Kathleen Quinn

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How the wolves take care of the weak and the sick<p>RESPONSIBILITY AND TAKING CHARGE IS THE KEY TO LEADERSHIP.<p>Competitiveness is great to made us better …

Why China's Yulin Dog Meat Festival Won't Be Cancelled This Year After All

China’s most controversial celebration of food, the Lychee and Dog Meat festival in the city of Yulin, was widely reported last month to have been cancelled this year after multiple animal rights organizations claimed the local government was planning a ban on dog meat sales in the week leading up …

FDA

10 Hacks That Will Revolutionize Your Clothing Drawers

How often do you put your clothes away post-laundry only to find that, in a few days time, all of your clothes are everywhere? It's like anything …

Hacking

Home improvement: 20 tips for completing a successful home renovation (part one)!

Renovating a home with selling it in mind can be a difficult task to master, as you want to make it look its best, but at the same time, you won't be …

Home Improvement

Luxurious solar home wraps around a sloped green roof

Architecture and landscape unite in the MeMo House, a solar-powered home in Buenos Aires built to maximize green space. Located between infill …

Design

The 11 best botanical gardens in the United States

Beat the heat in these urban paradises<p>Summer is in full swing, which means there’s no better time to play outdoors. But even diehard city lovers sometimes tire of the incessant urban annoyances in the summer months: the long commutes, the endless pavement, and the oppressive heat.<p>Luckily, nearly …

Botanical Gardens

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3 Easy Ways to Build a Backyard Fire Pit

We've already gone on the record in favor of fire pits, and we'll say it again: They're the ultimate way to entertain in the summer (and even into …

DIY

DIY: 7 steps to create your own fire-pit

Building your own firepit is surprisingly easy, with a little bit of woodworking and a sprinkle of home improvement enthusiasm!<p>With winter …

Landscaping

Home improvement: 8 steps to your own wooden deck

Building your own wooden deck is certainly not an easy task, but this guide might help you to get an understanding of exactly how to get started and …

Woodworking

How to Create a Makerspace in any Space

Makerspaces are spaces for hands-on interactive learning. These spaces have become popular in many communities, schools, and libraries due to their …

DIY: build a backyard pergola in 6 steps

Building a pergola is hardly easy, let's be honest, but it is one of the tasks that you can manage yourself with a little bit of DIY enthusiasm and a …

Landscaping

Leadership Takes Self-Control. Here’s What We Know About It

Philosophers and psychologists have been discussing the importance of self-control for ages. Plato, for example, argued that the human experience is a constant struggle between our desire and rationality, and that self-control is needed to achieve our ideal form. Likewise, Freud suggested that …

Self Control

23 DIYs That Are So Stupid Easy They Can Be Explained In Three Steps Or Less

I love a good complex DIY project. You know, the ones that take up the majority of your weekend. But sometimes, it's nice just to do something that …

Chemicals

DIY: 6 home improvement ideas for your garden

Getting out into the garden and implementing some DIY is the perfect way to connect yourself to your home and to your own home improvement …

Landscaping

The 4 best backyard pool hacks to keep you cool this summer

Better than sprinklers<p>It’s officially summer, and as temperatures rise, millions of people will be wishing they could afford the ultimate hot-weather luxury: a swimming pool.<p>But whether you live in a city apartment or a suburban 3-bedroom, a private pool is probably not in the cards. Most …

Home Improvement

Report: Donald Trump's doctor wrote health letter in 5 minutes

NBC News reported Friday the letter from Donald Trump's doctor that declared Trump would be the "healthiest individual ever elected to the …

Donald Trump

Connecting Asia's startup ecosystem

Asia

Three Keys To Telling Personal Stories That Move Hearts And Minds

My father Francesco spent his teenage years in an internment camp during World War II. His family was among the 165,000 Italian expatriates living and working in East Africa when the war broke out. The old and the young were put on trains back to Italy. Men of fighting age were placed in prison …

Sheryl Sandberg

The Simple Trick That Helped My Kids Become Amazing Writers

<i>How can I tell my 15-year-old daughter she is awful at writing? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Elliot S Maggin, father of two beautiful and spectacularly successful grown kids, on …

Magic

How To Tell Great Stories During Presentations

By now, most of us have heard how crucial storytelling is to a presentation. But it's not always the easiest thing to do: Which story do you choose to illustrate your message, and what parts do you leave out? What's the best way to deliver the story once you've chosen it? I've provided an easy …

5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent

It was 1998 and I was standing in a narrow hallway outside an apartment on the 27th floor of a high-rise in Harlem. I was the head of the New York …

New York City