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BIG and WeWork design a nature-inspired school for kids in NYC

Creative co-working giant WeWork and acclaimed architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group have teamed up to reimagine education starting with the launch of WeGrow, a new school in the heart of New York City that encourages education through play. Designed for children between three and nine years of age, the light-filled learning landscape is a tactile environment filled with custom-made curved architecture and movable furnishings. The theme of nature runs throughout and can be seen everywhere from ...
Tags: School, Design, Education, NYC, New York City, Architecture, Gallery, Chelsea, Schools, Manhattan, WeWork, Big, Vertical Garden, Bjarke Ingels Group, Felt, Dave Burk


How to Dress Like a Model Off Duty This Fall

Get major outfit inspo from these models' street styles.Every week, I scour the web to find inspiring outfits on your favorite celebs and help you recreate their looks! This week, I was inspired by models Mayowa Nicholas, Behati Prinsloo, and Kelsey Merritt, who were all spotted at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show fittings. Read on to see how you can get their looks for yourself. Model Look #1: Mayowa Nicholas's Flirty Fall Look Model Mayowa Nicholas headed to her Victoria's Secret Fashion S...
Tags: College, Inspiration, Models, Victoria, Celebrity Fashion, Kelsey, Behati Prinsloo, Celebrity Street Style of the Week, OTK, Behati, Mayowa, Model Off-Duty, Mayowa Nicholas, Kelsey Merritt, Mayowa Nicholas Behati Prinsloo, Kelsey Products


Pioneer (Dis-)advantages in Markets for Technology

When and how to enter a new market is central to firms’ innovation strategies, including in the medical device industry. Ariel Dora Stern and colleagurd show how to evaluate early-mover advantage versus disadvantage when the primary option to monetize an innovation lies in selling it in an intermediate “market for technology” rather than in a final product market. [Author: by Moritz Fischer, Joachim Henkel, and Ariel Dora Stern]
Tags: College, Ariel Dora Stern, and Ariel Dora Stern, by Moritz Fischer, Joachim Henkel, Moritz Fischer Joachim Henkel


The “Most Secretive Library in the World”: The Future Library Will Collect 100 Original Manuscripts by Margaret Atwood, David Mitchell & More, to Be Read for the First Time in 2114

Should intelligent life of some form or another still inhabit the planet in the year 6939, such beings might come upon an “800-pound tube of an alloy of copper and chromium called Cupaloy” that was buried 50 feet beneath what was once Queens. The first time capsule, lowered under the Westinghouse exhibit at the 1939 New York World’s Fair contains “35 items one might find in any run-of-the-mill Smith family household,” as Jinwoo Chong writes at Untapped Cities, “including copies of Life m...
Tags: Google, Books, New York, College, George Orwell, Libraries, Literature, Jane Austen, Norway, The New York Times, Margaret Atwood, Smith, David Mitchell, Sears, Booker, Oslo


The Best Gifts for Feminists

A quick guide to putting your money where your mouth is. Feminism is a hot button topic today, and it's no secret that there are many different sides to feminism and its interpretation in society. Although feminism is inherently focused upon positive principles such as equality for all regardless of gender, race, religion, etc., Corporate America has started cashing in on feminism as a trend. While this can be positive in spreading the principles and messages of feminism, feminist gifts and pro...
Tags: Gift Guide, Supreme Court, Shopping, Mac, Etsy, College, Mexico, America, Gift, Gifts, Thailand, United Nations, Tunisia, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ghana, Gift Ideas


Artsy’s Favorite Free Online Courses

While you may not receive academic credit for them, there’s an abundance of free college courses available online. From a class called Pyramids of Giza: Ancient Egyptian Art to Archaeology at Harvard University or Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime at the University of Glasgow, there are around 10,000 online courses offered by 800 universities. Each one varies in length (from a few weeks to seven months) but …
Tags: Art, Design, Education, Culture, Online Courses, Universities, Linkaboutit, Artsy, Giza, Online Classes, University of Glasgow, Harvard University or Antiquities Trafficking


UW, EWU among nation’s top schools for accepting Saudi-funded tuition

Eastern Washington University ranks first in the state and sixth in the nation for the most funds received from Saudi Arabia, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. The University of Washington ranks ninth.
Tags: News, Education, Saudi Arabia, Local News, Northwest, Eastern Washington University, Nation & World, UW EWU, Associated Press The University of Washington


