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Gorgeous Norwegian Eco-Friendly House Produces More Than 3 Times The Energy It Needs


ZEB Pilot House

This is no-doubt one of the most efficient houses on Earth.

It was designed to be 100% zero emission, and incorporates a ridiculous number of clever tricks and gadgets to truly make it a friend to the environment, according to The Daily Mail.

 Norway's Research Centre on Zero Emission Buildings and renowned international architecture firm Snøhetta teamed up to make it possible.

Welcome to the most eco-friendly house on the planet: The ZEB pilot house. It was designed to be 100% zero emission certified by a partnership of Norway's Research Centre on Zero Emission Buildings and renowned international architecture firm Snøhetta.

The house uses various natural sources to provide all the energy it needs — plus at least enough to power an electric family car for a year. It produces 23,200kWh of energy a year, but through clever and eco-friendly design uses only 7,272kWh.

1,614 square feet of solar panels cover the roof, bringing in an estimated 19,200kWh of energy. The roof is also tilted 19 degrees southeast toward the sun, to maximize sun exposure, as well as make it easier to collect and use rainwater. Thermal solar panels heat the water for use in the house.

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8 Gorgeous Smart Homes For Sale Right Now

It's Scary How Much This Guy Looks And Sounds Like Peter Griffin From 'Family Guy'

We Did The Math: Should You Buy Or Rent In These Major Cities?


When you buy a home, a lot of the money you spend isn't going toward your home equity. The cost of homeownership includes the money you spend on fees, taxes, and interest. These costs do not increase the value of your home nor do they reduce the principal on your mortgage.

We did some analysis on the cost of homeownership versus the cost of renting. Rental costs are offset by the interest you make on the cash you did not have to put toward a down payment. Homeownership costs are offset by the tax deduction you get on your mortgage interest payments.

The cost of owning a home will typically exceed the cost of renting when the price-to-rent ratio (the cost of buying a home divided by the annual rent of similar property) is greater than 20. We used data provided by Zillow for this analysis.

There are numerous other factors that should be considered when deciding whether to rent or buy a home. But start by figuring out whether the cost of owning is relatively cheap or expensive based on your specific needs.

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Cadbury Has Changed The Recipe Of Its Ubiquitous Creme Egg


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This is a bad week for lovers of British confectionery. 

Cadbury has reportedly changed the recipe for its creme eggs and will no longer be using Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate on the outside of the egg in the UK, according to the Sun (ungated summary in The Telegraph).

This comes on the heels of Cadbury, which is now owned by American foods company Mondelez, reducing the number of eggs in a multipack to five from six while continuing to charge the same price.

"It's no longer Dairy Milk," a Mondelez spokesperson told the Sun. "It's similar, but not exactly Dairy Milk."

The public anger about the two changes seems to be directed toward Cadbury's new American owner, and perhaps rightly so. Cadbury was acquired in a hostile takeover back in 2010 when Mondelez was known as Kraft. The chocolate used in eggs produced for Americans has been made with powdered milk for quite a while. 


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7 Things You'll Never See A Real Cigar Smoker Do


As any cigar aficionado will tell you, cigars are a hobby, not a habit. And like any hobby, there is a right way and a wrong way to do it.

We reached out to Michael Herklots, vice president for retail and brand development for the Nat Sherman cigar brand, and asked him what true connoisseurs avoid while smoking cigars.

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, keep reading to see the seven worst mistakes that you can make while lighting up.

Mistake No. 1: Expecting two cigars to smoke the same.

two men smoking cigarsPremium cigars are a handmade product created from an agricultural crop. Since so much variation can occur with the blends used, types of tobacco, and how the cigars were made, it's next to impossible to predict how a cigar will smoke with 100% certainty, according to Herklots.

Real cigar aficionados know this and embrace these small variations. You should too.

Mistake No. 2: Thinking that cigar flavors change from year to year, like wines.

Box of Padron CigarsCigars are a nonvintage industry, which means cigar manufacturers try to ensure their cigar offerings taste the same from year to year. They add to and tinker with their tobacco blends, always trying to make sure the blend maintains the same taste while accounting for natural variation.

