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Why Are Modern Women So Exhausted?

What to do when you've forgotten how to relax<p>For as long as Stephanie Peterson, 25, can remember, she's lived in overdrive. The founder of a Colorado-based company that supports female entrepreneurs, she's go-go-go from morning to night, week to week, year to year. When she does get a break, she …

Pew Research Center

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex? http://gu.com/p/3jtcn/fb Japan's under-40s appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships. Millions aren't dating, and increasing numbers can't be bothered with sex. For their government, "celibacy syndrome" is a looming national catastrophe. Many are turning to what sex and relationship counsellor Aoyama terms "Pot Noodle love" – easy or instant gratification. Photograph: Eric Rechsteiner/Panos Pictures

5 Surprising, Science-Backed Ways To Get Smarter Today

Your intelligence isn’t fixed; it’s fluid. Here’s a handful of ways to improve your brain flow.<p>So it turns out that, contrary to what your SAT scores told you, we can actually get smarter day by day–depending on what we do with our days. As Annie Murphy Paul reports, intelligence isn’t set in …

Exploding Virtual Circuits, a Giant Lego Spider, and More

The Santa Rosa Mini Maker Faire took over the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in MAKE’s Sonoma County backyard Saturday. Since I missed World Maker Faire New York last month (we do have to put out an issue of the magazine every so often), I was itching to get a dose of Maker Faire energy and …

July 2012

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Christopher Boffoli's Tiny Worlds on Food

<i>Despite their best efforts, they never did manage to find Cecil’s lost wedding ring.</i><p>Christopher Boffoli’s little friends must have big appetites. At …

Sleep 'Detoxes' The Brain, New Research Suggests

When you sleep, your brain undergoes a mop-up process that removes waste products linked to Alzheimer’s and dementia, according to new research published yesterday in the online version of Science.<p>A team of researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) used high-tech imaging to …

5 Surprising Facts About Otzi the Iceman

Scholars continue to be amazed by the ancient man found frozen in the Alps.<p>A report that Ötzi the Iceman has 19 genetic relatives living in Austria is the latest in a string of surprising discoveries surrounding the famed ice mummy. Ötzi's 5,300-year-old corpse turned up on the mountain border …

Dynamic Modern Superyachts by Zaha Hadid

In collaboration with Hamburg-based shipbuilders Blohm+Voss, world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid has revealed a design project to create six different superyachts. The London-based architect conceptualized a 128-meter yacht that served as the inspiration for five smaller (90m) luxury boats known as</i> …

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. …

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Unique Natural Sculptures Blend Layers of Stone with Glass

Tokyo-born artist Ramon Todo creates unexpected sculptures by drawing upon basic, solid materials found in nature. To create each piece, he first locates stones and bricks discovered on personal walks through various landscapes. He then removes segments of the stone, which symbolize the history of …

How Imagination Works

A small new study images the brain's "mental workspace."<p>Look at these shapes for a few seconds. Then close your eyes, and try to imagine how they look. Try to take the mental image of one of them and break the shape into pieces in your mind, or combine it with another shape to make something …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

The first evidence that lifestyle changes can reverse aging

A new five-year pilot study has shown that lifestyle changes, like an improved diet, exercise, and stress management, may help reverse aging …

More Than 200,000 People Sign Up To Die On Mars

Only a few dozen will be chosen for the 2023 mission to colonize the red planet.<p>Five months after the Netherlands-based private spaceflight project Mars One announced it would begin accepting applications for a one-way trip to the red planet, 202,586 people from more than 140 countries have …

5 Ways To Quiet a Racing Mind

Yawn!<p>That’s exactly how I started every morning when I was feeling the impact of burnout.<p>I was tired and exhausted during the day, and then my mind …

The Ultimate Secret to Fast Learning | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to pick up a new skill?<p>Don’t we all. And we also want it to happen fast, so fast.<p>And preferably without any effort as well.<p>Well, I do have one …

The Simple Yet Effective Not-So Secret Strategy For Motivation

Are you waiting for a sign?<p>The skies to part and a splendid sunrise to stir you?<p>Receiving an unprompted letter in the mail encouraging you to take …

Motivation

7 Ways to Find Inner (and Real) Happiness

Happiness is one of the most misunderstood words in our vocabulary, yet we search for this intangible state our whole lives. If I only had this or that, if I met the right partner, have a big house, a new car, the job I've always wanted, then I would be happy. The ancient yoga and spiritual …

LEGO Optical Illusion Mosaic

This is what you get when you combine LEGO and optical illusions. Main effect – the circle made of the studs, produces the appearance of curved …

12 Amazing Earth Scars

Our planet is covered in pockmarks so deep that they can be seen from space. Some were caused by asteroid strikes, but most are the result of human …

11 Incredible Island Airports

Very interesting and somewhat dangerous airports are those located on an artificial islands and atolls. <b>Artificial island airports</b> are constructed in …

12 Amazing Staircases Around the World

<i>Staircases</i> are constructions designed to bridge large vertical distances by dividing it into smaller vertical distances, called steps. People often …

15 Really Strange Beaches

Sandy stretches of gray, brown or even white are the world's norm. Even rocky beaches or those with sheer cliffs barring passage for everyone save …

Grab. Sip. Repeat.

Instead of taking a cup off the shelf, filling it with water, and placing it in the sink to be washed… why not let the shelf itself to all the work?! …

Handvas Poster Holder

A 3D printed set of hands that hold up any poster on your wall. Handvas is inspired by the way designers display their artwork. A cool alternative to …

Industrial Plumber Bookshelves

Posted in Living<p>Who would have thought those old industrial pipes would have any more life in them? The team at Stella Bleu Designs have found a new …