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Moshe Safdie’s Chongqing Project Sets World Record With Highest “Horizontal Skyscraper”

Currently under construction in Chongqing, China, Moshe Safdie's Raffles City Chongqing features an extraordinary engineering feat of erecting a 300 …

The Physics Of Productivity: Newton’s Laws Of Getting Sh*t Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which described his three laws of …

Physics

So you just realized you suck at design. Now what?

Realizing you suck at what you do…well, sucks.<p>Or does it?<p>It’s probably more of a blessing than you realize, especially in something as complicated and subjective as design.<p>But before we get into that, it’s important to remember that realizing you suck at something, is completely different to …

UX Design

Business Apps | The Next Web

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Time Management

10 Success lessons from Jack Ma – “Wealthiest Man in Asia” for entrepreneurs

Share54<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 93<p>Jack Ma, a short, lean man in his early fifties who came across a computer when he was 31, went on to build the most …

86 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful and Accomplish All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …

Self-improvement

A legendary Silicon Valley designer just launched the anti-WeWork coworking space — take a look

San Franciscans without a permanent office space have a new place to get stuff done.<p>Canopy is a sophisticated new workspace for the "mature" professional, according to cofounder and legendary Silicon Valley designer Yves Béhar. The shared office environment offers boutique style and concierge …

San Francisco

16 Things My Dad Taught Me About Success

No. 16: "There is always a way. No exceptions. No excuses." Here are the other fifteen. They are equally direct, blunt and just old school enough to be really cool in today's new school world.<p>Most days, I simply want to be happy and feel like I am successful at what I do. Achieving those seemingly …

Self-improvement

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most importantly, what makes them so successful and productive.<p><i>"Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private</i> …

Time Management

6 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Suits Character Harvey Specter

When you pay attention, life is full of tiny moments of enlightenment. Deep insights can pop up from something you see in the street, a story a friend tells you, a movie, a book, a poem, or, increasingly -- a TV show.<p><i>Breaking Bad</i> can teach you about pride and limits of loyalty. <i>The Sopranos</i> can …

Self-improvement

Living the Most Productive Week in the History of Mankind

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.</i><p>I couldn’t tell you the last time I scrolled through my Facebook news feed <i>without</i> seeing an article …

Productivity

5 Ways Incredibly Productive People Master Their Time

Napoleon Bonaparte said, "Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in."<p>This is a great lesson to remember when we're at war with ourselves; when we know what we should be doing but can't seem to help putting it off.<p>Maybe we put if off for an hour. Maybe …

The flyaway success of the Ladybird art prank

We Go to the Gallery, a Peter and Jane-style satire of modern art, won Miriam Elia fans around the world – and a legal warning from Penguin. But that hasn’t stopped the artist-provocateur and her new imprint, Dung Beetle<p>When Miriam Elia released a small book lampooning the art world, she might have …

Books

‘Lethal love’: Harold Henthorn had two wives. Both died in bizarre, brutal ways.

When Harold Henthorn’s first wife was crushed underneath the family car, her death was ruled a freak accident.<p>When his second wife supposedly slipped down a cliff, however, cops started to get suspicious.<p>And when investigators found an “X” marking the spot of her fatal fall on his hiking map, the …

Crime