Michelle Deukauf

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How to Optimize Your Life in Just Four Weeks

What sounds more ridiculous: That I paid $199 to attend a class called "2015: Like a Boss," or that it actually made my life better in a for-real way?<p>Enlightenment can rear its divine head in many ways. In my case, it came in the form of a postcard someone placed on my car windshield in a strip …

Converted Factory-Turned-Vertical Farm Will Grow 2 Million Pounds of Vegetables

The city of Newark, New Jersey will soon be home to the world's largest indoor vertical farm. A 69,000-square-foot building is currently under construction, and it will serve as the new global corporate headquarters for AeroFarms, an urban agricultural company. Having this facility means that …

Aquaponics

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

The Way The U.S. Teaches Science Doesn’t Work

Here's how to fix it<p>In 2012, a shocking 69 percent of American high-school graduates failed to meet college-readiness benchmarks in science. And in a 2010 paper about math and science achievement, the U.S. ranked last out of the eight countries studied (including England, South Korea, and Hungary). …

Marathon Champ Says School Meals Changed His Life

Paul Tergat raced to victory in the 2003 Berlin Marathon. Then again he took first in the 2005 New York City Marathon. Tergat held the world record in the Marathon for years. He has won countless races including Cross Country titles and two Olympic Silver Medals.<p>How did he achieve all this? …

The App that Puts WebMD to Shame

We all know WebMD’s Symptom Checker sucks. A hypochondriac’s nightmare, Symptom Checker often leaves one with the impression that he or she either …

My Experience As A Fourth Grade Hacker

<i>When Alexandra Jordan presented at this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon, the fourth grader from Sunnyvale, CA proved to be something of an audience favorite.</i><p><i>Jordan conceived of and coded her own hack, a playdate app called Super Fun Kid Time, which she is planning to launch in November. In</i> …

I got hired at a Bangladesh sweatshop. Meet my 9-year-old boss | The Star

She taught me the tricks of trimming. She taught me to smile when my back ached. She taught me some Bengali words.<p><i>Sab bhalo</i>. It is all okay.<p><b>Getting</b> …

Seek Your Passion: How Finding Creative Confidence Can Change Your Path

David Kelley initially imagined that the d.school he founded would help law school students become more open-minded lawyers, and MBA students more …

A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses

Author: Joshua Davis. Joshua Davis Business<p>Date of Publication: 10.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>You can read a version of this story in …

34 Boho & Eclectic Decorating Ideas

Bold Hues<p>Southwestern prints, feathers, and macramé are hallmarks of boho style. While throwing all of these elements together could be overwhelming, …

Home Decorating

In Los Angeles: making a small space feel big

Prior to moving into this 900 square foot home with two bedrooms, Sunny Lee, director for Brand Strategy at Applied Storytelling, had lived in a …

A place for everything, literally: Cynthia Rowley's dining table has plate-shaped cutouts in its surface. Genius! http://elld.cr/6032krty