Bette Davis Divorced: “She Read Too Much,” Says Husband (1938)

On December 7, 1938, The New York Times reported on the dissolution of Bette Davis' marriage with Harmon “Oscar” Nelson. The stated reason for the divorce? The actress read too much. The report goes on to say: Harmon "usually just sat there while his wife read 'to an unnecessary degree." "She thought her work was more important than her marriage." "She even insisted on reading books or manuscripts when [Harmon] had guests. It was all very upsetting." Davis later discussed the emotional gulf tha...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, College, Life, Bette Davis, New York Times, Davis, Albert Einstein, Nelson, Facebook Twitter, Howard Hughes, Frida Kahlo, Harmon


Here’s what the third year of medical school taught me

The dawn of 2018 brought new hopes and new promises for me as I began the third year of my medical school journey. This marked the beginning of a challenging era, one that would test my capabilities to the fullest but also one that was the culmination of countless sacrifices and the fulfillment of years […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, Medical School, PA NP, Hospital-Based Medicine, CRNA


Show Me the Data Supporting Women in Trade!

Panelists at the recent World Trade Organization’s Public Forum event in Geneva, chaired by UNCTAD Deputy Secretary-General Isabelle Durant, asked which data were necessary for formulating gender-responsive trade policies and how to improve their availability. Analysis of global value chains – the complex international supply and manufacturing chains along which modern goods pass – can […]
Tags: Education, Sales, Supply Chain, Research, Equality, World Trade Organization, Geneva, Global Trade, UNCTAD, Better Data, Gender challenges, Global Women Entrepreneurs, Sustainability Practices, Barriers to trade, Exporting Firms, Inclusive Trading System


Advancing Your Career in Business: Should You Pursue an MBA?

If you work in business or management, you might reach a point in your career where you feel like you could do much more, and that going back to school to pursue an MBA would be the key to open the door to new opportunities. If you are at this point in your professional career and are toying with the idea of pursuing an MBA in particular, then read on as we shall take a look both sides of the coin to determine whether you should go for it or not. Interestingly enough, there are strong reasons ...
Tags: Career, Business, Education, Jazz


5 Proven Ways to Make New Friends as an Adult

Yes, it's hard, but it's not that hard. One thing that I wish I had known about adulthood before I, y'know, actually became an adult, is how lonely it can be. For a lot of younger Millennials, starting your first job often means moving to a new city where, often, you don't know anyone, and without the structure of school or college, it can be downright difficult to find your people. When you're just starting out and getting your bearings in your identity as an adult and a working person, cultiv...
Tags: Career, College, Relationships, Friendships, College Life


What kind of extracurricular activities do medical schools look for?

Preparing for medical school demands displaying your passion for both medicine and helping others. Like medical schools, other graduate school programs (think: business or law) require strong grades, test scores, leadership experience, and resumes. But medical school requires so much more than that. Good extracurricular activities for medical school are a particularly important part of the application […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs n...
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How to Make and Wear Medieval Armor: An In-Depth Primer

Look at a medieval knight in armor and you can't help but wonder how he got the stuff on. Then follows a question with an even more complicated answer: how did the armor get made in the first place? Luckily, we in the 21st century have medievalists who have dedicated their lives to learning and explaining just such pieces of now-obscure knowledge (as well as the ever-growing legion of medieval battle enthusiasts doing their utmost to both demand that knowledge and hold the scholars who p...
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157 Animated Minimalist Mid-Century Book Covers

Graphic and motion designer Henning M. Lederer can’t get enough of those minimalist midcentury book covers. Apparently, the over-the-top pulp scenarios that inspire leave Lederer cold. He’s drawn to the stark, the geometric, the abstract. No heaving bosoms, no forbidden love, though there’s no denying that sex was a topic of great clinical interest to several of the authors featured above, including psychiatrists Charles Rycroft, H. R. Beech, and R.D. Laing. ( = window.a...
Tags: Google, Books, Design, College, Animation, Facebook Twitter, Ayun Halliday, Lederer, Henning M Lederer, Bookstore Blends Real People 's Faces, Charles Rycroft H R Beech, Tilman Grundig, Rupert Taylor



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