With this fun design, no longer will parents have to distinguish between play time and reading time. The Reading Net, by creative studio Playoffice, is a lively design that encourages learning through
New research sheds more light on the strong ties between an original mind and a troubled one. The idea that very creative people are also a little crazy has been around since humanity’s earliest days.
Coin could make wallets irrelevant. But its real appeal will be deeply customizable security. By now, you’ve probably heard of the stealth project called Coin. It’s essentially a smart credit card that,
Seriously, like yesterday. Office vegetation offers “micro-restoration”–the chance for our brains to recharge throughout the day. Few things rouse our appreciation for nature as much as spending every
Inspired by the Martin Scorsese film Hugo, an obsessive Lego enthusiast built a programmable machine that writes messages and draws pictures. All you have to do is turn a crank. The last time we spoke
Listen · 7:14 Toggle more options Download• Transcript A Look Inside Macy Miller's Tiny House You might think going through a divorce and losing your home to foreclosure would be hard to bounce back and
You wouldn’t eat one food all the time, so why do you spend all of your workday in front of a screen? When Ernest Hemingway would stand at his desk, he had a funny habit as he wrote: when he was working
Eating lunch at your desk is terrible for you, but almost all of us do it. Here are five very convincing reasons to actually take a lunch break. David Drake has committed what many would consider unthinkable,
Etsy’s Randy Hunt uses insanely thorough lists to remind himself to do everything from taking out the garbage, to meeting Noam Chomsky–all in the interest of unlocking creative ideas. Here’s how you can
If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually
Never finishing what you start is more than a bad habit–it stems from fears and hesitations. Here’s how to get past the procrastinator’s paralysis. The law of inertia tells us a body in motion stays in
An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast. When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself.
By lowering the barriers to breakthrough ideas and matching them to underserved needs, large companies can reclaim their reputation for innovation. Innovation. You’ve either got it or you haven’t. Right
Taking a different perspective can lead to stunning breakthroughs in any industry, writes Tina Seelig in InGenius. Editors’ note: The following is an adapted excerpt of InGenius (Harper One) by Tina Seelig.
Next up: Machines that understand you and everything you care about, anticipate your behavior and emotions, absorb your social graph, interpret your intentions, and make life, um, “easier.” You’re walking
It’s “just” an electronic growth chart. But lurking inside is a disruptive new approach to medicine. In a world where organ transplants and MRIs are commonplace, pediatric growth charts don’t sound very