Diana Yusoff

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Wes Anderson: 12 Fun Facts About His Movies

It’s no secret that Wes Anderson jam packs his films with Easter eggs that make watching his pics akin to embarking on a scavenger hunt. Just like …

10 STRIKING IMAGES FROM WES ANDERSON’S ‘THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL’

Can’t watch the new trailer for Wes Anderson’s latest because you’re at work? We plucked out the 10 most visually stimulating images for you.<p>Is it …

The Five Dimensions Of Learning-Agile Leaders

Living and leading today are much like swimming in the unpredictable, treacherous Lake Superior, the 4th largest body of fresh water in the world. We dive into the water, and we never really know what is going to happen next. Although we operate under the illusion that life remains constant, clear, …

18 Home Offices That Will Give You New Decor Goals

Working from home. Forever.

Google Shophouse Uses SG50 To Show Off Their Technology, & The Result Is Damn Legit

<i>This article originally appeared on Vulcan Post.</i><p>While everything these days seem to be #simisaialsoSG50, this is one SG50 exhibition that you …

Google Maps

These images of the star-smeared sky aren't what you think (pictures)

We’ve been doing a lot of thinking about travel recently. Not surprisingly the question came up: what makes the perfect holiday? Well the answer, it seems, is not necessarily what you might think.

Behavioural science – becoming more widely known nowadays as behavioural economics - has a lot of new and interesting ideas on the subject of …

Travel Industry

51 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature

"At the still point, there the dance is." —T. S. Eliot<p>2. "In our village, folks say God crumbles up the old moon into stars."<p>—Alexander Solzhenitsyn, <i>One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich</i><p>Suggested by Jasmin B., via Facebook<p>3. "She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning …

The '30% Rule' Should Be The Test For Switching Jobs

"John, you're making a strategic decision using tactical information."<p>I first presented this advice to a candidate about 30 years ago who was overvaluing the short-term aspects of an offer when comparing two new jobs. Both were comparable in terms of responsibility, but one was closer to home, paid …

Employment

23 Mercifully Easy-To-Make Snacks Your Kids Will Love

“But I’m hungry now!”

5 Ways to Make Your Workspace Cozier—even If It's a Cubicle

<i>The designer of our new office, Brad Sherman, shares his tips for creating a cozier, happier workplace.</i><p><i>Brad designed these modern farm tables for our office, and now they're in the Food52 Shop!</i><p>We love our new office—did you notice?—so much that we feel like we hardly deserve it. So when Brad …

Artists got fed up with these 'anti-homeless spikes.' So they made them a bit more ... comfy.

These are called "anti-homeless spikes." They're about as friendly as they sound.<p>As you may have guessed, they're intended to <b>deter people who are</b> …

Homelessness

The Research We’ve Ignored About Happiness at Work

Recently, we found ourselves in motivational seminars at our respective places of employment. Both events preached the gospel of happiness. In one, a speaker explained that happiness could make you healthier, kinder, more productive, and even more likely to get promoted.<p>The other seminar involved …

Somehow Teen Girls Get the Coolest Wearable Out There

Jewelbots are bracelets with programmable plastic flowers made for middle-school girls. They're also the most interesting wearable I've seen this …

Corn Muffins (Kenny Rogers)

I grew up eating at Kenny Roger's and their corn muffin remains one of my favourite items whenever I eat at the restaurant. I don't eat there as …

Last Day of School

Illegal Dumper Leaves ID In His Trash And Gets It Returned To His Front Yard

Frederick Tomlinson, a man living in Queensland, Australia, has just done a great act of kindness by returning a load of ‘belongings’ (trash) that a …

Melbourne's trees bombarded with emailed love letters

If you’ve ever pondered what trees think about life’s major issues, the city of Melbourne has come up with an elegant solution – you can email them and find out.<p>The city council has devised an interactive urban forest map that provides individual data on each of the 70,000 trees that line the …

Support parents rather than incentivise parenthood

We were not surprised to learn that measures such as the Baby Bonus have been found to be ineffective "incentives" for childbirth and parenthood …

7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. …

Domestic Violence

Famous films re-edited to highlight Hollywood's race problem

If you reduce Moonrise Kingdom to every single word spoken by a person of colour, the film is 10 seconds long.<p>Her and (500) Days of Summer fare slightly better when edited the same way, with the former at about 40 seconds and the latter at about 30.<p>These are three of 10 films edited by writer and …

Wondering What 'Privilege' Is? This Video Has Some Answers For You

What is privilege? Is there any way to describe it?<p>In a recent video posted by Buzzfeed, several people are asked a series of questions and then told …

How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.<p>Like a zombie, Sami—one of my fifth graders—lumbered over to me and hissed, “I think I’m going to explode! I’m not used to this schedule.” And I …

Californian woman develops phone app to feed almost 600,000 homeless people in San Francisco

A Californian woman, who developed an innovative phone app, has since helped to feed almost 600,000 homeless people – after she became tired of …