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Being the world’s busiest site, Facebook holds an almost limitless number of people. It starts with a simple post, like, comment and has grown to have powerful tools that can...

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Why You Should Be Taking A Nap Right Now

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014

If you need to sharpen your attention or boost your creativity during the workday afternoon, skip the vending machine candy bar or trip to Starbucks and do what they do in...

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Why You Should Be Taking A Nap Right Now

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014

If you need to sharpen your attention or boost your creativity during the workday afternoon, skip the vending machine candy bar or trip to Starbucks and do what they do in...

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Why You Should Be Taking A Nap Right Now

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014

If you need to sharpen your attention or boost your creativity during the workday afternoon, skip the vending machine candy bar or trip to Starbucks and do what they do in...

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Why You Should Be Taking A Nap Right Now

Why You Should Be Taking A Nap Right Now

Dec 18, 2014

If you need to sharpen your attention or boost your creativity during the workday afternoon, skip the vending machine candy bar or trip to Starbucks and do what they do in preschool: put your head down and take a nap. "The majority of us experience a post-lunch dip in [...] Click here to view original web page at www.fastcompany.com Share...

Using Livecams To Mobilize People Against Smog

Using Livecams To Mobilize People Against Smog

Dec 18, 2014

On bad days, a vaporous brown cloud settles like a tablecloth over Pittsburgh. I’m an asthmatic, and just looking at it is enough to make my throat tighten and lungs burn. My view of the skyline doesn’t come out of a highrise window, but via Breathe Cam , a [...] Click here to view original web page at www.fastcompany.com Share...

Santiago Calatrava: The World’s Most Hated Architect?

Santiago Calatrava: The World’s Most Hated Architect?

Dec 18, 2014

At a recent symposium featuring the renowned architects Michael Graves and Peter Eisenman, talk turns to fellow architect Santiago Calatrava . "Cala-fucking-trava! What a waste," says Graves, a founding father of Postmodernism and the man who brought high design to Target. Then he does his best Calatrava impression: "’I [...] Click here to...

The Quest To Reproduce The Scent Of A Rose, With Designer Microbes

The Quest To Reproduce The Scent Of A Rose, With Designer Microbes

Dec 18, 2014

Once upon a time, perfume was a luxury only kings and queens could afford. The technology of fragrance originally involved crushing up flowers, until the French perfected the technique of extracting and concentrating essential oils from plants instead. Later, chemists came along who could whip up a recipe for [...] Click here to view original web page at...

WordPress 4.1 “Dinah”

WordPress 4.1 “Dinah”

Dec 18, 2014

Version 4.1 of WordPress, named “Dinah” in honor of jazz singer Dinah Washington , is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in WordPress 4.1 help you focus on your writing, and the new default theme lets you show it off in style. Introducing Twenty Fifteen [...] Click here to view original web page at...

Why Women Often Don’t Lead The Companies They’ve Founded

Why Women Often Don’t Lead The Companies They’ve Founded

Dec 18, 2014

Merit is supposed to cut across everything, determining who reaps the most rewards and who leads in business. Gender shouldn’t matter. But of course it does. "Gender is under the surface, or not so much under the surface," says Howard Aldrich , head of the sociology department at the [...] Click here to view original web page at...

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