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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it …

Japanese Taxi Driver Takes Multiple Exposures While Looking for Passengers

Taxi driver Issui Enomoto captures unique multiple exposure photographs of Yokohama, Japan and its residents as he drives around at night looking for passengers. He always keeps his camera with him in his taxi so that he can shoot various scenes of the town as they strike him. For this series …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

Incredible Award-Winning Aquatic Designs Inspired By Nature

<b>Serkan etinkol, Turkey: 2013 IAPLC Top 27</b><p>Every year, the International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest (IAPLC) receives design concepts from aquarium hobbyists throughout the world. Designers propose a wide range of concepts set within various tank sizes that are intended to function as …

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Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

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Urban Gardening: Shade-Tolerant Herbs to Grow in Your Apartment

Buttermilk biscuits with chive butter, egg salad with ribbons of tarragon, iced tea with fresh mint. There are many reasons to love fresh herbs. …

IKEA's Miniature Greenhouse Lets Anyone Create Their Own Indoor Garden

Don’t have room in your yard for your own greenhouse? Never fear – Swedish retailer IKEA has a solution. Their adorable SOCKER mini greenhouse is the …

World Design Rankings Announcement

<b>World Design Rankings (WDR)</b> has released its latest design rankings of countries based on multiple design awards won at international juried design …

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How Americans talk across the country

It wasn’t really until I got to college, and was thrown into the mix with people from all over the world, that I realized how even in America, we all …

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'Layaway Santa' rings up $21k for strangers

He was just going to pick up bicycles for a charity event. Instead, this real-life Santa turned his stop at a central Florida Wal-Mart into an early Christmas delivery for 76 strangers.<p>Greg Parady, 40, was at The Villages Wal-Mart last Saturday to pick up the bikes for a Toys-for-Tots drive held by …

Researchers Accidentally Set World Record for Thinnest Glass

Researchers accidentally discovered the world's thinnest sheet of glass, just two atoms thick.<p>Their chance finding — now immortalized in the 2014 …

The Best Cruise for You

Contemplating a cruise? With a growing number of vessels sailing the ocean every year -- each with an impressive lineup of itineraries, onboard amenities and lodging options -- finding the best cruise for you is no easy feat. After all, not all cruises are created equal.<p><i>Phil Comeau/ Flickr</i><p>Comparing …

How to be Less Sensitive and More Positive

Have you ever found yourself freaking out because someone else told you about something that made you fuming mad and yet in the end, it was not such …

Artist JeeYoung Lee Converts Her Tiny Studio Into Absurdly Elaborate Non-Digital Dreamscapes | Colossal

<p>It’s always amazing to witness at artist who embraces one of their greatest limitations, turning it instead into one of their greatest advantages. …

Fire Escape Mask with Liquid Medicine to Prevent Inhalation of Toxic Gases

<b>Fire Escape Mask</b> is a specially-designed mask that contains liquid medicine which can be worn while escaping the fire. It could effectively prevent …

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

Floating Biodome Absorbs Carbon Dioxide, Emits Oxygen

<i>Bloom</i> is a futuristic take on marine farming designed by French firm Sitbon Architectes that was selected as one of five finalists for the first Architizer A+ Awards in the “architecture and weather” category. The spherical structure is designed to be a semi-submersible laboratory garden, …

Five New Management Metrics You Need To Know

<i>This is a guest post from James Slavet of venture firm Greylock Partners. Slavet’s investments include Coupons.com, Groupon, One Kings Lane and Redfin. Greylock Partners has invested in Facebook, LinkedIn and Pandora.</i><p>After years of leading teams and then, at Greylock, watching some of the best …

Four 401(k) No-Brainers: How To Not Leave Money On The Table

It’s head-scratching time for those of you with 401(k) open enrollment.<p>Here’s some thoughts probably crossing your mind: Should I put more money in stocks? Will I lose more money if I do? What about bonds?<p>Well, you should always adjust your stock allocation to roughly the time left until you …

Livescribe's beautiful new smartpen turns pen and paper into apps and pixels

We may be constantly staring into our phones and laptops, but Livescribe CEO Gilles Bouchard says pen and paper are more popular than ever — and he has data to back it up. We want to write and draw the way we always have, he says, but we also want all the sharing, instant access, and searchability …

A plan to turn every lightbulb into an ultra-fast alternative to Wi-Fi

Current wireless networks have a problem: The more popular they become, the slower they are. Researchers at Fudan University in Shanghai have just become the latest to demonstrate a technology that transmits data as light instead of radio waves, which gets around the congestion issue and could be …

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F.lux Helps Computer Addicts Sleep Better

I discovered F.lux earlier this year, and it has changed how I work. F.lux is a program that sits quietly on your Mac, Windows or Linux computer removing the blue light emitted by your screen which can cause your body to subconsciously delay its natural timings — and adversely affect your sleep.<p>In …

Stay-at-Home Mom's Adorable Food Art Rockets Her to Fame

Four years ago, Malaysian mother Samantha Lee couldn't have expected that the adorable food art she was making for her two daughters would, one day, rocket her to fame. With over 312,000 Instagram followers, as well as articles on <i>Today.com</i>, <i>Daily Mail</i> and <i>Huffington Post</i>, she's become an inspiration …

Lonely Planet's Stunning Photos of Our Beautiful World

As any traveler knows, Lonely Planet creates awesome travel guide books that inspire people to explore far-flung places all over the world. Who hasn't bought a Lonely Travel book before they took off on their vacation?<p>In their latest book, <i>Lonely Planet's Beautiful World</i>, they take us on a journey …

Creative Thinking with Michael Michalko

Fujitsu's Factory Farm: Can Cloud Computing Displace GMOs?

Chiba, Japan—Think of this as an industrial plant for plants.<p>Fujitsu is in the midst of turning a mothballed semiconductor fab in Aizu Wakamatsu, Japan into a facility to grow low-potassium vegetables, said company representatives at Ceatec, a technology conference that took place earlier this …