Paul Diamond

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How to Reduce the Danger of Risky Creative

With another round of advertising's top honors bestowed, you can expect to see some people soon dashing from the Cannes Lions to the edge of the …

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'Dear world, your hashtags won't #BringBackOurGirls'

Simple question. Are you Nigerian? Do you have constitutional rights accorded to Nigerians to participate in their democratic process? If not, I have news for you. You can’t do anything about the girls missing in Nigeria. You can’t. Your insistence on urging American power, specifically American …

Sri Lankan Food: 40 of the Island's Best Dishes

Though Sri Lankan food has parallels to South Indian food, yet it remains distinctly its own form of cuisine.<p>Throughout years of colonization and …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Wright Brothers Spitalfields: restaurant review

<b>8-9 Lamb Street, London E1 (020 7377 8706). Meal for two, with drinks and service: £110</b><p>A wet Wednesday lunchtime and I am making a life or death decision. On my say so, a creature will breathe its last. This isn't very different from most mealtimes. Usually when I order lunch something has to die. …

Fruit juice should not be part of your five a day, says government adviser

An adviser to the government on obesity has called for fruit juice to be removed from the recommended list of five-a-day portions of fruit or vegetables, saying it contains as much sugar as many soft drinks.<p>Susan Jebb, head of diet and obesity research at the Medical Research Council's Human …

Try your hand at street photography

Street photography is right on your doorstep. The best way to increase your confidence is by stepping outside and giving it a try. If you love people, colour and chaos, you're going to have a great time.<p><b>Preparation</b><br>You'll be doing a lot of walking outside, so dress appropriately. I wear hiking boots …

Architectural Photog Transforms a Munich Hotel 88 Mind-Bending Ways in Post

From no Photoshop straight to excessive yet awesome image manipulation, we’re all over the spectrum today. Although general belief (at least among …

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

Butterscotch Apple Mini Galettes

November 4, 2013<p>We’re talking personal pies. Flat little freeform pies that are full of charm. They’re casual and fancy at the same time. And you can …

The Happiest Country in the World

So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve taken enough Stats …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Extreme Races: 10 Mind-Blowing Marathons (Photos)

NYC Is for Amateurs<p>Running 26.2 miles is crazy to begin with. So why not do it in one of the most extreme—and spectacular—places around? Sign up for …

The Shirk Report – Volume 237

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 25 funniest images, 10 most interesting articles, and 5 most viral videos from the previous week …

David Byrne: 'The internet will suck all creative content out of the world'

Awhile ago Thom Yorke and the rest of Radiohead got some attention when they pulled their recent record from Spotify. A number of other artists have also been in the news, publicly complaining about streaming music services (Black Keys, Aimee Mann and David Lowery of Camper van Beethoven and …

The Best New Restaurants in America, 2013

<i>Published in the November 2013 issue</i><p><b>There is just too much.</b> There are just too many exciting phenomena happening in the world of American dining right now. Fabulous Peruvian food, a German wurst palace, lots of shrimp and grits, the continued onslaught of Italian. Cronuts. To try to ascribe a …

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People and Brands Have No Idea How to Commemorate 9/11

Everyone is showing America love in the most inane way possible.<p><i>Photo via Flickr user marada</i><p>On September 11, 2001, I didn’t really know what to do. I didn’t actually need to <i>do</i> anything – when the planes hit, I was on way to my high school in Seattle, Washington, 3,000 miles and three time zones …

35 Hilarious Chinese Translation Fails: www.boredpanda.com/funny-chinese-translation-fails/ #engrish #lostintranslation #fail

Professional Illustrator Collaborates With Her 4-Year Old Daughter To Create Surrealistic Art

Not too long ago, professional illustrator Mica Angela Hendricks could not have imagined sharing her personal art projects with anyone. However, one …

42 of the coolest Burning Man art installations ever

Art has become the defining feature of Burning Man, as the festival continues to be a testing ground for a growing circle of artists seeking engaged …

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Rise and shine: Yotam Ottolenghi's brunch recipes

'Tartly plummy tamarind paste can transform a dish. You're probably already familiar with the effect, as it's a key component in Worcestershire and HP sauces'<p>Every chef has a dirty secret: something eaten on the sly, which bears little relation to the cooking they are known for. For me it is Sour …

Burning Man 2013: The Scene

Spike the Big Red Dragon<p>Spike the Big Red Dragon, an art car created by Colorado artist Captain Carburetor, shows off its flame poofer.<p>Robot …

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Yahoo reveals its new logo

Say hello to Yahoo's new logo. After changing its purple wordmark every day for the past month, Yahoo revealed the winner tonight. It's part of an effort from CEO Marissa Mayer to inject some fresh visual interest into the venerable tech brand, while keeping the familiar color and exclamation point.<p>…

Burning Man 2013 features the weird, astonishing and beautiful

Burning Man wrapped another year of the weird and wonderful as thousands of people gathered in the Nevada desert for the week-long art festival.<p>Federal officials estimated that more than 61,000 people attended the festival this year, which featured the theme "Cargo Cult," which celebrated the …

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …

Living in poverty exerts a high cognitive toll on families

Seven-year-old Andrew is preoccupied with his "singing shoes". Anxious about his feet getting wet, or his toes getting trapped, Andrew walks looking down. He has tripped a few times, because his shoes are torn: the sole, in part separated from the body of the shoe, slaps the pavement at every step. …

Twerk and geek chic make the Oxford Dictionary - but which words would you add?

Four times a year, the Oxford Dictionaries Online is updated. It's a buzzworthy event. Some familiar words and phrases have made it in this time, while others are new to me - 'babymoon', anyone?<p>Some of these additions are self-explanatory - it's not hard to work out that 'cake pop' is cake on a …