Radcliff Emerson

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Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free)

Knowledge is power.<p>What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And …

These Amazing Vocalists Somehow Make The Scores Of John Williams Even Better

We, as a people, are kinda nostalgic. I mean, sure, there has been a bit of an uprising over the new <i>Ghostbusters</i> movie, but why is that? Why was the movie even remade? Because people love to remember those awesome, life-defining moments from films that help to frame different parts of our lives. …

Literary Tourism: Alnwick, United Kingdom

Alnwick is a town of 8,000 people located in the north of England and it’s a great niche spot for book lovers, especially of the Potterhead variety. …

Books

13 Common Kitchen Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

Don't pass on seemingly small add-ons and storage features, like additional drawer dividers, or cabinet storage solutions like pantry pullouts and lazy Susans. These storage solutions will increase your kitchen storage efficiency, and are much more costly to add on if you decide you need them down …

Home Depot

15 Unexpected Cities You Need To See (& Can Afford!)

There's far more to experience in Europe than its most popular (and most Instagrammed) cities. For every Paris or London, there is a yet undiscovered …

Undiscovered

20 Inns and B&Bs With Stunning Views of Fall Foliage

Now's truly the time to get out of town for a change of scenery.<p>Book a trip to one of these beauties and give autumn the appreciation it deserves.

Microsoft and Dell want your next work computer to be a Surface Pro 3

In an effort to ensure the Surface 3 becomes synonymous with the word “business”, Microsoft has teamed up with Dell on a new project dubbed the …

19 Super Fun Ways to Decorate Your Porch This Fall

For when a store-bought wreath just won't cut it.<p>Summer flowers aren't going to be in bloom much longer, so it's time to think about how to revamp your porch for fall. But before you place a carved pumpkin your stoop and call it a day, we've got a few ideas for how you can up your outdoor decor …

27 movies you have to see this fall

From book adaptations and Matt Damon being left on Mars, to two movies about Steve Jobs, here are 27 titles you shouldn't miss this fall.

Movies

Trivia Crack

The amazing quiz game that lets you test your knowledge and challenge your friends to see who is the smartest. Developed by Etermax

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

15 Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen Island

Yes. There are that many things you can do with them.<p>Everybody dreams of the extra counter space a kitchen island gives you, but if you're just wheeling one into the center of your room, you're seriously underutilizing it. These cool ideas update the trend, making it more than just another tabletop …

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

Compose Yourself! Add Your Voice to Your Flipboard Magazines

Ever wanted to give your Flipboard Magazine more of a personal touch? Now you can add your voice to your magazines just by tapping on the bottom-right “compose” icon on any of your magazine covers.<p>This new feature opens up a world of possibility. You can add text, images or links from the Web. You …

The irresistible rise of the 'poshtel'

A ‘poshtel’ – otherwise known as an upscale or luxury hostel – combines the style and comfort of a boutique hotel with the price and sensibilities of a hostel. And the trend is coming your way.<p>An ever-increasing number of budget-conscious but discerning travellers expect something radically better …

The 10 Most Underrated European Cities To Book Your Next Vacation To

Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place.<p>Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around the world.<p>Whether it's bread and cold cuts in Germany or baked cheese pancakes in Russia, each …

Breakfast

The purrrfect cuppa: Taipei's best cat cafes

Taiwan is famed for its delicate teas and the capital, Taipei, teems with excellent cafes. The past decade has seen a craze in cat cafes (or cat coffee as they’re known in Taiwan). A cafe qualifies if it has one or more cats strolling – or more likely dozing – on the premises.<p>We’ve padded the …

10 authors who excel on the internet

Writers are finding imaginative ways to negotiate the new era of electronic intimacy with readers. Here are some of the best<p>The internet offers authors the next best thing to teleportation: the chance to connect with readers from almost anywhere, in real time. Many writers fall back on self-serving …

Writing

21 Spring-Inspired Rooms That Will Make You Want to Redecorate

These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.<p>These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.

22 Places All Book Lovers Must Go

Travel by the book.

The Power of Audio Storytelling

<i>Robert McKee is a teacher of Story and author of the classic book Story. Style, Structure, Substance and the Principles of Screenwriting. Past</i> …

Why Something You Loved As A Child Is Your Key To Success Today

Remember how riveted you were when your mother or father read you a bedtime story? Remember how much you looked forward to it?<p>Well, stories are powerful – and not just to five-year-olds.<p>We hear a lot about storytelling these days. Companies are hiring storytelling experts to help them engage …

How Controversial Advertising Technology Is Helping Writers Tell Stories in Austin

An experimental new app uses Bluetooth "beacons" to push narratives instead of ads.<p>In October, New Yorkers made a freaky discovery: Their city government had green-lit a partnership with an advertising company that allowed the firm to set up hundreds of tiny “beacons” inside New York City phone …

AdTech

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, Lyon.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/27/1425055405150/b9048c18-9711-4d60-b857-31d33a772037-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, …

Top 10

12 Ice Hotels That Will Make You Actually LIKE the Cold

Think cold isn’t romantic? Think again! Ice hotels are an experience that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. With the coolest amenities and epic winter wonderland activities, these frosty hotels make for the ultimate wintertime vacay. From Canada to Japan to Norway, here are 12 of the most …

The 20 coolest towns in the US

What makes a town “the coolest”? In the end, it’s the same as what makes travel the coolest: the <i>people</i>. And yet there seem to be a few common …

Farm-to-table

11 Movies to Watch Out for in 2015

The non-blockbuster must-see features of the year.<p><b>Hey, did you know that a brand-new Star Wars film</b> is coming out in December? And an <i>Avengers</i> sequel is on the way in May? And yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> adventure arrives in June? Oh, wait—of course you did, because even at this early stage of 2015, …

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …