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London architects infuse dated Victorian townhouse with tons of modern personality

This refurbishment project in North London emphasizes the home’s history while infusing it with modern personality. Architecture firm LLI Design …

10 Predictions For The Next 5 Years Of Crypto

Bitcoin price prediction is just the start.<p>2017 has been a breakout year for crypto — with Bitcoin surpassing $10,000 and more than $3.8 billion raised this year in ICOs. We’ve seen truly mind-bending appreciation (like Ethereum’s 50X gains YTD) and witnessed the beginnings of countless new …

Cryptocurrency

How to QUIT smoking in 2018 - and what happens to your body when you do

It's that time of year - when you decide you've had your last cigarette.<p>Sure, you said the same last year and the year before, but this time you're …

Health

Soft Copper Accents Are Scattered All Over This Apartment

YoDezeen Architects have recently completed the interior design and renovation of an apartment in Kiev, Ukraine, that features copper design elements …

Interior Design

Meghan Markle is no longer allowed to wear this

She’s the American actress currently making her mark on the British royal family.<p>Meghan Markle has been dating Prince Harry for over a year — and …

Cryptocurrency

How Kenya’s Central Bank is holding back digital currencies

<b>The fact the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has issued the “strongest ban on digital currencies in Africa, Europe and North America” is a serious</b> …

How blockchain is transforming business models

The traditional business model is under attack… as well it should be.<p>In this era of disruption, it’s absolutely necessary to redefine business models and archetypes as a whole. This post dives into the benefits of blockchain, its impact on the financial system, and how some companies are …

Blockchain

BNP Paribas blockchain payments go live

News The company's first transactions were on behalf of Panini Group and Amcor

BNP Paribas

West Africa now has its own digital currency

<i>Correction: The original version of this story referred to the West African eCFA using blockchain-based technology. It does not.</i><p>Senegal will soon begin using a digital currency in 2017. It’s another opportunity for financial technology (fintech) to help emerging markets leapfrog traditional banking …

Africa

IBM and the future of blockchain

IBM is heavily investing in the blockchain technology to disrupt large industries. Here we provide a few examples of how IBM is leveraging its …

7 wedding apps that will make planning your big day a whole lot easier

Your wedding is supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life, but actually planning it can make you want to pull your hair out.<p>Lucky for us, …

The Best Under-$15 Beauty Buys At Sephora Right Now

For some, Sephora is a beauty store. For others, it's a magical wonderland stocked wall-to-wall with products to fulfill your heart's every beauty …

Skin Care

You've Never Tried Anything Like This Hair Mask Before

Korean beauty traditions have been infiltrating the cosmetics and skin-care world stateside for a few years now. The K-beauty craze has shown us the …

14 of the Best Butt Exercises You Can Do Without a Gym Membership

Extreme Sports

The Script That New Managers Need To Use When Meeting Their New Employees

New managers have a fair number of challenges; maybe they’re a manager for the first time, or taking over a new team that loved their previous manager, or they got promoted over some of the employees they now have to manage.<p>Whatever the situation, the first thing a new manager has to do, before …

Leadership

How to Get Your Team to Follow Through After a Meeting

Any team leader knows that it’s what happens between project meetings that makes or breaks a project. And yet it’s often challenging to keep a team motivated and focused on getting agreed upon tasks done. Ideally you’ve checked that everyone is aligned and agreed on next steps but assigning tasks …

Traditional banking vs new financial disrupters: Who’ll win the data battle?

How can traditional financial services providers fight the competition from new digital disrupters? By creating personalised customer experiences …

Fintech doesn’t just disrupt banks, it makes them platforms

It’s easy to move your money between banks. What’s annoying is moving your apps.<p>There’s been a recent explosion of fintech products in spaces like stock trading, wealth management, payments, loans, remittance and insurance. It’s been fueled by a massive uptick in venture investment in private …

FCA pledges to help fintech firms disrupt big banks

Regulators should “be bolder” and make sure new companies can disrupt big incumbents, even if it appears to let risks into the financial sector, the City’s top regulator has said.<p>Officials too often end up “tinkering on the margins” of the financial system and only look out for risks, rather than …

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Get Insanely Strong With This Intense 10-Minute Bodyweight Workout

5-10-15. That's all you need to remember for this quick, but intense, workout. You'll strengthen the arms, upper back, core, butt, and legs in just …

5 Workouts That Use Mini Bands — and Burn Serious Calories

Adding resistance is the perfect way to take a workout from good to downright excellent, and with the help of travel-friendly equipment like mini bands, it's hard to find a reason to not add it, right?<p>These looped versions of classic resistance bands usually come in sets of four with varying levels …

32 Bedazzled Wedding Dresses

Our experts at Style Me Pretty roundup the best bedazzled wedding dresses to wear on your wedding day.<p>Our experts at Style Me Pretty roundup the best bedazzled wedding dresses to wear on your wedding day.

Amal Clooney Outshines Her Beau in Custom Maison Margiela

While some took the weekend to see box office smash <i>Mad Max: Fury Road,</i> <b>Amal Clooney</b> joined her husband <b>George</b> in Tokyo for the premiere of his latest film, <i>Tomorrowland.</i> In many ways the human rights attorney caused a bigger stir on the red carpet than her beau in a custom Maison Margiela dress by <b>John</b> …

2014 Year in Review: Make it Modern

DIY Stacked Dowel Shelving<br>Looking for a storage solution to house your shoes, keys, and accessories when you come in the door? Try your hand at …

Best in Bridal: Fall 2015

Consider this vital prep for fall brides, and eye candy for white gown lovers everywhere. See what top designers have in store for the next wave of betrothed.<p>Consider this vital prep for fall brides, and eye candy for white gown lovers everywhere. See what top designers have in store for the next …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Black Swans

The Hilarious Truth About Coffee (INFOGRAPHIC)

For coffee drinkers, a morning cup of joe is non-negotiable. It might be a coffee to-go from the deli or a cold brew you've steeped for hours. Whatever it is, you don't question it, you don't fight it, you just get it. For coffee lovers, this morning ritual (which may also take place in the …