Terry Roser

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Breezy Japanese house is a clever indoor-outdoor dream

The Kyoto house is breezy and dynamic<p>It’s always exciting to see how the Japanese do residential architecture: from skinny structures to prefabs, Japanese homes take advantage of their sites in ingenious ways.<p>Take this contemporary home in the suburbs of Kyoto, for instance. Designed by architect …

Architecture

All this emphasis on self-esteem could be setting our kids up for a fall

A couple of months ago my teenager auditioned for his first play, a musical. The night before the auditions, he practiced for hours while I showered him with praise and constructive criticism. When I dropped him off the next morning, I reminded him to be confident, and he eagerly jumped out of the …

4 Secrets To Success From The First Black Woman To Own A Billion-Dollar Business

Take notes.<p>Janice Bryant Howroyd left her North Carolina hometown in 1976 with $900 in her pocket to start a business that would help others find employment. Two years later, she launched Act1, an international talent firm.<p>Fast forward 40 years, and Howroyd holds the title of the first African …

How to Say What You Mean without Sounding Like You're Mean

Opinions fly high during the political season, and as a result, you may find yourself in situations where you’ve been asked to provide yours. …

Splattered Watercolor Paintings Capture the Beautiful Vibrancy of Delicate of Flowers

In her exquisite watercolors, artist Elena Moroz celebrates the gentle vibrancy of flowers. Her painted daisies, peonies, and irises are vivid but mellow, as boldly toned but diaphanous as living blossoms.<p>Each unfurled bloom contains careful detail, including precise shading, intricate veins, and …

Improve Your Comics by "Distancing the Narrative"

The newest 'Strip Panel Naked' video teaches the importance of keeping the reader at bay.<p>It’s tempting to throw the reader into the middle of the action in a comic book, but Mike Mignola’s final issue of <i>Hellboy in Hell</i> <i></i>keeps the reader at arm’s length. In this week’s edition of comics masterclass, …

Mossack Fonseca: The Nazi, CIA And Nevada Connections… And Why It’s Now Rothschild’s Turn

Rothschild’s Penney wrote that the U.S. “is effectively the biggest tax haven in the world.”

Reclaiming Christianity from the Grasp of Franklin Graham

One sign said "All are Abraham's children." Another said "The Aloha State Does Not Hate." And yet another invoked Leviticus 19:34 "You shall love the alien as yourself." Pastors of several churches on Oahu who were protesting Rev. Franklin Graham's rally on the grounds of the Hawaii State Capitol …

12 Business Ideas You Can Start Working on Right Now

Ready to become an entrepreneur, but lacking a great idea? We've got a dozen of the best.<p>You've got the itch. You're fed up with your day job. You're totally self-motivated and willing to work a ton. You don't mind taking a little risk if it could lead to something great. You can network like a …

January 2016

A Brilliant Physicist Explains Gravitational Waves to Colbert

We all understand that the discovery of gravitational waves was a really big deal, but do you really understand what they are, why they’re important, …

Gravitational Waves

Racism’s Triumph on the Supreme Court: Plessy v. Ferguson Turns 120

As the Supreme Court’s Plessy v. Ferguson decision turns 120 this year, we should celebrate is Justice Harlan’s blistering—and ultimately …

What Is Time, And Why Does It Move Forward?

The laws of physics don't care which way it goes.<p><i>This article was written by Thomas Kitching from UCL, and was originally published by The</i> …

Four New Elements Have Been Added To The Periodic Table

Chemistry buffs and scientists rejoice: Four new elements have been added to the periodic table, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry has announced, completing the seventh row of the iconic chemistry chart. The new elements were discovered by teams of researchers in Japan, America, …

This Video May Help You Wrap Your Head Around 'Quantum Foam'

Thanks, NASA!<p>What <i>is</i> "quantum foam," anyway?<p>Most physics buffs have heard of the space-time concept, which suggests that empty space as we tend to think of it isn't empty at all. Rather, at very small scales, space and time can be a bit "fuzzy" or "bubbly," kind of like foam.<p>"The 'bubbles' in the …

Oregon Militants Vow To 'Kill And Be Killed If Necessary,' But FBI Isn't Biting

The feds are taking a calculated approach to the ongoing standoff in Oregon.<p>BURNS, Ore. -- The gunmen who have occupied a federal building here for three days will resist with force any attempt to remove them, Ammon Bundy, a leader of the militants, said Sunday. But federal authorities have no …

28 Mini Habits That Will Send Your Productivity Soaring | Inc.com

<i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Stefano Merlo, CEO and founder of Noisli.com, on Quora:</b><p>The following is a list of hacks you can use to be more efficient and productive, working in a smarter and …

How To Accurately Judge Someone’s Intelligence

A psychologist explains why “real life is the ultimate IQ test.”<p>What is the essence of intelligence? Answers vary, but it comes down to how well you adapt to your environment—to the degree of skill and ingenuity you bring to that challenge. And in a world dominated by abstract concepts, complex …

This Habit Will Change Your Life

What if there was one habit that could achieve all of the following:<p>Improve your learning ability and grow brain cells<br>• Alleviate stress, anger, anxiety, and depression<br>• Increase focus, attention, and alertness<br>• Improve mood<br>• Build self-control, resilience, and motivation<br>• Boost confidence and social …

Artist pays $1 for an abandoned building, transforms it into something beautiful

Head over to Chicago’s South Side, and chances are you’ll find a vacant home, ready to be demolished. But some of these homes and buildings have the …

Art

Researchers at Large Hadron Collider are confident to make contact with PARALLEL UNIVERSE in days

The astoundingly complex LHC “atom smasher” at the CERN center in Geneva, Switzerland, will be fired up to its maximum energy levels ever in an …

Working too many hours? These are the top 12 careers for work-life balance - Telegraph

Articles about 5 donald judd inspired designs modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>These sleek cat accessories are so well-designed, they'll rival your own furniture.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so …

Great Lakes

Articles about perfect high low mix remodeled modernist apartment sea on Dwell.com - Dwell

Loft Kolasiński revitalizes a 1920 flat with a medley of unique and classic pieces.<p>We at Dwell are big fans of the vintage modern classic, the Penguin Donkey 2 book caddy produced by Isokon in the 1960s.<p>An apartment overlooking the High Line in New York City captures views of a constantly changing …

Entrepreneurs Who Embody These 9 Practices Will Gain Loyalty

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to create a successful business, set an example for others to follow. Establishing and maintaining the right kind of culture is essential in any venture.<p>My decades of experience as an entrepreneur have taught me that it …

The psychology of poverty helps explain why it’s so hard to escape

When considering poverty, our national conversation tends to overlook systemic causes. Instead, we often blame the poor for their poverty. Commentators echo the claim that people are poor because they have bad self-control and therefore make nearsighted choices. But psychology research says the …

Virgin births really happen — here are the animals that prove it

Virgin birth is a thing, and it's been happening for millennia in some animals.<p>It's something called parthenogenesis, which basically just means reproduction without fertilization. The mother provides both sets of the DNA necessary to create an embryo, which is typically female.<p>Here are the animals …

21 days to be a better artist

(even if you’re terrible)<p>(and it’s ok if you are)<p>Let me get this out of the way, to shut up the insufferable talent-mongers of the internet: art is a …

This is what happens when you fall into a black hole (pictures)

Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe

Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle …