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The Week in Review: Surf's Up

The Week in Review: Surf’s Up<p>Inside Flipboard / October 4, 2013<p>If you ignore the fact that the government of the United States of America shut down …

Bats Use Rolled-Up Leaves as “Trumpets”

<b>A species of tiny bat seems to be using rolled-up leaves like trumpets to amplify calls, a new study says.</b><p>A few years ago, biologists Gloriana Chaverri and Erin Gillam were in Costa Rica studying Spix’s disk-winged bat, a species that is known to escape predators and harsh weather by roosting …

Alberta Ferretti Spring 2014 Wedding Dresses

The "Say Yes to the Dress" alum shows ruffled ball gowns, twinkling 3-D florals and sexy bodices for his first namesake collection this spring. See …

Self-Made Millionaires = High Self-Efficacy

What’s very telling is that high self-efficacy is commonly a defining characteristic of the greater majority of self-made millionaires. What’s also very telling is that high self-efficacy can be learned.<p>What is self-efficacy? It’s the belief a person has that he or she can achieve – that they can …

Maths is fun (sometimes)

In my secondary school, one of the maths teachers had a sign in his window saying "Maths is Fun". Of course, we often mocked this on a regular basis; we were adolescents and therefore knew everything, so poured endless scorn on the claims of teachers with the worldly cynicism of 14-year-olds.<p>But …

18-foot ‘sea monster’ terrorizes Internet — but is this oarfish a small fry?

The oarfish, surrounded by the CIMI staff who pulled it out of the water. It is estimated to weigh up to 300 pounds.<p>A snorkeler off the coast of California made an alarming discovery this weekend while paddling around Catalina Island, south of Los Angeles: a recently deceased 18-foot oarfish, one …

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Dubai's Futuristic Floating Building by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid Architects has designed a towering 21-story property for Dubai featuring the firm's signature futuristic style. The unique design scheme for the <i>Opus Office Tower</i> is essentially a cube with a large void in the center, splitting the building into two structures. They are connected by an …

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Picture Archive: South Africa, 1930s

Twenty years after the UN dropped its sanctions on South Africa, a look at apartheid's effects on the Zulu.<p><b>During the famed chief Shaka Zulu's reign, European settlement began in 1824 in what is now Durban, South Africa. A century later, Zulus began to filter into the coastal city, drawn by steady</b> …

The Best Hotels in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh, one of Southeast Asia’s most mesmerizing and fast-changing capitals, boasts eclectic architecture bearing witness to the turbulence of Cambodia’s recent history.<p>In the past 60 years the country cast off French colonialism, suffered one of the worst genocides in history in which the …

Ballet Dancers Posing in Actual Situations in Photo Series 'Dancers Among Us'

The boundaries of what the human body can do never fails to amaze. This is precisely what is demonstrated in photographer Jordan Matter’s series …

Belle Ivoire Bridal Collection By Anna Campbell

Welcome to fashion week on Bridal Musings!<p>This week I’ll be sharing my favourite wedding dress and accessory collections hot from the catwalks of New …

Articles about 10 noteworthy sustainable homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix …

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5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a successful and healthy lifestyle. That’s right, early rising is a common trait found in many CEOs, government officials, and other influential people. …

Autumn in the United States

See photos of autumn in the U.S., including maple trees and other fall leaves, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

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Scientists deem new super toxin too dangerous to make public

Botulinum toxin type H has no known antibodies<p>A new type of botulinum toxin — the most toxic substance known to man — has been discovered in the feces of a child. Botulinum toxin type H is the eighth type (types A-G being the first seven) to be detailed by scientists; the naturally occurring toxin …

Romantic Tennessee Wedding by Annabella Charles

If there’s one thing we love <i>almost</i> as much as Southern weddings around here, it’s Southern food. Elizabeth and Eric’s love story began with a date …

5 Sky Events This Week: Partial Lunar Eclipse, Halley’s Shooting Stars

<b>Mars and Regulus.</b> Looking high east at dawn on Wednesday, October 16, check out Mars as it pairs up with Regulus, the lead star of the constellation Leo the lion. The contrast in color between the orange-hued planet and the sparkling white, 79-light-year distant star is particularly striking with …

The 5 Best Fashion Apps And Sites To Help You Organize Your Closet

Have you ever found yourself digging through your closet, desperately looking for something to wear? Does it seem like your wardrobe needs an upgrade? If you're like us, then you could definitely use some organization in the fashion department.<p>Ever since we saw Cher Horowitz's amazing virtual …

Why Your Thong May Be Bad For Your Health

They work wonders for panty lines, but sometimes we get the feeling that our thongs are bad for us. Sometimes they're too tight, sometimes they rub the wrong way and sometimes they just don't feel all that clean.<p>But is the skimpy underwear really bad for our health? We called up Dr. Jill M. Rabin, …

Bunkr Unveils New Major Version Of Its PowerPoint Killer

French startup Bunkr just released a new major version of its presentation web app in partnership with Etamin Studio. It still is a fully responsive HTML5 web app that works seamlessly on your computer, phone or tablet. Yet, it was redesigned from the ground up and the new user experience should …

Halal food: a market waiting to be tapped into? http://t.gu.com/pf4Jx Halal meat accounts for up to 15% of meat sales in the UK yet the options for Muslim foodies, or 'haloodies', are limited. Can a new food festival change that?

Urban Outfitters’ Planned Village Offers The Ultimate Lifestyle Experience

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …

Urban Outfitters Is Going to Build Its Own Tiny Town

Good news retail fans! Everybody's favorite skinny jeans store, Urban Outfitters, is about to break ground not only on a new store but on an entire …

Starbucks Pours Money, And Health Hype, Into Pricey Juice

Most Americans don't get the 4 to 6.5 cups of fruits and vegetables we're supposed to consume every day, per government guidelines. But companies that make juice, especially high-end, "fresh" juice, are ready to come to our rescue.<p>The relatively new "super-premium" juice marketers are pushing more …

Catcher In The Fry? McDonald's Happy Meals With A Side Of Books

Fast-food giant McDonald's is set to become a publishing giant as well — at least temporarily. For two weeks next month, McDonald's says it will oust the toys that usually come in its Happy Meals and replace them with books it has published itself.<p>An estimated 20 million children's books, which …

Nordstrom Ups Its Fashion Game With Pop-Up Shops Featuring Proenza Schouler, Rodarte

Department store shoppers, rejoice! One of America's mainstay retailers is about to get a whole lot more stylish.<p>On Thursday, Nordstrom will open a series of pop-up shops called Pop-In @ Nordstrom, each full of carefully curated merchandise that will function as a store within a store. Like the …

How To Write LinkedIn Messages That Actually Get Read

Imagine you were at a networking event, and you spot someone you don’t know but would love to. Maybe she has your dream job, or maybe he runs a great business that you’d like to model yours after.<p>Would you ever walk up to this person and blurt out a question or request for his or her time, sans …