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Could fat actually be fit? Why we need to ditch the dieting myths. Fast

Is being overweight unhealthy? Not necessarily. In fact, new studies say it can protect against disease. But as cases of eating disorders rise, can women finally kick the skinny obsession?<p>I grew up in the 1970s and 1980s, before waifs took over fashion and fat-shaming took over the media, before we …

9 Things IT Pros Are Doing Instead Of Managing Infrastructure

For IT staff, the old days of “rack and stack” are giving way to a new professional model—IT services business relationship manager.<p>In this capacity, IT is seen as a partner with business leaders and functional department heads, assisting and delivering technology project needs with a keen eye on …

The best tech toys to take on real-life adventures

<i>This is part two of our holiday gift guide for your Quartziest friends and relatives. Collect all the installments here.</i><p>Infinite Netflix, continuous email access, an ever-refreshing Facebook feed. Sometimes it feels like we spend more of our waking hours plugged into technology than in the physical …

Virtual Reality

What a virtual reality art show could say about the future of games

An artist planning to immerse himself in someone else’s life for a month has worried psychologists, but is virtual embodiment the future?<p>The artist Mark Farid is preparing to become someone else for a month. In a fascinating experiment, currently seeking support on the crowd-funding site …

13 Things That Make a House a Home

We're talking can't-live-without, warm-fuzzy stuff here. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.<p>A house provides shelter, but a home is where you weather all of life's little storms — and revel in the sunshine. Here are a few of our favorite things that transform a mere shelter into …

Harry Potter Is Fiction, but Invisibility Cloak(ing Device)s Are Real

Hey, where'd you go?<p>University of Rochester researchers have developed — take a breath — a “three-dimensional, transmitting, continuously multidirectional cloaking” device.<p>That pileup of adjectives basically means the “perfect paraxial” cloak makes an object invisible, and it stays invisible even …

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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Optical Illusion 2D Lamp Looks Incredibly 3D

Studio Cheha in Tel Aviv, Israel is behind this innovative LED lamp that tricks your mind into thinking it's looking at a 3D object. BULBING is a 2D lamp created using 3D wire-frame images. By transferring those images onto 2D materials, through a laser machining process, your eyes become fooled. …

Charged: inFORM, a Revolutionary Design Tool

Virtual reality has made huge strides over the past few years, but for pioneers like the scientists at the MIT Media Lab, digital simulations have begun taking actual, material shape. Formally known as the Tangible Bits project (which was presented by the lab all the way back in 1997), MIT’s …

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12 Of The Best Ideas From CES 2014

The Consumer Electronics Show is a boring affair, but if you look closely enough, it offers a taste of tomorrow. Behold, the future!<p>I’ve been to the Consumer Electronics Show more times than I’d like to admit. And while it’s considered a showcase of technology to come in the next year, it’s a …

Virtual Reality

Mars One narrows applicant pool to 1,058 in first cut for 2025 colonization mission

Mars One, the organization attempting to send small teams of astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars, has made its first round of applicant decisions, selecting just over 1,000 people to move on to the next stage of what it hopes will be a decade-long, televised training and colonization mission. …

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Photographer's Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

Temperfect Mug Makes Your Coffee/Tea Just Right

The perfect cup of coffee is one where the temperature is not too hot or too cold. You don’t want to burn yourself and you also don’t want an ice …

Deltaprintr: a quick, tall 3D printer for under $700 (video)

The trio behind the Deltaprintr launched their project with a noble enough goal: creating a 3D printer that was cheap enough so as to actually be affordable for college students like themselves. The result comes in $685, preassembled. Not too shabby, so far as these things go. And with the project …

The world as a classroom

From online classes to semesters overseas, there are a number of methods parents can use to satisfy their travel bug while ensuring their children’s education is kept a priority.<p>There was once a time when long-term travel was the preserve of gap year students, and grown-ups hung up their backpacks …

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The Case For Building Cities Underground

Forget supertall skyscrapers–a new wave of architects wants to build cities underground.<p>Deep beneath the streets of New York City’s Lower East Side, a new type of green space is coaxed out of the darkness. Delancey Underground, a 1.5-acre space that formerly served as a trolley terminal, has gone …

Mexico City

This is a better predictor of your success than IQ or EQ

An unsettling classroom experience near the start of his second year in the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Program caused a personal crisis for Shirzad Chamine and led him to the work he’s doing more than a quarter century later. The 1987 class was Interpersonal Dynamics, nicknamed …

Psychology

Parks make us smarter — science proves it!

Amazing new studies and brain results show nature reduces aggression, fights depression, improves mental function<p>Last year, a group of Edinburgh architecture researchers asked a dozen students to take a walk. They began on a tree-lined shopping drag, turned along the tranquil northern edge of the …

[Exclusive Video] Doris Sung's Living Architecture Morphs To Protect From The Elements

The artist's designs move and react to their environment, actually anticipating humans's needs.<p>When <b>Doris Sung</b> was growing up she had several ideas about how architecture was supposed to be. From what she knew it was static, immovable, and didn't allow much room for experimentation and creativity. …

Why Our Brains Love Curvy Architecture

People are far more likely to call a room beautiful when its design is round instead of linear. The reason may be hard-wired into the brain.<p>When the great architect Philip Johnson first visited the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, designed by Frank Gehry, he started to cry. “Architecture is not about …

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