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How your eyes betray your thoughts

A series of recent studies suggest that eye movements may both reflect and influence the workings of the brain<p>According to the old saying, the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, …

The Brain

Leaning Bookshelf Design Possibilities – Casual With A Hint Of Originality

Open shelves and bookcases are extremely versatile, offering valuable storage wherever it’s needed most. Their designs are variate and the leaning …

Articles about remembering forefather urban renewal lawrence halprin on Dwell.com - Dwell

Lawrence Halprin galvanized people into action with his grand cityscapes.<p>As a San Franciscan I'm very fortunate to live every day with the work of landscape architecture pioneer Lawrence Halprin, who...<p>A Copenhagen family trades the suburbs for a quaint town house steeped in tradition.<p>An endless …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>May 24, 2018<p>Kitchen of the …

DIY Pine Serving Tray

Is there anyone who <i>doesn’t</i> enjoy breakfast in bed? It’s one of life’s small pleasures. Whether you’re treating yourself or you are lucky enough to …

English raspberries with crema di mascarpone recipe

An incredibly easy summer dessert that you can make ahead of time<p>I love this recipe because it is so easy. It is perfect to put in the middle of the table for a group of people to share (or fight over). The slightly sharp flavour of fresh raspberries is perfect with the sweet mascarpone cream and …

My New Roots ginger, lime and avocado smoothie

My smoothie is spiked with a hearty dose of digestive ginger and tangy lime. If you want to get things even greener, toss in a handful of tender greens, such as kale or romaine and get glowing!<p>SERVES<p>1<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 medium avocado<br>• juice and zest of 1 lime<br>• 1 tsp. minced ginger<br>• 1 cup / 250 ml coconut water …

These Recipes Will Maximize Your Energy

Chef Seamus Mullen gives us a day worth of meals for your most energetic day yet.<p>Rules of Thumb<p>1. Smaller, more frequent meals are more conducive to creating physical and mental energy than three squares. Midmorning and afternoon snacks (nuts and dried fruit, grass-fed beef jerky) keep blood sugar …

After 56 Years, the Menu Stays the Same at LA’s China Cafe

The China Cafe opened in LA's Grand Central Market in 1959, and nothing has changed.<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the relationships that build and sustain the food industry. This year, we’re traveling the country to look at the changing landscape of food markets.</i> …

Sugary Drinks May Make Us Crave Extra Calories

Some kinds of sugar, it turns out, make us lose all willpower when it comes to fattening food.<p>A recent study by Kathleen Page and colleagues found that a dose of fructose in your drink may make you yearn for snacks. A slug of glucose, on the other hand, leaves you feeling full, food-resistant, and …

The Eyeliner Trick That Will Completely Transform Your Look

You won't believe your eyes.<p>Women's Health <i>recently announced our 2014 Beauty Award-winning products. Now we're partnering with the social beauty platform Preen.Me to source the most gorgeous makeup looks created with them.</i><p>It's no secret that eyeliner can turn tired eyes into your most flattering …

The Weird-but-Totally-Mind-Blowing Skin Care Powers of Turmeric

It's been under our noses all along.<p>Recently, I had one of those <i>where have you been all my life</i> moments. Not with a guy, but with a spice tucked away in my kitchen cabinet that apparently has magical powers for skin.<p>Turmeric, or "haldi," is a deep orange root from India, where it's one of the …

9 Beauty Habits That Give You Wrinkles

Cut them out now to save your skin later.<p><i>By Aly Walansky for</i> Daily Makeover<p>Wrinkles are a part of aging—and life. While we know to expect wrinkles as we get older, some of the battle has nothing to do with age. Your beauty routines and habits can impact wrinkling as well. See the bad habits that …

Woman Builds Tiny 186-Square-Foot House to Avoid High Cost of Housing

Isabella Mori, 50, is a resident of Vancouver, Canada, and she found the price of housing in her home town overwhelming. Unsurprising, since …

Ranulph Fiennes 'overtaking people a quarter his age' in Marathon des Sables

Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ coach has revealed the 71-year-old explorer is overtaking people a quarter of his age during the Marathon des Sables.<p>Fiennes is facing temperatures of more than 50C (122F) and endless sand dunes in the challenge, dubbed the toughest footrace on Earth. He hopes to raise £2.5m …

