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BBC Radio 4 - Seriously... - Seriously... - Is Mindfulness Meditation Dangerous?

Is Mindfulness Meditation Dangerous?<p>For a new series of Out of the Ordinary, Jolyon Jenkins investigates whether meditation can do you more harm than good. What has he discovered?<p>Are you sitting comfortably? Close your eyes. Take a few moments to settle down. When you are ready, pay attention to …

The Engagement Crisis In Content Marketing And Social Media: Why It’s Happening And How To Fix It

Does your brand’s Twitter account seem like a ghost town? How about your Facebook and LinkedIn page?If you’ve noticed a drop in social engagement, …

Social Media

Does mental illness enhance creativity?

It’s widely held that it does – but what does the evidence say?<p>Everyone can cite famous people from Vincent Van Gogh and Virginia Woolf to Tony Hancock and Robin Williams, who were exceptionally creative and experienced mental health problems. There are so many examples that it seems obvious that …

Mental Health

Top Places to Hear Free Music During SXSW

The SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival is about to hit Austin, but you don't have to be a registered badge-holder to enjoy it. There are tons of …

Lessons I Learned From 10 Days of Silence and Meditation

<i>Image credit: Pete R., BucketListly.</i><p>The first time I heard about Vipassana meditation was back in 2014 when my friend and business partner Prean decided to take a break in a hectic startup world and realign his values and vision for life. I have never been that much into meditation and taking a …

Meditation

Coca-Cola bottles turn musical when on-pack lyrics are scanned

Coca-Cola has a new campaign in China that puts lines from popular songs on bottles of soda, allowing for on-demand access to content and creating a …

Adweek – Breaking News in Advertising, Media and Technology

Twerking Rabbits and Horse Heads: Why Fiat Is Running GIFs on TV

One of the nice things about having the advertising track record of Chrysler CMO Olivier Francois is that you can take risks.<p>His most recent one? A …

Why Did Taco Bell Just Wipe Out Its Social Media Accounts?

Taco Bell made a bold move today to grab the attention of hungry millennials. It darkened its social media pages (even appearing to wipe out its 1.4 …

Print magazine features working Facebook 'Like' buttons

Print magazine features working Facebook ‘Like’ buttons<p>Brazil-based C&A has created the Like Ad, a magazine commercial that lets readers ‘like’ …

L?Oreal personalizes mobile ads by hair color to drive relevancy

Beauty marketer L?Oreal Paris is incorporating in-image advertising platform GumGum?s photo recognition technology to target consumers through …

Hair Color

This woman is changing the way people find jobs

Kathryn Minshew began her career as a management consultant at McKinsey, one of the best consulting firms in the world. That start is one many people …

11-Year-Old 'Sick of Reading About White Boys and Dogs' Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks

Marley Dias is an 11-year-old New Jersey resident who’s spent more time giving back to her community in her brief time on this planet than most of us …

4 Women Driving Fashion Technology

<b>From sourcing clothing to marketing original pieces in real time, fashion technology is changing the way brands and buyers experience fashion.</b><p>In a …

Intel Corporation

Take A Cue From Jennifer Lawrence And Speak Up At Work

The topic of women speaking up in the workplace has been buzzing in the news recently, largely due to an essay penned by actress Jennifer Lawrence. She writes about how instead of negotiating boldly and speaking directly she always tried to find the “adorable” way to share her opinion so she would …

Kendrick Lamar won’t face backlash like Beyoncé: Socially conscious art, sexual expression and the policing of black women’s politics

<b>Kendrick Lamar performs at the Grammy Awards, Feb. 15, 2016; Beyoncé performs during halftime in Super Bowl 50, Feb 7, 2016 (AP/Matt Sayles/Reuters/Matthew Emmons)</b><p>It’s no accident his high-profile political performance was lauded while Beyoncé’s was slammed by skeptics<p>LaSha<p>February 17, 2016 12:00am …

Kendrick Lamar

Women with Bigger Butts Are Smarter and Healthier, Oxford University Study Says

We've been waiting for this news.<p>Someone tell Kim Kardashian and Beyoncé to have a celebratory glass of champagne, because a study conducted by the University of Oxford reveals women with bigger butts are smarter and healthier.<p>If ever there were an excuse to have another chocolate chip cookie in …

The images of Taylor Swift’s Grammys speech say even more than she did about gender inequality

US pop star Taylor Swift won the 2016 Grammy Award for best album for her record-breaking release, <i>1989</i>. In doing so she has become the first woman in the history of the Grammys to win the award twice (in 2010 she was awarded the accolade for her album, <i>Fearless</i>).<p>Swift pointed this achievement out in …

The man who studies the spread of ignorance

How do people or companies with vested interests spread ignorance and obfuscate knowledge? Georgina Kenyon finds there is a term which defines this phenomenon.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>In 1979, a secret memo from the tobacco …

UC Berkeley

Virtual Reality Therapy: Treating The Global Mental Health Crisis

Alex Senson Contributor<p>Alex Senson is a biotech/pharmaceutical professional.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Virtual Reality In Healthcare: Where’s The Innovation?<p>Most of us experience some level of stress and anxiety in our lives. It can be relatively mild or extremely severe and debilitating — or …

Virtual Reality

Marketers: Personalization will become a science this year

It’s 2016, and marketers still have trouble personalizing their outreach to customers. Only five percent of marketers have a predictive understanding of the customer journey, and only 31 percent say they use customer data to provide better experiences.<p>Just 19 percent of marketers personalize their …

How Feng Shui Could Help Build Better Products

Feng shui is all about creating a harmonious household. Here’s how to make your app feel every bit as homey.<p>“Oh jeez” is what I typically hear from coworkers any time I suggest feng shui for the humble office of our startup Zugata in Palo Alto. They all think it’s silly, superstitious nonsense. …

A sigh's not just a sigh - it's a fundamental life-sustaining reflex

Research reveals that sighing is more than a sign of depression or despair: it’s a reflex that happens several times an hour and helps preserve lung function<p>Californian scientists have identified the source of the sigh. It is not just a response to sadness, depression or despair: it is, also, they …

Cognition

The product launch secret every marketer should know

Most product launches are complete failures. This product launch example shows the ingredients for a succesful launchIn fact, it’s been reported that …

Marketing

Why You Need to Add Curation to Your Content Marketing Strategy

If you created all of your content from scratch, you're doing it wrong.<p>Exclusively creating custom content can be very effective if you do it consistently over a long period of time. However, that overall effort isn't always possible for every organization. Even if a company manages to produce 100 …

11 Content Curation Tools For Serious Marketers

Content curation is a critical part of most marketers’ content strategy, allowing businesses to get the attention of consumers and not seem push minded with every network update they release.<p>As Ross Hudgens puts it in his recent guide on content curation, “[Curation] is the process of organizing …

What Apple And Starbucks Taught Me About Building A Brand

Alessandra Ghini shares insights from her work in marketing at Apple and Starbucks on the precipice of each company’s second golden age.<p>When we see an energetic advertisement from Apple that inspires our sense of adventure, or exchange hellos with a Starbucks barista in a way that feels like we’re …

Mobile and Social Are Overrated, Marketers Say

Mobile and social are not critical to your marketing department's ROI — least according to the marketers participating in a survey just released by …