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A designer in Italy wrote me to say that she used my 2017 National Novel Generation Month project to generate album art, and then mailed me the physical 12" records as thanks. The internet can still sometimes be good. https://t.co/qEDJJaOw0x

Scientists Finally Know Why Tattoo Ink Lasts Even Though Skin Regenerates

No wonder they're so hard to get rid of.<p>If the skin regenerates itself every couple of weeks, then why do tattoos last for <i>years</i>? Sure, we know that …

Immune System

Sleep deprivation seems to have opposite effects in healthy and depressed people

The first sign that something is happening is Angelina’s hands. As she chats to the nurse in Italian, she begins to gesticulate, jabbing, moulding, and circling the air with her fingers. As the minutes pass and Angelina becomes increasingly animated, I notice a musicality to her voice that I’m sure …

Sleep

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

13 priceless benefits your startup can offer potential employees

Working for a startup can be fun, and it can also be terrifying. But for all the media emphasis on cool perks and crazy hours, the employees who …

Bruce Lee’s Daughter Shares Her Father’s Philosophy of Learning

“Learning is discovering, uncovering what is there in us.”<p><i>“No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life,”</i> Nietzsche wrote in his timeless treatise on education and the journey of becoming who you are. Albert Einstein, in a letter of advice to his young …

Here's the Truth About Successful Relationships (That No One Ever Talks About)

Despite my… let’s call them <i>varied</i> experiences with dating, I have never had a conversation with my exes like the one I had with my girlfriend last …

Relationships

Let’s wake up and have a parenting revolution

Stop struggling, parents. Here is the key to relaxing into your family and into your parenting. Here is your permission to stop controlling, cajoling, persuading and arguing your way to children who listen to you. Shefali Tsabary, a clinical psychologist and best selling author of “The Conscious …

Parenting

The Easiest Thing You Can Do to Be a Great Boss

Most leaders receive surprisingly little development before assuming their first supervisory roles. In fact, many get no leadership training at all until they’ve been in the executive ranks for nearly a decade—reaching, on average, age 42.<p>But whether you’ve had formal training or not, there’s one …

Employee Engagement

100 Dalai Lama Quotes That Will Change Your Life

The Dalai Lama, his holiness is a world leader that is committed to promoting positive values such as , forgiveness,self-discipline, tolerance, …

Creating Organizational Change? Look to Middle Managers

Companies focused on leadership and creating organization change often overlook the fact that true organizational change comes not from senior …

Leadership

I really love my daughter, but I'm not supposed to talk about that

When my daughter was 5 months old, we went to visit my husband’s family. A cousin shifted my daughter into her arms, and we gazed down at my baby’s sea storm eyes, her chick’s fluff of hair. “She’s beautiful,” the cousin said. “Don’t you just want to throw her out the window sometimes?”<p>In fact, I …

Innovative Teaching: It’s not the technology, it’s the thinking

Written by Christopher Bronke for Redesign Challenge<p>I can read your mind; I promise. Watch. When I say the word “innovation”, what one word comes to …

Smartphones Are Over; Mobile Is Just Beginning

On September 9, 2015, the tech industry will gather in two distinct locations. A small (but mighty) group will be at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium …