Andreas Alexiou

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Virgin Atlantic just used behavioral science to ‘nudge’ its pilots into using less fuel. It worked

By Chris Mooney<p>, Reporter<p>In an unusual experiment that could have major implications for the role of corporations in fighting climate change, Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways recently teamed up with economists to try to “nudge” the company’s pilots to use less fuel, using a variety of …

Virgin Atlantic

Offcuts + Resin Combined to Form New Furniture

HATTERN is a South Korean design studio that focuses on making beautiful products with the help of upcycling. They set out to make a seat in a new …

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements quickly fades away. Regardless of career success, there can be something very dispiriting, …

Neuroscience

Procrastinating at work makes you more creative, research suggests

Chronic procrastinators are likely to be more creative, a new book claims<p>Here’s some very good news for all the procrastinators out there.<p>Next time your boss questions why you haven’t yet completed that important task you can point them towards this research.<p>Avoiding certain tasks may seem like a …

Cut Travertine Marble and Resin Merge to Create ‘Lagoon’ Tables | Colossal

<p>Designer Alexandre Chapelin of LA Table designed this intriguing series of three tables he refers to as Lagoon Tables. Each table is formed from a …