Business & Life Hacks
The Arts | stunning animal creations from living human models
You may think you're seeing a frog--but in fact you're seeing five human beings, painted and intertwined to create an incredible art illusion by Italian artist Johannes Stoetter.
Video | comedic film-maker creates hilarious Vine illusions
Zack King can make traffic disappear, jump through the closed doors of a moving train and steal the Eiffel Tower–and he does so with imaginative fun in his very short films known as Vines.
Funny Dog & Cat Video | Unlikely hodgepodge of cross-species fun friendships
This funny and heartwarming viral video, Be Together–Not the Same, features a hodgepodge of animals of different species, romping around together and having furry fun.
Business Hacks | Learning to love networking
Why? Because professional networks lead to more job and business opportunities, broader and deeper knowledge, improved capacity to innovate, faster advancement, and greater status and authority.
Business Hacks | win-win biz, helping the environment and humans in need
Flowers at weddings are beautiful—but their beauty doesn’t have to end there. People donate to Repeat Roses, who picks up the flowers, repurposes them, and drops them off at hospices, hospitals and nursing homes, where they conjure needed smiles on patients’ faces.
Websites | being professionally personable on Facebook
When people talk about using social media to advance their careers, they’re usually talking about LinkedIn, Twitter, or maybe their blog. But the reality is that more people use Facebook than any other social network, which means you need a Facebook strategy for your career.
When someone had a seizure on a NY subway platform and fell on the tracks, a brave man sprang into action and saved him.
When a school bus driver had a heart attack and the vehicle careened out of control, a couple of middle school students heroically saved the day.
Richard Joyner has led his rural community of Conetoe, N.C., to better health by helping students grow and distribute 50,000 pounds of fresh food a year.
When an elderly man is trapped in a burning inferno, a stranger happens along, bravely rescues the man and then disappears.
Photography | images around my Venice neighborhood
My new year’s resolution was to create more images of a non-commercial, personal nature. Shooting whatever I see while walking my dog Nunzi around our Venice neighborhood. Seems I’m actually doing it and enjoying it and here are some from the first batch.
Business Hacks | being happier at work
Emma Seppälä, author of The Happiness Track, explains the proven benefits of a positive outlook; simple ways to increase your sense of well-being; and why it’s not about being ecstatic or excited all the time. Audio IdeaCast available too.
Business Hacks | what is disruptive innovation now?
The theory of disruptive innovation has proved to be a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth. Here’s an excellent article and video about how it’s evolving.
Dog Video | Great Dane helps child learn to walk again
When Bella met George, something wonderful happened. Not long ago, the 11-year-old with a rare disorder was clinging to crutches. But now she's walking with the help of a Great Dane who has become her best friend and constant companion.
Apps | Yahoo Video Guide combines all your streaming apps into one
The streaming app to rule them all. With Yahoo Video Guide you can quickly find and stream all your favorite TV shows and movies in one beautiful app.
Business Hacks | the new science of customer emotions
When companies connect with customers’ emotions, the payoff can be huge.
Video | heartwarming story of sick Cheetah cub and his puppy savior
Just when the Cheetah cub was having a hard time surviving, some kind-hearted humans and a brave shelter puppy came to his rescue.
Life Hacks | you’re already more persuasive than you think
It’s amazing the opportunities we miss because we doubt our own powers of persuasion.
Business Hacks | marketing - why some videos go viral
In “Puppyhood,” a video for Purina Puppy Chow produced with BuzzFeed, a guy spontaneously adopts a puppy, they bond in typical roommate fashion...and a marketer’s dream comes true.
Life Hacks | mindfulness as a productivity tool?
A wisdom tradition associated with personal growth and insight is now being absorbed by our culture as a tool for career development and efficiency.
Podcasts | Story Worthy – true stories from interesting talents
Story Worthy is a free weekly storytelling podcast featuring Hollywood’s most creative talents and normalish people spinning intriguing true tales.
Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee
With Stephen Colbert, Jim Carrey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Trevor Noah, Steve Harvey, Bill Maher–this latest season 6 is my fave. And kudos to the improved cinematography
Lessons from the 20 most popular TED talks
The 20 most popular TED talks ever are likely to make you question just about everything. And they will toss in a few answers.
Proof that life experiences, not things, make you happier
If you’re wondering whether to use that extra money you came upon to buy that new expensive bag or go on vacation, a new study suggests your best bet may be the latter
Good samaritan dog surprises new friend
This good samaritan dog surprises his new friend with secret good deeds that improves his life and romance.
Life Hacks | how to impress anyone in 30 seconds or less
Few things in life will help you more than knowing how to make an immediate great impression. Make note of these impressive habits.Life Hacks | 12 things successful people never reveal at work
You can’t build a strong professional network if you don’t open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a devastating effect on your career.
Video | jungle animals funny reactions seeing their first mirror
French photographer Xavier Hubert Brierre traveled to Gabon, Africa, and set up a mirror in several locations of the jungle to capture animals walking by. In this video, they caught their interesting reactions on camera.
Life Hacks | natural, herbal and homeopathic sleep remedies
Insomnia can negatively affect your daily activities. Here are various home remedies for insomnia including natural remedies, herbal treatments and homeopathic medications.
Architecture | “Building Of The Year” awards – showcasing inspiring innovation
From a pool of over 3,000 buildings designed and created in the past year, the folks at Arch Daily reveal the stunning winners.
Photography | Babies thrive with their furry friends
When I was studying for my pet therapy certification test, I remember reading studies about the many health benefits humans, especially kids, garner from interacting with animals. Well here is the visual evidence showing how babies thrive with pets.
The Arts | The most creative & witty sculptures from around the globe
From kinetic sculpture to light sculpture to classic marble statues, these works of art are some of the most creative and witty pieces I’ve ever seen. A nice sampling from all over the world.
Video | Babysitting dogs display their effective & funny skills
Ideal babysitters for the job are always happy, caring, and willing to go the extra mile. Check out this video to see four-legged babysitters who show they are very qualified for the position!
Apps | TED’s best apps to make your everyday life easier
You’ve likely heard about those smarties at TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design). I’ve enjoyed their fine podcasts for years and now their staff has come up with the 25 best apps to help make your everyday life easier.
Video | extreme dog teams up with Parkour athlete
I’ve been a big fan of Jumpy and think he does the most impressive extreme dog stunts out there. In this video, Jumpy has found his human athletic soul mate, and they do a romping duet that's nicely captured by an excellent slow motion cinematographer.
Humor | Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee – season 4
With a wide range of comedians, this Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee season is one of my favorites. Slugging down the java with Seinfeld is John Stewart, Aziz Ansari, Sarah Jessica Parker, Robert Klein and George Wallace.