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    Interview: Olivier Valsecchi, Photographer - Artist Network, Fllio

    “What differentiates me from everyone else ? It’s really hard to say. I believe every human being has unique qualities, and I think maybe what differentiates me is that I’ve always been kind of an alien whenever I was somewhere.” - Interview of Olivier Yoan

    Mr. Aksoy mixes different flavors of akide. Mastic (a fragrant tree sap resin), lemon, bergamot, rose, cinnamon and mint are popular varieties. (Photo: Jodi Hilton for The New York Times)

    A woman with muscular dystrophy spotted an Olympic athlete with an eerily familiar body type, and wondered whether they shared a genetic mutation. She was correct. This fascinating story reveals how her do-it-yourself medical research broke new scientific ground and altered the course of several lives. — Stacy Cowley, Business Reporter

    Just an observation...does this person resemble Orville Rede nbacher or what? Terry Gross and the Art of Opening Up

    Culture defines any business, yet it's also one of the hardest things to manage. In this extract from her TED Book, Margaret Heffernan describes the important, often-overlooked element necessary to build teams.

    Nobody Knows What They’re Doing — /dev/color Blog — Medium

    Your remaining face time with any person depends largely on where that person falls on your list of life priorities.

    Felix Kjellberg quit his job at a hot dog stand to play video games for a living — and gained 40 million screaming fans along the way. The cult of PewDiePie.

    Inside the world's biggest airline food factory

    The Rise of Hate Search -

    Diversity Makes You Brighter -

    Ada Lovelace was born 200 years ago today. To some she is a great hero in the history of computing; to others an overestimated minor figure. I’ve been curious for a long time what the real story is. And in preparation for her bicentennial, I decided to try to solve what for me has always been the “mystery of Ada”.

    Finland, creating & valueing great teachers.Maria Hyväri, a student teacher, runs a workshop at the Normal Lyceum in Helsinki.

    Tiffani Jones Brown, Creative Director at Pinterest

    Tony Bennett Finds His Heart in Central Park - The New York Times

    I found my father living on the street - BBC News

    Nobody Knows What They’re Doing — /dev/color Blog — Medium

    What are the best books or web resources on Growth Hacking and User Acquisition?FAQ

    New dog-service apps create a community of dog lovers, pairing those who crave canine companionship with dogs that could use more people time

    The Norwegian Secret to Enjoying a Long Winter: Residents of Norway view their long dark winters as something to celebrate. How it's possible to be cheerful for the next four months.

    The Pickle Index—a novel in 10 days (from the creators of The Silent History).

    Longform Podcast #164: Lena Dunham

    Betty Crocker’s Absurd, Gorgeous Atomic-Age Creations - The New York Times

    Erika Lee’s “The Making of Asian America” explores how systemic racism has pervaded the Asian-American experience.