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This House Costs Just $20,000—But It’s Nicer Than Yours

Rural Studio’s $20K House has such innovative design that it’s changing the entire housing system–from mortgages to zoning laws.<p>For over a decade, architecture students at Rural Studio, Auburn University’s design-build program in a tiny town in West Alabama, have worked on a nearly impossible …

Facebook Doesn't Think About Making Money the Way Most Companies Do

Like many Silicon Valley companies, Facebook (FB) is a “mission-driven” organization.<p>Sure, its revenue grows like crazy every year (52% in 2015) and …

Here are Accenture’s 5 big tech trends for 2016

Global consulting firm Accenture has released its top five tech trends for 2016. And the good thing is that they aren’t just more of the same.<p>The trends from the Accenture Technology Vision 2016 report focus on changes that will impact enterprises in the next three to five years. The report is …

A company that pays people to wrap their cars in ads is becoming the Uber for advertisers

And it's betting the roads are where it will happen.<p>"When people discover the great new thing isn't quite what they were promised, they return to what's proven to work," says James Heller, CEO of Wrapify, a new advertising platform that connects brands with drivers to create splashy on-vehicle ads. …

Baseball Champions’ CEO on Creating a Culture of Success

San Francisco’s Larry Baer emphasizes cooperation and character<p>Spring training for Major League Baseball is under way, and once again, the San Francisco Giants begin the year at the pinnacle of the sport. The team’s 2014 World Series title was its third in the past five years.<p>But baseball isn’t the …

Clash of the Titans: Big Four vs MBB vs BigLaw

“<i>What’s past is prologue</i>”William ShakespeareThe professions are like evolving organisms, each continuously evolving to thrive in its environment. As …

Social Science Says Lasting Relationships Come Down To 2 Basic Traits

Pinterest<p>In her article, “Master of Love” author Emily Smith states that of all the couples that get married, only 3 in 10 remain in healthy, happy …

The Four Greatest Psychological Discoveries of 2014

Every day of every year, scientists toil away in their efforts to understand the workings of the human mind. What makes us happy? How do our emotions …

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Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

Organized Self: Expert Neuroscience Tips For Using Your iPhone Most Effectively

Steve Jobs had a mercurial temperament. He may or may not have had ADHD, but his greatest creation, the iPhone, has enabled habits that verge on that diagnosis for hundreds of millions of users. Think of the image of Jobs holding up the first iPhone with a mere 15 icons on its home screen. Contrast …

Audi Drivers Are More Attached To Their Car Than Anyone Else, According to Brand Dependence Index

This new study from UTA Brand Studio explores the power of brand attachment.<p>Many people depend on cars to get around but how much do they depend on a car brand to help define who they are? That’s the question explored in a new study from UTA Brand Studio. The brand strategy firm’s Brand Dependence …

Mobile payments 'tipping point' comes in 2015, Deloitte predicts

More Canadians will be reaching for their cellphones instead of their wallets to pay for purchases this year, predicts a report by global …