Arturo Oujo

25 Flips | 1 Magazine | 12 Likes | @ArturoOujo | Keep up with Arturo Oujo on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Arturo Oujo”

Hotel Rooms | Five Female Artists Turning Hotel Selfies into Art | Amuse

You know that feeling, when you’re entering a hotel room, and it’s absolutely yours. It’s so clean and perfect: soft light, folded towels, branded stationery, large white bed. It feels so new and yet hundreds of people slept on this bed before you, and hundreds will after you. The anonymity is …

Hospitality

The 15 Most Popular Free Online Courses for Professionals

It's never too late to invest in your career.<p>It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll …

How a Top Startup Expert Turned a Book Into a $50M Company

Picture a circle.<p>Imagine it represents your future startup, transformed into a wildly successful company.<p>The circle contains every critical element needed to make it all work.<p>Now -- what do you think sits at the center?<p>Your ideas? Your capital? Your unique way to solve <i>this</i> or <i>that</i> problem?<p>No. It's …

4 renovations that could decrease your home’s value

Thinking of getting rid of a bedroom to expand another? Make your choice carefully.<p>Removing a bedroom is one of those home-improvement blunders that …

Are 'Treescrapers' the Future of Dense Urban Living?

A vertical garden tower just won a significant award for architecture. Is it time to start taking these designs seriously?<p>Passive House designers are the Fremen of the architectural world. They look at buildings the same way that <i>Dune</i>’s noble desert tribe thinks about water. For the Fremen, the …

Architecture

Taking it to the streets: Seoul's surprising contemporary art scene

Ever since Seoul-born artist Nam June Paik caused a sensation with his pioneering video installation and performance art in the 1960s, there has been international interest in the unique creations of Korean contemporary artists.<p>It was also at the tail end of the 1960s that South Korea’s National …

South Korea

It makes us smile that in #Mexico this is a wonderfully normal colour to paint your house :) For more smile-inducing pics from #Mexico, see the feed of #lonelyplanet writer @mrtangtangtang, or check out the #LPinMexico hashtag. #MexicoCity #travel #happysunday

Strange Beauty: How Reading the Classics Will Change You

What is the best sort of life for a human being? Socrates claimed in 400BC that a man lives a happier life if he’s just, even if he is thrown …

35 Bedrooms That Revel in the Beauty of Chalkboard Paint

Giving you an opportunity to express yourself, showcase your artistic skills and personalize your bedroom with ease, chalkboard paint is an absolute …

Interior Design

What Eating Organic Food Does for the World

<i>by guest blogger Lisa Bunin, PhD, organic policy director, Center for Food Safety</i><p>Sure, I eat organic food because I think it's healthier for me than food grown with synthetic, toxic agrochemicals or food that's been genetically engineered or injected with growth hormones. But equally important to …

Error. Page cannot be displayed. Please contact your service provider for more details. (24)

8 Great Android Apps to Unleash Kids Creativity

September 1, 2015<br>Below is a collection of some excellent Android apps to unleash kids creativity and expand their imaginative powers. These apps are …

It’s Basically Legal for Mexican Narcos to Buy Lions, Cheetahs, and Other Exotic Pets | VICE News

Beyond the stalls lined with love potions and Santa Muerte statuettes, Mexico City's labyrinth-like Sonora market houses thousands of caged animals.<p>Rows of visibly distressed kittens, puppies, piglets, lambs, goats, and giant rabbits are crammed into the tiniest of cells. Alongside them are tanks …

41 amazing public space transformations captured by Google Street View

Cities are built for humans.<p>But if you look at the layout of most of them, it looks like they're made for cars.<p>Especially in the world's most populated places. In São Paulo, Brazil — which boasts over 10 million residents — a third of the people travel by car, another third takes public transit, …

How the happiest companies in America boost morale and the bottom line

“Being able to be truly happy at work is one of the keys to being happy in life”, says Heidi Golledge, the CEO and cofounder of CareerBliss. However, happiness doesn’t just give employees the benefit of having a satisfied life as it also has economic benefits for the company. A recent study by the …

Employment

The Narrative 2 Lifelogging Camera Gets 1080p Video

Being able to capture and preserve memories is at the heart of everyday photography. In 2012, Narrative (then called Momento) took to Kickstarter to …

How to design a foolproof storytelling website

When thinking about the story, consider some elements that all stories have – characters, plot, action, emotion. Your story should contain these elements as well. The other thing that many stories have in common is a voice or narration. While at first you might think this means you need someone to …

Typography

The Most Effective Strategies for Attracting Customers

A survey of more than a thousand consumers finds that people respond to online content, search, and direct mail marketing techniques.<p>The age of low-value, high-noise marketing has ended. With 198 million people blocking ads outright, consumers have demonstrated they’re fed up with bullhorn …

10 young entrepreneurs who didn’t let age hold them back

There was a time when the phrase ‘young entrepreneurs referred to people like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, who founded Microsoft and Apple respectively at ages 23 and 21. Mark Zuckerberg co-founded Facebook at 19. Following this trend, entrepreneurs are getting younger and younger. So young, in fact, …

The Barbarian Group's crazy 4,400-sq-ft desk puts your work surface to shame

1/10<p>The Barbarian Group Office by Clive Wilkinson Architects<p>What does your desk look like? Chances are that it pales in comparison to The Barbarian …

Deorro ft. Erin McCarley - I Can Be Somebody (Original Mix)

Burning Man 2015 Opens in Black Rock: Pictures

The Arts

'Sweatworking': Why you should turn your next meeting into a workout

Fitting a workout in between work and family is no easy task. You may have every intention of getting in that early morning run, but your kid gets sick and you need those precious few hours for some extra sleep. Or, you plan to hit the gym after wrapping up at work, but have to take a client …

TED Talks

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

5 Personal Branding Strategies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Every entrepreneur will tell you that it takes hard work and persistence to be successful. In addition to loving what you do, continually learning from others and building a great team around you, one of the most important things you can do is build your personal brand and reputation.<p>When it comes …

Public Relations