Modern Life

Why everyone should work from home

New studies show that freeing workers from set office locations and hours can strengthen team culture and creativity while reducing burnout and turnover.

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Can taking photos put you more in the moment?

When you do it the right way, photography can enhance your life.

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A second act for the parking garage

If ride-sharing and driverless taxis reduce individual commuting, parking facilities could be repurposed as office space, apartments, gyms and more.

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The perk everyone wants: Bleisure travel

Millennials are piggybacking personal travel onto business trips, which saves them and their employers money while making travel goals more accessible.

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In their own words: Empowering children through storytelling

In a new short film and in schools across the globe, creative writing empowers students and their communities.

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With AI watching, clues to why neighborhoods flourish or fail

AI imaging is delivering greater insights into neighborhoods than surveys and census data have ever been able to provide.

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An app that makes commuting a joy?

MaaS, Finland’s experiment in connected mobility could change the way the world travels.

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Welcoming the robo-nannies

Millennial parents see a rosy future for AI, sensors and Big Data in their children’s lives.

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A mathematician-turned-poet becomes a social media star

Samer Takriti’s math skills attracted trading firms and hedge funds, but his classical Arabic poems have won him over a million followers.

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More and more digital natives are hitting ‘print’

Printed photos are seeing a revival as people seek new ways to connect in a digital world.

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