Tatiana Rubleva

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Residential Real Estate In 2025: A Sneak Preview Of Disruption

Back in April of last year, my Forbes article, <i>Are Real Estate Brokers Obsolete?</i>, generated a lively discussion. For example, many brokers objected to this statement:<p><i>I’d like to suggest that 95% of a broker’s role could be handled better by well-designed technology systems. Bidding, for example,</i> …

FOX Prefers Fabrication to Fact When It Comes to Muslims

What actually happens in this world is bad enough for most of us. For Fox News and its viewers, however, there seems to be a need to take it up a notch, add a little something and in some cases, completely fabricate events and situations to tweak and frighten the most gullible. If it a tragedy can …

Boko Haram: satellite images reveal devastation of massacre in Nigeria

Photograph: EPA<p>Nigerians cram into a bus fleeing the town of Mubi after the attacks.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/15/1421311373976/4883f52d-f5bd-4600-becc-89b5a99a5c1b-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: EPA<p>Nigerians cram into a bus fleeing the town of Mubi after the …

Boko Haram

What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

Psychology

The Authenticity Paradox

Authenticity has become the gold standard for leadership. But a simplistic understanding of what it means can hinder your growth and limit your impact.<p>Consider Cynthia, a general manager in a health care organization. Her promotion into that role increased her direct reports 10-fold and expanded …

Cicada: Solving the Web's Deepest Mystery

Marcus Wanner needed a little adventure in his life. A skinny 15-year-old brainiac with wire-frame glasses and wavy brown hair, he was the eldest of …

Evolution: Why do we have lips?

Human beings are unusual in that our mouths are surrounded by hypersensitive, easily-hurt pink tissue – why? Jason G Goldman investigates.<p>They kind of flap around on the front of your face, get dried out and chapped in the winter, and occasionally get caught up between your teeth and mistaken for …

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Art

Feast your eyes on great works of art recreated with food

Some foods look too good to eat, and some foods look good enough to put in a museum.<p>Russian food photographer Tatiana Shkondina uses food to recreate …

Why we should all visit France in 2015

Two centuries after Waterloo, I think it’s fair to say that any serious neighbourly grievances we may have once had with the French have long been laid to rest. And last weekend, watching the tricolor being projected onto the National Gallery and Tower Bridge was an emotional moment which reminded …

Exploring London's secrets: five great walking tours

You’ve taken a spin on the London Eye, explored the Tower of London and made funny faces at the Queen’s Guards. Been there, done that? Well, not quite. There’s more to London than its iconic landmarks. Whether you’ve lived here all your life or are just visiting, these five walking tours, which …

30 changes that would make travel better in 2015

<b>While booking</b><p><b>The "10-day" break.</b> Don't tell me I'm booking a "10-day" holiday when I depart Britain during the evening of day one, and fly back on the morning of day 10. That's an eight-day holiday. Treat me like a grown-up.<p><b>A complete reform of the car hire industry.</b> In particular a ban on extra …

Long Haul

10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

Cleaning

Victoria's Secret Model Kelly Gale Shares Her Workout Playlist

If you need a proverbial kick in the behind to fulfill all of those New Year’s health and exercise resolutions, take a peek at model **Kelly Gale’**s Instagram account, @KellyBellyBoom. The Victoria’s Secret sophomore can be seen doing everything from killer sit-ups at Sweden’s Sats Kompassen gym …

14 Beauty Items In Your Bathroom That Have Probably Already Expired

If you're obsessed with staying neat like us, there's almost nothing more immediately gratifying than cleaning something out. Here's some good news for you: It's likely high time you sort through your bathroom beauty items. Expired makeup and products do more harm than good, so saying goodbye might …

The dark psychology of the sexist Internet commenter

They say you should never read the comments. But sometimes, out of procrastination or curiosity or the narcissistic personality disorder that's …