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15 uses for your phone's camera (other than taking selfies)

If you've ever looked at the night sky and wished you had paid more attention in science class, then you should download<p>Published: 11 July 2016 / Caption: Alina Bradford / Photo: Alina Bradford/CNET<p>If you have an old phone lying around you can use it for home security. Taylor Martin explains the …

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archatlas: The Surrealist Art of Rafal Olbinski In the words of Richard Wilde, Chairman, Graphic Design and Advertising, School of Visual Arts, New York: May it be fine art, poster or illustration, through contradiction, absurdity and the banal, truth resides. This is where Rafal Olbinski’s contributions are realized. He explores the hidden properties of his subject matter which results in poetic compositions that encompass a great stillness. It is this very experience which nourishes. It is no accident that the power of his imagery touches most everyone. By not being restricted exclusively to gallery exhibitions, Rafal’s work has impacted throughout the world. His posters and paintings are a testament to raising the consciousness of a world starved for new impressions. Images via and text via (via archatlas)

The Many Lives of a New York S.R.O.

In the early 1980s, while most Upper West Siders were breathing a sigh of relief that the neighborhood’s seedy, sometimes menacing single-room-occupancy hotels were being converted into co-ops, a few residents of West 87th Street worried about the fate of the hotels’ tenants, particularly those in …

20 Brilliant Ideas For Decorating With Mirrors

It's the one thing that makes all of these rooms even more stunning.<p>Reflect the beauty of any room with carefully executed mirrors.

7 Steps to Overcoming the Overactive Mind

Our over active mind seems as if it is our normal state-of-being. It isn't. It is learned, re-enforced, and rewarded from early age onward. It's a mental habit. We cannot imagine getting through daily life and work without ceaseless mind talk - without creating lists and crossing things off, …

The New NikeLab Transform Jacket Incorporates Multiple Utilities

Designed to transform<p>Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>19<p>19<p>SHARES<p>The all new NikeLab Transform Jacket serves as a testament to Nike's …

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96TB at 2600MB/s: LaCie's new '12big' Thunderbolt 3 RAID

Regular people don't need Thunderbolt 3. It's wasted on us. We're too weak to even look at that much bandwidth. We have to turn the page quickly past the peripherals section when perusing the latest copy of <i>MacMall,</i> for fear of seeing something too radical. Those <i>video professionals</i>, however... those …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

A Rare Look Inside The 'Gigafactory' Tesla Hopes Will Revolutionize Energy Use

Outside Reno, in Nevada's high desert, Tesla is building what it says is the world's largest battery factory. The Gigafactory, as it's called, will churn out batteries for the company's electric cars. But it's also making something new — a battery for the home.<p>Tucked away in a dusty valley near …

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Mindfulness and Losing My Wallet | Inc.com

Hungarian endocrinologist Hans Selye, who invented the term "stress," said, "It's not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it."<p>I lost my wallet yesterday---the realization of one of my deepest business and life fears.<p>I was meeting a friend at The Film Forum downtown in NYC and I was late. …

Stress is shrinking your brain, but you can rebuild it

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale University …

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The Week in Review: Diversity in Hollywood Questioned

As film critics, actors and industry insiders descended on Utah over the last week for the annual Sundance Film Festival, the event was drawn into a debate around diversity in Hollywood.<p>Race relations have consistently been top of mind in the U.S., but the recent “white privilege” controversy …

How to Be Your Own Hero When Facing a Hopeless Challenge

<b>“You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.” ~Yogi Bhajan</b><p>Can you remember a time when you felt completely helpless?<p>I do. It was …

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3 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Your Own Happiness

Ask anyone why they made a certain choice and their answers will run the gambit from "I thought it was the right thing to do," to "Just because."<p>But truly, all of us make choices based on only one belief; the belief that the choice we are making will ultimately make us happy. <i>Happiness</i> is our …

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

The Science of Happiness: Why complaining is literally killing you.

(New Video — A Casual Overview for those who’d like the less wordy version.)<p>Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in …

5 Lessons The Dalai Lama Taught Me About Happiness

<b>I</b> was lucky enough to have the opportunity of attending a lecture, titled ‘Happiness: the power of giving & receiving’, handed down by none other …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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ODA’s 71 White Street in Brooklyn Incorporates the Site's Graffitied Walls Into the Design

Bushwick, now famed for its art, night life and abundance of green spaces, is one of the fastest gentrifying neighbourhoods in Brooklyn. ODA New …

The Smartest Thing You Can Do for Yourself Today (You Won’t Regret It)

<i>Those who do not get up and move, do not notice their chains.</i>About a decade ago Angel and I started the blog that would ultimately become <i>Marc and</i> …

This designer has made a flying hoverboard that actually works

We’ve all heard for much of our lives that hoverboards will exist…one day. Well, apparently that day has arrived, with the introduction of the …

Stussy Livin' General Store Presents the GS Box Speaker

Stussy Livin' General Store Presents the GS Box Speaker<p>Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Premium Japanese audio brand Taguchi Craftech …

Russia deploys missiles in Syria; pilot denies straying into Turkish airspace

Russia ordered the deployment of sophisticated ground-to-air missiles in Syria on Wednesday, a day after a Turkish fighter jet shot down a Russian SU-24 warplane that Ankara said had repeatedly violated Turkish airspace near the Syrian border.<p>The Kremlin also said it was moving the missile-carrying …

Gaspar Noé: For Adults Only

<i>Taken from the autumn/winter issue of Dazed:</i><p>It’s almost midnight, and Gaspar Noé is sitting in the darkened corner of a Parisian bar recalling one of his earliest sexual encounters. “When I was 16, some of my friends offered me an inflatable blow-up doll,” he begins. “One day, when my parents …

Mental As: 'Flow' vital for happy, fulfilled life

Spending time immersed in effortless concentration and enjoyment, or "flow", is vital for a happy and fulfilled life. But how do you make this happen?<p>…

Infographic: The Key to a Healthy Brain Is a Healthy Digestive System

Scientists are becoming increasingly certain that all the stuff we put through our digestive system is making a major impact on our state of mind. …

Having No Choices is the Ultimate Freedom

Dear friend,<p>I want to tell you the exciting start of my day today. I want to share with you as vividly how it felt, and what is on my mind.<p>I woke up, …

How Big Egg Tried To Bring Down Little 'Mayo' (And Failed)

In the annals of ill-conceived public relations campaigns, the egg industry's war on Just Mayo deserves at least a mention.<p>Just Mayo is a product that looks like mayonnaise, tastes like mayonnaise and yet contains no eggs. The company behind it, Hampton Creek, has been getting lots of …

McDonald's all-day breakfast could drive up egg prices

All those nighttime Egg McMuffins could mean higher egg prices at the grocery store, some market researchers say.<p>Beginning Oct. 6, McDonald’s restaurants across the country — more than 14,000 of them — will begin serving all-day breakfast, a long-awaited move that’s created buzz for the struggling …

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