Kyle Chipman

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Home builder sees a future with movable walls and garage-less houses

In the future, most homes won't have garages because their owners won't own cars. Rooms can be reconfigured by pushing the walls. Postal service or bike couriers might not be necessary -- drones will handle many package and take-out deliveries.<p>At least, that's KB Home's vision. As part of the …

11 Essential Tips for Choosing the Best Web Fonts

The number one essential thing to keep in mind when selecting the best web fonts is scalability. Pay attention to when the fonts scale to either a …

Animal Prints by Charles Williams

Check out this colorful series of illustrated animal prints created by Charles Williams.Charles Williams is a gifted freelance illustrator and …

Computer Graphics

Blood sugar Managements

The Ketogenic diet has been gaining a ton of popularity in recent years. While there have been many low carb READ MORE<p>ARLINGTON, Texas – Payton …

Here’s an App That Turns Panoramas into Virtual Reality Paintings

With Sprayscape, Google Creative Labs makes a “perfectly imperfect VR-ish camera” for capturing things.<p>Smartphones and many other devices contain gyroscopes that determine their location and position. Google Creative Lab recently created an app on Unity called Sprayscape that hack an Android …

Ten Excellent Nutrition Tips for Better Sleep

Nutrition Articles<p>Ten Excellent Nutrition Tips for Better Sleep<p>“Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.” —JoJo Jensen<p>You can add …

Turning Data into Sound

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this segment.</b><p>How do you turn a pie chart into sound? That was the problem faced by NASA scientists who found challenges with conveying data to astronauts who were unable to process it because of movement and sight issues in space. But where visuals failed, …

Gravity Sketch VR allows designers to create and alter digital models in mid-air

The team behind the Gravity Sketch iPad app have launched new cross-platform software, which gives designers the option to draw and manipulate 3D …

Virtual Reality

7 sources of free design inspiration from stock libraries

You’re trying to get inspired for your design project, but nothing’s giving you the spark you need. You’ve searched Google Images, flicked through …

This Trippy Film Was the Only Animation Banned by Soviet Censors

Animation in the Soviet Union was often a glorious thing to behold: experimental, surreal, and eclectic, even amidst government censorship. In fact, …

The 50/15/5 Guide: A simple approach to budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Take a look at how the 50/15/5 principle could work for you.<p>THE BACKGROUND:<p>A few months ago, I came home from …

Budgeting

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

New programming language delivers fourfold speedups on problems common in the age of big data

In today's computer chips, memory management is based on what computer scientists call the principle of locality: If a program needs a chunk of data …

Artificial Intelligence

8 beautiful business cards for fashionistas

By definition, looks are everything to fashionistas. So designing a business card for anyone working in the fashion industry is a pretty tough …

11 Ways You're Secretly Killing Your Team's Potential

Your company's team brings more to your business than just filling a job. Why you should constantly leverage their talent, expertise and input (and how you're probably not).<p>It's one of the most common office supplies with an estimated 50 billion sold every year. Yet few know that 3M's iconic …

Entrepreneurship

The best time for sex, sleep and a workout, according to science

Want to boost productivity, lose weight and have better sex? The problem may not be with how you’re working, exercising or making love — it may …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

Research

Dan Roam’s Top 4 Secrets for Creating Extraordinary Presentations

Bad presentations – we’ve all seen them. Over-ridden with bullet points full of industry-speak. A hodge-podge of extraneous content. No structure, …

Beautiful solar-powered soccer facility stays naturally cool in Australia’s heat

Sports facilities aren’t often hailed for beautiful sustainable design, but k20 Architecture’s recently completed Ballart Regional Soccer Facility …

Design

Color Contrast for Better Readability

When you create color palettes for your web design projects, are you testing the color combinations for contrast? If you're not, you might not be …

Visual Design

Kanban and Agile saved our house

“Call the doctor.” “Did you call the doctor today?” “Don’t forget to call the doctor today.” With nine week old twins at home, there has never been a …

Project Management

Scientists solve puzzle of converting gaseous carbon dioxide to fuel: Saving the planet from climate change with a grain of sand

Saving the planet from climate change with a grain of sand<p>Every year, humans advance climate change and global warming by injecting about 30 billion …

How to use Photoshop’s ‘Match Font’ feature

Designers and creatives from all fields are like magpies in their appetite for collecting bright and shiny things. We’ve probably all got an …

Style Guide Best Practices at Beyond Tellerrand

Last month I was in beautiful Berlin for the wonderful Beyond Tellerrand conference, where I had the opportunity to talk about style guide best …

This New Technology Revolutionizes Automation

“Hey Ben, what’s the coolest tech around?”<p>“Smart air conditioning, of course!”<p>Besides smart thermostats that connect to Wi-Fi so you can control the …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Detailed flowchart shows the complete lifecycle of US energy use

San Francisco company Otherlab has created a massive interactive “Energy Literacy” flowchart that shows all of the energy used in America. The …

The Forgotten Tale of How America Converted Its 1980 Olympic Village Into a Prison

Budget approval for a small New York town to host the games came with one very large caveat.<p>The Olympic flame burning at Lake Placid in 1980. (Photo: …