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Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Why Weird Experiences Boost Creativity

Creative people think differently. But why? There is no magic bullet or single pill. We all have the potential for creativity, but there are so many …

Creativity

Time Has Come: ISIS Improvising Own Killer Drones

In many ways, the history of America’s Global War on Terror, now entering its 17th year, is also the history of drone warfare. From its early use as …

War

This AI program can make 3D face models from a selfie

A group of AI experts from The University of Nottingham and Kingston University managed to create a new method by which two-dimensional images of faces can be converted into 3D using machine learning.<p>The researchers trained a convolutional neural-network to perform the task by feeding it tons of …

Facebook’s reliance on software algorithms keeps getting the company into trouble

The company is allowing advertisers to reach ‘Jew haters.’<p><b>Update</b>: Facebook announced late Thursday that it would temporarily stop letting advertisers target users with information like “field of study” or “college” until it figures out how to prevent inappropriate tags from surfacing.<p>“To help …

Internet

Texas Lakeside House Has An Exterior Of Wood, Limestone, And Glass

A Parallel Architecture have designed this contemporary wood, limestone and glass house that sits lakeside in Austin, Texas.<p>A landscaped front garden …

A New Curvaceous Public Art Sculpture Made From 5,312 Stripes Of Thin Aluminum

MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY have created ‘Minima | Maxima’, a large public art sculpture that sits amid the grounds of the World Expo 2017 in Astana, …

Art

Bjarke Ingels, Yves Behar and more share Burning Man 2017 memories

Architects and designers were out in force at this year's Burning Man festival, and are posting photo diaries of the event now that they've returned …

Bjarke Ingels

Don’t “Validate” Designs; Test Them

<b>Summary:</b> The phrase “validate the design” discourages teams from finding and following up on UX issues in user testing. UX research must drive design …

UX Design

Researchers: Depression may be a physical illness linked to inflammation

Physical Roots of Depression<p>Although current treatments for depression mostly focus on brain chemicals such as serotonin, scientists now think …

Jabra's latest wireless earphones promise 18 hours of sound

Wireless earphones are great until they run out of battery, which always seems to happen at the worst possible moment (like when the person next to you on the train pulls an apple out of their bag). But now you can listen for longer thanks to Jabra's Elite 25e headphones, which boast an impressive …

Consumer Tech

Open Source Barbot Needs Only Two Motors

Most drinkbots are complicated—some intentionally so, others seemingly by design necessity. If you have a bunch of bottles of booze you still need a …

Arduino

ES_Masthead

Street artist Pegasus has created a new work outside of the St Giles Hotel in Bloomsbury to mark the anniversary of the death of Princess Diana.<p>The …

Art

ZeTime smartwatch’s odd mix of mechanical and digital launching soon

It seems that there is suddenly a renewed effort to push smartwatches, or trackers that look like smartwatches, again to the forefront this week. …

Wearable Tech

Grenfell Tower survivors outraged after mural for fire victims 'painted over'

Residents living near the Grenfell Tower have been angered after a "justice" mural for victims of the blaze was whitewashed.<p>The graffiti mural on …

Streetwear

What creativity really is - and why schools need it

Although educators claim to value creativity, they don’t always prioritize it.<p>Teachers often have biases against creative students, fearing that …

This Office Interior Used Color To Create Distinct Spaces

ACDF Architecture have recently completed the bright office interior for Playster, a subscription-based entertainment service company located in …

Interior Design

Doodling Isn't Just Something You Do When You're Bored--Science Says It Helps You Brainstorm | Inc.com

Were you one of those kids who had pages on pages of class notes along with nonsensical doodles in the margins? No judgment if the kid in you still does that today. Turns out, you may be on to something.<p>According to a recent study at Drexel University, doodling actually activates the brain's reward …

Creativity

Diesel's first Android Wear smartwatch will set you back $325

The latest fashion house to launch its own Android Wear device is Diesel in the form of the On Full Guard smartwatch. The On Full Guard, which was first announced a few months back, comes packing Qualcomm's 2100, IP67 water resistance and an AMOLED display. As <i>Wareable</i> explains, the company is …

Wearable Tech

A new t-shirt sewing robot can make as many shirts per hour as 17 factory workers

Sewing simple items of clothing is one of those repetitive, labor-intensive tasks that seems like it would have been automated ages ago. But getting a robot to do it right is tricky. Fabric stretches, especially the comfy, flexible knits used for t-shirts. A human can easily adjust on the spot, …

The Companies That Will Track Any Phone on the Planet

Tracking or tapping phones across the planet used to be a niche capability. Now, a myriad of for-profit spy companies sell border-crossing …

How To Hear What Your Voice Sounds Like To Other People

Hearing your voice the way others hear it can be a bit jarring at first, and I know plenty of people who claim they can't stand the sound of their …

The FDA has labeled ecstasy a "breakthrough therapy" for PTSD

From Illegal Drug to Legal Treatment<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), also …

Imperial College London

Burning Man 2017: Best pop-up art and architecture

It’s back<p>It’s the last week of August, which means one thing in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert: Tens of thousands of people will descend upon it, building a city from scratch, only to leave without a trace (hopefully) a week later. The fervent activity in between is, of course, the Burning Man …

How Design Thinking Became a Buzzword at School

The trendy concept is in high demand among educators, but its specifics are vague.<p>At a recent teaching conference in Richmond, Virginia, a session on “design thinking” in education drew a capacity crowd. Two middle-school teachers demonstrated how they had used the concept to plan and execute an …

UX Design

Couple discover 19th-century log cabin during home renovation

A couple renovating their new home in Dublin, Ohio, were stunned to discover a perfectly-preserved 19th century log cabin.<p>Kevin Kemp and Jennifer Alexander were planning to raze the home they bought to build a new property when they found the house held an incredible secret, according to the …

Home Improvement

Leather grown using biotechnology is about to hit the catwalk

LEATHERMAKING is an ancient craft. The oldest leather artefact found so far is a 5,500-year-old shoe from a cave in Armenia, but paintings in …

New Jersey