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Coworking operators risk losing startup buzz for corporate dollars: Colliers

The rise of flexible workspace has reinvented the way office occupiers and landlords think about how they lease space.<p>But as more and more big …

How to create your own audiobooks

There are many reasons you may want to create your own audiobook: Perhaps you are the author of your own book and want a version of your book spoken …

Female cockroaches can reproduce for years without needing a male, scientists find

Common female cockroaches can reproduce for years without needing a mate, producing dozens of generations of all-female descendants, a team of …

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Single? No Kids? Don’t Fret: How to Plan Care in Your Later Years

Sarah Peveler lacks a support system that many older people count on: their adult children.<p>But Ms. Peveler, 71, who is divorced and childless, said she was determined not to let fear of an uncertain future get the best of her.<p>To help avoid the potential perils of a solitary old age, Ms. Peveler is …

Cognitive Impairment

Lightroom Export Settings for Instagram

If you’ve been wondering what the best Lightroom export settings for Instagram are, this video is for you. As of July 2017, Instagram has an image …

Have We Aged Out of Age Spots?

Aging can bring unwelcome surprises, like crusty brown spots that gradually appear on your face, neck or trunk.<p>They’re called unflattering names: age spots, barnacles or, God help us, senile warts, but physicians know them as seborrheic keratosis lesions, or SK lesions, for short. They come in as …

We’re All in the Ghetto Now

LOS ANGELES — During President Trump’s fund-raising trip to Beverly Hills, Calif., this month — the first time he’d come to the official state of resistance since becoming president — a couple of friends of mine took to the streets, along with hundreds of others, to protest. But the visit was …

Why I will never carry a gun in my classroom

Several years ago, I taught a student who seemed capable of shooting up a classroom. He radiated contempt for me, his freshman composition classmates and the assignments, muttering about the stupidity of his peers and rolling his eyes when they spoke. His writing displayed a generalized hatred …

Guns

I understand the fears. But vaccinating children should be compulsory | Suzanne Moore

Engaging the emotional intelligence of the public is the way to sell the scientific fact that immunisation prevents deaths<p>When Roald Dahl’s daughter Olivia was seven, she fell ill. He thought she was on the way to recovery and often read to her. “I was sitting on her bed, showing her how to fashion …

How to Deal with Every Type of Asshole in Your Office

The Suspicious, the Lost, the Distracted—which one are you?<p>Everyone's encountered a difficult person in their workplace that they've been forced to deal with whether they like it or not<b>.</b> These bad apples come in all shapes and sizes and tend to throw the office into disarray with their contrived …

The Big Read: Wallis Simpson's 'heart lay elsewhere', book claims

On Bonfire Night 1936, a friend of Edward VIII attended a firework party with a number of fellow aristocrats. High on the bonfire, a straw effigy was …

The 'Black, Queer, Feminist' Legal Trailblazer You've Never Heard Of

Dr. Pauli Murray is hardly the household name that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is, but a recent profile in Salon argues she should be. As Salon's Brittney Cooper explains, Murray, who graduated from the Howard University School of Law in 1944, was one of the first lawyers to argue …

Inside the mean-girls culture that destroyed ‘Sex and the City’

Last week, Sarah Jessica Parker squashed dreams with a sharpened stiletto heel when, out of the blue, she released a statement confirming that there …

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B Peterson – digested read

‘Here’s a rule that’s catnip for right-wingers everywhere: do not bother children while they are skateboarding’<p>Just a few years ago, I was an unknown professor writing academic books that nobody read. Then, with God’s help, I decided to stop feeling sorry for myself and develop my potential. Pinkos …

Books

Photography competitions to enter in 2018

With a brand new year ahead of us there’s no better time to get involved in photography competitions. Many are gearing up for a fresh batch of …

Neutral Density Photography Awards

2018 professional grand prize <br>professional grand wrize winner<br>will receive:<p>$2,500 cash prize,<br>title: ND Photographer of the Year,<p>monthly feature on the …

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NEW YORK – July 18, 2018 – The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) is proud to announce the winners of the 11th Annual Awards. This year’s winners …

Awards

Monochrome Photography Awards - International Black and White Photography Contest

Win $3000 and international recognition in the prestigious Monochrome Awards honoring black and white photography.<p><b>Monochrome Photography Awards</b> …

LensCulture Portrait Awards 2018

<b>Aaron Schuman</b>, Artist, Writer, Editor and Curator, UK<p><b>Ada Takahashi</b>, Director, Robert Koch Gallery, USA<p><b>Afton Almaraz</b>, Senior Picture Editor, Getty Images, USA<p><b>Aida Muluneh</b>, Founder and Managing Director, Addis Foto Fest, Ethiopia<p><b>Alan Taylor</b>, Senior Editor, The Atlantic, USA<p><b>Alasdair Foster</b>, Writer, …

United Kingdom

Taking a Burger and Creating an Empire

Food trucks have become an accepted part of Australia's dining landscape. Whatever city beach or suburban park we're at, we've come to expect a food …

How Europeans evolved white skin

<b>ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI—</b>Most of us think of Europe as the ancestral home of white people. But a new study shows that pale skin, as well as other traits …

I’ve never loved my country more

Here, for me at least, is the comforting paradox of the age of Trump: I have never respected a president less, nor loved my country more.<p>This sentiment may startle. It may rankle, even. It comes in a week that witnessed the passage of the worst domestic policy legislation of my lifetime, followed …

Mamie ‘Peanut’ Johnson, hard-throwing woman in baseball’s Negro leagues, dies at 82

In the 1950s, several years after Jackie Robinson became the first black player to take the field in a major league game in the 20th century, Mamie "Peanut" Johnson made baseball history of her own.<p>She may have been slight, at 5-foot-4 and less than 120 pounds, but she had a strong right arm and a …

Don't Wash That Coffee Mug! | Naval Historical Foundation

The obsession began over seven years ago. In 2006, I began at the Hampton Roads Naval Museum as a wide-eyed intern, ready to take on the new and …

It’s Okay to Never Wash Your Coffee Mug

There are two types of people in this world: those who regularly wash their office coffee mug, and those who only take it off their desk to cover up …

What Sexist White Dudes are Doing to Tech

I have been studying sexism in tech for years and now that I’ve joined tech myself, I am starting to see things in another light. I just read Sara …

1000 different people, the same words

What hiring language from 25,000 recent job descriptions tells us about corporate cultural norms<p>Let’s say that you collected 1,000 people together …

Employment