In a spare, drab office park in Sunnyvale, California, a bunch of two-by-fours and foamboard have been nailed together into a makeshift model of a shipping container. Inside, a bare, unlit Edison bulb
The Kremlin sees its evidence in the former leaders of Britain, France and Germany. Tony Blair now advises the dictatorship in Kazakhstan on how to improve its image in the West. Nicholas Sarkozy was setting
“He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.” “We are what we pretend to be,” Kurt Vonnegut famously wrote, “so we must be careful
fastcoexist.com - About the author Ben Schiller is a New York staff writer for Fast Company. Previously, he edited a European management magazine and was a reporter in San Francisco, Prague, and Brussels. More
20-Year-Old Hunter S. Thompson’s Surprisingly Sage Advice on How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Meaningful Life
“It is not necessary to accept the choices handed down to you by life as you know it.” As a hopeless lover of both letters and notable advice, I was delighted to discover a letter 20-year-old Hunter S.
Debunking the Myth of the 10,000-Hours Rule: What It Actually Takes to Reach Genius-Level Excellence
How top-down attention, feedback loops, and daydreaming play into the science of success. The question of what it takes to excel — to reach genius-level acumen at a chosen endeavor — has occupied psychologists
Marijuana makes him carefree and happy. But years of using the drug had a ruinous effect on my family. My entire life, my dad has smoked pot. It's so synonymous with him that I've made a joke out of it.