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Shipping Container House Breaks The Boundaries Between Indoor And Outdoor

Houses built out of repurposed shipping containers are quite controversial. Some love them and some hate them and there are some valid points on each …

Who are the hackers who cracked the iPhone?

Dave Lee<p><b>What do we know about the curious, secretive NSO Group? Very little - but after this week, an awful lot more than we did before.</b><p>The group, an Israeli-based but American-owned company, specialises in creating what it calls tools against crime and terrorism. But the security researchers call …

Security

Here’s How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life

The Buddhist meditation practice is over 1,500 years old, but modern science says it has very real mental and physical health benefits.<p>On a trip to Japan last year, one of the places I visited was Kyoto, home to over 2,000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. During one of my daily walks exploring …

18 Vegan Paleo Recipes So Good You Might Convert

You’d think vegan and paleo sort of cancel each other out, with paleo diet recipes emphasizing grass-fed meats and free-range eggs and vegans avoiding all animal products. But when you think about what our “ancestors” probably <i>really</i> ate, it must have been a very plant-based diet. So, what <i>does</i> an …

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

Top 10 Myths and Misconceptions About Sleep

You’d think the human race would have sleep down to a science by now, but many of us are still sleeping poorly (and so we need top 10 guides to …

19 Earthy DIY Decor Ideas for the Taurus Home

Taurus-born babes, listen up! Your birth month has arrived amidst another spring, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a round of DIY zodiac wall art and other home projects. We know your earthy spirit isn’t one to shy from oversized furniture and natural furnishings, and, as a …

The Food Lab's American Omelettes (and Why You Should Salt Your Eggs in Advance)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Just as with scrambled eggs, there are two major types of omelette: the hearty, big-as-your-face, stuffed-to-the-brim, fluffy, folded-in-half, light-golden-brown diner-style omelette, and …

You Don't Necessarily Have To Give Up Carbs To Lose Weight

PHEW.<p>If you've sworn off carbs as part of a resolution to lose weight -- and you're miserable because of it -- it may be time to rethink your approach.<p>New data published by athletic brand Under Armour and weight loss app MyFitnessPal looked at what foods people are eating to <i>drop</i> pounds and -- …

Nutrition

A simple 2-minute trick to calm a racing mind

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night.<p>Think about how many times you’ve agonized over some dumb thing you said. Or rehearsed a conversation that hasn’t happened—and might not ever. Or couldn’t get that …

John Legend’s Powerful Image Awards Speech on Black Lives Matter - The Daily Beast

The Oscar and Grammy Award-winning musician delivered a rousing speech on race at the NAACP Image Awards on Friday night.<p>After performing his hit …

7 Superfast Fried Game Day Desserts

The crispiest game day desserts.<p>The Super Bowl comes just once a year, and when it does you'll probably be frying wings and mozzarella sticks. But …

An FBI agent shares 9 tricks for reading people better

But what should you be listening for? And what other signs can tip you off to what someone is thinking or feeling?<p>If you follow my column, you're familiar with LaRae Quy. LaRae, who spent 23 years as a counterintelligence agent for the FBI, now spends her time writing, speaking, and teaching others …

FBI

Scott Weiland: 'This Is My Life, a Cautionary Tale. Maybe Somebody Can Learn from It.'

"I guess the reason we're here is I feel like there's been only one side of my story told. People know rock stars only on the surface, people know celebrities only on the surface, and people know me only on the surface: I'm the junkie rock star handcuffed in the backseat of a cop car..."<p><i>In 2005,</i> …

Why a Mental Universe Is the “Real” Reality

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD, Bernardo Kastrup, PhD, Rudolph Tanzi, PhD<p>Science concerns itself with reality, in the form of “real particles”, “real organisms”, and the “real universe”. The tacit assumption is that science can answer the question of reality itself. If this wasn’t the …

New Ways to House Air Plants

Thriving without soil and growing into alien shapes, the rootless and pretty low-maintenance tillandsia—more commonly referred to as "air plants"—requires a throne worthy of their exotic uniqueness. Tired of standard vase or terrarium options, we searched creative ways to showcase the endearing …

