Darren Donaghey

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NPR’s Fresh Air Team Picks Its 10 Favorite Terry Gross Interviews

Terry Gross is one of the greatest interviewers we’ve ever seen. Marc Maron has called her “the most effective and beautiful interviewer of people on …

Books

My mom wrote me over 100 'lunchbox letters' when I was a kid — and 15 years later, I've realized her advice still works

One day in 2003, when I was in 6th grade, my mom put a letter in my lunchbox with some advice on it. "Don't be quick to judge the girls at school — it's up to you to look for something good in each one."<p>My mom, Stephanie Skylar, was the Executive VP and Director of Marketing for Chief Super Market …

Parenting

4 Lesser Known but Powerful Web Developer Tools that Increase Productivity

As a web developer, you want to deliver high quality content while maintaining efficiency and expediency.<p>The problem? Marrying these three qualities …

In Norway, you can browse everyone’s tax returns, but there’s a good reason you might not want to

Everyone’s tax returns are open for inspection in Norway. This means you can see the income and financial history of colleagues, lovers, frenemies, enemies, and in-laws. But there’s a catch: Everyone can also see exactly who’s looked at their tax returns.<p>It’s a classic example of decision theory, …

Tax Preparation

Tiny Spaces: A Minimalist + Family-Functional Brooklyn Apartment

Last week in our Tiny Spaces video series, we took you to the woods of New Hampshire for an adorable tiny home on wheels. Next up, we’re heading to Brooklyn to get some small-space living inspo from Jacqueline Schmidt and her uber-stylish family home. Tour their 675 square-foot space to see how …

These Mushroom Egg Bakes Will Make Your Morning

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Coat 4 (8-ounce) ramekins with a little butter, or use cooking spray instead. Place the …

Recipes

What happens when anyone can code? We’re about to find out

We may be moving into an era when everyone can make computer programs, even though they don’t know how to code — at least not in the way we think …

The Biggest Decor Trends the Year You Were Born

Some ideas were surprisingly ahead of their time, while others haven't exactly aged well.<p>Interior tastes evolve a bit slower than hairstyles or fashion, but you'd be surprised at how much can change from year to year. The frills of the '40s, the eclectic '70s, the pastel explosion of the '80s — …

Surreal photos of China's failed 'city of the future'

1/<p>Located in the remote province of Inner Mongolia, Ordos sits on one-sixth of China's coal reserves — making it an attractive center for development.<p>…

China

Incoming refugees 'proud' of Canada for chance at new life

Newcomer Sarkis Jenanian, 29, spent his first morning in Canada in the lobby of a Toronto airport hotel – exhausted but unable to rest in his room upstairs.<p>"I'm not sleeping because I'm happy," he said, standing next to a decorated Christmas tree where Syrian refugees posed for pictures.<p>"I'm proud …

I Tried 5 Ikea Hacks To See How Cheap And Easy They Really Are

Would I LACK the skills or would I find the Allen key to success?<p>I've just moved house and had a load of old Ikea furniture on my hands, so I decided to try out some popular hacks I found online, hoping to transform it from cheap and <i>generic</i>, to cheap and <i>chic</i>.<p>The closest I've come to DIY is changing …

How Do You Build the Perfect Skyline?

When considering the merits of a city’s skyline, the first question to be asked appears laced with a sense of architectural apathy: Why does it even matter?<p>The answer is twofold. On a visceral level, a city’s skyline forms an intrinsic part of its identity and the identity of everyone living within …

Skyscrapers

Articles about cozy finnish home would not be complete without sauna on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modern home in Finland revolves around three pillars of traditional family life: the kitchen, the fireplace, and the sauna.<p>Our July/August 2015 issue is all about home automation.<p>A modern dwelling by Brazilian design firm Atria cohesively embraces simplicity and abstraction.<p>Building on the site …

Sonoma County

Evernote founder shares his secret to looking interested during meetings

Anytime you hear those words, pay attention to what the person says next.<p>Anytime you hear those words from someone who's co-founded three multimillion-dollar companies, drop everything and start taking notes.<p>In this case, those words came from Phil Libin, who co-founded and until very recently …

Productivity

10 Ways To De-Clutter, Simplify, and Streamline Your Life

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

How to Manage a Project: A Very Practical Guide to Shipping Projects Relentlessly

When you’re running a project, you face a problem you might not have faced before.<br>You can’t just outwork a project.There’s other people involved. …

Project Management

Why All Architects Should Play With Lego

As adults we often curse Lego—especially when we step on it! There is nothing worse than planting your foot down on one of those sharp plastic …

47 Hacks People With ADD/ADHD Use To Stay On Track

Everything from color-coding to bouncing on an exercise ball.<p><b>1.</b> "<b>Take a picture of your to-do list</b> otherwise #1 on your to-do list will be find the to-do list!" <i>- Paris Swenson, Facebook</i><p><b>2.</b> "<b>Break long tasks into manageable segments</b>. For example, you don't have to 'Clean your room,' you have to: 1. …

Japan’s Iconic Hotel Okura Checks Out

"It is a destruction of culture."<p>The doors of Hotel Okura — an icon of Japanese modernist design — have finally shut. The 1960s landmark, which has …

Is adaptive better than responsive design?

If you have been remotely listening to the Web design conversation in the past five years, one phrase keeps coming up – responsive Web design. By now, you are probably designing every one of your site outlines with a responsive framework.<p>But some of the talk is shifting to adaptive Web design. The …

Articles about 8-modern-wristwatches-we-love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in …

Ceramics

The Small Business Guide to Creating a Perfect Logo

Your logo is not just a picture; it's your brand's identity. Used in virtually all marketing materials, from your website and business cards to advertisements and social media, it plays a prominent role not only in people remembering your brand, but how they perceive the value of it.<p>If you want to …

Graphic Design

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Design

Articles about house week family home gets creative 800 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>The modern kitchen is the most hardworking, yet …

Lake Michigan

Comment on Swiss Ritual – Exploration of Swiss Minimalism by Robert Bruce

Kudos for your homage to Swiss Design. My long career in graphic, environmental, and branding design has brought me full circle. Swiss design sparked …

Theodor W. Adorno

Ten new marketing concepts your company needs to understand right now

The basics of marketing will, for the most part, stay the same but the landscape is continuously evolving. Technology is speeding everything up and companies who want to get the message out about their business need to constantly educate themselves on new trends. Here are ten key concepts you need …

Productivity In America Now On Par With Agrarian Slave Economy

In the first episode we showed how the US became an unsustainable service sector based economy from the 1970s onward when service sector employment …