“If guessing is required for finding the optimal frequency, then at least we can be making educated guesses.”
Spoiler: It’s not very happy.
Some of this week’s top stories sounded like we’ve had our head in the clouds—but really, working less, following your passions, and being more courageous are possible.
Most of us are aware of what happens to the body when we exercise. We build more muscle or more stamina. We feel how daily activities like climbing stairs becomes easier if we exercise regularly. When it comes to our brain and mood though, the connection isn’t so clear.
Spring might have just sprung, but there’s already a hint of a particularly cruel, hot summer in the air. It’s not surprising, especially not when you look at the persistent growth of weirdly warm weather in the United States since 1964.
A Q&A with Alan Adler, the Stanford lecturer, physicist, and toy maker behind one of the world’s most popular coffee makers.
HBO director of digital and social media Jim Marsh breaks down the Game of Thrones approach to social marketing and fan engagement.
HBO has managed to ride the wave of fans’ organic social interaction around the show by getting involved in the conversations, while also using creative campaigns to keep stoking the fire during and between seasons.
“What we’re basically looking for are people who are expert in their area but are dissatisfied with the ecosystem in which they operate. I call them restless experts.”
Since Sigmund Freud’s Victorian consulting room, with its oriental rug-draped couch, analysts have learned to use interior design as a therapeutic tool.
Holy shuffleboard! Batman is 75?
The Dark Knight’s 75th anniversary is spawning a year-long celebration. We asked some Batman notables to spill some behind-the-scenes tales from bringing the Caped Crusader to life.
For the first time, scientists have created early-stage embryos using cloned cells from adults.
A study from Advanced Cell Technology published Thursday in the journal Cell Stem Cell highlights how researchers were able to create embryos from the skin cells of two men, ages 35 and 75. Tissue from the embryos featured exact DNA matches with the donors.
Here’s how Bill and Hillary’s daughter is making a difference at the Clinton Foundation.
The Clinton Foundation's troubles are well-documented. In this month’s Fast Company cover story, Danielle Sacks writes about the impact Chelsea Clinton’s “hands-on” involvement has had at her parents’ organization:
When she arrived in 2011, she knew her primary role was to apply the data-driven skills she had developed in her other jobs to an organization that had long outgrown its startuplike infrastructure. “My father has always been such a doer. He had never focused on ensuring that we had the functions that not only enabled [other] doers to focus on doing, but also to help us keep systematic track of all the work that was being done,” she says. The foundation had more than 2,000 employees in 36 countries, but its back-office support had fallen behind. There was little collaboration between initiatives.
Congratulations Chelsea Clinton! The former first daughter is expecting.
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