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How One Couple Turned a “Toxic Corner” of Cleveland into a Development Hotbed

Public art, bike racks, and renovations transformed Cleveland’s Hingetown neighborhood into a destination.<p>Four years ago, <b>Graham Veysey</b> and <b>Marika Shioiri-Clark</b> set out to develop and cultivate their ideal neighborhood. “I wanted to go to a place where I could sink roots down and make an impact,” …

Urban Design

New San Francisco restaurant replaces humans with iPads

Eatsa in the city’s financial district offers iPad-based ordering, with meals prepared by people whom customers never have to see<p>Those sick and tired of having to deal with their fellow humans all the time have a new respite – a fully automated restaurant in San Francisco.<p>Customers at Eatsa in the …

San Francisco

The Best Upper-Body Exercise for Men | Men's Health

And if you do the exercise alongside the squat and deadlift, you have everything you need for a basic total-body training system.<p>No other exercise comes close to offering that many advantages.<p>If you already have the overhead press in your workout, great. But I bet you don’t have it programmed like …

Oh Great, Here’s Another Halloween Candy Display In July

Just in case you thought it might be some kind of fluke that Walgreens had their Halloween candy out on July 21, we assure you that Walgreens isn’t …

Basketball

The forgotten story of ... the Barons, Cleveland's ill-fated NHL team

The Cleveland Barons were an honest to God, living and breathing NHL team, until they became the last major US sports franchise to fold<p>Ever heard of the Cleveland Barons? Don’t feel badly if you haven’t because you’re not alone. Who were they? They were a real, honest-to-goodness National Hockey …

Ice Hockey

Autonomous cars will destroy millions of jobs and reshape the US economy by 2025

Most people—experts included—seem to think that the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades, and that large hurdles exist for widespread adoption. I believe that this is significant underestimation.<p>Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near …

Autonomous Cars

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Verizon is buying AOL for $4.4 billion.</b> Here's why AOL thinks it makes sense.<p><b>2. We asked ad execs what they thought about the deal.</b> The feedback was extremely mixed.<p><b>3. Investors think a bidding war will erupt over AOL.</b> They think $4.4 billion won't be enough.<p><b>4. The ad tech sector looks an awful</b> …

AdTech

17 Android-only apps that will make your iPhone friends jealous

Some of the most interesting Android apps are exclusive to Android because they do something Apple wouldn't allow.<p>With apps like the one that lets you message your friends while still watching Netflix or one that lets you hack your smartphone's LED lights for custom notifications, you're guaranteed …

Apps

Chipotle Reveals Its Guacamole Recipe To The World

Is Chipotle farther away than your own kitchen? Probably, but that won’t matter now if you’ve got a hankering for the chain’s guacamole, because …

8 great alternatives to the Apple Watch

If the Apple Watch has kindled your interest in smartwatches, but you don't use an iPhone or don't want to spend $350 or more, you still have several good options.<p>There are highly-rated Android Wear smartwatches brimming with features compatible with Android devices, and there are smartwatches …

Smartwatches

Comcast CEO Tries To Cheer Up Employees Following Implosion Of Time Warner Cable Merger

You have to respect a man who had the foresight to allow his dad to build him a multibillion-dollar cable and Internet empire.<p>While the majority of …

You Can Now Google “Find My Phone” To Locate Your Lost Android Device

A new update to the Google app on Android devices now allows users to merely Google “find my phone” and get not just the location of the device, but …

Consumer Protection

Watch The American Home Get Supersized Over 40 Years

We had to store all those beanie babies somewhere.<p>American homes have gotten bigger. From 1974 to 2013, the average American single family home ballooned from 1,560 square feet to 2,384 square feet.<p>A CNN Money animation from data viz specialist Bård Edlund visualizes that extraordinary growth by …

Animation

5 Things California Can Do To Survive A Megadrought

You think a few years of no water is bad? Try a few decades.<p>It’s year four of the California drought. A few remote communities have already run out of water. The governor just announced aggressive water restrictions. But what will happen to the state if the drought doesn’t end?<p>The possibility of a …

