Nick Barrett

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The Five Beats of Successful Storytelling & How They Can Help You Land Your Next Job

Author Philip Pullman wrote, “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” Whether we’re talking …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Love Stories

A Musician Spent 24 Hours Posing for this Amazing Time-Lapse Music Video

Every once in a while someone gets really, really creative and it makes our jaws drop. Such is the case with UK pop artist Dan Black’s timelapse …

Weaving type

Dominique Falla, the designer of the ever-popular “We are all part of the same thing” has collaborated with Sydney based design agency, Toast Creative, on the branding for a new development in the city, The Loom Apartments. It took 22 hours using three different colours of string.<p>Dominique, AKA the ‘tactile typographer’ is also behind the Typism conference to be held on the Gold Coast of Australia in early September, which I’m very much looking forward to hearing more about.<p>Read my interview …

Flo Meiler, 79-Year-Old Grandmother, Has Broken 15 World Records In Track And Field (PHOTOS)

Most people don't pick up pole vaulting at 65, but Flo Meiler isn't most people. Today, 14 years after she jumped her first hurdle, the 79-year-old holds 15 world records and 12 U.S. records in almost every event in the track and field arena, according to a recent CNN interview.<p>This weekend, she's …

13 Reasons You Aren't As Successful As You Should Be

You’re smart and creative, but for some reason you just never seem to get ahead in life. But whether or not you want to see it, there are very real …

Self-improvement

What Bill Gates is reading this summer

If you’re in the market for a light, sunshine-friendly novel—something with an up tempo narrative and relatable characters—then Bill Gates’s summer reading list is not for you. But if you’re a non-fiction buff with a wide range of interests, then it might be the perfect place to look for a new book.<p>…

Bill Gates

Cheap food is an addiction we must break

The brilliant American writer Wendell Berry once wrote that "eating is an agricultural act". His point was that since we all eat, we're all …

Make it Modern: DIY Two-Tone Sail Rope Hammock

This might be the perfect summer project. Weaving is an amazing way to relax. The repetition and handiwork are incredibly cathartic—and when you’re …

Crafting

Mind-Blowing Supercell Thunderstorm Filmed Near Booker, Texas

It took Mike Olbinski 4 years of failed attempts before he actually got his dream: on June 3rd he and Andy Hoeland managed to capture an unworldly …

Storms

Dalai Lama: Women Better Leaders Because Of Potential For Compassion; Next Dalai Lama May Be Female

The Dalai Lama weighed in on the debate around women leadership and came out firmly on the side of the female.<p>Talking to reporters during a visit to Australia, the Buddhist leader was asked to weigh in on gender during a race for Prime Minister that has included charges of sexism.<p>Speaking …

Never-before-seen photos from 100 years ago tell vivid story of gritty New York City

By<p>Almost a million images of New York and its municipal operations have been made public for the first time on the internet.<p>The city's Department of …

In Praise of Clip-on Ties

Read this commencement address from an NYPD cop to Harvard's graduating class and learn to love the cheap neckwear.<p>Good morning. My name is Jon …

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

National Parks

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/gallery/2013/may/06/hungry-planet-what-world-eats<p>720<p>Californian photographer Peter Menzel visited 24 …

The Thorncrown Chapel, an Idyllic Glass Chapel in Rural Arkansas is Under Threat | Colossal

<p>The Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas is considered one of the crowning examples of organic architecture, a philosophy credited to Frank …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

The longer you wait to treat, the harder it gets.<p>...it's stuck in your head again, isn't it?<p>The Oscar-winner is apparently <i>very</i> afraid of germs and STIs<p>Spice up your sex life with these tasteful yet dirty recs.<p>He'll represent Team USA in banked slalom and snowboard cross in Pyeongchang.<p>Meal prepping …

The Best Grilled Cheeses from Grilled Cheese Month

A collection of sandwiches from all over, all of them delicious, all worth your time. Plus: essays, chef wisdom, and how to make and eat the ultimate grilled cheese.<p>A collection of sandwiches from all over, all of them delicious, all worth your time. Plus: essays, chef wisdom, and how to make and …

Cooking

The Cities That Live Behind Walls

For thousands of years, humans have been defending their cities by building huge walls around them. Over time, the cities often spill over the walls …

Maps

The First Paintings Of 14 Famous Artists

Before they hit the Louvre, they were just like us. Okay, except they painted brilliant works of art.

Art

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …