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Stop with the gear lust already – Technology isn’t going to fix your problems

We all have problems in life. Some of us are overweight, depressed, or tired all the time. Some of us lack creative inspiration, skills, or outlets for our work. Some of us lack motivation, willpower, and strength to take action in our lives. Many of us feel that technology is the savior. If we only [...]Show More Summary

A Death In the Family Inspires Two Works of Art

The party scene that opens Ann Patchett’s new novel unspools like a home movie. A lawyer from the L.A. district attorney’s office, Albert Cousins, crashes the christening celebration of baby Frances, second daughter of L.A. cop Fix Keating. Bert brings a bottle of gin; Beverly, Fix’s wife, halves oranges from the backyard for cocktails. Their…

Can The Arts Help Fix California’s Broken Prison System?

“By introducing inmates to everything from dance to drumming to drama, the program’s supporters believe, Arts-in-Corrections can inspire deep and lasting change.”

Jess Jacobs (#UnicornJess): The Healthcare System Wasted Her Time, But She Inspires Many to Fix the System

A while ago, I found this blog post by Jess Jacobs about a hospital wasting her time. I think it was probably shared by our mutual friend, e-Patient Dave deBronkart. As sometimes happens around here, I find something really compelling and well-written and I forget to share it on the blog. That happened this time (although […]

You Should Stop Trying to "Work Smarter, Not Harder"

Business mantras are intended to elevate and inspire. And like anything that promises a quick fix, they have been shared and repeated on every social network. Trite, silly, or shocking, most business mantras are ultimately harmless.Show More Summary

Heirs of L.A. man who owned $5M arsenal of weapons to destroy it

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A lawyer for the anonymous heirs of Jeffrey Lash said part of their inspiration was the “God Isn’t Fixing This” cover run by the Daily News after the December mass shooting in San Bernardino.

Reviving a Dead Zanzithophone

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

It’s great to hear from people who say they’re inspired to fix stuff by reading about hacks here on Hackaday. [Michael Lüftenegger] from Salzburg is one of them. About a year back, he snagged a digital horn from eBay that turned outShow More Summary

Make Them Remember You With These 15 Impeccable Interview Outfits

Testing the fashion waters on a job interview can be kinda tricky, but rather than panic, pull apart your closet, and splurge on a brand-new ensemble, there's a quick fix: outfit inspiration, courtesy of your favorite bloggers. Whether...Show More Summary

This stargazing photographer wants to inspire an end to light pollution

Most people alive today have never seen the Milky Way. That's a problem that Matt Dieterich, a night sky photographer, has spent his life working to fix. Continue reading ? The post This stargazing photographer wants to inspire an end to light pollution appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Fixes: Using Tweets and Posts to Speed Up Organ Donation

5 months agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

A grateful recipient of a new heart has inspired a drive to vastly enlarge the pool of prospective organ donors.

Pop Culture Fix: Frozen Fans Dream Big With Lesbian Disney Princess Campaign and Other Stories

5 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

The dismal GLAAD studio index has inspired Frozen fans to campaign ambitiously for Elsa to get a girlfriend, Sense8 photos suggest a new girl-on-girl pairing in Season Two, Bad Moms looks awesome and other important stories! The post Pop Culture Fix: Frozen Fans Dream Big With Lesbian Disney Princess Campaign and Other Stories appeared first on Autostraddle.

Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads. (And Your Last Chance to Join Uncluttered for Free.)

Fill your life with stories to tell, not stuff to show. The simplicity/minimalism movement is a beautiful community. And I enjoy any opportunity to promote writing that encourages people to live more by owning less. So fix yourself a nice warm cup of coffee or tea. Find a quiet moment this weekend. And enjoy some encouraging […]

Tech Fix: Oculus Rift Review: A Clunky Portal to a Promising Virtual Reality

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gadgetwise

The headset from Facebook’s company is pricey. Setup is clunky, use is taxing and content could use more inspiration. But the technology transports.

Tech Fix: The Oculus Rift Is Here, but Virtual Reality Is Still Rough Around the Edges

6 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The headset from Facebook’s company is pricey, setup is clunky, use is taxing and content could use more inspiration. Still, the technology transports.

Nanomotors could help electronics fix themselves

SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2016 -- As electronics grow ever more intricate, so must the tools required to fix them. Anticipating this challenge, scientists turned to the body's immune system for inspiration and have now built self-propelled nanomotors that can seek out and repair tiny scratches to electronic systems. Show More Summary

40 top banks just did an experiment of 'unprecedented scale' with the technology behind bitcoin

40 top banks have trialled trading fixed income products over 5 separate blockchains — cryptographically secure networks inspired by the technology underpinning digital currency bitcoin. R3, the industry-wide body trying to bring blockchain...Show More Summary

How Clean Eating Helped One Founder Beat Chronic Illness And Launch Her Startup

Clean eating helped Katlin Smith, 27, fix her health problems and inspired her to launch a baking mixes startup Simple Mills.

DIY Mid Century Inspired Credenza — Apartment Therapy Reader Project Tutorials

Pin it Feeling the Mid Century itch but not totally ready to splurge on a new piece? June, of Nostalgiecat, has an easy-ish fix, this super cute DIY Credenza. Skill Level: Moderate Time Required: 2 Days Project Cost: under $150 READ MORE »

The Problem Is Gross School Lunch. These High Schoolers Are Fixing It.

10 months agoNews : Huffington Post

A group of students at a Chicago public high school on the city’s northwest side is calling for higher quality, healthier food to be served at their cafeteria -- inspiring real change that could be felt citywide. “We want our schoolShow More Summary

iPad Pro frozen after a recharge? iOS 9.2 may fix the problem

10 months agoTechnology / Apple : ZDNet Apple

Apple's support document for the issue doesn't exactly inspire confidence but the company says the latest software update may bring stability to the iPad Pro after a recharge.

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