Cindy Wong

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Contextual Lockscreen Cover Hits Google Play Boasting Less Battery Drain And 100 More Upgrades

Cover is bringing its situation-aware lockscreen to more Android users today after its beta test launch six weeks ago. It’s now available in the Google Play store to Android 4.1+ users in the US, Canada, and Europe. Cover’s 100 new improvements include cutting down battery drain and being better at …

Holiday Wishlist: Jaime

Hey guys. I was super excited to put together this list because running a design blog makes it really hard not to have the world’s longest wishlist. …

Digital Cameras Are Messing With Your Memory

New research finds a “photo-taking-impairment effect”: when people take a picture, they forget the moment.<p>Socrates once feared that technology would corrupt human memory. Quaint as it sounds today, he was worried about a form of communication called writing. The more easily people could access …

How Do You Design One Cover For Two Books?

Illustrator Ray Fenwick drew a single image for the cover of books that paired two works by famous authors in a single volume.<p>Designing a great cover for a famous novel can be a daunting enough task, but Canadian illustrator Ray Fenwick had to literally do one better. As part of a series in which …

Classic Monsters – Poster Illustrations by Szoki

Classic Monsters.<p>Szoki is the name of the artist who created this set of Art Deco style illustrations of classic monsters such as Frankenstein, …

Art Deco

What is Installation Art?

<i>Heartbeat</i> by Charles Pétillon<p>Like most movements that make up modern and contemporary art, installation art exhibits an interest in innovating. Though similar to sculpture and related to a range of recent artistic genres, the immersive practice offers a unique way to experience art. In order to …

Art

“Ex-Boyfriend Revenge” Kit Encourages Women To Murder In Style

Why is a designer handbag company selling an all-inclusive domestic violence kit?<p>Psychopathic ladies, go ahead and ditch your boring, unfashionable tools of torture in a dumpster in a remote location immediately. Designer handbag label Her Royal Flyness has your needs covered.<p>The Australian brand …

Indestructible Vinyl Bags & Gear from Holly Aiken Bags

Holly Aiken, of Holly Aiken Bags, has been cranking out her indestructible bags and gear since its launch back in 2004 and the line has evolved from …

The Mind-Boggling Art Of Rube Goldberg

See the adventures of Professor Lucifer Gorgonzola Butts, Rube Goldberg’s protagonist in many of his 50,000 cartoons, in a new book of Goldberg’s art.<p>From the <i>Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary:</i> Rube Gold·berg. adjective \rüb-ˈgōl(d)-ˌbərg\: accomplishing by complex means what seemingly could be done …

Three Jerks Jerky

by Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi<p>There's jerky, then there's Three Jerks Jerky. Daniel Fogelson and Jordan Barrocas, the duo behind Three Jerks Jerky have concocted the couture of jerky—drawing from the best filet mignon cut to deliver what could very well be the san gréal of beef jerky. The novelty of …

Jerky

Holiday Wishlist: David

1. Widow Jane Bourbon Whiskey<br>I’m a bourbon guy, and if you can find it, this is my favorite.<p>2. Astier de Villatte White Conserve Vase<br>I love handling …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Books

US House of Representatives Approves Amendment to Include 103 Orchard in ‘Tenement Museum Bill’

<i>Posted on:</i> December 5th, 2013 at 6:03 am <i>by</i><p>This image has been archived or removed.<p>The federal government is just a few votes away from recognizing …

Why is Microsoft scared of Chromebooks?

Something has Redmond spooked<p>"It’s pretty much a brick," says <i>Pawn Stars</i>’ Rick Harrison as he rejects a Samsung Chromebook brought in by an actor playing a customer. Microsoft really doesn’t want you buying this thing.<p>But why? Just how big of a threat are Chromebooks, Google’s oft-ridiculed web-only …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop in jewel tones …

tonight at 9/8c, my crew deploys to Amsterdam with @sethmeyers & his brother Josh for @TheGetawayESQ season finale http://t.co/VF231PHolL

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Tips for Better Portrait Photography

There are a few techniques that help with taking portraits, and I’m going to share some of those tips with you today. Lighting, composition, camera …

Shutter Speed

Janet Delaney's best photograph: a burnt-out San Francisco kitchen

'I like how the flour and baking soda survived the fire. It looks like you could still make a cake'<p>• Having trouble seeing the full image? Click here<p>It was 3am and I was just getting ready for bed when I noticed that the sky outside my window had turned red. Then I heard fire engines – and I knew …

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