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A National Geographic Photo Inspired Pop Star Lorde to Write Her Hit “Royals” – National Geographic Blog

Human Journey<p>Earlier this month, New Zealand singer-songwriter, Lorde (whose real name is Ella Yelich-O’Connor), cited a <i>National Geographic</i> image as the inspiration behind her chart topper, “Royals.”<p>“I had this image from the <i>National Geographic</i> of this dude just signing baseballs,” Lorde said in an …

Pope Francis Criticizes "Tyranny" of Unchecked Capitalism | The Takeaway | WNYC

On Tuesday, Pope Francis released an 84-page theological manifesto railing against what he called the “tyranny” of unfettered capitalism. The memo …

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Plastic Guns Made With 3-D Printers Pose New Security Concerns

Technology helps police solve crimes every day. But some innovations can also present new public safety concerns — and such is the case with guns built using 3-D printers.<p>Agents at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have spent months testing plastic weapons. And in findings …

Six tips to communicate like a leader

Excelling in communication is one of the top consistently rated traits of distinguished leaders. But communication skills are not intuitive or taught in business school.<p>The communication style of recognized personalities such as the International Monetary Fund's Christine Lagarde, Virgin Group …

California Design 1930-65, Queensland Art Gallery – review

For a good part of the last century the golden state of California, gazed at from across the Pacific, was to many Australians the embodiment of the American dream. A place glimpsed through cinema, records and television while its residents, many of them immigrants, fostered new ways of living that …

The Bay’s Cutest Barbers, Found!

Saddling up in an old-school barber chair is usually a matter of classic grooming. Of course, when it comes to looking your best, you'll also want to …

24 Iconic Celebrities Photographed During The 1970's

In the 1970's there was certainly a lot of new trends in fashion emerging, but when we look back on patterns, shirts, flares and haircuts some 40 …

Online Marketing 101: Are You Prone to Shiny Object Syndrome?

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Don't fall victim to Shiny Object Syndrome -- a malady that afflicts many otherwise talented marketers who tend to see new digital channels, trends and buzzwords as silver bullets that will blow away their target audience. I'm …

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5 Household Objects I Thought Were Sexy Because of Movies

The necklace in <i>Titanic</i>. The food in <i>9 1/2 Weeks.</i> That stupid flower petal in <i>40 Days and 40 Nights</i>. There are plenty of movies with memorable love …

Toronto Street Art Is Full Of Anthropomorphized Monster Objects

Aiden Glynn is a street artist who likes to put together wacky nerd-related grafitti and tags up all around Toronto. His latest project involves glueing eyes, teeth, and sometimes tongues to different objects like grates and trash cans.<p>The result is something that looks like like Sesame Street …

Search results become 3D-printed objects for blind users

I've always wanted a "Star Trek"-style replicator. I'd use it to prepare my Earl Grey tea as well as a top hat for every day of the week.<p>Kids at a school for the blind and visually impaired in Japan, though, already have a replicator of sorts. It's a 3D printer that creates various objects in …

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Funny Illustrations: If Animals and Objects Could Talk

Graphic designer David Olenick gives a window into another world with these humorous illustrations that show us what would happen if objects and animals could talk. The clever works feature everything from a cup of coffee smugly saying, “I own you” to a seemingly happy cat sinisterly proclaiming, …

Heart-Melting Photos of Baby Lions and Leopard Cats

<b>Roaring Practice</b> <br>While photographer Ashley Vincent might best be known for his amazing, award-winning shot of a tigress shaking off water in a Thailand zoo, it's his adorable photos of baby animals that are melting our hearts today.<p>The shot above, called “Roaring Practice,” features one of three …

The 10 Looks That Remind Us That London Fashion Week Is SO Worth It (PHOTOS)

It seems like New York Fashion Week just ended. But believe it or not, since Marc Jacobs sent the last collection of NYFW down the runway, London has already started <i>and</i> finished its bi-annual Fashion Week. Though London Fashion Week isn't quite as long as New York's, it's still chock-full of great …

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Curvy Girls, Rejoice! Rent the Runway Now Has an Array of Sizes to Fit All of Us!

Ladies, let's give it up for Rent the Runway, which has just added more sizes, from 14 to 22, from designers including Badgley Mischka and Carmen Marc Valvo to make dressing for a big event easier than ever!<p>The site asked these designers and others to create exclusive frocks, and I got a first look …

The Romantic: Shoes, Clothing, and Accessories to Fall in Love With

Florals and deep colors, we can't help to fall in love with this romantic trend.<p>From deep burgundy and red hues, to luxurious fabrics, and floral hints, wear your hear on your sleeve with the season's best romantic picks.by Deanne KaczerskiThe Rebel | The Party Girl | The Tomboy | The Romantic | …

Bureau Subduction at Paris Design Week

At this year's Paris Design Week, CH hit now! Le Off at The Docks to catch an intriguing collection of creative furniture and decor. One of this year's standouts was a thoughtfully crafted desk by designer Paul Venaille. Suitably named, the Bureau Subduction honors Venaille's love for everything …

Incredibly Illusive Sculptures of Hidden People

New York-based artist Daniel Arsham creates figurative sculptures with a unique perspective. We're aware that he's fully capable of simulating realistic figures (even with countless shards of broken glass), but rather than focusing on the specific features of the face and body for these pieces, the …

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Collar Of Life

The Life Jacket Plus features two ring-shaped, easy-to-grab handles on the collar, so that it is easy to grab a drowning victim and rescue them. The …