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In This Compact Barcelona Apartment, Space Is Maximized With Smart Material Choices

In the heart of Poblenou, a neighborhood in Barcelona that was once the epicenter of industry in the 19th century, rising real estate prices mean that people are finding better ways to maximize small apartments.<p>One such apartment is Poblenou in 3 acts. Like a play that unfolds in three scenes, this …

The favorite books of 10 millionaires and billionaires

From entrepreneurs and media tycoons, to international superstars and the president himself, here are 10 books that should be required reading for anyone looking to improve their lives.

Still Don't Believe In Influencer Marketing? Amazon Just Showed Us The Future

Content, content, buy here.<p>Many people don't know that behind Amazon's brilliant marketplace is an army of affiliate links from websites all over the world. It is a key pillar in how they drive traffic and sales.<p>If you don't know what an affiliate link is, it's a link that tracks where the traffic …

Marketing

Omnichannel Is Dead. Long Live Omnichannel.

“Omnichannel” has been one of retail’s favorite buzzwords for years now. At this week’s recently concluded (and excellent) ShopTalk conference, several speakers challenged the relevance of omnichannel. This conversation is long overdue.<p>The shift from a “multichannel” strategy–being active in …

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The One Essential Trait Leaders Fail To Master

For Howard Schultz of Starbucks, it’s an essential trait for any leader. Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook was praised for showing it as a sign of strength. Countless articles and blogs, including this one, have reminded leaders to demonstrate it – and that those who fail to show it are struggling to be …

Leadership

Two Lessons All Businesses Can Learn From Long John Silver's Rebranding Efforts

In March 2017, Long John Silver’s announced a new addition to their marketing team. This goes right along with other changes they’ve been making since September 2016. LJS, a company that is nearly 50 years old, is rebranding itself.<p>Those aren’t the only changes that the brand has made. In 2015 they …

Ephemeral is developing tattoo ink designed to disappear after a year

Practically everyone who has ever considered a tattoo knows the old parental refrain of “you’ll have it forever.” It’s a fairly stark warning tinged with the regret of a generation covered in inked relics of disco and popular culture past.<p>Some temporary solutions do exist, including the relatively …

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The Hand-Engraved In America Apple Watch By Made Worn

Long after the first generation Apple Watch is no longer useful as a technology item – being supplanted by subsequent generations of Apple wearables – this hand-engraved Apple Watch is still going to be an appreciable and fascinating work of art. What you see here is the first Apple Watch engraved …

This intricately engraved Apple Watch is absolutely crazy

MadeWorn made a name for itself putting insanely detailed engravings on expensive Rolexes for celebrities willing to shell out thousands of dollars for the custom timepieces. Now the Los Angeles-based company has put founder and artist Blaine Halvorson’s touch on the Apple Watch — and it looks …

Businesses can rent a Pepper robot for customer service

Folks in Japan might find themselves chatting with Pepper robots in business establishments these coming years. The enterprise version of the gentle-looking humanoid machine will be available for pre-order starting on October 1st, 2015, and businesses in the country can rent one directly from …

Tesla Wants You To Tell Your Rich Friends About Your Fancy Car

Tesla is asking existing owners to refer their friends in exchange for $1,000 toward their next Tesla purchase.<p>Do you own a Tesla? Do you also have friends who can afford to own a Tesla? Do you have five to ten friends who can afford to own a Tesla? If you answered yes to at least the first two …

Does Ringly Have A Place In An Apple Watch World?

The first thing I thought when I opened my Ringly box was that it smelled. <i>Bad</i>. Like electronics that had caught on fire and were then put out in some sort of chemical bath. But the company told me that the ring I received (an early review unit sent to reporters) was part of a bad “beta batch.” More …

Put the phone down, people!

