth listening to. There are great podcasts of many types: expertly produced narrative storytelling, short fiction, a couple of people chatting for …

TV

10 Stunning Dishes That Will Change the Way You Think About Breakfast

Breakfast is a meal that’s eaten on the fly: a granola bar, a microwaved bowl of oatmeal, some cereal—or it’s skipped entirely in favor of a quick cup of coffee. So it’s no wonder that sitting down to a proper breakfast—one with multiple courses and served on real plates—can seem more decadent than …

The Unsettling Future of Facial Recognition

The first time I witnessed a camera detect a face to aid the autofocus system, I was amazed. In part because the technology seemed magical and the …

Artificial Intelligence

Autism cases in U.S. jump to 1 in 45: Who gets the diagnosis, in 8 simple charts

The number of autism cases in the United States appeared to jump dramatically in 2014 according to new estimates released Friday, but researchers said that changes in the format of the questionnaire likely affected the numbers.<p>The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and …

5 Korean Novels You Should Read Now

South Korea is becoming a major player on the world’s literary scene, beginning with last year’s London Book Fair, which spotlighted Korean literature. In particular, the country’s literary scene is making a name for itself with dark, transgressive fiction by female writers, some of which might not …