Alexander Chen

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The Yashica Y35 is a ‘digiFilm’ Camera with Pretend Film Rolls

Yashica spent weeks teasing an “unprecedented” return to the camera world last month, and today the famed camera brand finally unveiled its new …

Pro Road Bikes of the Tour de France

On the mountain road to Chamrousse, Vincenzo Nibali broke away. He poured on the octane and launched forward, guided by his trusty carbon fiber …

Maingear Pulse 15 gaming laptop arrives in 8 colors

A new svelte laptop for gamers is available from Maingear, and with it comes Intel and NVIDIA hardware under the hood. This is a smaller, more …

The Swash Express Clothing Care System Will Save You Money On Dry Cleaning

Going to the dry cleaners is always on my To Do list and it’ll stay there for a couple of weeks (in fact, there’s a bag in my car right now that’s …

24 Of Design’s Most Important Principles, Animated

Although not anyone can be a designer, everyone who wants to can learn the elements of visual design: contrast, transparency, hierarchy, randomness, and so on. In fact, it doesn’t even take all that long. Just watch this 50-second video.<p>Animated by Toronto-based art director and motion designer …

A Lesson In Lighting: An Impressive Demo that Shows You It’s Not About the Gear

It’s not about the camera, it’s about the light. Here to prove that is photographer Miguel Quiles. In the above video, Quiles proves you don’t need …

The Busy Professional's Guide to a One-Day Business Trip

A single-day business trip has its perks. It saves you (or your company) time and money, and takes you back home to your loved ones. But it can be …

Jake Dyson Ariel Lights

If you need even, direct light on a fixed rectangular space — whether it's a workbench, a kitchen island, or a conference table — then you need Jake …

The Very Best Homemade Natural Ant Killer

The very best DIY natural ant killer recipe that you can make with ingredients you already have at home! This stuff really works!<p>I don’t know about …

13 Long Weekend Backyard Projects!

Hope everyone’s enjoying a little bit of Summery weather! A few of my friends and I got together and made a little collection of our favorite outdoor …

21 Things Every Man Should Wear This Summer

Wood, White and Worked All Over: 10 Modern Desks

A man’s desk is his life. It’s where he does his work, pays his bills, keeps his keepsakes, composes his words and his thoughts. It might be the most …

How to Match a Tie, Shirt, and Suit [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

<i>This video is brought to you by Combatant Gentleman. Combatant Gentlemen offers high-quality men’s essentials at prices any guy can afford.</i><p>Enter …

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5 People You Should Regularly Talk Shop With for a Better Career

The right advice can dramatically change your career. But to get that insight, you need to talk to the right people. Build a network of people with …

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Learning to Work Standing Up

Stand up, sit down, stand up again; throw in a few squats and ample weight-shifting, for variety’s sake. That’s become a necessary part of my writing …

AnnMarie Thomas Explores the Playful Side of Engineering

Dr. AnnMarie Thomas teaches engineering at the University of St. Thomas, where she is the director of their Playful Learning Lab. Her unconventional approach to teaching includes making circuits out of dough, toy design, and the physics behind circus arts. She is also the co-founder and director of …

LED Binder Clip Bling

Binder Clip Bling is an update on the classic LED Throwie. By using a binder clip, you can turn off your LED bling by removing and separating your LED and battery circuit. Remember, the battery will run out long before the LED stops working!<p>The binder clip also provides a great way to attach your …

Arduino-Controlled LED Chandelier Made With Mini Jars

Could your humble abode use a little microcontrolled LED pizzaz? Why not class up the joint by making yourself a stunning arduino-controlled chandelier made from mini jars with this brilliant tutorial by Fune Lab?<p>This project actually looks pretty labor intensive, but the results are so spectacular …

Stephen Colbert Tears Apart Crowdfunding's Dumbest Projects

The potato salad Kickstarter may have enjoyed its five minutes of fame, but as far as absurdity goes, its breed isn't quite as rare as you might …

Get a DJI Phantom FC40 quad-copter for $449

Break open your piggy banks, cheeps -- this is the splurge you've been saving for.<p>For a limited time, and while supplies last, StackSocial has the DJI Phantom FC40 remote-controlled quad-copter for $449 shipped. That's after applying coupon code <b>phantom50</b> at checkout.<p><b>Update:</b> <i>Ack! Turns out there's a</i> …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

15 Essential Life Truths You Need to Live By

There’s almost no end to popular sayings and advice to live by. Often the most profound life truths are summed up in what most would consider mundane …

Motivation

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

10 Things Most Successful People Do At Night Before Sleep

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Self-improvement

Homemade Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt

I’ve been eating fresh fruit like it’s going out of style lately.<p>Berries alllll the time. I wasn’t joking on Monday when I told you we’d eaten more …

20 Awesome Productivity Tricks Anyone Can Use | Inc.com

Nikola Tesla's Best Productivity Tricks

Inventor Nikola Tesla has certainly become one of the internet's darlings over the years. Part of the reason for that is because he managed to do a …