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Photo challenge: Show us your upside down photos

Our community challenges are finally back and better than ever. We will be hosting a new challenge every Saturday morning, so be on the lookout for …

35+ Interior Designers Reveal Their Favorite Kitchen Paint Colors

From deep greens to cheerful yellows, experts explain their go-to paint colors for the kitchen.<p>A simple color change can update your kitchen in a major way. The right shade of grey, for example, can turn the room from drab to sleek and sophisticated. Finessing the right hue of red, meanwhile, can …

Home Decorating

5 Lessons on Being Wrong

As a rule, we are incredibly hard on ourselves when it comes to being wrong and making big decisions in life.<p>If our first five relationships end with …

Self-improvement

My Vote for This Year's Best Halloween Costume, and How Casey Neistat Built the Most Viral Costume

Quills and thrills<p>Call me a simpleton, but I think this is the absolute best Halloween costume I saw this year:<p>Sadly there's no attribution, though …

Social Media

This Little Widget Promises You'll Never Have to Tie Your Shoes Again

The Xpand Lacing System looks to free your fingers forever<p>"Why do shoes," asked a reader on our forums, "have shoelaces?" I've often wondered the …

Industrial Designer

23 Blackberry Recipes to Convince You It's the King of Berries

All of our best recipes that feature show-stopping blackberries.<p><b>These gorgeous berries of dark red or black—perfect for desserts</b>, salads, syrups, even cocktails—are stunning show-stoppers as either a main ingredient or simple garnish. They're also a "superfood" packed with nutrients. Despite their …

Ice Cream

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The best iPhone apps for losing weight

Losing weight is often a pretty difficult task and with that said people generally welcome any help they can get. The following list of apps is meant …

The One Thing Preventing You From Getting Everything You Ever Wanted

You are so close to getting everything you ever wanted, but your fear of being famous is holding you back. Here's why you have an obligation to be famous and what actions you need to take to overcome your fear and live the life you deserve.<p>You have an obligation to be famous. Be it for 15 minutes …

Motivation

7 things I learned about Gmail working at Google

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything and learn in the process! For the next two years, I was lucky enough to train Google employees on Gmail and to pitch Gmail to companies of all …

This Undulating Cabinet Is Like Joy Division’s Album Cover Come To Life

If you like Unknown Pleasures, you’ll enjoy looking inside Sebastian Errazuriz’s Wave Cabinet.<p>If you ever wanted to own a cabinet that channels the cover art of Joy Division’s <i>Unknown Pleasures</i>, here’s your chance: the Wave Cabinet, a sideboard created by New York artist and designer Sebastian …

Furniture

Guide to Gluten Free Ancient Grains

When going gluten free, it’s as if you are being thrown into a new world and new kitchen full of new ingredients you probably never have heard of. …

The Unbundling Of Finance

Scott Walchek Contributor<p>Scott Walchek is the founder and CEO of Trov<p>In a world where everything is being unbundled, allowing consumers to pick and choose from things like television shows and college courses, financial services are becoming à la carte, as well. People, particularly millennials, …

Financial Services

You Need an Innovation Strategy

Despite massive investments of management time and money, innovation remains a frustrating pursuit in many companies. Innovation initiatives frequently fail, and successful innovators have a hard time sustaining their performance—as Polaroid, Nokia, Sun Microsystems, Yahoo, Hewlett-Packard, and …

Innovation

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15 Things to Remember During Your Early Years of Marriage

I have been married for seven years and a half, which makes me an expert on absolutely nothing about marriage except what makes my own marriage work, and my knowledge about that is sometimes sketchy. I don't know what makes a perfect marriage, or even a very good marriage for everyone, but I take …

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Pregnancy Book Changes in Size with the Expectant Mother

Pregnancy is a special time for a woman, and <i>Mother Book</i> created by the advertising firm Dentsu Naoya documents it in an extra meaningful way. The beautifully designed publication is intended to promote Kishoka, an obstetrics medical service network in Japan, and it takes expectant mothers through …

Sex workers wear skeleton masks, a traditional Mexican symbol representing the Day of the Dead, during a procession to remember their deceased colleagues, especially those who were violently murdered, in Mexico City on Oct. 27, 2014. Photograph by Edgard Garrido—@reuters. See the full gallery of TIME's Most Surprising Photos of the Month on time.com

How to Successfully Focus on Fast Moving Subjects

It’s harder to hit a moving target than it is to hit a stationary target; any sniper, archer, or NFL quarterback knows this to be true. Photographers …

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Similarities and Differences Between Predictive Analytics and Business Intelligence

I’ve been reminded recently of the overlap between business intelligence and predictive analytics. Of course any reader of this blog (or at least the …

Don’t Sell a Product, Sell a Whole New Way of Thinking

We all know the story. A team creates a groundbreaking new innovation only to see it mired in internal debates. When it is eventually launched in the market, there is an initial flurry of sales to early adopters, but then sales cycles become sluggish. Pilot customers are enthusiastic, but broader …

What Type Of Entrepreneur Are You?

A fun aspect of entrepreneurship is the diversity of people that you meet and the variety of ways that people have gotten to where they are. There isn’t one single formula on how it is done, which makes the journey that more exciting. Some start as salespeople, some investors, some from other …

The 4 Most Important Questions Every Working Photographer Should Answer

Image by Art Wolfe<p>We want to help you think through key areas to help grow your photo business and reach more potential clients. Building your …

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Design’s Next Big Frontier? Shaping Behavior In Real Time

If CES proved anything, it’s that designers finally have the tools to truly influence behavioral patterns. Watch out, world.<p>Other than Michael Bay’s already legendary meltdown, the hottest topics of discussion at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show are largely wearable and connected. In part, …

Wearable Tech