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Sharks, ravines and volleyballs – the most perilous one-actor movies ever made

New film The Shallows has Blake Lively’s surfer circled by a shark for 86 terrifying minutes. Scary. But is it more nerve-racking than Tom Hardy talking about concrete for an hour and a half?<p>The Shallows is an important film for a couple of reasons. First, it teaches us that nobody should ever go …

Ryan Reynolds

A Watermelon Avocado Salad Perfect For Summer

Most of us eat watermelon by itself as a juicy fruit snack, but it also works well in savory salads. This recipe makes a great summer side dish or …

11 Iconic Movie Moments That Were Completely Improvised

Scripts are for suckers.<p>Cinema is full of iconic moments. But sometimes these moments never appeared in the finished script.<p>With regular ad-libbing and improvisation as well as genuine mistakes being frequent occurrences on film sets, it's not surprising that some of the best-loved movie moments …

The most iconic 20th-century fashion photography to be auctioned at Sotheby's – in pictures

With works by Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh and Guy Bourdin, as well as contemporary photographers such as Miles Aldridge and David LaChapelle, these are arguably the images which defined modern fashion photography as we know it<p>Through the Lens: Fashion Photography …

20th Century

Gota Dam Residence: A House on a Rock / Sforza Seilern Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Sforza Seilern Architects, an artistic collaboration between Studio Seilern Architects and Muzia Sforza, …

25 Lightweight Jackets To Combat This Weird Weather

Summer, where are you?<p>It's raining and too warm for a coat, but too chilly to go without. We've got it covered...

5 LinkedIn groups for PR pros

LinkedIn is a lot more than just a place to look for jobs or new recruits.<p>If you’re looking to stand out as an expert in your business, stay on the …

Inspiring Photography Series by Sanja Marusic

Sanja Marusic est une jeune photographe dont les clichés sont exécutés à travers le monde, au fil des pays qu’elle visite et dont elle extrait les …

Monde

Cardio Exercise Heart Rate

Your cardio exercise heart rate has a big impact on the outcome of your workout. Keep it too low and you won't induce the stress that helps your …

Exercise

18 awful vintage ads from the 20th century that show how far we have progressed

In the pre-Civil Rights era, major brands like Kellogg's featured sexist slogans, like "The Harder A Wife Works, The Cuter She Looks."<p>Other companies promoted pseudoscience that we now know to be utter bunk: 7-Up told moms to add the soda to their babies' milk; Camel cigarettes was marketed as "the …

Black Culture

5 Books That Influenced My Success Mindset

Every once in a while, you hit on a book that totally changes your worldview.<p><i>Image used under CC0 Public Domain license</i><p>Once that happens, you can never go back. You look at things through another lens; what was once irrefutable fact is now an assumption to be questioned.<p>Other times, you find a …

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

The Brain

How to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight, According to a Dietitian

Like most people trying to lose weight, I listened to the experts. Instead of eating breakfast, lunch, and dinner, I started scheduling meals and snacks so I was eating five or six times a day. This worked out to noshing on something every couple hours — 7 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. snack, 12 p.m. …

The 7 Biggest Trends in Entrepreneurship of 2016

The traditional sense of entrepreneurship has evolved. Here are some of the new trends.<p>Entrepreneurship seems to be a popular pastime.<p>In developed nations, where opportunity abounds, more and more people are choosing the path of entrepreneurship. Rather than the road less travelled, …

Entrepreneurship

The Beginner's Guide to Drinking French Wine

There is a certain mystique surrounding French wine. Long regarded (by the French) as the best in the world, it can also feel somewhat inaccessible, …

10 most important things in advertising

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. AP Photo/Frank Franklin II<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1.</b><b>Header bidding was the latest trend in ad tech designed to take on Google — now Google has effectively stamped it out</b>. Google has begun testing of allowing …

You Lose Consciousness Every Minute of Every Day Suggests New Study

The world surrounding you right now appears to be fully realized, perceived by you in a continuous stream of information. But a new study suggests …

Consciousness

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Story of cities #22: how Hitler's plans for Germania would have torn Berlin apart

Hitler’s megalomaniacal project to raze much of Berlin and transform it into his global Nazi capital killed thousands. Today, its few remnants are chilling, mundane, even graceful – and inseparable from a barbaric chapter in history<p>Resembling a huge, ripe, cracked brie, one of the few remnants of …

Art Deco

9 Things You Mistakenly Thought Apple Invented

But you know what? They didn't.<p>Yes, Apple's behind some of the best tech going, but it's definitely more of a marketing master than an out-and-out innovator. Which is probably why all of these breakthroughs are all-too-regularly mistakenly attributed to The Big A.<p><b>1. MP3 PLAYERS</b><p><b>iPhone 7: Everything</b> …

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

Seafood

13 Books to Read Before They're Movies in 2016

<i>Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media</i><p>From sweet children's classics to edge-of-your seat dystopian thrillers to swoon-worthy romances, movie adaptations of kids' and teen books in 2016 are likely to be big box-office draws for families. If you or your kids like to read 'em before you see 'em, here's a …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Wall Street thinks a Yahoo acquisition is inevitable.</b> But nobody can agree on the buyer.<p><b>2. Instagram is killing Gap's business more than ever.</b> Now everybody sees what's on the runways on social media, fueling consumers' obsession with fast fashion.<p><b>3. Facebook is overhauling its LiveRail</b> …

We need the truth about alcohol – it should be labelled, just like food | Katherine Brown

It is now classified as a group one carcinogen, alongside tobacco and asbestos, yet by a bizarre twist, alcohol is exempt from EU labelling laws<p>Today saw the publication of a new set of lower risk drinking guidelines by all four UK chief medical officers. The most notable difference between these …

Photographer Captures New Yorkers Kissing for Past 30 Years

For thirty years, photographer Matt Weber has been capturing candid scenes of romantic passion on the streets of New York City. His <i>Urban Romance</i> collection reveals the numerous tender moments of love that take place between adoring couples throughout the bustling city. Their affection ranges from …