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Nendo’s N01™ Chair Combines Japanese and Danish Design for Fritz Hansen

Iconic Danish brand Fritz Hansen collaborated for the first time with Japanese design studio nendo on a dining chair that combines both Danish and …

Furniture

12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

Workouts

10 Popular UI Design Trends on Dribbble in 2018

Like it or hate it, Dribbble plays its game with more and more designers and teams sharing their ideas and practice. Some of the shots present real …

UI Design

Woman dubbed 'Permit Betty' loses job over viral video

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A viral video has cost a woman her job, but she says she was just trying to do her job.<p>On Friday, KRON4's Justine Waldman …

Forget Tokyo, a stay in Japan’s kominka homes shows another side to the Land of the Rising Sun | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>What’s a kominka then? A hotel? A ryokan? A homestay?</b> That’s an interesting question, because it actually feels like a mix of all three. These are …

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M.

Peppered in with juice cleanses and the keto diet is an entire school of dietary thought dedicated to the idea that it's not what you eat, but <i>when</i> …

The Designer Who Changed Airbnb's Entire Strategy

At the end of 2011, Airbnb was entering hyper-growth with 13 international offices and over a million nights booked in 182 countries. But instead of popping champagne, Airbnb’s leadership enlisted Rebecca Sinclair, Head of User Experience Research and Design, to lead a nights-and-weekends …

Product Management

"Personal data could be a vital tool in designing our cities"

The Cambridge Analytica scandal revealed how personal data is being mistreated. But used responsibly, this information could be hugely beneficial for …

Amazing waterfalls of Huangguoshu in Guizhou province

Silicon Valley insiders say Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter are using 'behavioral cocaine' to turn people into addicts

Silicon Valley insiders have told the BBC that tech firms, including Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter, deliberately engineering their platforms to foster addictive behavior.<p>Aza Raskin, the inventor of the infinite-scroll feature that allows you to endlessly scroll down websites, said: "It's as if …

Social Media

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Two Calif. universities ranked among top 5 in world

Two California schools were again named among the cream of the crop, beating out the likes of Oxford, Princeton and Cambridge in a prestigious survey of world universities.<p>The best of the best, according to QS World University Rankings, which rates 1,000 institutions of higher learning, was the …

11 Cult Condiments You Can Buy on Amazon

We are living in Sriracha-mad times. Considering that 700 new condiments are introduced each month, it follows that there must be wonderful stuff …

Condiments

The Mission’s best Mexican and Latin American restaurants

Although the Mission District may be losing its Latino residents — according to a 2017 city report, since 2000 the Latino population of the neighborhood has decreased from 33 percent to 15 percent — the neighborhood is still the culinary heart of San Francisco’s diverse Latin American …

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M.

Peppered in with juice cleanses and the keto diet is an entire school of dietary thought dedicated to the idea that it's not what you eat, but <i>when</i> …

2 custom van conversions to start your #vanlife for under $60,000

<i>This story originally appeared on TheWaywardHome.com</i><p>Camper vans are everywhere these days as people jump on the van life trend. If you're lusting over van life but don't want to build out your own camper van...you're in luck. Two custom van build companies are now offering Ram Promaster vans that …

Write Your OOO Response Email Now—We Found the 10 Best Resorts in California

Although it's a classic song, we can't really get behind the travel sensibilities of <i>Hotel California</i>. Even with the cool breeze in our hair, pulling …

CBD Coffee Is the Wellness World's New Favorite Drink

But not all CBD is created equal... or legal.<p>On a sunny but unseasonably freezing April afternoon in New York, I walked the 10 or so minutes from the L train to Caffeine Underground, a coffee shop in Bushwick that triples as an art gallery and community center. The open-concept space serves lattes …

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

Llama Inn Chef’s Next Spot Will Be All About Peruvian Sandwiches

Llama Inn is a Peruvian restaurant inspired by the particular perspective of Erik Ramirez, a first-generation son of Peruvian immigrants who drifted …

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

The ultimate city guide to Kyoto, Japan

It was such a cliché it could have been a scene from a film. Across the narrow and fast-flowing river was a brightly lit restaurant. In the window …

Japan

In the Tokyo Neighborhood of Koenji, a Sanctuary for Creatives

On one writer's first trip to Tokyo, he discovers a neighborhood that stays the same by encouraging difference.<p>It's not long after I step out of Tokyo’s Koenji metro station for the first time that I realize this isn’t a regular Sunday evening in the neighborhood: The crowds are thick; police …

Japan

This Photographer Shot the Same Strangers Going to Work Over 9 Years

How do you photograph the same strangers on the street over the course of nearly a decade? Here’s one strategy: visit the same street corner at the …

Gentrification is awkward, painful and funny in this new web series on North Oakland

In the opening scene of the new web series comedy “The North Pole,” three best friends, Nina, Marcus and Benny, go on a safari-like expedition …

North Pole

In Photos: Japan’s Greatest Overlooked Urban Design Feature

From black-bean soda to underwear, photographer Eiji Ohashi captures the millions of vending machines that are a fixture of cities and towns across Japan.<p>Japanese vending machines are magical dispensers of useful, wonderfully weird, and sometimes disturbing objects. From beverages of every …

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Give up the bad habits that rob kids of mental strength.<p>Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental …

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Voyager missions, NASA made these stunning, free posters

The US spacecrafts Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 were launched 16 days apart in August and September of 1977. Both the missions took advantage of a once-in-175-year alignment of planets that allowed between them to visit all the gaseous planets of the solar system.<p>PBS last month released a documentary to …

Posters

Climate change spells extinction for pikas of Lake Tahoe

One of north Lake Tahoe’s cutest residents, the American pika, has disappeared. UC Santa Cruz researchers have discovered an extinction spanning from Tahoe City to Truckee, the largest pika die-off in the modern era.<p>A new study, published in PLOS One, shows how the effects of climate change are …

Tahoe