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9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

Toward a Poetics of Skateboarding

VOICE 1: <i>What’s that thing he’s on?</i><br>VOICE 2: <i>It’s a board with wheels.</i><br>LORRAINE BAINES: <i>He’s an absolute dream. <br>—Robert Zemeckis</i><p><i>“If you don’t want to give</i> …

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Something I’ve seen on the internet and wanted to try is homemade laundry soap. There are lots of ‘recipes’ for this online, but I wanted a powder …

How To: Make a Modern DIY Wood and Brass Welcome Mat

We've seen a fair amount of cool DIY doormats around these parts, but this redwood and brass version is downright stunning!<p>Chris from ManMade (aka …

DIY

The Story Spine: Pixar's 4th Rule of Storytelling

In 2012 Pixar Story Artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 storytelling tips using the hashtag #storybasics. The list circulated the internet for months …

As Much Dieter Rams As Possible: Design Silesia Presents the Ten Principles in Motion Graphics Form

Design Silesia, a blanket organization for promoting design in the Silesia region of Poland, is pleased to present their first 3D-animated short …

Lego Segway

Simon “Burf” Burfield built a Lego wheelchair and now he’s tackling a Lego Segway that supports the weight of an adult. His prototype can’t self-balance, but does a great job of moving around just with toy motors.

Spotted in the MAKE Flickr Pool: 2-color octopus, now on Thingiverse. http://blog.makezine.com/2013/03/31/make-flickr-pool-weekly-roundup-152/

Teachers' Ultimate Guide to Using Videos

With one <i>billion</i> monthly users (and growing), YouTube's popularity is a pretty clear indication that video is a powerful medium. And kids' unrelenting …