The poison & the remedy: welcome to the darker side of scent... - The Perfume Society. The Deadly History of Women Using Perfume as Poison. Illustration by Jessica Olah There's a myth about Marie Antoinette's attempt to escape the guillotine I love retelling: In seeking to avoid the wrath of the Jacobin revolutionaries, the royal family escaped to the outskirts of Paris in disguise.
A Beginner’s Guide to Heavy Metal Nazi Hunting Online. Réduire temps de travail pour sauver l’environnement. A l’heure où la fiscalité environnementale monopolise les débats en France, un tout autre sujet anime le cercle des économistes écologiques, notamment aux Etats-Unis : la réduction du temps de travail. Depuis plus de dix ans maintenant des chercheurs issus de structures aussi diverses que le CEPR de Washington (dont les spécialistes prévenaient d’une crise possible avant 2008) ou du Boston College l’attestent : il existe une corrélation forte entre le temps de travail et la dégradation de l’environnement. En somme, plus on travaille, plus on pollue.
Des premières études. Jobs, Bullshit, and the Bureaucratization of the World. Nowhere do we find a more shameful squandering of human labor-power for the most despicable purposes than in England, the land of machinery.
Karl Marx, 1867 You probably first heard of him when reading, on Bloomberg.com or in the pages of The New Yorker, about his role as one of the “founders” of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Some of you might have stumbled across him even earlier, when The New York Times published a short article on the openly anarchist anthropology professor whose politics, he lamented, thwarted his plans for tenure at Yale. Others, probably a bit younger, and having drifted into post-2008 “radical” politics, first found him on Twitter, where he assiduously maintains contact with almost 70,000 followers. Slightly older radicals will recognize him as an eager participant in and chronicler of the turn-of-the-century anti-globalization movement. Bordeaux en 12 librairies - Un air de Bordeaux. 6.
La Librairie Olympique : la poète. Qui veut la peau du livre numérique ? - Tech. How Journalists Covered the Rise of Mussolini and Hitler. How to cover the rise of a political leader who’s left a paper trail of anti-constitutionalism, racism and the encouragement of violence?
Does the press take the position that its subject acts outside the norms of society? Or does it take the position that someone who wins a fair election is by definition “normal,” because his leadership reflects the will of the people? These are the questions that confronted the U.S. press after the ascendance of fascist leaders in Italy and Germany in the 1920s and 1930s. A leader for life Benito Mussolini secured Italy’s premiership by marching on Rome with 30,000 blackshirts in 1922. Mauerfall-Folgen: Das geteilte Land. Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here is what you can really do to save the environment. — Quartz. The thatched roof held back the sun’s rays, but it could not keep the tropical heat at bay.
As everyone at the research workshop headed outside for a break, small groups splintered off to gather in the shade of coconut trees and enjoy a breeze. I wandered from group to group, joining in the discussions. Each time, I noticed that the language of the conversation would change from an indigenous language to something they knew I could understand, Bislama or English. I was amazed by the ease with which the meeting’s participants switched between languages, but I was even more astonished by the number of different indigenous languages. Being Special Isn't So Special. There’s a paradox that is stumping psychologists right now and it’s this: Over the past 50 years, despite the standard of living rising dramatically in the western world, happiness has stayed level, while mental illnesses, anxiety disorders, narcissism, and depression have all gone up.
When you study marketing, the first thing you learn is that fear sells. If you make a person feel inadequate or inferior, they will shut up and buy something in order to feel better. A capitalist system markets to everyone constantly, therefore it promotes a society where people constantly feel inadequate and inferior. 5 opinions mal informées au sujet des vaccins. Pour cette BD, j’avais envie de vous parler du vaccin contre la grippe.
Mon but était de vous convaincre que le vaccin contre la grippe est efficace, sécuritaire et indispensable à la société moderne. Car c’est ce que je pense. Mais en faisant cela, j’aurais sauté des étapes… car avant de faire confiance au vaccin contre la grippe, il faut d’abord faire confiance aux vaccins en tant que tels. Political correctness: how the right invented a phantom enemy.
Three weeks ago, around a quarter of the American population elected a demagogue with no prior experience in public service to the presidency.
In the eyes of many of his supporters, this lack of preparation was not a liability, but a strength. Donald Trump had run as a candidate whose primary qualification was that he was not “a politician”. Depicting yourself as a “maverick” or an “outsider” crusading against a corrupt Washington establishment is the oldest trick in American politics – but Trump took things further. He broke countless unspoken rules regarding what public figures can or cannot do and say. Emotional Ergonomics: There's No Should. You Feel How You Feel. - Poly.Land. A core principle in the field of ergonomics is that a workstation should be designed with the user’s comfort in mind.
The tools are laid out to serve the body. When we contort our bodies in an effort to match up with poorly aligned tools, productivity suffers. And repetitive strain injuries can follow. Pourquoi le blues du dimanche soir ? INTERVIEW - Tout le monde n’a pas la même vie et pourtant à peu près la moitié des gens en font l’expérience...
