Heiko Falke

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A Definitive Guide to the Best Flea Markets in the U.S. and Europe, According to One Expert

Advertisement<p>1/5<p>Marbleized pottery pitcher, $635<p>Nicki Clendening is just one of those people who somehow seems to do it all. Clendening can often be found fielding PR requests for Rizzoli Publications in New York, but also trots the globe in pursuit of one-of-a-kind vintage pieces. And now, thanks …

Santa Monica

8 Things Successful People Do When They Don't Like Someone

Tip #6. Pick your battles.<p>Unless you’re a genetic anomaly, it’s likely you will meet people you don’t like throughout your lifetime. Whether it’s …

Self-help

The race to build the world’s first sex robot

The $30bn sex tech industry is about to unveil its biggest blockbuster: a $15,000 robot companion that talks, learns, and never says no<p>In the brightly lit robotics workshop at Abyss Creations’ factory inSan Marcos, California, a life-size humanoid was dangling from a stand, hooked between her …

Robotics

The Management Myth

Most of management theory is inane, writes our correspondent, the founder of a consulting firm. If you want to succeed in business, don’t get an M.B.A. Study philosophy instead<p>During the seven years that I worked as a management consultant, I spent a lot of time trying to look older than I was. I …

‘Radical Candor’ author Kim Scott says being too nice is worse than being mean

If you don’t have anything nice to say — say it, Scott advises on the latest Recode Decode.<p>In her new book “Radical Candor,” entrepreneur and CEO coach Kim Scott proposes some new names to describe how leaders behave and misbehave. For example, rather than calling someone an “asshole” as if that’s …

Google Play Music

This Is How You Master The Masters

Masters rookie Jon Rahm, 22, heads to Augusta this week with history decidedly not on his side: No player making his debut at the tournament has won …

Golf

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Self-improvement

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason.<p>In 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group of undergraduates to take part in a study about suicide. They were presented with pairs of suicide notes. In each pair, one note had been composed by a random individual, the other …

The One-Page Cheat Sheet To Your Most Productive 90 Days Ever

Here’s how to break down your big-picture goals into steps you and your team can actually take this quarter.<p>Dr. Challa wasn’t starving for opportunity, he was drowning in it. He was bright, confident, and empathetic. Not only did he have great bedside manners, but he was also a savvy entrepreneur …

Time Management

WHO: These 12 bacteria pose greatest risk to human health

<b>(CNN) —</b> Twelve types of bacteria were deemed "priorities" in urgent need of new antibiotics, according to a list released by the World Health Organization on Monday.<p>The first list of its kind, it highlights bacteria that global health experts believe pose the greatest threats to human health. The …

Medicine

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

It's really easy to stray from the path. Like airplanes, we constantly need to make course corrections.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon …

Self-improvement

Military Packing Secrets That Will Make You a Better Traveler

Packing, the worst part of any trip, is a pain because nearly all of us just make it up as we go along. Filling a suitcase is a rushed disaster that …

Backpacking

I'm a Silicon Valley liberal, and I traveled across the country to interview 100 Trump supporters — here's what I learned

After the election, I decided to talk to 100 Trump voters from around the country. I went to the middle of the country, the middle of the state, and talked to many online.<p>This was a surprisingly interesting and helpful experience — I highly recommend it. With three exceptions, I found something to …

Take a Quick Tour of the Mind-Boggling Universe of Mathematics

Math is often considered synonymous with pain, boredom and frustration. It’s not uncommon to hear someone say, “ugh, it’s like doing math.” But math …

Mathematics

The Four-Letter Code to Selling Just About Anything

What makes things cool?<p>Several decades before he became the father of industrial design, Raymond Loewy boarded the SS <i>France</i> in 1919 to sail across the Atlantic from his devastated continent to the United States. The influenza pandemic had taken his mother and father, and his service in the French …

These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

Will Virtual Reality Change Your Life?

For decades, virtual reality has failed to deliver on its great promise. But on March 28th, Oculus Rift, a breakthrough VR system, debuted – finally …

Virtual Reality

Schluss mit dem Übergewicht

Für zwei Wochen Urlaub 20 Kilo im Koffer? Völlig übertrieben. Reiseprofis sind nur mit Handgepäck unterwegs - selbst wenn sie monatelang auf Tour …

Wie Sie am Rechner Ordnung halten

Anzeige<p>Ordnung ist das halbe Leben, heißt es. Die andere Hälfte findet sich dann wohl auf der Festplatte im Computer. Es gibt wohl keinen Rechner, …

Wo Christen heute verfolgt werden

Christenverfolgung ein Phänomen der Vergangenheit? Mitnichten. In diesen Ländern können Christen ihren Glauben nicht leben, werden unterdrückt oder …

"Führung heißt scheitern"

Es kommt nicht auf die Persönlichkeit bei einer Führungsposition an, sagt der Coach Boris Grundl. Mit einfachen Prinzipien kann jeder ein guter Chef …

The Origin Story of Marie Kondo’s Decluttering Empire

“The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” Marie Kondo’s mega-selling how-to of minimalism—a tidy blend of confessional autobiography, life philosophy, decluttering strategies, and clothes-folding tips—arrived in America in late 2014. Since then, it has inspired a will to discard, it seems, in a …

Tiger Woods 40th Birthday Interview

Turning 40, the golfer talks about his highs and lows on and off the course<p>By Lorne Rubenstein<p>Tiger Woods was raised to be a champion. Groomed by a …

Golf

Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2015. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …

literaryjournalism

Was tun, wenn die Heizung kalt bleibt?

Mietrecht Was tun, wenn die Heizung kalt bleibt?<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 24.11.2015-14:05<p>Draußen sinken die Temperaturen. Da freut man sich auf die warme …

The World’s New Population Time Bomb: Too Few People

Developed world’s working-age population to start declining next year, threatening global growth in decades ahead<p>Ever since the global financial crisis, economists have groped for reasons to explain why growth in the U.S. and abroad has repeatedly disappointed, citing everything from fiscal …

Demographics

Orban wittert linke Verschwörung

<b>Eine völlig neue Interpretation der Flüchtlingskrise liefert der ungarische Regierungschef Orban. Demnach werden die Flüchtenden gezielt nach Europa</b> …

The 25 best horror movies since 2000

Ask horror-movie buffs to name their favorite decade for the genre, and you’ll likely receive a variety of answers. The ’30s had several of …