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The New Treadmill Workout You HAVE to Try

Meet the newer, safer—but just as body-transforming—alternative to high-intensity interval training.<p>Amped-up Pilates reformers. Trampoline cardio. Underwater cycling. You can find fitness classes with all kinds of different bells and whistles right now—and new ones are popping up every day. In this …

Stick this thing in your ear to lose weight

Today's entrant in the world of weird wearables is BitBite, a new device that monitors how much you eat, as well as the type of food you consume. Did we mention that you stick it in your ear?<p>BitBite has a small, contoured design that its creators claim is built to perfectly fit your ear for maximum …

How I Finally Made My Wife Understand What It's Like to Be Depressed

Mel and I were in our bedroom chatting about my anxiety and depression problems. It was evening, and our three kids were in bed.<p>The doctor recently increased my depression medication and it had been making me distant.<p>"Does this mean you're getting worse?" she asked. She was changing into her …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

Check out these impressive tiny houses that maximize both function and style.<p>Growing in popularity over the last decade, tiny houses are popping up around the country as more people decide to downsize their lives. While the structures often measure less than 300 square feet, the tiny house movement …

Proud to Be a Coal Miner Fraudster

Carlo Cani spent 35 years fabricating every excuse in the book to avoid a proper day’s work. Italy’s workplace laws helped him grandly cheat the …

The Hoverboard is (Finally Almost) Real

Kickstarter campaign makes ‘Back to the Future’ toy a real thing<p>On October 21, 2014—a year to the day before Marty McFly and Doc Brown arrive in “the …

We rode a $10,000 hoverboard, and you can too

It's impossible to talk about hoverboards without invoking a particular movie title, so we're not even going to try: Remember that awesome scene from <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>? It's one step closer to reality: A California startup just built a real, working hoverboard. Arx Pax is attempting to …

Mind Change: Susan Greenfield has a big idea, but what is it?

A poorly researched diatribe on the ‘youth of today’, Susan Greenfield’s exploration of Mind Change reads like a Littlejohn column wrapped in the trappings of science<p>12 February 2009. In the House of Lords chamber at the Palace of Westminster, Lord Harris of Haringey holds the floor. “My noble …

Lovely Scandinavian Duplex Inspiring a Calm and Welcoming Ambiance

In a time where opulence is casually put on display, we would like to share with you an example of tasteful, yet highly comfortable living. This …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

28 Colorful Kitchens That Will Inspire You

From classic pastels to offbeat colors.<p>Bored with your pure white kitchen? Try adding a dose of light — or bright — color to liven up your favorite room.

8 Books Every New Entrepreneur Should Read

In this, perhaps, Golden Age of technology entrepreneurship, Peter Thiel can rest assured he will find an eager audience for his new book, <i>ZERO TO ONE: Notes on startups, Or How to Build the Future</i> (apparently he couldn’t decide).<p>Thiel, who turns 47 next month, was a co-founder of PayPal, and a …

Dive Into ArchDaily Materials, Our Latest Tool

Dear Readers,<p>In December of last year, we announced the launch of our latest innovation: <b>ArchDaily Materials</b>, our new US product catalog.<p><b>Materials</b> …

Private Family Home / LA Hally Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> House in Hiltingbury, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire: House renovation and two storey extension.<p>This …

Bedrooms

Articles about modern lake house missouri on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.<p>Permanent connection between nature and...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>During this past week, I’ve stumbled upon …

Lake Cabin / FAM Architekti + Feilden+Mawson

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The replacement of an old cabin on a lake shore in Norther Bohemia respects the unique natural character …

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BlackBerry tries to justify the square shape of its next big smartphone

If you're anything like us, your reaction to the unveiling of BlackBerry's upcoming Passport smartphone probably involved a few choice expletives -- why the <i>hell</i> would you ship such a blocky device in 2014? Thankfully, the company is more than happy to explain in a new blog post. It argues that the …

The Most Ambitious Artificial Intelligence Project In The World Has Been Operating In Near Secrecy For 30 Years

IBM's Watson and Apple's Siri stirred up a hunger and awareness throughout the U.S. for something like a Star Trek computer that really worked — an artificially intelligent system that could receive instructions in plain, spoken language, make the appropriate inferences, and carry out its …

The Hope Solo Case: Why Do We Laugh When Abusers Are Female?

Abuse and assault aren’t funny. As gender equality gets closer to reality, we need to accept that women can be perpetrators too.<p>As the World Cup …

Who Was General Tso and Why Are We Eating His Chicken?

<i>by Kimberly Kohatsu, Managing Editor for the Menuism Restaurant Blog</i><p>First and foremost, General Tso was a real guy. Tso Tsungtang was a war hero who served with brilliant distinction during China's greatest civil war, the Taiping Rebellion (1850-1864), which claimed millions of lives over 14 years. …

The 7 Strategies For Getting Past Gatekeepers

Do you know how many people approach me every week with article pitches? Neither do I, but the number is huge. However, this salesman—a first-time author—managed to use the strategies in his book to get successfully through to me, a busy CEO with a part-time unpaid gig writing articles about …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

'Why Am I So Tired?' 14 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). …

Wellness

Video: Alex Thomson's Mast Walk

There are practical reasons to climb to the top of a mast, like fixing a halyard or inspecting rigging. Climbing to the top to jump off while …

Installing a Pole Mounted Solar Panel

A desire for cold beer has unforeseen consequences<p>It all started with the icebox, or rather the not-quite-ice box, on our classic Swedish sloop. It …

Minimod / MAPA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> MINIMOD proposes an innovative, intelligent and sustainable alternative of dwelling.<p>Starting from a …