Over time, the taste of the cigar model will change, but very slowly. According to Herklots, the difference is negligible in the short term.

Mistake No. 3: Holding the cigar in your mouth.

cigar in mouthA cigar isn't something t0 "clench between your teeth and cheek and suck on," Herklots says. It should be held in your hand and brought up to your mouth to puff, then brought back down to hang out between your fingers.

This also helps the cigar burn cooler, so you don't waste any precious tobacco.  

Mistake No. 4: Dipping the cigar in alcohol.

Cigar AlcoholThe flavor of the liquor can ruin the taste of the cigar and make it different from what the cigar manufacturer intended.

"I can assure you that if that cigar manufacturer wanted cognac at the end of the cigar, they would put it there," Herklots says.

Mistake No. 5: Limiting your cigar smoking to only one brand or type.

cigar smokingYou can have your preferred brand, sure. But don't let some mistaken sense of duty or loyalty to a particular brand keep you from sampling several varieties of cigars.

Herklots says he has a repertoire of 10 to 12 go-to cigars that are all different types and brands. It's a great goal for any serious cigar smoker.

Mistake No. 6: Smoking what everyone else is smoking.

Winston Churchill cigarDon't just smoke the same fat cigar that the CEO you're meeting with is smoking. You're far better off asking the experts around you what you might enjoy instead of hacking up a lung and wasting a cigar.

This is especially good advice for beginners who aren't as comfortable smoking cigars just yet, Herklots says.

Mistake No. 7: Inhaling the cigar smoke.

cigar smokingYou should never inhale while smoking a cigar. They're not cigarettes, and the tobacco is often much stronger.

Instead, merely take a puff and let it sit in your mouth for a few seconds while you taste it. Then simply blow it out. Puff and rotate your cigar every 30 seconds to one minute, and enjoy it with a strong alcoholic beverage.


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Why The Classes At Phillips Exeter Are Different Than At Any Other Private School


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Russell Weatherspoon, or "Spoon," as his students call him, took a seat at the sand-colored table in the center of his classroom at Phillips Exeter Academy, a prestigious boarding school in Exeter, New Hampshire.

"Where do you want to start?" he asked the 11 upperclassmen enrolled in his social ethics course, signaling the start of class.

And that was the last we heard from Weatherspoon for a while. 

"One of the parts that bothered me," a student began as he fanned the pages of "Ethics: Theory and Contemporary Issues," "is on page ..."

For 70 minutes, the teenagers batted around text citations, asked open-ended questions, and led the discussion without interference. No one raised a hand. There were few lulls. And yet, no one talked over a peer.

This classroom experience is not unusual at Exeter, as I learned during my recent visit to the school.

In the 1930s, the academy established a model of teaching called the Harkness method, which calls for an oval table in every classroom, and places students in charge of their own learning. Schools around the world have studied and adapted its pedagogy, but Exeter remains the only private high school (that I know of) to use the system in every one of its courses.

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History Of Harkness

The story begins with Edward S. Harkness, an American philanthropist whose family was once the largest holder of Standard Oil stocks after the Rockefellers. He gave away an estimated $129 million before his death, including a $5.8 million contribution to Exeter.

edward harkness, phillips exeter academyWhen he bestowed the gift in 1930, Harkness challenged the school to use the money to develop a new way of teaching and learning. He wanted to do away with students sitting in rows and teachers lecturing at the head of the classroom.

The school came back with this proposal:

  • Class size is limited to 12.
  • Students lead the discussion.
  • An oval-shaped table, named in the philanthropist's honor, stands in the center of the room — making students and instructor equal. They sit at the same height, can see one another from any seat at the table, and have "no corners to hide behind," as Harkness put it.

For more than 80 years, this system has served Exeter students in and outside the classroom. If standardized testing scores are any indication of the Harkness method's success, it's worth noting that Exeter students averaged an SAT score of 2107 out of 2400, a full 610 points higher than the national average.

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Everyone Gets A Say At The Table

The Harkness method, with its small group setting, comes with an obligation to come to class prepared. Otherwise it will be pretty obvious who did and didn't do their homework. Speaking up at the Harkness table, however, is just as important as drawing out others around you.

