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How Water Makes Us Healthier, Happier, and More Successful

This month, California biologist and former <i>Outside</i> cover subject Wallace J. Nichols publishes his first book, <i>Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do</i> (Little, Brown, $27).<p>Billed as …

Pacific Ocean

Uproxx, FilmDrunk and Warming Glow Bring the Online Watercooler to Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / May 28, 2013<p>We live in interesting times. Thanks to the viral power of online social networks, the lines that separate …

Reuters News Service

Inside Flipboard / December 9, 2013<p>The global wire service known as Reuters was, from the start, revolutionary and innovative. What would become one …

Seeking Fortune, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / December 11, 2013<p>Brilliant leaders zig when others zag. In 1930, a scant four months after the collapse of Wall Street signalled …

Mashable Is Now Flippable

Inside Flipboard / January 28, 2014<p>Like so many people who become successful adults, Pete Cashmore struggled as a kid. When he was 13, he had an …

Brain Pickings Gets Made for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 11, 2014<p>Maria Popova is one of the Internet’s finest hunter-gatherers. Powered by a curious mind and a deep appreciation …

Crowdfunding (and Crowdfinance) 101 | Inc.com

Crowdfunding has paved a new avenue for entrepreneurs to raise capital for their growing businesses and has generated billions of dollars for startups. Some do it well (think innovators such as "Generation Why Not: 35 Under 35"). Others, like New York City Opera, struggled with executing a winning …

Crowd Funding

50 Ways To Get A Job

Are you stuck in the vicious circle of a job hunt Top 10 Most Effective Job Search Websites Top 10 Most Effective Job Search Websites Read More — …

BitTorrent experiments with decentralized private-chat service

Are you longing to chat in private — not just “off the record” but off the grid? BitTorrent today released an internal alpha of its server-less chat app, making your dreams of truly private chats a near-reality.<p>BitTorrent realized the word “privacy” means different things to different people and …

Small Cool 2014 Tiny Home Contest

Apartment Therapy is holding their <b>annual Small Cool contest</b>, which showcases tiny living spaces in categories from 1,000 square feet to under 400 …

Randomize Your Computer's MAC Address with This Script

Your computer's MAC address is on part of what makes it possible for people to secretly track you. If you want to really prevent that from happening, …

New nano-dots could mean cheap, paint-on solar cells

They're too tiny to see, but a new form of light-sensitive nanoparticles could flood the world with solar power.<p>Colloidal quantum dots sound like something that young Jedi might use for training in a starfighter flight simulator, but they're actually a new form of solid nanoparticles that could …

Clean Energy

Bread machines are nice toys, but please don't make bread in them

<b>Question: I have never made bread -- it intimidates me. I don't have a lot of time, but I would like to make some. Do you have suggestions for bread</b> …

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The Mobile Hostel Bus of Your Powder-Hound Dreams

For those of us who just want to hit the slopes, finding ideal lodging can be a painstakingly annoying afterthought. Optimal pricing and amenities can make or break a ski trip—hotels with the right mix of affordability, flexibility, and comfort aren't easy to find and can easily tie you down. Fear …

Travel

Loop Portraits:Romain Laurent Reveals His Tricks

When we see a photo that just makes us say, “How in the world?!” we just have to stop talking out loud to our computer screen, hunt down the genius …

Teaching Kids to Code Will Change The Way We Program

<i>Raj Sidhu is a designer, Web developer, and creator of Code Monkey Island, a board game that introduces kids to programming fundamentals.</i><p>I felt pretty jealous as I walked into the computer room of the elementary school I was visiting. The hulking PCs of my youth – with their giant floppy disk …

Tag: Architecture & Interiors

A Modest, Mostly Vintage Rental in Berlin by Quiet Studios<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>A Luminous, Euro-Style Row House in Washington, DC, Courtesy of Studio Oink<p>by …

This Box Transforms A 200-Square-Foot Room Into A Comfortable Apartment

GIF<p>Could you live in a 200-square-foot apartment? What if it came equipped with a device that could turn a single room into a bedroom, living room, …

France and the UK will run out of fossil fuels within the next five years

The UK will run out of its own gas, coal, and oil within the next five years, according to a report released by the Global Sustainability Institute at Anglia Ruskin University. And France, which continues to rely heavily on nuclear energy, could run out of its remaining fossils fuels within the …