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10 Plant Protein Sources to Try If You Want to Eat Less Meat

Because vegetarians and vegans know what's up.<p>February 13, 2018<p>A couple of years ago, I could never have imagined a life without meat. However, after …

Gem, From 19-Year-Old Chef Flynn McGarry, Opens in the Lower East Side

<b>Headliner</b><p><b>GEM</b> The kitchen whiz-kid Flynn McGarry, who has been coming up with tasting menus for a cult following at pop-ups in Los Angeles and New York since he was 12, is aiming for permanence. He’s now 19, as slight as a reed, with hair like a tangle of spiralized carrots. His restaurant, in a …

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The Golden Age of Crudités

FOR MOST OF human history, nobody ate a vegetable for pleasure. After all, vegetables have no evolutionary imperative to be delicious. Many fruits are sweet, to lure animals into snagging them and scattering their seeds, but vegetables play no role in reproduction — as roots, stems and leaves, they …

A Chinatown Noodle Dynasty Returns in Style

I had eaten approximately 300 miles of cold sesame noodles before I knew they had a story. If I’d thought about them at all, I would have reflected that everything has a story, but I didn’t. Back in the 1980s, when I came to New York, they were simply a thing you had to order with Chinese takeout …

Maybe the Economy Isn't the Reason Why So Many American Men Aren't Working

Many experts have blamed a poor job market, but new research indicates that an overlooked cause may be poor health.<p>CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—John LaRue is having a tough time of it these days. He used to move things for people, advertising his services on Craigslist. But work slowed up, and he …

Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs

This curated post is authored by Graphic Designer, Jacob CassThe post Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs appeared …

Visual and Motion Design Work of Ben Mingo

Ben Mingo is a visual designer currently working at UENO and he has a beautiful portfolio full of motion design work as well. Most of his projects …

Motion design: UI and UX Collection

Motion design is intrinsically useful for product design, especially when designing for mobile devices. Even experience designers might have a …

Trump Defends His Immigration Ban Amid Uncertainty, Public Outcry

President Donald Trump defended his controversial executive order restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority nations and indefinitely banning Syrian refugees as "not about religion" amid a second day of protests and uncertainty around the ban.<p>"This is not about religion," Trump said in the …

69 Videos Every Designer Should Watch

Design has a history; design shapes culture; design is creative; design is a process; design is helpful; and design is human. Whether you’ve two …

Agile, Lean, Design Thinking, Continuous Delivery… Which Should I Use?

This curated post is by Cauri, Instructor at Rhubarb Studios, Los AngelesThe post Agile, Lean, Design Thinking, Continuous Delivery… Which Should I …

Project Management

How we’re using Component Based Design

Component Based Design is often talked about in context of large, complex projects. In this post we’re making the case that it can also be very …

New mercury threat to oceans from climate change

<b>Rising temperatures could boost mercury levels in fish by up to seven times the current rates, say Swedish researchers.</b><p>They've discovered a new way in which warming increases levels of the toxin in sea creatures.<p>In experiments, they found that extra rainfall drives up the amount of organic material …

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Forget Resolutions. Try These 7 Ways To Design Your Life

If you’re busy making New Year’s resolutions, stop. Instead, try designing your year.<p>Planning your future, even in the form of something as seemingly simple as New Year’s resolutions, is what designers call a wicked problem.<p><i>6 Surefire Ways To Improve Your Financial Life In 2017</i><p>Wicked problems have …

Apple design director perfects a prefab home into an ultra-minimal, modern dwelling

It should come as no surprise that when Apple’s Director of Store Design was in the market for a new house, he wanted a home that would be as modern …

Web Design: Squarespace Re-design

Squarespace Re-Design is a web design and art direction project shared by Peter Bagi on his Behance profile. I have been a fan of Squarespace pretty …

Here is the cheapest and most efficient way to take a cross-country trip

What is it that you <i>really</i> need to take the ultimate coast-to-coast U.S. train trip? Four days and $213.<p>Travel blogger Derek Low has mapped out the …

When Big Ideas Go Bad

• In-depth articles about current issues faced by universities<br>• Data and analysis on the latest higher education trends, statistics, and salaries<br>• Special …

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

7 skills you should have on your résumé if you want to land a work-from-home job

Remote jobs require a particular set of skills, though, regardless of what kind of job it is. One thing to keep in mind is that the tech industry tends to have the best remote job openings and the most variety.<p>Learning tech skills makes you more qualified for more of those job openings, though …

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Statue of Liberty Museum’s new verdant, sleek FXFOWLE design approved

The 26,000-square-feet space is expected to be complete by 2019<p>It’s confirmed: Liberty Island is getting an addition. Set to rise right behind the Statue of Liberty, the new Statue of Liberty Museum will span 26,000-square-feet, and come with tons of outdoor space, and a rooftop terrace that offers …

Janet Reno, First Woman to Be U.S. Attorney General, Dead at 78

Janet Reno, the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general and the epicenter of several political storms during the Clinton administration, has died. She was 78.<p>Reno died early Monday from complications of Parkinson's disease, her goddaughter Gabrielle D'Alemberte told The Associated Press. A …

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29 Genius Recipes to Freeze Now (Because It's About to Get Crazy)

Below are 29 Genius Recipes that—were I being smart and responsible like you—I would cook and freeze now. The holidays are barrelling down on us almost here (yay!) and a freezer full of ready-to-roll little helpers will make it all go more smoothly—or at least mean less cooking later.<p>For more tips …

Hillary vs. the Hate Machine: How Clinton Became a Vessel for America’s Fury

They were everywhere this summer, the wanna-be statesmen, the failed comedians, the conspiracy theorists and entrepreneurs with political …

100 Days to Rio: Pictures

Oscars creative team reveals the greenroom design work

The Oscars design team has given us access to the design work shown behind-the-scenes at the 88th Oscars Academy Awards, which took place last night …

Donald Trump stumbles on David Duke, KKK

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump is trying to clean up a racially charged controversy Monday after he refused to disavow former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke over the weekend.<p>When asked about his comments on CNN's "State of the Union," Trump blamed a "bad earpiece."<p>"I was sitting in a house …

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A Subscription Box For People Who Want Less Stuff And Better Design

The lifestyle brand strategist Aja Edmond has created a Birchbox for minimalists.<p>Splitting her time between Los Angeles, New York, and Berlin, Aja Edmond isn’t just a minimalist by choice: luggage only being so large, she’s one by necessity. And she doesn’t think she’s alone. “Everyone talks about …

20 stellar things to do in NYC this week

<b>Mon 22</b><p><b>NYC Beer Week 2016 at various locations and times; prices vary</b><br>Bottoms up at this 10-day, 400-event spectacle of suds, hosted by the New York …

Apple Says Opposing FBI is 'Absolutely Not' a 'Marketing Strategy'

Apple has shared a new Q&A page that explains why the company is opposing a court order to create a unique version of iOS that would bypass security protections and allow the FBI to unlock an iPhone via brute-force attack.<p>Apple says the objection is "absolutely not" based on the company's concern …

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