Peter Alf Anderson

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Museum roof in Norway held up by a forest of columns

<b>Lipinski Lasovsky Johansson has designed a beautiful building and, wow, what beautiful drawings.</b><p>When I was an architect and needed a rendering, I had …

Bitcoin Is Falling Out of Favor on the Dark Web

Steep transaction fees and wild price fluctuations have made the cryptocurrency harder to use in the illicit markets that originally made it famous.<p>Of all of bitcoin’s uses—as a currency, a payment system, an investment, a commodity, a technology, a remittance network, a market hedge—perhaps its …

Bitcoin

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Marketing

Load up on CompTIA certification training for less than $8 per course

Learning will always be the cornerstone of any progressing career. And if you make your living (or want to make your living) as an IT pro, you’d better be ready to pick up new skills and learn new disciplines even faster than most.<p>In the IT world, there’s no more bankable training than …

I tried Apple's improved Health app. Here's what I found

Chasing down medical records just might make you sick.<p>You visit one online patient portal to hunt for lab results. You log onto another caregiver’s site to check on your immunizations. Then there’s the specialist that performed your last medical procedure. Good luck getting the doc's overtaxed …

Digital Health

Google is building Bulletin, a hyperlocal community news service

Google is working on a new way to source and highlight hyperlocal news from citizen journalists.<p>It’s called Bulletin, and it lets anyone publish a news story just by blogging and sharing images and video straight from their phone through the platform’s mobile app – without the need to create an …

Typographic trends in motion graphics for 2018

The 2018 design trends keep on coming. We've already seen the logo design trends and colour trends that are set to influence the next 12 months. But …

Graphic Design

For Sale: An Ultra-Modern, Glass-Walled House with Insane Ocean Views

Follow a winding path through the woods in Carmel, California, and you’ll stumble upon something unexpected: A sleek concrete and steel structure …

Coastlines

Sushi-Obsessed Man Pulls 5-Foot Tapeworm Out of His Rectum

It came "wiggling out."<p>You might want to put down whatever you’re eating before you read this unless five-and-a-half foot long tapeworms are what …

Medicine

8 smoothies to make in the morning when you’re rushing to school or work

We know breakfast is the most important meal of the day (we’ve heard it enough times from our parents), but mornings are a major struggle, and we …

The Design Value Index Shows What “Design Thinking” Is Worth

IBM CEO Thomas Watson Jr. famously declared “good design is good business.” Jeneanne Rae has the numbers to prove it.<p>In 2013, Rae, founder of …

Design

Burning Man 2017: Everything you need to see

From dusk to dawn, check out the coolest pop-up art and architecture happening at the annual festival in the Nevada desert.<p>By<p>Burning Man culminated over the holiday weekend. While the city of San Francisco proved hotter than the Nevada desert this year, the most eye-popping scenes were found in …

Burning Man

What Google's Highest-Rated Training Program Can Teach You About Getting Ahead | Inc.com

It's the most highly rated training program at Google.<p>It has the longest waiting list to get in.<p>But it isn't about a topic you might expect that would help employees get ahead at a company like that.<p>It isn't, in other words, about coding, algorithms, or cloud computing.<p>It's about mindfulness, and …

Mindfulness

Data Breach Exposes 700M Email Addresses — And Some Passwords

The bad guys just got breached.<p>A spambot computer program, which harvests email addresses to send spam messages for everything from weight loss pills to those notorious Nigerian prince emails, has exposed 711 million email addresses and a number of passwords.<p>Security researcher Troy Hunt said it …

Cybersecurity

What Science Tells Us About Good and Evil

Researchers have found that the way our brains are wired can affect how much empathy we feel toward others—a key measuring stick of good and evil.<p><b>From the kitchen window</b> of her mobile home in Auburn, Illinois, Ashley Aldridge had a clear view of the railroad crossing about a hundred yards away.<p>When …

These Wearable Paper Sculptures Are Utterly Beautiful

These stunning paper sculptures by Russian artist Asya Kozina are stylized representations of bridal costumes from around the world.<p>This collection …

Ren Ri’s Beeswax Sculptures

Artist Ren Ri (who trained at Tsinghua Academy of Art and Saint Petersburg State University in Russia) creates art that is influenced by his childhood—one that occurred amongst the beautiful scenery of Wuhan’s lush vegetation. “Back then, I was spending a lot of time observing animals and plants; …

Art

Ludei aims to lure HTML5 developers away from Adobe's Phonegap

Ludei takes a swing at Adobe today, announcing that HTML5 games and apps built with its CocoonJS tools can run 10 times faster than similar apps made with the older company’s traditional Phonegap development tools.<p>Normally, most HTML5 developers use Adobe’s Phonegap tool to develop their games and …

A Concise Explanation of How Crop Factor Affects Both Focal Length AND Aperture

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: Due to some issues with the camera, this video is very shaky at times. It didn’t bother us much, but if you’re easily distracted this …

Monocle Thailand Illustration by Studio Hey

Monocle Thailand Travel – Editorial Illustrations.<p>Studio Hey from Barcelona, Spain has worked frequently for the popular Monocle magazine. They often …

14 Female Photographers You Should Know Now

Professional photography has been historically dominated by men, and in certain areas, we still see low representation of women (e.g. the number of …

Scared Of Failing? Ask Yourself These 6 Fear-Killing Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p><i>[Editor’s note: The following is the first in a three-part series of posts adapted from Warren Berger’s new book,</i> A More …

Creativity

Case Study - Wordpress Theme Design

If you are a web designer and use wordpress a lot, you will provably enjoy this case study in whichI will show the design process I took to design a …

Web Design

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Dark Meat Turkey Chili

8 Servings<p>Browning and then braising whole legs for this turkey chili adds both body and flavor to the final product—so much better than the ground stuff.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 guajillo chiles, stems removed<p>1 ancho chile, stem removed<p>1 canned chipotle chile in adobo, plus 1 Tbsp. adobo<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>4 …

Cocoa Powder

Personal Identity Is (Mostly) Performance

Wearing, showing, and sharing the many things that make up your personal presence helps you understand yourself.<p>“Surely you don’t believe in that nonsense.”<p>It was intended as a rhetorical question, uttered with an implied wink and a smirk. The speaker, an ardent skeptic who prided himself on his …

10 Foods Every Healthy Kitchen Needs

<b>Apple Cider Vinegar</b> <br>While the merits of drinking apple cider vinegar to lose weight may be debatable, what is true is that the unfiltered vinegar can help relieve digestion or congestion-related woes and is a popular ingredient in energy-boosting detoxes. Keep a bottle in your cupboard to whip up …