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Two-thirds of those who live paycheck to paycheck aren't poor, study finds - Capitol Report - MarketWatch

It’s not just the poor who live paycheck to paycheck.<p>A study from Greg Kaplan and Justin Weidner of Princeton University and Giovanni Violante of New …

How Sony Learned That Product Features Don’t Matter

Sony’s former vice president of brand and strategy Denise Lee Yohn writes about how empathy and evolution worked side-by-side as the company changed with the times–and with consumer’s needs.<p>By putting you in close contact with the private lives of your customers, empathic research helps you see …

Sony Cameras

LinkedIn Employees Love Their CEO For Fostering Transparency

LinkedIn employees really love their CEO. At least, if Glassdoor’s latest survey is to be believed. The career site says Jeff Weiner’s current and former employees give him a 100% approval rating, the highest among the large companies surveyed. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, which topped the list last …

Employment

Why People End Up in Dead-End Jobs | Inc.com

No one sets out to do mindless, repetitive work that's unfulfilling and offers no room for growth, but a sad percentage of people find themselves in just that sort of job. Why is that?<p>For some, it’s harsh economics and lack of options, of course. If unemployment in your area is sky-high and your …

Employment

Egg Minder | Smart Egg Tray

Everyday we hear about a different smart product, many are useless, many are very handy. Meet Egg Minder, a wink-enabled egg tray that makes sure …

Sony SRSBTX300 Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Speaker System (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

• Bluetooth audio streaming capability<br>• One-touch Bluetooth pairing with NFC<br>• Speakerphone functionality<br>• 20 watts output power

CableBin

It's all in the details.<p>Adhesive Hooks<p>Six self-adhesive hooks are provided to hang your surge protectors and routers up to allow space for cables to …

DIY

Petchatz

PetChatz is a newly presented pet communication system that enables you to interact with your pet from any place in the world throughout your day. …

Izon | Remote Room Monitor

IZON by Stem Innovation is a wi-fi video monitor that allows you to automatically watch, listen and record from any place in the world. All you need …

Blood Pressure Monitor

Take control of your heart health with the <b>Blood Pressure Monitor</b> from <b>Withings.</b> This powerful accessory <b>pairs with your iOS device</b> to offer comprehensive data you won’t get with other home blood pressure kits. Just wrap the monitor around your arm and plug it into your mobile device. The Withings app …

iPhone 5

Megaphone iPhone Amplifier Coppr

Isn’t it a pity that the popularity of those nice big horns dwindled just because of a few bad Vikings? Not to worry, though—Italian design company <b>en&is</b> has given them a 21st century makeover. Enrico Bosa and Isabella Lovero, the brains behind the brand, are on a mission to create smile-inducing …

iPhone 5

Around Clock White

What is time? A system of order in which all of civilization relies on to avoid falling into chaos? A societal construct devised to drive you mad? Get existential as you watch the hours tick past on the <b>Around</b> <b>Clock.</b> As the name suggests, the <b>time is measured by the rotation</b> of its cylindrical body. …

HeartMath Inner Balance Lightning

• Gain insights in your shifting moods<br>• Learn to focus on appreciation<br>• Change your reaction to stress<br>• Track your progress<br>• Scientifically validated technology<p>…

Nudeaudio Studio 5

NudeAudio, an audio brand from San Francisco have announced their first home speaker – Studio 5. The beautiful Bluetooth Speaker is compatible with …

Gear & Gadgets

Honeycomb Speaker All White

The only thing sweeter than Barry Manilow’s crooning is a great speaker to blast it from. The professional sound engineers at <b>Native Union</b> designed the Bluetooth-enabled wireless <b>Honeycomb Speaker</b> with a conference call unit and docking station. <b>Listen to music, chat, and multi-way call</b> on this …

North America

Beep | Wirelessly Control Any Speaker

Beep breathes new life into old speakers. The sleek Wi-Fi enabled device connects to any stereo system or speaker, allowing you to stream music …

