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Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

A life-saving drug that treats a rare infection is almost impossible to find

Hospitals are stocked with lots of vital drugs.<p>But there's one that is time-sensitive, life-saving, and an utter necessity in treating a rare kind of infection — but you'll find it almost nowhere in the US.<p>The drug is called miltefosine. It is a microbe-killing drug that can sometimes save the …

Disease

How 10 Fashion Insiders Do NYFW Street Style for Under $100

You don't have to peacock to get snapped.<p>While we'd never say no to wearing head-to-toe Gucci, we also know that you don't have to max out your credit card to look good. After all, it's not <i>just</i> about the price tag. This season we spotted 10 street style stars who mastered the high-low mix in new …

Get the Word Out with These Amazing (and Free) Marketing Tools

To own a business, people have to know yours exists—and it goes beyond plopping a website online. Marketing is a huge component of a business of any …

Small Business

Blavity, the BuzzFeed for black millennials, is raising $1 million and gets a redesign

Blavity, the new media and lifestyle site for the young and black in America, takes on meaningful subjects like the Black Lives Matter movement, NFL player protests and discrimination from Airbnb.<p>The site, which showcases BuzzFeed-like content such as “15 times athletes joined Colin Kaepernick’s …

Startups

15 Daily Routines That Will Boost Your Productivity

Looking to become more productive? Here are 15 daily habits that can help you.<p>Feeling the office blues?<p>It's okay. It is an unfortunate reality that most U.S. workers spend long hours in the office, working themselves to death until they become office zombies.<p>Because of the long hours and often …

Self-improvement

Buying a smart lock might be a dumb investment

We’ve known for some time that the Internet of Things (IOT) was basically a connected dumpster fire. Time and time again, these connected devices have proven that, while convenient, they aren’t necessarily safe. In fact, many manufacturers have a rather apathetic view on security, which leads to a …

A Tesla saved its owners life by using autopilot to get him to the hospital

While autopilot isn’t always used for its intended purpose, or even used correctly for that matter, it’s undeniable that the feature has utility. Joshua Neally probably recognizes this more than most.<p>After the 37-year-old Neally started suffering from piercing pain in his stomach and chest, he …

Tesla

11 psychological tricks restaurants use to make you spend more money

Or, you might be a little more open to suggestion.<p>That's the opportunity menu engineers and consultants are looking for. Behind the scenes, before you're even thinking of dinner, they put careful thought into the way you choose what foods you eat.<p>Here are 11 of the sneakiest psychological tricks …

Profit

Here Are 10 Ways to Be Happy Even When You're Broke

I'm living proof that money doesn't always buy happiness.<p>I moved to New York City with a dollar and a dream. OK, I had more than a dollar in my pocket but it wasn't very much. Right after graduating college, I moved to the city on a whim after getting a call from a hiring manager at a magazine I …

Businessmen mull buying cruise ship to house homeless people

Plan to buy 400-bed European cruise liner and sail it to New Zealand to ease housing crisis gets mixed reaction<p>A group of New Zealand businessman have come up with an idea to help New Zealand’s homeless – place them on a cruise ship.<p>Charity groups in Auckland estimate hundreds of people are …

New Zealand
Asia

A Rare Glimpse Inside Cuba’s Tenement Houses

New York-based Italian photographer Carolina Sandretto first travelled to Cuba in 2011; the country fascinated Carolina, as did the “time bubble …

Cuba

8 Unusual Experiences to Have in Iceland

As the land of fire, ice, Northern Lights, and cheap flights, it’s no wonder Iceland has become one of the world's most popular destinations. From …

Grow Crystals That Glow with Magnetic Induction

It’s relatively cheap, quick, and easy to make LEDs glow wirelessly. The problem is usually making the machine look nice and durable for usable applications. This project utilizes a basic wireless electricity circuit and DIY crystal-growing techniques to come up with ambient lighting that can be …

The 1970s “gay-cure” experiments written out of scientific history | Ars Technica

Bob Heath's septal region love sparked iffy experiments for schizophrenia, homosexuality.<p>Robert Heath claimed to have cured homosexuality by …

7 NASA discoveries that will blow your mind

When it comes to government agencies, NASA is by far one of the coolest. Not only does the space agency explore the galaxy and probe the far reaches …

Jupiter's Northern Lights Look Absolutely Incredible

If you want to see beautiful auroras, forget Alaska, Canada, and Iceland—check out Jupiter. At the gas giant’s north pole, the most powerful and …

I Rescued A Husky And Later He Saved Me From An Abusive Relationship

I found Kyro through an ad on Craigslist. His Mother had abandoned Kyro and his 9 siblings. The owner sent out a plea online for assistance in …

Cute Animals

Chicago nixes giant street puppets

A troupe of giant puppets will not be roaming the streets of Chicago next year after all.<p>After two years of work and months of negotiations, the city notified event organizers Thursday that Royal de Luxe, a French mechanical marionette street theater company featuring puppets as tall as 50 feet, …

Chance The Rapper's "SNL" Performance Will Give You Chills

Chance rapped, sang, and danced his way into America's hearts.

11 Secrets To Saving Money At Bed Bath & Beyond

It's not just about all those coupons.<p>Those blue and white coupons are like gold at Bed Bath & Beyond. Even Kristen Bell goes crazy for them. Check out these tips from people who know how to make those little pieces of paper go farther — and other ways to save.<p><b>1. OK, you probably know this one, but</b> …

Hi-Tech Sneakers Controlled by App Allows for Endless Design Customization

Customized sneakers may look great, but they'll often set you back with how much they cost. The footwear startup ShiftWear wants to change this by reinventing the idea of personalized shoes. Fusing technology and fashion, their concept allows you to create your own designs and display them on the …

Kindle

The Sneaky Things House Flippers Don't Want You To Know

That house may look good on the surface, but don't be fooled.<p>As the real estate market continues its upward climb, house flipping seems to be back in a big way. Tune in to an average day of programming on HGTV, for instance, and you'll see more homes bought, renovated and sold off again than your …

The playlist: hip-hop – Junglepussy, Wiki, Tink and more

Junglepussy’s free album could be one of 2015’s best, Wiki unleashes a track from Lil Me, Tink kicks you to the kerb and A$AP Rocky’s out to lunch<p><b>Junglepussy – Pregnant with Success</b><p>Junglepussy’s free album is a late contender for one of the best hip-hop releases of 2015. Distorted vocals are …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Dominique Ansel Reinvents the Rainbow Cake

We asked pastry chef Dominique Ansel to give us his version of the rainbow cake. You're welcome.<p>Okay, we give up. We've joined the rainbow cake craze—but not the kind made with boxed batter and food coloring. We went to dessert guru <b>Dominique Ansel</b>, the pastry mastermind behind the world-famous …

Baking
Mad Men

7 Time-Saving Beauty Products to Get You Through the Holiday Season

Looking at your calendar for this month is probably overwhelming, to say the least. On top of work deadlines and meetings, holiday parties and …

Skin Care