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Marvis Toothpaste - Ape to Gentleman

Toothpaste, by no means the most handsome of all grooming products, until now – where Marvis Mint Toothpaste has helped redefine and alter many …

Scent of London Collections: Men 2014 - Ape to Gentleman

This January, Penhaligon’s has announced it is to become the Official Scent of London Collections: Men 2014. This is not the first time the British …

England

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

On the Red Couch with Cinemagraph Co-Founder Kevin Burg

Inside Flipboard / October 10, 2013<p><i>Kevin Burg remembers his first animated GIF. He was in high school and it was the 1990s—a time when the Internet</i> …

Ramones Collecting First Six Albums Into Box Set

A new Ramones box set, <i>Ramones: The Sire Years (1976-1981)</i>, which collects the seminal New York City punk act's first six records, will see release on …

Indie Music

Why We’re More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don’t worry, there are ways to change how our brains work.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our …

Why Great Logo Design Is Only As Good As The Story Behind It

When it comes to your brand identity, don’t settle for a half-baked narrative.<p>Blank stare or look of excitement: If someone asks you about the story behind your logo, how would you respond?<p>When it comes to brand identity, logos usually get most of the attention. But for me, it’s always about …

Trainspotting: Hands on with the Mondaine Evolution Automatic watch - http://tcrn.ch/1f5L3q8

The strange world of urban exploration http://t.gu.com/p3ADx Urban explorers scale skyscrapers, jump fences, lift manhole covers – and break the law. Robert Macfarlane joins fearless urbexer Bradley Garrett on a night-time jaunt, and discovers the thrills of this illicit and dangerous pastime

Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Slow Cooker Recipes > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40 <i>Comments »</i><p>As far as I’m …

Sigur Ros Cast on 'Game of Thrones'

Sigur Ros will appear in the upcoming season of <i>Game of Thrones</i>. According to <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>, the Icelandic indie-rockers are currently shooting …

Game of Thrones

5 Phrases You Should Never Use In An Email

If you want to sound like an intelligent person rather than a cliché-spouting robot, that is.<p>It’s way easier to rely on clichés and claptrap in your writing than to expend the energy on an original thought–one reason why the 70 emails you send a day all sound the same.<p>Is this a bad thing? Not …

Burning Man 2013: The People

24<p>Suliman Nawid, a New York-based costume designer, in sugar skull regalia inspired by Dia De Los Muertos.<p>Next Slide<p>Trending<p>Ranked on a scale from 1 …

Burning Man

Burning Man 2013: The Scene

Among the most talked-about installations at Burning Man 2013 was "Church Trap," descibed as "an interactive wonderland for the religiously …

Festivals

A Five-Minute Salad

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty -- even if they're eaten while our eyes are on the screen. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's managing editor</i> …

Thai Steak Salad with Roasted Chili Mango Vinaigrette

To prep steak, whisk together marinade ingredients (the coconut milk through the chili sauce) in a large bowl. Season the steak with salt and pepper …

A Different Sort of Egg Salad

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Sometimes, a girl's just gotta feel French.</i><p>It’s one of those facts of life – sometimes a girl’s just …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

How to make the perfect bean burgers

Bean burgers are one of those meat-free dishes, like Glamorgan sausages or nut roasts, which suffer unfairly from comparison with what us omnivores like to term "the real thing".<p>While I'm not wild about the idea of mock meat, these are all foods that don't need to piggyback on any better-known …

Android this week: Galaxy Gear details; more Moto X editions soon; Galaxy Note 3 in pink

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Momentum is building prior to the huge Berlin IFA event in less than two weeks with details leaking of expected new devices. …

No more nagging: 5 apps for sharing tasks at home

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Fotoluminate LLC<p>In my household, my husband’s the planner and I’m the procrastinator. And while that combination …

6 ideas to watch from MIT Technology Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35 list

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Rathachal Namman<p>Every year, MIT Technology Review releases a list of people less than 35 years old who …

How to Get Into Concerts as a Photographer

While entertaining, attending concerts and sports events can get pretty expensive, especially if you want good seats for photographing. On top of the …

Concerts

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

The 17 Greatest Wedding Photobombers Of All Time

Done by the masters of the photobomb: animals, of course.

6 Ways to Reduce Blown Out Highlights in Your Outdoor Photography

Shooting outdoors means dealing with challenging and changing lighting conditions which can sometimes lead to blown out highlights in your images. …

Landscape Photography

What Your Camera’s Auto Bracketing Feature Can Do and How to Use It

Cameras today are a marvel of modern technology, giving us beautifully exposed, wonderfully sharp images much of the time. There are times however …

Veteran Street Photographer Offers Some No-BS Advice on How to Get Better

LA-based documentary and street photographer John Free has been practicing and teaching street photography for over 30 years. He’s taught workshops …