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10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Self-help

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn’t necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviours in order to appear – and become – more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from</b> …

Architecture Documentaries to Watch in 2018

The new year is here! And with it, a new slate of documentaries we're dying to see.<p>Of all the media forms, film seems to be the most adept at making …

The Greatest Bubble Ever: Why You Better Believe It, Part 1

During the 40 months after Alan Greenspan's infamous "irrational exuberance" speech in December 1996, the NASDAQ 100 index rose from <i>830</i> to <i>4585</i> or by</i> …

You Can Legally Avoid Taxes on Your Social Security Benefits -- Here's How

Don't want to pay taxes on your Social Security benefits? Read on.<p>Did you know that your Social Security benefits may be subject to income taxes? If …

These rapidly growing companies’ shares may rise as much as 74% in the next year

Some investors and analysts say the U.S. stock market rally has exhausted itself.<p>But among large-cap companies generating sales at a fast clip, many …

Investing

Hollywood Jewelry Artist to the Stars Wilfredo Rosado Opens His First Boutique

The inventive jewelry designer’s first store is located in a Los Angeles art gallery…<p>The Hollywood art gallery and boutique <b>Just One Eye</b> has opened a …

OPEC Production Cut Unlikely Until U.S. Oil Output Falls Another Million Barrels Per Day

An OPEC production cut is unlikely until U.S. production declines by about another million barrels per day. OPEC won’t cut because it would accomplish nothing beyond a short-term increase in price. Carefully placed comments by OPEC and Russian oil ministers about the possibility of production cuts …

Oil & Gas Industry

Medieval Tuscan castle with more than 100 bedrooms and that was home to two Popes goes on sale in Italy for £20million making it the largest private home on the market

• <b>The 12th castle and its grounds found just east of Siena has gone on the market for 28million euros</b>• <b><br>Rare property was owned for centuries by the</b> …

Italy

Why Are So Many Jewelry Stores Being Robbed?

A Manhattan jewelry store was robbed last week — in broad daylight! NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to numbers expert Mona Chalabi, who says the statistics on jewelry store heists will surprise you.<p>Transcript<p>UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN #1: 52.<p>UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN #2: 11:52.<p>UNIDENTIFIED MAN #1: 25.<p>UNIDENTIFIED …

Eric Brunt's Flux Snowshoes Transform With Each Step

I love seeing this kind of nuts-and-bolts industrial design. Seattle-based designer Eric Brunt observed that what makes snowshoes work is their …

A Fresh Take on the 'Sex and the City' Nameplate Necklace

When jewelry designer Emilie Duchene founded <b>Thea</b> in 2011, she was looking to bring something decidedly different to the market. Three years later, the brand, named after her daughter, is responsible for creating and capturing some truly precious memories for a host of Hollywood starlets and the …

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>March 28, 2018<p>Transparent bathrooms and shower designs have been proven to be a simple yet effective way of giving your washroom a trendy and …

Oscars 2014: Best Jewelry

The 86th Oscars ceremony took place in Los Angeles last night, and as always the red carpet sparkled with beautiful jewelry from some of the biggest …

How to Collect Costume Jewelry

On the eve of her museum exhibition and Fashion Jewelry book launch with Assouline, Barbara Berger reveals her collecting tips. As told to Christine Whitney.<p><b>HOW TO GET STARTED</b> I was always drawn to the fantasy of costume, and I've been collecting since I was 13. A lot of people collect maybe three …

What Is Gold Vermeil Jewelry?

Vermeil is a style of gold plating also known as silver gilt. Gold thickness, the type of base metal and the purity of gold are three factors that …

Health, Transportation, and the Power of Prevention: Reinventing Los Angeles for the Next Generation

<i>L.A. in Motion, a series exploring transportation equity in Los Angeles, is produced in partnership with the California Endowment.</i><p>If Los Angeles is …

Urban Design

Sony Announces the Sony a7S, a Mirrorless Full Frame Video Monster

Sony impressed everyone late last year with the announcement of the Sony A7/A7R, mirrorless full frame cameras packed with plenty of features. Well …

Incredible 3D GIFs Created with a Simple Visual Effect

Animated gifs seem to be everywhere these days, but some gif creators are taking the visual experience of viewing quick clips of silent motion to another level. By carefully adding a couple of solid-colored (typically white), vertical lines to the moving images, an incredible three-dimensional …

Testosterone therapy doubles heart risk in older men

Taking testosterone therapy doubled the risk of heart attack among men over age 65 and nearly tripled the risk in younger men with a history of heart disease, a new study shows.<p>The report, which involved 56,000 men, is the latest in a series of studies raising concerns about the heart attack risk …

New Species of Sea Anemone Discovered by NSF Scientists in Antarctica

Biggest Spider Fossil Ever Found Was Just Discovered in China (+Photos)

The biggest fossiziled spider ever discovered was recently unearthed in China.<p>Village farmers in the 21st century began digging in the area of …

Travel the Panama Canal in 5 minutes: A timelapse journey through the isthmus from Pacific to Atlantic. | AudioVision | 89.3 KPCC

Very few of us will ever see where the things we buy come from.<p>The shipping industry is super-sizing. Ports like those in Los Angeles and Long Beach …

Time-lapse Photography

Prince Rupert’s Drop: The Curious Properties of a Molten Glass Blob Dropped in Cold Water | Colossal

<p>So this is completely amazing. Destin from Smarter Every Day stopped by Orbix Hot Glass in Fort Payne, Alabama to explore a fascinating phenomenon …

What to expect in 2014? Eric Schmidt fills us in

Google's executive chairman says that mobile has officially won the battle with traditional computing and will only strengthen its dominance in 2014.<p>Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt sees mobile not just winning the war against computers -- it's already won it.<p>Speaking to Bloomberg TV in an …

Mobile

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>February 20, 2018<p>If you want the best education, choose Europe. It is a hub of the best institutes, schools, and universities that can ensure …