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This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

Essential Steps to Creating an HDR Photo with Lightroom

The way that Lightroom handles HDR images is very different than how tools like Photoshop or even Photomatix handle the HDR images. In fact, it will …

General Electric's social media strategy erupts

General Electric (GE) is tapping social media as it journeys into an active Nicaraguan volcano.<p>The company is rigging the volcano with sensors that provide real-time data about temperature, atmospheric pressure, gravity, and gaseous activity. This data will be transmitted into GE's open-source …

General Electric

Unusual Banality

This project is about showing the unusual among the usual. - I explore the chance moments of everyday life, with a focus on pedestrians. For me, streets and public spaces are inexhaustible sources of inspiration. I always have a camera with me and take pictures almost every day, anywhere, at any …

8 Incredible Online Resources for Creative Design Inspiration

<i>Design, whether it’s for print, digital marketing, editorials or websites, requires constant creative juice. But even the most prolific and</i> …

Revealed: 15 clever logos with genius hidden meanings

Have you ever spotted a hidden message in a company logo?<p>Logos are designed to inform and give us an immediate impression of a company – but what about the subliminal messages they are trying to convey?<p>There are countless examples of secret messages hidden in different logos, as listed by AdWeek …

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

Happiness

How To Fall In Love With Letters, According To A Typography Icon

Have you ever fallen in love with a word? Not for its meaning or the way it rolls off your tongue. Not for the idea it communicates or the vision it summons. How about for the way the letters, laid out before you, greet your eyes? The way W cozies up to O which leads into R and ends sharply with a …

Graphic Design

McDonald's admits it copied the idea for an ad campaign from a series of photos that went viral a month ago

Kristina Bakrevski's and David Sikorski photos montage of a mock engagement with a burrito went viral last month after they were published in BuzzFeed, then picked up in other news outlets such as The Huffington Post and People.<p>On August 3 McDonald's launched a Twitter marketing campaign for its …

McDonald's

How to Get the Most Out of Your Delay Pedal

Delay pedals are among the most popular effects around, and the reason is simple: A delay pedal not only gives your sound a professional sheen and …

27 Useful Design Tips Explained With Beautiful, Inspiring Graphics

Poppie Pack, senior graphic designer at Canva, has put together a handy list of design tips complemented by beautiful images with inspiring quotes. …

Graphic Design

10 Free Retro Fonts You Must Download

Typography fascinates me. Websites can spend hours deciding what font to use, where to place it, what colours and words work well and how large each …

Typography

5 key logo trends and what you can learn from them

You'd be forgiven for thinking that logo design and branding were relatively modern concepts. But in reality, they have been around in one form or …

Graphic Design

Design Store: Web & Graphic Design Books, Pantone, Illustration, etc.

This year's <i>Print</i> typography issue, with cover photo by John Keatley and typography by Louise Fili, is a bit different from past editions. Here, we …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

20 Shockingly Sexist Vintage Ads You Won't Believe Existed

The world of advertising has certainly come a long way in the past 50 years. Back then, brands and corporations were openly (and on occasion …

Stereotypes

What Fonts Can Say About a City: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.<p><i>Tweet us your favorites with #CityReads.</i><p>"The Subliminal Power of City Fonts," Ellie Violet Bramley, <i>The Guardian</i><p>The electronics company Philips was to the Dutch city of Eindhoven what Rolls Royce is to …

Study shows how to open wallets of Web-surfing TV watchers

A growing fear among television advertisers is that distracted viewers – those multitaskers using smartphones, laptops and tablets while watching TV …

How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes.<p>The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph, or venn diagram usually requires pages and pages of messy preparatory sketches, which are rarely …

Data Visualization

20 Award-Winning Wedding Photographs of 2014

Four times a year, the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographer (or ISPWP) holds a members-only contest to pick out the best wedding photographs of the year. The ISPWP is an organization, created by professional photographers, that brings together the top wedding photographers in …

Framing

5 Creative Ways to Cook with Spaghetti Squash (There Will Be Funnel Cake)

Stop! Don't douse that spaghetti squash with marinara sauce—try one of these recipes, instead.<p>Here's the thing about spaghetti squash. We don't actually want it to be spaghetti-like. We'll just use plain ole spaghetti for that one; there's no use trying to re-fashion squash to act like pasta.<p>And …

Food

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

A comprehensive look at the role color plays in marketing and how it impacts customer engagement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting--and most controversial--aspects of marketing.<p><b>The reason:</b> …

Marketing

The True Henri Cartier-Bresson

Over the years, the famed photographer's work has been the subject of many shows. But a new retrospective in Paris takes a more complete look at the …

Silicon Valley Just Had Its Most Lucrative Quarter In Five Years

After a slow start to the year, the number of deals in Silicon Valley has risen to 267 in the third quarter totaling $2.85 billion, up from 251 deals and $2.6 billion invested the same period last year.<p>Released Thursday, the Silicon Valley Tech Venture Capital Almanac counted 3,308 venture capital …

Venture Capital

Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

Markets

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

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