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Stunning California Mountaintop Getaway Built with Prefab Modules

Looking at this stunning mountaintop retreat, it’s very hard to believe that it is a prefab home. Yet, it is specifically the prefab nature of this …

Prefab Homes

Hipster beards and plaid shirts for all – it’s scientific fact

Some research published last week has put the fear of God into ordinary folk around the country, who have learned they will now have their ideas led by bearded hipsters. <i>Science</i> magazine reported that sociologists at the University of Pennsylvania had conducted an experiment in which 200 people were …

University of Pennsylvania

SVG Animation Made Easy With Hot New Tool SVGator

The best format for images on the web in 2018 is SVG. Not only is SVG resolution-independent—meaning that SVG graphics stay crisp at any size, on any …

Web Design

Muller Villa / Andrea Pelati Architecte

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Between the village and the vineyards of Cortaillod, this new house seems to have grown out of the …

How to Calculate Staircase Dimensions and Designs

This question can be basic and you may know the answer, but it's always good to remember some elementary calculations that help us to streamline the …

What is JAMstack and why you should try it

Have you ever wanted to build a modern web application without all the gimmick then you should have already heard of the JAMstack where JAM stands …

How Democracy Became the Enemy

Hungary had a horrendous 20th century of lost territory and freedom, but Budapest, a handsome city set on a broad sweep of the Danube, suggests its wounds have healed. Trams hum along boulevards lined with elegant cafes and clogged with the cars German companies manufacture here. The country has …

‘My biggest problem was I had never been in the huddle with an African-American person’

Former Packer and Alabama coach Bill Curry on attending King’s funeral and how football affected his views on race<p>One might not expect a 75-year-old …

Driver.js

<b>Powerful yet light-weight, vanilla JavaScript engine to drive the user's focus across the page</b> <br>Only ~4kb, no external dependency, supports all major …

Explain how Vue.js is different from React.js

The Five Year Old explanation: The biggest difference IMO is that React is a tool that you start building <i>in</i>. Vue is a tool you start building <i>with</i>.<p>A …

The Unbelievable Crocodile Problem In Mozambique

The hamlet of Bawa was in uproar. A pretty, 20-year-old villager named Amelia had vanished shortly after heading to wash her dishes in the shallow river that runs through this remote western corner of Mozambique. Crocodiles often lurk just below the surface, and over the last decade this community …

User Experience Is the Most Important Metric You Aren't Measuring

Though critical, user experience is often overlooked in website and app design.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>User experience is often overlooked in website and app design and, indeed, the design of many things. How many times have you felt compelled to push a door …

The Soul-Crushing Legacy of Billy Graham

Billy Graham saved my soul. In 1973, I was ten years old, growing up in a working-class clan in North Carolina, and I had a problem: I liked boys. …

Enterprises Seek To Sharpen Their Customer Experience

Whenever I hear about an organization with a “chief customer officer,” my first thought is, “well, shouldn’t that be everyone’s job?”<p>It really should, and maybe it will help alleviate what appears to be an increasingly dire situation. A recent study by Forrester Research states that the average …

Customer Experience

PV Cabin

Tucked away in the mountainous landscape of Pinto, Chile, the PV Cabin is a refuge for rock climbers. The small shelter is situated in a clearing …

Climbing

Why Snakes Have Two Penises and Alligators Are Always Erect

From spiky penises to an extra clitoris, reptile reproductive parts don’t lack for variety.<p>More than 10,000 reptile species in every shape and size scurry and slither across Earth, from garter snakes to crocodiles — and their nether regions are just as wildly varied.<p>From spiky penises to multiple …

Zoology

Jimmy Buffett Does Not Live the Jimmy Buffett Lifestyle

Jimmy Buffett awoke one morning last year in one of his many homes — he can’t remember which one, there are a lot of them — and a panic gripped him in his throat. His new Broadway musical, “Escape to Margaritaville,” was coming along nicely, but something was off.<p>It wasn’t the music — they’d been …

‘Hollywood Is Changing,’ Says Its Veteran Activist, Tim Robbins

So Tim Robbins and Donald Trump walk into a bar.<p>Not together.<p>They just happened to be in the same Greenwich Village club one night in the mid-1990s. But given the fact that fame is an irresistible magnet for Mr. Trump, the two men naturally ended up in a picture.<p>“I was throwing a private party for …

Donald Trump

Stimulus 1.0: A modest JavaScript framework for the HTML you already have

Modern JavaScript doesn’t have to mean single-page, client-side MVC apps.We write a lot of JavaScript at Basecamp, but we don’t use it to create …

The increasing nature of frontend complexity

Controversy follows change and uncertainty. Where there are real problems and no accepted right answer, we argue over possibilities. And when we …

Innovative 'Wooden Bricks' System Cuts Building Time to Just a Few Days

Brikawood is an intuitive and logical construction system of wooden bricks that allows the rapid construction of an entire house without the use of …

SpaceX’s Big Rocket, the Falcon Heavy, Finally Reaches the Launchpad

On July 16, 1969, a towering Saturn 5 rocket sat on Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. At 9:32 a.m., the five enormous F-1 engines of its first stage ignited, expelling orange flame, dark smoke and 7.5 million pounds of thrust to lift the three astronauts of Apollo 11 into space. …

Space Travel

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Charles and Ray Eames: The couple who shaped the way we live

Charles and Ray Eames were two of the most influential designers of the 20th Century. William Cook looks at how the pair worked together to create designs that still inspire today.<p>Charles and Ray Eames are most famous for their iconic chairs, which transformed our idea of modern furniture, but this …

Design

Developers, developers, developers: How 'serverless' crowd dropped ops like it's hot

What does it even mean ...and is it a good idea?What is serverless? Sure, the name serverless sounds stupid, but serverless technologies like AWS …

Best Chicken Wings in the U.S.

From a cult Korean wings spot featuring exquisitely crispy fried chicken to elegant confit deboned wings from genius chef José Andrés, F&W names …

Turtles Breathe Through Their Butts to Survive in Frozen Ponds

But... how?<p>To breathe or not to breathe, that is the question. What would happen if you were submerged in a pond where the water temperature hovered …

Turtles

UX Mapping Methods Compared: A Cheat Sheet

<b>Summary:</b> Empathy maps, customer journey maps, experience maps, and service blueprints depict different processes and have different goals, yet they …

The Natural Simplicity of Cork: Exploring the ways in which designers use the material to create clean and sustainable pieces

Few materials are as versatile as cork. The pliable, lightweight, eco-friendly material is much more than a bottle stopper, lending itself as an accent or main medium in decorative and furniture fabrications. Because of this flexibility, cork is booming, becoming a new way for designers to play …

Exclusive: Ideo’s Plan To Stage An AI Revolution

The prominent design consultancy acquires Datascope, a Chicago-based data science company, to help merge machine learning and human-centered design.<p>Today, the design consultancy Ideo announced that it has acquired Datascope, a Chicago-based data science company. The acquisition is meant to help …