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7 Best Running Shoes for Spring 2018

With spring’s arrival, it’s time to swap out your old, beat up running sneakers for a new pair. But before you hit the road to log some miles, check …

Shoes

Design by subtraction

Designers of our favorite Home Aquaponics Tank, San Francisco based Daylight Design come to us with a rather astute observation. Anything you rest on …

I'm a financial planner — here's the single best piece of advice I can give you about money in your 30s

If you want to be rich, you need to stop trying to <i>look</i> rich.<p>Here's the trap many 30-somethings fall into: You live in a swanky place in your town because you finally earn enough money to afford some nice digs. You look at your coworker or your neighbor and you see the fancy material things they …

Personal Finance

Here are the most stunning images NASA has ever taken of our planet

While NASA is mostly known for studying the outer reaches of our solar system, it's trained countless satellites on Earth, giving scientists a cornucopia of data about our changing planet.<p>But sometimes, science and art aren't so different. In November, NASA's Global Climate Change Group released …

Mississippi River

The Best Holiday Gift Ideas For the Whole Family!

Who says everyone on your gift list needs a present of their own? Sometimes it's a gift for the entire family that gets everyone excited. Be it a board game everyone can enjoy or a cooking project both kids and adults can have a hand in preparing, a family gift is a fun way to gather everyone …

Workflow Ideas for Design and Development Teams – Kanban Style

It’s no secret that you don’t just pull out aThe post Workflow Ideas for Design and Development Teams – Kanban Style appeared first on iamwire.

Project Management

Can graphic design save your life?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A cigarette oozing fat. The clinical white glow of a pillbox. The distant green of a pharmacy sign. We might overlook it, but graphic design plays a major part in our perceptions of health and medicine. Through imagery and information, designers can have a massive effect on public health, …

Public Health

How to solve problems like a designer

IDEO’s Tim Brown explains design thinking.<p>When Tim Brown joined the design consulting firm IDEO in 1987, the company’s repertoire was pretty straightforward. They designed products: the first computer mouse for Apple, the first laptop computer for GRiD Systems, a personal digital assistant for …

Architect builds his own studio at the end of Toronto garden

The Brooklyn trend for backyard studios has extended all the way to Toronto, where the founder of architecture firm Six Four Five A has constructed a …

Tesla's new Solar Roof is actually cheaper than a normal roof

Good news for those who have been eyeing Tesla’s new Solar Roof – the company just announced pricing for its photovoltaic tiles, and they come in at …

Clean Energy

How To Steal Design Ideas (And Not Feel Like A Schmuck)

Lesson No. 1: Steal the right ideas.<p>Stealing is wrong. We all know that, right? Mom and dad said it first, then it’s hammered in by every teacher from kindergarten to senior thesis. No stealing.<p>You can imagine then the shock I felt upon entering the workforce–where “stealing” good ideas is not only …

AI Needs UX Designers, Too

“Agentive technology” is a quietly humming buzz-phrase, appearing in my Twitter feed from time to time (and now my physical library at home), and it …

Artificial Intelligence

European officials probe claims of huge German car cartel

Storm clouds are gathering again over Germany's biggest industry.<p>Antitrust officials confirmed Saturday that they are investigating claims that the country's major carmakers may have been operating a cartel since the 1990s, colluding on everything from vehicle development and engines, to suppliers …

Diesel Emissions

Tesla actually built the world’s biggest battery. Here’s how it works.

Get amped to learn about lithium-ion energy storage!<p><i>Note: This story was updated on December 1.</i><p>Elon Musk and Tesla have made good on an ambitious commitment, and the state of South Australia is now home to the world’s biggest battery. The battery installation is connected to a wind farm (that's …

Clean Energy

Just When We Fell For This Bride's Sheer Wedding Gown, She Wore an Even Sexier Bridal Pantsuit

Most brides only get to wear their wedding dresses once, but not Grace Wong. The actress from Hong Kong first threw her dream wedding in New York, then, a month later, hosted a second wedding in her hometown. The star walked down the aisle (again) in a dress by Hong Kong designer Marco M. The …

We Tested 5 Pie Crusts to Find the Easiest, Flakiest & Best-Tasting

Are you the type who breaks into hives the minute you think about rolling out pie dough? Or the one who stays calm and cool, your pin gliding across the dough like a Ferrari down the Italian coast?<p>(Or are you the type who's really in it for the eating, not the making? You're welcome here, too. Come …

Baking

Finding the best UX designers: how the world’s top companies do it

Over the last decade, the structure of traditional businesses has been challenged by an increasingly digitized professional landscape. An accelerating mobile workforce has resulted in attracting and retaining top talent to becoming a perpetual procedure for the majority of businesses. Even the most …

Muista: A Different Take on Office Seating

Muista is a new approach to a work-chair in the current computer era, when chairs have to not only support but keep our working bodies active and …

This solar-powered car might be better for the planet than a Tesla

You can keep your measly <i>normal</i> electric cars, Elon Musk — the real future of automotive power will be fully powered by the sun.<p>That's the vision a …

First hand experience with Tesla’s new used car business – alternative to waiting for Model 3

At Tesla’s annual shareholders meeting earlier this month, CEO Elon Musk said that the company is placing more importance on its pre-owned used car business. He even presented it as a valid alternative for people waiting for the less expensive Model 3.<p>I was already frequently looking at used Model …

New images as Nissan sets release date for next-gen Leaf

Nissan teases Leaf again with new photos.<p>Nissan has been slowly teasing the next-generation Leaf EV, and will continue to do so over the course of the summer. We now know, though, when the teasing ends and the feature presentation begins, as the automaker announced on Twitter that the new Leaf …

Nextgen

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Android Phone Less Annoying

Smartphone frustrations can snowball and add real stress to your day. Here are nine quick and simple things you can do to make your life a bit easier.<p>…

The Only Cake Recipe You'll Need This Summer

My friend Jodi Rhoden started baking cakes out of her Barbie-pink house in Asheville, North Carolina in 2006. The venture became so popular, so fast, that she opened a bakery, and wrote a cookbook about Southern cake ladies, the home bakers everyone around town knows to call up for a birthday …

Architreasure Weekly #7 (The Imaginary Edition)

What could you possibly mean by imaginary, oh writer?! Well, this round-up is of buildings that were supposed to be made but never got built. Some …

Graphic Design Certification School: Lifetime Subscription | Android Central Digital Offers

<b>Photoshop Course</b><p>Master the Leading Image Design Software<p><i>Note: This is not for the newest edition of Photoshop.</i><p>The Irish Academy of Computer Training …

Graphic Design

E3 2017: Star Wars Battlefront 2's Campaign Is on the Right Track

Die, Rebel scum! Wait...what?!<p><i>[DISCLOSURE: The Star Wars Battlefront 2 campaign is co-written by former IGN editor Mitch Dyer, who also,</i> …

Star Wars

Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now

These are the books you're likely to spot everyone reading this summer, according to Amazon.<p>The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really …

Graphic Design: Exotic Destinations On Earth Illustrations

Exotic Destinations On Earth is a graphic design project created and shared by JIMMI TUAN and Bratus ™. The idea was to create a calendar and gift …

Graphic Design

Playing two hours of video games a week makes you more employable, Glasgow academics find

Playing two hours of video games a week could make you more employable, a study has found.<p>The Glasgow University research suggests that playing games such as Minecraft and Lara Croft can help young people to develop key skills.<p>Matt Barr, a lecturer in Information Studies, said his findings suggest …