Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley has spent the last year trying to convince the world that Foursquare isn't what it used to be. The company emerged back in 2009 with a novel app that let people “check in”
Nice music doesn't always mean a real win. When you win a bet on a slot machine, the machine rewards you with a celebratory noise: that electronic string of notes saying, You're a winner! Here is, like,
This morning, we’re taking a look at an infographic that breaks down some of the numbers — both money-numbers and user-numbers — behind Facebook. With revenues of around $1.5 billion per quarter, Facebook
White paint can make or break a room. Here's what you need to know about the best shades. When it comes to white paint, there are a slew of timeless hues to choose from. Since finding the right shade be
One visible sign of China's recent economic growth is the rise in prominence of inventors and entrepreneurs. For years now, Chinese farmers, engineers, and businessmen have taken on ambitious do-it-yourself
A well-designed office is a happy office. As facilities managers strive to save space and cash, they’re reshuffling desks and fiddling with temperature gauges. All of which has an impact on workers’ performance.
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You’ve almost certainly never heard of Peter Belanger, but you’ve definitely seen his photographs. In fact, you may even see his work every day, and it’s likely that you own some of his most famous subjects.
A Columbia undergraduate travels deep into the bowels of Schermerhorn Hall, home of the Motivation Science Center’s underground laboratories. (We would actually prefer to have windows, but what can you
iOS 7 is probably right around the corner, at least as a preview coming at Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference in June, and it looks like it might be the most exciting change to Apple’s mobile OS
Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much... What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If
A Brooklyn architect shows what a little elbow grease, a healthy dose of naïveté, and a decade can accomplish. In the newest installment in their "Powered by Design" series, Porsche joins architect and