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How to Learn Any Skill Faster

<i>“If only I could have learned Spanish three years ago…”</i><p><i>“If only I learned about investing when I was still in my early twenties…”</i><p>If only.<p>For many of …

Self-improvement

Output Announces Analog Brass

Today, soft synth company Output has announced their latest virtual synth, Analog Brass. For those of you familiar with their Analog Strings, this …

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

Mental Health

12 ways Korea ruined me for the US

1. I now expect coffee shops to be thematic.<p>Regular coffee shops no longer excite me. Why even go if there isn’t some sort of entertainment like …

Amazon’s New Bookstore Flips The Script

Amazon’s new bookstore in Seattle has been getting a lot of questions and criticism — but only from people who think there’s still a distinction between online and physical retail. Analysts who try to set up a life-or-death dynamic between e-commerce and brick-and-mortar are missing the point …

eCommerce

Welcome to Time Out

Go to the content Go to the footer<p>Worldwide<p><b>Popular cities</b> London New York Paris Chicago Los Angeles Lisbon Hong Kong Sydney Melbourne Porto Singapore …

Travel

Watch Anthony Bourdain Get Wasted and Eat Korean Barbecue in South Korea

<i>Parts Unknown</i> — the CNN show hosted by Anthony Bourdain — kicks off its fifth season next week. As previously reported, the first episode takes place in South Korea, which Bourdain also visited in an episode of his Travel Channel show <i>No Reservations</i>. Bourdain really takes to the dining and drinking …

Tokyo uni gals finding the Chuo Line's 'pink salons' to their liking

The Spectacular Art of Painting With Soap Bubbles

If you don't know how they're made, Jiří Georg Dokoupil's paintings might look like microscope photos of phosphorescent deep-sea hydrozoa, or maybe …

Chinese Artist's Photos Weave Gorgeous Plaid Patterns

There’s plaid — the pattern that most people are familiar with — featuring traditional tartan, tattersall, glen plaid, madras and gingham weaves.<p>Then, there’s arguably a completely alternative variation on the theme in a series of photographic collages by Beijing artist Zhang Bojun. Called “We,” it …

Art

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Digitally Rendered 3D Abstract Paintings Look Like Miniature Worlds

Libya-based creative Mahmoud Jouini uses digital software to render colorful, three-dimensional abstract paintings that look like miniature worlds. Although the images look like snapshots of elaborate, sprawling dioramas that were physically constructed, each piece was actually created entirely on …

Art

Urban Typography Transforms Texts into 3D Skylines

Hongtao Zhou's 'Textscape' uses a 3D printer to turn words into sculpted cities.<p>A paragraph about New York transforms into towering skyscrapers that represent the city they reference. A passage about Shanghai is similarly dotted with letters that turn into buildings that extend from the page. Text, …

Photographer Uses LED Lights to Create Eerie Macro Photos of Glowing Mushrooms

In his charming macro photographs of mushrooms, southern Germany-based photographer Martin Pfister adds an otherworldly glow to his diminutive …

Photography

Artist Uses Algorithms to Carve Hyperdetailed Patterns into Plywood

Using a specialized CNC machine, Michael Anderson transforms plywood into intricately patterned sculptures.<p>Michael Anderson's wood carvings are about as far from old-timey whittling as it gets. By programming a specialized computer numerical control machine (CNC), he cuts incredibly intricate …

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Filipino Artist Commissions 83 Interpretations of the Iconic Painting ‘Mona Lisa’ as a Gift for His Wife Mona

Filipino visual artist Soler Santos, founder of the West Gallery in Manila, commissioned a collection of interpretations of Leonardo da Vinci‘s …

Art

Harvard professor vs Asian restaurants: Harvard Professor Apologizes To Chinese Restaurant For Rant

Harvard Business School associate professor Ben Edelman was a trending topic last week and considered the “Most Disliked Guy on the Internet” — …

Nike Reveals Recovered Emails, Texts In Lawsuit Against Former Designers

Using computer forensics, Nike says the three ex-designers who jumped ship to Adidas used their work computers to negotiate the switch.<p>The lawsuit between Nike and three designers–Marc Dolce, Mark Miner, and Denis Dekovic, who turned in their swoosh to start a hip new design studio for rival …

Corruption

Ten Crazy Chinese Government Jobs

Chinese prisoners who are made to work for the government are hardly hammering out license plates or braille books. If you go to the pen in China, …

China marks Nanjing massacre anniversary

President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders have presided at a remembrance ceremony on the 77th anniversary of the Nanjing massacre amid a drive to revive memories of Japan's brutal invasion.<p>The Chinese president on Saturday said China and Japan should set aside hatred and not allow the minority …

Thieves Steal 15,000 Bottles of Jameson During Warehouse Robbery

A "gang" of thieves tied up employees at a Dublin spirits warehouse during an aggravated burglary last month, making off with more than <b>2,580 cases of alcohol</b>. The <i>Sunday World</i> reports a group of four thieves "armed with iron bars" stole <b>15,480 bottles of Jameson whiskey</b> — plus an unspecified amount …

Menu: A Vietnamese Pho Dinner

Make extra of the carrot and daikon pickle needed for the lotus stem salad—it keeps well and is great to have on hand for banh mi sandwiches or …

Kimchi Parties Are Real, And They Keep The Kimchi Flowing All Year Long

Ain't no party like a kimchi party. Seriously. Once a year in Korea, communities spend an entire day (and sometimes longer) making kimchi together. The special day is called Gimjang. It's the tradition of preparing fermented vegetables, and it happens nation-wide during November and December to …

Ham and Caramelized Onion Pizza

Heat half the oil in a 12” skillet over medium heat. Cook onion, salt, and pepper, stirring occasionally, until caramelized, about 45 minutes; let …

How To Build A Better Charcuterie Plate And Make Holiday Parties Easier

Holiday party season's just getting into full swing, which means it's time to equip yourself with a few seasonal staples and to take some basic measures to ready yourself for your nights out. If you're prepared, it'll be easier to relax and fully enjoy all those holiday parties, instead of …

Facebook Design Director: The 5 Most Common Design Mistakes

Facebook’s Julie Zhuo on the biggest traps designers fall into–and how to avoid them.<p>There’s no learning without mistakes. And I’ve done the following (as well as seen the following done) too many times to count. Luckily, there’s this thing called the “Internet” and this medium called an “article” …

End of Era As Shanghai Glamour Bar Shuts

Few cocktail lounges live up to their name. One that did was Glamour Bar, a Shanghai institution that over the weekend abruptly shut its doors.<p>Owner Michelle Garnaut cited soaring rental costs as the reason for the decision last week to give up the room famous for its plush service, star-studded …