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What Really Makes Customers Buy a Product

On a cold English autumn evening recently, we three found ourselves together in the bar of our business school, Cranfield School of Management, along with some clients. Emma, an Australian by upbringing, did something entirely unexpected: she ordered the quintessential summer drink of Wimbledon, a …

North America

An Interview with the Persecuted Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei

Ai, who was detained by Chinese authorities for 81 days in 2011, is about to have his first show in China. We sat down for a chat in his Beijing studio.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Every morning, Ai Weiwei places a new bunch of flowers in the front basket of a bicycle outside his …

National Geographic Travel

17 Simple Habits That Make You Look More Professional

Unprofessional? Here are the behaviors that send the opposite, more positive message.<p><i>(A quick note before we get started. I wrote the following in response to reader feedback to another column: 10 Bad Habits That Make You Look Really Unprofessional. This post is the counterpoint to that one.)</i><p>Here's …


The Ultimate Bucket-List Travel Guide

The world’s top chefs, authors, actors and other globe-trotters—from Anne Rice to Ruth Reichl—share the places they’re dying to see before they die. Take note, then take off. Bon voyage!<p>By<p>Lauren Lipton<p><b>ROBIN ESROCK,</b> whose book “The Great Global Bucket List” will be published next year, has traveled …

Savile Row

You Were Once A Lover, Now You’re A Stranger

I’ve always found the concept of breaking up with someone both unsettling and sad. Whenever I hear of a friend or family member’s relationship coming …

Date A Man Who Loves You More

Date a man who loves you more. Meet him young, at a time when you’re not old enough to realize how precious he is. Fall in love carelessly. Start to …

15 Guys Share The Quality That Made Them Want More From A Casual Hook-up

The casual hook-up culture can be the bane of a modern girl’s love life so I asked a bunch of guys I know to give us some insight as to what …

Top 11 Coffee Shops in Manhattan (For Design Buffs)

New Yorkers take their coffee seriously. Street corners are dominated by Starbucks, and city favorites include Stumptown Coffee, La Colombe, East …

Herbed Ricotta Pasta with Corn and Zucchini

Zucchini and corn are the ideal summer vegetables, and play well with creamy ricotta and fresh herbs in this dish that's an easy weeknight meal that feels like a treat.

Sriracha-Glazed Chicken

Make this recipe with chicken wings for a crowd-pleasing game-day appetizer; make it with drumsticks for a simple weeknight dinner.

Crispy Chicken

This crispy battered chicken is actually baked, not fried -- but no one will be able to tell the difference.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

With its distinct look, the popular red velvet cupcake is a top contender for favorite flavor. These red velvet cupcakes are easy to whip up for your next get-together. Top them off with a cream cheese frosting that's just as tasty as the red velvet cupcake itself.

Prosciutto with Melon

You can find prosciutto -- air-dried Italian ham -- sliced to order at the deli counter, at gourmet shops or Italian markets, or prepackaged in many supermarkets. It is usually sold very thinly sliced.

Tourist traps: the world's most crowded places

3 Free Tools I Use To Spy On Online Competitors

Spying on online competitors is a key method of growing your startup. Here are the free tools I use.<p>I'm from Tel Aviv.<p>Being named the official runner-up for Silicon Valley's "Startup Capital of The World" title, just last year Tel Aviv contained over 5,000 different startups--and if I'd have to …

Tel Aviv

10 Vacations To Take With Your BFF

BAZAAR's edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.

Napa Valley

Superfood Smoothie

Four healthful "superfoods" -- soy, blueberries, yogurt, and orange -- make this a nutrient-packed breakfast or snack.

Weekend Challenge: 2-Move Ab Workout

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle<p>How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. …


Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Grand Central Station

Summer Berry Topped Elderflower Cheesecake

<i>No summer party is complete without a show stopping dessert. Lightly fragrant and deliciously creamy this is the perfect sweet for a summer party.</i> …

3 Fat-Blasting HIIT Workouts To Try Now

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Efficiency is the name of the game when it comes to high-intensity interval training, better known as HIIT. The training method has skyrocketed in popularity for good reason: Alternating between all-out effort and brief recovery periods has been shown to rev …

9 Pilates Moves That Burn Major Calories

Get your heart pumping for a leaner physique<p>Pilates doesn’t just tone your muscles. If you do the right moves, it’s also a great way to burn calories. Ready to start sweating? Try these nine amazing exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>.<p><i>Adapted from</i> The Women’s Health Big Book of …


The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a truffle, fudge, or some other sinfully delicious treat. You will never regret indulging yourself with …

7 Tiny Restaurants in NYC With Lots of Personality

New York City’s skyscrapers, flashy lights, and “go big or go home” mentality make it easy to forget sometimes that space is precious and scarce in …

14 Vintage NYC Restaurants, Bars and Cafes

The restaurants that our grandparents told us about are getting replaced weekly. The last automats in New York have long since closed down. And …

Top 10 Indoor Public Spaces in Manhattan for Your Very Own Urban Oasis

Thanks to zoning initiatives, where the city granted buildings the rights to additional air space (i.e. taller buildings) in exchange for indoor and …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …