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Questions To Ask Before Quitting Your Job

There are few sweeter words than, “We’d love to bring you onboard.” Even if you haven’t been actively looking for a new gig, knowing another company …

Empathy
Foreign Aid

Could hipster bushes be the new beards? It's time for pubic hair to be cool again

Women have Brazilians, men have bushy beards. Where’s the hair equality in that? It’s time to ditch the depilation and embrace ‘objectionable hair’<p>At Christmas work drinks in a hip new bar, I chided my much younger colleagues for tweeting. They laughed: they were all on Tinder.<p>I was equally …

Feminism

Chris Rock: 'If Jennifer Lawrence were black, she’d really have something to complain about'

Comic and actor highlights yet greater discrepancies for women of colour in Hollywood pay debate<p>Chris Rock, the stand-up comic and film-maker, has cautioned that the gender pay debate in Hollywood risks overlooking the injustice of black actors being paid less than their white counterparts.<p>Speaking …

Chris Rock

A Call From the Sirens: The Work of Steve Lyons

"So, what are you going to do with them now?" his friend asked.<p>Steve Lyons responded quickly. "Let's put them on the front porch."<p>And that's how the term "Yart Sale" was born. Or quite frankly, that was the first of many steps in the development of Steve Lyons's eventful, flourishing, artistic …

Art

Artist Creates Fun, Visual Puns That Revolve Around An Unassuming Street Corner

<b>A nut</b> and a bolt, a vacuum cleaner and dust bunnies—these are some of the contrasting, yet complementary concepts that take the spotlight in Spanish …

Drawing

One Day: 'I love my husband but our marriage is celibate'

When Nick* and I first got together, 20 years ago, our relationship felt defined by our sex life. Dinner reservations were missed and friends let down in favour of the kind of sex you see in movies.<p>When we argued and I’d wonder, 'Is he really the one for me?’, I stuck with him.<p>However upset I might …

So how did Victoria Beckham turn a few dresses into a £34 million fashion business?

<i>Her mainline label started eight years ago with just 10 dresses. Today, she’s making revenue of £34 million - putting her on track to be the breadwinner in Brand Beckham. What’s the secret to her success?</i><p>In a season in which independent fashion businesses are struggling and the demands placed upon …

Victoria Beckham
Star Wars

Lego won't help Ai Weiwei with art project, so fans come to rescue

Legos are suddenly political footballs for one of the world's most famous artists.<p>Supporters of the legendary dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei have quickly organized a campaign to send him loads of Legos after the Danish company that makes the building block toys refused his bulk order.<p>The …

Let's Reminisce Over Airplanes That Had Piano Bars, Cocktail Lounges, Pubs, and Restaurants

<i>A</i>irlines today just aren’t up for a good party anymore. Look at those fancy folks hanging out in comfy swivel chairs, ordering Martinis and asking …

Inktober 2015 Drawings 6-12

Inktober 2015 Drawings 6-12<p>Here are the scans for all my latest Inktober drawings!<p>Patrons, I've added a couple more timelapse videos to the same link …

Halloween I

Star Wars
Finance

I'm a first-time buyer. Should I wait for the new discounted starter homes?

Aspiring homeowners who want to put down roots could be better off waiting for the Government scheme<p>Thinking about buying your first home in the next couple of years and wondering if it’s worth waiting for the Government’s new discounted starter homes scheme?<p>The answer to this will depend on a …

Housing

DIY: How to Make a Wallet Out of an Old Cowboy Boot!

14 Comments<p>We are thrilled today to share with you another lovely tutorial from the talented Alicia Jepsen of Jepsen LeatherGoods LLC. Last month she …

South Africa

Meet the 18-year-old girl standing in Liverpool against Labour

Student Niamh McCarthy is contesting Liverpool Wavertree, where Labour’s Luciana Berger has a 7,000 majority. She’s one of a number of teenagers standing in May’s general election. Lauren Woods reports<p>Taking part in endless hustings, contending with the press and spending hours canvassing door to …

United Kingdom

Sources: Shyp Is Raising $50 Million At A $250 Million Valuation

TechCrunch is hearing from several sources that on-demand shipping startup Shyp is raising around $50 million at a valuation of $250 million.<p>According to one of our sources, Kleiner Perkins may be leading the funding round. Another source suggested the valuation of the company could be as high as …

Startups

10 Houseplants That Actually Clean the Air You Breathe

Probably just about every interior designer will preach it to you: If you want your home to have a friendly, outdoorsy, calm, elegant and homey feel, simply add a plant. Need to fill an empty corner? Add a plant. Got a bare spot on your bookshelf? Add a plant. And we’re pretty sure this “Put a …

Plants

Good news: More workers are quitting

Many Americans are stuck with stagnant wages, but Ben Baxter has scored a 31% pay hike since the end of 2011.<p>No, the 28-year-old Alabama resident didn't hypnotize his employer into giving him a raise. He didn't master a secret salary negotiating strategy either.<p>Baxter just felt confident enough …

Employment

Stumbling over the past

On a hot July evening in 2012, Menasheh Fogel, his wife and three children were returning from a favourite haunt, the sandy beach at Wannsee, one of …

iPhoneography and other Mobile Photography

Art of Mob is now online as a resource only - no new posts will be published. Thank you to all who read, contributed to or supported Art of Mob over …