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Pulp Art by Neil Krug

Neil Krug is an American artist who's photography and art directed campaigns have lead him to have clients such as My Chemical Romance, Ladytron, …

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#theLIST: Fashion FOMO: 10 Iconic Events

Many of the runways, parties and presentations that occurred on this list did so before the term FOMO (fear of missing out) became part of popular lexicon. Nonetheless, it applies perfectly to 10 of history's most legendary moments in fashion.<p>Many of the runways, parties and presentations that …

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Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives

<i>“If you imagine less, less will be what you undoubtedly deserve,”</i> Debbie Millman counseled in one of the best commencement speeches ever given, urging: <i>“Do what you love, and don’t stop until you get what you love. Work as hard as you can, imagine immensities…”</i> Far from Pollyanna platitude, this …

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

<i>“Find something more important than you are,”</i> philosopher Dan Dennett once said in discussing the secret of happiness, <i>“and dedicate your life to it.”</i> But how, exactly, do we find that? Surely, it isn’t by luck. I myself am a firm believer in the power of curiosity and choice as the engine of …

5 People to Forgive Before the Year Ends

There's plenty that can drop off your to-do list. Here is what cannot: letting go of unproductive anger.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Yvette, of Yvette's<p>Photo: …

Social media start-ups' value is enormous — if you trust investors

SAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat is not even 3 years old. It's run by a couple of twentysomethings with no prior business experience. And it has never made a cent.<p>Yet investors are fighting for the opportunity to throw hundreds of millions at the mobile messaging service that is all the rage with teens.<p>The …

The complete guide to fixing your credit score

A couple of years ago, I found myself in a catch-22. I decided it was time for me to start building my credit. The advice from nearly everybody: "Just apply for a credit card." Easier said than done: as soon as I started applying, I received rejection letters letting me know that I was not eligible …

Almost half of university leavers take non-graduate jobs

New figures show how almost half of all university leavers have taken non-graduate roles, with those with media studies degrees faring the worst<p>Almost half of all recent university leavers are now working in non-graduate jobs, as those with media studies degrees fare the worst, a new report …

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This Prediction Algorithm Can Tell If Your Startup Will Fail

Instead of guessing, consulting, or offering advice based on years of experience, Growth Science is trying to take the disruption theory to a whole …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

How to Use a French Press

<i>Here at Food52, we're serious about our coffee. So we got our friends over at Stumptown Coffee to teach us everything there is to know about it -- and to make our morning (and afternoon) routines a little bit brighter.</i><p><i>Today: The best way to brew coffee in a French press.</i><p>The French press is likely …

Cook's Illustrated's Foolproof Pie Crust

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The secret pie crust ingredient (and technique) that changed what we thought we knew about pie.</i><p>We all get in pie ruts. Well, crust ruts.<p>While what goes on …

Baking

5 Links to Read Before Baking a Pie

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: No more excuses -- you're making pie.</i><p>If you've never made pie from scratch, you probably have a long list of reasons why you haven't attempted it yet. …

The Modern Farmer Pie Chart

The best kind of pie chart is a chart about pies! And the percentages are easy: each month is 1/12 of the year. But this chart tells you what kind of …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

Letters From Camelot's Historian

Arthur Schlesinger Jr. remembers what Jackie Kennedy thought of Hillary Clinton, upbraids John Boehner for misquoting Lincoln, and denies JFK's philandering.<p>Over the course of a long career as an historian, public intellectual, speechwriter, and presidential adviser, Arthur Schlesinger had a …

Curious Street Art That Will Make You Look Twice

Mark Jenkins has taken his interesting and unusual art in which he uses duct tape and polyethylene to create human sculptures that he places in …

Banksy Attempts To Sell Original Artwork On NYC's Streets For $60

If you haven't heard, yesterday in New York City, famed street artist Banksy (whom we love and have covered before) decided to set up a stall in …

The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

How to Optimize Your Brain: Why Refining Emotional Recall is the Secret to Better Memory

We’ve seen the many ways in which our memory can be our merciless traitor: it is not a recording device but a practitioner of creative plagiarism, a terrible timekeeper, and the bent backbone in the anatomy of lying. How, then, can this essential human faculty become our ally?<p>In <b>The Art of Doing:</b> …

DIY Hardware Store Bracelets

These bracelets are one of my favorites styles of hardware store themed bracelets I have seen. Look at how colorful and trendy they are! Erin from …

DIY Home State Wall Art: Great going away present

Ahhmazing! The best ideas are the simplest.<p>A sweet gift to give someone who’s moving away or as a way to commemorate where they grew up – this home …

Funny Photos of People Caught Sleeping in Libraries

Flickr user George Oates has curated an aptly titled gallery on the photo sharing website called <i>People Sleeping in Libraries</i>. The collection presents one hilarious image after the next of exactly what you'd expect–unknowing library-goers caught snoozing on the various couches and desks of book …

Debbie Harry at the Supermarket

<i>The following essay is an excerpt from Wayne Koestenbaum’s collection, “My 1980s & Other Essays,” which comes out today.</i><p>In the late 1990s, I stood behind Debbie Harry in line at Sloan’s. We lived in the same apartment complex, a behemoth. Sloan’s, the unsavory supermarket around the block, was our …

Articles about 7 design blogs follow on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's not all shoots and rounds: The creative team at Dwell is ever on the internet prowl for the best visual inspiration to be...<p>We’re turning inward for inspiration, highlighting superlative users and fresh photos found on our own site.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's …

DIY guide – draped skirt tutorial

You might think you have to have a pretty fair body to wear this skirt, but I love it and I can make it longer and I think it is stunningly …

Tutorial: 30-minute tube skirt

Ashley from Make It and Love It shows how to make a simple stretch knit tube skirt. It has a wide (2″) elastic waistband that’s enclosed in a casing. …

Want To Be Friends With Your Ex? Here Are The Rules

Illustrated by Carrie Beth Taylor.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after</i> …

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