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9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

How 10 U.S. Cities Use Public Transit

More than a fifth of U.S. city-dwellers use public transit on a regular basis, according to a recently released survey conducted by the Pew Research …

Japanese Architect Tadao Ando Offers a Glimpse Into His Self-Built Studio

Self-taught Japanese architect Tadao Ando has always expressed that his favorite medium to work with is concrete. Several of his world-famous designs …


7 futuristic skyscrapers that fight global warming

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Imagine a world in which the high-rise buildings that crowd our city blocks could reverse the effects of climate change and perhaps even heal the planet. Each year, architects from around the world come up with wild and crazy ideas for the eVolo skyscraper competition. This year's …

High hopes for tiny house made from hemp

Joking aside, it's important to note that hemp construction isn't new or even unusual outside the US, and makes sense as a sustainable building …

One of the world's most innovative architects just released these free designs for affordable homes

AP<p>In January, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena won a Pritzker Prize , architecture's equivalent to the Nobel Prize, for his commitment to …


11 things ultra-productive people do differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they …

Time Management