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Anglo Saxon London Map: Updated

<b>Click here for the full-resolution Anglo-Saxon map</b> (3.2 MB).<p><i>Last updated March 2018.</i><p>In 2011, we put together a map showing the London area in Anglo …

Maps (Lots Of Maps) At The British Library

Maps have lots of uses. Some are simply used to get us from A to B. Others are used to plan the invasion of a country.<p>The British Library's Maps and …

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“I just don’t believe this anymore”: Why I abandoned my faith

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>Sarah Morehead of the nonprofit group Recovering From Religion reflects on her tortuous path to godlessness<p>Valerie Tarico<p>May 2, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Americans are leaving their religions at a faster rate than ever before, and that means more are …

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The Optimal Office

How better design could fix your workday—and your life<p>Though the “open plan” modern office, with its sea of desks, might look like the offspring of a newsroom or a trading floor, it can also trace its heritage to 1960s Germany. There, two brothers who worked in their father’s office-furniture …

What Should We Focus On Learning In An Age Where Almost All Information Is At Your Fingertips?

<i>Answer by Balaji Viswanathan, Belimitless.co — a new productivity plugin, on Quora,</i><p>You have all the information about space in front of you. Now, build me a rocket to take me to Mars.<p>Data is not information. Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not expertise. Expertise is not execution.<p>The …

UX Spotlight: Behind the scenes of Tumblr’s design process

A quick look at how UI features are developed by designers and engineers.<p>New York City noise blares right outside Tumblr’s office in the Flat Iron …

Microsoft Blew It on the Price of Xbox One

<i>UPDATE: On June 19, 2013, Microsoft announced that it would reverse its highly restrictive digital rights management policies on the Xbox One. That being said, the author still stands by his argument that the price is too high.</i><p>At last week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) conference and show, …

This Revolutionary Cooler Could Save Millions of Lives

Designing a world-changing piece of equipment is a long and complicated process. It takes years and years of hypothesizing, tinkering and testing …

Amazon Makes Your Boring Facebook Birthday Posts Worth Something

Facebook birthday greetings are the lowest level of well wishing. Or maybe they used to be. Now you can boost this laziest salutation with something …

Charge Your Phone for Free at One of These Solar-Powered Stations

Citizens of New York City will no longer have to awkwardly go into a carrier store and ask to use their chargers and outlets. Thanks to Goal Zero, …

A High-Tech Street Sign That's Plugged Into Social Media

For the last three years Breakfast has been working on creating a street sign. Like most other “all points” signs in the world, this one will lead …

Your Door Is About to Get Clever: 5 Smart Locks Compared

Hope you've always wanted a smartphone-controlled door lock because the tech world is here to shove them in your face. Or hand, rather. Several …

Suspended Cloud Paintings by Joris Kuipers | Colossal

<p>While Dutch artist Joris Kuipers spent years studying traditional painting and fine art techniques at both the Arnhem Academy and the Frank Mohr …

Frenetic Urban Time-lapse Videos of Shanghai, Vietnam and Kuala Lumpur by Rob Whitworth | Colossal

<p>It is almost impossible these days to click around the web without running into the work of filmmaker and architectural photographer Rob Whitworth …

Astounding Origami by Nguyen Hung Cuong | Colossal

<p>Paper artist Nguyễn Hùng Cường lives and works in Hanoi and folds many of his original, distinctly expressive origami works using a Vietnamese …

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The Ad Business Is About To Suffer A Stunning Defeat At Hands Of 'A Volunteer Who Hangs Around The Offices' Of Firefox

He may end so called "third party cookie" ad tracking inside that browser.<p>Jonathan Mayer, who turned off tracking cookies in Firefox when talks with advertisers over whether browsers should track users didn't move quickly enough, has now threatened to end those talks altogether .<p>This comes from the …

How FPGAs work, and why you'll buy one

<b>Update</b> (June 21): this article has been published at embeddedrelated.com, where I hope to publish a follow-up soon.<p>Today, pretty much everyone has a …

Fresh From The Dairy: Geometry Daily

Tilman is an interaction and graphic designer living and working in and near Nuremberg, Germany but you might know him better as GeometryDaily, the …

Don’t Forget The Important Things with “Here”

Here is a fun new product from Russian design company Maximovich Design founded by two young designers named Anna and Maxim Maximov.<p>The object, …

Mandala Suite by Rafa Jenn

I’m loving the work of Denver-based contemporary artist and designer Rafa Jenn. His diverse portfolio features some innovative and interesting design …

Spectacular Cosmographic Maps Chart Galaxies and Superclusters in Local Universe

<i>All images and videos: “Cosmography of the Local Universe,” Courtois, Helene, et al, arXiv:1306.0091, accepted for publication in the Astronomical</i> …