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Study Claims That There’s A Decent Chance You Look Like Your Name

Have you ever met someone and immediately thought “You look like a Heather,” and then it turns out they person is <i>actually</i> named Heather? While you …

Psychology

Pence and Tillerson’s message to allies: Ignore the tweeter in chief

The toughest job facing America’s new foreign policy team is explaining away the impulsive and impolitic musings of our country’s tweeter in chief.<p>Donald Trumpappears unable to summon the self-discipline needed to keep himself from saying things that make other nations nervous.<p>Europeans, in …

‘He’s a Performance Artist Pretending to be a Great Manager’

Donald Trump sits at the top of the biggest org chart in the world. Why does he look so uncomfortable in the job?<p>More than 27 years before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, Bruce Nobles, then the president of the Trump Shuttle airline, assessed with some befuddlement the …

Donald Trump

狼人實驗﹣專業重工液壓機對決狼人 Adamantium 骨爪

最強對最強!究竟結果會是如何呢?!<p>在狼人漫畫以及電影中,他的爪子是由 Adamantium 製作而成,是地球上密度最高的人造超合金,幾乎堅不可摧而且能夠砍斷幾乎任何物質,與美國隊長盾採用的 Vibranium 金屬同樣是 Marvel 中的強勁稀有金屬。在現實中,究竟狼人的爪子究竟有多堅韌呢?Marvel 最近決定邀請芬蘭的視頻 Hydraulic Press Channel,進行這狼人實驗,用上專業液壓機壓下狼人致命的 Adamantium 骨爪,究竟結果會是如何呢?!

The Nike VaporMax Flyknit Arrives in A "Pure Platinum" Colorway

Rumored to be releasing on Air Max Day.<p>After making its official debut via a COMME des GARÇONS collaboration, the long-awaited general release of the Nike VaporMax Flyknit looks to making its way onto the shelves very shortly. The heavily-cushioned silhouette is featured in a clean “Pure Platinum” …

How to Create a ‘Double Exposure’ Using Photoshop

We love a good in-camera double exposure; done right, they can look as surreal as anything we can create in post. But if you don’t have the skills, …

Tutorials

The Shoe Surgeon 打造全新定製鞋款「Lace Darts」

經典 Sock Dart 大變身,還「藏有」驚喜。<p>The Shoe Surgeon 在最新企劃中選擇今年再度強勢回歸的 Nike Sock Dart 作為原型,帶來這雙名為「Lace Darts」的全新定製設計。這個洛杉磯球鞋客製單位通過注入氯丁橡膠內靴賦予了 Sock Dart 中筒造型,中部原本標誌性的固定帶經過裁剪被獨特的鞋帶系統所取代,同時黑色鞋面上還以 The Shoe Surgeon 的刺繡 Logo 點綴。這雙「Lace Darts」定價為 $350 美元,僅限量 25 雙,每雙均配有專屬編號的棉質收納袋。而值得一提的是,其中一袋還藏有張「Bronze Ticket」,幸運獲得者 …

Sorry, But Your Brain Only Knows One Way To Multitask Effectively

Your brain can multitask really well when one of the tasks is a habit you’ve developed in that particular context.<p>The news that multitasking is bad isn’t even news anymore. In recent years, people have begun to recognize what psychologists have known for decades: If you try to do two things at the …

Moscow Designer's Tiny Apartment with Tons of Built-In Storage Solutions

…and an unwanted, spectral visitor<p>Alireza Nemati lives in Moscow, where he and his wife live in a tiny apartment—just 35 square meters (about 375 …

Interior Design

Adaptable "sleeping box" helps expand this 376 sq. ft. micro-apartment

As more and more people move into cities in search of opportunities, the rising costs of living and renting in a desired location are prompting many …

5-Minute Backlight Photography Tips

How often are you out during the daytime wanting to take photos, but find yourself stymied by the harsh daytime lighting? When the sun is high in the …

All the risks of climate change, in a single graph

There are a lot of them.<p>The risks of climate change are not easy to communicate clearly. Since the atmosphere affects everything, everything will be affected by its warming — there’s no single risk, but a wide and varied array of risks, of different severities and scales, affecting different …

Rock climbing walls cover this tiny home built for adventure lovers

When Mississippi couple Breck and Kelsey sought to adopt life on the road with a tiny house on wheels, they asked Tiny Heirloom to design a dream …

Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and travel to the brain

WE HAVE been thinking about Parkinson’s disease all wrong. The condition may arise from damage to the gut, not the brain.<p>If the idea is correct, it …

Ideas For Creating Closet Space in Small Homes

(Image credit: Adalmina's Secret)<p>Living in a tiny apartment? Short on closet space? Here's a clever way to make a walk-in (yes, walk-in!) closet in …

How Ikea's New Joinery is Advancing Their Design

The Lisabo does more with less<p>Let's get into table design for a second. If you look at your average dining table, you'll see most have aprons. The …

19 Ingenious Design Books to Inspire You in 2017

• Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<br>• Date of Publication: 01.01.17. 01.01.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>The best design books have …

Books

Edward Hopper’s Iconic Painting Nighthawks Explained in a 7-Minute Video Introduction

If any one painting stands for mid-twentieth-century America, <i>Nighthawks</i> does. In fact, Edward Hopper's 1942 canvas of four figures in a late-night …

Art

The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns

Remember that time you really embarrassed yourself, and you play it over and over in your head, cringing a little each time? Or how about your inability to ask for a raise or promotion you deserve because you have told yourself so many times you are not worth it? You let it stew, creating …

Mindfulness

你以為你以為的復古真的復古? » ㄇㄞˋ點子

<b>「我好像是在海濱上玩耍的孩子,時而拾到幾塊瑩潔的石子,時而拾到幾片美麗的貝殼並為之歡欣,那浩瀚的真理的海洋仍展現在面前。」———————— 艾薩克· 牛頓</b><p>隨著 Steve Jobs 在 21 世紀的開場以他無可救藥的強迫症把人類帶進了他的審美趣味之後,<b>「極簡設計」</b>這一標籤就如雨後春筍一般在神州大地上 …

To Give Better Feedback, Follow This Ancient Advice

“Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind?”<p>Giving feedback is unquestionably one of the most challenging tasks for any leader, as it can be painful to both the giver and receiver. It is nonetheless invaluable: Research has shown that employees recognize the importance of feedback–whether positive or …

Rising inequality has crushed the dream of upward mobility

In a weird way, there’s good news in this.<p>A child born in 1940 had an extremely good chance of growing up to earn more money than his parents did. Due to regression to the mean, children of the very, very wealthy were somewhat less likely to out-earn their parents (if your dad is Jeff Bezos, it’s …

The serious artist behind a children’s classic

Everyone knows the Moomins – but how many know of the brave life and challenging paintings of their creator, Tove Jansson? Cath Pound finds out more.<p>Tove Jansson is known and loved around the world as the creator of the rotund children’s characters, the Moomins. However she always considered …

Comic Strips

You probably suffer from scattered brain syndrome

Forget multitasking, our interruption addiction is doing something unintended to our brains.<p>When instant messaging became popular in the 1990s, Judi Wineland was not a fan.<p>The constant disruption of chat pop-ups made it difficult for her to accomplish daily tasks. But that wasn't the case for …

Time Management

Marijuana users are prone to have low blood flow and high risk of Alzheimer's

A study which included almost 1,000 marijuana users showed that there was abnormal low blood flow in virtually every area of their brain.<p>According to …

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit | Inc.com

There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, it's cerebral knowledge. This tends to build as you age, and is emphasized in most Western …