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This ‘peace bench’ is meant to physically bring people together to converse

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In order to bring peace, we need to come together. Like, really together.

That’s the idea behind a new “peace bench” designed for the Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo, which physically brings people together in the middle of its curved design.

Created by Norwegian design firm Snøhetta (which designed Europe’s first underwater restaurant) with aluminum company Hydro and sustainable furniture manufacturer Vestre, the “peace bench” has been provocatively titled The Best Weapon. This is derived from…

This ‘peace bench’ is meant to physically bring people together to converse

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In order to bring peace, we need to come together. Like, really together.

That’s the idea behind a new “peace bench” designed for the Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo, which physically brings people together in the middle of its curved design.

Created by Norwegian design firm Snøhetta (which designed Europe’s first underwater restaurant) with aluminum company Hydro and sustainable furniture manufacturer Vestre, the “peace bench” has been provocatively titled The Best Weapon. This is derived from…

Girl Scouts learn how to make a difference with new ‘Coding for Good’ badges

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Girl Scouts of the USA just unveiled 18 new badges that its members can earn for computer programming. But these badges come with a typical Girl Scouts twist: Participants will learn how to use the power of computer programming to make a difference. 

The “Coding for Good” badges are available for every age group in Girl Scouts, which serves girls from kindergarten through 12th grade. As participants learn the basics of coding, which includes algorithm design, they also get opportunities to…

‘The Operators’: Understanding your user – The art and science of UI/UX behind Facebook, Google, Mint, and Edmodo

Tim Hsia & Neil Devani
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Tim Hsia is the CEO of Media Mobilize and a Venture Partner at Digital Garage. Neil Devani is an angel investor and venture capitalist focused on companies solving hard problems.

Save $50 on the Kindle Paperwhite for Amazon Prime Day

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TL;DR: Save $50 on the Kindle Paperwhite and snag it for just $84.99 with this exclusive Prime Day deal.


Remember the feeling of a Scholastic book fair? Seeing your school’s gym transformed with all the endless possibilities of adventures that a new book could take you on? Regain that feeling with an Amazon Kindle. 

For both lit lovers and those looking to tackle summer reading lists, the Kindle is a great way to  incorporate more books into your daily lifeThe Kindle Paperwhite’s

Verified Expert Brand Designer: Studio Rodrigo

Ritik Dholakia worked as a startup product manager before he co-founded Studio Rodrigo, a branding and product design agency based in NYC. Unlike traditional branding firms, Studio Rodrigo is proud of its product design chops, especially when it comes to helping early-stage startups build version one of their product. It’s not an easy balancing act since most companies eventually want to bring their product design talent in-house, but it turns out, Studio Rodrigo can help with that too….

8 cookware sets on sale to help you upgrade your kitchen in a major way

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How can you be expected to become the next Giada De Laurentiis or Gordon Ramsay without the right tools? Your secondhand nonstick pan (which has long since passed its nonstick phase) may have gotten you through college, but it’s time that you treat yourself to quality gear. And thanks to these deals, you can do it on a budget.

1. Inspired Home 5-Piece Enameled Cast Iron Cookware Set

While purely functional cookware is perfectly practical, it’s sure nice when it’s pretty, too. This limited…

Nespresso Essenza mini is 49% off at Amazon ahead of Prime Day

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TL;DR: The sleek and compact Nespresso Essenza mini original espresso machine is $75.95 on Amazon. Normally $149.99, that’s a savings of $74.


Whether you take it black or with 12 sugars, prefer Starbucks or Dunkin, coffee is a must-have for any morning. But stopping at your local coffee shop can add up fast, and homemade coffee just never tastes the sameThe Nespresso Essenza mini original espresso machine promises to deliver your perfect cup of coffee each time. Prime Day isn’t until next…

Early Prime Day deal: This Amazon Kindle e-reader is under £55 for Prime members

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TL;DR: Amazon Prime members can save £15 on the eighth generation Amazon Kindle e-reader, until July 5. 


Getting immersed in fantastical worlds, gripping sci-fi, or dramatic autobiographical stories has never been easier. Amazon Prime members are in luck this July, as Prime Day is bound to unleash a plethora of amazing deals. 

But, if you can’t wait until July 15, Amazon has already begun to draw in the crowds with exclusive deals in the lead up to Prime Day. 

The latest item to receive…

Early Prime Day deal: This Amazon Kindle e-reader is under £55 for Prime members

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TL;DR: Amazon Prime members can save £15 on the eighth generation Amazon Kindle e-reader, until July 5. 


Getting immersed in fantastical worlds, gripping sci-fi, or dramatic autobiographical stories has never been easier. Amazon Prime members are in luck this July, as Prime Day is bound to unleash a plethora of amazing deals. 

But, if you can’t wait until July 15, Amazon has already begun to draw in the crowds with exclusive deals in the lead up to Prime Day. 

The latest item to receive…