Jesse Murdock

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12 Top Apps for Architects on the Construction Site

We have previously published the best apps for architects, many of which try to boost creativity and productivity for project design. Now, we’ve put …

Apps

The Best Noise-Canceling Headphones for Travel, Work, and Commuting

It’s okay to block out the rest of the world and exist in your own bubble, whether you’re drowning out office babble, appreciating Frank Ocean’s new …

23 Famous Works of Architecture Seen from Outer Space Photos

When observing skyscrapers and monumental public sculptures, we often have to crane our heads back in order to see the full scale of the object. But what do these structures look like from above—that is, some 100 miles above the ground? New satellite images captured by DigitalGlobe have the answer. …

Skyscrapers

Oceanwide Center in San Francisco by Foster+Partners gets planning permission

<b>Foster + Partners</b><b>' new Oceanwide Center in San Francisco in collaboration with</b> <b>Heller Manus</b><b>, has received permission from the planning commission of</b> …

Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

Spectacular warped beauty of Mumbai interiors - CNN Style

Written by Thomas Page, CNN<p>Architecture is a precious thing; delicate and worth preserving. Whether by the slow slip into decrepitude or wanton destruction at the hands of terror, our heritage is at risk.<p>That's the driving force behind "Look Up Mumbai," an installation overseen by Professor Sarah …

Worx Landroid Robot Lawn Mower

Even if you enjoy mowing the lawn, chances are you have a hard time keeping up with all the maintenance it requires. The Worx Landroid Robot Lawn …

Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

"Imagine a football stadium filled to its brim. That's how much food goes wasted every single day in America."<p>Komal Ahmad, CEO of Feeding Forward

Silicon Valley

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

Why are so many Americans criminals?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Criminal justice reform is rapidly becoming one of the few bipartisan issues of our time. It's about time.<p>America has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with 5% of the world's population and 25% of its prisoners. Nearly 2½ million Americans are in prison. Over 65 million people, …

Paul Ryan

The Startup Manager's Quadruple Display Workspace

When you're managing a startup consisting of nearly a dozen remote team members and over thirty live products, the technology you have makes all the …

Surreal Paintings by Jacek Yerka Reveal Colorful Different Scenes on Each Side

Polish artist Jacek Yerka is known for his surreal paintings of dreamlike realms. In his spectacular body of work, Yerka's <i>4siders</i> series is one of the most puzzling to behold, as each image depicts four different worlds. No matter which way the painting is turned, a new scene unfolds. As a result, …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

Ring : Wearable Input Device to Control Just About Everything

Perhaps this is the ring we’ve all been waiting for, a smart wearable input device that lets you control everything simply by pointing at it. You can …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

Mewbacca, the wookie cat.

Monsanto’s scary new scheme: Why does it really want all this data?

As biotech giant pays huge sums for data analysis about farms, many are terrified about how it might be harnessed<p>Imagine cows fed and milked entirely by robots. Or tomatoes that send an e-mail when they need more water. Or a farm where all the decisions about where to plant seeds, spray fertilizer …

My buddy just posted this photo of his nephew during his Christmas nativity play. Not a single f**k was given that day...

92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates Amazingly Complex Temari Balls

These stunning embroidered balls called “temari” were made by the prodigiously nimble fingers of a 92-year-old grandmother in Japan. Although she only learned this elaborate skill in her sixties, she has since created nearly 500 unique designs that have been photographed by her granddaughter …

These 7 corporate rip-offs will make you want to scream

How JPMorgan and Xerox are making money off of American misery<p>Tax-avoiding, consumer-exploiting big business leaders are largely responsible for these abuses. Congress just lets it happen. Corporate heads and members of Congress seem incapable of relating to the people that are being victimized, …

This Pen 3-D Prints Live Cells On A Damaged Bone

Everyone from McDonald’s to Apple is jumping on the 3-D printing bandwagon. But it’s only when you see live cells being printed right onto a damaged bone that you finally start to grasp what this technology is capable of.<p>A new “bio pen” will allow surgeons to “draw” layers of cells on damaged bones …

Times Square from above.

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Helpful Infographic Perfectly Pairs Wine with Food

Whether you consider yourself a wine connoisseur or not, you could probably use this infographic to learn a thing or two about the liquid of the gods. How many calories does a typical glass of white wine versus red wine have and, more importantly, which wine should you pair with tonight's dinner? …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …