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10 Easy Pieces: Freestanding Wood Stoves

A new generation of wood stoves offers fuel efficiency, high combustion temperatures, and lower emissions to be environmentally responsible, powerful …

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Articles about small grid escape sonoma olive grove on Dwell.com - Dwell

Most deserts are dry and dusty expanses of blue skies, bleached soil, and rulerflat horizons.<p>John Briscella, a Philadelphian now earning his Masters in "Urban Strategies" in Vienna—surely one of the most interesting degree...<p>The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect …

Microsoft lets you build apps for Windows 10 in less than 10 minutes

Microsoft has made tweaks to App Studio that allows users who don’t have prior knowledge of code to submit an app in less than 10 minutes.<p>Traditionally, users would need to install Visual Studio and tap out reams of code, but with Microsoft’s new step-by-step process, you can build an app using a …

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The only 15 foods worth buying organic

Instead we're faced with awkward produce-aisle decisions every time we step foot into a grocery store — is this worth paying 50¢, $1, $5 more?<p>What are the health implications, and is organic equally important across the board?<p>Let's get real here: Most organic food has not been proven to be "better" …

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Hipster Barbie Pokes Fun at Artsy Instagram Photos

There’s a new rising star on Instagram. A clever account called Socality Barbie is attracting quite a bit of attention for posting satirical hipster …

These Mega LEGOs Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

But they're super practical. Use 'em to build shelves, room dividers, desks, you name it.<p>These modular blocks are basically LEGOs on steroids — but instead of building a mini Eiffel Tower or a princess palace, they're the building blocks for playful couches, coffee tables, and even walls. Pretty …

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Articles about revitalized brooklyn home designed adjust changing family on Dwell.com - Dwell

For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.<p>The newly opened Wythe Hotel proved to be an apt setting for the City Modern Brooklyn Design panel.<p>We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, …

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10+ Best City Views Of The World's Most Iconic Skylines

Take a look at the most sensational skylines across the globe.<p>From Hong Kong to New York, these major cities all have one thing in common: spectacular architecture. Here's a look at their jaw-dropping skylines.

This Former YouTube Exec Is Taking On Internet Trolls

Trolls are everywhere, but one former tech exec has created a safe haven for online commenting.<p>Anyone who has spent time online, especially on social media or reading news reports or blogs, has likely encountered Internet trolls. The typically anonymous commenters range from those who stir the pot …

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Mindfulness helps you engage with the world

Mindfulness is the act of being intensely aware of what you’re sensing and feeling at every moment — without interpretation or judgment. A host of …

Break Free From Destructive Mental Habits

The following is an excerpt from Daniel Goleman's new book, <b>A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World.</b><p>While we can't control when we feel anger or fear -- or how strongly -- we can gain some control over what we do while in its grip. If we can develop inner radar for emotional danger, …

Mindfulness

How to be more mindful: Some easy techniques

You don’t need to set aside hours every day to take up meditation.<p>Few will have missed the mindfulness zeitgeist. Employers from Google and Goldman …

A Mini-Guide For Anyone Who Wants To Start Meditating

The popularity of meditation is a wonderful thing. What could be better than a more peaceful and mindful planet!? But there's also a lot of confusion …

Meditation

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

Disney has been hiding a secret message in its movies for years

A video on Disney Pixar's YouTube page shows A113 can be found in almost all of Pixar's films, from "Toy Story" to "Finding Nemo."<p>It's also probably hidden in Disney and Pixar's latest film, "Inside Out," debuting this weekend.<p>What does it mean?<p>Pixar's John Lasseter has explained A113 is the number …

Animation

The strange expertise of burglars

How do you break into a house without breaking a sweat? David Robson delves into the “flow state” of professional robbers – and finds how to beat them.<p>At first, it feels almost too easy. Against the gentle rustling of leaves, I walk through the back gate, across the lawn, and open the door, all of …

Michael Jordan's Mindfulness Meditation Coach: The Secret Weapon of Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant and You

Michael Jordan Almost Defying Gravity While In the Zone. Photo Courtesy Cliff<p>George Mumford may not be a household name, but if you've ever followed basketball then you've likely seen his work. If you've seen the Three Peat by the Bulls, the Lakers' championships, Michael Jordan's famous …

Mindfulness

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Duane Hanson: ‘An artist tailor-made for the age of the selfie’

The late artist was derided for his hyperreal sculptures of everyday Americans doing everyday things. But now, argues novelist Douglas Coupland, they seem astonishingly timely<p>There are some creators who died too early, who never lived to see their work get the attention it deserved. Van Gogh comes …

What’s the prime of your life?

Is ageing an inevitable decline – or are there unexpected perks to getting older? David Robson reports.<p>Do you ever worry that the prime of your life has already passed you by – and it didn’t even have the courtesy to let you know as it flew overhead?<p>They say that life begins at 40, or that 60 is …

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How The Raspberry Pi Sparked A Maker Revolution

A Q&A with the inventor of the the cheapest hackable computer on the planet<p>Three years ago, Eben Upton needed a cool gadget to lure students to his computer science program at the University of Cambridge. So he invented the Rasberry Pi. It has since become the cheapest hackable computer on the …

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Meditation & Art = Magic

Posted by medita11 on Nov 17, 2012 in Articles, best | 0 comments<p>A Meditative Artist is, first of all, a spiritual seeker; their one and only goal is …