Remember that one kid in your high school class who never knew when to keep quiet?

"I used to be one of them," one student told me during my recent visit to Exeter. "I was talking a lot. But Exeter teaches you more than talking. It teaches you to listen."

The entire day I spent at Exeter, I don't think I heard one student talk over another. Students allowed their peers to finish phrasing a question or developing an idea before jumping in, just as well as they remembered to cite the text. They are encouraged to wait three seconds before responding to what the last person said, and to begin their contribution by repeating part of what the previous person said.

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During my visit, I witnessed students' "discussion etiquette training" in action, on even the most minute of scales.

English instructor Becky Moore, who has taught at Exeter for more than 24 years, began her 200-level English class with a warm-up: She challenged the students to recite the alphabet as a group. No one person could say two letters in a row, and if two people talked at the same time, the group had to start over. It began, "A," "B," "C," and so on, at random.

Halfway through the alphabet, the students reached a standstill. No one spoke. Finally, a small girl wearing glasses piped in with the next letter.

Why the lull? A student later explained, "Hillary was the only one who hadn't spoken yet, so I knew not to talk."

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Harkness Spreads Around The World

When Edward S. Harkness envisioned a student-centered teaching method, he hoped it would reach far beyond Exeter. Today, that dream is being realized. 

Exeter offers seven on-campus conferences for teachers, allowing them to sit in on summer classes and learn best practices in implementing a discussion-based pedagogy. Last year, according to The Exeter Bulletin, 139 independent schools, 70 public schools, and 16 countries (as far as Australia, China, Paraguay, and Turkey) sent representatives to Exeter.

And at Exeter, the Harkness method continues to evolve. Each department adapts the system in a way that fits its curriculum. It was only in the last 20 years that the science department found a way to fit the Harkness method into a lab setting, and the math department is pioneering ways to present problems in a collaborative scaffolding.

The Harkness method is far from a "one size fits all" teaching system — just as every student's needs are unique. But when it works, it sure works well.

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In San Francisco, $1,280 A Month Will Get You Only A Tiny 280-Square-Foot Apartment


When it comes to renting an apartment, you definitely won't get much for your money in San Francisco, recently named the most expensive rental market in the US.

This Craigslist posting for a studio apartment in the Outer Sunset really drives the point home. For $1,280 a month plus utilities, you can rent this 280-square-foot "in-law studio," which the listing says is ideal for "someone who wants her private space without dealing too many complexities of roommates." We first saw the listing at SFist.

The apartment comes furnished, which means you'll get full access to a twin bed, dresser, desk, and a card table. 

sf studio craigslist

There's a small closet.

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No word on whether the previous tenants will be taking those hot plates with them.

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It doesn't look as if there's a stove anywhere, and this sink doubles for both kitchen and bathroom duty.

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And here's a look at the bathroom.

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The apartment also boasts access to this small rose garden.

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HOUSE OF THE DAY: A Lavish NYC Penthouse Hits The Market For $66 Million


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The most expensive and lavish of six apartments built atop New York City's historic Puck Building has hit the market for $66 million.

The price is astounding, and if it sells at the list price, it would become the most expensive apartment building sold in downtown New York, according to Curbed.

The 7,241-square-foot apartment features six bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms, a gym, home theater, wine cellar, and beautiful rooftop patio.

The rooftop patio features a hot tub and a "yoga lawn."

Another lounge-y section of the patio.

The side of the rooftop has a grill and eating area.

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The 50 Most Elite Boarding Schools In The US


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Going to a top boarding school can do more than help students get into a good college — it can provide them with a powerful alumni network, a solid education, and lifelong friends.

We examined the most prestigious boarding schools in the country to find the best of the best.

To do so, we factored in each school's endowment, acceptance rate, and average SAT scores, as reported by BoardingSchoolReview.com. We weighed each of those criteria equally to rank the schools.

Data that was unavailable on BoardingSchoolReview.com was taken from the schools' websites or from Niche.

50. Holderness School – Plymouth, New Hampshire

Average SAT score: 1800

Endowment: $60 million

The Holderness School has a two-week period in March where students participate with their graduate class in experiential special programs that range from outdoor exploration to community service. Holderness accepts 45% of applicants and has class sizes averaging around 12 students.

