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Feeling Forgetful? Have a Cuppa Coffee

Caffeine can help you remember things you've just learned, study says.<p>The fast-forward kick of caffeine is no news to the 80 percent of Americans who drink coffee or tea as an eye-opener. But while at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Michael Yassa, now an assistant professor of neurobiology …

10 Helpful Financial Habits You Can Start Today

Many of the day-to-day things we do are just habit.<p>That $10 lunch habit? That $30-per-class spinning habit? While you may barely even think about them, costly habits have the potential to wreak havoc on your budget.<p>And, just like bad habits can get you into financial trouble, <i>good</i> habits can help …

Articles about 5 unique houses austin texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>After an architectural epiphany, a family of traditionalists builds a monument to …

Zane Lowe lists his 100 favourite records of 2013

Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe has listed his 100 favourite records of 2013, in a giant edition of his weekly 'Hottest Record' feature.<p>He launched the list on Monday's edition of the show, and has invited listeners to pick their favourite, with the winner announced on December 19.<p>The list showcases Lowe's …

This Prediction Algorithm Can Tell If Your Startup Will Fail

Instead of guessing, consulting, or offering advice based on years of experience, Growth Science is trying to take the disruption theory to a whole …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

Whether these shots boast out-of-this-world views or simply ooze elegance and indulgence, they never fail to amaze or inspire. Here are our top 10 picks for extraordinary hotel photos.<p>By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring …

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Shwood Select 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

Getting a jump start on the new year, Portland-based Shwood presents its latest upscale Shwood<p>Getting a jump start on the new year, Portland-based …

Will Climate Change Imperil Your Cup of Starbucks?

Changing Planet<p>This broad-leafed plant in the rubiaceae, or coffee, family was spotted at 8,000 feet elevation in the Amazon basin of the Peruvian Andes. Such species are not normally seen at such high elevations. Photograph by Justin Catanoso<p><b>A UN panel to conclude that rising temperatures will</b> …

Behind the Scenes of Emily Ratajkowski's GQ Photo Shoot with Terry Richardson

Having already got a glimpse of her photos for GQ’s November issue, Emily Ratajkowski crashes the<p>Having already got a glimpse of her photos for <i>GQ</i>’s …

CMJ 2013’s 10 Best Discoveries

Last week, hundreds of bands came to New York to play in the city’s biggest (and tiniest. . . and smelliest) venues. Why was that week different from …

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

Dad Sends Kids Toys Into Outer Space, Films The Entire Trip

If you were lucky enough to have a childhood which involved firing plastic bottles into the air and pretending they were rockets, then consider your …

An army of robot baristas could mean the end of Starbucks as we know it

Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’ orders. There’s never a line for its perfectly turned-out drinks.<p>It doesn’t require health …

The HYPEBEAST Review: adidas Skateboarding Busenitz ADV

Look, I’m not trying to brag, but I’ve sprained ankles, bruised bones, broken fingers, and spilled<p>Look, I’m not trying to brag, but I’ve sprained …

adidas Originals 2013 Fall adi Ease Surf

What to Read Next<p>Popular Korean retailer A-LAND and fellow countrymen LIFUL present the “Join Our League” hoodie for<p>/Oct 15, 2013<p>Oct 15, 2013<p>192 …

The 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time

50<p>Outkast, ‘B.O.B’<p><i>Stankonia, 2000</i><p>Outkast greeted the 21st century with a single that’ll probably still sound ahead of its time in the 22nd: Big Boi …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

10 Best Stoner Movies of All Time

10<p>‘True Romance’ (1993)<p>Brad Pitt's finest moment? Hard to argue. He's barely recognizable as the burnout with the bong on the couch – the inspiration …

To Thrive At Work, 20-Year-Olds Must Adjust Their Attitude

<i>Raising self-sufficient children; financing their education; and launching them into the work world is a major preoccupation for boomer parents. I’ve covered the subject in posts like “Recent Grad Finds Job Through Her Dad’s LinkedIn Account,” and hosted guest posts from both parents (see “A</i> …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor.<p>Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting …

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10 Mind-Blowing College Marching Band Cover Songs

Turn on any college football game this season and you’re bound to hear the White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army,” which in the past several years, has …

Articles about 5 creative modern porches and decks on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>When David Rockwell, Founder and …

Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

Best Small Hotels<p>Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)<p>From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury …

10 Talent Management Lessons Every Company Should Embrace

When Microsoft opened the doors of its Redmond, Washington “Garage” in 2011 they knew that the idea of a physical space for its engineering employees to experiment with new ideas and innovations could possibly create an idea or two to supplement the company’s massive internal R&D initiatives. …

The 10 Best New Songs We Heard This Week: Kendrick Lamar, Juana Molina

It’s Friday, which means that it’s time to look back at the best new music we’ve heard over the last few days. This week, there’s that Kendrick Lamar …

Top 10 live music venues in Chicago

The Mid<p>Given Chicago's history of electronic music, it's no surprise that a venue like The Mid would carry that energy over to a new generation of clubgoers. Since opening in 2010, the near-downtown club has quickly connected with a young crowd, with headliners both established and emerging, …