Michael Declark

51 Flips | 7 Magazines | 3 Followers | @MichaelDeclark | Keep up with Michael Declark on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Michael Declark”

This sweet-smelling apple pie candle eventually pranks you by smelling like 'dirty fart'

That Dog Won't Hunt: Cops Can't Keep You Waiting for K-9s, Supreme Court Says

Cops can't continue to hold a suspect without probable cause even for the few minutes they might need to wait for a drug-sniffing dog to show up, the Supreme Court said Tuesday.<p>Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote for the 6-3 majority that if a traffic stop is otherwise completed, holding on to the …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work | Inc.com

Let's face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13 percent of us consider ourselves to be "happily engaged at work."<p>Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36 percent more motivated, six …

Happiness

11 Weird Things You Didn't Know You Could Bring On A Plane (Including Antlers)

Thanks to the TSA's incredible Instagram account and some general knowledge about flying, we know what's not allowed on planes. Don't bring liquids above 3.4 ounces in your carry-on, leave the fireworks at home, and definitely don't pack your brass knuckles.<p>While there is a long lists of things you …

Ford Focus RS "Drift Mode" explained

The Geneva auto show brought confirmation that the new Ford Focus RS will feature what the company is calling 'drift mode'. This immediately …

41 Genius April Fools’ Day Pranks Your Kids Will Totally Fall For

Because kids don't get a free pass on April 1.

How To Boost Employee Happiness Without Spending Any Money

Bonuses and perks might make people happier in the short term, but they don’t solve the underlying problem. Here’s what does.<p>You know the saying “Money can’t buy happiness.” You get it. But startup founders and CEOs still don’t seem to understand.<p>When CEOs find out that their employees are unhappy, …

7 Ways You're Ruining Your Credit Score

You know your credit score is important, but are you clued in on what you might inadvertently be doing to sabotage it?<p>This three digit number acts like a grade for your financial life and is calculated based on the information in your credit reports, like your history of paying credit card bills …

Personal Finance

5 Spots With The Clearest Waters In The World

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Marjan Lazarevski</i><p>How many times have you visited a beach or a lake, only to be tragically disappointed by the murkiness of the water? Sure, you could go for a swim in there if you <i>really</i> wanted, but there's no way of knowing if whatever brushed your leg was seaweed, …

Fellas, This Bag Will Make Traveling With A Suit So Much Easier

Travel bags come in many shapes and sizes. Now, they can transform into entirely new pieces of luggage, too.<p>Online retailer Combatant Gentlemen launched its first weekender bag on Thursday and at first glance, the product looks like any run-of-the-mill duffel. A peek inside reveals that it's so …

Key Smart brings Swiss Army order to keys in pocket

At our current place on the evolutionary chart, we are a species that carries more things in the pockets of tighter pants.<p>Michael Tunney understood this every time he went to a bar and saw patrons pull out their cell phones and bulky wads of keys before sitting down. Tunney, himself bothered by …

Disneyland Surveillance Catches Ghost Hanging Around After Hours... Because Who Wouldn't?

Because who <i>wouldn't</i> want to spend their afterlife at the Happiest Place on Earth?<p>A 2009 YouTube video -- presumably of Disneyland surveillance footage -- shows a grim grinning ghost cruising around Diseyland's Haunted Mansion and Rivers of America areas after hours. The Park is totally empty, …

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

University of Chicago

7 Basic Life Hacks Men Shouldn’t Ignore

David<p>David is a strength coach and bestselling Men's Health author. You can follow him at HowToBeast.com.<p><i>“We are what we repeatedly do.”</i><br>– …

How to buy a home when you can't afford it

Ian Boyd started to think about buying a home in his late 20s, as he and his friends completed graduate school, coupled up, and started to think about children.<p>During that time in 2009, Boyd knew that purchasing a home would pose a financial challenge. He had about $35,000 in student debt and …

Housing

Snowden’s Revenge: New Mega-Spying Project Revealed

A giant cellphone surveillance program is just one of the dark NSA secrets being dragged out into the light, thanks to a certain whistleblower and a …

Surveillance

A photographer traveled the world to see how beauty is defined in 37 countries

The budding photographer made it to 37 countries and every continent except for Antarctica.<p>During her travels, she photographed hundreds of beautiful women in their own cultural surroundings to compile her new project "The Atlas of Beauty." It shows a range of faces from the Amazon rainforest to …

Humanities

8 Mobile Apps that Will Make You Love Your Next Layover

Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few smartphone apps that will make your next delay less of a headache. Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find …

The Uberpreneur: How An Uber Driver Makes $252,000 A Year

“It’s a genius way to start a business nowadays, especially because nobody’s doing it.”<p>The man sitting beside me is sharing the most insightful business advice I’ve heard lately. His ideas are as unconventional as the location of our conversation. We’re not in a coffee shop or a corner office. …

Uber

Five Fine Florida Island Escapes

<i>Follow your bliss to an island adventure! Photo courtesy of Collins Vacation Rentals on St. George Island</i><p>It's called island time for a reason.<p>When you escape onto a tract of land completely surrounded by water, you escape more than the mainland.<p>It might be the sand, sprinkled with shells, or the …

25 places to party before you die

"Our website is not about exploiting destinations," David S. Miller, a senior editor at Matador Network, told Business Insider. "Matador and our brand has always been about traveling in a respectful way and trying to connect with local people."<p>Which is why when they decided to take on the project, …

The Nashville Predators broadcast featured some background porn audio

As our Predators blog On The Forecheck noticed, there were some unexpected sound effects on tonight's game against the Blues:<p>Listen closely!<p>Either somebody near the broadcast booth or a crowd/on-ice mic was having very, very passionate sex, or somebody on the broadcast team was listening to porn. …

Ice Hockey

Nike sued over Michael Jordan logo

The life of the most successful sneaker franchise of all time is at risk, as a photographer is accusing Nike of using his work to make its famous …

GoPro Teams Up With The NHL To Bring Action Cams To Live Hockey Broadcasts

I’m Canadian so I get to bring you the following news: GoPro is partnering with the NHL and NHLPA to incorporate GoPro footage into live broadcasts of professional hockey games. The team-up marks the first time GoPro is partnering directly with a major pro sports league, and will use the company’s …

The Top 25 Hotels In The World, According To Travelers

The top 25 winning hotels offer exceptional service and amenities while also providing unforgettable experiences to travelers.<p>The hotel that TripAdvisor users picked as the 'best in the world' is a luxury bungalow retreat in the Maldives that implements a strict "no news, no shoes" policy to help …

Money Makes You Less Sad, But Not More Happy

For a long time, researchers have been trying to untangle the relationship between money and happiness, and there’s mounting evidence that things are …

Happiness