by Charles Duhigg and David Kocieniewski: RENO, Nev. — Apple, the world’s most profitable technology company, doesn’t design iPhones here. It doesn’t run AppleCare customer service from this city.
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There are lots of online initiatives that claim to be capable of catalyzing real world change. We sign petitions, like Facebook posts, and accumulate points, all in the hope that somehow, somewhere along the line, our actions will make a difference.
Daryl Oster wants to change the world by making it smaller. He wants you to “Imagine living in warm sunny Los Angeles and commuting daily to New York City with only a forty-five minute commute.”
Marianne Williamson: When I went to college in the1970’s, the Women’s Liberation movement was all the buzz. Women’s “consciousness raising groups” were growing up everywhere,
I love to write about our nation’s national park system because we are blessed with a tremendous amount of untouched public lands and we should take advantage of it.
After hitting on a brilliant new life plan, our first instinct is to tell someone — but Derek Sivers says it’s better to keep goals secret.
By Philip Moeller for U.S. News: Your mind may be the closest thing to the Holy Grail of longevity and happiness. Education has been widely documented by researchers as the single variable tied most directly to improved health and longevity.
In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, “We are losing our listening.” In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening — to other people and the world around you.
(CBS News) “Journey” is not like most modern video games. It doesn’t appeal to the adrenaline-fueled, murder junkie inside of us.
A different perspective on the state of the world: four major areas where mankind’s long-term progress is striking. First, the good news: Bad news does not define the human race.