Charlie Cosham

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My 20 Favorite Books on Mindfulness, Meditation, and Buddhism

Buddhaimonia.Books hold a very special place in my heart. Since I was a young teen, books have affected my life in significant ways. From making me …

Buddhism

3 Inspiring Writers Who Will Make You Laugh, Become Smarter, and More Emotionally Intelligent

Some people are blessed with a gift that allows them to engage and influence the masses to become better people. That gift is writing.<p>Anyone can …

What You Didn't Know About the Act of Reading Books

Finding time to read has never been an issue for me. I read different books at different levels — you don’t put the same effort into Harry Potter as …

Books

The 2015 Core77 Conference: Business Now

Introducing our third CoreCon session, with a look at the challenges and opportunities facing design entrepreneurs<p>Last week, we introduced the first …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

Young woman abused for being 'scantily-clad' is rescued on the Tube by a horrified pensioner

I am having such a wonderful day on the tubes I can't not share this story. Let me build the scene:<p>Central Line between Oxford Circus and Chancery …

We could end famine if we cut food waste by a quarter – so why don’t we?

It’s not supermarkets’ fault – consumers are the biggest culprits. But until we know what it is like not to have enough to eat, this obscenity is likely to continue<p>As Miss Piggy once sagely advised: “Never eat more than you can lift.” The trouble is that we seem to buy food as though we intend to …

Agriculture

Inside The Creative Office Cultures At Facebook, IDEO, And Virgin America

The tech, design, and travel leaders have enviable creative cultures. Here’s how they do it.<p>What do the leaders in the industries of tech, design, and travel have in common? Facebook, Virgin America, and IDEO all pride themselves in their approach to creativity and innovation. And their company …

Cut Flowers
Innovation

Top Venture Investors Pick Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

We asked some of the more thoughtful and outspoken members of the 2015 Forbes Midas List for their recommendations of books they’d like to see their entrepreneurs reading (and they suggest you do make time to read). Fire these up on your e-readers now.<p><b>Chris Sacca</b><br>Lowercase Capital <i><br>Not Fade Away: A</i> …

Venture Capital

Collecting data on students: is it useful to know which books they've read?

Monitoring progress through the analysis of grades has long been the norm, but how useful is it to know which books students have read, how often they come to class and when they contact their tutors?<p>According to the 2014 Horizon report – a study on emerging technologies for teaching and learning – …

Magical Tokyo Cityscapes Seen Through Colorful Bokeh

In this ongoing series, photographer Takashi Kitajima blurs the details of Tokyo's buildings and bridges into beautifully abstract landscapes. He creates each gorgeous composition by standing on observation decks of high-rise buildings or overpasses throughout the city.<p>By gaining a bird's eye view …

Streetwear

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …