Alex Soufi

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The Building Blocks for a Minimalist Home Photos

Minimalism and Marie Kondo—style organization are more popular than ever these days, but what happens once you get rid of all those items you no longer need or want? In the new book <i>Simple Home: Calm Spaces for Comfortable Living</i> ($30, Ryland Peters & Small), authors and homewares store owners by …

15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

15 Must-See Speeches from Experts for UI/UX Designers

It wouldn’t be a fresh discovery to say that IT-sphere in general and product design as its part require non-stop learning from those who seek to be …

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asks Twitter for help with his two jobs

Jack Dorsey is one of the guys who founded Twitter. He's also the guy who cofounded payment company Square.<p>The 40-year-old entrepreneur is heralded …

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

Government Task Force Wants All Drone Pilots To Register In A Database (Even You)

Not official yet, but rules would apply to drones as small as 0.5 lbs<p>In the near future (possibly by the end of this year) Americans will have to register almost all of the small personal drones they buy in a great big government database that the public can’t access. At least, that’s one possible …

99 Jokes Only Web Designers Will Understand

From time to time, even web designers need a good joke to keep the humdrum away. We’re sure that you’ve seen some or all of these jokes already. What …

Web Design

New and Used Car Reviews, Car News and Prices

Let's get you back to homebase.<p>Expert reviews, car-shopping advice, features and specs, free price quotes, and more—all in our Buyer's Guide.<p>Our unbiased take on the latest vehicles of all styles.<p>Up-to-the-minute scoops and car news. If you need to know it, you'll find it here.<p>Road trips, in-depth …

Car Reviews

15 tiny UX elements that can make a big difference

<b>Small details can make a big difference to the user experience, saving users' time, making it easier for them to spend money, or just generally</b> …

Material Design in practice with AngularJS

German Students Set 1.779-Second 0-100 km/h Record

Those pesky Swiss, so smug with their chocolate and francs and Sepp Blatters and 0-to-100-kph acceleration records. They needed to be taken down a peg. And if the Porsche 959 and Mercedes-Benz 600 Grosser taught us anything, it’s that when the Swabians need to remind the world who’s boss when it …

Pikes Peak

America's Best Off-Road Trips

10 of the wildest and most scenic drives in the country to take entirely on dirt and gravel<p>Hitting the open road is a distinctly American pastime, and no season calls for it more than summer. But might we suggest a little twist on the idea? We call it the off-road trip, for the folks with …

Hiking

18 Productivity Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

One of the most awesome learnings from our interviews is finding out what successful entrepreneurs do to help them bring their idea to life. What are …

This guy built a walking machine powered by a hand drill

Retired furniture maker Izzy Swan constructed a drill-powered walking machine in his garage. He shows off the machine in action around his neighborhood and breaks down the construction process this video he posted online.<p><i>Video courtesy of Reuters</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

A brief look at the highly debated history of hot dogs

LUCA School of Arts student Evert Van Houcke put together this beautiful animation about the history of hot dogs.<p><i>Video courtesy of Evert Van Houcke</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

How billionaire Michael Jordan makes and spends his money

Michael Jordan is one of the most successful former athletes ever. Here's how he makes and spends his billion.<p><i>Produced by Devan Joseph. Original reporting by Tony Manfred.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

The world's smallest language has only 100 words — and you can say almost anything

In Icelandic, a compass is a direction-shower, and a microscope a small-watcher.<p>In Lakota, horse is literally dog of wonder.<p>These neologisms demonstrate the cumulative quality of language, in which we use the known to describe the unknown.<p>"It is by metaphor that language grows," writes the …

These maps show every job in America with color-coded dots

One of the best visualizations of race in America might be called pointillist. By mapping one dot for every Census-registered human in the country, color-coded for race, a team at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center of Public Service rendered abstract social data painfully …

7 shortcuts to making users trust you

Quantcast is a great example of straightforward yet effective case studies.<p>Each of their case studies is divided into three sections: The Challenge, The Solution, and The Result. Their writing is personable and succinct, making them easy to read, and they incorporate testimonials right in the …

Value Propositions

450 RWHP: Turbocharged 1970 BMW 2800CS

This 1970 BMW 2800CS runs a built, turbocharged M30B35 said to be good for 450 RWHP at 13 pounds of boost. Offered with only these two photos and a …

BMW

RHD Japanese Import: 1971 Nissan Fairlady Z

This 1971 Nissan Fairlady Z is a Japanese spec car that’s recently received a cosmetic restoration prior to being used as Enkei’s demo car at the …

14 Niche Netflix Alternatives

For TV shows and <i>some</i> movies, there’s Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video. For the latest release blockbusters, there’s Google Play Movies & TV, Amazon Instant Video or Blinkbox, depending on where you live in the world. But the video-on-demand (VoD) realm extends far beyond the well-established, …

How to Master the Turbo: Hurley Haywood's Tips on Taming Early 911 Turbos – Feature

For helping Porsche win the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1977, veteran Porsche jockey Hurley Haywood received a brand-new ’77 930 Turbo as a gift from the factory. “It was over the top on the road—a 935 race car for the street.”<p>Many other early Turbo owners also found it “over the top.” Lacking Haywood’s …

Le Mans

A Look at Flat Design and Why It's Significant

There has been a growing tidal wave of flat designs on the web, and recent trend reports have confirmed that they're only increasing in popularity.<p>Of …

UI Design

Here's Why Responsive Design Is The Most-Recommended Mobile Web Strategy, And Why It's Not Perfect

Responsive design, a technology that stretches or shrinks Web pages to fit differently sized screens, has emerged as the most-often recommended manner of optimizing content for mobile devices.<p>In a <b>new report</b> from <b>BI Intelligence</b>, we describe what responsive design is and compare it to other mobile …

Web Design