Laurie Welborn

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When an Architect Starts Designing Cakes

The delicious works of Dinara Kasko, architect turned pastry chef<p>Dinara Kasko is a former architect who became interested in <i>patisserie</i>. Putting her …

3D Printing

6 Photographers Invited to Photograph 1 Man Reveal the Power of Perspective

Canon performed an experiment called Decoy to explore the power of perspective. This very visual project sought to find out how influential a photographer's outlook can be. Six photographers were invited to participate, each one separately capturing a portrait of a man named Michael. On the day of …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Architizer

Beyonce and Ed Sheeran Turned 'Drunk in Love' Into a Beautiful Duet Last Night

It was just one of Beyoncé's amazing duets from this weekend's Global Citizen Festival.<p>Let's get something straight: This is not Taylor Swift inviting her famous friends onstage to giggle and wave while thousands of teenage girls bellow teenage love songs.<p>Here's Eddie Vedder, easily one of the …

Music

The Secret Gateway

7 Habits Of People Who Are Happy At Work

From avoiding negative people to looking for ways to help others, these are the things people who are happy at work have figured out.<p>When it comes to the research results on happiness in the American workforce, the statistics are not flattering.<p>A recent survey by the staffing firm Manpower Group …

Eye-Opening Graphic Reveals Which Countries Have the Best Work-Life Balance

We know that life shouldn't be all work and no play, but just how much do we abide by that? This eye-opening infographic, by Vicky Leta for Mashable, is based on data collected from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)'s Better Life Index. It looks at a couple of …

Work-life Balance

Clever Pictogram Movie Posters Summarize an Entire Movie in Two Frames

Sweden-based graphic designer Viktor Hertz (of pictogram movie posters and honest logos) has just released his latest project on Kickstarter. The two-frame pictogram movie poster series takes some of your favorite films, like <i>Star Wars</i>, <i>Forrest Gump</i> and <i>Pulp Fiction</i>, and turns them into clever before …

Visual Language

Mongolia's lost secrets in pictures: the golden eagle hunters

The Altai Mountains run from Siberia in Russia all the way down to Mongolia’s Gobi Desert. An enormous mountain range, it covers a vast area of over 16,000 kilometres and is studded with huge glacial lakes and permanently snow-covered peaks that rise above 4,500m. One of the world’s last true …

The Quirks of Smallness

What is it about modestly-sized companies, corporate boards, and teams that enables them to thrive?<p>Herb Hyman, the owner of Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, a chain of coffee shops local to Los Angeles, was worried about the future of his business. It was the early 1990s, and Starbucks was beginning to …

Russia's new tram is a Batmobile on the outside, tech hub on the inside

Many trams are memorable, but they tend to evoke nostalgia rather than embrace the future. You can't accuse UralVagonZavod (UVZ) of being behind the times with its new Russia One, though. To begin with, it looks like the Batmobile on a closed track -- and for good reason. The forward-tilted …

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …