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Get Happy


It’s the human condition: We spend our lives in pursuit of happiness with no guide or direction as to what will fulfill us spiritually. We waste time on shallow pleasures, stumbling blindly towards a suggestion of joy, but lacking the means to even comprehend our own needs.

Clearly, this is a job for the iPhone.

Track Your Happiness (via PSFK) is an iPhone app that spot-checks your general well-being at random points throughout the day and after a few months, produces a fully rounded assessment of your emotional hot spots. You may discover you’re fairly reliably buzzed a few hours after a gym visit. After a six-hour Twilight Zone marathon? Not so much.

Use it right, and it might just lead you to a more balanced and fulfilling life…provided you can stop playing Tetris long enough to work it out.

Espadrilles, Eva, and Yield Curves


The Big Easy: Ellen Von Unwerth proves her mettle the way all modern photographers must: with a set of Eva Mendes nudes. [SwipeLife]

Oliver!: Oliver Spencer takes to the web, with his Johnny Depp lookalike securely in tow. [Valet Mag]

I Hope You’re Happy Now: A long but worthwhile read about what makes people happy throughout their lives. Apparently the secret is a good pair of espadrilles. [The Atlantic]

The Pleasure Principle: The yield curve is finally put in terms that the average man can understand. [The Awl]