49. Lake Forest Academy – Lake Forest, Illinois

Average SAT score: 1820

Endowment: $25 million

Since 2002, Lake Forest Academy has held an annual Head of School Symposium where students and faculty engage in conversations, presentations, and trips about diversity and global pluralism — a topic highly valued by the school. Linked with Lake Forest College, the boarding school accepts 36% of applicants.

48. St. Anne's-Belfield School – Charlottesville, Virginia

Average SAT score: 1827

Endowment: $25 million

Originally founded as a school for the daughters of University of Virginia graduates, St. Anne's-Belfield School accepts 35% of applicants. The now-coed school keeps classes small, averaging 13.7 students, and offers 15 AP courses.

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Business Insider Is Hiring A Full-Time Reporter For Its Strategy Section


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Do you have more ideas than time to execute them?

Are you excited to research the psychology of success, ask powerful people how they organize their days, and investigate the management strategies that companies like Google, Apple, and Amazon use for maximum effectiveness?

Business Insider is hiring a full-time reporter for its Strategy vertical, one of the fastest-growing sections of the world's No. 1 digital business publication.

Candidates should be comfortable writing quick, aggregated stories that highlight the most interesting angles of the day's news, while simultaneously working on reported medium-length and long-form features.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Insatiable curiosity
  • A strong voice and the ability to write with authority
  • Interest in digital media and how readers consume news on the web
  • Previous writing experience, preferably business
  • At least a Bachelor's degree
  • Journalism degree and/or background preferred
  • Copy-editing skills, light HTML and Photoshop experience, and knowledge of social media are also useful

APPLY HERE with a resume and cover letter if interested, and specify why you're interested in working on Strategy. 

Please note that this position requires that you work in our Manhattan office. Business Insider offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits. 

SEE ALSO: Business Insider Is Hiring Paid Interns For Its Strategy And Careers Sections

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A Secret Startup In Silicon Valley Is Raising $120 Million To Make The Freshest Juice You've Ever Tasted


doug evans juicero

For the past year and a half, a startup called Juicero has quietly been raising a boatload of cash.

It raised $4 million in October 2013 and an additional $15.8 million in April 2014, according to documents reviewed by Business Insider.

It's raising another $100 million round right now, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the deal. Investors include Kleiner Perkins, which housed the early-stage startup, and Campbell's Soup. Google Ventures, Thrive Capital, and Vast Ventures may also be involved. 

The amounts being raised and the number of contributing investors, of course, are subject to change.

The company wouldn't tell us how it works, but based on conversations with people, here's what we're told. 

Juicero, sources say, is creating the freshest juice in the world with a contraption that's sort of like a coffee Keurig. It will compete with the LivBlends juice machineThe fruit, hand-picked before you drink it, is shipped in a pouch. It's like freshly pressed juice, sources who have tried it say, only better.

Rumor has it the CEO of Campbell's tried the juice and ran back to cut a $10 million check. A Campbell's representative declined to comment on the funding.

The big idea that investors are buying into is that Juicero will change the way fruits and vegetables are delivered. The fruit you buy in stores isn't really fresh. It's picked a week or two before the store receives it, and before you ever take a bite. Based on those we talked to, we believe Juicero could own its own farms, and pick the fruit fresh before delivering it. 

The company is raising so much money because it's not just creating a household product; it's creating a whole agricultural arm to the business, which hints that the company plans to grow and supply the fresh produce around the world. The company has attracted the attention of major names in tech, including Bill Gates, who is not an investor but is well aware of the company, says one source. In October, Juicero's founder Doug Evans was spotted chatting with Apple's Jony Ive at an awards ceremony. 

organic avenue juiceDoug Evans, a vegan, was formerly CEO and chairman of a health-food chain that's prevalent in New York, Organic Avenue, with Juicero's advisor, Denise Mari.

In 2013, a major stake in Organic Avenue, 70%, was sold to investment firm Weld North, and Evans joined the company's board of directors. Evans grew up in New York and has served in the U.S. army.

Evans declined to comment for this story. He noted that his startup is still under development but should be unveiled this year.

