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This Supermarket's Way of Selling Bananas Is Pure Genius

Whoever came up with this needs to be promoted.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>There comes a moment in every person's life when they say to themselves: "Why have I been doing things <i>this</i> way all my life?"<p>This is what many people …

Selling

See How One New Yorker Makes Her Minimalist Apartment Personal

The founder of one of NYC’s coolest fitness programs has an equally cool home.<p>We often tend to think of minimalism as being just that: nearly empty …

Minimalism

Man Spends 40 Years Planting a Tree on Barren Island Every Day, Now It’s a Giant Forest

In 1979, Jadav Payeng—a then-16-year-old resident of Assam, India—made a startling discovery: several dead snakes scattered along the sandy banks of the Brahmaputra River's Majuli Island. Having been displaced by flooding, the creatures were then killed due to the island's lack of shade.<p>This …

Ecology

Photographer Explores the Rainbow-Colored Neighborhoods of Istanbul

Most Istanbul photos depict ancient Turkish architecture such as ornate mosques, traditional stone houses, or even mystical market streets. However, there’s also a surprising modern side to city that many people don't know about. Architect and photographer Yener Torun has been capturing the …

Istanbul

Want to survive the automation apocalypse? Get creative

We are fathoms deep in the era of automation. When was the last time you stepped inside a bank, bought a ticket from a human, or browsed through bins of music? The everyday tasks that once filled our days are increasingly performed and delivered almost instantaneously by machines.<p>If we are to keep …

Creativity

Cool Stuff from Design Week in Milan: Pictures

Grieving Is Hard, Long Work. Could Technology Help?

The phone booth where people go to grieve for loved ones lost in the 2011 tsunami is the centerpiece of a new VR experience.<p>In 2011, a devastating tsunami hit Japan, killing 18,000 people. Many people impacted by the disaster found an unusual way to grieve–an empty telephone booth that a resident …

16 great ways to dress up a drab hallway

Oftentimes overlooked during interior decoration, good old hallways are not merely transition spaces between rooms. They are much more than just an …

30 Absolutely Brilliant Ideas for Your Small Living Room

Those pesky small living rooms always have us stumbling and second guessing what we should do to make the most of the floor plan. If you've ever …

Pottery Barn’s New Small Space Collection Was Created With Your Apartment in Mind

7 Reasons Why Sage Is the *It* Color for Your Home in 2018

10 reasons to visit Abruzzo in Italy | CNN Travel

Italy

50 Modern Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

As a bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, views, and a contemporary touch to homes of all sizes.<p>While being inherently modern, floor-to-ceiling windows can also solve practical problems, such as allowing residents to enjoy the outside from the comfort of …

Architecture

10 Home Design Trends That Will Be Huge in 2018, According to Pinterest

Bright colors. 😍<p>From bold ceilings to resort-worthy baths, Pinterest’s most popular décor ideas deserve a place on your beach house inspiration …

This Paint Trick Makes Rooms Look Much More Expensive

I spend a lot of time looking at pictures of kitchens, and I see some really, really expensive designs. Not everyone can afford marble countertops or …

Kitchens

Science: Very Good Boys Could Keep Your Heart Beating Longer

Dogs, you're all doing amazing.<p>We all know dogs are extremely good, but a new study suggests they’re <i>so</i> good, even better than we thought was …

How Do Animals Recognize Each Other?

To be a giraffe among giraffes, or a pigeon among pigeons, is to live at all times in that scene from <i>Being John Malkovich</i>—a world in which everyone …

ScienceAlert Deal: 8 Insanely Cool Things You Can Do With Raspberry Pi

Mine for Bitcoins.<p>If you've been living under a rock these last few years, you might have missed the huge interest in the tiny computers called …

Raspberry Pi

The uncomfortable secret to creative success is “disequilibrium”

It’s a Wednesday morning in the IDEO San Francisco studio. Bright sunshine reflects off the Bay and through the floor-to-ceiling windows. But in the project space, the mood is darker.<p>The team is on week five of their project. They’ve been conducting tons of human-centered interviews and broad …

Creativity

3M's Chief Design Officer Eric Quint Uses Jazz to Explain Design

Eric Quint uses music to explain design.<p>Alex Osterwalder, Swiss business theorist and author of Business Model Canvas, recently tweeted--a business idea needs three legs to stand*. The 3 legs are technology for feasibility, design for desirability and business for viability. I re-tweeted that this …

Why Palma is the perfect city to visit right now

For a final dose of summer, head for the Mallorcan capital, says Chris Leadbeater.<p>Go now<p>The capital of Mallorca (visitpalma.com) clings to the last vestiges of summer; even in November there is a fair chance of 70F (20C) temperatures. Palma has an underappreciated cultural and gourmet side, and, …

Secret rooms and hidden history: 22 things you didn't know about the world's greatest attractions

Loch Ness

Hot travel trends for foodies in 2018

Looking for travel inspiration for 2018? Let food be your guide. Here’s our bumper guide to some of the best new foodie openings, experiences and …

10 Teeny Kitchens with Humongous Style

Fun fact: You don't need a big kitchen to have big style. Some of our favorite kitchens are less than 500 square-feet. How do these little rooms pull …

Kitchens

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

A Charming Home For Two Cats And Their Book-loving Humans

Every house is customized according to the needs and requirements of those that call it home. Some want their home to be warm and cozy, others want …

10 Bucket List Trips Around the World You Probably Never Thought Of

If you’re looking for a place where you’ll be inspired, where you’ll see some of the most beautiful sights in your lifetime, these 10 travel …

10 of the best beach bars in Portugal

NORTH OF LISBON<p>Bar Do Guincho, Praia do Guincho, Alcabideche<p>Praia Grande do Guincho is a soft stretch of beach just north of Cascais with reliable north-westerly winds; it hosts national and international surf and kitesurfing competitions. Luis Rebelo’s chilled and slick beach bar opens June to …

What One Company Learned from Forcing Employees to Use Their Vacation Time

Have you ever felt burned out at work <i>after</i> a vacation? I’m not talking about being exhausted from fighting with your family at Walt Disney World all week. I’m talking about how <i>you knew</i>, the whole time walking around Epcot, that a world of work was waiting for you upon your return.<p>Our vacation …