Patrick Simpson

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The simple way to get a good seat on a plane without paying extra

Just because it looks hopeless doesn’t mean you should give up hope for scoring a seat up front. Even if it looks like you’ve got a snowball’s chance in hell.<p>In fact, even in the bleakest of airplane rides, when the economy cabin looks close to filling up and the only three choices are middle seats …

Hacking

5 Men’s Fashion Trends To Keep For 2015

2014 Trends To Keep<p>Like for most men, blowing money on building up my wardrobe is a luxury for me. I – regrettably – don’t come from a background …

Colorfully Dyed Beards : dyed beard

Dyed beards have been around for some time, especially since facial hair doesn't produce the same melanin as the hair on top of men's heads, yet the …

Anouk’s New Creation: Intel Edison Based Spider Dress 2.0

Inspired by the territorial displays of arachnids, the Spider Dress 2.0 by designer and electronic wearables artist Anouk Wipprecht is a mechatronic dress with an Intel Edison chip that uses biosignals and learned threat detection to defend the wearer’s personal space. Mechanical arms extend and …

Oscars 2014: Red Carpet Fashion and Beauty Trends

Oscars 2014: Fashion & Beauty<p>It’s the biggest night in fashion! While Gravity and 12 Years a Slave swept up the statues, stars like Cate Blanchett, …

2015 Favorite Paint Color Trends {The New Neutrals}

Favorite Paint Colors: The New Neutrals<p>Hi Remodelaholics, it’s Cyndy from The Creativity Exchange back again to share my monthly paint color palette …

Spring 2015 Makeup And Hair Trends

“If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” ― Percy Bysshe Shelley<p>What… Spring trends already?!? I know right! Well, although we still insist on …

Hair

70 Cinematic Fashion Examples

These cinematic fashion examples range from sci-fi statement tees and sleepwear staples to printed high school clique accessories that are inspired …

5 Key Men’s Fashion Trends From London Collections: Men AW15

Get Ahead Of The Game<p>There was a time when London menswear was little more than a cluster of low-key gatherings, showing a handful of struggling …

Here's a Spring/Summer/Fall 2015 Trend You Can Rock Right Now (Or Anytime, Really)

This is the dark, cold time of year where we all like to remind ourselves that spring will eventually come, but if you're the type who faithfully follows the big four fashion weeks, you know that the shows have already covered and skipped right past spring/summer 2015 and are currently knee-deep in …

Stone Age

Bye, Ombre! THIS Is the Newest Hair Coloring Trend for 2015

While ultra vibrant hair and dramatic ombre ruled 2014, we’re starting to see a shift in the follicle forecast. As we step into the new year we’re beginning to see a more natural trend attached to those tresses. The leading force toward this minimal vibe: balayage, increasingly popular highlights …

Beautiful Chemistry: Amazing Chemical Reactions Filmed with a 4K UltraHD Camera | Colossal

<p>Beautiful Chemistry is a new collaboration between Tsinghua University Press and University of Science and Technology of China that seeks to make …

Watch A Beating Stem Cell Heart

A group of University of Pittsburgh scientists demonstrated in August that a mouse heart stripped of its own cells and repopulated with human stem …

The Blood Harvest

Each year, half a million horseshoe crabs are captured and bled alive to create an unparalleled biomedical technology.<p>The thing about the blood that everyone notices first: It's blue, baby blue.<p>The marvelous thing about horseshoe crab blood, though, isn't the color. It's a chemical found only in …

20 Gifs That Explain How Things Work

Sometimes you just need an image to help you understand something. And if that image is in motion and shows you something that you otherwise would …

X-Men mind control becomes a reality

Man plays video game using the hand of another gamer sat half a mile away<p>Taking control of another person's body with your mind is something that has been long dreamed of in comic books and films like X Men, but now scientists have achieved it in real life.<p>Researchers used electromagnets and …

The Brain

The Truth About How Your Brain Gets Smarter

“What’s your greatest fear?” I asked Bill Gates one night, over Tom Yum Gai.<p>“Easy—not getting smarter.”<p>Bill then laid out his plan to ensure he’d always be surrounded by super smart people.<p>Maybe he didn’t know about myelin.<p><b>The Smarter Secret</b><p>Let’s assume “smarter” means making better choices, …

The Physics Behind Schrödinger's Cat Paradox

Google honors the physicist today with a Doodle. We explain the science behind his famous paradox.<p><b>His feline paradox thought experiment has become a pop culture staple, but it was Erwin Schrödinger's work in quantum mechanics that cemented his status within the world of physics.</b><p>The Nobel …

Material Question

Graphene may be the most remarkable substance ever discovered. But what’s it for?<p>Until Andre Geim, a physics professor at the University of Manchester, discovered an unusual new material called graphene, he was best known for an experiment in which he used electromagnets to levitate a frog. Geim, …

I tried a brain-altering wearable that allows users to change their moods on demand

The ambiance of the luxury suite on the 14th floor of the Wynn Hotel is at once both sybaritic—the remains of a generous lunch are visible piled on a large tray as I enter the door—and clinical, with an array of wires, patches, electrodes in evidence scattered on tables and other flat surfaces. It …

The Brain

3D-printed sculptures create optical illusions using the Fibonacci sequence

Design lecturer John Edmark has created a series of designs for 3D-printed sculptures that appear to move, utilising an effect similar to a zoetrope …

Here’s a toast to Sketchbook Skool!

In July, 2014 I signed up for Sketchbook Skool – an online course in honing your sketchbook/journalling skills. I have been telling people for years …

Animal Sketchbook 1991

It is not very wise to follow a post featuring Busch drawings with samples of your own work. But here it is, since I had nothing else prepared.<br>When …

Inside My Sketchbook

As a creative soul, I want and need a place that isn’t public domain (<i>ahem – this blog!</i>) where I can record my interior world without considering the …

Book Review: Photographers' Sketchbooks

<i>Photographers' Sketchbooks.</i> By Stephen McLaren and Bryan Formhals.<p>W W Norton & Company Inc, New York, 2014.<p>Photographers' Sketchbooks<p>Reviewed by …

My Daily Sketchbook Project

Shares 6.4K<p>We are one week into the New Year and It’s been a week since I started my daily sketchbook project.<p>A week in which I have sketched …