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The Cult of Katie Ermilio

Photo: Courtesy of Katie Ermilio<p>The night before New York fashion week kicked off, a select set of fashion editors (the Man Repeller's Leandra Medine), buyers (Barneys' Tomoko Ogura), and It girls (actress AnnaSophia Robb), happily devoted their last few hours of downtime to visit one of their …

Re/wind: Apple Finally Revealed That Thing

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple Watch and Apple Pay are all here. Some non-Apple stuff happened, too.<p>Hello there!<p>We hope your week was great! And if you missed some of the news, here’s some of what we were up to at <b>Re/code</b>:<p>On Tuesday, we were in Cupertino, Calif., covering Apple’s unveiling of its …

Watch Miss Ohio's Zany Ventriloquism Act From the Miss America Pageant

The winner of Miss America was one big dummy — no seriously, a puppet stole the whole show.<p>During Sunday's Miss America pageant, Miss Ohio, Mackenzie …

Pre-orders for Moto X, including a Pure Edition, start September 16

Earlier this month, Motorola debuted several new products and this week, it will begin taking pre-orders for them. The 2014 edition of the Moto X …

Supreme Court ruling has wiped out 11 “do it on a computer” patents so far

The balance of power is changing as courts vigorously apply Alice v. CLS Bank.<p>There have been no less than 11 federal judicial rulings striking down …

Ocean algae can evolve fast to tackle climate change: study

OSLO (Reuters) - Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study showed.<p>People swim in the sea as dried algae is pictured along the coastline in Qingdao, Shandong …

Average Joe as Oceanographer? Crowdsourcing Goes to Sea (With Caveats)

The promise is awesome: thousands of sailors voluntarily collecting valuable ocean data as they cross the seas — work that would cost hundreds of millions of dollars if research vessels were used. But there’s peril: Can you trust the data?<p>"There is always an element of ‘data unreliability’ when …

PicTrove 2 pro app review: find photos online

Introduction<p>Sometimes you need to search for photos online, which, as anyone who has ever taken on this task can attest, can be pretty …

Why I Bought the Magna Carta

David Rubenstein, 65, the Baltimore-born co-founder of the private-equity firm the Carlyle Group, practices what he calls patriotic philanthropy. Among his efforts: buying an original 1297 Magna Carta, an Emancipation Proclamation, and a Declaration of Independence for public display.<p>David …

Motorola to begin taking Moto X preorders on Sept. 16

Motorola announced Sunday that the next-generation Moto X smartphone and Moto Hint Bluetooth earpiece will be available for preorder on Tuesday.<p>In addition to an AT&T version with a $100 carrier-subsidized price, the handset maker will also make available for preorder an off-contract Moto X with an …

A Random Walk Down Hardware Alley

Last week at TC Disrupt I took to the aisles of Hardware Alley armed with a microphone and a full glass of cold brew, highly potent Jittery Joe’s coffee. The result is a series of pratfalls, horrible jokes, and lots and lots of interviews.<p>I welcome you to watch as I make an absolute fool of my self …

8 Free Fonts for Clean Web Design

Clean and minimal web design has certainly grown in popularity, and typography plays a big role in this type of design. If you have been struggling …

Best Typography of 2013

We continue our tradition with a new <i>“Best of”</i> week where we’ll presented a post each day containing the absolute best pieces from our inspiration …

Typography

Beautiful Packaging Design Examples | Graphics Design

Packaging design and packaging printing both are primary elements to attract customer’s attention. Good quality packaging can get more attraction …

Inspiration from Beautifully Designed Packages & Labels

Here at WDL we believe that beautifully designed packages and labels are a great source of inspiration. It is great to see how designers create …

25 Examples of Big Typography in Web Design

13 Examples of Illustrations and Hand Drawn Elements in Web Design

Illustrations and hand drawn elements in web design can add personality while grabbing the user’s attention. And as long as you don’t turn your page …

And Now, a Crazy Detailed 3D Model of a Sci-Fi Book Cover

If there's any genre of book you'd want to jump right into, sci-fi would probably be at top of the list. Sculptor Grant Louden brings us one step …