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Invisible Hits: David Bowie's Early Rarities

For many listeners, the David Bowie odyssey begins in earnest with his 1969 hit single "Space Oddity." And for the most part, Bowie himself went along with this timeline, only rarely referencing his early work. But the late musician spent a good half-decade on the margins of the British music scene …

David Bowie

Startups.co Acquires Zana, A Site For Educating Entrepreneurs

Startups.co has been busy buying services like like Zirtual and Clarity.fm to build a network of connected products for entrepreneurs. Next up: Zana, a site that says it’s “democratizing entrepreneurship.”<p>The acquisition was reported last week by Columbus Business First. Startups.co CEO Wil …

Startups

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• <b>If</b> <b>you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below</b><p>In …

Books

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PayPal co-founder raises $275 million to reinvent credit

Banks and financial institutions have not created products that serve younger generations in the most efficient way, according to Max Levchin, the …

The best cheap Bluetooth headphones

Used to be that cheap Bluetooth headphones didn't sound so good. And by cheap, I mean anything under $100 or so.<p>But that has started to change, as we're seeing more inexpensive wireless headphones that we can recommend from a design and performance perspective.<p>Since we've tested only a fraction of …

3 Next-Level Grains to Try

While quinoa and farro are firmly in the mainstream, chef Aimee Oxley believes that the future belongs to kamut, spelt and amaranth.<p><i>We asked chefs to</i> …

How to Get and Stay Motivated

The hardest part is getting under way. This approach will help. A lot.<p>Sir Isaac Newton understood physics, of course. But he also "got" motivation. He was absolutely right with his Law of Motion, which states that bodies at rest tend to stay at rest.<p>Many people just can't seem to get under way, and …

Scandi Synth-pop Singer Raindear Talks Extremism, Love, and What Sets Her Apart from the Pack

Plush check the premiere of her song "Veins."<p><i>Raindear shot by Emma Karlsmark Elfstrand.</i><p>Another day, another obsession-worthy, Swedish indie-electro-synth-pop artist. Twenty-five-year-old Rebecca Bergcrantz, better known as Raindear, has quite a clamor to break through, with other female Scandi …

The dark side of the Shan Lin Xi tea mountain

This is a typical view of tea plantations at Shan Lin Xi in Central Taiwan in spring. On the picture above there's a balance between plantations and …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

Taj Mahal

Watch an Unearthed Talking Heads Concert From 1980

Rare concert footage of Talking Heads performing during their legendary <i>Remain in Light</i> trek has been unearthed after 35 years. Filmed four years …

Suburbs and the New American Poverty

More people with low incomes now live outside of cities, and some areas are ill-equipped to deal with the influx of the poor.<p>NORCROSS, Ga.—Every weekday around 3:15 p.m., a big, yellow school bus stops on Pelican Drive outside Norcross Extended Stay, near the intersection with Best Friend …

Urban Design

Professional Cuddlers Embrace More Clients

The Snuggling Industry Takes Off, but Clothes Stay On; Spooning or Tickling Sessions for a Fee<p>Kimberly Kilbride is a professional cuddler.<p>For $80 an hour, or up to $400 for an overnight gig, the 33-year-old mother of three dons flannel pajama bottoms, puts away her family pictures and two pit bull …

Lifestyle

On Paul Rudolph and Sarasota's Forgotten Modernist Mecca

Midcentury architect and style chameleon <b>Paul Rudolph</b> first learned about using space efficiently when he worked as a naval architect during World War II, designing ships where hundreds of sailors could live in very tight quarters. When he moved to Sarasota, Florida in the late 1940s, the architect …

Samsung's Gear Circle Bluetooth Headphone Arrives in the US

Samsung has announced that its latest device, the Gear Circle, is now available in the US. The Gear Circle is a Bluetooth headphone that wraps around the back of the user’s neck to vibrate and alert them to calls and notifications.<p>The device has a reported battery life of nine hours of play time …

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Ett Hem - Stockholm, Sweden A charmingly restored...

A charmingly restored 1910’s townhouse, Ett Hem offers boutique-style accommodation and high-standard services in a tranquil residential area of …

Umeå 2014: a year of highlights for the European Capital of Culture

Looking at Umeå, it’s easy to see why this likeable town, the capital of Västerbotten County and part of Norrland – Sweden’s northernmost province – has been granted the title of European Capital of Culture for 2014. Its attractive riverside setting, year-round outdoor activities, abundance of …

Six ways to experience Stockholm

From crafts and medieval architecture to haute cuisine and cocktails, enjoy the very best of Stockholm with <i>Lonely Planet Magazine</i>'s guide.<p>Experience Scandinavia’s design capital<p>From the upmarket stores of Östermalm to the jumbled bric-a-brac shops of Upplandsgatan, this is a city that has style …

Why do Swedes like to be 'alone together'?

Upon arriving in Sweden, I joined a well-populated local exercise club. When I work out there it's usually full of people, but very few words are …

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …

Everything You Need To Know About Building Your Email List

<i>This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>In both his election campaigns, President Obama’s team relied heavily on email marketing to raise funds. In 2012 for instance, email fundraising was responsible for nearly $690 million in donations.<p>To raise this kind of money through email …

5 steps to keep your accounts safe from hackers and scammers

Throughout the flood of hacks and data breaches at retailers, restaurants, health care providers and online companies this year — Home Depot, Target, Subway, Adobe and eBay were just a handful — the one safe haven was the banks. Unlike other companies, banks had a long history of keeping bad guys …

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Why Is Swedish Pop so Damn Good?

Elliphant, NONONO, and Kate Boy weigh in.<p>Sweden’s storied musical history is one that goes far beyond platinum pixie queens, slick producers, or EDM breakout wunderkinds. It might be small, but the Scandinavian nation has proven for decades that it’s damn good at making pop music. This is a super …