Lou Giordano

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What Does Your Moral Compass Look Like?

i read a short and simple blog post today with the title “Morality“. In it, The Gotham Gal wonders about people’s moral compass. What does it look …

Human Rights

Why Mindfulness Works Better than a Nap or a Walk

<i>In the 1960s, meditation was only embraced by hippies. Then the business world became enamoured with mindfulness’s promise of better concentration</i> …

Mindfulness

Exploring Florida's River of Grass: Awesome Things to Do in the Everglades

If you've never been to the Florida Everglades, you might be under the impression there’s little to do in the swamp other than sweat, get eaten alive …

Learn About Live Video from Tawanna Browne Smith

On Friday, April 27 at 11am PT/2pm ET we sat down virtually with Tawanna Browne Smith from Mom’s Guide to Travel and MGTTravel Media to discuss her expertise in live video, what it’s done for her business, and what you need to know to capitalize on this critical component of a content marketing …

Colored Pencil Nail Art Manicure Goes Viral

It’s back to school meets…something.<p>Just when my eyes had finally recovered from the horror show that were "pimple popping nails," yet <i>another</i> weird-but-also-impressive nail look is making waves online: Colored pencil nails — and the kicker? They're totally functional.<p>As <i>Cosmopolitan</i> reported, the …

Nail Art

6 Beauty Disruptors Changing the Way Consumers Shop

Long-dominant beauty behemoths are facing a new generation of clever start-ups reinventing the game.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — Consumers don’t shop for …

Genderless

Reebok Classic X Ariana Grande | V Magazine

We all know that Ariana Grande exudes authenticity in the music that she releases, but now she's teaming up with Reebok Classic for FW18 to further …

Ariana Grande

Blast Off and Boogie Down with Inez & Vinoodh | V Magazine

Continuing our lineup of GITANO NYC summer nights, V beloved photographers and icons Inez & Vinoodh have created a disco playlist that delivers …

Vans releases new collection inspired by the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh -

Vans just partnered with one of the most revered artists of today – Vincent Van Gogh! The collaboration is exciting news for fans of both as they can …

Vincent Van Gogh

New Typefaces For Your Next Project That Are Free And Open Source

Images via Kostas Bartsokas and Tokotype<br>As the months approach toward the product unveilings of flagship tech companies, you might want to stash some …

Typography

Midcentury logos take the spotlight in new magazine

History reprinted<p>Midcentury design cuts across disciplines. Be it architecture, furniture, or graphics, there’s a continuity to its parts—clean lines, resolute shapes, pleasing compositions—that people are often drawn to.<p>Richard Baird, founder of the wildly popular LogoArchive Instagram account …

Graphic Design

How to use colour and typography in marketing

Most of us have a general idea of colour theory - the idea that particular colours in branding can trigger certain responses - but how much of it is …

Graphic Design

People Everywhere Are Working on Different “100 Day Projects” and You Can Too

Are you looking for a way to jumpstart your creativity? You could always start an art journal or try some of today’s hottest crafts, but if you’re craving structure and wanting to produce a body small of work, then try the 100 Day Project. The endeavor implores you to explore a single idea every …

Creativity

These Joburg offices now have farms inside them — and workers get to harvest lunch

Hotels and restaurants are also increasingly producing right on site.<p>A vegetable garden allows The Westin's chefs in Cape Town access to fresh, …

Cape Town

An urban farm and restaurant flourishes in Utrecht’s “circular” pavilion

A new restaurant celebrating sustainability has opened in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Designed by Dutch architecture firm cezeped, The Green House is a …

Greenhouses

How a moral philosopher justifies his carbon footprint

I recently flew to Florida to visit family. My round-trip economy seat emitted roughly two tonnes of carbon dioxide, according to one carbon …

Sustainability

Dubai plans world’s biggest vertical farm with 130,000sqft facility

Dubai plans to build the world’s largest vertical farm, a growing method that reduces water usage, among other things. These vertical farms have …

Grind smashes £750,000 crowdfunding target and signs deal with listed travel food operators SSP

Hip London coffee and cocktail chain Grind has announced a new round of equity crowdfunding, on the same day as it announced a deal with travel food …

Battle Inflammation By Adding These 5 Foods To Your Diet

Photo by Justin McChesney-Wachs.We’ve all been there: We start seeing swelling and redness or feeling pain and heat after pushing through a niggle or …

Nutrition

Income inequality is wrecking the world but a great rebalancing may be coming

What is a first world problem? As an American who on Thursday celebrated Thanksgiving, I’ve had a lot of recent opportunities to ask myself that question. Its gravity began to weigh on Wednesday evening, when an emptied out New York became a playground of parties and gatherings for those not …

Wall Street

Are These Cities America's New Tech Hubs?

The American tech industry has been traditionally dominated by cities like San Francisco, New York and Seattle, where the world’s largest tech companies are based. However, in the past few years, as technology and connectivity have become ingrained in every part of society, cities across the U.S. …

Historic tax credits are essential to revitalizing New Orleans | Letter | NOLA.com

As a fourth-generation New Orleanian and proponent of historic preservation, I want to thank U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy for his extraordinary leadership …

Smart Cities, Dumb Idea: Why Metro Areas Must Reach Beyond The Creative Class

You have decided to build and market the best chair you can. When done, it will be the most comfortable, most durable, and most cost effective (if not cheap) chair in the market. You’ve made it available to the world — and have success. But in the process, you’ve neglected a great number of people …

Bill Gates' investment group spent $80 million to build a 'smart city' in the desert — and urban planners are divided

An investment firm with ties to Bill Gates may have plans to build a "smart city " in the Arizona desert.<p>As the Arizona Republic reported earlier in November, Mt. Lemmon Holdings, a subsidiary of Gates' investment firm Cascade Investment LLC, bought land in southwestern Arizona for the construction …

Bill Gates

Could a 'night mayor' unify L.A.'s vast music and nightlife scene?

Earlier this year, the New York City Council passed a bill establishing a new Office of Nightlife, a decree signed by Mayor Bill De Blasio at House of Yes, a popular Brooklyn dance venue.<p>New York was following the lead of cities around the world. London, Berlin and Amsterdam have all warmed to the …

The Power of Curation: ShareThis’ Paul Lentz’s Checklist for Success

What’s the link between sharing and curation—and how can publishers of all sizes take advantage of the power of curation to get more eyes on their content? That’s what we discussed with Paul Lentz, SVP of Publisher and Business Operations for ShareThis, a widget that lets people share any content …

Marketing

Tao & Zen

Ikigai (生き甲斐) is a Japanese concept meaning "a reason for being." Everyone, according to the Japanese, has an ikigai. Finding it requires a deep and …

How Deepak Chopra's Law of Pure Potentiality Can Transform Your Body, Mind, and Spirit

179<p>SHARES<p>In Yoga Journal's online course, Finding Connection Through Yoga: A Workshop on Our Universal Oneness, legendary integrative-medicine and …

More 'inclusive and inspiring' public art expected with city's plan

For Kamelia Hristeva, founder and CEO of Green Star Movement, art is about more than paint on walls or the tedium that can come from piecing a mosaic …

Yoga Pants As Everyday Wear? How WGSN Saw It Coming Years In Advance

If you’re going to spot tomorrow’s trends, you need to start early and think deep.<p>When you hear the word “trend,” what pops into your mind? For many people, it’s probably something like a slice of avocado toast, says Andrea Bell, the director of consumer insights and executive editor, Americas at …