Airbnb and Cuba: a match made in capitalist heaven

The country offers Airbnb a unique opportunity with its many hosts who have long rented out homes and rooms to visitors from abroad<p>The home-rental company Airbnb has opened for business in Havana, bringing the sharing economy born in capitalism to communist Cuba as relations thaw with the United …

The Island of Knowledge: How to Live with Mystery in a Culture Obsessed with Certainty and Definitive Answers, by Maria Popova

<i>“We strive toward knowledge, always more knowledge, but must understand that we are, and will remain, surrounded by mystery.”</i><p><i>“Our human definition of</i> …

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

Immune System

This Vietnamese Vegetable Peeler Is One Of The Coolest And Cheapest Cooking Gadgets Of All Time

What if you could julienne, grate, shred, peel and make decorative cuts with only one vegetable peeler? What if that peeler was ridiculously cheap, lighter than your phone and small enough to fit in your pocket? It may sound like a fantasy kitchen gadget, but this peeler exists -- and it can be …

Kitchens

The truth about ‘miracle foods’ – from chia seeds to coconut oil

As books that give answers go, there’s one classic that often gets overlooked – the dictionary. So next time you’re wondering whether a £10 tub of the latest miracle food can really stave off cancer, diabetes and heart disease, and get rid of a podgy belly in time for summer, run your finger down …

Coconut

Scrambled Eggs with Spinach & Parmesan

1 Servings<p>Pull the eggs off the heat when they still look a little loose; carryover cooking will do the rest.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large eggs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 teaspoon olive oil<p>3 cups baby spinach<p>1–2 tablespoons grated Parmesan<p>Crushed red pepper flakes<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whisk …

Recipes

15 Cleaning Tips We Learned In 2014

From the archives, we've pulled our favorite tips and tricks from the past year to help keep your New Year's resolutions in check.<p><b>1. Vacuum in both directions.</b> If you don't, you're likely to miss small pieces of dirt and dust that get trapped under the fibers of your carpet.<p>Looking for more …

10 Beauty Products That Will Help You Fake a Full Night’s Rest

‘Tis the season for festive outings, overindulgences, and a lack of beauty sleep. If this sounds like you around the holidays, we have some good …

4 Never-Fail Makeup Finds Guaranteed to Make You a New Year's Eve Goddess

1. . Wearing a skin-baring top or dress without using this gorgeously scented, shimmering, bronzy oil is a wasted opportunity!<p>2. . I say, go for fake lashes on New Year's, but if you don't have the patience to apply those, this is absolutely the next best thing. No mascara makes lashes fatter, …

DIY: Botanical Ice Lanterns

On these darkest nights of the year, it’s important to add as many spots of light as possible. This week, while you’re busy trimming your tree, add a …

These Are the Most Awesome Concept Cars of 2014

Anybody can take Chevy's Chaparral 2x Vision concept car for a spin — anybody with Gran Turismo 6 for the Sony PlayStati<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Gene Blevins—LA …

10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.<p>In the …

The Most Classic, Unexpected, and Hottest Tech Gifts of 2017

There's a Louis Vuitton smartwatch. Faints.<p>There's more to tech gifts than the iPhone X this year (though we definitely wouldn't say no to that). From a handheld drone that will make you feel like a Jedi to Louis Vuitton's dreamy smartwatch, we're freaking out over the freshest gadgets of 2017. …

10 More Exciting Early-Stage Startups to Look Out For

Every week from now until The Next Web Conference USA on December 10, we’ll be announcing another 10 startups that have been handpicked by our team to exhibit in our conference business area. With more than 200 applications the selection process has not been easy, but it has left us confident the …

Popular Third-Party Onscreen Keyboard Swype Free Until Friday

One of the great features of iOS 8 is the opportunity to use third-party keyboards instead of Apple's onscreen keyboard. Swype (<b>free</b> until 11/14/14) had long been extremely popular in the Android world, and many users rejoiced when it became available on the iPhone and iPad. It greatly speeds text …