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10 Reasons Sarcastic People Are Smarter Than You Think

10 Reasons Sarcastic People Are Smarter Than You Think | Creativity | Scoop.it
Sarcastic people are smarter than you think. It isn't just a saying anymore, there are studies to back it up. Here are ten reasons for you to look over.
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Sarcastic people to power! (or) Kiss me, I'm sarcastic (or) ...

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Shelter Puts Dogs In A Photobooth To Get Them Adopted And The Results Are All That! - Explore like a Gipsy, Study like a Ninja

Shelter Puts Dogs In A Photobooth To Get Them Adopted And The Results Are All That! - Explore like a Gipsy, Study like a Ninja | Creativity | Scoop.it
An rescue and adoption shelter, came up with the most incredible idea in order to find a new home for dogs, by placing them in a photobooth.
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IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis

IMF Response to the Financial and Economic Crisis | Creativity | Scoop.it
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Interesting. Was not "as good" "austerity"? Why not reveal the interests and stakeholders in the "austerity" ?.

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Another cost of bigotry

Another cost of bigotry | Creativity | Scoop.it
It benefited no one THE assertion that Jews “control” finance is commonplace among anti-Semites. A new academic study* finds that people who live in areas of...
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What is history but a collection of lies?

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Are You Ready to Get Creative?

Are You Ready to Get Creative? | Creativity | Scoop.it
A new Strategy& online survey helps you check your innovation proficiency.
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Creativity in business, is a matter of business ecosystem only?

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Adobe Restores Creative Cloud Services After Outage - The Next Web

Adobe Restores Creative Cloud Services After Outage - The Next Web | Creativity | Scoop.it
Adobe has reported on its @AdobeCare twitter feed that Creative Cloud services, which had been down for more than 24 hours, have now been restored. According to a series of tweets: “Adobe ID issue is resolved.
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Who knows ... it is possible that the software is no longer an end in itself and that lots and lots of people collapsing services ... because they are creating ...

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Nvidia Uses Crop Circle to Launch 'Supercomputing' GPU

Nvidia Uses Crop Circle to Launch 'Supercomputing' GPU | Creativity | Scoop.it
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Impact or die!

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The myth of the brainstorming session — ooomf labs — Medium

The myth of the brainstorming session — ooomf labs — Medium | Creativity | Scoop.it
Over dinner a couple months ago, one of my friends said he needed some help coming up with a name for a new website.
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I do not think that productivity can not be scheduled. Even the variable most "seemingly random" can be characterized with a distribution and properties.

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No, You Are Not Too Old to Innovate--The Truth About Entrepreneurs

No, You Are Not Too Old to Innovate--The Truth About Entrepreneurs | Creativity | Scoop.it
During the mid-1990s, cardiologist and researcher David Albert had the idea to develop a handheld device that displays an electrocardiogram. He believed that this would save lives by providing
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Debunking (modern) myths!

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Should We Teach Literature Students How To Analyze Texts Algorithmically?

Should We Teach Literature Students How To Analyze Texts Algorithmically? | Creativity | Scoop.it
Textual analysis like the type that revealed J.K. Rowlings nom de plume could change the way we understand the very concept of writing style. Is this...
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Why not???

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10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People | Creativity | Scoop.it
Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative...
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Oxymoron? A "Grammar of the Difference"?

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This Science Ain't Gonna Communicate Itself: An Interview

This Science Ain't Gonna Communicate Itself: An Interview | Creativity | Scoop.it
Since you all kindly told me about yourselves in the Who Are You thread, here's me opening up my head. I recently answered some questions about science communication and why I do it for Julie Gould...
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Too bad the dark side of science are scientists ...

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Google engineers insist 20% time is not dead—it’s just turned into 120% time

Google engineers insist 20% time is not dead—it’s just turned into 120% time | Creativity | Scoop.it
A lively debate among current and former Google engineers is raging on Hacker News about Quartz's piece on the death of 20% time at Google—that formerly hallowed portion of an engineer's week set aside for his or her own projects, which brought us...
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Searching motivation triggers... for innovation.

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Innovation Needs People, Not Just Ideas

Innovation Needs People, Not Just Ideas | Creativity | Scoop.it
When people talk about innovation, the focus is often on ideation. Whether it’s generating more ideas or generating better ideas, it’s the idea, the spark that people talk about. Come up with the right thought, and it solves your problem. But that’s only half the solution. What’s also important is having creative people to cultivate the ideas and execute them.
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Refold’s Portable Cardboard Standing Desk

Refold’s Portable Cardboard Standing Desk | Creativity | Scoop.it
It’s a cardboard standing desk from Refold, and it’s “flexible, foldable, portable, affordable & 100% recyclable. The desk is designed to take everything you can throw at it, and then some. Capable of holding the weight of a person and made using durable 7mm thick, twin cushion, kraft cardboard, this desk will last!    
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Interesting. Against lift table IKEA ($ 500), removable table is made of cardboard.

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Klingon speakers rejoice: the golden era of fictional languages is now

Klingon speakers rejoice: the golden era of fictional languages is now | Creativity | Scoop.it
Once marginalised and ridiculed for their nerdy pursuits, the inventors of ‘conlangs’ are coming out – and linguistic enthusiasts are joining them, writes Jessica Glenza
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Life long and prosper to all conlangs, of course...

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5 Quick Tricks To Boost Your Willpower

5 Quick Tricks To Boost Your Willpower | Creativity | Scoop.it
If our willpower is indeed like a muscle as some scientists say, then these tricks may help you bulk up.
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Willpower fitness?? The next step, willpower personal trainers... instead to coaches??

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How Etsy's Creative Director Uses Intricate To-Do Lists To Free Up Big-Idea Brain Space

How Etsy's Creative Director Uses Intricate To-Do Lists To Free Up Big-Idea Brain Space | Creativity | Scoop.it
Etsy's Randy Hunt uses insanely thorough lists to remind himself to do everything from taking out the garbage to meeting Noam Chomsky--all in the...
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"The devil is in the details." Solutions and ideas, too.

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Enhancing Your Sustainable Innovation Strategies in 2014 - Sustainability: business, life, environment | Taiga Company

Enhancing Your Sustainable Innovation Strategies in 2014 - Sustainability: business, life, environment | Taiga Company | Creativity | Scoop.it
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Stakeholders seen as opportunity...

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Supernormal Stimuli | High Existence

Supernormal Stimuli | High Existence | Creativity | Scoop.it
A comic by Stuart McMillen about how we are supernormally stimulated in our modern world through TV, media, pornography, etc. Resulting in a drastic shift in how we entertain ourselves and achieve satiation.
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Great, great comic!

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Publishing research without data is simply advertising, not science | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog

Publishing research without data is simply advertising, not science | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog | Creativity | Scoop.it
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Reproducibility!!

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Podcast409: All My Lesson Plans are in Google Docs! (An Interview with Shelly Fryer)

Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Podcast409: All My Lesson Plans are in Google Docs! (An Interview with Shelly Fryer) | Creativity | Scoop.it
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Creativity is openness, I mean.

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With a little creativity, you can add a bit of activity every day to stay more fit

With a little creativity, you can add a bit of activity every day to stay more fit | Creativity | Scoop.it
At a recent workshop, I met two women, one from Europe and the other from Central America, who came to me with an interesting complaint.
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A "lean" startup??

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Income inequality rewards creativity - St. Louis Beacon

Income inequality rewards creativity
St. Louis Beacon
The disparity in income between the top 1 percent and the other 99 percent fueled the Occupy Wall Street movement and gave momentum to the ongoing push to raise taxes on the rich.
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I'm reading darwinism??

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