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Parents of 'Jihadi Jack' charged with terrorism offences

The parents of 'Jihadi Jack', an Oxford teenager who reportedly converted to Islam and joined the Islamic State (Isis), have been charged with …

This Is Your Brain on Bach: Knitic's Brainwave Wearables

Although "design thinking" might be a term that has just about reached saturation point for most students and professionals, the recent influx of …

Fabrication

Is It Possible to Peg an Industrial Designer's Quality of Life?

What promises to be a fascinating discussion about life as an industrial designer is currently taking root on the Core77 Boards. The original poster, …

Product Design

How Cadillac Designed A Comeback

Smaller cars. Smoother lines. Here’s how GM architected the comeback.<p>Sixteen years ago, Cadillac was the top-selling U.S. luxury car brand. It seems impossible in retrospect, as its line of cars featured the soulless geometries of a geriatric suppository. Evidently, Toyota, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz …

Cadillac

Inverted Umbrella Turns Inside-Out When You’re Not Using It

Umbrella is one of the easiest ways to keep you dry in the rain, however, once you close it, it will end up soaking you itself because it’s wet. …

Industrial Design

Health.com: Fitness, Nutrition, Tools, News, Health Magazine | Health

The doyenne of Instagram gets real about paralyzing anxiety, mom guilt, and...<p>The doyenne of Instagram gets real about paralyzing anxiety, mom guilt, …

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People everywhere love chocolate of every kind. Not only is it a tasty treat for many, chocolate also boasts certain health benefits when consumed in moderation. Dark chocolate -- the healthiest variety -- promotes physical health and even functions as an aid for combatting foul moods and …

nThree Electric Vehicle Offers The Comfort of A Car with The Cost of An E-Bike

<b>nThree electric vehicle</b> aims to provide you with affordable, personal vehicle that features the comfort of a car yet with the cost of an e-bike. It …

How 500 Years Of Weird Condiment History Designed The Heinz Ketchup Bottle

From a 17th-century fish sauce, ketchup evolved into a patent medicine, a carcinogenic health hazard, and eventually, a non-Newtonian fluid. Here’s how ketchup’s rich history is reflected in the design of a bottle of Heinz.<p>What do you think about when you see a glass bottle of Heinz Tomato Ketchup …

Condiments

IDSA International Conference 2013: Sketchnotes from Craighton Berman

This past weekend was the occasion for the annual IDSA International Conference, the premier professional development and networking event for …

Jony Ive

Niels Diffrient, A Pioneer Of Ergonomic Seating, Dies At 84

Designer of the Freedom and Liberty chairs redefined the act of sitting.<p>Niels Diffrient, who passed away last Saturday at 84, is unanimously called the godfather of ergonomics. He championed function and comfort as the most important principles of design–made evident in his love for the umbrella, …

TED Talks

The Paperclip Angle

I am one of those who have suffered many a chipped nails and nail polish thanks to the existing design of the paperclip. Men, you can mock as much as …

6 Ways To Create A Culture Of Innovation

Reward employees with time to think, while providing them with the structure they need.<p>Every organization is designed to get the results it gets. Poor performance comes from a poorly designed organization. Superior results emerge when strategies, business models, structure, processes, technologies, …

Innovation

A Wondrously Simple, Tactile Comic Book For The Blind

Philipp Meyer re-envisions the comic book in a Braille-like format. His simple story uses basic shapes but packs an emotional punch.<p>Comics, by nature, depend on visual storytelling. Philipp Meyer, an interaction design student at Potsdam’s University of Applied Sciences, wanted to introduce an …

The Best New Exercises for Women

Discover the best workout for women that you're not doing<p>The Best New Exercises (for every part of a woman's body!)<p>There's a popular saying among fitness experts: "The best exercise is the one you're not doing." The take-home message? To achieve the best results, you need to regularly challenge …

Marriage makes people happier than six figure salaries and religion

Marriage makes people happier than religious beliefs, earning six-figure salaries and having children, a study for the Office of National Statistics has found for the first time.<p>The ONS has found that being married is 20 times more important to a person’s well-being than their earnings, and 13 …

If a medical cure looks too good to be true, it probably is For all the advances in medicine, effective cures are rare, yet we are bombarded with sensational claims based on little evidence http://bit.ly/11gq1wm Photograph: Jon Feingersh/Getty Images

Akala: 'This country is not comfortable with intelligent young black people' Rap singer, adapter of Shakespeare (and brother of Ms Dynamite), Akala is on a mission to correct a few misconceptions http://bit.ly/14eMlnB Photograph: Karen Robinson for the Observer

SMART – The World’s First Smart Cycling Helmet Monitors Your Heart Rate Without a Chest Strap

<b>SMART helmet</b> is the world’s first smart cycling helmet which monitors your heart rate without using a chest strap. This safety gear features built-in …

Articles about 10 buildings changed america on Dwell.com - Dwell

These environmentally-friendly office spaces prove it's about working smarter, not harder.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>In the design world, there's been a lot of interesting talk about “smart” architecture lately—particularly what's involved in...<p>Known for his stripped-back approach …

Mad Genius' Motion Capture System brings Sony's break-apart controller idea to life, and then some

Remember that break-apart DualShock 3 idea for motion control Sony had five years ago? A new company named Mad Genius Controllers has surfaced with a working prototype that shows such a contraption working in spades. The setup uses a splittable controller and a processing unit to enable seamless …

Texting while driving now the leading cause of teen death in the U.S.

We’ve warned about the dangers of texting and driving before and now here comes news that drunk driving has been replaced with texting while driving …

Sir Richard Branson dresses up as air stewardess after losing bet to AirAsia owner Tony Fernandes

Sir Richard Branson has dressed up as a female flight attendant, complete with lipstick and a red skirt, after losing a bet to QPR owner Tony …

What a waste

IN THE past 35 years, hundreds of millions of Chinese have found productive, if often exhausting, work in the country’s growing cities. This …