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Wayne Rooney names Sir Alex Ferguson’s biggest quality as Manchester United boss

Wayne Rooney believes Sir Alex Ferguson’s man-management skills set him apart as the greatest manager in football history.<p>The Everton star spent nine …

Bainbridge Island Architect Jim Cutler Has Found the Perfect Pencil

The Louis Kahn–trained architect and lifelong tinkerer tells us about the tools he can’t work without.<p>Drawing is an architect’s method of communicating. My staff draws on computers; I am older and draw by hand. At the end of each workday, I have to scrub the graphite off the side of my right hand …

Logos With Their Hues Swapped Highlight The Role Of Color In Branding

Image by Harald Meyer-Delius and Natasja Van Dinther for Printsome and featured with permission<p><b>Brands’ color</b> schemes are often just as important as …

Graphic Design

Photographer Shares Polaroids of NYC’s 1970s Punk Rock Scene on Instagram

Like many photographers living in 1970s New York City, Julia Gorton used her craft to capture everyday life in the city. What sets her portfolio apart from others, however, is that Gorton's “everyday life” happened to feature some of punk rock's most iconic figures.<p>A transplant from Delaware, …

Lufthansa attacked for "bland and pointless" redesign of its classic logo

German airline <b></b>Lufthansa has overhauled its livery, changing the background of its iconic 100-year-old logo from yellow to blue.<p>Images of the new look …

People with depression use language differently — here’s how to spot it

From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this "language of depression" can have a powerful effect on others. Just consider the impact …

The best Airbnb Hudson Valley rentals you should stay in

Trade in city lights for the warm glow of a wood-burning stove at the top Airbnb Hudson Valley rentals we could find. Sure, you can snag some …

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids

This 2-step tool can bring them out of chaos and into confidence. It works for grownups, too.<p>My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing …

Mindfulness

This year’s best aerial photography, chosen by National Geographic

The rise of cheaper, consumer friendly drone technology has made stunning aerial perspectives a new creative frontier for the adventurous nature photographer. The ability to explore a landscape by looking down, rather than across, can help highlight a place’s unique and distinctive …

Nature Photography

Productivity Tips And Tricks: The Community Shares Its Piece Of Advice

Productivity tips always make for a popular topic for an article, as everyone is looking for the silver bullet, that one weird trick that turns you …

Productivity

$100,000 Vs. $45: The Differences Paid to the Photographers Behind These Microsoft Windows Images

You’re no doubt familiar with these two images since both have served as stock photos placed on every Windows computer. However, the huge difference …

Interior design couple turn historic Williamsburg schoolhouse into light-filled home

The founders of Brooklyn design studio White Arrow have transformed a landmarked building into a bright home for themselves in the New York borough's …

Interior Design

6 Reasons You Need a 135mm f/2 Lens

Image quality, weight and value for money. We have come to accept that most lenses are strong in only one or two of these three factors, which I …

Landscape Photography

Montreal bagel wars: The rival bakeries dividing a neighborhood

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's 3 a.m. on a Sunday morning, and a long line of eager customers snakes out of the door of a small bagel shop in Montreal 's Mile End neighborhood.<p>In sub-zero temperatures and on hot summer nights, people of all ages wait to get their hands on a steaming, sesame-seed bagel fresh from the …

Bagels

Germany has ordered Amazon to stop taking advantage of people who can’t spell “Birkenstock”

Germany is saving consumers from their own poor spelling.<p>A German court has barred Amazon from drawing in online shoppers who misspell iconic German sandal maker Birkenstock in their Google searches, Reuters reports. Amazon reportedly won business for common Birkenstock misspellings by booking …

takingadvantage

San Francisco's Best Pre-Brunch Hikes

If your idea of a perfect Sunday includes some friends, crisp morning air, exploring local forests and beaches, and then rewarding yourself with a …

Hiking

Simple Truth

I kept hoping to get esoteric teachings from Maharaj-ji, but when I asked, “How can I become enlightened?” he said things like, “Love everybody, …

Synchronicity #115

Buddhist teacher and awesome person, Ethan Nichtern, stop by Synchronicity to discuss balancing generosity and self-interest, how to maintain …

Spirituality

Why Fear Street Photography?

Man with flip phone. Tokyo, 2017What are we so afraid of in street photography, and <i>why</i> are we afraid?<i>CONQUER YOUR FEARS AND MEET NEW PEERS ></i>What do …

The many shades of Alan Schaller

Alan Schaller is a London-based photojournalist and street photographer specializing in black and white photography. His work draws on geometric …

c_33 / Italian restaurant

This Italian restaurant is located in Zisimopoulou, one of the most commercial streets of Glyfada in Athens, Greece. The area is mainly characterized by cafes and restaurants and so, the design by 314 architecture studio had to stand out among its surroundings.

14 Hilarious Entries To The 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are in full swing, so check out some of the fierce competitors jostling for the top prize this year. …

This Cute Photographs of Potato Is Taking Instagram By Surprise

When you are thinking Instagram had reached its maximum limit for adorable puppies, Puffie the Chow came to limelight. We are not certain whether …

How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup

Now, Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison are teaming with Amazon to grab even more control over the global flow of commerce.<p>Every day, Americans spend …

Startups

How to build useful and engaging mobile apps

There’s a lot developers can learn by studying what Google refers to as micro-moments and how connected consumers use the mobile web to find relevant information in real-time.<p>Consumers are always on the go. And their go to device when they need to discover something is increasingly becoming their …

The Most Sought-After Architect in the World Prepares to Make His Mark on New York City’s Skyline

Bjarke Ingels has a habit of recounting the final moments of his architectural forebears, for anyone who can stomach them: Antoni Gaudí struck by a trolley on his way to church in Barcelona, Le Corbusier drowned in the Mediterranean. Of particular interest to the Danish-born architect, whose …

7 secret Cuba gems you won’t find in the guidebooks

Author Leila Segal knows Cuba like the back of her hand. Here she shares the hidden highlights you should seek out on your trip...<p>1. The Fayad Jamís …

Cuba

5 coolest cities to visit in 2017, chosen by the world’s top travel bloggers

Who better to tell you the coolest cities to visit this year than the folks who spend their lives travelling? We asked The Planet D, Wandering Earl, …

European Travel

100 Years Of Infographics From National Geographic

A new tome from Taschen explores why National Geographic‘s approach to information design has changed little since the 1800s.<p>The fact that <i>National Geographic</i> continues to be a collector’s item when other print magazines are struggling—there’s even a popular eBay guide for selling them–is testament …

Infographics