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Big Ideas Gets a Bit Bigger

Inside Flipboard / June 23, 2014<p>We’ve got a special place for people aspiring to make the world better: it’s called Big Ideas. This category, which …

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Healthy Eating

Link About It: This Week's Picks

Applications for 3D printing keep pushing the boundaries of design, art and science. The latest innovation is a robotic suit that acts as an exoskeleton—incorporating both 3D-printed components and mechanical parts—and assists paralyzed people with their walking and standing. Each suit is …

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

Lego

These Spas Will Make You Wanna...

...book a couple's massage! Although not all of us can afford to run off to Europe and splurge on an all-day couple's spa treatment, these heavenly hotels will sure get you in the mood. Hotel search trivago has put together a collection of 10 stunning properties that house even more impressive …

Swimming Pools

360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono | Colossal

<p>This fun set of paper books was created by Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono who conceived the idea as a clever way to illustrate …

Norway's Oil Fund Heads For $1 Trillion; So Where Is Alberta's Pot Of Gold?

Every man, woman and child in oil-rich Norway became a theoretical millionaire this week.<p>The country’s oil fund — which collects taxes from oil …

Geologists identify trigger for apocalyptic 'super eruptions'

They rank among the most catastrophic natural disasters on Earth, second only in destructive power to an asteroid impact that could ensure humanity meets the same fate as the dinosaurs.<p>Super eruptions make those from normal volcanoes look like sputters of dust. They blast enough material into the …

What do you see in this image? (Silhouette by Mary Peterson//Logan Trujillo) Researchers are trying to untangle what goes on as our brains process the visual world. Find out what your brain really sees: http://on.natgeo.com/1jj64Qc

The 1 Thing You Must Do In Every Job Interview

I recently interviewed an excellent candidate for a position at our growing startup, Likeable Local. The woman had an incredible resume, an …

Free Website Builder

Incredible Gadgets You Would Kill For - 20 Examples

Advertisement<p>Gadgets are more unusual and more clever than normal technological objects and that makes them gain popularity.<p>These wonderful gizmos …

Gear & Gadgets

Smart Home Devices: Gadgets and Home Technology Ideas

Advertisement<p>Smart home devices are becoming a part of our everyday life. Like with the mobile phone, we are starting to be addicted, depending on …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Hiking

14 Favorite Fall Destinations

TravelDigital Nomad<p>The world turns and seasons change—summer has passed and led us into gentler autumn with its changing leaves and more rigid schedule. The kids are back in school, and work is revving back up again, but there is no such thing as a bad time to go wandering.<p>Next month, National …

Amazing Close-up Photographs of the Human Eye and How to Make Them Yourself

The human eye is a pretty amazing apparatus; physiological functions and complexities aside, eyes are integral to non-verbal communication and …

Body Language

The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

Food

On its 125th anniversary, reflections on the lasting power of Stanley Park

Since its official opening nearly 125 years ago, Stanley Park has played an outsized role in the development of Vancouver. No other single landmark has had a greater influence on the shape of Vancouver, and no other urban park has played such a pivotal part in the emergence and development of a …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Washington D.C.

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

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Entertainment, News, and Lifestyle for Moms

DIY Leather Pouch

8 Comments<p>What do you give to someone who already has everything? A DIY leather pouch made just by you for all of their little somethings.<p>I'll teach …

DIY Scalloped Photobooth Backdrop

19 Comments<p>Contributor post by Chelsea of Lovely Indeed<p>Happy New Year, all you lovely people! I love starting a new year, don't you? We're kicking …

Weekend Project: A Crazy Pom Pom Rug

22 Comments<p>Pip Lincolne has a fun and crazy (and I bet soft) pom pom rug project in the latest issue of Frankie Magazine - that I'm loving! She says …