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Your clothes are killing us

We buy too many clothes, and we pay too little for them.<p>That's the message of "The True Cost," a new documentary on the perils of the fashion industry, which is being released next week.<p>The film is a sweeping, heartbreaking and damning survey of the clothing economy. It covers malformed children of …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Creative Writing

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Dieting to Single-Digit Body Fat

I recently competed in my first ever bodybuilding show, The IBFA ‘Silver City Classic’ 2014 held in Aberdeen, Scotland where I placed 2nd in the …

Body Fat

Student develops cream that can remove your regrettable tattoo - ExtremeTech

By on February 16, 2015 at 9:01 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Getting a tattoo is not a …

He Asked 1500+ Elders For Advice On Living And Loving. Here's What They Told Him.

Karl Pillemer has spent the last several years systematically interviewing hundreds of older Americans to collect their lessons for living.<p>Pillemer admits he's an advice junkie. He's also a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University.<p>Some years ago, after turning 50, he wondered whether there is …

Happiness

The Strange Science Of Sexual Attraction

Attraction, like romantic love, works in mysterious ways.<p>While we'd like to think that we know why a particular person catches our eye, there are a number of invisible forces at work that determine which members of the opposite sex we become interested in -- and which ones we don't.<p>Of course, there …

Google And Mattel Revive The View-Master

Mattel’s venerable View-Master, the stereoscopic photo viewer so familiar to kids, is now using Google Cardboard Virtual Reality technology to bring life to those old 3D images.<p>The View-Master of yesteryear was a beautiful thing. By slipping in micro-reels from movies, far-off destinations, or from …

Machine Perception

Android Phones Are Leaking Valuable Information, Here's How To Stop Them

In a Reddit post a user called Gooz announces his new Android app. Its goal is simple: to stop Google's Android leaking information to anyone who cares to probe for it. Gooz’s real name is Bram Bonné and he’s given a TEDx talk about the problems with Android giving over data that enables almost …

Wi-Fi

This video of baby pandas fighting is just outrageously cute

It's not cute when human siblings fight. Parents punish them, make them apologise and be nice to each other. But it's a different story for pandas. …

Your European Vacation Just Got Cheaper: 8 Ways to Explore a Now-Cheaper Europe

<i>Enjoy Europe for less now!</i><p>You know what's the best thing when you're a budget-conscious traveler? When something happens that makes your entire trip cheaper, without you having to change a single thing on your itinerary. That something, in this case, is a steep drop in the value of the euro, making …

European Travel

Living The Financially Fearless Life: 10 People Divulge Their Best Money Habits

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Whenever you commit to developing a new, healthy habit, it’s usually with an end game in mind—to take back control over something in your life.<p>For example, in order to get healthier, you might join an early morning run club. To stop procrastinating, you …

Here's how one CEO makes hiring decisions in 7 minutes

In an interview with Adam Bryant of The New York Times, Beck said she was the "queen of the seven-minute interview."<p>She told Bryant: "I interview for only seven to 10 minutes, and I have a framework — it's skill, will, and fit."<p>She said she could ascertain skill in about two minutes, based only on …

Employment

I was an American sniper, and Chris Kyle’s war was not my war

<b>A photo of the author</b><p>Don’t make the mistake of thinking the hit movie captures the truth of the Iraq conflict. I should know. I lived it<p>Garett Reppenhagen<p>February 1, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>I spent nights in Iraq lying prone and looking through a 12-power sniper scope. You only see a limited view between …

Clint Eastwood

Stanford’s Robert Sapolsky Demystifies Depression, Which, Like Diabetes, Is Rooted in Biology

We know that depression affects people from all walks of life. Rich. Poor. Celebs. Ordinary Joes. Young. Old. But, somehow after the death of Robin …

How the Hell Are These Popular Spying Apps Not Illegal?

Here are some sordid scenarios. Your ex-girlfriend can see every time you swipe right while using Tinder. Your former husband is secretly listening …

52 indoor security cameras for a safer smart home

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

The Denim Dudes Guide to the World's Best Jeans

Amy Leverton’s passion for denim has seen her journey across the globe to find the latest, oldest and most unique denim looks around, be they vintage wonders or the very newest threads from Japan. Her upcoming book, "Denim Dudes" showcases a number of dudes working that ultimate American fabric, …

Clothing

17 People On The One Thing That Really Sucks About Being Single

By Kovie Biakolo,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1ysoWxJ<p>For the most part, I think most single people don’t go through life wallowing about their …

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behavior is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here’s what you need …

How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

Nutrition

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2014

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here's …

The Victoria's Secret Swim 2015 Trailer Is Here to Cure Your January Blues

Happy Monday.<p><b>Take a look around</b> you right now. What can you see? Depressed co-workers struggling to come up with a funny tweet about the #firstdayback? Sad pigeons flapping about in the gray sky outside? If you're in need of a pick-me-up (and let's face it, it's January 5, so we all are) the new …

15 Clean-Eating No-Bake Snacks

Why is it that we hear the word "snack" and immediately think of things we totally <i>shouldn't</i> be snacking on? I'm talking greasy tater chips, salty pretzels, and loaded chocolate chip cookies. News alert -- it doesn't have to be crunchy, greasy, salty, or sickly sweet to be deemed an acceptable snack!<p>…

Dessert

7 cultural concepts we don't have in the U.S.

Perhaps one of these ideas will inspire you to think differently in your day-to-day life.<p>From the end of October through the New Year and onto …

This Is How We Date Now

We don’t commit now. We don’t see the point. They’ve always said there are so many fish in the sea, but never before has that sea of fish been right …

Innovative 3D-Printed Yearbooks Let Blind Students "See" Their Friends

For many people, yearbooks are precious keepsakes that help preserve the memories of old friends and classmates long after graduation. Thanks to advanced 3D printing technology, the agency 3D TEK was able to surprise eight blind students in South Korea with <i>Touchable Yearbooks</i>, lifelike busts that …

South Korea