Michael J King

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How to eat like an Icelander: a healthy alternative to the Mediterranean diet?

Michelin-star chef Agnar Sverrisson (otherwise known as Aggi) was a pioneer of the new Nordic food scene when he brought his restaurant Texture to the UK back in 2007. It's still going strong today. Sverrisson serves up light dishes centred around ingredients from both land and sea, mixing British …

Immune System

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our …

The uncertain future of handwriting

Computers and tablets are changing how we write – will the ability and need to wield a pen die out altogether?<p>We're told that writing is dying. Typing on keyboards and screens dominates written communication today. Even scribbling a signature has become rarer due to the prevalence of chip-and-pin …

University of Washington

Hill of Buddha by Tadao Ando

The Japanese architect Tadao Ando created a unique religious space in the Sapporo region, in the North of Japan. The temple is an almost entirely …

7 Tips For Creating Your Own Home Meditation Zone

With all the benefits that come with meditation, it makes sense to set aside a place in your home for this life-enhancing practice, even if it's a space that's technically made for something else.<p>Research has shown that regular meditation offers a host of health and psychological advantages. …

Meditation

Free Resume Templates

Today I selected a few free resume templates that you can use to make your own resume look extra fresh and very professional. Take a look on the …

Kravik lyre 7 string Viking Lyre made of Spruce with hard case

Currently around 9-12months approx from order to delivery for these lyres.<p>(These instruments take around 3-4 weeks of work to make, including carving, varnishing and building the fitted handmade case.)<p>2 Slots for January and February 2019 available<p>Beyond this message if you want to be on a …

Remix Mini is an Android-powered desktop for just $20

Back in January we first learned about the Jide Ultra Remix tablet, a new Android device designed with productivity in mind. Shortly after this, the startup launched a Kickstarter campaign pricing the Tegra 4-powered device at just $39. The catch was that early backers would get a significant …

Android News

10 Guideposts to Help You on Your Journey to Peace and Enlightenment

Buddhaimonia.For as far back as I can remember, I felt like there was supposed to be, “more”. Like there was always something missing. That spark, …

Zen

New leaked images give us a better look at Oppo's upcoming bezel-less smartphone

A few weeks ago, a video leaked on the web giving us a good look at Chinese manufacturer Oppo’s supposed upcoming bezel-less smartphone. Alongside a number of photos of the phone in action, the video showed someone flipping through the device’s user interface to show off the futuristic design. The …

Phones

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Making Handplane Irons Out of River Sand

A reminder that this planet came with just rocks, water, grass and trees. Everything else, we made<p>When Toshio Tokunaga needs irons for his selection …

Royals. #banjo #luthier #workshop #badriverbanjo

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

A Passion for Now: How 10 Minutes Will Improve Your Work and Your Life | Inc.com

There's only one thing that we all have in common: No matter our social status, job, emotional state, or geographical location, we are all alive right now. Our work happens now. The toughest negotiations happen now. The best moments of our lives happen now.<p>But we have the damnedest time actually</i> …

Mindfulness

Meditate and Change Your Life

We live in a time when we tend to look so far ahead into the future that we may lose sight of what's going on in our lives at the moment. I know I used to find myself running so far and so fast that I missed an entire year here and there.<p>All that changed when I began meditating.<p>Meditation stills …

Star Warfare: Alien Invasion, battling alien hordes on your Windows Phone

If you are looking for a fast-paced alien shoot ‘em game for your Windows Phone 8 device, Star Warfare: Alien Invasion may be just what you’re …

A Girl Called Jack: cooking on the breadline

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Requiem for a Soldier (Band of Brothers) - Fingerstyle Guitar

Vine and Flipboard coming soon to Windows Phone 8

Here's another app that's finally made it to Microsoft's mobile OS, Flipboard. We'll admit, we're fans, so it was great to see the news aggregator's icon line up alongside several other apps looking to take advantage of Nokia's new imaging SDK. Vine, however, wasn't mentioned there and was nestled …

What's on my Android (Nexus 4): July 2013

Google Keyboard for Android Arrives on the Play Store

Google today released its Google Keyboard app for phones and tablets running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above. You can download it now directly from Google Play, although it’s only available in English-speaking locales (Google says more countries will be added soon).<p>For those who don’t …

Nokia Lumia 520 Review

Nokia Lumia 720: High End Camera Performance on a Budget

In case people are wondering, our own AAWP review of the Lumia 720 has turned into a long term test, with Rafe using the device every day, week after …

Windows Phone and low-light photos; new infographic breaks down why it’s important

In fact, Nokia told us last year with the Lumia 920 that low-light photography was a priority because their research revealed most people take photos …

T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 521 – Unboxing and First Impressions

Another week, another unboxing and first impressions! If this didn’t take so much work, we could get used to this many devices coming out (mostly …