Katie Schussheim

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5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

Metal Craftsman Recreates Animals as Moving Steampunk Sculptures

Artist Igor Verniy assembles stunningly detailed, steampunk-infused animal sculptures out of discarded metal, car and bike parts, watch components, electronics, silverware, and other metal scraps. Spanning a myriad of species from birds to reptiles to insects, Verniy's works feature working joints …

Sculpture

Uganda anti-gay law called 'abhorrent,' 'deeply offensive'

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Human rights groups and Western leaders condemned harsh anti-gay legislation signed into law Monday by Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, calling it draconian, offensive and an affront to basic rights.<p>But Ugandan officials and parliamentarians, including David Bahati, …

How Architecture Could Shape Your Microbiome

Architecture could play a key role in exposing us to the good bacteria, and keeping us away from the bad.<p>Scientists are only just beginning to understand how important germs are to our well-being. Our microbiome, the huge collection of microorganisms like bacteria and fungi that our bodies host, …

Barbie’s Lead Designer Defends Barbie’s Crazy Proportions

Barbie’s unrealistic proportions are a standard talking point around body image. For the first time, Barbie’s lead designer fires back.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>During a recent visit to Mattel’s …

KAYLAD-e Trike : Hybrid Modern Vehicle for Commuting in Urban Area

<b>Kaylad-e Trike</b> was a graduation project of Dimitris Niavis presented in the late 2013. This project aims to design a hybrid modern vehicle to commute …

The Pencil Gets A Redesign

Ever since a scientist in Napolean Bonaparte’s army invented the pencil, it has served as a paragon of functional design: unlike ink, graphite cannot leak. And unlike today’s tablets or computers, a pencil never loses its electrical charge.<p>Yet there remains one vexing design flaw: as you sharpen …

14 Designers Reimagine The Classic Bourgie Lamp

Contrary to its name, the Memphis design movement originated in Milan in 1980. Founded by a collective of young architects and furniture designers, the micro-movement was a rebellion against the strict modernist principles that prioritized utility above all else. Early admirers of the flamboyant …

The Ups, Downs and Backwards of Dyslexic-Friendly Fonts

If you're anything like me (and some studies suggest that as many as 20% of you freaks <i>are</i> like me) you have a terrible time reading. Not due to …

Ex-NSA Computer Scientist Creates Tool To Let You Take Back Emails

That’s one of the reasons why a new tool could change how we use email. A sent email take-back feature is just one element of Virtru, a plug-in for …

Facebook Develops A Photoshop For Interaction Design, And It’s Free For Anyone To Use

To design the groundbreaking app Paper, Facebook built an in-house IxD tool first. And then the company shared it with the world for free.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>We’ve already waxed poetically …

Creative Modern Chopsticks Designs by Nendo

The small town of Obama in Fukui Prefecture, Japan, is known for their beautifully manufactured lacquered chopsticks that are known as the hardest …

3D Printed Vessels Created from Distorting Algorithms - The Fox Is Black

M Plummer Fernandez is a South East London artist who uses computers to push the boundaries of industrial design. I came across these pieces he made …

Flat Icons by Diana Costin

Flat Icon Set with Long Shadows.<p>Diana Costin is a graphic designer specializing in illustration, layouts, animation, character design, mobile apps …

Graphic Design

Remarkable Colored Tattoos by Artist Sasha Unisex

Tattoo artist Sasha Unisex produces beautiful paintings that happen to be on human skin. The St. Petersburg-based artist uses vibrant inks to etch portraits of animals, bouquets of flowers, and nautical scenes onto her clients' bodies. The eye-catching images use shades of purples, blues, and …

Dramatic LEGO Recreations of Star Wars and Indiana Jones

Helsinki-based Finnish photographer Vesa Lehtimki, aka Avanaut, captures cinematic shots of LEGO <i>Star Wars</i> and <i>Indiana Jones</i> toys. The photographer uses his creative eye and skilled hand to snap shots of the mini figurines against real-life backdrops, resulting in dramatic portraits of these …

Lego

New Flexible Paper Sculptures by Li Hongbo | Colossal

<p>Currently on view at Klein Sun Gallery in New York, artist Li Hongbo (previously) has an exhibition of new and old work titled Tools of Study. …

Mystical Worlds Created by Digital Artist Amandine van Ray

Artist Amandine van Ray creates eerie, surreal compositions through powerfully expressive narratives. Each one of her ghostly figures floats unnaturally through the air in a journey where darkness and isolation seem to be the dominating forces that drive each visual story.<p>Through impressive editing …

Art

20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

Interior Design

Microbes to be 'last survivors' on future Earth

<b>The last surviving creatures on Earth will be tiny organisms living deep underground, according to scientists.</b><p>Researchers used a computer model to assess our planet's fate billions of years from now.<p>They found that as the Sun becomes hotter and brighter, only microbes would be able cope with the …

St Andrews

Milk protein has emerged over the past few years as the preeminent protein source for building muscle. While other protein foods, such as eggs, fish and meat, also provide top-grade protein, milk stands out because of its high biological value, its ease of digestion and its content of various bioactive peptides that go beyond just […]

Milk protein has emerged over the past few years as the preeminent protein source for building muscle. While other protein foods, such as eggs, fish …

Nutrition

Is The Glycemic Index Misleading? Pros & Cons

We all know that different foods affect our bodies in different ways, and that certain foods are better or worse for our health and weight. There are …

The 4 Biggest Myths About Fat (and How to Lose It)

At a recent get-together, I overheard a few friends talking about their weight loss woes. One said, “My problem is I have a gym membership and I …

7 Portion Control Tips

Shares 35K<p>by SkinnyMs.<p>OUR LATEST VIDEOS<p>Portion control is one of the best ways to enjoy successful weight loss, but it is also one of the biggest …

Nutrition

Photographer Challenges Social Norms by Touching Strangers in New York City

NYC-based photographer Joy Mckinney has spent most of her life conforming to the norms she believed to be “socially correct.” Her latest series, <i>The</i> …

Alice in Wonderland Stephanie Jager #Photography

Windowseat Lounge Provides Privacy in Public Places

A seat that loops over the head of the sitter provides a sense of enclosure and privacy in busy public environments like airports and hotel lobbies, …

Steadfast Brand