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Add This To Your Resume After Deleting Your “Objective” Statement

A “performance summary” puts a fresh (and tech-savvy) spin on an outmoded resume feature.<p>Since most resumes are written to cast a wide net, they basically just recite everything the writer has done, but this approach dilutes the all-important data density that makes your resume discoverable. In …

Employment

Three Ways to Pull Off Business Casual

“Business casual” can mean a lot of things. Blazers, ties and dress shoes all have their time and place; the trick is aiming for the occasion and …

Men's Fashion

10 Steps To A Perfectly Organised Wardrobe

A definitive guide to getting more value and variation from your clothes<p>Minimalism might be the smug Instagram ideal, but the reality for most people …

Men's Fashion

The Internet’s Favorite Bath Towels Are on Sale Right Now

Like hiking boots, underwear, and blood pressure, towels are one of those things that every guy acknowledges he should take better care of, but many …

Shopping

The Three-Roof Home in South Korea Brings Tranquility to a Quiet Cul-De-Sac

What’s better than one roof? Three.<p>The newest picturesque home on the market is this three-roof residence in South Korea. The design team behind this space was PLAIN WORKS, an architecture firm that had Kyungmin Kwon leading on this project. Designed for a couple and two children, the brief was to …

South Korea

​7 Times You Don't Need to Follow Laundry Instructions

As if laundry isn't hard enough to keep under control, there are those little labels with tiny instructions and inscrutable hieroglyphics that we're …

How to Choose a Bike for Bikepacking

Bikepacking in its purest form explores off-pavement roads and trails, which makes a mountain bike an ideal choice for many riders. But really, …

Bikepacking

Shameless Self-Promoters Are Taking Over Your Industry: Here’s How to Compete

We’ve likely all cringed at the same self-proclaimed industry “gurus,” “ninjas,” “masters” or “mavens.” They seem to be everywhere, constantly …

Advertising Industry

12 of the best bikepacking bags — luggage for lightweight adventures

If you plan to travel fast and light, or just don’t like clutter, bikepacking bags are the modern alternative to panniers for multi-day rides.<p>For …

Bikepacking

The Best Workout Apps for Avoiding the Gym

Yes, and you can skip the gym altogether. The only downside? You'll need to spend a little more time on your phone.<p>At some point a few years ago, having dragged myself to yet another overpriced New York City gym, I witnessed a woman who was clearly beyond the point of exhaustion valiantly attempt …

De'Aaron Fox

10 fragrances for men that women can't get enough of

Memo Paris Russian Leather<p>“You can smell the leather,” said our testers, who quickly identified one of the top notes in this outdoorsy blend. A …

Men's Fashion

A Lovely, Low-Maintenance Alternative to a Tile Backsplash

Tile backsplashes are nice, but if you don't fancy cleaning all those grout lines, or you're just looking for something a little more sleek and …

Home Improvement

Your Last-Mile Made-Easy

Designed to maximize your last-mile commute, the Praxis bicycle is both aptly named for the axis on which it conveniently folds down to half its …

Industrial Design

Small apartment becomes bright and efficient after renovation

Complete with tons of storage<p>Light and layout are two key elements of any well-designed apartment. When the owner of this flat in São Paulo bought the space, it was a poorly considered alcove studio with the kitchen hidden behind a partial wall. But working with local architects at Vão, the …

Interior Design

Our Obsession With Working Hard Is Ruining Our Productivity

Hard work is important to success, but it’s dangerous to see it as the most important thing.<p>What do you <i>really</i> need to get ahead at work?<p>I get asked this all the time. The answer varies depending on the person, their goals, and my mood, but there’s one answer I’ll never give: “Work hard.” That’s not …

Time Management

This Chinese Hotel Is Your Perfect Home-From-Home

Based in Zhejiang, China.<p>The latest hotel space to catch our eye is the newly-built Lost Villa residence, based in Zhejiang, China. It’s based on the residence of what used to be a state-owned silkworm farm in Yucun, Moganshan in the Zhejiang Province. The definition of “off-the-beaten-track,” this …

Hospitality

Sky House

On the edge of Stoney Lake, the Sky House is a vibrant waterside retreat. Sitting on a steep slope, the home is comprised of two stacked volumes. The …

Architecture

This Tiny French Studio is 226 Square Feet of Perfection

<b>Name:</b> Anne Staver <b><br>Location:</b> Pentes de la Croix-Rousse — Lyon, France <b><br>Size:</b> 226 square feet (plus a 97 square foot bed loft) <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1 year, owned<p>…

France

These gluten-free oatmeal banana cookies double as a gym-bag friendly breakfast

If your #IWokeUpLikeThis is less “sun-drenched selfie with a green juice” and more frazzled, pack-the-gym-bag-and-get-out-the-door, odds are that …

Breakfast

6 Easy Tips to Up Your LinkedIn Game

With half a billion users, you need to work it to stand out<p>Before starting my public relations and communications business, I focused more on my LinkedIn page than ever before in my 20-year career.<p>Sure, my profile was always up to date, but I didn't make the best use of it. My summary story read …

Employment

This rustic Norwegian cabin looks like four different buildings all joined together

This rustic cottage in Norway looks like a patchwork of different buildings, all mashed together to create a cohesive home. The building, designed by …

Architecture

Bell & Ross’s Iconic Square Watch Gets a New All-Black Colorway

Bell & Ross’s bold, square, aviation-inspired BR 03-92 lineup has just received a new, all-black addition. The new “Nightlum,” comes with a 42mm case …

Watches

20 Modern American Farmhouses That Update Tradition - Dwell

But that doesn't mean they have to be stuck in the olden days. In fact, many architects have created new homes that are inspired by the classic structure, while others have renovated old farm buildings, introducing new materials and modern amenities. Here are a few examples of the traditional …

Sonoma County

Glasshouse

Encased in a glazed facade, the Glasshouse merges its mid-century modern design with the Australian landscape. The home is minimal in almost every …

Palm Springs

Super Bowl Recipe Ideas | Grilled Game Day Food

If I'm being totally honest, to me the Super Bowl is way more about the food and the half-time show than anything actually having to do with …

Cooking

This Tiny House is the Perfect Place to Escape from It All

In my dreams, I retreat to a cabin somewhere remote, perhaps the Welsh countryside. My cabin is austere yet beautiful, spare yet luxurious in its …

Tiny House Movement

These Wood Panels Transform Ikea’s Cheap Storage System into High-End Furniture

While the finishing of some Ikea pieces leaves something to be desired, there’s no doubt that the underlying skeletal structure of the brand’s …

Furniture

9 Party Food Ideas High in Protein So You Don't Eat an Entire Cheese Plate

It’s that time again. Sports fan or not, watching the Olympics is a time-honored American tradition, best done while eating delicious food. That’s …

Cooking

The super-simple way to biohack your body starts with sleep, according to an MD

The word “biohacking” may conjure images of Silicon Valley coders in a computer lab and mad-scientist–esque experiment scenes, but in reality, it’s …

Sleep

Eight Free Ways to Upgrade Your Next Camping Trip

I get it. Between $10,000 mountain bikes and $59 merino T-shirts, outdoor activities can get real expensive, real fast. But buying things isn't necessarily the best way to have more fun outdoors.<p>Here are eight solid upgrades you can make for free, all guaranteed to boost how much fun you'll have on …

Camping