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See the artwork that only reveals itself at a 90 degree angle

These images seem to appear in front of your eyes - as they're formed from a formation of 160 glass strips.<p>The artwork is a quirky anamorphic structure that only reveals itself at a 90 degree angle, when a fish or a bird is brought to life before quickly disappearing.<p>Despite three images completing …

Unexpected Gift Ideas on Etsy

There are certain holiday gifts whose reputations precede them. Sweaters knitted (albeit lovingly) with images of candy canes and reindeer have inspired an entire sub-genre of Christmas party. Children are taught from babyhood to fear the dreaded lump of coal. Fruitcakes are the butt of many a …

Top 10 food markets in Europe

Photograph: Wilkes McDermid / ©Wilkes888 Photography/©Wilkes888 Photography<p>Pizza at Born & Raised. Photograph: Wilkes McDermid/Wilkes888 Photography<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/11/27/1417085098866/17802f8e-0b6f-4614-945a-6cb5cb1a91f2-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Bette Davis on The Sexes

Small Bedroom Decorating Ideas: Desks Doing Double Duty as Nightstands

Most conventional advice recommends keeping work outside of the bedroom to boost calm and serenity within a sleeping space. But apparently most …

The Netflix effect: why don't we care about spoilers any more?

You may have heard the story about the Usual Suspects, Bryan Singer’s serpentine 90s whodunnit. On its release, a nationwide cult of secrecy formed around the identity of the killer, preserving it so that others could enjoy the reveal – until someone graffitied the name of the killer next to one of …

Beyond Millennials: How to Reach Generation Z

Millennials are <i>so</i> last year.<p>As the generation that inspired countless thinkpieces eases out of the public eye, marketers are honing in on the next …

The surprising democratizing power of McDonald’s Wi-Fi

On Wednesday, two reporters covering the protests surrounding the fatal police shooting of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, were arrested—in a McDonald’s. Why were they there? One of the reporters, The Washington Post’s Wesley Lowery, says not for a Big Mac:<p>For the …

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40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

40<p>‘It Might Get Loud’ (2008)<p>Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (<i>An Inconvenient Truth</i>) hangs out with three generations of innovative guitarists — Jimmy …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

The Grandest Home To Ever Be Squeezed Into 550 Square Feet

Tiny, but grand in spirit.<p>Designer Peter Dunham's apartment may be tiny but it's grand in spirit, packed with exuberant patterns and colorful personality.

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

The Best Meditation Retreats in the U.S.

You don’t have to journey to an exotic ashram in India a la <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> for an exclusive, life-changing meditation retreat. Whether you’re traveling solo, want to reconnect as a couple, or take an unforgettable trip with friends, some incredible resorts and getaways in the States are geared to …

Here's Why 'The Internet Of Things' Will Be Huge, And Drive Tremendous Value For People And Businesses

Estimates for Internet of Things or IoT market value are massive, since by definition the IoT will be a diffuse layer of devices, sensors, and computing power that overlays entire consumer, business-to-business, and government industries. The IoT will account for an increasingly huge number of …

Internet of Things

Tender Photos of Orphaned Boys and Their Adopted Dogs Show True Companionship

As any pet owner knows, animals come into our lives and can quickly become a part of our family. Photographer Sam Edmonds captured this sentiment in his series <i>Robindra Boys</i>, which centers on a community of young street children living in Dhaka, Bangladesh. They were separated or orphaned from their …

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The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

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The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Portraits of a World Slipping Away

More than a decade ago, the show Radio Diaries captured the stories of New Yorkers working jobs in dying industries. Today, their voices remind us of a city and a time that no longer exists.<p>New York City, when Joe Richman arrived there in 1989, was a different city than it is today.<p>"It was this …

Vibrant Paintings of Minimalist Scenes Throughout Los Angeles

Inspired by the light and colors of Los Angeles, artist Bradley Hankey used a combination of influences from photography and painting to develop these minimalist scenes. To produce each unique painting, a collection entitled <i>#instalite #losangeles</i>, Hankey first photographed around L.A. and then used …

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The Whole New Way to Make a Monte Cristo That Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever had a Monte Cristo sandwich, you will devour this bread. Serve it with warm raspberry jam for dipping.<p>Growing up in North Carolina, there was only one diner. That's right. One. Herby's. I loved that joint. It had a purple life-sized half of a VW Beetle affixed right to the front of …

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Enter Sandlot: See Metallica’s Pitch-Perfect New ‘SportsCenter’ Ad

Metallica have a sense of humor, a fact they proved recently with the video they made to troll Glastonbury protesters. And now they’re proving it …

Eighth Grade Metal Band Plots Future After Seven-Figure Record Deal

Before yelling at your rebellious pre-teen child to turn down that distorted basement racket, consider the curious case of Unlocking the Truth, a …

Iggy Azalea’s post-racial mess: America’s oldest race tale, remixed

<b>Iggy Azalea (AP/Joel Ryan)</b><p>As a white female rapper mistakes appropriation for artistry, black women remain pushed to the sidelines (UPDATED)<p>Brittney Cooper<p>July 15, 2014 9:43pm (UTC)<p>Recently, my nine year-old nephew came running into the room, eager to find a seat to watch a performance by Iggy …

Ronald Reagan stuck it to millennials: A college debt history lesson no one tells

<b>Ronald Reagan (AP/Doug Mills/Jessica Hill/Salon)</b><p>Dramatic, awful changes occurred on my generation’s watch — and it amounts to a fiendishly successful conspiracy<p>Peter Lunenfeld<p>July 5, 2014 2:00pm (UTC)<p>That nostalgic time of year for newly minted college grads and their professors has now concluded. …

Big in Japan: Frozen's Feminist Rallying Cry

The film's popularity has coincided with public outcry over sexism in Japan, where unlike in America, Disney marketing played up the movie's empowerment message.<p><i>Frozen,</i> the Disney cartoon-musical that swept the US in late 2013 and early 2014, only arrived in Japan in mid-March. And since then, it’s …

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring to light how standards of beauty differ across various cultures.<p>The project, titled <i>Before &</i> …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …