Shaun Sutherland

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Education, Not Income, Predicted Who Would Vote For Trump

Sometimes statistical analysis is tricky, and sometimes a finding just jumps off the page. Here’s one example of the latter.<p>I took a list of all 981 …

Extreme Sports

This startup raised $750,000 on Kickstarter to replace your Fitbit — and your eyeglasses

You can't say the same thing about modern wearables, like Fitbit or Apple Watch.<p>That's why Tiantian Zhang, Aaron Rowley, and Jason Gui founded Vue, a startup building a pair of smartglasses that can track your activity and replace your headphones for calls, too.<p>They realized that the face is …

How a Swedish biologist is forcing people take responsibility for their own part in climate change

To combat its “throwaway consumer culture,” Sweden has announced tax breaks on repairs to clothes, bicycles, fridges, and washing machines. On bikes and clothes, VAT has been reduced from 25% to 12% and on large household products (also known in Sweden as “white goods”) consumers can claim back …

Sustainability

7 Key Scenes in Leonardo DiCaprio's Climate Film 'Before the Flood'

By Leo Hickman<p><i>Before the Flood</i>, a new feature-length documentary presented and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, is released in cinemas today.<p>The …

Beautiful Tiny Turf House in Iceland - Full Tour & Interview

Variable fonts, a new kind of font for flexible design

Just minutes ago, at the ATypI conference in Warsaw, the world was introduced to a new kind of font: a <b>variable</b> font. Jointly developed by Apple, …

9 Foods That Fight Depression Better Than Medication!

Shares 28K<p>As a depression sufferer who’s spent several years learning to cope with the illness, I can confidently say it’s every bit as physical as …

Viral Video Tries To Show What It's Like Inside The Mind Of Someone With Depression

<b>Wentworth Miller creates video showing what it’s like inside the mind of someone living with depression</b><p>It’s hard for people to understand what it’s …

Depression

How We Started Releasing Features Twice As Fast (Case Study)

• 15 min read<br>• Business, Workflow, Strategy<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Project Management

The 1 Type of Complaining That Will Make You Feel Better, According to Science

Study after study shows complaining makes people miserable. This is the one exception.<p>Complaining is bad for your mood, your brain, your listener, and even your body, according to a boatload of scientific research. So why do people do it anyway?<p>We're not masochists, obviously. Most of us love to …

Happiness

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Self-help

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a study that would change our understanding of human behavior.<p>It all started when Langer asked her research assistants to cut in front of innocent people …

11 Things You Need To Know To Talk About UX

If you are contemplating a UX approach to your business, and you definitely should, then you need to read every word of this important post. There …

11 Cider Cocktails for All Your Holiday Parties

Aside from the holidays, December is the season to drink and be merry. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or curling up by the fireside, cider cocktails are the way to go. To make your winter days and nights a little sweeter, we’ve rummaged through recipes for the very best. Here are 11 sweet, …

They really want a theocracy: The GOP candidates who want to make you bow to their lord

<b>(AP/Reuters/Chris Keane/Kevin Lamarque/Patrick Semansky)</b><p>GOP wants Christianity as our official religion. Middle East’s on fire. Theocrats are marching and must be stopped<p>Jeffrey Tayler<p>October 25, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>If the number of those professing no loyalty to make-believe celestial despots …

Religion

Weekly News for Designers (N.304)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.You can</b> …

80+ Free Web Design Resources You Thought Didn’t Exist

Let’s face it: no matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web designing, you cannot come up with the best web page design if you don’t have …

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3 Problems Killing Enterprise UX Design (And Solutions)

Enterprise UX design is a whole different animal.<p>If you’re designing <i>in</i> an enterprise, you need to navigate the organizational complexities inherent …

UX Design

“What this is really about is bigotry”: Atheist guest shreds Fox News panel’s “religious freedom” argument

“There’s nobody out there trying to get Christian preachers to marry people against their will” he said<p>On "Hannity" Wednesday night, the Fox host invited the president of American Atheists on a panel with two pastors and, as you would expect, the conversation quickly turned ugly.<p>Sean Hannity began …

When Cops Break Bad: Inside a Police Force Gone Wild

Looking west from the scrub and boulders of the Sandia Mountains, the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, sprawls across the valley of the Rio Grande, …

Law Enforcement

Abrupt Climate Change is Here

Is abrupt climate change already here?<p>There are some serious scientists who believe it is already here. If their analysis is correct, the world could …

The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever<p>Everything felt possible at Transhuman Visions 2014, a conference in February billed as a forum for visionaries to "describe our fast-approaching, brilliant, and bizarre future." Inside an old waterfront military …

Thermos-Like Passive Homes Aggressively Save Energy

Extreme energy efficiency is target of more buildings, even low-budget Habitat for Humanity homes.<p>Three miles northeast of the White House, now topped with solar panels, six modest new rowhouses are expected to deliver world-class savings in energy.<p>The reason's simple: They're so well sealed and …

Jay Speaks Part 2: ‘Hae was dead before she got to my house. Anything that makes Adnan innocent doesn’t involve me.’

The hugely popular 12-part podcast “Serial” investigated the 1999 murder of teenager Hae Min Lee and the murder conviction the following year of her …

Jay, Key Witness from ‘Serial’ Tells His Story for First Time, Part 1

On Jan. 13, 1999, Hae Min Lee, an 18-year-old high school student from Baltimore, went missing. About a month later, police uncovered her body in a …

Simple Animated Checkboxes with Font Awesome | Code Snippets

Post Views: 1,732<p>Font Awesome is a great source for lighweight web icons that can be used in different web interfaces and apps. The icons can be also …

7 Great Podcasts To Get Hooked On Now That Serial's Over

Anyone who’s ever heard a public radio pledge drive knows that a “driveway moment” is when the show you’re listening to is so good, you’ll sit parked …

TV

Artist Turns DNA From Chewed Gum Into Sculptures

Plus, a perfume that can cover your genetic tracks<p>Two years ago, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg caused a stir in both the art and biosecurity worlds when she displayed busts of people she’d never met. She determined the facial features for her “Stranger Visions” show using DNA found in the streets …