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Stop messing up your SEO and do these things instead

The days of using underhand tactics like hidden text and keyword stuffed title tags to influence search rankings may be rapidly retreating into the mists of time, but as much as search engine optimisation (SEO) is coming to reflect time-honoured good marketing practices, there is still a …

Striking Collages Replace Guns from Vintage Photos with Life-Size Flowers

A French creative who goes by the name Mister Blick fuses vintage black and white photographs with colorful illustrations of flowers. The monochromatic pictures depict men at war, and we see them among the trenches and fighter jets. But, instead of guns in their hands, Blick has seamlessly replaced …

Vintage

9 Books Steve Jobs Thought Everybody Should Read

Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>"The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts," he said.<p>Jobs' lifelong interest in the …

William Shakespeare

From The Designers Of Fitbit, A Digital Tattoo Implanted Under Your Skin

For Co.Design’s Wearables Week, NewDealDesign created a concept for a digital tattoo. But they think they can actually build the thing.<p>From the Jawbone Up to the Apple Watch, wrist-based designs have become the de facto form factor for wearable technology. But we’re already wrist-banded out. So …

This Woman's Revolutionary Idea Made Her A Billionaire — And Could Change Medicine

No more wondering to yourself, "Ah, how much more can they take before I pass out?"<p>Instead you might be able to walk into a Walgreens pharmacy for a reportedly painless fingerprick that will draw just a tiny drop of blood, thanks to Elizabeth Holmes, 30, the youngest woman and third-youngest …

Genetic Engineering

Photoshop Comes To Chromebooks

Chances are, you don’t own one of Google’s cheap, cloud-based “Chromebook” laptops, but they accounted for 21% of all laptops sold last year in the US. And designers may have new incentive to drop $200 on their next knock-around computer because Photoshop is coming to Chromebooks.<p>Adobe and Google …

Software

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

With Apologies To Hershey’s Chocolate Company

Would You Move Into A 5-Foot-Wide Home?

Can’t afford to live in the heart of a major city? A new scheme has designs on the spaces in between buildings.<p>As the world urbanizes and the density of cities scales up and up, there’s the pressing architectural and urban planning reality of where and how to create new housing. In a city like New …

The Social Behavior Of Bacteria, Trippily Explored In Art

The advanced collective and social intelligence of bacteria colonies makes for some very psychedelic design.<p>The invisible colony of bacteria that spreads its invisible biomass across a petri dish is as gestalt as any alien hive-mind. Like such a mind, it grows with design, and it is from this …

Biology

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Today is National Grilled Cheese Day, so of course we must celebrate with a recipe loaded with cheesy goodness. Like most kids, the grilled cheese was one of my first culinary successes. My version (and probably yours, too) consisted of a few slices of American cheese and two slices of wheat bread, …

How These Political Hitmakers Are Schlepping Towards A New Marketing Model

By Teressa Iezzi4 minute Read<p>As we noted in our recent roundup of political creativity, the most memorable election-related ads, with a few …

Florida

Don’t Get Mad–Get Innovative

History is riddled with genius inventions born of hair-pulling frustration. Here’s what today’s entrepreneurs can learn about finding inspiration in pain points.<p>It may be human nature to bitch and moan about what’s wrong with the world, but many successful innovators when faced with life’s …

5 Ways To Thrive During Marketing’s Seismic Shift To Mobile

By Scott Kveton3 minute Read<p>As the world’s biggest brands hustle to keep pace with the consumer rush to mobile, several clear trends are …

Mobile Devices

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Crochet Lip Balm or Lipstick Holder Cozy Keychain in Sky Blue

Description<p>I can't go anywhere without my lip balm or lip gloss! The problem is, I tend to lose them frequently, which is annoying and can be expensive. The solution is this great lip balm holder that is also a key chain.<p>Just attach the holder to your keys or your purse (or anywhere safe you can …