Sarah Sleder

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Why The Internet Is Going Crazy Over This Mattress

Casper is only three years old and has already developed a cult following — notorious for disrupting the $14 billion mattress industry and completely …

MÜLLER House / Eugenio Ortúzar + Tania Gebauer

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project is born from the quest to put into practice four essential principles of architecture: …

Spectacular Gambrel Barn Home Perfect for Entertaining, Family Relaxation

Within view of the Cascade Mountains, a spectacular custom barn serves as relaxing vacation retreat as well as a working barn for the Manson, …

Canal House

Styled after the Adobe missions of southern Arizona, the Canal House pays homage to its southwestern roots in a contemporary fashion. The home is …

If you’re just not a morning person, science says you may never be

Morning people and night owls are born that way. It's time we accepted that.<p>If Cassidy Sokolis ever needs to wake up before 11 am, she scatters three alarm clocks throughout her bedroom. Even then, she still often sleeps through the clamor.<p>"It's really frustrating," Sokolis, a 21-year-old junior at …

How to instantly connect with anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

12 Steps to Clear the (Mental and Physical) Clutter From Your Life

Make time and space for what really matters with this step-by-step guide.<p>Clutter, both mental and physical, is a productivity and a joy killer. And you don't have to take my word for it. Here's what one study out of Princeton concluded about clutter:<p>"If you want to focus to the best of your ability …

The Motivation Strategy That Works Every Time

An expert claims this simple strategy can help anyone achieve just about anything.<p>Here's how most of us approach motivation: we wait around for something to fire us up to reach a goal (maybe it's the inspiration of a new year, maybe it's a particularly amazing role model) and then we expect that …

3 Must-Knows That Men Don't Talk About

When it comes to emotions, it's safe to say that most men don't talk about theirs very often. It's commonplace for men to act nonchalant when it comes to things of the heart, but perhaps it's what's been keeping us from experiencing the deeper things in life.<p>When I was an adolescent I grew up with …

We’re Doomed. Now What?

The time we’ve been thrown into is one of alarming and bewildering change — the breakup of the post-1945 global order, a multispecies mass extinction and the beginning of the end of civilization as we know it. Not one of us is innocent, not one of us is safe. The world groans under the weight of …

Kickstarter project of the week: Lumenus

Kickstarter is teeming with innovation, but very few projects manage to really catch our attention. This new article series is our attempt at bringing the best funding campaigns to your attention. This will include all kinds of different mobile-related products, so be sure to stay tuned for a new …

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Behind the Story: The New York Times Follows Syrian Migrants

<b>Story/series:</b> “A Family Swept Up in the Migrant Tide” <b><br>Outlet:</b> The New York Times <b><br>Reporter:</b> Anemona Hartocollis (@anemonanyc) <b><br>Flipboard Magazine:</b> Four Years of War in Syria<p><i>When the Syrian Civil War broke out four years ago, fighting was confined between the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and rebel</i> …

Middle East

The real reason why Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline was so important

Forget all the arguments about safety & economics. Even if the proposal was perfect, it still should’ve been spiked<p>President Obama's decision to deny permission for construction of the Keystone Pipeline may turn out to be a momentous event in the history of our efforts to protect our planet from …

Scientists Find a Black Hole 12 Billion Times More Massive Than the Sun

A team of international astronomers has discovered a black hole of almost unimaginable proportions.<p>At 12 billion times more massive than the sun, it …