Rebecca

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Facebook launches internet.org to boost global web access

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is to head up a new global partnership with the aim of making internet access available to the next 5 billion people.<p>Known as internet.org, the partnership will work to develop joint projects, share knowledge, and mobilise industry and governments to bring …

The Wrong Way To Look At Your Career

<b>Part of the series Breaking Through Career Inertia</b><p>Last week, in a teleclass I gave to 450+ women who want breakthrough to a bold plan for more happiness, success and reward, a great question came up: “Kathy, exactly how do we break through our career inertia?<p>My answer was simple – 100% commitment. …

From Airbnb To Warby Parker: 7 Tips From Leading Design Entrepreneurs

In Kern and Burn, two designers compile pearls of wisdom from the biggest players in the field.<p><i>For the modern-era business to succeed, design has to be built in from the ground up. It’s a tall order for designers, who now–more than ever–need to nourish their inner CEO. Graphic designers Jessica</i> …

Warby Parker

Simple Springtime Dishes

Articles about best brooklyn 5 great modern homes part two on Dwell.com - Dwell

You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in with the owner of online children's emporium fawn&forest and modern parent,...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the …

Study: People With a Lot of Self-Control Are Happier

Improbably enough, people who are better able to resist impulses report being more satisfied with their lives.<p>austin hsieh/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> "Among humankind's most valuable assets" is self-control, according to Wilhelm Hofmann and his team of researchers at the University of Chicago. They define it …

Forget Custom Pies: Domino’s Wants Your Help Creating A New Pizza Delivery Vehicle

The pizza giant’s teaming with open source car company Local Motors for the Ultimate Delivery Vehicle Project. The goal: create a super flashy, …

Ice Cream

Siri Does Martin Scorsese’s Bidding In Latest iPhone Ad; Calls Him “Marty”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEolXYC09sw<p>Academy Award-winning cinematic demigod Martin Scorsese knows a thing or two about keeping to a schedule. That doesn’t stop him from handing the reins over to Siri, though, in the latest ad for the iPhone, and its marquee app.<p>Scorsese is the latest …

Max Greenfield On Being An Axe Auteur

The New Girl star writes, directs, and stars in the web series Finding Susan Glenn.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iR7NTPwSMeE<p>Max Greenfield is best known for playing Schmidt, the womanizing—and often shirtless—roommate on Zooey Deschanel’s FOX sitcom <i>New Girl</i>, and Axe, the men’s personal-care …

Pinterest: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Pinterest is an online pin board of visual inspiration founded in 2009 by Ben Silbermann, Evan Sharp, and Paul Sciarra. Covering everything from travel to home renovation projects, it is a unique social platform that gives its users a place to express what they want in the future. Every idea is …

Amazon: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Amazon is a cloud computing giant and the largest American e-commerce company. It was founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos.<p>Originally known for selling books through its website (and later digital versions via its Kindle e-reader), Amazon has built up a customer service, inventory, and shipping empire …

Nike: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

During the 2016 Olympics, Nike put female athletes in the spotlight in its popular "Unlimited" ad campaign—and it promoted diversity in its own business. In 2016, the majority of the company’s employees were minorities, and women made up 48% of its global workforce.<p>The company is also a pioneer in …

Terri Kelly, The “Un-CEO” Of W.L. Gore, On How To Deal With Chaos: Grow Up

Embrace “rainmakers,” says the leader of the company behind Gore-Tex. Her mantra for seeing 10,000 associates in dozens of countries through turbulent times: maturity.<p>Terri Kelly is the “un-CEO” of W.L. Gore, the brand best known for consumer products like Gore-Tex fabric and Elixir guitar strings …

Leadership

The Four-Year Career

Lessons from the new world of quicksilver work, where “career planning” is an oxymoron.<p><b>Adam Hasler looks like</b> a footloose millennial. He’s worked as a model, waited tables, and lived all over the world. But at 28, there’s more to his résumé than meets the eye.<p>He earned a dual degree in history and …

Employment
3D

The Biggest Bang: A Dazzling View On the World’s Largest Fireworks Festival

As popular as Mexican bottles of Coke among certain purists are Mexican bottle rockets–crown king of fireworks and hailing from Tultepec, about an hour outside of Mexico City. Tultepec, otherwise not known for its look-at-me displays, is the hub of the Mexican pyrotechnics industry, producing more …

Festivals

4 Fresh Twists on Old Workout Routines

12 Fashion Mistakes That Make You Look Older

You've ditched the mom jeans, but there are several other ways your wardrobe might not be doing you any favors. Here are a dozen things to look out …

3 Ways to Keep Computer Screens from Ruining Your Eyes

Three experts offer tips to help you overcome a nagging issue. This month: "I stare at screens—TVs, computers, phones—all day, and it's killing my …

5 Questions to Ask at Your Next Doctor's Appointment

You expect your dermatologist to check your body for suspicious moles, but you probably don't expect her to be the first to catch a potentially …

20 Ways to Find Joy in Every Day

Want to feel a little lighter, shine a little brighter and watch your mood go sky-high? That incomparable state that's one part inner peace, one part …

Happiness

4 Ways Alcohol Messes with Your Sleep

We know that a nightcap—or three—won't help us drift off into a peaceful slumber. But we didn't know exactly why it sets us up for a restless, …

Surprising Reasons You’re Feeling Blue

You cut back on sugar, your thyroid’s fine and you get plenty of love, sunshine and omega-3s. So why are you feeling down?<p>You Dream in the …

5 Ways to Get a Flat Stomach Standing Up

From posture advice to waist-whittling twists, these upright exercises will help you feel slimmer and stand taller.<p>The Move: Swivel Chair<p>The Move: …

Fitness