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While other startups struggle, Giphy lands $55 million in a week

How do you pronounce "GIF"?<p>In Silicon Valley, it's pronounced 'cha-ching.'<p>Giphy, a service for finding, making and sharing the entertaining, …

Startups

Award-Winning Photographer Drains the Color from Fruits and Veggies

"We’re destroying our world, and sooner or later someone has to pay the bill," explains Giorgio Cravero with photo series, 'Colors.'<p>Decaying food spurs an instant emotional reaction when encountered by any sense: revulsion at the smell, upset stomachs at the sight, and the thought of touching or, …

What Assembling Ikea Furniture Taught Me About User Experience

In an increasingly complex and unequal world, there is one experience that is almost universal, speaking to both the agony and the ecstasy of the human experience. I’m talking of course, about the assembly of Ikea furniture.<p>We all know the story. You spot an affordable, well-designed piece of …

UX Design

Wage hikes are actually helping Wal-Mart, not hurting it

But in the long run, analysts say such hikes will actually benefit low-cost retailers like Wal-Mart in the longer term. The reason? Workers will have more pocket money to spend — and they will spend much of it at low-price stores like Wal-Mart.<p>Some of the nation's largest employers, including …

Dairy farms squeezed even harder as income halves due to milk price war

The average takings of UK dairy farms dropped 45pc to £46,500 last year as the cost of wholesale milk slumped 14pc<p>Britain’s troubled dairy farmers are facing another year of crisis, as official statistics project the income of dairy farms will have almost halved in this tax year to an average of …

The Army Will Pay You to Eat Nothing but MREs for 3 Weeks

The study will provide researchers the chance to try out new MRE recipes in hopes of making mealtime less monotonous, like “Bunker Hill Burritos,” “Fort Bliss-ful Pudding Cake,” and the “Canteen Irish Cream Latte.”<p>MREs, or "Meals, Ready-to-Eat," aren't the most exciting culinary experience, but …

A CEO shares the framework he uses to hire the best employees possible

<b>Hiring Principles:</b><p><b>Hiring Heuristics:</b><p>Hi everyone. As you know, I have opened 27 new headcount for department heads to fill by end of year. If they succeed our headcount will be 74 in in January. <i>Of our 74 employees, 37% will have been at eShares less than three months and 79% less than one year.</i><p>Many …

Nikon D5 DSLR records 4K video, D500 has 'always-on' smartphone connectivity

LAS VEGAS — Nikon's done playing second fiddle to Canon in the DSLR game.<p>After months of speculation and teasing, the camera company finally …

Cameras

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Uber aims to turn everyday commuters into taxi drivers

Company trialling scheme that will enable private motorists to become temporary Uber drivers with the touch of a button on their phone<p>Any motorist will be able to become an Uber driver on their daily commute with the simple touch of a button on their phone, according to the company's chief …

Google comes up with a new Android plan as its epic legal battle with Oracle continues

Now Google has quietly made a brilliant change that indicates Google is either preparing for a worst-case scenario or simply trying to outwit Oracle.<p>Google will remove from Android the software that is controlled by Oracle, and switch to an open source alternative instead. That alternative is still …

Utrecht takes step towards paying people a salary whether they work or not<p>It’s an idea whose adherents over the centuries have ranged from socialists to libertarians to far-right mavericks. It was first proposed by Thomas Paine in his 1797 pamphlet, <i>Agrarian Justice</i>, as a system in which at the “age …

Income Inequality

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7 Outrageous (But Worth It!) Design Ideas for Your Bedroom

Many of us probably have an idea of what will be in anyone's bedroom. A bed, nightstands, some clothes storage. Maybe a lamp for reading. But …

12 Photos Of An Understated Elegant Monochromatic Bathroom

Minosa Design were asked to design a bathroom that would be modern, with a sharp edgy design, have a monochromatic color palette, and have a natural …

A syringe with tiny sponges can seal a gunshot wound in seconds

A bunch of tiny sponges could change the way first responders treat gun victims and wounded soldiers.<p>Oregon-based startup RevMedx designed the XSTAT …

Designer Creatively Wraps Gifts to Look Like Grocery Store Packaging

Bored with the typical supplies she'd been using in the past, graphic designer Sheila Wong decided to creatively upgrade her gift-wrapping presentation. To make things interesting, the artist created her own grocery store-themed wrapping paper on Illustrator, making for a hilariously unusual …

Editor's Letter: The Most Important Car Redesign of the Decade

Call it the beginning of the end.<p>From the December 2015 issue<p>I’m probably out here all alone on this one, but I believe that the most important car redesign of the decade, now that we’re midway through it, is the current Mercedes-Benz S-class sedan’s.<p>I take little pleasure in claiming credit for …

Brilliant buttermilk recipes

The delicious sour flavour of buttermilk has me reaching for a favourite childhood recipe – plus some simple classics<p>When I was growing up, buttermilk was a hard-to-find treat that made possible the creation of proper soda bread. If we couldn’t get the real thing, a mixture of yogurt and milk would …

How to Cook the 5 Different Types of Pacific Salmon

Here are the five types of Pacific salmon—and what to do with them.<p>Another reason to choose wild salmon: the wonderful variety available. Here are the five types of Pacific salmon—and what to do with them:<p><b>Chinook</b><p>Also known as king, its nicely fatty flesh is ideal for slow-roasting.<p><b>Sockeye</b><p>Sometimes …

Taco Bell's five most successful menu inventions

Taco Bell is one of the most well known restaurant chains in the US, here is why they are so successful<p>Taco Bell's latest food mashup, the Quesarito, was officially added to its menu this week.<p>The burrito wrapped in a quesadilla is the latest in a line of foodhybrids introduced by the fast-food …

Taco Bell

The best potato salad recipe

Diana Henry's ultimate potato salad recipe, made with Jersey Royals, spring onions, mayonnaise, crème fraîche and chervil<p><i>Serves four</i><p>This is my version of a much-used recipe (the original is from the old <i>Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook</i>). It is a vast improvement on the claggy stuff bound with mayonnaise …

Recipes

The Brazuca, Adidas' New World Cup Ball

The World Cup is nearly here, with seemingly every bar in NYC hanging international flags out front and advertising <i>Watch the matches here!</i> Footie …

U.S. Military Will Develop Brain Implants to Treat PTSD - D-brief

By Carl Engelking | May 27, 2014 1:27 pm<p>DARPA’s SUBNETS program seeks new neurotechnology for analyzing neuronal activity across sub-networks of the …

Can a robot learn right from wrong?

Researchers are working on robots that can make ethical choices and then explain why<p>In Isaac Asimov’s short story "Runaround," two scientists on Mercury discover they are running out of fuel for the human base. They send a robot named Speedy on a dangerous mission to collect more, but five hours …

The Moon is Now a Wi-Fi Hotspot - D-brief

By Carl Engelking | May 28, 2014 11:53 am<p>Complimentary Wi-Fi is so commonplace that a business advertising its “hotspot” in the window seems somewhat …

The 'Miracle' Berry That Could Replace Sugar

Miracle fruit contains a protein called miraculin that tastes sweet enough to replicate the effect of sugar. Why isn't it widely used as a healthy sweetener?<p>Of all our senses, taste is the one that people associate most strongly with expectations of pleasure. But indulgence comes at a cost. Almost …

Building a Futuristic San Francisco in Star Trek: Into Darkness

Follow Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) as they explain how they created the design for the city of San Francisco in the year 2259 for the film Star …

Schwartz Wins Most Beautiful Commercial of the Year

I know it's only a week and a half into the new year, but I'm calling it early. Schwartz Flavour Shots has the most beautiful commercial of the year. …