Ryan Geels

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This is the Kit You'll Need for Low Light Photography

We photographers love a bit of low light photography. Whether it be a bright, neon lit cityscape or a subtle dusk landscape, low light can convey a …

Landscape Photography

The return of Antrim’s Gobbins Path

Northern Ireland’s latest tourist attraction, the Gobbins Cliff Path, is a reboot of a magnificent feat of engineering that originally opened in 1902. Michael Bradley, bassist for punk band the Undertones, takes a walk on the wild side<p>“If anyone has a medical condition they can get their money back …

Instead of Driving to the Office, How About Driving the Actual Office?

IDEO's Work On Wheels (WOW) concept "inverts the commute"<p>IDEO's known for forward thinking, and with their Automobility project, IDEO skipper Tim …

7 Tips for Nailing that Industrial Design Job Interview

How Best to Prepare Yourself and Your Work for Presentation<p>If you're granted an interview at the most prestigious design firm in the country, how …

An Introvert's Guide To Small Talk: Eight Painless Tips

Introverts tend to dread small talk. They worry that it will be boring, awkward, or that they’ll run out of things to say.<p>But in today’s world, small talk is difficult to avoid. Cocktail parties, networking events, and even the line for coffee at work may require a brief exchange of …

Self-help

48 hours in Downtown LA

Think of Los Angeles and you probably think of Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice and Beverly Hills, with Downtown barely registering on the where-to-go radar. And until about a decade ago, you'd have been right - back then this area of the city was a ghost town nights and weekends after office …

Trek Remedy 9.9 29 - Review

<b>For a bike</b> that was introduced less than two years ago, the Remedy 29 has already racked up an impressive race resume, thanks to the performances of …

Trailforks Trail Routing

All trailforks data is now topologically correct, which means we can have full routing abilities. Check out the video demo showing how easy it is to …

Mountain Biking

A Backpack and a Bike, Episode Two - Road to Dreamland

In the second episode of a journey across New Zealand, Florent Murat brings you through this amazing country and his dream spots. A 2000km road trip, …

Mountain Biking

Yeti FRO

It appears the Yeti is alive and well and isn’t just the figment of Tibetan lore and the imagination of a few sherpas and intrepid members of the Royal Geographic Society.<p>Although found in many locations other than the Himalyan hinterlands, the story of Yeti Cycles <i>is</i> the stuff of legend and one of …

Mountain Biking

Bishop Bikes Di2 Disc Road

The weather’s been pretty cold around Baltimore this week, but that only means Chris Bishop has been holed up in his workshop catching up on frame orders. The finishing and details on his frames are near-peerless, so it’s no surprise they are in high demand.<p>One of the latest to be despatched is …

Cycling

National Geographic Travel

Unarmed Self-Defense from the Mad Men Era | The Art of Manliness

As I was browsing through some old magazines the other day, I came across a fantastic issue of <i>Popular Science</i> from 1962 that contained a feature on …

Beehive Picture Hangers

An easier, if pricier, way to hang framed artwork<p>Here's a good example of using design to address a humble but unmet need. Art Director Herb Bigelow …

Video: Frei Otto Experimenting with Soap Bubbles

<i>“The computer can only calculate what is already conceptually inside of it; you can only find what you look for in computers. Nevertheless, you can</i> …

Better photo tips: 60 of the most amazing, surprising, incredible bits of photography advice you’ll ever read

Following on from our popular 77 photography techniques, tips and tricks for taking pictures of anything post, we’re bringing you this list of 60 …

Landscape Photography

National Geographic Travel

Travel Photography

Caletti Cycles Red Cap Project

If you’re a cinema buff, you might be starting to recognise some visual references in the theme of the latest bike from John Caletti: the Santa Cruz-based builder has created a rolling homage to Wes Anderson’s film, <i>The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou</i>.<p>The Red Cap Project is a collaborative project …

Wes Anderson
Giant Bicycles

The Smartest Bike Lock Ever

The solar-powered Skylock uses new technology to up the ante on bike theft protection<p>We’re seeing more and more new gadgets introduced to thwart bike theft—but few advances in the locking technology we already depend on to protect our bikes. Smart pedals and other GPS trackers are helpful …

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

Trelawny Davis and Jackie Sosa are old friends but had never lived together.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Roses are red, violets are blue.<p>At this point, everyone knows how much we love the outdoors.<p>In the …

Nova Scotia

20 free things to do in Melbourne

Melbourne is consistently voted the world’s most liveable city and Melburnians are quick to tell visitors what makes this city such a great place to live from their favourite restaurants (‘400 Gradi makes the world’s best margherita pizza, you know!’) to the laneway bars and cafes (‘better than …

Robotics

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Material ConneXion's New Book Series Offers a Handy Guide to the Latest and Greatest Material Innovations for Architects & Designers

While the Internet is a seemingly limitless resource when it comes to research or reference, sometimes it's nice to peruse the information in print. …

Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day—and what you can do about it

A large review recently published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute confirms what we’ve been hearing for years: Sitting can be fatal.<p>It’s been linked to cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. In this latest meta-analysis, Daniela Schmid and Michael F. Leitzmann of the …

Diabetes

Mid-Century Music Piracy: Soviet Russia's 'Bone Music' Bootlegs Are Way Cooler Than Your Torrented Post-Chillwave Tunes

Bootlegged jazz records might be one of the last things that comes to mind when you think about Soviet Russia. But decades before the tape recorder …

Google's "Material Design" Approach to Interface Design, and the Hell of Providing Tech Support to Your Mom Over the Phone

An interface design is not successful just because <i>you</i> can figure out how to work it. The true test is whether you can explain to your parents, over …

Letters Get Physical: Erik Spiekermann On Letterpress; New Book in August

Erik Spiekermann is a living legend when it comes to typography—in Gary Hustwit's <i>Helvetica</i>, he memorably acknowledged that typefaces were "his …