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The Real Reason You're Stuck in a Rut

I've finally cracked the code. The why you're stuck in a rut code. You know what I'm talking about -- that ongoing "blah" feeling where your fizz and your juju have taken a permanent hiatus. The reason for feeling this way is not what you may think -- it's not your dead-end job or your caffeine …

Positive Thinking

Hand Drawn Vintage Brand Marks by BMD

Handmade Vintage Logotypes.<p>There are still a handful of designers who are able to create iconic brand marks just like in the good old times. The …

The 5,000-calories-per-day wilderness diet

By onApril 9, 2010 in Alaska-Yukon Expedition, Food & Nutrition 36<p>McGrath, Alaska<p>My outdoor diet has been honed through years of experience and over …

Ultralight Makeover - Change Your Bedding

Hanging A Bear Bag—The PCT Method

There are multiple techniques to hang a bear bag, but when I first learned the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) method, it’s been my favorite option. The …

FlyKly Smart Wheels Gives Your Bike an Electric Boost

Move through busy city streets in no time and spare your energy with the help of Smart Wheel, a pedal assist that encases an ultra-thin electric …

Kitchens

How might we inspire young people to cultivate their creative confidence? - Inspiration

Our Inspiration phase has concluded – cheers for all of your insights, examples, stories and comments. Check out the goodness and head over to the …

9 Great Bikes on a Budget

These inexpensive, high-value road, city, and mountain bikes are easy on your wallet, but certainly not cheap. For bike shopping tips, read our How to Buy a Bike for $1,000 or Less.

Mountain Biking

What Sleep Experts Do To Get A Good Night's Rest

<i>By Corrie Pikul</i><p>These sleep experts have done the research, they’ve heard the up-all-week horror stories (as well as the surprise successes) -- so, we asked, what works for them?<p><b>Nap Proactively</b><p>The expert: W. Christopher Winter, medical director of the Martha Jefferson Hospital Sleep Medicine Center …

Loneliness of dementia revealed

<b>Communities need to look after people with dementia because too often they feel trapped and cut off from everyday local life, a charity says.</b><p>One in three people over the age of 65 develop the disease, but the Alzheimer's Society says this large group is neglected by society.<p>It sought the views of …

Dementia

Articles about minimalist brooklyn apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>A couple takes a minimalist approach to their Brooklyn apartment, focusing on supple materials, subtle gradations of color,...<p>Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s …

San Francisco

The Internet’s next victim: Advertising

What the story of AdBlock Plus tells us: The online economy is broken, and won’t be easy to fix<p>"Everyone agrees that advertising on the Internet is broken," says Till Faida, CEO of Adblock Plus, creator of by far the most popular ad-blocking software on the Web.<p>The soft-spoken German, visiting the …

Teen Obsessed With 'Into the Wild' Found Dead

An 18-year-old believed to have been increasingly obsessed with the movie, <i>Into the Wild,</i> at the time of his disappearance has been found dead in rural Oregon. Police, who found Johnathan Croom’s body 1,000 feet from his abandoned car, suspect no foul play and are investigating the teen’s death as a …

Camping

McDonald's New Chicken Wings Are A Huge Mistake

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Thanks to a few hungry Atlantans, McDonald's chicken wings are now a reality and are going to be …

Cartridge Turns Your Old SLR Into a Digital Camera

For James Jackson, a 58-year-old professional photographer, a traditional SLR camera represents an almost bygone era of photography. And with the …

New labor movement emerges in Scott Walker’s Wisconsin

Two years after failing to oust the anti-labor governor, a different kind of mobilization is underway and spreading<p>Two years ago, in one of the largest labor mobilizations in modern American history, as many as 100,000 Wisconsin residents surrounded and occupied the state capitol to protest Gov. …

Weather Resistant Travel Journal

If you are traveling this summer you can document your journey with a weather resistant journal. Via Grace Bonney on Design Sponge.

What Makes an Ad Worth Spreading

Each year, YouTube joins TED in celebrating ten incredible ads that elevate the craft of advertising, blending creativity and innovation to make …

Watch Photoshop Genius Bring Retro Snapshot Back To Life (VIDEO)

Now <i>this</i> is how you use photoshop.<p>Thanks to a redditor named TheHaterSalad we just spent the last seven odd minutes with our eyes glued to the computer screen. To be fair, our eyes are often glued to the computer screen, but the video above -- which shows how one might transform a vintage, …

Articles about big city little loft on Dwell.com - Dwell

In downtown Los Angeles, nonprofit worker turned design-savvy entrepreneur Willard Ford turned the historic Kim Sing Theatre into...<p>Dubai, that instant city of over-wrought architecture and slave-like laborers, is apparently on the verge of a sewage catastrophe.<p>Making the most of a little spare …

Architecture

From Airbnb To Warby Parker: 7 Tips From Leading Design Entrepreneurs

In Kern and Burn, two designers compile pearls of wisdom from the biggest players in the field.<p><i>For the modern-era business to succeed, design has to be built in from the ground up. It’s a tall order for designers, who now–more than ever–need to nourish their inner CEO. Graphic designers Jessica</i> …

Warby Parker

Get Ready: 3D Printing Will Explode Next Year, When Key Patents Expire

The lifting of intellectual property barriers will lead to a rise in competition and a huge drop in price.<p>Here's what's holding back 3D printing, the technology that's supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In February 2014, key patents that currently …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Creativity

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“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Sal Culosi is dead because he bet on a football game — but it wasn’t a bookie or a loan shark who killed him. His local government killed him, ostensibly to protect him from his …

A Romantic View of Technology Design

... but not romantic in the lovey-dovey sense.<p>Designers and entrepreneurs have long imagined a world where everything is digital. Here, lamps, clothes, furniture, and all sorts of accessories of modern life would communicate with their users and with each other, creating a network of smart …

What is talent – and can science spot what we will be best at?

My interest in the science of talent has a personal backstory. By the age of three, I'd had 21 ear infections and after an operation to remove fluid …