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10 Places to Find Design Inspiration Online

Creativity is magical, not magic.<p>I wish I could say I came up with that clever adage, but I have the deep dark corners of the Internet to thank for …

Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

University of Chicago

Follow These Two Essential Tips To Become A More Confident Public Speaker

Ready to hone your public speaking skills even more? Be sure to check out these related articles: <br>7 Habits of the Best Public Speakers. <br>7 Common Public Speaking Tips You Should Ignore <br>8 New Rules Of Public Speaking <br>FS

A world champion public speaker gave us his top 3 presentation tips

Dananjaya Hettiarachchi certainly knows how to deliver a great speech. The 2014 Toastmaters International word champion of public speaking reveals three keys to delivering the most effective speech.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser and Richard Feloni</i><p><b>Follow BI Video</b>: On Twitter

Public Speaking

TED Talks have been viewed more than 4 billion times around the world — and anyone can use its curator's best public speaking advice

At the same time, it can be tremendously nerve-racking: What if you mess up? Or bore your audience?<p>If there's anyone who can help with these quandaries, it's Chris Anderson, curator of TED and author of the new book, "TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking." Business Insider spoke …

45 Startup Website Templates, Designs and Tools

It seems like we see more and more startups launched each day. Young adults prefer to emerge in the world of entrepreneurship, rather than choosing …

The Split Switch Curl and Press WIll Make Your Legs Stronger, Your Arms Bigger, and Your Belly Smaller | Men's Health

Between reps of the curl and press, you’ll do split switches—a variation on the split squat that requires you to switch leg positions in midair.<p>Explosive exercises like that require a ton of energy, so your calorie burn will go through the roof. And your leg muscles will be screaming a few reps in, …

How the Brain Makes and Breaks Habits

<i>Summary: Researchers report they have identified a neural pathway involved in switching between habitual behavior and deliberate decision</i> …

Neuroscience

Here Is the World's Ugliest Color (& It Has an Important Job)

We spend a lot of time talking about color, often in the context of how to pick a paint hue or how it can make you happier. But one research firm …

Australian Government

Google’s Project Ara Is Challenging The Very Notion Of What A Smartphone Can Be

The company has quietly shifted focus from a modular smartphone you upgrade at will to a framework for “fringe features.”<p>Google’s Project Ara has had an arduous road to market. It began in 2013 as a pie-in-the-sky concept: a Lego-like system for building smartphones called called Phonebloks. …

Why It's Important to Design Your Own Perfect Career

Mona Patel, founder of Motivate Design, explains why people become better workers if they're allowed to customize their own job.

Design

What a Ripped Guy Would Eat at Every Fast Food Restaurant

No one thinks fast food is healthy. Whether it’s for convenience or cravings, though, sometimes the drive-thru is unavoidable. You can definitely hit …

Food

3 Secrets of the Best Designed Websites in the World

Are there any secrets we can learn from the best designed websites in the world? Yes. In this article, you will learn about three main practices you …

Utopian off-grid Regen Village produces all of its own food and energy

James Ehrlich, founder of ReGen Villages, commissioned Danish architectural firm EFFEKT to envision a future where self-sustaining communities could …

Sustainability

These Inventors Just Won $1 Million for Creating a Really Smart Toothbrush

Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease. It’s five times more common than asthma and four times more common than early childhood …

The 9 Best Ideas For Tiny Spaces From New York Design Week

At NYCxDesign, we saw tons of designers who were solving the problem of living comfortably and efficiently in tiny spaces. Here are our favorites.<p>New York’s annual design festival, NYCxDesign, brings together architects, designers, and makers from around the world to showcase their latest designs. …

The Mother Of All Ab Workouts | Men's Health

1. Circuit x1<p>Plank<p>1 Rep<p>For: 20 Seconds<p>SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: Hold for 20 seconds, then move on to the next exercise.<p>Assume a pushup position, but bend your elbows and rest your forearms on the floor. Your body should form a straight line from your head to your ankles.<p>Now tighten your abs as if you …

The 10 best hairstyles for men that will never go out of style

Young hollywood (Ryan Gosling)<p><b>What to Tell Your Barber:</b> Keep the sides short—1/2"—and clean around the ears and back. Keep at least 2" on top for the …

How to survive an iPhone with only 16GB of storage

Whether you couldn't afford a pricier model or just misjudged how much storage you'd need, these tips can help you get by.<p>Good news: There are no more 16GB iPhones (£1,149.00 at Apple) in Apple's lineup. Even the lowest-end iPhone SE (£29.00 at uSwitch) and iPhone 6s (£549.00 at Apple) SKUs come …

Magic

How Leaders At Google, BuzzFeed, And More Make Decisions

We’ve culled the best practices of leaders of all types of organizations to learn how they make better decisions.<p>Good decision making is a critical skill at any stage of a career. But it’s not easy to master. Studies have shown that it’s a complex process that involves evaluating both cognitive and …

How Michelle Phan Cracked the Code for Free Marketing on YouTube

There was a time when few had translated social-media fame into a successful business. Then Michelle Phan showed the way.<p>Before Michelle Phan’s videos netted her more than a billion views and eight million followers on YouTube, and before she co-founded Ipsy and had her name on a line of beauty …

The nerd's guide to learning everything online

Some of us learn best in the classroom, and some of us ... well, we don't. But we still love to learn -- we just need to find the way that works for …

I’ve analyzed 500 TED Talks, and this is the one rule you should follow when you give a presentation

In 2012 Cuddy, stepped on a TED stage to deliver a presentation on how body posture influences behavior. In addition to the data, she shared a deeply personal story of how she fought her own battle with "imposter syndrome" early in her career.<p>The story was unplanned and unscripted. Cuddy's …

Self-improvement

10 Type Rules for an Excellent User Experience

You're reading 10 Type Rules for an Excellent User Experience, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

UX Design

Yiying Lu's Journey Across The World To Empower Tech Startups Through Art

Marketing and design guru, Yiying Lu, is a Silicon Valley darling. The Creative Director for 500 startups has touched everything related to Tech Startups, including SXSW, Twitter and The Shorty Awards, to name a few. But, up until a few years ago, she had no idea where the ‘city’ of Silicon Valley …

Silicon Valley

6 ways to stop Facebook app from draining your iPhone battery

Every day I hear at least one complaint about the Facebook app wreaking havoc on iPhone battery life. Unfortunately, this isn’t breaking news — it seems to re-surface, with a new level of severity, every couple of months. Not only does Facebook use tons of battery when left unchecked, it can also …

Facebook

Engineering Reverse Innovations

Slowly but steadily, it’s dawning on Western multinationals that it may be a good idea to design products and services in developing economies and, after adding some global tweaks, export them to developed countries. This process, called “reverse innovation” because it’s the opposite of the …

Mobility Training Home Workout to Build Lean, Useful Muscle

If you’ve noticed a lot more “movement coaches” recently, you’re not alone. There’s a good reason for it: more and more athletes are focusing on …

Workouts

How to Become an Effective Leader | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As one of the fathers of modern bodybuilding, Joe Weider founded the International Federation of BodyBuilding, created the Mr./Ms.</i> …

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, …

Wall Street