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How A Food Photographer Used Her Instagram Skills To Help Launch A Startup


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When Ryan Waliany and his wife Serena Wu were working on the launch of their new recipe app, Kitchenbowl, they knew taking a visual approach would be the key to their success. 

Kitchenbowl, which allows users to upload and discover recipes, features beautiful photos that show how to cook each dish step by step.

"With any high-quality community, especially with food, the biggest thing is photography," Waliany said.

"There are a lot of great cooks out there, but if it doesn’t look great, it doesn’t have that same emotional appeal."


Prior to the app's launch in November, Waliany turned to Google to find photographers with an eye for food.

His search brought him to Business Insider's article about food-focused Instagrammers, many of whom have tens of thousands of followers and take pictures of food for a living. He decided to reach out to a few photographers on the list, including Southern California-based lifestyle photographer Michelle Yam. 

michelle yamShe jumped at the opportunity to work for a young startup.

"I talked to Michelle and she pitched me a bunch of ideas," Waliany said. "I said, 'Wow, you’re absolutely right' and brought her on the next day."

Yam says she got about 50 emails after Business Insider's article, but the opportunity to help a new company launch was especially attractive to her. 

Her social media prowess gives her a unique perspective on building an audience. 

"For me, being active on social media, I understand what it takes to get people interested in your brand," Yam said. "If you’re trying to promote your brand on such a visual platform, you need to understand what makes a picture look good."

Yam has about 45,000 followers on Instagram, where she shares photos of meals she's enjoyed at top restaurants in addition to amazing food art she creates herself.




Yam will continue to work on her own brand and with other companies while she consults remotely with Kitchenbowl, who has three employees in its Seattle office. Yam runs Kitchenbowl's Instagram page, helped determine their brand strategy, and got food bloggers started on the platform.

"I’m working with them to launch their own brand, then I’ll bow out, help them transition from startup to doing it on their own," she said.

She's already made a difference in the new company's effort to attract a following, growing their Instagram follower count to more than 4,100 in just three months.

Kitchenbowl was even featured on the App Store's home page shortly after launch.

"We're getting emails from high school kids who want to open a food truck, from a guy from Nepal who was so excited to join the community ... we're able to share recipes with the world and get those creators from around the world," Waliany said, adding that they've also posted recipes from amateur chefs in Canada, Malaysia, and all over the U.S. "Michelle was able to get all of these people interested. We wouldn't have had that reach otherwise."

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The 10 Best Skis On The Market


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With ski season in full swing, you'll want to make sure you're sporting the best gear while tearing down the slopes.

The experts at FindTheBest helped us find the best skis on the market. The skis are ranked by FTB's Smart Rating, which accounts for ratings and awards from ski magazines, model year, and ski type. 

Check out the best skis for the 2015 season. 

10. 2014 Blizzard Cochise Ski ($750)

The 2014 Blizzard Cochise Ski is designed for the advanced male skier. The all-mountain skis have a hybrid rocker and flat profile, and come in four different sizes. The skis made Ski magazine's Gold Medal Gear list.

9. 2014 Blizzard Bonafide Ski ($700)

Similar to the Blizzard Chochise, the 2014 Blizzard Bonafide Ski has the same profile and all-mountain usage. Predominantly a men's ski, women can use Bonafide skis as long as they pay close attention to the sizing. 

8. 2015 Volkl Aura Ski ($699)

The women's 2015 Volkl Aura Ski is designed primarily for off-piste skiing, so it can handle rough terrain. The freeride skis are for the advanced skier and have a hybrid rocker-camber profile. 

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7. 2015 Volkl Shiro Ski ($699)

The 2015 Volkl Shiro Ski's reverse camber profile means you'll rarely catch an edge. Also known as the 100% rocker profile, it's becoming increasingly popular among skiers. The Shiro is also a freeride ski designed for off-piste skiing. 

6. 2015 Atomic Vantage Theory Ski ($499)

The 2015 Atomic Vantage Theory Ski is an all-mountain ski made for the intermediate male skier. The skis come in three sizes and the hybrid rocker-camber profile is great for skiing through powder.

