Rafael Matos

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Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

St Kilda East House | Taylor Knights

The design objective of St Kilda East House was to create a family home that allowed and represented through its built form, two generations …

Architecture

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

The 1 Thing Elon Musk Got Right With Tesla and Almost Every Other Entrepreneur Gets Wrong

Look for a "hair on fire" use case<p>Elon Musk is often hailed as a visionary, and rightly so. Tesla, not to mention his other ventures, has the mark of a business that can truly change the world. When he co-founded the company in 2003, electric cars seemed like a pipe dream. Today, however, just …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

U.S. Supreme Court

Top 5 Homes of the Week That Highlight Beautiful Woodwork

Wood has a way of making a home feel both warm and textured—and introduces a natural layer that can have a powerful effect on a space. From reclaimed-wood beams to Douglas fir siding, these applications in modern homes put the spotlight on the prized material.<p><i>Featured homes were submitted by</i> …

Architecture

House in Sekiya

This single-story home with a courtyard is located in a residential district with large lots. In response to the client’s desire to maintain privacy in relation to the surrounding houses, the design includes a minimum of outward-facing windows and doors, instead arranging the rooms around a central …

Vacation for Design Lovers

Casa Da Rampa - a perfect vacation spot in Sintra, Portugal.<p>We love this strikingly modern holiday home’s dramatic horizontal profile and clean structural minimalism. Designed with dynamic architectural style and vision, it’s also a relaxingly livable family friendly retreat.<p>Placed within the …

European Travel

Surf Shacks 017 - Randy Hild

Randy Hild is a living legend in the surf industry. He helped usher in a new era in women’s surfing with the birth of Roxy. In doing so, he is partially responsible for balancing the gender ratio in the lineup and forever raised the bar for marketing in the surf world. His creative curiosity and …

Aquatic Sports

The X-Pro1: Understanding the Jpeg Tone Curves

Continuing the blog serialisation of my popular X-Pro1 lust/hate/love story:<p>Part Twelve: The X-Pro1: Understanding the Jpeg Tone Curves<p>Last time we …

Go Perforated! These Are the Perfect Facades for Privacy and Lots of Natural Light

Once a horse stable, this Chicago house first got a superficial makeover from Oprah (we wonder whether Stedman likes...<p>An interior courtyard provides even more space for entertaining, as well as another opportunity to reference the...<p>The facade of a house in Belgium consists of "knitted...<p>The …

Architecture

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Articles about family builds their dream modern home overlooking georgian bay on Dwell.com - Dwell

Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.<p>Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...<p>The vacation location of choice of the …

Architecture

Watch how Google used backpack cameras to map Rio’s favelas

Street View provides a vibrant look at a city mired in negative pre-Olympics press<p>The lives of the people who make Rio de Janeiro their home have been overshadowed by the relentless tales of a very troubled Olympics. But none have been marginalized more than the 1.5 million people who live in Rio’s …

How to Manipulate Your Kids into Doing What You Want

In an ideal world, parents would always be patient and nurturing, and kids would always be cooperative and make smart choices. This is not an ideal …

Rediscovering the pleasure of black and white photography with the Fuji X100s

With the advent of digital photography, black and white has often, if not always, become a post-processing option rather than a style to adopt during …

Magnum's new breed of photographers – in pictures

From portraits of young Iranians to poverty in California, a new exhibition at Magnum in London showcases the work of six photographers who have recently joined the ranks of the prestigious photo agency. It continues until 29 July at Magnum Print Room, 63 Gee Street, London EC1<p>‘Poverty is often …

Photography

A Daily Men’s Skin Care Routine You’ll Actually Follow

Hey guys! I asked my friend Josh over at Brickell Men’s Products to help me put together an easy-to-follow skin care routine. Regardless of the …

Skin Care

7 Ways To Unleash Your Presentation Genius

Creativity, eloquence, and authenticity are by far the top 3 attributes in highest demand when it comes to presenting your ideas at work. We live in …

Creativity

24 Easy life hacks to make you a better you

Looking to live better and healthier for longer? Follow our simple tips, diet swaps and social media upgrades to kick-start a lifestyle change that …

2014 Mini Cooper S Hardtop

Searching for something sweet in 21 months with a little rascal of a Mini Cooper S.<p>From the June 2016 issue<p>A Mini should be a joyful thing. The cheeky styling, quick reflexes, and punchy power­train are supposed to be a playful escape from the anonymous sedans and me-too crossovers that plug up …

Meet the millionaire 'brand messiah' who went from working in a factory to having 50 Cent and Rihanna on speed dial

He's made millions from his success in turning food and beverage products into brands that everyone from across the globe will recognise — Vitamin Water, Pop Chips, and Vita Coco. Prior to this, he turned around the fortunes of Powerade and Sprite by boosting revenue through some innovative brand …

How To Influence The Industry You're In

Take your industry by storm using these 5 tips that will help to set you apart, establish you as a credible expert, and gain influence.

Street Dreams - Photographs by Vicky Roy | LensCulture

Vicky Roy’s childhood flashes before him like a film: Born to a poor family in Purulia, a city in West Bengal, he was raised among six siblings. His father worked as a tailor and it was his dream to see Roy educated. Thus, Roy was sent to his maternal grandparents’ home in the hopes that they would …

Photography

Thanaka

Project info<p>"Thanaka" is a natural skin cream used primarily by women and children in Myanmar to protect their skin from the harsh South East Asian sun. The paste is made by grinding the bark of a citrus tree against a wet stone. People carefully apply the cream to their faces in the mirror. Some …

Asia

9 Warning Signs Of An Abusive Relationship

Let’s get straight to business.<p>No one deserves abuse. We all deserve safety, freedom, and love. The numbers across the world, including within …

Happiness