Kerry Maitlen

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Funnell Combines A Backpack And A Jacket

If you’re somewhere rainy and you have to commute, you know all too well the annoyance that comes from having to lug both a backpack and your jacket, …

Business Cards Turn Into A Mini Bow & Arrow Sets

Any professional knows the importance of business cards. Not only can they provide potential business, but they’re also key to growing your …

i-Bell Lets You Know Who’s Ringing Your Doorbell From Afar

Meet i-Bell, a new wi-fi connected doorbell contending for your crowdfunding cash so you can spy on callers to your home from the comfort of your smartphone.<p>We’ve seen a few of these devices before — notably DoorBot and SkyBell last year (as well as attempts to repurpose old smartphones as …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

Morning showers will never be the same with this psychedelic shower head

Add some colour to your life - specifically your groggy morning showers – with the help of this color changing shower head. Requiring no batteries or …

Deval Patrick links southwest border crisis to Holocaust

Governor Deval Patrick on Wednesday said he wanted to find a way for Massachusetts to help alleviate the crisis of children seeking to cross the …

The Upon Teapot by Nikolo Kerimov - The Fox Is Black

Mimesis in design is something we do often. We take the parts of nature that work really well and apply it to the things we make, like this teapot by …

Cello Group Releases ‘Breathtaking’ Cover of Grammy Award Winning Group’s Hit Song: ‘This Is Beyond Beautiful’

Get ready for a musical treat.<p>The instrumental group “2CELLOS’ published a cover of the grammy-award winning Mumford & Sons’ hit song “I Will Wait” Wednesday — and it’s going viral.<p>Since posting the video to YouTube, it has been met with rave reviews online.<p>“This is beyond beautiful,” commented one …

The Quote Glenn Beck Found So Profound, He Wrote It on the Front Page of His Bible

Glenn Beck on Tuesday shared with his radio audience a quote he found so profound, he wrote it on the front page of his Bible: “If everybody I know loves Jesus, I don’t know enough people.”<p>Beck said the name “Jesus” can be replaced with any other name, adding: “If everybody I know loves <i>me</i>, I don’t …

ABC World News Tonight with David Muir

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Two ‘Huge’ Men Allegedly Cornered Her During a Theater Confrontation — To Say It Was a Big Mistake Is an Understatement

UFC Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who is also set to star in an upcoming movie based on Brad Thor’s book “Athena Project,” once beat up two “huge” men so badly that they went to the police and filed charges, UFC President Dana White said.<p>“Listen, this is a true story. [Ronda] got into …

7 Things To Know About The Kairos Smartwatch Hybrid (list/video)

Smartwatches don’t always have the most atheistically pleasing design, often foregoing traditional watch atheistic for a more “techie” design. …

Cabin Drop XL : Modular Microarchitecture for Eco Tourism

If you are familiar with Drop eco-hotel design, then you probably recognize that <b>Cabin DROP XL</b> is the large version of that organically shaped …

Ecotourism

How To Be Interesting In A Cover Letter

Offer something other than your desperate self on a platter–plus seven more tips from Indexed cartoonist Jessica Hagy.<p>Write one. Your resume checks off key words and gets your information in front of someone, but it’s not enough to get you an interview. Use the power of the cover letter for your …

Will the power plants of the future burn dead bodies?

<b>(P_Wei via iStock)</b><p>A facility in Oregon was caught using human remains to produce energy. The revelation disgusts us — but why?<p>Rory Tolan<p>May 18, 2014 9:30pm (UTC)<p>The oil in Arabia is dribbling dry. As ever, the alternatives fail to excite us. Fracking taints water and jolts the Richter scale. In the …

The Rise of The 'Uberized Economy' and What It Means For Business

<i>Matthew Faustman is co-founder & CEO of San Francisco-based startup UpCounsel.</i><p>The world of labor is changing. Through laptops and mobile devices, a new world of services is becoming more accessible. The platforms enabling such services are also providing new homes for a rising entrepreneurial class …

Filtering A New Idea: A Book That's Educational And 'Drinkable'

From the outside, "The Drinkable Book" looks like a normal book. It's about an inch or two thick, with 20 pages. But these pages do a lot more than convey information. Each page also serves as a water filter, a valuable tool for preventing waterborne illness in the developing world. Globally, about …

Articles about salone 2012 charlotte perriands mountain prefab on Dwell.com - Dwell

Many innovators helped usher in the Modernist movement, but French architect, furniture maker, and interior designer Charlotte...<p>While working on the July/August issue (hitting newsstands July 3rd), which highlights women in design, I kept coming back to...<p>A limited-edition chaise longue and a …

Articles about tiny house swoon on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>On a tight budget, a designer helps an indie film director maximize his small space.<p>Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same …

Small Spaces

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Is Everything We’ve Been Told About Marriage and Divorce Completely Wrong?

Social researcher ShauntiFeldhahn is on a mission to debunk some of the rampant myths she says cloud perceptions about marriage and divorce.<p>In her new book, “The Good News About Marriage,” the author tackles a number of misconceptions that she believes are damaging to the institution of marriage: …

Teague On What Makes A Bike Perfect For A City

What would you do if you were trying to create a new bike that worked for your specific urban landscape? That’s what Teague is trying to do with their urban bike.<p>Editor’s Note<p>We’ve partnered with Oregon Manifest‘s The Bike Design Challenge, a competition to create the ultimate urban utility bike. …

11 Gifts for Fun Foodies

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The 5 Types of Shoes Every Guy Should Own

From dress shoes for work to casual slip-ons for summer.<p>No matter how extensive your shoe collection may be, it means nothing if you don't have the right pair of shoes for the right occasion.<p>You probably love those comfy Nike sandals or fresh black sneakers, but they're not going to cut it at the …

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How Holding a Grudge Hurts Your Health

And 5 ways to move on<p>When you’ve been wronged, the last thing that comes to mind is <i>forgiveness</i>. Why pardon someone who just screwed you over at work, embarrassed you, or even caused you a financial loss? In addition, such a situation leaves you with resentment, anger, bitterness, or feelings of …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

The Elio Tricycle Car Can Go 600 Miles On One Tank Of Gas

The humble tricycle doesn’t exactly get a lot of respect as a mode of transportation. You’re more likely to see it as a goofy training exercise than …