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3 topics nobody can agree on within the design industry

<b>Endless Twitter spats, design semantics, and a chat about the nuances between design and business.</b><p>It seems as designers, we like to spit our …

UX Design

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

Data Visualization

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

5 5-Minute Routines That Will Make You Wildly Wealthy and Successful

Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time.<p>Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time. The ultra-wealthy may seem larger than life, but if we break down the habits of millionaires and …

Self-improvement

4 Infographics To Show The Climate Skeptic In Your Life

Beach trip with family members who don’t believe in climate change? Reunion picnic with climate truthers? We’ve got you covered.<p>The ink is just dry on the Paris Agreement. Last year was officially the warmest year on record. Yet climate skeptics still live among us–many of whom may even be related …

Climate Change

Multiculturalism: A Failed Concept

German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that multiculturalism has "utterly failed," adding that it was an illusion to think Germans and foreign...

Inward-facing Iranian home lets light filter in through a facade of wooden slats

Timber slats cover the walls and the windows of this house in Isfahan, Iran, allowing light to filter in without compromising the privacy of its …

Living Rooms

17 Unexpected Ways To Say "I Love You" To Your Partner

Love isn't always expressed with the words "I love you," and it's often more powerful when it's not. We place so much emphasis on exchanging those …

Relationships

The Biggest Weaknesses in NSW Infrastructure Procurement

Whether it’s the WestConnex road project, the North West Rail Link, Sydney Light Rail, or the new hospital at Northern Beaches or the upgrade to the …

Bill Gates: World will deliver 'clean energy breakthrough' within 15 years

Tech billionaire predicts innovation will deliver the clean energy the world desperately needs, but only if young people, businesses, and governments step up to the plate, reports Business Green<p>Bill Gates has predicted researchers will “discover a clean energy breakthrough that will save our planet …

Bill Gates

Is your city an urban heat island?

24th Feb 2016<p>Our cities are making temperatures rise, but planting green spaces can fix it – while making us happier at the same time.<p>If you've been …

Putting the "Real" Into Sustainable Real-Estate: How One Tech Company is Positioned to Tackle a Trillion Dollar Opportunity

Half of the world's 7.4 billion people live in cities. According to research by the United Nations, in 2050 more than 70% of the world's population (projected to exceed 9 billion) will live in urban areas. This trend is significant, particularly as global demand for natural resources continues to …

Checking in with Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Donald Trump

What a guy.<p>Here is Most Famous Man In America Donald Trump very, very awkwardly touching a woman's face at a recent campaign event in<p>IowaNew Hampshire:<p>This morning, news broke that Trump has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for "his vigorous peace through strength ideology, used as a threat …

Tepozcuautla House / grupoarquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is composed of two geometric concrete volumes , one volume contains the services and the other …

Architecture

Pope Francis Says Tech Can Help Solve Climate Change In Address To Congress

Staying on message<p>Pope Francis just finished delivering his first address to the U.S. Congress in Washington, D.C. — the first such speech to a joint-session of Congress by the leader of the Catholic Church in history — and he once again prominently referenced the need for dialog and action on …

Architizer

This Infographic Tracks the History of Your Favorite Sunglasses

Sunglasses, explained.<p>Everyone loves sunglasses. They're a menswear staple. A must have in any wardrobe. In fact, you should probably have more than one pair. Want to look a bit cooler? Put on some shades (but not at night—then, take them off). That's the magic of sunglasses. While you've no doubt …

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Art

Masculine Bedroom 101 - Interior Design Tips

The average person spends about one third of their lives sleeping (or less depending on your demanding job!). Rest is important for every mans …

Distributing Natural Light with Lucy

Norway might be using giant mirrors to bring sunlight into a town sandwiched by mountains, but how can urban apartment owners in dungeon-like situations harness that kind of heliostat technology? Lucy, from San Diego-based Italian start-up Solenica, is one solution for bringing more sunshine into …

Architizer

Tranquil Pond House Generates Energy Instead of Consuming It

Louisiana's Holly & Smith Architects has designed a sustainable home that's the epitome of relaxation. The beautiful retreat–which is known as <i>The Pond House</i>–seamlessly blends in with its serene surroundings. The naturalistic look of this residence is enhanced by the fact that it overlooks a calming …

Energy Star

A Simple Guide To Men's Wardrobe Maintenance

As winter (or summer for our northern friends) draws to a close, it’s a poignant time to think about wardrobe organisation.<p>While most of us spend …

Men's Fashion

8 science-backed mind tricks to beat procrastination and do that thing you've been putting off right now

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started. But the bills must be paid, the work …

Playlist: Ryan Millen’s Perfect Driving Songs

“My dad was never really into music,” says off-road motorsports competitor Ryan Millen. “But I have this vivid memory as a child of UB40’s cover of …

Get Ready for Your Internet Bill to Soar

True competition among Internet providers remains a dream for consumers.<p>“Infrastructure deployment requires the expectation of a healthy return on …

Net Neutrality

Tree Snake Houses

With an angular, diamond-shaped design that recalls the head of a serpent, these >Tree Snake Houses by RA blend modern lines with natural looks. The …

Snakes

After leaving his 9-5 job, this 31-year-old built a company that's earned $1 million while he travels the world

It was a sales job, and with his commission he was able to earn up to $20,000 a month.<p>Ward, who was raised by a single mother in Northern Ireland, couldn't believe how much he was earning after years of hustling for cash. "I come from quite a poor family," he says. "It was crazy. Not having had …

See the Civil Rights Movement in Photographs

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Catches Fire (Mar. 25, 1911)<p><b>By Michele Anderson</b><p>The Triangle Shirtwaist Company’s fire resulted in the tragic loss of …

Black History

What It Really Looks Like Inside Microsoft’s HoloLens

For the first time, a video paints a realistic view of HoloLens’s incredible, but limited, perspective.<p>When the Oculus Rift hits next year, it will be a landmark moment for virtual reality, and a paradigm shift in how we interact with software. But what’s going on with Microsoft’s HoloLens, those …

Augmented Reality