I've been working full-time for nearly 40 years, and I've never taken more than two weeks off at one time. So I have a bucket list of destinations in mind to travel to after I retire -- places that I haven't had the time, energy or money...Show More Summary
One of our favorite lazy-girl styling tricks has to be sporting the same top to two different occasions - all in 24 hours. It's a tough feat to pull off, sure - but Selena Gomez is clearly the master. After all, she wore an asymmetrical Louis Vuitton crop top to the designer's Spring '15 runway show - and she didn't take it off for her flight home. Show More Summary
CIOs are of two minds on Hadoop. They're not convinced that it can help them tackle their data but at the same time they're hiring Hadoop talent in droves. What gives? The reality is that while enterprises continue to stumble in theShow More Summary
20th Century Fox unleashed the first full trailer for Sir Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings this morning, and the two terms that come to mind, appropriately, are "Epic" and "Biblical." Starring Christian Bale as Moses, Exodus tells...Show More Summary
Last night we saw a Royals Wild Card win over the A’s, and it was exactly the kind of game MLB had in mind when they cooked up this one-game Wild Card play-in format. Two teams, two different kinds of desperation, one more chance to make the real postseason. The A’s were desperate not to […]
It never crossed my mind that I would be on any list of the Top 100 chess players, although it might have. When I reached my peak USCF rating slightly more than two years ago, I was in the top 60 active players in my state.But a Top 100 national list is another matter. Show More Summary
The thought of using crypto-currencies to back shares of a company first crossed Y Combinator head Sam Altman’s mind about two years ago. “It was an idle thought that popped into my head,” he said. “It was not until Reddit reached out to me about fundraising that I thought about it again.” So when he decided to lead Reddit’s $50 million Series B… Read More
Until about 24 hours ago, I was celibate for over two years. (I'm a guy.) Despite some rare and brief moments of loneliness, I really didn't mind it; I'd get high, ride my bike, write music... I was fulfilled in ways I never had time for when I was dating, in a relationship, or regularly trying to hook up online or in bars. Show More Summary
When we think of small living expertise, we think of NASA, submarine engineers, or tiny house enthusiasts. Hotel designers don't come to mind, but they ought to: Like these two Dutch architects managed to wedge nearly everything you'd need to live comfortably into a wood mechanism the size of a walk-in closet. Read more...
In the span of less than two months, two pedestrians were struck and killed by cyclists in Central Park, prompting cries from various corners about the need for lowered speed limits and stricter enforcement when it comes to minding inter-park traffic signals. [ more › ]
I've been thinking about how relationships, mindfulness, and meditation work. All of them seem to share a striking characteristic. When everyone is happy, they all seem to flow easily. But when someone is feeling a strong emotion (e.g., anger, fear, jealousy, sadness), they all seem to get harder. Show More Summary
As our cities grow increasingly crowded and house prices rise, plots that would have once been considered unsuitable for building upon are becoming more attractive and profitable. With this in mind, Tokyo's 3 m (9.8 ft) wide Wall ofShow More Summary
Let me start right off by stating: I am a Frozen fan. My kids were just about the perfect age to see it when it came out, and I was grateful for a plot that favored girl power and sisterhood over romantic love. I even didn’t mind that...Show More Summary
When you think of books written by celebrities, "fine literature" might not be the first two words that come to mind —but College Candy rounds up 10 books by celebs you might actually want to read: Bossypants by Tina Fey: Funny, inspiring, and has some important things to say about...
After years of saying he would never get married, 53-year-old George Clooney is set to marry Amal Alamudden today in Venice, Italy. Yes, Hollywood’s most notorious eligible bachelor is taking the plunge after over two decades of George professing it wouldn’t happen. Show More Summary
Mind the Buzz is a fun and educational trivia game for iOS boasting over 12,000 questions in a number of categories. Two modes allow for either playing solo to beat your own scores and gain knowledge or in a group with other friends to challenge each...
Two questions are on the minds of many people in Washington today. One is who will replace Eric Holder, the U.S. attorney general who resigned yesterday. The other is what Holder will do next with his career. The answer to the first one is critical, especially given the looming midterms and the contentiousness of the confirmation process these days. But so […]
Jill Soloway's Transparent sets a new precedent for transgender storytelling by integrating the trans community into every element of the series development. The original series premiers today on Amazon Prime and tells the story of a...Show More Summary
PARIS –- The spring 2015 fashion season began today with the arrival of two pairs of thong underwear masquerading as show invitations – two different unrelated shows, mind you — and a dollar bill stamped with the date and time of a third presentation. They were only the most startling in a growing pile of […]
The Ryder Cup is as much a mental battle as it is a physical one, and the European hosts know this as well as anyone. Let it not be considered a coincidence, then, that the names of two Ryder Cup rookies were misspelled on practice range placards on Tuesday at Gleneagles. Show More Summary