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Paul Smith + Maharam + Carl Hansen & Søn = Magic

It’s been 100 years since Danish designer Hans J. Wegner was born so to commemorate the occasion, Carl Hansen & Søn has launched a limited edition …

Design

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The Next Big Programming Language You've Never Heard Of

Andrei Alexandrescu didn't stand much of a chance. And neither did Walter Bright.<p>When the two men met for beers at a Seattle bar in 2005, each was in …

The Science Of Brainstorming

Our hunt for the eureka moment may be in vain. New research suggests analogies can help your team come up with great new ideas.<p>Where do great ideas come from, and how can you generate more of them?<p>You’ve tried all the recommendations, from waking up early to writing by hand.<p>Maybe your company has …

Memory Recognition and Recall in User Interfaces

<b>Summary:</b> Showing users things they can recognize improves usability over needing to recall items from scratch because the extra context helps users …

Creating distraction-free reading experiences — Adrian Zumbrunnen

<b>Reader notice:</b> This is the summary of my talk at UXLS and WordCamp Zurich, Switzerland. Thanks again to the organizers for having me and all their …

Memory-boosting chemical identified in mice: Cell biologists find molecule targets a key biological pathway

Memory improved in mice injected with a small, drug-like molecule discovered by researchers studying how cells respond to biological stress.

Imagination can change what we hear and see

Our imagination may affect how we experience the world more than we perhaps think. What we imagine hearing or seeing "in our head" can change our …

Rare '80s Vans + Peanuts Collection Reissued

California's favorite footwear giant announces yet another a killer collaboration for the coming months. While May 2014 saw the introduction of the coveted Star Wars collection, today it's the impossibly cute Vault by Van + Peanuts collection. The colorful line was originally made for the 1983 …

Shoes

More Homemade Insect Repellent Ideas

<b>It’s finally spring!</b> We have our plants started, gardens in, and the kids are itching to get outside. But what about the bugs? While they are a fact …

Cleaning

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Discipline, Quality vs. Quantity, and the Power of Intellectual Elegance: Remembering Massimo Vignelli

<i>“We’re all going from point A to point B — how we get there is the conductor’s problem,”</i> legendary graphic designer Massimo Vignelli (January 10, 1931–May 27, 2014) once said at an event we both attended several years ago. Although Vignelli reached his final point B, after a long illness, he lives …

The A to Z of Adobe Illustrator

The Adobe Illustrator toolbar is jam-packed with useful tools you may have used a million times or that may be entirely unfamiliar to you. Add to …

DIY: Raspberry Sparkler for the Fourth of July

When I was growing up, the Fourth of July was one of my favorite holidays. This was undoubtedly related to the fact that it fell close enough to my …

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

Vintage Posters for Libraries and Reading

After a look at those vintage ads for iconic books, how about some vintage ads and posters for all books? Delightfully colorful and brimming with endearingly bad copywriting, these mid-century gems exude the same charming literary enthusiasm we’ve previously seen in the reading PSA posters of the …

Tag: DIY

Steal This Look: Pastel Bright Bedroom in Paris, DIY Edition<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>8 Easy Low-Cost, Low-Commitment Summer DIY Projects with Painter’s Drop …

Essential Oils

12 Insecure Ideas That Will Probably Break the Education

<b>12 Ideas That Will Probably Break Education</b><p>As the education changes, it depends primarily on internal catalysts for that change.<p>That is, the ‘things’ …

5 reasons to embrace change

If we never changed, we'd still be using rocks to write on rock walls as our main form of communication.<p>If we never changed, we'd be preparing our …

Finish, The Anti-Procrastination App, Goes Freemium

Finish, the anti-procrastination app built by teenagers Ryan Orbuch and Michael Hansen, is today trying out a new revenue model. Instead of offering the app for $.99, Finish will now be available for free with extra paid features such as time limits and extra tasks.<p>Finish launched in January of …

Procrastinators, Self-Imposed Deadlines Won't Save You

The chronic procrastinators of the world know that the struggle to find a way to get themselves motivated is real. We block distracting websites. We …

Grilled Fish Tacos with Pico De Gallo

To marinate the mahi mahi:<p>Lay the mahi mahi on a platter. Scatter the chopped cilantro and garlic over the fish, then drizzle with the olive oil. …

25 Minimalist Wallets that Fit the Bill

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated to reflect new selections for 2015. <i>Additional Contribution by Nick Caruso.</i><p>Call them what you want — card …

Recipes for Beauty: Lemons

I love the old saying, “when life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” It carries such an empowering message about overcoming obstacles that we face day …

The Best Leaders Are Humble Leaders

In a global marketplace where problems are increasingly complex, no <i>one</i> person will ever have all the answers. That’s why Google’s SVP of People Operations, Lazlo Bock, says humility is one of the traits he’s looking for in new hires. “Your end goal,” explained Bock, “is what can we do together to …