Erin Cummings

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The Rundown on the Red Hook Criterium

Even The Amazing Race's Phil Keoghan is getting into the underground racing scene. Past Red Hook crit winner Kacey Lloyd explains why you should join the fun<p>Since 2008, the Red Hook Criterium has been bringing cyclists to Brooklyn, New York, to race track bikes around tight turns and through …

Pina Colada Chicken Salad with Pina Colada Vinaigrette | Creme De La Crumb

<i>This sensational summer salad has baked coconut chicken tenders, fresh pineapple, macadamia nuts, and a creamy pina colada vinaigrette dressing!</i>

QR Code Lets You Get Your Flipboard to the Web, Fast!

There’s a nifty new feature on Flipboard.com today: sign in with a QR code. This is useful for people who are logged into Flipboard on a mobile device and would like to bring everything they follow quickly to Flipboard on the Web. It’s also how anyone who’s been using Flipboard without an account …

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free

Urban planners are finally recognizing that streets should be designed for people, not careening hunks of deadly metal.<p>After over a hundred years of living with cars, some cities are slowly starting to realize that the automobile doesn’t make a lot of sense in the urban context. It isn’t just the …

Traces Of Bubonic Plague And Dysentery Found In New York’s Subway System

But don’t throw away your MetroCard just yet<p>Today, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> released an interactive map of the bacteria in New York’s subway system. And as expected, it's gross enough to make your skin crawl.<p>The map shows the culmination of a work by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College, …

15 Proven Ways to Encourage Employee Happiness and Engagement

As a leader of people you need to encourage happiness in every facet of your business. I’ve created 10 techniques that will help your company be …

GOOGLE CHAIRMAN: ‘The Internet Will Disappear’

"I will answer very simply that the internet will disappear," Schmidt replied.<p>"There will be so many IP addresses … so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting with that you won't even sense it. It will be part of your presence all the time. Imagine you …

Montblanc Launches the Timewalker Urban Speed e-Strap

After becoming a significant talking point in 2014, wearable tech is preparing itself for another<p>After becoming a significant talking point in 2014, wearable tech is preparing itself for another huge year of innovative releases and new entrants into the market. Montblanc throws its hat into the …

Small Is Wonderful: Two New Dining Spots in NYC

ALDO SOHM WINE BAR<p>151 West 51st Street<p>212-554-1143<p>"I wanted this to be a real European wine bar," says Aldo Sohm, best known -- until now -- as sommelier at NYC's illustrious French seafood restaurant Le Bernardin. "I didn't want to just serve a few wines by the glass and some sausage and cheese. I …

9 GIFs That Explain Responsive Design Brilliantly

Can’t tell a responsive website from a merely adaptive one? These GIFs courtesy of Froont will turn you into a pedant in no time.<p>What is responsive design? Most people vaguely understand that it refers to websites that work just as well on desktops as they do on smartphones, but there’s a lot more …

The Co.Design Guide To Black Friday 2014

Two-sided colanders, digital notebooks, inexpensive standing desks: our favorite multifunctional goodies from 2014.<p>Products with just one function are so passe. In 2014, phones are also cameras and bracelets are also sleep trackers. Multifunctional products can save users space and money–why have …

Download Big Bundle Vol. 3 from Creative Market

The Big Bundle Vol. 3 from Creative Market features 75 of amazing products worth over $1,090 for only $39.<p>After the great success of Big Bundle Vol. …

Artist Designs DIY Paper Templates for Adorable 3D Geometric Animals

Germany-based artist Wolfram Kampffmeyer, aka Paperwolf, builds beautiful geometric animal designs that are constructed completely out of paper. The artist studied computer animation in school and eventually realized that, although he enjoys creating virtual 3D models, he much prefers building them …

The Prison Coding Class That Might Have Inmates Making Six Figures On Their Release

At California’s San Quentin prison, inmates who never even used a computer before are learning software development and planning their apps.<p>Like everyone else in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jason Jones has an idea for a new app. Called “In Touch,” the app would automatically upload information …

Why Wearables Should Be Free

Companies shouldn’t just give out wearables for free; they should pay users for data, argues Frog’s chief creative officer.<p>Owners of wearable technology, like the upcoming Apple Watch or Microsoft Band, are the most vital part of the product ecosystem because they generate valuable information each …

The Most Dangerous Streets In NYC For Pedestrians

Plus, what NYC is doing to make streets safer.<p>New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg announced a new interactive component to the city’s Vision Zero website at a symposium on traffic safety in Brooklyn Friday morning. Vision Zero, a concept pioneered in Sweden and adopted …

Visiting Niagara Falls in the Fall

Image courtesy of Flickr<p>Visiting <b>Niagara Falls</b> in fall, as I recently did, is a great way to avoid the crowds typically associated with this heavily touristy area. Plus, you can score great deals. Sure, you'll need to bundle up, and taking the boat right up to the Falls can be a bone-chilling few …

Retro styled stencil cycling Tour de France illustration / print / poster / canvas 11X14

Retro styled stencil cycling Tour de France illustration / print / poster / canvas<br>perfect for that stylish man-cave.<p>Gallery quality Giclée print on natural white, matte, linen textured, 100% cotton acid and lignin free archival paper using Epson K3 archival environmentally friendly inks.<br>My …

Unique Flooring Made with Vintage Leather Belts

If you're looking for something that's more original than wood or carpet flooring, well, Inghua Ting has it. Her company is called Ting, and it reuses vintage and reclaimed leather belts and turns them into a unique home decor treatment. They reside on floors, are fashioned into rugs, and are even …

Where To Find Great Designers

Irene Au, a partner at Khosla Ventures and former design lead at Google, offers 10 tips for finding the best design talent.<p>Where do you find designers to hire?<p>I’ve hired some terrific people from Walmart.com and Bank of America.<p>Twenty-five years ago, you might’ve mined the halls of the Rhode Island …

I Heart My City: Mimi’s Brooklyn

Researcher and artist <b>Mimi Onuoha</b> was living in Brooklyn…right before she found out she had been selected as one of five Fulbright-National Geographic digital storytelling fellows. She’s since hopped the pond to London to explore how technology and culture influence and affect each other, but she’ll …

Meat Has Seasons, Just Like Produce. And Here's How Factory Farming Has Messed With That.

By now most of us are in tune with the idea of eating seasonal produce. Tomatoes are best late in the summer, apples are tastiest in the fall. Even if you don't practice it, most people have at least heard of the principle. But what about meat? A trip to the supermarket tells us that beef, pork, …

5 Amazing Sparkling Wines for $15 or Less

Any occassion is made better with a high quality bottle of bubbly. But there's no reason you have to splurge to get one.<p><i>Any occassion is made better</i> …

The 10 Best Dive Bars in America

By: Andy Kryza and Liz Childers<p>Sometimes, you go to a bar for a fancy cocktail. Sometimes, you go for a rare beer paired with some gastropub innovation. And sometimes -- most times -- you go to drink in a dark, windowless room, where the drinks are stiffer than a 2x4, beers are as yellow as a Frank …