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What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Happiness

Retro Lego Gadgets Blown Up Into Real, Working Computers

One of the coolest things about the old Lego from the ’70s and ’80s were the weird, wonderful computer bricks they shipped with. These fanciful blocks took their style from the analog computers of the era, and while they look strange and wild to modern eyes–kind of like some of the computers from</i> …

14 Of The Most Buzzed-About Books Of 2015

(So far.)<p>Below are the books that have been highest-rated by users, and that are also getting added to tons of "Want to Read" lists.

Books

SmartPlate Connected Meal Tracking Plate

Trying to keep track of the foods you eat (even with modern meal-tracking apps like MyFitnessPal) is a pain. Recording the exact food and amount that …

Instagram account of University of Pennsylvania runner showed only part of story

On Instagram, Madison Holleran's life looked ideal: star athlete, bright student, beloved friend. But the photos hid the reality of someone …

The 6 Game of Thrones Characters Whose Stories Are Totally Different in the Books

As beloved as some of these book plots may be, they don't make for very good television.<p>We’ve known for a while now that Season 5 of <i>Game of Thrones</i> would go even further off-book than ever before. But some show watchers might be surprised at exactly <i>how</i> far away from the book’s plot many of the main …

TV Series

The Unkillable Arnold Schwarzenegger

How does an action-hero ex-governor spend his golden years? Loudly<p>Arnold Schwarzenegger boards an elevator beside a mural of Arnold Schwarzenegger, …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

How the “The Good Wife” went bad: Your comprehensive guide to the many recent fails of a previously-great show

“The Good Wife’s” fifth season was its best yet. So why has this season been so disappointing?<p>Season 5 of “The Good Wife” was a fantastic, thrilling season of television. Yes, “The Good Wife” is primarily about a clutch of well-heeled attorneys in a few Chicago law firms, which doesn’t quite sound …

When Mindy met Hulu: Why The Mindy Project's next life could be its best

<i>The Mindy Project</i> may be canceled at Fox, but don’t let the news send you to your emergency snack stash just yet. There’s serious hope for a …

The best TV show you’re not watching: “The Americans” will never be must-see TV, no matter how hard it tries

FX’s Soviet-spy drama is closing its best season yet tonight. So where are the fans?<p>For its fans, “The Americans” is not just a beloved show, it’s a mission. The FX show, which concludes its third season tomorrow evening, is talked about almost exclusively in terms of how not enough people are …

Happiness Can Be an On-Demand App

I’ve been to two big gatherings of on-demand workers -- the service-providers available through the apps of companies such as Uber, Lyft, TaskRabbit …

7 Battle tested Backbone.js rules for amazing web apps

Web Applications

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …

Leading a better life - Quora

Quora

How to master your time

<b>The secret to time management is simple:</b> <b>Jedi time tricks</b><b>.</b><p>Imagine you were a Jedi master called Bob (your parents, whilst skilled in the ways of the …

Time Management

My Sharpied Volkswagon.

Using HTML5 prerendering to speed up a multi-page registration process

I recently began using a newish HTML5 feature called <b>prerendering</b> in the Soundslice registration process, and I'm very happy with how it's been …

Web Development

React - A JavaScript library for building user interfaces

Declarative<p>React makes it painless to create interactive UIs. Design simple views for each state in your application, and React will efficiently …