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This video of Silicon Valley's 'Million Dollar Shack' is proof of another housing bubble

In their beautifully made video, "Million Dollar Shack: Trapped in Silicon Valley's Housing Bubble," Steve Fyffe and Michelle Joyce show in gripping details how money is washing over the area, the hubris it engenders, the foreign investors who buy homes for investment purposes, renters who get …

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The Verge Review of Animals: the domestic cat

<i>This is the first column in a series, where Verge staffers post highly subjective reviews of animals. Up until now, we've written about animals without telling you whether they suck or rule. We are now rectifying this oversight.</i><p>Everyone knows cats are metal as hell.<p>Seriously: as obligate …

‘Calvin and Hobbes’: America’s Most Profound Comic Strip

The hilarity of ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ was rooted in a 6-year-old boy’s inability to control himself—or the world<p>In 1985, American newspaper readers met an appalling little boy. He taunted his mother (“Prepare for annihilation, pitiful Earth female”), tormented a classmate by telling her he had …

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How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

100 Genius Pet Costumes for Halloween

Halloweek is here, and we’re doing our darnedest to provide oodles of last minute inspiration for you all week long. On our list? Pet costumes, of course! You’ve seen the funny ones, the catty ones, the doggy ones, and even the underwater ones… but now it’s time to see EVERYTHING. Here are 100 …

A Velvet Worm Named for Totoro

Author: Gwen Pearson. Gwen Pearson<p>Date of Publication: 10.21.14.<p>Time of Publication: 3:00 pm. 3:00 pm<p>Velvet worms are adorable caterpillar-y looking …

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Jony Ive profiled in Vogue as Apple Watch fashion blitz continues

It's a big moment for Jony Ive. Apple's chief designer and his team spent three years crafting the Apple Watch before Tim Cook revealed it to the world last month. Now, Apple is trying to position the watch both as a must-have gadget and a luxury fashion item that belongs in the same conversation …

Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media

<b>“Beautifully, unapologetically plastic.”</b><p><b>“Feature for feature, it’s identical to iPad Air in every way.”</b><p><b>“Just avoid holding it in that way.”</b><p>Apple’s public relations (PR) department is probably the best in the world — certainly more impressive at shaping and controlling the discussion of its products …

7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome | Inc.com

Most people get excited that Friday is here, especially if the week has been hectic and packed. But often Fridays can seem like a waste (especially before holidays). Your brain, in anticipation of the time off, just says: <i>I have had enough! Bring on the downtime.</i> Then the afternoon just drags on and …

Productivity

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

Explore Pyongyang North Korea Like Never Before in Mind-Bending ‘Flow-Motion’ Hyperlapse

The ‘Enter Pyongyang‘ flow-motion hyperlapse by JT Singh and Rob Whitworth debuted to the public two hours ago as of this writing, and already it has …

Making fun of Silicon Valley is easy, but the next big thing always looks like a toy

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Thinkstock / Yaruta<p>It’s become popular to make fun not just of the “bros” who run a lot of startups — the ones that</i> …

How To Get Strong Abs Without Doing A Single Sit-Up

You don't really want to do a hundredth sit-up, do you? They're one of those exercises you can do for ages -- often without dramatic results.<p>In fact, experts tend to agree that crunches and sit-ups are not only <b>not the fast-track to washboard abs</b>, they may even hurt the neck and back. And let's not …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

The Philadelphia Zoo Has Adorable Black-Footed Cat Kittens With ‘Game Of Thrones’ Inspired Names

The Philadelphia Zoo welcomed their first litter of African Black-Footed Cat kittens back in April — one of the smallest species of wild cats in the entire world — named Drogon, Rhaegal and Viserion after Daenerys’s three dragons on <i>Game of Thrones</i>. In the wild, a fully grown adult male Black-Footed …

Surreal Photos That Make You Look Twice

Erik Johansson is a full-time photographer and retoucher from Sweden, now based in Berlin, Germany. The wildly successful artist does both personal …

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved Most This Month

We always look to our friends when we’re not sure what to cook, and that goes especially for dinner parties. Menu-planning in packs makes us feel safe, thorough, supported.<p>That’s exactly why, once a month, we’ll be looking to you for advice: These are the ten recipes you loved most this month that …

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I Heart My National Park: Yosemite

Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been a ranger at the …

Mezcal Silvestre: Is Mexico's Wild Mountain Spirit A Model Sustainable Industry?

Smoky, unique, and anachronistically artisan, Mezcal is rapidly becoming a go-to spirit for connoisseurs interested in connecting with Mexico’s rustic roots. Although mezcal is typically made from the same <i>espadin</i> agave (the genetic mother of the agave azul that is used to produce tequila), …

ALERT: ‘Super Gay Male Soldiers’ Coming For USA Christians, Warns Radio Host [Audio]

An extreme right-wing US radio host is warning of “a race of super gay male soldiers” that is plotting to kill Christians and take over …

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If you manage your time terribly, you’ll get more done

I’m terrible at doing what people tell me I should do, but I still get things done. I’m not sure why this is, but here is my best guess:<p><b>I manage my desires more than my time.</b><p>In high school, I never seemed to find time to do homework I didn’t want to do. It got so bad that in 1969 my high school …

Time Management

Heeeeere’s Jimmy!

The ebullient 39-year-old who is ascending to The Tonight Show throne as it returns to New York next month couldn’t be more different from the aloof, urbane Johnny Carson, who forged that mythic (and warred-over) franchise. But, David Kamp writes, given Jimmy Fallon’s infectious good cheer and the …

Where the world’s biggest tea drinkers are

China is far and away the largest consumer of tea, at 1.6 billion pounds a year. But per person, as illustrated in the map above, the picture is a lot different: Turkey, Ireland, and the United Kingdom are home to the world’s biggest tea drinkers.<p>The Turkish, for one, don’t merely enjoy drinking …

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The complete guide to negotiating a raise

Paychecks still haven’t recovered from the financial crisis and raises in the US have stagnated. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t push to increase your worth.<p>You want to know the going pay rate for your job, but it’s also important to link your success with that of your employer. Based on the …

Harvard Business School

Why it’s better to start your career in a recession

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>After the global financial crisis, students were devastated. Many wallowed in unemployed misery, bemoaning that there just weren’t enough jobs to go around. Those who landed jobs felt that they were settling for less, accepting …

Employment