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Hara Hachi Bu: The Okinawan's Secret to Longevity

Hara hachi bu (also commonly referred to as <i>hara hachi bun me</i>) is a Confucian teaching that advises people to eat only until they are approximately 80 …

“Angry Birds” Maker Rovio’s Bold Plan To Slingshot Its Way To Future Growth

Rovio has been on a rocky road lately, but it still insists it can become the next Disney. We spoke to the company’s new CEO, Pekka Rantala.<p>When <i>Fast Company</i> first profiled Rovio in 2012, the company was riding high. Not only were <i>Angry Birds</i> and its sequels regularly on top of the App Store charts, …

Designing The Moment Case: The Good, the Bad, and the Work Most People Don't Show

<i>Images Courtesy of The Moment Case. Story by Erik Hedberg.</i><p>If you asked Erik to describe himself, designer would come after "snow surfer." A native of …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …