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How Would You Design a Two-Sided Die That Isn't Flat?

Think about it for a sec, then see if you'd have thought of these<p>If you were tasked with designing a two-sided die, what would you come up with? …

Design

7 incredible Japanese destinations that tourists haven’t discovered yet

Japan is often known by tourists for its most popular attractions, like Mount Fuji, the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, and its amazing shrines and temples.<p>But there's a lot more to the island nation than that.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "what are some of Japan's best kept secrets," and …

7 Things Leaders Do to Help People Change

Ever tried to change anyone’s behavior at work? It can be extremely frustrating. So often the effort produces an opposite result: rupturing the relationship, diminishing job performance, or causing the person to dig in their heels. Still, some approaches clearly work better than others.<p>We reviewed …

Management

11 Insanely Beautiful Small Towns from Around the World

Sure, we love big, bustling cities. But there’s something to be said for small towns where life moves slower, traditions are everywhere and the …

New Zealand

Travel to the Happiest Places in the World

Every year, the UN releases a list of the world’s happiest countries, as determined by leading experts in economics, psychology, health and public …

New Treatment Lets Paralyzed Patients Move Their Legs

A small study that could help paralyzed patients regain muscle movement<p>Researchers at UCLA have done something they didn’t think was possible: without the use of surgery, they helped people with severe paralysis voluntarily move their legs — something that's never been accomplished before. While it …

Shark Tank business HEGs finds manufacturing in Adelaide is ‘cheaper, better and more innovative’ than China

HEGs, the pegs with hooks that appeared on Channel 10’s Shark Tank in March, exemplify an emerging challenge to the Made in China juggernaut.<p>When …

Engineering Reverse Innovations

Slowly but steadily, it’s dawning on Western multinationals that it may be a good idea to design products and services in developing economies and, after adding some global tweaks, export them to developed countries. This process, called “reverse innovation” because it’s the opposite of the …

Innovation

Architizer

Parrot brain is built to mimic what we say

Portions of the parrot brain—long overlooked by scientists—could explain why they’re able to imitate what people say.<p>Parrots are one of the few …

Birds

This couple sold all their possessions to fund a sailboat journey around the world

But that's exactly what Matt and Jessica Johnson did when they realized they were spending too much time in front of the TV, reports the Daily Mail.<p>Instead of taking up yoga or going on a run, the change they opted for was radical. They sold their house, learned to sail, and began an epic adventure …

Boating

40 incredible street foods you should try around the world

Across the globe, some of the best, most authentic local dishes are cooked right on the street.<p>From fries smothered in gravy and cheese curds in Canada to fruits covered in a sweet candy shell in China, here are 40 street foods you won't regret sinking your teeth into.

11 Crazy Cool Luxury Hotels That Will Give You Insane Wanderlust

Ever wanted to sleep in a tree house? What about an igloo? It’s pretty clear that travel these days can get a bit monotonous — land, arrive at hotel, unpack, go to the beach, eat at said hotel, sleep and repeat. That’s why we’ve rounded up some extravagant travel accommodations that will scare, …