Dirong Wen

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The Only 15 Things You Need to Build a Working Wardrobe

If you just got out of college or you're switching careers, start out with these essentials and you'll always be ready for the office.<p>1. Start with 5 Shirts...<p>The shirt should have a supporting role in one's outfit. It's a backdrop–utility is paramount. Keep the color simple and it will go with …

Becoming A First-Time Renter? Avoid These Rookie Mistakes.

Are you renting a home or apartment for the first time?<p>If so, congratulations on entering the ‘real world.’ Now that you’re out of the dorms (or out of your parents’ basement), you’ll be facing a new set of adult challenges, ranging from career trajectories to complicated relationships.<p>You’ll want …

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10 Must Follow Menswear Tumblrs

<i>Christian Davis is a 24-year-old Los Angeles based writer who up until now has focused mainly on writing about video games. Really. He recently began</i> …

Terrifying ‘Orchid Mantis’ is Camouflaged to Look Exactly Like a Pink Orchid Flower | Colossal

<p>In an unparalleled feat of natural selection the Orchid Mantis (<i>Hymenopus coronatus</i>) from Southeast Asia has evolved to look almost exactly like an …

The most hated man in India is exactly who the country needs right now

Perhaps few Americans are as hated in India as Preet Bharara right now. Ironically, he’s just the kind of administrator Indians sorely need.<p>The great Devyani Khobragade imbroglio of 2013 seems to have all but moved on to that place in the sky where most Indian controversies seem to flit away into …

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Two Jews Reflect on the Meaning of Christmas in Canada

Nothing more than Christmas speaks to a time when we all want to feel good about the world and ourselves. Brotherly/sisterly love, peace on earth, …

This Man's Business Is Providing Fake Job Histories And References

After William Schmidt lost his job as part of a mass layoff from a Columbus, OH auto parts distributor in 2009, several colleagues who had also lost their jobs asked him if he would act as a reference and fib about whether they were still employed. He obliged and was pleased when his friends found …

Pinterest's Newly Restored Creative Headquarters

Standard cubicles and traditional cafeterias are a thing of the past, as growing companies, particularly in the social media circuit, are opting for a more open environment that allows for employee interaction. Earlier today, Katie shared Twitter's main global office with us and now we bring you …

Home of the Week: French Cottage with a Lorne Park twist

8 Reasons I Am Grateful For You. Yes, You.

This is a personal note to thank you for all the good you have done this year. Let me be clear about this, I’m talking to you, personally and individually. You.<p><b>1. Thank you for growing the global economy</b>, for going to work every day, paying your taxes, buying groceries, providing for your family …

Why are straw houses making a comeback?

FLAMMABLE, prone to rotting when wet and usually weathering badly when exposed to the elements, straw is not an obvious material to use for building …

Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

The Last Backpack You’ll Ever Have To Buy?

That’s the promise of the Better Backpack, a pared-down canvas bag designed to last.<p>I went through several backpacks as a kid. Between school, friends’ houses, soccer practice, and your average foolishness, they were invariably torn, beaten up, and in need of replacing by the start of the next …

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A Proposal To Limit Swiss Executive Pay To 12 Times That Of Low-Paid Employees Has Fat Cats Worried

To understand the context of the vote, you need to know two things about Switzerland. First, the country has a relatively unique system of direct democracy — if 100,000 people sign a proposed change to the constitution, or "popular initiatives," a referendum is held. If a majority of voters and …

Toronto’s problem has grown beyond its mayor

Bill de Blasio, the newly elected mayor of New York, rode to office on the phrase "a tale of two cities," reflecting the stark divide between the ever-growing fortunes of the super-rich and the sagging conditions of everyone else.<p>Rob Ford rose to power on the basis of the very same divide – in …

See The Beauty Of Math, Even If You Don’t Understand Math

Vizualizing complex math equations is a privilege for a unique few–that is, until you place them within real world context.<p>There comes a moment in most of our lives when we realize that some secrets of the universe will remain hidden from us–not because mankind hasn’t discovered them, but because …

21 Exotic Pictures of Lamborghinis

A Lamborghini is one of those cars that is so exotic, you can get it in any color and it still is admired by all. I’m not sure I could even afford …