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Play 900 classic arcade games in your web browser, right now

Some 900 classic arcade games are now available for you to play, all you need is a web browser, and if you're reading this, you're probably good to go.<p>They're all housed for posterity over at The Internet Archive, thanks to the efforts of Jason Scott and those who worked JSMESS (or JavaScript Mess) …

Jerry Dodgion On Piano Jazz

Saxophonist Jerry Dodgion has played with just about everyone in the jazz world throughout his long career. In 1955, Dodgion joined Benny Carter in Las Vegas for the opening of the Moulin Rouge, and in the late '50s, he played with both Frank Sinatra and the Red Norvo quintet.<p>Dodgion settled in New …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness

Nintendo is exciting again

Link and Yoshi are coming to save the day<p>All it took was a failing console to spark Nintendo's creativity.<p>As the Wii U struggles with consistently disappointing sales, Nintendo has tried to reverse its fortunes by releasing some of its most exciting and inventive games ever, including the likes of</i> …

'Arkham Knight' makes Batman into even more of a sociopath

Running people over, the non-lethal way<p>Here's the thing about the <i>Arkham</i> series: Bruce Wayne is a complete psychopath, even by Batman's usual standards.<p>This wasn't all that clear in <i>Batman: Arkham Asylum</i>, the original game that combined fast-paced brawling with hidden object puzzles and endless …

BEFORE & AFTER: From Stuffy To Child-Friendly and Chic

Interior designer Asia Baker Stokes takes a trapped-in-the-past library brilliantly into the present.<p>The library before the clients moved in. <i>Photo courtesy of Corcoran Real Estate.</i><p>When Asia Baker Stokes' cousin called on her to revamp her family's newly purchased Upper East Side apartment, she …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

The formal cat fantasy portraiture of Eldar Zakirov

Man, I love this guy's work--particularly the cats. Eldar Zakirov is on DeviantArt, and you can support his high weirdness by purchasing prints. He …

Sunken Seating Areas That Spark Conversations

Designing the perfect interior or even outdoors is all about creating appealing focal points along with visual and geometric contrast. Too much of …

Climb Harder By Mastering This Breathing Technique

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>2277<p>2.3K<p>SHARES<p><b>Utilize the relaxing breath to improve on-route</b> <b>performance</b><p>It’s strangely easy to forget about …

Bouldering - How to Dyno

<b>Rainbow Rocket, Fontainebleau</b><p><b>The following is an excerpt from the Dynamics chapter of Bouldering Essentials. And while books are great and all they</b> …

The Ideal Gym – pt.2 – Boulders for strength and technique | Rest Jug dot com | Rest, Read, Restart | Climbing interviews and articles

A bouldering wall is the basic structure on which you can train proper climbing movement and therefore elements of climbing performance such as …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

Self-improvement

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Do This in the Morning and Be More Productive All Day | Inc.com

<i>Everyone has a unique way of starting their day off on the proverbial right foot. What do successful entrepreneurs do every morning to ensure they are über-effective at getting things done? We asked members of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization</i> <i>to provide their tips and tricks for maximum …

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

11 Falling Water Features Guaranteed To Give Your House A Sophisticated Look

If you wish to make your home stand out and to give it the wow factor then a falling water feature is the way to go. It’s amazing how such a simple …

Landscaping

Exuding a Playful Modern Character: Pi Chair by Christoph Steiger

Swiss designer <b>Christoph Steiger</b> envisioned the <b>Pi chair</b> during his studies at Bergen Academy of Art and Design. The unconventional dining chair stands …

In a 6-Day Period, Microsoft's New CEO Satya Nadella Completely Changed the Company | Inc.com

In the span of six days, Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella has totally shaken up the company.<p>First, he announced Office for iPad, releasing a touch version of Office for Apple's tablet before Microsoft had a touch version of Office for Windows.<p>Then during Build, Microsoft's conference for …

11 Ways to Decorate with Florals

Bring the garden inside.<p>Bring the garden inside. It's time to update your house with this decor trend. See iconic florals reimagined here.

Interior Design

40 Traditional Designer Rooms

Over 40 classic rooms for inspiration.<p>From a formal blue dining room to a dramatic canopy bed, these designer rooms are traditional, but never boring.

Interior Design

The Superman Dilemma, and Which Three DC Heroes Rocksteady Should Make Games Of Instead

Ever since Rocksteady Studios released the highly acclaimed <i>Batman</i> games, <i>Arkham Asylum</i> and <i>Arkham City</i>, people have said that they should do a game …

Soar Over Surreal Turkey in a Hot Air Balloon

Could there be anything more dreamy than this? I spent a good part of this morning looking through surreal photos of hot air balloons soaring over Cappadocia. A historical region in Central Anatolia in Turkey, Cappadocia is known for its unusual, moon-like landscape. It's a mixture of naturally …

What 'Obsolete' Object Just Tripled Its Kickstarter Target, Netting $2.4 Million in 48 Hours?

Here's an unexpected one: Just two days ago the Pono went live on Kickstarter, and within 24 hours quickly smashed through its $800,000 target at a …

Linea – Line Illustrations by Marcos Bernardes

Linea – Simple Graphic Line Illustrations.<p>Marcos Bernardes is working as a graphic designer, illustrator, and toy designer in Santa Catarina, Brazil. …

2014 Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display Sunday night for the opening round of Rio de Janeiro’s exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew, even by local standards.<p>The Carnival competition sees the city’s top samba groups, or schools, parade in the Sambadrome, each …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

Ancient gladiator school discovered in Austria

An ancient Roman gladiator school has been discovered in Austria, complete with cell blocks, a training arena and a bath complex, archaeologists say.<p>The buried remains of the school at the site of Carnuntum, near Vienna were detected not through excavations but through remote-sensing techniques. …