Meet Sudan- the Most Eligible Bachelor

Meet Sudan- the Most Eligible Bachelor

Sudan is the last surviving male northern white rhino in the planet.

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What makes you happy?

What makes you happy?

When are humans most happy? To gather data on this question, Matt Killingsworth built an app, Track Your Happiness, that let people report their feelings in real time. Among the surprising results: We're often happiest when we're lost in the moment. And the flip side: The more our mind wanders, the less happy we can be.

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Meet Warriors on a Mission to Help Lions and Humans Coexist

Meet Warriors on a Mission to Help Lions and Humans Coexist

Jeneria Lekilelei, a warrior from the Samburu tribe of Northern Kenya, has dedicated his life to wildlife conservation.

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What If...

What If...

Could the Root Cause of Addiction actually be a lack of Connection?

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20 Good News Stories You Didn’t Hear About

20 Good News Stories You Didn’t Hear About

There so much more to the world than what we're seeing online right now and we're so grateful to have discovered this post. So let's shake off the angst and take a moment to celebrate beautiful, inspiring, and extraordinary things and march forward fearlessly together towards progress!

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All that we share

All that we share

We live in a time where we quickly put people in boxes. Maybe we have more in common than what we think? 'All That We Share' moved us... So we're sharing this with you.

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The Journey of Patchouli

The Journey of Patchouli

With a rich, earthy, woody, “wine” scent, patchouli has been a popular raw materials for fragrance since the beginning of time. Givaudan, one of the largest fragrance houses in the world, takes us on an olfactory encounter to Asia. Come with us.

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Bamboo vs. Cotton

Bamboo vs. Cotton

Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on earth. Its fiber is soft, strong and durable; Spun rayon fibers of bamboo feel like silk.

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Wake Up

Wake Up

Check in for 30 minutes and feel completely motivated to take on anything. It's time to rise and shine!

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TIME SHRINES

TIME SHRINES

ONE • ONE PLANET ONE FUTURE IS AN EXHIBITION OF ETHEREAL PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANNE DE CARBUCCIA THAT POWERFULLY DEPICT WHAT WE HAVE AND WHAT WE MAY LOSE.

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The 7 Habit of Highly Effective People

The 7 Habit of Highly Effective People

We seriously love @FightMediocrity & The 7 Habit of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. Here's a distilled summary of this gem. #BeExtraordinary

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Growing A Jungle In My New York Apartment

Growing A Jungle In My New York Apartment

A model has created an oasis in the middle of New York City by cramming 500 plants into her apartment. Yep, we're into it ;-)

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This company is building houses from old plastic

This company is building houses from old plastic

New Zealand-based inventor and engineer Peter Lewis wanted to give used plastic a permanent purpose.

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On the Rise, Micro-Apartments

On the Rise, Micro-Apartments

All over the country (and world), micro-apartment developments are springing up. This micro-apartment is the future of city living.

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Covered in Hanging Gardens

Covered in Hanging Gardens

MIA Design Studio 's PURE SPA is a 15 room treatment center as part of Naman Retreat, located in Da Nang City, Vietnam.

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Solar Roads: Can Streets Become Giant Solar Panels?

Solar Roads: Can Streets Become Giant Solar Panels?

The sun's rays can hit some roads for up to 90 percent of the daylight hours, so companies in Europe and the U.S. are experimenting with building solar panels along or above roads. But are such projects worth the cost? In France one company is hoping to distinguish itself—and reduce costs—with solar panels that are laid directly on the pavement.

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This ‘living’ chandelier is a climate-goth masterpiece

This ‘living’ chandelier is a climate-goth masterpiece

Overgrown is a collection of chandeliers and candlesticks designed to look like relics from a "desolate, flooded world."

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Magical houses, made of bamboo

Magical houses, made of bamboo

You've never seen buildings like this. The stunning bamboo homes built by Elora Hardy and her team in Bali twist, curve and surprise at every turn.

"We have had to invent our own rules," she says...

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Design & Functionality for Humanity

Design & Functionality for Humanity

The week is starting without sunshine here in New York City, so here's an infusion of inspiration to help light the way! Watch how our lovely friends at SolarPuff touch lives all over the world.

