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Jessica Kantor's Ashes: Gesture as Narrative in VR

Illya Szilak | Posted 05.16.2016 | Arts
Illya Szilak

In this post, I'll look at Jessica Kantor's lovely 360° video work Ashes. Situating it within the context of early silent film and dance, I'll examine the role that gesture plays in the emerging narrative language of VR.

Acknowleding Others

Judith Bowman | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

Whether you are waiting to cash-out or check-in to your hotel room, standing in line at Starbucks or a business networking event ... or just passing another in the hall, being ignored and feeling invisible has become commonplace.

Common Ways Tourists Are Offensive in Foreign Countries

Thrillist | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Alliance/Shutterstock Traveling, in general, is an invitation to make mistakes. But when you visit other countries, those ...

The Expletive Explosion

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

In the social media world, we communicate briefly without full sentences and offer quick letter combos (LOL) that further discourage open dialogue with any complexity. In a world chock full of anger and anxiety, this rapid fire practice of communication could lead to widespread misinterpretations and deeply hurt feelings.

6 Gestures That Will Accidentally Piss People Off Around The World

Thrillist | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Rather than chancing it next time you're abroad, here's a list of common gesticulations to avoid.

Personal Image: Positive and Negative Signals

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 03.22.2015 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

When dealing with other people, it's important to be able to read their expressions. But it's just as important to understand what your facial expressions may be saying to others.

Women at Work: The Unspoken Rule of Meetings

O'Brien Browne | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
O'Brien Browne

It costs more time and energy being a woman than being a man. In the business world, this makes everything unnecessarily necessary for a woman.

Gestures to Avoid in Cross-Cultural Business: In Other Words, 'Keep Your Fingers to Yourself!'

Gayle Cotton | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business
Gayle Cotton

People from every culture, including various country leaders and several U.S. presidents, have been guilty of unintentionally offending people from different cultures through the use of inappropriate gestures.

Mudras For Your Health

Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D. | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D.

The meaning behind the mudras is the symbolic energy we regenerate back into our body-mind. It is a non-verbal communication between the conscious mind and the subconscious mind. They are like powerful affirmations, but so much more.

Jason Gilbert

9 Ways You Can Control Your Gadgets Without Even Touching Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 04.27.2012 | Technology

An emerging trend in technology this year is -- in the immortal words of television show "Arrested Development" -- "No Touching!" Yes, a growing nu...

Jason Gilbert

How To Control Music On Your Computer By Just Waving Your Hand

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.27.2012 | Technology

Want to impress your friends and/or have them accuse you of witchery? Well, if you own an Apple computer, you're in luck, because a new free app for M...

James Wisniewski's Suspension Strains Credulity

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Asher Smith

The NHL is more than happy to profit from the enmity of its players. So it's a bit rich that they decide to cry foul when athletes actually act as if they have some sort of personal investment in their craft.