Courtney Cochran

26 Flips | 6 Magazines | 22 Likes | 1 Following | @yesitscourtney | I have thoughts on the subject. Can no longer be bothered to fix my text typos. Pencil enthusiast. Plant lover. Art director. Food eater.

Beware the Tales of Techlash

According to Axios, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President-CEO Tom Donohue recently warned of the consequences of a strengthening "techlash"—the …

Sheryl Sandberg Just Used Emotional Intelligence to Show How Every Company Can Fight Sexual Harassment

In her most recent post, Facebook executive shared six practical suggestions that can help your organization combat improper behavior in the workplace.<p>Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg took to the platform yesterday to share her thoughts concerning recent events of sexual harassment and assault.<p>In …

Emotional Intelligence

Muji is now selling $27,000, 98sqft micro-home "huts"

Muji -- the Japanese minimalist design house that's something of a local equivalent to Ikea, but with clothes, stationery, toiletries and groceries …

Hamilton creator visits Puerto Rico, announces $2.5M fund

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda made sandwiches, took selfies and announced a partnership with a nonprofit group for a $2.5 million hurricane recovery fund during a trip Tuesday to Puerto Rico.<p>Miranda said seven local groups already have received grants from the …

Ants Never Sleep!!! And other profound thoughts for poster lovers

Photo(s) by “Groove is in the Art” on Flickr.<i><br>Source: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by Groove is in the Art and tagged with</i> …

Me and my pencil: famous creatives on their tools – in pictures

Tracey Emin draws with a classic black and yellow striped pencil, whereas James Dyson works with a sleek mechanical one. In their book <i>The Secret Life of the Pencil</i> (Laurence King, £12.99) Alex Hammond and Mike Tinney photographed the pencils of 70 artists, designers, musicians and architects, …

Art

Uma Thurman on sexual harassment: 'I've been waiting to feel less angry' to speak out

Uma Thurman is “waiting to feel less angry” before she addresses Harvey Weinstein and the ongoing problem of sexual harassment in Hollywood.<p>In a …

Sexual Harassment

We Now Know Why Corals Keep Eating Plastic And It's Worrying

There's some ingredient they really like.<p>Ocean plastic is an indiscriminate hazard. It harms fish and kills seabirds, which wash up with bellies full …

Physicists Just Discovered Such an Explosive Type of Fusion They Almost Hid The Results

"Luckily, it is a one-trick pony."<p>A pair of physicists discovered a new kind of fusion that occurs between quarks – and they were so concerned with …

A Beluga Whale Living With Dolphins Swapped Her Language For Theirs

She's just trying to fit in.<p>A captive beluga whale has done something amazing: she has seemingly "learned" another language and adopted it over her …

Whales

'Golden wonder' salamander seen for first time since '75

The Jackson's climbing salamander (<i>Bolitoglossa jacksoni</i>) was believed to be extinct. Humans hadn't seen one since 1975, despite its bright yellow …

Feared tiger crosses 400 miles to return to Russian city

A Siberian tiger that was exiled a year ago after terrorising residents has completed an Odyssey of more than 400 miles to return to Vladivostok.<p>Dubbed “Vladik” after a nickname for this port city of 600,000 near Russia's borders with China and North Korea, the tiger came near the village of …

New great ape discovered... and immediately listed as world's most endangered

A brand new species of great ape has been discovered, and immediately listed as the most endangered in the world.<p>Conservationists had known for several decades that a curious population of orangutan lived in the Batang Toru forests of North Sumatra, Indonesia, but until recently had been unable to …

How I Get It Done: Jane Goodall

<i>Dame Jane Goodall,</i> <i>83,</i><i>is a world-renowned primatologist and environmental and animal-rights activist. She’s also the subject of the new documentary,</i> …

Animal Rights

Transforming Furniture: An Office Chair That Turns Into Lounge Chair

The Hybrid Chair can be ordered in both manual and automatic versions<p>Do you remember the clever mechanism designed by Sander Lorier that enabled an …

I Think You’ll Wheelie Like This

When you find yourself running through the airport, late for a flight, like I often am, you do not want your luggage to get caught in any cracks, or …

Creative Capital -- Not Creativity -- Is What Your Brand Is Missing

The marketing<p>world has a serious turnover problem. A recent study revealed that the average tenure of a marketer is 2.6 years -- the shortest of any …

These Two Hidden Issues Might Be Poisoning Your Work Culture

Some of the most common problems that hold teams back aren’t all that easy to spot, one tech CEO explains.<p>Some signs of a broken work culture (or one in the process of breaking) are easier to spot than others. That’s what George Swisher has found as founder and CEO of LiiRN, an algorithmic platform …

What to do in your garden in November

<i>Petersham Nurseries Head of Horticulture Thomas Broom-Hughes offers 10 gardening tips for November...</i><p>In November we begin to put the garden in order …

The Women Who Want Their Corpses to Feed The Earth After They Die

Women have long been leaders in the death industry, but in recent years they have also pushed the industry to look to alternative burial practices.<p>When people walk into Kerry Potter-Kotecki's business in Nyack, New York, they could mistake it for a spa. A pebble-covered wall fountain bubbles and …

Feminism

Behind the scenes at Life Stationery - Handmade in Japan

When I was a child, one of the most exciting places I visited was my grandparents’ industrial laundry in the country town of Ballarat. It was filled …

New Life Stationery Notebooks Now At Vanness Pens (Sponsor)

Life Stationery is as good as it gets when it comes to paper goods, and two new notebook releases at Vanness Pens have my interest piqued.The Life …

Share Found Objects From Your Travels with This Ingenious Japanese Stationery

Inspired by “observed and collected fragments of strangeness,” Tokyo-based illustrator Haruka Shinji has come up with a creative way to share found objects with friends and family. With Preserve Your Travel, a piece of unique stationery, you can easily save and send tiny samples and delightful …

Stationery

Pretty Gradient Sticky Notes, Stationery That Will Brighten Up Any Workspace

<b>Considering</b> the long hours that we spend at work every day, having a welcoming and attractive workspace would not only lift our moods but also have a …

WATCH: Here’s Why Some People Cross Out Their Name on Stationery

Hand-written notes on personalized stationery are an elegant combination that will brighten anyone’s mailbox. However occasionally when you receive a …

Preserve Botanical Finds and Other Travel Specimens With This Unique Japanese Stationery | Colossal

<p>Did you go anywhere fun and inspiring this summer? Did you wish you could share a piece of the experience with someone? Well now you can with this …