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Living in: The world’s happiest places

The world’s top five happiest countries, all of which fall in northern Europe, have cities that delight residents with old town charm, cultural offerings and easy access to nature.<p>If, as Tolstoy wrote in Anna Karenina, happy families are all alike, what about happy countries?<p>The World Happiness …

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Vertex Ultralight Backpacking Stove

For all of the outdoor fans Vertex have made a new super portable stove! The VLS ultra-light stove, weighing just 50g (1,8 ounces), and is ultra thin …

Travelmate Kit | By Buck Knifes

The TravelMate Kit by Buck Knives is the perfect portable tool for preparing food on your outdoor adventures. The all-in-one utensil saves space and …

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Add Animated Gifs To Your Bike Wheels

If you’ve always wanted to express yourself through gifs IRL while riding a bike AND you’re cool with spending a little less than a grand to do so, …

Ebola’s Hidden Costs

The number of people who die from the disease could be only a fraction of the number who go hungry from it.<p>On September 3, 2014, Agnes Ngekia learned by phone that her son was dead and that there would be no burial. He had died of Ebola. Ngekia is a nurse in the Kono district of Sierra Leone, and …

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The Best of British TV on Netflix

With 'Downton Abbey' returning for a fifth season on Sunday, spend your weekend binge-watching the best British television available on Netflix right now.<p><b>1) Broadchurch</b><p>David Tennant and Olivia Colman play detectives investigating the murder of a young boy and a small town struggling to come to …

5 digital tricks you'll use almost every day

Did you know that the quickest way to open a link on a Web page in a new window or tab is to click the link with the middle button on your mouse? If you're a keyboard person, in Windows, press the Control button and click the link. On a Mac, use the Command button and click the link.<p>There are …

9 Surprising Ways Your Body Can Influence Your Mind

Psychologist Alice Haddon explores the intriguing relationship between our minds and our muscles.<p>Most of us are aware that a positive attitude can improve health and speed recovery from illness, but does this also work the other way around?<p>'Embodied cognition' is a term used by psychologists to …

“I’m Addicted To Decay”: What It’s Like To Be A Ruin-Porn Photographer

Urban explorer Andre Govia talks to Co.Design about the risks and rewards behind the scenes of his latest book, Abandoned Planet.<p>Andre Govia describes himself as “addicted to decay.” The U.K.-based urban explorer’s book of photography, <i>Abandoned Planet</i>, is an extensive tribute to that addiction, …

Urban Exploration

The Wishlist: The Big Kid’s Holiday Gift Guide

Some guys are going to forever be young at heart. You might not want them to balance your checkbook or be trusted with nuclear launch codes, but …

Boker Plus Mini Slik Tanto Knife

You probably don't want to carry it in your pocket, but the Boker Plus Mini Silk Tanto Knife is a great everyday option, featuring a 2 1/8" tanto …

Stainless Steel

Balise Pendant

Atelier de Troupe is hitting the right sort of note with their Balise collection. Just take a look at the pendant: a little retro Jean Royère …

Food & Dining

Turning Gears Necklace

Here’s a really cool necklace from Kinekt Design (who you might recall from the Gear Ring we posted 5 years ago- if so, good memory). Inside this …

Mujjo Leather Wallet Case for iPhone 6

With Apple Pay potentially changing our perception of what the modern wallet will become, Dutch accessories design brand Mujjo has released a beautiful new case that keeps this in mind. The Leather Wallet Case for iPhone 6, in black and tan colorways, features a three card slot—so you can still …

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Converse Chuck Taylor As Zip (Burnished Suede Pack)

UPDATE: A new Portrait Grey colourway has popped up on Eukicks, check out the gallery below to have a closer look at the newest addition.<p>Converse …

Shoes

The Best New Lipsticks For Fall 2017

There's so much more to autumn than burnt siena. Think creamy mocha, spiced mahogany, and the vampiest black cherry you ever did see.<p>Updating your wardrobe is the easy part. Boots, knits, denim, done. But thanks to eleven innovative shades, updating your go-to makeup look for fall can be just as …

Find Your Perfect Scent

How to find your best fit fragrance.<p>With hundreds of new options available, choosing a fragrance can be overwhelming. Hint: Let your fashion and beauty preferences lead the way. "Like clothing, jewelry, and makeup, scent can speak volumes about a wearer's personality," says Roja Dove, the nose …

Tag: Bedrooms

Before & After: A French-Inflected Townhouse Renovation in Williamsburg, Brooklyn<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>Steal This Look: A Loft Bedroom with Colorful Accents …

Fatal dose of heroin given to Google exec was 'accidental,' attorney says

A moment of panic led a high-priced escort to leave without calling for help after she gave a Google executive a fatal dose of heroin on his yacht, her attorneys said Monday.<p>Alix Tichelman, 26, is accused of manslaughter, prostitution and drug possession among other charges in connection with the …

Brains Get a Performance Boost From Believing Effort Trumps Genetics

How much of our intelligence is a genetic gift or the product of hard work is difficult, perhaps impossible, to know for sure. But for our brains to …

The Brain

Barnes & Noble teams up with Google for same-day book delivery

Today, Barnes & Noble and Google unveiled a partnership to provide same-day book delivery to consumers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles, and San Francisco.<p>Barnes & Noble’s strategy may be a counter to Amazon’s ongoing dominance of the book delivery market, the New York Times reported.<p>The partnership …

A Raised Voice

How Nina Simone turned the movement into music.<p>“My skin is black,” the first woman’s story begins, “my arms are long.” And, to a slow and steady beat, “my hair is woolly, my back is strong.” Singing in a club in Holland, in 1965, Nina Simone introduced a song she had written about what she called …

Blood diagnosis app 'can detect diseases'

<b>A team has developed an app and small lens add-on that allows blood-cell analysis via a smartphone</b><p>The app, called Athelas, won a prize at a coding event held by the prestigious start-up hub Y Combinator.<p>The team says it can detect diseases such as malaria and cancers in seconds, through so-called …

Scientists Develop Technique To Produce Self-Assembling Anticancer Molecules In Minutes

Scientists from the University of Warwick have developed a simple technique for the production of a variety of self-assembling molecules that could …

Nanotech