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The only long-term resolution of conflict is to devise a social order that enables more people to get their needs met. ~ Joe Griffin

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Debatable. Fumbling Ecstasy. Genderealization. Family Matters. Genii. Human Condition. Long Ago. Re Habilitatio. Seriously? Issues. SociO. Google merges online and offline worlds in Maps. SAN FRANCISCO — Google on Aug. 8 took another step in its quest to merge the Internet with the real world with Maps and put itself at the heart of mobile gadget lifestyles in the process.

Google merges online and offline worlds in Maps

Google Art Project. No way? Sean Paul Rasmussen: Can this App Replace Your Therapist? Radiolab's most recent offering, "Talking to Machines", has several stories investigating the nature of human-machine relationships. 10 false facts most people think are true. Up until the late 16th century, everyone "knew" that the sun and planets revolved around the Earth.

10 false facts most people think are true

Up until the late 19th century, epidemic illnesses such as cholera and the plague were "known" to be caused by a poisonous mist filled with particles from rotting things. Up until the early 20th century, the most common procedure performed by surgeons for thousands of years was bloodletting, because we "knew" that blood drained from the body balanced the whacky humors responsible for poor health.

P. J. O'Rourke. There is only one basic humanright, the right to do as you damn well please.

P. J. O'Rourke

And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences. Hand made. 21 Things That Will Be Obsolete by 2020. Model » Innovation Consulting, Data & Training : Innovation Agency, 2thinknow : Australia USA Canada Europe Asia. A logical model to build your organization’s innovation.

Model » Innovation Consulting, Data & Training : Innovation Agency, 2thinknow : Australia USA Canada Europe Asia

Innovation Definition | Innovation Process The innovation process starts from the right definition. “Structured change to benefit stakeholders.”– 2thinknow Innovation Definition 2.4. This is based on a complete study of 500 years of successful innovations from Gutenberg to iPads. Our analysts compared innovations across all cultures from Asia to Mid-East to Europe and Americas. Quoting this definition. City Benchmarking Data: City Data, City Statistics, List of Cities North America Canada South America Europe Asia Emerging.

Lifehacks. Goal Setting - The WHY behind the WHAT. Get into Action: 77 Thoughts on Motivation. Study: D.C. the least affordable city in America. The Best and Worst Run Cities in America. Many qualities separate the best-run and worst-run cities.

The Best and Worst Run Cities in America

But perhaps the most important is access to jobs. The economies of the best-run cities fall into two categories. They either have a booming industry or are near other major urban areas that create employment opportunities. The worst-run cities simply do not have the same access to jobs. 24/7 Wall St.’s analysis of the best-run and worst-run cities demonstrates that encouraging businesses to prosper and create jobs is the most important function of local government. Read the Best-Run Cities in America Read the Worst-Run Cities in America. Books That Shaped America. The Library of Congress, the world’s largest repository of knowledge and information, began a multiyear “Celebration of the Book” with an exhibition on “Books That Shaped America.”

Books That Shaped America

The books in the exhibition, along with several that were added reflecting the results of a public survey, are displayed below. “This list is a starting point,” said Librarian of Congress James H. Billington. “It is not a register of the ‘best’ American books – although many of them fit that description. Rather, the list is intended to spark a national conversation on books that have influenced American lives, whether they appear on this list or not.” Disaster Relief: How to Get Hands-On and Volunteer. Twenty-eight containers transform orphanage in South Africa. Having last looked at a temporary use of shipping containers as building blocks, with O+A's festival backdrop in Amsterdam, we're back in permanent territory (as permanent as new buildings are, that is) with 4D and A Architects' shipping container housing at New Jerusalem Orphanage at Gauteng, South Africa.

Twenty-eight containers transform orphanage in South Africa

The project is among the more ambitious uses of shipping containers we've seen, using 28 containers in all. Gizmag spoke briefly to its designers to find out more about it. View all In an email to Gizmag, Mia Anfield of 4D and A wrote that the idea to use shipping containers came from the fact that two were already on site for storage. The company had already been interested in the work of Adam Kalkin, an American architect and prefabrication specialist who was among the first to put shipping containers to use as houses.

One consideration when building with shipping containers is thermal performance, particularly during cold weather or on hot, sunny days. The Mystery of the Tiny Door in a Tree. Pam Madigan walked deliberately among the Golden Gate Park Concourse’s grove of knotted old trees as if searching for a pot of gold -- ignoring the attractions of the nearby DeYoung Museum and Academy of Sciences.

The Mystery of the Tiny Door in a Tree

With her infant son cradled in her arms, her eyes darted to the base of a particular elm where a tiny wooden door covered a large knot hole. She summoned her group of friends and children, pointing to the tiny door which was not more than a foot tall. “It was sort of an idea to have a scavenger hunt and go out and look for it,” Madigan said. “It’s not on a map.” Planting Peace: A Project of the Organic Consumers Association. Forget premiums: A peer-to-peer network will cover you - tech - 22 September 2013. People can now insure one another in peer-to-peer networks and do away with big insurance companies and premiums INSURANCE is an unfortunate fact of life.

Forget premiums: A peer-to-peer network will cover you - tech - 22 September 2013

We pay large premiums to cover ourselves for bad events that often never happen. List of gestures. Gestures are a form of nonverbal communication in which visible bodily actions are used to communicate important messages, either in place of speech or together and in parallel with spoken words.[1] Gestures include movement of the hands, face, or other parts of the body.

List of gestures

Physical non-verbal communication such as purely expressive displays, proxemics, or displays of joint attention differ from gestures, which communicate specific messages.[1] Gestures are culture-specific and can convey very different meanings in different social or cultural settings.[2] Gesture is distinct from sign language. Word for Word: Neology; In the Dictionary Game, Yada Yada Yada Is Satisficing to Some, Not Others. THE people who compile dictionaries always have ''news'' (n. pl.

Oxford English Dictionaries' in-house word for new words). Open Culture. OpenSpaceWorld.ORG. Open-Space-Primer. The Democracy Collaborative. Why indigenous and racialized struggles will always be appendixed by the left. Activism, optimism, compassion, occupy love, zainab amadahy, International Indigenous Gathering 2012. Before They Pass Away: Jimmy Nelson: 9783832797591: Books. Ethiopia: Peoples of the Omo Valley: Hans Silvester: 9780810993266: Books. Hans Silvester Painted People on artnet.

The Directors of Marlborough Gallery are pleased to announce that an exhibition of work by noted photographer Hans Silvester will open at Marlborough Chelsea, 545 West 25th Street, New York, on September 12 and continue through October 11, 2008. Les Tribus De L'Omo - The Painted People of the Surma and Mursi Tribes in Southern Ethiopia - Photos by Hans Silvester - StoryCulture. Emerging Trends.

Micro Expressions - Research, Theory & Lying. Interesting Info -> Lying Index & Body Language -> Micro Expressions. Cross-Cultural Competence: Engage People from any Culture. Cross-cultural competence refers to your ability to understand people from different cultures and engage with them effectively. 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World. ALL Behaviours Begin at Home. Cooperatives, Nonprofits.

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