Night Under The Northern Lights: Panorama Glass House In Iceland

  Located just a half hour outside Reykjavik is what may be one of the most unique cabins in Iceland. Introducing the Panorama Glass Lodge. sThis igloo-like home features a small fully equipped kitchen, a dining table, full bathroom, and hot tub – essentially everything you’d expect out of a high-end hotel or lodge. What sets … Continue reading Night Under The Northern Lights: Panorama Glass House In Iceland

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Northern Lights, Cozy Hot Tubs: 11 Winter Glamping Spots You Need To See

  Have you always dreamed of seeing the Northern Lights in the middle of the wilderness? Does snuggling up next to a fire while snow falls on the roof of your cabin sound appealing? How about soaking in a hot tub outside in a winter wonderland? Glamping — code word for glamorous camping — isn’t a new concept, but it is taking off as a winter … Continue reading Northern Lights, Cozy Hot Tubs: 11 Winter Glamping Spots You Need To See

The truth about algorithms

It can be easy to simply accept algorithms as indisputable mathematic truths. After all, who wants to spend their spare time deconstructing complex equations? But make no mistake: algorithms are limited tools for understanding the world, frequently as flawed and biased as the humans who create and interpret them. Source: The truth about algorithms

Beyond reason: the mathematical equation for unconditional love

Right now, in millions of bedrooms across the land, people are sighing for love. Love is important, and many of us wait for it, travel for it, and build our lives around it. But what is love? (Baby don’t hurt me.) In this article, I will articulate how I have come to understand what love … Continue reading Beyond reason: the mathematical equation for unconditional love

Practicing gratitude, kindness, and compassion – can our i-devices help?

My Apple Watch occasionally, and unexpectedly, prompts me to stop and breathe (does it not like the pulse that it is measuring?). Noticing whether you are holding your breath or breathing can be very useful (The title of one my web lectures is “ Are you holding your breath? Source: Practicing gratitude, kindness, and compassion … Continue reading Practicing gratitude, kindness, and compassion – can our i-devices help?

How to Make the Most of Constructive Self-Criticism

Self-criticism is at the heart of so many mental health issues. When you’re constantly feeding yourself negative messages, it can be hard to find the energy you need to get through the day or to challenge yourself in meaningful ways. Source: How to Make the Most of Constructive Self-Criticism

Consensual Hugs Seem To Reduce Stress

Consensual Hugs Seem To Reduce Stress People who had a conflict in a given day but also got hugged were not as affected by the negative interaction as were their unhugged counterparts. When a friend comes to you after a stressful day, how do you comfort them? Source: Consensual Hugs Seem To Reduce Stress

7 Signs of a Passive-Aggressive Narcissist

“Whenever my husband feels he isn’t being catered to, he would make everything difficult, while saying there’s nothing’s wrong.” ― Anonymous “My colleague’s favourite tactic when she doesn’t get her way is to take twice as long to get anything done.” ― Anonymous “My partner deals with our relationship issues through avoidance, neglect, and blame…every … Continue reading 7 Signs of a Passive-Aggressive Narcissist

The Colors We Eat – Issue 66: Clockwork

When it comes to food, colour is money. Food companies scan their products on the line with custom colourimeters to ensure mathematically consistent hues. Fruits and vegetables are shipped in chemically “modified” atmospheres, because “better stem and fruit colour gives better prices,” according to the website of the delivery company TransFresh. Source: The Colors We … Continue reading The Colors We Eat – Issue 66: Clockwork

How sex split up the intellectual bromance of the 20th century

The object of his affection was Carl Gustav Jung: 19 years younger than Freud, the young psychiatrist was already the clinical director of the prestigious Burghölzli Hospital and a professor at the University of Zurich. Source: How sex split up the intellectual bromance of the 20th century

DublDom Shelter Beneath The Northern Lights

http://www.beautifullife.info/urban-design/dubldom-shelter-beneath-the-northern-lights/ DublDom Shelter Beneath The Northern Lights Located in the snowy hills of the Murmansk region, Kandalaksha, there is a snowy seclusion that offers true solitude. Source: DublDom Shelter Beneath The Northern Lights

This New Glass 'Sled Hotel' Will Take You to Directly to the Northern Lights

Finland was ranked the happiest country in the world this year, and no wonder! First there's Kalsarikannit, the fine Finnish art of drinking alone at home in your underwear, and now there's this extremely cool hotel situation. You can now take in the awe-inspiring majesty of the Northern Lights from the comfort of your own … Continue reading This New Glass 'Sled Hotel' Will Take You to Directly to the Northern Lights

An Artist Replicates Space Odyssey Featuring Little Astronaut

This little astronaut — introduced and photographed by visual poet, Mauco Sosa — crosses familiar things. Where does he go?

Conceptual Illustrations of New Worlds By Steve Chinhsuan Wang

Although he readily admits to being blessed in his profession, meeting the appropriate people at the right time, ” Steve Chinhsuan Wang’s career path hasn’t always been easy.

New Aurora, More Accessible Than The Northern Lights, Has Been Discovered

Image via NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (public domain)Resident sky-spotters in Canada have uncovered a new natural phenomenon in the same league as the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) and Aurora Australis (Southern Lights).According to NASA, “citizen scientists”—people funded by the space agency who have an interest in science but might not have received formal education—made … Continue reading New Aurora, More Accessible Than The Northern Lights, Has Been Discovered

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The GIF that is frustrating the entire internet

The internet is a double-edged sword, and we know that very well, so much so that sometimes something as simple as a GIF can affect us greatly no matter how simple it is. And that's what happened with a GIF created by the Polish visual artist named Feliks Konczakowski, which shows us a satellite approach that as in google maps is giving you a clearer picture of what is actually in the location. The problem? You approach but you never get to see in more detail. Folks it is a slow news day.

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The Order and Intensity of Techno-SciFi Geometry

In his 90’s Techno dream world, school teacher Tom Knowles creates sci-fi scenes from the urban-industrial structure in his favorite cities around the world. As a child, he organized his toys in lines, a self-described higher spectrum perfectionist. Source: The Order and Intensity of Techno-SciFi Geometry

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GOES-16: Moon over Planet Earth

Launched last November 19 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, the satellite now known as GOES-16 can now observe planet Earth from a geostationary orbit 22,300 miles above the equator. Its Advanced Baseline Imager captured this contrasting view of Earth and a gibbous Moon on January 15. Source: GOES-16: Moon over Planet Earth

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Photographer captures incredible light pillars that look like something out of a Sci-Fi show

Beam me up, Scotty! At least, that’s what photographer Timothy Joseph Elzinga (AKA Timmy Joe) thought when he was woken up by his 2 year old son at 1:30am and saw this through the window. Being based in Canada, Timmy initially thought these were actually the Northern Lights. Source: Photographer captures incredible light pillars that … Continue reading Photographer captures incredible light pillars that look like something out of a Sci-Fi show