New Jersey

Samsung files patents for a scrollable smartphone, a folding tablet, and more

Over the past year, we’ve seen an assortment of Samsung patents filed for all kinds of digital devices that most can dare only dream of. The latest offerings are perhaps the most impressive yet. They were discovered by Patently Mobile, who has requested that tech sites covering the story limit use …

Organic Light-Emitting Diode

9 Foods This Nutritionist Stocks in Her Kitchen

The people we surround ourselves with help to contribute to our happiness. In food speak, the foods we surround ourselves with, help keep us healthy.<p>As a nutritionist, I have seen first hand that our environment plays a huge factor guiding our food choices. If our "default" environment is filled …

New Magnificent Photos of Beautiful Libraries around the World

Since 2011, French-born, New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot has traveled all over the world in a quest to document the captivating beauty of libraries for his ongoing series titled <i>House of Books</i>. From Rome to Tokyo to Paris, he creates a visual record of the cultural institutions that have …

Rhode Island

Just because Martha Stewart cooks pasta in one pan doesn’t mean you should

Pasta is perfect. Fact.<p>It’s delicious, it’s easy to make and—no matter what carb-hating, paleo-enthusiasts will tell you—it’s a perfectly fine food to consume. Pasta won’t make you fat, and if you disagree you are welcome to try and tell Sophia Loren.<p>These are qualities to be accepted, embraced, …

Italian Food

DeGrasse Tyson: "The Martian" gets "enough of the science right"

"The Martian" blasted off to the number one spot in the box office over the weekend, raking in $55 million dollars.<p>The movie stars Matt Damon as an …

How To Make Mac And Cheese In A Slow Cooker, Because You Can

Yes, yes and yes.<p>When slow cooker season hits, there's little desire to use any other appliance to make a meal. Luckily for all of us, there's also little reason to. Not only can we whip up meals that call for fewer than five ingredients and no more than 10 minutes of prep, thanks to this blessed …

The 5 Best Korean Sheet Masks In the Game - PAPER

This isn't the full-face horror show sheet mask you're used to--this one's actually (stand by to be totally shocked) got a little who-is-that-masked-stranger sex appeal. It's an eye mask, set in the shape of a good masquerade-meets-Zorro-type mask, with little lacy designs festooning its little …

Welcome

A note from the editors<p>1912 Pike. It’s the address of our first store in Seattle, started by a few people that had an intense love for coffee and …

Bret Easton Ellis and Judd Nelson on “the myth of John Bender,” patron saint of ’80s teenage rebellion

Nelson discussed almost being fired from “The Breakfast Club,” as well as how Hughes let the inmates run the asylum<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>October 1, 2015 6:13pm (UTC)<p>In a lengthy podcast, "American Psycho" author and '80s icon Bret Easton Ellis spoke to Judd Nelson about what it was like to be the …

The Breakfast Club

Mind-Reading Experiment Sends Thoughts Over the Internet

Researchers have managed to send thoughts over the Internet, using a direct brain-to-brain connection and a big magnet.<p>It’s not very efficient — the volunteers could only send “yes” or “no” answers to one another. But using EEG (electroencephalographs) to read brain signals, and a big magnet on the …

The Brain

5 Things to Know About Italian Olive Oil

Both the health benefits of olive oil and the scandals about fraudulent labeling have been widely publicized. I wanted to know how to recognize and buy "real" oil.<p>Johnny Madge, an international olive oil expert, who lives between Rome and a tiny, medieval hill town north of the city called …

Boy Leaves Hospital With New Hands

The first child to ever get a double hand transplant went home from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Wednesday, his hands still bandaged but working well enough to let him play with action figures.<p>Zion Harvey, 8, lost his arms and legs to a life-threatening infection when he was just 2. He …

A Harvard neuroscientist told us the 3 major ways meditation changes your brain

Moyan Brenn / Flickr<p>Mindfulness meditation is incredibly popular right now.<p>While there is an ever-increasing amount of academic research around the …