S Owen

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How to Have the Best Staycation Ever

Who says you have to leave town to relax?<p>When you’re taking a staycation, it’s not about the journey, or in this case, the destination: it’s about …

The year’s most breathtaking travel destinations, from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

With over 23 million Instagram posts already hashtagged #vacation, competition is increasingly fierce for most photogenic holiday background. Those looking for a little inspiration might consider checking out the latest batch of travel photo submissions from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler …

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A Tour of Pierre Cardin’s Bubble Palace

When the fashion pack descended upon the French Riviera for Dior’s resort collection, their spaceship, in the form of the Palais Bulles, aka the Bubble Palace, was waiting. This futuristic, amorphous pile, built between 1975 and 1989, is the invention of the Hungarian architect Antti Lovag. No fan …

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2015 Mazda Miata Will Weigh Less, Be Best Car Ever Made By Anyone Ever

Guys. We all know the Mazda Miata is the best car in the world ever since cars have been cars. Now, we've received word that the next Miata might …

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The Week in Review: Flip to the Year Ahead

Inside Flipboard / December 27, 2013<p>In Japan, where I was born and raised, New Year’s is the most important holiday. Planning your resolutions …

South Sudan: Australian military aircraft to assist UN efforts to stop bloodshed

Australia is preparing to send two military aircraft to South Sudan to help the United Nations respond to the deadly crisis in the country.<p>The UN …

The Top 10 Workplace Trends For 2014

Earlier this week, I gave you my top trends for 2013 and now it’s time to look ahead to 2014. The economy is showing no signs of getting better and now with Obamacare next year, there are going to be some major changes. 2014 will be a slow period, where a lot of major workplace issues will surface …

The 3 Biggest Kitchen Trends Of 2014 Might Surprise You (PHOTOS)

Kitchen upgrades topped homeowners' list of renovation projects in 2013, and the trend doesn't seem to be slowing, according to a new report released by real estate website Zillow earlier this month that names the big kitchen trends of 2014.<p>Like the insight we got from our friends over at Houzz on …

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9 Awesome To-Do List Apps for 2014

As a former event planner, I know the importance of to-do apps. I’ve given a close look to the most promising options out there and compiled my favorites in this article. Whether you are a solo entrepreneur, “household manager,” corporate employee, or freelancer, these are some of the best to-do …

Can you predict 2014's top fitness trends? Here are the pros' picks

According to the latest survey from the American College of Sports Medicine, your body is going to be working overtime in 2014.<p>They surveyed over …

These Are the 50 Best Places to Work for 2014

Glassdoor, which provides an anonymous space for people to rate and review their employers, has released its Best Places to Work list for 2014, and …

Sponsored post: Top 10 trends in business intelligence for 2014

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>As anyone working with data these days knows, there is a massive wave of innovation in analytics today. Hundreds of companies …

Must-Follow Marketing Minds On Twitter 2014

Last week Vala Afshar wrote a thoughtful and comprehensive list of the 100 Must Follow on Twitter in 2014. These 100 Twitter accounts, he wrote, will educate you on the very latest and best business, technology and leadership practices.<p>What about marketing and media? There is some crossover on the …

Hug Those Curves

We drive for work. We drive for pleasure. Our top 14 cars for 2014—along with some bonuses beyond four wheels—will drive you wild.

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El Niño may make 2014 the world’s hottest year yet

New data show nearly even odds for El Niño conditions to develop next year, which could make 2014 the hottest year on record.<p>El Niño is the name that climatologists give to warming of the surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean. Since the Pacific Ocean is so big, slight changes can drive …

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2014 looks bright for entrepreneurs willing to take risks

Entrepreneurs are approaching 2014 with a sense of excitement and trepidation. The past few years have been about survival for many businesses. Investors and financiers have been risk averse. However, with the UK economy predicted to grow by 2.4% in the coming year, businesses are daring to think …

Summer Down Under

Continuing my recent theme on weather, while those of us in the north are bundling up against the cold these days, Australia is experiencing a historic summer heat wave. Many records have been broken as temperatures climbed as high as 43 degrees C (109.4F) in Sydney, and the city of Eucla, in …

Forget sex: how the idea behind Bang with Friends could revolutionize social interaction

Apple's Find My Friends, a mostly-unrelated concept.<p>Perhaps you've heard of Bang With Friends. It's a rather controversial thing. Simply put, it's a Facebook and mobile app that lets you pick which of your friends you'd like to "bang." Oh, but it's more clever than that: the app won't reveal your …

10 Apps That Made My Life Better

10 Ways To Be Healthier In 10 Minutes Or Less

It seems like our favorite excuse: "There just aren't enough hours in the day." It gets us out of workouts, concocting nutritious homemade meals, sleeping enough.<p>But does health <i>have</i> to be a trade-off with time? A new study examined the time American adults spend on beneficial behavior and found …

Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

What To Like About The Galaxy S4 Compared To The iPhone

Do specs on a phone matter? Right now, yes. But in a year’s time we’ll be looking at standardized smartphones differentiated by the culture of the manufacturer and the services they provide, as much as we will care about the slab and how it performs. Specs will matter but only because you won’t be …

10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: everything you need to know

Apple’s iPhone event on Tuesday brought us the two new devices we expected — and not much else. At a comparatively subdued and small event, the company replaced last year’s iPhone 5 with two models: the iPhone 5c, a colorful plastic phone that starts at $99, and the iPhone 5s, a high-end device …