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Shacks and Sand in Puerto Escondido

Hit the fine jewelry jackpot: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/11rsk Photo by Horacio Salinas, styled by Claudia Mata.

Elegant Folded Orikomi Lamps Support Sustainable Housing for Women in Mexico

Blaanc Borderless Architecture just unveiled a series of beautiful folded Orikomi paper lamps that are handmade in Portugal. The geometric shades …

Kelly Slater Leaves Quiksilver

Kelly Slater, making a Quik exit. Photo: Noyle<p>In a surprise move, 11-time world champion Kelly Slater recently posted a message on his Facebook …

Aquatic Sports

Parker Coffin, Tahiti

Yago Dora in Hawaii

Seeing RED

Publishing

A Wave Pool Cometh

The first artificial wave pool opened for business in London, of all places, in 1934. In 1966, Tokyo’s Summerland amusement park built a new wave …

Garrett McNamara Has a New Whip

When Garrett McNamara tackled massive, ugly Nazaré last week, he did so on a new, uh, surfboard. Mercedes and McNamara got together to make a board …

Japanese Dive Watch Icons

When it comes to dive watches, many immediately think of iconic Swiss watches like the Rolex Submariner and the Blancpain Fifty-Fathoms — and rightly …

This Startup Just Dissed Starbucks | Inc.com

Sorry, Starbucks, but Tonx just one-upped you.<p>The Los Angeles-based mail-order coffee company has initiated a David and Goliath-esque battle with the coffee conglomerate with its Better Coffee Exchange program. Tonx announced on Thursday that it is offering subscriptions to its coffee-shipping …

We need to have a frank discussion about marriage

Marriage, as most know it in western countries, is regarded as the end goal of a relationship between (usually) a man and woman, and it normally has some sort of religious component. Marriage is regarded as "sacred". Weddings are planned that few really want to attend; pointless dresses are worn …

The 4 Biggest Barriers To Connecting Everything, And How To Tear Them Down

Samsung’s Kevin Lee and Smart Design’s John Kiechel say the promise of connected devices won’t live up to the hype unless designers and technologists start thinking creatively.<p>The Galaxy Gear smartwatch, Samsung’s recent entry into the wearable technology fad, didn’t merit rave reviews. The price …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

Bold Geometric Design Composed of Mexican Sarape Thread

For his recent installation, <i>Wake and Wonder</i>, Texas-based artist Adrian Esparza created impressive illusions of depth with strong lines organized into this detailed arrangement. He began with a sarape, a Mexican blanket, and unraveled it into a large pile of string. Then, using just a hammer, nails, …

The Art Of Letting Go: How I Learned To Stop Procrastinating

Distractions and false needs are controlling your life. Zen Habits’ Leo Babauta tells us why you need to let go.<p>People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar. –Thich Nhat Hanh<p>The end of procrastination is the art of …

9 Branding Rules to Live By | Inc.com

In an effort to succeed in this challenging economy, small business owners must effectively manage their brands. Remember, for many of them, there is little difference between your personal brand and the brand of their business. This is especially true of the launch phase, when the old adage rings …

Best albums of 2013: 40-31

40 London Grammar – If You Wait<p>What we said: "Though London Grammar aren't the first act to replicate the xx's understated beats, the Nottingham-formed trio differ from their peers in employing a singer – Hannah Reid – who could be a British Stevie Nicks from the folk-rock scene of the mid-1970s. …

5 Secrets of Public Speaking From the Best TED Presenters | Inc.com

Ask just about anyone these days for great examples of public speaking and you'll hear a variation on a single thing--"Did you see that TED talk by so and so?" Powerful enough to change your life in 18 short minutes and garnering millions upon millions of views, the best TED talks are well-deserved …

7 Content Marketing Myths Debunked

Blogs are an important component to your content marketing strategy since they are a regular channel for communication with your audience. However, incorporating other types of content into your strategy can be equally as important.<p>Visuals, infographics, white papers, eBooks, user-generated …

Clothsurgeon Makes Bespoke Leather Jackets at Selfridges Pop-Up Shop

What separates Rav Matharu’s Clothsurgeon label from other high-end fashion brands heavily informed by the streetwear world is that in addition to heavy-duty outerwear inspired by films like <i>New Jack City</i> and awesome athletic-inspired jerseys, the certified British tailor offers a bespoke service …

The T-Shirt Issue's Muybridge Pt_2 Puts a Bird on MAD's "Out of Hand" Exhibit

The jersey T is classic, but a bit boring. The T-Shirt Issue has once again upped the traditional T's drama with a touch of 3D rendering and design. …

Think Like a Negotiator

Knowing how to negotiate is always important, especially when cash is tight.<p>This story appears in the May 2009 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>When celebrity hairstylist and beauty expert Billy Lowe, 38, decided to relocate his six-figure business from Beverly Hills, Calif., to West Hollywood, he …

How to Start Your Own Business While on the Job

Becoming an intrapreneur isn’t something people typically fall into. If you want it to happen, you’re going to have to get out there and make it …

10 Myths About Creativity You Need to Stop Believing Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people think creativity is divinely-inspired, unpredictable and bestowed on only a lucky few. There are a lot of popular myths about business creativity, yet none of them have much scientific evidence. A new study based on the latest …

7 Statistics About Facebook Users That Reveal Why It's Such A Powerful Marketing Platform

But digging into the data reveals more specific and compelling reasons why marketers should be active on Facebook, such as the fact that despite recent news coverage about how Facebook is getting older, it's still strongest in the young adult age bracket so precious to many marketers.<p>In a new …

Roja: The Top Mariachi Singers Of All Time

34<p>SHARES<p>Before you start reading this piece, some serious contextualising is required. I am in a band called Roja.<p>“We’re bringing Mariachi Back” is …

Research: The Emotions that Make Marketing Campaigns Go Viral

We’re all well aware of the fact that marketing is shifting from a landscape where marketers can utilize mass media to speak <i>at</i>consumers, to one where marketers are simply part of the crowd themselves. The bullhorn of radio, television, printand other one-way interruptive marketing approaches are …

A Six-Month Game Plan For Starting Your Own Business

<i>Starting your own business is risky and scary, but hanging on to an office job you hate poses other problems. All the more so in today’s tough job market when it may be difficult to find any job – let alone one that suits you. The more eclectic your interests or skills, the more difficult your</i> …