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Афиша Воздух: Как работает реклама с точки зрения науки – Архив

Как маркетологи управляют нашими чувствами<p>Фотография: MAC<p>Мы привыкли думать, что в основном реклама воздействует на нас с помощью визуальных образов …

Я живу на Новом Арбате

Фотографии<p>Конструктивистские дома-коммуны, сталинские высотки и многоэтажки на ножках 1970-х годов — не просто жилые здания, а настоящие городские …

Впервые в России

впервые в россии<p><i>Джек Милстон</i> <i>—</i> <i>американский</i> <i>писатель, который</i> <i>первый</i> <i>раз</i> <i>в</i> <i>жизни</i> <i>приехал</i> <i>в</i> <i>Россию</i> <i>со</i> <i>своей</i> <i>русской</i> <i>женой</i> <i>и</i> <i>сыном, чтобы</i> <i>познакомиться</i> <i>с</i> <i>новыми</i></i> …

Главная проблема нынешнего «Яндекса» в том, что там есть Волож, но уже нет «Аркаши» — Анонимное мнение одного из первых сотрудников компании

Анонимное мнение одного из первых сотрудников компании<p>Один из первых сотрудников «Яндекса» поделился с vc.ru своим мнением о происходящем в последние …

3 слайда, и замолкайте. Искусство питча

Лучший питч питчем вообще не является. Сваливание всех своих знаний на легко теряющего интерес инвестора не поможет. Лучшая подача — та, при которой …

The World's Biggest Data Breaches, In One Incredible Infographic

In late November, hackers targeted Sony Pictures Entertainment in an unprecedented cyber attack. This led to the exposure of thousands of sensitive emails from Sony executives and threats to release more if the release of the film "The Interview" wasn't canceled.<p>While this breach was indeed …

The Billionaire Founder Of LinkedIn Explains How To Run A Great Startup

He's the founder of Linkedin, the largest professional social network worth around $28 billion, and a partner at the VC firm Greylock Partners.<p>He was also one of the early employees of PayPal, where he served as executive VP, and the co-founder of Socialnet.com, one of the first social network …

4 Reasons Americans Aren't Buying Volkswagens Anymore

Volkswagen recently announced that its U.S. auto sales dropped by a staggering 22% in June. This will mark the fourth time in the last six months that the brand has experienced a double-digit fall in sales. In that same time, its stock is down more than 5%.<p>Even though Volkswagen has sold more that …

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Dubai

It's global, glitzy, and growing like crazy.<p>It also has a red-hot property market that has experts warning of a collapsing bubble. Related concerns have been tied to recent crashes in Dubai's stock market.<p>Still, the tiny economy has developed into a world city that is a business and cultural focal …

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This Graph Perfectly Illustrates How To Be Happy At Work

If you want to be a fulfilled, happy, successful person, consider the below graph.<p>The white diagonal line represents what positive psychology pioneer Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi referred to as "flow."<p>His take on flow:<p>The metaphor of flow is one that many people have used to describe the sense of …

Vault's Video Guide to Management Consulting Interviews

Goldman Sachs explains the 'return on equity' formula that every CFA test taker must know

For investors, one of the most important metrics of a company is return on equity (ROE), which can be calculated by taking net income and dividing it by equity.<p>Unfortunately, ROE alone doesn't tell you much about a company's operating or capital structure. That's why analysts decompose the ROE into …

11 signs someone is lying to you

<b>• The signs that someone is lying aren't always easy to decipher.</b><p><b>• And, unfortunately, there's no way to determine whether or not someone's being honest with 100% certainty.</b><p><b>• But there are some obvious signs that someone might be lying to you that you can watch out for.</b><p>How can you to tell if …

E-COMMERCE AND THE FUTURE OF RETAIL: 2014 [SLIDE DECK]

We've created a slideshow highlighting the retail categories where e-commerce is having the most impact, and where there is still opportunity for disruption. The shift away from physical retail toward digital retail is happening faster than many observers expected.<p><i>BI Intelligence is a research and</i> …

