Nick Giraldo

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Hack your productivity with the 5-hour rule from ‘Mr. Robot’

Why you should be reading, reflecting, and experimenting every single week.The post Hack your productivity with the 5-hour rule from ‘Mr. Robot’ …

Tattoo-Worthy Drawings of Geometric Beasts by Kerby Rosanes

This year, Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes decided to create an amazing new series that fuses geometric shapes with animals. Rosanes is …

How to Create Flat Pirate Icons in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingAhoy, matey! Are you ready to make a fancy set of pirate icons in Adobe Photoshop? Hoist the colours! In this tutorial we’ll …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by …

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

The School An Entire Town Designed: Rebuilding Sandy Hook Elementary

The new Sandy Hook Elementary School has opened its doors.<p>Heading back to school is a familiar fall ritual for most kids, one that’s filled with excitement for the year ahead and lament for the end of summer vacation. But at the newly rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, …

Middle School

Powerful Female Portraits by Brian Ypperciel

<b>Brian Ypperciel</b> is a talented photographer based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Brian spezialises in portraiture, beauty, fashion and commercial …

How To Hack Your Brain To Destroy Procrastination, According To Harvard Research

<b>How to beat the "Tomorrow Syndrome" that almost everyone faces.</b><p>People procrastinate for many reasons, but the result is always the same: they rush to get the task done at the last minute or miss the deadline. Even though it feels frustrating to procrastinate, people still continue this bad habit. …

How Gus Fring of Breaking Bad Became a Cold Calculated Capitalist With a Profit Driven Agenda

Tom Fitzgerald and Marcus Herring of EXP TV created “Star Wars Nothing But Star Wars,” an incredible feature length compilation of found footage …

Sci-Fi Inspired Art by BEEPLE (Mike Winkelmann)

The digitally created artworks by beeple aka Mike Winkelmann draw you into a surreal, sci-fi inspired universe.<p>With two previous articles, I already …

Science Fiction

The Best Mockup & Wireframing Design Tools & Apps for UI/UX Designers

The best mockup & wireframing design tools & apps introduce to UI/UX designers. Updated continually.<p>Prototyping/wireframing tools are the best communi …

Dreamlike Underwater Oil Paintings by Mark Heine

À travers ses peintures, Mark Heine nous plonge dans les eaux sombres d’un mystérieux lac, où des femmes habillées de robes somptueuses semblent …

Beautiful Architecture Photography

Découvrez ci-dessous l’univers de la photographe portoricaine Paola Quevedo, fait d’exploration urbaine, de bâtiments vertigineux et de formes …

IBM's Watson AI saved a woman from leukemia

IBM's Watson has done everything from winning at <i>Jeopardy</i> to cooking exotic meals, but it appears to have accomplished its greatest feat yet: saving a life. University of Tokyo doctors report that the artificial intelligence diagnosed a 60-year-old woman's rare form of leukemia that had been …

4 Awful Kinds Of People There Are Way Too Many Of

A friend once said to me that everyone we meet in life teaches us a lesson, and whether it's painless or painful, it's important. They stole that …

Gorgeous Photographs of the Milky Way in Bolivia

When he visited Bolivia and more precisely the Salar de Uyuni, which is the largest salt desert in the world, the photographer Daniel Kordan had the …

The 100 coolest works of architecture in the world

For those who want to brush up on their architecture knowledge, we've compiled a ranking of the 100 coolest buildings and structures on the planet.<p>These include old and new pieces of architecture all over the world, including museums, wineries, religious spaces, skyscrapers, transportation hubs, …

Alzheimer's breakthrough as new pill taken twice a day STOPS disease from shrinking brain

Alzheimer's could be stopped for the first time after a breakthrough drug appeared to freeze brain deterioration in patients.<p>A pill taken twice a day …

Dementia

This Tiny Home's Pop-Out Porch Is Seriously Genius

And if that's not impressive, wait until you see the farmhouse kitchen.<p>A lot of the time, tiny homes are decorated just like your grandmother's house. Shingled exteriors, cringe-worthy patterns and maybe even a cutesy name that's slightly embarrassing to say. Well, the Alpha Tiny Home doesn't have …

Introverts Are Born To Connect More Deeply With Others, Here's Why

<i>“Extroverts sparkle, introverts glow. If you appreciate your own quiet glow, other people will see it too.”</i> – Sophia Dembling<p>Introverted people are …

Researchers discover molecule for potential Alzheimer's vaccine

A team of researchers have discovered a new molecule that they say may be a major step towards the creation of an Alzheimer’s vaccine.<p>The molecule, known as monophosphoryl lipid A (MPL), has shown evidence of stimulating the brain’s natural immune defense against the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

Procrastination

When my dog died, I didn’t understand why it felt like a human had died. Then I read the research.

I picked the dog I wanted in the same way I picked a favorite Pokémon. I looked in the classified section next to the automotive ads and found a breed named "Peekapoo," which was close enough to "Pikachu."<p>No one ever tells you that begging for a dog as an 11-year-old could affect you deeply as an …

Empathy

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in America

You've heard about the spacious skies and amber waves of grain, but what about the painted deserts, prismatic hot springs, giant redwood forests, and active volcanoes? You could spend a lifetime exploring the sites of America, all as beautiful as they are diverse. Here are 50 of our favorites. This …

Futuristic Concept Smartwatches for Smart Cars

Andrea Ponti made an attempt to design smartwatches especially designed to be integrated with smart cars. There are two concepts: <b>Smartwatch A</b> and</b> …

A civil servant missing most of his brain challenges our most basic theories of consciousness

Not much is definitively proven about consciousness, the awareness of one’s existence and surroundings, other than that it’s somehow linked to the brain. But theories as to how, exactly, grey matter generates consciousness are challenged when a fully-conscious man is found to be missing most of his …

Consciousness