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2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

Here's how Uber got its start and grew to become the most valuable startup in the world

But the road hasn't been easy.<p>Uber has fought rivals and regulators as it has transformed from a black-car service into a sprawling logistics company gunning for a future of self-driving cars. It has confronted threats from the taxi industry and even its own drivers.<p>But its valuation has continued …

Minimalist tiny house is a family vacation getaway on wheels

Getting back to nature for most harried city dwellers means making a conscious effort to make plans to go camping out somewhere far, far away from …

Self Inflicted Illustration

I love seeing illustration work from different artists and styles. It's great to see how crazy and amazing people can get playing with styles and …

The Secret Of Happiness Revealed By Harvard Study

Happiness comes from choosing to be happy with whatever you do, strengthening your closest relationships and taking care of yourself physically, financially and emotionally.<p>Thus revealed a recent survey of Harvard's class of 1980 - with data likely biased to those feeling good enough about their …

From Depression to Happiness: The 4 Steps That Helped to Change My Life

I always thought happy people were fakers.<p>Growing up with clinical depression and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), I never knew what it was like …

It took one man, 33 years and plenty of stones to build this stony palace in France

Ferdinand Cheval is one postman who stumbled upon an odd stone of unusual shape in April 1879 and decided there and then to collect stones and build …

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Articles about cutting edge design made possible 3 d printing on Dwell.com - Dwell

Asked to design a space for an art collector whose body and walls were already covered in decoration, architect Thom Faulders...<p>The disruptive technology is ready for a closeup, with Print the Legend, a new documentary film on 3D printing premiering this...<p>Believed to be the first house printed …

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Now this is a fun idea we can get behind! Instead of sulking because it's raining outside, why not discover some hidden street art? Seattle, a city that's known for its rain, is now the place where you can find this rain-activated art, or what creator Peregrine Church calls “rainworks.” Using …

Christian TV Star Phil Robertson Fantasises About Rape And Torture Of Atheist Family At Prayer Breakfast

NEW YORK -- A caring Christian TV star has showed the compassion of his scriptural belief by fantasising about the violent rape and torture of an …

A Dark Descent: The Streets of Yemen at Night

A boy sleeps inside a car in the southwestern city of Ibb, Yemen. August 2010.<br>Lorenzo Meloni<p>1 of 20<p>28-year-old Italian photographer Lorenzo Meloni is …

Many With Alzheimer's Never Get the Diagnosis: Report

More than half a million Americans will develop Alzheimer's disease this year, but as many as half will never be told their diagnosis, according to a new report.<p>Doctors are reluctant to give the bad news, are afraid of the reaction, or fear they won't be believed, the Alzheimer's Association says. …

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Organized Floral Arrangements Produce Rainbows of Color

In this series, entitled <i>The Garden Collection</i>, photographer Emily Blincoe creates unique flower arrangements with a creative twist. We recently enjoyed her <i>Sugar Series</i> and, now, she has applied her orderly technique to a wide array of natural blooms. Each photograph features organized compositions …

An Eye for Fashion

Inside Flipboard / June 24, 2013<p>One of America’s most successful and popular women’s style blogs was actually created by two men who met at a …

On the Red Couch with Author Gretchen Rubin

Inside Flipboard / July 11, 2013<p>It’s been four years since author Gretchen Rubin published The Happiness Project, a book in which she studies …

On the Red Couch with Paper Magazine Founder David Hershkovits

Inside Flipboard / June 27, 2013<p>When David Hershkovits founded Paper Magazine with Kim Hastreiter in 1984, it was, literally, a piece of paper. The …

There Are So Many Reasons Why New Grads Should Join Startups

A crowd of a few hundred was there to support VFA, which has become one of the most important nonprofit organizations in America since Andrew Yang founded it two years ago.<p>Huffington told Yang on stage: "You were one year old when I met you, and my god, how you've grown. You are now a phenomenal …

Science Cures AIDS! Again. - The Fox Is Black

When I graduated from architecture school, I knew almost nothing about science or the body. As an example, I though our digestive system simply …

Articles about kickstarter week earthbaked footware on Dwell.com - Dwell

Call us green and groovy, but we were charmed by industrial designer Steve Boynton's idea for this lasts-a-mere-90-days bit of...<p>A pair of industrial designers mines their prospective audience to drum up funding for a simple yet genius kitchen product.<p>Faced with tens of thousands of characters, …