5. 2015 Blizzard Viva 810 TI IQ Ski ($799)

The titanium and wood 2015 Blizzard Viva 810 TI IQ Ski is for the advanced female skier. The skis have a hybrid rocker-camber and were awarded On The Snow magazine's Editor's Choice. 

4. 2015 Rossignol Soul 7 Ski ($700)

The 2015 Rossignol Soul 7 Ski is a freeride powder ski which is great for off-piste skiing. The intermediate men's skis' profile is 50% rocker and 50% camber. The skis float well in powdery conditions, yet can easily maneuver through tightly packed snow.

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3. 2015 Atomic Vantage Ritual Ski ($700)

The advanced men's 2015 Atomic Vantage Ritual Ski has a hybrid profile with a 65% camber and a 35% rocker. The skis were awarded Freeskier magazine's Editor's Pick. 

2. 2015 Faction Prodigy Ski ($779)

The 2015 Faction Prodigy Ski is an advanced all-mountain ski. The men's skis have a hybrid profile that is 85% camber and 15% rocker, and an ability to handle everything from icy conditions to slushier snow. The skis earned Freeskier magazine's Editor's Pick award, On the Snow magazine's Editor's Choice award, and the Ski magazine 2015 Ski of the Year award.

1. 2015 Nordica NRGy 100 Ski ($699)

The 2015 Nordica NRGy 100 Ski was the only one to score 100 on the Smart Rating scale. The all-mountain skis are designed for the advanced male skier. The hybrid profile is 75% camber and 25% rocker, and the skis come in four different sizes. The skis earned an Editor's Pick award from Freeskier magazine, On the Snow magazine's Editor's Choice award, and Ski magazine's 2015 Gold Medal Gear award. 

Freeskier magazine writes, "Nordica's all- mountain camROCK provides a touch of rocker in the tip and tail while employing ample camber underfoot to rip around the hill. One of our testers couldn't agree more, saying, 'This ski is a charger and demands respect on and off trail.'"

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A Couples Therapist Suggests Asking Yourself This Question Before You Get Married


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Getting hitched is good for you. 

"Being married makes people happier and more satisfied with their lives than those who remain single," the New York Times recently concluded, "particularly during the most stressful periods, like midlife crises."

But if romantic comedies have taught us anything, deciding who to marry is one of the hardest choices you'll make in your life.

To figure it out, you could go the analytic route, agonizing over every compatibility.

Or you could take the oh-so-simple-advice of Peter Pearson, psychologist and cofounder of the Couples Institute, a couples therapy practice in Menlo Park, California

He suggests answering a simple question: "If you're living together and your partner is away for a couple days and you see a favorite scarf, a pair of shoes, or another article of clothing that's important to them, how do you feel?" 

"Do you feel annoyed that you have to pick up the clutter," Pearson continued, "or does it bring up happy memories?"

While simple, the question makes a profound point: Do you appreciate or resent your partner? 

And the answer has massive consequences. 

Relationship psychologists have discovered that kindness and generosity are what make couples last — and those qualities won't come without lots of appreciation.

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59 Antique Cars Will Be Sold At Auction After They Were Found Decaying In A French Barn


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When art auctioneers Artcurial stumbled upon the barn find of an French car collector Roger Baillon last year, we knew they had found something special.

But we weren't sure exactly how special until now.

Artcurial has released the full list of all the 59 cars from the find that will go up for auction next month. They run the gamut of year, condition, and country of manufacture, but they're all special in some way.

We have the full list of them here with the price Artcurial estimates they'll sell for, some with photos of the cars in their current condition constrasted with what they looked like in their hey-day.

