Peter Falciani

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The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

In battle for coffee pod market, it's Keurig vs. recyclables

LINCOLN, Calif. (AP) — One measure of how heated the environmental battle has become over coffee giant Keurig Green Mountain's $5 billion-a-year …

Nautical Terms In Common Usage | The Art of Manliness

The spoken word is an extraordinary thing. Each language and its intricacies are in a constant state of flux, with words and phrases falling in and …

Solar Powered Circuit Waters Your Plants

If you want your plants to stay healthy, you need to make sure they stay watered. [Dimbit] decided to build his own solar powered circuit to help …

Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening (Video)

<b>Can't afford a glass greenhouse? Check out how to build your own underground greenhouse for cheaper and for growing veggies 365 days a year, even in</b> …

Clever Plant Holder Allows for Gardening in Small Spaces

For anyone who lives in an apartment but has always wished for a nice little gardening space, this window unit is the perfect compromise. French designers Nicolas Barreau and Jules Charbonnet of Barreau & Charbonnet, created <i>Volet Vgtal</i>, a clever and creative pulley system that allows urban …

Self-Fertilizing Vertical Garden Tower Reaches Kickstarter Goal in Just 33 Minutes

The Indiana-based Garden Tower Project just launched a Kickstarter for the Garden Tower 2, an improved self-fertilizing vertical garden, and the …

Grow Food at Home with Lettuce Evolve's Compact Aquaponic Garden

Would you love to grow your own vegetables but think it’s too much hassle? Well, a company in Dallas may have a solution that’s just perfect for you. …

In the future, will pavement solve all our problems?

<b>STREET SMART</b> The United States has roughly 2.5 million miles of paved roads, along with millions more acres of parking lots. Wouldn't it be cool, ask …

From the Grounds Up: Coffee Becomes Biofuel

Coffee grounds. Despite the luscious dark liquid they deliver, they’re really just another form of waste matter. Some may compost it, some may send …

How to Write a Thank You Note | The Art of Manliness

Gratitude is a virtue every man should cultivate. Yet gratitude means nothing if you haven’t mastered the art of expressing it. A man should use …

Why the World Still Needs Adults | The Art of Manliness

When I explain the Art of Manliness to other people, I often describe it as a site about growing up well, aimed at men. Our mission is to help young …

Clocks Make Workers Less Creative

And less happy, too<p>I love the phrase "It's 5 o'clock somewhere." For most people, the saying conjures up an image of an over-eager happy-hour partaker, but it's always made me think of someone, somewhere, leaving their office after a hard day's work. The length of the workday, for many workers, is …

DIY: Small Space Vegetable Garden

After two years of living in a New York City apartment where the only outdoor space is a fire escape that I've been told not to use unless actually …

38 Types Of Coffee Drinks, Explained

Nearly 83 percent of grownups in the U.S. drink coffee. Even if you've adopted this very adult habit, you may sometimes revert to your 12-year-old self when it comes to the complicated drinks on the menu. The sight of anything more foreign than "espresso" shoves you back into your self-conscious …

Scientists Have Found A Crystal That Can Let You Breathe Underwater

It’s a great scientific irony that water is full of oxygen yet none of it is breathable to humans. But that might be about to change, thanks to a research team in Denmark and a bizarre crystal they’ve discovered.<p>Carrying the catchy label of [{(bpbp)Co2II(NO3)}2(NH2bdc)](NO3)2 * 2H2O, and what we’re …

Overcaffeinators May Have More Trouble Expressing Their Feelings

I'm feeling lukewarm<p>If you often have trouble with finding the right words to express your feelings, empathizing with other people’s emotions, or waiting for your next caffeine fix, you may be alexithymic.<p>Alexithymia, derived from Greek for “no words for feelings,” is a personality trait …

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Author :Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) Description:Saint-Rémy - Road with Cypress and Star Current location: Kröller-Müller Museum http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Van_Gogh_-_Country_road_in_Provence_by_night.jpg Posted by Lara

Art & Painting

Tastier, Healthier, And Animal-Free: Can Ethan Brown Reinvent Meat?

Beyond Meat wants to change the world, one protein fiber at a time.<p>Imagine that you had to describe meat to someone who’s never encountered the stuff. It would be hard to do because meat is, you know, meat. You’d begin with where it comes from–the muscles and flesh of chickens, cows, pigs, etc. …

University of Maryland

The Future Of Meat Is Meatless, Just As Tasty, And About To Change The World

<b>“</b>One day, in the most scientific of tests, we blindfolded an electrician in our first facility. We prepared and gave him a piece of our chicken, and a piece of Perdue grilled strips. He identified ours as the real chicken. We were ready to bring a first iteration forward,” said Ethan Brown, founder …

The Boy Scouts of America: A Comparison of Handbooks and Merit Badges | The Art of Manliness

“‘Scout’ used to mean the one on watch for the rest. We have widened the word a little. We have made it fit the town as well as the wilderness and …