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This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who was written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Happiness

Akureyri guide: What to do and where to stay in Iceland’s most charming city

It’s easy to be charmed by Akureyri. This tiny city is filled with brightly painted wooden houses, cosy bars and sleepy streets leading down to the …

Swimming Pools

The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

Though it’s sometimes easy to get down about what’s happening on a global scale in the world around us, the minutia of an artist, an album, or a song can be a saving grace in our day-to-day lives. Music has never been able to fix what’s wrong with the world, but sometimes it feels like it can fix …

Leon Bridges

Best Sesame Street Musical Guests | PBS Parents Lists

Sesame Street is now in its 45th season on PBS KIDS! In honor of Sesame and PBS’s commitment to help raise smarter, stronger and kinder kids, we’ve …

Music

'This Is Nigeria' masterfully reframes Childish Gambino's epic video for a different audience

Folarin Falana, better known as the Nigerian rapper Falz, did something with Childish Gambino's incisive "This Is America" music video that no one …

Music

Making the Most of Kodak Aerochrome

Since I published my Aerochrome albums, I have been swamped with questions about various aspects of this incredible film. Several Lomographers have …

Photography

German company converts old shipping containers into gorgeous living spaces

Building with shipping containers may be a growing trend, but converting these steel boxes into livable spaces is no easy feat. Thankfully, …

Handshake Books is a New Platform for Photographers to Publish Books and Zines

<b>Introducing a new collaborative platform for getting your photography projects printed into books and zines</b><p>For photographers wanting to create and …

4 Camera Settings That EVERY Photographer MUST Understand

If you want to take better photos of landscapes, one of the most important things you can do is learn how to use your camera.<p>But beyond that, having …

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, The Most Popular Physics Book Ever Written, Is Now Completely Online

In years past, we let you know that Caltech and The Feynman Lectures Website joined forces to create an online edition of <i>The Feynman Lectures on</i> …

The reasons why food tastes better in a bowl than on a plate

There were only three uses for the blue and white Pfaltzgraf bowls that filled my family’s kitchen cabinets when I was growing up—soup, breakfast cereal, and ice cream. Okay, maybe the occasional chili night. Everything else—pasta, casseroles, roast chicken—we ate off of large dinner plates, offset …

Food

A Santa Barbara Hotel With Ocean Views and Artful Cuisine

<b>Rates</b><p>From $360<p><b>The Basics</b><p>Opened in September, the 121-room Hotel Californian is a gateway to a revived Santa Barbara waterfront. It’s also a do-over: one of its three buildings sits on the site of the original Hotel Californian, which was destroyed, two weeks after opening, by a 1925 earthquake. The …

Why the Brain-Body Connection Is More Important Than We Think

Our brains aren’t flying solo; our emotions also come into play when we’re interacting with the world, new research finds.<p>The idea that our brains are like giant supercomputers, orchestrating and determining everything we do, has gained ground in recent years. So too have ideas that a short time …

Psychology

3 Powerful SEO Tips to Help Curators Find Your Content for Flipboard Magazines

No matter what you write about, a portion of the people who arrive on your blog do so as a result of conducting a search. You can enhance that traffic, and in turn the number of people who add your content to their Flipboard Magazines, by being savvy about search engine optimization (SEO). These …

Engines

6 Strategies Inspired by a Nobel Prize Winner That Will Help You Design Better Solutions | Inc.com

Richard Thaler won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize for integrating psychology with economics. He has played a crucial role in the development of behavioral economics over the past 40 years, which has had a significant impact on economists, researchers, business, and government …

Critical Thinking

Wim Wenders on his Polaroids – and why photography is now over

When I got to New York, I joined the thousands of people gathering in silence for John Lennon<p>Wim Wenders reckons he took more than 12,000 Polaroids between 1973 and 1983, when his career as a film-maker really took off, but only 3,500 remain. “The thing is,” he says, “you gave them away. You had …

San Francisco

How Photographer Peter McKinnon Got 1 Million YouTube Subscribers in 9 Months

Photographer Peter McKinnon first started his YouTube channel 9 months ago, but since then he has racked up over 1.1 million subscribers. In this …

Road Trip: Laguna Beach to San Diego, California

Mile 0 | Laguna Beach: Beach Walk<p>Nothing is more beautiful than Laguna Beach in the off season, so take advantage and take a 1.3-mile walk from Main …

Elon Musk's Response to Puerto Rico Is Pure Marketing Genius (and Should Be Required Reading) | Inc.com

"When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world."<p>Elon Musk may have said those words decades ago, but perhaps never in his storied career has he proved them truer than with his recent tweet about rebuilding Puerto Rico's electrical grid.<p><b>Here's the back …

Puerto Rico

12 Street Food Rules You Don't Know You're Breaking in Asia

Experts from a dozen countries around the continent weigh in.<p>Some street food rules are universal: Look for the stands with the longest lines. Don’t buy food that has been sitting out for who-knows-how-long in the hot sun. Carry translation cards if you have a serious allergy. Other etiquette is …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

How to Easily Create a Cinematic Color Grade in Premiere Pro

The "Orange and Teal" look is immensely popular for videos of all shapes and sizes, from YouTube travel videos to Hollywood blockbusters. It not only …

The best home security apps you can download

One of the most useful things about a smartphone is the peace of mind it can offer when you go out of town. When you leave the house, no longer do …

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers | Inc.com

You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need customers. You need to pitch: your idea, your business -- or even yourself.<p>So how can you make sure you're ready to pitch?<p>The following is from Ryan Robinson, a content marketing consultant to …

Public Speaking

Bandcamping: The 5 Best Underground Albums of August 2017

Over the past however many installments of Bandcamping we’ve run in this space, we’ve highlighted a variety of different artists working in a bunch …

Cheri Yase Kasi — ubuntu in action

<b>by Kim Penstone.</b> Almost every new agency that opens its doors wants to shake things up. The rallying call is for change, the aim to break free from …

Public Relations

10+ Genius Camera Hacks That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography Skills In Less Than 3 Minutes

Professional photography gear costs thousands of dollars but you can take stunning pictures by spending only a fraction of the cost. If you have the …

The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s

When considering the whole sweep of 20th century music, the 1960s loom especially large. Some of the importance placed on the music of the decade can be traced to demographics (the massive baby boomer generation born after World War II reached prime music-listening age) and technology (the consumer …

Uber’s design director on what it took to redesign a global product

Didier Hilhorst is a director of design at Uber . In this episode, he shares how his graduate degree in economics helped mold him as a designer and, in turn, shape how he and his team redesigned Uber from the ground up.<p>It’s not every day economics and design overlap with one another. But for …