Chris Kaltenbrunn

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75 Types of Wood Ranked by Hardness

Ever wondered about the hardest and softest woods in the world? As architects, we're all pretty familiar with the softest: Balsa. Its material …

How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

From Chaos To Calm: A Life Changed By Ketamine

For six years now, life has been really good for James. He has a great job as the creative director of an advertising firm in New York City. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.<p>And it has all been possible, he says, because for the past six years he has been taking a drug called ketamine.<p>…

Psychiatry

11 Mechanical Watches for First-Time Buyers and Advanced Collectors

Infinitely cooler than quartz!<p>Every mechanical watch is an engineering feat with a multitude of tiny moving parts tucked underneath its shiny exterior. From an ultra affordable pick, all the way to an ultra luxurious option, we've rounded up a few amazing spring-driven timepieces to start a …

Funding Nemo: Kickstarter underwater drone streams 4K footage from the deep

Looking for a way to make summer days spent at the beach a bit more memorable? Perhaps you should consider investing in your very own underwater …

The Best List: The Best Tequilas For Your Cinco De Mayo Margaritas, Shots, and More

Get the salt and limes ready<p>Gold, silver, reposado, añejo—with so many different types of tequila out there, the options for your Cinco de Mayo celebrations are as bottomless as the margaritas you'll probably imbibe. From party cocktails to quieter sipping, we break down the best tequilas for every …

Cinco de Mayo

Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas

A new way of thinking about consciousness is sweeping through science like wildfire. Now physicists are using it to formulate the problem of …

What's the difference between a narcissist, sociopath, and borderline? | The Recovery Expert

People often wonder about the differences between borderline, narcissist, and antisocial personality disorders – the <b>Cluster B personality …

Psychology

This Neurologist Found Out What Happens to Our Brains When We Die

Only to realise 'Star Trek' had already explained the process in a 1988 episode.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Germany</i><p>If we had paid closer attention to <i>The Simpsons</i> 18 years ago, the election of Donald Trump might not have come as such a shock. And if German neurologist Jens Dreier had …

Roofing Guide: 26 Types of Tiles, Sheets and Membranes to Cover Architectural Projects

From ceramic tiles and metal sheets for roofs to wooden decks and floating cement tiles for roofing, roofing materials not only contribute to the …

Home Improvement

‘IDEA’ Is A Real-Life IKEA Parody Stocking Items The Store Would Never Think Of

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Background images by Roberto Giacomucci for Niklas Jacob and featured with permission<p><b>Flatpack furniture</b> used to be a …

Industrial Designer

The Simplest Possible DIY Ultrasonic Levitator

We thought that making things levitate in mid-air by the power of sound was a little bit more like magic, or at least required fancy equipment. It …

What do blind people "see" on LSD?

In a case study published in the journal Cognition and Consciousness, a 70-year-old musician who has been blind since birth reports on his …

Bondo Basics for Designers and Modelmakers, Part 2

How to use polyester body filler to make complicated 3D shapes by hand<p>Here in Part 2 of his series on Bondo basics, industrial designer Eric Strebel …

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

Weekly Inspiration for Designers #151 – Muzli - Design Inspiration

Graphic Design

House on Ancaster Creek / Williamson Williamson

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A wide lot backing onto Ancaster Creek is the site for an intergenerational home for a couple and their …

Living Rooms

The Lexus Design Award 2018

Since 2013, the Lexus Design Award has honored critical thinking by challenging emerging creatives to solve problems through design. This year's theme is "CO-" from the Latin prefix meaning togetherness or harmony. Harnessing the concept of limitless co-existence, in which no one is left out, …

Design

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

How to Use Design Thinking to Innovate Faster, Better and More Effectively

Date of Event: Sep 12, 2018 <br>Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern <br>Fee: Complimentary <br>Meeting Number: 17971-00002<p>Add To Your Cart<p>Date / Time / …

Design

How Industrial Design Reinvented the Spork

Designed not only for utilitarian reasons but to also allow you to be an absolute foodie wherever you go, the Morsel was named for its ability to let …

Industrial Design

The Daily Design Quote

Download our free ebook <b>The Basics of User Experience Design</b> to learn about core concepts in UX design.<p>In 9 chapters, we'll cover: conducting user …

UX Design

Minimalist Brand Identity Created from Golden Ratio

Yaiza Liébana. The brand identity for this psychiatric clinic relays on the layout created from golden ratio, which evokes classical aesthetic …

The Best in Design: A’ Design Award & Competition 2018 Winners

Each year, A’ Design Award and Competition seeks out the best in design across the globe. They award designs in over 100 categories recognizing …

Furniture

The Best Camping and Hiking Gear You Can Find on Amazon

We rounded up Amazon shoppers’ favorite outdoor gear — from tents to backpacks to bug spray.<p>When you need a break from everyday life, there's no …

Camping

Rhythmic Soloing Exercise for the Improvising Guitarist

With so many scales, arpeggios, licks, chords and patterns to learn in the practice room, sometimes we can overlook rhythm when working on our <b>jazz</b> …

Electric Guitar

How to Create a Great Logo for Your Small Business

The first step to an awesome logo is an idea.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>If you’re reading this, you probably plan to start a small business or a side hustle very soon. And you probably have a couple of questions running through your mind like: “Do I really need that logo?” or …

Graphic Design

The 9 alcoholic drinks to avoid if you want to lose weight — and what you should order instead

As the weather warms up, dining al fresco and barbeques in the sun can make it all too easy for the drinks to slip down.<p>However, enjoying a tipple or …

Six Fitness Myths People Swear By That Aren't True

Even at my fittest, I never had a body that I felt was commensurate with the amount of effort I was putting in.<p>Getting in the best shape of my life at the ripe old age of 41 was an eye-opening experience. Beyond feeling and looking better, I became acquainted with how the human body functions, how …

How to Get Your Muscles Back After Taking a Break From the Gym

Taking an exercise hiatus can make muscles shrink fast. The experts explain how to get them back.<p>There are pieces of my body missing. Well, technically they’re still there, but I can’t see or feel them anymore. Anyone who’s taken months off from the gym or spent time in recovery from an injury, …

Muscle