Darius Douglass

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The History of Flat Design: Efficiency, Minimalism, Trendiness

It seems as though any time you hear about Web design these days, you can’t help but come across the term “flat design.” While the flat Web design trend has been emerging in recent years, it seemed to have exploded in popularity thanks to large companies and organizations changing their design …

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Week's Best Space Pictures: Celestial Booger, Mars Road Map, and Frozen Lakes

A runaway star leaves a slime trail, Curiosity follows a road map, and the Great Lakes enter a deep freeze in this week's best space pictures.<p>Young, hot stars light up the Orion nebula in the above false-color image, released February 20, based on infrared data from NASA's Spitzer Space …

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Supersonic Plane Will Have Livestream Of The Outdoors Instead Of Windows

Actual, transparent windows would be too difficult to install on a Mach 1.8 plane.<p>A supersonic passenger jet would be exposed to such extreme forces, it would just be easier for the plane not to have windows. That's why the makers of one proposed Mach 1.8 passenger jet—due out in 2018—have decided …

NOVA - Official Website | A Theory of Everything?

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Fantastic Villa F in Greece Inspired By Geometry

158<p>SHARES<p>Here at UltraLinx, we have a particular soft spot in our hearts for architecture that combines well-conceived design with natural and …

Walbucks: Bitcoin for Walmart

Advertisement<p><i>This post is about three different topics, Bitcoin and e-Payments, the Minimum Wage, and consumer spending and Walmart. There has been a</i> …

How Cloud is Redefining IT Job Roles

Cloud is changing business and IT operating models. That means core IT job roles must change too.<p>A couple of obvious roles emerging are cloud …

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The rise and fall (and rise) of the billion-dollar social network

It’s become fashionable of late to predict the imminent demise of social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. It’s not only Internet users and social media experts who are adding their voices to the chorus, it’s also academics who are starting to question the value of these sites.<p>Most …

Holey moley! Architecture's trend for cutting holes in buildings

Photograph: MAD Architects<p>Iconic ring-shape … the Sheraton Huzhou is inspired by the form of a humpback bridge. Photograph: MAD Architects<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/1/17/1389956798415/adb796ed-ed20-4fa4-90e4-256c28284478-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: MAD …

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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

These Hotels Weren't Just Designed by Architects, They Were Designed by Starchitects

Pardon the pun, but these properties have star-studded design pedigrees. Click through for photos of 15 stunning hotels designed by the world's best architects.<p>Park Hyatt Tokyo<p>St. Regis Mexico City<p>Four Seasons Hotel New York<p>Villa San Michele<p>Park Hyatt Busan

10 U.S. Destinations You Should Visit In 2014

Planning a vacation in the US next year but aren't sure where to go? After all, it's a big place! For the fourth year running, our travel experts have scoured the States to make the decision a bit easier for you.<p>While Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2014 covers global must-sees, including Chicago …

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This Handy Infographic Explains How An IPO Actually Works

Tomorrow Twitter will go public. You may be a little confused about how an IPO actually works. It's somewhat nuanced. The NYSE has this handy infographic that explains the whole thing. (Keep this in mind tomorrow when people are waiting for Twitter to start trading.)

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The 10 Most Instagrammed Places in The World For 2013

Like it or not, Instagram is a huge part of the photographic landscape at the moment. Literally billions of photos have made their way into the app …

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The World's Largest Vessel Is Bigger Than the Empire State Building

The world's largest vessel just set sail off the coast of South Korea.<p>The Prelude is 1,601 feet long — that's 150 feet longer than the Empire State …

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The complete travel guide to Brazil's World Cup cities

Rio de Janeiro<p><b>State</b> Rio de Janeiro<p><b>The stadium</b> The Maracanã, which will host the 2014 final and six other World Cup matches, is the temple of Brazil's unofficial religion. Home to Rio's biggest club sides, Flamengo, Botafogo, Fluminense and Vasco de Gama, this is where footballing deities Pelé and …