Rohini Jain

46 Flips | 8 Magazines | 6 Likes | 14 Following | 1 Follower | @rohinijain | Keep up with Rohini Jain on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Rohini Jain”

Revealed: The world's most powerful passports for 2017

German citizens still possess the world's most powerful passport, according to new research, with Britain slipping from joint third to joint eighth place.<p>The ranking by Henley & Partners, a citizenship and planning firm, takes into account how many countries can be visited without applying for a …

BBC chooses best children's books of all time - do you agree?

To mark International Children’s Books Day, the BBC has published a list of the 11 best children’s books of all time, as voted for by a panel of critics. Did your favourite make the grade?<p>Yesterday, to celebrate International Children’s Books Day, the BBC Culture team unveiled its poll for what …

Books

The 20 Best Mad Men Outfits Ever, Ranked

When the show goes off air, these are the 20 looks we'll remember.<p>AMC's <i>Mad Men</i> boasts one of the most striking, coherent artistic visions on television, thanks in large part to the rigorous creative control of its showrunner, Matthew Weiner. But the sleek '60s aesthetic we're all so familiar with …

Men's Fashion

How to Boost Your Next Salary Without Pissing Off Your Future Employer

Asking for a salary range may result in a better salary.<p>By far, the most uncomfortable part of any job application process has to be the salary request. Obviously you want to maximize your salary, but you also don't want to piss off a potential employer with exorbitant demands. In a new paper …

Employment

Miniature Street Art Installations Take Over London

Street artist Slinkachu's idyllic scenes play out in puddles and street cracks.<p>Street artist Slinkachu’s work is best viewed under a magnifying glass: a lady swings on a matchstick, children play in the pool made from melting popsicle juice, and a couple crosses a river of Sprite. In an upcoming …

The Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick - review

'It's brilliant! Absolutely brilliant! And when you finally realise the secret – gosh, it's priceless'<p>Wow. I'm actually speechless, and that's rare for me. This is a thrilling mystery – four people in four different eras notice something odd about their lives. They see spirals, and this is related …

Books

4 Strategies for Women Navigating Office Politics

The politics of office life seldom fail to flummox and frustrate the top female executives my partners and I coach and train. In 2013, we conducted a number of interviews and surveyed 270 female managers in <i>Fortune</i> 500 organizations to determine what they liked and disliked about business meetings. …

The Best Marriage Plots In Novels

A truly enjoyable romantic plot, the kind that makes you sink into the story with empathic pleasure, is a seductive construct. From <i>Cinderella</i> to <i>Bridget Jones's Diary</i> we love to hear the one about the female underdog who attracts a higher class male and proves herself so appealing he finally begs …

Abercrombie & Fitch Puts Shirts On Male Models, Tries To Reinvent Itself

Put some shirts on, yuppies. (Molly)<p>A fascinating and weird era in retail history is now over: the male models at Abercrombie & Fitch have put on …

Abercrombie & Fitch

Why Nordstrom’s Digital Strategy Works (and Yours Probably Doesn’t)

In a recent MIT CISR poll, 42% of our respondents said they expected to gain competitive advantage from social, mobile, analytics, cloud, and internet of things (SMACIT) technologies.<p>But guess what? That’s not going to happen. The most notable characteristic of those technologies is their …

'My new Garden Bridge will be a floating paradise for Londoners'

Thomas Heatherwick, the leading British designer, talks exclusively about his new plans for London's Garden Bridge - complete with flowers, trees and 1,000 cubic metres of soil<p>“Fantastical; surprisingly emotional; so much more than just a nice place to be with plants,” says Thomas Heatherwick, …

England

Tommy Hilfiger's 'shagadelic' Florida digs

The great American graphic designer Milton Glaser once declared, "There are three responses to a piece of design—yes, no, and wow! Wow is the one to aim for." Tommy and Dee Hilfiger apparently endorse that notion. The fashion mogul and his wife have planted their flag on a glorious stretch of …

What are best activity and puzzle books for children?