A part of the anti-phone-addiction movement, the Phone Cell is a device that encourages people to get their face out of the screen during the most …

Factory Visit: Christian Louboutin

Since setting up his eponymous label in 1991, French designer Christian Louboutin's shoes have become synonymous with power, prestige and class thanks to their sexy, edgy design and extreme creativity. Lesser known is the fact that Louboutin produces men's footwear as well—something that should be …

5 Simple Tips for Photographing Tattooed Models

Photographing models who have tattoos is a bit different from photographing models with natural skin, since the pigment in the tattoo itself is …

Stunwall: A super simple web app to make your photos look gorgeous

Just came across Stunwall via Hacker News)which appears to be just a very simple way to upload a photo and add a filter to it. What makes this different to others I’ve seen is the elegance of the filters. They’re not too extreme by default and have a beautifully subtle, natural, feel to them.<p>You …

Want Your Instagram Photos To Get Attention? Use The Color Blue

Here are a few things you should keep in mind when posting pictures to Instagram to get the most likes:<p>Images with blue as a dominant color perform 24% better than those with high concentrations of red and oranges. Think #sky #bluebells #superman.<br>• Bright images perform 24% better than dark images. …

Teens Are Deserting Facebook, And They're Heading To Places Where Their Parents Can't Find Them

Their gradual exodus to messaging apps such as WhatsApp, WeChat and KakaoTalk boils down to Facebook becoming a victim of its own success. The road to gaining nearly 1.2 billion monthly active users has seen the mums, dads, aunts and uncles of the generation who pioneered Facebook join it too, …

Lula Cafe Transforms into House of Hunan Human (for Halloween)

No restaurant in Chicago loves Halloween as much as Lula Cafe. How else can you explain the Logan Square spot's inclination to dress up every October 31st as a completely different restaurant concept. Sometimes they go for a joke, like when they transformed into <b>Luma's Corner</b>, an indie rock version …

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Cheryl Cole got a bum deal with her English rose tattoo

What a mess Cheryl Cole's latest tattoo is. I'm not commenting on the artistic merit or otherwise of the enormous "English rose" blooms covering the space between the singer's lower back and upper thighs, but the fuss. A few flowers are never going to rank on a horror tat chart that includes a …

Whose tattoo is it anyway?

Who owns a tattoo? The obvious answer is the wearer, who paid for the ink and is now permanently (more or less) attached to it. Yet recent disputes have called into question the easy idea that if you buy a tattoo, you also own it and can display it as you like. Tattoo artists are increasingly …

Tattoo Parlor Doubles as Art Gallery

"Evil Or Sacred Tattoos" on Eagle Rock Boulevard opens in the space vacated by Cactus Gallery in December.<p>A tattoo parlor that was located in the …

5boro x Smith Street Tattoo Parlour Pin Up Series

New York-based skate pioneers 5boro has joined forces with Brooklyn-based Smith Street Tattoo<p>New York-based skate pioneers 5boro has joined forces with Brooklyn-based Smith Street Tattoo parlour on a series of skate decks decorated with unique pinup artwork. Designed by the artists Bert Krak, Steve …

Tipping a Tattoo or Piercing Artist

If you go to a restaurant, you will more than likely tip your waiter or waitress for good service. You'll tip a bartender, a cab driver, maybe even a …

Tattoos are booming - and this year's look is naval retro

Religion is less than trendy, Celtic bands so passé and naked women a little gauche. The fashionable style for 2013, undoubtedly the year of the tattoo, is retro. Even a little bit rockabilly.<p>Anchors and ships, swallows and roses, Gypsy girl heads and 1950s pin-ups. The look is very much that which …

Win A Copy Of Jason Derulo's New Album 'Tattoos'

How do you fancy getting your hands on a copy of Jason Derulo's brand new album 'Tattoos'?<p>The American singer's latest release features hit single …

Inked! Why Tattoos Are More Popular These Days

Afraid of commitment? This generation? Not with all the tattoos that say forever. Tattoos have come a long way from tribal initiations and badges of …

Banana Tattooing, an Increasingly Popular Art Form

Up until a few years ago, people rarely looked at bananas as anything more than delicious fruits, let alone as an art medium. But that was before …