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Star Wars in 2028? Hilarious Twitter hashtag looks ahead

The new Twitter hashtag #StarWarsMoviesIn2028 has people wondering what the sci-fi franchise might look like in a decade. Will Luke get a hip replacement?<p>Star Wars hit Earth with A New Hope just over 40 years ago, and the franchise is still going strong with the latest sequels The Force Awakens and …

LAYER and kvadrat Announce Shape-Shifting Retail Shelf System Ahead of Salone del Mobile

SHIFT utilizes Really's Solid Textile Board<p>Today, industrial design studio LAYER and danish textile manufacturer kvadrat announced SHIFT, a …

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

Watch: A Conversation With Decluttering Guru Marie Kondo

We interview the Japanese organizing expert about the art of tidying up and her new collaboration with minimalist brand Cuyana.<p>Marie Kondo, Japanese lifestyle expert and best-selling author of <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i>, has won global recognition for leading the charge on decluttering, …

This Hands-Free Smartphone Kit Is So Much Better Than Your PopSocket

Human hands simply weren’t made to hold today’s glass-encased, super-thin smartphones. Luckily, the designers at ZeroChroma have a fix.<p>Smartphone pinky, text claw, and cell phone elbow: They’re all real ailments in an age in which we constantly check our smartphones–sometimes more than thousands of …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

How To Design For Everyone, In 3 Steps

First? Ignore the average user–they don’t exist.<p>Inclusive design is officially a buzzword, with companies like Airbnb releasing an inclusion toolkit and Microsoft attempting to use its principles to make better products. But the idea behind that buzzword–that designing for a wider variety of people …

LEGO 60th Anniversary Classic limited edition sets revealed [News]

LEGO is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its iconic 2×4 brick this year, and to mark the occasion the company is getting back to the brick by …

Discover How John Nelson & His VFX Team Brought Rachael Back to Life in 'Blade Runner 2049'

The Academy Award-winning VFX supervisor pushed the boundaries of motion capture to create the astonishing reveal. And earn another Oscar …

You Can Order a Stunningly Detailed LEGO Replica of Your House on Etsy

LEGO blocks can be used to construct fictional starships and works of abstract art, but there's something comforting in replicating what's familiar …

Fit to be King: HIIT Training - 24 Hour Fitness Circuit 1

When it comes to my personal training, HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training, is probably my favorite. This style of workout allows you to get …

7 Effective Full-Body Exercises That Aren’t Burpees

There’s no denying that burpees are one of the most dynamic and effective bodyweight exercises around. There’s also no denying that burpees are hard as hell. Sure, we love the move for the immediate full body burn it delivers (no equipment necessary!), but sometimes we just want to switch it up and …

Workouts

P90X Trainer Tony Horton Shares the Perfect Workout Formula For Weight Loss

These days, it seems like there are too many celebrity trainers out there to keep up with, each constantly giving different kinds of advice. But there are a few who have been in the fitness game for decades, creating effective workout programs and helping everyday folks and celebrities earn the …

Fitness

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Project Management

'Solo' Is the Most Under Wraps 'Star Wars' Movie Yet

The spinoff — just four months away — has yet to show off an official photo of its stars in character, but is that part of its brilliance?<p>Where in …

Duncan Jones' sci-fi movie 'Mute' debuts on Netflix February 23rd

Duncan Jones' next movie won't be coming to theaters -- it's going straight to streaming. The <i>Moon</i> and <i>Warcraft</i> director has revealed that his long-in-the-making sci-fi film noire, <i>Mute</i>, will premiere on Netflix February 23rd. The movie is set in a future Berlin where a mute bartender (played by …

Flybrix: "rebuildable, crash-friendly drones" made from Lego

Flybrix kits allow you to turn a variety of Lego builds into little copter-drones that you can fly with an app or a Bluetooth joystick.<p>The kits come …

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Rumor: The Simple Reason Yoda Was That Powerful

The Rian Johnson-directed film rewrote the existing rules of the Force that 'Star Wars' fans never thought possible.<p>One of the more pleasant …

DIY Moldmaking Skills: How to Reproduce a Solid Part as a Thin-Walled, Hollow Cast Part

This technique saves you both material and time<p>For those of you doing small-batch production work, here's a super-informative video on how you can …

We Brought 2 STAR WARS Cosplayers to Space Camp for a Jedi vs. Sith Challenge

We here at Nerdist are in the business of making dreams come true. To round out the year, we’ve decided to make good on a handful of dreams at once: …

Free Download: Watercolor 2018 Calendar Designs

2018 Calendar Designs<p>Your 2018 calendar shouldn’t be boring. After all, you’re going to be staring at it for the entire year. It should be something …

Design

The 20 Coolest Christmas Songs For An Alternative Yule

So this is Christmas? As we’re knee-deep in Yuletide adverts, Slade’s ‘Merry Xmas Everybody’ and Wizzard’s ‘I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday’ …

Music

Google's AR Stickers are here, and photos will never be the same again

Need another reason to switch to Google's Pixel 2 phones? How about an augmented reality squad?<p>Unveiled with all its fall hardware in October, Google …

Nintendo eShop deals go beyond Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Save on digital games through Dec. 11<p>Nintendo is having a sale on the eShop, marking down games for Nintendo Switch, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. And while some of the deals on games for Nintendo systems are better if you buy them from a brick and mortar store, you really can’t put a price on not having …

Retrogaming

This is one way to express your allegiance to Star Wars

OtterBox has a new set of Star Wars-themed cases designed to protect your iPhone from "the dark side of phone ownership."<p>Ahead of the December release of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi<i>,"</i> OtterBox has a new collection of Star Wars Symmetry Series cases that will give your iPhone Jedi powers you never …

Artist digitally vandalizes Snapchat's AR balloon dog in protest

Snapchat recently launched a collaboration with Jeff Koons to showcase his iconic sculptures across the world using the platform's augmented reality …

T-BRICK: Display Your Toys INSIDE a LEGO - Technabob

Do you collect toy cars, minifigs, or other small figures? Check out these awesome miniature display cases I stumbled onto which look like oversize, …

Lego

How to Emulate Everything from the NES to PlayStation on iPhone and iPad

<b>Editor's Note</b>: We don't often cover much (or really, anything) to do with the jailbreak scene, but given Apple's recent crackdowns on the enterprise …

What Is Atomic Web Design and Do I Need It?

Web designers may use a number of techniques, approaches and philosophies while creating compelling and engaging digital interfaces. Each designer …

That's Homer Simpson, Sir, he's one of your drones from Sector 7G | The Brothers Brick

Homer Simpson’s hard at “work” in <b>Chris Adams</b> perfect vignette of Sector 7G of the Springfield nuclear powerplant. The vibrant colors of the cartoon …