We are off on a six hour train journey this summer and are looking for some really brilliant activity books to keep us all entertained! Can you recommend the best ones?<p>There are a huge number of quiz and puzzle books on the market – hours of mazes, crosswords, word searches and sudoku.<p>I'd steer …

To Kill a Mockingbird tops vote for 'most life-changing' books by women

Harper Lee's novel tops poll to find the books that have 'most impacted' readers' lives<p>To Kill a Mockingbird has topped a list of the most influential books written by women, with Liberty director Shami Chakrabarti describing Harper Lee's 1960 novel as "the book that introduced many of us to our …

Op-Ed | Photoshopped Fashion Ads Should Be Labelled

The Photoshopped images that appear in fashion and beauty advertising cause emotional and physical health issues in young women. It’s time these …

Zainab and Farhan's Colorful & Contemporary Dubai Apartment

<b>Name:</b> Zainab Ahmed and husband Farhan Ahmed (and for six months of the year, Farhan’s mom who divides her time between Pakistan and here) <b><br>Location:</b> …

Living Rooms

Shopper’s Diary: Searoon Succulents

Tamar Sahakian, the owner of Searoon Succulents, was a crafty child, always making things or gardening with her dad. But when it came to choosing a …

This fashion retailer answers customer's requests for home decor: http://elld.cr/6185c0GZ

British Flowers Week: stunning flower designs - Telegraph

GROW London: A New Contemporary Garden Fair on Hampstead Heath

A new kind of garden event is coming to town this week. It’s called GROW London, The Contemporary Garden Fair, and it’s exactly what we’ve been …

BBC documentary goes behind the scenes at Kew Gardens

New BBC Radio 4 documentary will tell the story behind the Kew Garden's iconic Amazonian water lilies<p>They are one of the main visitor attractions at Kew Gardens each summer, with enormous blooms enchanting visitors from across the globe.<p>Now, a major new Radio 4 documentary series is to tell the …

Amazon River

Style Time Capsule: Decorating Advice from 1975

(Image credit: Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Book, 1975)<p>One of my favorite decor books is the 1975 edition of the <i>Better Homes and Gardens</i> …

Living Rooms

Weekly Design Deal: 8 Outdoor Pillows on Sale Now

On a budget? You'll love these wallet-friendly outdoor pillows from West Elm, World Market, and Grandin Road.<p>1. Outdoor Pebbles Pillow, was $39, now $30. westelm.com.2. Fuchsia Aberdeen Outdoor Throw Pillow, was $25, now $15. worldmarket.com.3. Gabriella Outdoor Pillow, was $49, now $34. …

West Elm

32 Ideas To Decorate Your Home With Summer Flowers

Ah, those summer flowers! Breathing in their aromas we realize that it’s summer and enjoy it even more. That’s why today we’ve gathered several ideas …

Decorations

Accent Decor Ideas To Enliven The Trendy Modern Home

When it comes to interior design, sometimes the little things mean a lot. In fact, there are times when the most memorable element in a room isn’t …

A Day In The Life of Ingrid Carozzi of Tin Can Studios & Co.

Remember that post I did on 14 Florists to Follow on Instagram last month? Yep, it’s already due for an update. There seems to be an endless stream …

Join Us! Become a Brazil 2014 Curator

Hello fans!<p>The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil begins on June 12, 2014, and you’re invited to help curate a very special Flipboard magazine about your favorite team.<p>When the matches begin, Flipboard will publish a dedicated magazine for each of the 32 participating World Cup nations — from Team Algeria …

The Week in Review: The Immortal Legacy of Gabriel García Márquez

Inside Flipboard / April 25, 2014<p>Last Thursday, the Colombian author and journalist Gabriel García Márquez died in Mexico City at the age of 87. But …

10 Happy Bedrooms