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Main Title Sequence of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Captain America: The Winter Soldier – main title sequence by Sarofsky Corp.<p>Since its April 4th U.S. debut, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has …

Captain America

BAOBAO – Branding for a Dim Sum Bar

BAOBAO, a lovely designed restaurant brand identity by Eszter Laki for a dim sum bar.<p>The BAOBAO dim sum bar is a place that combines a Pan-Asian …

Graphic Design

Wicked Character Illustrations by Jake Parker

Some artists really have a an awesome talent for creating characters. How many of you have seen a World War Centaur? Or maybe a Cheetah in a …

Why Use Google Maps When You Can Get GPS Directions On The Death Star Instead?

Mapbox Studio is a toolkit that allows apps and websites to serve up their own custom-designed maps to users. Companies like Square, Pinterest, Foursquare, and Evernote con provide custom-skinned Mapboxes instead, changing map elements to better fit in with their brand.<p>But Mapbox can do far cooler …

Maps

The 10 most beautiful bicycles

Alfa Romeo

The 8 Richest Amateur Endurance Races on the Planet

<i>Photo courtesy of Spartan Race Inc.</i><p>The majority of us will never end up on an Olympic podium or win the Boston marathon, however, this doesn't stop people from wanting to compete, and participation in endurance sports has blown up globally in the last 20 years. Amateur athletes compete for the joy …

The Next Big Thing In Hard Liquor Is Here -- You're Not Going To Miss Out, Are You?

<i>This article was written by Michael McKenna and was originally posted on AskMen.</i><p>It is not easy to stay ahead of the curve, spirits-wise. Does it not seem like just yesterday that you were patiently informing your friends about how fine tequila should be sipped and enjoyed "just like whisky"? For …

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.<p>Instagram

The 15 Best New BBQ Joints in America

There's nothing quite like a BBQ pit blessed by decades of grease. But for every salt- and pepper-seasoned family legacy, there's a new upstart dreaming of building their own smoky dynasty.<p>To salute these young-gun pullers of pork, we've compiled a list of the 15 best BBQ joints that have opened in …

How To Change Your Life With Mini Habits | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.”<p>~ Sun Tzu<p>Imagine you’re at a New …

33 Breathtaking Bridges Around The World

From centuries-old wonders to modern-day designs—simply being on these <b>33 bridges</b> will send you on a walk (or drive) to remember. Scroll down, and …

Bridges

7 Cancer-Fighting Culinary Spices and Herbs

1<i>7</i><p>Ginger<p>Ginger has long been used in folk medicine to treat everything from colds to constipation. Ginger can be used fresh, in powdered form (ginger …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

MFi sunglasses w/ embedded iBeacon notify you when lost, act as beacons in retail

The first set of eye glasses with embedded iBeacon Bluetooth LE technology and certified under Apple’s Made-for-iPhone/iPad/iPod (MFi) program are coming soon. We’ve seen a growing number of companies embracing iBeacons by using the protocol: personalized retail experiences, in-store advertising, …

Fly Virtually Using This Drone and Oculus Rift Combination

Mashups of bleeding-edge technology are the lifeblood of innovation, and one team of experimenters may have outdone themselves by combining the …

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Come Closer to Eliminating Heart Disease

A world without heart disease seems impossible. But researchers at Johns Hopkins just got one step closer.<p>Scientists at Johns Hopkins University may …

Hints To Longevity Found In Blood Of 115-Year-Old Woman

She maintained clear cognition until near the end of her life.<p>Born in 1890, Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper died at the age of 115 in 2005, leaving her body to science. Until very close to her death, she remained in relatively good health and cognition, and was for example able to carry on a …

Your Perfect Crawfish Boil Is 9 Steps Away

A long winter delayed crawfish season, but it's finally here. Here's how to cook 'em.<p><b>Friday begins</b> the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (colloquially known as Jazz Fest), the two-weekend music festival that showcases the likes of Clapton, Springsteen, and The Arcade Fire. More importantly, it …

10 Cool Mobile Apps from Cisco You Don’t Know But Should

How many apps do you have on your mobile phone or tablet? Too many? Do you use all of them? If you do, you’re in the minority. 22% of people use an app only once after they have downloaded it, according to a study by Localytics.<p><b>My own iPhone is full of apps, some of which I rarely use — but also</b> …

What The Evolving VC Market Means For Startups Raising Capital

Boy, how times have changed for the venture capital market over the last decade. Here are a few of the overriding trends (according to data collected by the National Venture Capital Association over the years):<p>The number of VC firms has materially reduced<br>• The mix of VC firms has polarized away from …