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"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about flexible work lifestyles and environments.
2 | December 12, 2012 12:59am |
Living or being raised in urban environments impacts areas of our brain that deal with our response to stress. So are those of us from and in urban environments at higher risk for mental disorders?
6 | June 25, 2011 12:11am |
Daredevils piloting a solar plane will embark on the first transcontinental flight of its kind across the U.S. starting tomorrow
1 | May 2, 2013 7:50pm |
Insects see brilliantly through thousands of tiny lenses in "compound eyes." Researchers have built a camera using the same principle. Killer panoramas. Good for spying and seeing up your nose too.
3 | May 2, 2013 4:00am |
MELBOURNE -- Part of a global network of coworking spaces, a thriving outpost in Australia is driving innovation through diversity.
April 17, 2013 2:30am |
Forget plants and grey -- perhaps slides and subways are the way to keep your employees interested.
1 | May 1, 2013 3:30am |
Starting up takes blood, sweat, guts and financial help -- but can the city you choose make all the difference?
2 | April 16, 2013 7:21am |
Where would you be happiest living as a young professional?
1 | April 29, 2013 6:10am |
Which countries are benefiting the most from information technology adoption?
April 11, 2013 1:35pm |
Hacker attacks on banks and media companies have received considerable attention in recent months. But there's another industry that is targeted far more frequently.
4 | March 27, 2013 8:47am |
Has the solar trade dispute between China and Europe crossed a line?
2 | April 9, 2013 10:48am |
Apple is working to make a cleaner cloud.
1 | March 22, 2013 10:47am |
View Japan's latest attempts to explore radioactive environments through robotic technology.
October 20, 2012 10:07am |
The five winners, which includes the founder of the world wide web, will share a $1.5 million prize pot.
March 21, 2013 9:36am |
In a Nairobi slum, newly minted entrepreneurs run more than 160 public toilets and transform their waste into fertilizer -- and someday they'll turn it into electricity.
2 | April 22, 2013 4:00am |
"Crowdshipping" is a new and less expensive way to ship goods through travelers connecting online. But if something goes wrong, who is held responsible?
25 | April 22, 2013 3:00am |
Germany may be walking away from it and the U.S. is dithering but emerging countries are going for nuclear. China, too. Two years after Fukushima, has the renaissance returned?
6 | March 19, 2013 5:43am |
At the Clinton Global Initiative's Annual Meeting, leaders in the architecture field discussed how innovation in the built environment can help empower women and girls worldwide.
6 | September 24, 2012 3:00pm |
The safety of women is a hot topic in India right now, but what can be done in self defense?
April 16, 2013 9:02am |
A secret operation in San Francisco disregards city regulations and grafts fruit branches onto non fruit-bearing public trees, hiding farm-fresh produce in an urban environment.
6 | September 17, 2012 1:56pm |