Eric Rogness

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Tour an Industrial Farmhouse Style Home in Iceland

<b>Name:</b> Soffia Gardarsdottir <b><br>Location:</b> Alftanes, Iceland <b><br>Size:</b> 1991 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 9 years, owned<p>Floral designer and interior stylist Soffia …

Living Rooms

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

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Jamaican Marlon James's Bob Marley novel wins Man Booker prize | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Marlon James became the first Jamaican to win the Man Booker fiction prize on Tuesday for “A Brief History of Seven Killings”, inspired by an attempt to kill reggae star Bob Marley, and said he hoped more Caribbean writers will follow.<p>Marlon James, author of "A Brief History of …

Books

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

The 10 Best Haruki Murakami Books

<i>Matthew Carl Strecher is the author of three books on Haruki Murakami:</i> Dances with Sheep: The Quest for Identity in the Fiction of Haruki Murakami, …

How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s <i>Fast Company</i> piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines …

Books

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

36 DIY Ideas You Need For Your Garage

Have a garage that needs to have some order put on the chaos? When I realized how much wasted space I had in my garage and how disorganized it was …

DIY

12 Hard-to-Kill Plants for People With Black Thumbs

If you're thinking about getting into gardening, or you've tried before and failed, then start with these hardy plants and you'll have a successful plot in no time.

28 Rustic Decorating Ideas For Your Home This Fall

Every time I see a piece of rustic made furniture added to any decor, I am reminded of the old times. When things were at a much slower pace and you …

4 Ways to Become a Pullup Powerhouse

Every man should be able to perform 5 reps of the pullup. Here’s how to get there<p>The pullup is one of the best training movements you can do. It’s unparalleled for building grip, upper-body, and core strength, and should be a staple in your routine.<p>Your goal: five pullups with perfect form. That’s …

Workouts

A YA horror anthology builds steam (and scares) as it progresses

The dedication page on <i>Slasher Girls & Monster Boys</i>, an enjoyable new collection of horror shorts, reads, “For everyone who read Stephen King when …

Horror

I used to work in finance, and here's why I think your 401(k) is a scam

I write something and instead of responding with a well-reasoned argument, they write things like "James Altucher is a wacko" or "James Altucher is a scumbag."<p>I've written for or appeared on the Wall St Journal, the Financial Times, CNBC, Fox Business, ABC, and many other finance sites. I've run …

Retirement

Tips on How to Use Tumblr for Business & Marketing - Tumblr Tags & SEO

Tap Into Tumblr<p>Marketing with Tumblr is a lot like marketing with Instagram. The idea is to wow people with your images and attract a large and loyal …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Crossbody bags are everywhere—and <i>GQ</i>’s Best Stuff has the best ones to buy.<p>By Jake Woolf3 days agoView More<p>Style<p>Off-White, meet “LOUIS …

Virtual used-car dealers gain traction

A move from transit-rich New York to car-crazy Los Angeles prompted Manuela White to spend more than $17,000 on a used Toyota Corolla sight unseen with just a click on her laptop.<p>White, 25, purchased her car from Beepi, which along with start-ups that include Carvana, Shift, Vroom and others is …

Selling

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

20 Dad Jokes Phil Dunphy Would Be Proud Of

16 Classic Pasta Recipes Most Definitely Worth Mastering

From baked ziti to bolognese, these 16 classic recipes will make you a pasta pro in no time.<p><b>There are an endless amount of excellent pasta recipes.</b> Instead of going down the rabbit hole, focus on these 16 classic versions. They're all excellent, and will make you a pasta master in no time.

Italian Food

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

Comedy

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

Michael Lewis: Did Goldman Sachs Overstep in Criminally Charging Its Ex-Programmer?

A month after ace programmer Sergey Aleynikov left Goldman Sachs, he was arrested. Exactly what he’d done neither the F.B.I., which interrogated him, nor the jury, which convicted him a year later, seemed to understand. But Goldman had accused him of stealing computer code, and the 41-year-old …

The Man Who Came to Dinner

Julian Assange hasn’t set foot outside Ecuador’s London embassy in more than a year—avoiding extradition to Sweden, where he faces allegations of sexual assault. But physical confinement seems only to enhance his reach. The WikiLeaks founder has video-addressed the U.N., launched a Senate campaign …

Bluebloods & Billionaires

Trevor Traina, San Francisco’s undisputed social king, has enticed many of the Silicon Valley elite to his ultra-exclusive Pacific Heights neighborhood, showering them with advice about what to wear, how to entertain, and whom to know. But the concept of noblesse oblige may be harder to teach. …

It’s Getting Hot in Here!

Food Network host Guy Fieri’s takedown by The New York Times, Paula Deen’s blithe racism, Nigella Lawson’s domestic split—culinary controversy has been the order of the day. But some scandals are more digestible than others, and the explosions from Gordon Ramsay seem only to feed his fame.<p>Whom the …

The Raj Duet

Daughters of Britain’s last viceroy, Louis, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Lady Pamela Hicks and her sister, the Countess, knew extreme privilege and epic tragedy. Hicks’s memoir describes experiences of a lifetime—friendships with Gandhi, Nehru, and the Queen—even though it ends at age 24.<p>Not many …

Jay Z Has the Room

Everyone knows Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is smart, talented, and wildly successful, his Roc Nation empire continually expanding: the new sports agency, a fragrance launch this month, a luxury-goods partnership with Barneys. What’s fascinating is the way a drug dealer turned rapper turned mogul and …

Jeeves Undercover

Jeeves and Bertie Wooster haven’t had a new adventure since 1974, when P. G. Wodehouse published Aunts Aren’t Gentlemen, shortly before his death. Now the perfect British valet and his aristocratic employer are back, reanimated by Sebastian Faulks, in his forthcoming Jeeves and the Wedding Bells, …

Designing Men

At Sotheby’s New York this November, the world will get a unique tutorial from two masters of design. Collaborating for the first time, Apple’s Jonathan Ive and his chum, the equally acclaimed Marc Newson, have selected or made more than 40 objects for an auction to benefit Bono’s Product (Red) …

Look Homeward, Anjelica

Hers was, in many ways, a fairy-tale upbringing: the swashbuckling father, larger-than-life director John Huston; the beautiful danseuse mother; the rambling Irish estate that was home. Then came her parents’ separation and a move to Swinging 60s London. In an adaptation from her new memoir, …