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This incredible artist makes rainbows out of thread, and they will make your heart sing

No matter how many rainbows we see, the brilliant band of colors will never not be fascinating. Unless your heart is perpetually blackened, it’s …

Travel to Sydney - Quiet Corner

Sydney tourist attractions<p>No trip to Sydney would be complete without visiting the two most iconic symbols of the city – the Sydney Opera House and …

Seabirds eat floating plastic debris because it smells like food, study finds

Algae on drifting plastic waste gives off a sulfur compound which smells similar to the krill many marine birds feed on, researchers have discovered<p>Seabirds are enticed into eating plastic debris because it smells like their food, according to scientists.<p>The study found that drifting plastic waste …

Pollution

Adidas Is Selling 7,000 of These Amazing Shoes Made From Ocean Waste

We want a pair!<p>For a while, Adidas and Parley for the Oceans, an organisation dedicated to reducing plastic waste in oceans, have collaborated on …

4 Things That Are Better for Your Mind Than Brain-Training Games

Brain-training games are fun, but they may not actually make you smarter.<p>It's the end of the day, you have no idea where the day went, and you still have a day's worth of work to do. If only you could get more done in the day--if only your brain worked faster! We've all had these thoughts. In fact, …

Japanese Artist Transforms Old Newspapers Into Expressive Creatures

Chie Hitotsuyama upcycles the animal kingdom in a colorful sculpture series.<p>Spirited monkeys, inquisitive rabbits, placid walruses, and other species come to life in Chie Hitotsuyama's studio. Working with glue and twisted rolls of newspaper, the Tokyo-based artist crafts three-dimensional …

Want to Raise Down-to-Earth Kids? It Helps to Know a Little Psychology | Inc.com

The rap on young people is that they're entitled and narcissistic. They think the world revolves around them and owes them something. They're brats, basically.<p>Is this true?<p>Absolutely not, reply a whole host of Millennials, who point out that it's their parents who tanked the economy and their …

Psychology

Cute Small Closet Ideas - Quiet Corner

The small closet ideas are good concept for you who want to get dressing space on your minimalist room. It provides catchy room nuance with effective …

This Floating Cloud Is Both A Speaker and Lamp

Richard Clarkson Studio has developed the prototype for it’s latest innovation <i>“</i>The Cloud.” <i></i>Specializing in experimental product, lighting & furniture, …

Don’t despair at this painful and terrible election — millennials actually offer hope for the future

It’s an ugly election, and both candidates are uninspiring. But the millennials I meet are looking to the future<p>I’m inspired by this election cycle, and it has nothing to do with any of the remaining candidates. I was feeling the Bern until it burned out. Hillary’s good with black talking points, …

Oslo Is Creating The Model For How Cities Can Solve Climate Change

To cut its emissions drastically, the city has started to fundamentally rethink how a city should work.<p>As cities around the world start to take climate change seriously, many of the goals are still in the somewhat distant-sounding future. New York City plans to cut emissions 80% by 2050. That’s …

Bike Lanes

Researchers Think They Know How to Make Your Brain Learn Like a Kid Again

Make our brains great again.<p>Kids have amazing brains. They can pick up two languages in early childhood just as easily as they can learn one. Early …

10 Dangerous Brain Damaging Habits - Quiet Corner

The brain is an incredibly important body part, as it is one of the biggest one in the body and represents the main control center. It has multiple …

Wellness

Obama wants private companies to help send humans to Mars by the 2030s

President Obamahammered home his goal to send humans to Mars by the 2030s, while acknowledging that accomplishing it would require public and private collaboration.<p>Obama first said in 2010 he wanted to send astronauts "to orbit Mars and return them safely to Earth" by the mid-2030s with "a landing …

Space Travel

10 European Destinations You Should Visit This Winter

While conventional wisdom might say head south of the equator and to the tropics during the winter, you'd be missing out on some great travel deals …

European Travel

Best turntables under $500 released in 2016

Fueled by the significantly high interest in vinyl the last few years, audio companies and turntable manufacturers are constanlty designing and …

Poland unveils glowing bright blue bike lane that's charged by the sun

Poland just unveiled an amazing new bike path that glows bright blue at night! The path near Lidzbark Warminski is illuminated by phosphor, a …

The Perfect Destination to Take Your Kids at Each Age

A lot of changes occur when you have kids, including where and how you go on vacation. Which destinations are best for traveling with an infant? …

Kids

The near-superhuman way yoga unites mind and body

In the spring of 1970, the Indian yogi Swami Rama wanted to convince Western scientists of the power of yoga, so he submitted himself for study. He arrived at the lab of the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas, to meet with Dr. Elmer Green, who pioneered research around biofeedback, or the process …

Yoga

7 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Happy

Is it just us, or does it feel like life has the accelerator pedal to the metal right now? We're all propelling forward at the craziest of speeds …

Happiness

Hyperloop to reduce Chennai-Bangalore travel time to 30 mins

In context: 'Hyperloop' to come to India<p>HowMiles apart from traditional mass transport<p>Travel costs incurred by passengers will be a fraction of air …

Why you should spare some time daily for writing. Even if you are not a writer

Writing is a habit. A habit which comes with so many benefits that once you know about them you’d be wondering why you have not been writing for all …