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How to Write a Book

I’m going to jump right to the punch line. I’m going to start by telling you exactly what you need to do in order to finally write that book you’ve …

Required Reading: The 50 Best Books for Men

On the Road<p><i>by Jack Kerouac –</i> Considered the magnum opus of the beat generation this is the novel of living beyond society, outside of the law, in a …

Here's What Rich CEOs Say to Do In Your 20s

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CEOs

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Books

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

Literature

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Creative Writing

What Does the Planned Parenthood Video Show?

A secretly recorded conversation with the group’s medical director has ignited a heated debate over its handling of fetal tissue.<p>A video of Planned Parenthood's medical director discussing the harvesting of tissue from fetuses, released Tuesday, is at the center of the latest national controversy …

Feminism

See an Unprecedented Close-Up of Pluto's Surface

NASA unveiled new images of Pluto on Friday, revealing in unprecedented detail the craggy and mysterious features on the distant dwarf planet’s …

Solar System

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.

Self-improvement

“Boulevard”: In Robin Williams’ tormented final role, the beloved star still doesn’t know what he’s looking for

He played misfits and outsiders his whole career — but Williams’ last wounded husband hits awfully close to home<p>We should always resist the fallacy that we learn something essential about actors as human beings from the roles they play on-screen, but beneath that fallacy lies a thorny problem. When …

Brad Pitt

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It’s a known fact that successful people read. Time and time again, successful entrepreneurs and business leaders cite frequent reading as one of …

Here's what Richard Branson, Tony Hsieh, and 21 other successful executives ask in every job interview

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many top execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate. Here are 23 of them.<p><i>This is an updated article originally written by Alison Griswold and</i> …

Employment

No. Seven – Vintage Style Script Font Family by Fenotype

No. Seven Script Family.<p>The <b>No. Seven</b> script font family was designed in 2013 by Emil Karl Bertell (Fenotype). Its typeface provides a bold vintage …

The Stereotypes That Distort How Americans Teach and Learn Math

Speed doesn't matter, and there's no such thing as a "math person." How the Common Core's approach to the discipline could correct these misperceptions.<p>Mathematics education in the United States is broken. Open any newspaper and stories of math failure shout from the pages: low international …

Using Framing in composition

Rosie Holtom's portraits of homeless people

Photographs of homeless people often paint a familiar, gritty picture, but these portraits by Rosie Holtom break that mould. An animator by day, Holtom has volunteered at Shelter from the Storm, a night shelter in north London, for four years and photographs the residents to challenge …

The Diet From God

The Daniel fast is growing in popularity, often prompted by Christians’ desire for a deeper form of prayer. Many are reporting lasting physical benefits, too.<p>As a Baptist, January Rowe knew that tough times sometimes call for fasting. Purposefully going without food has long been a part of …

A Brief History of Sexting

Cleopatra delivering herself to Caesar rolled in a carpet may have been the original selfie.

Why 23andMe has the FDA worried: It wrongly told me I might die young

(<b>Update:</b> The headline of this post was changed to remove the words “false diagnosis” since 23andMe does not provide actual diagnoses.)<p><i>In the wake of the FDA’s warning letter to 23andMe to halt sales, I thought that my story might be of value for an English-speaking audience and decided to publish</i> …

Genetics

The Secret Story of How the NSA Began

Congress was surprised to find that a federal intelligence agency they'd scarcely heard of was bigger and more powerful than one that they'd created.<p>In 1982, James Bamford published <i>The Puzzle Palace</i>, an unprecedented journalistic look at the National Security Agency. This is an opportune moment to …

50 Design Problems In 50 Days: Real Empathy For Innovation (Part 1)

The adventure taught me an unbelievable amount about design’s power to solve problems and about my own capacities as a designer. Importantly, it …

Anti-Gravity Object Modeling: “Mataerial” is a Robot That Draws Sculptures in 3D | Colossal

<p>A few months ago we saw the invention of the world’s first 3D printing pen, the 3Doodler, that allows people to draw small objects seemingly out of …

Articles about blue facade on Dwell.com - Dwell

Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its...<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>A 450-square-foot apartment in the Upper West Side needed to accommodate the resident’s working, entertaining, and resting needs,...<p>An …

Architecture

design

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Delta Millworks guides us through the art of shou sugi ban.<p>Taking …

Architecture

Time-Lapse Sequences Turned into Timestacks

As a resident from Lake Ontario east of Toronto, Matt Molloy is no stranger to the dazzling sunsets and beautiful cloud formations common to the …

Photography

Mind-Bending Recursive Illusion Created Using Printed Photographs

Whoa. If you enjoy watching mind-bending concepts that confuse you and make your brain hurt, check out this experimental short by Willie Witte, …