Ankit Kant

30 Flips | 1 Magazine | 68 Likes | 3 Followers | @AnkitKant | Keep up with Ankit Kant on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ankit Kant”

A handy list of 2017’s excellent, must-watch TV and movies (and how to watch them all)

It’s only July, but 2017 has already provided us a full year’s worth of great movies and TV shows.<p>More than usual, the first six months in entertainment has transcended genre lines, as a number of versatile films and shows have hit theaters and TV screens. In the last few weeks alone, the heartfelt …

Entertainment

Students sketch the autonomous interiors of the future

Dies Nox<p>Vincenzo Damato and Meryl Le Fleur, the minds behind the Dies Nox interior, have worked to make their interior versatile enough to handle the …

Lyrebird Can Listen and Copy Any Voice in One Minute

The resulting artificial voices do sound a little robotic, but are clearly identifiable as being the original speaker.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Algorithms

Incredibly Cool Examples Of User Interface Animations To Take A Swipe From

Screenshot via Fabrizio Bianchi<p><b>Animation is a powerful</b> feature that all mobile app designers and developers should use—in fact, it’s one of the top …

UI Design

Creating Usability with Motion: The UX in Motion Manifesto

The following manifesto represents my answer to the question — “As a UX or UI, designer, how do I know when and where to implement motion to support …

UI Design

15 Products For Creative But Lazy People

"Creativity is intelligence having fun."<p>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.

Vintage Outdoor Logo Creation Kit

Create stylish camping and outdoor logos with this great set of vintage vector objects.Sergey Akimov is a graphic designer and illustrator who loves …

10 Underrated Psychological Thrillers You Can Stream Now

<i>Is there any more terrifying terrain than the human mind?</i> That’s the sensibility that dominates the psychological thriller genre, and quite …

Koh-i-Noor: Six myths about a priceless diamond

<b>The Koh-i-Noor is one of the world's most controversial diamonds.</b><p>It has been the subject of conquest and intrigue for centuries, passing through the hands of Mughal princes, Iranian warriors, Afghan rulers and Punjabi Maharajas.<p>The 105-carat gemstone came into British hands in the mid-19th Century, …

NASA Releases Retro Travel Posters Playfully Encouraging Space Tourism

For adventure seekers, beautiful travel posters offer a glimpse of life somewhere new and exciting. By depicting gorgeous locales, it inspires a sense of wanderlust in even the most travel-averse person. With this in mind, the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has created a series of posters for …

Modern Light Fixtures Turn Into Animals When Illuminated

Tel Aviv-based designer Chen Bikovski couples a contemporary aesthetic with a nostalgic nod to the past to create whimsical works of modern art. Inspired by fond memories of her childhood and interested in experimenting with ambiance, the award-winning designer invented Popup Lighting, a series of …

Incorporated

“Design has nothing to do with art”: Design legend Milton Glaser dispels a universal misunderstanding

Design is not art. It’s a distinction understood by practicing designers, but it still eludes many. In an Oct. 29 talk at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the 87-year-old graphic design legend Milton Glaser gave the best definition of the practice of design.<p>“Design is the process of going …

Graphic Design

The ghost town surrounded by ocean

The most remote of the British Isles is home to northwest Europe’s largest seabird colony, cliffs taller than the Empire State Building – and to one of the world’s eeriest ghost towns.<p>There are few places left in the world – particularly in Britain – that remain so isolated, so inaccessible, that …

Scotland

The Comedy Wildlife Photography awards - in pictures

A selection from the shortlist of 40, with images from around the world including a forgetful meerkat, a waving hare and a frog with a smile

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

37 Bathroom Design Ideas to Inspire Your Next Renovation Photos

Whether you’re making small upgrades or going for a full overhaul, a bathroom renovation can make a big difference in the feel of your home (and its future resale value). So it’s no wonder that along with the kitchen, this practical space often takes top priority when it comes time to remodel. But …

A Singalong ‘Sound of Music’ Bike Tour Through Salzburg

In Austria’s implausibly picturesque Salzburg, where ‘The Sound of Music’ was filmed, a movie-themed singalong bike tour hits the key sights and all the right notes<p>By<p>Anna Russell<p>Anna Russell<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@anna_russell<p>Anna.Russell@wsj.com<p><b>“YOODLE-HE-HOO!”</b> yelled a dirndl-clad woman …

Sound of Music

The Age of Apps Is Over--and Cards Are Taking Their Place

On your smartphone, the world is a few taps away. But many people today are fed up with downloading, scrolling, and pinching. Cards are the antidote.<p>People of a certain age may remember Hypercard, a card-based storytelling interface that ran on early Apple computers. The idea of representing …

Mark Rolston

Revealed: The world's most vegetarian country

To celebrate a certain country's indepedence day, we've mapped the world according to who eat the most (and the least) meat. The most vegetarian country in the world? That would be <b>Bangladesh</b>, founded on March 26, 1971, where just four kilos of meat are consumed by a typical person in a typical …

8 essential IFTTT recipes for every Android user

IFTTT, the online connection service, now works with hundreds of different services and devices, connecting them to break the language barrier and help them work together.<p>While both major mobile platforms -- Android and iOS -- have their own collection of dedicated channels, you can go a bit …

Life in airplane mode

When your smartphone stops being a phone and starts being real<p>I don't have much money lately. Or, rather, I’m <i>bad</i> with money lately. I end up with enough to pay a few bills and buy food, but for a few months now I've failed to pay my phone bill. So I have a phone, but I don't have a phone number or …

Ten months, 10,000 designs, no new flag for New Zealand. What was that about?

Prime minister John Key’s call for change was never a step towards a break from the UK. So it is still unclear why the NZ$27m referendum happened at all<p>How many New Zealanders does it take to change a flag?<p>It’s the 27-million-dollar question to which, after 10 months, 10,300 designs and two public …

New Zealand

Genesis' New York Concept is a sports sedan that'll make you look twice

Welcome to New York<p>Aimed at cars like the BMW 3 Series and the Mercedes C-Class, the design team at Genesis looked to fill the New York Concept with what they call "athletic elegance." It's just a concept car for now, but Genesis plans to launch five new cars over the next few years, so it doesn't …

Luxury Lifestyle

Facebook is a growing and unstoppable digital graveyard

At some point, there will be more dead Facebook users than living ones – and for those left behind, it is transforming how we experience the death of those around us.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>The day after my Aunt’s passing, I …

Social Media

The miracle of Kolkata's wetlands – and one man's struggle to save them

The wetlands are this Indian city’s free sewage works, a fertile aquatic garden and, most importantly, a flood defence – but they’re under threat from developers. One environmentalist is leading the resistance<p>The trees on the streets of Kolkata in January are dusty, like neglected pot plants. At …

Mega Cities

19 images that define the word "irony" with hilarious accuracy

The dictionary defines irony as “the expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or …

British Humour

Parents are sharing the "creepiest things their children have said" and it'll make your spine shiver

Over on Reddit parents are freaking each other out by sharing stories of the creepiest things their kids say, and oh my, it sure is terrifying.<p>We’ve …

Parenting

The Most Important Design Jobs Of The Future

Designers at Google, Microsoft, Autodesk, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, Lunar, Huge, New Deal, and fuseproject predict 18 new design jobs.<p>Yesterday’s graphic designers are today’s UX designers. Will tomorrow’s UX designers be avatar programmers, fusionists, and artificial organ designers? Yes, according …

Design