Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you’ll live — and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being? Prepare to flex a few facial muscles as you learn more about this […]
Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi asks, “What makes a life worth living?” Nothing that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of “flow.” People who struggle to work remotely often bemoan the lack of in-person collaboration jumping from this tool to that tech
Visual perception and pattern detection for designers. What your audience immediately sees without conciously thinking much about it and how to design for it. This is a very visual theme, merging pictures and text seamlessly, featuring a grid based, patchwork portfolio section and page that tempts your visitors. This goes much deeper in thinking. What jumps out?
Arts administrator and live-theater fan Ben Cameron looks at the state of the live arts — asking: How can the magic of live theater, live music, live dance compete with the always-on Internet? In his talk, he offers a bold look forward. In this stunning slideshow, celebrated nature photographer Frans Lanting presents The LIFE Project, a poetic collection