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archatlas: 4Treehouse Lukasz Kos This levitating structure resides comfortably above the forest floor in Lake Muskoka, Ontario, a product of Lukasz Kos, a Toronto-based designer and cofounder of the architecture firm Testroom. At the base of the tree, a staircase rolls on casters upon two stone slabs, allowing occupants to enter and exit regardless of how much the tree house may be swaying or rocking 
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A Crackdown on Companies Claiming They Can Improve Your Brain?

The Federal Trade Commission’s $2 million settlement this week with brain-training site Lumosity could signal more regulatory scrutiny of the $1.3 …

The Brain

Just 6 Seconds of Mindfulness Can Make You More Effective

Some days it’s really draining to be a senior executive. You sit in meetings for hours on end, and every decision you need to make is difficult — all of the easy decisions have already been made at levels below you. On those days, you know you could be a much more effective leader if you could …