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The 10 Best Modern Scandinavian Horror Movies

Generally, there is little to no focus on Scandinavian horror movies, and usually for a good reason. The movies are few enough, and there is far …

11 Great Polish Books You Have to Read

Culture.pl<p>article<p>https://culture.pl/en/article/11-great-polish-books-you-have-to-read<p>Polish literature, although not as well known as its German and …

Star Wars Meets James Bond in Spectacular Fan-Made Opening Title Sequence

"I really wanted to play on the concept of Luke trying to find himself and true purpose, so the music and inspiration felt fitting," said director …

Alexander Hamilton As U.S. Economic Architect

How did America get so rich so quickly?<p>It’s a question at the heart of economics, which in one broad definition, is a study of how some countries get rich and some stay poor.<p>Some people, including me, would say that the United States benefited hugely from sound property rights and hands-off …

This Artist Turned Chicago Into a Maze

Can you make your way through Millennium Park with nothing but a pencil?<p>If you like adult coloring books, prepare to lose many hours of your life to this even more intricate, throwback hobby: finding your way around hand-drawn mazes that loop through the Chicago cityscape.<p>Through a …

Chicago White Sox

Top Travel Apps for Solo Travelers

Imagine if you could use 5 simple shortcuts while working in Excel, and increase your productivity without wasting time for searching information in …

Tutorials

Poland's playground: high-altitude activities in the Carpathian Mountains

Poland's southern border is defined by the upward thrust of the Carpathian Mountains. Europe's second-biggest mountain range after the Alps, the Carpathians sweep over central Europe in an arc from the Czech Republic in the west to Ukraine and Romania in the east.<p>In Poland, they form the boundary …

This is what the posters for your favorite movies look like in other countries

Years later, many of the best ones can end up becoming collector's items.<p>Sometimes, movies will switch up the posters when going overseas. Some take a lot of creative liberties, and others might even manage to create something even better than their American counterparts.<p>This is what the posters …

27 Underrated U.S. Vacation Spots You Should Visit Before You Die

Did your favorite hidden gem make the list?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Top 10 Misused Words Of The 1870s

Usage criticism hasn't changed much since the 1870s. Then as now, language critics were appalled by the profusion of illogical usages, incorrect meanings, sloppy writing mistakes, and newly invented terms that weren't real words. They even blamed the same culprits -- declining educational standards …

Poland Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Poland (including Krakow, the Baltic Coast, the Tatra Mountains, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

12 reasons why you should never travel to Poland

From the bustling capital of Warsaw to the still shores of the Baltic Sea, Poland has something for almost everyone. Maybe that’s why it’s the 17th …

Top 9 Things To Do In Warsaw

After becoming an EU member and having a huge transformation process, anyone can tell that something good is happening in Warsaw. Many old communist …

How to make your Gmail address public without going nuts

At a time when we're all socially connected, making your email address publicly available is often the friendly and approachable thing to do.<p>It can …

Apps

The Smartest Kids in the World: a Look at Schooling in Finland, South Korea, and Poland

When journalist Amanda Ripley decided to exam the world's leading educational systems, she wanted to get the perspective of insiders, of those most affected by each system, that is, students.<p>She spent a year following American exchange students in Finland, South Korea and Poland.<p>Through these teens …

The 30 Best Online Language Courses for Any Budget or Level

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably just recently decided to throw caution to the wind and learn a foreign language, traumatic high school …

Portable Lap Desk Installation No. 1

The latest from UK-based Yois Design, the Portable Lap Desk Installation No. 1 is a design that will make you say DUH! Why didn’t I think of that? …

Portable

DIY: Lighted Pipe Shelving

<i>Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with</i> …

DIY

The Floyd Shelf

The same guys behind the popular Floyd Leg have now presented the Floyd Shelf. The principle is very similar, turn any plank of wood laying around at …

Open-Layout Apartment in Warsaw Exhibiting Fresh Industrial Design Elements

Welcome to a modern open-layout apartment located in the Pole Mokotoskie Park neighborhood of Warsaw. The owners of this 150 square-meter crib wanted …

Creative and Welcoming Scandinavian-Inspired Apartment in Warsaw, Poland

Located near the Szcz??liwicki Park in Warsaw, Poland, this 130 square-meter Scandinavian-inspired apartment designed by <b>Soma Architekci</b> exhibits a …

Colorful Apartment in Warsaw Balancing Modern Decorating and Comfortable Living

Bright,spacious and dynamic, this colorful apartment in Warsaw, Poland seems to have it all. Designed by <b>Plasterlina</b>, this stylish urban refuge …

Post-Industrial Apartment in Warsaw Exhibiting a Clean and Elegant Design [Video]

This post-industrial apartment is located in the center of Warsaw in a building of an old factory of silver and bronze which was recently …

8 Safety Tips for Solo Travelers

<i>kokorowashinjin / Flickr</i><p>Traveling alone may seem daunting, but its appeal is undeniable. Suddenly your schedule is just that -- yours. Feel free to take as long as you want in the markets. Splurge (or don't) on shopping excursions or fancy restaurants. Breeze through museums, or spend hours …

6 Of America's Favorite Little Towns You Need To Visit This Fall

As with certain seasons and songs, sometimes you just want to take a back road or enjoy all that a quiet, peaceful town has to offer. Fall is a cozy season, and with that comes a longing for tiny towns with quaint B&Bs and little carriage tours.<p>Just in time for colder weather, here are a few towns, …

Tesla might unveil its first self-driving features next week

What else is Tesla unveiling at its event in Los Angeles next week? Founder Elon Musk said to expect the "D," which is likely the company's dual-motor, all-wheel-drive model of the Model S. But he also teased "something else." Now Bloomberg says that one more thing is a control system for the Model …

What's On Your Home Screen: YPlan's Rytis Vitkauskas

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io. “What’s On Your Home Screen” is presented by Fueled, a New York and London-based mobile app development company that produces award-winning apps for big brands like Barneys to hot startups like QuizUp.</i><p>In 2012, British actor and writer Stephen Fry …

Cheap Shot Challenge: Photos Taken with Expensive Gear Recreated On the Cheap

Want to make some great photos but don’t have or don’t want to spend a lot of money? A few days ago I posted photo of a Hummingbird on my Facebook …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …