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50 Ideas to Help You Design Your Perfect Morning Routine

The best morning routine is the one that's perfectly tailored to you.<p>The internet is chock full of morning routine ideas, as well as examples of how the great and good organize their mornings. But the truth is no one can tell you what constitutes the perfect morning routine for you but you.<p>That's …

Productivity

Wealth inequality is soaring – here are the 10 reasons why it’s happening

By 2030 the richest 1% will own two-thirds of global wealth. But there are avoidable causes of this extreme wealth gap<p>Damning statistic follows damning statistic on wealth inequality. The latest, from the House of Commons, is that by 2030 the richest 1% will own two-thirds of global wealth. The …

Income Inequality

Meme, myself and I: how pop’s new gen deal with social media anxiety

A wave of nihilism is infiltrating music, with the likes of Noah Cyrus, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Let’s Eat Grandma reflecting on the dystopia created by the digital world<p>Pop into any branch of high-street clothes shop Urban Outfitters and you will be presented with a paradox. Stroll through the …

Public Relations

When to Save Versus Splurge in Your Bedroom Revamp

Follow these tips to design the bedroom of your dreams, without depleting your bank account.<p>Artwork doesn’t have to be huge or expensive to be effective and express styles or interests. In fact, a collection of your family photographs, or a gallery of your own creative work, can be artfully …

Home Decorating

The $399 Laowa 25mm Macro Lens vs the $1,050 Canon MP-E 65mm

In January 2018, I had the opportunity to test a pre-production version of Laowa’s first lens in 2018, the Laowa 25mm f/2.8 2.5-5x. It is a niche …

Cameras

Music Discovery for Internet Nerds

<b>7 hacks to find hidden gems</b><p>Let me tell you how I feel about music. <b>I LOVE IT.</b> I like to say “my heartbeat has a bassline” because literally it’s what moves me. Music is my motivator, my consoler, my memory maker, and my biggest passion outside of my family, words and work. Did I mention how much I …

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Skrillex

The American Household Is Evolving–And Our Housing Should Too

Why are we still building so many three-bedroom, single-family homes when most households in America can’t use them?<p>In the middle of the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., visitors walk through a full-scale, 1,000-square-foot home designed to comfortably house a multigenerational family: …

Housing

Men Are Done With Trends

As the fashion industry gets ready for men’s fashion week in New York starting July 10, retailers and style arbiters are focusing on a new type of male customer: Call him post-trend.<p>After several years when many fashionable men impulsively chased popular runway fads, the industry is now recognizing …

Saks Fifth Avenue

10 Best Menswear Shops New York Has to Offer For Every Stylish Man

Fast moves fast in New York. What may be your favourite boutique one year, could be easily closed the next. Leaving you searching for another …

Clothing

From 'Twin Peaks' to 'American Gods': Welcome to the Golden Age of Weird TV

How small-screen disruptors and gamechanging showrunners have helped turn trippy-as-hell television into the new normal<p>An FBI agent communicates with …

Millennial ‘influencers’ who are the new stars of web advertising

Beauty vloggers and cult celebrities are being courted by luxury brands<p>Seven years ago, Chiara Ferragni was a fledgling 23-year-old fashion blogger, studying law at university in Milan. She never finished her degree, but now lives in a $3.5m Los Angeles mansion packed with antiques, and spends her …

Public Relations

Marketers Everywhere Are Rethinking Middle America Post-Trump. Inside One Effort to Help Them

The polls were wrong. The strategy was wrong. The data was wrong.<p>Shortly after midnight on Nov. 9, 2016, 18 months of carefully weighted, religiously …

Advertising Industry

A deep financial divide is emerging among millennials

Worse yet, resting on these tropes makes us think of them as one-dimensional and keeps us from seeing what's really going on.<p>Within the Millennial generation, a deep divide has emerged between those with prime credit scores (a FICO score of over 700) and those with non-prime scores (people with …

Personal Finance

The middle-class paradox: Less than half of Americans say they’re middle class

Call it America’s middle-class paradox. People who probably don’t earn enough to be middle class consider themselves to be part of this group.<p>Nearly …

Income Inequality

Is the Gig Economy Working?

Many liberals have embraced the sharing economy. But can they survive it?<p>Not long ago, I moved apartments, and beneath the weight of work and lethargy a number of small, nagging tasks remained undone. Some art work had to be hung from wall moldings, using wire. In the bedroom, a round mirror needed …

Al Gore

Algorithmic accountability

W<p>hen Netflix recommends you watch “Grace and Frankie” after you’ve finished “Love,” an algorithm decided that would be the next logical thing for you to watch. And when Google shows you one search result ahead of another, an algorithm made a decision that one page was more important than the other. …

Algorithms

27 Borderline Genius Ideas For Anyone Who Camps With Their Car

Where are *you* gonna go?<p>“Car camping" just means there are roads that let you drive your car directly up to your campsite — instead of, say, parking further away and hiking to it. Some car campers sleep in their cars, some prefer to set up tents. Some sites even have communal bathrooms with …

Inside the Incredible Transformation of Sonoma’s Hottest Winery

When the Mariani brothers set out to restore Scribe’s crumbling 19th-century estate house and neglected grounds, they built a dream team to help them<p>“Our wines tell the story of this place, and the hacienda does, too,” says Andrew Mariani, who alongside his brother Adam are fourth-generation …

Holy Crap, This Map Of Trump’s Business Network Is Terrifying

Where to begin?<p>Trump has an extraordinary number of business ties. But just how complex is his network–and how big are the potential conflicts of interest? In a word: Yuuuge!<p>Designer Kim Albrecht created two visualizations that map Trump’s network from a macro and micro perspective. They’re based …

Data Visualization

We’re Thinking About Organizational Culture All Wrong

A common thread in the study of organizational culture is the idea of culture as a unifying force that brings people together to work productively toward the attainment of organizational goals. In this approach, organizational culture is understood as a variable to be used in projects of social …

Employee Engagement

This Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers …

The age when people get married around the world

This is the case around the world, because marrying later than the previous generation is a global trend.<p>People are getting married later — or not at all.<p>Yet this similarity co-exists with different marriage practices that can make people's lives vary tremendously from country to country.<p>In …

Demographics

The Anti-Helicopter Parent’s Plea: Let Kids Play!

It was a Friday afternoon at Mike Lanza’s house in Menlo Park, Calif., and the boys were going crazy. There were boys playing ball in the street, while in the backyard, boys were skittering along the top of the fence while others were wrestling on the trampoline. The house itself is nothing special …

Parenting

Rightline's Wrangler Tent Turns Your Jeep Into A Mobile Basecamp

Rightline Gear Jeep Tent<p>Posted in Gear<p>After going through all the trouble of finding the perfect sport utility vehicle for your monthly off-road …

Off-roading

The top 15 clothing brands millennials love

Millennials are set to become the largest group of consumers in America.<p>Ad agency Moosylvania asked 1,500 millennials — defined as 20 to 35-year-olds — to vote for their favorite brands.<p>We broke out the results to show which clothing and footwear brands dominate among this subset.<p><b>View the top 15</b> …

Ralph Lauren

Even Baby Boomers Think It's Harder to Get Started Than It Used to Be

A soft economy and rising student debt are just two factors that Americans say make things more difficult for today’s young adults.<p>Against a backdrop of tumultuous economic and demographic change, younger Americans are drawing a new 21st-century road map to success, the latest Allstate/<i>National</i> …

Demographics

Why Are Millennials So Unhappy? Because They Can't Stop Thinking About This

Know a Millennial who seems unsatisfied and unhappy? This could be why.<p>The jury's out. Being in your late 20s can kinda suck. Even though Millennials actively tout their picture-perfect lives on social media, things aren't always so rosy on the other side of the screen.<p>Studies find that the concept …

Happiness

How insane work hours became a mark of American privilege

Americans work a lot: 47 hours a week on average, according to a 2014 survey — and a fifth work as much as 59 hours a week. Unlike other advanced …

The ugly secret of working moms

I have an ugly secret: For 18 years, I've felt like a fraud both at home and at work.<p>From the moment I became pregnant with my first child, who …

Sheryl Sandberg