Home Automation

Beautiful Panoramas Turn Your World Into Wormholes

New York City-based photographer and filmmaker Randy Scott Slavin had a brush with viral fame in 2012 when he released “Alternate Perspectives,” a photo series that turned panoramas of landscapes and cityscapes into psychedelic bubble views of the world. Now Slavin is back with a new installment of …

Wormholes

Britt Bass Turner iPad and iPhone Cases

While not usually fans of loud or flashy cases for our mobile devices, we were impressed by the vibrant, playful appeal of Athens, GA-based artist Britt Bass Turner's iPad and iPhone accessories. All bright colors and thick brushstrokes, the abstract designs look like they were created in a joyful, …

Mobile Devices

Rleud Font Family from Stawix

Rleud Sans Serif Type Family.<p>Font designer Stawix Ruecha started to create the <b>Rleud</b> font family in 2012 and he finished the typeface in 2014. It’s a …

Sites of the Week: Bornevia, Kin HR, Triz and more

Today we selected really colorful websites such as Triz, Bornevia and Player.me. Also another special mention goes to Brand Bat Workshop, it's …

Web Design

The Anatomy Of A Great Late-Night Logo, According To Pentagram

After rebranding The Tonight Show, Pentagram’s Emily Oberman tells Co.Design what design lessons can be gleaned from 60 years of late night.<p>As part of her work designing a new logo for <i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon</i>, Pentagram’s Emily Oberman–a 20-year veteran in television branding and logo …

Graphic Design

Look At These Horrifying Monster Frogs!

Frogs are sprouting extra hind legs, and it could be our fault.<p>Over the past 13 years, artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée has been collecting deformed baby amphibians, preserving them in formaldehyde, using enzymes to make their tissues transparent, and then injecting their bones and organs …

Zoology

Infographic: Why We Should Share Cabs With Strangers

In New York, the stream of yellow (and green, depending on the borough) cabs can seem constant and inscrutable. But with an eye for encouraging cab-sharing (and the energy saving that would come with it), the MIT Senseable City Lab has created HubCab, an interactive visualization of taxis.<p>HubCab …

Transportation

Anti-Social Network Helps You Avoid People You Don’t Want To See

Sick of running into your ex? Brian Moore was, so he developed Cloak, an app that warns you when other people are nearby.<p>There is no shortage of social media apps out there that will loudly broadcast to everyone where you are at every second of the day. Rarer is the app that exists to obfuscate …

Social Media

The Beauty of Japan’s Artistic Manhole Covers | Colossal

<p>Japan is a country full of amazing art. Some of it is housed within museums and galleries while others are right underneath our feet. I’m talking, …

Fantastic iPhone Photos of People Floating in Mid-Air

Simone Bramante is a Bologna, Italy-based creative who helps companies come up with everything from their corporate identity to their social media strategy. He's also a jack-of-all-trades, working as a commercial photographer, illustrator, and graphic designer. In his spare time, he puts down his …

Photo Editing

Artist Renames Metro Stops For Famous Ladies

Make no mistake, Co.Design loves a new take on an old subway map. Whether it’s stops renamed for the area’s best coffee shops or systems rejiggered to better reflect a city’s soul, there’s plenty of room for improvement when it comes to mapping the heartbeat of an urban transportation system. Like, …

Coco Chanel

CMYLK: Brooke Holm’s Interior Photographs

This week, CMYLK pairs Colourlovers palettes with three interior photographs shot by Melbourne, Australia-based photographer Brooke Holm. Holm has …

Detailed Bird Illustrations on Feathers Promote Wildlife Conservation

London-based artist Rebecca Jewell creates beautiful pieces that combine her interests in anthropology, natural history, and art. Her extensive work in Papua New Guinea and then as an artist-in-residence at the British Museum have provided great influences for her many unique works, including …

Wildlife