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You Don't Need To Be Married And Have Kids To Be Happy So STFU Already!

Before I got married, I had an on-again/off-again affair with being single. When we were on and things were good, I loved it; but when we were off, I hated it.<p>There's a lot to love about being single: you've got freedom and independence, you can come and go as you please, and you can do what you …

This Interactive Map Of Music Genres Will Take Up The Rest Of Your Day

A Belgian architect has created a map that could be the Internet’s next great music source.<p>The word ‘map’ doesn’t quite do Musicmap justice. If it were merely a map, that would just be a chance to jokingly present Dubstep as the Port Moseby, Papua New Guinea of the music world. Instead, the new …

Papua New Guinea

3 Travel Hacks Millennials Use and You Should Too | Inc.com

Travel planning can be nothing short of a hassle.<p>Luckily, the market is full of new tools to improve your experience. The problem is finding the products that really work.<p>As early adopters of technology, Millennials can help you sort through the hordes of new tools out there to make your travel …

Hacking

This kit is the perfect solution for anyone who wants an herb garden but doesn't have enough space

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>But even with the heat and monotony and backaches that came with it, gardening was a rewarding experience; very few things can …

Gardening

32 Best and Worst Veggie Burgers

There are loads of benefits to the vegetarian lifestyle. Research has shown that both vegetarian and vegan diets are two of the most effective diets …

Ooh Do I Love You Compilation

Released on Care Core records, or whatever fucking record label put this out, In 1996. Showcasing some of the scenes current big name hit makers, The …

5 Flat-Pack Furniture Companies That Are Cooler Than IKEA

Sick of disposable furniture but can’t afford high-end stuff? A new genre of companies fit somewhere in between–and they ship to your door.<p>While companies like ABC Home and Design Within Reach tout the idea of bringing high design to the masses, their items are still out of reach for most of us. …

Furniture

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

Consciousness

This Sex Worker's New Memoir Paints a More Poignant Picture of Love Than Any Sitcom

Charlotte Shane turned her memoir-like newsletter about life and sex work into an unflinching collection titled 'Prostitute Laundry.' We talked to the author about how sex work and writing share some of the same qualities.<p>In early 2014, writer Charlotte Shane began using an email newsletter …

Time I

Goldie Hawn Reveals Why She Won't Marry Partner Kurt Russell

Plus, serious thoughts on Russell's mustache.<p>Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell are one of Hollywood's most enduring couples, and now, Hawn is letting us in on the secret to her happy, 32-year romance.<p>"A lasting relationship isn't about marriage," she said in <i>Porter</i> magazine. And Hawn, who has been dating …

Celebrity News

Trouble Sleeping? A Composer Wants To Help

British composer Max Richter spent about two years writing and recording a piece of music which, if it's successful, few people will hear in full. It's a composition called <i>Sleep</i> and it runs eight hours long — the perfect length for a good night's rest. The full version of the piece will be released …

Sleep

“Muji Is Not A Trend”: How Design Fuels Muji’s Growth

The pioneering “no brand” brand views design as a solution for problems we encounter daily.<p>With around 400 stores in Japan alone, and another 300 operating internationally, housewares brand Muji shows no signs of slowing its rapid clip of expansion. For the past 35 years, the company has …

Design

‘I am still indestructible’: Lemmy has switched from whisky to vodka for health reasons

Lemmy Kilmister of the legendary heavy metal band Motörhead recently announced that he’s abandoned his beloved whisky in favor of vodka. He’s been …

Wine & Spirits

Cool Digs for the Modern Dog

Time to ditch the plastic igloos and shingled shacks! Give your furry friend the digs he deserves with Puphaus! This modern dog dwelling takes queues …

Industrial Design

College Student Builds Tiny House to Graduate Debt-Free

While many people graduate college with substantial debt, 25-year-old Joel Weber decided that he didn't want to be one of them. To save money on room and board, the University of Texas student was determined to build his own tiny home. These eco-friendly type structures are usually around 500 …

Debt Management

Bringing Solar Power to Stained-Glass Windows

Designer Marjan van Aubel finds novel applications for dye-sensitized solar cells.<p>Marjan van Aubel began her love affair with energy-harvesting …

Clean Energy

150 Trees Protect This Apartment Complex from Noise and Pollution

While living in an urban environment has many benefits, you're often subject to noise, pollution, and lack of green space. This five-storey apartment building by Luciano Pia minimizes these disadvantages by cloaking the structure in a beautiful potted forest. Located in Turin, Italy, the facade …

Treehouses

Lead Belly: the musician who influenced a generation

Lead Belly is one of great musical influences of the 20th century and his work is celebrated in a brilliant box set Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection<p>"No Lead Belly, no <b>Beatles</b>," George Harrison once said.<p>More than six decades after his death from Lou Gehrig's disease in 1949, the …

Vintage Revivals

We are solving a little design dilemma today folks. Does anyone have areas in their house that need a uniquely sized rug (not your standard 3×5 or …

5 Ways to Make Your Mac and iPhone Play Nice

Apple’s newest desktop operating system, Yosemite, is all about making Macs link up with iPhones and iPads in new and exciting ways. And with tricks …

Mac App Store

Get in the Mood: 10 Dark Rooms We Love

The stunning home of Moroso’s creative director, Patrizia Moroso, was designed by none other than Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola. The upstairs …

Interior Design

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Moment Matches Music to Mood

Unveiled behind closed doors last week at CES 2015, the BeoSound Moment wireless home audio system is the Danish manufacturer’s attempt to reconnect …

Bang & Olufsen

The Correct Way to Load Dishes for Every Major Dishwasher Brand, As Shown In Their Manuals

(Image credit: Joe Clark)<p>Do you have a dishwasher loading strategy? Well, I've got news for you: every dishwasher has its own best practices for …

Extracted

Maker Spotlight: Young In The Mountains

EL DORADO 14k PURE GOLD BAND<p>FINE INLAY JEWELRY for engagement or every day featuring recycled gold and hand cut stones.<p>See more<p>YOUNG IN THE …

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times are a barometer of perceived …

Prefab Homes

Whiskies galore in new book

A WHISKY expert from York will be sharing his knowledge with drinkers around the world, after writing his first book on the subject.<p>Joe Clark, who …

Miles Davis’s Illustrious Jazz Career Visualized Like A Record

Talk about kind of blue.<p>How do you visualize the decades-long career of a jazz titan? Songs written? Records recorded? Notes played? In this beautiful visualization, which looks almost like a record shot into space, the prolific body of work left behind by jazz great Miles Davis is visualized by …

Data Visualization

California vineyard testing the waters with ocean-aged wine

American winemaker challenges conventional methods with 'Aquaoir' – the first US wine aged under the sea<p>For centuries, vintners have used caves and cellars to help create the conditions for perfectly aged wine.<p>But when vineyard owner Jim Dyke read about a haul of preserved champagne bottles …

Under the Radar's Top 140 Albums of 2014 | Under the Radar

Lists<p>Under the Radar’s Top 140 Albums of 2014<p>Dec 12, 2014<p>2014, the year that U2 invaded the privacy of half a million Apple users and Mark Kozelek …

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