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"Landmarks You Should Know"

Here are a couple of useful pages from Andrew Loomis' book "Figure Drawing For All It's Worth" that show exactly which landmarks can be see...

Strategies for Evoking Moonlight

"Khasra by Moonlight" is one of the original paintings in the exhibition "The Art of James Gurney" in Philadelphia.<p><i>Khasra by Moonlight</i> by James …

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

9 Amazing Female Graphic Novelists, Illustrators And Cartoonists You Should Read

It's been a big couple of years for women in the comic book world, with Marvel Comics unveiling female versions of their previously male-dominated troop of heroes. Last month, a girl-powered Avengers cast was announced, including such superheroes as She-Hulk, Dazzler, and Medusa. It's a bound in …

Comics

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

How to Conduct an Effective Job Interview

The virtual stack of resumes in your inbox is winnowed and certain candidates have passed the phone screen. Next step: in-person interviews. How should you use the relatively brief time to get to know — and assess — a near stranger? How many people at your firm should be involved? How can you tell …

Manage Your Team’s Attention

What’s your scarcest resource at work?<p>Most people answer, without hesitation, that it’s <i>time</i>. It certainly is finite, but I would argue that time isn’t actually your scarcest resource. After all, everyone has the same amount of time, and yet individual differences in productivity can be enormous.<p>A …

The Seven Imperatives to Keeping Meetings on Track

There’s nothing more annoying than a meeting that goes on and on and on. As a manager, it’s your job to make sure people don’t go off on tangents or give endless speeches. But how can you keep people focused without being a taskmaster or squashing creativity?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>The good news is …

Incredible street art tours

37 Books To Read To Your Kids, Based On Their Favorite TV Shows

Turn screen time into reading time.

3D printed sculptures spin to Fibonacci sequence

John Edmark, a professor of design at Stanford University, has mashed together geometry and art to create these 3D printed kinetic sculptures based …

Sculpture

These get me every time

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 …

Employment

Artistic Mom Turns Meals into Masterpieces

When Lee Samantha was pregnant with her second child, she began making food art in an effort to encourage her elder daughter to eat independently. If …

The 24 Most Adorable Kids Halloween Costumes

As we continue on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume, we turn our attention to adorable costumes for kids. Little ones have it pretty good in the costume department, mostly because they can turn even the more grown-up costumes (read: Lady Gaga or Edward Scissorhands) into absolute cuteness. …

The Five Rules Every New CEO Should Follow

Last week, an executive who was on the verge of being promoted to head his large global publicly traded company asked for my advice on how to be effective as a brand new CEO. I gave him a list and he was so appreciative that I was motivated to write a blog about it. There were five recommendations …

Themer will make your Android phone look amazing

One of the benefits of Android is its customisability, but that process isn't always easy for average users. An app called Themer is trying to change …

What Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia Will Look Like in 2026

The <i>Sagrada Famlia</i>, a world-famous Catholic church in Barcelona designed by the late renowned architect Antoni Gaud, is set to finally complete construction in the year 2026 after over a century of work. Having first embarked on the ambitious architectural project in 1882, Gaud took his time …

War

Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Sleep Under the Stars<p>Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See …

Car Illustrations from Famous Movies

If you are fan of nice cars and good movies, chances are you have seen these cars on the movies before. But now they are completely illustrated by …

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Design

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A La Carte Side Table

Editor's Rating<p>4.7?<p>Discovered on 2013-09-04<p>A unique table constructed with huge playing cards Striking and fabulously stylish, this fantastic Card …

3D is evil for September's DC Comics

Somewhere in China, an entire province recently went without plastic cups for a month, according to DC Comics' co-publisher Jim Lee, in the service of the nefarious needs of DC Comics' "Villains Month."<p>The comics publisher bought the equivalent of a month's worth of plastic production from a …

Itsy-bitsy $45 computer sports Android and Linux

I wouldn't call most computers "cute," but I'll make an exception for the CuBox-i mini-computer from SolidRun. It fits all of its hardware, including an HDMI port, IR receiver, and USB ports, into a 2-inch square black box. It runs Android and Linux. It's like a pet rock that's actually …

Navigate this massive corn maze using Google Street View

The Edmonton Corn Maze had a major challenge on its hands. Last year, the maze was also the world's largest QR code. How do you top that? With a different kind of technology. The farm is now host to the first corn maze accessible using Google Street View.<p>This year's maze features a popcorn theme. …

The Debrett's guide to etiquette in the digital age

The mobile phone is killing British manners, according to Debrett’s. Here is its guide to rules for mobile etiquette:<p><b>1. Think what your ringtone says about you?</b><p>Think about what your ringtone says about you: head-banging rocker, fashion-conscious teenager, gamer, sci-fi nerd, smooth seducer, tv …

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 …