Sorry I Murdered Everyone. I'm An Introvert. Sorry I murdered everyone at your party, but as an introvert, I prefer one-on-one interactions to group gatherings. I’m really sorry that everyone is dead. I prefer animals to people. Sorry I killed everybody! I just really need my alone time. Sorry that everyone is dead. Handwriting vs typing: is the pen still mightier than the keyboard? In the past few days you may well have scribbled out a shopping list on the back of an envelope or stuck a Post-it on your desk. Perhaps you added a comment to your child’s report book or made a few quick notes during a meeting. But when did you last draft a long text by hand? How long ago did you write your last “proper” letter, using a pen and a sheet of writing paper? Are you among the increasing number of people, at work, who are switching completely from writing to typing? Les effets destructeurs du management à la cool - 9 août 2015. Pour comprendre la souffrance qui infuse dans les open spaces fleuris d’aujourd’hui, alors que jamais on ne s’est tant soucié de bien-être au travail, le nouveau livre de Danièle Linhart, « la Comédie humaine au travail» (sous-titré : «De la déshumanisation taylorienne à la sur-humanisation managériale»), est d’un recours précieux.
Voilà une chercheuse du CNRS qui depuis trente ans observe les mutations sociales au travail. Pour mieux comprendre ses lois non écrites, ses faux semblants, elle se faufile dans les congrès de managers, avec le risque de s’y faire insulter. (C’est arrivé, nous le verrons plus loin.) La sociologie comme sport de combat est diversement appréciée. Danièle Linhart pourrait comme bien d’autres, sociologues ou journalistes qui font profession de décrire le réel, se retrancher derrière une prudente impartialité. Notre siècle croit dépassée l’image d’un Chaplin à califourchon sur la machine, aux heures féroces du taylorisme ? La contradiction est flagrante. Like It or Not, “Smart Drugs” Are Coming to the Office. You’ve managed the same team for the past five years — then one day you find out that your most successful employee uses cognitive-enhancing drugs on the job.
This scenario may not be hypothetical for long. The unauthorized use of prescription drugs such as the ADHD medications Adderall and Ritalin and the narcolepsy drug Modafinil is now common among American university students. Apartment hacks masterpost - Bonduelle's rant. The complete guide to listening to music at work. If you’re reading this article at work, there’s a decent chance you’re wearing headphones. It has never been easier to tune in to your own customized soundtrack—or more necessary to tune out your open-office coworkers, cubicle mates, and fellow coffee-shop denizens. But not all music is created equal, especially when there’s work to be done. How should you choose the best office soundtrack for a given task?
Which songs will help you get energized, focused, or creative—or even just through a very long day? The Interleaving Effect: Mixing It Up Boosts Learning. We’ve all heard the adage: practice makes perfect! In other words, acquiring skills takes time and effort. But how exactly does one go about learning a complex subject such as tennis, calculus, or even how to play the violin?
What are some brain hacks that a neuroscientist or a psychologist knows that most people don't? - Quora. The Power of the Doodle: Improve Your Focus and Memory. Long dismissed as a waste of time, doodling is getting new respect. Recent research in neuroscience, psychology and design shows that doodling can help people stay focused, grasp new concepts and retain information. Memories of errors foster faster learning. Using a deceptively simple set of experiments, researchers at Johns Hopkins have learned why people learn an identical or similar task faster the second, third and subsequent time around. The reason: They are aided not only by memories of how to perform the task, but also by memories of the errors made the first time. "In learning a new motor task, there appear to be two processes happening at once," says Reza Shadmehr, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
"One is the learning of the motor commands in the task, and the other is critiquing the learning, much the way a 'coach' behaves. Learning the next similar task goes faster, because the coach knows which errors are most worthy of attention. The 30 Second Habit That Can Have a Big Impact On Your Life. End of nations: Is there an alternative to countries? Sleeping 8 Hours Straight Isn't How Your Ancestors Did It. There is a better way to parent than the nuclear fam... CAPTURED: People in Prison Drawing People Who Should Be. The lesson you never got taught in school: How to learn! 7 Forgotten Women Surrealists Who Deserve To Be Remembered. 22 astuces que toutes les filles devraient connaître, et qui facilitent grandement la vie !
6 réactions bienveillantes face aux mensonges des enfants. Is the Drive for Success Making Our Children Sick? Joyeuses fêtes : 37 exercices d'art-thérapie pour se détendre pendant les fêtes de fin d'année. Les Français de moins de 30 ans sont les donateurs les plus généreux. The anatomy of procrastination – and how pupils can beat it. Livre numérique : un marché de 250 millions d'euros en 2015 en France. Marché du livre en France – Chiffres clés papier et ebooks (2014) Do-gooders, by Christopher Cox. Téléphone, évitez d’entendre des sonneries / Comment dire stop à la pub / Conseils d'experts / Vos droits. 21 Romantic Poems For Misandrists. Le chat au Moyen Age, du bûcher au lolcat. Fifty Shades of Socialist Feminism. Fatal Distraction: Forgetting a Child in the Backseat of a Car Is a Horrifying Mistake. Is It a Crime?