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Your Most Important Morning Habits Revealed

Ah, mornings. For some people, the early hours of the day are the best times to get up, get moving and get motivated. If you're not a morning person, though, they can be the bane of your existence.<p>I retweeted a poll we published earlier this year asking you what your most important morning habit …

Time Management

Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find …

The weekend in pictures

A selection of the best images from around the world this weekend

Billie Holiday - a picture from the past

First published on Mon 18 Nov 2013 08.15 EST

Square Cash, the Service That Lets You Email Money to Friends, Is Now Public (And Free)

In May, news leaked that Jack Dorsey’s Square had developed a product called Square Cash, which would let people transfer money to any other …

Jack Dorsey

Japanese robo-boot could help stroke victims walk again

If the sight of Robert Downey Jr summoning his Iron Man accessories from across a room gave you a taste for having your own powered exoskeleton, your wish may soon be granted. Japanese technology company, Yaskawa Electric – known for its Motoman robotics used in the car industry – has turned its …

Otis & Eleanor Bongo Speaker

As far as sustainable resources go, bamboo is often a best bet. For this reason, product design and build brand Otis & Eleanor called on the material for their new portable bluetooth 4.0 speaker, dubbed the Bongo. Launched on Kickstarter today, 3 October, the handheld speaker boasts eight hours of …

Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed Quora.com users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.

Hacking meets clubbing with the 'algorave'

<i>This article was taken from the September 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online,</i> …

5 Social Media Monitoring Tools to Simplify Your Marketing

Are you measuring your social media efforts?<p>Do you know what’s working?<p>Over the years, there have been dozens of social media monitoring tools …

Calendar Illustrations by Tu Bui

1735 km Calendar.<p>The work of designer and illustrator Tu Bui is often related to his homeland Vietnam. This calendar of 2013 includes illustrations …

iPhone Leads Android in Smartphone Loyalty

Owners of iPhones like their handsets more than Android owners like theirs.<p>That’s the gist of some new research from Consumer Intelligence Research …

Branding

Butterfly Egg

Cow and Shepherd, India

Ghadames, Libya

What Elements Does a Macro Photograph Need to be Considered "Good?"

Not too long ago I covered some common mistakes that aspiring macro photographers make. Hopefully at least one of those tips helped to get a few …

Vogue Germany September 2013 issue: Cocoon - Photographer: Julia Noni Hairstyles by Joseph Pujalte Makeup: Hugo Villard, both for Atomo…

Vogue Germany September 2013 issue: Cocoon - Photographer: Julia Noni Hairstyles by Joseph Pujalte Makeup: Hugo Villard, both for Atomo management Production on Location: JN Production Styling: Kathrin Schiffner Assistant: Deliah Learne

Night Photography & Light Painting Tips

Night photography is not really as difficult as a lot of people think. However, there are important tools needed to finish the job correctly. Here is …

Gmail: You weren't really expecting privacy, were you?

So, I just finished reading Google's motion to dismiss in response to a lawsuit alleging that its e-mail scanning violates California privacy laws. And I'll say this: those Google lawyers are towering writers, indeed. But on to the point: did Google <i>really</i> argue in its rebuttal to the lawsuit that …

Introducing EVENaBAG: Multipurposing an Article of Everyday Carry

We've seen plenty of examples of feature creep over the years—an inevitable consequence, perhaps, of an increasingly saturated marketplace and a …

Who's Bad?

10 Ways To Know If You're A Social Leader [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social business leaders know that we are not a team because we work together. We are a team because we trust, respect and care for each other. Social business leaders leverage the power of culture, people, process, and technology to unlock the full potential of the organization. Achieving full …

Street style London: spring has broken

After a cautious beginning, spring seems to have fully arrived. Here's a few looks seen out and around London.<p>Stripes<p>Dungarees<p>Braces<p>Biker Jackets<p>What …

Bright Ideas for Incandescent Bulbs

The incandescent bulbs that shone so merrily in the Queen's palaces all her life and yours, Dear Reader, is going to be phased out by the federal …

10 paths to painless pizza-making

As you may have noticed, we’re <i>kind of</i> into pizza in the smitten kitchen. I mean, just a little. I can’t help it–in my mind, it combines the best …

Baked Banana French Toast

February 6, 2012<p>Who doesn’t like french toast? I never really eat it, but when I do, I always think why has it been so long. And then another three …

This is Why Your Pictures Suck

Dear Charlie,<p>You’ve asked me in evaluating your work to be brutally honest. Admittedly, it’s something that other photographers have asked for, but …