Camila Salazar

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Mindfulness At Work: 5 Tricks For A Healthier, Less Stressful Work Day

"Meditation is an act of sanity," scientist and writer John Kabat-Zinn told Google employees in a mindfulness session at the company's headquarters in 2007. Six years later, Google incorporates mindfulness into their "Search Inside Yourself" training, and meditative practices have become common in …

7 Hand Gestures That Make You Look Like a Real Intellectual

You've definitely seen it at some point. Maybe it was in a lecture in college. Maybe it was in a TED talk you watched recently. Someone is trying to …

Why It's Essential That You Explore, Travel And Gain A Global Perspective

By definition, culture can be customs, arts, social institutions or achievements of a particular nation, people or general social group. By …

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Watch this: Hungarian music video shows dramatic powers of retouching

Dubious Photoshop has never sounded so good. In December, artist Boggie released a music video for her song "Nouveau Parfum" (sung in both French, below, and Hungarian) that shows her transformation from a makeup-free face to a gussied-up, glamorized version of herself.<p>There is a VFX credit with …

11 Extremely Successful People Share Their Best Productivity Hacks

For people running large organizations, that can be the case nearly every day. Many manage the chaos with a variety of techniques and hacks that increase their effectiveness and reduce their workloads.<p>LinkedIn asked more than 60 of its influencers to share the best productivity hack they've …

The 2 Teenagers Who Run the Wildly Popular Twitter Feed @HistoryInPics

Meet Xavier Di Petta and Kyle Cameron, ages 17 and 19, whose ability to build a massive audience from nothing may be unparalleled in media today.<p>There is a new ubiquitous media brand on Twitter.<p>No, I'm not talking about Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media or BuzzFeed or The Verge, or any other …

High School Student's Selfies Imitate All 44 US Presidents

<b>Abraham Lincoln</b><p>Instead of simply studying American history from a textbook, high school student Chaz Rorick decided to impersonate the U.S. Presidents by craftily mimicking everything from their attire and facial hair to their expressive poses in any given image. The Rochestor, NY-based teen's …

Inspiring Story of How a Young Woman with Muscular Dystrophy Became a Model

Fashion design brand Diesel recently held a casting call for models and fashion blogger Jillian Mercado, a young woman who has spastic muscular dystrophy, decided to apply. To her pleasant surprise, she booked the job and is now one of twenty-three models featured in Diesel's new <i>#DieselReboot</i> ad …

5 Free Apps To Help You Get Your Team On Track, Travel Smarter, And More

If you want to get away, need to pay some bills, or just want to share some files, this edition of Free App Friday is for you.<p>As always, while they’re free now, we can’t guarantee how long they’ll last–so don’t wait too long.<p><b>Travel Guides by the Telegraph (iOS)</b><p>Tired of unqualified reviewers? In …

Unexpected Lessons In The Art Of Failing Gracefully

An Olympic snowboarder, a Hollywood stuntman, and a corporate psychologist offer their best tips on failing gracefully.<p>Everyone hates the “F” word–failure. But in business, and in life, it goes with the territory. Whether it’s launching a business, trying something new, or simply putting yourself …

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4 Things We Have Wrong About Creativity

Think creativity is all blue walls and blue skies? Nope. It’s more about sitting on an airplane and coming up with a lot of bad ideas.<p>“Creativity” may not be the first word that comes to mind when you hear the word “conglomerate.” But Christian Stadil, CEO and co-owner of Denmark-based Thornico, a …

Progress Versus Perfection: What Steve Jobs Can Teach Us About Coping With Failure

It’s more important to do good work over a long period of time than to seek perfection at one thing. Besides, if you fail, it’s a great opportunity to learn.<p>I realize I am a little late to the party, but I have finally read Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs. His portrait is fascinating. …

Caffeine: Destroyer And Enhancer Of Memory?

If you’ll drink a cup of coffee after reading this article you’ll remember it better, research suggests.<p>Caffeine has a weird relationship with memory: it can hurt our ability to remember, but it can actually enhance our ability to recall.<p>So how’s it work?<p>Bad news first: how caffeine hurts your …

One Big Reason Online Conversations Are So, So Awkward

Thinking about what you’re going to say? Then keep your fingers away from the keyboard.<p>Facebook, Gchat, and iMessage all introduce an awkwardnesses that we don’t experience away from the keyboard. As you are thumbing at your phone, your friend can see that you’re formulating what you’re going to …

How To Make Monday As Productive As Tuesday

Monday morning is prime time–you better be ready.<p>The Bangles may have sung of “Manic Mondays,” but Tuesday is really the day when stuff gets done.<p>According to a recent survey by the staffing company Accountemps on employee productivity, 39% of HR managers said that Tuesday was generally the best …

22 Animated GIFs That Are Up For Their Own Version Of The Oscars

If the ultimate signifier of a medium’s acceptance into popular culture is a lavish awards ceremony, then the animated GIF has finally arrived. They’re called the .GIFYs — it stands for GIF of the Year, and it should be pronounced ‘jiffies’ according to .GIF creator Steven Wilhite — and they are …

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Can Graffiti Be Good For Cities?

Graffiti isn’t always a sign of criminal disorder; it can actually be a boon to cities’ economies.<p>Late last year, 5Pointz a graffiti hotspot in Queens, New York, was whitewashed, erasing years of graffiti by artists from all over the world. Since the ’90s, street artists have been allowed to spray …

3-D Printing Cells For Drug Testing Could Keep Animals Out Of Harm’s Way

Using a hacked MakerBot printer, researchers came up with a way to make human cells that work better than animal testing–and don’t need an animal.<p>Think of 3-D printing and you probably think of plastic gadgets like this bizarre toothbrush, but the technology can also be used for “bioprinting” …

Swiss Company Turns Cremated Human Remains Into Diamonds

Algordanza compresses ashes into what they call “memorial diamonds,” letting people live second lives as precious jewelry.<p>History is filled with rich rulers who were buried blinged-out in emeralds, diamonds, and other precious gems. But it’s only recently that humans themselves can literally become …

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