Christina Diam

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To See the Future of Cities, Watch the Curb. Yes, the Curb

When Greg Rogers left his gig as a Washington, DC, lobbyist in 2015, he did what any savvy, mid-20s kid with a car and a light wallet might: He …

You Can’t Shut Down The Internet, But A New Filter Takes Donald Trump Off Of It

The Chrome extension, its creator says, will “make America great again.”<p>Love your Internet but feel hijacked by all the Donald Trump news? There’s an app for that.<p>Folks who want to de-Trump their online experience can now do so thanks to Trump Filter, a new Chrome Extension that aims to remove most …

You Can Be Productive or Creative, Not Both

A psychologist offers a reality check for both organizations and individuals.<p>In order to be successful in business you need to have good ideas and to execute on them. If you want to accomplish both you'd better not bury your head in the sand -- the tough truth is these two aims are at odds with …

A home with a comfortable mix of traditional and contemporary elements

Luigi Rosselli Architects, together with Alexandra Donohoe of Decus Interiors, have designed a home in Sydney, Australia.<p>The master bedroom, which …

Flower-pot for the Forgetful

I forget to eat my own meals, leave alone feeding my pet plants. Which is why the Puro autonomous planter is for me. It has a neat trick to take over …

PMS Ice Cream Has Flavors That Perfectly Describe How Women Feel

Parker Jones, a graphic designer based in Texas, has created a series of ice-cream labels designed to speak to a very specific demographic – women …

The REAL Meanings Of Some Words

Every word has a definition, but they aren't always what we mean when we say them. For example, I might have said "<i>I'll do that right away, honey,"</i> …

Dutch Retirement Home Offers Students Free Rent For Time Spent With Elderly Residents

Humanitas, a social service organization in the Netherlands, has come up with a brilliant model for helping students with their expenses and the …

What kind of driver are you raising?

Greek Fire: One of History’s Best-Kept Military Secrets

Modern armies may have drones and heat-seeking missiles at their disposal, but the true shock and awe masters were dead long before America even …

Innovative 3D-Printed Yearbooks Let Blind Students "See" Their Friends

For many people, yearbooks are precious keepsakes that help preserve the memories of old friends and classmates long after graduation. Thanks to advanced 3D printing technology, the agency 3D TEK was able to surprise eight blind students in South Korea with <i>Touchable Yearbooks</i>, lifelike busts that …

South Korea

Forget Your Past

Buzludzha, Bulgaria<i>Meanwhile… in Bulgaria</i>January 2012.. Over the years I’ve visited my fair share of abandoned buildings. They’ve always held a very …

Rethinking the Ruler

Duplo might be a simplistic twist on the ruler but its basic redesign gives it much greater functionality! A sliding component makes it easy to draw …

Police: Father was 'sexting' as son was dying

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Surprising claims came to light during a hearing Thursday for a Georgia man whose toddler son died after being left in a hot car, a man prosecutors sought to portray as an unfaithful husband who wanted a child-free life.<p>Among the most shocking allegations: Justin Ross Harris …

How to Cheat at Everything: an encyclopedia of cons

Back in 2007, I reviewed a great book called How to Cheat at Everything, by Simon Lovell. Lovell's book, nominally a guide to committing fraud, was …

Infographic Wedding Invitation

Designer Jonathan Quintin created this beautiful infographic wedding invitation for a London couple. The infographic is packed with trivia on the …

"Women In Architecture" Dollars, Hours Away From Reaching Campaign Goal

<b>UPDATE: "WIA" has now reached its goal.</b> A group of women fed up with the state of architecture today have started a campaign to transform the …

KOOK Restaurant / Noses Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The young firmNoses Architects completed their 'mission architecture' for theKookeating house project in …

Italy

Chopstick Rests by Masanori Oji & Futagami

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