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The Butt Workout That Will Vanquish Your Dad Bod

"Essentially, a strong ass will help camouflage that Dad Bod by keeping you from distending your belly, and helping you stand up straight.”<p>By<p>A nice, …

The 8-hour workday has no place in modern society — here’s why

The thought of clocking in and out of the workplace can make us feel like robots. When we clock in at 9 a.m. and clock out at 5 p.m. (or 6 p.m. or …

Charlie Munger

Explore the World of Shipping Container Design With a New Architectural Book

Featuring built, unbuilt, and in-progress projects, the new monograph on architectural studio LOT-EK offers an in-depth look at their process of turning shipping containers into incredible, usable spaces.<p>The yellow shipping container structure shown below illustrates the type of projects embraced …

Design

This super green is a stronger anti-inflammatory than turmeric

When it comes to fighting inflammation—AKA the root of all health evils—turmeric is the most talked-about holistic solution. Whether the flare-up is …

A free, teacher-less university in France is schooling thousands of future-proof programmers

Paris<p>When you walk into École 42, a teacher-less coding school in Paris, a few things leap out at you: a killer collection of provocative street art, including an illustrated condom machine at the front desk; iMacs as far as the eye can see; and a palpable buzz from the roughly 1,000 students …

François Hollande

Opposite House Modern Home in Toronto, Ontario, Canada by rzlbd on Dwell

The Opposite House, is a commissioned private residence located on the Scarborough Bluffs, closer to the east edge of the Greater Toronto Area. The clients, a professional couple who both work from home and enjoy an active home entertainment lifestyle, were looking for a modern dwelling that would …

Greater Toronto Area

5 questions from Buddhism, Stoicism, and neuroscience that will make you emotionally stronger

When we're anxious, angry, or sad, we rarely do the smart thing. And that can seriously mess up our lives.<p>At work, in love, or pretty much anything we do, we need emotional strength to stay cool and do the right thing.<p>Now dealing with the ups and downs of feelings isn't anything new. And nor are …

Self-help

One Father’s Photos of the Magic of Childhood

“As we age,” Kentucky photographer Adrian C. Murray says, “we tend to forget the wonder that comes with being young.”<p>He’s rediscovered pieces of that …

Eldest

Why Employees At Apple And Google Are More Productive

It’s a mix of organization, priorities, trust, and leadership.<p>Companies like Apple, Netflix, Google, and Dell are 40% more productive than the average company, according to research from the leadership consulting firm Bain & Company. You might think that it’s because these companies attract …

CEO Jason Fried Says It's Time To Let All Employees Work From Anywhere

What are the secrets to making remote work work?<p>As remote working becomes the new norm, companies are under pressure to adjust–or else, lose out on top talent. But making the change to remote working isn’t without its challenges. How can you manage those challenges to the benefit of your company <i>and</i> …

The Workplace

LinkedIn is no longer the future of recruiting, according to a former LinkedIn executive

LinkedIn, Monster.com, and other job websites have revolutionized the way that companies look for new hires. But they’ve also made it easier for those companies to sort candidates based on factors like where they went to school and which companies they’ve worked at in the past—which can narrow the …

Employment

7 Mindful Habits That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Benefit Your Forever

I’m sure you’ve heard of ‘mindfulness’ before. From mental health experts to professional athletes, it’s being touted as the next big revolution in …

Mindfulness

This Converted Barn in the English Countryside Stays True to its Historic Roots - Dwell

Though the lofty space that Hannah Smith and Jeremy Witt call home is a converted barn, it’s not hard to imagine it as a cathedral when you’re inside, thanks to its grand proportions, soaring ceiling, and cruciform plan. Originally the farm of a nearby estate, which fell victim to a fire in the …

Abandoned Buildings

5 of History's Greatest Buddhist Masters Reveal the Secret to Happiness

To many people who don’t believe in religion, Buddhism is seen as a “good” religion. It doesn’t promote hate and offers the individual more freedom …

Spirituality

Meet Headspace, The App That Made Meditation A $250 Million Business

In 2008, 27-year-old Londoner Richard Pierson was burned out from his career marketing Axe deodorant at a major agency. He switched to freelance, but felt so much anxiety he struggled to go out in public.<p>A friend knew just the cure: an energetic, amiable “Jeeves” for taking care of your brain. It …

Meditation

12 Stunning Places You Must Visit On A Road Trip In France

France is beautiful, it’s one of those countries that’s just so much more than its beautiful cities. Of course you’ve got the stunning architecture …

Travel

Here’s the best way to answer Facebook’s most popular job interview question

While many tech sites like to test their candidates with tricky riddles and brain teasers, Facebook opts for a more thoughtful approach to finding the best people for the job. Here's a look at the favorite interview question of some of the heads of recruiting for the social network.<p><b>Follow Tech</b> …

Employment

Video shows the harrowing reality of job interviews when you're autistic

Going on a interview is enough to give any job seeker sweaty palms and racing thoughts.<p>But for many autistic people, busy office environments, …

The Wail of an Aston Martin V12 Engine Is Biblical

Save the V12s.<p>And on the eighth day, the Lord created V12 engines.<p>If you haven't heard the shriek of a racing V12 in person, close your eyes and revel in 8000 rpms of trumpeting glory produced by this 6.0-liter mill.<p>After taking a ride inside this Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 at Mazda Raceway …

spontaneous weight reduction at 174mph

This poor chap. He’s ambling along at a steady 174mph in his E46 M3, probably thinking about what line he’s going to take going through Tiergraten, …

This Map Shows Airport WiFi Passwords Across The World

Never yearn for Internet connection during your layover again.<p>Perhaps a traveler's greatest frustration: Being stuck in the terminal, with plenty of emails to check, but no WiFi to do so.<p>Squander no longer. While many airports require you to join a particular VIP airline club to snag WiFi …

Wireless

Check out the latest images of Google’s future Seattle campus

Google’s new Seattle campus — deep in the heart of Amazon country in the South Lake Union neighborhood — will be up for a key approval from the city …

The Lost Girls of Panama: The Full Story

The mysterious deaths of two young tourists in Panama puzzled examiners and shocked nations on both sides of the Atlantic; now secretly leaked …

Crime