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Free Architecture School? It’s Not As Crazy As It Sounds

Some schools are changing architectural education by eliminating tuition. Could it help make the profession more relevant and diverse?<p>When it comes to diversity in architecture, the statistics are jarring. For instance, African-Americans comprise 12% of the U.S. population, but only 2% of …

Protein-Pacing: The Science-Backed Secret to Getting Fitter Faster

New research from Skidmore College confirms what trainers around the world consider the perfect diet and exercise regimen: A workout that checks all …

10 easy slow cooker recipes for March basketball

Cooking

The Author Of ‘The Case Against Sugar’ Unpacks His Hatred For The Sweet Stuff

Gary Taubes has studied nutrition for 28 years and he’s come to one conclusion: If you want to get thin and stay healthy, then you need to cut out carbs and sugar from your diet. Completely.<p>He’s written a new book on the subject called, The Case Against Sugar — in which he asserts that diabetes and …

‘Bouncy Bands’ Go Viral After Teacher Sees Positive Effect In Classroom

Bouncing helps kids study…no, really<p>Kids. They have what most doctors like to call, “a butt-ton of energy.” (Seriously, ask any doctor. They’ll …

New urban park in Dallas will be one of America’s biggest

The $600 million park will be 11 times bigger than Central Park<p>Dallas, Texas, is prepped to become one of the “greenest” cities in the United States. The city is building a 10,000-acre nature district along the Trinity River, and the $600 million park will be more than 11 times the size of New York …

CES2017: Monoprice Unveils Expanded Line of 3D Printers

At CES last year, Monoprice introduced a $200 3D printer. Initial expectations of this printer were middling. My curiosity got the best of me, and …

Easy 10K Training Plan, Schedule, And Tips

If you’ve decided to work toward crushing a 6.2 mile race, having an easy 10K training plan and expert-approved tips makes it that much easier to …

10 Steps to Starting a Side Business While Working a Full-Time Job

We are living at a time of unlimited potential. Never before have we experienced such a rapid growth in the number of young entrepreneurs who’ve …

Top Ten Slow Cooker Recipes of 2016

As the year comes to close it is once again time to look back over the past year and see which posts have been most popular on my blog. It has turned …

Cooking

The Current, Canonical Star Wars Timeline

After Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, the official Star Wars canon was reset; all the books, games, and comics that had taken place in the Star …

Star Wars

You Should Really Try Working Out with Kettlebells

Kettlebell training boosts your power, strength, flexibility, and mobility, all while being gentler on your body than barbell weight training. You …

The 11 best video games of 2016

We struggle to recall 12 months so crowded with great video games. Indie developers, blockbuster studios, virtual reality tinkerers, and creators who defy labels: all corners of the industry contributed to one of the strangest, most varied, and best years in the medium’s short history.<p>Controversial …

Danes have the best work-life balance in the world thanks to these 3 important beliefs.

<br><p>By the end of her first week living in Denmark, Helen Russell was worried about her husband’s brand-new job.<p>She explained in an article she wrote …

35 Retro Fonts to Perfect your Vintage Style Inspired Design - Super Dev Resources

In this post, we bring to you a collection of high-quality vintage and retro fonts to add a touch of nostalgia to your work.<p>When designing influenced …

An Investigator’s Guide to the Games in the Arkham Horror Files

H.P. Lovecraft’s pop cultural influence is strongly linked to the Cthulhu Mythos, a collection of stories building a world of horror at the …

Hexagonal Tiles and Hardwood Make the Most Beautiful Flooring Combination

This trend is dominating Pinterest right now.<p>Traditionally, flooring treatments have been separated by "transition strips" — narrow boards that neatly cut off wood or carpeted sections of a room — but now, homeowners and designers are doing away with the defined separation in favor of something far …

Top 5 typography trends of 2016

All designers should have a strong grasp of the fundamentals of typography. And even if you do, the rapid evolution of the discipline means you can …

Typography

Is High-Intensity Interval Training The Fast Track To Health?

Ask a bunch of people why they don't get enough physical activity and you're likely to hear: "I have no time."<p>No wonder there's been so much hullabaloo about interval training, which alternates short bouts of relatively intense efforts with periods of recovery. Research suggests it can provide some …

Exercise

When the Singularity Comes, Will A.I. Fear Death?

Switching off our devices might get a whole lot harder soon.<p>What if turning off your computer was like killing a friend? It sounds farfetched, but if …

New Book Illustrates Different Sketching Processes Used by Industrial Designers

Tom Skeehan's book on design drawing is 200 pages of Australian goodness<p>Remember rendering expert Mark Kokavec releasing his <i>How to Draw Figures</i> book? …

How to Turn a Process Into an Infographic Poster [Infographic]

Are you afraid to mess up at work? I know I am.<p>Whether you’re new to your job or you’ve bene there a while, there are always opportunities to make …

New drawing app aims to bridge the gap between 2D and 3D designs

The past few weeks have seen a shake-up in the way artists and creative directors work, with the launch of Microsoft's iMac rival, Surface Studio, …

Computer Science

Top 50 Fonts of 2016

You're reading Top 50 Fonts of 2016, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, …

Typography

Cool Wood Projects for Guys, Build Your Own DIY wood Countertops

<b>Cool Wood Projects for Guys, Build Your Own DIY wood Countertops —</b> Learning how to build diy wood countertops for your cool wood projects not only …

Home Improvement

10 Awesome Woodworking Projects for Every Skill Level

From novice to advanced, these woodworking projects will challenge and delight.<p>Woodworking is an amazing hobby—as well as vocation, that can last a lifetime. These 10 woodworking projects are straight from our editors, and are accessible to woodworkers of all skill levels. Most projects include …

Woodworking

How to Build This DIY Workbench

Smart design. Solid construction. On this workbench, you can build anything.<p>A DIY workbench can be utilitarian and thrown together or it can be beautifully handcrafted. Both can function about the same, but it's more likely the latter example will be a pleasure to use and to own.<p>When <i>Popular</i> …

Triniton: The Epic New Sci-Fi RPG You Need Now

Not a lot of the most well-loved RPGs are easy for new, younger players to pick up. There’s a fine line to walk between making a fun RPG that’s …

The Internet's Unanswered Questions And Strange Assumptions About Architecture and Architects

The usefulness (and, at times, unintended hilarity or abhorrence) of Google's autocomplete function is nothing new. The screenshots, listicles and …

Plug and 3D-Print With the Makerbot Replicator+

You'll be printing in minutes.<p>Despite all the hype over the past several years, 3D printing has yet to become a must-have household item. The new Replicator+ from Makerbot is a step in the right direction, introducing 3D printing to newbies and satisfying the technical demands of …