Petra Kaiser

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15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

The Death of the Artist—and the Birth of the Creative Entrepreneur

Hard-working artisan, solitary genius, credentialed professional—the image of the artist has changed radically over the centuries. What if the latest model to emerge means the end of art as we have known it?<p>Pronounce the word <i>artist</i>, to conjure up the image of a solitary genius. A sacred aura still …

The New Habit Challenge: Work The Exact Amount Of Time Science Tells Us To

You know you should take regular breaks during the workday, but did you know they should be exactly 17 minutes long?<p>It turns out going hard for eight hours straight every day <i>isn’t</i> the best way to get work done.<p>Contrary to the popular convention of working ourselves to exhaustion, researchers from …

How Integrating The Arts Into Hospitals Could Humanize Health Care

More to the point, hospitals are also often shut away from the rest of society–on the edge of humanity, not at the center of it. Hospitals have been …

Summer Reading: The Education of a Collector, or Jeff Dauber Explains Why Tech Bros Don’t Buy Art

<i>As the editors of</i> <i></i>Daily Serving <i>get ready to take their end-of-summer vacations, we find ourselves swapping reading lists—the articles we’ll dive into</i> …

When people of Muslim heritage challenge fundamentalism

Karima Bennoune shares four powerful stories of real people fighting against fundamentalism in their own communities — refusing to allow the faith …

Human Rights

Why dieting doesn't usually work

In the US, 80% of girls have been on a diet by the time they're 10 years old. In this honest, raw talk, neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt uses her …

FlyKly Smart Wheel

Connect with us: FlyKly.com Facebook Twitter<p>Move through busy city streets in no time and <b>spare your energy</b> with the help of Smart Wheel, a pedal …

5 Japanese Aesthetic Ideas (Applied to Presentation Design)

Japanese artistic tradition has endured for centuries and is built around certain central principles. Learn these key aesthetic ideas and work them in to your own presentations to achieve a more harmonious and memorable design.<p>Read a more in depth post here: https://medium.com/p/17bc257bb45<p>Reach …

Starving Your Fears Is The Key To Change

<b>Starving Your Fears Is The</b> <b>Key To Change</b><p>It’s that time of year when many of us are thinking about making changes. <b>But it’s easy to feed our fears and convince ourselves that things can’t change.</b><p>For 2014, you may have thought of resolving to stop smoking or start exercising or spend more time with your family. <b>But then that little voice inside your head reminded you that you’ve tried that before and failed – so why will this time be any different?</b> And having fed your fears, you chose to do nothing …

This Pen 3-D Prints Live Cells On A Damaged Bone

Everyone from McDonald’s to Apple is jumping on the 3-D printing bandwagon. But it’s only when you see live cells being printed right onto a damaged bone that you finally start to grasp what this technology is capable of.<p>A new “bio pen” will allow surgeons to “draw” layers of cells on damaged bones …

Rose George: Inside the secret shipping industry

Second Grader's Cure for Playground Loneliness: The Buddy Bench

(Photo: Paul Kuehnel/Daily Record/Sunday News)<p>If you’re feeling left out, how do you get connected? How do you even tell others that you feel …

How to sell online and offline with Square up.

A Plan to Create Just Two Time Zones in the Continental United States

Daylight Saving Time is a reminder that losing another hour of evening light isn't just annoying—it's an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings.<p>Editor's Note: This article was first published on Nov. 1, 2013. The original headline was, “Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here’s a …

A Space-Age Wheelchair, Without The Bumps And Stigma

“He said he gave up going even two blocks away,” Sugie says. “One reason was he didn’t want to be seen. There is a negative stigma attached to the …

The Queen Will See You Now: How Bees’ Sense Of Smell Might Soon Diagnose Disease

Bees, it turns out, can learn to recognize biomarkers of disease very quickly. “Bees can be trained in a few minutes,” Soares says. Like dogs, they …

Peter Doolittle: How your "working memory" makes sense of the world

Forget Solar Panels: This Sun-Powered Light Doesn’t Need Electricity

A simple coating to a building’s windows can redirect incoming sunlight to where it’s needed–say, on a ceiling for an ambient glow or to a desk fixture so you can get to work.<p>Picture a dark, windowless office–the sort of depressing scene where telemarketers sit in cubicles or Peggy Olson first …

Top 10 Free Upgrades to Make Your PC Better

Chances are right now, you aren't using your PC to its absolute fullest potential. Maybe it's a little slow, maybe your monitor's colors aren't quite …

Two-Seat Electric Octodecacopter Completes Early Flight Tests

A German company has developed and flown a scaled-up version of the electric quadcopters normally seen darting around parks and fields, but this …

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