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20 Amazing Facts about Coffee - Quiet Corner

It’s hard to believe that such an insignificant, small, brown coffee bean has had such an impact the world. Coffee is the world’s second most traded …

Heck, Yes: Vegan Avocado Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Avocado naturally gives a nice flavor to mint ice cream, and a handful of chocolate chips makes this ice cream even more fun to eat.<p>Serves 4 to</i> …

Google's 'Goals' Could Be One Of The Largest Behavioral Science Experiments Ever Conducted

Can small changes to your calendar have big effects on your behavior?<p>One of the biggest challenges behavioral scientists are tackling these days is helping us balance short-term demands with long-term goals. The urgency of, say, a meeting with your boss in an hour, understandably trumps a long-term …

The simple, 3-step formula that made Steve Jobs' speeches so compelling

He transformed the often unimaginative product launch into a theatrical production, complete with a cast, sets, props, and music.<p>At the center of it all, Jobs was the showman who used the classic components of narrative to inspire his audiences.<p>Remarkably, Jobs used the same 3-act storytelling …

Churros con Chocolate: The Breakfast That Binds a Nation

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Bad fried dough sounds like an oxymoron, but there I was, at a trendy New York City restaurant, gazing down at four churros so cold and anemic they could've been parsnips. "Fool me twice, shame on me," I thought, …

Baking

Fascinating research shows how going for a walk improves your creativity

Going out for a walk to clear your head is something a lot of us do instinctively, but scientists have revealed that there are actual biological …

"The most important thing about color is that it cannot be isolated." — John Saladino https://t.co/emJNuXDHL1

This Avocado Magician Will Make All Your Dreams Come True

Can't. hold. back the drool.<p>We already know that avocados make for a great a breakfast toast topper and an excellent guacamole feast.<p>But THIS takes their magic to a whole new level, with recipes we never dreamed would be so simple. Behold, the creations of food artist Colette Dike, whose blog Food …

5 Startups that Have Come Up With Incredibly Unique Ideas

Startups are taking over and these five really stand out.<p>The current era of business is not one of large corporate monopolies but startups innovating for the better of society. It's well-known that three out of four startups fail, but there are also those that change the way ordinary people go …

Startups

DTI Logo

I find dark spaces so intriguing, especially while white Scandinavian spaces seem to have been all the rage as of late. Nothing against white, I am …

How Framing And Removing Anti-Nudges Can Improve Customer Experience

Recently, I had a chance to chat with Rory Sutherland, who is Vice-Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather UK and a cofounder of #ogilvychange, their behavioural science practice. Rory is a leading thinker in the marketing and advertising space and a huge proponent of how we can use insights from cognitive …

Go Digital or Die – Thoughts on the Digital Transformation

I recently spoke with my good friend, Dr. Chakib Bouhdary who helps drive our overall strategy at SAP about his view on you, our customers and …

The New Science of Customer Emotions

When companies connect with customers’ emotions, the payoff can be huge. Consider these examples: After a major bank introduced a credit card for Millennials that was designed to inspire emotional connection, use among the segment increased by 70% and new account growth rose by 40%. Within a year …

12 Things You Didn't Know About Bob Ross

He wasn't always a beloved painter of "happy little trees."<p>Here's your inarguable fact of the day: Bob Ross was and is a national treasure. He spent 11 years spreading the "Joy of Painting" to PBS viewers mesmerized by the flicks of his wrist on canvas (and, well, people who just wanted to take a …

Military

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

The Billion-Dollar Opportunity in Single-Serve Food

Imagine being able to buy one medallion of Kobe steak. Or perhaps two single servings of pasta, because you like angel hair and your significant other likes rigatoni?<p>As consumers, we want what we want, when we want it and how we want it — fueling the demand for personalization and customization. To …

Wineries

Outsmart Your Own Biases

Suppose you’re evaluating a job candidate to lead a new office in a different country. On paper this is by far the most qualified person you’ve seen. Her responses to your interview questions are flawless. She has impeccable social skills. Still, something doesn’t feel right. You can’t put your …

Management

10 Surprising Facts About LEGO

You're never going to look at your favorite toy the same way again.<p>Like Easy-Bake Ovens and Troll dolls, you probably remember these famous plastic bricks fondly from your childhood. But did you know the first one was made in 1932 and out of wood? Didn't think so. Here are a few more facts you …

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He …

Public Speaking

The Dalliance House In Kifisia, Attica, Greece

H&M's Quest for Sustainable Fashion Embraces the Bold Romanticism of the Swedish Arts and Crafts Movement<p>The Hand-Crafted Minimalism of Malababa's …

8 Impossible-to-Resist Veggie Dishes

Every now and again, I come across a vegetable dish that makes me think I could be a very happy vegetarian. From a hearty summer white bean ragout to balsamic-glazed roasted beets, here are a few of my favorites.<p><b>1. Summer White Bean Ragout</b><p>This quick ragout of white beans and sweet summer tomatoes …

Under Armour Powers International Growth with Simplified HR

Fast growth is nothing new for Under Armour, a global athletic apparel company headquartered in the United States. Approaching its 20th year in …

It's time for Germany to leave the eurozone

In proposing that Greece could be better off outside the euro, the irascible 72-year-old crossed a political rubicon: He confirmed that the single currency was "reversible" after all.<p>But with Schaeuble having broken the euro's biggest taboo, commentators have now suggested that it should be …

Audio plug-ins and software for music and post production

I want to:<p>Our products:<p>Your samples reimagined<p>Unmix your loops into distinct sound layers.<p>Get previously unheard sounds from inside your loops.<p>Craft …