Dave Pineda

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Dreams of 'self-discovery' destroying marriage, claims psychologist

Time was when a roof over your head, food on the table and occasional bouts of sexual activity were the hallmarks of a successful marriage. Not any more. According to a US psychologist, the modern marriage must fulfil far deeper demands, and most couples are struggling to cope.<p>Eli Finkel, director …

Minimal Footprint Laptop Stand Gives You More Space On Your Desk

This is a laptop stand that takes up near zero footprint on the desk, freeing up the desktop real estate. This is achieved by the desk clamp design. …

Pure Minimalism: Black And White Monochromatic Apartment Design

Why do Japanese designers love minimalism? I think because their philosophy is related to it: beauty is not in excessive luxury but in harmony of …

Instinctual Architecture

Challenged by a long list of regulations and zoning codes, the Vail House in the hilly Los Angeles neighborhood of Silverlake manages to make the …

Arachnide Chair by Studioforma

Swiss architects Studioforma are no stranger to the furniture and product design world. They have quite a bit of furniture designs, but their new …

Crazy About Concrete

The Concrete Reader desk lamp creates the perfect spotlight for reading. At about 300x500mm, it’s not too big or too small… just right for …

Desk for the organizationally obsessed!

Whether you’ve got a severe case of OCD, or you’re like me and just a bit messy, you’ll appreciate this conceptual desk by Francois Dransart! The …

Donde mejor he estado

Go to notes Switch Account Sign Out<p>Donde mejor he estado<p>Updated Dec 24, 2013<p>Use Evernote to create, collect, and share everything that matters in …

Baby Elephant Cries For 5 Hours After Mom Attacks, Rejects Him

A baby elephant cried for five hours after his own mother attacked and abandoned him at a zoo in China.<p>Shortly after the mother elephant gave birth to the calf in August at the Shendiaoshan Wild Animal Nature Reserve in Rongcheng, China, she stepped on him, according to Metro U.K. Veterinarians …

What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Better Human Beings

Our animal counterparts have quite a few lessons to offer (the value of napping, for one). Humans are fundamentally social animals, and in learning to coexist more peacefully, the animal kingdom could teach us a thing or two.<p>Research has shown that animals are capable of great depth of emotion and …

Prattle of the sexes: Do women talk more than men?

When it comes to conversation, are women really more likely to be bigger talkers than men?<p>Women use an average of 20,000 words a day, compared to the mere 7,000 that men utter. At least that’s the assertion of a number of self-help and popular science books. Quoted by apparently authoritative …

How the way we walk can increase risk of being mugged

The way people move can influence the likelihood of an attack by a stranger. The good news, though, is that altering it can reduce the chances of being targeted.<p>How you move gives a lot away. Maybe too much, if the wrong person is watching. We think, for instance, that the way people walk can …

Why grammar really is child’s play

Babies "babble" grammatically, according to new research. It just shows that young children can be excellent grammarians, says Sara Wernham.<p>For the uninitiated, the word ‘grammarian’ conjures up a picture of an elitist scholar or geeky pedant who is overly involved with the minutiae of language. …

‘Twisted’ light could give bandwidth an upgrade - Futurity

BOSTON U. (US) — A new fiber optic technology has the potential to dramatically boost …

Design an Easy-Clean Kitchen

Is there a new kitchen in your future? When you come up with the design, there are so many choices to make. Many of those are about style, and you …

MATCH: Customizable Lighting from Vibia

There is something so sexy about the simple and streamlined MATCH lighting concept from Vibia. Designed by Jordi Vilardell and Meritxell Vidal, the …

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid

New Dutch design brand Fraaiheid (Dutch for “beauty”) takes a single sheet of laminated plywood and turns it into a sustainably produced table with …

Futuristic Furniture Collection Inspired By Movement And Modularity

New London-based design brand Made in Ratio will soon presents its first collection of furniture and lighting that was inspired by the ideas of …

Suspended Style: 32 Floating Staircase Ideas For The Contemporary Home

A staircase is an element of the house that is often an afterthought. But those times seem to be changing pretty fast as stunning stairways are …

WoodTones: A new high for $100 luxury headphones?

I get to hear a lot of headphones. Don't be jealous, most of them are different shades of awful. Some are so bad I yank them off my head in a few seconds, some are just cheap copies of famous headphones, and some are built like crap. The Griffin Technology WoodTones jumped out from the pack: …

Consumer Tech

Armour39 review: a fitness tracker for the wannabe elite athlete

Under Armour has always prided itself on the science and technology that goes into its sports apparel. But, let's be honest, the company could spend four times as much on R&D for a shirt as HTC did on the One, and it would still never generate the same fanfare. Sure, a heart rate monitor and app …

Can Going Vegetarian Help You Live Longer? Maybe

If you're looking for the definitive study that might persuade meat lovers to become vegetarians, this may not be it.<p>New research published in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that vegetarian diets are linked to a slightly lower risk of early death — about 12 percent lower over a period of about six …

Clean energy for a carbon-choked world

This month, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere exceeded 400 parts per million for the first time in human history. If the trend …

DARPA's new mind-controlled prosthetics let patients feel again

Over the past decade, DARPA’s work on brain-controlled prosthetic limbs has led to some impressive breakthroughs, but with the development of novel neuromuscular interfaces, it’s making real headway toward mainstream bionic limbs in the near term. Today, the agency released some new information …

Liquid Air – the future of motoring?

Liquid Air could be be a fuel for the future, says Andrew English.<p>Engineers call it disruptive technology, but Liquid Air is much more than that. Using cryogenic atmospheric air at minus 196 degrees Centrigrade as an energy store potentially inverts our idea of the piston engine and subverts the …

‘Lotus effect’ paper repels oil and water - Futurity

GEORGIA TECH (US) — Modified paper that repels all fluids could lead to new biomedical …