Alison Day

472 Flips | 16 Magazines | 246 Likes | 2 Following | 23 Followers | @alinday | A world traveler, coffee savant, and published author. Looking to change the way people see the world, one move at a time.

Photographer Captures the Amazingly Ornate Ceilings of Roman Churches on an Architectural Pilgrimage

French architect and photographer Florian Pagano spent his honeymoon on an architectural pilgrimage documenting the ornate ceilings of the many churches of Rome. Capturing the overwhelming details and intense colour scope with HDR photographic techniques, Pagano's images transport viewers straight …

15 Things That Make Your LinkedIn Profile and Resume Look Really Unprofessional

Put your best foot forward on LinkedIn and with your resume. Remember: You have only one chance to make a great first impression.<p>If you're serious about landing a new job, then you need a LinkedIn profile and résumé that looks just as serious and professional as you are. Remember: First impressions …

Don't Call Her 'Doll': How Mary McGrory Became 'The First Queen Of Journalism'

Mary McGrory became a columnist in a time when women in journalism were still called "doll." She wrote a nationally syndicated column for more than 50 years, first for <i>The Washington Star</i> and then for <i>The Washington Post</i>, and in 1975 she became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for commentary.<p>…

26 Literary Characters Who Stole Your Heart

Admit it: You've fallen in love with at least one character in Harry Potter.

Books

Islamic State photos show devastation at Palmyra temple

By Nick Kirkpatrick<p>Nick Kirkpatrick<p>Photo editor working on multimedia stories.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In yet another display of the Islamic State’s destruction, the Syrian government confirmed Sunday that the militant group destroyed the treasured Temple of Baal Shamin in the ancient city of Palmyra.<p>As The …

Social Media

Man at Donald Trump rally tells Univision anchor Jorge Ramos: 'Get out of my country'

A security guard ejected Ramos from a press conference in Iowa after he refused to sit down and wait to be called.<p>"Go back to Univision," Trump said, as Ramos was escorted out.<p>As Ramos waited outside, a man wearing a Trump sticker on his shirt approached the Univision host and confronted him about …

Pope Francis Laments That the Poor Are Sacrificed at the ‘Altar of Money’

Pope Francis continued his anti-poverty campaign in Paraguay on Saturday, delivering some choice words for what capitalism has meant for the …

The 10 most affordable cities in the world

Of all the cities in the world, your dollar will go the furthest in Mumbai, India.<p>It's currently the cheapest city to live in, according to the Economist's World Cost of Living Index.<p>The index, which is calculated every other year, compares countries based on the cost of things like food, drink, …

Photo by @irablockphoto (Ira Block) Bactrian camels ride across Mongolia's south Gobi Desert near Khongoryn Els #Bactrian #camel #Mongolia #Gobi #desert #sonya7ii

Key Republicans run from 'demagogue' Trump over immigration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key Republicans distanced themselves on Sunday from presidential candidate Donald Trump’s denunciation of illegal immigrants from Mexico as rapists and criminals, saying he has become “a wrecking ball” for the party’s ability to win Hispanic voters.<p>U.S. Republican …

Liberia's 'Planet of the Apes' chimps facing starvation

The apes are part of a colony of former research lab captives enjoying retirement uncaged on an atoll deep in the jungle of southern Liberia, known as Monkey Island.<p>The only significant inhabitants of the six islets, the chimps have been living an idyllic existence, fed by human volunteers on their …

The First 21 Apps To Download For Your New iPhone 6

Every iPhone 6 comes with Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system pre-installed, which is capable of some great features like app extensions, widgets, and better-than-ever graphics.<p>We've collected the best apps to get your iPhone 6 ready for action.

