Christopher Todd Perkins

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The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Phenomenal Footage Of A Dancer Battling With Light

There's few dance videos quite as breathtaking as 'Nuance'.<p>Created by Marc-Antoine Locatelli it's the near perfect blend of choreography, motion …

Google's Trojan horse: how Chrome Apps will finally take on Windows

The web alone is not enough<p>Today, on Chrome's fifth birthday, Google is announcing the rollout of what it's calling Chrome Apps. Don't feel bad if you're confused by the name. Chrome has been serving up web apps since 2010 when the Chrome Web Store opened up alongside the launch of the Chrome OS. …

10 Destinations for a Dream Wedding

The wedding of your dreams is only a boat, train, or plane ride away<p>Whether you're hoping to say your "I do's" on a faraway island or looking to get married among one of the world's most historic landmarks, the wedding of your dreams is only a boat, train, or plane ride away.

How to Make Texas-Style Smoked Brisket in a Gas Grill

Making a real Texas-style smoked brisket will take all day, but it's eminently doable (even in a gas grill), and you can demand everyone call you "pitmaster"<p>In Texas, barbecue is about beef: specifically brisket, the cut by which any joint is judged. Brisket has become a favorite of restaurant …

Joy the Baker's Tiny, Adorable, and Organized Kitchen

<b>Who:</b> Joy Wilson, otherwise known as Joy the Baker <b><br>Where:</b> Venice Beach, California<p>Today on The Kitchn we are joined by a special guest, Joy the Baker! …

Kitchens

A Steak Sandwich Party

<i>Now that Food52's Managing Editor Brette Warshaw has stocked her</i> <i>First Kitchen, she's</i> <i>ready to throw parties in it: no-stress weeknight parties for anyone, anytime, and (almost) every kitchen. You're invited.</i><p><i>Today: Move over, hamburger. There's a new sandwich in town.</i><p>These days, when the grills are …

VIDEO: The Man Behind the Prosciutto

In Parma, we met Carlo Pavesi, one of the men behind some of the best prosciutto in the region: La Corte dei Neri. Carlo showed us his pigs, where he ages his ham, and of course his designer handbag store. Enjoy the tradition of Parma!<p>Quality Ham from The Perennial Plate on Vimeo.<p><b>For more videos</b> …

Canonical CEO: Expect an Ubuntu phone in early 2014

The Ubuntu Edge may have bitten the dust this morning -- coming in a whopping $19 million short of its crowdfunding goal. But Canonical, the team behind the Linux-based operating system, is dead set on continuing to push the boundaries of mobile technology, specifically the ambitious concept of …

Galaxy Note 3 vs Galaxy Note 2 first unconfirmed battle of the bezels

A newly posted image shows what the Galaxy Note 3 would look like compared to the Galaxy Note 2, assuming a previously leaked picture portraying the front panel of the 2013 smartphone is real.<p>Yesterday, we saw plenty of photos of the Galaxy Note 3 front panel, which revealed that the handset will …

Tesla success helps push green car program back in gear

You can't argue with success.<p>Tesla developed an electric car and paid back a nearly half billion dollar loan nine years early. Now the government is reviving the controversial automotive loan program that helped Tesla -- with $15 billion still available to kick-start the development of electric and …

The One Thing Behind Tesla's Success

All hail the Model S.<p>The all-electric sedan from Tesla Motors is a winner. The Model S outsold Porsche, Fiat, Buick, Jaguar, Land Rover and five other companies in California, according to a report in QZ. It also outscored every other car in tests conducted by Consumer Reports. And just recently, …

5 Reasons to Go to San Diego

With an average temperature of 70 degrees year-round, terrific hotels and eats, and 70 miles of coastline, there’s never a bad time to visit San …

San Diego