Marcelo Hallack

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5 Things You Should Know About Letting Go

<i>“Last night I lost the world, and gained the universe.”<br>―C. JoyBell C.</i><p>Even after you let go, the past is still part of who you are. Every one of us …

Choosing Solitude

It's easy to believe that our lives are too full for solitude. But the rewards of carving out time for yourself are great (just be careful that it doesn't feel like an obligation). Befriend yourself, and prioritize one-on-one time with that friend.<p>By Samantha Cullen<p>As a single woman living on my …

Loneliness

7 Ways to Let Go and Watch Your Life Flourish

<i>By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.</i> -Lao Tzu<p>So …

Here Come The Bespoke Apps: Dolo Is Just For Finding Friends In SF’s Dolores Park

Apps don’t have to be for everyone. Development tools, reduced costs, and the trend of nailing a single use case are spawning a generation of homespun applications. The latest is Dolo. Useful for finding friends in San Francisco’s crowded Dolores Park, useless for everyone else. Bespoke apps …

The New Garden Path Along the Great Wall of China

Video from the Great Wall<p>Here’s a video I took while up here!<p>Daily Photo – The New Garden Path Along the Great Wall of China<p>Just to get to this point …

New strain of avian flu in China is deadlier to humans than birds, researchers report

Researchers in Japan and the US have analyzed the genes of a new strain of avian (bird) flu that's killed at least 17 people in China in recent weeks, and discovered that some of the new H7N9 viruses have mutated to be more effective and deadlier in humans than they are in birds. The findings …

Formation 8 raises its first fund of $448M to plug Silicon Valley startups into Asian conglomerates - http://tcrn.ch/176UHRO

Bison, vodka and Poland's primeval forest

The World Heritage-listed Bialowieza is Europe’s last virginal forest, covering 1,500sqkm of pristine land on the eastern side of the country bordering with Belarus.<p>The World Heritage-listed Bialowieza is Europe’s last virginal forest, covering 1,500sqkm of pristine land on the eastern side of the …

Sweet poison: why sugar is ruining our health

The average Briton consumes 238 teaspoons of sugar each week - often without knowing it. But just how hard is it to go sugar free?<p><b>This article was first published on April 12, 2013 and has been republished as Action on Sugar calls for a ban on the sale of sugary energy drinks to children. The</b> …

Online hitchhiking across Europe

I remember the exact moment that it became obvious to me that the very essence of hitchhiking had been transformed by technology. It came as we were …

Friends: The One with the Seating Plan

Dave and Sam get tangled in the wrinkles of etiquette as they try to separate the wets from the drys at Lady Thatcher's funeral<p>Sam had been tucking the kids up in bed in their brand-new EU-flag duvet covers – a rather pointed gift from “Auntie Angela” during their recent family visit to Berlin – …

world's largest interactive arcade in são paulo a group of digital artists have transformed an entire city building into a giant screen where passersby can play pac-man, tetras, and space invaders. video & more info: http://www.designboom.com/technology/worlds-largest-interactive-arcade-in-sao-paolo/

Tictail, a ten-month-old Swedish start-up, aims to radically simplify the process for businesses to go online. It takes no more than a few minutes before a new virtual store is ready to accept orders. Owners only need to follow a few simple steps, link their shop to a PayPal account, and set a price for their items http://econ.st/XDMxQo

Around two hours’ walk north of Namche Bazaar, the largest town in Nepal’s Khumbu region, there is a fork in the trail. Veer right, and you are headed towards Everest Base Camp. Veer left, however, ascending stone stairs that seem to almost hang off the mountain’s edge, and the trail follows the course of the Dudh Kosi, or Milk River, into a valley that is more remote and less trafficked by trekkers than the “Everest Highway” into Base Camp. http://bit.ly/17vVQ6I