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5 Inspiring Websites That Will Make You Smarter

If you're one of those people who's on an endless quest for knowledge, you look for reliable sources where you can learn something new every day. Today, we bring you five websites about learning and curiosity. These websites aren't known for their beautiful photography or their amazing art. Rather, …

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How To Create The Next Jonathan Ive

A new book on Apple’s enigmatic design genius argues that Apple owes its success primarily to being a “dream enabler” for designers.<p>Apple’s Senior Vice President of Design Jony Ive is simultaneously the most famous and most enigmatic industrial designer on the planet. Quiet, soft-spoken, and …

Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

All hail the mothership: Norman Foster's $5bn Apple HQ revealed

On the third floor of an innocuous office building in southwest London, flimsy sheets of tracing paper are taped to the windows, leaving only an inch gap to glimpse the real world outside. Rolls of drawings are hurriedly dispatched, unmarked boxes carried up in the secure, swipe-card lift. Tired …

GoldieBlox, World's Coolest Toys For Girls, Could Win A Super Bowl TV Spot

Engineer and founder of GoldieBlox construction toys, Debra Sterling, is breaking down gender barriers one block at a time.<p>First, she created GoldieBlox. Then, she raised over a quarter of a million dollars to launch the product via Kickstarter and made a kickass video to accompany a campaign that …

NCAA Women's Hockey Brawl Between Bemidji State and Ohio State Breaks Record

On Friday night, Bemidji State's women's hockey team defeated Ohio State, 3-2, in a WHCA clash. But it wasn't the final score that was most memorable from the game; rather, it was the record-setting brawl after the final whistle.<p>From Barry Petchesky of Deadspin:<p>On Friday night, after the final horn …

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Daniel Libeskind Is No Architect

A global debate is raging inside the architecture community over who earns the title “architect.”<p>In August, an intriguing post went live on the American Institute of Architects’ LinkedIn group. The discussion thread, titled “Misrepresenting Oneself as an Architect on LinkedIn,” raised a concern …

The Billion Dollar History Of Trick-Or-Treating In America

Here’s how scaring kids and moms turned Halloween candy into a $2.3 billion a year business.<p>Every Halloween, millions of surrogate zombies, vampires, and goblins take to the streets, looking to fill the fluorescent orange brainpans of their plastic pumpkins with individually wrapped, fun-sized …

Mark Zuckerberg On The Real Beginnings of Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his annual appearance at Y Combinator’s Startup School event for a fireside chat with Paul Graham. In this conversation, he spoke about what he first built, never being afraid of making mistakes, and the movement that the social network has become to connect …

There is a place for fighting in hockey

The opinions I'm about to share need to be understood in the right context. Allow me to begin this section by noting that fighting in minor hockey is something that should not be tolerated. Two peewee teams engaged in a bench-clearing brawl is something that simply has no place in our game, and …

13 of the Best GTA 5 Cheats to Get Your Rampage On

It’s been two days since GTA 5 was officially released and just as expected, the web has blown up with articles, picture and videos detailing the new …

Google Knows The WiFi Passwords Of Every Android User: Report

Google might have access to WiFi passwords used by every single Android user, a new report suggests. That is a whole lot of WiFi passwords -- maybe most of them in the world.<p>“If an Android device (phone or tablet) has ever logged on to a particular Wi-Fi network, then Google probably knows the …

Forget “Cheap”, The iPhone 5c Is Clearly The iPhone Jony Ive Wanted For iOS 7

The “c” in the iPhone 5c title doesn’t stand for “cheap”. It stands for “clueless”.<p>As in, we were all clueless in our speculation on Apple’s motivations for creating this device.<p>(Okay, it actually seems to stand for “color”, but humor me.)<p>After sitting through Apple’s unveiling today and more …

The New iPhone Design Elements That Catch Our Eye

While the tech geeks endlessly dissect the new technological advances in the just-announced iPhone 5C and 5S, it is the new design elements—some …

Essential Elements for Brand Identity: 100 Principles for Designing Logos and Building Brands

The book suggestion of this week is about branding, the title is Essential Elements for Brand Identity: 100 Principles for Designing Logos and …

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A Day In The Life Of An iPhone Factory Worker

A new report reveals the daily routine of factory workers at China’s second-largest Apple supplier.<p>At the second-largest Apple supplier factory in China, pregnant and underage workers put in 66-hour weeks (China’s legal max is 49) while being forced to sign falsified time cards, according to a …

Mashup of ‘Breaking Bad’ and Weird Al Yankovic’s Song ‘Albuquerque’

Brooklyn-based artist Alex Coulombe (aka “iBrews“) created a wonderful video mashup of AMC’s Albuquerque-based TV series <i>Breaking Bad</i> and the …

Phil Mickelson's Open triumph gives him a place among the greats

In constructing what should be indelibly etched in history as one of the greatest final rounds in major championship history, Phil Mickelson moved …

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Apple found guilty of price-fixing conspiracy for electronic books

Apple has been found guilty of a conspiracy to fix the price of ebooks and could be forced to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, after it failed to “explain away” damning emails written by its late founder, Steve Jobs.<p>The iPad maker was reminded by the New York Attorney General Eric …

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Five Mind-Blowing Charts on the War on Pot

ACLU report reveals the stunning scope and costs of marijuana prohibition<p>Thanks to the citizens of Colorado and Washington, the tide is turning in …

The Great Wall of Texas: How the U.S. Is Repeating One of History's Great Blunders

Today's immigration debate has an eerie precedent in the mistakes that brought down great empires from Rome to Britain.<p>Reuters<p>Before their empire fell, the Romans built walls.<p>They began by erecting barriers along the border following the death of the Emperor Trajan in 117 A.D., notably Hadrian's …

A Look Inside Nikon's Industrial Design Department

The last time we saw a Nikon ID video, it was more or less a one-on-one with Chikara Fujita, the designer behind the CoolPix P300. But now they've …

Programming is FUNdamental: A closer look at Code.org's star-studded computer science campaign

"All these people who've made it big have their own variation of the same story, where they felt lucky to be exposed to computer programming at the right age, and it bloomed into something that changed their life," explains the organization's co-founder, Ali Partovi, seated in the conference room …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

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Eye Candy: Humans Are Awesome's Tribute Video to GoPro

We've posted our share of crazy GoPro footage before, as it never ceases to amaze us how the simple design of a small, durable camera has allowed us …

Watch: A 2-Minute History Of American Industrial Design

The design movement that revolutionized consumer goods, explained.<p>If you were born after a certain year, then buying toothpaste that doesn’t come with the promise of whitening your snappers is unthinkable.<p>As explained by the animated short from The Open University‘s series on 20th century design, …