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How To Love Your Wife As Christ Loved the Church

As a Christian husband, you are not left wondering or speculating about what it means to carry out your role in a way that pleases God and blesses …

Evangelical Christianity

It’s Time to Get into Small Watches

A funny thing happened when the smartphone took over all of our timekeeping needs: Men got <i>really</i> into watches. Aesthetics (as opposed to pure horological utility) became everything. Some guys went the über-macho route, strapping on pieces reminiscent of the wrist cannons Sylvester Stallone was fond …

Watches

Combined Shape

<i>Welcome to Wellness Wednesdays, where each week we'll show you how to make your life just a little bit better. From fitness to food, mindfulness and even love, check back each week for more tips on making this your best year yet.</i><p>Are you a coffee lover? You might want to switch to tea — your body …

Wellness

Stop Investing In Individual Stocks, Use ETFs or Mutual Funds Instead

Investing your money to make it grow for the future is a good idea. Picking individual stocks to do it isn’t. If you’re still in the habit of …

Perfectly Synced Side-by-Side Video Compares 1940s Los Angeles to Today

Keven McAlester’s short film which compares Los Angeles’ Bunker Hill in the 1940s to today using perfectly synced footage is the closest thing we can …

Los Angeles

REX Radically Rethinks The Glass Curtain Wall

The curved glass panels at 2050 M Street offer unobstructed sight lines and even added floor space.<p>Floor-to-ceiling windows are highly desirable in today’s real estate market, which is why many new office buildings in D.C. are mostly clad in flat panes of glass. “In many ‘taut’ glass buildings in …

Microsoft Launches Planner, a Trello-Like Project Management Tool

Microsoft Planner, a new tool that helps teams track and collaborate on projects, launched today for the Office 365 suite.<p>Planner lets you organize …

Project Management

The Creator of Settlers of Catan Has Some Important Gameplay Advice for You

Klaus Teuber is a name that’s probably not immediately recognizable to you but might ring a bell in the back of your mind because as the inventor of</i> …

Board Games

The Mathematics of Design

It is common for people to group themselves into two categories; those who are good at art or design, and those who are good at math or science. The …

Mathematics

Up close and personal – the 2016 Rolex Explorer 214270 vs. the previous 214270, from an owner point of view (and an in-depth history of the Explorer) - Monochrome Watches

<b>Rolex is perhaps one of the few companies in the world that benefits from the unique position to have a catalog full of iconic products. It is a</b> …

Now Everyone Can See Tolkien's Annotated Map of Middle-Earth in All Its Glory

Last year, a map of Middle-earth, annotated by Tolkien himself, was unearthed in a copy of a book owned by illustrator Pauline Baynes. The map’s now …

Literature

Live Like a Bond Villain in the $10.5 Million Hideout from Diamonds Are Forever

One of John Lautner’s most important residences is for sale in Palm Springs…<p>A bikini-clad femme fatale named Bambi reclines before a titillating …

Comparative Review - 3 affordable & vintage-inspired dive watches from Tudor, Oris & Longines (live pics & price) - Monochrome Watches

<b>Returning visitors of Monochrome are certainly aware of our speciality: reviews of watches. We believe that reviews are essential in the process of</b> …

Raising the Bar: An Overview of Wristwatch Quality Standards

<i>“If I tell you I’m a good guy, you might not believe me,” says Mauro Maggiore, International Training Coordinator at Omega, “but if someone else tells you that, you’re more likely to.”</i><p>Maggiore isn’t trying to win friends. He’s using the metaphor to explain Omega’s Master Chronometer certification, …

Watches

Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

Hands-On: The Tudor Heritage Black Bay 36 (Live Pics, Thoughts, Official Pricing)

This is the best watch I have seen so far at Baselworld – there, I said it. You may have read about the new Tudor Heritage Black Bay 36 yesterday – …

Watches

Introducing: The Grand Seiko Spring Drive 8 Day Power Reserve, A Rare Example Of Japanese Haute Horology From The Famed Micro Artist Studio

I think every hardcore watch nerd dreams of owning a piece hand-crafted by Seiko's Micro Artist Studio in Shiojiri, located in Japan's central Nagano …

Basel Preview: NOMOS Glashütte Tetra Neomatik

For Baselworld 2016, NOMOS Glashütte presents the square NOMOS classic timepiece, the Tetra Neomatik for men. The watchmaker made the watch larger, thinner and with an automatic movement.<p>Equipped with the DUW 3001, this Tetra Neomatik is billed as a golden opportunity for people who didn’t get …

The 15 Best Films Of 2015

2015 was definitely a year, and that year had movies. Some of them were good, some of them were bad. How to know which is which? Well, allow me to be your machete as you hack your way through this dense thicket of #CONTENT.<p>A lot of people wonder why I don’t start at the bottom first, treat this …

Steampunk-Themed Bar Hypnotizes Guests with Moving Kinetic Sculptures

The Enigma Cafe and Bar in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, is the perfect caffeination destination for fans of steampunk. Its unconventional decor includes a variety of visually interesting features such as metal gears, machine parts, and a mysteriously mechanical cyclist dressed in a gas mask. Although …

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

Time Management

The Thing about Depression Is It Hides Behind Corners

DeviantART member DestinyBlue illustrates her experience with mental illness in this piece titled <b>Depression</b>. She explains that unlike physical …

Transforming, Spinning Cocktail Cabinet

(Image: Yard Sale Project)<p>It's called the Cubrick. Does the name remind you of filmmaker Stanely Kubrick? It should. This cocktail cabinet design is …

Breathtaking Landscape Photos Highlight the Beauty of China's Rice Field Terraces

French photographer Thierry Bornier captures breathtaking landscape photos that highlight the rich splendor of China's mountains, rivers, and rice field terraces. From the highest vantage point he can climb up to, he points his camera downwards and waits for weather and lighting conditions that are …

Talking Watches: With Tony Fadell

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: In regard to Tony's thoughts on the Apple Watch, it should be noted that this episode was filmed two weeks <i>before</i> the actual launch of …

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Projection Mapping Turns These Wood Block Prints Into Modern Magic

Long before the advent of the printing press, woodblocks were used to reproduced detailed images onto paper. The tradition began in China as early as 220 A.D., and eventually spread to Europe, where woodcuts were a popular addition to 16th century manuscripts. After the advent of more efficient …