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Beaches, boats, and beautiful women: How Jacques Henri Lartigue inspired an entire industry

In the effortlessly chic images of Jacques Henri Lartigue, British designer <i>Paul Smith</i> finds a source of inspiration<p>When I lived in Nottingham, in the Fifties and Sixties, long before we all became glued to those things called mobile phones, magazines were our lifeline to something interesting or …

Art

This Couple Created A Multilevel Curriculum To Teach All Ages Financial Literacy

Financial literary is an essential topic not often taught to individuals at an early age. More notably, the financial trials that plague misinformed kids eventually grow to haunt adults in a similar way.<p>For a majority of kids growing up without a safety net or parents who’ve achieved true financial …

Personal Finance

‘Americans are Being Held Hostage and Terrorized by the Fringes’

An exit interview with the American Enterprise Institute’s Arthur Brooks.<p>Arthur Brooks is president of the American Enterprise Institute, the center-right Washington think tank that has, amid a decade of turmoil inside the Republican Party, remained a sober, respected voice on matters of …

Political Science

6 secrets for grilling a thick, juicy steak

A thick steak can certainly be intimidating, but it tastes brilliant when it’s cooked correctly. Working with a thicker piece of meat allows you to generously season the outside without turning the meal into a salty mess. The result: a deeply seared, flavorful crust that gives way to a juicy, …

BBQ

Downward Facing Dog Is the All-In-One Stretch to Relieve Surfers of Shoulder Stiffness

Photo: @mariarevelj.<p><b>Stiff and tired shoulders are inevitable after a long session.</b> This is especially true if you don’t have a perfect or even …

Yoga

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

A Jewish Writer Kept a Secret Diary During the Nazi Occupation of France. It Offers an Important Lesson About History

From June 1940 to January 1944, with Nazi forces occupying France, the Jewish novelist Léon Werth — an unclassifiable writer who had published books …

France

Jeff Bezos Knows How to Run a Meeting. Here's How He Does It

When it comes to getting more out of business meetings, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos may have cracked the code.<p>Bad meetings: We've all experienced them. Whether it's poor planning, too much talking, or lack of preparation, bad meetings waste precious time and money.<p>But Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos …

Team Building

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

Employment

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

This is how to make close friends: 4 surprising secrets from research

Forget pandas. Close friends are the real endangered species these days.<p>That’s a painful thing. And I don’t mean “sad-painful.” I mean …

Now That I'm 50, Here's What I've Learned About Achieving Success That Escaped Me at 25

Hitting the big fifty requires reflection almost as a duty. So I focused mine on what I've learned about success since being half my current age.<p>I like writing about timeless lessons for success or key behaviors that lead to success. I've even written about famous failures that will inspire you to …

Alexa Chung’s Guide To Tokyo

Like any seasoned traveller, Alexa Chung took on Tokyo with a list of districts to explore and hot spots to tick off. She even took <i>Vogue</i> along for …

Japan

Why Your Employees Might Never Be Totally Happy at Work

And why that isn't as bad as it sounds.<p><i>Why are most people unhappy with their jobs? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic Therapeutic, Inc., on …

Employment

Best beaches in Portugal from the Algarve to Lisbon that you'll want to bookmark for your next holiday

Portugal has long been a firm favourite with Brits for a family holiday thanks to its hot and sunny weather, the plethora of activities on offer and, …

Inexpensive Apple Backup Solution for Photographers

If you want to preserve your photos, it is a great idea to make certain you have a backup system in place. As obvious as that sounds, there are still …

I stopped calling autistic people ‘high-functioning’ because of my son. Here’s why.

My 10-year-old son can change from an adorable, quirky little dude to an aggressive screamer in a second. He sinks so far, so fast, that I forget about his strengths and drown in his weaknesses. I wish I could make it stop.<p>There’s a diagnosis that explains it: autism.<p>James has an average IQ and …

Autism

Want to Grow Your Instagram Followers? Here's How I Increased Mine by 3,000 Percent

Here are five methods that I used to increase my Instagram following by 3,422 percent.<p>Initially, I was skeptical when I first heard about the advertising potential of Instagram. This was back in its early days, when it was still an unproven entity. Then I watched as it exploded in popularity …

This Is The Mindset You Need To Succeed 10X or 100X In Life (And It's The Opposite Of Convention)

When two people come together who are living in their "unique ability," they can go 100X bigger in their goals.<p><b>"</b><b>Being a giver is not good for a 100-</b><b>yard</b><b>dash</b><b>, but it's valuable in a marathon.</b><b>"</b><b>--</b> Adam Grant<p>Many people are TAKERS, especially those who desperately want success.<p>They engage in …

How to make your own homemade energy drink and energy bars - MBR

Fuel your ride as nature intended<p>Many big-name products are little more than overpriced sugar bombs bulked out with cheap, processed fillers. …

Nutrition

Nike Just Reimagined Its Two Most Iconic Sneakers, and the Results Are Magnificent

14 women have totally reworked the Air Force 1 and Air Jordan 1.<p>It's a good time to be alive in sneaker culture. Nike just unveiled its latest concept: 10 reimagined Air Force 1s and Air Jordan 1s (five of each), designed by a team of women. The iconic shoes, originally designed for guys, are …

Shoes

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Bob Boilen's Top 10 Albums Of 2017

Five out of my top 10 albums for 2017 are debuts, and that makes me happy. Moses Sumney, Overcoats, Tom Adams, Gracie and Rachel and ALA.NI all made exceptional first albums, finding a place in my fervent listening over artists I've loved for many more years. In fact, the most senior artist on my …

Top 10

Ann Powers' Top 10 Underheard Albums Of 2017

I find myself in a strange position at the end of 2017: exactly where I was in 2016, but for seemingly opposite reasons. Last year I felt compelled to highlight releases that had flown slightly under others' radar, partly because of the remarkable critical consensus responding to the Knowles …

Top 10

Nate Chinen's Top 10 (Actually 21) Albums Of 2017

Most of us can agree: 2017 was a beast of a year. The music sometimes reflected our weariness, carrying it like a burden. At other times it engaged directly with the sense of foreboding and crisis in the air. But what spoke to me the most, it turns out, was music that delivered both comfort and …

Top 10

Talia Schlanger's 10 Albums That Made 2017 Brighter

I loved Kendrick Lamar's arresting <i>DAMN</i>. I loved Father John Misty's sardonic yet strangely empathetic <i>Pure Comedy</i>. I loved how The National hurled grief like an empty solo cup into the abyss on <i>Sleep Well Beast</i> and the way Lorde cleaned up champagne glasses on <i>Melodrama</i>. I loved missing along to Big …

Albums

Robin Hilton's Top 10 Albums Of 2017

2017 was a year of chronic whiplash, not only for the ceaseless horror show of news headlines, but for the overwhelming number of albums and songs that were released. From the moment The xx dropped <i>I See You</i> in January (remember that one?) to Eminem's upcoming <i>Revival,</i> it seems we barely had enough …

Top 10

Stephen Thompson's Top 10 Albums Of 2017

It's hard not to view 2017 as a year of great reckoning; as a time in which the world is forced to contemplate consequences ranging from ugly political divides to environmental disasters to a wave of high-profile resignations and humiliations over decades of sexual misconduct. Though escapism will …

Top 10

Alt.Latino's Favorites: The Top 10 Latin Albums Of 2017

Every year, the Latin Alternative music world seems to get more interesting — more nuanced and complex, entirely setting aside genre limitations. With so much variety, it's almost impossible to define Latin music at all, so how is it even possible to narrow a list of favorites down to just a …

Top 10