13 of the greatest Stephen King short stories you’ve never read

May 22, 2017

… course only the children notice). I think I like this story so much for two reasons: first the theme of kids banding together to vanquish a nasty adult is a fun one, and second without wanting to give too much away the final reveal is just a really cool idea. Image: pocket books 11. L.T.’s Theory of Pets What’s it about? A man’s story of how his former pets acted as a catalyst in the failure of his marriage takes an unexpectedly dark twist. Why should you read it? Like …

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‘Twin Peaks’ just threw a premiere party that will haunt us for years

May 21, 2017

… take it all in, and you have to know where the doors are. As much as Clifton’s may seem like it’s inspired by Twin Peaks, the truth is, it’s more than likely that Twin Peaks is inspired by Clifton’s. Already a faux hunting lodge of sorts, they sure didn’t have to dress it up much. Showtime did anyway, of course, and its decorations and installations took up the entire complex, flooding us with Peak-ness from the moment we walked in the door: Arriving at …

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LeBron James puts the Boston Celtics over his knee while making NBA history

May 21, 2017

… ALSO: The 17 NBA teams participating in the ‘NBA 2K’ esports league It wasn’t supposed to be this way. The Celtics had just won a hard fought 7-game series against the Washington Wizards to reach the Eastern Conference Finals, supposedly demonstrating the team’s mettle during moments of adversity. That’s why, when the Cavaliers won their first game against the Celtics in dominant fashion, no one batted an eye of course the well-rested Cavs defeated the worn out …

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Sticking pom-poms to your face is a trend now

May 20, 2017

… craft shops and haberdasheries. The look can be traced back to Dutch Instagram makeup artist Marly, who posted a photo of her entire face covered in pom-poms. As you do. Fluffy balls. Products are listed in previous post. A post shared by MARLY (@punchingpictures) on Nov 14, 2016 at 12:11pm PST Of course, full face pom-poms isn’t a look for everyone. Some bloggers are trying out the look on their brows. Could pom-pom brows be the new microblading? Let’s hope not. …

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Apple will host big-name musicians and high-profile workshops to kick off new program

May 17, 2017

… Ahrendts said then that she wants to eventually get to the point where people might casually ask one another to hang out at an Apple Store the same way they would, say, a movie theater or a shopping mall. “This is the overarching vision for the future of Apple retail,” Ahrendts said at the time.”We will know we’ve done really great when it feels like a town square.” The more time people linger in the store, of course, the more likely they are to buy something. But …

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How to remove Facebook from your life and never miss a social beat

May 14, 2017

… you to an event on Facebook. They will, of course, not be able to find your account. What happens next is magical. That same friend or family member will hit you up directly. SEE ALSO: How to Completely Delete Facebook From Your Life Because, remember, you haven’t given up technology no one is suggesting you invest in carrier pigeons rather just Facebook. That means your loved ones can still call, text, email, or use any other number of methods to get in touch. It will be the same when …

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The #Resistance is now a lifestyle brand and please, don’t buy it

May 7, 2017

… night curled up in their favorite anti-establishment Nordstrom pajamas, sipping anti-police brutality Pepsi, listening to Pod Save America and coloring in their #NeverTrump coloring book. What a beautiful left-of-center Snapchat story it’ll make. Image: amazon Progressives have, of course, always liked to wear their politics on their sleeve, especially when those sleeves feature a sensitively curated range of topical buttons. But 2017 isn’t a normal year and Donald Trump, not a …

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I’m a single woman and I don’t need a subscription box to ’empower’ me

May 6, 2017

… empowering and inspiring them,” reads the company’s mission statement on its website. Of course, this box-shaped empowerment comes at a price. Subscription plans cost $24.99 per month for a small box, and $39.99 for a large box, and can be shipped worldwide. As a single woman entirely happy with my lot in life, I wholeheartedly object to being identified homogenous member of a target market in need of empowerment. But, in the eyes of SinglesSwag’s founder who is notably not a …

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8 must-eat dishes from the best restaurants on earth

May 2, 2017

… where ingenuity rules. With two Michelin stars under its belt, The Ledbury provides the type of multi-course meals that will put you into a food coma the moment you finish paying the check. Heres the typical fare you can expect from the Ledbury Hampshire Buffalo milk curd and rabbit shoulder with chestnut cream and chanterelles. Again, not the kind of stuff youd find at your run-of-the-mill restaurant. Le Bernardin New York City, NY There are more than 20,000 places to eat in New York City a …

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What Sheryl Sandberg can teach you about loss, grief, and resilience

April 25, 2017

… isolation,” she says. “The easy conversations I used to have with parents when I dropped off my kids at school … felt gone. And people kind of looked at me like I was a deer in headlights. So as much as I was trying to overcome grief, I was also feeling more and more and more alone.” Thirty days after Goldberg’s death, she turned (of course) to Facebook with the equivalent of a primal scream. “You can give in to the void, the emptiness that fills your heart, …

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Women in science share a message: Don’t give up

April 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)From across the fields of science they came, marching to show that women in science have a lot to say. Biologists and ecologists, medical researchers and EMTs, doctors and nurses, biomedical engineers and neuroscientists came with stories of why they fell in love with science. They ranged from little girls to seasoned science veterans, all carrying a message of what they’d like to tell other women. …

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

… trends and then reshuffle as needed. This way, youll have enough money to cover those unexpected or variable expenses without dipping into your savings. Remember, budgeting is a process. Dont expect to create a budget based on solely on one month. Track your spending over the course of a couple of months so that you can paint a more accurate picture. 2. Spending too much time on being frugal Another way to save money each month is by being frugal. But, if youre spending more time on monitoring …

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‘Were close’ BBG Ventures President Susan Lyne on the future of women-led startups

April 20, 2017

… reimagining every aspect of home and work life to be more efficient, more productive, or just more fun. That first wave included companies like LearnVest, BirchBox, Paperless Post and, of course, Rent the Runway. Raising money was a challenge because 95% of venture investors are men. So before they could get to the meat of their pitch, they had to explain how women think about their closets, or why were always on the hunt for the next great beauty product. I thought: lets back the best of these …

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These rising architectural stars could change India’s skylines forever

April 17, 2017

(CNN)“India is the place to be,” said Amit Gupta, architect and co-founder of Indian design firm Studio Symbiosis. And for the rising Indian architectural star, this certainly seems to be true. Though the design firm — founded by Gupta and his wife, Britta Knobel Gupta — is only seven years old, it is already looking to shape cities and skylines throughout the South Asian nation. Replay More …

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Nina Simone and me: An artist and activist revisited

April 17, 2017

(CNN)I was surfing online when I stumbled upon a mural in Baltimore painted by artist Ernest Shaw. It’s a three-headed portrait of civil rights icons: James Baldwin, Malcolm X and, of course, Nina Simone. Even within the boundaries of my computer screen, the painting on the side of a building at 401 Lafayette Street was powerful. Curious that the artist had chosen Simone as part of the trifecta, I dialed Shaw, a 41-year-old teacher at the Maryland Academy of Technology & Health …

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The best signs from Tax Day protests against President Trump

April 16, 2017

The Tax Day protest against President Donald Trump in Chicago.Image: tannen MAURY/EPA/REX/Shutterstock On April 15 the day tax filings are due thousands of Americans across the country took to the streets to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns. As a reminder, Trump still hasn’t released his tax returns, unlike every other American president and presidential candidate since Richard Nixon. Of course, the protesters had some pretty good signs: Wow look at all the …

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Retro tech provides a brief escape from the depressing nightmare of the present

April 12, 2017

… futuristic. That’s why we’re imaging a resurgence of Power Wheels. But, you know, for adults. These ideas are, of course, just the earliest manifestation of the wave of retro tech surging up to hit you over the next few years. Because if we’re hell-bent on driving this planet over a cliff, we might as well do it in Barbie-themed ride. WATCH: This company is microchipping its workers to give them an all-access pass to the office More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

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10 online classes in 10 different fields to help you figure out your career path

