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How to use zellige tiles, inspired by Hermès

Blue Tiled Chimneypiece<p>Art Deco Bathroom<p>Attic bathroom<p>Yellow Emery & Cie Tiles<p>Retrouvius kitchen<p>Retrouvius white and blue kitchen<p>Modern White …

Hit a Weight-Loss Plateau While Intermittent Fasting? A Doctor Says Do These 6 Things

As someone who's been doing intermittent fasting (IF) for over a year, I've experienced firsthand how effortless it can be to decrease my body fat, just by essentially skipping breakfast and eating from noon until 7 p.m. My husband, four CrossFit buddies, and two neighbors saw my success and …

Brain Wave Synchronicity Study Explains Coachella's Neurological Appeal

As anyone who made the annual pilgrimage to the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival knows, there’s a singular quality to watching a musical …

The Brain

Clear your mind with these genius short videos from TED 2018

Vancouver, Canada<p>Cognitive overload is a real thing at TED. The five-day “spa for the brain” is actually pretty strenuous—especially in an age of short attention spans. Imagine listening to over 130 speakers unpack heady topics such as artificial intelligence, social justice, gender politics, and …

The No. 1 trait highly charismatic people all share, according to science

William von Hippel, a psychology professor from the University of Queensland in Australia, conducts eccentric experiments to uncover the thought …

Psychology

Native Americans Left A Code Of 20 Rules For Mankind To Live By. #11 Is The Most Important!

Every great person, regardless of culture, religion, tribe, or ethnicity, follows certain words of wisdom.<p>These words of wisdom transcend the …

Substance that gives birds mysterious power to see Earth’s magnetic field discovered by scientists

The “sixth sense” birds use to visualise Earth’s magnetic field has been demystified, as two teams of scientists claim to have identified the source …

Earth Science

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

My OCD tricks me into having memories of things that never really happened

I struggle with false memory; a symptom of OCD that few people know about.<p>This means I get intrusive thoughts that tell me I’ve done something – and …

With This 1-Minute Video, Will Smith Describes the 1 Thing That Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

Best of all, it that one thing applies to everyone -- and to every pursuit.<p>We all have goals. We all have dreams.<p>So what separates the people who achieve their goals and realize their dreams from those who don't?<p>Here's what Will Smith -- the Grammy Award winning, Oscar nominated actor, producer, …

The Scientific Secret to Sexual Desire in a Marriage

A recent review of literature has some hot tips for couples.<p>Sexual desire is easy to come by, but hard to retain. It remains one of the most common …

Self-esteem

7 Kitchen Ingredients To Stop Vomiting

From food poisoning and hangovers to pregnancy and stomach infections, there are several possible conditions that may trigger nausea and vomiting. …

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …

Time Management

Science Says Stress May Be Contagious, Unless You Do This One Thing

It’s true that naturally high-strung people tend to “catch” stress like a common cold (trust me, I would know), but according to new research, stress …

How to Use Awkward Silence to Get What You Want

I heard a story recently about a friend’sformer boss. When underlings would go into this person’s office to discuss something like a pay raise or …

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Ikigai

7 Ways to Connect to Your Emotions

Sitting with feelings like sadness or anger or anxiety might be the last thing you want to do. Because they’re uncomfortable. Because it hurts. …

Crayons

All Parents With Young Kids Should Know About These 23 Hacks

How to handle finger paints, blocked sinuses, and muddy strollers like a boss.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

How to Become Less Afraid of Death

Death, in the view of many theorists, is a good thing, at least for a society that aspires to be creative. When you’re on the clock, you accomplish …

The Special Stew at the Heart of Sumo Wrestling

Why one dish defines an entire sport.<p>Sumo wrestlers have always been huge, but they’ve also never been bigger. An influx of Hawaiian and Mongolian …

Japan

People With Depression & Anxiety Speak Differently, Research Shows, And Here's Why It Matters

Anyone who has lived with depression knows that the mental illness impacts every aspect of your life — appetite, relationships, energy levels, and …

Depression

The super-simple way to biohack your body starts with sleep, according to an MD

The word “biohacking” may conjure images of Silicon Valley coders in a computer lab and mad-scientist–esque experiment scenes, but in reality, it’s …

This dreamy Scandinavian sauna tour could restore your soul and (scientifically) heal your heart

There are plenty of different tours you can sign up for while you’re traveling (especially now that Airbnb’s new feature is making it so easy), but …

European Travel

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

Yoga

True Grit: How Michael Crouser Captures Cowboys in Colorado with Black-and-White Film

In 2006, Michael Crouser took the first photograph in his mountain ranch project. Ten years later he took the last image to complete <i>Mountain Ranch</i>, …

6 Photographers Invited to Photograph 1 Man Reveal the Power of Perspective

Canon performed an experiment called Decoy to explore the power of perspective. This very visual project sought to find out how influential a photographer's outlook can be. Six photographers were invited to participate, each one separately capturing a portrait of a man named Michael. On the day of …

Bach and Chopin Used Human Speech Cues to Convey Emotion in Music

<b>Music has long been described, anecdotally, as a universal language.</b><p>This may not be entirely true, but we’re one step closer to understanding why …

Flute