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Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

The Coke Ad That Could Destroy All Other Products, Especially Coke

<b>The Coke Ad That Could Destroy All Other Products, Especially Coke.</b><p>Image created by unknown person and inspired by a quote from Banksy, which was inspired by Sean Tejaratchi’s 1999 essay, “Death, Phones, Scissors.” via Betype

On the Red Couch with Lonely Planet Founder Tony Wheeler

Inside Flipboard / May 24, 2013<p><i>After completing his MBA from the London School of Business in 1972, Tony Wheeler and his wife Maureen decided to take</i> …

Dear High School Graduate: Everything You've Been Told Is False

When I graduated from Omaha Creighton Prep High School back in 1977, my fellow grads and I entered a benign, forgiving, if U.S.-hegemonic, economic order where one could find paid work — albeit of a blue collar variety — just by completing high school. A world where even a C student was guaranteed …

20 Things We Wish Someone Had Told Us At Graduation

So we decided to ask our editorial and senior staff here at Business Insider, "What do you wish someone had told you at graduation?"<p>Our colleagues had a lot to say, from how important it is to take care of your finances to not worrying about the first five years after graduation (you read that …

Breathtaking Northern Lights Display Over the Rocky Mountains

Richard Gottardo is a lens man with very varied interests. He documents weddings, is a storm chaser and a landscape photographer as well. He …

Beautiful Venice, Italy – Travel Photography by Mary Serantoni

Mary Serantoni is a fine art travel photographer who’s originally from Chicago and now lives in Phoenix. Her portfolio focuses mainly on European …

Gorgeous Aurora Photos and Time-Lapse Showing the Sky Over Lake Superior

For over a year now, photographer Shawn Stockman Malone of LakeSuperiorPhoto has been pointing her cameras at the sky over Michigan’s Lake Superior …

Seven Customer Service Lessons I Learned In One Day With Richard Branson

It’s rare to find a leader who elevates the experience for employees and customers to such a degree that other brands benchmark against his or her company. I recently had a unique opportunity to spend a day with one such leader, an entrepreneur and billionaire who has built a brand considered the …

Stars and Forests – Incredible Astrophotography by Mike Taylor

Photographer Mike Taylor is from central Maine, which is a perfect location for what he does: nature photography. Although he does studio work as …

Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon are all trying to turn into the same uber-company

Who will be the sole provider of all that you desire? Which company’s services will you “hire” to address your every internet-enabled whim? It sounds absurd, but this is the essence of the battle between the big four tech giants—oh and Microsoft too, but these days Microsoft is mostly an enterprise …

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Photographer Gets So Close to Lava That His Shoes and Tripod Melt

Some photographers enjoy chasing storms; Miles Morgan enjoys “chasing” volcanos. The Hawaiian landscape photographer has spent years risking life and …

A great white shark leaps from the water at sunset in Gansbaai, South Africa. http://on.natgeo.com/14aq10n Photo and caption by Thomas Pepper, 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest Enter your best travel pictures in our photo contest: http://on.natgeo.com/ZzDFdH

The 10 Most Relaxing Destinations You Need To Visit On Your Own

Traveling alone can be an incredibly liberating and exciting experience -- and it can also do a lot to lower your stress levels. But of course, not all solo travel destinations are created equal: If you're looking for a relaxing trip, make sure to choose a destination that's known to be safe for …

Chobani CEO: Our Success Has Nothing To Do With Yogurt

The company's now infamous Greek yogurt is netting more than $1 billion in annual sales — and it only went to market five years ago.<p>But Chobani's CEO and founder, Hamdi Ulukaya said the company's instant success wasn't all about the product.<p><b>"Chobani is not a yogurt story," he said. "It's a</b> …

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From Henry VIII to Nelson: how historical figures could look today – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/gallery/2013/may/02/television-secret-life-historical-figures-today<p>720<p>Yesterday's Secret Life of … series …

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …

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18 Brilliant Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

We first wrote about Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retoucher, 4 years ago, when he was still a computer engineering student. Even back …

Photography

The design team at Synthesis recently installed Chelsea Workspace - a custom home office for a private personal investment advisor. Constrained by both budget and space, the design team at Synthesis enwrapped a series of prefabricated CNC milled birch plywood ribs atop all the necessary features any home workspace should include: a desk, sliding and hinged storage units, a printer and paper shredder, concealed paths for wires and cables and recesses for lighting - thereby eliminating all unnecessary clutter. font The Cool Hunter (o

Amazing Selective Color Timelapse Photography in Dubai

Presenting a city of sci-fi surrealism splashed with shades of neon orange, yellow, green, and blue, Richard Bentley‘s “Not Any Colour” is not your …

Amazing Places Cost Nothing (BOOK EXCERPT)

Herbert Ypma, the creator of the HIP Hotels series (that stands for highly individual places) is at it again, this time with "Amazing Places Cost Nothing," a new book which states, essentially, that the world's most amazing places don't cost all that much to see.<p>The book highlights thirty …

Twine review: the little blue box that hacks the world around you

It's hard to remember life before we were bombarded with notifications throughout the day on all manner of devices, for everything from Twitter replies to earthquake alerts in Japan. With very few exceptions, though, these all have one limiting factor in common: you're relying on someone else's …

Clever Negative-Space Package Design Wins Design of the Year 2013

Here's a brilliant example of how a couple is using design, and cleverly exploting an existing system, to do some good in the world. British social …

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