Alain de Botton

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Name: Alain de Botton
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Joanna Lumley lights up The Union Cairn

Joanna LumleyI n a spectacular boost to the project to create a giant cairn of friendship with Scotland, actress and campaigner Joanna Lumley has committed to working alongside volunteers on the English-Scottish border. She will be driving up from her ... [Published Cumbria Crack - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

A Quick Animated Tour of Iconic Modernist Houses

From Italian graphic designer  Matteo Muc i comes “a two-minute animated voyage through some of the most iconic masterpieces of modern architecture:  Ville Savoye by Le Corbusier, Rietveld Schröder House by Gerrit Rietveld, Farnsworth House by Ludwig ... [Published Open Culture - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sir Ranulph Fiennes to visit cairn celebrating union ahead of independence vote

Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes will visit a cairn on the England-Scotland border celebrating the strong bonds of the UK ahead of a vote on Scottish independence.Sir Ranulph, who has broken world records and led expeditions to remote regions, will work with ... [Published News and Star - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Future Talent Conference video: Alain de Botton

Alain de BottonAlain de Botton is an author and philosopher whose books have become bestsellers in 30 countries. Covering universal topics such as love, literature and travel, de Botton’s latest book (titled The News: A User’s Manual ) examines how we ... [Published Changeboard - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Alain de Botton, London
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Bailey, Alain de Botton, Rankin and Cliff Richard support Big Summer DO

We're fortunate to have several celebrities supporting our Big Summer DO this summer. Earlier in the month, Jo Joyner wrote a piece about her support. This week, four more celebrities share their thoughts and special childhood memories.Big Summer DOHelp ... [Published Children's Society - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Is your workspace as minimal as this one?

Mike Treff, managing partner of Code and Theory's product design group, discusses his purposefully simple desk space.Code and Theory 's New York office is a 20,000 square-foot open layout space right in the heart of Soho. Our building was built in 1886 ... [Published Creative Bloq - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Advanced Metrics of Attraction

John Allen Paulos in The New York Times: The essayist Alain de Botton has been writing a great deal lately about crushes, those sudden infatuations aroused by the merest of stimuli — the way she subtly rolls her eyes at a blowhard’s pronouncements, ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

The School of Life Perth Pop-Up

Unless you are striving on your own endeavors to read the Power of Now or are a subscriber to New Philosophe r, your existential quota is most likely made up of rambles with mates in the wee hours of Sunday morning post a big one. Luckily for the more ... [Published Four Thousand - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sister of Alain de Botton releasing an album

Alain de Botton has long been our favourite modern philosopher. Now his sister is coming to the fore. Former psychologist Miel de Botton has begun a music career and is premiering her album, Magnetic, tomorrow. She promises French translations of English ... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Alain de Botton in Defence of Censorship

[embedded content]British philosopher and author Alain de Botton sits down with The Agenda tonight to discuss the therapeutic value of art, a topic explored in his book Art As Therapy (with art theorist John Armstrong) and AGO exhibition of the same ... [Published TVO.org - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Alain de Botton: A User's Guide To The News

The news is everywhere, but what is all this information doing to us? How is it teaching us to live our lives? And what can the news do to be more compelling? Author Alain de Botton sits down with Piya Chattopadhyay for a feature interview on his new ... [Published TVO.org - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Alain de Botton: Identify the inner journey before you pack a suitcase

