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Lingerie Française

We’ve been wanting to do a lingerie story at the Atelier for awhile now.Nothing seems more French to us than lingerie. Even the etymology of the …

Moleskine’s productivity app is as addictive as its notebooks

The legendary notebook maker’s third app is the epitome of simplicity.<p>The infinite descending spiral of chaos that I call “my life” is always in dire need of organization. While I should probably give up and embrace the madness, from time to time I’ve tried different task managers, apps, and tools …

Bill Gates Shares the 5 Books You Should Read This Summer

Bill Gates wants you to do some serious thinking this summer. For his annual list of the best books to read this season, Gates has selected five …

Books

An Eater's Guide to Seattle

Table Of Contents<p>Welcome to the land of Local<p>Everywhere you turn in Seattle, you're greeted by mountains, lakes, and the Puget Sound. There's fresh salmon flown in from Alaska, sushi galore, and an absolute glut of Hawaii's favorite raw fish salad, poke. Washington state is also home to some of the …

Eat This! The Moonlighter's Beyond Sausages, with secret Chicago-style

Chef Mickey Neely grew up in Alaska, where local food means mostly meat. But before The Moonlighter opened in Logan Square last fall, Neely tasted every kind of plant-based burger out there to find the best tasting one. Now his smash burgers are best-sellers, both those made of beef and those made …

Kensa’s Writing Instruments Want to Look Classic, but Feel Completely New

There are two sorts of people in the world. Traditionalists/purists, who love the classics, and Neophiles, who are excited by the groundbreaking and …

Floating Farmhouse / Givonehome

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Sited at the edge of a pristine creek, with a waterfall cascading over an ancient dam of hand-laid …

stilform Design | Kosmos Minimalist Pen Design | Designer Pens

Our Premium Refills<p>with Swiss Tungsten Tip & German Ink<p>Pouches<p>Hand-made of finest Leather<p>KOSMOS Journal<p>It comes in a clean design with 150 pages of …

The Best Teas for Energy, Stress, Sleep, Digestion, and More

Whether you're dragging your heels, enduring tummy woes, facing a restless night, or feeling frazzled, there's a tea for that. From calming chamomile …

The Air Opus pop-up camper inflates in 90 seconds flat

The Air Opus Camper makes on-the-road living easy with an amazing self-inflating system that pops up in 90 seconds flat. Simply flick a switch and …

Best Books of 2017 : NPR

Use the filters below to explore more than 350 titles NPR staff and critics loved this year. (You can also combine filters!) Want even more recommendations? Check out our favorite books from 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008<p>Filter by: ו <i></i><br>Clear filters<br>• Staff Picks<br>• Biography & …

Books

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Wells Fargo accidentally leaks 1.4 gigabytes of information on high net worth clients

The latest high profile leak to make headlines wasn’t the result of an attack, a security breach, or even a bug. Rather, the leak of thousands of …

Wells Fargo

The Perfect Office - Azio Vintage Keyboard, Dell UltraSharp Curved Display, Office Ideas and more

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. There are so many cool stuff out there that we could assemble infinite perfect office …

The Truth About Those "Shot on iPhone" Claims

There's a new video on Youtube that is getting a lot of attention by honing in on those claims by Apple and other smartphone manufacturers about the …

Does the HomePod offer hifi audio quality? Here are the early verdicts …

When Apple finally confirmed HomePod, the long-rumored Siri speaker, Tim Cook said that before anything else, a home speaker had to deliver great audio.<p>Apple is a company that deeply cares about music and wants to deliver a great audio experience in the home. We feel like we re-invented it in the …

The 5-Minute Technique That Will Help You Fall Asleep Faster

Follow this easy tutorial and you'll be catching zzzs in no time.<p>A good night's sleep can do so much for our bodies, from boosting our energy levels to protecting us from disease and even keeping our weight down. So any trick we can find to help us get to dreamland quicker is more than welcome.<p>One …

Sleep

32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't just stick to the mystery novels, anthologies, or biographies you've grown partial to. If you really want to become a more well-rounded person, you'll need to force yourself out of your comfort zone at the bookstore.<p>If you're not sure where …

Impressive 500-square-foot apartment has everything you need

It’s located in the heart of Kiev<p>It’s always fun to take a peek at how the rest of the world does compact apartments. The latest example comes out of Kiev, Ukraine, designed by local firm Martin Architects.<p>Measuring 45 square meters, or about 484 square feet, the one-bedroom appears to be a …

Interior Design

Former NSA director says this White House can't handle the truth

On Monday, it was revealed that former President Barack Obama warned then-President-elect Donald Trump not to hire Gen. Michael Flynn. That was two days after the November presidential election. Despite the warning, President Trump selected Flynn as national security adviser. Flynn was later fired …

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16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

This Spring’s Most Anticipated Thrillers

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p><i>Waking Gods</i> by Sylvain Neuvel<p>“Pure, unadulterated literary escapism featuring giant killer robots and the looming end of humankind. In a word: unputdownable.” A brazen fusion of science fiction and apocalyptic thriller, the second …

Changes in Policing Take Hold in One of the Nation’s Most Dangerous Cities

CAMDEN, N.J. — Every few months, the police chief here asks which officers wrote the most tickets.<p>Elsewhere, this might lead to praise, but in Camden — where 40 percent of residents live below the poverty line, the murder rate compares to that of El Salvador and one of the most interesting …

Law Enforcement

Ikea refugee shelter named 2016 Design of the Year - CNN Style

Written by Allyssia Alleyne, CNN<p>A flat-pack refugee shelter developed by Ikea and the United Nations has been named the best design of 2016.<p>Is this the world's craziest new skyscraper?<p>Awarded the Beazley Design of the Year award, presented by the Design Museum in London, the modular Better Shelter …

TAG Heuer’s CEO is bullish about wearables as he tips the company’s next smartwatch

With Android Wear 2.0 due next month (with most outlets pegging a not too distant release date of February 2), we’re in a bit of a post-CES wearable holding pattern at the moment. The delay of Google’s wearable operating system was largely seen as a contributing factor in the declining smartwatch …

It's getting harder for a plane to vanish and not be found

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished, it's still possible, if unlikely, for a plane to disappear. But that's …

Everything Is Awful So Let’s All Escape To This Treehouse For Grown-Ups

The architecture firm Snøhetta has built a cabin in the woods of Northern Sweden. The coolest part? It’s built into the trees themselves, acting like a treehouse for grownups–and a getaway from the world.<p>The two-bedroom cabin is part of the renowned Treehotel, where guests can rent one of seven …

Best Buy Sale Includes Up to $300 Off Select MacBook and MacBook Pro Models

Best Buy today has begun a two-day sale that includes discounts on a collection of Apple products, including the 2016 Touch Bar MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro Without Touch Bar, 12-inch MacBook, MacBook Air, iPhone 7, and iPad mini 2.<p>Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Best Buy and may earn …

Here’s How To Protect Your Privacy In Trump’s America

Easy tips to shield yourself from expanded government surveillance.<p>You’d think texts to your mom and calls to your takeout place would hardly be of interest to the government, but the feds might be monitoring your communications anyway. Sweeping government surveillance programs have grown in recent …