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Wal-Mart test truck aims to slash fuel consumption on big rigs

If Bruce Wayne ever had to vacate the Batcave, he might insist on moving his Batgear with an arrow sleek microturbine big rig with a carbon-fiber cargo trailer, an electronic dashboard of three computer tablets and tires wider than any race car.<p>This is WAVE, the Wal-Mart Advanced Vehicle Experience …

Mesmerizing Environmental Sculptures in Nature by Martin Hill

I imagine it is difficult to make environmental art of this type without being compared to Andy Goldsworthy. However, I believe Martin Hill’s work is …

23 Marketing Tactics That Cost Time, Not Money

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>Here is the common situation of many startups. They have no money, but they have to do marketing.<p>What’s to be done? Instead of focusing on costly marketing methods, such startups must focus on low-budget marketing hacks.<p>The beauty of growth hacking is …

Marketing

Articles about preview 3 amazing residences dwells manhattan home tour on Dwell.com - Dwell

From Bushwick to Park Slope, we scoured Brooklyn to find the most modern residences for the Dwell Brooklyn Home Tour on Saturday,...<p>Submit your Manhattan home for our modern architecture tours, taking place this October.<p>On a corner lot atop Melrose Hill, the slight rise in elevation just east of …

Home Tours

If God and Steve Jobs had a podcast this would be today’s episode

Ever wonder what it would be like if God had a podcast and invited Steve Jobs to be a guest in anticipation of the big iPhone 6s reveal? The folks at Funny or Die have created a hilarious animated short with that exact premise, where His Steveness plays devil’s advocate and asks God how many …

Bill Gates

Here's why Instagram ads are worth more than Facebook ads

Salesforce was one of the launch partners for Instagram's ads API, and it published aggregate results for the first two weeks of publishing ads to Instagram. It found the average price per ad impression was 90% higher than on Facebook, coming in at $6.29 per thousand impressions.<p>Let's take a look …

Facebook Ads

Creative Employees Transform Their Office with 'Star Wars' Murals Made of 3,597 Post-Its

Viking is a company that isn't afraid to let their employees get creative–especially when a new <i>Star Wars</i> film is soon to be released. Using a total of 3,597 post-it notes, four employees created spectacular murals of four iconic characters: Yoda, R2D2, Darth Vader, and a Stormtrooper. It took them …

Murals

How to be a Badass in Every Aspect of Your Life: 10 Tips From Motivational Coach Jen Sincero

(Photo: Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)<p>Let’s be honest—self-help books can get annoyingly fluffy, often to the point where trying to decipher the …

Help Your Team Agree on How They’ll Collaborate

It’s easy to assume that everyone knows how to work on a team — and on some level this is true. But each member of your team probably has her own understanding of how to collaborate, not to mention individual styles and preferences. If you ask six team members what they think “completing work on …

Management

How a Real Leader Runs a Company Meeting | Inc.com

Meetings are the most dreaded part of office life. Too often, they feel aimless and unproductive, and can quickly sap employee morale. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The best leaders can run effective meetings that empower employees to actually get things done. Here’s how.<p>Go in with goals and …

Leadership

Back to School: Our Best Advice

From documenting your work to sounding smart in a crit and learning how to take sketchnotes—we've got you covered<p>The beginning of the school year is …

UX Design

Get a Digital Marketing & Social Media Bootcamp for 96% Off!

What kind of leveling up can one person do in a month? A lot, it turns out—if you register for the Digital Marketing and Social Media Bootcamp …

Marketing

Marketing Day: Marketing Automation, Google’s New Logo & Simply Measured Acquires Inside Social

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the Web.From Marketing</b> …

Marketing

‘The Unknown Soldier’ Sheds Light on Severely Injured American Troops

<i>The Unknown Soldier</i>, suggests New York-based photographer David Jay, is not about war; instead, it’s a confrontation of the invisible consequences …

25 Key B2B Content Marketing Stats [Infographic]

The American writer Margaret J. Wheatley once said “Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences and failing …

Marketing

Death Star Architect Speaks Out, Defends Design of Exhaust Port

You shouldn't judge until you hear his explanation<p>When you hear the term "starchitect" you think of a Gehry, a Graves, a Foster. But portmanteau …

Design

Bolt M-1 Electric Bike: Riding Uphill Is As Easy As Downhill

<b>Bolt M-1 Electric Bike</b> brings the joy of 2-wheels in this digital era. It’s an electric bike with pedals, but pedaling it’s not really required to …

Electric Bikes

Journalist Spends Four Years Documenting India's Crumbling Subterranean Stepwells Before They Disappear

Tucked away on quiet streets far from the hustle and bustle of popular tourist attractions, in between the spectacular palaces, temples, and tombs that appear on the covers of guidebooks, an entire category of Indian architecture has faded into obscurity and historical obsolescence. Called …

Guide Books

How Converting My DSLR to Infrared Made Me Fall In Love with Trees

My name is Luka Gorjup, and I’m a 29-year-old photographer who was born and raised in Ljubljana, Slovenia — you know, that tiny beautiful country in …

How to Be Confident at Work Without Appearing Arrogant | Inc.com

Someone once told me there’s a fine line between arrogance and confidence. I immediately thought: <i>That’s not true</i>. There’s a huge difference.<p>I feel some people exemplify the difference perfectly. Malala Yousafzai is confident enough to talk with world leaders and ask them to change their policies. …

Body Language

Vintage Worn Badge and Logo Toolkit for Download

An extensive vintage worn badge and logo toolkit for retro design projects.<p>Anja Kaiser, a Munich, Germany based graphic designer and illustrator has …

Life on Wheels – Illustrations and Animations

Life on Wheels, a series of illustrations and animations by Richard Beerens and Ronald Mica.<p>No this is not the title of a romantic bike adventure. …

Amusing Illustrations Show Monsters Have Problems Like the Rest of Us

Who says monsters can't have problems, just like the rest of us? Artist and designer Teo Zirinis (aka Hands Off My Dinosaur) has created a delightful, on-going series that sheds light on the hilariously distinctive dilemmas faced by fictional monsters. Aptly called <i>Monster Issues</i>, the charming …

Cthulhu

Visualized: Global Trade As A Frenzy Of Color-Coded Pixels

Harvard researchers built an interactive infographic to unpack international exports.<p>There’s a rule of thumb that to have a healthy diet, you should eat the rainbow–meaning fruits and veggies of all colors. A similar notion could be applied to a country’s economic health. The more diverse the …

Exports

This Illustrator Has Created A Picture A Day For The Last Eight Years

Mike Winkelmann has been creating a daily illustration since 2007. Now over 3,000 images in, his work has started to veer into science fiction territory.<p>Artist Mike Winkelmann has been making an illustration every day for eight years. As his website will tell you, he hasn’t broken routine for 3,039 …

McDonald's

4 Ways to Manage Employees Who Like to Figure It Out Themselves

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s plain to see that workers are becoming more and more self-sufficient by the day. Credit the Internet and the power of three simple words: “just Google it.” Consequently, some (or maybe most) of your employees will continue to work …

Employee Engagement

Gorgeous UI Design by Gleb Kuznetsov

Gleb Kuznetsov is a Russian designer that comes up with pretty gorgeous UI pieces for apps and web. He's got a pretty awesome portfolio with many …

UI Design
Small Business

The Top 10 TED Talks Every Man Should See

TED Talks can often be overwrought exercises in pop psychology, terrible business advice, and vast oversimplifications of complicated subjects. ("Why I stopped watching porn," for example.) TED at its worst is Thought Catalog read aloud.<p>Yet once in a blue moon, there’s actually some fascinating …

Top 10