Jeff Blechman

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I'm OK, You're OK, the Pope's OK

Half a year into his tenure, Pope Francis has proved to be mainly good at generating headlines for saying that gay people and atheists are OK and in general advocating <i>niceness</i>. That should be exciting, even if you're not a Catholic.<p><i>It's probably best to leave the context of this photo out</i> …

Religion

Google Street View Driver Detained By Thai Villagers

We’ve heard of Google Street View drivers getting into trouble with the local authorities in the past, but one driver recently got into a little bit …

Google Street View

Potential New Way to Treat Anxiety Discovered

Endocannabinoids are natural signaling molecules that activate cannabinoid receptors in the brain, the same receptors turned on by the active …

Neuroscience

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Trends

Pope calls for Muslim-Christian 'respect'

"We are called to respect the religion of the other, its teachings, its symbols, its values," he said in a statement distributed by the Vatican press …

Religion

Through all of the stories of great successes, it’s the men and women who found their motivation and consistently used it as their main drive to reach success. Motivation and excitement about your vision, your ambition, your goal, give you energy and an ability to do what others can, but won’t do. If you’re motivated, you […]

A Step by Step Process That Will Help You Make the Impossible, Possible<p>Published<p>9 hours ago<p>on<p>Mar 25, 2018<p>We have all been there, looking at something …

Motivation

Alcoholism could be linked to a hyper-active brain dopamine system

Research suggests that people who are vulnerable to developing alcoholism exhibit a distinctive brain response when drinking alcohol, according to a …

5 Meditation Myths You Should Know about

Bust 5 myths of meditation now. Learn the practical benefits of meditation, and how you can reap the benefits in just 5 minutes a day.

Meditation

2 Lifehacks That Will Get People To Like You, Guaranteed

I’m taking a day off from writing about crying on the floor. I feel like I’ve written 600 posts about either failure or naked people.<p>Instead, I’m …

Lifehacks

7 Small & Simple Habits for a Happy Marriage

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW, a psychotherapist who specializes in couples therapy, believes that relationships don’t require hard work. They do require …

Happiness

How To Stay Super Motivated

There are two elements needed to succeed in business.<p>The first is a good strategy – making sure you’re heading in the right direction and focusing on …

Motivation

Google makes Android design decisions using 'jars of emotion'

According to the noted psychologist Dr. Barbara Fredrickson, it takes three positive emotions to balance out a single negative. As <i>Fast Company</i> reports, Fredrickson's findings are at the heart of Google's Android design philosophy. When considering any user interface decision, designers working on …

This Pillow Glows When Your Long-Distance Partner Goes To Bed

Romance is complicated just by itself, and when you add distance to the equation things rarely get easier.<p>This is where Pillow Talk comes in.<p>Pillow Talk is an Internet-enabled pair of pillows that talk to each other anywhere in the world. When your long-distance paramour is sleeping, your pillow …

Android News

What are some of the best designed Android apps? Google answers

Android apps have come a long way. In the early days of the Android Market, many criticized the look and feel of the average Android app, especially when it came to design. Things have changed for the better since then, and Apple’s App Store no longer has a monopoly on beautifully designed, …

Apps

FPSRussia, One Of The Most Popular YouTube Channels Ever, Will Start Blowing Up Stuff Again

Nearly four months after being the subjects of a surprise raid by federal agents, and almost seven months after their co-founder was mysteriously killed in his Georgia office, the makers of one of the most popular YouTube channels of all time are ready to get back in the saddle.<p>"We'll start filming …

Master Your “Body Clock” to Eat, Sleep, and Work More Efficiently

<i>Why are so many Olympic records broken in the afternoon? Does the body perform differently at this time of day than say, early morning? The team at</i> …

Samsung dominates, Apple stalls in Q2 global smartphone shipments

A Samsung Galaxy S4, right, with the older Galaxy S3 behind it.<p>The second quarter of 2013 brought more good news for Samsung but less so for Apple, at least as far as smartphone sales go. But the year isn't over yet — in fact, the toughest fight is yet to come.<p>Tracking firm IDC's numbers on global …

Mobile

SafeMonk Encrypts Your Files Before Sending them to Dropbox

Windows/Mac/iOS/Android: If you're worried about security in your Dropbox account, but don't want to go through the extra effort of encrypting …

The Science Behind How We Learn New Skills

Learning new skills is one of the best ways to make yourself both marketable and happy, but actually doing so isn't as easy as it sounds. The science …

Meditate Without Sitting Still: Turn Everyday Actions into a Practice

Many of us think of meditation as sitting cross-legged and silent for a long period of time. But you can gain the many important benefits of …

GRID-IT Backpack Combines Versatile Storage with a Great Bag

We love the GRID-IT organizer because it provides such a versatile method of organizing just about anything in your bag. Since bags and GRID-ITs get …

It's a strange and confusing world

In October 1974, as he lay on his death bed at the end of a battle with cancer and reflected on his past, Clyde S. Shield (pictured above) wrote the …

Magrette Moana Pacific Chronograph PVD

New Zealand isn't just for The Lord of the Rings, you know.<p>We’ve been watching New Zealand niche watchmaker Magrette since the 2008 release of their …

Ressence Type 3 Watch

Benoît Mintiens—founder and designer of Ressence—released today the Type 3. Yet another reason to get excited for Baselworld, we're blown away by the visual appeal and remarkable mechanics that Mintiens and team have given to the growing community of craft watchmaking. Ressence balances Dieter Rams …

Industrial Designer

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean GMT Watch

Prepare for boating season by outfitting yourself with a proper timepiece like the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean GMT Watch ($TBA). While the name …

Watches

D'Marge

Go Deep: 7 Best Dive Watches

Roll over hotspots to reveal details.<p>Through a fogged mask, you spy movement just past the pier piling that descends into the dark water below — Al …