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The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

Internet cats will never die

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a famous New Yorker cartoon that features a pooch facing a PC and quipping to his fellow canine that "On the Internet, no one knows that you're a dog."<p>But the sad doggone truth is that if you're a dog on the Internet, no one cares, because the geeks who rule the Web are focused on …

Pets

The world’s must-visit islands

With draws including Jurassic Park-like scenery, hand-blown glass and thousand-strong king penguin colonies, these five islands don’t need tropical beaches to thrill.<p>Often featuring unique geography, wildlife and culture, islands can easily become a world unto themselves. But to find the most …

Ho Chi Minh City

7 hottest new travel accessories | CNN Travel

Travel

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Happiness

Japanese Fans Recommend Their Personal Favorite Overlooked Anime

"Shiruhitozoshiru" is an idiom suggesting something that those in the know, know very well (though it isn't known to many people). The concept was at …

6 Ways Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight

If you're trying to slim down or shape up, hitting the sack is just as important as sweating at the gym. These six reasons are your best excuses to hit the snooze button and get more sleep.<p><b>It Stops Late-Night Snacking</b><br>The longer you’re awake, the more likely you are to consume calories you don’t …

Sleep better with six minutes of bedtime yoga

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes, sleep eludes us.<p>Maybe our brains won't shut off or we find ourselves tossing and turning all night, unable to get comfortable. Whatever the reason for your lack of sleep, it takes a toll. Studies abound linking sleeplessness with increased risk of serious health problems such as …

Yoga

3 Week Diet Review – Is Brian Flatt’s Method The Best Way To Lose Weight Fast For Good?

Whoever said that ‘Rome wasn’t built in a day’, clearly never forecasted the modern age where technology and capitalism has given rise to a culture …

Fitness

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Why I'm NOT buying plants from Home Depot or Lowes

This weekend I stopped at Home Depot to pick up a few supplies for our latest DIY adventure. I wandered to the garden center with hopes of picking up …

Home Depot

Buddhist Monk Displays “Unheard Of” Brain Activity While Meditating

When a person dies, many things can happen to them. I choose to believe that a deceased person has the ability to come back to Earth without taking a …

Self-help

Articles about 7 bathtubs killer views on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nothing makes a bath more relaxing than a breathtaking view.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>As Hurricane Gustav approaches the Gulf Coast, this may be an opportune time to recall that Lowe's is selling Katrina …

San Francisco

Tried-and-True Perennials for Your Garden

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Now trending on TOH<p>How to Create Succulent Art<p>More From TOH<p>8 Repairs to Prep …

When Exactly Does Your Memory Start Declining?

Among their findings: Working memory—the ability to hold onto facts, names, or numbers for a short amount of time (say, when someone tells you a phone number and you have to repeat it in your head until you have a chance to enter it into your cell)—peaks at age 25, holds steady until 35, and then …

Sarah Hall: ‘I love writing about sex, the civil veneer stripped off’

The books interview: the author of The Electric Michelangelo talks about her new book, The Wolf Border, how motherhood has affected her work and why avoiding politics in fiction is juvenile<p>Want to know what it takes for a literary author to become a household name? Ask Hilary Mantel. Never mind the …

Books

5 Money-Saving Garden Hacks To Try This Spring

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Now that those lingering patches of snow have <i>finally</i> melted, you’re probably eager to start digging around in the dirt.<p>But no matter how adept you are at getting blossoms to bloom, there’s one springtime challenge that’s hard to avoid: spending a lot of …

Gardening

Farm-To-Table Philosophy Rules At Rosewood's Luxurious Caribbean Hotels

While Caribbean luxury resorts are not known for their local, sustainable food menus, Rosewood is setting about to change all that. The classic Little Dix Bay property, the private island resort of Jumby Bay, and the soon-to-open Rosewood at Baha Mar have each committed to sourcing as much food …

Hospitality

Discover the best 7-versatile-home-products-every-renter-should-know on Dwell - Dwell

Get a Daily Dose of Design<p>Sign up for the Dwell Daily Newsletter and never miss our new features, photos, home tours, stories, and more.

Home Tours

a collection of Quotes from Zen Teachers

By onSeptember 7, 2013 in Zen<p><i>Shunryu Suzuki Roshi was one of the most influential teachers of Soto Zen Buddhism in American history.</i><p><b>Zen Buddhism</b> was …

10 Fascinating Revelations About the Making of Lost

Javier Grillo-Marxuach was part of the original team of writers on ABC’s <i>Lost,</i> and even though he left the show in the middle of the second season, he …

Creative Writing

Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

10 Unsolved Mysteries That Confound The Art World

The more we learn about great art and its creators, the more mysteries we uncover. Sometimes, these mysteries are more convoluted and salacious than …

Study: High-Fat Diet Could Be Linked With Depression, Mental Illness

Eating a ton of fatty foods may not just leave lasting effects on our bodies (think: higher weights, heart disease, and strokes)...a new study suggests that it could also make a difference in how our <i>brains</i> work.<p>New research in <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> found that a high-fat diet may alter the mix of …

Depression

5 Stages Of The Path From Awakening To Enlightenment

I’ve found that the awakening process is very similar to the grieving process, in that we move through several stages on the way to acceptance and …

All the Reasons Why Emotionally Intelligent People Are So Happy at Work

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 …

Happiness

Young Jupiter wiped out solar system's early inner planets, study says

Before Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars occupied the inner solar system, there may have been a previous generation of planets that were bigger and more numerous – but were ultimately doomed by Jupiter, according to a new study.<p>If indeed the early solar system was crowded with so-called super-Earths, …

Universe

Articles about 8 tips designing budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>Every woman has daydreamed about having a beautiful dressing …

Fabrication

5 Genetically-linked Mental Disorders

It turns out that bipolar disorder has a genetic link to at least four other mental illnesses: autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder …