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Hitchcock’s Recipe for Success Revealed in this Stunning Student Film

Make sure you’re firmly perched upon a chair when you click the play button above, because this witty ode to the king of frightening films, Alfred Hitchcock, is so impeccably incredible, it might very well give you vertigo. Even if …

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Tenenbaums Tomes You’ll Want for Your Own


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I know I’m not alone when I say The Royal Tenenbaums is one of my favorite Wes Anderson films, so imagine my delight when I came across this slideshow of book and magazine covers featured …

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Get in the Halloween Spirit with Decaying Hollywood Mansions

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The Facebook page Decaying Hollywood Mansions is like the haunted house of Old Hollywood, if such a thing were to exist. Its chiaroscuro maze of shrieking starlets, eerie-eyed vampires, and shadowed detectives conjures up …

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Stylish Individual Looking at Missed Connections Artwork (Writer 4 Reader)

Today, we’re smitten by Sophie Blackall’s Missed Connections art, and we think you might be too.

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Watch This Now: Prophetic Fifth Graders from 1995 Predict the Future of the Internet, Get Everything Right

If you watch nothing else on the internet today, make it this mid-’90s PSA of fifth graders talking about the future of the internet. These miniature oracles predict the nature of the online landscape with creepy accuracy, all the way …

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Transportation Tickets You’ll Want to Scrapbook


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Wrinkled into the bottom of a purse, roughhoused between a book’s pages, jettisoned into the recycling — such are the fates of transportation tickets, and understandably so. Why keep a boring scrap of paper? Such was always …

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Quote of the Day: Eleanor Roosevelt on To-dos

As writers, our Literature Loves board on Pinterest holds a place near and dear to our hearts. So much so that we asked one of our graphic designers, Sam, to use her magic to make some of our favorite …

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Beautiful Tents? That’s No Longer an Oxymoron!

Field Candy tent

Field Candy tent

It’s something I never understood, glamping. After all, isn’t the notion of posh contrary to the very fabric of the Great Outdoors? Camping is about roughing it! It’s about dirt! It’s about sleeping in tarp-bottomed domes and triangles that say, …

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Flora Meets Fauna: Kari Herer’s Fantastical Mixed Media Art

Classification systems bend and blur in artist Kari Herer’s photo-illustration hybrids, which pair flora and fauna in ways that never fail to make us go a little weak in the knees. Mother Nature, dare we say that you’ve got competition?

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Fashion from the Archives: The Smithsonian’s Stylish New Blog

Smithsonian Magazine's Threaded blog

Imagine meandering through a museum full of priceless historical fashions, with each corner you turn taking you to a different culture or era. The Smithsonian Institution’s brand new blog, Threaded, is your general admission pass. Threaded covers relics …

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Craft Supplies and Couture? The Art of Izziyana Suhaimi

Singaporean artist Izziyana Suhaimi takes these kitschy craft supplies and gives them a fashionable makeover by stitching them into her already impressive illustrations.

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The Jolly Postcard: Vintage Mail Mementos


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Even if you live in a city more vibrant than a Cirque du Soleil finale, it’s easy to feel confined when warm weather struts into town. If only we could write off our desk duties …

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“I Travel Not to Go Anywhere, But to Go…”

Our latest stylebook, Adventures in Style, may have launched, but the journey is long from over! As we traverse the country with our stylish tour guides, we’re feeling inspired by all the amazing things we’ve seen, and couldn’t resist …

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Usher an Oasis of Charm into Your Afternoon with this Otherworldly Video

I nearly had to drumroll my hands on my cheeks when I first saw this video, Østersøen, just to make sure I wasn’t lost in a dream. Happy for all of us, this digital reel is reality, because its ethereal, …

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