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Be Your Own Public Speaking Coach

Whether you’re a veteran public speaker or preparing your first presentation, there’s always room for improvement. Check out these easy tips to coach …

World Solar Car Challenge in Australia’s Outback: Pictures

Travel (Australia)

How YouTube perfected the feed

Google Brain gave YouTube new life<p>Sometime late last year, as I was playing a video game named <i>Dishonored 2</i>, I did a routine YouTube search about how to beat a tricky section of the game. As usual, I found a video to answer my question. But on my next YouTube visit, the site offered me even more …

5 classic surf books worth reading this season

While the summer season is starting to wind down, we still have nearly a month left to enjoy the warm water, the beautiful weather and the …

Smooth Criminal-Michael Jackson-Japanese Cover-Jushichigen-NHK Blends

12 Documentaries That Will Spark Your Creativity

Lucid Streaming — Real Life

Virtual reality can be as immersive as a movie because it doesn’t look or feel real at all<p>Image: "Illumorii" by Mike Winkelmann.<p>At the beginning of …

Stutterer

Stutterer by Benjamin Cleary won the 2016 Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film and is now available to view online for free courtesy of the New …

14 Toronto Film Festival Movies Worth Your Attention

Natalie! Emma! Amy! Ruth! Oh my!<p>Attending the Toronto Film Festival is like stepping into a la-la land where bloated summer blockbusters are but a distant memory. This year’s gala even gave us an actual “La La Land,” the musical romance that won the festival’s top prize and jump-started the annual …

Xeno & Oaklander: Synth Hero Mix

Synthesizers

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Born into a deeply religious family, Kelsey Lu ran away to music school at 18, where she studied cello. Now living in New York, where she's part of Dev Hynes' orbit and signed to True Panther Sounds, she uses the instrument as the basis for her own music, looping and stretching its coppery tone …

Piercings

Nilufer Yanya - Hey (Pixies cover)

Your ultimate guide to Helmut Newton

Nobody has made quite the lasting impression on fashion imagery as Helmut Newton. Hired by <i>French Vogue</i> in the 1950s before being propelled to fame in the 1970s, Newton came to be renowned for his controversial scenarios, hypersexualised imagery and striking compositions. With elements of his work …

Tangents - Jindabyne

slumber session: sasha

The legend lays down 73 minutes of super smooth downtempo delights.<p>We couldn't quite believe it when we heard that Sasha mixed the latest instalment of the <i>Late Night Tales</i> series. It's been a while since we've been treated to something from the legendary DJ and <i>Scene Delete</i> shows a whole new side to …

8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen smoothies …

John Thackara - EARTHtalks 2016 (en)

Reading for Scatterbrained People With Neither Patience Nor Respect for Authority

<b>Read any book in 45 minutes, for scatterbrained people with no patience nor respect for authority</b><p>“There’s this AMAZING book you need to read.<p>It’s …

Writing

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Has a song called "Happy" ever been so ominous from its title alone? As if Mitski, with her keen sense of the inevitable, would make an upbeat strummer about good times. On the second single from <i>Puberty 2</i>, her forthcoming fourth album (and first for Dead Oceans), she recounts a visit from …

Puberty

Huge Australian study says cell phones haven’t increased brain cancer rates, after all

Earlier this year, Australia saw a whirlwind tour from the electromagnetic radiation from mobile phones alarmist Devra Davis. Davis is an international champion of the belief that populations bathed in radiation emitted by mobile phones face epidemics of disease–particularly brain cancer.<p>Davis’ …

Cancer

Japan Travel Guide

1. Visit the Tsukiji fish market<p>Tokyo’s fish market. This market starts bright and early at 4am and you can see the frenzied buying and selling of …

Nina Kraviz @ Movement 2015

Questlove On Prince, Doo-Wop And The Food Equivalent Of The 'Mona Lisa'

Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, the drummer and leader of <i>The Tonight Show's</i> house band The Roots, says he's obsessed with the creative process. His new book, s<i>omethingtofoodabout,</i> is a collection of his interviews with chefs about how art and creativity apply to their preparation and presentation of …

Shigeto - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)

YouTube

Why Visual Design Is More Than Meets the Eye

April 19, 2016Visual design is a polarizing piece of the design process. It's often ignored as a superfluous facet of design, merely there to please …

Interview w/ composer Jace Clayton (DJ/Rupture)

Subtle Pop From Kllo

Pop music is best when it doesn’t have to remind you “<i>….hey, you’re listening to Pop music right now, just so know i’m reminding you.</i>”Things happen …

What to read after watching Beyoncé’s 'Lemonade'

It’s easy to get caught up in the scalding hot tea that’s accompanied the release of Beyoncé’s visual album “Lemonade.” But the project is rich with …

Women of Color