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The Neurochemistry of Empathy, Storytelling, and the Dramatic Arc, Animated

From <i>Future of Storytelling</i> summit and neuroeconomics pioneer <b>Paul Zak</b>, director of the Center for Neuroeconomic Studies and author of <i>The Moral Molecule: The Source of Love and Prosperity</i>, comes this short film on empathy, neurochemistry, and the dramatic arc, directed and edited by my friend Kirby …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

5 Relaxing, Organized Kitchens

Friday 18 April

<i>Check out the top 10 new in this week pieces sure to temp you over the Bank Holiday Weekend.</i><p>Treat yourself this Easter Weekend with our top 10 …

Kirsten Dunst opens up to Sofia Coppola on movie star crushes, style heroes, and dreamy locations: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/xfq0 Photo by Juergen Teller, styled by Felicia Garcia-Rivera.

Today's student loan sell-off is just the tip of the iceberg

Today the government has sold off student loans worth £900m to a private debt collector for the bargain basement price of £160m, in a deal which …

Comet Ison: how to spot it

If Comet Ison survives its trial by fire as it buzzes the sun on Thursday, it should light up night skies during December. Pete Lawrence, the BBC's The Sky At Night presenter, sent through the following advice for those in the northern hemisphere wanting to see the comet. Unfortunately, the comet …

Pumpkin laksa recipe

A chilli, ginger and lime-infused broth with chunks of pumpkin and wilted spinach.<p><i>Serves four</i><p>450g (1lb) pumpkin<br>2 bird’s-eye chillis<br>2 stalks of lemon-grass<br>4 cloves garlic, chopped<br>2cm (¾in) square ginger root, peeled and finely chopped<br>medium bunch coriander<br>zest and juice of 1 lime<br>good knob of virgin …

Make your soul grow

In 2006, a group of students at Xavier High School in New York City were given an assignment by their English teacher, Ms. Lockwood, that was to test …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Wearable Tech

How to Eat—and Eat Well—After the Zombie Apocalypse

The End of Days doesn't have to mean the End of Dining. Survival expert Shane Hobel shows how to keep your post-apocalyptic cooking standards high<p>There's two things in this world that we can be sure of: We'll always want to eat well, and the Zombie Apocalypse is definitely going to happen. …

Divvy Riders Pedal 1 Million Miles, Chicago Reports

Less than three months have passed since Divvy's installation, and Chicago officials say they've hit a big milestone.<p>In just two and a half months, …

Where to Buy Wine in Chicago

In the popular imagination, Chicago is a beer-swilling, steak-eating city with big—nay, huge—whiskey-soaked shoulders. While it's true that Chicago boasts one of the best craft brewing scenes around and our steaks are delicious, Chicago's wine lovers are hardly left out in the cold. While there …

The Intel

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Chicago Eatery Earns Spot on National 'Stunning' Restaurant List

Trencherman has made many local and national 'best of' lists before. It was the only Chicago restaurant on this Zagat list.<p>The hip Wicker Park …

Worn & Wound NYC Nato Horween Watch Strap

Just a few months ago NYC-based Worn & Wound introduced their Model 1 Horween watch band, and the crowd went wild. The campaign was so successful, it allowed the young brand to strengthen their relationship with the Chicago-based tannery, resulting in the new Horween Leather NYC Nato watch strap. …

6 new uses for your old iPad

If the arrival of Apple's latest iPad is tempting you to upgrade, you might be debating the fate of your old iPad.<p>Two options: keep or sell. The latter can net you some funds to help defray the cost of the new tablet; here are some tips on selling used iPads for maximum profit.<p>But there are plenty …

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Design notebook: the best valet stands

Our weekly pick of top furnishings for your home. This week: an old-fashioned phone and five of the best valet stands<p><b>Top drawer (main picture, top)</b><p>This handsome chest of drawers is one of the stand-out pieces in House of Fraser’s Linea home collection this autumn. It’s made from reclaimed timber …

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14 Best Space Saving Bike Rack Solutions for Apartments

Hunting Trophies Bike Racks<p>Designed to replicate typical animal hunting trophies hanging from the walls, these bicycle racks were created by …