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7 Most Mysterious Places In The World

There is so much we can learn about the ancient world. With every discovery, archaeologists uncover more about civilizations that came before us. What we know, however, is nothing compared to the questions left unanswered.<p>Even today, these 7 historic places remain obscure and mysterious to</b> …

How Super-Achievers Do What They Do

For their new book <i>The Art of Doing</i>, Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield interviewed 36 super-achievers at the tops of their fields. They started seeing patterns emerge. These are the 10 most common practices of the highly successful.

Where to Eat in Philadelphia Now

Powered by mom-and-pop-friendly rents, a rich talent pool, and a ravenous dining public, the restaurant scene in Philadelphia is in a constant state …

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These Songs Could Have Changed Your Life: The Best Rejected Songs of the Millennium

In which 20 Grantland writers wipe their eyes, put on their headphones, take a walk, and attempt to process the most egregious omissions from the …

Music

VMA Fashion Is As Outrageous As It Gets (PHOTOS)

As Shakespeare once wrote, all the world's a stage -- and the VMAs certainly confirm the Bard's claim. When it comes to red carpet fashion, the Video Music Awards are totally out of this world. (Hey, just ask the Moon Man.) What else would you expect when you put high-octane entertainers together …

To Wheat or Not to Wheat

Is eliminating this ubiquitous grain the key to weight management—and to curing so much more that ails us? Sari Botton decodes the wheat belly diet.<p>It's something you see more and more: Brunch companions shunning the muffin basket. Houseguests calling ahead to ask if you'll be serving pasta. …

Nutrition

Where to Eat in San Francisco Now

San Francisco is notorious for being a food-obsessed city. Chefs are pushing the boundaries, and sounding out their own dialect of California …

San Francisco On The Cheap: Do This, Skip That In Hipsterland

Despite its low-key vibe, San Francisco is notoriously not cheap. It's been called the most unaffordable city for homeowners, and last year, it was named America's fourth most expensive big city to visit [fun fact: Hawaii placed first].<p>But San Fran <i>can</i> be cheap! Behold these low-cost (and way …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

Photography,Art and design,Culture,Syria,Pet Shop Boys,Egypt,Lebanon,Middle East and North Africa<p>The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week Continue reading...

Cinema Aphrodiso

Whether judged by hankies used, sighs heaved, or pulses quickened, a truly fine romantic movie can burn its way into generations of hearts. From the star-crossed (Casablanca, Roman Holiday, Brokeback Mountain) to the triumphant (It Happened One Night, Say Anything . . . , Working Girl), Laura …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Crust

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Biscuit Crust.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 14, 2013 103<p>Sooooo I have a thing for fruit and cheese.<p>I just LOVE it. …

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

Brand Marketing

10 Apps That Will Help You To Organize In The Smartphone Age

Staying organized requires hard work but, luckily, technology has brought make improvements on this chapter as well. Nowadays we basically have an …

Apps

Get Whiter, Brighter Teeth At Home

White teeth. Everybody wants them. A sign of health and beauty for centuries, a dazzling smile has always been either up to genetics or an eccentric …

Cleaning

How to Find Your Undertone and Choose the Right Foundation

Finding the right shade of base to match your complexion always seems like a daunting task. And according to Jamie Greenberg, a celebrity makeup …

Makeup

Grapefruit, Almond … Jojoba? Ten Popular Natural Oils Demystified

It feels like every time I pick up a skin or hair care product these days, the packaging is in a hurry to reassure me that it contains a special kind …

Skin Care

5 Makeup Brushes That Make Application Easier

Makeup is moot without proper brushes, which is why excitement is brewing over the August grand opening of Morphé Makeup Brushes’ inaugural store in …

5 Easy Ways to Soothe an Achy Body

Maybe you worked out a little too hard this week and that's why your body hurts. Or maybe, you had to sit at a desk for 12 hours trying to meet that …