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This mix of ambient video game music is the perfect blend of nostalgia and modern gems

<b>Featuring Silent Hill 2, Fez, Journey and many other classics.</b>OK, we’re calling it: if there’s a better mix this year than this 40-minute journey …

Ambient Music

Robert E. McGinnis - the king of paperback cover art

Today, people buy books on Amazon based on recommendations and reviews. But before that, people browsed in bookstores, airport kiosks, drug stores, …

Warren Buffett's 'Two-List' Strategy: How to Maximize Your Focus and Master Your Priorities

With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the investors in the 20th century, Buffett was the most successful.<p>Given his success, it stands to reason that Buffett has an excellent understanding of how to …

What we really talk about when we talk about religion

In every heated conversation about faith and violence, there’s one thing that everybody gets wrong<p>Earlier this month, the perennial debate about religion and atheism was stirred up again by the combustible combination of Bill Maher, Ben Affleck and Sam Harris. And, while much ink has already been …

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Exercise 1 Plank to Side Plank<p>Position your hands under your shoulders, arms straight and legs extended behind you, feet hip-width apart. This is Plank <b>(a)</b>. Bring your left palm to the center of the mat and roll onto the outer edge of your left foot. Stack your right foot on top of your left. Extend …

Watch Arcade Fire Talk Family, Early Gigs on 'CBS Sunday Morning'

Arcade Fire recently wrapped up their long, cover song-heavy <i>Reflektor</i> world tour, but before they said goodbye to the road, the group's Régine …

Indie Music

The 7 Best Strength Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

<i>By Eric Bach for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Every exercise in your strength program has a purpose -- to help you build muscle, burn fat and improve your fitness. While there's a time and a place for nearly any exercise under the right circumstance, some movements are simply more effective than others. And it …

Nike Air Trainer 1 Low - White/Black-Red

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>The latest edition of the Nike Air Trainer 1 Low features a colorway with timeless appeal, utilizing …

"Incredible LEGO Technic" Book

Author:<p>Freshness<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Long gone are the days when you only bought LEGO for your nephew's birthday party. As you might …

1,000 Miles of British Columbia on Two Wheels

Afork in the road. Rarely in life does the metaphorical appear in such literal form. Yet there it was, and there we were. Twelve dust-covered …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley1 day agoView …

How to explore a new city: A wanderlust guide to tourism

On a trip to Toronto, I was reminded of one of the great underappreciated pleasures of city life: unpredictability<p>This summer, visiting Athens, I was introduced to a pair of cousins from Long Island. They had flown to Greece from Queens the day prior to begin a grand tour that would last until …

Dan Cortese responds to Stefon: I’m watching Winger at Hooters!

The long-ago MTV VJ has a response for Stefon<p>Salon Staff<p>October 12, 2014 2:09pm (UTC)<p>Bill Hader's Stefon made long-ago MTV personality Dan Cortese a running part of his return to Weekend Update last night.<p>What did Cortese think? He sent this tweet from a "Hooters in Cleveland":<p>[embedtweet …

Must-see morning clip: “Saturday Night Live” mocks Kim Jong-un’s mysterious absence

<b>(NBC)</b><p>“The movie Space Jam is about me! We all know this!”<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>October 12, 2014 2:18pm (UTC)<p>Last night's "Saturday Night Live" cold opening turned its attention to Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea who has gone missing in the past few weeks, many assume due to extreme illness …

Edward Snowden’s Privacy Tips: “Get Rid Of Dropbox,” Avoid Facebook And Google

According to Edward Snowden, people who care about their privacy should stay away from popular consumer Internet services like Dropbox, Facebook, and Google.<p>Snowden conducted a remote interview today as part of the New Yorker Festival, where he was asked a couple of variants on the question of what …

Articles about 7 modern sofas we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind …

San Francisco

Capture More Value

When Switzerland-based Vestergaard introduced its LifeStraw technology, it proved it could innovate. LifeStraws remove 99.99999% of bacteria and 99.9% of protozoan cysts from contaminated water. The product is a favorite of aid organizations: Over the past decade, LifeStraws have been distributed …

How to Get Six Pack Abs (Without a Single Sit-Up)

The most effective way to tone and strengthen your abdominals is also a breakthrough in exercise science.<p>The crunch is dead. Lou Schuler, co-author …

‘Silicon Valley’ Star T.J. Miller Totally Derailed An Omaha Morning Show

Fascinating graphics show who owns all the major brands in the world

All the biggest product brands in the world are owned by a handful of corporation. Food, cleaning products, banks, airlines, cars, media companies... …

5 Easy Ways to Start the Day Right | Men's Health

<b>Fuel Right</b><br>What you put into your body when it’s waking up sets the tone for the next 24 hours. Now is a great time to choose quality protein (whey protein powder, eggs, Greek yogurt), healthy fats (avocado, olive oil), and complex carbs (whole-grain waffles, oatmeal). Chow down.<p><b>Drink Up</b> <br>While you …

10 Military Watches To Suit Every Budget

When the zombie apocalypse comes, you’d better be ready. Your preparedness kit will need to be packed with food, water and reliable gear, including a …

Iraq crisis: the West now faces a world beyond known extremes

As a psychotic Sunni jihadist state establishes itself on the border of Turkey, it is clear America is losing control of the Middle East<p>Events in northern <b>Iraq</b> are a fearsome demonstration of what has become ever clearer over the last three years: America is losing control of the Middle East.<p>A …

10 Great Science Reads That You Can Take to the Beach

Through June 18, Salon is sharing special Recommended Reading lists from the judges of the 2014 PEN Literary Awards<p>PEN judges Akiko Busch, Rivka Galchen, and Eileen Pollack selected these works for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, celebrating writing that exemplifies literary …

3 Questions Executives Should Ask Front-Line Workers

The higher up you go in an organization, the harder it is to stay in touch with what’s really happening on the front lines. And the bad news—if you hear it at all—is presented only in the best possible light. How do you get the real truth about what’s happening out in the field? How do you stay …

Forget the Strategy PowerPoint

I have for decades watched CEOs and other executives try to explain a corporate strategy to a small group of senior managers or to a much larger group of staff. For the most part, it has not been a pretty sight. In the case of senior managers, I usually hear 3 or 4 different interpretations of what …

The Right Colors Make Data Easier To Read

What is the color of money? Of love? Of the ocean? In the United States, most people respond that money is green, love is red and the ocean is blue. Many concepts evoke related colors — whether due to physical appearance, common metaphors, or cultural conventions. When colors are paired with the …

What Makes the Best Infographics So Convincing

A great infographic is an instant revelation. It can compress time and space. (<i>Good gosh – Usain Bolt is</i> that <i>much faster than all the other 100-meter gold medalists who’ve ever competed?)</i> It can illuminate patterns in massive amounts of data. <i>(Sure, we’re spending much more on health care and</i> …

A Tool That Maps Out Cultural Differences

Understanding cultural differences isn’t easy, even when you’ve lived in many different countries (disclosure: I’m a Brit, grew up in Southeast Asia, lived and worked in Switzerland and the US, and now live and work in France). Just when you think you’ve got a culture nailed, something happens that …

The Seven Imperatives to Keeping Meetings on Track

There’s nothing more annoying than a meeting that goes on and on and on. As a manager, it’s your job to make sure people don’t go off on tangents or give endless speeches. But how can you keep people focused without being a taskmaster or squashing creativity?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>The good news is …