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This guy let a thief steal his phone, then followed him for weeks and made a documentary about it

It may not be a common theme around Christmas (it’s definitely more of a peace-on-earth, good-will-toward-men type of season) but film student …

The Best Home Decor Sites for Renters Photos

Some of the most frequent advice we hear from designers like Bunny Williams and Jay Jeffers is to buy what you love and collect over time. While we certainly appreciate the look of a home layered through the years, that's a much more challenging task for renters. If you're looking to furnish a …

14 of the coolest places to hang out in LA, according to the startup execs who work there

Communities like Santa Monica, Venice, and West Hollywood — where many startups have set up shop — are known for their proximity to the beach and laid-back lifestyle.<p>But Los Angeles is much more than sun and sand — there's a huge food and drink scene to enjoy there as well. Startup execs can sample …

Texas

Figma Is The Online, Collaborative Design Tool UI Designers Have Been Waiting For

Since launching in beta 10 months ago, Figma has finally figured how to offer its secret weapon: multiplayer functionality.<p>Last December, Dylan Field and Evan Wallace launched a beta version of Figma, a browser-based collaborative editing tool for interface designers. Today, the team is finally …

Google Docs

Backstreet Boys Finally Confirm The Most Famous Legend About Them

The last year of the last century was a great one to be a Backstreet Boy.<p>In 1999, the boy band sold nearly 9.5 million copies of their album “Millennium,” making it the best-selling American album for the year. The lead single on that album was “I Want It That Way,” which famously features lyrics …

Boyband

Daan Roosegaarde wins the Design Innovation Medal at London's Design Festival

Dutch designer and innovator, Daan Roosegaarde, has been awarded the Airbnb Design Innovation Medal.<p>The Design Innovation Medal, supported by British …

Design

Atul Gawande: for the first time in human history, ineptitude is a bigger problem than ignorance

The New Yorker writer and surgeon joins The Ezra Klein Show to explain why our idea of failure is so wrong.<p>You can get a little dizzy just thinking about how much Atul Gawande gets done every year.<p>Gawande’s main job is as a cancer surgeon — he performs around 200 surgeries a year. He’s also …

Health Care

Jim Rohn quotes. Once heard words of wisdom can change your life.

Read. Ponder. Use the tips in your life. Become successful.<p>Remember – words are powerful energy. Once heard words of wisdom can change a person’s …

Motivation

Mobile Home Gains Permanence Through Carefully Planned Design

Mobile homes don’t really offer that sense of comfort and coziness that permanent houses do. However, every once in a while we come a confident and …

Entertainment – Los Angeles Times

Smarter Faster Better: How to Apply the Science of Productivity to Your Own Habits

Productivity isn’t just about getting things done. At its core, it’s about being resourceful with your time. In a recent interview with author …

After Ikea: 10 mid-range furniture stores that won't break the bank

Graduating from Ikea? Here’s where to start<p><i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information</i>.<p>What do you do when you graduate from Ikea? Where should you shop when you’ve outgrown the DIY-attitude of easy assembly and flat-packed …

The 20 Highest Grossing Indies of 2016 (A Running List)

Refreshed weekly, here's a chart of 2016's twenty highest grossing specialty films (so far).<p><b>Please note:</b> The below list only includes domestic (U.S. …

Don't Miss The 10 Best Movies Of 2016 So Far

Half of 2016 has already come and gone, but have any Oscar contenders hit theaters yet? Have any future classics graced our biggest screens? Probably so! Despite the blockbuster box-office woes plaguing Hollywood's purse strings right now, this year has offered a few remarkable movies here and …

Film Industry

Use the 'Goldilocks rule' to stay motivated instead of getting discouraged

Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney's magic shop where he learned tricks from the older employees.<p>He experimented with jokes and tried out simple magic routines on the …

Motivation

Is It Time To Ditch Your Portfolio?

When I first started designing I didn’t know who Paul Rand, Milton Glaser, or Massimo Vignelli were. 14 years later, I’m still not <i>that</i> well versed in …

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …

Procrastination

The talent trap: why try, try and trying again isn’t the key to success

The idea of “grit” speaks to our deepest wishes: we all want to believe in our own limitless potential, and that of our children.<p>Angela Lee Duckworth …

6 Key Ways Design Thinkers Approach Problems

How design thinkers think.<p>Design thinking is a popular strategy for solving thorny problems, both inside and outside the business world. Countless articles detail how to do it. This is not one of those posts. This is a look at how veterans of the process <i>think</i>: what goes on in their minds when they …

Design

How Brainstorming Questions, Not Ideas, Sparks Creativity

Want to challenge assumptions? Follow the lead of Microsoft, MIT, and others, and ask more questions, writes author Warren Berger.<p>Brainstorming has developed a fraught reputation, perhaps deservedly so. When groups of people are thrown together and expected to come up with original ideas, there is …

Creativity

Screw National Poultry Day! These 25 Badass Recipes Don't Need No Chickens in Them - One Green Planet

March 19th is National Poultry Day, a day when people celebrate their love of dishes made with chickens, turkeys, and their eggs. At One Green …

Cooking

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Self-improvement

The Quickest Way to Kill Employee Motivation

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Leadership

7 Habits of Highly Motivating Leaders | Inc.com

Motivating leaders are dynamic people who can flex their leadership style to match each person's needs. These leaders are often relationship builders. They are more interested in finding what motivates each employee to reach high levels of performance. Motivating leaders care about the whole person …

Employee Engagement

Five Technology Fundamentals That All Kids Need To Learn Now

You have probably read articles about how important it is that today’s kids to learn to code. Perhaps you’ve introduced your own children to some of the excellent tutorials from Hour of Code. Maybe they have played with Scratch (the MIT Media Lab’s great platform that makes coding accessible to …

Globalization

Moving Beyond Problem Solving: A Potential-Based Approach

<b>You know how you can get stuck when you try to solve a problem?</b><p>In this article I am sharing a different approach to problem solving - one that can potentially rock your world.<p>How we currently deal with problems<p>Typically, when we are faced with a challenge, we pick one of these methods to deal with …

Self-help

3 types of clarity every company needs

Clarity is a simple concept, and is key to staying on the same page as a team. Clarity means knowing what you’re doing and why you’re doing it. …

Hadley Freeman: why I owe it all to 1980s movies

I was born in New York City in 1978, meaning that, while I did exist in the 1980s as more than a zygote, I wasn’t yet a teenager. Instead, actual teenagehood felt as distant and desirable as the moon.<p>I was a typical older child from a middle-class Jewish family: well-behaved, anxious, bookish, and …

Bill Murray