Using data from Swiss banking group UBS, the site compiled information on the biggest, most important cities globally, taking into account how many hours per week and per year people work as well as how
Standing desks have generated a lot of news and considerable hype over the last few years, some of which I’ve covered here. Frankly, all of this coverage has been missing something important. Sitting hours
Trash belongs in the garbage bin. It's a simple civic lesson that has frustrated two Mumbai entrepreneurs for years. "India is a country where people love to break the rules," said Raj Desai, cofounder
Do you like when other people prove you wrong? I think it's probably safe to say that most people don't like to be wrong--it's kind of like the natural aversion to the nails-on-chalkboard sound. Recently,
At 22 I was working as a staff in a multinational bank, and having the time of my life. Two years later, I quit my job and started my own business. Credit At 22 I was working as a staff in a multinational
How many meetings or presentations have you gone to where you're listening to the speaker and thinking to yourself, "What is he talking about? Where is this even going?" Or perhaps that speaker was you.
Since we first shared makeup artist Laura Jenkinson‘s playful lip art last summer, she has continued expand her portfolio of work. Jenkinson expertly transforms her own mouth into those of beloved cartoon
Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his 2D or not 2D and Angry Beards projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer’s
The top brands on Twitter are using the company's standalone live streaming app Periscope at the expense of its other sister video app Vine, according to analysis from social media analytics company Socialbakers.
Genius, as Thomas A. Edison famously declared, may be 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. But building a company employees truly love reverses the equation: it’s almost all inspiration, and sweat has
It's pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about--few things are as costly and disruptive as good walking
Changi Airport in Singapore consistently wins international accolades. Ranked No. 1 in the Skytrax World Airport Awards for the past three years, it’s particularly noted for its 500,000 plants and many
fastcoexist.com - About the author Adele Peters is a staff writer at Fast Company who focuses on solutions to some of the world's largest problems, from climate change to homelessness. Previously, she worked with GOOD, BioLite, and the Sustainable Products and Solutions program at UC Berkeley. More
By Editorial Board THERE’S BEEN a curious backlash to the news that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, intend to give away 99 percent of their fortune. Or maybe not so curious:
I'm desperately hoping that together we can convince a few aspiring entrepreneurs to avoid some practices that lead to losses and suffering. Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs seem to prefer to fail their