Kate Pauwels

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design will save the world: creating a conflict-free smartphone 'fairphone' by bas van abel looks like a regular touchscreen smartphone, but it avoids sourcing any of its materials from unethical trade practices. instead the sustainable initiative respects both the environment & the people who call it home. see more: http://www.designboom.com/technology/fairphone-creating-a-conflict-free-smart-phone/

4 Things That Are Totally Worth The Wait

<i>By Sam Ferrigno for HooplaHa.com.</i><p>Happiness comes to those who wait. These four things are worth delaying that sought-after crave for instant gratification.<p><b>1. Success</b><p>When I was a kid, I thought I’d be famous by now. Doing what, I’m not sure, but fame would be mine and glory would meet me on the …

GPS Guide: Rob White Says That Happiness Is 'A Natural Phenomenon' (PHOTOS)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Depressed people's body clocks 'out of sync' - Futurity

U. MICHIGAN (US) — A new brain study reveals that the circadian clocks of people …

You Have To Prove You Deserve The Job

Tough love–and tips–for getting hired now.<p>The world is flooded with college graduates this month eager to start that shiny new job. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you are looking for a job:<p>1. The world does not owe you a job. If you still have not found a job, stop complaining out loud. …

5 Things You Can Do Today to Make Yourself More Creative, And Productive, Tomorrow

From Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People report: Simon Rich, one of the most productive writers we know, outlines 5 steps to upping your own creativity quotient.<p>As we’ve noted here before, Simon Rich is a mind-bogglingly prolific creative force. At 29, he’s built a body of work that includes …

Is Amsterdam The Global Seat Of Cool? A New Tourism Spot Says Yes

Are you looking for a vintage, hip, indie, artisanal, open-minded vacation? Welcome to Holland. A new ad, <i>Holland, The Original Cool,</i> created by the Dutch government to lure American tourists to Amsterdam, appears to promise travelers a cooler version of Brooklyn. Who knew that the city’s main …

Why Working At Apple Isn’t Your Career Peak

By Michael Grothaus6 minute Read<p>For his book <i>The Apple Revolution</i>, Luke Dormehl spoke to dozens of former Apple employees. I sat down with Dormehl to …

Reinventing The Supermarket As A Terraced Retreat

Amsterdam-based NL Architects transform an unlovable building typology–the supermarket box–into a green oasis.<p>The supermarket may be a marvel of social engineering, a highly calibrated machine designed to fulfill our gustatory desires–at the expense of our wallets–but it’s a stretch to call it …

Airbnb Comes Home Preview

One of the most exciting companies to enter the domestic sphere in the last five years is Airbnb. Transforming homes into short-term rentals, Airbnb has reimagined how we use our houses, and where we lay our heads when we're on the road. Deputy Editor Aaron Britt sits down with Airbnb cofounder Joe …

Case Study: An Example of One Photographer's Workflow

If you like taking photographs like I do, either for the pleasure of it or for the living, you must have dozens and dozens of thousands of pictures …

Matali Crasset’s New Lamps Diffuse And Scatter Light

We’ve all encountered some ghastly DIY popsicle stick creation–usually at a yard sale or a thrift shop–and have thought, shaking our heads, “I can make <i>that</i> myself.”<p>That’s far not the case with Stick, a simple but striking new lamp collection from designer Matali Crasset. The collection consists of …

Cannes 2013: the 66th film festival gets ready - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/film/gallery/2013/may/14/cannes-2013-film-festival-prepares-pictures<p>720<p>As Cannes gears up for the arrival of thousands of …

Daft Punk's retro album Random Access Memories gets Shard debut

Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams - Get Lucky (Official Pseudo Video) on MUZU.TV.<p>Reading on mobile? Click here to view video<p>Shortly before sunset on …

Nathan Oldfield’s ‘The Heart and the Sea’ - The Fox Is Black

I am not a surfer but have always loved the sport. I remember watching and discussing movies like <i>North Shore</i>, <i>Surf Ninjas</i>, <i>The Endless Summer</i>, and <i>Point</i> …

What makes The Great Gatsby great?

They called him an "ultra-modernist" and dismissed his books as overrated and forgettable, just "so much unnecessary evanescence travelling first …

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Driving High Along the Fjords

SXSW Photowalk Winners<p>Congratulations to all of the winners from the SXSW Photowalk, and thanks to the sponsors below for providing the …

Kayaks Along Lake Wakatipu

Your Irrational Fear?<p>Do you share my strange fear below? Do you have an equally strange one of your own you just can’t shake? Hehe… strange question, …

bath house in carinthia by peter jungmann nestled in verdant landscape on an austrian lake, a cloister of pristine wooden homes with separate bath house mixes vintage & contemporary design. see more: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/bath-house-in-carinthia-by-peter-jungmann/

the Oregon bike trail (r)