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10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

"NFL 2015" — A Bad Lip Reading of The NFL

Purism Aims To Build A Philosophically Pure Laptop

Purism Librem 15 is a laptop that is not free as in beer but it is instead free as in “absolutely free and open and uncontrolled by outside forces ensures complete control of every aspect of the hardware at all times.” And that’s a good thing.<p>Created by Todd Weaver, the laptop is being funded on …

San Francisco

DIY Drinking Glasses from a Beer Bottle

Why You Should Have Sex With Your Husband Tonight

It took you two hours to get the kids to sleep.<p>There were glasses of water fetched, imaginary flies pretend swatted, three stories read and everyone was tucked in -- begrudgingly. But not for long. Because then there was the crying and screaming (you) and the ultimatums (them). The bribes. Empty …

Parenting

The Difference Between Internal And External Focus, And Why It Matters

Where is your focus directed? The difference can shift your whole life’s perspective.<p>If our Paleolithic ancestors visited 2014, they’d notice a few changes.<p>We’re mostly agrarian. We mostly live in buildings. We spend most of our days in small spaces staring at screens. Also, there are seven billion …

New York City

A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus on Our Search for Meaning and Why Happiness Is Our Moral Obligation

<i>“To decide whether life is worth living is to answer the fundamental question of philosophy,”</i> <b>Albert Camus</b> (November 7, 1913–January 4, 1960) wrote in his 119-page philosophical essay <i>The Myth of Sisyphus</i> in 1942. <i>“Everything else … is child’s play; we must first of all answer the question.”</i> One of …

How Long A Person Takes To Text You Back And What It Actually Means

5-60 seconds:<p>Think about this – what things in life do you do IMMEDIATELY? I’m talkin’ within a minute of having the opportunity to do them? <i>Open</i> …

Lessons From Off-Grid Living - Renewable Energy

Both idealistic and practical reasons led my wife Michelle and me to choose off-grid living 20 years ago. After a five-year search for rural …

What Is the Fermi Paradox?

The Fermi Paradox seeks to answer the question of where the aliens are. Given that our star and Earth are part of a young planetary system compared …

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like To Admit

Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an example of something true that nobody generally wants to admit?"<p>From unpleasant insights about love to the truth about meritocracy, here are seven uncomfortable truths people don't like to admit:<p>It's nice to believe in karmic justice where …

Success

How Soda Destroys Your Body

You may never hit the vending machine again.<p>Shutterstock<p><i>This article was written by Mike Smith and Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>It seems like not a month goes by without a new study condemning sugary, bubbly sodas, but seeing all the data in one place does not paint a …

Basics #1: 3 Essential Ways to Navigate Like a Pro

Inside Flipboard / August 12, 2014<p>In the spirit of the approaching back-to-school season, we thought it might be a good time to educate on Flipboard, …

10 Powerful Images of Women Who Refuse to Hide Their Stretch Marks

Two moms started the Love Your Lines Instagram account to inspire others to feel good about themselves.<p>Started by two mothers "hoping to make a difference in the world of the female body image," the Love Your Lines Instagram account showcases beautiful, user-submitted black-and-white photography of …

Currently Crushing On.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 9, 2014 18<p>{via}<p>these trix yogurt popsicles. whaaaaat.<p>these easy beef tostadas. dying.<p>this ginger peach sangria. best combo …

Don't Be These Guys: The Worst Grooming Trends of All Time

Nope, that neckbeard was never a good idea.<p>Guys get bored with their faces. It's just a fact of life. And it's as true today as it was 500 years ago. Which goes a little way towards explaining some of the many grooming fails that have happened over the years. After all, if there's a weird way to …

Hair

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

This training program is designed to improve your speed, agility, quickness, and explosiveness. It will make you faster in every direction. And it will help you lose fat and build muscle. So it not only trains you to be a better athlete—but to look like one, too.<p>And yes, it'll also give you one …

Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

How to make Mayonnaise - Video Recipe

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Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix - Put This Stuff in Everything!

Homemade ranch dressing mix is probably one of the easiest things in the world to make. You'll be making this stuff at least once a week!<p>Americans have a love of ranch.<p>I'm not talking about some kind of fleeting "Do you like me? Check yes or no" kind of love. No, no, this is more of the "I want to …

Homemade

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

Skinny Jeans

Be Horrified At All The Ways Climate Change Will Destroy Us, Kindly Collected In One Map

Climate change is likely to have a range of complicated impacts affecting all kinds of human activity–from new water patterns that produce more flooding, to lower crop yields that exacerbate hunger in poor places.<p>The maps here trace the complicated “human dynamics of climate change.” They were …

How to Make a Solar Powered Walkway

Introduction: How to Make a Solar Powered Walkway<p>I sure loves me some sun jars! They incorporate several of my favorite things to mess around with: …

Jon Voight Pens Letter to 'Ignorant' Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz on Israel: 'Hang Your Heads in Shame' (Guest Column)

The actor urges colleagues to "examine their motives," asking "Can you take back the fire of anti-Semitism that is raging all over the world now?"<p>My …

Israel

Why do some people still think the moon landings were faked?

Forty-five years since Neil Armstrong took a giant leap for mankind, the conspiracy theories still flourish, as Jake Wallis Simons explains<p>Forty-five years ago, Neil Armstrong’s boot touched the surface of the moon. To this day, that moment remains embedded in our cultural consciousness, offering …

European Union

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Holistic Medicine

CrossFit, neuroscience, surviving the zombie apocalypse: Is your workout a fraud?

Advocates say CrossFit movements build actual brain power — and the science is oddly fascinating<p><i>"Every functional exercise contains an essential bit of human capacity." --</i> <i>Greg Glassman</i><p>Greg Glassman, the guy who invented CrossFit, was a gymnast who’d gone feral. He’d grown up in the San Fernando …

10 Things Guys Say When They’re Not Into You

Earlier today, I read this insightful and well-done piece by Diana Macau about the things women say when they’re not into you. I figured it’d be good …