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HugeDomains.com - Feedblix.com is for sale (Feedblix)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

The Abyss Table by Christopher Duffy for Duffy London

The visuals on The Abyss Table are more than enough to make your jaw drop, which is no surprise given Duffy London’s history for clever, …

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My Favorite Books of 2016

G<b>arth Greenwell’s “What Belongs to You”</b> (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) appeared early in 2016, and is a short first novel by a young writer; still, it was not easily surpassed by anything that appeared later in the year. It is narrated by a gay American man who has been living and teaching in the …

Books

Causes of dreams - people who have lots of dreams

<b>DREAMS AT THE END OF THE NIGHT - PEOPLE WHO HAVE LOTS OF DREAMS</b><p>People are all different - some of us have many dreams and some of us have few. If you …

Brain Pattern Flexibility and Behavior

<i>Summary: Researchers investigate how high level cognitive processing occurs by looking at how different brain regions are connected.</i><p>Source: …

How Design Startup Canva Used Social Proof To Get Valued At $345M

Decision making is a social exercise. This may seem counterintuitive for those that identify with independent rationality, but our brains are hardwired to seek cues and indicators from our environment. We look to the actions of other people as a way of evaluating the most appropriate behavior for …

Infographics

'The Hare Psychopathy Checklist': The test that will tell you if someone is a sociopath

In August, Dr Kevin Dutton of Oxford University ranked US president-elect Donald Trump as "above Adolf Hitler" on a standard scale used to measure …

David O. Russell’s New Prada Ad Is Like High Fashion “Black Mirror”

<b>WHO:</b> Prada and David O. Russell<p><b>WHAT:</b> The silent fashion short <i>Past Forward</i><p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Set in a futuristic, Hitchcockian world, <i>Past Forward</i> stars Allison Williams, Kuoth Wiel, and Freida Pinto as three women whose lives criss-cross seamlessly in what can only be described as 13 minutes of a …

Black Mirror

This Gorgeous Shoe Store In Norway Signals The Future Of Retail

The global design firm Snøhetta forges an intimate storefront and visual identity for a bespoke shoemaker.<p>Stepping into Faust is like going to church, but the sermon is all about bespoke shoes. The austere storefront is outfitted with dove-gray carpets and walls. Oak-wood display shelves and …

Reprinting America’s Forgotten 1970s Graphics Standards Manual

A logo created for America’s 200th birthday is a reminder of national pride at a divided time.<p>Forty years ago, the United States turned 200. It was a divisive time, with the loss of the Vietnam War and the controversy of Nixon’s failed presidency, a time that the writer Thomas Hine labeled the …

This Design Student Built A Gun That Weaponizes Tears

Yi-Fei Chen turned her frustrations into a literal weapon.<p>Ask any parent, any spouse, or any histrionic teenager, and they’ll tell you: Tears can be used as weapons. Until now, though, those weapons were figurative, wounding the heart of onlookers without actually damaging the flesh.<p>Fuck that …

How Tequila is Made

Oh, tequila. For many drinkers, the liquor’s name conjures up memories of blurry nights and painful mornings. But to lump all tequilas in with the …

'Silence Map' of the U.S. shows where we're drowning out the sounds of Nature

Can you still hear yourself thinking?<p>Do you live in a sea of noise, bathed in the hum of car engines, HVAC air flows, construction ruckus, elevator …

Storytelling with Conductive Ink

Dalziel + Pop, a creative agency in London, is currently exhibiting at the Retail Design Expo in London. To demonstrate its skill set, the company …

Artists Reimagine Children's Monster Drawings to Promote Creativity

In 2015, <i>The Monster Project</i> gave one group of lucky children the chance to bring their dreamy drawings of monsters to life. Now, one year later, the make-believe beasts are back, thanks to talented artists, imaginative children, and a successful Kickstarter campaign.<p><i>The Monster Project</i> is an …

Understanding Depression (MDD)

The Gentleman's Guide to Amputating Arms

Spewed from the depths of the internet archive is this somewhat funny poster. From what we know of the grim and weird medical practices of the past, …

Posters

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David Chang’s

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This New Drawing App Shows How Digital Software Will Save Sketching, Not Destroy It

Mental Canvas is not the first software that attempts to save the act of sketching--we have seen 3D "sketching" tools such as SketchUp, as well as …

Why You'll Remember This Column

<i>This essay appears in today’s edition of the</i> Fortune <i>Brainstorm Health Daily. Get it delivered straight to your inbox.</i><p>Decades ago American …

The Beginner’s Guide to Letting Go and Becoming Enlightened Through Non-Attachment

Buddhaimonia.Attachment is the origin, the root of suffering; hence it is the cause of suffering. – The Dalai Lama You’ve probably seen or read …

Dalai Lama

In-wall wiring guide for home A/V

Crutchfield advisor Norm has worked on hundreds of whole-house wiring jobs.<p>This guide will help you save money by doing your own small-scale in-wall …

15 Small Steps You Can Take Today to Improve Anxiety Symptoms

“Anxiety is a normal, predictable part of life,” said Tom Corboy, MFT, the founder and executive director of the OCD Center of Los Angeles, and …

Step Aside, Demna: Meet Mariam Gvasalia, and More of Tbilisi's Best Up

Tbilisi’s second fashion week comes to a close today, marking the end of a nearly month-long season where dozens of designers proved that Demna Gvasalia is hardly the only design talent from Georgia’s capital worthy of attention.<p>The city has actually hosted two fashion weeks for years now, though …

A Quick Guide For Designing Better Buttons

Buttons are a common element of interaction design. While they may seem like a very simple UI element, they are still one of the most important ones …

Wireframing