Mary Patricia

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How to change your habits

Charles Duhigg in his book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business explains the habit loop.<p>The habit loop consists of Cue , …

Trends

The 16 best restaurants in California

We recently released our list of the best restaurants in America, which was determined using notable rankings from experts, critics, and diners. You can read our full methodology here.<p>Of the 50 restaurants that made our list, 16 of them hail from California.<p>From San Francisco to Los Angeles, here …

San Francisco

The Locust Economy

Last week, I figured out that I am a part-time locust. Here’s how it happened.<p>I was picking the brain of a restauranteur for insight into things like …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Behance

Nat Geo Photographer on Storytelling and Striving for Authenticity

National Geographic’s Stephen Alvarez is part photographer, part filmmaker and part explorer. That triad makes his photography great because while …

Japanese Cherry Blossoms, Circa 1890

Here in the U.S., we've had the pleasure of cherry blossom season since about 1910, when Japan gave a gift of about 2,000 trees — most of which were planted in Manhattan and Washington, D.C.<p>It's now peak flowering season, and all the cameras are out to capture one of the most photogenic springtime …

Photography by Elly

3 Ways To Teach Yourself To Become Smarter

New research reinforces the idea that intelligence is not fixed–and therefore can be strengthened. Here’s how to put those findings to use.<p>When I was a 7-year-old growing up in rural Austria, I had only one dream, one shared by probably 90% of all other boys in my home country: to become a …

Self-improvement

Simple by Philippe Malouin

<b>Milan 2013:</b> London designer Philippe Malouin is exhibiting furniture built from slats of two-by-four, sand-cast chairs and a spinning candle at the …

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

It’s True, Thinking Hard Really Can Wear You Out

Science proves what we already suspected. Hard thinking really does wear out our bodies, though we can’t actually explain why.<p>Some days, you leave work at 5 p.m. ready to pick up the kids, make a three-course meal, build a birdhouse, and hit the gym. Others, you walk in the door and collapse on the …

Physiology

Help! I Need Somebody....

It may be something of a cliche, but there is a lot of truth that running a business can be an incredibly lonely place and that can be doubly so for …

Mentoring

7 Design Principles, Inspired By Zen Wisdom

Want to become the next Steve Jobs–or just understand his near-spiritual devotion to simplicity? This primer, outlining the main tenets of Zen design, will help.<p>One of the best-known photographs of the late Steve Jobs pictures him sitting in the middle of the living room of his Los Altos house, …

New Jersey

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The Arcane Front

Google unveils video preview of Google Glass headset

<b>News:</b> Google has released a video preview of Google Glass, the voice-controlled wearable headset that lets users send and receive messages, take …

Jon Stewart vs. the Muslim Brotherhood

While it's tempting to avert your eyes from Egypt's post-revolutionary political train wreck, no Arab country is more important to the United States.<p>For Americans, it was Jon Stewart as national treasure. In a virtuoso performance Monday, the American satirist ridiculed the Egyptian government's …

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design

6 Types of Light Every Photographer Should Be Prepared For

Light is one of the most important elements in any photograph. Whether a grand landscape or an intimate portrait, light can make or break an image. …