Amera Ziganii Rao

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Does the death of clubbing mean the death of creativity?

Sheryl Garrett, former editor of The Face, laments the end of club culture<p>In June, I was high up in the Standard hotel in the old Meatpacking district of Manhattan with Ian Griffiths, creative director of Max Mara, pointing out some of the landmarks of our misspent youth. We had a clear view of the …

Bee Gees

Publishing industry's 'Super Thursday' to see more than 500 books published

The nature of that rectangular parcel under the Christmas tree can now be predicted: it could well be a new cook book by Nigella Lawson, Gordon Ramsay or Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, just like last year.<p>Or it might not even be a cook book: it could be a television star’s memoir – Sue Perkins, …

A Sneak Peek at Björk's MoMA Retrospective

A selection of photos from this morning's press preview of MoMA's blockbuster Björk retrospective.<p><i>All photos by Sam Clarke.</i><p>This morning, the Museum of Modern Art held a press preview for its blockbuster retrospective of Björk, a multimedia exhibition that includes more than 20 years of work from …

4 Ways to Be the Boss Employees Want to Work For

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ask enough people and you’ll find someone with a story about a horrible boss. Many entrepreneurs choose to start their own businesses specifically because they’ve experienced a supervisor who was simply not an effective leader.<p>As a …

Leadership

I made 2 tweaks to my sister's 2009 iMac and now it runs like a brand new machine

I replaced the old hard drive that came with the computer with a snazzy new SSD, or solid state drive. Solid state drives are much faster — and that tweak alone will completely change your computing experience.<p>Right after I went through that process, my sister reached out to me with an obvious …

MacBook Pro

5 Trends Shaping The Future Of Architecture

Architects from 2015’s most innovative companies look into their crystal balls and divine the ways the built environment will evolve.<p>What does the future of the architecture industry hold? We asked experts from some of the world’s most innovative companies to look into their crystal balls and …

Sixteen-Year-Old Artist Wins National Art Competition with Masterful Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait | Colossal

<p>For the past four years, 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh has participated in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, an art contest for children …

Isabel Allende on Gabriel García Márquez: 'His Work Is Immortal'

<i>Chilean writer Isabel Allende, whose novels incorporate the magical realist style perfected by fellow Latin American writer Gabriel García Márquez,</i> …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a revival theater that he owns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he …

Freediving with sharks in Roatan, Honduras – in pictures

Freediving with sharks off Honduras's Roatan island is a thrilling, if nerve-racking, experience. Professional freedivers Eusebio and Christina Saenz de Santamaria shot these photographs as they explored the Cara a Cara site, famous for Caribbean reef sharks. Eusebio runs a freediving school in …

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A monk lights candles at a #Buddhist monastery in #Amarapura, #Myanmar [#Burma] during the 'paya pwe' [pagoda festival] -- also known as the #FestivalofLights -- which takes place here during #Thadingyut each October. #Myanmar’s penultimate royal capital, #Amarapura means ‘City of Immortality’, though its period of prominence lasted less than 70 years [from 1783]. #Amarapura is attractively set on a wide, shallow lake, named for an ogre who supposedly came looking for #Buddha here. Image by LP photographer @timbarker_com_au. #LonelyPlanet #travel #latergram

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Musical Instruments Photographed From Inside

Macro shots taken by Mierswa Kluska capture the interior of a violin, cello, flute and pipe organ as if they were spacious airy chambers, filled with …

Ukip donor says women cannot be raped by their husbands

Nigel Farage faces fresh embarrassment over the controversial views of its supporters when a former Ukip donor said on television that a woman could not be raped by her husband.<p>Demetri Marchessini, the party's sixth-largest individual donor in 2013, also said that gay men experience "no love, only …

One of science’s greatest mysteries deepens: Did humans kill off Neanderthals?

Sometime in the late Pleistocene period, humans and Neanderthals are believed to have lived together. Only one species still exists, and people who study human pre-history have battled for decades over the reasons why.<p>One of the more popular theories is that modern humans migrating out of Africa …

Anthropology