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Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet
By Nicole Catanese, harpersbazaar.com

The on-trend diet isn’t a fad and it’s way more sustainable than it sounds. Here’s how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.

I start­ed eat­ing a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained…

I think I need to check this out

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The World’s Coolest Prefab Houses

These houses, which can be plopped down nearly anywhere—on roofs, in deserts, on riverbanks—offer stylish alternatives to mobile homes for the contemporary nomad. Some can be built up in the course of a day, then broken down again, like giant Legos. And, as we all know by now, such homes are far more eco-friendly than resource-guzzling McMansions.

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Awesome prefab homes. I need one.

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"If you want to get fans, you have to start out as a fan."

- The 15-Minute Daily Habit That Will Change Your Career (via fastcompany)

I think this a very important idea. We should all share what we are passionate about with the world. Who knows where it will take us.

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Airbnb’s Newest Plan for Gaining Legitimacy in New York City
Samantha Shankman, Skift, skift.com

The West Village in New York City is a popular neighborhood among tourists. Dan DeLuca / FlickrIn the midst of a fight with the New York State Attorney General, Airbnb revealed a new plan for gaining legitimacy in its largest, and arguably most…

Interesting read

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This Bike Is Made From Wood And Recycled Soda Cans

Could cycling get any better for the planet? This design concept imagines a far greener bike than the standard metal frames in use today. More> Co.Exist  

It would be fun to see these on the roads in San Francisco. I could see these on The Wiggle very soon.

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I like the shirt and jacket combo

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How to Wrap a Sandwich
food52.com

Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we’re sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.

Today: Wrap your sand­wich like the gift that it is.

Your much-needed lunch break final­ly roll…

Tight.

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Athletes Are More Likely to Finish High School Than Non-Athletes

What does it take to get a kid to stay in school and graduate? Sometimes motivation is highly external: New York City has experimented with paying students when they get good grades. Sometimes it’s highly internal: Angela Duckworth’s research focuses on how personality traits like “grit” and perseverance help students persist through hardships at school. Both of these extremes are elusive and hard to implement: Not every city has a wealthy mayor who wants to help bankroll a student-payment system. Not every child has “grit”—and researchers don’t really know how to teach it.

A new study from the University of Kansas suggests that there’s a simpler, more universal way to motivate students: Give them a reason to come to school—even if that reason has nothing to do with academics.

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I agree. The best and most memorable part of school for me was athletics.

Source: The Atlantic