Corey O'Neal

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The YotaPhone 2 has two faces, zero gimmicks

Above all else, the YotaPhone 2 is cool. Within minutes of getting my hands on it, I was telling my colleagues about how I had just placed my first phone call where I dialed with the butt-side of the phone. Then I played a game of chess — rendered in a sharp and attractive monochrome — and I smiled …

The World’s Largest Starbucks Is The Willy Wonka Factory Of Coffee

Starbucks has opened a new flagship cafe where the company also roasts its global supply of small batch coffees.<p>I’m standing in a 15,000-square-foot factory that could only be the work of Starbucks. Hulking industrial equipment stands alongside custom walnut furniture that’s finished so delicately …

Coffee

Behind the Gates of Gomorrah: A year with the Criminally Insane

In <i>Behind the Gates of Gomorrah</i> (Gallery Books. September, 2014), Dr. Stephen Seager describes what goes on behind the barbed wire fence at NAPA State Forensic Hospital in California where persons with serious mental illness found not guilty by reason of insanity, unfit to stand trial or were …

'The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness' reveals the tortured genius of Studio Ghibli

<i>The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness</i> focuses on Miyazaki as he works on <i>The Wind Rises</i>, a soaring, personal epic that he later announced would be his final feature film. In the background is his colleague and rival, Isao Takahata, who is planning to release the ethereal <i>Tale of the Princess Kaguya</i> on …

Can Mindfulness make you happier?

You may be forgiven for considering Mindfulness to be just another buzzword, but it could in fact be the key to unlocking the contentment and …

Mindfulness

The Ultimate Small House: This REQUIRES Simple Living! | Simple. Organized. Life.

If I was a single man, never planned on getting married, or never wanted kids, I could definitely see myself buying and living in one of these houses …

Do dreams occur in slow motion?

When we dream, does time pass at a different pace? David Robson investigates.<p>When my alarm wakes me up, I’ll often hit the snooze button before returning to the warmth and safety of my duvet for another quick doze. But although what follows can seem like a short dream – perhaps a single …

7 Daily Mantras To Boost Your Productivity

Being more productive means first learning what and how to manage on a daily basis.<p>There is no lack of conversation about what drives productivity. Do we drink more coffee? Should we take multiple short breaks? Do we need to have longer lunch breaks?<p>I think productivity comes from a combination of …

Time Management

Living with less - the key to happiness

Living with less – the key to happiness<p>Look around your home – you're probably surrounded by things you've worked hard to own – that 50” flat screen …

12 motivational movies to inspire you

Ever feel like you need a kick up the butt to get going? It's called being stuck in a rut, and let's face it, it happens to the most motivated of us! …

Motivation

The future of books is on your phone, not your tablet

An interview with Oyster co-founder Willem Van Lancker<p>Subscription book app Oyster has come a long way since launching just over a year ago. The service has more than quadrupled its library of books to 500,000, landed big publishers like Disney, and released apps on several new platforms like the …

This Simple Machine/Art Installation Turns Coke Into Clean Drinking Water

You can buy a Coke for very little money almost anywhere in the world. In fact, in many places, it’s said that it’s much easier to procure a can of soda than fresh drinking water. To Dutch artist Helmut Smits, this was a frustrating example of how mass consumer culture can take precedence over …

Why Fabien Cousteau Wants To Build An Underwater City

With 95 percent of the ocean unexplored, scientists barely understand life beneath the waves.<p>In the July 1963 issue of <i>Popular Science</i>, we detailed the work of Jacques Cousteau, an oceanographer who was building the Conshelf II -- an underwater habitat where he would set a world record living under …

How Sharing Food Makes You a Better Person

Bad news for anyone planning a lonely night of delivery for one: sharing a meal with others actually makes you a better person, suggests a new study …

Happiness

Here’s the Magic Number That Leads to Happiness

How much happiness does it take to make up for the sadness in life?<p>A ratio of 3 to 1.<p>Via Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain: How to Retrain Your Brain to …

Happiness