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18 Maps That Will Change How You See The World

Including some disturbing news for America.<p>BuzzFeed is attempting to track down and embed all the original creators featured in this article. Please contact tom.chivers@buzzfeed.com.

How To Fight Poverty? It’s Simple: Give Cash To Poor People

Experts don’t know what a poor person needs. But guess who does? Poor people.<p>There’s a very long list of ways that nonprofits have tried to attack the problem of global poverty. Some give microfinance loans. Others create skills training programs. Still others give laptops to kids. Of all the …

10 apps that should be core smartphone features

So I trawled the hundreds of apps I’ve installed, and compiled a “top 10” of the ones I feel wouldn’t look out-of-place integrated into a phone’s inner workings.<p>It’s worth noting here that these aren’t necessarily the best built or designed apps out there — it’s more about the core functionality. …

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This Is the Single Best Upper-Body Exercise for Men. Are You Doing It?

Add this one-move workout to your routine for a bigger, stronger, and more athletic body<p>Ask me for an upper-body workout, and I’ll give you one exercise: the standing single-arm overhead press.<p>Here’s why: It works the deltoids, biceps, triceps, lats, and pecs, as well as all of the stabilizing …

6 Brutally Tough Workouts You Can Do on Your Lunch Break

Fair warning: They’ll kick your ass<p>A workout doesn’t have to be long to be tough. These quick 20 to 30 minute workouts from Gym Jones are testaments to that. They’re short, but incredibly brutal and unforgiving. Are you game?<p>If you want something even quicker, check out <b>The Unbelievable 4-Minute</b> …

34 Quick and Easy Veggie-Packed Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is often a sweet meal, with oatmeal, cereal, fruit smoothies, and Greek yogurt parfaits dominating our mornings. But the first meal of the …

16 Travel Blogs That Will Make You Want to Pack Your Bags

You guys, we’ve been hit hard by the travel bug here at Brit + Co. Traveling has been proven to make you more creative, and who doesn’t love trying out new foods, experiencing new cultures and exploring new cities? We already gave you a dose of inspiration with our fave female travelers on …

17 Awesome New Books You Need To Read This Summer

Here's what's hot this season.

11 Ways To Dress Casually But Still Look Like The Boss

How to dress down now.<p>Thanks to a new era of refined, but casual clothing, it's now possible to look cool, feel comfy, and still look stylish. 'Bout damn time. Embrace the new 'dressed down' era with any of these eleven spring style go-tos.<p>1. Meet your new summer uniform: the Blazer 'N Tee<p>We have …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe Speaks with Jay-Z About 'Magna Carta… Holy Grail' - Part 1

This week, BBC Radio 1 and Zane Lowe will be airing an exclusive four-part interview with Jay-Z on<p>This week, <i>BBC Radio 1</i> and Zane Lowe will be airing …

GQ Selects: Oliver Peoples Tortoiseshell Acetate Glasses

<i>Key items from our July issue, hand-picked by Jim Moore and available at MR PORTER</i><p>"Glasses aren’t always up there on the list of things guys think about when wanting to look their best--but they should be. The right pair framing your face is just as important as having a suit tailored to your body. …

MR PORTER Asks Street Style Photographers to Pick Their Favorites

With the internet as an ever-reaching vehicle, street style photography has grown exponentially in<p>With the internet as an ever-reaching vehicle, …

Jay Z's 99 Problems, Illustrated

<b>Our favorite aspect</b> of illustrator Ali Graham's "99 Problems" Tumblr is that he got Jay-Z's face so right. Round, a little frowny, adorned with oversized shades. Of the many problems we didn't realize Hova had: directing lions while filming with a handheld DV cam ("Need y'all to roar"); requiring …

Nas: Coming Full Circle

Ranked as number two in The Source’s “Top 50 Lyricists of All Time” column, it’s fair to say that<p>Ranked as number two in <i>The Source</i>‘s “Top 50 …

You Can Wear This Shirt For 100 Days Without Washing It

The business has generated a lot of buzz on Kickstarter, raising more than $246,000 in just a few days.<p>"We found that guys love jeans for their versatile, low-maintenance nature, but didn't have an above-the-waist option that even came close...until now," the brand writes on the Kickstarter …

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Articles about 7 modern bookend designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>WantedDesign presents a showcase of contemporary Croatian …