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How many hours of sleep do you actually need?

It depends on how well you want your brain to work<p>Sleep is a time suck. If you multiplied the average recommended number of hours we should sleep in a day—eight for a typical adult—by the number of days in an average lifespan (78.8 years in the United States), that would amount to about 9,587.3 …

University of Pennsylvania

Add These 17 Slow Cooker Chicken Dinners to Your Meal Plan

The make-ahead magic of the slow cooker does it again. With the right recipes, this handy appliance is one of the best tools in the kitchen for …

Cooking

New GPS website will help you find off-the-beaten-path trails in US national parks

More and more people are heading to America’s national parks to enjoy the incredible nature found around the US. But if you’re hoping to break from fellow travellers and get away from the crowds, a GPS company is aiming to help get hikers off-the-beaten-path.<p>TomTom – a GPS, traffic and navigation …

National Parks

7 dramatic home library ideas

Yes, please<p>When you can’t visit grand libraries with stunning architecture whenever you want, the next best thing might be a spectacular display of books right at home. Indeed, for bibliophiles with a design bent, building a home library might mean ditching generic bookshelves for clever built-in …

Architecture

In this 'weird, lost corner of America,' the beach of your dreams awaits in the most remote national park

Ofu Lagoon, on Ofu Island, is perhaps the most scenic spot in the National Park of American Samoa. (Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times)<p>Even for a Saturday in the South Pacific, this was a sleepy morning.<p>On American Samoa’s main island of Tutuila and its neighbor, Ofu, villages were still, …

Animation in Design Systems

Our modern front-end workflow has matured over time to include design systems and component libraries that help us stay organized, improve workflows, …

UI Design

Why LG Makes OLED Screens For Apple (And Perhaps The iPhone 8), But Not Its Own Phones

During my vacation in Seoul two weeks ago, I visited LG Digital Park, a giant 640,000 square meter complex in the town of Pyeongtaek, about an hour’s drive south of the South Korean capital. I was mostly there to check out the mobile production line and speak to the people in charge of smartphones …

Televisions

Apple’s Swift programming language goes open source

Search results for: Swift programming language<p>Swift, the fast growing computer programming language created by Apple, is officially going open source starting today.<p>Apple unveiled Swift at WWDC in 2014 with a promise to make it open source in the future. Now that the language has become one of the …

Top 10

The trolling of Elon Musk: how US conservatives are attacking green tech

Electric-car evangelist is the target of concerted negative online campaign linked to influential rightwing network<p>He is the charismatic Silicon Valley entrepreneur who believes his many companies - including the electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors, solar power firm Solar City, and SpaceX, which …

Tea Party

This dude actually built a portable, wearable Tesla coil gun

Nikola Tesla’s contributions to modern technology can’t be overstated, and the fact that some of his original designs are so darn cool to look at is …

10 famous designers’ online portfolios and what you can learn from them

A portfolio website is an ideal way to get your name out there, show people your work and get feedback on your designs. It’s a virtual necessity if …

Graphic Design

1 Smart Thing Highly Successful People Always Do | Inc.com

You've set yourself a goal. It may be to finish a report, proposal, or blog post. It may be to go to the gym every morning, or stick to healthy eating, or avoid losing your temper. Whatever that goal was, you've screwed up. You've fallen into the old, lazy, counterproductive behavior that you know …

Success

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

The Apple TV 4, which came out last fall, is one of the most advanced media streamers on the market.<p>As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that you can hook up to your flat screen television.<p>You can tell if you have the latest …

Smart TV

Meet Canada's most jaw-droppingly, insanely-gorgeous parks

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30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

Psychology

A Princeton psychology professor told me a truth about human behavior that's both fascinating and sad

There are tons of cognitive biases that affect our daily decision-making.<p>There's the halo effect, which explains why we think physically attractive …

Psychology

All of Instagram is snapping the same pic of this damn pool in Morocco

Call it the social media generation's version of a pilgrimage.<p>Hashtags and geotagging mean anyone can follow their favourite Instagrammer to even the …

Minimalist Holiday Homes in Portugal Build Cultural Tourism

Dawn in the rural wine region of southern Alentejo, Portugal. The sun casts a yolky glow over the cork trees and vineyards of São Lourenço do …

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behavior is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here’s what you need …

Sources for an Effortlessly Cozy, Eclectic Look

Adrienne's Australian apartment is nicknamed "The Nest" because of her bower bird-like tendency to gather and display favorite bits and bobs from …

Home Decorating

What Spectacles Mean for Snapchat and Photography

Getting a pair of Snapchat Spectacles is no small feat. The social messaging company started to release their highly anticipated camera equipped …

Mobile Photography
Europe

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Kinky sex lifts our consciousness into a heightened state of “flow,” according to a new study

American health and sex journalist Michael Castleman has compared BDSM to the child’s game of “trust,” when one child stands in front of another and falls backward, waiting to be caught. It’s a bonding experience, Castleman says, “When the falling player trusts the catcher enough to let go …

Research

Why Donald Trump scares you so much — and why it matters

It’s not just you — we were born to fear predators, and Donald Trump fits the profile of a psychopath<p>For many people, this presidential election is triggering a visceral fear response hard to put into words. Here are the words you might have been looking for: We are born to fear predators.<p>There are …

Psychology

CONSCIOUS AWARENESS: Gateway to the unexplainable vastness of who and what we are

Today, the vast majority of people on this planet have no concept of conscious awareness or mindfulness. Many of those who do, teachers and students …

Consciousness

The Myth Of The Irrational Voter

Caption: Voting rights advocates (Michael Fleshman, Flickr)<p><i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior</i> …

Psychology

Google’s DeepMind A.I. takes on something even more complicated than chess or go: StarCraft II

Google and Blizzard are opening up StarCraft II to anyone who wants to teach artificial intelligence systems how to conduct warfare, because apparently I’m the only one who has ever seen <i>The Terminator</i>.<p>Researchers can now use Google’s DeepMind A.I. to test various theories for ways that machines can …