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The eco guide to green jeans | Lucy Siegle

Go for organic cotton over classic blue denim if you want to keep your jeans clean<p>Globally, denim production adds up to 4bn metres per year, 60% of it made in Asia (mostly in China). Jeans are usually made from non-organic, non-sustainable cotton, which means pesticides, a gargantuan amount of …

Hi-Tech Sneakers Controlled by App Allows for Endless Design Customization

Customized sneakers may look great, but they'll often set you back with how much they cost. The footwear startup ShiftWear wants to change this by reinventing the idea of personalized shoes. Fusing technology and fashion, their concept allows you to create your own designs and display them on the …

15 DIY Storage Ideas to Help Corral Your Kids' Clutter

Kids may be small, but they tend to take up a lot of space— at least their stuff certainly does! Between the toys, books, DVDs and craft supplies, …

Storage Ideas

Increase Your Mind Power with These 7 Techniques

Open your mind and realize all the possibilities that disclosed to you. There is no end to the debate about intelligence, cognition, and mental …

Taking Up These 10 Hobbies Will Make You Smarter

There is a general perception that we can’t do much to enhance our intelligence. It’s almost always believed that whether you’re smart or not is …

US Uncut DC - Rock n Roll at the Apple Store

The Snake Oil Bulletin: Crystal Dildos for Your Crunchy Cooter

Namaste to you, enlightened readers, and once again welcome to the Snake Oil Bulletin. This week we will delve into the universal consciousness that …

10 Amazing Benefits of Mindfulness Backed by Science

Mindfulness might seem like something only monks appreciate, but science actually suggests the benefits of mindfulness can be phenomenal for everyone.

A Guided Meditation To Do Before Exercise

Tune in to your breath and body before a workout to increase focus and reinforce your commitment to nurture and strengthen your body.<p>Meditation …

Meditation

3 Simple Meditations for Starting Your Practice

In our daily lives, many of us are disconnected from ourselves and our surroundings. As Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh writes in the book <i>How to Sit</i>, <i>“</i>our …

Chakras Intensive - Part 1- Lower Chakras

<i>Article by Angie Webster</i><p>Recently I wrote about the Chakras and Meridians, which was a basic explanation of the body’s energy system. In this article, …

Owls Perfectly Camouflaged Within Trees by Graham McGeorge

If it weren't for their eyes, it would be nearly impossible to see these owls! Photographer Graham McGeorge has taken these incredible photos of eastern screech owls in Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp sitting in holes of trees. Masters of disguise, these owls roost mainly in natural cavities or in ones …

What You Are Not Being Told About The Secret & Law Of Attraction

Tips On Overcoming Sleep Problems During Pregnancy<p>Published<p>6 hours ago<p>on<p>July 3, 2018<p><i>Getting a Good Night’s Sleep in the Third Trimester is a Challenge</i><p>…

21 Traits Of An Awakening Soul

I'm in!<p>You can say it’s because of a global shift in consciousness, a destiny we have arrived at due to spiritual evolution, or the outcome of …

The WAVE Hammock by Erik Nyberg and Gustav Strom (o)

Greek architecture studio 314 have recently completed a stunning private house in Athens, Greece. The house was designed in order to give the sense of hovering over the water and sailing, inspired by the owners love for yachts. The bioclimatic design of the residence, the cooling feeling of the house through the contact of water and the use of sun and the geothermic energy are consistent in developing a highly dynamic and modern but also eco friendly design. (o

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Google Surveys Can Make Anyone A Professional Pollster

Nate Silver and I are big fans of Google’s Consumer Surveys tool. “Perhaps it won’t be long before Google, not Gallup, is the most trusted name in polling,” wrote Silver, on how Google conducted one of the most accurate polls of the 2012 election cycle.<p>But I didn’t know how useful they’d be for …

Hong Kong celebrates Bruce Lee's life and legacy

<b>The world knows him as Bruce Lee, the cool and cocksure Chinese-American martial artist who unexpectedly burst into global cinematic consciousness in the early 1970s.</b><p>He starred in only five feature films as an adult, and only three of them were released before his early death in Hong Kong at the …

Lernstift Pen, Which Corrects You As You Write, Picks Up Speed On Kickstarter

Lernstift is a pen which vibrates when you spell the word incorrectly. However, it could also be capable of spawning its own App ecosystem. After launching on Kickstarter recently, it’s picking up speed towards its modest $183,000 goal to go into full production.<p>Created by Munich-based …