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An Open Courseware Series of Textbooks for Design

A solid design education is an excellent investment, but as more and more educational institutions move toward offering open courses online, free …

Design Gatekeepers: Emmanuel Plat

<i>This is the third post in our interview series with ten influential I.D. curators, retailers and creative directors. Yesterday, we talked to Odile</i> …

Typography Mania #201

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

The Evolution Of Bicycles Print by Pop Chart Lab

Brooklyn-based Pop Chart Lab just released their latest print and it’s all about bicycles. The 18″x24″, $27 print features 75 detailed illustrations …

SUCH Brand Identity by The Cheshire Cat Co

SUCH – Construction Company Branding.<p>The multidisciplinary creative studio and design consultancy The Cheshire Cat Co was entrusted with the design …

Various Logo Designs by Mike McQuade

Logo Design.<p>A collection of various logos created by Mike McQuade for several clients and self-initiated projects. Mike McQuade is a …

Artist Creatively Re-Imagines Iconic Paintings

Cuban-American painter Cesar Santos recreates iconic paintings with a contemporary twist for his series known as <i>Syncretism</i>. His intriguing works simultaneously pay homage, merge, and play with Renaissance art and Modernism. Santos' collection of paintings tackle the famous works of some renowned …

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Acer announces 10.1-inch Iconia A3 Android tablet for €249 and up

To kick off IFA, Acer's announcing a new tablet running Android Jelly Bean, the 10.1-inch Iconia A3. Available in both WiFi and 3G versions, the A3 will hit Africa, Europe and the Middle East in early October with a starting price of €249. The slate's IPS panel sports a 1,280 x 800 resolution, and …

15 Images Of What Morning Looks Like Around The World

Rise and shine. There’s a whole new way to start your day. Wake up and watch New Day on CNN for all the latest news stories. Weekday Mornings 6-9am ET on CNN.

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Summer’s Must-See Documentaries

Sometimes the free-flowing beer and searing summer sun need to be counteracted with a little brain food and air-conditioning. Fortunately, a …

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

Tiny Mechanical Insects Made of Watch Parts

Chicago-based artist Justin Gershenson-Gates, aka A Mechanical Mind, creates tiny steampunk insects by carefully soldering together gears, springs, and other watch parts. The mechanical bugs, many of which Gershenson-Gates can balance on just his pinky finger, are miniature, multi-legged creatures …

Study: People With a Lot of Self-Control Are Happier

Improbably enough, people who are better able to resist impulses report being more satisfied with their lives.<p>austin hsieh/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> "Among humankind's most valuable assets" is self-control, according to Wilhelm Hofmann and his team of researchers at the University of Chicago. They define it …

Video of the Day: How To Make A Tesla (video)

While we have a slight (and growing) penchant for actual How Tos, this is not one of them despite the title. Yet, wouldn’t it be great if you could …

DuPont Wants To Turn Your Countertop Into A Wireless Charger

Ah, wireless charging. It’s one of the key ideas in keeping your phone charged, along with better batteries, capacitors, and the like. But the …

Top Picks from IDSA’s IDEA Awards 2013

We are pretty excited to be a part of the upcoming IDSA Conference in Chicago – Breaking The Rules. Hopefully we get to meet you there. Although it’s …

The oil fields are lovely—as long as you don’t mind the pirates

There has hardly been a better time to be an oil and gas company, with an abundance of new places to drill. That is, unless terrorists and pirates bother you.<p>Which has been the opening for numerous new businesses—private security forces, ship-and-kidnap rescue and, on the technology front, …

10 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Buying A Smartphone (list)

Smartphones are common accessories, and there are hundreds on the market. And as a result, there are hundreds of phones out there probably not right …

Kick Some Butt With The Brutus The Bull Dog Self Defense Keychain

Stay safe while out on your runs, walks or just whenever when you have the Brutus The Bull Dog Self Defense Keychain handy. No doubt a quirky and …

A Libertarian Voice Blazes Onto Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>Anyone who’s a cable news talk show watcher knows Glenn Beck. The former Fox News host’s passionate commentaries on …

Cover Your RSS: Be Ready for the Google Reader Shutdown

Inside Flipboard / June 17, 2013<p>In about two weeks, Google will retire Google Reader, but there are steps you can take now to ensure that your Google …

5 Recent Fashion Purchases My Fiancé and I Actually Agree On

When I blew out the candles on my 30th birthday cake this year, a lot of things changed. I took those two new digits super seriously and made extra strides to morph into an "adult" (whatever that really means!). Much to my future hubby's initial chagrin, I warned him that along with cooking more …

Best Short Hairstyles - Cute Bob, Pixie Cut Styles

Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …

You Asked, We Answered: 3 Summer Shorts For Every Occasion

When the temperatures break triple digits in L.A. — and carrying out my daily activities in a bikini isn't <i>totally</i> appropriate — I go the shorts …

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Summer dresses that you can still wear when the hot weather ends – in pictures

Street Chic: London

Photo: Style East<p>A plaid top coat adds a touch of flair to an all black look.<p><b>Name:</b> Angela<p><b>Top:</b> Vintage (shop similar: BB Dakota)<p><b>Skirt</b> Zara (shop similar: Free People)<p><b>Sunglasses:</b> Miu Miu (shop similar: Karen Walker)