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What If You Saw A Shivering Child On The Street? This Hidden Camera Ad Shows How Real People React

If you saw a kid shivering at the bus stop, what would you do? Okay, so you might give them your jacket, or your mitts and scarf, maybe even help them get home safe. With this new ad, SOS Children’s Villages Norway asks that if you’d do that for a kid sitting in front of you, why not help out a …

Using Big Data And Game Play To Improve Mental Fitness

<i>This article was written together with Ellen M. Martin and Melinda Speckmann.</i><p>Games have been part of human culture for millennia. It is no surprise that elements of play can be powerful digital tools to grab our attention and keep us on a path to taking care of ourselves and others.<p>Big data is …

The Right Way To Steal Ideas

Taking inspiration from other companies can be done clumsily or gracefully. How to imitate as flattery, not forgery.<p>We’ve all heard the maxim “good artists copy; great artists steal,” but few of us know the writer from whom we’ve stolen this thought. Its closest roots trace back to poet T.S. Eliot: …

The world’s shortest cooking show is evidence that you can do interesting work in 15 seconds on Instagram » Nieman Journalism Lab

Whenever a new form of online media comes along, it’s pilloried in some corners as insufficient for <i>real</i> content. Think blogs in 2002 (“It’s just guys eating Cheetos in their mothers’ basements!”) or Twitter circa 2009 (“You can’t say anything in 140 characters! #longform”). And we’ve seen the same …

The Procrastination-Killing Tactic To Try Now (Or In 10 Minutes)

How a task-avoidance strategy called “structured procrastination” can help you tackle your to-do list.<p>Procrastination is closely related to impatience. Their kinship is based on our bias toward the present over the future. Both are examples of the human tendency to overdiscount future events. In …

Khushboo's Deadline | India

Sixteen-year-old Khushboo is an aspiring journalist living in a remote village in India's poorest state, Bihar. And she is under growing pressure to get married.<p>For five years she has worked for the local news channel Appan Samachar (‘Our News’). Together with her friends, she has been producing, …

How to schedule your day for peak productivity: http://trib.al/h1Z3zQU "For each day, I outline my 'Top 3,' meaning the three most important things I will have accomplished by the end of the day. Sometimes I'll map out the entire week on Sunday because my priorities are super clear. Other times, I'll decide on my Top 3 on a day-by-day basis."

Michael Pollan on Rethinking School Lunch

Could the secret to improving American health lie in school? In this November 2008 Moyers Moment from <i>Bill Moyers Journal</i>, author and food activist …

How Instagram Almost Ruined My Life

Insecurity, FOMO, and the other unfiltered harms that everyone’s favorite photo app can do to you.<p>In 2013, the phrase “you have no filter” no longer means you’re not invited to dinner parties. It just means you don’t have Instagram, an app that turns its users into monsters. Don’t get me wrong–the …

Will there be banks in 2023?

The last few years haven’t been kind to our high street banks. Between a colossal recession largely caused by their own irresponsible lending, …