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Distractions, Inactivity, 5 Other Reasons you aren’t Achieving your Goals

<b>Not knowing what you want:</b> One of the main reasons why most #people can’t reach their goals is because they really don’t know what they want. One of …

This Guy's Tinder Bot Proves Dating Is Terrible

"My goal wasn't to f*ck around, I was here to find that special someone."<p>At 31, Sebastian Stadil was just out of a serious relationship and realized that if he was going to make his dreams of having a family someday come true, he'd have to make dating for The One a priority. How does someone make …

14 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Entering a New Relationship

Entering a new relationship is a big deal, particularly when your past relationships have continually failed. If you’re having reservations about …

British photographer emerges victorious in underwater photography awards

A British photographer has emerged victorious in the world’s biggest underwater photography competition.<p>More than 6,000 snaps were entered for the …

It's Time to Stop Blaming Women for Dating "Emotionally Unavailable" Men

Why making that excuse is B.S.<p>The other weekend, my friend had a drunken bar makeout with a dude who turned out to have a "sort of" girlfriend. Before that, she spent a few months dating a man who — dickhead alert — was secretly married with a child. "My therapist thinks I'm only attracted to …

10 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy

This post was submitted by a member of our community. Want to contribute? Click here.Most of us want to live happier, healthier, and more meaningful …

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Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>If you are in New York City this week or next, stop by Brookfield Place in the World Financial Center Complex to celebrate design...<p>"Most architecture in any age is crap, and today’s crap isn’t …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Mastering Love and Relationships - Part 4: Choose Mindfully

<b>In Short:</b><p>"When you stop chasing the wrong things,<p>you give the right things a chance to catch you."<p>Lolly Daskal<p>Mindfulness scholar Jon Kabat-Zinn describes mindfulness as "paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment."<p>Steve Jobs, a devout practitioner of mindfulness, noted …

Mastering Love and Relationships - Part 2: Maintain a Beginner's Mind

<b>In Short:</b><p>"You've got 99 problems and 86 of them are completely made up scenarios in your head that you're stressing about for absolutely no logical reason."<p>Author Unknown<p>When you've been on a date or in a relationship, have you ever created a story in your mind - or made an assumption - that turned …

Are You Dating or Pretending?

Some relationships have expiration dates! I wish it was easy to spot it, though. For instance, when I buy milk, that's the first thing I look for on the carton. Knowing that expiration date will determine what size carton I'd purchase because I would need to be able to finish the milk by that date. …

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Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Recently I've been on a kick of watching behind-the-scenes videos.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram …

It's hard to deny that Rey from 'Star Wars' is actually Obi-Wan Kenobi's granddaughter when you consider all these facts

<b>[Spoilers ahead — but really the movie's been out for more than 1o days. Why are you reading "Star Wars" analysis if you haven't seen the movie yet?]</b><p><b>Who is Rey?</b><p>Like much of the world last weekend, I had the sincere pleasure of seeing a brand new <i>Star Wars</i> movie. For an entire weekend (and two …

The 7 Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?Research shows that being …

It's 'hell': How ISIS prevents people from fleeing its 'caliphate'

And ISIS — also known as the Islamic State — seems to be keeping a closer watch over its populace.<p>People who live in Raqqa, Syria, the de-facto capital of the group's territory, which it calls its "caliphate," are now reportedly forced to register with the militant government.<p>There are restrictions …

Puerto Rico Is In Serious Trouble. Here's What You Need To Know.

2016 will likely bring more financial misery for the beleaguered island.<p>Puerto Rico is on course to default on some of its debts on Monday, deepening a crisis that has been escalating steadily for months.<p>But the seemingly arcane dispute over the island's public finances masks a struggle for wealth …

What's in Store for Our Freedoms in 2016? More of Everything We Don't Want

As I illustrate in my book <i>Battlefield America: The War on the American People</i>, we in the emerging American police state find ourselves reliving the same set of circumstances over and over again: egregious surveillance, strip searches, police shootings of unarmed citizens, government spying, the …

Why the Term "Middle Class" Is Meaningless Today

"Hillary Rodham Clinton calls them 'everyday Americans.' Scott Walker prefers 'hard-working taxpayers.' Rand Paul says he speaks for 'people who work for the people who own businesses.' Bernie Sanders talks about 'ordinary Americans'," writes Amy Chozick in her <i>New York Times</i> article on how the term …

Grateful Wallaby Mom Brings Son to Visit the Woman Who Rescued Her

Australian Redditor Retaboop has spent the last six years caring for wallabies and, even after they're released back into the wild, many still visit her. They locate her home, knock on her front door, and wait for the veterinary nurse to invite them inside. One such wallaby is named Mirabooka and …

Doing It Wrong: Love in the Modern Age

Why Modern Relationships Suck.<p>We live in a generation of not being in love, and not being together. But we sure make it feel like we’re together, …

Why a Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Healthcare

In recent weeks politicians and the media have been preoccupied with ISIS, Donald Trump and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” marking a major shift in …

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Articles about these private homes double modern art galleries on Dwell.com - Dwell

These spaces break the mold of the traditional art gallery, while promoting the artists who furnish them.<p>A Brooklyn home eschews conventional domesticity in favor of dramatic, open spaces and a stripped-down aesthetic.<p>A budget-savvy, well-caffeinated couple get their hands dirty building a house, …

Mystery of swirling Northern Lights finally solved

Scientists from Japan's Kyoto and Kyushu Universities have identified the cause of auroral surges, the dancing polar lights that have endured as one …

America's 10 worst man-made environmental disasters

Love Canal<p>Love Canal is a neighborhood in Niagara Falls, N.Y., that gained environmental notoriety when it was discovered that 21,000 tons of toxic …

WHO agency says air pollution causes lung cancer

What many commuters choking on smog have long suspected has finally been scientifically validated: air pollution causes lung cancer.<p>The International Agency for Research on Cancer declared on Thursday that air pollution is a carcinogen, alongside known dangers such as asbestos, tobacco and …

Premature Burial- 31 Days of Halloween

<b>Premature Burial</b>- 31 Days of Halloween<p>Just before he died, Frederic Chopin supposedly wrote a note saying: “The earth is suffocating. Swear to make them cut me open, so I won’t be buried alive.”<p>Although it seems like the stuff of horror fiction today, people in previous centuries were very concerned about the possibility of ending up in a living tomb. The Victorian novelist and politician Edward Bulwer-Lytton asked for his heart to be punctured before he was buried, to make sure he was truly …

Breakfast is served: Free meal programs aim to fight child hunger

<i>Editor's note: This story is one in a series on education issues featured at the 2013 Education Nation summit in New York City on Oct. 6-8. To learn more, please visit EducationNation.com.</i><p><i>By Christina Caron, NBC News</i><p>Before the day’s assignments begin, kindergarteners at Enrico Fermi School No. 17 …

Best Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

Photo Courtesy of Krystal Cancun. Article by Chanize Thorpe, contributor to Budget Travel.<p>It's a fact that all-inclusive resorts can be expensive, with the average nightly rate at some of the bigger chains running $450 -- per person. And when you find one in your price range there's usually a …