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Grow Your Own Home: PredicTED by OZY

<i>Video by Tom Gorman</i><p>As humans gather in increasingly dense urban megacities, the need for greener, smarter buildings is becoming ever more urgent. How …

Mega Cities

15 livros para entender o Brasil hoje

A Boitempo preparou uma lista de leituras urgentes para pensar criticamente sobre a atual conjuntura brasileira.

The Man Who Grows Natural Chairs

How are these Grown Furniture pieces made?In essence its an incredibly simple art. You start by training and pruning young tree branches as they grow …

Phones, bags and other objects: consumer behaviour examined

The idea for Paula’s book Everything We Touch: A 24 Hour Inventory of Our Lives, came largely out of her work as a trend forecaster, she’s spent 15 …

Coca-Cola

Go Pro: The Hyper-Professionalization of the Emerging Artist

In today’s art market, objects are created and judged like stocks. Illustration by Victor Juhasz, 2016.<p>©VICTOR JUHASZ<p>Late last summer I arrived at a …

The Arts

How to get back to work after a career break

If you've taken a career break and are now looking to return to the workforce, would you consider taking an internship? Career reentry expert Carol …

Self-improvement

Were ancient Indians really as flexible during sex as the Kamasutra shows?

The Kamasutra describes a number of contortions that “require practice”, as the text puts it mildly, and these are the positions that generally make people laugh, uneasily, at the mention of the Kamasutra.<p>Vatsyayana attributes some of the more difficult positions to his rival Suvarnanabha:<p>Now for …

Oxford University Press

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

The geopolitics of tourism: Mobilities, territory and protest in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong

‘The Book of Mormon Missionary Positions’ is the one gay sex manual that is TOTALLY SAFE FOR WORK

The Mormon Church’s law of chastity prohibits masturbation and premarital sex. The Church even frowns on dressing in a non-chaste manner and—no …

Mormonism

Design and Social Innovation in Asia-Pacific | Events

It's not you. Bad doors are everywhere.

Kim Kardashian

Cinco coisas que você precisa saber antes de ir morar fora do Brasil

Redação Pragmatismo Editor(a)<p>Jornalista que vive há dois anos na Holanda aponta cinco situações que precisam ser consideradas e/ou desmistificadas …

Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist

Related Blog Articles<p>This Is How We Do It: Roberto Burle Marx Read More<p>Renaissance Men Unite: Roberto Burle Marx and Arto Lindsay Read More<p>Repairing …

'Lagos shows how a city can recover from a deep, deep pit': Rem Koolhaas

In 1997 two architects set out to rethink Lagos, an African megacity that had been largely abandoned by the state. Amid the apparent chaos and crime, they discovered remarkable patterns of organisation. Two decades later, <b>Rem Koolhaas</b> and <b>Kunlé Adeyemi</b> discuss the past, present and future of the city …

These Are the Qualities the Most Interesting People in the World Have in Common

In late 2011, I wrote a short article titled “How to Be Interesting in 10 Simple Steps<i>“</i> that went viral. I then turned it into a book with same …

Hobbies

How To Be More Interesting (In 10 Simple Steps)

<b>How to be interesting (in 10 stupid-simple steps):</b><p><b>1.Go exploring.</b> <br>Explore ideas, places, and opinions. The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p><b>2. Share what you discover.</b> <br>And be generous when you do. Not everybody went exploring with you. Let them live vicariously …

Experience Design

<i>Experience Design first appeared in Arcadia: Writings on Theology and Technology (Australia, 2001)</i><p>There is no creation <i>ex nihilo</i>. We always work from …

How to Distinguish Japanese People from Korean and Chinese People – Japan Info

Can you tell if a person comes from a specific country just by looking at their initial appearance? Perhaps you look at their hair, their face shape, …

This stunning image of the Milky Way offers an unprecedented look at the galaxy we all live in

A new survey of the Milky Way looks past the space dust to capture our galaxy like we’ve never seen it before. Watch the video above to learn from project scientist Friedrich Wyrowski, at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, how the beautiful images are helping create a roadmap to guide …

Universe