April 11, 2017

… potential career path, you might want to swap Hulu for online classes.To help you find the right niche, weve compiled 10 cheap (or free!) introduction courses for 10 different industries. Ones bound to catch your eye (and maybe even boost your resume) along the way. 1. Product Design: Product Design course, ALISON Image: THE MUSE According to ALISON, Product design is the process whereby product designers conceptualize and evaluate ideas before turning them into products ready to be sold …

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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 11, 2017

… social media allows people to communicate freely and share information, it enables the creation of like-minded groups. If these groups are big enough, or driven enough, they have the potential to positively influence and shape cultural progress. Recent examples of this include the Green Revolution in Iran, Arab Spring, the Occupy movement, and #BlackLivesMatter protests. And, of course, the new grassroots movement to end the stigma of addiction. Our community, once marginalized and shamed into …

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Masters 2017: Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia lead into final round at Augusta

April 9, 2017

… second to the young American, and was tied 10th last year. “You’ve got to be aggressive at times, there’s certain pins you’ve got to take advantage of but this is a golf course you’ve got to pick your moments,” Rose told Sky Sports. “That will be the gameplan.” Garcia, 37, part of a four-way share of the lead at halfway with Hoffman, Fowler and Pieters, is still chasing a first major title in his 74th attempt, a run which has included 22 top …

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Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler in leading quartet

April 8, 2017

… first, second in his three visits to Augusta, birdied three of his last six holes for a 69 to climb back to level par after suffering a quadruple-bogey nine at the 15th in a round of 75 Thursday. “I think the course is going to get very firm, keeping the ball below the hole is so key when the nerves at the weekend come up,” Spieth told Sky Sports. Three-time champion Mickelson, who at 46 and nine months could overtake Jack Nicklaus as the oldest Masters winner should he triumph …

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Jeff Bezos is going to sell off a ton of Amazon stock to fund Blue Origin

April 7, 2017

… long run. In other words, don’t think Bezos and his team aren’t learning from SpaceX. Though Bezos and “rival” Elon Musk have been breaking out their measuring tape at times, Bezos himself has noted how competition will help these projects thrive: From my point of view, the more the merrier. I want Virgin Galactic to succeed. I want SpaceX to succeed. I want United Launch Alliance to succeed. I want Arianespace to succeed, and of course I want Blue Origin to succeed. …

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Is the humble Lada now a classic car? – BBC News

April 6, 2017

… “Don’t trust your own judgement,” he says. “Instead, ellicit the help of a car club who might know the vehicle in question, or take someone from that club with you to look at that car. “This is better than saddling yourself with a car that could cost you a packet.” Of course, owning a classic car isn’t just about money; some people do it for the sheer fun. Bronwyn Burrell was 25 when she took part in the same 1970 London-to-Mexico rally as the feted …

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How to photograph Hanoi like the city’s Instagram stars

April 6, 2017

… Ly Dao Thanh Street, in the old quarter behind Hotel Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and, of course West Lake, the city’s largest freshwater lake. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH #MyHanoi: Javier Puig Saura He often visits Hoan Kiem Lake, where he finds Hanoians of all ages exercising, performing Aikido — a Japanese martial art — or just taking a stroll, ice cream in hand. On the first and 15th day of each month, Javier visits major pagodas and …

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Someone put Creme Eggs on a pizza and we’re not sure how to feel about it

April 5, 2017

… usually features spinach, mozzarella, tomato, and egg. This sweet version of the pizza switches out those classic savoury ingredients, replacing the tomato base with a macerated strawberry base. In the place of mozzarella and spinach are mascarpone and mint. The pizza is, of course, topped off with oozy Creme Eggs. Instead of parmesan, chocolate lovers can adorn their pizzas with crunchy Mini Eggs. Because why the hell not? The pizzas made by Neapolitan pizza specialists Crust Bros will be …

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People are selling old girl scout cookies on Amazon. Not cool.

April 4, 2017

… SEE ALSO: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Girl Scout Cookies The good news, of course, is you can now online shop for Girl Scout cookies at your leisure, in bulk, without having any actual connection to a Girl Scout or going out of your way to try to find cookie tables outside of grocery stores. But wait! A press representative with the Girl Scouts of the USA informed us of the negatives, and there are some major negatives: “We caution against purchases of Girl Scout Cookies found …

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