Google Launches a $100 Chrome OS Dongle for Your TV

Google is making a big push into Chrome OS today. The company just announced a $100 TV dongle that turns any TV into a Chrome OS computer, as well as new Chromebooks.<p>The new ASUS ‘Chromebit’ is the most interesting announcement. Due this summer, the dongle attaches to your TV via HDMI and turns …

15 amazing features in Google Apps you probably don't know about

To do that, Google isn't just matching some of Microsoft's Office's best features, it is adding a bunch of cool features of its own. Some of them can be pretty hard to find. So we asked Google to send us a list of some the best little-known features in Google Apps (plus we threw in a few of our …

Apps

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Prevent Back Pain While Driving

This vibration of the spine pushes on the discs between your vertebrae—the cushions that act as shock absorbers and allow spinal movement—which can cause mechanical damage to the disks, Hedge says. “There is evidence that the combination of these factors, coupled with the design of the car seat …

The 5 best headphones you can get this week for under $20

You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars to get a great pair of headphones.<p>We've found 7 great pairs that will be on sale for less than $20 this week.<p>Check them out.<p>Amazon These headphones have incredible sound quality considering that they're only $20. The sound is clear and the bass is the …

Consumer Tech

Broken Skylights Turn A Dead Mall Into A Pastoral Snowscape

In Thailand, when an abandoned mall lost its roof, it filled with water, which attracted mosquito larvae, and then neighbors stocked it with fish. In …

All-Vegan, Half-Raw Café Coming to Downtown Cleveland

Austin Ruesch has been a practicing vegan for 14 years, the last five of which he worked as GM of XO Prime Steaks, ironically enough. As a …

Café

Free App Friday: 5 Painless Ways To Be More Productive At Work

Whether you’re already a highly effective person or merely aspire to be one, there’s a tool here for you.<p>As the old saying goes: Work smarter, not harder. Never has that been more possible than with modern technology.<p>Here are a handful of ideas about how to handle messages, automate repetitive …

Apps

How to Get Rid of Tight Hip Flexors

The Exercise You Need to Do If You Sit at a Desk All Day<p>Tight hip flexors can lead to things like back pain and bad exercise form. Here's how to fix them<p>You probably often hear gripes about tight hip flexors at the gym. They're not uncommon, especially if you sit at a desk all day.<p>"When you sit, …

A Visit to the Home Kitchen of Cleveland Chef Jonathon Sawyer

With the new cookbook ‘Noodle Kids: Around the World in 50 Fun, Healthy, Creative Recipes the Whole Family Can Cook Together,’ chef Jonathon Sawyer talks about ways that parents and kids can collaborate. From his own mid-renovation kitchen, he talks about how his family does that at home<p>By<p>Matthew …

Kitchens

Removing Fish From a Surreal Abandoned Shopping Mall

Thousands of carp, tilapia and catfish will be relocated to less absurd settings by Bangkok officials.<p>Devoid of shoppers for years, Bangkok's New World shopping center is losing the thousands of fish that have more recently called the condemned mall home.<p>An estimated 3,000 fish, brought to the …

When the Future Had Fins: Fantastical Vintage Auto Drawings - Dwell

Christopher Mount, the founder/director of the eponymously named gallery in Los Angeles, will open an exhibition on Friday, January 23, to include detailed drawings done for America’s "Big Three"—General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler—when the automobile was hitting its design stride, 1959–1973.<p>"In the …

General Motors

Bruce Springsteen: The Agora, Cleveland 1978

Bruce’s greatest official bootleg ever is full of fire and verve<p>Imagine hearing Springsteen go from "Racing in the Street" into "Thunder Road" into …

Medicine, Manufacturers, and Furniture-Makers Turned Cleveland Into an Innovation Hub

Don't tell Jason Radcliffe of Framework that nothing's happening in Cleveland.<p>A few months ago, when PM began exploring Cleveland's startup scene, we quickly discovered that metal furniture designer and fabricator Jason Radcliffe was a key figure in the city's thriving maker community. Little did …

Articles about upcycled furniture los angeles studio on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designer Patrick Cain draws on his engineering background to create unique modern pieces in metal, concrete, and wood.<p>For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black...<p>Though Los Angeles offers Lindsay Lohan sightings …

Los Angeles