Luke Leighfield

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For Just $12, These Shoes Will Grow With Your Kid

If only Jordans were made this way!<p>Any parent knows, a growing child burns through shoes as fast as you can buy them. But if a child’s foot grows, why don’t we have a shoe that grows along with it?<p>That’s what Kenton Lee, pastor and founder of the nonprofit Because International, wondered when he …

Shoes

There’s A Very Good Reason Domino’s Is Obsessed With Pizza Emoji Right Now

Last night Domino’s announced people will soon be able to order pizza through Twitter, either a tweet and with an emoji, specifically the pizza emoji, beginning May 20th. Customers who add their Twitter handle to their Domino’s Pizza Profile will be able to order their customized Easy Order by …

Domino's Pizza

The Unexpected Pleasure of Doing Things Alone

People avoid going out by themselves because they think they'll appear antisocial, but it turns out they'll end up having a lot more fun than they expected.<p>Two years ago, a Dutch creative agency opened a concept restaurant in Amsterdam that would be, in the words of its founder, “the perfect place …

Fast Casual

Some Hero Strapped A GoPro To Himself And Turned A Boring Work Day Into An Extreme Adventure

GoPro cameras can capture anything: volcanos in mid-eruption, dogs running to a beachside adventure, a literal eagle-eye view of the world, and a lot more. But can they make a boring desk job look awesome?<p>That was the challenge one office worker–who goes by the username Braziliandanny on both …

This Street Corner Campaign Shows Two Sides To Homelessness

Street corners are used to maximum effect by British youth homelessness charity Depaul UK in a new campaign created by Publicis London.<p>The idea is to show another side to homelessness to raise awareness of Depaul’s Nightstop–a service which provides emergency accommodation to homeless …

Housing

The Secret to Never Being Frustrated Again

We all get frustrated.<p>The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn’t listening.<p>And sometimes these …

Self-help

Don’t Throw That Jacket Away–Patagonia Is Taking Its Worn Wear Program On The Road

Patagonia products aren’t known for their low price tags, but the brand goes to great lengths to make sure people are aware of the value behind its products. That value includes things like fair trade certified wages, organic cotton, traceable down, and responsibly sourced merino wool. And since …

Fair Trade

The Many Americans Who Only Use Smartphones to Go Online

One in five adults in the United States connects to the Internet without desktops or laptops.<p>The idea that new Internet users will come online on smartphones rather than computers is now well established. But it is often assumed that this population is composed entirely of people from the world’s …

Pew Research Center

An Ex-Googler Launches An In-Home Care Startup Called Honor And Raises $20 Million

Seth Sternberg, who sold a messaging service to Google for around $100 million, is launching a new startup centered around in-home care — and has raised a ton of money to build it.<p>Honor, a combination of an online service that connects in-home caregivers, seniors and their families, has raised $20 …

Startups

Rithm Music Messenger Transitions Into A Legit Streaming Service

Nearly two years ago, MavenSay pivoted focus away from its main personal recommendations app to something a bit more musical in the form of Rithm.<p>Rithm is a standalone app that lets users send each other music-based messages, with clips from searchable songs, pics, text, and even animated dancing …

Apps

For a More Creative Brain, Travel

How international experiences can open the mind to new ways of thinking.<p>There are plenty of things to be gained from going abroad: new friends, new experiences, new stories.<p>But living in another country may come with a less noticeable benefit, too: Some scientists say it can also make you more …

How Millennials Are Changing the Way Ad Agencies Work

Last September, Kammie McArthur was tasked with finding a novel way to engage Seattle Seahawks fans for insurance client Pemco. "We created the …

Mad Men