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A New J.R.R. Tolkien Novel, ‘The Tale Of Kullervo’, Is On The Way

You’d think that the Tolkien estate had enough money; between the movies, the books, and the merch, he’s been one of the most successful dead authors for quite a while. But, apparently, there’s a manuscript yet to be published, and gold yet to be mined from nerds.<p>The manuscript in question is <i>The</i> …

Literature

12 fitness 'truths' that are doing more harm than good

How many times a week do you need to work out to get in shape? If you're trying to lose weight, should you focus on exercise or diet? Is it better to hit the gym in the morning or at night?<p>Whether you want to tone up, slim down, or simply boost your mood, you've likely come across these questions, …

Business Cards Design: 25 Creative Examples | Design

Creative examples of <b>business cards</b>. A powerful and professionally designed highly-creative <b>business cards design</b> can effectively promote your …

Graphic Design

The counterintuitive secret to weight loss Coca-Cola doesn’t want you to know

A new campaign urges us to focus on getting more exercise. Reams of data tell us that’s not enough<p>Dina Fine Maron<p>August 12, 2015 5:28pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Don’t stress too much about cutting calories if you want to shed pounds—focus on getting more …

The 5 Best Cardio Workouts That Don't Involve Running

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Sure, running is a great workout to have as a part of your cardio repertoire -- it's not only a great way to get fitter, but it improves your mental wellbeing, too. (Read one woman's story about how running saved her life.) But it's not right for …

16 Scents That Transport You Right Back to the Teen Years

You don't need a time machine; one whiff sends you straight back to puberty.<p>You might be in your twenties or thirties, but when you walk by one of those stores you used to flock to as a teeny-bopper or smell the perfume you basically bathed in during high school, you're flooded with memories of …

Beauty

13 Final Lines Of TV Shows That Will Make You Tear Up

BRB, crying over a finale I watched years ago.

How To Calm Your Monkey Mind and Get Things Done

Comedian Drew Carey outsourced the development of his productivity strategy to David Allen, author of the cult classic, Getting Things Done: The Art …

Time Management

8 Kitchen Trends That Can’t Go Wrong

Your kitchen is the one place where you want to be really careful about trendy choices. The last thing you want is a kitchen that’s out of sync in …

Kitchens

19 Men Go Shirtless And Share Their Body Image Struggles

"No one can tell I have a belly when my shirt is on, so I feel like I'm exposing a secret when my shirt comes off."<p>The fruitless quest for a "perfect" body isn't unique to women, though based on the body image conversations we tend to hear, it's easy to think so.<p>Rather than obsess over attaining …

Dutch Brands Team Up for a Raekwon-Inspired G-Shock 30th Anniversary Watch

In continuing celebration of G-Shock’s 30th anniversary, which already has seen projects with<p>In continuing celebration of G-Shock‘s 30th anniversary, which already has seen projects with 3.V.O.7 and New Era emerge, four Dutch brands have collaborated with Casio for their own custom timepiece. The …

Apple Reportedly Developing Curved iPhone Screens & New Pressure-Sensitive Technology

Today, an unidentified Apple source revealed that it is currently testing new curved displays and<p>Today, an unidentified Apple source revealed that it is currently testing new curved displays and enhanced pressure-sensitive technologies for its mainstay iPhone product line. Following in the …

A Closer Look at Apple's Forthcoming "Spaceship" Campus 2

The small town of Cupertino is gearing up for a giant change as city officials recently gave<p>The small town of Cupertino is gearing up for a giant change as city officials recently gave Apple‘s massive “Spaceship” campus the green light. Renderings of the building have been released to the public, …

The '10 Years of Y-3' Book

Headed by influential Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto, Y-3 is one of the rare imprints<p>Headed by influential Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto, Y-3 is one of the rare imprints that deftly blend performance wear with high fashion design cues. Recently celebrating 10 years in the …

RETROSPECT: Rolex "RCO" Paul Newman Daytona 6263

This Rolex “RCO” Paul Newman Daytona reference 6263 has set a new world record for the most<p>This Rolex “RCO” Paul Newman Daytona reference 6263 has set a new world record for the most expensive Daytona ever sold at auction. All told, the watch sold for an atmospheric $1,089,186 USD when the bidding …

