GP7

252 Flips | 11 Magazines | 36 Likes | 1 Following | 3 Followers | @GP7 | Keep up with GP7 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “GP7”

After years of booming development, Denver’s slot home crackdown comes too late for some neighborhoods

Heather Noyes walks along the northern reaches of northwest Denver’s Tennyson Street district and sizes up what has been built over the past decade, …

A Guide to the Largest Cities in France

Here is a list of the largest French cities, which range from most-visited Paris to Mediterranean Nice and German-influenced Strasbourg. Learn about …

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

When you hear the term "introvert," you might imagine someone who's quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time alone, avoiding social situations.<p>But being an introvert isn't really anything to do with how much you like spending time with other people. In fact, introverts can have some …

Psychology

‘My Generation Is Never Going to Have That’

In Seattle’s red-hot housing market, a group of millennial techies is using data skills to alter the look, and affordability, of their adopted city.<p>On a brisk Saturday morning in March, a 27-year-old programmer named Zach Lubarsky, bundled in a fatigue jacket and knit cap, took a ReachNow rental …

Housing

How to Block Nuisance Calls and Messages on Your iPhone

Unsolicited phone calls and messages can become a regular annoyance and even a cause of stress for many smartphone users these days. Thankfully, Apple provides features in iOS 11 that allow you to block nuisance calls and messages from the same number coming through to your phone, and in this …

Apps

First Look: Zeppelin Station Launches New Food Hall on Monday

Upstairs at Big Trouble.<p>Courtesy Zeppelin Station<p><b>Big Trouble</b><br>How do you know when you're in Big Trouble? Just ascend the sweeping wooden staircase …

Family Business

Dr. Dave’s Field Guide to Bad Cocktails

How to spot bad drinks and the warning signs you should be looking out for in bars.<p>If the idea of sitting in a dark, elegant bar, lapping at a small, …

Alcohol

The truth about smart cities: ‘In the end, they will destroy democracy'

A woman drives to the outskirts of the city and steps directly on to a train; her electric car then drives itself off to park and recharge. A man has a heart attack in the street; the emergency services send a drone equipped with a defibrillator to arrive crucial minutes before an ambulance can. A …

Desert Bus, the ‘very worst video game ever made,’ now has a VR sequel

An eight-hour drive... but in VR<p>Murmurs of a sequel to the mind-numbingly boring game <i>Desert Bus</i> have been circulating since last year and now, it’s finally here, as reported by <i>Ars Technica</i>. <i>Desert Bus VR</i> is free to own for PC gamers and is very much like the original — a torturous, real-time drive …

Nice Brains Finish Last

We all like to think that being kind, responsible, and fair will lead to a happy life. But what if we’re wrong? What if nice guys really do finish …

The emotional benefits of small talk outweigh your fear of being awkward

At an early age, you’re taught not to talk to strangers. Originally meant to protect us from childhood harm, this rule follows most of us into adulthood.<p>We keep to ourselves in public places. We avert our eyes on public transport. We stand frozen in the corners of cocktail parties and extended …

Psychology

For Flight Attendants, Sexual Assault Isn't Just Common, It's Almost A Given

"If someone grabs my butt or pulls me onto their lap, I tell them to knock it off and keep going.”<p>Flight attendant Caroline Bright was kicking off her last shift of the day when she realized one of the pilots on board reminded her of someone.<p>“I was trying to figure it out, was it a celebrity?” she …

Motion Design: Why Incompetent People Think They're Amazing

The WWW (Wonderful Women at Wednesday Studio) invited Eze Matteo to collaborate animating some bits of this piece for Ted that explains why …

Amazing

This Paint Trick Makes Rooms Look Much More Expensive

I spend a lot of time looking at pictures of kitchens, and I see some really, really expensive designs. Not everyone can afford marble countertops or …

This SR-71 Blackbird Cockpit Tour Is The Most Fascinating Thing You'll See All Week

Veteran SR-71 pilot gives a highly detailed tour of both cockpits and shares incredible recollections from his time flying the legendary jet.<p>Youtube …

