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Check out the Features of a $95,000 Luxury Tiny House

New Frontier Tiny Homes' Alpha model pulls out all the stops<p>There are two main aims with the tiny house movement. The first is to reduce your …

11 of the Most Interesting Lenses in the History of Photography

For almost two centuries, the science and art of photography has allowed people to capture the world around them through carefully crafted lenses. …

Stephen Curry Named 2014-15 MVP: Top Takeaways from Star's Press Conference

Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry held court with the media on Monday in a press conference for being named the 2014-15 NBA Most Valuable Player.<p>In addition to highlighting his family and just about everyone in the Warriors organization, Curry spoke of his passion for the game of …

Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth review – a celebration of a true original

A revealing ‘meditation’ on Billie Holiday celebrates her originality as an artist rather than dwelling on her private life<p>In her centenary year, Billie Holiday remains defined by tragedy; a dazzling talent whose early life was blighted by poverty, and whose years of celebrity were scarred by …

Cinema Tarantino: The Making of Pulp Fiction

The first independent film to gross more than $200 million, Pulp Fiction was a shot of adrenaline to Hollywood’s heart, reviving John Travolta’s career, making stars of Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman, and turning Bob and Harvey Weinstein into giants. How did Quentin Tarantino, a high-school …

Unbelievably beautiful GIF art by DarkAngelØne

DarkAngelØne. Adapted from the work of Gustavo Scheverin<p>DarkAngelØne creates gorgeous animations from the work of other artists.<p>DarkAngelØne. …

I Did Not Quit My Job to Travel the World

Approximately every five minutes someone out there writes an article about how they quit their job to travel the world. Okay, maybe not every five minutes, but these days it does seem like there are many people who do just that -- save up money, quit their jobs and go from country to country, city …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

Chris Brown's Probation Revoked Following Nightclub Shooting

Appearance in San Jose, California triggered a violation in the 'X' singer's probation<p>Chris Brown's probation has been revoked, in connection to his …

Crime

The 8 Most Intriguing Unsolved Crimes

Every once in a while, someone really gets away with murder, although we can hope that they were at least eventually arrested for another crime. The …

15-Year-Old Artist Creates Remarkable Lined Paper 3D Illusion Drawings

15-year-old artist João A. Carvalho creates wonderful drawings in which lined notebook paper appears to form three-dimensional characters and forms. …

This Charming Tiny House Has Everything You Need (And It Travels With You!)

The interior looks surprisingly comfortable.<p>The tiny house trend is still going strong, but even though these homes help families minimize living costs and are often dolled up in bright colors, most of us remain skeptical about how long we could actually stay in one (even if it tries to entice us …

29 Of The Most Powerful And Wisest Quotes Of All Time

Let me guess…<p>You often drag yourself to work and feel like everyday is the same.<p>Perhaps it feels like your life is on autopilot.<p>At moments you might …

Motivation

The Coolest Hotel in Every State (and DC!)

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Unless your name happens to be Arthur Fonzarelli (in which case, that's crazy!), it's hard to define the word "cool." And even harder to apply the label to hotels, when "cool" could mean historic, or trendy, or that the place is actually a decommissioned Coast …

‘Emulsifier’, A Glass Sculpture That Displays Four Different Images Depending on the Viewing Angle

“Emulsifier” is a hand-painted glass sculpture by Austria-based artist Thomas Medicus, that, depending on the viewing angle, displays four different …

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

The Brain

National Geographic Travel

8 Productivity Tips I Learned Interviewing 100 Successful Entrepreneurs | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>As a hopeless daydreamer, I often laugh at my past</b>. For instance, not long ago, I placed ‘Organization‘ under my list of strengths. Once I jumped …

Productivity

The trippy GIFs of Zolloc

Hayden Zezula, designer and animator based in Austin, creates graceful and immersive worlds within the limitations of the animated GIF.<p>To create the …

7 Memory Skills That Will Make You Smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues ... If you're good at …

Learning

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …

Rethinking the Placebo Effect: How Our Minds Actually Affect Our Bodies

In 2013, Neil deGrasse Tyson hosted a mind-bending debate on the nature of “nothing” — an inquiry that has occupied thinkers since the dawn of recorded thought and permeates everything from Hamlet’s iconic question to the boldest frontiers of quantum physics. That’s precisely what <i>New Scientist</i> …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

10 Studio Tips You Probably Haven't Tried Before

Let’s face it: There really are no rules when it comes to making music. It’s very easy these days for modern music makers to get caught up in the …

Grow your mind: 5 daily easy exercises

The Mind is where human being life started from. The reason is because, all of our actions are determined by the nature of the thoughts we hold in …

Meditation