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11 Exciting New Materials Designers Should Watch

Flexible batteries, Velcro metal, colorful conductive inks, and more.<p>Andrew Dent, vice president of library and materials research at Material ConneXion, is like a sommelier. Presiding over the world’s largest library of materials, his job is to listen to the requirements of his clients–a list …

How a Cosmetics Entrepreneur Is Using Pop-Up Stores & Social Media to Power a $120 Million Business

His will was no match for his curiosity.<p>So Amar Gandhi, a partner at My Makeup Brush Set, a Canadian-based online seller of makeup brushes and …

Inside The Global “Club” That Helps Executives Escape Their Crimes

A parallel legal universe, open only to corporations and largely invisible to everyone else, helps executives convicted of crimes escape punishment. Part one of a BuzzFeed News investigation — read the whole series here.<p><b>Imagine a private, global super</b> <b>court that</b> empowers corporations to bend …

Corruption

How To Find Investment Properties Using Analytics

Today’s technology and data has made a property search so simple, to the point where hands-off investing is the new norm. And it should be that way, …

Introducing the Content Strategy Canvas

<b>A couple of years ago I created the Periodic Table of Content Marketing, to help people create the right kind of content for their brands.</b>That …

Marketing

200+ Best Free Tools & Resources for Front-End Web Developers

Colors<p><b>COLOURlovers</b>: User created & shared color palette inspiration<p><b>ColorPicker</b>: Online Color Picker Tool<p><b>Color Hex</b>: A free color tool providing …

Adobe unveils a revolutionary UX design application at MAX

Debuted today at their own MAX conference, Adobe have just unveiled a brand new design system that could revolutionize the way we work over the next …

Why I Unsubscribed 83,000 Emails (and Think You Should, Too)

If you are an email marketer, chances are that the majority of the articles you read are about growing your list, getting more opens, clicks, etc.<p>But …

Marketing

Fruit of the Loom Opened a Fake Lingerie Store to Prove How Fancy Its Panties Really Are

Früt is the hottest new lingerie boutique in town. There's only one catch—all the underwear it sells is from Fruit of the Loom.<p>In "Welcome to Früt," …

Human Interface Guidelines for Slack

Table of content<p>The importance and benefits of Human Interface Guidelines<p>Designing for conversational UIs<p>UI and UX for Slack<p>Creativity from …

How To Help Mad Men Avoid Making Terrible Ads

TV ratings company Nielsen promises that EEG, biometrics, and facial scans will help make ads that appeal to short-attention-span viewers.<p>When was the last time you saw an amazing commercial–one that makes you smile every time you think about it? If you don’t have an answer, you’re not alone. The …

A startup that wants to end world hunger is starting with a tiny indoor vertical farm

It’s not quite farm to table, but one Berlin supermarket is trying to make urban farming mainstream with a high-tech vertical garden in its produce aisle.<p>A pilot project between wholesale supermarket Metro and indoor farming startup Infarm, the Kräutergarten (‘herb garden’) uses hydroponic …

Aquaponics

What does it cost to make a running shoe?

Running shoes or sports footwear tend to be pretty expensive. Ever wondered what does it cost to produce them, and what kind of money do brands and …

How This $5 Million Home Cleaning Startup Is Sweeping the Competition

Giving employees the tools to excel helped Two Maids & a Mop clean up.<p>Ron Holt got into residential cleaning in the early 2000s, when he saw a surge in demand that the mom-and-pop shops dominating the industry couldn't meet. The result was Two Maids & a Mop, his Birmingham, Alabama, startup. By …

Ad of the Day: Clearasil Admits It Doesn’t Get Teens at All in Hilarious Droga5 Ads

What on earth does Clearasil know about teenagers from inside its corporate offices in Parsippany, N.J.? Basically nothing, except how to make …

Definitive Proof That Photoshopping Models Is Bad for Business

When Aerie stopped photoshopping their ads, their profits went up. Way up.<p>It has been over two years since lingerie brand Aerie launched their #aerieREAL campaign featuring unretouched photos of women in a range of sizes not commonly seen in lingerie advertising.<p>Aerie earned a mountain of good …

Snapchat Is Suddenly Attracting a Lot More Millennial Women Than Men

Women love Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook, as we've learned in recent weeks. And now, at least when it comes to Gen Y, they're using Snapchat a …

Las hojas de chirimoya tienen efecto antidiabético: IPN

La chirimoya o anona <i>Annona cherimola</i> es un fruto que se comercializa sobre todo fresco, en nieves, o hasta en licor, crece en algunos países del …

If a real estate ad says ‘vertical garden,’ it’s probably in SF

Art deco<p>Side yard access<p>Top rated school<p>Exposed brick<p>Storage<p>Vertical garden<p>Mediterranean<p>Quartz countertops<p>Recessed lighting<p>Catio<p>Walk-in closet<p>Patio<p>Pool<p>Barbecue<p>Lake<p>Basement<p>Master bath<p>Playroom<p>Fenced yard<p>Mudroom<p>Barn<p>They say all real estate is local, and the same is true when it comes to those …

Real Estate

Can Crowdfunded Real Estate Create Equitable Economic Development?

Even in what might seem like the most dire of circumstances, change is happening. Some of it emerges from within the community. Some of it comes from …

Real Estate

10 Free Marketing Tools For Small Business

Buying software is easy when you’re a big company – you can make providers fight for your contract. They tailor services to your needs, cut prices …

Infographics

The Mistake That's Killing So Many Silicon Valley Startups | Inc.com

Do you have ambitious growth goals for your company in 2016?<p>While there are many business lessons to learn from high growth startups in Silicon Valley, trying to scale your company prematurely could actually be a dangerous death trap.<p>Remember how hot Fab once was?<p>At its peak, Fab was once valued at …

Silicon Valley

How to Add & Manage Multiple Instagram Accounts for Your Brand

As one of the fastest growing social networks in the world, everyone wants a piece of Instagram. Newly released features now let you access up to …

Marketing

El crucial primer mensaje: así debe empezar a ligar un hombre

¿Te gusta alguien pero no sabes cómo arrancar? Esto es lo que debes y lo que no debes hacer para un buen comienzo<p>Catorce minutos y medio. Es lo que …

Floored Launches Protofit, A Space Layout Service That Makes Test Fits Suck Less

Floored launched two-and-a-half years ago at Disrupt NY 2013 as a great way to generate 3D models for real estate purposes. Now, it is tackling another aspect of the real estate industry — test fits.<p>This new service, called Protofit, lets you design and tweak test fits directly in your browser. …

Grabhouse Wants To Transform The Indian Rental Market By Booting Out Brokers

Real-estate startup Grabhouse’s team<p>While participating in non-profit Teach For India, Pankhuri Shrivastava and Prateek Shukla got a firsthand look at how chaotic the country’s rental market is, especially for people on a tight budget. Despite the real estate market’ s rapid growth, brokers don’t …

Real Estate

The Science Behind Creating Buyer Personas

Science