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  • An Innovator’s City Guide to Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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    An Innovator’s City Guide to Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    Amsterdam is a perfect innovation hub, as well as a great launchpad into the Dutch and European markets. Although small in size, Amsterdam has it all: a creative and stable business environment, a diverse talent pool and entrepreneurial mindset, and a perfect city to live in, with great hangouts and a friendly and vibrant atmosphere… More

  • Why is June such a popular month for weddings?
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    Why is June such a popular month for weddings?

    ADVERTISEMENT As summer is around the corner, you may have plenty of wedding parties coming up. The sun is out, the birds are singing, and everyone is ready to celebrate. But there could be more to that summer wedding than you ever thought. Particularly June. It looks as though there is something pulling brides to… More

  • What do cooking, jewelry and boats have in common?
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    What do cooking, jewelry and boats have in common?

    ADVERTISEMENT The invention of the wheel is often considered to be the greatest invention of all time. Many people might argue the internet was a better invention, but we’ll save that for another time. Invented around 3,500 BCE, the wheel was an incredible invention, but many inventions came before it that changed humanity forever. Clothes… More

  • Training your memory is easier than you think
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    Training your memory is easier than you think

    ADVERTISEMENT We use our brains 24/7, even when we’re sleeping, but we don’t always put enough effort into training up our mental fitness. Just because we’re thinking all the time, it doesn’t mean that we’re actively improving our capacity to remember certain things. Think of it like physical exercise. Although walking everywhere may keep your… More

  • How to create a budget that’s perfect for you
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    How to create a budget that’s perfect for you

    ADVERTISEMENT Many of us check our bank balances only to be saddened by how little money we have in our savings. Maybe you can go without eating takeout four nights a week, or maybe you can’t, whatever your income there is always a way you can save a bit of extra cash at the end… More

  • Living Neanderthal ‘Mini-Brains’ May Reveal What Makes Our Brains Special
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    Living Neanderthal ‘Mini-Brains’ May Reveal What Makes Our Brains Special

    He isolated DNA from Egyptian mummies. He discovered the Denisovans, an extinct ancient human species, by sequencing DNA from a tiny bone fragment. He led a massive study that reconstructed the Neanderthal genome—and found traces of their genes still lurking within some of us today. Now, the Swedish geneticist Dr. Svante Pääbo is once again ready… More

  • The Power of Unsafe Thinking to Bring Bold, World-Changing Ideas to Life
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    The Power of Unsafe Thinking to Bring Bold, World-Changing Ideas to Life

    Jonah Sachs is a storyteller, entrepreneur, and “unsafe thinker.” Sachs is the founder and former CEO of Free Range studios, a pioneering creative firm that helped create some of the first viral marketing campaigns around social issues, such as the “The Story of Stuff,” which was viewed by over 60 million people and whose purpose… More

  • How to get out of bed in the morning
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    How to get out of bed in the morning

    ADVERTISEMENT Dawn rolls around, the alarm starts ringing, and it’s time to drag yourself out of the pit and attempt to make it through the day. Rise and shine! You aren’t alone if you struggle to get out of bed in the morning, or aren’t particularly a “morning person”, but surely there must be a… More

  • What is Thundersnow?
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    What is Thundersnow?

    ADVERTISEMENT You know thunder-snow, that well-known storm in a snowstorm, you know what we’re talking about? No? Okay, maybe you don’t, but we’ll do our best to fill you in on what you’ve been missing out on. Thundersnow in a nutshell A thundersnow is not a common occurrence, but it does happen on occasions. It… More

  • Useful ways to deal with loneliness
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    Useful ways to deal with loneliness

    ADVERTISEMENT In today’s society, there is an expectation that we should always be connected. Whether it be texting, shopping, watching television or emailing, it never ends. But these connections are not always the most meaningful.  There is no magic solution to solve loneliness, however, there are certain efforts that can be made in order to… More

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