Business tips for architects from BIG and Zaha Hadid Architects

Getting paid on time and long-hours culture were topics discussed by executives from BIG, Zaha Hadid Architects and Design Haus Liberty in a Dezeen talk

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Frame by Frame, Moves That Made Simone Biles Unbeatable – The New York Times

Composite photographs from Thursday’s competition that show how Biles dominated.

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Getting Married Is Not an Accomplishment

Eight Moms Who Work in Fashion on the Work-Life Balance – Man Repeller

Mom work life balance: does it even exist? Who has it figured out?

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Ama – the Japanese pearl divers – Pearl Jewellery by Mariliis Sepper

“Ama, meaning ‘woman of the sea’ are amazing Japanese pearl divers. These women specialise in free diving up to 25 meters down into cold water without using oxygen tanks or other breathing equipment. Ama used special techniques to hold their breath for up to 2 minutes at a time; they would gather abalone, seaweed and other shellfish.   photos by Yoshiyuki Iwase While traditional ama divers wore only a fundoshi (loincloth) for easy and quick movement in the water and a tenugui (bandanna) around their head to cover their hair, that meant that the ama were almost skinny-dipping.”

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