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America Takes the Next Step Toward Tyranny

Every now and again, when I find myself buried in the latest blizzard of invariably disturbing news emanating from the Trump White House, I go back …

Kim Jong-un

Keyboards are overrated. Cursive is back and it’s making us smarter

The proliferation of devices in daily life has led to an international handwriting crisis. Teachers, parents, and politicians around the world are debating why they should bother spending time teaching what some say is a dated skill. Accustomed as we are to speedy, wifi-connected devices, we’ve …

Princeton University

Five questions brands need to answer to be customer first in the digital age

Having a consistent brand voice in the digital age is not easy. Here’s how to think about the challenges and opportunities.<p><b>A strong brand voice</b> is a …

Customer Experience

How to Write Thought-Provoking and Attention-Grabbing Email Copy

Writing email copy is not an easy process but it is something you can learn. Make the tone of your correspondence warm and friendly, as if you are writing to one person. In this article, you are going to learn about the different types of email and some creative writing techniques that should help …

Marketing

The Long, Lonely Road of Chelsea Manning

On a gray morning this spring, Chelsea Manning climbed into the back seat of a black S.U.V. and directed her security guard to drive her to the nearest Starbucks. A storm was settling over Manhattan, and Manning was prepared for the weather, in chunky black Doc Martens with an umbrella and a …

Surveillance

We’ve Always Been America First

Donald Trump is just ripping off the mask.<p>Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Accords is widely attributed to the now-waxing influence of the America First nationalists in the White House, but several days before that announcement, national security adviser H.R. McMaster and director of the …

Political Science

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

30 Books You Should Read at Least Once in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as settling down with an exhilarating new read on a rare day off. But while we’re always on the hunt for brand new books to binge-read, there are certain literary staples that every bibliophile should read at least *once* in their lifetime — plus, it doesn’t hurt …

Books

Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

Hiking
U.S. Supreme Court

Stockholm Dedicates Film Festival to Lauren Bacall

The Swedish city is set to dedicate its 25th festival to the screen icon<p>The 2014 edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival will be …

Filmmaking

Articles about pretty super on Dwell.com - Dwell

Economic meltdown aside, if you’re still thinking about plunking down some hard-earned cash on a new HDTV this holiday season,...<p>Old photos of a Neutra home in its heyday inspire a plan for its rebirth.<p>In order to fairly evaluate the pros and cons of today’s prefab design, we broke it down …

Prefab Homes

A Historic Paris Apartment Gets A Bold Redesign

A compact apartment in the Villa Stein, a historic 1927 gem in Paris, gets a makeover worthy of its legendary architect, Le Corbusier<p>A compact apartment in the Villa Stein, a historic 1927 gem in Paris, gets a makeover worthy of its legendary architect, Le Corbusier

Interior Design

House Tour: Urban Glamour In A Manhattan Townhouse

With the gut renovation of a storied Manhattan townhouse, architectural firm Leroy Street Studio and designer James Aman devise a new ideal of urban family lifeone that is as glamorous as it is kid-friendly<p>With the gut renovation of a storied Manhattan townhouse, architectural firm Leroy Street …

Interior Design
Home Tours

Perfect Merger Between Art and Design: Contemporary Apartment in Brazil

Designers <b>Salvio Moraes Jr</b> and <b>Moacir Schmitt Jr</b> of <b>CASAdesign Interiores</b> completed <b>Loft 44</b>, an impressive 220 square meter contemporary apartment …

9 ways to guarantee your retirement

Once upon a time, retirement meant stopping work at 65 and spending the rest of your days doing whatever you wanted while your Social Security and …

Retirement

Your company’s IT department is watching you

For ordinary Americans, don’t count on any sensitive emails suddenly disappearing in a Houdini-like fashion like they did for former Internal Revenue …

Employment

"Deep Dive" on Hillary Clinton

“Deep Dive” on Hillary Clinton<p>Gabriella Schwarz / June 12, 2014<p>Hillary Clinton has been involved in American politics for over 30 years, with much of …

The Week in Review: Eric Cantor Loses Leadership

Inside Flipboard / June 13, 2014<p>On Tuesday, Eric Cantor lost his seat as representative of Virginia’s 7th Congressional District, making history by …

#theLIST: Oscars 2014: The 10 Best Dressed

BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.<p>BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.

The Oscars

Get the View from Wall Street with MarketWatch on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / December 18, 2013<p>For 16 years, MarketWatch has helped make sense of the dollars and cents flowing from the trading floors of Wall …

5 Headlines That Would Have Been If JFK Lived

There is little debate among historians that on a clear Dallas morning in November 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was struck down by an …

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14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

U.S. Dept. of Defense