Ricky Tay

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Redesigning The Most Remote Village On Earth

An extremely isolated village on a lone volcanic island has chosen a winner in an international design competition to plan its future.<p>Tristan da Cunha is frequently called the most remote settlement on earth–even on the island, where a sign declares the fact and welcomes visitors, which tend to be …

Mouthwatering Food from Around the World

Now there’s no shame in admitting what gets you excited about travel, is all the new food that you’ll be able to sample. But hey, on your next trip, …

Costa Rica

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How to become a master of your time

When you’re managing your time well, important work gets done ahead of schedule, your teammates feel like they can rely on you, and you can feel good …

Articles about 6 homes restore lifework balance on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>These daring constructions illustrate that the added expense and effort of building at radical angles might just be worth it.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few …

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Articles about smart tech makes modern home ultra energy efficient on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...<p>To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...<p>Are you looking for some efficient ways to save energy …

Homework

Octovo Birdcage Wallet

Simplicity, style, and a little piece of mind. You get all that and more with The Birdcage Wallet from Octovo. It's part of a line of minimalist …

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Forget Big Data -- Small Data Is Driving The Internet Of Things

When people talk about the Internet of Things (IoT) they tend to think about big data technologies like Hadoop where petabyte size datasets are stored and analyzed for both known and unknown patterns. What many people don’t realize is that many IoT use cases only require small datasets. What is …

Machine Learning

The Single Most Proven Way to Get Smarter and Happier

<b>Yes, It’s This Simple</b><p>Many of the fixes for our problems aren’t complex — something that’s clear in the things I recommend people do every day.<p><b>What’s</b> …

4 Secrets to Lifelong Fitness | Men's Health

That’s why I remind the average guy to keep it simple. You don’t need Space Age equipment when a barbell works just fine.<p>In order to make continuous progress and stay healthy, I’ve learned over the years that you just need to follow four principles. They’re not earth-shattering or original, but …

Before & After: An IKEA Dresser Transformed Into an Apothecary Cabinet

A simple, inexpensive dresser gets an upscale makeover.<p>Thrifty and Chic via Hometalk<p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing reveal and make sure to check out the site for more great</i> …

7 Cleaning Myths--BUSTED!

Don't believe any of these 7 cleaning myths--they'll only slow down your routine.<p><i>Steven Lam / Getty Images</i><p><b>Myth #1: "Don't make your bed in the morning—let it air out!"</b><p>No-clean activists use this to shame bed-makers into giving up their tidy ways. And they have a point, even if they're not actually …

How to invest in the Internet of Things

With the “Internet of things,” it’s not a matter of “if.” It’s a matter of when, how big, and who will reap the princely profits. That’s the …

Take Our 21-Day Program For Radical Self-Improvement

#BIBetter is a 21-day self-improvement program designed for the busy professional, featuring a few habits that will make a big difference and a bunch of tasks that most of us have been putting off for too long.<p>We recommend participating with at least one other person, so you have more fun and keep …

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You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

11 Easy Tips For Creating A Calm and Peaceful Home

Simple solutions to transform your home into a relaxing retreat.<p>How do you feel when you walk into your home? Happy? Calm? Overwhelmed by your 'to do' list? In today's hectic world, stress is always present, but your home shouldn't contribute to it. "Your home either nurtures and supports you or it …

The Bicycle Wheel, Reinvented

It’s rare that a product fulfills its purpose in such a way that it’s not just useful, but surprising and fun — <i>delightful</i>. Superautomatic espresso …

Pulitzer Winning Photographer David Turnley’s Advice to a Class of Photojournalism Students

I had a wonderful opportunity today in that I got to enjoy the company of Pulitzer Prize-winner photojournalist David Turnley in the setting of my …

Meet Denny, the bike for people who don’t ride bikes

If you want to change the face of transportation, you’re not going to do it by giving bikers better bikes; you have to turn more people into bikers. To that end, Seattle-based design company Teague has created the Denny.<p>Denny is a bike that aims to eliminate (or at least lessen) the hassles of …

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Multitasking Damages Your Brain And Career, New Studies Suggest

You’ve likely heard that multitasking is problematic, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain.<p>Research conducted at Stanford University found that multitasking is less productive than doing a single thing at a time. The researchers also found that people …

Neuroscience: Become Immune to Stress | Inc.com

Most people intuitively understand that exercise can improve your mood, but it was only last week that scientists figured out how it works. Their findings are of enormous importance to everybody who experiences stress at work.<p>According to a recent article in the <i>New York Times</i>, exercising causes …

Neuroscience

Five ways to get organized for work

1<p>Ditch the open-door policy<p>You’ll never tackle the mission-critical work of growing your company if you invite employees to plop down on your office …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness