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Vibrant Color Palette Combos Take Colors From the World to Inspire Creativity

With its vast collections of images, photo filters, free icon and shape elements, and fonts, Canva allows users around the globe to create sleek graphics and presentations through its online app—no design degree required. The company's Senior Graphic Designer, Poppie Pack, shares a variety of savvy …

This San Francisco Home Is An Urban Oasis For A Family Of Four

“Give us an urban oasis, something minimal and modern but warm with a seamless flow from inside to out”, that was the mandate from the clients, a …

San Francisco

How Much We Spent for 75 Days of Travel in Europe With Our Kids

Do you dream of traveling with your kids to Europe during their summer vacations, but never take any action to make it a reality? You might think traveling to Europe during the summer would be too expensive, especially since summer is the peak season for travel in the region. But traveling with …

‘Biggest parenting problem of our time’

THE most troubling challenge parents face today has nothing to do with the kids’ diet, or their homework. It’s all laid bare in a new documentary.

Parenting

DIY Rustic Cube Shelves

Shannon is here to walk us through one very elegent IKEA hack. If you're ready and willing to bust out your power tools and commit a few hours to the …

Woodworking

Thailand's Forgotten Country-Psychedelic Music Is Having a Global Renaissance

Until recently, Thailand's Molam music has been marginalized and dismissed as "taxi driver music," or entertainment for the lower classes. But now it's being embraced by the West.<p>A psychedelic organ riff pours out of a taxi's stereo in Bangkok. I point at the radio and the taxi driver flips it off …

ESP8266 WiFi Module + Nabto

<i>This post is outdated. Please have a look at the updated version incorporating our new AppMyProduct platform.</i><p>The ESP8266 is a low-cost WiFi module …

How To Build Huge Dual Color DIY Flex Lights for $60

Here is one of the cooler projects for LED panels that I’ve seen. Unlike the ‘usual’ LED panels, those panels are mounted on flexible material so …

13 Geometric Paint Jobs You’ll Love Right Now

Nothing dresses up a plain wall or drab piece of furniture like a fresh coat of paint. Make that coat of paint geometric and your decor goes to a whole other stylish level. From abstract wall designs to colorful painted cabinets, these mod geometric patterns offer a super easy way to upgrade your …

How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

Android News

The Best Music Videos of 2015

There are many ways to make a great music video. You can offer an artful spin on the cultural unrest and political strife of the day, as Kendrick Lamar, Vince Staples, Run the Jewels, M.I.A., and Downtown Boys did this year. You can get a famous Hollywood director to casually follow you around for …

Build Your Own Arduino Weather Station

In my youth, I had a friend who was a weather enthusiast. He had his own backyard weather station, and in a little black log book, every day, he would dutifully record wind speed and direction, temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, and rainfall. I thought it was tremendously geeky and didn’t …

Arduino

Jeanette Lee animates a futuristic city for Dewy Sinatra's In My Bubble video

<b>Music:</b> American animator Jeanette Lee borrowed the shapes of Tokyo's Nakagin Capsule Tower to create a science-fiction urban landscape for Dewy …

Faith No More music video Sunny Side Up

Nursing homes seem drab—see Ben Stiller in <i>Happy Gilmore</i>—but Faith No More are here to change that in their first music video in 17 years for “Sunny …

Microsoft’s Dope New Tool Is Like Autocomplete for Drawing

Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<p>Date of Publication: 10.20.15.<p>Time of Publication: 3:50 pm. 3:50 pm<p>Creating even a few seconds of a …

7 Ways To Make Your Home Smell Amazing

Here's how to greet yourself with a sweet scent each time you open the door.<p>There's just something about a special scent — you're not always totally aware it's there, but when you walk into a room that has a certain smell, you're immediately hit with a memory of a time or place. (Remember how …

Review: Dave Gahan & Soulsavers, 'Angels & Ghosts'

<i>Note: NPR's audio for First Listens comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>Dave Gahan has sung about a soul that needs saving since his earliest murmurings as the frontman of Depeche Mode. Now, he's recorded his …

Blues Music

All Good Logos Are Modernist Logos, Really

Jens Müller is something of a logo detective. The Düsseldorf, Germany-based designer finds logomarks—in old magazines, books on design, sometimes in …

Watch What Happens When This Guy Cuts Added Sugar From His Diet For One Month

Sugar is bad. Alcohol is bad. Additives are bad. Fun is bad. Water is okay… in moderation.<p>We’ve all heard diet advice like this since we were kids, but for reasons of feigned ignorance, willful disobedience, or the irresistible deliciousness of Cinnamon Toast Crunch and chardonnay (<i>author’s note:</i> …

Polaroid's latest instamatic doesn't use ink to print photos

Cubes, unwieldy squares, bulky cameras of yore. Regardless of form factor, when the Polaroid name is on a camera it means you're getting instant photos. With the company's latest shooter, the Snap, you're getting what looks like a pocketable device that uses proprietary tech to print photos using …

Look! DIY Toddler Bed for $20

Toddler beds may not be for everyone, but as it turns out, they're for my toddler. Here's the saga of a preternaturally agile and stubborn (though …

Small Spaces

Terrarium Side Table DIY

Early last month I saw a project for a plexiglass terrarium side table in Natural Accents by Stacy Risenmay. Whoa. I immediately thought it was one …

Chemicals

16 Animated Logos to Check Out

We’re showcasing a selection of 16 cool animated logos we’ve come across. If you’ve created an animated GIF version of a logo design, we’d love to …

Graphic Design

‘Derelict’ Is The Mashup Of ‘Alien’ And ‘Prometheus’ You Didn’t Know You Needed

https://vimeo.com/129318944<p>Being a diehard fan of the first two <i>Alien</i> movies, I was not too pleased with certain story aspects in Ridley Scott’s sorta-prequel <i>Prometheus</i>. It’s been four years since the movie hit theaters and one dedicated fan took it upon himself to fix a few things with the above …

Grow Your Own Food Year-Round with DIY Solar Greenhouse

If you've ever thought about growing your own food, the Greenhouse of the Future might be the answer you're looking for.<p>This sustainable, …

The Chemical Brothers and Q-Tip Share "Go" Video Directed by Michel Gondry

Earlier today, the Chemical Brothers shared a song called "Go"—a Q-Tip collaboration from their forthcoming album <i>Born in the Echoes</i>. Now, they've shared a video for the track that was directed by Michel Gondry, featuring a procession of synchronized dancers. Check it out below. The song premiered …