Michelle Chen

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Photos of the Week: 9/27-10/3

This week we have images of the Hong Kong protests, 35,000 walruses gathered in Alaska, a surf dog contest in California, the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Paris Fashion Week, Parkour in Gaza City, a tattoo of Morgan Freeman, and much more.

What You Need To Know Your First Year as a Freelance Photographer

<i>This interview with photographer Kyle Johnson originally appeared in our free downloadable guide,</i> The Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Photography …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Teens Are Deserting Facebook, And They're Heading To Places Where Their Parents Can't Find Them

Their gradual exodus to messaging apps such as WhatsApp, WeChat and KakaoTalk boils down to Facebook becoming a victim of its own success. The road to gaining nearly 1.2 billion monthly active users has seen the mums, dads, aunts and uncles of the generation who pioneered Facebook join it too, …

'Invisible' Bike Helmets Are A Real Thing Now

If so, then two Swedish industrial design students have solved your problem and have created an "invisible helmet" for cyclists.<p>Bike helmets are a very important safety feature, especially for those who cycle around a busy city where both drivers and pedestrians can be a problem. But there is no …

How Working Remotely Changed My Life (and Can Change Yours, Too)

<i>Justin is the Product Manager for Industry Mailout. He’s passionate about building products that delight customers, and also blogs on justinjackson.ca and tweets via @mijustin</i><p>Working remotely is a hot topic of debate these past years. Many companies are beginning to allow the flexibility to help …

Anthony Myint's French Toast Crunch

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: What happens when the minds behind Mission Chinese cross creme brûlée, French toast, and tres leches cake? An indulgent, 5-ingredient treat -- maybe the best</i> …

Breakfast

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

University of Pennsylvania

The Freelance Economy Is Booming. But Is It Good Business?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In January 2013, when 24-year-old Kelsey McBride was laid off from her job as a publicist for a payday loan company in Beverly Hills, Calif., she knew there was one thing she wouldn't miss: the 90-minute commute in bumper-to-bumper …

If I Could Tell My Adolescent Self What I Know Now

As I turned 22 yesterday, I'm sitting here in awe, reflecting on my life. When I was a kid, I couldn't wait to grow up. But now that I'm growing up, I wish I wasn't. My life has been full of contradictions: I've witnessed people with nothing smile, and those with everything cry. I've seen myself …

The Super-Cheap Masters Degree That Could Revolutionize Higher Education

July 26, 2013<p>Georgia institute of Technology is about to rock the realm of higher education. The college will open up an online masters degree …

15 Top-Notch Colleges Without Bloated Reputations

<b>By Sarah Wright</b><p>1. Harvey Mudd College<p>You may or may not have heard of Harvey Mudd, but if you're interested in science or technical fields, you …

For MacArthur 'Genius,' 'Love' Is The Essence Of Her Art

Photographer and video artist Carrie Mae Weems was having a tough day at the studio last month when she learned that she had been named a MacArthur fellow.<p>"My assistants weren't doing some things they were supposed to be doing. And so I'm screaming at them, and just in the middle of my rant the …

Miss Universe Faces Fines and Jail Time for Unsanctioned Photo Shoot at Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a World Heritage Site, and as such, according to India’s Heritage Act, all commercial activity is banned on the premises. That …

Public Square Photo Assignment: Show Us Your Commute!

There are a few unavoidable things in life: death, taxes and, for most of us, commuting. This month we want you to take a closer look at your commute, a continuation of our "Public Square" series with KPCC.<p>Document something beautiful, strange, memorable — something that makes your daily trek …

Google goes after mug shot sites

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Rob Byron via shutterstock<p>A group of websites has built a thriving trade by posting arrest records online, then …

Weekend readers' best photographs: maze

From Berlin to Montenegro: your best pictures on this week's theme, maze<p>The next topic is dapper (to appear October 19). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Wednesday October 9; please …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …