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In Lisbon, a Narrow but Glamorous Marble-Clad Apartment

The Lisbon apartment their clients acquired was, by all accounts, unremarkable: Its building was formulaic and the unit itself poorly kept, a …

Architecture

The Dorian Gray effect: how your name alters your face

Choosing a name for a child is often a headache for parents, but new research shows that picking well could be more crucial than previously thought.<p>Academics have found that your first name actually changes the way you look, a phenomenon dubbed ‘The Dorian Gray’ effect, after Oscar Wilde’s …

Psychology

8 Habits of Considerate People

Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said, "Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax." It's true. Being kind and considerate softens people and makes them malleable to your way of thinking.<p>But I see another meaning there, too. I think he's also saying that being considerate of others is …

Self-improvement

Cutting An SLR Camera With A 60,000 PSI Waterjet

Cameras

I Photograph My Cats In Front of the Window Whenever It Rains

My cats love to go outside and explore the world, but when it’s raining they prefer to stay indoors and stare out the window.<p>My name is Felicity …

Why Millennials Can’t Just “Grow Up”

Before you eye roll: This is not the same story you’ve read about millennials a million times before. It’s not about how selfish they are—or how cool …

Mind

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making

Forewarned is forearmed: The human mind is riddled with dangerous blind spots and illogical shortcuts.<p>Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. …

Psychology

8 Lessons Ansel Adams Can Teach You About Photography

Ansel Adams is one of the titans of photographic history. When I started as a photographer, I was primarily interested in landscape photography. I …

Street Photography

Meet Martín De Pasquale , The Photoshop Legend !

A lot of photographers use photoshop to add elements to photos , but not every photographer can do that Martín De Pasquale does !<p>watch this video to …

Tutorials

A first look at Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV

The long-awaited EOS 5D Mark IV is getting ready to hit retailers later this month. And, as expected, it is a worthy successor to one of Canon's most popular DSLRs, the 5D Mark III. At least based on specs. It features a massive 30.4-megapixel CMOS sensor, a Digic 6+ processor and, perhaps most …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

MEET THE MAKER – David Alexander Flinn<p><i>YSL talks to him about what motivates, challenges and inspires him in his pursuit of fulfilment.</i><p>Read Past Issues

Can loneliness kill you?

Science seems to confirm what many of us perhaps feel instinctively – <b>loneliness can kill us.</b> A number of studies have been done over the years …

Psychology

I believe transgender is a mental illness – InvestmentWatch

I am trans myself, but I came to the conclusion that gender identity disorder is really a mental illness. I am not trying to offend anyone here, but …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

A Monument to Outlast Humanity

In the Nevada desert, the pioneering artist Michael Heizer completes his colossal life’s work.<p>1. Sleeping Beauty<p>“I’m trying to tell you the story of my strange life,” the artist Michael Heizer said to me. “I’m not sure how much I want everyone to know, but it’s all going to come out.” It was March …

This Sculptor Will Deceive Your Eyes Into Believing His Ceramic Sculptures Are Wood

Christopher David White is a sculptor, but he’s also an illusionist of sorts. Take a look at his amazing creations to see what we mean. Then take a …

Skew

Centuries-old stable is converted into a self-sustaining dream home

A two-hundred-year-old decrepit stable has been brought back to life as a beautiful and contemporary home in the dreamy Spanish island of Ibiza. …

Off-grid

House at Glenhill Saujana / Seshan Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> We were actually recommended to the clients by our friends who are also architects but were too busy to …

Architecture

House to the Beach / Gluck+

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in the northern suburbs of Chicago, this house sits opposite a unique object: the Baha’i Temple, …

Solar Power

cadence architects sculpts fluid 'elastica' house in bangalore

<b>cadence architects has completed a residence in the indian city of bangalore that has been conceived as a continuous loop that rises up from the</b> …

India

Villa Ribander / Raya Shankhwalker Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The villa was originally built in the early 19th century and is located on the banks of the Mandovi …

Design

BRG House / Tan Tik Lam Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Size and location are main concern while designing this premises, we consider to separate two functions, …

Only the lonely

Loneliness is hell: debilitating yet formative. Can we avoid the pains of loneliness yet enjoy the pleasures of solitude?<i>By Cody Delistraty</i>Read at …

Psychology

What's The Difference Between Psychopaths and Sociopaths?

We have all seen movies or TV series where a bad guy does some extremely bizarre things in an incredibly well-calculated fashion; he might plan …

Psychology

The Weird Thing Depression Does To The Brain

<i>Finding could be linked to depressive symptoms such as loss of appetite and sleep problems.</i>> Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: …

The Brain

These giant heads installed in galleries will screw with how you perceive humans

Giant heads have been installed at famous galleries including the Saatchi, The Louvre, the Tate Modern and the Gagosian, except they haven’t.<p>Though …

Fascinating Psychological Effects that most of us don't know about

Psychology has been defined in numerous ways as it has grown and changed throughout the history. Here are some interesting different types of …

Psychology

What Is Love, Anyway? Here's The Science

This is why it feels good, and why sometimes it doesn't.<p>We’ve all felt it at some time in our lives. Poets write about it, singers sing about it – …

Kate's House / Bower Architecture

“A house for living in!” exclaimed the client in the early stages. “Textured and warm with a touch of whimsy – but no stunts that will date..”<p>With …