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Want To Get Out Of The Office? This Coworking Space Is On A Sustainable Sailboat

By Adele Peters3 minute Read<p>Gerald Schömbs’ new office–and home–will set sail from Athens this weekend. The Coboat is a coworking and “coliving” …

Sailboats

Leaders Need To Make Employees Less Busy And More Productive

A public holiday might seem a strange time to be considering productivity. There again, maybe it is not. After all, sometimes you need to escape the hurly burly of the here and now to gain a clear sight of what needs to be done. This is especially true when it comes to that great issue of our time, …

Homes by Famous Architects That You Can Actually Rent

We had the pretty incredible opportunity to take up residence in a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed space in San Francisco for our latest goop MRKT—and it …

A top Harvard professor says this is how to trick your brain into conquering fear

But, the TED Talk is only one of Cuddy's defining moments.<p>In her book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," Cuddy discusses how to feel liberated and perform at your best.<p>She defines presence as "the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true …

TED Talks

The Best Way to Build a Successful Team

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Physicists Just Found a Link Between Dark Energy And The Arrow of Time

Is dark energy the reason time moves forward?<p>For years, physicists have attempted to explain dark energy - a mysterious influence that pushes space …

5 Eco-Friendly Prefab Homes You Can Order Right Now

Modern green living<p>One of the major benefits of prefab homes is efficiency. This starts with the basic premise of on-site assembly with precise factory-made elements, which is often completed in a matter of days and eliminates lots of potential for waste. And then there are sexier sustainability …

To Create a Better To-Do List, Try This Technique

Stay focused and zoned in on the tasks at hand.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I don’t necessarily consider myself a great multitasker. In fact, I find it pretty difficult to do more than one thing at one time. Let’s …

Stressed? Science Says Do These 3 Things Immediately

Need to chill out and calm down? These lifestyle changes are scientifically proven to help.<p>Advice for dealing with stress often boils down to clichés like, "Don't worry, be happy!" or, "Just stay positive." Don't get me wrong, there are some great resources that share how successful people tackle …

Self-improvement

The Best Music for Staying Productive at Work, Backed by Science

Research explains how music affects your productivity.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketing at Help Scout</i><p>Music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity. But does music itself help one to create?<p>It's a question worth asking, since music has increasingly become a part of the modern-day …

New Documents Show Oil Industry Even More Evil Than We Thought

Oil companies' coordinated cover-up of climate risks stretches back decades and rivals that of big tobacco companies.<p>In 1968, a pair of scientists from Stanford Research Institute wrote a report for the American Petroleum Institute, a trade association for America's oil and natural gas industry. …

Oil & Gas Industry

7 Bad Habits Preventing You From Making More Money

Are any of these common habits putting a stubborn limit on the amount of money you earn?<p>Not all of us are materialistic, but we can probably all agree that making more money is a good thing. It's true that setting a strict budget, cutting your expenses, and saving more money can go a long way in …

How to design the most popular card game in the world

"We were breaking a rule we had never broken before, but this was something good for the game."<p>Mark Rosewater<p>"A card is -- it's just millimetres. About half of those millimetres are artwork."<p>Jeremy Jarvis

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 …

Architecture

Insomnia Linked To Abnormal Brain Connections In New Sleep Study

Insomnia is thought to affect one in three people in the UK.<p>People who suffer from insomnia are more likely to have damaged brain connections, a new …

11 daily habits keeping you from getting rich, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Author Thomas C. Corley spent five years studying the lives of both rich people (defined as having an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million or more) and poor people (defined as having an annual income of $35,000 or less and a liquid net worth of $5,000 or less).<p>He …

Study Skills

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Mathematics

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Watch Detroit Neighborhoods Fall Into Ruin Through Google Street View Images

A few years ago, these were people's homes.<p>Google Street View’s trove of data and visuals has been used to collect images of streets that made history, of colorful glitches and surreal scenes of oblivious bystanders. For Alex Alsup, it’s a tool to track Detroit’s rapid and continuing devastation …

Google Street View

12 Bad Habits That Are Making You Less Productive

Are you guilty of these bad habits that are hurting our productivity at work? If so, it's probably time to cut it out.

Microsoft is investing millions in a $1 billion startup that rejected its acquisition offer

Today, Mesosphere is announcing a new $73.5 million "strategic" investment, led by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and with Microsoft listed as a "significant participant."<p>That brings Mesosphere's total investment up to about $122 million, with a reported valuation of well over $1 billion, and Silicon …

Amazon Web Services

The Dozen Difficult Steps Necessary to Succeed at Entrepreneurship

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creating a successful business is difficult. There are no two ways around it. You strive to point yourself down the field and head toward the goalposts, avoiding and overcoming all the obstacles that get in your way. This can be done by …

Entrepreneurship

8 Examples Of Churches That Have Been Converted Into Contemporary Homes

We’ve been seeing more and more churches that are being transformed into family homes. Here are 8 examples of church to home conversions.<p>1. This …

Visual Studio Productivity Power Tools open-sourced, published on GitHub | On MSFT

Microsoft has been on quite the open source push lately. The company joined the Eclipse Foundation, a non-profit organization that oversees the …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

How to Create a Healthy and Relaxing Home Office

If you work from home regularly or love to freelance, then working from home is an all-too-common affair, and most of us tend to find any nook or …

5 Powerful Mind Hacks to Read 10X More Books This Year

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

The Simple Success Tip Most Entrepreneurs Ignore

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Behavior Science Discovers Productivity Boosters

<i>(Photo: New employees arrive at the campus of Amazon in Seattle. Ruth Fremson/The New York Times)</i><p><b>Behavior Science Discovers Productivity Boosters--and you already know two of them.</b><p>There are some people who pretend at productivity, whose résumés appear impressive until you realize their greatest …