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Ex-Ideo Designers Rethink The Calendar For Mobile Devices

With a minimal interface and gestural interactions, Peek is meant to be “just enough” of a calendar for casual use.<p>Have you ever opened up a calendar app on your iPhone and wondered why almost the entire screen is taken up by a grid of tiny boxes, most of which represent the past, and all too small …

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Twisted Dancers Become Human Sculptures on City Streets

<i>Bodies in Urban Spaces</i> is a rare and unique performance where dancers move throughout a city and organize their bodies into the nooks and crannies of public spaces. Created by Austria-based artist Cie Willi Dorner, the ephemeral series produces a visually tense relationship between people and their …

Tycoon's Lesbian Daughter Rejects Multimillion-Dollar 'Marriage Bounty'

A Hong Kong real estate tycoon made headlines two years ago when he offered a $65 million bounty to the man who could win his daughter's heart and marry her. In an open letter today, the daughter says she hopes he can accept that she is indeed a lesbian.<p>Cecil Chao, a billionaire property developer …

City Residents Earning Medals for Pedaling As Bike Share Programs Hit the Road Cycling

Recently I had to meet a group of out-of-town visitors traveling with The Trust for Public Land to see parks in New York City. I needed to get over to the High Line, take them on a walk for about a mile, then get back to my office in the NoHo area, near NYU. With no easy cross-town subway or bus …

Uber Drivers Are Secretly Rating You Too

A rating of one star implies poor service (maybe your Uber driver was uber late, or got pulled over on the way to your destination), and a perfect five star score meant the ride left you very satisfied with the service.<p>Because Uber drivers go through an arduous process to become licensed, the …

College Student Put His Life Savings Into Tesla, Made A Killing

A year later, he's glad he ignored their warnings.<p>The 22-year-old student at the University of California, Berkeley invested $30,000 into Tesla stock a year ago and has parlayed it into an investment worth approximately $250,000 today.<p>"I was always preaching to my friends, 'Tesla's gonna be huge' …

New York City Illustrations by Remko Heemskerk

Illustrations of New York.<p>Remko Heemskerk is a Dutch art director and illustrator. During his time in New York City in 2012/2013 he created this …

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart on 'No Man's Land,' parallel paths

BERKELEY — Their Stradivarius voices precede them. Climbing the stairs for an interview following an afternoon rehearsal of their Broadway-bound production of Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" at Berkeley Repertory Theatre,<p>Ian McKellenand Patrick Stewart announce their approach through the …

The Tesla Model S Is So Safe It Broke the Crash-Testing Gear

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 08.20.13.<p>Time of Publication: 2:12 pm. 2:12 pm<p>The Tesla Model S may be the safest …

Just A Cat, Dressed As A Shark, Riding A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

You'll be glad you watched this.<p>Delightful. Watch the clip in full.

Startling Infographics Show NYC’s Massive Income Inequality

Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Design<p>Date of Publication: 08.22.13.<p>Time of Publication: 11:30 am. 11:30 am<p>Nickolay Lamm re-imagines what New York …

13 Hair Mistakes You Need To Stop Making

We'd like to think that nobody knows our hair better than we do. (After all, it grows out of our very heads.) But it turns out even we are doing damage to our strands with bad habits we didn't even know about.<p>From shampooing too many times a week to going years without a decent haircut, celebrity …

Nasdaq glitch prompts two-hour shutdown and fears over stability

A glitch in the Nasdaq stock market resulted in an unprecedented shutdown of trading of over 2,000 major US stocks and options for more than two hours, creating confusion around the shares of the biggest companies in America and resulting in calls for greater regulation.<p>Nasdaq shut down for over …

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Simple Design Feature Solves the Eternal Cup Question

When you put away your freshly-washed glasses, do you place them with the opening up or down? You might put them with the edge down so any leftover …

Conceptual Photography by Ben Heine

Conceptual Photography by Ben Heine

Meet The 13 Designers On Fast Company’s Most Creative People List

Architects, app developers, sketchbook artists, and more.<p>Out of the 100 people featured in <i>Fast Company</i>‘s 2013 list of the 100 most creative people working today, 13 are designers. This group of multidisciplinary visionaries hails from mega-companies like Starbucks and Disney, as well as smaller …

Long Exposure Photographs of Fireflies in the Forests of Nagoya City by Yume Cyan | Colossal

<p>For the last month or so photographer Yume Cyan has been shooting some magical long exposure photographs of fireflies in a forested area around …

DIY Rolling Pegboard Tool Storage

As we've mentioned in some of our earlier posts on tool storage, when designing your own system there are two opposite poles you can lean towards: …

Distinguishing Brain From Mind

In coming years, neuroscience will answer questions we don't even yet know to ask. Sometimes, though, focus on the brain is misleading.<p>juliendn/Flickr<p>From the recent announcement of President Obama's BRAIN Initiative to the Technicolor brain scans ("This is your brain on God/love/envy etc") on …

Google+ isn't a social network; it's The Matrix

Pretty much everyone (myself included) has been reading Google+ wrongly. Because it bears many superficial resemblances to social networks such as …

Marriage Research: Survey Finds Marriage More Important To Happiness Than Salary, Owning A Home

How happy are you? According to new research, your answer probably depends on whether or not you're married.<p>The U.K.'s Office of National Statistics recently surveyed 165,000 British people about their life satisfaction and anxiety levels. They found that being married is 20 times more important to …

Michael Douglas Oral Sex Cancer Claim Spurs Vaccine Calls

Michael Douglas’s claim that oral sex led to his throat cancer is spurring calls to vaccinate more boys as well as girls against the human papilloma …

Elon Musk Conceives New 'Hyperloop' Transportation System: Neither Plane, Train, Boat Nor Car. Is it ET3?

Last year at an event in Los Angeles, Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed he'd come up with the idea for an entirely new form of transportation. He called …

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Mice, Men, and Fate

Almost fifteen years ago, in a book called “Chance, Development, and Aging,” the gerontologists Caleb Finch and Thomas Kirkwood described a truly elegant study of biology: a batch of roundworms, all genetically identical, raised on identical diets of agar. Despite having identical genetics and …

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The Incredible Story Of The Man With No Memory

I first met Henry Molaison more than half a century ago, during the spring of my third year in graduate school. I have tried to resurrect the details of my interactions with him that week, but human memory does not allow such excursions.<p>The explicit minutiae of unique episodes fade as time passes, …

Up to Half a Million People Want to Spend the Rest of Their Lives on Mars

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If you thought the Mars One mission (a.k.a. the one-way ticket to the Red Planet in the name of …

Articles about frank tjepkema on Dwell.com - Dwell

Frank Tjepkema founded his industrial design firm, Tjep., in Amsterdam in 2001 and has since produced objects in scales from...<p>At this day and age, the name Frank Lloyd Wright is virtually inseparable from the topic of American architecture.<p>In 1939, Frank Lloyd Wright hired 22-year-old Pedro …