Travelling is one of the most exciting pastimes of all. To follow the travel pages of magazines, the chief hurdles seem to centre around how to identify good hotels, find things to do after dark and learn the whereabouts of small and authentic restau ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jun 30 2014]
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Joanna Lumley lights up The Union Cairn [Published Cumbria Crack - Jul 25 2014]
10 top pro working environments [Published Creative Bloq - Jul 24 2014]
Dylan Howard: An enquiring mind leads US tabloid [Published The City Weekly Review - Jul 24 2014]
A Quick Animated Tour of Iconic Modernist Houses [Published Open Culture - Jul 23 2014]
Sir Ranulph Fiennes to visit cairn celebrating ... [Published News and Star - Jul 23 2014]
Future Talent Conference video: Alain de Botton [Published Changeboard - Jul 22 2014]
Bill Bailey, Alain de Botton, Rankin and Cliff ... [Published Children's Society - Jul 22 2014]
Crowds gather from across UK to lay foundation ... [Published Cumbria Crack - Jul 21 2014]
On Love, Mister Sulu, and Dylan Sprayberry [Published CandyMag.com - Jul 18 2014]
Is your workspace as minimal as this one? [Published Creative Bloq - Jul 18 2014]
Gaza? That’s history stamping its foot: Mallick [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 15 2014]
The Advanced Metrics of Attraction [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 15 2014]
Ten thoughts on ten years with Travelfish [Published Travel Fish - Jul 15 2014]
Cedar-clad Stackyard by Mole Architects is a ho... [Published Dezeen - Jul 11 2014]
Gavin Haynes' Sleepless Nights: How the Daily M... [Published Vice UK - Jul 11 2014]
Future Talent conference urges more focus on youth [Published Institute of Leadership and Management - Jul 10 2014]
The School of Life Perth Pop-Up [Published Four Thousand - Jul 10 2014]
Sister of Alain de Botton releasing an album [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 09 2014]
Wisdom: A Short Guide [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 09 2014]
Does Marriage Ruin Sex? Posted On July 9th, 201... [Published Individual.com - Jul 09 2014]
The coolest outdoor hotel showers [Published CNN - Jul 08 2014]
Alain de Botton in Defence of Censorship [Published TVO.org - Jul 08 2014]
Pretty City, Twin Hause and Sassin Fras at The ... [Published Four Thousand - Jul 08 2014]
Alain de Botton: A User's Guide To The News [Published TVO.org - Jul 08 2014]
Commentary: Crystal Bridges Can Save Your Soul [Published North West Arkansas Times - Jul 03 2014]
City Diary: 'Jaw-dropping arrogance' could prov... [Published Telegraph - Jul 03 2014]
Community swimming pools: the great equalisers [Published The Vine - Jul 01 2014]
Alain de Botton: Identify the inner journey bef... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jun 30 2014]
New talent: Central Saint Martins Graphic Desig... [Published Creative Bloq - Jun 24 2014]
Making the news an inspirational read [Published Asiaone - Jun 22 2014]
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The Advanced Metrics of Attraction [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 15 2014]
John Allen Paulos in The New York Times: The essayist Alain de Botton has been writing a great deal lately about crushes, those sudden infatuations aroused by the merest of stimuli — the way she subtly rolls her eyes at a blowhard’s pronouncements, ...
What People Say In Their Twitter Bios, Vs. What... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jun 21 2014]
58 Twitter cliches, decoded. Twitter / BuzzFeed 1. "Hardcore travel enthusiast" — I went on a gap year. 2. "Unapologetic explorer" — I went camping once.3. "Thrill-seeker" — I bungee-jumped once.4. "Adrenaline junkie" — I cycle to work.5. ...
Seven things I came across this week that are w... [Published GigaOM Network - Jun 15 2014]
Inspired by my friend Om’s regular series of “Seven stories to read this weekend” posts, I thought I would collect some of the pieces of writing that have impressed me and/or made me think this week, in case some of you are also looking for things to ...
Seven things I came across this week that are w... [Published GigaOM - Jun 15 2014]
Inspired by my friend Om’s regular series of “Seven stories to read this weekend” posts, I thought I would collect some of the pieces of writing that have impressed me and/or made me think this week, in case some of you are also looking for things to ...
How Poor Planning and Being Impulsive Can Lead ... [Published TIME.com - May 27 2014]
I’ve posted a ton of research about how conscientiousness may be the most important personality trait out there . More Strategic Leadership: How to Avoid the Most Common Error Leaders Make Why Mass Killers Are Always Male California Town of Isla ...
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