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Japan's insanely tiny homes are the future of cities

Tiny homes are exotic to many of us, but they are extraordinarily functional as a reprieve from the busy neighborhoods of Tokyo.<p>As I discuss in my book, "The Hyperlocalization of Architecture," the secret to these Japanese tiny houses is not only the imaginative designs, influenced by centuries-old …

Architecture

This Is How Much a One-Bedroom Costs in America’s Most Expensive Cities

There are a lot of perks living in a big city. You’re in a hub of people and there’s always incredible restaurants to check out, exciting events going on and the hustle and bustle can be exhilarating. However, if you’re a renter (and we’re not talking AirBnb) in one of these cities, you know that …

Real Estate

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Time Management

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

Wish To Be Successful And Rich? Then Quit This One Terrible Habit

Complaining.<p>The amount of complaining you do is equivalent to the amount of power you don’t have. It’s the sound wave of defeat. Becoming a repeat …

How listening to Mozart could prevent epileptic seizures

Scans show brainwaves of those with epilepsy appear to synchronise with music by Mozart and John Coltrane<p>Listening to jazz or Mozart might stop epileptics having seizures, new research has suggested.<p>Epileptics react differently to music than those who do not have the disorder, new research …

What Sugar Does to Your Body

<b>Glucose</b><p>It seeps through the walls of your small intestine, triggering your pancreas to secrete insulin, a hormone that grabs glucose from your blood and delivers it to your cells to be used as energy.<br>• But many sweet treats are loaded with so much glucose that it floods your body, lending you a quick …

Holistic Medicine

Viral video: Tom Cruise, Daniel Craig, Cara Delevingne and La Bamba

Casino Royale trailer gets the 1960s treatment, actor depicts horror of whaling, Google Translate v the Ritchie Valens hit and dancing beach umbrellas<p>Watch my lips is one of the themes of this week’s chart as Tom Cruise faces off with Jimmy Fallon in a lip-synch that includes the The Weeknd’s Can’t …

Ocean City

Louisiana Cop Addresses Robber in Viral Video: ‘Look At Me, Son’

Recently, police in America haven’t been getting that much positivity thrown their way in the media. Never fear, for Lt. <b>Clay Higgins</b> of St. Landrys …

Crime

Watch puppy sneeze for first time then look completely confused

This adorable Pomeranian has become a viral star after being completely confused by his first sneeze.<p>In the video, which has been watched almost a …

That Viral Cosmo Video 'Men React to Their Girlfriends Getting Catcalled' Totally Inflates Sexism

Ever have a moment when you're rooting for something that seems so positive to hit a touchdown -- but then suddenly spirals downward?<p>That's what it felt like recently when I recently watched that viral Cosmopolitian.com video <i>Men React to Their Girlfriends Getting Catcalled.</i><p>The premise is simple: a …

Feminism

Viral video of 1,000 musicians wins over Foo Fighters: band will play Italian city

An Italian man has successfully wooed Foo Fighters with a “crazy” plan to have 1,000 musicians play a synchronized rendition of the hit Learn to Fly, in order to persuade the American band to play in his town.<p>Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl committed to a trip to Italy on Friday, the day after a …

Foo Fighters

THE ORIGINAL YOUTUBE STARS: How Smosh went from making a ridiculous Pokémon video to building a comedy empire

Teenagers Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla were living at home in 2005, months after graduating from high school, when they began to unlock the secrets …