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7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

6 wildcard ingredients you didn’t know you should be cooking with

It’s not unusual for amateur cooks—or pro chefs, for that matter—to default to a small batch of tried and true ingredients each time they plan their …

These 'Pod' Sex Toys Are Beautiful but Confusing

When I received an email from the sex toy brand Jimmyjane about a new set of vibrators called "love pods," my first thought was that they looked like beautiful little lily pads. My second thought was: WTF do you do with these?<p>There are three versions of the toy: the $109 OM, a pointed purple ball …

High-speed Rail

Apple computers are expensive — here’s how to build your own superfast Mac at a fraction of the price

So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac computer without paying that high price tag? Build your own, of course!<p>Do-it-yourself Mac computers are called "Hackintosh" computers by the people who build them. And you can absolutely build your own.<p>Jesse Guardiani from the createthis …

Computer Hardware

Go out on a limb: Costa Rica's best tree houses

Sleeping in a tree house is the best, maybe because it is something different, or maybe because the human subconscious understands that a few million years ago it was something normal. Even after our arboreal ancestors stopped living in trees, they still climbed up to sleep because it felt …

10 Tutorials That Will Get You in the Mood to Sew!

We're having a bundle sale in our shop this weekend (only!) and one of the courses on sale is our Sew with Us e-course! You can see all the bundles …

Sewing

Splendid Photographs Between Sky and Sea

Antti Viitala is a talented photographer from Finland, based in Cape Town in South Africa. Since his youngest age, he captures images and he’s fast …

Dedicated Adventurer Photographs the World From Extreme Vantage Points

Jimmy Chin is both an extreme adventurer and an extremely talented photographer. Combining his passions enables him to capture some absolutely stunning shots from angles most of us would never even dream of. A professional climber, mountaineer, and skier, Chin also works for National Geographic, …

Photography

Top 20 Macro Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

Top 10

The 24 Best Websites For Discount Furniture And Decor

Clear eyes, full carts, can't lose.<p>When decorating a new space, it’s important to know which pieces are worth the investment, and which are worth finding for cheap. But let’s be honest ― we’ll take a good deal any day.<p>Thankfully, you don’t have to expend tons of time or energy searching for the …

30 spring cleaning tricks you'll wish you'd known all along

Scientists discover how to 'upload knowledge to your brain'

Feeding knowledge directly into your brain, just like in sci-fi classic The Matrix, could soon take as much effort as falling asleep, scientists believe.<p>Researchers claim to have developed a simulator which can feed information directly into a person’s brain and teach them new skills in a shorter …

The most unbelievably simple trick to improve your memory

<b>(Alex Mit via Shutterstock)</b><p>Try ignoring it<p>Julia Shaw<p>March 1, 2016 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>If I say a random string of numbers out loud, say 1593657292759381380473, how many of these numbers do you think you will be able to immediately remember<p><b>The</b> …

Humanity

Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …

The Brain

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science

Steeping yourself in negativity has seriously terrible consequences for your mental and physical health.<p>Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel …

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

9 Communication Habits That All Successful Leaders Have

At the heart of successful leadership and great business is great communication.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with</i> …

8 Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Keep in Bookmarks

We all come across thousands of websites while looking for something we need, or following a trail of links, or simply surfing aimlessly – and once …

Social Media

The Science of How What We Believe Becomes Our Reality - Part I

<b>"Mind is the Master Power that molds and makes, and we are mind. And ever more we take the tool of thought, and shaping what we will, bring forth a thousand joys, or a thousand ills. We think in secret, and it comes to pass, environment, is but our looking glass."</b> <b>-- James Allen</b><p>At some point we have …

Breast Cancer

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

A good book is every successful entrepreneur's constant companion. Here are top recommendations and reviews from millionaire entrepreneurs.<p>Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books …

The Best Little Black Dresses of 2015

Celebrating a year of the wardrobe staple.<p>The little black dress has been, and will always be, a woman's wardrobe staple. It's the old-faithful, yet timeless choice. Plus, it's our go-to for any event that calls for chic. From this year's ubiquitous off-the-shoulder silhouette, to iterations in …

Chanel

7 research-backed ways to stop procrastinating (and get more done)

We’re all guilty of procrastination.<p>We start the day with the intention of doing one thing, and it gets pushed off for later in the day. Then the next day. And soon after, the next week.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>It’s …

25 Websites Other Than Social Media To Upgrade Your Life

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Motivation

7 American Designers Making It In The USA

1. Jory Brigham | San Luis Obispo, California<p>2. Paul Loebach | New York City, New York<p>3. Jessica Carnevale – Carnevale Studio | Brooklyn, New York<p>4. …

Hong Kong Yesterday: The Pearl of the Orient in the 1950s

Construction, 1957<br>Fan Ho / Courtesy Modernbook Gallery<p>1 of 18<p>In the early 1950s, Fan Ho, a 21-year-old writer and film student, began photographing …

This Bike Elevator Makes Steep Hills a Little More Manageable

Artist Mike Ellis illustrates rooms from his friends’ houses

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Jewelry By Architects: From the Collection of Cleto Munari

In 1987, this collection of architect-designed jewelry toured around the US.