Julian Luus

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Century Club: The 100-Year History of Cadillac V-8s – Feature

Born in France, nurtured in America, the V-8 has satisfied the power hungry for a century.<p>Blame French communications engineer and aero-engine designer Clément Ader.<p>In 1903, this enterprising fellow hoped to make a name for his Société Industrielle des Téléphones-Voitures Automobiles Système Ader …

Cinco de Mayo Pre-Game: What To Eat Before You Drink

<b>Cinco de Mayo Pre-Game: What To Eat Before You Drink</b>Celebrating Cinco de Mayo tonight? The fact that it's May 5th isn't the worst excuse to drink on …

California company reinvents the rotary engine

Addresses shortcomings of past rotaries while promising better power and efficiency.<p>The rotary engine could be on the verge of a revolution.<p>California startup GoTek Energy has received a patent for a new type of motor – one that addresses some of the shortcomings of past rotaries, while promising …

5 Ways To Inspire Innovation (And Plan For Disruption)

The <b>Ford</b> production line was the result of a visit to a Chicago slaughterhouse. Butchers—each skilled at taking one specific cut of meat—would do their work on one carcass after another, brought to them on a line of moving hooks. Literally food for thought.<p>The seed of the idea for <b>Netflix</b> came from a …

Tiny 100-Square-Foot Apartment Virtually Transforms Throughout Day

When it comes to forecasting the future, there are two schools of thought: one that sees our planetary cup still half full, the other alarmingly half …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

5 Tricks to Making a Really Excellent Burger

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>From cuts to fat content to seasoning, Cara is teaching you 5 simple</i> …

The True Origins of 'X-Men'

It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, he and star artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko had just birthed the …

Comics

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

Nutrition Facts<p>Serving Size 1 1/3 cup<p>Servings Per Recipe 6<p><b>Amount Per Serving</b><p>Calories from Fat 37<p><b>Calories</b> 139<p>% Daily Value*<p>7%<p><b>Total Fat</b> 5g<p>2%<p>Saturated …

BMW Develops Swank Solar-Powered Carport Concept

With the arrival of the BMW i3 and i8 upon us, BMW Group Designworks USA has developed a solar carport concept that will be unveiled at the i8 presentation in Los Angeles.<p>The automaker boasts that the carport integrates an innovative design that “perfectly complements the BMW i models.” Designers …

Photographer's Sleep Paralysis Inspires Dark and Surreal Images

Photographer Nicolas Bruno has been haunted by episodes of sleep paralysis since he was 15-years-old. To understand his trauma, imagine waking up but being unable to move. While your mind is caught between sleeping and waking, you are confronted with terrifying visions such as an intruder in the …

5 Type Foundries To Watch Out For - The Fox Is Black

Despite there being an infinite abundance of type out there, I always feel like fall back on a certain few typefaces. I go through phases, it’s not …

Logo Design: Negative Space

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Apps let users hire house cleaners, handymen without talking

Hiring a cleaner is supposed to be the easy way out, but discussing your dirty work with a stranger can be a mess of its own.<p>Enter startups like Homejoy and Handybook, which help the hesitant book house cleaners with little to no human interaction.<p>For a certain class of young San Franciscans, …

Hypnotic Fusion of Portraits by Antonio Mora

Spanish photographer Antonio Mora fuses standard portraits with landscape, animal, and abstract photography, resulting in extraordinary combinations. His ongoing <i>Dream Portraits</i> transform two separate images by combining them into one frame and thereby reconfiguring their visual power.<p>Playing with …

American Samoa: an unsung South Pacific paradise

American Samoa, the only inhabited US territory south of the equator, is given the occasional nod for its love of American football and McDonald's, but few people realize that these lush tropical islands hold geometrically cut mountains and blue waters that rival the beauty of Tahiti and Hawaii. …

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