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Floating Farmhouse / Givonehome

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Sited at the edge of a pristine creek, with a waterfall cascading over an ancient dam of hand-laid …

Architecture

Tips for PhD students and early-career researchers

As we enter October, here at Roslin it is the start of the academic year and many new PhD students begin. We have over 100 PhD students here at any …

Teaching

Explore This 1:250 Model of Ancient Rome Which Took 38 Years to Construct

The city of Rome attracts millions of visitors each year to explore its ancient ruins and to learn about how the culture and architecture has …

Italy

There's more to life than being happy

Our culture is obsessed with happiness, but what if there's a more fulfilling path? Happiness comes and goes, says writer Emily Esfahani Smith, but …

Happiness

How Perfectionists Can Get Out of Their Own Way

Like any extreme trait, perfectionism can be a double-edged sword. Having high standards and being hardworking can help someone stand out in a crowded field, and their tenacity can help them improve their skills over time. And, to an extent, being very conscientious can help avoid errors.<p>The …

Self-improvement

Barn at Critter Creek / Furman + Keil Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The bones that compose the multi-purpose barn at Critter Creek had a previous life as the owners’ home. …

Greenville

MK-S Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> These are a classroom for preschool children and an after-school childcare center in a kindergarten in …

Architecture

Black House / C3

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The lush greenery, decorated with mountain mists and flying egrets, not only is refreshing and …

Swimming Pools

Ortega House / Estudio A0

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> To design a house for someone is to build a portrait: the portrait of one or more human beings in their …

Dining Rooms

In World's First 3-D Printed Home Community, Houses will be Built in a Day for $4000

Tech gets a bad rap for serving developed economies in the interest of money-making. It often takes a few cycles for the technologies that are truly …

3D Printing

Regression Analysis

Chapter 6<p>Regression Analysis<p>Linear regression is an approach for modeling the linear relationship between two variables.<p>Ordinary Least Squares<p>The …

Anova

5 Fundamental Skills for First-Time Managers

New to leadership? Hone these time-tested skills to accelerate your effectiveness and impact as a leader.<p><i>By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), Director for Partners In Leadership, an expert and author on Breakthrough Communications, Global Human Resources, and Talent Development</i>.<p>If you're like many …

Leadership

The Third Education Revolution

Schools are moving toward a model of continuous, lifelong learning in order to meet the needs of today’s economy.<p>When the giant Indian technology-services firm Infosys announced last November that it would open a design and innovation hub in Providence, the company’s president said one of the key …

High School

This is why all your meetings are disasters

Meetings have a bad reputation, and it’s not unwarranted. Sixty-five percent of senior managers said meetings keep them from completing their own …

The Real Reason You Procrastinate

This article would have been much better if I hadn’t waited until the last minute to write it.<p>But then I wouldn’t have been able to claim that I did …

Procrastination

How Not to Suck as a Manager Comes Down to Displaying These 3 Rare Behaviors

We can learn a lot from the practice of servant leadership.<p>U.S. companies will literally spend billions of dollars annually on leadership development programs to strengthen its high-potential talent. Fact is, there's a drastic leadership shortage in the pipeline across industries, and executives …

Leadership

The Stoic: 9 Principles to Help You Keep Calm in Chaos

Observing individuals who lead a creative life, we can identify elements of expertise, grit, an understanding, and passion. What’s easy to overlook …

Roman Empire

Perkins + Will's Prismatic Facade Scheme Wins Competition for York University Building in Toronto

Perkins+Will’s triangulated facade scheme has won an international competition for the design of the new School of Continuing Studies at York …

The 1 Productivity Mistake People Make Every Day and How to Overcome It

Too often, people mistake activity for productivity.<p><b>"</b>Are you busy?"<p>When someone asks you that question, you probably nod your head in a fervent "yes" without even thinking. You probably feel like you never have extra time to do the things you really want to do.<p>But let me ask you something: Are you …

Time Management

Why you should invest your time as wisely as your money

If you’re passionate about something, the only way to make it happen is to do a bit of it now, however busy you are<p>One of the oldest cliches in personal finance advice – “pay yourself first” – is a cliche because it works. And, to put it bluntly, it works because you’re weak. If you take a portion …

Personal Finance

Pangea's Custom Oceanic Maps Combine Bathymetric Data with Design

Some Friday afternoon eye candy!<p>A couple of years ago, we covered Lake Art, a family-run business that uses a laser cutter/engraver to create …

Transition update: Jared Wesley, associate professor

<i>Jared Wesley earned his PhD in political science from the University of Calgary. His career path has taken him from tenure-track at the University of</i> …

These Are The Five Times You Should Say No To An Opportunity

If you say “yes” to every opportunity, you might not be able to do anything well.<p>You’ve probably been told at some point in your life that one of the keys to career success is saying “yes.” Be enthusiastic! You never know where that “yes” can lead you. Shonda Rhimes, the brains behind <i>Scandal</i>, <i>Grey’s</i> …

Employment

Slow Thought: a manifesto

We need a philosophy of Slow Thought to ease thinking into a more playful and porous dialogue about what it means to live<i>By Vincenzo Di Nicola</i>Read at …

Sigmund Freud

The Differences Between Busy vs. Productive People

Are You a Busy Donkey or a Productive Unicorn?<p>The quest to being more effective at work has hatched misconceptions about what having a productive workday really means. It has also led most people into thinking that being busy is tantamount to being productive.<p>Here are some valuable insights into …

Time Management

Scientists Aim To Pull Peer Review Out Of The 17th Century

The technology that drives science forward is forever accelerating, but the same can't be said for science communication. The basic process still holds many vestiges from its early days — that is the 17th century.<p>Some scientists are pressing to change that critical part of the scientific enterprise.<p>…

Peer Review
OECD

8 Paradoxes of Being an INFJ, the Rarest Personality Type

INFJs are unusual. Not only are they the rarest MBTI type, but the elements of their personality often seem contradictory.The post 8 Paradoxes of …

Psychology

The 5 Communication Tactics That Helped Me Become a Better Leader

Effective leadership starts with effective communication. From writing emails to giving a company-wide speech, what you say and how you say it will matter.<p>Having a strong vision for your company is one thing. Being able to communicate it clearly is another ballgame. As a leader, your job can take …

Self-confidence

All The Stuff You Wished You Knew About Fourier Transforms But Were Afraid To Ask

The Fourier transform underpins so much of our technological lives, in most cases probably without our realising it. The ability to mathematically …

Mathematics