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How to attract good luck: 4 secrets backed by research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

Watch First-Ever Video of Python Swallowing Hyena

The rare kill underscores the incredible hunting skills of Africa’s largest snake, the African rock python.<p>You could say this snake had the last laugh: Researchers in southwestern Kenya recently stumbled across a 13-foot-long African rock python (<i>Python sebae</i>) that was swallowing a 150-pound hyena …

A Therapist Explains How To *Really* Listen To Another Human Being

Let’s face it: Most people aren’t good listeners. In fact, most people — including your best friend who truly loves you to the moon and back — are <i>terrible</i> listeners. But it’s not their fault. No one (well, very few people) are out here trying to ignore your important thoughts and problems. They …

Patagonia and The North Face: saving the world – one puffer jacket at a time

The retail giants are not only competing to sell outdoor gear – they are rivals in the contest to sell the thrill of the wilderness to the urban masses<p>On the night of his 30th birthday, after a few drinks, Dean Karnazes decided that he would celebrate by running all the way from San Francisco down …

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A Mindful Guide to Email in 20 Minutes a Day

I recently did a challenge with my friend Jesse of Samovar Tea: check email just twice a day (at 10am and 4pm) for 30 minutes a session.<p>In addition, …

On bowls of coffee and wooden canoes: The necessity of cultural exchange

Here’s the problem with getting ready for school when you’re an American teenager living in France: nothing makes sense. You drink coffee in bowls instead of mugs, eat a breakfast of baguettes with jam instead of fried eggs and bacon. Maybe you can take the train to school, but only if the SNCF …

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Apparently New Zealand Might Be Part of a Lost Underwater Continent

A group of geologists believes New Zealand and several surrounding islands, including New Caledonia, should be reclassified as part of an eighth …

Massive lava stream exploding into ocean in Hawaii

A dramatic "firehose" stream of molten lava continued to shoot out of a sea cliff Wednesday on Hawaii Island, splashing into the Pacific Ocean below and exploding upon impact.<p>The massive Kilauea flow is coming from a lava tube at the Kamokuna ocean entry on the southeast side of the Big Island. The …

Biotech IPOs: Outliers, Value Creation And The Dispersion Of Returns

Although many wrote off the biotech IPO markets as moribund earlier in 2016, the sector has been quietly issuing a steady stream of new offerings. Despite the volatility related to drug pricing, and disastrous first six weeks of the year, we’ve recently witnessed the 24th biopharma IPO of 2016. For …

10 Fascinating Revelations About Beauty and the Beast, 25 Years Later

It's a tale as old as time—or at least the last 25 years, which is when Disney's <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> first premiered in theaters. Although the official anniversary is this November, Disney will rerelease the film this September. In addition to a plethora of bonus extras (one of which we have …

A new contemporary home arrives on this street in Venice, California

Located within Venice, California, is this recently completed home that features elements like a backyard guest suite, open-plan living, a swimming …

GE Is Developing a 3D-Printed Turboprop for the New Cessna Denali

Who says a sleek business aircraft has to be a jet?<p>Textron Aviation recently announced their new Cessna Denali business aircraft at the EAA AirVentures airshow in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The plane is designed to offer all the comforts and conveniences of a private jet, but at a fraction of the …

Skydiver completes death-defying stunt, free falls 25,000 feet into net with no parachute

Pro skydiver Luke Aikins successfully completed an insane stunt on Saturday for a Fox TV special. He jumped out of a plane WITH NO PARACHUTE and fell 25,000 feet into a net the size of about one-third of a football field. (The photo above is from one of his training runs.)<p>The madness aired on Fox …

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The Emails of Natalie Portman and Jonathan Safran Foer

For over a decade, the Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman and the author Jonathan Safran Foer have amassed countless email exchanges about family, creativity and angry koalas — until earlier this year, when their epistolary archive mysteriously disappeared. On the eve of her ambitious …

The 32 Best Design and Furniture Stores in SF - Curbed SF

Looking to add some pomp and flare to your dwelling? Yearning for a unique piece to tie the room together? Need a cool gift this holiday season? Look no further. Here now, a list of the best design and furniture stores in San Francisco. Other than Jonathan Adler (who has a store on Fillmore Street, …

Study of Glioma Susceptibility in Dogs May Yield Insights for Humans

<b>Genome-wide association study identifies three candidate genes linked to glioma development.</b><p>A new study of the genetic factors underlying glioma …

Stunning Home Interiors by the Designer Behind Instagram’s First Office

Lauren Geremia is widely known as the go-to designer for startup offices in the Bay Area. In recent years, she has put her mark on some of the biggest tech startup offices in the U.S.: Dropbox, Instagram, Hightail, and Lumosity, among others. Though this wasn’t always her plan. Geremia graduated …

Articles about opdahl remastered on Dwell.com - Dwell

Bernhardt Design revives Charles Pollock’s long-dormant career with the release of a timeless new lounge chair.

Davone Mojo Speakers

Compact, Omni-Directional<p>At just under 12 inches tall this miniscule speaker can really fill a room. The hardwood “lens” provides for perfect 360° …

20 best new iPhone and iPad apps and games this week

Loopimal, Alexi, Detour, Relook, Tiki Taka Soccer, You Must Build a Boat, Fallout Shelter, Angry Birds Fight! and more<p>Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest new iPhone and iPad apps and games.<p>All prices are correct at the time of writing, with “IAP” indicating use of in-app …

Articles about modern coastal home stinson beach on Dwell.com - Dwell

For all the joys of beachfront living, it’s not without its risks.<p>A home by the sea doesn't have to mean Cape Cod or cottage.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.<p>Modernist beach homes offer more than just close proximity to the …

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How Deadly is a Brain Tumor? Now the DNA Can Tell

Researchers have come up with a new way of classifying brain tumors that can more accurately predict how serious one is, and that may lead to better drugs for treating them.<p>The new method looks at the specific DNA mutations that characterize a tumor — in this case a type of brain tumor called a …

Articles about house week gabled glass house on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>From a home designed by …

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Articles about simple getaways 8 prefab cabins on Dwell.com - Dwell

A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North …

Prefab Homes

More Than a Trend? Women of All Sizes on the New York Fashion Week Runways

Photo: Chromat runway<p>Size has long been a topic of controversy on the runways. Each fashion week brings new initiatives for healthy eating, promises to move away from a size zero sample, and little follow through when it comes to actually showing diversity of size (not to mention color) on the …

Woman Whose Post-Avalanche Everest Ascent Sparked Outrage Defends Her Feat

To achieve her remarkable climb, Wang Jing helicoptered over a treacherous icefall.<p>On May 23 at 6:30 p.m., a 39 year-old Chinese climber named Wang Jing and a small team of Sherpas became the first and only climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest from the south so far this year.<p>Without fixed …

Articles about 7 prefabs across california on Dwell.com - Dwell

With its main components manufactured in a factory and assembled on-site, prefab homes can cost less to build, offer a higher...<p>You don't have to look far to find a host of experienced designers and builders of prefab homes in the Golden State.<p>A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, …

Prefab Homes

Colorful Pipes In The Dalles

These pipes carry water in and out of Google's The Dalles, Ore., data center. The blue pipes supply cold water and the red pipes return the warm water back to be cooled.

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