The New Warby Parkers Will Have You Running from the Paparazzi in No…

It's obvious that you're what's hot right now. Producers blowing up your phone, agents fighting over you (publicly, too; how embarrassing — for them), maître d's practically mauling themselves on strategically-placed fici (plural of ficus) to get you the best table at restaurants with the word "bungalow" in their… » 2/14/13 11:59am 2/14/13 11:59am

Warby Parker Increases Already High Delight Factor by Including Cookies…

Everyone likes ripping open presents around this time of year. But picking out a friend's glasses that they wear on their face every day is a daunting task. Warby Parker knows this, and is offering gift cards in denominations of $50, $95, $145 and $195 — and all holiday gift cards will arrive at your lucky pal's door… » 12/17/12 11:59am 12/17/12 11:59am

Staying Connected While on the Road Just Got a Lot Easier

These days, not everyone's tied to an office. But if you're working from the road, it doesn't mean you can't get as much done as you would if you were sitting at a desk. In this, the last of our Business Casual series written in conjunction with the join.me crew, we'll look at the mobile office tools that can help… » 11/26/12 11:59am 11/26/12 11:59am

How Not to Be a Meeting Diva, Bore Your Staff to Sleep, or Otherwise…

If you are gainfully employed, it's likely that meetings are part of your life. And, no matter how much you protest, they're not going anywhere. Here in the Business Casual series, written in conjunction with the join.me crew, we covered your sweet work-from-home setup, and now we're going to address the dreaded… » 11/16/12 11:59am 11/16/12 11:59am

Working from Home Does Not Mean Pajamas and Cable TV

Whether you have a lucrative gig blogging about coupons or your work-from-home status is merely temporary, laptop + jammies does not a home office make. Welcome to the Business Casual series, a triptych of posts about how to stay on task at work — whether you're onsite, offsite, or at home. Created in conjunction… » 11/15/12 11:59am 11/15/12 11:59am

Yogi Lauren Imparato Is Here and Answering Your Enlightenment-Related…

Sometimes in this crazy world, it's hard to find a little inner peace (or outer peace, or any peace, really), which probably explains the proliferation of yoga in recent years. It seems as if just about everyone has a mat shoved in their closet, is practicing their pranayama, or has a very vocal opinion on the perfect… » 9/27/12 12:59pm 9/27/12 12:59pm

10 of the Top Spa and Wellness Retreats in the World

Sophisticated getaways call for sophisticated services, which is why this post is dedicated to some of the best wellness and spa retreats out there. Exotic landscapes, nature-inspired architecture, exquisite spas and body-trembling massages — these are all elements that contribute to a memorable holiday experience.… » 9/27/12 8:59am 9/27/12 8:59am

Meet the Jedi of Handmade Chocolate, Patricia Tsai

Fantastically good chocolate, chocolate that resonates all the way back to our primal roots, chocolate that feeds body, mind and soul: Patricia Tsai's stone-ground, minimally processed chocolate embodies a journey from Mexican cocoa farm to urban America, and from a corporate cubicle to her ChocoVivo storefront… » 9/06/12 11:59am 9/06/12 11:59am

How Does a Pro Photographer Capture Gorgeous Portraits in Paris? Ask…

You know how we used the Intel-Inspired Ultrabook™ Shooting Challenge as an excuse to send photographer Steven Taylor to Paris to shoot a bunch of black-and-white city portraits? Well the man with the cam is back, and he brought along a ton of great photos of his pal Val glamming it up in fabulous France. » 8/21/12 11:59am 8/21/12 11:59am

What Happens When a Good Girl Goes Bad for Just a Little While

Sometimes, as a young woman, having everything in place is just exactly what you don't want. You're in your 20s, have a good job, an ever-growing 401K, a working automobile, brunch plans blocked out in your Google calendar for the next 6 Saturdays, maybe even a live-in boy- or girlfriend. Maybe even a cat. And you… » 7/31/12 11:59am 7/31/12 11:59am

Zoe Kazan Written Into Being by Paul Dano. Written by Zoe Kazan.

Writer's block is a bitch. It can throw you into a pit of despair, nearly drown you in a pool of self-hatred, suffocate you with feelings of failure. But what if one day, you sat down at your trusty typewriter, and tapped out a character so fully-formed, so nuanced, so complex, so entirely lovely and real, that she… » 7/24/12 11:59am 7/24/12 11:59am

All the Joys of Marriage Failure in a Convenient Cartoon Format

The dissolution of a marriage isn't normally LOL-material, but don't tell that to Barbara Slate, author of Getting Married and Other Mistakes. Slate's new semi-autobiographical graphic novel is a genuine, wry, and, yes, funny look at what happens when a woman caves under societal pressure to get hitched — and then… » 7/19/12 11:59am 7/19/12 11:59am