1. Singer roadster 1500 

singer1500Estimated auction price: 200 - 800

2. Delahaye Type 43 camion-plateau - 1911 

Estimated auction price2,000 - 3,000 

3. Talbot Lago T11 Cadette berline - ca 1936

Estimated auction price2,000 - 4,000

4. Talbot Lago T120 coach - ca 1936 

Estimated auction price2,000 - 4,000

5. Voisin Type C3 - 1923

Estimated auction price1,500 - 2,000

6. Voisin Type C7 berline de voyage Louis Gallé - 1925

Estimated auction price12,000 - 18,000

7. Voisin Type C24 limousine - 1933/1934

Estimated auction price15,000 - 20,000

8. Talbot Lago T26 coach "surprofilé" - ca 1948 

Talbot Lago T26 coachEstimated auction price14,000 - €18,000

9. Lorraine-Dietrich Type A4 torpédo Grummer

Estimated auction price€4,000 - 6,000

10. Barré torpédo

Estimated auction price1,000 - 1,200

11. Delahaye 135 M cabriolet Faget-Varnet - 1948

Estimated auction price100,000 - 150,000

12. Delahaye 235 coach Chapron

Estimated auction price20,000 - 25,000

13. Delahaye Type 43 coupé-chauffeur Audineau et Cie - 1914

Estimated auction price6,000 - 8,000

14. Citroën Type C 5 HP torpédo "trèfle" - 1924

Estimated auction price800 - 1,200

15. Facel Excellence - 1960

Facel ExcellenceEstimated auction price60,000 - 80,000

16. Porsche 356 SC coupé - 1963

Porsche 356 SC coupéEstimated auction price20,000 - 30,000

17. Hispano Suiza H6B Cabriolet par Million Guiet - 1925

Estimated auction price200,000 - 300,000

18. Ballot berline de voyage Chapron

Estimated auction price12,000 - 15,000

19. Berliet VIGB 10 HP Taxi coupé-chauffeur landaulet - 1926/1927

Estimated auction price1,000 - 2,000

20. Berliet VRC 12 HP limousine avec séparation chauffeur - c. 1930

Estimated auction price2,000 - 4,000

21. La Buire 12A torpédo 12 HP - ca 1928

Estimated auction price2,000 - 4,000

22. Audi Front 225 cabriolet - ca 1936

Estimated auction price6,000 - 8,000

23. Delaunay Belleville Type VL8 limousine - ca 1932

Estimated auction price4,000 - 6,000

24. Ariès Type CC4S coach - ca 1930 

Estimated auction price2,000 - 4,000

25. Amilcar C8 berline - ca 1930

Estimated auction price5,000 - 7,000

26. Amilcar CGSS biplace sport - ca 1927

Amilcar Biplace SportEstimated auction price3,000 - 5,000

27. Sandford Type S cyclecar

Estimated auction price15,000 - 20,000

28. Talbot M67 "11 Six" cabriolet - ca 1928

Estimated auction price4000 - 8,000

29. Talbot Lago Baby T15 LB cabriolet Guilloré - ca 1950

Estimated auction price2,000 - 4,000

30. Renault 12 CV Type EU torpédo - ca 1918

Estimated auction price1,000 - 1,500

31. Mathis Emysix Type SMO faux-cabriolet - ca 1930

Estimated auction price4,000 - 6,000

32. Renault Viva Grand Sport type ACX2 cabriolet - 1936

Estimated auction price20,000 - 25,000

33. Panhard et Levassor Dynamic X76 Coupé Junior - ca 1936

Estimated auction price25,000 - 35,000

34. Panhard-Levassor 6CS (Type X72) limousine

Estimated auction price6,000 - 8,000

35. Panhard et Levassor Dynamic X77 (140) berline - ca 1936

Panhard et Levassor Dynamic X77Estimated auction price10,000 - 15,000

36. Lagonda LG 45 cabriolet quatre places - ca 1936

Estimated auction price10,000 - 20,000

37. Delahaye 235 coach Chapron "usine" - ca 1952

Estimated auction price35,000 - 45,000

38. Delage D6-11 S coach - ca 1934

Estimated auction price10,000 - 15,000

39. Delage D8 - 15 S coach Autobineau - ca 1930

Estimated auction price30,000 - 50,000

40. Bugatti Type 57 - 1937

Estimated auction price120,000 - 160,000

41. Delahaye 135 coach Chapron - ca 1948

Estimated auction price20,000 - 30,000

42. Talbot Lago Baby T15 LB cabriolet Guilloré - ca 1951

Estimated auction price25,000 - 35,000

43. Talbot Lago T26 Record Cabriolet par Saoutchik - 1948

Estimated auction price120,000 - 150,000

44. Lorraine-Dietrich B3-6

Estimated auction price25,000 - 35,000

45. Lorraine B3-6 torpédo Grummer

Estimated auction price20,000 - 30,000

46. Talbot Lago T26 Grand Sport SWB par Saoutchik - 1949

Talbot Lago T26 Grand Sport 2

Estimated auction price400,000 - 600,000 

47. Talbot Lago T26 Record Fastback Coupé par Saoutchik

Estimated auction price250,000 - 350,000 

48. Delahaye 235 coach Chapron - ca 1952

