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Amstel Pause is an installation willing to reward you with a beer in exchange for three minutes of doing absolutely nothing: http://f-st.co/bcJxDVk "People as a whole rarely take a break. They spend most of their days in the office and are constantly interacting through various social networks while balancing different tasks. We decided that we want to help them de-stress a little."

iPhone 5C

The iPhone 5C arrived to a fanfare of "affordable iPhone" headlines, but in reality it wasn't cheap enough to court the masses and Apple's 'C' series …

Why Windows 8 should have been for touchscreens only

Imagine the scene if you will: Microsoft's top designers and execs are sat around in a room looking at the latest mobile operating systems and the …

Facebook’s share of digital advertising growing fast, thanks to mobile

Facebook (s FB) will nearly triple its share of global mobile advertising in 2013 compared to 2012, according to research firm eMarketer. They …

Engadget

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Flipboard for Nonprofits and Cause Champions

Inside Flipboard / August 1, 2013<p>Launched last week, Big Ideas is a new category on Flipboard showcasing the people and organizations confronting …

Dr Richie Nanda: You don't need to start off knowing about business

Born in Ranchi, a small suburban Indian town, Dr Richie Nanda’s father ran a chain of Chinese restaurants in Mumbai. But Dr Nanda’s life was turned …

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7 scientific breakthroughs that unlocked the age of technology

Before the likes of Galileo and Newton began to unlock the secrets of the universe, our understanding of everything in it was almost entirely …

How to Manage Negativity and Use It to Your Advantage

We live in a world of ups and downs, but handling the positive aspects tends to come a bit easier than the negative. With the right skill set, …

Self-help

11 Impossibly Difficult Job Interview Questions

Ever had to sit through a 5-hour interview filled with team projects, skills tests and a question-and-answer period in front of five company managers? If not, be grateful.<p>For while many job interviews can be rough, there are a select few so difficult that applicants should be excused for any …

Interview: Ambra Medda of L'ArcoBaleno

The name Ambra Medda is synonymous with success in the design world. After co-founding and directing the acclaimed fair Design Miami—which led to its sister show Design Miami/Basel in Switzerland—Medda has made her mark globally. Medda is now stepping out of the physical curating space and entering …

New York City

Adobe Illustrator CS6 Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

Illustrator is a very important tool for designers and creative professionals. And no matter how familiar you are with it, there are always some …

What Honeybees Can Teach Marketers

Honeybees are social insects, always exchanging information with each other for the success of the hive. When a bee finds an attractive new flower …

Apple Patents Its Own In-Dash Infotainment System

• As with an iPhone or an iPad, controls on the dashboard and center stack can utilize touch, pinch, and slide movements. The patent information explains the benefit in terms of operating the windshield wipers, which allows for the driver to select exactly the speed and frequency of each wipe rather …

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Villa Mallorca’s Geometrically Staircase by Arup - Studio Mishin (r)

Stay-at-home motherhood is a choice – it shouldn't be funded by the taxpayer

Of course early childhood development is crucial, says Sally Peck, but that does not mean the taxpayer funding middle-class women to stay at home for years with their children.<p>Families with two working parents will be offered taxpayer-funded help with child care, worth up to £1,200 a child, <b>under</b> …

Seek Experiences That Positively Reshape Your Brain

I often hear people say, "I'm the kind of person who…" or, "I'm not a people person.” These seemingly off-the-cuff comments suggest they’re resigned …

Screw you! The psychology of anger and aggression

You can't have missed the latest Twitter debacle. Some deeply unpleasant individuals got very angry at women pursuing pro-female agendas publicly. People then got very angry at these individuals who were sending threats and at Twitter in general for not doing more to stop it. Some people then got …

FYI: Why Does My Voice Sound Different When I Hear It On A Recording?

It sounds different because it is different. "When you speak, the vocal folds in your throat vibrate, which causes your skin, skull and oral cavities to also vibrate, and we perceive this as sound," explains Ben Hornsby, a professor of audiology at Vanderbilt University. The vibrations mix with the …

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Starbucks Taps Google To Improve Coffee Shop Wi-Fi

Starbucks seems to have embraced the fact that very few people actually go to coffee shops to sit and drink coffee nowadays. For cafes, solid Wi-Fi connection is about as necessary as fresh brew. So the company has teamed up with Google to make free Wi-Fi faster in all 7,000 of Starbucks's U.S. …

Here's What Recruiters And CEOs Really Think About The Value Of An MBA

But is it really worth it?<p>Top HR recruiters, CEOs, and startup innovators disagree about the value of MBAs, depending on the situation and person.<p>Attaching the MBA to your name can affect your hiring chances, your networking abilities, and your innovation skills.<p>While none of the recruiters think …

The 3 Decisions That Made Mandela A Truly Great Leader

It would be absurd--let alone disrespectful to Mandela's achievements--to suggest that the issues you face as a business leader are as grave as apartheid, or that the stresses you encounter compare with his decades of imprisonment. Still, Mandela's decisions at key points in his career do hold …

South Africa

Why 'Like Us On Facebook' Isn't Enough

Have you ever watched an advert, which suddenly ends with ‘Like us on Facebook’, or ‘Follow us on Twitter’? Did you suddenly get out your phone, …

Social Media

And the VentureBeat Goes on...Flipboard

And the VentureBeat Goes on…Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / June 10, 2013<p>At the turn of the century, many journalists—especially the tech-savvy …