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17 Life-Changing Beauty Products That Are Worth The Investment

For when dupes just don't cut it.

Skip The Treadmill And Try These 20 Fat-Blasting Cardio Moves Instead

You can literally do these moves anywhere.<p>Sometimes squeezing in your cardio workouts can feel like a drag—especially when you're stuck on a rotation that takes you from the treadmill to the bike to the elliptical and back again.<p>That's why we asked <i>Women's Health's</i> Next Fitness Star Selena Watkins …

Exercise

The 100 best nonfiction books: the story so far

As this <i>Guardian</i>-<i>Observer</i> list reaches its halfway mark with a gay Englishman and a polemical African American social scientist (Lytton Strachey and WEB Du Bois), having now plundered more than a century of Anglo-American prose, and with at least two more centuries to come, it’s a good moment to …

Literature

The 30 Most Intriguing Musicians of 2017

The contemporary pop music world can sound mighty bland. Only a few of the musicians featured here are famous, but each has the potential to shake up …

52 Places to Go in 2017

There are thousands of getaways to explore this year. Here are some ideas to get you started.

10 Ways to Become a Better Landscape Photographer in the Next Year

As each new year approaches, people usually start thinking about what they can do better or improve in the new year. As a professional landscape …

Landscape Photography

33 startups to watch in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on …

What is your cough trying to tell you about your health?

Whether it’s dry and suppressed in a theatre, throaty and full bodied of a morning, or makes you bark like a seal for weeks on end, the winter cough comes to us all in one shape or another. Mostly we endure them, sipping on cough elixirs or port and lemon before bed, and bulk buying Fishermen’s …

Common Cold

Forget ‘Pat the Bunny.’ My Child Is Reading Hemingway.

Alice Hemmer’s favorite part of Jack Kerouac’s novel “On the Road” doesn’t involve the drug-addled cross-country road trips, encounters with prostitutes in Mexico or wild parties in Manhattan. Alice, who is 5 and lives in a Chicago suburb, likes the part when Sal Paradise eats ice cream and apple …

10 Useful TED Talks Every Designer Must Watch

Design, in general, is one of the jobs that receive the biggest flow of daily inspiration. Each day you encounter advertisements on the street, modern architecture, and commercials with stunning graphics. It’s easy to get lost and overwhelmed.<p>If you’re seeking for professional inspiration, provided …

Design

Girls Meets Withnail & I in this New Road Trip Drama

As her debut feature Burn, Burn, Burn hits UK screens, we talk late-20s crises and film industry prejudices with rising director Chanya Button<p>Today …

Self-Pity

Introducing workleisure: the trend you’re about to see everywhere

While comfy leggings and racerback tanks will <i>never</i> go out of style (at least, not if we have anything to say about it), some people are speculating …

How to learn coding for free: A guide for designers

Learning to code can be one of the most daunting tasks a designer can undertake. Code looks complicated, reads like gibberish, feels boring, and …

16 Famous Writers Told Us About The Book They’re Most Thankful For

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the books Joyce Carol Oates, R. L. Stine, Lemony Snicket, Colum McCann, Rainbow Rowell, Chuck Palahniuk, and more of your favorite authors are grateful for.<p><i>In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked writers we love to tell us about the book they’re most thankful for. Here’s what</i> …

These 7 Free Podcasts Will Save You $100,000 On a Wharton MBA | Inc.com

I had a great experience studying for my MBA at Wharton. I learned about subjects I had never studied at college or picked up in my first job as an account manager at an advertising agency: Finance, accounting, marketing, organizational theory, operations, business law, negotiation strategies, and …

Entrepreneurship

How A Wine Startup Marketed Honesty To Build A Multi-Million Dollar Brand

All brands want to stand out. It seems intuitive, yes, but differentiation eludes many startups because there is no rule book to achieving it. Companies try implementing innovative product ideas, quirky business models or guerrilla marketing tactics to attract buzz. But ironically, as more startups …

Customers

How to Make the Most of a Weekend Getaway to Venice

If you love great design, you’re in for a treat<p>Fran Lebowitz once said, “If you read a lot, nothing is as great as you’ve imagined. Venice is—Venice is better.” Spend a few days in La Serenissima, as Italians call it, and it’s not hard to see why. As the sun glints off the water in the canals, the …

Italy

3 Things UX Designers Can Learn From Industrial Design

Two experts offer a handbook for applying industrial design principles to UX. Wait, what?<p>In late 2012, Apple expanded the role of its universally respected chief of industrial design, Jonathan Ive, to include “leadership and direction for human interface” design. Six months later, the tech …

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

10 Free Data Visualization Tools

Finding new insights (or sometimes just making your point) can be one of the most satisfying exchanges in business. But when that point is based on ever-growing Big Data sets, often the best way of presenting it is through a sexy-yet-meaningful data visualization. But most folks, even power users, …

Data Visualization

How To Order Wine Like An Adult

So you want to become a wine connoisseur — or just how to navigate the drink menu when you go out to dinner — but you don't know where to start. …

Grapes

Here's everything on Netflix in August that you need to see

One movie in particular we're excited for is the French stop-animation film "The Little Prince" — a cinematic retelling of the iconic children's novel by the same name.<p>Keep reading to see the full list of shows and movies you can expect to see on Netflix this month <b>(our picks in bold).</b><p>The American …

Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …

A New Depression Treatment Shows Promise

One of the worst things about clinical depression is its cruel circularity. Feeling lousy smothers motivation; loss of motivation leads to …

Colin Thubron: ‘Life is in the detail’

<b>Colin Thubron has been acclaimed as a travel writer for nearly five decades. Volumes such as In Siberia,</b> <b>Shadow of the Silk Road</b><b>and</b> <b>To a Mountain in Tibet</b> <b>are praised as classics of the genre. But he is also highly regarded as a novelist. A Cruel Madness, published in 1984, was the winner of the</b> …

Books

How the Soviet Union helped save the world from Hitler during World War II

In the Western popular imagination -- particularly the American one -- World War II is a conflict we won. It was fought on the beaches of Normandy …

World History

See Albert Kriemler’s Sharp Designs and the World-Famous Architecture That Inspired Them

Art World<p>Kriemler was drawn to Sou Fujimoto's eco-friendly masterpieces.<p>,<p>Albert Kriemler gave a new twist to the idea of “building a collection” when …

Fixing business models by design

We live in a time of new business models, exponential technologies and digital native customers. Businesses are being challenged and looking for innovation. Some designers who design products and services today are the creators of new organisations and businesses tomorrow. Let me share some of the …

Lessons From The Epic Fails Of Well-Funded Startups

Funding doesn’t always guarantee success. These five startups failed after raising close to $100 million and more each from investors.<p>In the startup world, failure is a given. Fail fast is the founder’s mantra. Make a mistake, learn from it, move on, say the experts. When startups are well …