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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Repurposing done right!

One of the most abundant and yet easily forgotten objects, the shipping pallet can be found in all corners of the world… many of which are neglected, …

Two Fingers Are A Charm!

Naughty minds can take a rest right now; the two fingers are for sticking into a shaving ring. The types that can help you shave in a jiffy. Mini …

3D Printed Vessels Created from Distorting Algorithms - The Fox Is Black

M Plummer Fernandez is a South East London artist who uses computers to push the boundaries of industrial design. I came across these pieces he made …

Sochi unveils the world's first 'selfie building'

Beyonce and Bieber do it, Cameron and Obama have done it, and even the Pope is at it. So it was only a matter of time before buildings joined in the fun and started taking selfies too.<p>While the paint might not have dried, nor the hotel floors quite been laid, the Sochi Olympic park now boasts a …

iTie – One Electronic Tie to Rule Them All

If you think your not geek enough, you can add <b>iTie</b> as your fashion gadget. It’s a unique concept that combines fashion with technology, one …

Gear & Gadgets

How Ideo Helped Reinvent The Pillbox

A truly idiot-proof way to remember to take your meds.<p>Take all of the pills in your medicine cabinet that you have to track–the prescription drugs you need to remember to take two or three times a day, the multivitamins and fish liver pills you’re not sure make a difference–and imagine that instead …

Beep Music

Music streaming services such as to Pandora, Spotify and the just-launched Beats Music are no longer newfangled "apps of the moment," but have become the standard way of listening to music. While new apps and services for listening to and discovering tunes are continuously being developed and …

Parisian Advertisements Replaced with Classical Works of Art

If you've found yourself in Paris lately, you might have noticed Etienne Lavie's handiwork as you wait for the subway or stroll along the city streets. In the series <i>OMG, Who Stole My Ads?</i>, Lavie strategically replaces billboards and other advertisements with classical paintings. Mingling the hustle …

Art

Vinaera Electronic Wine & Spirit Aerator – Efficient and Convenient Wine Aerator

Perhaps <b>Vinaera Electronic Wine & Spirit Aerator</b> can be an alternative to the famous Vinturi aerator. This product is based on 5 years of research and …

900-Year-Old Coded Viking Message Carved on Wood Fragment Finally Solved, It Says “Kiss Me” [Updated] | Colossal

<p>For the past several years researchers have been trying to crack a Viking rune alphabet known as <i>Jötunvillur</i>, a perplexing code dating back to the …

Färg & Blanche stitch wood together to form furniture

<b>Stockholm 2014:</b> design duo Färg & Blanche created this furniture collection by sewing pieces of plywood together (+ slideshow).<p>Färg & Blanche used a …

Marcel Wanders wraps balloons in carbon fibre to create lightweight chair

Dutch designer Marcel Wanders has created an ultra-lightweight carbon fibre chair formed around party balloons.<p>The Carbon Balloon Chair made its …

A 3D Printed Chess Set That’s Also a Micro Planter

How adorable is this chess set by XYZ Workshop? Loosely based on Bauhaus-style chess pieces, this 3D printed set cleverly incorporates nature into an …

Birdbnb: Birdhouse Models of Real Airbnb Listings

As part of their new advertising campaign, Airbnb launched Birdbnb to celebrate and to show similarities between the ever traveling bird and Airbnb’s …

Nendo Abstracts Cloud Shadows And Turns Them Into Tables

This whimsical set of Cloud tables was designed for Moroso by Japanese design firm Nendo. The collection of three different sized tables each come …

This Phone Charger Uses Crystal Orbs to Focus the Sun's Rays

Solar panels might be the solution to climate change, but they sure are ugly. RawLemon, a startup founded by architect André Broessel, wants to …

Articles about maisonobjet 2014 part two on Dwell.com - Dwell

For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in with the owner of online children's emporium fawn&forest and modern parent,...<p>You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape …

Fabrication

Controversial Messages from Creationists to Evolutionists

Matt Stopera of BuzzFeed recently attended the debates between science educator Bill Nye (The Science Guy) and Christian author Ken Ham about the controversial topic of evolutionism vs creationism. While there, he asked a number of self-described creationists from the event's audience to write …

Modern Geometric Silver Jewelry by Laminar

I found Etsy shop Laminar the other day and I think my wallet let out a groan. Created by New Mexico-based Melanie Shelor, Laminar pieces explore …

Tom Dixon’s 2014 Accessories Collection

It’s now 2014 which means it’s time for a new launch of accessories and goods from designer extraordinaire, Tom Dixon. The 50-piece (50!) collection, …

Floating Boat Candleholders by dOt

Have you ever seen origami paper boats floating in a pool or lake? They’re super easy to make and look beautiful sailing around together. Alberto …

Dinosaur Designs Colorful Housewares, Jewelry and More

Have you heard of Dinosaur Designs? If not, now is the time to get acquainted. I’m pretty much obsessed with them. From housewares to jewelry, their …