Karine Crisostomo

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Breathtaking Monochromatic Photos of Iceland

Iceland is known to be a visually stunning country and Reykjavik-based photographer Frodi Brinks captures the broad landscapes masterfully to exhibit their sheer beauty. His <i>Iceland</i> series presents a dramatic view of the breathtaking nation in black and white. There's a calming elegance about his …

Electronic Performers Use Their Bodies as a Brush

<i>Trinity</i> is an immersive performance using interactive technology by Electronic Performers. Designed and produced by Oscar Sol, the piece integrates sound, dance, and visuals to present a dynamic view of motion. Using video cameras installed above the stage and under infrared lighting, along with …

Minimalist Illustrations That Will Make You Smile

It's hard to believe that it's been over a year and a half since we first featured the work of Jaco Haasbroek. The designer and illustrator from Cape Town, South Africa popped up on our radar once again by Threadless who just made him their newest MADE artist.<p>MADE is a monthly showcase of some of …

Taiwan's Swallows Nest Produces Zero Carbon Emissions

Taking inspiration from a geometric mbius strip, architect Vincent Callebaut has designed an impressive new building for Taiwan's Taichung gateway park. The Swallows Nest's form starts out with a triangle that is then rotated around an elipse. Reaching a height of eight-stories, the building will …

Pastel Sea of Clouds Over Taiwan's National Park

Photographer Yueh-Hua Lee captured these stellar photos of a sea of clouds rolling over Taiwan's Yangmingshan National Park. The collection of peaks, located to the northeast of Taipei, are covered with a network of lit roads that give off the illusion that the clouds are colored in shades of …

The Sound of Hermès silver

<b>What if silver had a sound? Chanting and enchanting chains, bracelets, rings are 'played' by laser, to create the sound of Hermès Silver.</b><p>Out of …

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Asian-Inspired Chocolate in Brussels

When we travel, we can become someone else, and in Brussels, I fancied myself a chocolate designer. I’d open a small corner shop just off the Grand Place, where it’s less chaotic and I could create beautiful pieces of art that also happen to be delicious. It would be more of a chocolate salon, a …

Coffee Around the World

Kenneth Davids is a coffee expert, an author, and a co-founder of Coffee Review, a site that serves as a coffee buyer’s guide. Davids conducts blind, expert cuppings of coffees and reports the finding in 100-point reviews, much like those that exist in the wine industry.<p><b>Some of the advice Davids</b> …

How to Become a Nat Geo Photographer

<b>Reader Question:</b> How do I become a photographer for National Geographic?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Photography is really no different than any other pursuit in life if you plan to make a living at it. Unfortunately, there are very few full time salaried photography jobs. All the photographers who take pictures for</i> …

Earth and Sky Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery<p>See earth and sky images from expansive clouds to beautiful mountains, and buy prints from National Geographic.

National Parks

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #44

<b>Wild birds are descended from the time of the dinosaurs. They have seen the continents drift apart, saying goodbye to long-lost cousins as the oceans widened between them. They have managed to occupy almost all terrestrial ecosystems and can even swim better than most fish. They followed the</b> …

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Strategic Humor: Cartoons from the July 2013 Issue

Enjoy these cartoons from the July-August issue of HBR, and test your management wit in the <b>HBR Cartoon Caption Contest at the bottom of this post</b>. If we choose your caption as the winner, you will be featured in next month’s magazine and win a free Harvard Business Review Press book.<p>“Mary, check …

What Inspiring Leaders Do

What do top executives want from their leaders? IBM recently asked this question of 1,700 CEOs in 64 countries. The three leadership traits that most mattered were the ability to focus intensely on customer needs, the ability to collaborate with colleagues — and the ability to inspire.<p>Our own …

Does Using a Smartphone Make You Less Assertive?

In an experiment, people who had been using smartphone-sized iPod Touch devices were <b>47% less</b> likely than desktop users to get up to try to find out why a researcher hadn’t come back after leaving the room to fetch paperwork so that participants could be paid. And of those who did take action, the …

Connect, Then Lead

<b>Is it better to be loved or feared?</b><p>Niccolò Machiavelli pondered that timeless conundrum 500 years ago and hedged his bets. “It may be answered that one should wish to be both,” he acknowledged, “but because it is difficult to unite them in one person, it is much safer to be feared than loved.”<p>Now …

If You Want to Motivate Someone, Shut Up Already

<b>The finding:</b> Words of encouragement do not inspire people to perform better during a workout.<p><b>The research:</b> Brandon Irwin asked subjects in a lab to perform two sets of abdominal exercises called “planks.” Some people did both sets alone. Others did the first set alone and the second with a virtual …

A New Use for MOOCs: Real-World Problem Solving

There’s been no shortage of media coverage on Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in the past year. Universities have touted the value of free on-line courses offered to millions of learners from all walks of life. Some MOOC critics have argued that the “MOOC revolution” has been characterized by …

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