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8 Visual Content Apps to Create Stunning Images and Videos

Do you want to present visual messages in new ways?<p>Are you looking for new design tools to help you create visual content?<p>Social media is nothing …

How Flipboard Does Money

The rising costs of pharmaceutical drugs, equal pay for women and the perils of processed food—these are just some of the topics covered in the …

Processed Food

Ello Is a Wake-Up Call for Social Media Marketing

To understand upstart social network Ello, which burst into the spotlight this week — growing from just 90 members in August to a reported 30,000 new users per hour — let’s start with its manifesto:<p><i>Your social network is owned by advertisers.</i><i>Every post you share, every friend you make and every</i> …

Meet Banye, the Adorably Surprised Cat

Following in the footsteps (or paw prints) of Grumpy Cat and Angry Cat, this Surprised Cat is ready to join the ranks of internet feline royalty. Banye, an 11-year-old British Shorthair from China, has a perpetual look of surprise thanks to a patch of dark fur strategically grown beneath his …

Short Hair

Why Networking Makes Us Feel Dirty

Like pass-the-soap-I-need-a-shower dirty. Science explains.<p>Fill in the letter blanks for the following words:<p><b>W _ _ H<br>S H _ _ E R<br>S _ _ P</b><p>Many of you probably ended up with some pretty neutral answers: <i>wish</i> or <i>with</i> for the top row, and <i>shaker</i> or <i>shiner</i> for the second, and <i>step</i> or <i>stop</i> or <i>skip</i> for the third. …

Networking

Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks transfer ideas from paper to screen

Stationery brand Moleskine has created a series of notebooks for use with a Livescribe smartpen to turn notes written on the pages into digital files …

What Are “Nearables,” And Why Is Ideo So Excited About Them?

Bluetooth beacons enter a new interactive frontier with Estimote’s sticker-size hardware<p>Last week beacon technology–sensors which can trigger actions in devices that come within range, increasing their spatial intelligence–shrank in size and grew in opportunity with the introduction of Estimote …

12 Of The World’s Most Jaw-Dropping Remote Hideaways

Escape to the glorious middle of nowhere in these sanctuaries, in mountaintops, prairies, forests, and seasides around the world.<p>When you live in a constantly connected (but spiritually disconnected) urban environment, it’s natural to dream about escaping to some wilderness shack and never coming …

Frigido Economic Fridge Concept Is Inspired by Cardiovascular System

Inspired by the Cardiovascular System, <b>Frigido Economic Fridge concept</b> adopts the principle of distribution and exchange of blood with the organs …

59 Free Twitter Tools and Apps for Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Twitter is a fascinating adventure of relationships, entertainment, education, and fun. Now imagine layering on a few dozen powerups.<p>That’s how it feels sometimes when you find just the right Twitter tool. And there’s a tool for practically every …

Google Glass App Connects Patients With Specialists Quickly

<i>The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion,</i> …

Win A Lifetime Skillshare Membership To Enhance Your Design Skills

You may have already heard of Skillshare, the online learning community to master real-world skills. Members have unlimited access to hundreds of …

Glimpse Dating App Update

This past winter, iPhone dating app Glimpse launched as a way for curious creatives to see and meet like-minded individuals by way of Instagram. With the original platform, users browsed a selection of Instagram images and selected in a "yes or no" manner—much like rival dating app Tinder. This …

Washing with Air

Air Wash is a revolutionary way to clean garments using NO water and NO detergent! The eco-friendly design captures, compresses and converts CO2 into …

Sponsored – Improve Your Figure Drawing with a Free Online Class From Craftsy - The Fox Is Black

Learn how to bring figure studies to life on paper, when you enroll in the online Craftsy class “Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide” for free today. …

In Your Face Lap Times!

Rather than using expensive, sensitive, hi-tech hardware (like a head-up display or mini lens-projector), Jun Yin’s Viewpace goggles offer a simple …

Weird History: Inventor Hired Models To Make Shopping Carts Seem Cool

And more fun facts about the ubiquitous metal carts that changed how we shop.<p>More than 1 million shopping carts are manufactured every year. The trolley-on-wheels design is so ubiquitous and unassuming that it’s easy to forget it hasn’t been around forever. In the latest installment of its By …

Innovative Paper Business Card Features a Foldable USB Drive for Extra Info

Considering how quickly that technology advances, it's no surprise that even our business cards are becoming more hi-tech. <i>SwivelCard</i> is a paper business card that has a standard design, but includes something extra: it features an embedded USB drive that folds out and directs its recipient to a …

Networking

Our Future Appliance – Swash 10-Minute Clothing Care System

<b>SWASH</b> revolutionizes the way we do laundry, it’s a 10-minute clothing care system that allows you to say goodbye to excessive washing, drying, …

Innovative Windowless Jet Offers Immersive Panoramic Views of Outside

Technicon Design's new <i>Ixion</i> private jet concept replaces windows with flexible screens that can display immersive, panoramic views of the outside environment on interior cabin walls and ceiling. Cameras mounted on the plane's main body and wings capture the surrounding vistas, allowing passengers …

Panoramic Photography

ICEdot: Helmet Crash Sensor

The unfortunate truth about cycling is that, at some point, you're going to crash. Try as you might with bike handling skills, heightened road awareness or just plain defensive riding, it's unfortunately bound to happen. And when it does, you'll want to have the ICEdot on your helmet. Mountable on …

Snowboarding

Fold Pot Grows with Your Plant

<b>Fold Pot</b> is a flexible plant pot that grows with your plant. It’s a simple project born out of basic observation where sooner or later, every plant …

Secret grabs $25M, lets you add Facebook friends to your gossip circle

Apparently, creating apps for anonymous gossip is a lucrative affair: Secret has just raised a new round of funding from a crop of esteemed investors and is releasing two new features for an enhanced gossiping experience.<p>After raising its first round of institutional funding back in March, Secret …

The Science Of Cool

What makes one consumer design cool and not another?<p>Take a look at the two water bottles below. The one on the left is pretty much your standard water bottle design: tall, clear, probably crinkly. The one on the right feels a bit less conventional, with its sleek aluminum shell shaped like an …

6 ‘facts’ that stock-market bulls are wrong about

An earlier version of this column contained an incorrect reference to U.S. household debt. It has been corrected.<p>At the start of the soccer World Cup …

Stock Markets

Google Is About To Take Over Your Whole Life, And You Won’t Even Notice

Google’s new design ethos, living on and beyond every screen, could make Google an amorphous problem solver of unimaginable scale.<p>“I have a weird question for you,” I stammered, sitting in a hotel room across from Matias Duarte and Jon Wiley, the Google design leads for Android and Search, …

Material Design

RESET Surface Swipe

<i>Reset</i> is a kitchen tool with nylon bristles and a squeegee, which helps you clean your countertop with minimum paper towel usage. Design by</b> …