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18 Must-See Museums From Around the World

Tour everything from the Guggenheim to the Museum of Broken Relationships.<p>Every city has a museum, or two or three, that they love to boast about. …

Museums

Avoid Tourist Traps, visit these Lesser-Known Europe Destinations Instead

Europe’s popular draws like Venice and Bruges are bursting to the brim. Why not explore these less busy but as charming lesser-known Europe …

European Travel

Where to See the Smallest Penguins on Earth

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>The Penguin Parade</b>—where thousands of <b>little penguins</b> emerge from the ocean like clockwork at sunset to return to their burrows on <b>Phillip Island</b>, a mere 80-mile drive from Melbourne—is one of Australia’s star tourist attractions.<p>Given the popularity of the nightly march, I …

Phillip Island

10 Fantastical Mythology Books to Read When You Need a Spark of Imagination

Joan Didion once wrote, "We tell ourselves stories to live," but perhaps we also tell ourselves stories in order to imagine. When life can be all too …

Books

The Characteristics of 12 Architectural Styles From Antiquity to the Present Day

History has often been taught in a linear way. This way of teaching has often left out grand historical narratives, and focused primarily on the …

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Infographic: 10 essential parts of highly ranked websites

When customers want to find you, are search engines offering your website as a top result?<p>Digital marketers and PR pros must pay keen attention to …

Marketing

The Most Iconic Sandwich in Every State

What's the best thing on sliced bread in your state?<p>You can learn quite a lot about a place based on what its residents put on sliced bread. We researched the signature sandwiches in all 50 states based on longstanding tradition, locally beloved ingredients and sandwich shops that have practically …

Cooking

Around the World in 10 Books

Send your imagination to distant lands with our fall reading list.<p>We believe every season is book season, so we found 10 new picks for you to cozy up with this fall. Whether you’re an armchair traveler looking for a quick getaway or a restless adventurer who’s already at the airport, these stories …

Schnitzel, Mozart, and Plenty to Drink: The 4-Day Weekend in Vienna

Mozart

Books That Will Make You Fall In Love With the World

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Those of us who follow the way of wanderlust are wild romantics. When we encounter the pheromone of the unfamiliar, we feel, see, touch, taste, and smell more keenly. Our minds are on high alert, noticing and processing everything—from the geometry of cobbled paths and …

Books

Here’s How to Use ND and Polarizing Filters to Shoot Better Photographs (VIDEO)

While many photographers think nothing about spending big bucks on high-end cameras and premium glass, these same shooters often ignore inexpensive …

The Our 10 Most Popular Side Dishes of 2017

I take the same approach to side dishes as I do for the mains that fill my meal plan. I lean on simple, no-fuss sides that are a breeze to pull …

Cooking

11 Essential Books On Writing, Based On The Genre You Want To Write

If you're an aspiring writer, you know that you have to read all kinds of books in order to hone your technique, but sometimes it might seem as if …

This Infographic Gives You 30 Ways to Brainstorm Film Ideas

Can't seem to spark any new film ideas? This infographic will help.<p>Isn't life good when your brain seems to be a wellspring of creativity and good …

19 of the most incredible — and affordable — undiscovered holiday destinations in Europe

Luckily, Mastercard has released a list of Europe's top little-known — yet affordable — travel destinations to help you avoid the hoards on your next trip.<p>The list of 44 under-the-radar destinations was compiled using information from local travel bloggers and tourism experts, as well as Mastercard …

European Travel

11 Ways Successful People Think Differently Than You

A disciplined approach to thinking through problems is vital for everyone striving to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are those people who seem to have no problem achieving goals but it’s not because they have a higher IQ or more time than you. It’s …

Self-improvement

I now take one day a week to do 'fake work' — and it's made me a lot more productive

Every day I'd leave the office feeling like, even though I'd been hunched over a computer for the better part of eight hours, I hadn't done nearly enough.<p>Some days, I'd realize that I'd spent those hours fielding messages from publicists, sources, and coworkers — meaning I hadn't actually gotten …

Time Management

Cinematic COLOUR GRADING like a PRO in 5 mins

Our friend Chris Harvey is back and this is Harvey´s Colour grade example. It's quick easy and simple way of Add that kick ass punch to your images …

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 …

Nazi Time Capsule Unearthed in Poland

Photographs and documents from a Nazi time capsule found in Szczecin, Poland. (Credit: EPA/TOMASZ MURANSKI POLAND OUT)On April 22, 1934, Nazi …

Is this a new golden age of cinema?

BBC Culture’s diverse and international list of films shows the century’s break with the past and an exciting future, writes Nicholas Barber.<p>Here they are: the finest films of the 21st Century so far, as voted for by 177 critics from around the world. Topped by a surreal Hollywood neo-noir that was …

Mad Max

Critic's Picks: 10 Best Animated Films for Adults

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's bawdy, naughty 'Sausage Party' is the latest in a tradition of animated movies intended primarily for adult audiences. …

The 10 Best Modern World War II Movies

The films made in recent years that continue to illuminate specific corners of one of history's darkest chapters.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is</i> …

World War II

How Vox Media’s new Storytelling Studio thinks of stories as products

Vox wants to move beyond the web page to tell compelling stories.<p>When Hillary Clinton takes the stage in Philadelphia tonight to accept the Democratic nomination for president, it will be the peak of a lifetime spent in politics. And over that lifetime, she’s been the subject of an almost …

Dos and don'ts in the era of mobile storytelling

A dominant theme in Mary Meeker’s “Internet Trends” report this year is the surge in importance and use of images as opposed to text based formats …

Marketing

22 Recipes for Sweet, Juicy Summer Corn

Growing up in central Indiana, I was surrounded by endless cornfields. You could measure the seasons and the climate by how high the plants were growing, and getting lost in corn mazes each fall was a time-honored tradition.<p>But, weirdly, we didn't actually eat much fresh corn. The fields that …

Graphic Design

The Ancient Ghost City of Ani

Situated on the eastern border of Turkey, across the Akhurian River from Armenia, lies the empty, crumbling site of the once-great metropolis of Ani, known as “the city of a thousand and one churches.” Founded more than 1,600 years ago, Ani was situated on several trade routes, and grew to become a walled city of more than 100,000 residents by the 11th century. In the centuries that followed, Ani and the surrounding region were conquered hundreds of times – Byzantine emperors, Ottoman Turks, …

How Disney Used Its Unique Story to Achieve Success

Have you ever wondered what storytelling has to do with marketing? It turns out that—for incredible success when selling a brand—telling a compelling …

Marketing