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The Art of Zelda Fitzgerald

<i>Zelda Fitzgerald's paper dolls of her family</i><p>Zelda Fitzgerald is, still, best known as the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. True, Zelda was an inspiration for heroines and dialogue in his stories, and half of the golden couple of what Scott dubbed "The Jazz Age," but she was also an accomplished writer, …

Literature

Halloween 2014: The best pumpkins and costumes of the spooky season - Telegraph

Your Creativity Might Be Stifled By Your Expertise

Your expertise got you where you are. But will it keep you from seeing where to go next?<p>It's great to be an expert, right? Of course it is. But is it possible that your expertise is actually undermining your ability to think creatively and be open to new ideas? Recent research has revealed that …

Tyler, the Creator Freestyles About Pregnant Girls, Bacon for Power 106

<i>Photo by Will Deitz</i><p>Tyler, The Creator: #LIFTOFF Open Bar Freestyle (via SoundCloud)<p>Tyler, the Creator stopped by the L.A. Leakers' #LIFTOFF on Los Angeles' Power 106 yesterday to play a game of "Open Bar". He freestyled about subjects such as bacon, pregnant women, grandmas, and groupies. You can …

Beats Founder On The NFL Banning Beats: 'I Can't Believe I'm This Lucky'

"We didn't do anything, and now the players are going out and putting black tape on our logo," Iovine said during a talk at University of Southern California's Global Conversation.<p>"It's like, I can't believe I'm this lucky," he said, laughing. "I feel like sending them the tape."<p>Iovine talked …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Striking Collages Replace Guns from Vintage Photos with Life-Size Flowers

A French creative who goes by the name Mister Blick fuses vintage black and white photographs with colorful illustrations of flowers. The monochromatic pictures depict men at war, and we see them among the trenches and fighter jets. But, instead of guns in their hands, Blick has seamlessly replaced …

Vintage

For a real taste of fall, skip the pumpkin spice latte and fry some maple leaves instead

In France, autumn is the time for the chestnut harvest; in India, it’s Diwali, the festival of lights. Here in New York City, where Quartz’s office is located, it’s pumpkin spice everything. I decided I could do better this year by borrowing a seasonal specialty from Japan.<p>Deep-fried maple leaves …

Deep Frying

Get ready for 'Drone Nation'

We’re taking the drone out for a spin. It’s a sun-drenched Friday in Indianapolis’s Broad Ripple neighborhood, and though it’s late afternoon the …

Watch drone flyers compete in a Star Wars–style race in a French forest

Dozens of drone owners conducted a three lap circuit through trees last month in what organizers, who compared the event to the pod race in Star Wars …

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What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Hell in the Hot Zone

As the Ebola epidemic rages, two questions have emerged: How did the deadly virus escape detection for three months? And why has a massive international effort failed to contain it? Traveling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the …

Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …

Illustrator Creates Doodles That Interact With Their Surroundings

French art director and illustrator David Troquier, who goes by Troqman, has an impressive sense of humor. He creates scrapbook doodles and places …

Drawing

Read J.K. Rowling's new Harry Potter story about a singing sorceress

<i>J.K. Rowling is serving up another dose of Harry Potter for her die-hard fans, this time in the form of a biography of</i> <i>one of her favorite,</i> <i>albeit</i> <i>lesser-known characters in</i> <i>the Harry Potter universe. The</i> <i>story comes from Pottermore.com, the online home for the world of Harry Potter,</i> <i>which</i> s<i>hared her</i> …

Books

Africa’s Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

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