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What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness | Robert Waldinger

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These Stunning Underwater Photos Were Taken With a Desktop Scanner

An artist goes diving with a custom-built scanner. These wild images are the result.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Emy Mazzola)</i><p>Rippling Images is a fitting name for Nathaniel Stern's latest works of art, and in more ways than one. The collection shows off 18 prints captured under the rippling water of a live coral …

Fabien Cousteau and team of aquanauts complete 31-day undersea adventure

Fabien Cousteau and a team of aquanauts were together on land for the first time in 31 days on Wednesday to celebrate the end of his record-breaking underwater stay.<p>“It was amazing how much it felt like home,” said Cousteau, who with two other scientists lived underwater for the entire mission, …

Glasses That Make Beer Taste Better

“What’s your recommended glassware for an IPA?”<p>Brewers spend years perfecting a chocolaty stout or balanced IPA, but when it comes to showcasing their craft, a pint glass serves about as well as a bucket. To rectify this crime against taste, the glass makers at Spiegelau created a line of …

Jacques Cousteau's Grandson Is About To Emerge From A Record-Breaking Stay Underwater

The younger Cousteau, 46, along with two "aquanauts," took the 60-foot (18-meter) dive to Aquarius, a 43-foot-long (18-meter-long) laboratory resting off of Key Largo, on June 1 following years of preparation and delay.<p>While Cousteau's goal was to attract more support for ocean conservation, teams …

Florida

12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …

Kiss Forever: 40 Years of Feuds and Fury

All that’s missing from Gene Simmons’ home office is a cash register. He has stuffed a wing of his otherwise tasteful Beverly Hills mansion with Kiss …

Rock & Roll

Who Was Carl Sagan?

The famed scientist, and celebrity, had a lot more going on than just hosting a television series.<p>It was almost like a dispatch from another planet: the invitation to the young astronomer to leave Brooklyn and visit the lakes and gorges of upstate New York.<p>"A letter shows up in my mailbox from Carl …

3D-printed splint used to help a baby breathe again

3D printing doesn't have to be limited to tchotchkes. The production method has already proven its utility in surgery, and now a doctor has used 3D printing to help save a baby's life. The baby was born with a condition known as tracheomalacia that left him with a trachea susceptible to collapsing …

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

Human Baby Ready To Combat Xenomorph Queen

We were frightened by The Machines all this time. But will The Infants be our last hope? [A NEW FILM FROM LEGENDARY DIRECTOR JAMES CAMERON]<p>A parent in Germany created this robo-suit--the P5000 Powerloader from "Aliens"--for his 13-month-old child. Here, according to the YouTube description, is how …

James Cameron

The Secret To Better Teeth Found In Beer Breweries

On St. Patrick’s Day, millions of people worldwide will raise their beer glasses and offer a cheer to the patron saint of Ireland in hopes of better fortunes in the future. While the majority of toasts will involve personal happiness, friendship and wealth, there is another blessing that could come …

Beer

3 Reasons Why Football Is Evil [Vintage PopSci]

A mathematics professor issued an urgent warning about football in 1894. America ignored him.<p>The National Football League recently put up $30 million to study the long-term effects of repeated brain injuries, after thousands of former players sued the organization for allegedly concealing the links …

The 25 Best Nerd Road Trips

Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek<p>In the past 16 months, writers Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley have toured 150 of the built, natural, and virtual landscapes of the United States, collecting images and interviews. They …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

Should Africa beware tech companies bearing gifts? | David Smith

Samsung<p>Mind the gap … South African students in a solar-powered internet school. Not all projects are so successful in educating Africa's children. Photograph: Samsung<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Environment/Pix/columnists/2013/3/14/1363265775426/MDG--South-African-studen-009.jpg<p>…

VIDEO: That Time You Forgot Your Curling Iron Was Not A Microphone

This is why selfies shouldn’t exist. This girl is clearly taking a selfie video while simultaneously curling her hair and singing “Gucci Gucci”. The …

My Two Very Simple Rules for Networking

I don’t have to convince you of the power of a professional network, do I? One that is not only inside your current company but that reaches outside …

Networking

A Stunning Two Year Time-lapse Of San Francisco's Fog

Shooting any form of time-lapse video takes a tremendous amount of patience, but San Francisco Bay resident Simon Christen certainly has more than …

A History of the Sky

Roll Play: The Ultimate Sushi Guide for San Francisco

5 Bites: Un-pho-gettable Vietnamese Food in Oakland

It's worth making the trek to the industrial section of International Avenue for Banh Mi Ba Le's Vietnamese sandwiches. While it's their specialty -- …

Top 10 Office Decluttering Tricks

Clutter can really influence the way you work. If you're too disorganized, everything competes for your attention and makes it hard to work, not to …

Starwatch: The July night sky

Our nights are drawing in again but the persistent summer twilight remains a hindrance to views of the dimmer stars and the Milky Way as it arches …

'Space Penguin' PHOTO: Hubble Captures Arp 142 Galactic Collision In The Constellation Hydra

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Space Penguin!<p>Alright, it's not exactly "Star Wars." But this image, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, does show a dramatic clash of galaxies. Scientists believe that the head of the bird (in the upper portion of the photograph) is the result of …

10 Products That Will Make You Look Less Hungover Than You Are

Booze and I have a love/hate relationship. Nowadays it takes me several days to recover from a hangover—which comes with horrible consequences like …