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The Best Stand-up Specials of 2018 (So Far)

Seven months into 2018 and there’s been enough stand-up specials streaming across nonlinear platforms to hold us over until next year. But it’s hard …

Comedy

The 200 Greatest Songs By 21st Century Women+

<i>This list is part of Turning the Tables, an ongoing project from NPR Music dedicated to recasting the popular music canon in more inclusive – and accurate – ways. This year, our list, selected by a panel of more than 70 women and non-binary writers, tackles history in the making, celebrating</i> …

Music

16 Runners Share Their Favorite Podcasts to Listen to on a Run

Let’s be real: Long training runs can get boring. While crossing off mile after mile can certainly inspire a sense of achievement, sometimes putting …

Self-improvement

10 Wacky Reasons To Travel Now

Image Credit: Travel+Leisure India<p>T+L’S selection of wellness adventures that aren’t for the faint-hearted.<p>Shikha Pushpan<p><b>No. 1 Let Snails Rejuvenate</b> …

How Amazon Is Putting Its Sellers in Peril

Rarely does anyone write about Amazon without including the word “giant.” Research shows that 43 percent of all online retail purchases were …

Amazon shipped over 5 billion items with Prime in 2017

Amazon still won’t officially reveal how many consumers worldwide participate in its Amazon Prime membership program, but it did today offer a few new stats related to that program’s adoption and growth. The company on Tuesday announced that more new, paid members joined Prime worldwide in 2017 …

2017 Amazon and Barnes & Noble Bestsellers Are Dystopian And Literary

The 2017 bestsellers on the two biggest book-selling platforms, Amazon and Barnes & Noble, are a mix of dystopian, literary, and Harry Potter titles.<p>Amazon’s list of top ten best-selling e-books to-date (as of this writing) is topped by The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood–a book that was turned …

Logotype templates: Text-Based Editable Logos

Check out volume one of Maggie Molloy’s logotype templates, a text-based collection of fully editable logos.Graphic designers know exactly how …

Graphic Design

Graphic Design Inspiration

Creative direction, graphic design, and branding by SHIFT for Fuse Construction. Fuse Construction is a company focusing on residential and …

Four Inspiring Examples of Top-Tier Homepage Design

A homepage is where a company showcases its best design work. Let these examples of homepage design inspire your project.

e-Book Cover Design Awards, November 2017

Welcome to the e-Book Cover Design Awards. This edition is for submissions during November, 2017.<p>This month we received:<p>71s covers in the Fiction …

A Multifaceted Masterpiece Hotel

The award-winning Tetra Shed has evolved into something entirely new and more substantial. Introducing, the Tetra Hotel! It expands on the live-in …

Fish

The Biggest, Baddest Hardware Failures of 2017

From the iPhone X to the Juicero, 2017 was full of poor design decisions.<p>Like just about everything else that happened this year, technology in 2017 was a complete mess, from Equifax’s total incompetence to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube sucking up advertising money from bad people, to the FCC’s …

Our Top Five House Tours of 2017

Call me a nerd, but I love taking the time at the end of the year to see which of our posts resonated with you all the most. While paint colors, …

Start-up Stories: Parkpnp

What does it take to secure funding from Enterprise Ireland and the validation of your start-up’s potential? Earlier this year, we asked some of the …

Startups

7 Technology Trends That Will Dominate 2018

Regardless of whether you’re a diehard tech fanatic, always after the latest devices, or a laid-back “average” consumer, if you’re like me, you can’t help but look forward to the tech developments and trends that lie ahead. After a year with surprisingly high sales for smart speakers and virtual …

Artificial Intelligence

23 startups that became unicorns in 2017, scoring valuations of $1 billion or more

A year ago, the venture capital industry looked like it was going to tighten its belt and bring valuations back to earth. But in 2017, venture investment continued to flow heavily and is on track to match or exceed dollars deployed in 2016, says PitchBook, a database that tracks such deals.<p>Mega …

Startups

Apple's best-paid female employee earns nearly twice as much as CEO Tim Cook

Angela Ahrendts, Apple's senior vice president of retail and online stores, is once again Apple's best-paid employee.<p>The 57-year-old tech exec took home $24.2 million (£18 million) in 2017, according to Apple company filings.<p>That's almost twice as much as CEO Tim Cook, who earned $12.8 million (£9 …

Tim Cook

The 23 Best Fashion Instagrams of 2017

2017 was quite the year for fashion breakout moments on Instagram. Let’s start with Cardi B who transformed into a walking Kira Kira filter with her blue sequined Off-White tracksuit for a performance in Paris this past November. Fellow rapper Nicki Minaj had a look that went viral, too. She …

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2016: When And Where To Watch It Live

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2016 took place in Paris on Wednesday, November 30. This year, 51 supermodels strutted down the runway in 82 looks, …

Sneakerheads: These Are the 11 Kicks Everyone Will Want in 2018

We love a good pair of heels, and we can't get enough of flats, but we're truly excited for the sneaker selection in 2018. There are so many playful textiles, colors, and embellishments that will make it a big year for statement-making kicks. If you're looking for a little inspiration, we curated a …

Winter Is Coming: How To Protect Your Hair From The Cold Weather

Winter's aggressively cold weather and wind is known to suck the moisture out of everything from your hair to your skin. But while we know that …

7 Ways To Save Your Hair From Dandruff And Greasy Product Buildup

Of all the beauty woes we're struggling with, scalp issues are certainly among the least glamorous. While it’s a bit of an awkward subject — because …

The Brilliant Way Fenty Beauty Is Making Green Lipstick Happen

It's no secret that when Rihanna's Fenty Beauty launched in September, it caused a major commotion in the industry. Not only did she drop a 40-shade …

This Serum Will Change Your Skin — But You Don't Want To Know What's In It

They've been sacrificed to the gods since ancient times, outfitted us in warm coats and scarves, fed us with their milk and meat, healed our chapped …

Skin Care

The Real Reason We Googled These Beauty Brands In 2017

<i>Why do we have an electoral college? Is a travel ban legal? Can an administration really prohibit words?</i><p>The questions (and people) we had to Google …

How To Even Out Your Skin Tone Once & For All

One of the most common skin-care woes we hear from both readers and friends is an uneven complexion — more specifically, those dark spots left over …

How To Find The Right Serum To Transform Your Skin

Like booster supplements in smoothies and freshly pressed green-drink orders, the use of serums in skin care can at first seem like a superfluous, if …

How To Shop The Ordinary At Sephora One Day Early

<b>Update:</b> The holiday season is full of surprises, even in the beauty world. Case in point? The Ordinary, a Canadian skin-care brand that’s drawn rave …

Pros Swear By These Skin-Care Products — & They're All Less Than $15

If you want to head into 2018 with a fresh, glowing complexion (free of any evidence of the stress of last year), we have good news: You don't have …