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The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

Data Visualization

The 7 smartest, classiest porn sites

<b>Scene still from "Hysterical Literature"</b><p>Smut doesn’t have to be so boring and conventional. Sites like Hysterical Literature prove it can even be artistic<p>Jill Hamilton<p>April 13, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>According to Rule 34, if it exists, there's a porn for it. …

Mad Men

Want to be happy? Slow down

In 1972, Matthieu Ricard had a promising career in biochemistry, trying to figure out the secrets of E. coli bacteria. A chance encounter with …

The Rumpus Interview with Richard Ford

You may have noticed Richard Ford’s new book, <i>Let Me Be Frank With You</i>, has a request for a title (as well as a pun). It’s no accident. Ford—who once …

‘Shape’ – An Animation About Design That Everyone Should Watch - The Fox Is Black

If, for one day, you had the power to make your world work better, what would you change?’ – This is the question posed in <i>Shape</i>, a new animated short …

24 Delicious Ways To Eat Quinoa For Breakfast

Start your day with a Super Food and watch what happens.

Sweet Potato Chana Masala + Bananas in Coconut Milk

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: These two dishes that might not be the most authentic recipes you've ever made, but that doesn't make them any less …

Denis Johnson Interview | Yale Literary Magazine

<i>At 19, Denis Johnson published his first book of poetry, Man Among Seals. A couple of years after that, he got a BA from University of Iowa and MFA</i> …

Literature

The Gap: A New Typographic Interpretation of Ira Glass’s Iconic Quote About the Creative Process | Colossal

<p>This beautiful visual accompaniment to Ira Glass’ iconic quote about the creative process was created by Daniel Sax after encountering a similar …

Lentils and Brown Rice Make a Serious Power Couple

A perfect protein, Lebanese mujadarra combines lentils and brown rice for a super healthy side dish.<p>The Mediterranean diet gets a lot of hype, and while we're all for whole grains and rich olive oil, let's not let Italy and Greece hog the spotlight. Direct your attention just a little bit east, …

Almond-Cranberry Quinoa Cookies

Makes about 2 dozen<p>These cookies are also delicious made with dried cherries instead of cranberries.<p>January 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1/2 teaspoon baking powder<p>1/2 teaspoon baking soda<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1/4 cup …

Surreal Murals by ‘Etam Cru’ Turn Drab Facades into Eye-Popping Imagery | Colossal

<p>Polish artists Sainer and Bezt, collectively known as Etam Cru, paint large scale murals of surreal and frequently humorous subjects in locations …

The Thirteen Most-Read New Yorker Magazine Stories of 2013

Here are the thirteen most-read <i>New Yorker</i> magazine features of 2013, arranged in chronological order. Apparently, our readers like problems and solutions. They like to read about people who are mysterious and those who are ubiquitous. They like both politics and pickpockets. Mostly, though, as with …

Artist Paco Pomet Subverts Vintage Vacation Photos and Historical Landscapes in His Surreal Oil Paintings | Colossal

<p>Artist Paco Pomet who lives and works in Grenada, Spain possesses a wonderfully bizarre sense of humor that manifests itself in each of his oil …

The Year in Elegant iPhone Games

I wish I could travel back in time and tell my ten-year-old self about the smartphone video-game utopia to come. In the future, I’d explain, grown men and women with full-time jobs play video games nearly every day, using their fingerprints to download new games through the air to their …

Charles Bukowski Reads His “Friendly Advice to a Lot of Young Men” and Shares His Advice on Creativity

<b>Charles Bukowski</b> (August 16, 1920–March 9, 1994) remains a poet exquisitely emblematic of the inherent contradictions of the human spirit — a man of unabashed profanity and self-conscious sensitivity, of tragic cynicism and heartening insight on the meaning of life and the spirit of writing. It is …

James Earl Jones Reads from Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself”

<b>Walt Whitman</b> (May 31, 1819–March 26, 1892) is widely celebrated as the father of free verse, his 1855 poetry collection <b>Leaves of Grass</b> (<i>public library</i> | <i>public domain</i>) enduring as one of the most influential works in the American literary canon. He wrote in the preface to the 1855 edition, which he …

Vegan Lentil Shepherd’s Pie with Parsnip and and Potato Mash Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> OK, even the easiest of shepherd's pies can feel like an undertaking. To make this delicious, hearty dish a lot more accessible, try cooking the lentils and prepping the vegetables one day in advance. On the day of assembly, mash the potatoes and parsnips early in the day, and sautee …

Recipes

Listen to Benedict Cumberbatch read John Keats’s “Ode to a Nightingale”: http://tpr.ly/1fhnZET.

5-Ingredient Healthy Meals To Try This Week

By Lynn Andriani<p>You already have olive oil, salt and pepper -- so just add a few more items and you've got a delicious (and nutritious) dinner.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>5-Ingredient Healthy Meals<p><i>Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Facebook and Twitter</i> .

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

A Foam Roller Is Really a Love Letter to Your Tired Muscles

When you're training for a race, foam rolling is vital. This self-massaging technique loosens stiff muscles and helps keep fascia (connective tissue …

Massage Therapy

Brendan Canning - "Plugged In" (Official Music Video)

Back-To-School Breakfast Recipes (PHOTOS)

The end of summer is tough for many reasons (no more berries!). But one of the hardest adjustments is getting used to the hectic schedule that back-to-school throws us into. Gone are the leisurely mornings of summer; and back are the chaotic 6 a.m. wake-up calls where no one seems to be able to …

Artist Collaborates with her 4-Year-Old Daughter to Create Amazing Illustrations | Colossal

<p>In one of the best collaborations this blog has seen in ages, professional illustrator Mica Angela Hendricks has been collaborating with her …

Broiled Spicy Brown Sugar Salmon

Broiled Spicy Brown Sugar Salmon.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 21, 2013 104<p>You guys know I looooove my salmon.<p>I mean, I’ve always been a giant fan. We’re …

Zadie Smith’s 10 Rules of Writing

In the winter of 2010, inspired by Elmore Leonard’s 10 rules of writing published in <i>The New York Times</i> nearly a decade earlier, <i>The Guardian</i> reached out to some of today’s most celebrated authors and asked them to each offer his or her rules. My favorite is <b>Zadie Smith’</b>s list — an exquisite balance …

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