Two of the best iPhone car mounts we’ve tried: Fuse Chicken Une Bobine and MONTAR by WinnerGear

There are a lot of options for mounting your iPhone in your car. I’ve relied on the highly-rated Kensington suction cup windshield car mount for a few years without too much incident. However, I’ve never been too pleased about how it blocks a bit of my driving view and requires a non-elegant wire …

Liquor Bottle Labels Photoshopped to Tell the Hilarious Truth

If your favorite liquor bottle was this honest on the label, would you change your approach to a cocktail? This hilarious collection of digital creations from TotalSororityMove.com features phrases created in the style and design of the original liquor bottle labels, but with messages of the …

How to Make Your Mark When You Enter A Team

For most of us, working on projects and deliverables by ourselves is becoming increasingly scarce. We are constantly joining existing teams, forming new ones or otherwise meeting in groups. In fact, studies of managers and knowledge workers reveal that they spend between 25%-80% of their time in …

Tumblr Inks Deal to Allow Ditto to Scan Your Photos for Clues About What Brands You Use

<i>Update: Major changes have been made after learning a majority of the online coverage of this updated was incorrect.</i><p>Tumblr users post approximately …

Photographer Documents Her Parents Battling Cancer Together in Touching Portrait Series

Since 2013, New York City-based photographer Nancy Borowick has been documenting her parents' dual battles with cancer in a touching series titled <i>Cancer Family</i>. Both her mother and father, Laurel and Howie, were diagnosed with advanced stages of the disease within a year of each other. Balancing …

11 Rooftop Hotel Bars for Hot Summer Nights

With summer in full effect, raise a glass and raise the roof -- quite literally -- it's peak season for rooftop patio-ing. As such, I've rounded-up 11 favorites at luxury hotels from Laguna Beach to Bangkok.<p>With summer in full effect, raise a glass and raise the roof -- quite literally -- it's peak …

Laguna Beach

The Best Coffee Shop In Every State

We found the best coffee shop in every state by looking at expert reviews and local recommendations.

We Analysed The Homepages Of 20 Awesome Startups And Here Is What We Learnt

US launches Iraq militant air strike

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Yazidis

Samsung Gear Solo smartwatch tipped with SIM card. Calls on the wrist? No thanks

Along with new handsets such as the Galaxy Alpha, Samsung is expected to introduce the Gear Solo smartwatch in early September at Berlin’s IFA show. …

13 CEOs Share Their Favorite Job Interview Questions

Interview questions: Everyone has them.<p>And everyone wishes they had better ones.<p>So I asked smart people from a variety of fields for their favorite …

Job Interviews

What’s The Difference Between A Logo And A Symbol?

And does the distinction even matter? Experts Michael Bierut of Pentagram and Brett Wickens of Ammunition weigh in.<p>The misuse of the word “logo” is one of those things that gets many design-minded people practically purple-faced with anger (a sibling to debate over “fonts” v. “typefaces”). A logo, …

WHERECOOLTHINGSHAPPEN - Cool Alarm Clock wakes you with freshly brewed Coffee

Who doesn’t Need (!) this alarm clock? This innovative clock wakes you with a freshly brewed cup of coffee. You can’t have a better start of your …

Nine Hours Capsule Hotel Is Basically A Human Recharging Station

If hotels were luxury vending machines, they'd look like this. 9h nine hours capsule hotel -- with two locations in Japan -- is designed to deliver one thing only: a refreshed feeling for the next leg of your journey.<p>At nine hours, guests recharge in high-tech "sci-fi" sleeping pods, complete with …

This company is going to be the Starbucks of iced coffee

I have seen the future of iced coffee.<p>There I was, wandering the grocery-store aisles—when suddenly, next to the kombucha, opposite the rotisserie chickens, I spotted something I never thought I’d live to see.<p>A blue and white carton—like the half-pints of milk that come on elementary school lunch …

After breaking labor laws, LinkedIn is ordered to pay $6 million in lost wages and damages

LinkedIn and the Department of Labor have reached a settlement that requires the professional social network to pay $6 million to 359 current and …

Khi-Khi Milk Co. Vietnamese Cold Press Coffee

South Carolina is well-known for its incredible southern cuisine, accompanied by sweet tea—and Michael Claisse is hoping to add some more exotic options to that drinks list. A line cook in his native Charleston since he was 14, Claisse branched out and founded Khi-Khi Milk Co. (while helping out …

13 Goofy Ads From The Early Days Of Computing

The computer ads of the ’70s and ’80s imagine a future in which every kid is a hacker and girls skateboard to work on their PCs.<p>Part of what makes vintage advertisements fascinating is the way they reveal what the companies of an earlier era wanted people to think. That’s as true of the early days …