Niels Stender

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Mid-Century Misery: the discontented delights of Stevan Dohanos

Dohanos was a prolific American painter and illustrator with over 125 <i>Saturday Evening Post</i> covers to his credit.<p>The mid-century commercial painters …

Cory Doctorow

There's More to Life Than Being Happy

Meaning comes from the pursuit of more complex things than happiness<p><i>"It is the very pursuit of happiness that thwarts happiness."</i><p>In September 1942, Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish psychiatrist and neurologist in Vienna, was arrested and transported to a Nazi concentration camp with his wife and …

How I Failed, Failed, and Finally Succeeded at Learning How to Code

<i>The programming website Project Euler provides a plan for how to learn anything in fun, discrete steps</i><p>When Colin Hughes was about eleven years old his parents brought home a rather strange toy. It wasn't colorful or cartoonish; it didn't seem to have any lasers or wheels or flashing lights; the box …

Here’s the solution to the Uber and Airbnb problems — and no one will like it

It’s been a fascinating week to watch the war between Uber and the De Blasio administration play out.Not surprisingly, Uber ended up carrying the day …

Bill de Blasio

This Big White Button Mutes Your Life So You Can Get Work Done

Have you ever heard of the Pomodoro Technique? No problem. Just hit this button and work.<p>Email. Twitter. Slack. Work. Email. Twitter. Slack. Work. Repeat for 10 hours, maybe throw in a few Facebooks and a sad desk salad, and you’ve just diagrammed the modern distracted workflow.<p>There must be a more …

Time Management
Framing

Manhood | The Economist

Badly educated men in rich countries have not adapted well to trade, technology or feminism<p>KIMBERLEY, a receptionist in Tallulah, thinks the local …

High School

Dead of Winter: Ashley Johnson, Grant Imahara, and Dodger Leigh Join Wil Wheaton on TableTop S03E08

Mirage House With Infinity Pool On The Roof By Kois Associated Architects

An infinity pool will form the roof of this cavernous house designed by Athens studio Kois Associated Architects for the Greek island of …

Aegean Sea