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Why You Should Be Making A Life Instead of Making A Living

What makes you happy - living a life you love or living a life where you are exist only to make a living ?

Charlie Hebdo printing a million copies with help from Google

<i>Charlie Hebdo</i> will not stop skewering politics and religion alike despite the horrific January 7th attack that killed 12 people, including many of its staff and two policemen. Instead, the Paris-based journal will publish a million copies of its next edition on January 14th, compared to a normal …

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Intel Unveils $149 ‘Compute Stick’, Possible Mac mini HTPC Rival [CES 2015]

At CES 2015 in Las Vegas Intel has unveiled the Compute Stick, which is an HDMI stick that allows you to run Windows 8.1 apps on your TV.<p>Essentially, …

Black-on-Black Racism: The Hazards of Implicit Bias

How the politics of respectability twists society<p>In his year-end press conference, President Obama was asked about the state of black America. He responded by saying blacks are “better off than they were,” but juxtaposed that with the lingering issues evinced in the recent tragic police encounters …

You Can't 'Turn Fat Into Muscle'

Where does body fat go when it's lost? Into the air, actually.<p>This is where people think fat goes when it's "lost":<p>But! Most people are wrong, according to physicist Ruben Meerman and biochemist Andrew Brown. Their calculations were published yesterday in the British medical journal <i>BMJ</i> (hence …

Why You Should Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone Right Now | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You’ve probably been told to start thinking outside of the box at some point in your life. You’ve also likely been encouraged to get outside of your …

SkylinkNet Alarm System Starter Kit review: Skylink's DIY security kit is basic but dependable - CNET

<b>The Good</b> SkylinkNet's kit was a reliable performer in our tests, with responsive sensors and an easy-to-use app.<p><b>The Bad</b> Skylink won't call the police for you if the alarm goes off, and its system won't integrate into a larger connected-home setup.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> There's nothing groundbreaking about …

The Shortness of Life: Seneca on Busyness and the Art of Living Wide Rather Than Living Long

<i>“How we spend our days,”</i> Annie Dillard memorably wrote in her soul-stretching meditation on the life of presence, <i>“is, of course, how we spend our lives.”</i> And yet most of us spend our days in what Kierkegaard believed to be our greatest source of unhappiness — a refusal to recognize that “busy is a …

The top 10 romantic patios in Toronto

Romantic patios in Toronto should be secluded, picturesque, dark or quiet. These spots exist in alleyways, backyards and gardens, and usually feature …

Deus CYCLEWORKS 'Carby' Road

It’s been a real inspiration to witness the evolution of Deus Ex Machina, purveyors of custom café racer motorcycles and exemplary riding gear. The House of Simple Pleasures, in Camperdown, Sydney, was the first location to house the vision of Dare Jennings, founder of legendary surfwear brand …

Build Your Foundation

From the start, I have always followed a very traditional lifting program. No super-sets, no drop-sets, no standing on one leg on a Bosu ball …

The Cycle EXIF Mondrian Sticker | Cycle EXIF

Inspired by the livery of the LOOK / La Vie Claire pro team of the late 80s, which was, in turn, inspired by Piet Mondrian, this is the first Cycle EXIF sticker run.<p>Printed on heavy duty vinyl by Sticker Mule, the Cycle EXIF Mondrian Sticker will announce your appreciation of classic cycling …

Yasujiro Nudity

Although Japan’s Tange International Co. has been through its share of ups and downs over a 90-year history, they still continue to manufacture high quality tubing, a credit to the management and products. Their range now includes a series of frame, branded Yasujiro, after the name of the company’s …

The Best Tailors in Toronto

The best tailors in Toronto know a thing or two about fit - they don't just work wonders with a sewing machine; they know exactly how and where to …

10 places you should visit before you die

<b>UPDATE</b>: Discover the best places on earth and receive personalised travel recommendations with HomeAway’s new microsite Places to See Before You Die, …

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or …

Google announces Chromecast: a $35 device that will change television viewing

Google announced a new product today alongside the refreshed Nexus 7 and Android 4.3, and it pretty well came out of nowhere.<p>Chromecast is the …

Android set-top box with motion sensor was demoed by Google during CES

The Chromecast may not be the only entertainment-oriented device coming from Google, as a new <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report says the company may have (or had) another similar device in development.<p>According to the publication, Google demoed an Android-powered set-top box at CES 2013 back in January. …

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

How to connect an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to your TV

Sometimes, the swiftest way to get media on your TV is directly through your phone or tablet.<p>If you have home videos, photos or even video-streaming apps you want to see on the big screen, there are a few ways to get them onto your TV. The solution will depend on how new (or old) your device is, …

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Study: People With a Lot of Self-Control Are Happier

Improbably enough, people who are better able to resist impulses report being more satisfied with their lives.<p>austin hsieh/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> "Among humankind's most valuable assets" is self-control, according to Wilhelm Hofmann and his team of researchers at the University of Chicago. They define it …

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

The grand art museum houses 35,000 masterpieces, from prehistory to contemporary works. But with over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, navigating the enormous museum can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look out for.<p>Christine Kuan, the chief curator at Artsy, selected 15 must-see …

Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Chrome Bravo Night is Black by Day, Safe by Night

What’s better than Chrome’s already versatile Bravo backpack? The new Bravo Night which takes the original and makes it pop at night. Built with a …

9 of America's Lesser-Known Automakers

Beyond the big three giant car companies in the U.S., most people are familiar with the names of famed U.S. carmakers that no longer exist, such as Duesenberg, Studebaker, and Packard. But there are lesser-known companies, such as these, still making cars<p>Beyond the big three giant car companies in …

A Closer Look at Atlas, the Prize-Winning Human-Powered Helo

Back in April, PopMech profiled the guys behind the human-powered helicopter Atlas, who just won the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize. Here's a detailed look at their long journey to victory.<p>Back in April, PopMech profiled the guys behind the human-powered helicopter <i>Atlas</i>, who just won the $250,000 Sikorsky …

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