The Simple Stock Market Strategy For People Who Are Afraid Of The Stock Market

One problem is that, even though many people want to begin saving right away, they are afraid of what will happen if there is another financial crisis that causes a massive drop in the value of their investments.<p>Investing in the stock market can be extremely frustrating for those who look back on …

24 Photos Of Floyd Mayweather Flaunting His Insane Wealth

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest-earning athlete in the world.<p>With an undefeated record, he's good enough to back it up.<p>Unlike other super-rich athletes like Tiger Woods and Tom Brady, Floyd is not afraid to flaunt his wealth. He posts photos of himself and his money (literally, stacks of money) …

My Favorite Landmarks Around The World

This week the #FriFotos theme is LANDMARKS, a gift to someone like me who loves traveling the world to capture some of the best landmarks there are …

Why hydrogen-powered cars will drive Elon Musk crazy

Forget the Tesla Model S. Another car of the future is finally hitting the highway.<p>After decades of development—and no small amount of skepticism—major automakers are set to start selling hydrogen fuel-cell cars in small numbers in the US. In the coming months, a hydrogen-powered version of …

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We Can't Rule Out The Worst-Case Scenario For Russian Stocks

There's no shortage of reasons why prices are down. The economy is slowing, the ruble is tanking, and its leaders are posturing in such a way as to engage in a costly military action that could result in economic sanctions.<p>Relative to expected earnings, Russia is trading at a sharp discount to its …

The Dramatic Evolution Of The Human Face Over 7 Million Years

Scientists believe they've been able to successfully map the evolutionary changes to the human face over the past 7 million years. And whilst there's …

The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

25 Books That Blow Minds

On a recent Reddit thread, readers commented on this very phenomenon.<p>Asked about the most mind-blowing books they'd ever read, users brought up dystopian novels like "1984" and "The Handmaid's Tale." But books that engender hope for the human spirit like "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Kite …

Here's What It's Like To Dine At The Most Remarkable Restaurant In Las Vegas

But Joël Robuchon's restaurant in the Mansion at MGM Grand (the resort's exclusive boutique property), is undoubtedly the city's best restaurant. Run by executive chef Claude Le Tohic and pastry chef Salvatore Martone, it's the only one to have earned three Michelin stars, and is ranked #1 by Zagat.<p>…

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How To Read A 223-Page Novel In Just 77 Minutes

The basis of Spritz's concept is that much of the time spend reading is "wasted" on moving your eyes from side to side, from one word to the next. By flashing the words quickly, one after the other, all in the same place, eye movement is reduced almost to zero. All that's left is the time you take …

This Networking Trick Will Make You Instantly Likeable

According to Gretchen Rubin, author of "The Happiness Project," the key to winning friends and making connections is actually quite simple: <b>Help the people around you feel good about themselves.</b><p>When you make someone else feel smart, they'll feel good about you, too. In a recent post on LinkedIn, she …

Турник и два Максима

Максим Попов (справа) и Максим Неверов продвигают в России новое направление фитнеса<p>Д. Абрамов / Ведомости<p>Сколько стоит спортплощадка. 120000<p>руб. …

Here Are The Asset Classes Hedge Funds Are Loving And Hating Right Now

The chart shows how hedge funds are positioned in these various markets. For each asset class, it measures how many standard deviations away hedge funds are from the average position size over the last two years.<p>Speculative positioning in coffee futures is 4.31 standard deviations above the …

A photographer spent five years staying at Nevada brothels for weeks at a time — here's what he saw

Over the course of five years, McAndrews made regular trips to Nevada's legal brothels, staying anywhere from a week to a month each time. He stayed in bedrooms in the houses, shared a bathroom with the working girls, and saw the world that no one — except those who work at the brothels — see.<p>"It's …

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

WELCOME TO 'LITTLE ODESSA': Inside The Brooklyn Neighborhood That's A Miniature Version Of Russia

Russophiles in New York can get a taste of the Motherland in Little Odessa (named after the Ukrainian city that was once part of Imperial Russia), an insular neighborhood just blocks from Brooklyn's Brighton Beach boardwalk that's a perfect microcosm of the former Soviet Union.<p>Once a summer getaway …

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