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15 Netflix Movies That Will Help You Beat a Creativity Slump

Everyone loves a good Netflix binge. From <i>Friends</i> to <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, we’ve all spent a good amount of our Friday nights watching our favorite TV shows and movies. But while Netflix can get a bad rap for only providing mindless entertainment, they’ve got a ton of inspiring documentaries, …

The safest way to make your retirement savings last

<i>Whenever I read about annuities, I wonder why you can't create one on your own without an insurance company. Just invest your money conservatively and then watch your expenses so you don't blow through your savings too soon. Wouldn't that plan work just as well, if not better, than an annuity?</i> …

Retirement

Custom Laser-Engraved Rolling Pins

Etsy shop Valek Rolling Pins makes 16.5″ beech rolling pins with laser-engraved designs for making embossed pastries. The ones with type on are super …

BÖ Wooden Bow Ties

BÖ handcrafts wooden ties out of reclaimed raw materials. It uses leftover wood from North American wood processing facilities for the tie, leftover …

Laser-Engraved Rolling Pins | HiConsumption

Posted in Living<p>Imagine picking up a sugar cookie baked by the sexy-as-hell girl you just started dating, only to notice that it had a …

Geometric Pot

An entertaining view on building

Dan Phillips: Building homes with 70-80% reclaimed materials.<p>This is Dan Phillips, a wonderfully creative thinker and, it has to be said, a bit of a …

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Why We Celebrate Weed On 4/20

<i>This article was originally published on April 20, 2009, and has been reposted each year since. In 2012, it was updated to include, for the first time, the full identities of the men behind the coining of the term "420," as well as additional details. Carly Schwartz contributed to the …

iHear Wants To Make Personalized Hearing Aids Available For Everyone

Though nearly 20% of adults in the U.S. have some form of hearing loss, there are very few options available for them in terms of hearing aids. They can either spend thousands of dollars on a prescription hearing aid or buy a cheap device with pre-settings for a couple hundred dollars. In fact, …

The Surprising History of the Pencil

Having previously explored such mysteries as who invented writing and how sounds became shapes, it’s time to turn to something much less mysterious, a seemingly mundane yet enormously influential tool of human communication: the humble pencil.<p><i>“Take a pencil to write with on aeroplanes. Pens leak,”</i> …

The Science and Philosophy of Friendship: Lessons from Aristotle on the Art of Connection

<i>“A principal fruit of friendship,”</i> Francis Bacon wrote in his timeless meditation on the subject, <i>“is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce.”</i> For Thoreau, friendship was one of life’s great rewards. But in today’s cultural …

How Einstein Thought: Why “Combinatory Play” Is the Secret of Genius

For as long as I can remember — and certainly long before I had the term for it — I’ve believed that creativity is combinatorial: Alive and awake to the world, we amass a collection of cross-disciplinary building blocks — knowledge, memories, bits of information, sparks of inspiration, and other …

Ray Bradbury on How List-Making Can Boost Your Creativity

Susan Sontag argued that lists confer value and guarantee our existence. Umberto Eco saw in them “the origin of culture.” But lists, it turns out, might be a remarkably potent tool for jostling the muse into manifesting — a powerful trigger for that stage of unconscious processing so central to the …

Einstein on Why We Are Alive

Given my soft spot for big thinkers’ answers to young people’s questions about life, I was thrilled when reader Dave Anderson shared the story of his mother’s exchange with none other than Albert Einstein. When Marion Block Anderson, an altogether exceptional woman, was a freshman at Oberlin …

Legalize all drugs? The man behind loosening pot laws in US eyes new goal

When the ball drops this New Year’s Eve, America’s first aboveboard cannabis markets will rise in Colorado and Washington. Uruguay is expected to follow as the first country to legalize the one-time devil weed. But what unites these efforts — along with 20 states that allow marijuana as medicine — …

Incredibly Detailed Illuminated Fish Lamps by Frank Gehry

Along with his innovative, contemporary architecture designs, prize-winning architect and designer Frank Gehry also develops smaller, but still spectacular, concepts like these glowing <i>Fish Lamps</i>. The large fish sculptures are covered in jagged scales, which, when softly illuminated, cast glittery …

Frank Gehry

Articles about 8 cool airstreams on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>First came the idea. Then came the late nights of Craigslist searching.<p>There's a magical nook on Williamsburg's Metropolitan Ave. sidewalk where the Graham St. L Train vent allows the …

Airstream

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Breakfast

Anthony Howe's Otherworldly Kinetic Sculptures

British Wildlife Photography Award winners 2013

Living Rooms

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

German fisherman catches world-record 515-pound Atlantic halibut

A fisherman from Germany caught the fish of a lifetime, a world-record Atlantic halibut that was so big it wouldn't fit into the boat.<p>Marco Liebenow …

Fishing