Kathlene Hestir

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Here’s Your First Look At Jared Leto Fully, Crazily Made Up As The Joker

Leto has some big clown shoes to fill in taking over for Heath Ledger as the latest cinematic incarnation of The Joker. Ledger’s Oscar-winning …

How Brett Morgen Created An Unfiltered Picture Of The Creative, And Human, Sides Of Kurt Cobain

By Dan Solomon9 minute Read<p>Few figures over the past couple decades loom larger over pop culture than Kurt Cobain. It may have been nearly 25 years …

Funny Or Die And Diddy Pointlessly, Hilariously Combine The “Rush Hour” Movies With “Face/Off”

Sean “Diddy” Combs, who proved he had acting chops in films like <i>Made</i> and <i>Monster’s Ball</i>, stars in the video alongside Byung Hun-Lee, a South Korean …

An Adorable Homeless Dog Follows People Around, Via A New Interactive Billboard

This new campaign for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, the U.K. rescue and rehoming charity, features the very sweet pup, Barley, on a series of digital …

Bill Nye The Science Guy Launches A New Web Series With GE On Emoji Science

Based on the response, the brand is now expanding its emoji science program with an interactive version of the Table of Experiments, as well as a new …

Bill Nye

Watch The First Music Video Made Out Of Soundcloud Comments

Not long ago, French artists The Geek x Vrv teamed with agency Fred & Farid’s digital production shop Kill Death Crew to create a site asking fans to …

Music Videos

This Experiment Shows What Happens To Your Body When Everything You Eat Is Organic

Swedish grocery chain Coop has been working since the 1980s to educate consumers on the benefits of eating organic, help farmers switch to growing …

Agriculture

The Unexpected Pleasure of Doing Things Alone

People avoid going out by themselves because they think they'll appear antisocial, but it turns out they'll end up having a lot more fun than they expected.<p>Two years ago, a Dutch creative agency opened a concept restaurant in Amsterdam that would be, in the words of its founder, “the perfect place …

University of Maryland

What Does 'Middle Class' Even Mean?

The gap between the richest and poorest in the U.S. is so wide that more Americans have started to assign themselves to lower socioeconomic groups.<p>If you had to place yourself in a socioeconomic class, where would you land? That’s a tricky and personal question for most Americans. Education, …

Writers Should Look for What Others Don't See

The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic discusses the importance of noticing hidden truths—from the horrors of war to the mundane aspects of daily life.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Karl Ove Knausgaard,</b> …

Generation Flux Salon: What Does Talent Look Like In An Age Of Flux?

Welcome to the 21st century, an era when the old rules have changed and the new ones are evolving all the time. Share your strategies for navigating this era of chaos–and learn from some of the most successful members of the league of innovators dubbed Generation Flux by <i>Fast Company</i> editor-in-chief …

Box Founder Aaron Levie On The Fears And Realities Of Our Chaotic Times

The Innovators Dilemma argues that we should disrupt ourselves before we get disrupted. But what happens when that’s not enough? The wiry, 27-year-old founder of a $1.2 billion business has ideas.<p>Aaron Levie looks like a mad scientist. He’s not disheveled, but he’s got a jangly energy, along with a …

Generation Flux: Raina Kumra

Raina Kumra is a former documentary filmmaker, digital strategy guru at Wieden+Kennedy, and founder of Light Up Malawi, but is now a federal contractor–the Codirector of Innovation at the federal agency, the Broadcasting Board of Governors.<p><b>“Fear holds a lot of people back,”</b> says Raina Kumra, 34. …

The Four-Year Career

Lessons from the new world of quicksilver work, where “career planning” is an oxymoron.<p><b>Adam Hasler looks like</b> a footloose millennial. He’s worked as a model, waited tables, and lived all over the world. But at 28, there’s more to his résumé than meets the eye.<p>He earned a dual degree in history and …

This Is Generation Flux: Meet The Pioneers Of The New (And Chaotic) Frontier Of Business

The future of business is pure chaos. Here’s how you can survive–and perhaps even thrive.<p><b>DJ Patil pulls a 2-foot-long metalbar</b> from his backpack. The contraption, which he calls a “double pendulum,” is hinged in the middle, so it can fold in on itself. Another hinge on one end is attached to a …