50+ Funny Tweets By Curious Zelda That Will Instantly Make Your Day

Dogs on Twitter are pretty popular, but Zelda proves that cats deserve the same amount of attention. Her account on the social network has over 24K …

Airbus flies high, lands biggest-ever contract for 430 A320s

Airbus announced its biggest-ever order on Wednesday, signing a deal to supply 430 of its medium-range A320 family of aircraft to US investment firm …

The World According to Jeff Goldblum | GQ

Jeff Goldblum lives the life we all want to live when we’re 65 and impossibly handsome. And a clotheshorse. And a massive flirt. Meet your delightfully weird (and weirdly delightful) new hero.<p><b>Five decades of</b> Hollywood glory have given us a pretty good idea of who Jeff Goldblum is on-screen. The …

Jeff Goldblum

Scientists Have Found a New Clue About How 'Super-Agers' Stay Sharp as They Age

And here's what you can do to keep up.<p>Some older people can remember things just as well as peers who are nearly half their age. Scientists are …

The Brain

Zero to 60 Designs Refreshes Tesla Model S

Aftermarket kit makes the P100D look pretty damn quick<p>Forget the production hell of the <i>Mesla</i> Model 3. At last check Elon Musk was stuck in Level Nine. So instead, feast your eyeballs on the Zero TS by Zero to 60 Designs.<p>Zero TS gives the Tesla Model S a “performance look” to help your Tesla stand …

How a Consistent and Stable Meditation Practice Leads to Altered Traits

Historically, meditation was not meant to improve our health, relax us, or enhance work success. Although these are the kinds of appeal that has made …

Meditation

Once So Chic and Swooshy, Freeways Are Falling Out of Favor

BUFFALO — The Scajaquada Corridor is a city dweller’s dreamland, a culture-vulture Valhalla. Within two miles there is a restored Frank Lloyd Wright house you can visit, an art museum with Picassos and Gauguins, three college campuses, a zoo and a history museum in a majestic Greek Revival building …

Genetics Researchers Just Disproved a Long-Held Racist Assumption

Many genetic skin variants associated with light skin originated in Africa.<p>Racism is a grotesque inheritance passed down from light-skinned people …

I Traded Up For the Apple TV 4K and Here's Why I'll Never Go Back

I got my first Apple TV as a present; I was still working in television at the time, and my boss presented it to me as a (very, very generous) holiday gift. The supersleek, supermysterious object would quickly become something that I could not picture my life without. Not only did I use the …

Smart TV

Anti-Gentrification Summit

I’m forever grateful to a Rochester friend for key insights into gentrification a dozen years ago. At the time, I was working on a vision plan for …

Urban Design

'SNL' skit mocks 'Avatar' use of Papyrus typeface

If you're a graphic designer, the digital short on "Saturday Night Live's" season premiere Saturday night was probably just your type.<p>In a fake movie trailer, host Ryan Gosling plays a man who just can't stop thinking about why the designer for James Cameron's blockbuster movie "Avatar" chose the …

James Cameron

Gravity Could Be the Result of Random Quantum Fluctuations — NOVA Next | PBS

If this theory is true, quantum mechanics might be more fundamental to the structure of the universe than gravity itself.<p>Scientists have been trying …

Book Bag: Five Great Books About New York City

A novelist names his five favorite books about Gotham, ranging from an E.B. White classic to the fictional inspiration for the Charles Bronson …

America, Home of the Transactional Marriage

The country’s exceptionally thin safety net prompts residents—especially those with less-steady employment—to view partnership in more economic terms.<p>Over the last several decades, the proportion of Americans who get married has greatly diminished—a development known as well to those who lament …

Income Inequality

The Desperate Need For The Vanishing Middle Neighborhood

Discussions of income inequality frequently focus on the extremes — the poor versus the ultra-wealthy. However, as the reaction of voters in both parties should have reminded everyone last year, many places between the two poles are hurting and need attention.<p>I spoke recently with Representative …