Jennifer Barrett

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What Work Will Look Like In 2025

The experts weigh in on the future of work a decade from now.<p>Anyone who grew up with the notion that we’d all have jet packs and robot housekeepers by 2015 knows that predicting the future is a risky business. But as technology continues to develop and various trends, demographic shifts, and other …

Computer Science

From Audrey Hepburn to Marilyn Monroe: The On-Screen and Real-Life Wedding Dresses of 13 Movie Stars

The princess bride is largely a creation of the cinema, that filmic realm where OTT weddings are the norm (if sometimes the result of wacky plots, i.e. <i>How to Marry a Millionaire</i>), and fantasy dresses are designed to have maximum impact. And, just as it can be difficult to separate an actress from …

Grace Kelly

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

A food tour of Austin: eating your way across the capital of Texas

Austin is one of the most exciting cities in the US – a proverbial Petri dish of creativity and youthful exuberance, a hotbed for start-ups, musical and artistic epicenter and home to the world-renowned South by Southwest festival (SXSW).<p>With so much going on, it’s little wonder that the Texan …

Texas

Smart Bras Aren't As Stupid As They Sound

Created by an alum of Oracle and Hewlett-Packard, Sensilk is biometric clothing that takes a decidedly female-centric approach to wearables.<p>For Ashley Tyler, a designer and former director at Ralph Lauren, Nautica, and Levi’s, the premise seems so obvious. “When you think about it, it’s hard to …

Wearable Tech

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Burgers

The 8 most impressive questions you can ask in a job interview

The hiring manager asks the applicant questions to figure out if they're the ideal candidate, while the interviewee asks the employer questions to figure out if they're the right fit.<p>But even when the hiring manager is the one in the hot seat, they're still evaluating you as a potential employee. …

Employment

The World's Most Beautiful Shower Enclosures

(Image credit: Trad Home)<p>Unless your bathroom is big enough to have a completely open shower, with water spraying gloriously all over the place, …

James Bond

The Most Essential Ingredient In Interaction Design? The Words

Impressive graphics and gestures are nice, but clear copy serves a vital function. Here are four things your writing should achieve.<p>This is the first of a series of excerpts from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a …

UX Design

Artist Recycles Discarded Keys to Transform Them Into Unique Decor

Australian craftsman Moerkey, also known as Michael Moerkerk, recycles discarded keys and transforms them into unique works of art. It all started when he was supposed to be cleaning out his shed and he came across some old copper pipe. He then cut it into rings and began honing a technique that …

Art

Stunning Japanese Lollipops Are Realistic Animal Sculptures You Can Lick

These realistic animal artworks by Shinri Tezuka will fool you. At first glance, they might look like they're only sculptures, but they're much more than that. His creations are edible! Tezuka practices amezaiku, which is the Japanese craft of artistic lollipop-making, dating back to the 700s. Now, …

Sculpture

A foodie's weekend in Paris

Paris is foodie heaven, a showcase <i>par excellence</i> of French cuisine. But it's not all about dining in Michelin-starred haute cuisine temples and edgy bistros with rising chefs at the helm. Gourmet Paris is as much about gorging on goods at open-air food markets, crunchy fresh baguettes from the …

France

Paper USB Business Card Lets You Track Usage

The humble business card still hasn’t been killed off by digital alternatives. Being handed a piece of dead tree with contact details printed on it in ink arguably increasingly stands out in an age when digital data is so cheap and mutable.<p>But paper inevitably presents a barrier to accessing and …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

Gritty New Cityscapes by Jeremy Mann | Colossal

<p>It’s almost impossible for me to select a favorite piece when looking at paintings by San Francisco painter Jeremy Mann (previously). Each of his …