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Lust Is Complicated, But Studies Show These 19 Things Make Men More Attractive to Women

It's all about the light beard.<p>Romantic attraction is a complicated thing that scientists still don't completely understand.<p>But, through research and …

University of California

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

22 Hidden Gems in Los Angeles That Made Me Fall Back in Love With It

When I ask you to close your eyes and imagine Los Angeles, what comes to mind? Palm trees, movie stars, and wide open spaces? That radiant California …

Our Favorite Dance And Electronic Albums Of 2017

Regardless of how much we acknowledge that group-movement to a centralized rhythm is medicine for the soul, some emotional climates simply aren't conducive to reaching a singular moment of exultation and release on the dance floor. Across much of the world, 2017 sure as heck didn't feel like the …

10 Tracks That Defined Ostgut, The Legendary Berlin Club That Became Berghain

Go inside the records that shaped one of Berlin's most formative clubs with Ostgut resident André Galluzzi.<p>Before Berghain ever existed, there was Ostgut. The creative team behind Berlin’s most famous club ran a similar venue from 1998 through 2003. Housed in a now demolished freight depot in …

Germany

The three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

10 Brain Training Hacks to Increase Your IQ, Focus and Creativity

Becoming smarter is what a lot of people look for. While joining brain training programmes is an option to increase your IQ, focus and creativity, it …

IQ

10 hidden techno gems released between 1998-2008

Techno's four decades evolution and ubiquity can make it tough for anyone to feel truly knowledgeable. With literally thousands upon thousands of …

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Karl Marx

31 Forgotten Native American Herbal Remedies That Work Better Than The Pills

Maybe you are one of those who deem that the herbal remedies are not as useful as pharmaceutical ones, but the real truth is that these herbal …

10 Gorgeous Non-Open-String Chords

A few weeks back, David Walliman shared his top 10 favorite open-string chords that can be moved on the fretboard.<p>In this new video, he turns things …

This Neurologist Found Out What Happens to Our Brains When We Die

Only to realise 'Star Trek' had already explained the process in a 1988 episode.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Germany</i><p>If we had paid closer attention to <i>The Simpsons</i> 18 years ago, the election of Donald Trump might not have come as such a shock. And if German neurologist Jens Dreier had …

Daft Punk 'Da Funk' 60-Second Synth Sounds

We take on the 'Homework' classic in our latest 60-Second Synth Sounds…<p>Copyright Thrust Publishing Ltd. Permission to use quotations from this …

The 200 Best Songs of the 1970s

The 1970s was arguably the single decade of the 20th century when recorded music was most central to culture. There were, of course, fewer kinds of media competing for the average consumer’s time—television meant just a handful of channels, video games were the size of refrigerators and could be …

You need this 1000-track playlist of songs that inspired Daft Punk

<b>It’s one tiny speck of goodness in a failing universe.</b><p>Earlier this week we celebrated the 20th anniversary of <i>Homework</i> with <b>the greatest Daft</b> …

Tokyo’s Three Need-to-Know Tailors

Why the ever-bustling city is quickly becoming the new capital of custom-made menswear and bespoke shoes.<p>The Japanese are known for their dedication …

29 great Netflix shows that might have flown under your radar

For many original series Netflix has put out, the company's marketing has been either non-existent or subtle, allowing its viewers to determine what becomes a hit. In 2016, "Stranger Things" quietly became a phenomenon through word of mouth, with no major advertisements before it made its debut on …

Entertainment

Your Italian-American movie watchlist

There’s no debate that Italian culture has shaped what we today refer to as “America” in myriad ways. Yet in film Italian-Americans are often cast as …

How to Talk to People and Explain Anything at Ease

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

The 50 Best Rapper Mixtapes1. 50 Cent, <em>50 Cent Is the Future</em> (2002)

Long before the quarters dropped, and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson became the filthy rich megastar he is today, <i>50 Cent Is The Future</i> was the body of work …

Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Your Vagus Nerve

This <i>Psychology Today</i> blog post is phase one of a nine-part series called "<i>The Vagus Nerve Survival Guide."</i> The nine vagal maneuvers featured in each …

5 Things the French Know About Laundry (That You’re Probably Doing All Wrong)

Tip #2 is totally life-changing.<p>Writer Danielle Postel-Vinay may live in New York City and the Hudson River Valley—but she knows a thing or two about …

Cleaning

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Top 5 Homes of the Week With Luminous Living Rooms

A well-designed living room is welcoming, comfortable, and personal. Check out our editor's top picks of the week featuring living rooms that speak volumes with sheer style.<p><i>Featured homes were submitted by members of the Dwell community through our Add a Home feature. Add your home to</i> …

Architecture

Lesson: Get to Know Your Fretboard

Bill EvansMarch 13, 2018<p><b>From the May 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY RON JACKSON</b><p><b>THE PROBLEM</b><p>Your knowledge of the fretboard is weak and you’d like …

Electric Guitar

This 7-Word Mantra Saves Me Every Time I Feel Anxious

You would never meet me and think, <i>this woman has anxiety</i>. I walk into rooms wearing electric-berry lipsticks, flamboyant outfits (I’ve never met a …

DIY Dining Room Open Shelving

Over year ago I wrote a post about how I wanted to add a big wall of shelving to our dining room. And for over a year, I’ve been patiently waiting …

DIY Plumbing Pipe Table Tutorial.

I’ve been shopping around for a patio table but just couldn’t seem to find the perfect one. When you can’t find one, make one! As promised I’m back …

Home Depot

Carl Sagan’s “Baloney Detection Kit”: A Toolkit That Can Help You Scientifically Separate Sense from Nonsense

It's probably no stretch to say that mass disinformation campaigns and rampant anti-intellectualism will constitute an increasing amount of our …