Estimated auction price30,000 - 40,000 

49. Delahaye GFA 148 L limousine Guilloré - ca 1949

Estimated auction price5,000 - 7,000

50. Hotchkiss 686 Paris-Nice cabriolet - ca 1939

Estimated auction price14,000 - 18,000

51. Packard Super Eight cabriolet - ca 1938

Estimated auction price15,000 - 25,000

52. Jaguar Type S 3,4 L

Estimated auction price4,000 - 6,000

53. Innocenti S cabriolet

Estimated auction price3,000 - 5,000

54. Lancia Thema 8.32 berline - 1987

Estimated auction price2,000 - 3,000

55. Ferrari 308 GTSi - 1982

Estimated auction price5,000 - 10,000

56. Ferrari Mondial 3,2 L cabriolet - 1988

Ferrari Mondial 3,2 L cabrioletEstimated auction price18,000 - 24,000

57. Ferrari 400 GT - 1978

Estimated auction price12000 - 16000 €

58. Maserati A6G 2000 Gran Sport Berlinetta Frua - 1956

Maserati A6GEstimated auction price800,000 - 1,200,000

59. Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider - 1961

Ferrari 250Estimated auction price9,500,000 - 12,000,000

You can see the full Artcurial listing of cars here.

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12 Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know How To Tie


Knowing how to tie a good knot can get you out a lot of tricky situations. 

From a clove-hitch knot that can be used to fasten a shelter together to a square knot that can tie bandages, being able to tie knots can really come in handy. 

Below is a master guide to tying 12 perfect knots, whether you're boating, camping, or fishing.


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A San Francisco Entrepreneur Is Accepting Applications For A Date At The Best Restaurant In The World


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Stephanie Robesky, a serial entrepreneur based in San Francisco, struck gold when she scored a coveted reservation at Noma Tokyo for her birthday at the end of January. 

According to The Guardian, more than 60,000 people applied for a chance to dine at the two-month pop-up event being held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. 

Noma is a two-star Michelin restaurant run by executive chef René Redzepi in Copenhagen, Denmark. It's known for its unusual foraged ingredients and was named "the world's best restaurant" in 2014. 

Eating there is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Robesky has dined there twice. 

"I've traveled a lot for food," she told Business Insider. "I used to live in London and had the goal of going to every Michelin-starred restaurant there." 

But there's a catch to Robesky's latest food adventure: Her reservation at Noma Tokyo is for two, and she needs a date.

"I'm single, I'm in my 30s, most of my friends are married or gay, and it didn't pan out that anyone would commit," she said. 

She has decided to look to the Internet to find her date, writing a blog post calling for applications.

"I figured anyone who would apply would be someone I'd want to date," Robesky said. "It would be someone who cares about restaurants, someone who's spontaneous enough to fly to another continent to try it." 

Anyone interested in applying for the dinner date has to be based in the Bay Area so that Robesky can meet him before the trip. He also has to be between the ages of 28 and 46 and, of course, single. 

Robesky says he must also be able to make good conversation, know how to properly use a knife and fork, and be somewhat attractive.

She'll cover the dinner and wine costs, but the lucky guy she chooses will have to pay for airfare and accommodations. Roundtrip flights from San Francisco to Tokyo cost about $1,000, she says. 

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Robesky has already received about 120 responses just three days after writing the initial blog post. The experience has been so overwhelmingly positive that she joked her company should use a similar process to recruit engineers.

"So far the quality of applicants has been amazing," Robesky said. "It's ranged from CEOs to people who work in the food industry."

She's aiming to have a finalist picked by Friday so that her date has a few weeks to book his flight.


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