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A guy filmed a fantastic commercial to sell his girlfriend’s 1996 Honda Accord

Bug shield, rubber duckies, and tape converter included<p>Sometimes, you have to go a bit beyond Craigslist or Facebook Marketplace to sell your aging car. To help his girlfriend move her 1996 Honda Accord, Max Lanman filmed his own fantastic commercial to find a buyer.<p>Set to a piano score in the …

Honda Accord

Should you cover your webcam?

Webcams have presented a security liability for years, yet many of us don't cover them up. Should we? Edward Snowden, Mark Zuckerberg, and former FBI director James Comey all seem to — but none of us are celebrities or heads of state, so what good does it do us?<p>Well, not much! Tape might give you …

World Leaders

El secreto de los suecos para ser los mejores en su trabajo sin agobiarse se llama 'fika'

Otra lección de vida del país escandinavo. O por qué deberíamos asumir que un empleado tomando un café también está trabajando<p>Lo hemos estado …

The 9 Worst Ways To Brand Yourself

Are you getting tired of all the content-less “content marketing” that pervades the internet in order to “brand” professionals as thought leaders? I know that a lot of the HR heads and CEOs I work with are.<p>They see this explosion of self-branding “lite” as insubstantial and overly self-promotional. …

Public Relations

A Simple Method for Developing Design Skills This Year

There’s no shortcut or hidden trick to improving your design skills – ask anyone in design or any other field, creative or otherwise. But there <i>is</i> a …

UX Design

Is sugar the world’s most popular drug?

It eases pain, seems to be addictive and shows every sign of causing long-term health problems. Is it time to quit sugar for good?<p>Imagine a drug that can intoxicate us, can infuse us with energy and can be taken by mouth. It doesn’t have to be injected, smoked, or snorted for us to experience its …

Diabetes

Estas son las portadas de libros más bonitas de 2016

Ya recomienda el refrán no juzgar un libro por su portada, pero una buena cubierta anima al lector a hojear en páginas inesperadas y, quién sabe, si …

Una tabla periódica para consultar dudas ortográficas

Los símbolos de la tabla periódica están compuestos por una o dos letras. En ellas los químicos ven elementos, y Juan Romeu, lingüista de 31 años, …

This New App Puts 3D Scanning In The Hands Of Designers

Canvas makes it easier to take 3D scans of spaces and turn them into usable CAD files.<p>In 2013, the startup Occipital launched the Structure Sensor, a portable 3D scanner that hooks up to an iPad, on Kickstarter. After becoming one of the site’s most funded campaigns at the time, the company began …

Apps

Humans and algae: An interdependence

Hungarian designer Adam Miklosi envisions a future in which we respond to deforestation with the emergence of portable pavilion oxygen bars. In …

¿Qué es la observación?

<b>por Alberto Cruz</b><br>ver también: Un clase de la observación, por Fabio Cruz.<p>Su ubicación<p>Para ubicarse diremos que es más que un informarse; por ejemplo, …

Una clase de la Observación

1<p>Cuando se me invitó a participar en este seminario con el tema “El mundo del croquis; Observación y croquis en la UCV.”, me pareció algo …

Two Stolen Van Goghs Worth $112 Million Found in a Police Raid on a Mafia Don's Villa in Italy

Sometimes even Italy’s crack anti-mafia prosecutors and police investigators can be surprised. After a painstaking, months-long investigation into the Neapolitan Camorra’s Amato-Pagano crime clan – one of the most notorious of the Southern-Italy-based Camorra clans involved in the international …

Art

Brussels is under siege by a mysterious pornographic graffiti artist

<i>This article contains sexually explicit material.</i><p>Move over, Banksy: Belgium’s hot new pornographic graffiti artist is even more secretive than …

Streetwear

Elon Musk desvela su plan para crear una civilización en Marte

El jefe de SpaceX anuncia un primer viaje al planeta rojo para 100 personas en 2024<p>De niño, en su Suráfrica natal, Elon Musk devoraba novelas de …

The Innovation Economy Is Terrible At Designing For Women

Introducing Broad Thinking, a new column from 4B collective, on how to design for women.<p>Corporations invest billions of dollars into product development, making cars, fitness trackers, financial planning apps, and other products and digital services that people use every day.<p>Yet so many women …

Design

Kingston University students create groundbreaking 3D pen sculpture of Nissan car

A group of talented Kingston University students have worked with a team of artists to create the world’s largest 3D pen sculpture – in the shape of …

De los Juegos de Río a la eutanasia: la última carrera de Marieke Vervoort

La atleta belga se despedirá del deporte en los Paralímpicos de Río y ya ha firmado los papeles para someterse a la eutanasia<p>Marieke Vervoort cumplió …

La baldosa que disminuye la contaminación atmosférica

Un proyecto piloto en la calle Félix Pizcueta, de Valencia, prueba un pavimento para mejorar la calidad del aire<p>“¡No sé dónde está!” Es la respuesta …

El secreto de la peste que tumbó al Imperio Romano

<b>Más noticias de:</b> ADN, enfermedades, genética, historia<p>Dos víctimas de la época han permitido reconstruir el genoma de la peste que causó la plaga de …

Remembering the time Muhammad Ali fought Superman

To be the greatest, you have to fight the greatest, right?<p>Muhammad Ali, who died late Friday night, persistently boasted of being The Greatest, but he couldn't really be that without some help. The three-time heavyweight champion of the world also faced some truly great opponents, such that his …

The logos of these 19 huge companies have changed beyond recognition since they launched

By comparing the original logo to its most recent version, we can learn important lessons about a brand's roots and its arc of progression.<p>We compiled a list comparing the first logos of 19 of the biggest brands in the world with their most recent logos with help from StockLogos.com, an …

Graphic Design

What Architects Make When They Play With Lego

Architects from BIG, HWKN, SHoP, and more put their Lego skills to the test. Here’s what they built.<p>Many kids who grow up to be architects get their start with Lego, but how do architects play with Lego when they’re not kids any more? To find out, the Lego Store in New York’s Flatiron District, in …

Lego

El lenguaje universal de Internet se escribe con GIF: te lo cuenta el creador de Giphy : El futuro es apasionante

Si Cristiano Ronaldo falla un gol, hay un GIF . Si Barack Obama anuncia algo, hay un GIF. Si Lady Gaga llega a una entrega de premios vestida con su …

Isao Tomita, padre de la música electrónica : El futuro es apasionante

Antes que Daft Punk y Moby, antes que Matthew Herbert, antes incluso que Kraftwerk, estuvo Isao Tomita. Mucho antes de que la música electrónica …

Bienvenidos a la Segunda Revolución Psicodélica

Llevo tomando microdosis de LSD regularmente desde hace más o menos un año. Desde entonces la cosa ha adquirido la categoría de fenómeno: crecen los …

Radiohead erases internet presence – is it a cryptic message?

Fans speculate over when – and how – band will release its ninth album The band have a history of unveiling their music in unusual ways<p>Radiohead’s internet presence has essentially disappeared and the band have sent out cryptic leaflets in the mail, fueling speculation over when – and how – the …

Indie Music

With great diligence and an intense eye for details, artist Benjamin Sack creates intricate illustrations of unbelievably dense cityscapes using just a black 0.05 Staedtler pigment liner pen.

Amazing giant sculptures made from tin cans - this is 'Canstruction'

21 teams of architects, engineers, and schools have been showcasing their efforts at Canstruction, a sculpture-building competition in Vancouver in which participants create huge displays out of more than 80,000 of donated cans.<p>The charity event has been held each year since 2002. Over that time it …