Annie Ross

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Find Your Passion With These 8 Thought-Provoking Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p>In a previous post, I shared questions that can help in overcoming fear of failure. But sometimes, there’s an even more basic …

Inside Russia's Ridiculous Sochi Security Scanner

"Vibraimage - system that can do anything in human detection!"<p>The Sochi Winter Olympics are a major international event, costing billions of dollars to put on and showcasing the finest athletes from 88 nations. According to the <i>New York Times</i>, visitors to Sochi are electronically screened by a …

18 Kids Movies From The '90s You’ve Probably Forgotten About

Let's be honest, some of these films deserve to be forgotten.

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From penguins to icebergs, photographer Andrew Peacock has switched from taking pictures of wildlife to documenting daily life aboard a ship trapped in ice off the coast of East Antarctica:

Why does the new year begin on January 1?

New Year’s Day is a civil event. Its date isn’t precisely fixed by any natural seasonal marker.<p>The date of New Year’s Day seems so fundamental that …

Stop the Trash

Changing Planet<p>Photo courtesy of Wolcott Henry<p>We once believed that the ocean was too big to fail, that we could take out as much fish, and dump in as much trash, debris and pollution as we wished. Now, we know we were wrong. And, not only were we wrong, we need to make it right. One good place to …

This Couple Made A Video Reenacting Their Relationship And It Ended With Him Popping The Question

After spending the day re-creating memories, they made a new one that they'll never forget.


10 Holiday Traditions Around the World

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Discover favorite winter activities from different travel experts.<p>For those of us blessed (or cursed) with incurable wanderlust, the allure of an unexplored city or destination is hard to resist. But, this time of year, what I crave is tradition and a deep-rooted sense of …

Two Jews Reflect on the Meaning of Christmas in Canada

Nothing more than Christmas speaks to a time when we all want to feel good about the world and ourselves. Brotherly/sisterly love, peace on earth, …

Abandoned Places Totally Worthy Of Landing On Your 2014 Bucket List (PHOTOS)

The Abandoned Flats In Keelung, Taiwan<p>Imgur<p>Little is known about these abandoned flats in Keelung, Taiwan. Even less is written about them in …

3 pieces of advice I’d give my 18-year-old self if I could:

10 Horribly Designed Objects That Will Make You Want To Punch The Wall

Architect and 3D modeler Katerina Kamprani created a series of prototypes called "The Uncomfortable" that puts tiny twists on everyday objects that render them unusable. And it's pure sadism, I tell you. SADISM.


New Data Hint At Accelerating Economic Recovery

While some economy watchers have been disappointed by lackluster retail sales over the long Black Friday weekend, two other data points released …

How to interact with the introverted…