Mario A. Peña

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The 16 Best Workout Moves To Burn Fat

These moves will absolutely torch your fat.<p>If you're asking around your gym about the best way to work out to burn fat, someone will inevitably point you to an open corner and tell you to do one single move until you drop (and can't jump back up again): Burpees.<p>The full-body exercise might just be …

Naked Cities

The death and life of urban America.<p>Cities can’t win. When they do well, people resent them as citadels of inequality; when they do badly, they are cesspools of hopelessness. In the seventies and eighties, the seemingly permanent urban crisis became the verdict that American civilization had passed …

Urban Design

iOS 9 for iPhone, iPad + iPod touch coming Sept. 16, iCloud storage prices dropping

Apple shared today that the upcoming iOS 9 software update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch will be released to everyone in one week on September 16th. Alongside the official iOS 9 release date, Apple also introduced new price tiers for iCloud storage upgrades.<p>Currently in the United States, …

Apps

Wacom Bamboo Spark Walkthrough and Hands on at IFA 2015

The best of what’s newly streaming on Netflix includes a ‘Beautiful’ find

Great movies have the power to record emotions and send them back out into the audience, intact. Sometimes these can be the pondering of life or …

The Shape of Things to Come

How an industrial designer became Apple’s greatest product.<p>I. Launch Day<p>In recent months, Sir Jonathan Ive, the forty-seven-year-old senior vice-president of design at Apple—who used to play rugby in secondary school, and still has a bench-pressing bulk that he carries a little sheepishly, as if it …

Product Design

Sound Blaster X7 review: Audiophile performance without the audiophile price

The sound card is pretty much dead, but the high-end PC audio market is thriving. Most of the action is in USB DACs coupled with headphone amps, and …

Mythbuster Adam Savage explains how to bring cartoons to the real world with an iPhone

Last month, you might remember seeing the work of storyboard artist Marty Cooper (aka Hombre McSteez). If you didn't (then go watch it right now), he's the man behind "Aug(De)mented Reality," a three minute collection of entertaining stop-motion cartoons that have been brought into the real world. …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

House Duk by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Duk in Johannesburg, South Africa.<p>This is another stunning architecture project by Nico van der Meulen Architects. House Duk is a spacious home …

South Africa

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City Screenprints by me&him&you

City Screenprints.<p>Dublin based design studio me&him&you produced a series of unique silk screenprints featuring different famous Cities of the world. …

Logos and Logotypes by Bluerock Design

Creative Logo Designs.<p>Once again, it’s time for some logo design inspiration. This is an assortment of well designed logos and logotypes created by …

Graphic Design

Steve Jobs Childhood Home Could Become Historical Site

On behalf of all of the late Steve Jobs’ accomplishments, the Apple co-founder’s house could become a historically preserved site in his honor.<p>Jobs’ …

Six Principles for Developing Humility as a Leader

Whether we’re looking at business or politics, sports or entertainment, it’s clear we live in an era of self-celebration. Fame is equated with success, and being self-referential has become the norm. As a result we are encouraged to pump ourselves full of alarming self-confidence. Bluster and the …

'Memory Pinball' And Other Reasons You Need A Nap

We spend about one-third of our lives sleeping, but much of that function remains a mystery. <i>Weekend Edition Sunday</i> is asking some pretty fundamental, yet complicated, questions about why we do it and why we can't seem to get more of it.<p>Dr. Matthew Walker says the question of why we sleep remains …

Anger, Confusion and the Morning After the George Zimmerman Verdict

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Update, 3:26 p.m.</i>: The President released this statement about the Zimmerman verdict on Sunday …

'The Great Gatsby Curve': Why It's So Hard for the Poor to Get Ahead

High-income kids who don't graduate from college are 2.5 times more likely to end up rich than low-income kids who do. Why it's so hard for the poor to get ahead today.<p>The American Dream isn't dead—it just moved to Denmark.<p>We like to think of ourselves as living a classless society, but it isn't …

How Status Symbols Lose Meaning In The Wrong Context

Superstar researcher Jan Chipchase affirms that extravagance still is an effective way of wielding social power–but it’s all relative.<p><b>The following is an excerpt from Hidden in Plain Sight: How to Create Extraordinary Products for Tomorrow’s Customers by Jan Chipchase with Simon Steinhardt (Harper</b> …

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …

Texas Versus America

Anyone else would be embarrassed about the timing. But not Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Hell, he hardly turned red over his inability to remember three federal agencies. So, why should he be bothered by the awkward juxtaposition of his Texas ad campaign in Illinois launching just as a damning report on …

Maduro’s pyrrhic victory

ELECTIONS don’t come much closer. After counting more than 99% of the votes Venezuela’s election authority announced late on Sunday night that the …

The Greatest Gift Of All

Designed by one of the 40 most influential designers “who will change the world”, the Alu-minimum Case Collection by Vadim Kibardin is probably one …

'I love you, too': Cardinal Dolan says Catholic Church must embrace gays and lesbians

Prominent U.S. Cardinal Timothy Dolan acknowledged Easter Sunday that the Catholic Church needs to forge a better relationship with the gay and lesbian community.<p>“We gotta do better to see that our defense of marriage is not reduced to an attack on gay people,” Dolan said. “And I admit, we haven’t …

Three arrested for trying to cut undersea Internet cable

Attacks on the submarine cables running along the ocean floors carrying massive amounts of Internet traffic aren’t terribly uncommon. A series of the …

Middle East