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What Is the Direct-to-Consumer Sales Model and Why Should You Care?

Why legacy designers and upstarts alike are skipping the department store<p>After a short stay in bankruptcy last year to reorganize her business, Mellon’s plan now is to sell her shoes directly to consumers online, and perhaps in her own retail stores in the future; bypassing department stores and …

eCommerce

Designer Secrets for Getting Rich Color Right

It's about balance and knowing when to opt for bold fabric instead of paint.<p><i>When designer Gideon Mendelson took on the task of</i> <i>redecorating a Manhattan apartment for a young family</i><i>, he decided to concentrate on bold color. The result was a predominantly blue palette that ranged from intense cobalt</i> …

The Beatles

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The Beatles

Donald Trump Doubles Down on John McCain Attacks

Tom Williams—CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images<p>Amy Harris—Corbis<p>Hillary For America<p>Wilfredo Lee—AP<p>Jonathan Ernst—Reuters<p>Bill Pugliano—Getty Images<p>Lou …

Government

The 7 WORST Foods To Eat At Night

“The single greatest risk factor is, by far, the time that people eat dinner,” says Koufman. She recommends having supper no later than three hours before bed. But even if you manage to do that, be aware that late-night snacking can have the same ruinous effect. If you are going to hit the fridge …

Researchers Discover New 'WireLurker' Malware Affecting Macs and iOS Devices in China

Researchers from Palo Alto Networks (via <i>The New York Times</i>) have published a research paper on WireLurker, a malware new family that's been infecting both Mac OS and iOS systems over the course of the past six months. The researchers say that WireLurker, which is targeting users in China, "heralds …

90% Of This Population Will Be Overweight By 2030 — It's Not Where You Think

Photographed By Ruby Yeh.<p>French women don't get fat — or so the saying goes. As obesity rates in America have soared over the past few decades, …

#TheLIST: Hair For Hot Days

It was only a matter of time before heat and humidity became the new normal. Here, 10 summer-ready hairstyles that will make the transition a little chicer.<p>Think outside the top knot. These ten easy hairstyles will carry you through every possible outdoor barbecue, beach jaunt, and humid wedding …

Hydrating Powders: Your Skin's Coolest New Outerwear

Ah, the warm-weather conundrum: <b>To moisturize or not to moisturize?</b> On one hand, wearing moisturizer in sticky, humid weather can make your face feel …

David Lynch on Where Ideas Come From and the Fragmentary Nature of Creativity

As soon as we ask what creativity is, we invariably ponder the essential question of where good ideas come from and how we can coax them into manifesting. In 1926, Graham Wallace proposed a pioneering model for the four stages of the creative process, which was adapted into a five-step “technique …

David Lynch on Using Meditation as an Anchor of Creative Integrity

<i>“Mindfulness meditation is essentially cognitive fitness with a humanist face,”</i> it’s been said. And what more essential cognitive fitness than that required to stay sane in a world that constantly demands more and more?<p>In 2005, the Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, held the …

The Two-Step Secret to Rihanna's Flawless Red-Carpet Skin

She may already have the skin of a thousand cherubs, but even RiRi knows the importance of prepping with an intensive skincare routine in order to attain a perfectly made-up face. At last night's Met Gala, makeup artist Mylah Morales revealed to us the specific elixirs the songstress uses to get …

Send Us Your Kitchen Projects! (And a Few Tips For Stellar Submissions)

• <b>Please submit everything through our Contact Form</b>. We have special emails set up through this form to make sure that your submission gets directed to …

Design

15 Smart & Inexpensive Kitchen Goods to Buy at IKEA

(Image credit: Faith Durand)<p>For the budget-minded shopper, Swedish superstore IKEA offers a treasure hoard of inexpensive basics. I'll admit to …

Kitchens

John Lennon's Final Interview

Nine-hour discussion with 'Rolling Stone' took place three days before he died<p>On December 5, 1980, three days before he was murdered, John Lennon sat …

John Lennon's Letters and Drawings to be Published in New Book

Yoko Ono has sold the publishing rights to over 150 letters penned by the late Beatle<p>Yoko Ono has sold the rights to a collection of letters penned …

Meditation Instead of Medication

In many parts of the world, evidence shows that meditation has been around for thousands of years. Some scholars even believe the ancient cave paintings in Spain and France depict meditators as far back as 14,000 B.C. From the sages of old to modern gurus, across the globe, we have been told that …

Meditation