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Michael Green: Why we should build wooden skyscrapers

Republished from TED, Ideas Worth Spreading     Building a skyscraper? Forget about steel and concrete, says architect Michael Green, and build it out of … wood. As he details in this intriguing talk, it’s not only possible to build

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Michael Green: Why we should build wooden skyscrapers

Republished from TED, Ideas Worth Spreading     Building a skyscraper? Forget about steel and concrete, says architect Michael Green, and build it out of … wood. As he details in this intriguing talk, it’s not only possible to build

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There’s no dishonor in having a disability – Steven Claunch

By Republished from TEDEd, Lessons Worth Sharing   About This Video When faced with a bump in the road, sometimes we forget we have a choice: overcome the obstacle or let it overcome you. Steven Claunch, who was born without

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There’s no dishonor in having a disability – Steven Claunch

By Republished from TEDEd, Lessons Worth Sharing   About This Video When faced with a bump in the road, sometimes we forget we have a choice: overcome the obstacle or let it overcome you. Steven Claunch, who was born without

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Questions About Happiness Science Can’t Answer

By Britt Reints, Author of An Amateur’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness Republished from the Huffington Post I think it’s pretty cool that there are people whose job it is to study happiness using research and science experiments. However,

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Questions About Happiness Science Can’t Answer

By Britt Reints, Author of An Amateur’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness Republished from the Huffington Post I think it’s pretty cool that there are people whose job it is to study happiness using research and science experiments. However,

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6 Simple Mindfulness Practices To Reframe Your Perspective

Get familiar with the Holstee Manifesto and join the fast track to a better understanding–and appreciation–of your work, your life, and the world around you. By: Amber Rae, Republished from the Fast Company   This is your life. Do what

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6 Simple Mindfulness Practices To Reframe Your Perspective

Get familiar with the Holstee Manifesto and join the fast track to a better understanding–and appreciation–of your work, your life, and the world around you. By: Amber Rae, Republished from the Fast Company   This is your life. Do what

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3 Insights From The Frontiers Of Positive Psychology

By Elise Proulx, Greater Good Science Center, Republished from the Huffington Post Fifteen years after emerging as a major scientific movement, it’s clear that positive psychology — the study of what brings happiness and meaning in life — is not

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3 Insights From The Frontiers Of Positive Psychology

By Elise Proulx, Greater Good Science Center, Republished from the Huffington Post Fifteen years after emerging as a major scientific movement, it’s clear that positive psychology — the study of what brings happiness and meaning in life — is not

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Alfredo Moser: Bottle light inventor proud to be poor

By Gibby Zobel BBC World Service, Uberaba, Brazil, Republished from BBC News   Alfredo Moser’s invention is lighting up the world. In 2002, the Brazilian mechanic had a light-bulb moment and came up with a way of illuminating his house

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Alfredo Moser: Bottle light inventor proud to be poor

By Gibby Zobel BBC World Service, Uberaba, Brazil, Republished from BBC News   Alfredo Moser’s invention is lighting up the world. In 2002, the Brazilian mechanic had a light-bulb moment and came up with a way of illuminating his house

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Horizons: The planes that can pick up trains

By Jon Stewart, Republished from BBC Future       Students have come up with a radical idea for cutting journey times in 2050 – aircraft that collect and drop-off passengers in moving pod-like carriages. Our transport system, whichever way

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Horizons: The planes that can pick up trains

By Jon Stewart, Republished from BBC Future       Students have come up with a radical idea for cutting journey times in 2050 – aircraft that collect and drop-off passengers in moving pod-like carriages. Our transport system, whichever way

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Self-Esteem Can Be an Ego Trap

If your self-worth depends on success, you may be in for a fall. To feel good about yourself, think less about you and more about others By Jennifer Crocker and Jessica J. Carnevale, Republished from the Scientific American   Image:

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Self-Esteem Can Be an Ego Trap

If your self-worth depends on success, you may be in for a fall. To feel good about yourself, think less about you and more about others By Jennifer Crocker and Jessica J. Carnevale, Republished from the Scientific American   Image:

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George Saunders’s Advice to Graduates

  By JOEL LOVELL, Republished from the New York Times It’s long past graduation season, but we recently learned that George Saunders delivered the convocation speech at Syracuse University for the class of 2013, and George was kind enough to

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George Saunders’s Advice to Graduates

  By JOEL LOVELL, Republished from the New York Times It’s long past graduation season, but we recently learned that George Saunders delivered the convocation speech at Syracuse University for the class of 2013, and George was kind enough to

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HOW CLUTTER CRAMPS YOUR PRODUCTIVITY

WANT TO GET MORE DONE? PRINCETON NEUROSCIENTISTS SAY IT’S TIME TO CLEAR YOUR DESK. BY: DRAKE BAER, Republished from the Fast Company Need a reason to purge your workspace? Writing on the ooomf blog, Mikael Cho gives us a good

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HOW CLUTTER CRAMPS YOUR PRODUCTIVITY

WANT TO GET MORE DONE? PRINCETON NEUROSCIENTISTS SAY IT’S TIME TO CLEAR YOUR DESK. BY: DRAKE BAER, Republished from the Fast Company Need a reason to purge your workspace? Writing on the ooomf blog, Mikael Cho gives us a good

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