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Sway

Mindfulness and meditation techniques are a proven way to improve your mental wellbeing and ability to concentrate. Many of those require solitude. …

Mindfulness

NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns

Ever tried looking at the sun with your bare eyes? Too bright, right? Now imagine looking at something with the brightness of 300 <i>trillion</i> suns. That's how intense "the most luminous galaxy found to date" is, so much so that NASA has created a new classification for it and the 19 other similar …

3 Ways to Get a Great Workout at Planet Fitness

Make the most of your $10-a-month membership fee<p>When it comes to getting in shape, snagging a membership to a low-price gym—like Planet Fitness—is definitely one of the most cost-effective ways to reach your goals. (Any gym is better than no gym!) "However, since they've replaced traditional …

Want To Enhance The Flavor Of Your Food? Put On The Right Music

Here's an experiment: take a bite of whatever food you have nearby and listen to some music, something with high notes. Now, take another bite, but listen to something with low notes.<p>Notice anything?<p>Researchers at the University of Oxford have been looking for a link between sound and taste. …

Make Your Mark

Make Your Mark is a new addition to 99U´s popular book series, this is a business book for makers, not managers. What sets the businesses that …

Warby Parker

Herb

With marijuana becoming more and more accepted in modern culture, it's time to start looking beyond the simple joint to more refined ways of enjoying …

Cannabis

6 Ski Towns with the Best Craft Beer

Fact: Great après drinks make for even better stories about the day's runs.<p>Luckily, many ski bums are opening craft alcohol operations. Take the 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company. The Kickstarter-funded operation was founded by two Vail locals who realized that distilling—unlike skiing—would …

Nike 2014 Holiday Tech Fleece Aeroloft Collection

This holiday sees a convergence of fleece and down for Nike’s Tech Fleece Aeroloft Collection. The<p>This holiday sees a convergence of fleece and down for Nike‘s Tech Fleece Aeroloft Collection. The innovation brings optimum insulation from goose down together with fleece, known for its practical and …

Spring Style Combo

Spring inspiration - First of May in earthy tones

<i>Spring inspiration - First of May in earthy tones</i><p>If you haven’t yet start the loafer season - now is the time. Even though the weather seems to be (as usual) pretty bad for the celebration of the 1st of May, summer is just around the corner. Once again keeping the ensemble simple in terms of color but bringing in some extra vibe with the camouflage suspenders by Viola Milano. Tie is optional (and can as well be replaced with a nice silk scarf).

Spring Style Combo

Gerber Myth Kit

When you're out in the field hunting game, you need every tool at your disposal if you want to do your best work — and the Gerber Myth Kit ($500) has …

Knives

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

11 Unusual Drinks That Will Up Your Cocktail Game

Because there's more out there than just rum and coke.<p>Be warned: you might have to repeat your order to a (kind of annoyed) bartender a few times, but it's totally worth it.

Tailor-Made: Building a Bike From the Frame Up

A GP staffer sets out to craft his own ride.<p>For a long time options for buying a bike were limited to what was at the local shop, which was a roll of …

Motherboard - The future is wonderful, the future is terrifying.

Kit | Summer Concert Photography Essentials

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>We all want to take better pictures. Whether it’s with the iPhone or our third DSLR, everyone loves a great photograph to upload to</i> …