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11 TED Talks that will teach you how be happier

The ideal approach, however, is far more of a mystery.<p>Thankfully, several TED speakers have researched how humans can achieve ultimate happiness and shared their findings with us.<p>Some of their tactics are surprising, and some are surprisingly simple, but regardless, each of these talks will bring …

A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

Utopian off-grid Regen Village produces all of its own food and energy

James Ehrlich, founder of ReGen Villages, commissioned Danish architectural firm EFFEKT to envision a future where self-sustaining communities could …

Kick Monday’s Butt With This 1000 Calorie HIIT Total Body Workout

Photo: Shutterstock.<p><b>Monday’s are rough.</b> No matter how great the weekend, Monday always comes with a hearty dose of frustration and despair. This …

1. Wake Up Early

Not all creative minds are morning people. Franz Kafka routinely stayed up all night writing, and William Styron (author of <i>Sophie’s Choice</i>, among other best sellers) woke up at noon every day and considered his “morning” routine to be staying in bed for another hour to think.<p>However, early risers …

The Next Level: These Podcasts Will Supercharge Your Powers Of Productivity

The Next Level <i>is a new bi-weekly column that will rate, evaluate, and comment on the content that can help you improve your quality of life. Books, apps, podcasts,</i> <i>websites — we’ll detail the tools that will hep you achieve your goals — whether they pertain to time-management, fitness, productivity,</i> …

Time Management

Researchers Develop a Transparent Wood That May Revolutionize Eco-Friendly Building

A new process strips color from the wood and replaces it with an acrylic filler, resulting in a clear material<p>Lars Berglund of the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden has developed what could very well be the next big trend in sustainable building: transparent wood. The material, which …

DIY Home Decor Projects - 267 Easy and Crafty Ideas

DIY home decor crafts are fun but making something that will actually have decor value may be a bigger challenge than you’ve anticipated. Indeed, …

Wall Art

World split on how to regulate ‘killer robots’

Diplomats from around the world met in Geneva last week for the United Nations’ third Informal Expert Meeting on lethal autonomous weapons systems …

20 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

Yes, for real.<p>First thing's first: No, you can't get ripped overnight (no matter what that Instagram ad says.) But even though muscles aren't built in a day, that doesn’t mean a solid workout can't give you instant definition. See, by performing certain moves—think, three to five sets of eight to …

How the brain processes emotions

Some mental illnesses may stem, in part, from the brain’s inability to correctly assign emotional associations to events. For example, people who are …

This New Pen Digitises Your Notebooks as You Write in Them

This is so cool.<p>No matter how convenient and easy doing everything online is these days, nothing will replace the feeling of scribbling notes, …

Princeton University

7 Tough Love Workouts to Tone Your Whole Bod

Sure, we love to learn exercises that focus on an isolated area, like arm toning or quick core workouts. But sometimes you just want to cover all your bases with a workout that has you feeling a full-body burn. So grab your home gym essentials, throw on your fave colorful workout essentials and get …

Total Body Tone Up!

These lamps let you grow plants anywhere - even in windowless rooms

The Mygdal Plantlamp allows you to grow plants anywhere – no sunlight required. Whether you’re stuck in an office cubicle, basement, or rainy city, …

Plants

27 Creative Living Decors To Adorn Your Home

Are you looking for some unique decor ideas for your sweet home? How about a living decor? Lets do indoor gardening and home decoration at the same …

IKEA launches indoor garden that can grow food all year-round

If you’ve always wanted to grow your own veggies and herbs, but don’t have a yard where you can set up a garden, IKEA has the perfect product for …

Houseplants

5 Yoga Poses For Shoulder Strength And Flexibility

<i>Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shows us five yoga poses designed to keep athletes in the game. To start the spring off right, she's putting the</i> …

This $279 'Keurig for food' will replace every cooking appliance you own

Called Tovala, the countertop machine is a broiler, steamer, oven, microwave, and toaster in one.<p>It is meant to replace all major cooking appliances and eliminate most of the work involved in making healthy meals.<p>The Tovala is launching on Kickstarter on Tuesday at an "early bird" price of $199 for …

Amputee feels texture with a bionic fingertip

An amputee was able to feel smoothness and roughness in real-time with an artificial fingertip that was surgically connected to nerves in his upper …

Seven Professional Travelers Offer Advice For Meeting People On The Road

<i>In each installment of the Uproxx Travel Guide, we ask some of our favorite professional travelers to answer one travel question — then share their best advice with you. From informational, to inspirational, to entertaining, our aim is to incite your wanderlust and provide bite-size takeaways you</i> …

Travel

The Best Travel Books About Bali

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Thinking about planning a trip to <b>Bali</b> or simply hoping to bone up on your knowledge about the Indonesian island province?<p>Pick up one of these insightful books, recommended by travel literature expert Don George:<p><b>A House in Bali</b> (1947) is Canadian musician Colin McPhee’s …

Bali

31 Things That Will Happen When You Finally Decide To Live Your Dreams

Commit to living intentionally.<p>506<p>SHARES<p>You’ve been thinking about this for a long time, haven’t you?<p>You’ve reveled in shallow friendships, numbed …

How to Be Creative, According to Albert Einstein, Pablo Picasso and Stephen King

Creativity isn’t some esoteric quality that only the Bob Marleys and Salvador Dalís of the world possess — it’s a learnable, trainable skill that can …

Creativity

Theodore Roosevelt used this productivity trick to get more done in a couple hours than most people do in a day

Theodore Roosevelt, widely regarded by political scholars as one of the greatest American presidents, was also one of the most prolific.<p>Before becoming the country's youngest president at age 42 following President William McKinley's assassination in 1901, Roosevelt had already served as police …

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

These talks will inspire you to think differently about yourself and others.<p>Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful …

Emotional Intelligence