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Flyte: New Levitating Light Bulb Forever Hovers in Mid-Air

Ready to have a light bulb that's going to be the talk of the town? Flyte is a new levitating light, by designer Simon Morris, that will make your guests do a double take. The screwless light bulb hovers in the air by magnetic levitation and is powered wirelessly through induction. There are no …

The Only Way You Will Ever Get Really, REALLY Rich

Want to become really rich? (While there are many ways to feel "rich," in this case we're talking about monetary wealth.)<p>Then check out this little …

Entrepreneurship

Here's How To Avoid One Of The Most Common Life Regrets

Karl Pillemer, a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University, has spent the last several years interviewing hundreds of older Americans to systematically collect their practical wisdom.<p>His first book, <i>30 Lessons for Living</i>, synthesized advice from over 1,000 elders on topics like happiness, work, and …

10 Bedroom Trends in 2014 by Micle Mihai-Cristian

Floral Wall Art from Juliana Lahoz<p>The bedroom; one of the most sacred rooms of the house and one of the rooms where we spend the most time (even if …

15 Web Design Trends You can Expect to see in 2015

Website development is usually a lively and varied sector that is transforming and increasing speeds. The website design will be, even so, not a …

Web Design

Typographer’s typefaces

The 25 most admired typefaces by typographers, type designers and letterers.<p>In case you missed our most popular post from last year, here it is again. It’s also been translated into Japanese.<p>Selecting the right typeface makes all the difference to effective design and communication. But with over 100,000 font families to pick from it can be a daunting task. There are some excellent guides on how to choose a typeface and helpful methods for pairing typefaces but in order to apply these …

The Productivity Hacks I Used To Write A 93,000-Word Book In 6 Weeks

One question people ask me a lot is how long did the book take to write.<p>There are a few answers to that.<p>I took book leave in May 2014 and I turned in my first draft in the middle of August 2014.<p>So you could say four months.<p>But I signed my book contract in September 2013, so maybe the answer is a …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Here's How To Get A Passport Fast, And No It's Not From A Shady Company

A U.S. passport is one of the most powerful in the world. Not only does it allow us travel to more than 150 different countries, but it also comes in a super-sized edition (because what's more American than that?!).<p>But when you book a trip and realize (gasp!) that you'll need a passport or that …

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

Beautiful 3D-Rendered Glaciers Look Like Watercolor Paintings

Switzerland-based illustrator Chaotic Atmospheres creates beautiful, compelling views of icebergs in his aptly-titled series <i>Caustic Icebergs</i>. The images are digitally produced through 3D rendering software, and they showcase the illustrator's incredible talent of making computer-generated work look …

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in the mystery of the fall of the Mayan …

Belize

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

Whether you're seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.

6 Web Design Trends

for 2015<p><b>Web design is constantly developing and evolving. Sociological and technological changes in the environment shape how successful websites are</b> …

Web Design

5 Tech Tools Entrepreneurs Need

It doesn't matter if your startup is all about dishing up gourmet doggie treats or if you design websites for a niche market--there are a few key tech tools entrepreneurs need (or need to know).<p>Don't worry, you need to become a jack of all trades and learn these skills yourself. However, …

Small Business

Men in makeup: lawyer by day, glamour puss by night

It’s a Monday morning and I’m about to sit my exam in financial services regulation when my colleague whispers, “Seán, are you OK? Your skin looks… blue?”<p>The moment she asks, I know what she’s talking about. “Oh no, I’m fine,” I reply, as my mind flashes back to two nights previously. A few …

13 Steps to Writing Effective Content

After someone reads any page, what should he or she do? Be clear about the next step through forms, links, buttons or any type of call to action.<p>Examples: Buy your product, sign up for your mailing list, read another related article, or leave a comment. Pick one next-step action, but not all of …

Is dyed armpit hair the next big beauty trend?

Julia Roberts caused quite the media frenzy when the actress showed up at her 1999 movie premiere of "Notting Hill" with unshaven armpits. She proudly waved raised arms to her fans, not caring about the patches of hair under her arms catching the light of dozens of camera flashes.<p>Imagine for a …

Hilarious Mashup Reimagines Sloths on Famous Album Covers

Do sloths make everything better? Matt Tucker, the Picture Editor at Buzzfeed UK, thinks so. He's the mastermind behind this hilarious series of sloths that replace humans on iconic album covers. With a mix of classic and contemporary favorites, these adorable creatures are transformed into …

Mashups

When It's Ok To Cheat And 7 Other Secrets From Entrepreneurs

As the new Executive Director of Tech Wildcatters, one of my new favorite things is to review the applications coming in for our next class. I’m not kidding. If you’re even five minutes late to a meeting with me, you’re going to roll up on me deep in my laptop taking that brief chance to search …

Colin Farrell Opens Up About His Gay Brother, Eamon, In Letter Defending Same-Sex Marriage In Ireland

Colin Farrell spoke out in defense of same-sex marriage in his native Ireland, penning an open letter which stressed his close relationship with openly gay brother, Eamon.<p>The 38-year-old actor's letter appears in the Nov. 17 edition of Ireland's Sunday World magazine. In it, he writes:<p>I think I …

'Rosewater': Jon Stewart scores solid reviews in directing debut

Just in case the whole<p>"Daily Show"thing doesn't work out,Jon Stewartmay have a promising backup career.<p>The talk-show host makes his feature writing and directing debut with the political drama "Rosewater" (opening Friday), and many initial reviews have commended his sure hand in bringing the story …

What We Made Of The Knife's Last Ever Show In Reykjavik

Bjork watched on as they bowed out with a rallying cry at Iceland Airwaves.<p>Bands have never been particularly good at bowing out. If you’re breaking up because you all hate each other, then your swansong is often a disheveled affair where someone walks off halfway through and everyone gets refunds …

10 Things Every Serious Entrepreneur Knows That You Don’t

Aspiring Entrepreneurs are popping up everywhere in hopes of following in the footsteps of the cashed up risk takers and uber successful they look up …