Michael Flores

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Retiring Google CFO Writes The Best 'Spend More Time With Family' Memo Ever

After more than six years in the job, Google Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette today announced plans to retire, and he did it with customary style.<p>As Pichette wrote in a post on Google+, he wants to spend more time with his family–in particular his wife Tamar, since their two children are …

Middle Age

23 Open Concept Apartment Interiors For Inspiration

• 1 |<br>• Designer: Kaeel Group<p>The open design here allows the color scheme from the kitchen – grey concrete with pops of red – to spill over into the …

Copper Lane review – an appealing, harmonious, cost-effective model for communal living

This sounds like the reality show from hell: seven adults and six children, not all known to each other at the start, get together to design and build six houses for themselves. They borrow money, buy a piece of land with no planning permission attached, hire architects, other professionals and a …

Searching For Stress Relief? Try Feeling Your Breath

Many Americans are swamped with stress, but there may be ways to ease the tension without changing the circumstances.<p>Almost half of all adults say they've experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard …

How Music Affects Your Productivity

11 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an …

Flute

Why your brand-new plane doesn't have a seat-back TV

Earlier this year, I boarded a United flight from Newark to San Diego. After passing the first few rows, a young boy turned to his mother and asked, "Why aren't there any TVs?"<p>"It's probably an older plane," she responded -- but that couldn't be further from the truth.<p>The aircraft, a 737-900 with …

Questlove Just Posted This Heartwarming Story About Robin Williams On Instagram

"Robin Williams made such an impact on me and didn't even know it."<p>Man. The smallest gesture can mean the world to you. Robin Williams made such an impact on me and didn't even know it. He named checked all of us in the elevator during the 2001 Grammys. I know y'all think I do this false modesty/T …

See 15 Crazy Good Celebrity Doppelgangers

Everyone has a celebrity lookalike: That person you use as a point of reference when you're contemplating any major beauty change (Jennifer Lawrence looks good with a lob, so I should too, right?) or tell the guy you're chatting with on Tinder you look <i>just like</i> ("Megan Fox and I could practically …

If You Thaw Your Steaks Before Cooking, You're Doing It Wrong

You're in the mood for steak and have some choice cuts in the freezer -- what's your first step?<p>If you answered "thaw the steaks," prepare to have your mind <i>and</i> palate blown, because you've been doing it wrong according to Dan Souza, Senior Editor of Cook's Illustrated.<p>In this video above from …

10 Apps That Will Make Your Android Phone A Whole Lot Better

Android launchers allow you to make your phone even more personal and catered to your specific tastes.<p>A launcher is essentially a home screen replacement for your Android phone.<p>You can turn them on or off whenever you like, which means you can change the look and feel of your phone's software at …

Elon Musk says artificial intelligence is 'potentially more dangerous than nukes'

If the robots take over, at least Elon Musk will be able to say "I told you so." The billionaire inventor loves to make the impossible possible, but he is deeply afraid of artificial intelligence (AI). On Twitter this weekend, Musk said that "we need to be super careful with AI," adding that they …

Nocturna

Project info<p>Nocturna<br>by Alec Dawson<p>Within a period of four months I lost my job (12 year tenure) and separated from my wife (13 years) all while in midst of suffering from a long term depression that I’ve held for as long as I can remember. Living in Sydney (one of the world’s most expensive …

Determination For Recovery

Project info<p>A few months ago I got an email by a girl asking me, would I be interested in photographing her. I get these kind of requests a lot but this one was deferent ,<br>this is her story.<p>The body is a wondrous place to live, but when it is faced with a chronic disease it quickly turns into a …

Hiding Things In Plain Sight – 7 Ingenious And Unexpected Ideas

Dealing with storage problems in small spaces is always a challenge but for every problem there are always ingenious solutions. Don’t feel limited by …

Architizer

Angelina Jolie Can't Find a Bridesmaid Because She Doesn't Have Any Friends

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Today in celebrity gossip: Angelina Jolie needs to try harder, Zachary Levi got married, and Chris</i> …

Turning off your iPhone won't stop NSA bugs, but this will

Just because you turned off your phone doesn't mean the NSA isn't using it to spy on you.<p>Edward Snowden's latest revelation about the NSA's snooping …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Albert Einstein once told a friend that quantum mechanics doesn't hold water in his scientific world view because "physics should represent a reality in time and space, free from spooky actions at a distance." That spooky action at a distance is entanglement, a quantum phenomenon in which two …

Quantum Physics

Physicists Prove Surprising Rule of Threes

More than 40 years after a Soviet nuclear physicist proposed an outlandish theory that trios of particles can arrange themselves in an infinite …

The Newest Garden Trend Has Us Looking Up

Lush vertical gardens captured on Instagram bring gardening to the next level.<p>These aren't your typical gardens. This unique trend combines gardening with architecture to create towers of lush greens. Extending up the sides of buildings, vertical gardens not only bring greenery to urban settings …

Minimalist House Design in Gray and White: Residence V02

This minimalist house design is the result of a collaboration between architect <b>Julio Vila Cortell</b> and <b>Viraje Arquitectura</b>. Oficially entitled <b>House …

Million Dollar House Ideas – What Makes A House Expensive These Days

A house becomes expensive and luxurious when it has certain elements that put it over the top. You may have seen one or two such spaces, perhaps at …

Wine Cellars

Obamacare Enrollment Hits 8 Million

President Barack Obama announced Thursday that over 8 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.<p>Obama …

Health Care

Grill Like Anthony Bourdain

The chef-turned-star on the beauty of a cold PBR and a hot BBQ.<p>It should be easier to not like Anthony Bourdain. But, damn it, the man is making a living getting paid to do what makes him happy. We can’t help but want to throw back a few beers with the irreverent baddass and host of CNN's <i>Parts</i> …

Big Time Photographers Join Forces to Sell Prints and Raise Money for ‘Saving Eliza’

By now you’re very familiar with the story of Eliza O’Neill and how the photo community has come together to try and spread the word and help fund …

Watch a Parkour Dog Named Jumpy in This Video

We all think our dogs have superhero powers. Jumpy actually does. His human friend is not so bad, either.

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