Patrick Meyer

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13 Of The Best Back-To-School Hacks Every Parent Will Be Thankful For

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Hacking

Diese Müllmythen können direkt in die Tonne

<i>Eigentlich wollen wir nur alles richtig machen: Wir spülen den Joghurtbecher aus, kaufen Papier- statt Plastiktüten, greifen zum Tetrapak statt zur</i> …

Nachhaltigkeit

Natasha Marks envisions "canyon-like" neighbourhoods built under Seoul following reunification of Korea

Vast underground neighbourhoods are built to house an influx of migrants into Seoul, following the reunification of North and South Korea, in this …

Urbanism

Hannah Rozenberg develops online tool for designing architecture without gender bias

Royal College of Art graduate Hannah Rozenberg has developed a digital tool that calculates the underlying gender bias in English architectural …

Gender-Neutral

How the Parc de la Villette Kickstarted a New Era for Urban Design

What does the Parisian park look like? For many, the answer to that question comes in the form of a painting: Georges Seurat’s <i>A</i> <i>Sunday Afternoon on</i> …

Urbanism

These 3 foods are *the worst* for your metabolism, according to Jillian Michaels

When you take a look the ingredients that rev up your metabolism, a few stand out. Namely, fiber (particularly from “real” foods like fruits and …

Wellness

20-Minute No-Equipment Total-Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Strength training at the gym or taking a class at a fitness studio is great, but sometimes, you just want to get in your workout at home—or on …

Workouts

Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness by making a molecule in our eyes toxic, according to a new study

Staring at screens all day isn't good for us — we know this. It can cause eye strain, sometimes called computer vision syndrome, and the light is so bright it can mimic sunlight, mess with our hormones, and prevent us from feeling sleepy.<p>And according to a new study, published last month in the …

Research

Two Must-Have Skills To Power Up To The Executive Ranks

Talent as a leader comes down to two things: cognitive and emotional agility. These are fundamental and non-negotiable leadership attributes. Sophisticated and seasoned leaders have mastered these multifaceted skill sets.<p>Cognitive agility is equated with seeing the world from a number of different …

Leadership

The One Smoothie That Gets Rid Of Back And Stomach Fat, According To A Dietitian

When combined with a consistent exercise routine, incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet is a great way to kickstart fat loss. In …

Nutrition

This Unconventional Way of Consuming Books Will Transform How You Read

Give yourself permission to read this way and propel your learning to new heights<p>When's the last time you listened to an album from beginning to end? Yeah, right. But of course, you read books from cover to cover. I mean, who in their right mind wouldn't? Turns out, lots of folks.<p>I once believed in …

Writing

Will this be the first billion-dollar circular economy business?

One reason that the circular economy has gained so much attention in recent years is down to the promising economic opportunity it presents. Studies …

Circular Economy

Infographic: The best words to grab audience attention online

Content might be king, but a well-written headline can be the crown jewel of your online marketing.<p>Whether you are posting industry insights on your …

Social Media

Doing These 24 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Challenge yourself to lead a better life.<p>Making a change for the better isn't always easy, but …

Self-help

Was macht einen Menschen zum Anführer?

Ob bei der Arbeit oder im Verein - längst nicht jeder eignet sich als Anführer. Manche Menschen ziehen die Aufgabe dagegen förmlich an. Forscher …

Psychologie

Transforming the Parking Garages of Today Into the Housing of Tomorrow

Are you in the market for a new home? If so, you may want to consider looking at a former parking garage, because they just might be the next place …

Urban Design

52 Successful Entrepreneurs and Professionals Reveal Their #1 Piece of Advice for Starting A Business Today

I've gained acres of experience in my 2 years as an entrepreneur, and I will continue to learn and gain experience. No one. I repeat <b>NO ONE</b>, starts …

Entrepreneurship

Meal Prep Hack: This Is How Long You Can Keep Meat in the Fridge and Freezer

There's nothing worse than having to toss spoiled food that you recently prepared or just bought. To avoid that kind of situation, Shannon Eng (aka caligirlgetsfit) shared a handy cheat sheet on Instagram showing the optimal storage times for beef, chicken, and salmon. Use this as a reference to …

Food

Kristen Bell's Trick to Get Her Kids to Talk About Their Day Is So Simple, You'll Be Mad You Didn't Think of It

One of the most frustrating aspects of sending kids off to school for parents isn't making sure their lunches are made or getting them to the school bus on time. It's the realization that, at the end of the school day, they are going to ask their child how their day was . . . and get silence (or, …

Kristen Bell

How to lose weight if you're addicted to food, according to a cognitive scientist who struggled for years

Susan Peirce Thompson struggled for decades to lose weight. She tried everything, from diet books and rigid workout regimens to running a marathon. She even considered having a gastric bypass, an intensive surgery that can involve months of counseling and preparation.<p>Somewhere along the way, she …

Nutrition

White volumes by HW-Studio form food market between stone buildings in Mexico

Architecture practice HW-Studio has ripped out an abandoned warehouse and replaced it with a series of all-white volumes to create this food market …

Mexico

Six buildings that create a buzz with honeycomb-patterned facades

Several architecture projects have recently been proposed or completed with hexagonal grids across their fronts. Here are half a dozen examples …

Architecture

A Stanford neurologist’s nine simple tips for quality sleep

The serious consequences of sleep deprivation perennially capture society’s attention. And, as kids head back to school, sleep and a lack of it are of particular concern.<p>Compared to historical norms, how have our contemporary expectations of sleep changed? What are the effects of inadequate sleep? …

Sleep

The Best Smart Home Products to Simplify Your Life

Wouldn’t it be great if you could start your coffee maker just as soon as you hit snooze on your alarm? Well, with a smart coffee maker, that dream …

Diese 25 Windows-Tastenkombinationen solltest du kennen

<b>Wer schneller am Computer arbeiten möchte, spart mit sogenannten Shortcuts viel Zeit. Oft versteckte oder komplizierte Befehle sind so</b> …

Computer

How Constantin Brancusi Brazenly Redefined Sculpture

Portrait of Constantin Brancusi, ca. 1930.<br>Man Ray<br>DADA STUDIOSModern art is discussed, admired, renowned, and sometimes reviled for many different …

Art

None of Google's 85,000 employees have had their work accounts taken over in a year — and it's because of a simple $20 product anyone can use

One of the most common ways that people get hacked is called phishing or spearphishing.<p>Basically, attackers craft an email that looks just like something you'd normally click on, like a bill or an email telling you to change your password. Unsuspecting people click on the link in the phishing …

Employment

Hormone Levels Likely Influence A Woman's Risk Of Alzheimer's, But How?

There's new evidence that a woman's levels of female sex hormones, including estrogen and progesterone, can influence her risk of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.<p>Women are less likely to develop dementia later in life if they begin to menstruate earlier, go through menopause later, and have …

Dementia

Herausragend

Den Internationalen Hochhauspreis gibt es für Gebäude, die höher als 100 Meter sind - und auch architektonisch herausragen. Aus Deutschland kommt …

China

Air pollution levels in national parks rival those of major US cities

Bad news for national park lovers: a new study published in Science Advances has found that many national parks have levels of of air pollution on …

Pollution