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Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

How to download music from YouTube - and is it even legal?

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way this is a great option but it’s far from ideal. For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

Android News

The 25 hidden TV gems you need to see

From brutal true crime sagas to dark comedies, here’s our writers’ guide to the best underrated shows to stream right now<p>In December 2004, Scientific American Life published an article entitled The Tyranny of Choice. It argued that constantly being surrounded by indistinguishable everyday options …

TV

Is this the most explicit nude scene ever seen at Cannes?

There has been no shortage of graphic sex scenes at Cannes Film Festival over the years. Think back to Gaspar Noé’s pornographic Love, for which <i></i>3-D glasses were handed out at its screening in 2015 so that one ejaculatory shot felt like it was aimed at the audience.<p>Or to 2013's Palme d'Or winning …

Best Free Logo Design Tools That Will Effectively Save You Time And Money

Screenshot via SquareSpace Logo Design<p><b>It’s long been established</b> that creating a good logo design is imperative to a brand’s success and should …

Graphic Design

Google AutoDraw, A Web Based Tool That Quickly Turns Crude Sketches Into Finished Illustrations

Google Creative Lab has introduced AutoDraw, a free web based drawing tool that uses machine learning to quickly analyze crude sketches/doodles and …

Machine Learning

16 OTHER Online Stores You Definitely Want to Know About

Oftentimes, I lie awake at night, wondering about all the online home decor stores I might be missing out on for lack of knowing (kidding, I sleep …

Thin steel-frame walls give this narrow home a lighter touch

Functional and decorative<p>Vietnam is home to plenty of innovative vertical residences, including this freshly renovated property with steel-bar walls that serve both as a supportive framework and decorative element.<p>Designed by local architecture studio Block Architects, the Lee & Tee House in Ho Chi …

The design world is obsessed with shiplap — the rustic material that's taking over America's homes

If you've watched an episode of HGTV's wildly popular "Fixer Upper" recently, you know it well.<p>It looks like this (more below):<p>Shiplap has seen a resurgence in recent years.<p>On "Fixer Upper," Joanna Gaines (host and shiplap master) uses the material to give homes a rustic, comfortable feel. Older …

Awesome Gallery Of Interesting Small Backyard Ideas

If you plan on planting and arrangement of the private courtyard or of the infield on a small local area in the city, then the next design projects …

24 Inspiring Small Bathroom Designs

When space becomes an issue, our bathrooms looks like they have been squeezed to small cubicles. However, there are some good news in the design …

Breathtaking Images of 50-100ft High Waves by Photographer Luke Shadbolt – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Australian photographer Luke Shadbolt captures the power and violence of the ocean in his series <i>Maelstrom.</i> Check out more images <i></i>below or on display …

Photography

This résumé for Elon Musk proves you never, ever need to use more than one page

Let's say your accomplishments range from creating an electronic-payments industry and invigorating the solar-energy market to inventing high-performance electric cars and launching a commercial space and rocket industry.<p>All of that would surely need a couple of pages to explain on a résumé, …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

11 tips for calming your nerves before a big presentation

She was presenting an oral book report on "Great Expectations" to Mrs. Weaver's tenth grade English class. She was nervous and could feel her hands shaking, heart racing, knees knocking, and palms sweating. As she reached the front of the room and turned to face her 33 classmates, she froze.<p>Moments …

19 Writing Tips To Help You Become The Next J.K. Rowling

We asked writers what helps them stay motivated.<p>1. No cute coffee shop with notebook for me. It's all about <b>snuggling up in bed with the laptop, a cup of tea and SoundCloud drip-feeding me music</b> with the perfect ambience for the mood of the story.<p>And when I need to get out of my bubble, I go to …

Relatable Illustrations Hilariously Reveal the Difficulties of Adulthood

When you're a kid, it's normal to dream about the freedom of adulthood. When you actually become an adult… you quickly realize that being a grown-up isn't always a walk in the park. There are moments in adulthood that are equal parts difficult and hilarious, and since laughter tends to be the best …

Clever Illustrations Playfully Reveal the "True" Meanings of Idioms

Idioms are a clever way to convey emotions and make comparisons, but what if you aren't sure of what they're supposed to mean? Keren Rosen imagines the literal, true definitions of idioms in a playful ongoing project. The simple, cartoonish images break down the meaning of each word and illustrate …

The Happiness Backlash

Sam Taylor<p>Nothing depresses me more than reading about happiness. Why? Because there’s entirely too much advice out there about how to achieve it. As Frédéric Lenoir points out in Happiness: A Philosopher’s Guide (recently translated from its original French), great thinkers have been discussing …

Happiness

5 Inspiring Lessons From TED Talks on How to Have a Happier Life

If the life you're leading isn't the one you want, these 10-minute talks will help you change things for the better.<p>Does your day-to-day life reflect who you truly are and aspire to be? Have you simply drifted into careers and relationships, going where events led you, or have you intentionally …

Child Care

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Secret Everyday Lives of Stormtroopers Reveal That They're Just like Us

Have you ever wondered what an Imperial Stormtrooper does on their day off? Photographer Jorge Pérez Higuera has, and his series <i>The Other Side</i> takes an amusingly revealing look at what that entails. Turns out, it’s not all that different from us: they’re reading food labels at the grocery store; …

No excuses: Apps to get you in shape in no time

New year, new you, right? Well, at least until life gets in the way. Don't let your busy schedule stymie your goals to get moving with these apps.<p>The hot new fitness trend is getting in a workout in a short amount of time, from as little as seven minutes. These apps can help you fit in a workout …

Apps

Stop Chasing After Happiness And Do This Instead

The constant pursuit of happiness can be demoralizing, and besides, there’s an upside to feeling bad. Here’s how to reframe your thinking.<p>Happiness! It’s the ultimate goal, isn’t it?<p>If only you could be a little happier, life would be better. The notion is so deeply engrained in our culture, it’s …

The 10 Most Unexpected Ways to Be Happy, Backed By Science

1. Embrace opposing feelings, at the same time<p>Cheerful + Downcast = Happy<p><b>Acknowledging the complexity of life</b> may be an especially fruitful path to …

Happiness

Why Thankful People Are Happier And Healthier

It’s the time of year where we feel like should feel thankful, and it turns out that gratitude is actually good for you.<p>As we slide into that time of year where we’re encouraged to give thanks and be grateful, it’s a good idea to take that advice to heart. While developing an “attitude of …

Can You Design Happiness?

Could there be a design solution to unhappiness? Silvia Neretti, an Italian designer who just graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven, explores the relationship between psychology and design in her master’s thesis, the Unhappiness Repairer. This pop-up therapy stand, not unlike Lucy’s …

Details from Star Wars Movies Playfully Inserted Into Everyday Life

These average black and white photographs reveal some surprising details mixed in with the everyday scenes. Created by Toronto-based photographer Thomas Dagg, <i>Star Wars</i> is a collection of images in which the artist digitally added various characters and vehicles from the movie into the landscape. …

14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

Newest Apple-inspired product is...two cups and a string?

A new product launched on Tuesday with the aim of revolutionizing the way people communicate with each other. No, I'm not talking about Apple's iPhone 6. I'm talking about iCups, a mold-breaking design loaded with elegant simplicity, portability, and a complete lack of practicality.<p>If the world …