The Secrets Of Generation Flux

How brilliantly managed chaos sparks success inside Nike, Box, Cisco, Foursquare, Intuit, and more.<p><b>If Wes Anderson ever</b> conjures up a hipster mad scientist, he’ll look a lot like Aaron Levie, the cofounder and CEO of an Internet company called Box. Levie’s a mess of jangly nerves, topped by a wild …

CEOs Get Paid Too Much, According to Pretty Much Everyone in the World

Rumblings of discontent about executive wages, the 1%, and wealth gaps know no borders. And neither does fierce debate about income inequality in general. But until now, it’s been relatively unclear how much people think CEOs should really make compared to other workers on a global scale.<p>In their …

Advice for job-switchers and newbies from Google’s hiring chief

Google HR chief Laszlo Bock has been just about everywhere lately, promoting his book on the extremely data-focused approach to hiring and management he has created at the search and tech giant. His team’s research has helped the company stop asking older candidates for GPA and test scores, and …

A Second Chance to Fix a Bad First Impression

There’s nothing worse than walking away from a job interview or meeting someone for the first time and smashing the heel of your hand to forehead while , “I really blew it!”<p>We’re constantly told how important it is to make a good first impression, but what happens if you had a bad day or made a …

How Taking Paternity Leave Can Strengthen Your Marriage

Just over two weeks ago, a law went into effect in Massachusetts that got little national press but will have potentially significant consequences …

When It’s Safe to Rely on Intuition (and When It’s Not)

We often use mental shortcuts (heuristics) to make decisions. There is simply too much information coming at us from all directions, and too many decisions that we need to make from moment to moment, to think every single one through a long and detailed analysis. While this can sometimes backfire, …

How Women Are Faring at Business Schools Worldwide

You might expect organizations that teach the latest in leadership theory to practice what they preach. It ain’t happening. There is a raft of research showing that improving gender balance leads to enhanced business performance. But business schools, which serve as talent pools for companies that …

How Technology Has Affected Wages for the Last 200 Years

Today’s great paradox is that we feel the impact of technology everywhere – in our cars, our phones, the supermarket, the doctor’s office – but not in our paychecks. We work differently, communicate with each other differently, create differently, and entertain ourselves differently, all thanks to …

A 10-Minute Meditation to Help You Solve Conflicts at Work

There are few things at work as stressful as feeling that you can’t communicate with someone who has an impact on how well you do your job and on the quality of your experience at work. How many times have you thought carefully about something you want to communicate to your boss, a colleague, or …

Tactics for Asking Good Follow-Up Questions

Whether you are looking to hire someone, decide whether to trust someone, or enter a business partnership, the better you are at judging people, the better off you will be. Unfortunately, most people are just plain bad at reading others. Several decades of research among psychologists has indicated …

How You Make Decisions Is as Important as What You Decide

Conventional thinking has suggested that leadership positions go to those who aggressively plan their careers with a keen eye for building the right skills to reach top jobs. Others believe that leaders are born, not made. But according to research one of us (Julia) conducted for her book <i>Pivot</i> …

How to Look for Emotional Intelligence on Your Team

Of all the ways to test for emotional intelligence, the marshmallow test might be my favorite. You put a child in a room, set one marshmallow in front of her and explain that, if she’s able to wait 10 minutes before eating it, she’ll get an extra marshmallow to enjoy. Then you leave her alone.<p>If …

How to Respond When Someone Takes Credit for Your Work

There’s nothing more infuriating than someone taking credit for your work. We’ve all had this happen at one point or another: you share an idea with a colleague and then hear him repeat it in a meeting; you stay late to finish a presentation yet your team member accepts all the praise; you lead a …

The Best and Worst Fonts to Use on Your Résumé

A résumé, that piece of paper designed to reflect your best self, is one of the places where people still tend to use typeface to express themselves. …

50 Companies That Get Twitter – and 50 That Don’t

Corporate tweeters need to know that they aren’t just promoting a brand or solving a problem: they are performing for an audience, supporting customers throughout their journey, and even, subtly, selling. The best, like American Airlines, make it feel natural. They have given their social media …