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Life Is Beautiful Presented by Renaissance Hotels
Advertorial content: Las Vegas is home to a culture all its own—one that's constantly shifting with the passing of time. The Vegas of yesteryear is still alive and well: showgirls roam the streets, Elvis impersonators can be found on the Strip at...
CULTURE
You Call That Art?! Pop-up Book
Pop-up book artists David A. Carter and James Diaz have teamed up once again to offer another interactive hands-on approach to learning. This time the duo turned their attention to sculpture. Appropriating the phrase often floating in the air of...
CULTURE
The Possible Project: A Makerspace for Teen Entrepreneurs
In a world where even a college degree seems to be barely enough to start a successful career path of any kind, entry into the workforce now demands a worthy skill set and competitive edge in a global economy. Anticipating this, lifelong entrepreneurs...
FOOD-DRINK
Casa Fat Radish, Rio de Janeiro
Any monumental event—from annual art fairs to sports tournaments—is now a major playground for companies to leave their mark on a captive audience. The branded hoopla oftentimes feels awkward, but when lured by free swag and booze, it's rarely questioned...
CULTURE
Intern Magazine
Getting your foot in the door in the creative industry is not an easy feat. With economic fluctuations in recent years and people retiring later and later, paid opportunities for recent graduates are harder to come by. Far from accepting an unpaid...
CULTURE
Chineasy
Beginning with key Chinese characters—which the book refers to as building blocks—author ShaoLan Hsueh and artist Noma Bar have made a memorable guide, as helpful as it is pretty, to one of the most difficult and oldest languages in the world. "Chineasy...
FOOD-DRINK
Daylight Mind Coffee Company
It's in Kona, Hawaii where the unique "farm-to-roastery-to-cup" experience could give the artisanal roasters in New York or San Francisco a run for their money. Daylight Mind Coffee Company (DMCC) in Kona opened its doors in September 2013 as not...
DESIGN
Public Supply
As of late, shrinking budgets and an insistence on standardized testing has left many art programs at public schools underfunded. Operating on the onus that creativity is key in the academic and personal development of youngsters, Brooklyn-based...
DESIGN
Marion Bataille's "Numero"
Part entertaining pop-up book for young numerophiles, part creative dissection of numbers' visually symbolic values, Marion Bataille's forthcoming book "Numero" breaks down the world's most basic integers with each turn of the page. A New York Times...
CULTURE
Happy Birthday Dear Academie
London, Paris, Milan and New York are usually the first cities that come to mind as the breeding grounds of art and culture. Yet it's in Antwerp, Belgium (with a population of around 500,000), where the Royal Academy of Fine Arts has been producing...
DESIGN
Reasons To Be Creative
Before London begins to gear up for its 11th annual Design Festival this September, an array of visionaries are headed to the beach for the award-winning Reasons To Be Creative (RTBC) conference. Helmed by Flash developer John Davey, the yearly three...
CULTURE
LungA Festival 2013
by Maj Hartov A celebration of art and creative practices, the LungA festival on the east coast of Iceland invites attendees to partake in a full week of activities during July each year. Set in a small town called Seydisfjördur, at the end of a...
TECH
Language-Learning Tools for Kids
The statistics supporting bilingual education are hard to argue with—improved problem-solving and social skills as well as higher test scores mean that foreign languages set kids up for success across the board. The sweet spot for second language...
TECH
Positively Dog Training
In the right hands, a clicker and a bag of treats can work wonders on an unruly pet. "Positively Dog Training" is a digital book from Open Air Publishing that hopes to provide some teacher training for new masters in the business of sitting, staying...
CULTURE
Africa Straight Up
No longer considered "Africa, the unknown," the continent is presented to the world through a pair of fresh eyes in Africa Straight Up," a documentary released in conjunction with the relaunch of Africa.com that seeks to counter the often tragic...
DESIGN
Mobile Student Supplies
As design students head to school, they'd be wise to equip themselves with on-the-go supplies that embody the functional beauty of the larger concepts of the field. These five objects take creative scholars or simply those with an eye for good design...
CULTURE
CH Zambia: Mfuwe Day Secondary School
For our first Cool Hunting Edition travel experience we brought 24 friends and readers on safari in Zambia. Over the course of eight days CH Zambia guests experienced the wonders and wildlife of Africa with a few surprises from our brand partners...
TECH
CH Zambia: Photo Safari with Pentax
For our first Cool Hunting Edition travel experience we brought 24 friends and readers on safari in Zambia. Over the course of eight days CH Zambia guests experienced the wonders and wildlife of Africa with a few surprises from our brand partners...
DESIGN
The Dinner Series
In sports they tell you that to become a better player, you have to practice against people more talented than you—demolishing your opponent each time will never lead to increased skills. This advice holds true in the creative realm as well...
TECH
Numberlys
A charming interactive story app from Moonbot takes a pre-linguistic dystopia as the setting for a adventure tale about the invention of the alphabet. Following Moonbot's first story "The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore," Numberlys also...
FOOD-DRINK
Coffee Common NYC Pop Up
As demand for high-quality coffee gains force, the myriad varietals and methods for roasting and brewing come to light with a range that can be intimidating for the average connoisseur. Aiming to marry the sophistication of coffee drinking with...
TECH
Playground Sessions
Gaming meets Chopin with Playground Sessions, a downloadable software that teaches piano through its breakthrough "Play to Learn" approach. Riffing on the strumming-to-scoring simulation of Guitar Hero, Playground Sessions enables users to practice...
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