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How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change
4 years ago

How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

By  •  SOCIAL IMPACT

Meet the inimitable Adam Braun, former finance enthusiast and consultant who achieved the impossible: he started a charitable organization during the height of the recession, grew it into one of the …
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Can You Find the Snipers Hiding in These Photos?
4 years ago

Can You Find the Snipers Hiding in These Photos?

By  •  ART

What do big advertisers and German snipers have in common? Everything, according to German artist Simon Menner.

In 2010, Menner enlisted the German army to help him with his latest …
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To Increase Productivity, Let Employees Work From Home
4 years ago

To Increase Productivity, Let Employees Work From Home

By  •  VENTURE

Does working from home actually work?

On one hand, if Richard Branson can do it, it can’t be all bad; he once said, “Yours truly has never worked out of …
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Benjamin Franklin’s 13 Ways to Live a Better Life
4 years ago

Benjamin Franklin’s 13 Ways to Live a Better Life

By  •  Wellness

If Ben Franklin were your mentor, what advice would he give you?

To answer this question, let us revisit the writings of young Ben, who at age twenty penned a wishlist …
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Where to Find the Best Dinner Parties: IVY Invades Miami
4 years ago

Where to Find the Best Dinner Parties: IVY Invades Miami

By  •  Uncategorized

Dinner parties have a long history of producing unexpected, random, and enduring ideas. An 1816 dinner party in Switzerland spawned the idea for Frankenstein; a 1966 dinner at a New …
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The End of the World as We Know It?
4 years ago

The End of the World as We Know It?

By  •  POLICY

Early in the morning in a cozy home office in Boston, IVY member Thomas Waite calmly sits down with a fresh pot of coffee to write about cataclysmic cyber warfare …
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Pulitzer Prize Winner Nicholas Kristof on IVY
4 years ago

Pulitzer Prize Winner Nicholas Kristof on IVY

By  •  SOCIAL IMPACT

Meet Nicholas Kristof, whose Herculean humanitarian efforts have made him one of the world’s most beloved activists. In addition to winning the Pulitzer Prize (twice), Kristof has written decades of …
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Computers Are Better Judges of Your Personality Than Your Friends
4 years ago

Computers Are Better Judges of Your Personality Than Your Friends

By  •  SCIENCE

Can a pile of computer data tell us more about you than your mother?

The answer is yes, according to researchers from Cambridge and Stanford, who analyzed the “likes” of …
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Nietzsche’s Most Powerful New Year’s Resolution
4 years ago

Nietzsche’s Most Powerful New Year’s Resolution

By  •  Wellness

After 4,000 years of trying to come up with New Year’s Resolutions, we still can’t get them right.

According to a recent poll by the University of Bristol, our collective …
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Top Predictions for America’s Future
4 years ago

Top Predictions for America’s Future

By  •  POLICY

Where will U.S. power and influence in the world stand at the beginning of 2015?

In brief: While the United States is in relative decline, and will likely remain so, …
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