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Why Some of the Most Innovative Leaders Have An Open Door Policy

Their days are jam-packed but their doors are open. Here’s how four leaders of our Most Innovative Companies value their employees like family.<p>Each of our Most Innovative Companies made it on the list for many reasons–and great leadership is a big one. These CEOs are busy changing the game; how do …

Business Development

The Student Hotel Amsterdam

Accommodations while traveling often break the bank and when you’re a student studying overseas you’re probably on a tight budget. The Student Hotel …

Design

Nicolas Winding Refn: I am a pornographer

"So," asks Nicolas Winding Refn, as we sit down for lunch in a swish new place in King's Cross, London, "what was the first reaction you had to my …

How to Hone Your Creative Routine and Master the Pace of Productivity

We seem to have a strange but all too human cultural fixation on the daily routines and daily rituals of famous creators, from Vonnegut to Burroughs to Darwin — as if a glimpse of their day-to-day would somehow magically infuse ours with equal potency, or replicating it would allow us to replicate …

Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada's Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …

National Parks

A Real-Life Stairway To Heaven And Other Amazing Images From This Week

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Vessels of Sound: Speakers Made of Wood and Glass

This isn’t a pair of delicate, sculptural fruit bowls – it’s a functioning speaker set made of wood and glass, materials chosen for their acoustic …

When You’ve Done Enough, Do More

How do you become truly influential? We’ve found that the most highly respected leaders avoid techniques to gain short-term compliance; they also steer clear of a self-centered “How can I get people to do what I want?” mindset. Instead, they take a different approach altogether.<p>We interviewed over …

Welcome to the beautiful game

A NEW football season approaches, and with it new players, overpriced replica kits and unsavoury club owners. If you are one of them, most observers …

Match Fixing

Russell Brand: what I made of Morning Joe and Question Time http://bit.ly/153toZ0 So what really happened behind the scenes when Russell Brand turned up with his mum to take part in Question Time? And what did he make of Boris Johnson? Photograph: Matt Crossick/PA

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3 Rules Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

You’re already lean. Here’s how to get agile.<p>The startup world has made a religion of killing the sacred cow: anything that reeks of business-as-usual is frowned upon. Graduating from university? Unnecessary. Cubicles? Please. PowerPoint? Shame on you.<p>And while this very dismissal of orthodoxy has …

Project Management

6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation

Reward employees with time to think, while providing them with the structure they need.<p>Every organization is designed to get the results it gets. Poor performance comes from a poorly designed organization. Superior results emerge when strategies, business models, structure, processes, technologies, …

Innovation

How not to get busted

EACH year Memorial Day weekend brings the Northwest Folklife Festival to Seattle, along with a haze of marijuana smoke. But at this year’s festival …

3D printing with the mind: objects from thought by reading small electrical impulses detectable in the brain, thinker thing has just created the first ever 3D printed object whose design was directed from thought alone. more details: http://www.designboom.com/technology/3d-printing-with-the-mind-objects-from-thought-by-thinkerthing/

30 Unique And Must-See Photos From Our Past

Photographs have long been used to record special and unique moments - birthdays, weddings and the occasional selfie are all commonplace. But these …

Top 10 most bizarre science questions that adults want answered

How can you survive a lightning strike? Can you be killed by a coin falling from a tall building?<p>These are the sort of science-based questions many …

Chris Hadfield's photographs of Earth from space – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/gallery/2013/may/13/chris-hadfield-space-in-pictures<p>720<p>During his five months in space onboard the International …

12 Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Shipping containers meet a variety of requirements: Modern. Check. Low-cost. Check. Environmentally-friendly. Check. See twelve homes that make them …

New York City

T3

Want to know what's been influencing Daft Punk all this time? Fill your ears with our Spotify playlist that reveals what's been going on in the robot …

The drugs do work: my life on brain enhancers Could an unlicensed mind pill restore the energy lost to multiple sclerosis? For a novelist who feared her working life was over, it was worth the risk… http://gu.com/p/3ffkm/tw?CMP=NECNETTXT766 Illustration: Noma Bar

Five hot guitar bands to watch this summer: Wolf Alice, Charlie Boyer and the Voyeurs,Childhood, Temples and Palma Violets. Listen to them all here: http://gu.com/p/3fhnk/tw?CMP=SOCNETTXT6967 Photograph: Katherine Rose for the Observer

Stranger Visions: DNA Collected from Found Objects Used to Create 3D Portraits | Colossal

<p>You’re walking down a street in Brooklyn, gnawing on a piece of gum that’s past the point of flavorful.. In a hurry, you spit it on the ground …