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Why adhocism is the best kind of recycling

Recycling can be a downward spiral, but upcycled, repurposed design transforms rubbish into something more valuable<p>Recycling makes people feel good. We see those three arrows chasing each other and we like to believe that our garbage is part of a virtuous circle of production where a milk jug comes …

Suburban Atlanta's Local News Source

Following the news of David Belle Isle's resignation as Mayor of Alpharetta to campaign for Secretary of State, City Councilmen Jim Gilvin and Chris …

NFL

Restaurant Identity by Cheshire Cat Co. for Archontico

A Neoclassical Restaurant Identity.<p>The multidisciplinary creative studio and design consultancy Cheshire Cat Co. was hired to develop a new visual …

Graphic Design

A Wondrous GIF Shows the Most Popular Baby Names for Girls Since 1960

Social Security Administration data visualized in the most lovely way imaginable<p>My friend Judy used to always say that whenever she met another Judy, she knew exactly how old that Judy was—to the day.<p>Now that level of precision might be a bit of a stretch, but, as the above map wonderfully shows, …

55 Fresh Examples Of Creative Single Page Website Designs

Displaying your work in <b>single page design</b> is a hot trend now days. You possibly cannot imagine what designers can do with single pages as modern age …

Performance Testing

Grilled Sangría Recipe

Follow us!<p>Site Feedback FAQ<p>New Year's Eve<p>Champagne Cocktail<br>• Fancy Toast Appetizers for New Year's Eve<br>• Sparkling Cocktail and Punch Recipes for New …

Why People End Up in Dead-End Jobs

A study out of Duke University sheds light on the thought process that leads people to make career decisions that will make them miserable.<p>No one sets out to do mindless, repetitive work that's unfulfilling and offers no room for growth, but a sad percentage of people find themselves in just that …

Employment

Holi 2014: The Festival of Colors

This week Hindus around the world celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors. Holi is a popular springtime celebration observed on the last full moon of the lunar month. Participants traditionally throw bright, vibrant powders at friends and strangers alike as they celebrate the arrival of spring, …

Roman Sambal

This is a sambal-style hot sauce named after its creator, senior associate food editor Alison Roman.<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound red red Fresno chiles or red jalapeños<p>1 garlic clove<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>¼ cup white distilled vinegar<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice<p>2 teaspoons sugar<p>Special equipment: cheesecloth<p>Recipe …

Food Preservation

Understanding Umami

<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: Which ingredients carry that fifth taste -- and the best ways to cook with them.</i><p>A long, long time ago, only four tastes ruled the culinary world: sweet, …

Green Tea

Hyper Dimensional Photographs in the Streets of So Paulo

Imagine walking down a busy, metropolitan street and suddenly looking up to see a huge, hyper dimensional photograph of a person staring down at you. Street artist Raquel Brust has been introducing this kind of experience in So Paulo, Brazil since 2008 with <i>Projeto Giganto</i>, which she describes as “a …

Modern Art

These Gorgeous Screenprints Showcase a City's Most Famous Structures

As part of a project called "Shapes of Cities," London-based designer Yoni Alter takes a handful of iconic buildings from various metropolitan areas …

Skyscrapers

The Scam Of Olive Oil, And Its Antidote

Here’s the hard truth: the olive oil in your pantry, the one you bought for its health benefits and for some sliver of the seductive Mediterranean lifestyle, is most likely a scam.<p>A scam, meaning it probably contains less actual olive oil than you’d ever imagine. A scam, meaning it’s likely been …

Edna Lewis & Scott Peacock's Shrimp Grits Recipe on Food52

Seafood

Tomato Sauce 101

I’m all for convenience when it actually makes life simpler, but it’s always been a mystery to me why people buy those jars of wretched “spaghetti …

Italian Food

How to make fresh egg pasta

When making fresh home-made egg pasta, variously known in Italian as <i>pasta fresca</i> or <i>pasta fatta in casa</i> or <i>pasta all’uovo</i>, I usually make life easy for …

Baking

Buying canned tomatoes

Here’s a special note for readers in the US, where buying canned tomatoes can be tricky thing. When I first moved back from Italy, I ran into all …

Italian Food

Bio: Frank Sinatra Quotes and Music Lyrics | The Art of Manliness

Old Blue Eyes. The Chairman of the Board. Frank Sinatra was the epitome of American male coolness. When he walked into any room, his confident …

Victor Frankenstein Character Analysis: Frankenstein Novel | The Art of Manliness

Victor Frankenstein does not get much attention in popular culture. It is Frankenstein’s creation – a nameless monster (often mistakenly called …

adidas teases Primeknit boot tech

The sportswear giant looks set to launch a boot that could well change the way that soccer footwear feels, reacts, and runs.<p>Since the dawn of the modern age of football boot design, every manufacturer has strived for one common goal with their products: the perfect fit. This has seen footwear come …

What a Homeless Man Taught Me About Leadership

It was the second day in a row I passed by a man sitting on the sidewalk on Broadway in front of a now closed restaurant near my office in New York City. The first day he asked me if I had any money. I was in a rush to meet someone so I politely said no, but told him I hoped he stayed warm. The …

8 Qualities of Exceptionally Destructive Employees

What you see is not always what you get--and then it's too late.<p>Oddly enough, it isn't the truly terrible employees who cause the real problems.<p>Some people obviously deserve to be fired: Whether clearly incompetent or unbelievably lazy, they're easy to spot. So although it is definitely painful, …

Leadership

Concept liquor system makes drinking more fun

French spirits maker Pernod Ricard has unveiled Project Gutenberg, a web-connected cocktail-making concept that blends together alcohol, apps, and an unusual design. The distillery behind Absolut Vodka, Beefeater gin, and Malibu is experimenting with the cocktail maker as part of a focus on …

MMA: The Cruelty of the Combative Sport

It is odd how the viewing public has romanticized combative sports to the point that one would think it’s a glorious, glamorous life—all positive and little negative. As with all sports, our perception is clouded by assumption and comfortable distance, which is the norm for nearly all sports.<p>Of all …

A Man's Primer on Gin | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Maiellano.</i><p>Gin is perhaps the most versatile of the distilled spirits. Sure, whisky is delicious. With a …

Relationship Red Flags for Men: 14 Red Flags to Look for in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

You’ve probably had a friend who started dating a woman that really made you scratch your head. She was flaky, possessive, and high-drama. Everyone …

How to Effectively Manage Your Attention | The Art of Manliness

In our last post we provided a big picture overview of what attention is and how it works. We explored the fact that while many people only think of …

Mindfulness

Alt staple lunch: Mexicans push return of an ancient grain

<i>Once as fundamental to Central and South American diets as corn and beans, amaranth virtually disappeared after the Spanish banned it because of its use in Aztec human sacrifice rituals. Now there are efforts to bring it back as a staple in Mexico, for its both superior nutritional qualities and</i> …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Income Inequality