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Buy: Ranch Boss Fire Pit

Ranch Boss can burn whole logs, seat large numbers of people, and feed throngs. Its size gives tremendous versatility for many kinds of cooking, from rotisserie to Dutch oven, and from grilling to the serving as the world’s most impressive soup pot. While it is often the central point of resort and …

Russia considers $12 billion Hyperloop project to link Moscow and St. Petersburg

“Russia is technologically ready to launch such large-scale projects as Elon Musk’s Hyperloop,” Russian minister of transport Maxim Sokolov said in mid-May at a press briefing in the southern Russian city of Sochi.<p>As reported by Russian business daily RBC, this Hyperloop-like transport system would …

Russia

Warren Buffett and 26 Other Successful Leaders Share Their Best Piece of Advice for New Graduates

'Follow your passion' won't always cut it.<p>If clichés like "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you, we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.<p>From "don't work too hard" to "relax," here's some of the best--and oftentimes …

Self-improvement

Teenage Engineering's New Pocket Operators

Miniature, inexpensive and incredibly addictive: the Pocket Operator series has electronic music producers and fans furiously making music on the go with dexterous thumbs. The Swedish collaboration between audio tech nerds Teenage Engineering and fashion brand Cheap Monday has just been expanded, …

Please Make This Look Nice: The Graphic Design Process as an Act of Drawing

In its own way, "Please Make This Look Nice: The Graphic Design Process as an Act of Drawing" is just as much a piece of educational performance art as it is an exhibition. A group of acclaimed designers will take turns producing works at a pop-up design studio, within the Lab gallery at NYC's …

Graphic Design

Privacy commissioner challenges ruling journalist can't access own phone data

Administrative appeals tribunal had ruled that former Fairfax journalist Ben Grubb’s mobile data, held by Telstra, was not considered ‘personal information’<p>The privacy commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, has launched a federal court challenge to a ruling that a journalist was not entitled to access …

Surveillance

Sydney lockout laws: former high court judge to head review as backlash grows

Justice minister says independent review has no foregone conclusion, days after NSW premier Mike Baird expresses strong support for lockout laws<p>Former high court judge Ian Callinan will head a scheduled review of Sydney’s lockout laws, the Baird government has announced, as backlash over the laws …

Australia

Malcolm Turnbull to deliver Closing the Gap report card, tipped to show limited progress in key areas

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reaffirmed his Government's commitment to Indigenous equality ahead of the release of the annual Closing the Gap …

Australia

Without a home - FactFile ABC News

A former Microsoft Ventures director explains how women make boardrooms more productive

The tech veteran is an outspoken supporter of female entrepreneurship and regularly volunteers his time to organizations like Women 2.0, a group that advocates diversity among employees, entrepreneurs, and investors in technology.<p>In his experience, Maiocco says executive conversations with women at …

Diversity

Companies with Women on Their Boards Do Better—And Not Just Because They Know Shampoo

Add one more report to the long list of data vouching for the importance of women on corporate boards. A new study of more than 4,200 public …

Ernst & Young
Sheryl Sandberg

The 4 Things Your Company Needs to Do to Advance Women -- Lead!

<b>Yes, there are only 4 things organizations need to do to advance women. Part 3 of 4.</b><p>"If you were told it would take over 50 years to achieve a business objective would you accept it?" Ken Chenault, CEO and Chairman, American Express #womensforumny.<p>This remark was one of the opening salvos of the …

8 depressing/uplifting things we learned about women this year

Here's a gentle reminder: The current world population is around 7,350,000,000 and women make up 49.6 percent of it.<p>And that's it. Aside from that 50/50 split, women around the world don't enjoy the same rights and opportunities as men, from politics and economics to basic needs like access to …

The Most Inspiring Women of 2015

Women have kicked a lot of ass in 2015 - and with the launch of our new What's Trending Fem channel, we've loved taking a closer look at women's issues and the people who inspire us to work toward gender equality. So as the year draws to a close, we're taking a look back at some of the women in …

“Elephant in the Valley” Survey Sheds Light On Issues Women Face In Tech

Inspired by the conversation that came out of the Ellen Pao versus Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers trial, the creators of a new survey, “Elephant in the Valley,” asked over 200 women in tech — all with at least ten years worth of experience and the vast majority (91%) living in the San Francisco …

The secret to making perfect Chinese fish balls

One of the best things about living in a melting pot is other people’s holidays. Each one is a window into someone else’s experience, a snippet of someone else’s culture. And, almost invariably, it comes with food.<p>My Irish husband, in marrying me, became a Menu Jew. I know it’s Purim when Kevin …

Food & Dining

Conductive Paint Turns These T-Shirts Into Awesome Musical Instruments

Kids are already pretty much walking noise machines–but get textile designer Selina Reiterer and architect Constantinos Miltiadis involved, and things only get louder. For the pair’s new project, John Paul George & Me, they designed a collection of touch-reactive T-shirts that can be played just …

50 Hearty (And Easy) Chili Recipes

It's time to step up your chili game<p>It's time to step up your chili game<p>If you want more hearty meals for cold months, try these easy fall slow cooker recipes.

Cooking

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Fireworks

These Offices Will Blow Your Mind

These days, a simple office water cooler and coffee machine won’t cut it. Workspaces are bigger and more impressive than ever — boasting perks that …

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>• If 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 …

Books
Design

Best of CH 2015: ListenUp

This year, musicians protested through shouts and rhymes, exposed painful wounds, gave the middle finger to haters and, most of all, perfectly captured the essence of the here and now through their songs. In no particular order, here are 12 musical highlights from our soundtrack to 2015, including …

Janelle Monáe

Plant-in-City's Architectural Terrariums

With the ease of upkeep for air plants and terrariums—not to mention their flourishing, eco-wonderland-like contributions to offices and living spaces—there is an array of curious new options on the market. One, rather distinct from the rest, is NYC-based Plant-in-City founded by Huy Bui. In lieu …

Fashion Journalism

Danish Design Studio NUR Makes Its Debut

While undergoing a masters program at Aarhus School of Architecture, designer Maja Bøgh Vindbjerg also managed to launch her new Danish design studio …

Furniture

Enzo Mari grants Berlin refugee organisation rights to reproduce his furniture

Modernist designer Enzo Mari has given Berlin-based CUCULA the rights to redesign and sell his Autoprogettazione furniture to raise funds for its …

Furniture

A $330 Hoodie Designed For Maximum Relaxation

Sweatpants are alright, but hoodies are the undisputed champion of comfort clothing. Not only are they soft; their hood is like an emergency privacy shield for those moments that you just can’t.<p>Which is what makes the Baker Miller Hoodie by Vollebak so appealing. It’s not just your standard …

A Tropical Vacation Home in Tulum, Mexico

This Tulum, Mexico vacation home is owned by a New York City fashion designer and is made up of three individual studios. Casa T, designed by Studio …

Vacation Homes

Spiced Lamb Patties with Nutty Garlic Sauce

You’ll love this spiced alterna-burger with its fresh finishes; kids will love the handheld dinner.<p>Ingredients<p>2 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>¼ cup almond butter<p>4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>½ teaspoon freshly ground black …

Seafood