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Why Japanese fashion label Uniqlo is such a success

Every day at 930am, staff at the Uniqlo store on New York's Fifth Avenue gather on the first floor for a morning pep talk.<p>Employees take their places …

Clothing

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

Modern-Industrial House With Sophisticated Decor Accents

This is a house located in Pozuelo de Alarcon, in Madrid, Spain which, in spite of its industrial design, has a really warm and cozy interior. In …

Interior Design

Kitchen of the Week: A Striking Before/After in Venice, California

When a single professional in Venice, California, set out to remodel his house, he showed designers Alexi Rennalls and Sam Gnatovich images of lofts …

Kitchens

These caves are so amazing and you probably won’t ever get to see them

Situated in the Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, in the central Vietnamese province of Quảng Bình, the Son Doong cave is about nine kilometres long …

5 Places In Aussie & NZ To See The Aurora Australis From Under $350

<b>Meet Aurora Australis - The Lesser Known Sister</b><p>You don’t have to head north of the wall to see the aurora?! That’s right. You’ve probably caught wind …

A Little Design maximises space in tiny 22-metre-square Taiwan apartment

Taiwanese studio A Little Design has renovated a 22-metre-square micro apartment to serve every need of its occupant (+ slideshow).<p>A bath, …

Interior Design

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Wikkelhouse - Modular Microhome Made of Cardboard - Quiet Corner

At first glance, cardboard doesn’t seem like a suitable material for building. Yet, we have seen it done, either by award-winning architects using …

Off-grid

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Creativity

Why The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

Time Management

Find Your Flow in GIFs of Models Turned into Bodies of Water

Gorgeous new GIFs from Century 25 question where humans end and nature begins.<p>A new collection of serene video portraits called <i>Deep Discovery</i> involves images of beautiful women overlayed with footage of crashing waves, rising smoke, and running rivers. Artists Lucas Ighile and Ayla El-Moussa, …

Modern Art

This 29-Year-Old Entrepreneur Was Rejected by 35 Potential Employers. Now, He's the Co-Founder of a $1 Billion Startup. Here's How.

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Dan Kan was a senior in college, he applied for about 35 jobs, most of them in finance. By the time he graduated in 2009 from Claremont McKenna college, Kan had been rejected from all but two of …

Entrepreneurship

6 Relationship Habits All Really Happy Couples Have

We all tend to fall into a routine in long-term relationships.<p>We make habits and rituals as a couple that help shape and define our lives together. Perhaps it's going to breakfast on a Saturday morning, one partner making the bed while the other makes coffee, or a particular way of celebrating a …

Experimental floating office takes over a converted WWII barge

An adventurous company’s office space has set sail on a former World War II barge. Property management firm RobotMother teamed up with Marraum …

Architecture

Ikea's New Indoor Gardening Kit Will Bring Hydroponics To The Masses

Your salad game just got fresher than ever.

Crowd Funding

5 Top Indicators for Startup Success, According to This TED Talk

The biggest reason why startups succeed today<p>Bill Gross is a smart guy. Twenty years ago he started Idealab. They have started over 100 companies. They have had some successes and many failures.<p>Bill Gross loves startups. He believes the best ones can unlock human potential. Bill wanted to pin point …

TED Talks

24 great books on startups and entrepreneurs that I must read in 2016

One of my favorite activities at the start of the year is to list out books I intend to read – and I do read some of them too eventually! For those …

10 Surprising Ways to Transform Your Creative Thinking

Some of these will surprise you, from being tired for optimal creativity to keeping a steady noise-level for your creative best.<p>We’ve written about creativity a few times on the Buffer blog, but it’s hard to keep track of everything we learn about it. One day I’m adjusting the temperature in my …

Millennials Don't Want Ads. They Want Stories.

The old logic of marketing was that the more advertisements you throw at the younger generations, the earlier you can get them hooked on your brand. This approach might have made sense during the prime days of Madison Avenue, but it’s quickly become stale and out-of-touch. Now, reaching out to the …

Brothers who cofounded a $100 million company say this question their mom asked every night at dinner is what inspired their business

When the brothers were in elementary school, their parents were in a near-death car accident from which their mother managed to escape with just a few broken bones — but their father lost the use of his right hand.<p>The stress and frustration from his physical therapy caused him to develop a harsh …

South Boston
Architecture

Articles about space savvy garage renovation adds 650 square feet compact san francisco home on Dwell.com - Dwell

While in the process of helping his father find a suitable home closer to his family, Sacramento designer Curtis Popp realized he...<p>Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.<p>If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how …

Ho Chi Minh City

Here’s a great way to boost your income in an hour

There was no point ducking it – I was earning 20% less than the year before, but I felt like I working as much as I always had.It was a sobering …

Employment

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

The Brain

The Jack Dorsey Productivity Secret That Enables Him To Run Two Companies At Once

Jack Dorsey was named CEO (again) of Twitter last week, and he’ll continue to hold the same title at pre-IPO Square.<p>How can Dorsey run <i>two</i> companies when most of us struggle to keep up with one job? What’s his secret to getting it all done?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 billionaires, millionaires …

Time Management

How to achieve your goals faster

We’ve all dreamed of these lofty goals in life at one point or another.<p>Setting goals is an essential technique to  accomplishing what we truly want in our lives, and more importantly —living a more fulfilling life. And the importance of goal setting is only increasing as our ability to focus …

Motivation