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The Australian Red Ensign: Myths and Facts

Our opponents in this debate like to rewrite history and pretend that our current national flag - the blue Australian ensign - has been our national …

Mapping the Most Incredible Lost Mansions of Los Angeles

For a new city, Los Angeles has an awful lot of lost architecture. From the lush rural estates of early Angeleno pioneers to the Mid-Century masterpieces of Hollywood royalty, many architectural treasures have been torn down in the name of commerce, greed, and progress. In the case of personal …

Crazier Examples of What New York City's "Taxi of Tomorrow" Could Have Been

Steven M. Johnson's concepts take cold, harsh reality into consideration<p>It's already been two years since Nissan's NV200, aka the "Taxi of Tomorrow," …

Taxicabs

The Suburb That Tried To Kill the Car

Evanston was failing as a suburb, so it reinvented itself as a mini city. Now the city of Chicago wants to follow its lead.<p>At first glance, downtown Evanston, Illinois, doesn’t look revolutionary—just another a gentrifying urban core with the obligatory Whole Foods, the local organic sustainable …

Sneak Preview Inside the Lowline Lab, NYC’s Future Underground Park

By 2020, Dan Barasch and James Ramsey hope to have broken ground on the “world’s first underground park” – the Lowline – a one-acre former trolley …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Best Life Hacks Every Man Needs To Know

Pop quiz hotshot: You’re a modern day man caught up in the daily grind, littered with hazards and naysayers on your path to glory. What do you …

5 Light-weight Exercises to Diversify Your Workout

Fitness professional Adam Rosante gives us five lightweight exercises to incorporate into your workouts.

How to Tell a Story the Right Way

When he jokes about the heavy snow falling outside, Peter Aguero‘s chuckle sounds like a quiet echo in a deep cavern. But now, after the champion …

Public Speaking

Global Teams That Work

To succeed in the global economy today, more and more companies are relying on a geographically dispersed workforce. They build teams that offer the best functional expertise from around the world, combined with deep, local knowledge of the most promising markets. They draw on the benefits of …

Management

3 Online Custom Shirt Makers, Tested

Clothes are a square peg/round hole kind of problem. Off-the-rack clothes are pre-made, hung in stores, filtered through by the consumer, …

21 Portraits That Gaze Into Your Very Soul

When it comes to portraits, it's hard to argue against the saying, "it's all about the eyes." The so-called windows of the soul can draw you in like few other features have to power to. There's a reason one of (if not the) most popular National Geographic cover ever was Afghan Girl by Steve …

Photography