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Designers Think Apple's New Flat iOS Look Is 'Ugly' and 'Harsh' and Blinding

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After years of complaints about Apple's cheesy, outdated, and decidedly "skeuomorphic" iPhone …

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Lululemon CEO runs out of apologies, steps down. http://www.go-tst.com/lTLkQ

The Carlyle Group Has Made $2 Billion Off Of Booz Allen

In 2008, the Carlyle Group made a large $910 million investment to buy a majority stake in Booz Allen’s government consulting business. The deal saw Booz Allen’s big government advisory unit, which produced most of the firm’s revenue, split off from its corporate consulting group, on the eve of the …

Karl Lagerfeld au fil des mots

CULTURE À LIRE<p><b>Les citations les plus mémorables du créateur allemand font l’objet d’un livre édité par Patrick Mauriès et Jean-Christophe Napias, à</b> …

Apple puts up '7' banner in advance of WWDC, likely confirms new version of iOS (update: OS X too)

Well, we were pretty sure that Apple was going to out a new version of iOS next week, and a banner just went up at the Moscone Center in San Francisco (the venue for WWDC) seems to confirm the rumors. As you can see, it shows only the number '7', which all but confirms that we'll be seeing Jony …

Interview: Sam Arthur of Nobrow and Flying Eye Books

Independent publisher Nobrow has built a solid reputation since its inception in 2008 as a purveyor of beautifully produced image-based books. Now, from its headquarters in a shopfront studio in London's Shoreditch, it has launched a new imprint, Flying Eye Books, to publish books aimed …

Cornell University

The Third Banana

Should Chris Bosh be celebrated for deferring to LeBron James and Dwyane Wade?<p>Rudy Bernal showed the video to his team twice. The first time, the …

Game of Thrones Confusion, the Bruins Conundrum, and Gratuitous Canine Cuteness

All that and more in this edition of the Bake Shop!<p><b>Let’s talk about Game of Thrones. I love the show. The only thing is I still can’t remember</b> …

6 Ways to Prevent Your Colleagues From Dominating the Conversation

You know that person who always sandbags your meetings by going on and on and on? Here's how to train them out of this bad behavior.<p>Ever dread getting stuck in a meeting with someone because they don't know how to shut up?<p>Bluntly, it's the bane of most groups that are trying to operate …

Self-help

Let Me Introduce You To: One Financial Corporation

So here’s a story about a Canadian asset manager and I don’t know what to do with it so I’m pretty much just going to tell you the story, and at the …

ELLEN GALLAGHER – TATE MODERN

One of the most inspiring exhibitions I’ve seen in a while! I went to see AxME by the American artist Ellen Gallagher at the Tate Modern a couple …

“Now You See Me” Harvard-Educated Magician And Puzzle Maker On Magic As Storytelling

Now You See Me’s magic consultant, David Kwong, reveals how helping the cast master real sleight-of-hand moves helped authenticate the film’s characters and enhance its storytelling.<p>In an age of CGI, why bother with a magic consultant?<p>The early moments of <i>Now You See Me</i> answer this question–when the …

Matt Singer's Travel Wallet is Full of Surprises

<b>Matt Singer's travel wallet</b> is, indeed, a travel wallet. And a damn good one, made from soft pebbled leather and complete with four credit card slots and two interior slip pockets. But it's also something else: issue 19 of <i>The Thing Quarterly</i>, an "object based publication" that prints four issues a …

Ronaldo thought he knew it all, says Mourinho

Self-proclaimed 'Special One' Jose Mourinho had only one problem with Cristiano Ronaldo when he coached him at Real Madrid -- he thought the world's …

Alleged Rape Of Chinese Woman By Indian Man Uncovers Underlying Racialist Attitudes In Hong Kong

The alleged rape of a Mainland Chinese college student by an Indian man in Hong Kong has triggered some racialist outrage on Chinese social media …

Would A Large City In A Democratic Nation Ever Elect An Extremist, Right-Wing Mayor? Mumbai, India, Already Has One

Imagine if one of the largest American cities – say, New York, Chicago or Los Angeles – held a mayoral election in which one of the candidates …

NYC: Our Untapped Guide to the Upper West Side: the smallest park in NYC, Mediterranean brunch, rare & used bookstore, a home turned museum, an underground Moroccan lounge & more http://untappedcities.com/2013/06/04/the-untapped-guide-to-the-upper-west-side/

How to Make Popular Cocktails | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mike Hagan, a bartender and a recent feature in our So You Want My Job series.</i><p>There’s been a trend lately to …

AAPL TO $500: "Fairly Easily" http://www.go-tst.com/lHwHY (How many different shots of an Apple Store facade can we post in one day?)

Game of Thrones, Season 3, Episode 9: It’s Like ‘Rains’ on Your Red Wedding Day

“You’re very kind,” says the Hound to Arya, in between bites of pickled pig trotter. “Someday it’ll get you killed.” If ever there were words to live …

NBA Playoffs Shootaround: Three Times Dope

<i>So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. You’ll find takes on moments you might’ve missed</i> …

The Great Gatsby and the Epidemic of Pornography Masquerading as Style | In Baz Luhrmann's film, Colin McDowell sees a reflection of everything that's wrong with today's fashion world http://bit.ly/15DIeEU

How Much Food Can You Buy For $5 Around The World?

<b>How Much Food Can You Buy For $5 Around The World?</b><p>This is a cool little video by BuzzFeed that show’s how much food $5 can get you in various countries. They say “around the world” but it’s really only a hand full of countries, but still, it’s nice know that beer is incredibly cheap in China.

US regulators designate new non-bank mega-firms

On Monday, US regulators named lender GE Capital and insurance giants Prudential Financial and AIG as non-bank systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs)—aka non-bank firms whose failure could disrupt the entire US economy (paywall). The three firms will now be required to disclose more …

Wall Street

How Happiness Changes With Age

Becoming okay with being boring<p>I'm just shy of 40 years-old. I spend most Saturday nights at home in yoga pants, rereading favorite novels or watching old movies, or playing Monopoly Junior with my seven-year-old. (If you think Monopoly is boring, then you haven't tried Monopoly Junior.)<p>This way of …

On The Red Couch with Architizer's Marc Kushner

On The Red Couch with Architizer’s Marc Kushner<p>Inside Flipboard / May 30, 2013<p><i>Marc Kushner considers himself a bit of a pariah in his family.</i><p><i>He chose</i> …