Lionel Messi Stars in Samsung #GALAXY11 Ad

Continuing with its latest extraterrestrial-themed global campaign, Samsung has called upon Lionel<p>Continuing with its latest extraterrestrial-themed global campaign, Samsung has called upon Lionel Messi, arguably the world’s best football player, to spearhead the campaign. With recent PR stunts …

Filling Pieces Low-Top Trainer "Digi Camo"

Filling Pieces has teamed up with fellow Amsterdam-based retailer Pauw Luxury Denim to produce this<p>Filling Pieces has teamed up with fellow Amsterdam-based retailer Pauw Luxury Denim to produce this “Digi Camo” version of its Low-Top Trainer silhouette. The shoe features a combination of digital …

Jabra SOLEMATE Portable Bluetooth Speaker

As highlighted in our The Review editorial, the footwear-inspired Jabra SOLEMATE Portable Bluetooth<p>As highlighted in our <i>The Review</i> editorial, the footwear-inspired Jabra SOLEMATE Portable Bluetooth Speaker packs a punch especially when taking into account it’s diminutive stature. A powerful woofer, …

TRIWA 2013 2014 Pre-Spring Collection Preview

Transforming the Industry of Watches (also known as TRIWA) unveils two of their signature watch<p>Transforming the Industry of Watches (also known as TRIWA) unveils two of their signature watch pieces from next year’s 2014 spring/summer collection. Brand new from the Swedish watch and sunglass …

Arbor Skateboards Present the Casey Morrow Skate Everything Video

Arbor Skateboards presents this entertaining three-minute monochromatic visual — edited by Jack<p>Arbor Skateboards presents this entertaining three-minute monochromatic visual — edited by Jack Boston — that sees professional skater Casey Morrow tear up the streets of Portland, Oregon. Ripping on …

Jawbone UP24

Jawbone’s first foray into wearable technology with the UP device launched way back in 2011, and<p>Jawbone’s first foray into wearable technology with the UP device launched way back in 2011, and today the premium electronic company premieres the brand new UP24 with enhanced features and …

2 Year Timelapse Photo Project from a Shanghai Apartment

What’s the longest you’ve ever shot for a project – a week? a month? How about 2 years? Photographer Joe Nafis has recently created a 3 1/2 minute …

Photography

Top Christmas toys 2013

The "Dream Toys" for Christmas list includes a few old favourites alongside some new, and sparkly, additions. According to retailers, Furby has stood the test of time making the list of this year's most wanted gifts, just as it did in the original wish-list 15 years ago.<p>If you're looking for any of …

Easy Vegetable Soup Recipe: Soup au Pistou

This simple and satisfying French bistro classic is home-style cooking at its best. Courtesy of The French Country Table by Laura Washburn, the key to the dish is the pistou, which is similar to pesto, and is made of garlic, basil, and olive oil.<p>This recipe is a staple of Provençal cuisine. Purists …

17 Organization Tricks to Make Your Bathroom Feel Twice as Big

It's all about using vertical storage solutions, people.<p>If there's one place we could all use unlimited storage, it's the bathroom. Think about it: There's makeup, hair tools <i>and</i> hygienic items. But hopefully these tips will help you make the most of what you already have.

Standalone

Coin Wants To Replace Every Single Credit Card In Your Wallet

Credit card. Debit card. Gift card. Loyalty card. Membership card. Second credit card. Your wallet has way too many cards in it.<p>Coin has a plan to get people to stop fumbling with all that plastic. On Thursday, the seven-person startup in San Francisco introduced an all-in-one card, also called …

Watch the Official Trailer for ‘Noah’ starring Russell Crowe and Anthony Hopkins

Directed by Darren Aronofsky, <i>Noah</i> is an upcoming epic film that highlights the Biblical Noah’s visions of an apocalyptic deluge and the measures he …

What's The Most Important Thing Food Labels Should Tell Us?

Food labels have become battlegrounds. Just last week, voters in Washington state narrowly defeated a measure that would have required food manufacturers to reveal whether their products contain genetically modified ingredients.<p>Supporters of the initiative — and similar proposals in other states — …

10 Essential Thanksgiving Techniques Every Cook Should Know

The 10 time-tested techniques you’ll need to ace the holiday classics, from fluffy mashed potatoes to, yes, a truly moist bird.<p>1. Baste With a Brush<p>News flash: You don’t need a baster. Use a brush to paint the drippings onto the turkey every 30 minutes or so, which keeps the bird moist and helps it …

Cooking