A view from Queens (and sometimes Brooklyn and Manhattan)
historicaltimes:

Information desk, Trans World Airlines Terminal, John F. Kennedy Airport, New York, New York, by Balthazar Korab, between 1956-6
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historicaltimes:

Information desk, Trans World Airlines Terminal, John F. Kennedy Airport, New York, New York, by Balthazar Korab, between 1956-6

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3 weeks ago
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There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
atlasobscura:

BIGAR WATERFALL
-CARAȘ-SEVERIN, ROMANIA
In Caras-Severin County in the western part of Romania, the moss and stone have turned the amazing Bigar Waterfall into an otherworldly liquid veil so lovely it is even called “the miracle from the Minis Canyon” by the locals.

Learn more at Atlas Obscura

atlasobscura:

BIGAR WATERFALL

-CARAȘ-SEVERIN, ROMANIA

In Caras-Severin County in the western part of Romania, the moss and stone have turned the amazing Bigar Waterfall into an otherworldly liquid veil so lovely it is even called “the miracle from the Minis Canyon” by the locals.

Learn more at Atlas Obscura

1 month ago
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feelings-ew:

Especially when it gets bad again.

feelings-ew:

Especially when it gets bad again.

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1 month ago
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wnyc:

Instagram of the day: by erickhurcules 

wnyc:

Instagram of the day: by erickhurcules 

1 month ago
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Health App Delivers Vital Information in an Emergency

The evolution of smartphones over the past decade has allowed millions to store everything from contacts and calendars to their favorite music on one easily accessible device. But what about life-saving information? Companies are now developing apps that allow individuals to store vital health data that can be easily accessed by emergency services personnel or physicians in case of an emergency.

(Source: uno-chart, via jkcivil)

3 weeks ago
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fastcompany:

If you want to boost your productivity, focus, creativity, or sanity, you need to leave your desk and take a walk.

Looking for some creative inspiration? Scientists at Stanford suggest going for a walk—whether indoors or outdoors, in a green space or on a treadmill—to give your creativity a boost. Compared to sitting, they found any form of walking could increase creative thinking by about 60%.
"We’re not saying walking can turn you into Michelangelo," said researcher Marily Oppezzo. "But it could help you at the beginning stages of creativity."

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fastcompany:

If you want to boost your productivity, focus, creativity, or sanity, you need to leave your desk and take a walk.

Looking for some creative inspiration? Scientists at Stanford suggest going for a walk—whether indoors or outdoors, in a green space or on a treadmill—to give your creativity a boost. Compared to sitting, they found any form of walking could increase creative thinking by about 60%.

"We’re not saying walking can turn you into Michelangelo," said researcher Marily Oppezzo. "But it could help you at the beginning stages of creativity."

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1 month ago
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fastcompany:

As a 20-something looking for his purpose, Rohan Marley found it by going back to his roots.
Marley Coffee is still a relatively small company, having churned out $6 million in revenue in 2013. But founder Rohan Marley, one of Bob Marley’s children, has big plans for his Jamaican-born coffee business.
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fastcompany:

As a 20-something looking for his purpose, Rohan Marley found it by going back to his roots.

Marley Coffee is still a relatively small company, having churned out $6 million in revenue in 2013. But founder Rohan Marley, one of Bob Marley’s children, has big plans for his Jamaican-born coffee business.

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1 month ago
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humansofnewyork:

"She likes to read, so I take her to the library for 2 hours every day. We mainly read books about animals."(Nairobi, Kenya)

humansofnewyork:

"She likes to read, so I take her to the library for 2 hours every day. We mainly read books about animals."

(Nairobi, Kenya)

1 month ago
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