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The Science Behind Why Things Really Get Popular | Heleo

“Originality needs familiarity, and even genius needs distribution.”<p><b>Daniel Pink</b> is one of the world’s leading business thinkers and the bestselling …

Book Publishing

4 Trendy Visual Design Techniques

Visual design is the creation of a visual aesthetic.<p>A successful visual design does not take away from the content on a page. Instead it enhances …

UI Design

The Bitter Legal Battle over Peggy Guggenheim’s Blockbuster Art Collection

Almost four decades after her death, Peggy Guggenheim is the central figure in a continuing art-world imbroglio: the seemingly endless legal battle by some of her descendants over her superlative 20th-century art collection—and the Venetian palazzo housing it—she left to her uncle’s foundation. …

Art

Here's Our First Taste of Emma Watson Singing in Beauty and the Beast [Updated]

All of the visuals we’ve seen from the upcoming live-action <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> have lived up to the title: beautiful. But this is a movie that lives …

The Tao of Carrie Fisher: 37 Great Quotes From the Actress and Author

Carrie Fisher wrote her own obituary. "I tell my younger friends that no matter how I go, I want it reported that I drowned in moonlight, strangled …

The Late Show

Review of the Year 2016: Top 25 Graphic Design

We’ve seen some big rebrands this year including Mastercard, the Premier League and Co-op, but there’s also been some new studios and designers …

Graphic Design

Top UI Design Trends to Expect in 2017

Serif Combos by Marina Matijaca for Spelar<p>This guest column is authored by John Stone, SEO Consultant at Nirmal Web Design<p>The last couple of year saw …

UI Design

Watch the World's Most Complex Rube Goldberg Machine Light Up a Christmas Tree

A Latvian company called Scandiweb was recently awarded the Guinness World Record for Largest Rube Goldberg machine after spending over two months …

Forget the MCU - The Mummy director says 'the monsters were the first to do it'

The Mummy movie we're getting next year isn't your usual remake. For starters, it's actually part of a wider monster cinematic universe Universal has …

Construction

Millennials want these 7 things in a store's design - Futurity

From big-box retailers to specific clothing shops, here are the physical qualities millennials report wanting to find in stores. Mess is not on the …

Millennials

10 fantastic walls to inspire you

The four walls of the house may make the structure of your space, but that space cannot be called home unless those walls are adorned in a way that …

Interior Design

Netflix Christmas TV Episodes To Stream In December: Over 40 Holiday Themed Specials Available To Watch

Christmas is almost here and there is no better way to get into the holiday spirit than binge-watching Christmas episodes on Netflix. Whether you are …

A Pitch Deck Containing These 15 Slides Is More Likely to Get the Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Fundraising is often vital to a startup’s success, and at the heart of fundraising lies a concise and compelling investment pitch.<p>Just getting started? Here’s a rough outline of the 15 slides every investment pitch should contain, based …

Sleigh All Day With These 10 Holiday Beauty Trends

Holiday glam starts with being well-versed in all the hottest hair, nail and beauty trends of the season. Forget traditional looks and opt for something more daring, unique and beautifully bold to celebrate the holiday spirit. Embrace fun colors (did someone say GREEN?!) and get hack happy, because …

Charmander and friends come to life in artist's Pokémon renderings

Gotta 3D design 'em all.<p>Joshua Dunlop, a freelance concept artist based in London, has created incredibly lifelike images of three classic …

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This Bookshop's Design Is So Stunning, It’s Rumored To Have Inspired J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Locations

Flip through rare books in an unbelievable setting.<p>The Livraria Lello, in Porto, Portugal, is often featured as one of the world’s most stunning …

These Stanford Professors Want You to Use Design Principles to Figure Out Your Career Path

<i>This article originally appeared on Uncubed.</i><p>What do I want to do with the rest of my life? And how do I get there?<p>Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, two …

Race Through All 8 Harry Potter Movies in This Impressive Supercut

While it’s thrilling to read and watch the <i>Harry Potter</i> story, with a book series that is over 4,200 pages long and movies that clock in at nearly 20 …

Film Industry

Gal Gadot's Diana Prince Strikes A Pose In New Image From Next Year's WONDER WOMAN Movie

A new standee at CCXP in Brazil has been spotted this weekend, and it offers up a look at <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>'s Gal Gadot suited up and …

Trailer for Netflix's supernatural sci-fi thriller Spectral

Ahead of its arrival on Netflix this coming Friday, a trailer has arrived online for the upcoming supernatural sci-fi thriller <b>Spectral</b> which stars …

Action Movies

Disney teases 28 minutes of 'Star Wars' spinoff 'Rogue One'

The secretive "Star Wars" spinoff movie "Rogue One" just got a little more tangible.<p>Disney and Lucasfilm unveiled 28 minutes of footage for reporters on Friday at Skywalker Ranch, teasing the origin story of the band of rebels who aim to steal the plans for the Death Star — the event that sets into …

Star Wars

Amplify lets you play synchronized songs across every phone in the room

Say you’re at a party, and someone wants to get a silent disco going. Everyone opens their phone, someone yells “play,” and hopefully everyone gets it started at the same time.<p>Well, that works, but it could be better. So at the TechCrunch Disrupt London 2016 Hackathon, a few developers in the …

Modern Christmas Trees For The Minimalist Man

Deck the halls. These cool, clean, and modern Christmas trees won't offend your minimalist sensibilities or get you branded a Grinch.

Minimalism

The Gorgeous Mola Modeling Kit Will Make a Real Engineer Out of You

Despite advances in digital technology, the structural engineering syllabus has remained largely unchanged for close to a century. A degree still …

Columbia Sportswear to sell ‘Rogue One’ limited-edition jackets

As far as movie fans go, “Star Wars” followers are known to be more zealous than most. And now thanks to Columbia Sportswear, they can dress the part for “<p>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”<p>Working in tandem with Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, the company has developed three styles of …

Clothing

12 timeless UI patterns analyzed

Cards allow sites to present a heavy dose of content in a digestible manner. As we explain in our Web Design Book of Trends 2015–2015, cards are popping out everywhere lately, and this pattern’s success is directly related to its usefulness.<p>Cards act as containers for clickable information: …

UI Design

Want To Be More Productive And Creative? Collaborate Less

Collaboration has defined the world of work for decades. This former IDEO designer says these days, it’s showing its limits.<p>Something’s afoot in the future of work, but it’s hush-hush. People don’t like talking about it.<p>“I know it is ugly to say ‘unicorn,’ but yeah, you kinda do have to be the …

13 cool modern ideas for your walls

For a quick and easy room revamp, looking at changing up your walls is a great idea. However, if you think there's only paint and wallpaper to choose …