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Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Joby Magnetic Tripod with Universal Smartphone Tripod Mount Adapter for Point and Shoot, Compact System Cameras, Action Cameras and Smartphones

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Super strong magnetic feet hold on securely to any ferrous metal surface<p>Flexible, wrappable legs secure your …

Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait

Research is pointing to <i>conscientiousness</i> as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.<p>“It would …

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How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Happiness

Secluded Home Overlooking River Views Beyond a Glass Wall Fireplace

There is no doubt when it comes to Specht Harpman‘s architectural talent and hard work. Homes like this light-filled Upper West Side apartment or the …

Remarkable Family Apartment Embellished With Luminous Vertical Gardens

Perfect for a small family, this apartment in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine was imagined as focusing on its main attraction feature: expansive panoramas of …

Experience Raw Nature While In Your Comfort Zone: Casa Quebrada in Chile

<b>Casa Quebrada</b> in Curacaví, Santiago de Chile was envisioned and implemented by UNarquitectura and showcases a high level of originality. Located on …

Vintage Bedroom Ideas That Make A Unique Statement

Looking for some <b>vintage bedroom ideas</b>? I sure am! I love incorporating the decor of decades past, and I’m fascinated by the return of decade-specific …

6 Volunteer Vacations to Experience

Yes, staying in a luxury hotel and parking your bum on the beach makes for an enjoyable getaway, but what if you're looking for a trip that's more meaningful? Innovative companies are unveiling enticing voluntourism (volunteer tourism) opportunities in a variety of locations, giving travelers the …

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Amazing Photos of Torres del Paine

Nestled into the center of Chile's expansive Patagonian region rests Torres del Paine, one the most iconic and coveted national parks of the entire Patagonian region. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region, the park isn't known for its high-season solitude or peaceful …

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Best Places to Stay: Northern Lights

If you’ve never seen the northern lights, there’s still time to catch the spectacular display this year. The aurora borealis–named, aptly, after the Roman goddess of dawn and the Greek word for the north wind–can appear on a clear night from September through April, and is often at its most intense …

Smart Travel Advice: Try Something New and Then Do It Again

<b>Doug Lansky</b> says the smartest travelers "are the curious ones who try a lot of new things and then try not to make the same mistakes twice." And he should know. The travel bug bit him during college and turned him into a global nomad. He sold carpets in Marrakech, picked bananas in Israel, guided …

Infographic: Scientists Who Doubt Human-Caused Climate Change

A survey of the past year's papers demonstrates that the science is in on global warming.<p>The next time you hear someone dispute that human activity is destabilizing our climate, remember this pie chart.<p>It represents geochemist James Lawrence Powell's review of 2,258 peer-reviewed scientific …

When intensive care is just too intense

The treatment patients receive in intensive care usually works but many are left with deep psychological scars<p>I still remember the first patient I saw in intensive care. A naked man, covered by a white sheet, was plugged into banks of machines through cables that radiated from his body. His face …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 11 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

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Cool waves: the best surfing photography – in pictures

Chris Power<p>First published on Tue 14 Jan 2014 12.00 EST

Edge of a Volcano

Photographer Denis Budkov has made a series of images of great beauty during an expedition to the volcanic complex Plosky Tolbatchik. Located in the …

Minimalist Photography by Zoltan Bekefy

Minimalist Black and White Landscape Photography.<p>True to the maxim “less is more”, Ireland based photographer Zoltan Bekefy captured breathtaking …

How to Drastically Speed Up Your Photoshop Workflow Using Customization

When going through hundreds of photos, workflow processing can be a real pain. Tools like Lightroom can help speed up the process, but nothing can …

Raise your hand if you are with me on this one: you have some type of artwork around the house that you've been meaning to frame and hang. It just seems to be one of those tasks that feels wonderful once its complete, but is very easy to put off. Well, lets take care of it now. --> http://apttherapy.com/1cROjxT

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

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Journey to Shangri-La: Photos of Yunnan, China

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11 Designers On Their Favorite Shade of White

Designers reveal their go-to white paint.<p>Any skilled designer knows that selecting the perfect white paint is anything but simple. What's a seemingly basic element — the essence of simplicity — proves to be one of the most complex decisions with hundreds of possibilities. We asked 11 decorators to …

Home Decorating

Circadian Rhythm and Your Brain's Clock

The Best Camera and Photo Gear from CES 2014

The Consumer Electronics Show is the electronics industry's yearly chance to trot out all their newest and coolest gear for the first time. We were …

Organizing a Trip Around the World

This is the beginning of the adventure of my life. 85 days on the road, 4 continents, 14 countries, 17 cities, 9 different languages, hundreds of stories, thousands of pictures and many, many interesting people. Me, my husband Dario, and his new venture, Quietly. Just us, for three months, …

13 Photos from Photographers on the Road

Not all those who wander are lost. Some of these photos are taken during those travels, wandering around and exploring places. Incredible sights on …