Dmitry Slepov

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The Birth of a New American Aristocracy

The gilded future of the top 10 percent—and the end of opportunity for everyone else.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up residence at one of my …

Income Inequality

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Finance

The secret pagan, pro-sex, feminine utopia hidden in France

“One of the main misconceptions floating about,” says Suna ‘Kali’ Dasi, “is that ‘we are always recruiting’. We’re not. That’s Jehovah’s Witnesses.”<p>Dasi is part of a sex commune hidden away in a zealously guarded location in France. Described as a feminist, matriarchal, tribal retreat, its …

How to lose fat and gain muscle at the same time

There are a lot of reasons to work out, including improving health, burning fat, gaining muscle, and just simply feeling better. Many of us have …

18 Premium Web Design Tools and Services for 2017

There are many new web tools and services for designers and developers launched every month, but how do you know which are the most useful? Which …

Web Design

Inside New Lab, an 84,000-Square-Foot Tech Paradise in Brooklyn

The collaborative workspace for emerging technology in robotics, artificial intelligence, and design, has just opened at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.<p>Nearly a century ago, Building 128 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard was a hub of military innovation—tens of thousands of workers toiling by the water, building …

Artificial Intelligence

These Are The Colors Everyone Is Talking About In 2018

There's a new minimalist color palette in town, and it doesn't involve grey.<p>While 2017 was all about tropical green, warm neutrals, and sophisticated camel accents, color palettes took an edgier turn this year. Think fiery reds, metallics, and, of course, a lot of Ultra Violet — the Pantone color …

Home Decorating

26 grooming and style hacks every guy should know

There are certain things every guy should know about his appearance.<p>From how to match your dress shoes to your suit and how often you should get your hair cut to even how to shave, these tips will make every guy's life a whole lot easier.<p>There's bound to be at least one thing you didn't know.<p><i>Megan</i> …

typeworship: The Golden Secrets of Hand-Lettering.  I saw that...

typeworship:The Golden Secrets of Hand-Lettering. I saw that the super talented <b>Martina Flor</b> has joined the ranks of high-profile typographers and …

Typography

19 interview questions that are designed to trick you

But while they may seem simple — that's the point — some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.<p>"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," …

A German city embedded traffic lights in its sidewalks to protect distracted texters

Following a March accident in which a 15-year-old girl got hit by a train while looking at her phone, city officials decided recently to install traffic lights directly in the sidewalk.<p>Now pedestrians won't have to look up to check for oncoming cars; they can see a strip of flashing red lights and …

Stunning aerial photos of Hong Kong taken from a drone | CNN Travel

Hong Kong

Wait … is that a rule? Ten everyday grammar mistakes you might be making

1. Mistaking style issues for errors<p>Should you use italics for movie titles? Do you put full stops inside or outside quotation marks? Is the Oxford comma for all lists … or just some lists? Should that ellipsis have had a space on either side of it?<p>The correct answer to each of these questions is …

Linguistics

'Population Zero,' debuting at film festival, explores the Zone of Death

The premise of "Population Zero," which premieres Monday at the Newport Beach Film Festival, is salacious.<p>A lone gunman, in seemingly random fashion, kills three friends camping in a remote area of Yellowstone National Park in 2009. Then, in another ostensibly odd act, the shooter, Dwayne Nelson, …

Newport Beach

The 50 best hotels in Italy for summer

It’s the sheer variety that strikes you first. Italy has as many hotels as it has destinations, from old-fashioned family-run pensioni in historic city centres to elegant lakeside resorts where you dine by candlelight at the water’s edge. There are mountain lodges with Michelin-starred restaurants, …

Rare, canceled Beavis and Butt-Head arcade game surfaces in Chicago-area arcade

They needed to buy a 3DO to repair it<p>One of what is believed to be only a dozen remaining cabinets of a canceled <i>Beavis and Butt-Head</i> arcade game has been repaired and is playable in a Chicago-area aracde.<p>Galloping Ghost Arcade, a curator of very rare units in Brookfield, Ill., says it restored unit …

The Surprising Lesson Tupac Teaches Struggling Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Twenty years after his death, Tupac Shakur is still making music.<p>Can someone explain how that's possible? Seriously. He's produced 15 albums --10 of them posthumously.<p>In a period of five years from 1992-1996 he created a dozen albums, …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Drew Scott

10 Italian destinations frequented by the super rich

To find out where the rich travel when they go to the European nation, RoutePerfect.com has shared data for the most popular Italian destinations booked by wealthy travellers on a luxury budget, who spend an average of £13,900 ($20,000) on their overall trip.<p>The ranking is based on over 150,000 …

Deep learning will be huge — and here’s who will dominate it

Artificial intelligence* is developing much faster than we thought. Just last month, Google’s DeepMind AI beat Lee Sedol, a legendary Go player, at his own game in a defining moment for the industry. What enabled this win is a relatively new AI technique called deep learning, which is transforming …

Artificial Intelligence

Cool things pilots do when they get bored

TYPICALLY, flight paths when mapped out resemble something like a child’s sketch or a straight line. But one pilot has taken it a step further with …

North Sea

3tags.org

Flight delayed? Here are your rights as a passenger

MANILA – "Your flight is delayed." This announcement from the airport's PA system can be one of the most frustrating things a passenger faces when …

Google’s robotic arms are teaching themselves to do things and it’s terrifying

When it comes to robots replacing humans, we might think we have the upper hand since we’re the ones who build and program them but that’s not neccesarily the case anymore.<p>Google is taking a different approach to training its robots – it’s letting them teach each other.<p>Researchers at Google have …

Robotics

Why this $300 ergonomic keyboard might actually be worth the money

When you’ve raised nearly $300,000 on IndieGogo and make claims that you’re the “world’s best ergonomic mechanical keyboard” you’re setting the bar pretty high.<p>When you’re selling an item for $295 that most of us treat as an afterthought, that bar gets even higher.<p>I went into this review with a …

Comic strip pokes fun at the design process

Click to read the hilarious (and accurate) captions<p>The journey to creating a slick finished product is never a smooth one, with designers often …

Graphic Design

50 Extraordinary Photos From One Year in Space

Some 340 days ago, astronaut Scott Kelly arrived at the International Space Station to begin his 11-month mission to explore and help document the effects of longterm spaceflight on the human body. For nearly a year, Kelly has shared his days through some of the most astounding photos of our solar …

Oil

The 17 Coolest New Urban Hotels in the Country

Open since June, this 168-room hotel is anchored by cups of Ristretto Roasters’ coffee and flaky croissants at a ground-floor café and bakery …

New York City

Designer Lindsey Adelman Has a Way of Lighting Up a Room

Bright Ideas<p>Since making the first one, about 10 years ago, Lindsey Adelman has watched her Branching chandelier, with its handblown glass globes budding from a sinewy, multipronged brass stem, become a design status symbol—and a fixture in splashy shelter-magazine spreads. (One even hangs in the …

New York State

Update Home Decor with Artsy New Lighting Fixtures for 2016

The new year is still young and the 2016 design show season is just getting started, but if the lighting designs we saw at IDS Toronto are any …

Interior Design