Perhaps the grass is greener on the East Coast, but here in Brooklyn and throughout New York City, tech companies have been helping neighborhoods flourish because they are choosing to work in collaborative,
Screening at this year's prestigious Slamdance Film Festival (in the Anarchy Shorts category), "C#CKFIGHT" is a nine-minute long mind-bending and voyeuristic exploration of a sweat-soaked back-room brawl.
Co.DesignA complete guide to buying ethical clothes on a budgetIf you’re keen to fill your closet with inexpensive clothes you can feel good about, this list is a good place to start. Companies like Everlane,
Socially-minded and eco-conscious gift-giving has noticeably been on the upswing the past few holiday seasons. Whether it be an item with funds earmarked to support a charity or a one-for-one model of
Christopher Jenner defines a new role for railways and re-thinks the way we brand travel. “The train that goes under the sea,” is how South African born Christopher Jenner describes Eurostar, the high-speed
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Learning to code is all the rage these days, but not in one place that matters a lot: U.S. schools. U.S. students already significantly lag their global counterparts where math and science skills are But
Quartz begins a series today profiling companies around the world experiencing explosive growth. Lei Jun walks on to the stage like a young Steve Jobs. It’s September in Beijing and the founder of one
Twitter lost $79 million in 2012 and is on track to lose even more this year. But that hasn’t dampened enthusiasm for its shares, which are likely to start trading publicly next month. Indeed, Twitter
The "buy one, give one" business model of TOMS Shoes - buy a pair and the California-based company will give a pair to a child in need - has spawned many copy-cats. These days, you can buy an array of
The discovery of an indigenous girl's body hanging from a tree in Bororó de Dourados was as grim as it was familiar for Brazil's Guarani-Kaiowá tribe, which has one of the highest suicide rates in the
Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August
When two engineers at a sleek New York design company started making an ultra-efficient cook stove, they had their own holidays and camping trips in mind. Now, they are betting their technology will save
The conventional wisdom for foreign food retailers entering China is to cater to local taste. But at Starbucks, the push to make China its second biggest market centers more on local demand for space.
Late last month, a 23-year-old Nicaraguan named Andres circulated an article to our team with the subject “great read!” The piece he forwarded had been published that day in the New York Times and written
Now available from West Elm, Stikwood panels are ultrathin planks that use less energy and material than ordinary reclaimed wood. “I love the smell of wood. The feel of wood. I love everything about wood,”