So you embarked on a freelance design career. Congrats! Here’s what you need to know to stay productive, profitable, and sane. My wife Andy and I started Paper Leaf in 2009. We were not bad at design think
Adrift in a dark fantasy world, these beautifully rendered heroines are the surreal creations of artist Dan Quintana. Using oil on wood panels, Quintana carefully paints the delicate features of these
Back in 2002, french fry lovers around the world received a nasty bit of news: Those crunchy, fried strips of potato contained a known carcinogen. Now, all these years later, a new warning from the Food
When you hear the term "next-generation condom," beef tendon probably isn't the first thing that pops into your mind. But a condom made from the cow part is one of 11 ideas to win $100,000 from the Bill
Market research firm Gartner has boldly predicted that companies using Glass and similar gadgets could save $1 billion a year within three to five years. Hands-free access to the Internet, cameras, conferencing
WASHINGTON — Could the real estate market be heading for a new financial storm? Maybe. Some mortgage and credit experts worry that billions of dollars of home equity credit lines that were extended a ago
Google Plus is back in the headlines again, but not for any spike in users or must-have new features. Rather, Google’s social network has now become further entwined in yet another of Google’s properties,
This is not how a confident government behaves. I've written many times over the years, and still believe, that the news out of China is more good than bad. (For details: here, here, and here by me, plus
Taiwanese scientists have developed a new sensor that sits in your mouth and could tell doctors if you are overeating or smoking too much. Researchers at the National Taiwan University in Taipei have a
However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire I
RALEIGH, N.C. — A Republican-backed measure that would make sweeping changes to when and how North Carolinians can vote appears headed for a court fight. The measure given final approval late Thursday
The big idea behind Joe's Big Idea is to report on interesting inventions and inventors. When I saw the headline "An Environmentally Friendly Battery Made From Wood," on a press release recently, I figured
Home-brewers have embraced mead, or honey wine, the drink of choice for many ancient cultures. If you want to whip up a batch of your own, follow these steps. Mead may be the ancestor of all today's booze.
The device would benefit the military, the disabled, doctors, and maybe even you! Three researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, including one of the co-creators of Google Glass, are working
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have unraveled how a gene long associated with obesity makes people fat by triggering increased hunger, opening up potential new ways to fight a growing global health problem.