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Ernesto Uchimura, the guy who invented ketchup leather, has a new restaurant in Hollywood

From a World's 50 Best restaurant to meatloaf in Torrance, here's what's happening in the L.A. food and drink world:<p><b>He's back:</b> Chef Ernesto Uchimura, the man behind the ketchup leather at Plan Check (he has since left the restaurants), has opened Electric Owl in Hollywood. The restaurant is in the …

Tom Colicchio

A Reuleaux triangle is built from three circles

A Reuleaux triangle is built from three circles. As it rolls, its height is always the radius of one of the circles - a constant. This makes it a <i>curve of constant width</i>, just like a circle. [more] [code]

Modpool Shipping Container Pools

Relocatable and convertible with a shockingly quick set-up time, Modpool Shipping Container Pools are intriguing alternatives to traditional pools. …

10 Weird Ways to Grow Your Business that Only Millionaires Know

These 10 weird tactics can help grow any kind of business.<p><b>Sleep when you are dead.</b> So much advice out there continues to push the work-life balance with a good night's sleep of eight or more hours. However, some of the world's wealthiest business people subsist on very few hours of sleep because …

Self-improvement

This Travel Photographer Slows Down To Take Pictures The Old Fashioned Way

<i>Atacama Desert</i><p>Though Brian Park had always liked photography growing up, he actually wanted to major in film… at least at first. But when The University of Washington didn’t have a film program, he “settled” on photography. It was a second choice at the time, but a career that he’d end up becoming …

Travel

'I take portraits of gods': the photography of Nobuyuki Kobayashi – in pictures

With his gorgeous and patiently realised black and white images, Kobayashi searches for a spiritual dimension in the calm beauty of nature

Wooden Surrealist Sculptures with Geometric Shapes

The sculptor Willy Veginer has just made a series of wooden sculptures. Visually his works give the feeling of carved stones. When the sculpture is …

The Secret to Kitchens & Bathrooms That Will Never Go Out of Style

As Nancy pointed out recently, there are some kitchen design choices that never go out of style — retro SMEG fridges and farmhouse sinks fall firmly …

Why You Should Photograph Your Loved Ones

Dear friend,<p>There is nobody more important to photograph than our loved ones.<p>1. Why travel to photograph?<p>Why is it that we always try to photograph …

Elon Musk on the 1 Creative Skill Every Founder Needs Now

Learn how he used to it focus PayPal, Tesla, and Tesla Energy.<p>Imagine Elon Musk, globally revered as one of the greatest living entrepreneurs, sits down with you. What's the one creative skill he'd suggest you learn to be the best founder you can be? Chances are, it's how to ask the right …

Elon Musk

Architect turns old cement factory into incredible fairytale home - and the interior will blow you away

When Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon an abandoned cement factory in 1973, he saw opportunity in the ruins. Bofill bought the early …

Design

More Racer Than Cafe: NCT’s stunning Ducati 848 Evo

Superbikes don’t typically make us weak at the knees—but if we had to spring for something racy, it would probably be Italian. We wouldn’t say no to the 140 horsepower Ducati 848 Evo, for example.<p>So when NCT Motorcycles told us they had just finished an 848, we assumed the bike had been crashed. …

How to Fix Drywall on an Already Painted Wall | Home Guides | SF Gate

Uneven drywall seams, popping nails, cracks or other defects can all surface after a wall is finished and painted. You can easily fix them, but you're probably going to have to re-prime the wall -- and you'll definitely have to paint it again. You use drywall joint compound for almost all drywall …

The Super Simple Trick To Poaching A Lot Of Eggs At Once

We’re just going to say it: Poached eggs are a pain to make. Fried eggs are simple and scrambled eggs offer so many options for simple experimentation, but poached eggs present too many possibilities for failure. That’s why we’re always on the lookout for simple solutions to our poached egg …

Breakfast

Cozy Family Home Artistically Blends Modern And Traditional

Every family has its own idea of how a perfect home should be like. For a family from Switzerland, the perfect home was designed by wohgelmuth & …

How to Train Employees so They Can Leave but Treat Them so Well They Never Want to

When employees do leave and you've coached, educated, and trained them, they'll leave on better terms and be more inclined to advocate for your brand to future partners, clients, and even potential employees.<p>Last year, I said goodbye to a team member who I'd worked pretty closely with for nearly …

Employee Engagement

8 Things Smart People Never Reveal About Themselves At Work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can wind up as obvious no-nos with hindsight.<p>Trouble is, you can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues. Doing so is …

The Imperfect Beauty of Concrete Countertops

Unique styling and durability are just a couple of the reasons that concrete countertops have become so popular. A far cry from the early versions, …

Home Improvement

Braised Short Ribs Done Right

Braising is best during winter months since it fills the house with an unctuous aroma and fills your belly with succulent, spirit-warming meat. The …

Recipes

Farmhouse Fabulous: All About Apron Sinks

The apron-front, or farmhouse, sink has been a popular fixture in all kinds of kitchens for some time now, and with the rise in popularity of …

Home Improvement

Industrial Design: Noordung Electric Bike

Let’s share this minimal and yet packed of features industrial design of an electric bike named: Noordung. Originally coming from Slovenia, there …

Product Design

How to Make PVC Look Like Wood

Jason Poplinski's method is inexpensive and effective<p>If you're building a set, an installation or props, it might be helpful to have a ready source …

A Homemade Cheesesteak Is a Thing of Beauty

Making cheesesteaks at home doesn’t require any fancy moves—only the willingness to turn your kitchen into a South Philly hoagie shop.<p>A well-made cheesesteak is a thing of beauty. All the ingredients kind of…fuse together. The thinly shaved beef, the glistening caramelized onions and peppers, the …

Cooking

7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination

This column is by Zdravko Cvijetic, Founder of Zero toThe post 7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination appeared first on iamwire.

Procrastination

It Took Gregg Popovich Only 2 Minutes to Reveal What Most Get Wrong About Business (and Life)

It's all about embracing the challenge.<p>Gregg Popovich is one of the most successful coaches in professional sports. He commands respect from even the most competitive opposing players, as can be seen in LeBron James's recent claim that Popovich is "the greatest coach of all time."<p>In a recent …

Basketball

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

Check Out This Cool Gif Showing How Lens Focal Length Changes People's Faces in Portraits

The below gif is one of the cooler things we've seen on Reddit lately. It gives you a visual demonstration of how changing the focal length of your …

Cameras

NAFTA and other trade deals have not gutted American manufacturing — period

Politically speaking, there was no debate on United States international trade agreements in 2016: All politicians seeking to win a national election, or even to create a party-spanning political coalition, agree that our trade agreements are bad things.<p>From the left, we had Democratic presidential …

Globalization

Is Your Emotional Intelligence High or Low? Here Are 10 Ways to Find Out

Hint: Emotionally intelligent people are not afraid of expressing their feelings clearly and directly.<p>One of my favorite topics to write about is emotional intelligence in leaders. I say this because a culture of high leadership EQ will produce dramatic results.<p>On the flip side, low leadership EQ …

Emotional Intelligence

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 29 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

They're not in the habit of wasting time with dumb or irrelevant queries.<p>In fact, they often have one favorite go-to question they like to ask. This typically reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 31 of those questions.<p><i>Jacquelyn Smith, Alison Griswold, and Vivian Giang</i> …

Employment