Ed Beaulieu

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Want to understand experience design? Eat popcorn with chopsticks

Or drink water from a martini glass.<p>Popcorn tastes better with chopsticks. That’s according to a new research paper in the <i>Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</i>. This doesn’t mean that chopsticks enhance the flavor through some kind of chemical magic, though. The explanation lies in the way …

UX Design

Living Vehicle

Living Vehicle is a mobile home option that’s been carefully thought of and beautifully designed to make the most of its interior space. Inside of it …

Vintage

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Mahindra Roxor

The Mahindra Roxor is a tiny off-road jeep available for purchase in the US! The Indian automaker has unveiled a new off-road vehicle called the …

Decked Storage System

Decked is a truck and van storage system that promises great versatility. The innovative in-bed drawer system for full-sized pickups incorporates two …

Design

Ford Bronco Dallas

"Classic Ford Broncos" are a US company that specialize in restoring early model Ford Broncos. They hand-build only a small volume of Broncos each …

Classic Cars

Net neutrality is under threat (again). Here's why you should care

The internet was built to work as a level playing field.<p><i>The vote approved the repeal of net neutrality by the count of 3:2. You can watch the rest of the hearing via the FCC stream.</i><p>The internet is an entirely human phenomenon. It is an unfathomably vast interconnected sea of computers that hold …

Here's even more evidence that you need to spend time enjoying nature

“I saw this little flower as I was coming back from my class…and it really gave me a strong sense of hope.”<p>Twentieth Century German social psychologist Erich Fromm first advanced the notion that humans hold an inborn connection to nature. Later, it was popularized by biologist E.O. Wilson as “the …

DataTraveler Bolt Duo Flash Drive for iPhone 32GB-128GB | Kingston

Capture more photos and videos<p>DataTraveler Bolt Duo<p>Live the moment™. Don’t let running out of storage keep you from capturing that perfect moment. …

iPad Mini

Enterprise Donates $30 Million to TNC River Conservation Efforts

The Nature Conservancy will use the money to work with four different watersheds over the course of five years.<p>The Nature Conservancy is kicking off a five-year project to improve rivers and regional watersheds across North America and Europe.<p>The project, which is funded by a $30 million donation …

See the Strange, Beautiful Landscapes Revealed by Lasers

Technology unearths a world hidden beneath the lush forests of the Pacific Northwest.<p>If you were to strip a forest of all its vegetation, what would you see? To find out, Washington state’s government is using airplanes equipped with LIDAR technology to scan the state’s heavily-forested ground. …

How to Train Yourself For Mental Toughness

It’s your last line of defense against being called a quitter. It can help you compensate for a lack of strength, skill, or natural ability. Arnold …

5 simple ways you can help save the bees — and why it’s vital

Bees are Mother Nature’s MVPs. One-third of our food supply owes its existence to this incredible swarm of insects, which pollinate so many of the …

Tired of Mowing? Try These Plants and Groundcovers

Rezvani Tank SUV

Independent California carmaker Rezvani have introduced a beastly off-roader they are calling a XUV (Xtreme Utility Vehicle). The military inspired …

Off-roading

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

What the beach does to your brain

Science says the surf and sand does the mind (and body) good. Here’s how to reap the benefits of all that 'vitamin sea.'<p>There’s nothing quite as synonymous with summer as the beach — and we’ve got good news for those who flock to the surf and sand as soon as work lets out on Friday …

Brainwaves

14 CEOs on the Most Valuable Job Skill Right Now

Advice for standing out at your current gig or getting a new one<p>There’s no shortage of career advice out there and everyone from your favorite self …

Leadership

13 Best Rooftop Bars in Chicago

Where to get a drink—and a view—in the Windy City.<p>In the city that invented the skyscraper, could anything feel as resplendent as lounging at the top of one for a cocktail with a view? Many rooftop bars spread throughout Chicago serve up birds' eye views of some of the city's most spectacular …

Bollinger B1

Bollinger Motors have unveiled the awesome B1, an all-electric truck with 360 horsepower and up to 200 miles of range! After years of work and months …

Batteries

Two Wild Alternatives to Coffee

Most people are big fans of the dark caffeinated brew known as coffee, and they become rather grouchy when this beloved beverage is not available. …

Science proves what you suspected: hiking's good for your mental health

Do not underestimate the power of a walk in the woods: A new study suggests that even a 90- minute stroll in a natural environment can lead to measurable changes in the brain, and may help combat depression.<p>Previous research has shown that just a 50-minute walk in nature can improve your mood, …

How Nature Benefits Your Mental Health

Recently, scientists have been working out whether grass and trees could be used to treat depression and anxiety.<p>Have you ever come home from a day in the countryside and felt... better? Mood altered, anxiety soothed, mind hushed? It seems obvious that getting out of the clanging grind of the city …

Mental Health

Art Of Atari

The influence and impact of Atari is unquestionable, since its formation in 1972, Atari pioneered video game technology and built todays …

Alone On The Wall

Alex Honnold is probably the most famous adventure athlete in the world, you might know him as that crazy guy who climbs without a rope and without a …

Drama

13 Waterfalls You Need in Your Life: No Passport Required

If there's a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow, then there should be a waterfall at the end of every hike. Why? Well, along with the chance to take in a majestic natural landscape, the rush of all that water may give your brain a biochemical boost. According to the Center for Applied …

Make Way for Algae on Your Dinner Plate

Yum. Pond Scum.<p>According to many scientists, the next hot food on the family menu may be just that–pond scum.<p>More attractively known as microalgae, these tiny plants have been around for some three billion years. In fact, we couldn’t survive without them. Marine microalgae (phytoplankton) generate …

The US now has an 'ecological deficit,' report finds

The United States reached a grim milestone on July 14. It officially has an “ecological deficit,” meaning the U.S. has exhausted all the natural …

Articles about here what we can do convert rainwater useable water source on Dwell.com - Dwell

Field researcher and water-harvesting expert Ed Beaulieu analyzes our conservation options for the future.<p>Six teams of architects propose empowering new solutions for urban sprawl.<p>What happens when the stories we read share only one culture or worldview? Editor Chris Jackson shares five reasons why …