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Fast fashion: Rivers turning blue and 500,000 tonnes in landfill

In parts of China and India, farmers are predicting the colour of the next fashion season by the colour of their rivers due to run-off from the …

Sustainability

A Sustainable Mid-Century Beach House

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Ikea designed a refugee shelter and it lasts 6x longer than traditional emergency tents

Ikea's nonprofit project 'Better Shelter' is providing safer, more dignified homes for displaced families. The shelter's design was also awarded the …

IKEA

Prefabricated garden retreat snaps together in less than a week

If your dream garden look like something from a fantasy world, you’ll love this Dragonfly Pavilion built for a backyard in Hoboken, New Jersey. Built …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of repitious …

10 World Renowned Meditation Tech Experts Share What's Next In 2017

Exactly one year ago I went silent for ten days to challenge myself and learn meditation. Since then I’ve been practicing meditation and mindfulness, trying out different techniques and consulting with experts. Daily meditation practice transformed my life.<p>Today I want to share some insights from …

CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool used in first human trial

The powerful gene-editing CRISPR-Cas9 technique is a promising tool in the fight against conditions like retinal degradation, muscular dystrophy and …

Refugees held in Australian offshore detention to be resettled in US

Malcolm Turnbull announces one-off agreement for refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to be resettled in US under auspices of the UNHCR<br>• It’s hard for me to leave Manus Island without justice: Behrouz Boochani on the US refugee deal<p>The Australian government has announced a landmark “one-off” …

An Antidote to the Loneliness of the Divided Mind: Alan Watts on Our Integration with the Universe and How We Wrest Meaning from Reality

“If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so… The meaning and purpose of dancing is the dance.”<p><i>“All things physical are information-theoretic in origin and this is a participatory universe,”</i> the great theoretical physicist John Archibald Wheeler wrote in his influential <i>It for</i> …

The Latest Web Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

Web designs are becoming less subjective and more functional. Here are a few examples worth noticing.<p>Just like fashion, web design has fads that come and go and it can be difficult to spot which ones will stick past next quarter. Following the latest fad may be keep you on top for the moment, but …

The conversation about Trump can’t end at outrage and condemnation

<i>Tonglen</i> is a Tibetan meditation practice of giving and receiving, where a person can sit mindfully and imagine absorbing the fear and anger of another person, while sending that person their own love and compassion in return. While tonglen may not change the actions or behavior of the other party, …

A Jew and His Guru

The word guru gets thrown around a lot these days. There are tech gurus and tax gurus and gurus for restoring old barns. In Sanskrit, the word guru means "heavy," as in heavy with good qualities. Oddly, and without ever really having planned to, I happen to have a guru--in the original sense of the …

Against Humanism

<i>“Ever since the Cognitive Revolution, Sapiens have thus been living in a dual reality. On the one hand, the objective reality of rivers, trees and</i> …

Human Behavior Study Identifies Four Basic Personality Types

<i>Summary: 90 percent of the population can be classified into one of four main personality types, and of those, 30 percent fall under the envious</i> …

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This Is How To Resist Distraction: 4 Secrets To Remarkable Focus

Have you said any of these recently?• <i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

8 Unconventional Meditations For A Busy Lifestyle

These days, you feel like a robot.<p><i>You drag your feet into work and you have to deal with your boss. You’re hustling this year yet again to try and</i> …

India’s new Solar Power Tree can light 5 homes in just 4 sq ft of land

This amazing Solar Power Tree generates the same amount of electricity as a conventional array, but on a much smaller plot of land. The solar power …

Trying to make other people happy is counter-productive

People ask me all the time what the secret to happiness is. “If you had to pick just one thing,” they wonder, “what would be the <i>most</i> important thing for leading a happy life?”<p>Ten years ago, I would have told you a regular gratitude practice was the most important thing—and while that is still my …

What would happen if the world suddenly went vegetarian?

Eliminating meat from our diets would bring a bounty of benefits to both our own health and the planet’s – but it could also harm millions of people.<p>People become vegetarians for a variety of reasons. Some do it to alleviate animal suffering, others because they want to pursue a healthier …

Agriculture

Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Restoring the Mind to Kindness

An excerpt from <i>Happiness is an Inside Job</i>.<p>I wish it were true that regular meditation and prayer guaranteed equanimity, but it’s not that way for me. …

34 Perfect Movie Quotes About Love

Sometimes films just have a way of saying exactly how you feel...about love.<p>Submitted by KMFH<p>Submitted by funkysammie<p>Submitted by Anna Fjelde, Facebook<p>Submitted by Chrissy Miskovich, Facebook<p>Submitted by Tristen van den Berg, Facebook<p>Submitted by amyl4aca64a1d<p>Submitted by kristinr4f9a16828<p>Submitted …

Australia isn’t where you think it is

Australia may be the world’s most mischievous continent. Not only does it try to pull one over on us with its pink-colored lakes and insistence that Vegemite is edible, the country—home to more than 23 million people—has actually moved.<p>It’s traveled 4.9 feet (1.5 meters) since 1994, to be precise. …

I Tried The New Apple Watch Series 2 For A Week

I became Apple Watch obsessed almost exactly a year and a half ago. I know this because it was just five days after my youngest son, George, was …

The scary, intrusive thoughts you can only confess to a search engine

<i>Editor's note: This story discusses violent and graphic mental imagery.</i><p>Most people have experienced an intrusive thought even if they can't put a …

Mental Health