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Marie Kondo’s illustrated guide to a home that sparks joy

An entranceway that sparks joy<p>As a self-proclaimed tidying freak, I can tell the state of a person’s closets the instant I set foot in the doorway. One client’s front entranceway was jammed with shoes and a bundle of newspapers ready for recycle. Keys, gloves, and delivery forms were strewn …

Minimalism

You Can Give A Robot A Paintbrush, But Does It Create Art?

Whether you play an instrument, sing or sculpt, "everyone does some kind of art," Pindar Van Arman says.<p>Van Arman is a painter, but he's also a software designer. He has built a handful of machines and worked on a DARPA challenge team in California to build a self-driving car.<p>His latest project? A …

Robotics

A psychologist explains why materialism is making you unhappy

Materialists lead unhappier lives — and are worse to the people around them. And it seems that social media might be fueling materialistic attitudes, too. This is all according to a fascinating interview the American Psychological Association posted in 2014 with Knox College psychologist Tim …

Warm up for the holidays with DC Comics & 'Star Wars' ugly sweaters

Ugly Christmas-sweater party season is just around the corner. People still throw those, right? If they <i>do</i>, Merchoid has you — and every other geeky …

Look At This Adorable Police Dog Learning To Rappel Down Walls

In our hearts, we truly all are Niko the police dog.<p>View this post on Facebook

The Concept Of The Universe As Understood By Ancient Indian Seers

<b>How did the ancient Indians view the cosmos, time and life? Subhash Kak tells us about the Indian cyclical model and ideas related to time.</b><p>It is …

The One Challenge Standing Between You And Total Happiness

<i>"I want to be happy. Truly happy."</i><p>If you ask most people what they want out of life, that will be the answer. Many of us are eager to find happiness, increase our happiness or hold on longer to happiness, but we have trouble defining exactly what "happiness" looks like and, therefore, how to get …

Happiness

One Of Austria's Top Hiking Spots Transforms Into A Majestic Lake

Watch your step.<p>A hike in the park could turn into a scuba trip if you walk slow enough in Grüner See, a mountainous Austrian park that turns into a lake every year.<p>Grüner See, which means "Green Lake" in English, sits at the base of the Hochschwab mountains near the town of Tragoess in Austria, …

Hiking