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Art Curated: Luminary by nature

Art Curated: Luminary by nature

We love 'i Light Marina Bay', from Wallpaper* Magazine.

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The Most Amazing Hotel Rooms On Earth

The Most Amazing Hotel Rooms On Earth

If you're going to stay in a hotel room, you should probably stay in one of these. 

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Watch a Seahorse Give Birth to 2,000 Babies

Watch a Seahorse Give Birth to 2,000 Babies

Male seahorses possess the remarkable ability to give birth to thousands of babies at once.

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Tokyo Capsule Hotel Experience

Tokyo Capsule Hotel Experience

John Daub and Masahito Kawahata head to the Shinjuku to stay in a capsule hotel in a Japanese city. It’s cheap and convenient. Would you stay here?

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This Chef’s Creations Will Make You Hungry for Sustainable Seafood

This Chef’s Creations Will Make You Hungry for Sustainable Seafood

Chef Angel Leon's vast knowledge of the sea and fish has given him the nickname el chef del mar—the chef of the sea. In this short from Panthalassa, see some of Leon's innovative techniques and unique dishes from his restaurant Aponiente. Located in southern Spain, this two-Michelin starred establishment offers sustainable seafood with a creative twist.

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Linimo

Linimo

Do you know about Japan's MAGNETIC LEVITATION Train?

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How to Live Wisely

How to Live Wisely

Imagine you are Dean for a Day. What is one actionable change you would implement to enhance the college experience on campus?

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Julie and Andrew's Converted School Bus Home

Julie and Andrew's Converted School Bus Home

Julie and Andrew Puckett live happily in their converted school bus in Atlanta, Georgia. They were kind enough to give us a tour of their 200 square feet home that they appropriately call "The Housebus."

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Fungus: The Plastic of the Future, Part I

Fungus: The Plastic of the Future, Part I

Head into the R+D world surrounding the development of fungi as a viable replacement for plastic, and the people who hope it can lead to a better and more sustainable future.

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Simple Living In A Lotus Belle Tent

Simple Living In A Lotus Belle Tent

If you've ever dreamed of living in a luxury tent in the forest, then this may just be the set-up for you.

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Vanilla: Under the skin of the world’s best bean

Vanilla: Under the skin of the world’s best bean

L’Heure Bleue, Obsession, Opium, Shalimar… these iconic, exotic fragrances owe much of their appeal to the warm, soft and indulgent notes of vanilla. The sweet scent of the world’s favorite bean has a familiar aroma that is indulgent and luxurious.

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Sweden tests tiny wooden pods as the future of college dorms

Sweden tests tiny wooden pods as the future of college dorms

Every year thousands of Swedish college student are left without housing- for 2015, it’s estimated there were 20,000 “dorm-less” scholars at the start of the year. The university town of Lund in Southern Sweden has been experimenting with building dorms under the minimum size standards.

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Morocco Switches on First Phase of the World's Largest Solar Plant

Morocco Switches on First Phase of the World's Largest Solar Plant

Yesterday, Morocco switched on the first section of its new Ouarzazate solar power plant. This may be the largest in the world.

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An Island made from plastic bottles

An Island made from plastic bottles

A floating artificial island built in Mexico by British artist Richart "Rishi" Sowa. 

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3D Printing Rhino Horns Can Stop Poaching in Africa

3D Printing Rhino Horns Can Stop Poaching in Africa

With large-scale poaching causing the once-abundant rhino population to dip to extinction levels, one Seattle-based biotech startup has come up with a deceivingly simple idea to stave demand of the rhino’s coveted horns: fake it.

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Mike's thoughtful home

Mike's thoughtful home

A Snowboarder's unbelievable tiny house.

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Vetiver: Discovering the roots of masculinity in Haiti

Vetiver: Discovering the roots of masculinity in Haiti

Like fine wine, the longer you distill the languorously smoky roots of the native Indonesian grass vetiver, the richer the aroma. Related to lemongrass, vetiver invokes images of freshly tilled soil and chopped wood. Popular in male perfumery for these strong earthy overtones, it is in huge demand and implementing sustainable farming methods is essential for its future supply.

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