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Cover's $50k algorithmic tiny houses are 80% more efficient than conventional homes

A California-based tech company is looking to bring tiny homes to the masses by streamlining the construction process with the help of computer …

7 Brutally Honest Reasons You'll Never Be Successful

It’s frustrating isn’t it?<p>You’ve set big goals for your life. Your dreams are admirable.<p>But you’re not getting anywhere.<p>What’s the problem?<p>You’re not …

What You Eat Affects Your Productivity

Think back to your most productive workday in the past week. Now ask yourself: On that afternoon, what did you have for lunch?<p>When we think about the factors that contribute to workplace performance, we rarely give much consideration to food. For those of us battling to stay on top of emails, …

Don't Try to Become the Best, Be Your Best Right Now

<b>“</b><b>Do the best you can, from where you are, with what you have</b><b>,</b> <b>now</b><b>.”</b> <b>~African-American proverb</b><p>When I first started on my spiritual path, I desperately …

Motivation

Ancient Cult Complex Discovered In Israel Dates Back 3,300 Years, May Be Temple Of Baal

Archaeologists working in Israel have discovered an "ancient cult complex," where people who lived thousands of years ago might have worshipped a Canaanite “storm god” known as Baal.<p>The complex was unearthed at the archaeological site of Tel Burna, located near the Israeli city of Kiryat Gat. It's …

NFL

Ancient rock churches put Ethiopia back on tourist map

The world heritage site of Lalibela is key to Addis Ababa's plans to banish images of famine and boost visitor numbers<p>Kiya Gezahegne joined an unruly, jostling throng surrounding a priest who wielded a 12th-century gold and bronze cross, one of the most sacred artefacts in Ethiopia. A young man …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Why America’s “war on terror” failed

Washington blames the rise of ISIS on the Iraqi government. But it has created a situation where ISIS can flourish<p>There are extraordinary elements in the present U.S. policy in Iraq and Syria that are attracting surprisingly little attention. In Iraq, the U.S. is carrying out air strikes and …

Rooms We Can't Believe Are Outdoors

The epitome of indoor-outdoor living.<p>These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor living. If you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing.

11 Tricks Your Own Mind Plays On You

Know your enemy.

Stunning "Earth House" Appears to Be Built into the Ground

The <i>Earth House Project</i> is a visualized single family home that appears as if it's built into the ground. Proposed by the Kosovan firm Molos Group, their captivating images show a modern space that's surrounded by lush, green grass as it intermingles with the building. They imagine it to be located …

Architecture

The Luxury Berkeley River Lodge in the Australian Outback

At the confluence of the Berkley River and Timor Sea sits Berkeley River Lodge, an upscale hideout in the wilds of Western Australia. The 20 villas and main lodge are perched on a 200-foot dune for a reason: Look east and you’ll see stunning views of Joseph Bonaparte Gulf. Spin around for a glimpse …

Australia

10 Trek-Worthy Beaches Around The World

No lazy beach days here! From crawling under boulders to swimming through caves and day-long hikes to horseback rides, the lengths travelers have to go to in order to reach some of the world's best beaches are great. But they're not without reward. The 10 beaches on this Cheapflights.com list may …

Beaches

5 Steps for Doing More Without the Stress | Inc.com

As the leader of a high-performing team, how you distribute and balance work across the members of that team is a critical success factor. It needs to be done fairly. Note, I didn't say equally. Work allocation needs to be done fairly because you want your team to operate on the basis of equality. …

Management

Recalibrate Your Reality

Wish you were better/smarter/stronger/faster? Sure, hard work helps, but the truth is, your self perception may be getting in the way. We all form …

Dissidence: A Modern Hammock for Rest

We’re heading into the dog days of summer and with the steady rise of the temperature, the heat will no doubt make you want to take a nap. If you’ve …

The 35 Most Amazing National Parks on Earth

What's the quickest way to realize how truly amazing our planet is? Simple: Visit the world's greatest national parks. We're thankful that governments around the world have set aside these amazing tracts of pristine wilderness, and with the help of the tips and photos from over 1 million travelers …

National Parks

350 Square Feet For $22k: The Tiniest, Most Brilliant Home We've Seen

Inside one couple's dream home, and the space-saving tactics they used to squeeze everything into the tight space<p>Inside one couple's dream home, and the space-saving tactics they used to squeeze everything into the tight space. Plus check out more cool tiny homes.

New York City

Study: EVs Save Fleet Operators $16,000 A Year

<b>Published on</b> June 17th, 2014 | <i>by Christopher DeMorro</i><p>7<p>June 17th, 2014 by <b>Christopher DeMorro</b><p>Though electric cars may cost more up front, their …

Discovering Dublin’s Coastal Villages

I’d been to the Irish capital several times before, but had never ventured from the city center to the seaside towns along the coast. As I came to find out, these aren’t seasonal communities brimming with tacky T-shirt and ice cream shops, but rather idyllic suburbs of Dublin where many families …

How Some States Are Making Carbon Pollution Cuts Really Easy

While some states and lawmakers are complaining about the EPA’s new carbon limits, or gearing up to block and delay the rule, one group of states is …

Build Your Own Electric Car: Now All Of Tesla’s Patents Are Open Source

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has never been one to shy away from controversy, or grandiose gestures (see: the Hyperloop project). After hinting at the news this past weekend, Musk announced today that all of Tesla’s patents are now open source.<p>In a blog post on the Tesla website, Musk explained his …

Tesla

Making A Stool From OSB

17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.<p>Put on an apron, grab a cast-iron skillet, and prepare to fry up chicken so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

Cooking

ALFA: An Outdoor Bench Shaped Like a Cotter Pin

Verónica Martínez designed the ALFA bench which was presented as part of a KRION® exhibition for the PORCELANOSA Group. Made from solid surface …

Furniture

Ambri: The Battery to Launch a Renewable Energy Revolution | Inc.com

When MIT chemistry professor Don Sadoway received an email from Bill Gates's personal assistant in 2009, asking if he would meet with Gates, Sadoway assumed it was a prank, and ignored it. It wasn't until he got a follow up email, this time from Gates, himself, that he realized this was no joke. As …

Clean Energy