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The House Of Worship The Cheesecake Factory Built

Sacred Architecture<p>A well-funded California religious order announced plans to build a sanctuary. Then the battle lines were drawn.<p>Photographer Aaron …

Contra Costa County

A new theory promises to unlock your body’s full potential—and is actually scientifically sound

Today tens of thousands of people are discovering that the environment contains hidden tools for hacking the nervous system. But no matter what they might be able to accomplish, they’re not superhuman—the fortitude they find comes from within the body itself. When they forego a few creature …

Humanity

This tiny house vacation startup walked away from $500,000 on 'Shark Tank' — and doesn't regret it

A Harvard Business School graduate took a risky dig at billionaire venture capitalist Chris Sacca on a recent episode of "Shark Tank" — and it almost paid off.<p>College friends Jon Staff and Pete Davis recently appeared on the show to pitch their startup, Getaway, which rents out tiny houses in the …

Here’s an ancient philosophy so simple even a 5-year-old could understand it

The great Richard Feynman said that if someone can’t explain something simply to a novice -- at the freshman lecture level -- it’s because they don’t …

Pete Carroll

Jarvis is real! Mark Zuckerberg has spent 2016 building an Iron Man-style AI that controls his life

Mark Zuckerberg has ended 2016 having completed his personal challenge to build a Jarvis-style AI to run his home.<p>He announced at the start of the …

19 Cool Kitchen Gadgets Under $20 For The Master Chef In Your Life

Everyone has that friend who loves to cook. They're the Monica, the Barefoot Contessa, or the Martha Stewart of the group, and they know how to make …

Kitchens

3 game-changers in the fight to stop prediabetes from turning into the real thing

<i>By Gabriella Boston, Special to The Washington Post</i><p>Almost 90 million Americans have it, but even though the condition can carry long-term …

The Man Who Got Rid of Everything

Following a bad break-up, Finnish man Petri Luukkainen began his one-year human experiment: put everything he owns into storage and live without any material goods. Here's his story.<p>In October 2010, Petri Luukkainen's long-term relationship fell apart. The Finnish commercials director and …

5 Top Designers On How To Create The Ultimate PowerPoint Presentation

Slide presentations usually suck–but a good designer can turn that around. Here are four tips for selling your ideas.<p>PowerPoints are awful. Long and uninteresting, they are the corporate drone of visual media–synonymous with endless meetings, academic conferences, and corporate retreats.<p>For graphic …

Public Speaking

What We've Suspected About Fitbits All Along Is True

The makers of Fitbit, the wearable activity tracker, say the technology is "redefining fitness." Lots of people have bought in: About 1 in 5 …

9 of 10 U.S. teens don't get enough exercise

Sitting Young people should get at least an hour of physical activity<p>Staff Writer | Wednesday September 28, 2016 6:02AM ET<p>Over 90 percent of U.S. …

Why Johnson & Johnson's New Wearable for Diabetics Should Be a Home Run

Image source: Getty Images.<p><b>Johnson & Johnson</b> (NYSE: JNJ) has good news for the 29 million diabetics in the U.S., as well as the company's investors: The healthcare conglomerate's wearable insulin delivery device, OneTouch Via,is being submitted for final FDA approval and has an expected launch …

5 Ways for Artists to Conquer the Morning

If you’re not a morning person, it can be rough to say the least. Most days, you have to drag yourself out of bed and begrudgingly to the studio.<p>It …

Why you should take advantage of the psychological practice Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google are teaching their employees

Mindfulness is an increasingly popular notion in the workplace, with companies such as Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google using it to their benefit. Google, for example, offers employees a 19-hour course on the subject, which is so popular that thousands of Googlers take it each year.<p><b>So what</b> …

Notebooks

Built to ignite your curiosity.<p>Designed with classic images from scientific disciplines, these notebooks are built to ignite your curiosity. Be …

