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Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …

Self-improvement

The Fake Clinton Scandals Are Back

The right’s newest crusade has an old fake villain.<p>Has Washington learned nothing from Whitewater? The Clintons have spent their entire political lives in the capital dogged by one fake scandal after another. And, as we’ve been reminded this week, the fake villain in many of their fake scandals …

Tomato Pickers Expand Case for Workers’ Rights

The Plate<p>It’s fair to say we care more than ever about the food we eat: where it comes from, who farms it, and how it was grown. But how much do we think about the people who harvested it—not the farmers, but the workers the farmers employ?<p>A recently-released documentary, Food Chains, argues that …

Florida

Why Office Walls Are Crumbling in 2015

Workplaces are on the move—literally. We have seen the trend tiptoeing into our daily office life for some time now, but it seems 2015 may be the …

Four Reasons Why the Left Loathes Senator Cotton’s Letter to Iran

That a short letter penned by an Iraq War veteran and signed by 46 of his colleagues in the Senate would earn the ridicule, scorn and derision of the left, while generating wobbliness among the more politically craven members of the right, is a testament to its virtue.<p>The primarily pedagogic …

Olympus to Make 40MP Sensor Shift Photos Possible During Handheld Shooting

One of the main innovations found in the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 II is its ability to shoot massive 40MP photos with its 16MP sensor by doing “sensor …

Olympus Cameras

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DIY Paper Carnation Valentine

I couldn't let Valentine's Day season pass by without coming up with some sort of paper flower project! Enter the sweet, reliable carnation. You can …

How Languages and Genes Evolve Together

Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …

Evolution

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Ask M.A.G.<p>Parisian style that's neither too cheap, nor too pricey, nor too...everywhere.<p>By Mark Anthony Green20 hours agoView More<p>Style<p>The Los …

Lifestyle

100 Years of Earthquake Data Becomes an 8-Day-Long Orchestral Arrangement

David Johnson created a program that built an orchestra composition from a century of seismic waves.<p>If the Earth's tremors were performed by a full orchestra, it might sound like creative technologist David Johnson’s “data auralizations.” Using 100 years of global earthquake data—a set that …

Turn your Instagram pictures into tattoos

You've carefully curated your Instagram feed, capturing the perfect photos of your cat and mid-morning snack and applying exactly the right filters to make them pop. You're proud of your feed, so why not take the next logical step and tattoo your Instagram pictures on your body for all the world to …

Vincent Callebaut's 2050 Vision of Paris as a "Smart City"

Addressing Paris’ housing and density issues, French firm Vincent Callebaut Architectures has developed a proposal for multiple high-rise buildings …

These are the most amazing aerial photos of New York ever, period

It's always exciting to receive a message from a master like Vincent Laforet telling you about his new photos. This time he has outdone himself (once …

Tilt-shift

Weston Residence: A luxury home by Specht Harpman Architects

Love Interior Design & Exotic Travel? Follow us..<p>New York and Texas-based architectural practice, Specht Harpman, has designed the <i>Weston Residence</i> …

The Holocaust film that was too shocking to show

Photograph: Peter Stackpole/The Life Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Alfred Hitchcock in 1939.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/9/1420820797055/6aee9df2-2852-4f84-8d63-4d864a601c28-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Peter Stackpole/The Life Picture Collection/Getty …

Intricately-Detailed Paper Cut Animals Mimic Ink-Drawn Lines

Berlin-based artist Max Gärtner produces intricate paper cutouts that have the quality of ink-drawn lines. Heads of jaguars, lionesses, and the wings of birds are all crafted using curvy bold marks that create contour, add visual weight, and define form. Large groups of lines wrap around each to …

President Dilma tests out a Benz

President Dilma Rousseff tests out a Mercedes Benz at the 2012 São Paulo Auto show. Imported vehicles account for a fraction of the nearly four million cars sold in Brazil each year. But it's a market with great potential as incomes rise and tastes move a bit upscale. According to the Brazilian …

Clever Ads Feature Classic Artists Photographing Their Self Portrait

Advertising agency Leo Burnett Switzerland created a tongue-in-cheek campaign that’ll appeal to both selfie and fine art lovers. Three posters feature the iconic artists Vincent Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, and Albrecht Dürer snapping their picture using the Samsung NX Mini camera – the tagline for the …

5 Affordable Amsterdam Hotels

Amsterdam, best known for its shady Red Light district, party atmosphere and cultural gems, is also a haven for families with a surprising amount to do with kids.<p>(Photo Credit: The Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam)<p>The vibrant Dutch city is one of the most kid-friendly capitals in Europe. Amsterdam, …

Family Travel

8 Incredible Green Spaces That Are Thriving In The Biggest Urban Jungles

Living and working within a system of architectural behemoths and concrete streets can be taxing, to say the least. And for many city-dwellers, a few patches of green can be a celebrated refuge from the urban landscape.<p>Through a study that spanned 18 years, researchers from University of Exeter …

Notch's $70 million LA mansion recreated in Minecraft

As soon as it was known that Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson had bought a $70 million mega-mansion in LA, it was only a matter of time before someone recreated it in blocky form. One dedicated player took up the challenge immediately and, in less than 24 hours, had a video up on YouTube …

Vintage-Edwardian Building Tastefully Upgraded Into Modern Home

Known as a popular tourist destination, Toronto’s Beaches neighborhood exhibits an almost artistic streetscape, due to its Victorian and Edwardian …

Detox Soup to Make You Feel Awesome

Detox Soup is a great way to kick the new year off. This gluten-free recipe can be used during an official "cleanse" or to kick-start a conscious eating plan for 2015!<p>Ok, so if you’re going out on New Year’s Eve, do yourself a favor and make this soup one or two days before the festive first, and …

Gluten-Free

Corning Fibrance to light up your devices and accessories

In mobile we mostly recognize Corning for their fortified Gorilla Glass, which is very popular for smartphones and tablets. It’s great at helping us keep our devices free of scratches or cracks, but Corning does much more than Gorilla Glass. They have just announced Fibrance, a product that will …

Fibaro Motion Sensor features glowing eyeball design

If you prefer your motion sensors to remind all nearby that they’re under someone’s watchful eye, Fibaro’s new offering fits the bill. With the …

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: biofuel, supersonic submarine and a 3D-printed home

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>Mobile technology continues to expand and evolve, but until we develop a way to charge our devices on the go, we'll continue to jockey for outlets at airports …