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5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …

Americans' Wages Have Been Flat for a Decade — Except Among the Wealthy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Since about 2003, the wages Americans receive have stayed essentially flat, even as productivity has …

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

Digital Photography

LEGO Architecture Studio Kit

The LEGO geniuses continue to expand their LEGO Architecture series and this time instead of a particular landmark or building, they’ve created the …

Lego

Infographic: 4,000 Years Of Human History Captured In One Retro Chart

In 1931, John B. Sparks distilled human civilization into a single chart. Even today, it’s great infographic design.<p>If time is a river, the Histomap, created by John B. Sparks and first published by Rand McNally back in 1931, is a raging Mississippi. In that massive river of time, each of …

Infographics

How a Professional Photographer Packs & Organizes His Gear for Any Situation

Have you ever seen a photographer in the airport and wondered, “What equipment does he have with him, and how much did he bring?” Traveling to a …

Logo Design Guidelines

Design a logo and a visual identity goes way beyond the free form and artistic side of what most people think. There is all the rational part …

Graphic Design

Watch These 3 Videos, Then Take the Weekend Off

Is working 24/7 key to becoming a successful entrepreneur?<p>Not if you listen to the folks below. Entrepreneurs like Matt Galligan and Dina Kaplan have …

Startups

The Amazing Stone Jumpers of Nias Island

Hombo Batu or Stone Jumping is an ancient ritual of Nias Island, North Sumatra, with young men leaping over stone walls over two-meters tall. The …

46-Year-Old Korean Mom Proves Weight Loss and Fitness Really Do Turn Back the Clock

It’s hard to believe the woman in the photo below is actually 46-year-old and a mother of two. Jung Da Yeon is known as <i>momjjang ajumma</i> in her native …

The TSA Is Expanding Its Reach Far Beyond Airport Security

Ron Nixon reports in The New York Times on the expansion of TSA's Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response squads, or VIPR, which are leaving the airports behind to perform security checks at train stations, subway stops, and other transportation-related hubs.<p>Created in the wake of the 2004 …

US drug agency surveillance unit to be investigated by Department of Justice

The US Department of Justice has launched an investigation into revelations that the Drug Enforcement Agency uses surveillance tactics – including wiretapping and massive databases of telephone records – to arrest Americans, amid growing concerns from lawyers and civil rights groups over its lack …

If you want to make money from apps, forget about the app store

Considering the number of free apps that clutter the world’s many app stores and the pittance paid by mobile advertising networks to app developers, it was only natural that app makers would find other ways to make money from creating mobile software. A recent report by VisionMobile, a London-based …

Apps

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Rosie's Buttermilk Biscuits

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Baird of SprinkleBakes lets us in on her grandmother's secrets for making perfect buttermilk biscuits.</i><p>As a child, my grandparents' farm was my favorite place on …

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Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of neural activity in the human brain, and the numbers are …

Thin Crust Pizza Recipe

For the Dough:<p>3 cups bread flour, plus more for work surface<br>• 2 teaspoons granulated sugar<br>• ½ teaspoon instant (rapid-rise) yeast<br>• 1⅓ cups ice water<br>• 1 …

How to network successfully: 19 pro tips

Carving out a career as a successful creative isn't just about doing great work and building up an impressive design portfolio, you also have to make …

Hand-Crafted Leather Camera Bags that Won’t Break the Bank

Leather messenger bag-style camera bags don’t come cheap. A cursory search on B&H Photo will reveal prices that often run in the $300+ range for …

How Clutter Affects Your Brain (and What You Can Do About It)

A few years ago, I worked at a web design agency as a product manager. The part of the job I loved the most was working on product with our design …

Minimalism

Adobe's Project Mighty Input Tools Look Pretty Awesome

Color me impressed! I figured the next generation of designer-relevant input devices would come from Apple or Wacom, but surprise—it's Adobe. The …

Customizable Multifunctional Bookshelf: Fusillo

Fusillo isn’t your ordinary wall shelf. In fact, it’s more than just a shelf, it’s a coatrack, a bike rack, and bookends, too.<p>Handmade in Italy and …

Furniture

Desire2Learn’s New Learning Suite Aims To Predict Success, Change How Students Navigate Their Academic Career

Desire2Learn is a 10-plus year old Canadian company that makes learning software — a learning management system to be precise — and here’s why, in spite of that description, it shouldn’t bore you to sleep. In a space that’s traditionally been controlled by bigs like Blackboard and Moodle, …