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Health & Fitness | Health

A short history of terrible diets — Quartzy

“The way we approach nutrition and dieting changes every five years,” says Sydnee McElroy, a family doctor practicing in Huntington, West Virginia, and co-author, with her spouse Justin, of the forthcoming book Sawbones: The Horrifying, Hilarious Road to Modern Medicine.

Travel | Travel

Top 9 Promising Hospitality Trends for 2018

In an ever-changing hospitality industry, it is important to keep up with the trends. Embracing innovation and technology is essential to creating a better marketing strategy oriented to millennials. Take a deeper look at the hotel trends and factors shap

Style & Fashion | Fashion & Beauty

People Are Getting Diamond Piercings On Their Fingers Instead Of Wearing Rings

The trend for ‘engagement finger piercings’ are quickly gaining traction on social media, but there may be hidden dangers behind this popular new trend.

Business & Finance | Startups

The Most Important Tech Trends Of 2018, According To Top VCs

From saving energy to helping humans help machines, this year’s investments will try to help startups make more progress in areas that already matter.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

The Biggest Fitness Trends of 2018 | Outside Online

We reached out to a bunch of coaches, editors, trend forecasters, and some of the brightest minds in the fitness industry to tell us what they think will be trending in 2018.

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

The 20 Must-Download Apps of 2017

Catch up on the year's essential apps and games for both iOS and Android.

Architecture & Interior Design | Home & Decorating

These Are the Biggest Home Décor Trends of 2018 | MyDomaine

We asked interior designers to share the trends they believe will be huge next year. Find out what the biggest home décor trends are predicted to be.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The Unlikely Rise of … Shuffleboard? – The Ringer

This summer’s hottest new game is shuffleboard, a retirees’ pastime. How did a geezer’s delight get cool?

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Armpit Tattoos Are the Bizarre New Trend Hitting Instagram

Tattoo trends come and go… which is amusingly antithetical to the very nature of tattoos, which, as we all know, are quite permanent. The ink community often looks to Instagram for a glimpse at the latest tattoo craze, and this time around, we’

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Jewelry designers see piercing phenomenon as big business

With multiple piercings now commonplace among millennial women, fine-jewelry designers are warming to the idea of selling five earrings at a time.

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

Bill Gardner on Logo Design: Simplicity Rules. For Now. - HOW Design

What's trendy in logo design? Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity. Until the next cool thing comes around. Hear from HOW Design Live speaker Bill Gardner.

Business & Finance | Business

Trends Brand Marketers Need to Heed - Brand Keys

Marketers cannot use mid-20th century survey tools to measure 21st century consumer values and behaviors because traditional techniques are likely to measure what consumers say, rather than what they think

Gaming | Gaming

'Pokémon GO': How Nintendo Beat Sony And Microsoft By Using Trends - Forbes

With 'Pokémon GO' Nintendo is cleaning up with a mobile and social game. The market is vastly larger and more profitable than console competition with Sony and Microsoft.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

The #BananaPeelChallenge has teens slipping all over the Internet

It began with Twitter user Jason Oakes, who filmed his attempts to confirm the cartoon trope that bananas are, indeed, slippery.

Science & Technology | Social Media

4 social media marketing trends that won’t go away

Ten years ago, Facebook was a shaky fad. Today, its market cap is almost a third of a trillion dollars. So why isn’t your organization live-streaming on Periscope yet?

Business & Finance | Marketing

The Top Marketing Trends to Watch for in 2016 [Infographic]

Learn about the biggest trends marketers should know about as we strategize for the upcoming year.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

In Defense of Hipsters

Exterminate hipsters!

Not the people. The people are fine -- inasmuch as anyone even knows what they are anymore. A few are great, some are annoying, most are probably pretty unremarkable, same as with everything else. I’m saying exterminate the word "hipsters."

News | Interesting Links

Trends Show Crowdfunding To Surpass VC In 2016

By 2016 the crowdfunding industry is on track to account for more funding than venture capital, according to a recent report by Massolution. Just five years ago there was a relatively small market of early adopters crowdfunding online to the tune of a rep

Food & Drink | Food & Stuff

14 Foodie Phrases That Have Lost All Meaning

We now live in a food culture where no phrase can be uttered without being a stupid pun or insider slang, and in the process, we've developed a culinary lexicon that has become so convoluted, reading a menu sounds like a cross between a science book, a travelogue, and a lost diary from the Oregon Trail.

News | Interesting Stuff

7 Images Almost As Freaky As #TheDress (Or Freakier)

This photo of a dress has now divided all of humanity into dueling factions, with sane individuals who see this image as white and gold pitted against the dangerous loons who perceive it as blue and black. (OK, so the dress is blue and black in real ...

Family & Parenting | Kids

Power to the Princesses! Disney Sold 3 Million 'Frozen' Dresses

Since the movie opened in November, the animation brand has sold 3 million Elsa or Anna dresses in North America (which is roughly equal to the number of 4-year-old girls on the continent). On Halloween, beauty editor Alyssa Hertzig, who has a young daug

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

Overrated and underrated restaurants, trends and chefs in Chicago

For every overrated, overexposed restaurant, food trend and chef, there's a hidden, unsung gem that's worthy of a second look

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

9 Ways The American Home Has Changed Since The 1970s

Newly built houses have gotten bigger, taller, and more air conditioned since the 1970s.