20 Incredibly Common Speaking and Writing Blunders

Like it or not, people make snap judgments about you all the time. Don't let these incredibly common mistakes affect how people see you.<p>How you speak and write plays a big part in your level of success in life. Use words improperly and others will instantaneously--and often unintentionally and …

Language

The Hot New Millennial Housing Trend Is a Repeat of the Middle Ages

Communal living is hardly a departure from tradition—it's a return to how humans have been making their homes for thousands of years.<p>For most of human history, people were hunter-gatherers. They lived in large camps, depending on one another for food, childcare, and everything else—all without …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

This Diabetes Breakthrough Is Great News or Terrible News, Depending on Your Perspective

Image source: Getty Images.<p>It may not be as deadly as cancer or heart disease, but diabetes was the seventh-leading cause of death in the United States as of 2014.<p>According to the American Diabetes Association 29.1 million people in the U.S. had diabetes as of 2012, some 8 million of whom were …

More Exercise Needed to Experience Health Benefits, Says New Study

With all that’s going on in our crazy-busy lives, getting more exercise than we'd anticipated each week is always a huge moment of celebration. But a new study suggests even your most successful workout weeks might not be cutting it.<p>According to a recent review of research published in <i>The BMJ</i>, you …

Research

Here’s Exactly How Exercise—Or Lack of It—Affects Aging Muscles. This Just Might Change Your Life

Buried deep inside your muscle tissue may be the secret answer to your flagging energy, growing waist size, and declining health. Take action now.<p>Under the glare of overhead lights, the paper-thin, ruby-red shavings of Rosangela Santiago’s muscle glow like fine gems. <i>I can’t believe those just came</i> …

Medicine

Apple is consoling angry iPhone 7 fans with gift cards

Apple is trying to console iPhone obsessives who just found out they would not be getting an iPhone 7 Plus in any color or the Jet Black iPhone 7.<p>On …

It's now shockingly cheap to fly to Europe

If ever you’ve been thinking of Europe, fall is a great time to go. Not too cold, not too many people, not too many long lines.<p>Best of all, not too many dollars out of your wallet either because many part of Europe are cheap-- and cheap to get to.<p><b>How cheap is it to get to Europe?</b><p>Here are some …

The travel perks on this new credit card are so good that it might just be worth the $450 annual fee

In late August, JPMorgan Chase revealed its newest rewards card, the Chase Sapphire Reserve, and it's packed with even more benefits. Its arrival is making waves among consumers — specifically young people with a penchant for travel — despite its steep $450 annual fee (by comparison, the Sapphire …

This beloved children’s author didn’t want a funeral. She said read to a child instead.

Anna Dewdney, the best-selling children’s author and illustrator behind the popular “Llama Llama” series, once wrote that “empathy is as important as literacy.”<p>“When we read with a child, we are doing so much more than teaching him to read or instilling in her a love of language,” Dewdney wrote for …

When People Ate People, A Strange Disease Emerged

Most of the world didn't know anyone lived in the highlands of Papua New Guinea until the 1930s, when Australian gold prospectors surveying the area realized there were about a million people there.<p>When researchers made their way to those villages in the 1950s, they found something disturbing. …

Public Health

Comment: iPhone killed the point-and-shoot, now the iPhone 7 is coming after DSLRs

The new iPhones might look strikingly similar to outgoing models, but just because the casing looks familiar doesn’t mean that it should be dismissed as more of the same. Why? Because at least one of the new iPhone 7 models will likely feature major camera improvements that make the iPhone much …

10 Proven Ways To Help Reduce Stubborn Belly Fat

A neuroscientist injected monkeys with rabies to study stress, and the results convinced him to start doing pilates

Peter Strick is not a professional tennis player. He's a distinguished professor and chair of the department of neurobiology at the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute. He's the sort of person to dwell on mistakes, however small.<p>"My kids would tell me, dad, you ought to take up pilates. Do …

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