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Buying a New TV? Learn These 20 Crucial Words First

<b>Correction appended Friday, Mar. 10</b><p>It’s not easy buying a TV, and retailers don’t like simplifying it, either. Urban legend has it that big box …

Televisions

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Perfect Routine to Uplift Your Mornings and Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

The Ricoh GRII: The Best Camera 2017

As of 2017, I think the best camera for photography is the <b>Ricoh GR II</b>.<p>First of all; this is just my opinion. Now that we have that out of the way, …

Eckhart Tolle Reveals the Best Strategy to Deal With Anxiety and Depression

We all know what anxiety is. That feeling that arises when we react to perceived threats.<p>Some people experience it daily and intensely. Others …

Rachel Dolezal: ‘I’m not going to stoop and apologise and grovel’

Two years ago, she was a respected black rights activist and teacher. Then she was exposed as a white woman who had deceived almost everyone she knew. Why did she do it?<p>Spokane is a modest town of wide streets and snow-capped horizons in Washington state, 90 miles from the Canadian border. Its …

Human Rights

Driving Along the Road Nr. 1 in Iceland

Belgian photographer Cédric Paquet traveled in Iceland and drove on the road number 1, the main Icelandic road, that passes by main villages and …

Perforated Facade Panel from ULMA Architectural Solutions

<b>ULMA</b> offers architectural solutions for <b>ventilated facades</b>. Their wide range of cladding panels can be adapted to each project, enabling customized …

Pesident Obama, Trump Issue Very Different Statements on Fidel Castro

Obama offers “condolences to Fidel Castro’s family,” Trump calls Cuban leader “brutal dictator”<p>President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald …

Cuba

Borderline Personality Disorder: The Symptoms, Signs, And What It's Really Like To Have It

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) does not mean crazy. It's also not solely reserved for psychopathic serial killers in murder dramas.<p>It's a …

Mental Health

Dirty secrets of flying: What the airlines won't tell you

When we buy an airplane ticket from Point A to Point B, we usually get there without incident. Aside from a few delays, the odd cancellation, or the occasional lost bag, airlines generally do what they say what they’re going to do.<p>Still, one airline industry expert believes that most fliers have no …

Flying

What Really Happens When You Get Shot

Staff Sergeant Nick Lavery wasn’t only the most physically imposing Green Beret on our team, he was the most physically imposing soldier any of us …

Operating Systems

The philosophical problem of killing baby Hitler, explained

On Friday, the New York Times Magazine decided to tweet this for some reason:<p>Given certain assumptions, this isn't a hard question. Assume that going back in time merely eliminates Hitler, and that the sole effect of that is that the Nazi Party lacks a charismatic leader and never takes power in …

Great Depression

Kickstarter

The Art of Looking: Eleven Ways of Viewing the Multiple Realities of Our Everyday Wonderland

<i>“How we spend our days,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her timelessly beautiful meditation on presence over productivity, <i>“is, of course, how we spend our lives.”</i> And nowhere do we fail at the art of presence most miserably and most tragically than in urban life — in the city, high on the cult of …

Knoll

Viktor Frankl on the Human Search for Meaning

Celebrated Austrian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor <b>Viktor Frankl</b> (March 26, 1905–September 2, 1997) remains best-known for his indispensable 1946 psychological memoir <b>Man’s Search for Meaning</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a meditation on what the gruesome experience of Auschwitz taught him about the …

The Best Architecture Designs of the Year

The Design Museum of London has just announced the contenders for its sixth annual Designs of the Year. And their shortlist for architecture …