Andrei Oltei

16 Flips | 1 Magazine | 15 Likes | 5 Following | 1 Follower | @olteiandrei | Keep up with Andrei Oltei on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Andrei Oltei”

53 free things to do around the world

New York<p>1. Ride the Staten Island Ferry<p>The Staten Island Ferry is free and a pleasant way to get up close to the Statue of Liberty and admire the lower Manhattan skyline from the water. (siferry.com)<p>2. Free museum and gallery day<p>Many of the museums and galleries in New York can be quite pricey …

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes you need a pick-me-up.<p>Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've …

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

Psychology

7 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well | Inc.com

Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of us are working longer, trying to fit it all in.<p>That's the wrong approach. There's plenty of …

Time Management

How Do Fireflies Glow? Mystery Solved After 60 Years

Scientists have sussed out the chemical secret of these bright summertime beetles—and it may someday improve human health, a new study says.<p>Think of the firefly abdomen like a black box of bioluminescence.<p>For around 60 years, scientists have known what basic ingredients go into the box—things like …

Chemistry

How to unsend an email

Have you ever clicked "Send" on an email and regretted it a fraction of a second later? Whether you were angry and typed something you shouldn't have, clicked "Reply All" when you wanted "Reply" or just accidentally clicked the "Send" button before the email was finished, your first instinct is to …

What Happened When Disneyland Opened in California 60 Years Ago

On July 16, 1955, Associated Press reporter Bob Thomas wrote a story about the imminent opening of an elaborate theme park in California that was …

How I drastically improved my photography with just 2 little decisions

THE QUESTION I GET ASKED THE MOST IS: “Wow, nice pic! Which cam are you using?” Does this sound familiar? Every time I heard this question I used to …

A Handy Hot Dog Style Guide Visualizing the Different Ways People Eat Frankfurters Around the World

Jess Kapadia of Food Republic and artist Mike Houston have created a handy guide visualizing 40 different ways that people eat their frankfurters …

How Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson went from WWE wrestler to Hollywood's box-office champ

Though the film has been getting mixed reviews, estimates are predicting the film will have an opening north of $40 million.<p>Since 2002's "The Scorpion King," The Rock has become a box-office king proving he could win over audiences as a single dad in "Tooth Fairy" or as a heavy-hitting action star …

Apple Watch And The Future Of App Design

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Andrew Shorten is director of Adobe Creative Cloud Product Management. Formerly, he developed web, kiosk and mobile user interfaces for government and enterprise customers at Fujitsu and has since worked for Macromedia, Microsoft, and Adobe.</i><p>The launch of the Apple Watch represents the …

Talkative Parrot Vocally Expresses How Much He Really Enjoys Being Gently Vacuumed By His Human

A talkative blue and gold macaw parrot named Scooter coos and purrs at his human as she gently runs a vacuum brush over his beautiful crown of …

The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.<p>Naomi Jacobs was a 32-year-old single mother living in Manchester, …

You Should Always Know The Kind Of Plane You're On, And Here's Why

(Photo: Shutterstock/hxdyl)<p>Always know your plane. The type of aircraft on which you're flying can have a big effect on the quality of your trip.<p>The most important time to "get to know your plane" is when you're selecting a flight and buying a ticket. Most airlines, OTAs, and search engines show …

Post Ratio Landing Page

Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.